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Hello, Dolly! Cover band leads birthday tribute to Dolly Parton

Music: Welcome to the Dollhouse! Comment

Do not disturb: Sunset Parkers angry city is using more neighborhood hotel rooms to house homeless

Sunset Park: The city is using yet another Sunset Park hotel to shelter the homeless, a move it made in the dead of night without consulting the community or giving proper notice, according to locals. Comments (5)
Health: She’s got a potty mouth! Comment

Here they are:Your subway resolutions for 2018

Rhymes with Crazy: Finally! A complete guide on how to behave underground. Comment

Here they are: Your subway resolutions for 2018

Rhymes with Crazy: Finally! A complete guide on how to behave underground. Comment

Sexual harassment: Just don’t do it!

I’ve been trying to make some sense of the daily sexual harassment allegations in the media — but I can’t. Although most allegations have not been proven in a court of law, I have no doubt that most are true. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a hometown performance by some New York City rockers, a polar plunge, a coterie of comedians, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to start your new year off right! Comment

Bay Ridge Nights presents New Years’ weekend in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: It’s time to ring in the new year in the Ridge! Comment
Marine Park: A Marine Park pizzeria with a long tradition in the Brooklyn pizza scene has decided to adopt a tradition that’s even older — it’s going kosher. Comment

Holiday jeer: Slope resident skewers Trump with seasonal front-yard display

Park Slope: Trump’s not welcome in this white house. Comments (25)
Dining: New Downtown restaurant SaltBrick Tavern brings Himalayan salt dry-aged beef to the tables of grateful carnivores. Comments (1)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Digital editions: The Paper will not attempt to lose 20 pounds next year. It will not stop eating carbs, exercise more, nor purge its wardrobe. The Paper won’t resolve to look, feel, or act differently in 2018. As others fuss over what elaborate fresh starts to make, it has just one plan: to deliver the same news, with the same ledes, nuts, quotes, and photos, as it has all these years. That is the Paper’s New Year’s resolution, and it is one you can count on it to uphold. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Coney Island: Coney Islanders are railing against the city and a shelter provider, demanding to know why anyone would chose to put a shelter for homeless families on a toxic Neptune Avenue site in a waterfront flood zone without even an evacuation plan. Comment

Scrooged! Angel Guardian home dumps unopened toys, witnesses say

Dyker Heights: The nuns who recently sold the sprawling Angel Guardian home in Dyker Heights to an unknown developer apparently sent over a cleanup crew to haul away three dumpsters’ worth of unopened toys from the former orphanage just three days before Christmas, according to two people who claimed to witness the act. Comments (3)
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Police: Brute batters man with hammer in Boerum Hill

Brooklyn Heights: Cops are searching for a hammer-wielding fiend and his wanton accomplice wanted for pulverizing a guy with the tool in Boerum Hill on Dec. 20. Comments (3)

Bookkeeper accused of stealing $300,000 from grocer

Sheepshead Bay: A Sheepshead Bay man is facing grand larceny and other charges for allegedly stealing more than $300,000 from the family owned fruit and vegetable market where he worked. Comment

Thief cuts through a construction site fence, pulls off a weekend heist

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest— Manhattan Beach—Gravesend Comment

Man hits woman with car, gives fake name and flees

Sheepshead Bay: Police are looking for a man they say severely wounded a woman he hit with his car and then fled after giving her a fake name. Comment

All points Westminster: Park Slope breeder to judge nation’s top dog show

Park Slope: He’s Park Slope’s top dog! Comment

Blue goes red: North Brooklyn authorities join Santa to deliver toys to tots

Bushwick: They’re commanders in cheer! Comment

Bus driver beat up over early morning fare dispute

Canarsie: Three men pummeled a bus driver in Canarsie after refusing the fare on Dec. 21. Comment

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Perhaps the best gift of all this holiday season is the knowledge that you, our dear readers, come to the Paper day after day, hungry for the latest news from across the borough. Oh, who are we kidding — the best gift is having today off, to spend with family, friends, and whatever Santa left under our trees. We hope your day is filled with similar merriment, we wish you a merry Christmas, and we’ll be back tomorrow with the latest stories from across Brooklyn.
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Simon says: Assemblywoman tells BPR a buried Gowanus Tunnel can still happen!

Podcast: What was supposed to be a talk about the replacement of the BQE’s triple cantilever turned into a traffic infrastructure extravaganza on this week’s edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio! Comments (8)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: This clinic is really something to be proud about! Comments (11)

Sunset Park senior killed in three-car Dyker crash

Dyker Heights: Police arrested a 42-year-old Sunset Park woman on Dec. 17 after she allegedly hit and killed an 89-year-old Sunset Park woman in a three-car crash in Dyker Heights. Comment

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