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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Dumb-ster gone, but city won’t pay to pave bald spot on Boerum Place

An illegally parked dumpster that blocked city workers from finishing a paving job on Boerum Place Downtown has been moved, and now the city says its owner has to pay to lay new asphalt on the bald spot that was missed. Comments (1)

Cost of living: Suit alleges Kushner Co. risked tenants’ health for profits

Williamsburg: The family real-estate firm of President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner illegally forced rent-stabilized tenants out of a Williamsburg apartment building with construction that exposed occupants, including children, to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday. Comments (6)

Arch support: LPC green-lights fixes to stone structures beneath B’Bridge

Brooklyn Heights: City preservationists okayed renovations to the masonry arches supporting one end of the landmarked Brooklyn Bridge as part of a scheme that also proposes fixing up similar structures at the crossing’s opposite foot, as well as the two stone towers that rise above the span. Comment
Fort Greene: Doctors at Brooklyn Hospital Center on Friday orchestrated an extra-special delivery when they welcomed a pregnant mother’s bundle of joy — in the parking lot outside the emergency room. Comment
Art: These drawings have been given a new platform! Comments (1)

‘Laid back’ Cyclones fall to Crosscutters, fail to sweep

The Ride: Our boys may not have put forth their best effort on Monday afternoon. Comment

Monday, July 16, 2018

Road to riches: Mytle Ave. entrepreneurs brace for flush future with opening of plaza

Clinton Hill: Clinton Hill business owners are hoping last month’s long-awaited debut of an inviting pedestrian plaza along Myrtle Avenue will jump-start commerce on the stretch, after roughly four years of construction slowed sales at many stores, and forced some to close their doors altogether, according to one shopkeep. Comment

Clones top Crosscutters

The Ride: Our boys scored early and never looked back. Comment

City program offers homeowners free deck inspections with grace period for repairs

Development: Department of Buildings leaders today kicked off a weeks-long program offering free, no-penalty inspections of homeowners’ decks, porches, and retaining walls in an effort to shore up any suspicious structures and avoid dangerous collapses. Comment
Music: This band is old and new and something blues! Comment

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Vargas delivers as Cyclones win again

The Ride: The Met hurler, making his second rehab start for Brooklyn, went six strong innings. Comment

How to win at soccer without really trying

Rhymes with Crazy: Here’s a hint: Let the kids play by themselves! Comment

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