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Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018


Pavilion Theater will host private screening for Park Slope civic group on Sunday

Park Slope: Nitehawk Cinema bigwigs are opening the historic Pavilion Theater they’ve been renovating for years on Sunday to members of a Park Slope civic group, who will screen the movie house’s debut flick ahead of its looming grand opening to the public. Comment

Report: Cops cuff man for killing off-duty firefighter in apparent fit of road rage

Blind Spots: Police reportedly arrested the man whom they suspect killed an off-duty Coney Island firefighter during an apparent bout of road rage that turned deadly after his and the victim’s cars collided on the Belt Parkway on Sunday. Comments (1)

Cashing in on Coney: Local group moves forward with plan to bring business-boosting ‘bid’ to nabe

Coney Island: A contingent of Coney Islanders this month kicked off the formal process to create a city sanctioned business-boosting group in the neighborhood, which they say will stimulate the local economy by beautifying the area, providing support to mom-and-pop shops there, and attracting more tourists. Comment
Fort Greene: It’s a beloved holiday tradition! Comments (4)
Cobble Hill: A man died on Monday after his coworker drove into him on the Cobble Hill set of an in-production television series executive produced by rapper 50 Cent, cops said. Comments (1)

Police arrest man for urinating on, damaging Williamsburg church’s statues

Williamsburg: Only god can judge him now. Comments (3)
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Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

Big changes at Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Bridge Park bigwigs are shelling out millions of dollars to build an entirely new span in place of the beleaguered Squibb Bridge, which zig zags from its namesake park in Brooklyn Heights down to the waterfront lawn below, and for the second time closed due to structural problems back in July. Comments (5)
DUMBO: The owners of the beloved Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in Brooklyn Bridge Park must close their store inside the historic fireboat station at Fulton Ferry Landing by the end of the year, after green-space stewards handed the keys to the property to the folks behind another borough scoop shop, Ample Hills Creamery. Comments (3)

Honky tonk holidays: Sweetback Sisters celebrate 10th annual singalong spectacular

Music: Call it the Jingle Bell House. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: It took a borough — or two — to save this kitty! Comments (1)

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