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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Blerd is the word! Comment

Monday, July 24, 2017

Williamsburg

Sax machine!: Musician uses synth on his horn

He’s no Kenny G! Comment
All roads lead to Brooklyn — whether you like it or not! Comment

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment
Letters

Sound Off To The Editor

I just spent a few days in Philadelphia, showing my grandsons where our American history began. First stop was the Liberty Bell, where people proudly stood alongside, posing for photo after photo. The next stop was Ben Franklin’s grave to pay our respects, then to the immense United States Mint across the street, where millions of coins are made each year. A final trek was taken to our appointed tour of Independence Hall, where the 1776 Declaration to make us independent from England was made. Here, too, we saw the desks where representatives of the newly-free 13 colonies, now states, worked out details for our Constitution. I was rather dismayed, though, that there, on U.S. government–National Park property, the gift shops were selling memorabilia a Comment

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 21, 2017

Somebody has strewn banners decrying “displacement” on the scaffolding of Sunset Park’s landmarked old 68th Precinct Station House on Fourth Avenue — and locals don’t know who did it, or why. Comments (2)
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Squeak thief! Rodent stole woman’s mail for two months, exterminator says

Talk about a pack rat! Comment
Talk about an ice cold beer! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge does it in the road

Bay Ridge is rockin’ and strollin’! Comment

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Citi Bike may be coming to Bay Ridge. Comments (25)
Try to catch ’em slidin’ dirty! Comment
Mill Basin

Discount dacha: Mill Basin mansion with Russian oligarch ties just won’t sell

If you’re looking for waterfront property in Brooklyn, there’s a stunning 10-bedroom mansion complex on the market now in Mill Basin that’s an absolute bargain — if you don’t mind its connections to the mob and the Russian oligarchy. Comments (1)
Standing O

The next generation of advocates

Standing O

The next generation of advocates

Teens who completed the Youth Empowerment Movement program at Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies are the future social justice advocates for our borough. Comment
Gowanus

Jokes and junk: Female comics quip about their bits

They’re all bit parts! Comment
DUMBO

Ferry tale of Dumbo

DUMBO

Ferry tale of Dumbo

Time to sail down under — the Manhattan Bridge! Comments (1)
The Cyclones honored late fan Joan Bette Paduano before their game on July 14, commemorating her seat behind the backstop at MCU Park. Comment

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Borough-wide

Sunset Park gets free-wifi kiosks

The missing link has arrived! Comments (2)
Marine Park

Thief steals cash from woman’s bank account

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comments (1)
Park Slope

String a different tune: Gay puppet musical comes to Park Slope

This ain’t your kids’ puppet show. Comments (1)
Mill Basin

Cops: Mill Basin bus depot fire was arson

The city’s fire marshal has determined that a fire that burned out several school buses at a Strickland Avenue bus depot last week was caused by an arsonist. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Women rule on ‘Thrones’

Winter has arrived at Westeros, and man is she a beeotch. Comment
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor exchanged insults, accusations, and more than a few profanities during the Brooklyn stop of their pre-fight tour on July 13. Comments (1)
Party Line

Brooklyn pols react to Sheldon Silver’s new freedom

They’re all Shel-shocked! Comments (1)
A goal in the 80th minute lifted the Cosmos to a much-needed road victory as the squad wrapped up its spring season on July 15. Comment

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Politics

Powerful councilman to step down, choose own successor

The timing of Councilman David Greenfield’s announcement leaves little opportunity for anyone to run against his hand-picked replacement. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Landmarks approves changes to historic Lundy’s

Sheepshead Bay

Landmarks approves changes to historic Lundy’s

Sheepshead Bay’s lone landmark — the historic Lundy Brothers Restaurant Building — is getting a makeover with new canopies, awnings, and lighting. Comments (4)
These vendors are in the business of love. Comments (1)
Protect your head! Comments (1)
St. Francis Prep standout Sal Ferro didn’t have many Division I offers a few months ago, but the left-handed standout didn’t mind being overlooked after the Blackbirds came knocking. Comment

Monday, July 17, 2017

Long-awaited countdown clocks in many Bay Ridge train stations are finally up and running, but some of them are accurate even less often than an R train shows up. Comments (3)
Mellett’s getting a makeover! Comments (1)
They’re taking out the trash in Sheepshead Bay! Comment

Friday, July 14, 2017

Canarsie

Get your free helmet at Canarsie Pier!

Get your tyke a free helmet for his bike! Comment
Call it a modest success. Comments (4)
Sheepshead Bay

Interracial couple attacked in Sheepshead Bay

Cops cuffed two alleged bigots on charges of attacking an interracial couple and threatening to lynch the black boyfriend on E. 17th Street on July 8, police said. Comment
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