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ICE continues to fail amid ongoing Brooklyn raids

Sunset Park: Federal immigration agents tried — and failed — to apprehend targeted Brooklyn residents amid six raids throughout the borough, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed on Wednesday. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: After several years of construction, the city is poised to open two piers on the Williamsburg waterfront for public enjoyment, the Parks Department confirmed. Comment
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Homecrest looter on the loose

Cops are hunting the thief who looted a delivery truck parked in Homecrest on July 13. Comment
Greenpoint: National singing competition “American Idol” will host open-call auditions at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint on July 23. Comment
Coney Island: Power outages hit Coney Island, Gravesend, and Bath Beach Wednesday morning due to downed power lines at Stillwell Avenue and Avenue Z — leaving more than 1,100 residents in the dark on one of the hottest days of the year. Comments (1)
Standing O: Three cheers for the Brooklyn Hospital Center, which broke ground on a state-of-the-art new Emergency Department to provide Brooklynites with speedy lifesaving care. Comments (1)

Bayou bash: Mardi Gras Indian band brings the sound of New Orleans

Music: They’re coming for ya! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Cops arrested a robbery suspect in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday, only to then transfer him to an ambulance after the man beat his own head against the inside of a squad car. Comments (3)

Magazine-branded food hall shutters due to health violations

DUMBO: Time Out! Comments (1)

Motorcyclist killed in bloody Canarsie crash

Canarsie: A man died after ramming his motorcycle into the side of a Sports Utility Vehicle in Canarsie late Tuesday night. Comments (33)

Police search for missing Bensonhurst woman

Bensonhurst: Cops are searching for a 30-year-old woman who has been missing since July 15, authorities report. Comment
Borough President Eric Adams scored a major fundraising milestone for his bid to become Mayor of New York City. Comments (7)
Bushwick: Police are looking for a man who shot a teenager outside a Central Avenue bar on June 28. Comments (6)
They’re pedaling away from controversy! Comments (22)

New volunteers join Brooklyn emergency response team

Let’s hear it for the 15 new volunteers who will work with city emergency officials to prepare the borough against disaster! Comment
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On BPR: Tune in for the latest news on the city’s borough jails plan, the recent spike in cyclist fatalities, things to do in Brooklyn, and more

Podcast: Brooklyn Paper Radio this week discussed the latest on they city’s borough jails plan, the recent rise in cyclist fatalities throughout the borough, and some things to do in the week ahead. Comment
Event: Let the games begin! Comment
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Truck strikes cyclist in Park Slope

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Truck strikes cyclist in Park Slope

Park Slope: A box truck collided with a cyclist in Park Slope Tuesday morning, leaving the biker unconscious. Comments (45)
Fort Greene: Police cuffed a man they suspect of raping a woman he met through a dating app at Hanson Place on July 2. Comments (1)
Fort Greene: Hundreds of dancers twirled in to auditions on July 13 for a chance to become the newest members of the Brooklynettes — the official dance squad of Kings County’s hometown NBA team. Comment

MTA announces new slate of L train service cuts for northern Brooklyn

Transit: What the L?! Comments (1)
Midwood: A Pennsylvania man faces 25-years-to-life in prison for allegedly setting fire to three Midwood homes and injuring 11 people in a failed attempt to kill a local rabbi, according to Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. Comments (7)

Locals blast city for failing to remove postal trucks from Williamsburg bike lane

Williamsburg: This post office hasn’t gotten the message — get out of the bike lane! Comments (32)
Crown Heights: Brooklynites looking to escape the borough’s brutal housing market — but not the borough — have until Sept. 13 to enter a lottery for a new Crown Heights development’s so-called “affordable housing” component. Comments (1)

Billiards bar comes to Williamsburg

Nightlife: Call it pool paradise! Comments (2)
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