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Up, up, and away: New book tours Brooklyn’s best rooftops

Books: This book wants to get you high! Comment

Transit meltdown: Most numbered subway lines suspended amid heat wave

Numbered subway lines are suffering shutdowns across the city amid a searing heat wave currently plaguing the Five Boroughs, and transit officials are advising straphangers on social media to use “lettered” lines. Comments (5)
Lyft is being so chill this weekend. Comment
A one-time Brooklyn resident faces 20 years in prison for allegedly serving Islamic terrorist group ISIS as a high-ranking sniper, according to federal court documents unsealed Friday. Comments (8)
Downtown: Court police cuffed a woman for allegedly trying to smuggle a pistol into Kings County Criminal Court on Thursday. Comments (2)

Cops hunt fiend in deadly Brighton Beach assault

Brighton Beach: Cops are hunting the goon who beat a 52-year-old man to death in Brighton Beach on July 9. Comments (8)
Williamsburg: A federal grand jury indicted an East New York man on Thursday for allegedly raiding a Williamsburg apartment seeking drugs, only to then rape a woman there under the guise of a police officer, according to U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue. Comment
Coney Island: This Coney Island corner will always have a cop. Comments (8)
Flatbush: Of all the wondrous reservoirs of knowledge, art, history, and vintage oddities housed behind polished panes of Plexiglas, there’s only one Kings County museum that sells fruit: the Golden Gate Fruit Market. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a cinematic swamp; a lesbian love story, tequila time, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

ICE continues to fail amid ongoing Brooklyn raids

Sunset Park: Federal immigration agents tried — and failed — to apprehend targeted Brooklyn residents amid six raids throughout the borough, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed on Wednesday. Comments (23)
Williamsburg: After several years of construction, the city is poised to open two piers on the Williamsburg waterfront for public enjoyment, the Parks Department confirmed. Comment
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Homecrest looter on the loose

Cops are hunting the thief who looted a delivery truck parked in Homecrest on July 13. Comments (1)
Greenpoint: National singing competition “American Idol” will host open-call auditions at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint on July 23. Comments (6)
Coney Island: Power outages hit Coney Island, Gravesend, and Bath Beach Wednesday morning due to downed power lines at Stillwell Avenue and Avenue Z — leaving more than 1,100 residents in the dark on one of the hottest days of the year. Comments (7)
Standing O: Three cheers for the Brooklyn Hospital Center, which broke ground on a state-of-the-art new Emergency Department to provide Brooklynites with speedy lifesaving care. Comments (1)

Bayou bash: Mardi Gras Indian band brings the sound of New Orleans

Music: They’re coming for ya! Comment
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