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Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Bklyn pol pushing to axe Public Advocate office

Politics: A Bensonhurst councilman on Wednesday introduced a bill to eliminate the watchdog position of Public Advocate, weeks ahead of a special election to fill the seat that the current officeholder will vacate to become the state’s next Attorney General. Comments (7)

Gangster’s paradise: ‘Al Capone’ is a good show about bad people

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This show is a straight shooter. Comment

Williamsburg biz leaders talk L closure at awareness event

River of Tears: Williamsburg entrepreneurs worried about keeping their doors open when officials shutter the L train’s Brooklyn–Manhattan tube next April can prep for the looming closure with the help of local leaders at a Wednesday awareness event. Comments (4)

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

Dining: The 11th-annual Toast of Brooklyn wine festival, held in Williamsburg on Saturday, brought about 1,000 booze enthusiasts to the sixth and seventh floors above William Vale park. Comment
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Cops arrested a suspect after passersby reported spotting an abandoned baby boy at a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens construction site on Tuesday. Comment
Park Slope: Dozens of artists who for years worked out of a Park Slope loft building blasted officials for evicting them from their studios, accusing the city of jeopardizing their livelihood as a result of a corrupt Department of Buildings inspector whose behavior landed him a felony conviction. Comments (2)

Heroes honored: Korean War vets celebrated at ceremony

Downtown: It was a salute to their service. Comment

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Event: Do you dare to take the dip? Comment
Park Slope: State transit officials must install an elevator at Park Slope’s Seventh Avenue subway station as part of their recently unveiled plan to make more hubs accessible across the city, locals and pols demanded. Comments (8)
Changing Brooklyn: Play the final coda for Cody’s. Comments (3)
Music: The circus is coming to town! Comment
Downtown: Health-conscious Brooklynites hobnobbed at a Downtown hotel on Wednesday during a networking session where they mixed, mingled, and learned more about the resources that host United Healthcare offers in the borough, according to a company employee. Comment

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