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New Year's Eve

Nightlife: In with the new, out with the auld lang syne! Comments (3)
Nightlife: Call it New Year’s Island! Comments (1)

Don’t let them die without a fight!

Rhymes with Crazy: New York State needs to allow those facing sure death from an incurable disease the right to test new medications, says our columnist. Comment

Let’s end the economic war on college students

Spin Cycle: You know what’s terrible? Predatory student loans, that’s what. Comment

Readers wants to embrace the open road

Letters: Pedestrian plazas, bike lanes, and lower speed limits are not the answer, our letter-writers say. Comment

Bay Ridge sings in the holidays

Bay Ridge Nights: Bells are ringng, carolers are singing, Bay Ridge is rocking! Comment

Sing in the holidays in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bells are ringng, carolers are singing, Bay Ridge is rocking! Our friends at BrooklynDaily.com have the seasonal scoop! Read more…
Holy Holm stunned the sports world in 2015 when she took down Ronda Rousey, but the former UFC champ has lost her last two fights and she’s looking for a new chance in Brooklyn. Comment
Kensington: Locals think it is some bigot’s attempt to make the area’s large Bangladeshi community look bad, but no one is sure. Comments (34)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Interfaith Medical Center thanks two employees for their 50-year service to the hospital with a free cruise. Comment
Sunset Park: One in 10 hotel-shelter beds are in the neighborhood. Comments (2)

Labor leader says Abbate’s ‘union-made’ Christmas cards are a sham

Party Line: ut the pol claims the situation is not as black and white as it seems. Read more…

Chow down

Get sum info: Feed your head with history of Chinese food

Dining: Get the low-down on lo mein! Comment
Page 1: Now, we’re not usually ones to stuff our own stockings, but you’d be plum nuts not to unwrap this one — it’s truly a gift from the first Claus to the last. So pour yourself a cup of wassail, nestle yourself in a good chair, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Read more…
Changing Brooklyn: He’s the Don of Dumbo! Comments (4)

Avoiding the ‘S’ word: Brooklyn College vows to protect undocumented students — but won’t say ‘sanctuary’

Midwood: The school has joined dozens of other universities across the country in vowing to protect undocumented students from the clutches of a new federal government hellbent on deporting them. Comments (10)
Sheepshead Bay: This story will blow your mind! Comment
Music: They are feeling fired up! Comment
Breaking Chews: Everyone’s Russian to eat at this restaurant! Comment

Jo’s got some wishes for the naughty and nice

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist has her take on “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” Comment

Spirit of the season

BoroBeat: Merry Fifth-mas! Comment

Simmer down! How to stop hate crime in its tracks

Bay Ridge: Brooklynites gathered in Bay Ridge to learn ways to make cooler heads prevail Comment

Former Lincoln star back on court after being sidelined by health scare

Coney Island: Travis Charles had never been sick before – until a heart condition forced him to redshirt his junior season at the University at Albany. Now the former Railsplitters star is back on the court and determined to get beter. Comment

Pride of the Pack: Loughlin senior lifts Lions to final-second victory

Clinton Hill: Lions senior guard Lynette Taitt drained the game-winner with just 5.6 seconds on the clock to lift Loughlin to a 58–56 victory over Archbishop Molloy on Dec. 15. Comment
Park Slope: Big Olive Oil is giving a Park Slope grocer the squeeze! Comments (1)

On the mark: 2016 All-Brooklyn girls’ soccer honors

Brooklyn boasted some of the city’s top girls soccer players this year. Here they are, they best of the best across the borough. Comment
Boerum Hill: Happy non-denominational holiday season! Comment
BoroBeat: Little kids got a big lesson in the spirit of giving at the 41st Assembly District Democrats Club’s annual Toys for Tots Drive in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 15, and organizers hope the experience has set them up for a lifetime of selfless generosity. Comment

Master of his Dominion: Former Sheepshead Bay star set for bowl bought

Flatlands: Rashaad Coward didn’t start playing football until middle school, but now he’s set to suit up for his final college game as Old Dominion compets in the 2016 Bahamas Bowl. Comment

Caribbean Christmas market brings island flavor to holiday season

Shopping: It is a very Caribbean Christmas! Comment

Bulldog’s best: Five-star Poly football standout commits to Georgia

Poly Prep senior Isaiah Wilson, th No. 2 football recruit in the country, announced his commitment to the University of Georgia on Dec. 16. Comment
Gowanus: They’ve been talking about death for years, and now they’ve finally gone through with it. Comments (3)

No-tel! Sunset Parkers: New hotels will be glorified homeless shelters

Sunset Park: Six new hotels sprouting up in the industrial portion of Sunset Park are just wolves in sheep’s clothing that will end up housing homeless people instead of tourists, claims a community activist. Comments (5)

Seasonal cheer

Park Slope: Caroling has never been so cool! Comments (2)

A beloved holiday tradition

A beloved holiday tradition

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights residents gathered to light their neighborhood Christmas tree at the foot of Montague Street on Dec. 14. The festival boasted a choir singing carols and some of the best views in the borough.

Its not all white! PS 307 leader fears new Dumbo residents steering clear of minority-majority school

Class Action: The number of white kids going to the school hasn’t budged since zoning was changed last year. Comments (10)
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Sal Albanese: Our mayor is corrupt

Podcast: The just-announced mayoral candidate from Bay Ridge says our present mayor has to go — and he’s the one to replace him. That plus Lenore Skenazy, whose last name rhymes with “crazy,” and Daily News investigative reporter Greg B. Smith on today’s edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio! Comments (7)

Location, location, location! City should not move IS 381 in with ‘dangerous’ school, parents say

Midwood: The city must halt its plan to co-locate two Midwood middle schools, because one is known to be less safe, parents are demanding. Comment

Queens and Kings: Queens pol comes to Southern Brooklyn to drum up support for mayoral run

Politics: When you want to run for mayor, you come to Brooklyn. Comment
Sunset Park: A local craftsmen is building a furniture-making empire — all before his 17th birthday. Comments (3)
Sheepshead Bay: It’s a beloved holiday tradition! Comment
Rezoning: Councilman Brad Lander laid into the developer on Monday in a heated hearing, at one point threatening to walk out. Comments (11)

Second-quarter switch: Jefferson adjusts to overtake South Shore

High School Sports: It was a turn of the tide. Comment

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