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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. Comment

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! Comment
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. Comment

Billiard bar comes to Williamsburg

Nightlife: Call it pool paradise! Comment

ICE storms Brooklyn

Immigration agents attempt two raids in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: The threat of raids by federal immigration agents have left Sunset Park a ghost town, with locals heading indoors and store owners closing up shop as fear grips the neighborhood, according to a local civil rights advocate. Comments (10)
Kings County immigrants, regardless of their legal status, are protected by many of the same rights that safeguard U.S. citizens against harassment by law enforcement. Comments (4)

More human remains found in Coney Island waters

Coney Island: After discovering a severed leg near New York Aquarium last week, police continue to find human remains in the water off Coney Island Beach. Comments (3)

Bushwick infant dies in parents’ bed: NYPD

Bushwick: Police are investigating the sudden death of a 2-month-old boy, who passed at an Irving Avenue apartment in Bushwick on July 14. Comment
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Cops hunting grocery store burglars in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the two burglars who looted a Sunset Park supermarket in the early hours of June 28. Comments (1)
Borough President Eric Adams climbed the steps of City Hall on Friday flanked by an unlikely entourage of yoga gurus, wellness experts, and police union honchos to demand meditation classes for New York’s Finest amid a rash of suicides. Comment
Crown Heights: A Crown Heights man died of his injuries on Sunday night after he was struck by a car while crossing the Belt Parkway in South Ozone Park, Queens, police said. Comment

Williamsburger produces change in indie film industry

Standing O: Three cheers to Williamsburg film producer Natalie Schwan, whose production company Velocity Creatives is working to bring a woman’s perspective to the independent film scene. Comment

A blue funk: Fantastic Negrito to bring ‘blunk’ to free festival

Music: It’ll be a fantastic show! Comment
Theater: How to score free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park — Central Park, that is! Comment

This city program is making Brooklyn’s foreclosure crisis worse

Op-Ed: When I bought my first house, where I still reside today, I felt a mix of pride of fear. Homeownership is a tremendous privilege and responsibility — I had scrimped and saved to get to this point, but I knew that many challenges, financial and otherwise, still lay ahead. Comments (11)

Readers: What’s happening to Bay businesses?

Letters: Small businesses across Sheepshead Bay are going belly up — and they’re not being replaced — with some storefronts remaining shuttered for well over a decade, according to locals. Comments (2)
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