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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

On top of the class: LIU, developers strike deal to erect hybrid school-residential building on campus

Downtown: Long Island University will rake in $41 million — and get a new building with a parking garage and outdoor sports fields on top — just for letting a developer build a 34-story skyscraper on the site of the campus’s current athletic center. Comment

Still right by his side

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie survives her youngest son’s skiing accident. Comment

Art and space

Truth and nail: Artist opens confessional nail salon installation

Art: She’s nailing down answers. Comment

Making room: Group provides exhibit space for local artists

Art: Empty buildings are her canvas. Comment
Page 1: If tomorrow’s your birthday, your pals at The Brooklyn Paper see no reason to wait a whole 24 hours to send best wishes! So happy birthday to all the sons of editors celebrating their 11th big day on Friday! Oh, and if your birthday was on Tuesday, happy 28th birthday! Stay cool foverver, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn Heights state Senator tells us his plans to speed up the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s repairs, minimize development in parkland, and curry favor with the Brooklynites he now represents. Comments (1)
Greenwood Heights: A monument the mayor banished from a city park will be relocated to Green-Wood Cemetery at the request of the private burial ground’s president, who believes the sculpture’s artistic and historical merits are worth preserving. Comments (1)
Fort Greene: Brooklynites flooded a Fort Greene theater on Monday to honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. at an annual tribute that adopted a more critical tone this year as local leaders vowed to overcome the racist rhetoric spewed from the White House. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Greenpoint: The district attorney let the garbage-truck driver who hit and killed a 27-year-old cyclist in Greenpoint last July off the hook because investigators’ nearly six-month probe lacked enough evidence to arrest him, a spokesman for the top prosecutor said. Comments (15)
Nightlife: They’re making their presence felt! Comments (1)
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Season’s beatings: Villains attack man with vehicle, hammer, and rod on Christmas Day

Williamsburg: Two brutes bludgeoned a man with a hammer and metal rod after a third hit the guy with the swines’ car in Williamsburg on Christmas Day, cops said. Comments (1)

More time on earth: Sunset Park church’s teardown delayed until later this year

Sunset Park: Developers postponed the demolition of a more-than-century-old Sunset Park church that was slated to be razed last year through at least this summer, according to the project manager for the affordable-housing builder working on the site. Comments (3)

Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

Wild Brooklyn: A park worker rescued three young swans from Prospect Park Lake early Sunday morning after plummeting temperatures incited a flash freeze that trapped the cygnets in ice. Comments (3)
Bushwick: Reporting live, it’s youngsters from PS 145! Comment

Class act: Teacher stars in one-woman show about public schools

Theater: She is running towards her past. Comment

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