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December, 2016

Call it the festival of phosphorescent lights! Comment
Christmas music never had this much rhythm. Comment
How sweater it is! Comment
Little kids got a big lesson in the spirit of giving at the 41st Assembly District Democrats Club’s annual Toys for Tots Drive in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 15, and organizers hope the experience has set them up for a lifetime of selfless generosity. Comment
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Brighton Beach honors local police

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Brighton Beach honors local police

They waived their right to remain silent! Comments (1)
It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comments (1)
It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment

November, 2016

They nurtured their green thumbs! Comment
Bay Ridge’s homeless population is growing — and so is the neighborhood’s response. Comment
This one really got a rise out of people. Comments (1)
It was like the Spook-a-Rama came alive! Comment

October, 2016

There’s many a good tune played by an old fiddler. Comment
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Lots of love! Vols clean two dirty Sheepshead Bay Road tracts

They weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Comment
Everyone’s a sucker for a good sukkah! Comment
Call it a paw-fect day! Comment
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Young creatives get down and dirty

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Young creatives get down and dirty

Art is a messy business, but someone’s gotta do it. Comment

September, 2016

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Plumb job: Vols clean up fetid beach

That’s a lotta garbage! Comments (2)
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Care show! Auto event raises $ for cancer research

They kicked cancer awareness into high gear. Comment
It’s the sweet taste of recognition. Comment
Now they can never change the parade route. Comment
A bombing in Manhattan had a chilling effect on a Bay Ridge tradition. Comment
Just in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season! Comment
Face-painting, bouncy castles, hula hoops — this party had it all. Comments (1)
Regular Joes and G.I. Joes tested their strength side by side at Fort Hamilton’s Civilian Military Combine on Sept. 10. Comment
Kings County came together to mourn. Comment
These clothes were gone in 60 seconds! Comment

August, 2016

Sports Illustrated swimsuit models made the Boardwalk sizzle during the mag’s Summer of Swim Fan Festival in Coney Island on Aug. 28. Comments (1)
There were reenactments — but we still lost. Comment
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Start ‘em up! ‘Stones’ tribute rocks Marine Park

They definitely got some satisfaction. Comment
Don’t call it a bored walk! Comment
They bade summer farewell as school bells get ready to ring. Comment
Encore! Comment
They really got into gear! Comment
It was a special day. Comment
They had the right to remain excited! Comment
It was one fine day. Comment

July, 2016

Meet the leader of Brooklyn’s only Army post. Comment
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Coney’s got talent! Brooklynites put on a seaside show

Talk about a hot performance! Comment
Talk about running in the family! Comment
Good and evil clashed in a momentous battle at MCU Park on July 23, and it was not the hometown Brooklyn Cyclones against the hated Staten Island Yankees — it was between the Jedi and Sith. Comment
Owl’s Head Park has really gone to the dogs! Comments (2)
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With or without U2: Cover band rocks Aviator

The night was unforgettable. Comment
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Third Ave. first for fun: Ridge’s stroll draws all walks

This four-part street fair gets off on the right foot. Comment
It was a bazaar sight! Comments (1)
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What a ball! Clones screen stickball doc, host expo

It was a hit! Comment

June, 2016

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Childs’ play: PS 100 kids entertain Trump Village seniors with Broadway hits

These kids got up and danced to a song was a hit before their mothers were born. Comment
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Breaking bread: Muslims, Jews come together for Ramadan feast

They all came to the table! Comments (1)
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Clones lose big in season opener

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Clones lose big in season opener

They dropped the ball. Comment
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Made with love: Bake sale raises money for sick local kid

What a sweet story! Comment
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Beam them up! Kensington middle-schoolers tour solar-powered plane

They really warmed up to this field trip. Comment
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A ‘relay’ fun time! Cancer fund-raiser a hit

Cancer survivors and their supporters walked, ran, jumped — and even smooched pooches — to raise money for cancer research during the Relay for Life rally against cancer at Bergen Beach Fields on June 11. Comment
This party just keeps getting bigger! Comment
The competition was ruff. Comment
Thousands of Brooklynites flocked to Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue to celebrate the borough’s queer community at the 20th Brooklyn Pride on Saturday. Comment
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Thanks a Lott! Volunteers clean up historic Marine Park house

Just a few folks did a whole Lott-a good. Comment
Who says they don’t teach art in schools anymore?! Comment
Hai-five to this guy! Comment
They really packed ’em in. Comment
These cubs really roared. Comments (1)
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Bay Ridge over the moon for Lag B’Omer festival

