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Cyclist fatally struck in Borough Park: NYPD

Sunset Park: A Sunset Park cyclist died on Wednesday after a passing box truck struck him in Borough Park. Comment
The World’s Borough has long been known as a destination for Indian cuisine and culture, but until Kurry Qulture opened its doors in 2015, something was missing. That something, says the Astoria restaurant’s 40-year-old owner Sonny Solomon, was an upscale ambience. Click to read more on our sister site, QNS! Read more…
Park Slope: These workers are being treated like a piece of meat. Comments (8)
Brooklyn Heights: They’re toasting to the future! Comment
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A family of Prospect Lefferts Gardens “slum lords” is raking in the dough by renting out renovated apartments on Airbnb, while lease-holding tenants suffer a brutal harassment campaign amid disgusting, illegal, and unsafe buildings conditions, according to a civil complaint filed in Kings County Supreme Court. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge: Brooklynites who frequently cross the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge could soon see a steep fare discount, if a group of Kings County pols have there way. Comments (4)
Event: Weed all about Brooklyn’s stoner-friendly events this weekend. Comment

Fear not to question ‘why?’

Fearless Living: This week, our Fearless columnist ponders what happens if we stop asking questions. Comment
Williamsburg: These kids knocked it out of the park! Comment
Marine Park: Firefighters responded to a massive five-alarm fire at a Marine Park sushi restaurant Wednesday morning. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Bridge Park bigwigs presented renderings of their multi-million-dollar plan to tear down and rebuild the beleaguered Squibb Bridge at a community meeting Monday. Comments (4)

Police investigating potential murder of Crown Heights teen

Crown Heights: Police are investigating the possible murder of a Crown Heights teenager found shot to death on Tuesday. Comment

Local pol blasts NYCHA for sitting on $70 million earmarked to fix Coney community center shuttered since Superstorm Sandy

Coney Island: Honchos at the New York City Housing Authority must immediately complete repairs at a Coney Island community center that has been shuttered since Superstorm Sandy flooded it, according to Councilman Mark Treyger (D-Coney Island). Comments (1)
Brooklyn celebrated the Bengali new year with a huge parade on Saturday featuring dazzling red attire and hand-made puppets inspired by an even larger procession back in the old country. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: It was a silent rave with a loud message. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Kings County clean freaks busted out their brooms and hit the streets for Civic Sweep on Sunday, an annual Park Slope tradition that saw locals collect a “huge” pile of trash and have a good time doing it, according to one longtime organizer. Comments (1)

‘It’s like a war’: Local grocery store irks Brighton Beach community

Brighton Beach: This store serves more than just fresh produce. Comments (9)
Williamsburg: A presidential candidate spoke at a packed house at a fund-raising event at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg Monday night. Comments (16)
Prospect Heights: Check out Brooklyn’s least-known refugees. Comments (3)
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