Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Prospect Heights

Mummies are daddies: Ancient Egyptian women became men, says exhibit

For this afterlife, it’s no girls allowed! Comment

Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

Get Lit

Ditmas Park

Bar back: Sycamore installs heated cabin for winter

Come on back, the winter’s fine! Comment

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge’s holly jolly weekend!

The holiday cheer just keeps on coming! Comment
Prospect Heights

A latke love: Festival celebrates the potato pancake

These aren’t your bubbe’s latkes! Comment

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

Marine Park

Just a facade: Homeowner keeps fudging permits to build McMansion, neighbors say

The city must crack down on a Marine Parker who is repeatedly violating the rules as he builds an addition on his Kimball Street home, neighbors are demanding. Comments (11)
Party Line

Gatling is first to announce DA bid

Plus, see which 2017 Council hopefuls got write-in votes in the election last month. Comments (2)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Hundreds of toys were collected for boys and girls in need at the annual toy drive, organized by Bay Improvement Group. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Good golly, miss trolley

They’re calling it a streetcar named displacement. Comments (3)
He says the city used his critique out of context in a promotional video — making it look like he supported the very plan he is fighting against. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Coney Islanders push back against planned shelter, citing land’s possible contamination

The city must conduct full-scale environmental tests on the proposed site of a homeless shelter in Coney Island, locals are demanding. Comments (4)
See “Star Wars” like you’ve never seen it before — just like the writer! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Embry-no! Frozen baby battle utterly childish

And our columnist cannot keep all her questions on ice! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

It’s an effort to chip away at the more than 2,600 seats needed to reverse overcrowding in the district. Comments (3)
It’s a beloved holiday tradition! Comments (1)
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority must fix a 50-year-old typo, according to area pols. Comments (2)
It’s a beloved holiday tradition! Comment
Long Island University wrapped up a month-long road trip with a pair of disappointing losses, but the Blackbirds regained their footing with a victory over St. John’s at Barclays Center on Dec. 11. Comment
Brooklyn didn’t bring home any championships this season, but Kings County was full of talent this fall. So, here they are, the best and brightest of boys soccer. Comment
Basketball literally saved his life. Comment
High School Sports

Lions comeback roar silenced by Hayes

High School Sports

Lions comeback roar silenced by Hayes

The comeback came up short. Comment
High School Sports

Destiny fulfilled: South Shore star commits to UMass

She’s ready for fresh air, wide-open spaces, and a brand-new basketball challenge. Comment

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Locals can weigh in on the mayor’s proposed $2.5-billion, Sunset Park-to-Queens streetcar project at a meeting in Sunset Park tonight. Comments (2)
They say the city isn’t doing enough, and they want to help. Comments (7)
It’s a meat-zvah! Comments (4)
Marine Park

Santa touches down in Marine Park

Marine Park

Santa touches down in Marine Park

It’s beloved holiday tradition! Comment

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Police have released stark video depicting the shooting death of corrections officer Alastasia Bryan in the hopes someone can identify the gunman and his accomplice. Comment
The designation would trigger a massive clean-up. Comments (2)

Sunset Park construction worker dead after falling from Domino Sugar factory development

A construction worker from Sunset Park died after plummeting two stories from a building at the old Domino Sugar factory on the Williamsburg waterfront on Friday morning, according to police. Comment
A Bensonhurst basketball player with one leg is going out on a limb to show that players with prostheses can ball with the best of ’em by playing on a team composed entirely of amputees. Comments (1)

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

The city will host a meeting tonight about a controversial homeless shelter planned for Neptune Avenue. Comments (7)

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