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Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

A likely ‘story’: Park tower will be a bit higher than expected

Bridge ‘Park’: It doesn’t measure up! Comments (1)

Worth a shot? Locals balk as city considers heroin-injection facilities

Bay Ridge: Brooklynites to city: “Are you high!?” Comments (6)

‘Phoenix Hotel’ replaces shuttered bordello, worrying locals

Sunset Park: Is it a fresh start or a repeat of the past? Comment

Sak it to me! Shoppers welcome fashion outlet to Sunset Park

Shopping: Call it Saks Third Avenue. Comment

Nearest and beer-est: Local beer fest gets bigger than ever

Event: There are some new kids on the Block! Comment

Thousands walk in Prospect Park in breast-cancer benefit

Park Slope: More Brooklynites than ever strapped on their sneakers and donned pink for Making Strides in Brooklyn on Oct. 16, when the American Cancer Society celebrated its final breast-cancer walk in Prospect Park before the charity event heads south to Coney Island. Comment

Book for hubby tells how to ‘Stand by Her’

Breast Cancer Awareness: Bedford-Stuyvesant author John W. Anderson offers advice for husbands, fathers, sons, brothers, and friends accompanying a breast cancer sufferer on her journey. Comment

Brooklyn Paper Profile: Alec MacGillis

Page 1: In this week’s former Brooklyn Paper reporter profile, we turn the time machine dial back to 1998, when a young Yale graduate named Alec MacGillis became our Bay Ridge reporter. In those halcyon days when profits were soaring, MacGillis cover such exciting topics as the proposed Mega-Mall in Dyker Heights, which was slated to rise up above the railroad tracks between Eighth and 14th avenues, as well as, well, let’s put it this way: He always kept hustlin’, Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Elephant instrument: Montreal rock band puts sitar front and center

Music: It’s a sound you’ll never forget! Comment

Windsor Terrace air condition business out as apartments go up

Windsor Terrace: Nineteenth Street is losing its cool. Comments (1)

This year’s model! Congregation Beth Elohim’s latest designer sukkah a Bedouin tent

Awesome: Is that a sukkah? You Bedouin! Comment

‘Spark’ to it! Children’s Museum opens outpost at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: The kids are all light! Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Citi yikes! City transportation reps won’t attend Park Slope Citi Bike meeting

Mean Streets: The Department of Transportation has infuriated members of a Park Slope panel by declining to attend a hotly anticipated meeting over the controversial rollout of the Citi Bike bicycle rental service in the neighborhood. Comments (47)

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Power shifts in DA's office

Closing statement: Pols, friends eulogize DA Ken Thompson at funeral

Politics: The prosecution rests. Comment

Governor will not replace temporary DA

Politics: The handpicked successor of late District Attorney Ken Thompson will remain in the post until Thompson’s term ends at the close of 2017, Gov. Cuomo announced today. Comments (1)

Gaza strip! ‘Hate group’ trolls Brooklyn College Muslim club with cartoon posters

Midwood: A national anti-Muslim group plastered Brooklyn College with posters on Monday claiming that a campus organization is a front for terror group Hamas. Comments (15)

Blood sugar flex magik! Beep uses excercise, diet to control diabetes

Politics: Borough President Adams is going off his meds — and that’s great news. Comment

Shelter skelter: ‘Homeless’ rally marches through Sunset Park

Sunset Park: There is no shelter from their ire. Comments (10)

That smarts! Colorful Dumbo sign reacts to tweets

Weird Art: It’s the smartest sign in Dumbo! Comments (3)

Show me the science! Armory show gets kids excited about experiments

Park Slope: They’re arming them with science! Comment

Father ‘hoods: ‘Dad Day’ series explores Brooklyn nabes

Cinema: It’s a look back in humor. Comment

Downtown Rotary club to mark fifth birthday at Dyker Heights shindig

Save the date! The Brooklyn Ridge Rotary Club celebrates its fifth anniversary at the Dyker Beach Golf Club on Nov. 3. Comment

Empire State Ride puts ‘fun’ in fund-raising

Breast Cancer Awareness: Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportune time to start planning and training for next summer’s seven-day bike trek from Manhattan to Niagra Falls. Comment

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Montgomery, DeBlasio rep trash DOT over Schermerhorn block closure

Mean Streets: The state senator went on a lengthy tirade against the agency at a Community Board 2 meeting on Thursday. Comments (33)

Sunset Park library: The next chapter

New library to lend low-income apartments

Sunset Park: The Sunset Park library’s controversial redevelopment will create homes for the neediest Brooklynites, developers say. Comments (8)

Sunset Park will lose library for ‘a few weeks’ before redevelopment

Sunset Park: Officials say they want to take their time opening the temporary branch. Comments (3)

Grim fairy tales: Baroque band plays creepy kids’ stories

Music: Call them scary tales! Comment

Rock ’n’ roll: Car-selling son of Brooklyn gets street named for him on Staten Island

Carroll Gardens: Joe Manfredi, who started an auto dealership empire in Brooklyn, gets street named for him on the Rock. Comments (2)