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Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

Fort Greene

Soy meats world: Vegan burger joint opens Brooklyn outpost

It’s time to veg out! Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

Prospect Heights

Think twice: Library hosts second annual philosophy night

Marx your calendar! Comment

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

Bushwick

Twisted sisters: ‘Ladyweirdo’ show celebrates freaky females

They are letting their freak flags fly! Comment

Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

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Borough-wide

Tax bill is not really so taxing

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 focuses on the economy and on jobs by giving corporations tax breaks that allow them to expand and hire. Coupled with other legislation that severely curtails nonsense regulations, the Act will improve the economy. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

A monument the mayor banished from a city park will be relocated to Green-Wood Cemetery at the request of the private burial ground’s president, who believes the sculpture’s artistic and historical merits are worth preserving. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Rock and run in the Ridge!

The rock is on stage and on screen in Bay Ridge this weekend! Comment
Greenpoint

Great Scott! Celebrate Scottish poet Robert Burns with verse and haggis

It’s Burns, baby, Burns! Comment
Bensonhurst

Police looking for suspect in five armed robberies across Bensonhurst and Gravesend

Police are trying to identify a man they suspect took part in a string of gunpoint robberies across Bensonhurst and Gravesend this month. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

Dyker Heights

Local senior adopts kitten born at Angel Guardian home

This little furball is the last orphan to be adopted from the Angel Guardian home. Comment

Art and space

Clinton Hill

Truth and nail: Artist opens confessional nail salon installation

She’s nailing down answers. Comment
Art

Making room: Group provides exhibit space for local artists

Empty buildings are her canvas. Comment
The Right View

Grimm vs. Donovan GOP primary will put Brooklyn in spotlight

The GOP primary between Michael Grimm and Congressman Dan Donovan in Bay Ridge’s 11th Congressional District is shaping up to be a referendum of “Trumpism,” and the general election should be a bellweather for the entire country in the upcoming mid-term elections that will determine control of the House of Representatives. Comments (3)
Party Line

Coney Island Assembly seat may be up for grabs

It’s a hot seat! Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Snowed in! Local say Avenue U lost two lanes after plowing

A poor plow job after this month’s bomb cyclone created a major traffic bottleneck in Marine Park along Avenue U between the neighborhood’s eponymous green space and the Salt Marsh Nature Center. Comment
Kudos and citations to the merchants, movers and shakers on Sheepshead Bay Road who sponsored the 2017 Holiday LIghts Drive and made the boulevard sparkle. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Coney Island’s assemblywoman must resign after the Feds charged her with stealing thousands of dollars from the city and federal storm-recovery agencies, locals demand. Comments (3)
They call her a “super super.” Comment
A park worker rescued three young swans from Prospect Park Lake early Sunday morning after plummeting temperatures incited a flash freeze that trapped the cygnets in ice. Comment
Bensonhurst

Gunmen hold employee hostage and rob store

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Coney Island

Locals say fine for Coney creek dumpers too low

Coney Island

Locals say fine for Coney creek dumpers too low

Landlords caught illegally dumping 200,000 gallons of raw sewage every day into Coney Island Creek got off with just a slap on the wrist — a paltry $400,000 fine — when they should have been forced to pay millions for the fetid waterway’s cleanup, locals demanded this week. Comments (2)
Flatlands

Blaze guts Flatlands car wash

Flatlands

Blaze guts Flatlands car wash

A fire ripped through a car wash in Flatlands on Jan. 13, but didn’t injure anyone. Comment

Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

Borough-wide

Councilman arrested in immigration protest

A Brooklyn councilman was among more than a dozen arrested last week during a protest in Manhattan against the detention of a prominent immigrants’ rights activist. Comment
Development

Sunset Park church won’t be razed until later this year

A more-than-century-old Sunset Park church that was slated to be razed by the end of last year to make room for affordable senior housing and a pre-K school will instead stay standing through at least this summer, according to the project manager from the Fifth Avenue Committee, the affordable housing developer that will build out the new site. Comments (1)
Gov. Cuomo’s call to develop Red Hook by kicking out a shipping terminal and bringing a new subway stop could double the size of Brooklyn’s Front Yard, engineers pushing a similar plan for the nabe told The Brooklyn Paper. Comment

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

Canarsie

Blaze guts Canarsie home

Canarsie

Blaze guts Canarsie home

A house fire ignited by a space heater ripped through a Canarsie home on Jan.9, injuring three people, one critically. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Cops hunt for trio suspected in five robberies

Police are hunting for three individuals in connection to a string of five robberies between October and January, some involving violent assaults, in Madison and Sheepshead Bay. Comment
Go from happy hour to happy little trees! Comment
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