Children and adults danced and marched down Bay Ridge Avenue from the Chabad of Bay Ridge to Owl’s Head Park to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag B’Omer on May 26. Comment
Brooklynites commemorated the Americans who have died serving their country — and honored those who have returned — at Memorial Day events across the borough on Monday, marking the occasion with traditions old and new. Comment

May, 2016

They made Fresh Creek even fresher! Comments (1)
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Resting laurels: Boody students honor namesake former mayor with graveside wreath

It was the wreath they could do for this civic titan. Comment
Call ’em arty animals. Comment
The Park Slope hospital ate, boogied, and honored at its annual fundraiser. Comment
Here they are — horned hats, bunads, and all — the plunderers who invaded Owl’s Head Park for Viking Fest on Saturday and the revelers who followed in their wake during Sunday’s Norwegian Day Parade. Comment
There was no keeping this festival at bay. Comment
They’re tiny Einsteins! Comment
They shook a leg and broke a leg! Comment
But it was no tragedy. Comment
It was a Hajj to Bay Ridge’s Muslim Mecca. Comment
Aloha joy! Comment
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They had a ball! Mets go to bat for Little Leaguers

Brooklyn and Queens wound up on the same winning team during a Mets’ youth baseball clinic for St. Athanasius Little League at Citi Field. Comment
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A cut above: Beep honors Ridge chef at Arab-American fete

Salam, he likes ’em! Comment

April, 2016

They’d like to thank the community. Comment
It’s the weirdest news to come out of Downtown … this week. Comment
It was the mother of all nature parties. Comment
They got their kicks! Comment
They’re calling Coney a shore thing. Comment
You can lead a Norseman to water — but he’d rather have beer. Comment
Pass the horseradish! Comment
Family and friends of late bicycle activist and business owner Patrice “T.C.” Capo saw the Bay Ridgite’s name immortalized on a 90th Street corner on April 9. Comment
The boys and girls of summer are back! Comment

March, 2016

The Cyclone and Wonder Wheel got their day in the sun after the specter of a blizzard postponed the blessing of the rides last week. Comment
They really came out of their shells! Comment
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Sciene and religion get along at Ridge Purim party

They experimented with tradition! Comment
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Owl’s Head a nest of Easter egg fun!

It was fun for everybunny! Comment
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Over-the-topper: Seniors show off elaborate Easter bonnets

It’s a fashion miracle! Comment
They got a taste of the Danish life. Comments (1)
It was a breakaway success! Comment
They had everybody seein’ Dublin! Comment
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Kids get read, set, and sing!

Students at PS 1 in Sunset Park showed of their newly learned oral chops! Comment
This year, Midwood High School won, but everybody had a blast Comment
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Locals gather to fight hate and anti-Semitism

They’re fighting hate with hope and unity. Comments (2)
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The Easter Bunny came early

Kids hunted for eggs and won prizes during Our Lady of Grace Church’s annual Easter egg hunt on March 12. Comment
Call it the Thrill-a in the Mill-a! Comment
These awardees were really shepping nachas. Comments (2)
They want litter to take a long walk off a short pier. Comment
Klez do lunch! Comment
They’re like tiny Einsteins! Comment

February, 2016

Coney Island’s white sands are full of black history. Comment
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Singing their praises! Ridge civic honors ‘unsung heroes’

These folks are really tuned in to Bay Ridge. Comment
Sunset Parkers celebrated Mexican heritage with film, food, and a free performance by a local traditional dance company at Industry City on Feb. 20 — the second in a series of family events called Sunset Park Cinema Club for Kids that Industry City and Rooftop Films are sponsoring. One mother who brought her son said was an “action-packed” day that will bring her back. Comment
They weren’t monkeying around! Comment
It was the storm before the calm! Comment
It was a supreme celebration. Comment
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Skipping class! Students jump rope for a cause

Double dutch, anyone? Comment
Sheepshead Bay students want to change the way their school thinks about environmental issues. Comment
It’s Brooklyn’s Iditarod! Comment

January, 2016

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DeBlasio looks to the future at BAM’s annual MLK tribute

Monday marked the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death — but Mayor DeBlasio is already thinking about the 50th. Comment
They wined about the R train. Comments (1)
Talk about police brass! Comment
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Revelers avoid Times Square in favor of the People’s Playground

Times Square? Fugheddaboudit! Comment
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Big splash! Polar plunge draws record number of swimmers

These polar bears are anything but endangered. Comment

December, 2015

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Guilded Christmas: Santa stops by Free Mason club

You’d think Santa was a member of the toy-makers’ guild. Comment
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Peace offering: Ridge interfaith group hands out badges for harmony

Call it a brooch of the peace. Comment
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