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Monday, Aug. 6, 2018

They’re causing a busload of problems. Comments (1)
Prospect Heights

Glowing up: Dance party combines raves and Caribbean culture

This party gets a rave review! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 5, 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

Reading Tomorrow, remembering yesterday

This letter is about two articles in the 2018 Brooklyn Tomorrow magazine. Comments (1)

Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

These cops are back on the beat. Comment
Talk about a bare stage! Comment
Checkin’ in with

BRIC gets a history-making new president

The pioneering Brooklyn arts purveyor named a new president last week to take the helm amid its 40th anniversary serving the local community. BRIC tapped Kristina Newman-Scott to take over for its outgoing president of 13 years, Leslie Griesbach Schultz, next month. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Sounds of summer drift through the Ridge

The summer wind blows music through the Ridge this weekend! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018

They’re hoping for a happily-ever-after. Comment
These musicians are putting down roots. Comment
Party Line

Insurgent fights to get on Dem primary ballot

The 27-year-old self-proclaimed democratic socialist looking to unseat a longtime Democratic state senator claims the long-time pol is trying to kick her off the ballot. Comment
Bensonhurst

Driver strikes cyclist in Bensonhurst

The driver of a van struck a cyclist — causing a fractured leg and head trauma — on 65th Street in Bensonhurst on July 21, police said. Comments (1)
The Right View

Barkan up the wrong tree: The slippery slope candidate Ross is walking down

One week after journalist-turned-politician Ross Barkan attacked Andrew Goundardes for accepting the Reform Party endorsement, our columnist, who heads the party, barks back. Comments (10)
Standing O

A new Keystone brick at BRIC

Standing O

A new Keystone brick at BRIC

Welcome Kristina Newman-Scott, the newly minted president of BRIC. Kristina is an accomplished artist and visionary arts administrator who was, up until this appointment, director of culture for the State of Connecticut. She will assume the mantle at BRIC from Leslie Griesbach Schultz, who has pioneered BRIC for the past 13 years- — in September— amidst BRIC’s 40th anniversary. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018

The city must take steps to mitigate the impact of construction and street closures planned for parts of Surf Avenue to keep Coney Island’s traffic nightmare from getting even worse, demanded Coney Islanders at a July 26 Community Board 13 meeting with city reps. Comment
The Future of music is in Coney! Comment

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The State Liquor Authority must deny a new local club’s request for a liquor license due to the owner’s troubling history, demanded a pair of officials from Sunset Park’s Community Board 7 in a July 23 letter to the state regulator. Board members believe that proprietor Imran Jairam’s new venture Starway 2826 — planned for the same 47th Street location as his controversial previous club Love and Lust — would cause the same problems as its predecessor after Jairam presented plans for the new establishment to the board’s public safety committee, according to the letter. Comment
It was an afternoon of fun and health. Comment
Is your cat ready for its closeup? Comment
Borough-wide

Pass the joint: DA says pot policy keeping is stoners out of jail

Weed rather not jail them. Comment

Monday, July 30, 2018

Development

CB7 committee tackles homeless shelters

Members of Community Board 7’s committee on homelessness convened on July 25 to address the problem of the city opening shelters in Sunset Park without consulting the board, according to the board’s district manager. Comment
Borough-wide

No aid: Judge quashes Legal Aid suit to halt Bedford-Union Armory development

A developer behind the project to build housing and a recreation center at the Bedford-Union Armory is looking forward to starting construction this fall, after a judge last month dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of Crown Heights residents seeking to block the plan. Comment
Bay Ridge

Colossus across the Narrows

Bay Ridge

Colossus across the Narrows

Guy Molinari, who reigned as Staten Island’s top Republican power broker for nearly 30 years as a local, state, and federal legislator — and whose long political shadow loomed across the Narrows onto Bay Ridge — died on July 25 of pneumonia in a Manhattan hospital. He was 89. Comments (1)
Crime

Man and girlfriend killed by Brooklyn subway train

A man hurled himself and his girlfriend into the path of an oncoming C train in Bushwick July 26, authorities said. Comments (1)

Friday, July 27, 2018

Crime

Police search for cyclist who critically injured pedestrian, fled scene

Police are asking the public to help find a cyclist wanted for leaving the scene of a bicycle crash on 53rd Street in Sunset Park that left a pedestrian with a head injury on June 4. Comments (4)
Downtown

Conor McGregor cuts plea deal, gets community service following Barclays melee

Celebrity brawler Conor McGregor struck a sweetheart deal with District Attorney Eric Gonzalez that let the Ultimate Fighting Championship athlete walk away after an April scuffle outside the Barclays Center in which he injured two other athletes and a security guard. Comment
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