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Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Living in jeopardy: Hook Houses residents not paying rent, going to court to force fixes

Red Hook: Some tenants of Brooklyn’s largest public-housing complex who can wait years for dangerous problems to be fixed said the only way to force repairs is by withholding rent and taking the city to court. Comments (1)

Sharp shooters: NYU students win $1-million prize for designing smarter firearm

Downtown: Welcome to a safer gun show. Comments (2)

Engaging the aging: Local do-good groups come together for conference on oldsters

Brooklyn Heights: It was a grand old time. Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a Dumbo drop, the Atlantic Antic, a visit from Spongebob Squarepants, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

‘Real’ scary: Our reporter barely survives serial killer–themed escape room

Red Hook: Our reporter survived the serial killer–themed escape room — barely! Comment

Feting urban farmers: Thousands hit harvest fair to celebrate community gardens

Prospect Heights: It drew the cream of their crops! Comment

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

Pulling an all-nighter: Mayor signs bill for nightlife office into law

Bushwick: He’s taking you to funky town! Comments (4)

Delayed destruction: Officials postpone Sept. 24 demolition of old Kosciuszko Bridge

Greenpoint: There’s life in the old span yet. Comments (2)

One lucky dog: Bay Ridgites rally to save abandoned pooch

Fuzzy Brooklyn: His dog days of summer are behind him! Comment

Family harmony: Brothers band sings of the city

Art: It’s a double-take on Americana! Comment

Taco time! Bushwick festival celebrates the Mexican treat

Dining: It’s a folded fiesta! Comments (3)

The Brooklyn Paper: Stay for a while

Page 1: Stay and let me look at you. It’s been so long I hardly knew you, standing in the door. Stay with me a while, I only want to talk to you. We’ve traveled halfway around the borough to find ourselves again. September morn. We danced until the night became a brand new day. Two lovers playing scenes from some romantic play. September morning still can make me feel that way. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

‘Little Caribbean’ coming to Brooklyn: Pols designate district spanning nabes in honor of region’s immigrants

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Visiting the Caribbean is about to get a lot easier. Comments (1)

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Sickening feeling: Man suspected of groping 12-year-old girl wanted by police

Park Slope: Cops are hunting for a man who allegedly groped a 12-year-old girl in Washington Park during a movie night sponsored by a Park Slope middle school on Sept. 14. Comments (2)

Good old-fashioned fun: Folksy musicians play Park Slope at annual jamboree

Park Slope: They put the jam in jamboree! Comment

Story time: Readers revel in literary fair’s bounty

Downtown: It was a book bonanza! Comment

Cosmic cocktails

Who wants a drink: Nerd bar owner writes ‘Cocktail Guide to the Galaxy’

Books: It’s just what the Doctor ordered! Comment

Day drinking: A cocktail from the Galactic guide

Books: Sip on the super-villainous Felicia Laundry Day! Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017


Rage against the machine: ‘Progressive’ Dems slam Bklyn boss for stopping vote on Squadron replacement

Downtown: Some Brooklyn Democrats blasted their party’s chairman on Monday after he negotiated a deal to throw his committee’s support behind a candidate to replace a Brooklyn Heights state senator, instead of allowing members a vote. Comments (7)

Bites of North Brooklyn: Taste food fest offers culinary tour of Williamsburg, Greenpoint

Williamsburg: They came, they saw, they tasted! Comments (3)

Shake it off: Burlesque fest shimmies into Brooklyn

Nightlife: Their talent is busting out! Comment

Lending its service: Ridgewood Savings Bank arrives in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: You can bank on it! Comments (6)