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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

She’s put the petals to the metal! Comment

Monday, April 9, 2018

It behooves us to tell you a-butt this goat yoga class coming to Bushwick this month. Comment
They’ve got a Lott of stories to tell! Comment

Sunday, April 8, 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

In Utah, its now legal to let your kid walk home alone

So why can you be arrested for it in New York? Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Kings Highway called a pauper’s road

I have written about the deterioration of Kings Highway before, but things just seem to keep going downhill. Thanks to Councilman Deutsch, the bike rack under the station has been cleaned up, but that is about the only good thing that has happened. There are several empty stores, more than I can remember, and there are more to come. There is a drugstore on almost every block, some that sell childrens’ cloths, pocketbooks, and jewelry. As for banks, from Coney Island Avenue to E. 19th Street, a distance of of eight blocks, there are about 17, unless I missed one or two. Comments (5)

Friday, April 6, 2018

A Slope mom is collecting cash from neighbors to bring a comedic series she penned about life in the stroller capital of Brooklyn — and the parental utopia’s dark side — to the small screen. Comment

Something fishy

Cleaning Our Waterways

Crab with a side of chemicals: Signs will warn Gowanus anglers about health hazards of eating seafood from canal

New signs warning anglers about the dangers of eating marine life caught in the fetid Gowanus Canal will soon line the toxic waterway after members of a neighborhood-advisory group asked the Feds overseeing its cleanup to put up a dozen placards in English and Spanish at prime casting spots. Comments (2)
Gowanus

On the hook: Species that live in the Gowanus Canal

Brooklynites who think sea creatures can’t survive in the toxic canal that has claimed the lives of dolphins and whales might be surprised to know just how many species they recognize from menus and seafood markets that allegedly thrive in its murky waters. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge: Be there and be square!

Rock out before you geek out this weekend in the Ridge! Comment
She’s written a moving comedy! Comment

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The city has finally taken steps to corral the cars in a Fourth Avenue gas station parking lot where drivers habitually drove on the sidewalks, endangering local kids walking to a nearby school. Comment
Flatbush

Illegal hoist kills deliveryman

Flatbush

Illegal hoist kills deliveryman

An illegally installed hoist collapsed and killed a man at an East Flatbush food market on Nostrand Avenue on April 2. Comment
Party Line

State Senate Dems reunite — but will it matter?

Back to where they came from. Comment

Unicorns united!

This book is going to be a monster hit! Comment
Happy Unicorn Day! Comment
They’re six-hundred years young! Comment
Hundreds of devout Catholics processed across the Brooklyn Bridge behind a massive wooden cross on Friday to commemorate the final journey Jesus took before the Romans crucified him. Comment

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Embattled Assemblywoman Pamela Harris resigned from her post on April 2, nearly three months to the day after the Feds charged her with stealing thousands of dollars from the city and federal storm-recovery agencies. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Coney Island retail center filling up

Coney Island

Coney Island retail center filling up

This building is up-and-coming! Comments (1)
State pols late on Friday passed their much-anticipated budget with a provision authorizing use of the streamlined design-build process in the city-led reconstruction of the derelict Brooklyn–Queens Expressway. Comment
Coney Island

Albany passes bill blocking cops from claiming sexual consent from people in custody

The state Senate passed a bill on March 29 to prevent police officers who have sex with people in their custody from claiming that their prisoners consented to the conduct. Comment
Here’s listening to you, kid! Comment

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

This hunt was egg-cellent! Comment
A Brooklyn College student is organizing a walk in Manhattan on April 15 to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis, a central nervous system disorder he was diagnosed with when he was 18-years-old. Comment
Cyclists can now start pedaling through some Kings County intersections 10 seconds before the drivers next to them, city transit leaders announced this week at one of those junctures in Boerum Hill. Comment
The family of a six-year-old boy with special needs alleges that the Bergen Beach bus company that takes him home from school kept him on the bus for more than four hours, while the driver was apparently lost, and didn’t get him home until well after nightfall. The whole ordeal has traumatized the boy, according to his grandmother. Comment
Flatbush

Flatbush Caton Market celebrates spring

Flatbush

Flatbush Caton Market celebrates spring

Dozens of shoppers and their kids took part in a pre-Easter celebration at the Flatbush Caton Market on March 31. Comment

Monday, April 2, 2018

Ethics watchdogs slapped Brooklyn’s embattled former top prosecutor with the highest fine ever dealt by the city for illegal campaign-related activities, after he admitted to abusing his government e-mail during a contentious 2013 re-election bid he ultimately lost. Comment
A cadre of local conjurers enchanted an audience with tricks and tales straight out of Coney Island’s fabled theme-park district, which was once a magic Mecca for both up-and-coming and world-famous performers. Comments (1)
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