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Monday, July 9, 2018

They’re sharing short stories from long lives. Comment
See the Blue among the green! Comment
Crown Heights

In the black: New shadow study of C’Heights towers shows dim future for Botanic Garden, P’Park

Three towering Crown Heights developments planned to rise blocks from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Park will deprive those and other nearby green spaces of precious sunlight each day, according to a study commissioned by a local anti-gentrification group. Comment

Sunday, July 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
Borough-wide

Pol takes a U-turn on speed camera issue

Bay Ridge and Marine Park state Sen. Marty Golden cast aside his support of a bill that would double the number of speed cameras in school zones citywide and is now pushing a bill requiring stop signs […] Comments (1)

Friday, July 6, 2018

Borough-wide

Not pussyfooting around: Guardian Angels fighting boro’s rats with feral cats

Civilian anti-crime group the Guardian Angels is expanding its Kings County ranks to include some ferocious felines in order to combat the borough’s epidemic of cheese-stealing crooks — the rats! Comment
President Trump must reunite the migrant children separated from their families when the immigrants attempted to cross the border without permission, demanded thousands of marchers who strode across the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment
It’s no fairy tale! Comment
Two drivers crashed their cars at the intersection of McDonald Avenue and Bay Parkway in Mapleton on June 30, sending one smashing into a graveyard. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Let the Ridge’s music carry you away!

The music will take you back in time this weekend! Comment
Trade in your Netflix queue for popcorn in the park! Our outdoor movie guide is back — now updated with Coney Island’s Flicks on the Beach and Greenpoint’s Summer Starz Movies! Comment

Thursday, July 5, 2018

This mom was up all night worrying about other people’s kids. Comment
They don’t think he signed on the dotted line. Comment
Coney Island

Summer fun blazes into Coney Island

Coney Island

Summer fun blazes into Coney Island

It’s finally summer! Comment
As the audience for music dries up, he is changing the Station. Comment
Coney Island

Driver allegedly strikes pedestrian in Coney, flees scene, gets arrested

A driver was arrested after he allegedly struck a pedestrian on West 12th Street and Surf Avenue in Coney Island at 2:30 am on June 30 and then fled the scene, according to police. Comment
Greenpoint

Industrial revolution: Book traces history of makers in Bushwick

For a while, they had it made! Comment
The Right View

Winners and losers in Dan Donovan’s big win

Over the past few months, the Republican congressional primary between incumbent Dan Donovan and Michael Grimm was in the spotlight, not only in Brooklyn and Staten Island, but throughout the nation. There were contentious debates, tweets from President Trump, contrasting polls, and fierce competition between supporters of both men. Comments (3)

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Borough-wide

Let freedom ring!

Borough-wide

Let freedom ring!

Happy Independence Day, Brooklyn! The Paper salutes all those heroes — local ones especially — whose patriotism, courage, and democratic spirit built the nation it proudly calls home. We are off chillin’ and grillin’ to celebrate our great country’s 242nd birthday, but will be back tomorrow with more breaking news from around the borough.
They got a head start on the holiday! Comment

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Midwood

Flatlands blaze kills elderly woman

A 67-year-old Flatlands woman died in a two-alarm fire on East 49th Street in early in the morning on July 2, according to the fire department. Comment
Any closer and they could bite you! Comment

Monday, July 2, 2018

Coney Island

Better backpedal! Coney community board blasts city’s bike-rental program

They spoke too soon. Comments (3)
Flatbush

Isle ensconced: City designates swath of Central Bklyn as Little Haiti

Council on Thursday passed a bill designating a swath of Central Brooklyn as the Little Haiti Cultural and Business District, culminating state pol’s months-long push for the enclave following last year’s designation of its tiny neighbor, Little Caribbean. Comment
Hungry Kings Countians trekked Downtown on Thursday to savor locally made treats from dozens of vendors at the Brooklyn Eats food-and-beverage trade show. Comment
It was a family day to remember! Comment

Friday, June 29, 2018

Bay Ridge

Summer Series Concert brings Community together

Bay Ridge

Summer Series Concert brings Community together

The Ridge was rocking at the June 26 kickoff of the annual “Summer Concerts in the Park” in Bay Ridge, Marine Park, Gravesend and Dyker Heights. And it’s only the beginning. Comments (1)
Kings County kids celebrated the first day of public schools’ summer vacation on Wednesday by diving into city pools across the borough, which opened for the season the day after classrooms emptied out. Comment

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Family and friends of the 4-year-old killed when a hit-and-run driver ran over her on a Bushwick sidewalk on Sunday commemorated her short life at a memorial march on Wednesday, where young Luz Gonzalez’s godmother demanded the motorist apologize for slaying her goddaughter, whose name means “light,” she said. Comment
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