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Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

He’s prepared for War! Comment

Sunday, Dec. 17, 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
Rhymes with Crazy

Fear not! The threats that worry you are barely threats at all

Television news is telling your brain you are in danger when your not. Comment
Borough-wide

Now more than ever, ‘say something!’

Your article, “You are either with us or against us” made me realize the vital importance and many meanings of the slogan, “If you see something, say something!” I have heard it used to apply to suspicious-looking backpacks and other packages which might be carrying bombs or other explosives left alone on streets or subway seats. However, this slogan can also be applied to many of the other horrors going on today. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017

Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

The city is pressing forward with plans to build a family homeless shelter on a toxic site in Coney Island, and locals say doing so endangers the very women and children it’s supposed to protect. Comments (5)
Marine Park

Lights out in Marine Park

Residents of Marine Park complain that their neighborhood is suffering repeated, unexplained power outages and no one seems to know why — or what to do about it. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Sleigh bells are ringing in the Ridge!

Get ready for three days of back-to-back-to-back rollicking Christmas concerts in the Ridge! Comment

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

It’s playground procrastination! Comment
Ridgites headed to St. Anselm’s school last weekend for the annual Winter Wonderland festival, which featured a visit from Santa, “Nutcracker” performances from the Bay Ridge Ballet troupe, arts, crafts, games, and a bouncy house. Comment
Party Line

Bicyclist claims Marty Golden impersonated a police officer

Two-wheeler Brian Howald says the state senator tried to get him out of a bike lane — so he could use it with his car. Comments (1)
Join the “Peanuts” gallery! Comment
Standing O

This win is cool; five grand in free fuel!

Retired Brooklyn mechanic Steve Novak snagged a grand prize in the 13th annual Sunoco UltraTech Free Fuel 5000 sweepstakes: $5,000 in free fuel. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Coney Islanders and other Brooklynites braved the first snow of the season to visit the first weekend of the Coney Island Winter Wonderland charity event at the Coney Island Museum. The second-annual event became even bigger this year, with a holiday market, a visit from Santa, a yo-yo performance, and a holiday laser light show, according to the organizer who came up with the idea. Comment
He’s been around the block! Comment
Ridgites came together at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway on Saturday to light the avenue’s Christmas tree at an annual event bursting with holiday cheer. Comment
Polly wants a savior! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Cops busted a Brooklyn resident suspected of nearly blowing himself up in a botched subway bombing that injured three straphangers and shocked locals who never considered their neighbor could be an alleged terrorist. Comment
Ridgites turned out to the annual Shore Road Gazebo Christmas tree lighting on Nov. 30 for a taste of holiday cheer. Comments (1)
From Boy Scouts to men. Comment

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Dyker Heights

Exclusive: Angel Guardian Home sold

Dyker Heights

Exclusive: Angel Guardian Home sold

The Sisters of Mercy have officially sold the sprawling Angel Guardian home in Dyker Heights, according to a spokeswoman, who said the new plans will include “some affordable housing” and open public space. Comments (7)
Voters in the 43rd Council District elected Justin Brannan last month in a tight race to take over the seat occupied since 2003 by his former boss, term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile (D–Bay Ridge). Just a few weeks before he becomes the new councilman for Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach, and Bensonhurst, the councilman-elect talked to this paper about how he plans to battle the mayor, work across party lines with local Republicans, and win over the nearly half of locals who voted for his opponent. Comments (2)
A driver seriously injured a 51-year-old woman jogging in Prospect Park in a hit-and-run collision before sunrise Thursday morning. Comment

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Bay Ridge

Driver arrested after striking pedestrian at dangerous Ridge intersection

A 69-year-old man was arrested and charged after he struck a 30-year-old woman with his car at Dahlgren Place and 86th Street in Bay Ridge on Dec. 5. Comment
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