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Sunday, Dec. 2, 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! Read more…
Borough-wide

Bklyn pol pushing to axe Public Advocate office

Our readers weighed in on a controversial bill introduced last month aimed at eliminating the watchdog position of public advocate and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comments (3)

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018

Books

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Dec. 1. Comment

Friday, Nov. 30, 2018

Bushwick

Remaking North Brooklyn for makers: City wants to rezone parts of Bushwick, Greenpoint, and Williamsburg to invite more industry

The city wants to rezone a chunk of North Brooklyn encompassing parts of Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and Bushwick to bring new commercial activity to the area historically known as a manufacturing hub, according to a study released this month. Comment
It’s a Brooklyn Miracle! Comment
Residents who have graduated from an entrepreneurial education program kicked off running their own concession counters at the yard’s Building 77. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

Borough-wide

Best of Brooklyn Food and Beer Festival coming to Industry City

There’s a big party brewing in Sunset Park! Comment
Staff members of Schneps Community Newspaper Group work hard each year to help many Kings County do-good groups in their efforts to assist Brooklynites in need. Embedded in our company is the strong belief that giving back to the community will in turn promote residents to make similar “acts of kindness” all year long. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways

EPA: Gowanus Canal is cleaner than it has been in 150 years

A section of the fetid Gowanus Canal is now cleaner than it has been in more than a century, after workers this month finally wrapped a pilot dredging-and-capping program as part of the channel’s federally led cleanup. Comment
Party Line

Two Brooklyn Dems set to take over House leadership roles

Two Brooklyn pols are in the House — and about to control it! Comment
This party is going to be lit! Comment
Theater

Going ape: ‘Making of King Kong’ goes behind the scenes

Talk about gorilla theater! Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

This lost pup is home — just in time for the holidays! Comment
Coney Island

Police seeking pair who plundered Coney liquor store at knifepoint

Cops are searching for two scoundrels who robbed a Neptune Avenue liquor store at knifepoint on Halloween. Comment
City officials are considering a new scheme for their looming fix to the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s triple cantilever, which proposes creating a temporary roadway near Brooklyn Bridge Park for expressway traffic during the repairs, instead of sending those cars and trucks on a speedway that would replace the Brooklyn Heights Promenade for much of the years-long fix. Comment
Prospect Heights

Festival of bites! Latke party returns during Hanukkah

The last decade has given them a latke love! Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018

City transit officials are installing four crosswalks across Columbia Street in Red Hook that they said will help pedestrians safely navigate a 1,100-foot stretch of the road that currently bears no such markings. Comment
Our pals at our sister website, QNS, have a great story on how you can help Dime Community Bank leaders donate money to some of the city’s neediest this holiday season simply by posting on social media. Click to give it a read! Read more…
Prospect Park joggers can leave their water bottles at home during winter runs now that meadow stewards installed the first of several freeze-resistant drinking fountains in the green space. Comment
These Flatlands heroes seek helping hands. Comment
It’s a beloved holiday tradition! Comment
They gobbled Thanksgiving Day away! Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018

The city revealed a long-awaited plan to improve safety at a treacherous Kensington intersection where two drivers fatally hit pedestrians in the last five years. Comment
Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights man charged for burglarizing synagogues, Jewish school

A Dyker Heights man faces up to more than four decades in prison for allegedly burglarizing no less than six Borough Park stores and facilities, including two synagogues and a Jewish school, in September and October. Comment
One person died on Nov. 21 after six cars collided on the Brooklyn Bridge, and three of them burst into flames the day before Thanksgiving, Police and Fire Department reps said. Comment
Checkin’ in with

Checkin’ in with ... Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Read on for our sit-down with Democrat Mathylde Frontus, who will now represent Coney Island and other nabes in Albany after voters elected the political newcomer to the Assembly seat vacated by disgraced pol and convicted felon Pamela Harris. Comments (5)

Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

Shoppers who can withstand long lines and flying elbows should read on for some of the best promotions going on around Kings County on Friday and Saturday, and for one can’t miss pop-up market in town this weekend only. Comment
The Right View

Angel should be city’s next Advocate

Our columnist says radio host Curtis Sliwa — the founder of anti-crime group the Guardian Angels, and the New York State Reform Party chairman — would be a real contender if he ran in the upcoming special election for Public Advocate, an office Sliwa would likely abolish if elected. Comment
Books

Book review: Ft. Greene author’s new tome helps protect finances, identities in age of cyber crime

A Brooklyn author’s new book offers practical steps to help individuals protect their identities and finances in an age when he argues cyber crimes drastically outnumber violent holdups. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018

Borough-wide

Happy Thanksgiving!

Borough-wide

Happy Thanksgiving!

All of us dogged journalists in the Butterball Bureau wish you, our dear readers, a bountiful and happy Thanksgiving. May your tables be full, your turkeys tender, and your pumpkin pies’ crusts perfectly crumbly. Keep gobblin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

Bensonhurst

Cops seeking crook who broke into no less than nine Southern Bklyn homes since Sept.

Police are searching for the serial bandit who they suspect committed a string of burglaries in Bensonhurst and Bath Beach over the past several weeks. Comment
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