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Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

They’re gettin’ juggy with it! Comment

Monday, Feb. 5, 2018

This powerful new play is sometimes hard to watch. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 4, 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

Stirring up a ‘hole’ lot of controversy

Why are we having all these people from “s-------” countries come here? Comment

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

New York taxpayers will shell out millions so the New York Islanders can spend less time playing in Brooklyn over the next three years before the team abandons the borough altogether, Gov. Cuomo announced on Monday. Comments (2)
A Fourth Avenue gas station near a Sunset Park elementary school is a “death trap,” according to local parents, who blasted the city for not doing enough about it. Comments (1)
Nightlife

Game plan: The best spots to watch the Super Bowl

Nightlife

Game plan: The best spots to watch the Super Bowl

Are you ready for some football? Comments (1)
Crown Heights

Found himself: Alleged thief submits to Feds after seeing his face on wanted poster

A Crown Heights man suspected of robbing a Utica Avenue bank had no idea he was the target of a federal investigation until he saw his face on wanted posters for the crime — which he told officers he didn’t remember committing, according to prosecutors. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

You can have a ball in Bay Ridge!

You can have a super weekend in the Ridge, even without the Super Bowl! Comment

Dressed in red

Health

Wearing red today raises awareness of the risk of heart disease to women

Today, the American Heart Association is launching its Get Heart Smart for Women campaign, a call to action to spread the message that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. Comment
Community News Group’s President and Publisher opens up about her personal battle with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Comments (1)
NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn has recruited four skilled heart specialists to bolster its cardiovascular services in the city’s most populous borough. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

It’s a blast from the past. Comment
Prospect Heights

Pulpit non-fiction: Library hosts reading of Dr. King’s sermon to kick off Black History Month

The Brooklyn Public Library’s central branch will host a reading of one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s final sermons on Sunday, 50 years to the day when he first delivered the speech to congregants of his Atlanta church. Comment
Fort Greene

Black powers! Film festival celebrates black superheroes

This festival is a study in black and might. Comment
Party Line

Dem boss calls primary ‘waste’

Brooklyn’s Democratic Party Boss is angry that two different candidates have thrown their hat into the ring to oust the Republican Bay Ridge state Senator who has held the seat for the last 15 years. Comments (2)
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Anti-social media: Play mocks Instagram addiction

This show is #amazing! Comment
The Right View

Legal injection centers is not the answer to opioid crisis

The city is deciding behind closed doors whether or not to open supervised injection facilites for heroin addicts. Its time to bring that conversation to the public. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

Demonstrators gathered in front of the district office of state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) on Jan. 29 to protest a comment he made about drug addiction in a recent interview that many local pols saw as racially charged. Comment
Call it “Beauty and the Best-Dressed.” Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

The Sisters of Mercy have offered the Narrows Senior Center a grace period before it’s evicted from the recently sold Angel Guardian home, but that doesn’t make the seniors any happier about being forced to move to a new — and inferior — location, according to the center’s members. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Member of ‘opioid bandits’ gang sentenced to eight years in prison for gunpoint pharmacy robberies

A member of a gang of four that robbed pharmacies at gunpoint for oxycodone pills in Mill Basin, Marine Park and East Flatbush was sentenced to more than eight years in prison on Jan. 25. Comment
Canarsie

Deadly shooting in Canarsie

An unknown person shot a man dead in a car in Canarsie on Jan. 27, according to police. Comment
Island-culture lovers trekked to Flatbush last weekend to celebrate the grand reopening of a Caribbean marketplace, thrilling sellers excited to set up shop inside the new, temporary space after vacating the old location last summer. Comment
Cops are hunting for the letter-writing robber who held up Park Slope and Sheepshead Bay banks in a spree that began on Jan. 16. Comment

Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

An out-of-state homicide detective is asking Brooklynites to help crack a three-decade-old, unsolved probe into the murder of two presumed Kings County teens. Comment

Grave concerns!

Greenwood Heights

You’ve got hate mail: Cemetery honcho bombarded with letters blasting his request for gyno’s statue

Dozens of irate locals fired off letters to the head honcho of Brooklyn’s biggest necropolis after this newspaper reported he wanted the graveyard to be the final resting place for a polarizing effigy of a gynecologist who experimented on black slaves. Comment
Greenwood Heights

Fighting words: Residents react to Green-Wood’s statue scheme

Green-Wood Cemetery’s offer to take a controversial statue off the city’s hands sparked too much controversy for one story, so we culled additional comments from the dozens of letters locals sent in opposition to the monument’s move. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018

Crime

Woman found dead on Midwood street

A woman was found dead on Olean Street in Midwood on Jan. 25, according to police. Comment

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

Ever since the Sisters of Mercy sold the Angel Guardian property in Dyker Heights to unknown developer last month, locals and their elected representatives have increased their calls for community input to shape what will be the neighborhood’s largest real estate development in a generation. Comments (1)
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