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On BPR: A lifelong Brooklynite shares his tips for surviving in the big city

Podcast: Brooklyn Paper Radio this week celebrated those native Kings Countians who stuck around as the better borough evolved over the decades, with help from a lifelong local who just released a book about how to survive — and thrive — in the city. Comment
Downtown: Cops cuffed a man who caused an hours-long shutdown of parts of Atlantic Avenue on Tuesday morning, after he barricaded himself inside a nearby Court Street building claiming to have a gun — which police later discovered was an imitation pistol. Comment
Flatlands: A self-proclaimed hoarder took it upon himself to call a tow truck to haul away his two, garbage-filled recreational vehicles that for years hogged street parking near his Flatlands home — despite officers with the local police precinct taking credit for removing the campers. Comment

Grave robber: Sloper gets two months in prison for using city office to steal cash from dead

Park Slope: A Park Slope resident will spend two months behind bars for abusing his city office and stealing thousands from dead Brooklynites, according to the district attorney. Comment

Comic-can do! Class will teach anyone to draw funnybooks

Art: It is more than a panel discussion! Comment
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Brooklynites proudly celebrated their Irish heritage with hundreds of others on Sunday, when they marched through Park Slope during the borough’s eponymous St. Patrick’s Day parade for the first time in the event’s 44-year history. Comment

Man stabs teen bystander while terrorizing Coney Island bodega with three cohorts

Coney Island: Police are hunting for the guy who stabbed a teenage bystander in the back inside a Coney Island bodega, after the suspect and three accomplices chased two other men inside the store. Comment

Police investigating after male, female bodies pulled from water near Brooklyn Army Terminal

Sunset Park: Cops are investigating the identities of two victims whose dead bodies they pulled from water near the Brooklyn Army Terminal three days apart. Comments (1)

Virtuous cycle: Bike messenger raises cash for medical debt relief

Event: Laughter is the best medical billing system! Comment

Climate conversation keeps on going

Speak Out: Our readers shared additional fears about what will happen if pols wait to act on climate change, and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comments (5)
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