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Friday, April 28, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a folk festival, adorable dogs, drag queens, and George Takei! Oh myyyyy! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Spick-and-span: New Kosciuszko Bridge opening with lightshow tonight!

Fixing the BQE: They’re building bridges! Comments (3)

City installs temporary fix for hard-to-access Fort Greene Park curb

Fort Greene: Talk about improving your grades! Comment

Missing the boat! Coney pols demand ferry stop

They’re making waves over the city’s new ferry system. Comments (1)

Bay Ridge pol enters race for mayor

Party Line: Another Republican mayoral candidate just threw her hat in the ring. Comment

Sanctuary borough: DA aims to protect immigrants from deportation

The District Attorney’s office is launching a new policy aimed at helping immigrants convicted of low-level offenses avoid deportation. Comments (4)

Your guide to celebrating Cinco de Mayo without getting a hangover

Nightlife: It’s not drinko de Mayo! Comments (1)

The Brooklyn Paper: Never stop never stopping

Page 1: We just watched that movie with Samberg. Not the best, but we love that title. It’s kind of like “Keep hustilin’, Brooklyn!”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Piering in! Two more groups allowed to work on Park towers negotiations

Bridge ‘Park’: More watchdog groups have a seat at the table — well, kind of. Comments (1)

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CB2 skips weigh in on controversial school building

Clinton Hill: The local panel may have punted its chance to have a say on the 10-story structure Monday night. Comments (16)

Catholic Charities balks at buying Angel Guardian Home

Dyker Heights: Call this deal a fallen angel. Comment

Mayor: Slope shelter on the way

Park Slope: Mayor DeBlasio will bring a 250-bed homeless shelter to the greater Park Slope area as the city prepares to end the its dealings with a Gowanus Super 8 hotel currently providing refuge for 172 dispossessed locals. Comments (11)

Littlefield’s little move: Popular event space moving a block away

Boro of Nerds: How much cheaper can the rent be? Comments (1)

Live by the sword: Samurai group fights demons at Japanese festival

Dance: It’s the cutting edge of comedy! Comment
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High times! Radio listeners get a dose of Gersh and Vince on pot

Podcast: Jake Plowden and Leland Radovanic of the Cannabis Cultural Association explain their plans to get black folks making money in the soon-to-be legal pot industry! Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Etsy-does it! Dot-com’s super green office a pleasure to visit — or work in

DUMBO: A visit to this Dumbo office building owned by Jared Kushner makes it easy to see why you would want to work at Etsy, and not just because of the free bagels. Comments (10)

Street surfing: Internet-equipped buses hit Brooklyn streets

Transit: Talk about high-speed internet! Comments (6)

800 candles: Eight centenarians celebrate joint birthday bash under one Crown Heights roof

Crown Heights: This nursing home has so many centenarians, they have to share a birthday cake! Comments (1)

A toast to cheer: David Byrne to lecture on why we should be cheerful

Music: Cheer up and hear all about it. Comments (2)

Get out of your tiny apartment for this show!

Theater: Good things can come in small packages. Comment

Fire on the BQE: Blazing crash snarls traffic for hours

Gowanus: A fire erupted on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Gowanus after a tractor-trailer driver collided with a car on Friday afternoon. Comments (2)

Kids celebrate Earth Day in  Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Call it a b-earth day party! Comment