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Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Today on Brooklyn Paper Radio, Gersh rips into DeBlasio’s streetcar plan

Podcast: Who doesn’t love streetcars? Gersh Kuntzman, that’s who. Comment.

Off your trolley

Put a turd on it! Portland pol-turned-transit guru says most streetcars stink

Transit: It is a streetcar named quagmire. Comments (8).

Pols to mayor: Fix Southern Brooklyn transit before building flashy streetcar

Transit: They’re rail-y riled up over this. Comments (7).

Diamond in the clear! Transit legend’s streetcar dreams finally back on track

Red Hook: His cable car has just come in! Comments (2).

On Board! Council wants Boardwalk landmarked

Coney Island: Call it board-based support. Comments (1).

The mane event: Huge ‘My Little Pony’ celebration coming to Park Slope

Event: It’s no dog-and-pony show. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Lenore traverses the sidewalks of New York

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnists takes a walk on the wild side. Comments (1).

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Welcome to Brooklyn! Visitor center gets a high-tech makeover

Downtown: The tourist center at Borough Hall is about to get a high-tech boost, making it easier for visitors to shop, dine, and chill in Brooklyn. Comment.

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What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

POLL: Mayor is on board with developer-backed streetcar plan — are you?

Transit: It is a streetcar named DeBlasio. Comments (34).

Vendors have a week to fight Brooklyn Law replacing them with shrubbery

Brooklyn Heights: There is no time to beat around the bush! Comments (6).

Pouring through history: Uncovering Brooklyn’s cocktail past

Event: They’ve got tales of cocktails! Comment.

Bartoonist finds the whiskey flowing in Bushwick

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator emerges from hibernation long enough to sketch a new bar where all the cocktails are on tap. Comments (3).

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: There is plenty to do this week: excellent pop bands, readings, chili contests, film screenings, art shows — and you can get into it all for free, which means extra cash to spend on beer! Comment.

18 alleged gang members charged with ‘hunting’ Canarsie residents

Crime: Prosecutors are charging more than a dozen alleged Flatbush gang members with murder and conspiracy for going on “hunting expeditions” to gun down rival gangsters — and even civilians — simply for living in Canarsie. Comments (2).

Everything and the kitchen sink: City opens culinary ‘incubator’ in Bed-Stuy

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Too many cooks won’t spoil this broth. Comment.