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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Williamsburg ►Video

Rose-colored tunes: Rocker makes upbeat songs about serious subjects

She’s comic and tragic, punk and pop! Comment

Monday, March 26, 2018

Here, the battle of the sexes is a fight to the death! Comment

Sunday, March 25, 2018

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

The flip side of post-traumatic stress disorder

For some, but not all, there is a bright light at the end of the tunnel. Comment
Borough-wide

Don’t punish bikers for sins of bad drivers

Regarding the recent pedestrian deaths in Park Slope, Paul Steely White of Transportation Alternatives ought to be ashamed of himself for using this tragedy to further his agenda of installing protected bike lanes. Now he wants them on Ninth Street. Two lanes of traffic were already eliminated to install bike lanes. Making them protected would have not prevented this tragedy. Comments (1)

Friday, March 23, 2018

Bay Ridge Nights

It is still St. Paddy’s in the Ridge!

Fill up with a hodgepodge of fun this weekend in the Ridge! Comment

Thursday, March 22, 2018

It’s a Coney Creek call to action! Comment
Let my people go to this festive meal! Comment
Fort Greene

Winter break: Director’s ‘Tale’ shakes up Polonsky Center

It’s a bear of a story to deal with. Comments (2)
Books

Schmear and far: ‘Bagels and Salsa’ is a bi-cultural love story set in New York and New Mexico

‘Bagels and Salsa,’ penned by novelist Lara Reznik, tells the faintly autobiographical story of a Long Island woman who finds love and happiness in, of all places, New Mexico. Comment
Fort Hamilton

Metal defectors: Fort Hamilton students and parents leery metal detectors could stop mass shootings

Students and parents at Fort Hamilton High School questioned the ability of metal detectors to stop an armed shooter after State Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) called for “body scanners” in schools. A student at the school said scanners using metal-detector technology might calm nervous students, but wouldn’t do much to save lives in the face of an aspiring mass shooter armed with an assault rifle. Comment

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Brooklynites hoping for sunny skies on Wednesday as they began the second day of the season were dealt no warm embraces by Mother Nature, who once again pummeled the borough with powder during the fourth nor’easter to blow through the East Coast this month. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Bay Academy hoops player named finalist for Brooklyn Nets All-Star Award

The Bay Academy Bobcats will compete for the Brooklyn title in the city’s Middle School Basketball League on March 24, but for star power forward Lawrence Veksler, that isn’t the only competition he has going on. This month, he was named one of only six finalists for the Brooklyn Nets All-Star Award. Comment
Boerum Hill

Resident’s ball: Park Slope arts program celebrates 25 years

It is time for an Exchange! Comment

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A local National Rifle Association chapter let the owner of Park Slope’s Grand Prospect Hall off the hook for hosting a controversial fund-raiser in the face of overwhelming backlash against the businessman. Comment
It’s like combining a cop and concierge. Comments (1)
Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park will celebrate the opening of its 2018 season on March 25 by offering nearly 100 people free rides on Coney Island’s iconic Ferris wheel. Comment
Event

Gun-free zone: Four more gun control events in Brooklyn

What did Brooklyn say to the gun? You’re fired! Comment
A family of Iraqi refugees who fled Baghdad amid death threats from terrorists targeting the father’s work supporting the American army have built a new life in Bay Ridge with the support of a Downtown group that helps immigrants and refugees resettle. The family is thankful to finally live in security, but said they never expected to upend their lives to start over in a new country, according to the mother. Comment

Monday, March 19, 2018

The mayor should take traffic dangers in their neighborhood as seriously as he takes those in Park Slope, say Marine Parkers demanding a stop sign near JHS 278. Comments (5)
Brooklyn Heights

Troubleshooting: Electeds tie faster BQE fix with deploying gun-toting cops in schools

Some state pols want to fast track work on the deteriorating Brooklyn–Queens Expressway — but only if the city puts armed cops in every school. Comment
Park Slope

Road to change: Hizzoner demands Albany pass suite of laws to make streets safer

State leaders must pass laws that put more speed cameras on city streets, heighten punishments dealt to reckless motorists caught on those devices, and mandate doctors inform officials of drivers’ potentially debilitating health conditions, Mayor DeBlasio demanded on Thursday. Comment

Friday, March 16, 2018

Coney Island

Police searching for man in connection with robbery of elderly woman

The police are asking the public to help them identify a man wanted for questioning in connection with a March 5 robbery in a Brighton Beach Avenue store in Manhattan Beach. Comment
Bay Ridge

Checkin’ in with the 68th Precinct’s new CO, Robert Conwell

Julianne McShane: Can you clarify for readers, who may not know, what exactly is the role of a commanding officer? Comment
Borough-wide

Police looking for man accused of lewd behavior on Q train

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly masturbated in front of a woman on an early morning Q train on March 13. Comment
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