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Democratic nominee for state Senate Zellnor Myrie joins Vince special guest host Gersh Kuntzman.

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Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018

Fixing the BQE: It was a dream come true for Brooklyn Paper editor-in-chief Vince DiMiceli, who got a chance to see just how decrepit the BQE really is — or isn’t. Comments (8)
A Transit Authority bus driver plowed his bus through a Crown Heights apartment building on September 21, injuring himself and five other people. Comments (1)
Crown Heights: Political newcomer Zellnor Myrie, who stunned some Brooklyn Democrats with an impressive primary-election win over sitting state Sen. Jesse Hamilton, joins an all-new episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio today to discuss the major upset that put him one step closer to clinching the Senate seat that he will likely again compete with Hamilton for in November’s general election. Comment
Class Action: A plan to desegregate middle schools in Park Slope and its surrounding neighborhoods that city officials signed off on last week will most dramatically shake up the student body that fills coveted seats at Fifth Avenue’s MS 51, according to a local parent who blogs about education. Comments (3)

City expanding curbside e-waste collection to Southern Brooklyn

Soon you can just kick your old electronics to the curb. Comment

Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

Rush to cell: City moving too fast in plan to expand House of D, close Rikers, locals say

Boerum Hill: Mayor DeBlasio must pump the brakes on his plan to replace Atlantic Avenue’s House of Detention with a jail eight times its size in his quest to close Rikers Island, according to some locals, who blasted the city for moving too fast with the massive redevelopment it announced last month, and hopes to start pushing through a necessary public-review process before the end of the year. Comments (13)
Downtown: Big Brother just moved in to this corner Downtown. Comment
Coney Island: Billionaire developer John Catsimatidis celebrated laying the last beam on the highest point of two of the three towers of his forthcoming “Ocean Dreams” residential development in Coney Island with a Sept. 20 “topping out” party at the Surf Avenue property. Comment
Art: The show is Port-au-Prince charming! Comments (1)

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

Your backyard: Where the wild things are

Rhymes with Crazy: A new movie at the Museum of Natural History shows you what is going on in your own backyard. Comment

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