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Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

He’s getting the bands back together. Comment
The former commander of the base, Col. Peter Sicoli, handed over command to Col. Andrew S. Zieseniss. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018

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Rhymes with Crazy

Tracking the trends of tomorrow ... today!

Our columnist predicts the crazes soon to take popular culture by storm (or not). Comment
Borough-wide

City having trouble focusing on schools

I find it most amusing that our troubled schools are now referred to as focus schools. The Department of Education never fails to amaze me in the respect that it refuses to acknowledge the problem, and rather comes up with fix-it solutions it fully well knows shall fail. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018

Books

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Aug. 11. Comment

Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is boiling over with fun

This week is packed with free fun in the Ridge! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Talk about being thrown under the bus. Comments (4)
Brooklynites mingled with members of New York’s Finest at events across the borough on Tuesday that fostered camaraderie between residents and those men and women who protect and serve them each day. Comment
Comedian, podcaster and author Maeve Higgins’s new collection of essays “Maeve in America” details her experiences as an Irish immigrant in New York. Our reporter Kevin Duggan, also a recent Irish newcomer to Brooklyn, talked to Higgins about her new book and what he can expect from life in the borough. Comment
Party Line

Old hand on deck for Blue Wave

Former long-time Bay Ridge District Leader Ralph Perfetto is poised to take back his old seat next month in a likely uncontested election after almost a decade away from playing politics. Comment
Standing O

Cleaning up those Brooklyn streets

Continuing his efforts to make the neighborhood cleaner, Assemblyman William Colton put the word out for volunteers. High school students cast their dust bins and swept the sidewalks and cleaned catch basins along Kings Highway between McDonald Avenue and Bay Parkway. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

They know their movement is a marathon, not a sprint. Comment
This Stroll was a walk in the park. Comment
Cinema

Wild guide: Films highlight city’s natural landscapes

He’s a force of nature. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brutes hit man with metal rod

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

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018

Bensonhurst ►Video

Hate grime: Local leaders condemn vulgar, anti-Chinese graffiti in Bensonhurst

They won’t take the hate. Comments (17)
Locals and families with kids with special needs had a blast last week at the Connie Lekas School-P811K eighth-annual Summer Carnival on Aug. 1. Comment
Crime

Arrest in deadly Sunset Park stabbling

Police arrested Brighton Beach man for allegedly stabbing another man to death in broad daylight on 59th Street in Sunset Park on Aug. 2. Comments (10)
It was a day burned into memory. Comments (2)
The best beer comes from Brooklyn — and that’s official! Comment
Check out “Singing in the Rain,” the first film in the month-long series, tonight! Comment
Borough-wide

Seeing green: Prospect-Lefferts Gardens block named greenest in the borough

They put the “garden” in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens! Comment

Monday, Aug. 6, 2018

Visitors to a swanky Williamsburg park outside an even swankier hotel can now buy expensive bling without dealing with stuffy salespeople thanks to a new vending machine that spits out jewelry like it’s Doritos or a can of Coke. Comment
Police are searching for a pair of men who put another man in a chokehold and stole $250 cash from him on West 17th Street on July 19. Comment
Video of a white woman calling 911 on a black woman for seeking temporary shelter beneath the doorway of her Park Slope apartment building on July 22 went viral, and police say the woman’s attempt to stay dry didn’t break the law. Comments (1)

Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

Bay Ridge

Carting truck’s tire flies off, kills NYPD employee

A loose tire flew off a private garbage truck and into another car on the road, killing the man inside it as he drove to work along the Gowanus Expressway on Wednesday morning, police said. Comment
Borough-wide

Cut down: Brooklyn Botanic Garden fires arborist for trying to save trees, former garden worker claims

He tried to save a tree — so they gave him the ax. Comment
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