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Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

Fixing the BQE: Brooklyn Heights residents are inviting locals to show how much they love the neighborhood’s imperiled Promenade by taking chalk to the walkway and covering it in messages stating what the esplanade means to them. Comment
Red Hook: The Red Hook Container Terminal will likely keep its waterfront home for the next decade, according to the shipping facility’s head honcho, who last week signed paperwork that extends its lease on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey–owned site for five years, and offers a second extension at the end of that term. Comment
Wild Brooklyn: A virus spreading among local raccoons has infected twice as many critters in Prospect Park than previously reported, with up to 15 masked bandits now potentially serving as hosts for distemper — an illness fatal to dogs and other common pets — according to officials. Comments (2)
Music: This trombonist has made some horny music! Comment

How to juggle work and breast-cancer treatment

Breast Cancer Awareness: Patients who want to continue working while receiving treatment for breast cancer can heed the following tips to overcome any cognitive effects of treatment so they can continue to perform their jobs. Comment

Monday, Oct. 22, 2018

Downtown: It was a celebration of good health and good fortune. Comment
Downtown: A Brooklynite and two other men face up to 15 years in prison for allegedly smuggling more than a million out-of-state cigarettes into the borough as part of a criminal scheme that swindled the city and state out of roughly $426,000 in tobacco taxes, according to charges filed by New York State’s top prosecutor. Comments (2)
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Event: The season of spooks and spirits is upon us! If you want to survive the upcoming plague of ghouls and zombies, you need a plan! So consult this list of upcoming eerie events, starting 13 days before Halloween. Comment

Regrowing and caring for hair after chemotherapy

Breast Cancer Awareness: Understanding what to expect and what one can do to facilitate the regrowth of hair can help breast-cancer patients better handle what lies ahead. Comment
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