Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for March 23. Comment

PLG attorney convicted of lying to Feds about property-sale scheme

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A crooked Prospect-Lefferts Gardens lawyer faces up to 20 years in prison for lying to the Feds to help her aunt avoid paying millions of dollars she owed to the government, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Comments (3)

Rooms with a view: BAM to open new gallery, connect three spaces along Fulton Street

Fort Greene: They’re going strong! Comments (1)

Healthy growth! Coney Island Hospital leaders, pols break ground on facility’s new tower

Coney Island: This hospital is on the up-and-up! Comment
Sheepshead Bay: The city must give a raise to New York’s Finest, according to a Sheepshead Bay councilman, who claimed local cops struggle to make ends meet with the wages they earn protecting and serving the Big Apple. Comments (8)

Sea scrum! Major League Rugby debuts at MCU Park

Coney Island: It’s a whole new ballgame for the stadium by the sea. Comments (3)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a Coney Island carnival, some disco doggies, a silent slapstick star, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

The Newsstand

Digital editions: Did you know that the Paper adds that perfect dash of local flavor to any meal? Indeed, it is an ideal dining companion, not least because it won’t talk your ear off as you savor the food in front of you. Non-believers needn’t take the Paper’s word for it — they can take it along to their next lunch or dinner reservation. And if they make that reservation at one of the hundreds of Kings County restaurants participating in the ongoing Dine the Boroughs event, which runs through March 29, they can enjoy their local news along with an inexpensive, three-course feast! So keep readin’, eatin’, and hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Digital editions: Schneps Media is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions of the Bay News, Mill Marine Courier, Park Slope Courier, and Brooklyn Graphic! Read more…
Dining: Big Alice is getting bigger! Comments (3)
Standing O: Two Kings County justices traded their gavels for guitars during a special St. Patrick’s Day performance at a Canarsie senior center. Comment

Brutal blow: Brute wanted for clocking woman on Crown Heights street

Crown Heights: Cops are hunting for the scumbag who sucker punched a woman in broad daylight on a Crown Heights street. Comment

Not baa-d! Lamb rescued from expressway finds new home at bucolic farm

Wild Brooklyn: Call it bleating the odds! Comment
Mean Streets: Southern Brooklyn civic leaders must advocate for more dedicated bike paths in the area, according to local cyclists, who claimed the leaders of local community boards routinely thwart their efforts to promote the form of alternative transportation in traditionally car-heavy neighborhoods. Comments (19)

Leading ladies! Power Women gala honors Brooklyn’s formidable females

Park Slope: Schneps Media celebrated the borough’s most influential women at its annual Power Women Awards and Networking Event at Grand Prospect Hall. Comments (2)
Books: She’s facing history. Comments (9)

Forging new connections with some long-time neighbors

Fearless Living: This week, our Fearless columnist tries to break the bubble she sometimes finds herself in, by attempting to build new relationships with residents and volunteers at a local homeless shelter. Comment
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