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Brutal blow: Brute wanted for clocking woman on Crown Heights street

Crown Heights: Cops are hunting for the scumbag who sucker punched a woman in broad daylight on a Crown Heights street. Comments (2)

Not baa-d! Lamb rescued from expressway finds new home at bucolic farm

Wild Brooklyn: Call it bleating the odds! Comment
Mean Streets: Southern Brooklyn civic leaders must advocate for more dedicated bike paths in the area, according to local cyclists, who claimed the leaders of local community boards routinely thwart their efforts to promote the form of alternative transportation in traditionally car-heavy neighborhoods. Comments (5)

Leading ladies! Power Women gala honors Brooklyn’s formidable females

Park Slope: Schneps Media celebrated the borough’s most influential women at its annual Power Women Awards and Networking Event at Grand Prospect Hall. Comments (1)
Books: She’s facing history. Comments (3)

Forging new connections with some long-time neighbors

Fearless Living: This week, our Fearless columnist tries to break the bubble she sometimes finds herself in, by attempting to build new relationships with residents and volunteers at a local homeless shelter. Comment
Windsor Terrace: A residential Windsor Terrace street is ground zero for opponents of the mayor’s controversial scheme to build new homeless shelters throughout the five boroughs, according to block residents, who called the clamor of protests against their neighbor — the city’s homelessness czar — a new normal. Comments (5)

You’re hired! Local leaders hosting employment workshops for Coney Island job-seekers

Event: Talk about life-changing lessons! Comment
Mean Streets: As many as 750 speed cameras will soon monitor drivers in city school zones, according to Gov. Cuomo, who on Tuesday said he will sign a bill authorizing a massive expansion of the cameras, and the hours they operate, after the state Senate and Assembly each passed versions of the legislation. Comments (34)

Kings County’s sixth Target opening at Gravesend mall inside former toy store

Shopping: The bullseye is centering on Gravesend! Comments (9)
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On BPR: A lifelong Brooklynite shares his tips for surviving in the big city

Podcast: Brooklyn Paper Radio this week celebrated those native Kings Countians who stuck around as the better borough evolved over the decades, with help from a lifelong local who just released a book about how to survive — and thrive — in the city. Comments (1)
Downtown: Cops cuffed a man who caused an hours-long shutdown of parts of Atlantic Avenue on Tuesday morning, after he barricaded himself inside a nearby Court Street building claiming to have a gun — which police later discovered was an imitation pistol. Comments (1)
Flatlands: A self-proclaimed hoarder took it upon himself to call a tow truck to haul away his two, garbage-filled recreational vehicles that for years hogged street parking near his Flatlands home — despite officers with the local police precinct taking credit for removing the campers. Comments (2)

Grave robber: Sloper gets two months in prison for using city office to steal cash from dead

Park Slope: A Park Slope resident will spend two months behind bars for abusing his city office and stealing thousands from dead Brooklynites, according to the district attorney. Comment

Comic-can do! Class will teach anyone to draw funnybooks

Art: It is more than a panel discussion! Comments (1)
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