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Monday, July 23, 2018

Williamsburg

She’s got pluck: Pop singer plays the harp

She’s been harping on pop music. Comments (1)

Sunday, July 22, 2018

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Borough-wide

Protect children, at the border and here

I was thrilled to read John Snow’s letter, “Spare the Children” in the Bay News of June 29–July 5. Mr. Snow, you are a kindred spirit! I hope you have read the letters I have been sending to the Bay News about the tragic and shameful separation of immigrant children and their parents. I think all of us here in the United States need to unite to help these children and all of the so-called “aliens” seeking asylum who are, after all, human beings just like we are! I wonder if Donald Trump ever stops to think about where his relatives came from. Because his relatives had money, does that mean they should have been treated any differently than refugees who arrive with nothing but fear, hunger and pain? Don’t these refugees des Comment

Friday, July 20, 2018

This music group is getting the Hook! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Music makes the Ridge go around

There is a ton of free tunes to take in this weekend in the Ridge! Comment

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Manhattan Beach

Cracking code: Manhattan Beach student wins global contest with password-protector invention

This kid’s in a class of his own. Comment
They did it for the culture. Comment

Roll out

They’re rolling out disco history! Comment
Nightlife

Let the good times roll!

Nightlife

Let the good times roll!

Here’s your guide to upcoming roller disco events in Brooklyn. Comment
These cyclists are taking the ride of a lifetime — to save others’ lives. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridgites enjoy Third Avenue Summer Stroll

Bay Ridge

Ridgites enjoy Third Avenue Summer Stroll

This stroll wasn’t for the birds. Comment
Williamsburg

Biden time!: New book stars former Prez and veep as mystery-solving duo

Obama is basically Batman. Comment
Standing O

Digilio Playground is ready for its close-up

Standing O

Digilio Playground is ready for its close-up

After a $2.8 million dollar renovation, the Kensington play space is now open again and ready for fun. Comment
The Right View

Golden’s staff’s faux pas showing cracks in his armor

The Bay Ridge state Senator staff is not serving him well as he faces his first real competition for his seat, says our columnist. Comments (1)

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Call it a strategic realignment. Comments (8)
Coney Island

Coney street co-naming honors late CB13 member and activist

She really made her mark on the community. Comment
Thousands of sports fans with a need for speed descended on Red Hook last weekend for the two-day championship of electric-car race Formula E, which featured battery-powered speedsters zooming along a track in a competition as amazing as it is unlikely, according to a man with a front-row seat to the action. Comment
The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension

Bleeding hearts: ‘Marie and Bruce’ is a breakup comedy with edge

These characters cut deep. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Arch support: LPC green-lights fixes to stone structures beneath B’Bridge

City preservationists okayed renovations to the masonry arches supporting one end of the landmarked Brooklyn Bridge as part of a scheme that also proposes fixing up similar structures at the crossing’s opposite foot, as well as the two stone towers that rise above the span. Comment

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Crime

Police search for man wanted in Sunset Park rape

The police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who they believe raped a woman inside a 52nd Street building in Sunset Park on July 13. Comments (1)
Williamsburg

Cost of living: Suit alleges Kushner Co. risked tenants’ health for profits

The family real-estate firm of President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner illegally forced rent-stabilized tenants out of a Williamsburg apartment building with construction that exposed occupants, including children, to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday. Comment
Doctors at Brooklyn Hospital Center on Friday orchestrated an extra-special delivery when they welcomed a pregnant mother’s bundle of joy — in the parking lot outside the emergency room. Comment
Development

City program offers homeowners free deck inspections with grace period for repairs

Department of Buildings leaders today kicked off a weeks-long program offering free, no-penalty inspections of homeowners’ decks, porches, and retaining walls in an effort to shore up any suspicious structures and avoid dangerous collapses. Comment

Monday, July 16, 2018

Crime

Five alleged Brooklyn Mafia men indicted on fraud charges

They kept it in the family. Comment
Dozens of Kings County jitterbugs cut a rug as a swing band played tunes outside of Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch on Wednesday at the first of five boogies the book lender is hosting this season. Comment
Youngsters packed Kensington’s DiGilio Playground on Thursday after officials snipped a ribbon at the just-renovated fun zone following a 14-month-long makeover, it’s first in 20 years, according to the Department of Parks and Recreation. Comment

Friday, July 13, 2018

Politics

Rush to redemption: Gov. demands special state Senate session to vote on speed-camera bill, slams GOP for inaction

State Senators must return to the capital for a special session to vote on a bill to double the number of speed cameras allowed citywide before the current camera program expires on July 25, Gov. Cuomo announced on Friday. Comment
Dyker Heights

Police arrest Sheepshead Bay man in fatal Belt Parkway crash

Police arrested a Sheepshead Bay man on charges of manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence, and three counts of vehicular assault after he allegedly collided with another car, killing one person and injured two others near exit four of the Belt Parkway on July 12. Comment
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