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Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Bridge ‘Park’: They’re well on their way — and here to stay. Comments (22)
Windsor Terrace: Police arrested two 16-year-old boys who threatened to gun down their classmates at a Windsor Terrace charter school on Wednesday, about an hour after a shooter began a killing spree at a Florida high school. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: A builder proposing a megadevelopment of six residential high-rises on the site of an old Crown Heights warehouse is pushing for a zoning variance that would allow the towers to rise as high as 37 stories — radically altering the predominantly low-rise nabe’s character, according to a local land-use guru. Comments (1)
Park Slope: A letter-writing thief suspected of robbing no less than seven Kings County banks this year continued his cash-stealing spree at a Park Slope financial institution on Feb. 14, cops said. Comment
Theater: He’s just a god from Brooklyn. Comment

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 (15)

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)

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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 (5)
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

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