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Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

They have been Active a long time. Comment
Marine Park

House of histories

Marine Park

House of histories

There’s a Lott to see inside! Comment

Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

Burlesque has new home! Comment

Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

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Borough-wide

Dems’ conduct in hearings is not endearing

I was transfixed in front of my television, watching the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. I usually do not give a hoot to watch a hearing of any kind, but there was something special calling me. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

The three leading local media companies serving the five boroughs of New York City along with Long Island and Westchester have now become one. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Buzzy brunch: Coney Island brewery puts cereal bowl in a bottle

Wake up and smell the beer! Comment
Downtown

A guide to the Brooklyn Book Festival

Downtown

A guide to the Brooklyn Book Festival

It’s a reader’s paradise! Comment

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Politics

It’s time to do your civic duty! But first, check out our primary-election guide.

Read on for our primer on today’s statewide primary elections before you hit the voting booth to cast your ballot. Comment
They came together to recall the unforgettable. Comment
Below-market-rate apartments are now up for grabs in the shorter of two in-the-works towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment
Standing O

Urgent, urgent, Big Apple Care is here

Standing O

Urgent, urgent, Big Apple Care is here

Let’s welcome Big Apple Urgent Care to the community. The ribbon-cutting on Sept. 6 was attended by Ludovic Michel, Rev. Kevin Laylor, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte (D–East Flatbush); state Sen. Kevin Parker (D–East New York); Dr. Tamara Moise, co-founder, Big Apple Urgent Care; Wadson Filis, co-founder, Big Apple Urgent Care; Dr. Aletha Maybank, Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Health; and Dr. Torian Easterling, Assistant Commissioner, New York City Department of Health. Comment
She’s playing all the king’s men. Comment
The Right View

Today’s primaries decide who controls tomorrow’s senate

Two Brooklyn Democratic primaries this week will determine which party controls the state Senate. Currently, only one vote keeps the Republicans in control of the upper chamber in Albany. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

Flatbush

Brooklyn College performance series suddenly closes, fires staff

It’s curtains for this beloved performance series. Comments (1)
Brooklynite and former Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was crowned Miss America at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Sept. 9. Comment
Do-gooders decked out in the blue-green color stepped through Prospect Park on Saturday to celebrate a decade of fund-raising for ovarian-cancer research and awareness. Comment
Call it a mythed media production. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

These kids are ready to rule the school. Comment
A pair of Ditmas Park dog owners are desperately searching for their pooch Pickles, whom Brooklynites have spotted scampering across the borough since he ran away during an August walk. Comment
Brighton Beach

Man dies by suicide at subway station

Brighton Beach

Man dies by suicide at subway station

A man died when he was struck by a subway station in Brighton Beach on the morning of Sept. 7 in an apparent suicide, police said. Comments (1)
Courts

A new leaf: DA to begin vacating some misdemeanor pot convictions

It’s puff, puff, free pass in Kings County! Comment
Midwood

Police searching for man who allegedly assaulted emergency medic in ambulance

Police are asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly assaulted an emergency medical technician while he was being treated in an ambulance near Midwood on Aug. 7. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Four Sheepshead Bay men indicted on charges of stealing more than $12K from cash machines with skimming devices

Four Sheepshead Bay men have been charged with stealing more than $12,000 using information skimmed from automated teller machines across Southern Brooklyn, according to District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Comment

Monday, Sept. 10, 2018

Call it a hot ride. Comment
Members of New York’s Bravest rushed into their Downtown headquarters on Monday to investigate a suspicious package delivered the day before the anniversary of 9-11, ultimately deeming the parcel a false alarm. Comment
Flatlands

Former postal worker charged with scamming more than $160K in disability benefits

A Flatlands man was arrested and charged with falsely claiming more than $160,000 in disability benefits from the United States Postal Service. Comment
Awesome

Bklyn’s new state park named for pioneering African-American pol

Brookyn’s biggest state park will be named for legendary Rep. Shirley Chisholm, the nation’s first black, female congresswoman, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week. Comment
Marine Park

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge to be closed on most weeknights for a month

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on most weekdays for the next four weeks for upgrade work. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

Bensonhurst

MTA bus driver arrested for allegedly hitting and killing elderly woman in Bensonhurst

Police arrested the driver of a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus on charges of failure to yield to a pedestrian and exercise due care after he allegedly hit a Bensonhurst woman — who later died of her injuries — on Bay Parkway on Sept. 5. Comments (4)
Coney Island

New initiative offers free high school equivalency and social services

Strivers looking to jumpstart their careers will be able to take free high school equivalency classes and employment services starting on Sept. 24. Comment
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