They’re pedaling away from controversy! Comments (2)

On BPR: Tune in for the latest news on the city’s borough jails plan, the recent spike in cyclist fatalities, things to do in Brooklyn, and more

Podcast: Brooklyn Paper Radio this week discussed the latest on they city’s borough jails plan, the recent rise in cyclist fatalities throughout the borough, and some things to do in the week ahead. Comment
Event: Let the games begin! Comment

Truck strikes cyclist in Park Slope


Truck strikes cyclist in Park Slope

Park Slope: A box truck collided with a cyclist in Park Slope Tuesday morning, leaving the biker unconscious. Comments (20)
Fort Greene: Police cuffed a man they suspect of raping a woman he met through a dating app at Hanson Place on July 2. Comments (1)
Fort Greene: Hundreds of dancers twirled in to auditions on July 13 for a chance to become the newest members of the Brooklynettes — the official dance squad of Kings County’s hometown NBA team. Comment

MTA announces new slate of L train service cuts for northern Brooklyn

Transit: What the L?! Comment
Midwood: A Pennsylvania man faces 25-years-to-life in prison for allegedly setting fire to three Midwood homes and injuring 11 people in a failed attempt to kill a local rabbi, according to Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. Comments (7)

Locals blast city for failing to remove postal trucks from Williamsburg bike lane

Williamsburg: This post office hasn’t gotten the message — get out of the bike lane! Comments (28)
Crown Heights: Brooklynites looking to escape the borough’s brutal housing market — but not the borough — have until Sept. 13 to enter a lottery for a new Crown Heights development’s so-called “affordable housing” component. Comment

Billiards bar comes to Williamsburg

Nightlife: Call it pool paradise! Comments (1)

New volunteers join Brooklyn emergency response team

Let’s hear it for the 15 new volunteers that will work with city emergency officials to prepare the borough against disaster! Comment

ICE storms Brooklyn

Immigration agents attempt two raids in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: The threat of raids by federal immigration agents have left Sunset Park a ghost town, with locals heading indoors and store owners closing up shop as fear grips the neighborhood, according to a local civil rights advocate. Comments (11)
Kings County immigrants, regardless of their legal status, are protected by many of the same rights that safeguard U.S. citizens against harassment by law enforcement. Comments (19)

More human remains found in Coney Island waters

Coney Island: After discovering a severed leg near New York Aquarium last week, police continue to find human remains in the water off Coney Island Beach. Comments (3)

Bushwick infant dies in parents’ bed: NYPD

Bushwick: Police are investigating the sudden death of a 2-month-old boy, who passed at an Irving Avenue apartment in Bushwick on July 14. Comment

Cops hunting grocery store burglars in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the two burglars who looted a Sunset Park supermarket in the early hours of June 28. Comments (1)
Borough President Eric Adams climbed the steps of City Hall on Friday flanked by an unlikely entourage of yoga gurus, wellness experts, and police union honchos to demand meditation classes for New York’s Finest amid a rash of suicides. Comments (6)
Crown Heights: A Crown Heights man died of his injuries on Sunday night after he was struck by a car while crossing the Belt Parkway in South Ozone Park, Queens, police said. Comments (2)

Williamsburger produces change in indie film industry

Standing O: Three cheers to Williamsburg film producer Natalie Schwan, whose production company Velocity Creatives is working to bring a woman’s perspective to the independent film scene. Comment

A blue funk: Fantastic Negrito to bring ‘blunk’ to free festival

Music: It’ll be a fantastic show! Comment
Theater: How to score free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park — Central Park, that is! Comment
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