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Friday, July 20, 2018

Brooklyn Heights

Safety fur-st! Locals receive lesson in animal CPR

More than a dozen animal lovers learned how to give vital mouth-to-snout resuscitation to their furry friends at a Brooklyn Heights rescue’s first-aid seminar on Wednesday. Comment
This music group is getting the Hook! Comment

Thursday, July 19, 2018

They’re rolling out disco history! Comment
Williamsburg

Biden time!: New book stars former Prez and veep as mystery-solving duo

Obama is basically Batman. Comment

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Clinton Hill

Bleeding hearts: ‘Marie and Bruce’ is a breakup comedy with edge

These characters cut deep. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Arch support: LPC green-lights fixes to stone structures beneath B’Bridge

City preservationists okayed renovations to the masonry arches supporting one end of the landmarked Brooklyn Bridge as part of a scheme that also proposes fixing up similar structures at the crossing’s opposite foot, as well as the two stone towers that rise above the span. Comment

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Williamsburg

Cost of living: Suit alleges Kushner Co. risked tenants’ health for profits

The family real-estate firm of President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner illegally forced rent-stabilized tenants out of a Williamsburg apartment building with construction that exposed occupants, including children, to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday. Comment
Doctors at Brooklyn Hospital Center on Friday orchestrated an extra-special delivery when they welcomed a pregnant mother’s bundle of joy — in the parking lot outside the emergency room. Comment
These drawings have been given a new platform! Comments (1)

Monday, July 16, 2018

Dozens of Kings County jitterbugs cut a rug as a swing band played tunes outside of Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch on Wednesday at the first of five boogies the book lender is hosting this season. Comment
This band is old and new and something blues! Comment

Friday, July 13, 2018

They are cleaning up a dirty joke joint! Comment

Thursday, July 12, 2018

This bar has plenty of breathing room. Comment

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Gowanus

There’s a catch: Signs can’t ban angling in Gowanus without data on how putrid canal affects fish, state says

State officials cannot sign off on placards that ban all fishing in the fetid Gowanus Canal, which past federal studies found filled with life-threatening chemicals, because they lack any actual data on how those toxic substances taint species that swim inside the channel itself, according to a bigwig from New York State’s Department of Health. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Show boat: Colorful craft ready to hit the waves

It’s sure to dazzle! Comment

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Is there a way to not see them? Comment
Park Slope

Driver arrested in deadly Park Slope hit-and-run

Police arrested a Bronx man after he allegedly hit and killed a Staten Island man on 21st Street in Park Slope on June 30. Comment
Demonstrators swarmed the 83 Precinct station house on Knickerbocker Avenue in Bushwick on Thursday, demanding authorities explain why the hit-and-run driver who fatally ran over a 4-year-old on a nearby sidewalk on June 24 has yet to be arrested or charged, even after cops stopped her while she fled the scene. Comment
A Brooklyn police detective shot in the line of duty early Friday left Kings County Hospital that afternoon surrounded by members of New York’s Finest, who cheered his recovery and thanked him for his service. Comment

Monday, July 9, 2018

See the Blue among the green! Comment
Crown Heights

In the black: New shadow study of C’Heights towers shows dim future for Botanic Garden, P’Park

Three towering Crown Heights developments planned to rise blocks from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Park will deprive those and other nearby green spaces of precious sunlight each day, according to a study commissioned by a local anti-gentrification group. Comment
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