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Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

Bridge ‘Park’: They’re well on their way — and here to stay. Comments (14)

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Changing Brooklyn: Neon-red letters that spell the new name of the massive office-and-retail complex planned for the former Jehovah’s Witnesses headquarters could float above Brooklyn Heights where the Watchtower letters once hovered, renderings show. Comments (3)
Boerum Hill: Luxury builder Alloy Development unveiled a new look for its massive 80 Flatbush project on the edge of Boerum Hill this week, changing the facade of the shorter of its two planned high-rises to more closely resemble that of a landmarked neighbor. Comments (13)

Lit up on screen: Library’s film fest looks at writers

Cinema: Call it motion picture literature. Comment

Portraits of the past: Myrtle Avenue show of black history

Art: They are looking back at black history. Comment

Not amused: Judge puts woman behind bars for theft of more than $1 million in theme-park passes

Downtown: A woman will spend three years behind bars for using a Red Hook charter-bus company’s credit card to buy more than $1 million in amusement-park tickets, a Supreme Court justice ruled on Wednesday. Comments (1)

The in-cider

The in-cider

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator likes them apples at the Bad Seed Taproom in Crown Heights. Comments (4)
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Dedicated villain: Man burgles woman’s W’burg home after several attempts at breaking in

Williamsburg: A committed crook swiped electronics, a purse, and cash from inside a Williamsburg woman’s apartment after throwing himself at its door and then prying it open to break into the unit on Tuesday. Comment
Sunset Park: City transit honchos were a no-show at a meeting about safety plans for the Fourth Avenue “death trap” gas station just a block from an elementary school in Sunset Park, and the Department of Transportation is keeping locals in the dark, concerned parents said. Comments (4)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a jug band extravaganza, a celebration of the unemployed, an expert on poo, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

Flatbush: Mayor DeBlasio returned to his old stomping grounds on Tuesday to deliver his fifth State of the City address at Kings Theatre, but Hizzoner barely mentioned his home borough in the speech, except for shout-outs to the beep and the historic Flatbush playhouse. Comments (5)
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On BPR: Marine Park needs to go historic!

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On BPR: Marine Park needs to go historic!

Marine Park: The case for turning quaint Marine Park into an historic district was made on the latest episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio by real estate agent Jerry Minsky. Comments (10)

Supporting my teen during trauma

Fearless Parenting: This week Steph learns that she doesn’t have all the answers, and that’s okay. Comments (1)
Page 1: So what if your special someone walked out in the middle of Valentine’s Day dinner last night, leaving behind her those gold-dipped roses and molten chocolate cake. Remember, you’ve always got The Brooklyn Paper. So while you cry in your coffee, drown your sorrows with and old friend who will always be there for you, no matter how big of a heel you can sometimes be. Oh, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

Greenpoint: The unlicensed garbage-truck operator who hit and killed a cyclist in Greenpoint last July drove for a company with a history of fatal crashes that pushes speed over safety amid a culture of malfeasance — inevitably leading to deadly collisions, those who work there and union officials claimed. Comments (19)

Water torture: Three-year pipe-replacement project in Slope will sap parking, close streets

Park Slope: Park Slopers can expect three years of racket, road closures, and parking woes as workers dig up neighborhood streets to renovate aging city pipes below them. Comments (5)
Downtown: Hundreds of Brooklynites packed a Downtown hotel on Saturday to celebrate the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s 100th year of boosting local businesses. Comments (2)
Event: Escape from Sheepshead Bay! Comment

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