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Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

This building will take the “flat” out of Flatbush! Comment
Theater

Here we go a-‘Carol’-ing

What the Dickens? Four versions of ‘A Christmas Carol’ will play this weekend Comment
Coney Island

Attorneys fête local judges at annual bash

Coney Island

Attorneys fête local judges at annual bash

Legal eagles with the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn packed Gargiulo’s eatery in Coney Island on Dec. 6 for the group’s annual Judges Night. Comment
Borough-wide

On Gay City News: Lesbian comedian soldiers on after anti-gay rabbis nix Brooklyn parties

Our pals at our sister website, Gay City News, have the latest on a lesbian comedian’s search for new venues for an upcoming New Year’s Eve set after two borough spots cancelled on her amidst pressure from Orthodox Jewish leaders. Click to give it a read! Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018

Nitehawk Cinema bigwigs are opening the historic Pavilion Theater they’ve been renovating for years on Sunday to members of a Park Slope civic group, who will screen the movie house’s debut flick ahead of its looming grand opening to the public. Comment
Bensonhurst

Report: Cops cuff man for killing off-duty firefighter in apparent fit of road rage

Police reportedly arrested the man whom they suspect killed an off-duty Coney Island firefighter during an apparent bout of road rage that turned deadly after his and the victim’s cars collided on the Belt Parkway on Sunday. Comments (1)
It’s a beloved holiday tradition! Comment
Coney Island

Cashing in on Coney: Local group moves forward with plan to bring business-boosting ‘bid’ to nabe

A contingent of Coney Islanders this month kicked off the formal process to create a city sanctioned business-boosting group in the neighborhood, which they say will stimulate the local economy by beautifying the area, providing support to mom-and-pop shops there, and attracting more tourists. Comments (4)
A man died on Monday after his coworker drove into him on the Cobble Hill set of an in-production television series executive produced by rapper 50 Cent, cops said. Comment
Williamsburg

Police arrest man for urinating on, damaging Williamsburg church’s statues

Only god can judge him now. Comment
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On Brownstoner: The rise and fall of Red Hook’s Revere Sugar

Our pals at our sister website, Brownstoner, worked with a local real-estate firm on a deep dive into the history of one of Brooklyn’s most prolific Big Sugar companies, whose refinery complex still defines Red Hook’s waterfront long after workers vacated the buildings. Click to give it a read! Read more…

Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

It took a borough — or two — to save this kitty! Comment
Gravesend

Classroom cheer: IS 281 students and families celebrate season

They ate, drank juice, and were merry! Comment
Gowanus

Honky tonk holidays: Sweetback Sisters celebrate 10th annual singalong spectacular

Call it the Jingle Bell House. Comment
The owners of the beloved Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in Brooklyn Bridge Park must close their store inside the historic fireboat station at Fulton Ferry Landing by the end of the year, after green-space stewards handed the keys to the property to the folks behind another borough scoop shop, Ample Hills Creamery. Comment

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Williamsburg

Feds cuff three Williamsburg baddies in bust of nationwide heroin ring

Three Williamsburg men could spend the rest of their lives behind bars after the Feds this week arrested and charged them for dealing heroin in the neighborhood, elsewhere in the city, and shipping it across the country. Comment
Many Kings County stoners with misdemeanor pot convictions can clear their criminal records at two free events that Brooklyn’s top prosecutor is hosting next week in Flatbush and Bedford-Stuyvesant. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Bridge Park getting squash court at Pier 2

Prep-are to get squashed! Comment
Prosecutors are investigating the organizers of a much-hyped holiday market at the Brooklyn Museum, after a vendor who signed up to hawk her wares there claimed the Christmas-themed bazaar was a Yuletide scam that ended up costing her big time. Comment
Park Slope

US Attorney: Man lured Park Slope girl to Texas as part of child-porn scheme

A teenage girl reported missing from her Park Slope home in September left the borough in the company of an out-of-state man who met her online, and convinced the 15-year-old to move to his Texas motorhome as part of a sickening child-pornography scheme, according to a source familiar with the incident. Comment
Event

Winter wheel: Stay warm at the Dreamland Roller Rink

The new indoor roller rink will open in Industry City tonight! Comment
Crime

Sunset Park man charged for stabbing interpreter with kitchen knife

A Sunset Park man faces up to 25 years in prison for allegedly stabbing a Cantonese interpreter in the back with a kitchen knife while she visited his home last month. Comment
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