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Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Canal knowledge

Memento gory! Gowanus Souvenir Shop sells canal-inspired keepsakes

Shopping: Now you can take home a memento of your trip to the Gowanus Canal that isn’t a rash! Comment.

It came from the Gowanus Canal: The only holiday gift guide you need

Shopping: There is only one place you need to shop this holiday season — the Gowanus Souvenir Shop. Comments (1).

Santa paws: Pose with this adorable dog for your howl-iday photos

Art: Get snug with a pug for the holidays! Comment.

Political spin

Idaho weighs in on the ‘Idaho stop’

Mean Streets: What do Idahoans think of their namesake bike law? We called them to find out! Comments (7).

POLL: Should cyclists be allowed to ride through red lights?

Mean Streets: A Brooklyn councilman wants to change the road rules so cyclists can roll through red lights and stop lights — also known as the “Idaho stop.” Comments (10).

Green Church’s long-awaited resurrection begins

Bay Ridge: Workers broke ground on a new “Green Church” in Bay Ridge earlier this month — and our pals at have the exclusive! Comment.

Police: Phone thief takes selfie with stolen cell, uploads it to Google

Ditmas Park: Cops are hunting a guy who they say swiped a man’s phone in Ditmas Park on Oct. 24, before using the cell to take a selfie that was instantly uploaded onto the victim’s Google account. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

State should green-light cyclists running red lights, say riders

Mean Streets: A Williamsburg pol’s proposal to allow cyclists to ride through red lights and stop signs so long as the coast is clear would bring the city’s laws into sync with the way many pedal-pushers say they already roll. Comments (54).

Board to death: Majority of community boards reject mayor’s upzoning

Changing Brooklyn: Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to upzone the city in the hopes of making new developments more affordable and less ugly is a dud, say the majority of Brooklyn’s community boards. Comments (17).

Step right up! Borough Hall stoop is open again

Downtown: And just in time for winter! Comments (1).

Sign here: Exhibit pays tribute to Coney Island banners

Art: It’s a sign of the times — and of the place. Comment.

Primping and preening: Volunteers spruce up bird-watchers’ paradise Bush Terminal Park

Sunset Park: This park is for the birds — literally! Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Check out how easy it is to become a sex offender!

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore finds out that you too can be labeled a sex offender by streaking across the football field! Comments (6).

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Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment.