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Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018

With the L train closure looming, renters in Williamsburg and Bushwick seeking relief from the inconvenience have options on the other side of the Hudson River. Click to read Brownstoner’s report on the seven reasons why locals looking to relocate should consider Jersey City, which our sister publication put together with support from Garden State real-estate firm Roseland Residential Trust. Read more…

City replaces, but doesn’t erase, squiggly yellow lines dividing stretch of Neptune Ave.

Coney Island: This agency is still out of line! Comments (2)
Wild Brooklyn: Addled raccoons possibly infected with the dog-killing distemper virus are wandering out of Prospect Park and onto the streets of surrounding neighborhoods, according to numerous residents who reported no less than three sightings. Comments (2)

Oy to the world! Rabbi discusses Jewish X-mas traditions

Dining: It’s a Christmas mitzvah! Comments (2)

Market watch: Slopers ponder Fifth Ave. Key Food’s fate after months pass with no signs of site’s redevelopment

Changing Brooklyn: They want to know what’s in store! Comments (1)
River of Tears: Christmas may come early for local L-train riders, who are now waiting with baited breath for Gov. Cuomo to reveal findings from the late-night — and arguably last-minute — tour he took of the subway’s superstorm Sandy–ravaged Brooklyn–Manhattan tunnel on Dec. 14. Comments (3)

On Gay City News: Lesbian comic back in biz after kosher venue reversal

A lesbian comedian’s New Year’s Eve gig is back on in Flatbush after rabbis appear to have backed away from pressuring multiple kosher restaurants into pulling the plug on her event. Click to read more about it over on Gay City News. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 17, 2018

Pod-casting! Boro fishing club’s new audio show shares seafaring stories from Kings County

Park Slope: This podcast will reel-y hook ya! Comment

Marine Park man cuffed for threatening to ‘put a bullet in’ U.S. Senator critical of Trump

Marine Park: The Feds arrested a Marine Park man for threatening to kill a United States Senator in a hostile message he left on the answering machine of her district-office phone. Comments (3)
Class Action: Brooklyn College students will suffer if city and state officials do not raise the salaries of its part-time adjunct professors, dozens of faculty members warned during a recent protest. Comments (1)

Crown Heights man gets 40 years to life for violent sexual assault of Bushwick woman

Bushwick: A Crown Heights man is headed behind bars — possibly for the rest of his days — for sexually assaulting a woman and threatening to kill her inside her Bushwick home, according to Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. Comment
Event: She’s talkin’ bout a resolution! Comment

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