Letters to the Editor: Southern bike lane debate rages online

Letters: City officials must reconsider their plan to build a bike lane along the Southern Brooklyn coast, according to Bensonhurst civic gurus, who called the city’s current proposal unsafe because it lacks proper protection for cyclists on car-heavy roads. (“Bensonhurst civic leaders push DOT to reconsider bike lane plan” by Aidan Graham, online May 17). Comment

Braking: Police arrest Clinton Hill subway saboteur

Clinton Hill: He’s off the rails! Comments (5)
Dyker Heights: They’re sailing into another Fleet Week. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got angsty adolescents, memorial music, subway suds, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Park life: Brooklyn Bridge Park unveils a packed summer program

Event: Spend your summer in Brooklyn’s front yard! Comment
A Kings County Supreme Court justice dismissed a Brooklyn man’s 2012 conviction for raping a then 32-year-old mentally disabled woman on Thursday, after a review conducted by District Attorney Eric Gonzalez’s office discovered the defendant also suffered severe mental handicaps. Comments (10)

DA charges East Flatbush man in sex trafficking of 16-year-old girl

Flatbush: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has indicted an East Flatbush man for allegedly forcing a minor into prostitution. Comment

Brooklyn high school students receive free clothing and accessories at annual Prom Dress Giveaway

Flatbush: A Brooklyn politician recently held his 12th annual Prom Dress Giveaway, helping over 300 girls prepare for the big dance. Comments (6)

Slash and snatch: Cops hunting knife-wielding fiend wanted in bloody Prospect Lefferts Gardens purse snatching

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Cops are hunting the knife-wielding wacko who slashed a 53-year-old woman amid a bloody purse snatching in Prospect Lefferts Gardens earlier this month. Comments (1)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Police cuffed a Long Island man accused of selling an 80-year-old Bedford-Stuyvesant woman’s $1 million brownstone home — without her knowledge. Comments (5)

Op-Ed: $101 billion and our future on the line

Op-Ed: With more than 520 miles of coastline, New York City sits on the frontlines of climate change. Comments (5)
Event: This graveyard might be the most lively spot in Brooklyn! Comments (2)
Canarsie: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has indicted four scammers for allegedly selling a Canarsie home which they did not own. Comment

Sheepshead Bay hosts 28th annual BayFest

Event: Sheepshead Bay’s biggest party of the year drew about 20,000 people to Emmons Avenue for the 28th annual BayFest on May 19, according to the event organizer, who called the event a smashing success. Comments (4)
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