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Music: They have been Active a long time. Comment

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Event: There’s a Lott to see inside! Comment
Nightlife: Burlesque has new home! Comment

Dems’ conduct in hearings is not endearing

I was transfixed in front of my television, watching the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. I usually do not give a hoot to watch a hearing of any kind, but there was something special calling me. Comment
The three leading local media companies serving the five boroughs of New York City along with Long Island and Westchester have now become one. Comments (13)
Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator gets freaky at the brewery by the beach. Comment

Buzzy brunch: Coney Island brewery puts cereal bowl in a bottle

Dining: Wake up and smell the beer! Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a decadent documentary, a food festival, Mad Max, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Politics: Read on for our primer on today’s statewide primary elections before you hit the voting booth to cast your ballot. Comments (6)

Holy site gets last rites: Locals weep for D’Park church after landmarking effort fails

Changing Brooklyn: Ditmas Parkers are mourning what remains of a century-old neighborhood church that a developer started bulldozing after city preservationists rejected locals’ initial push — and subsequent appeal — to landmark the building. Comments (1)
Coney Island: Kings Countians came together for memorials across the borough to honor those lives lost 17 years ago. Comment

Pretty larceny: Crook swipes woman’s credit card, spends thousands shopping

Downtown: Some fashionable fiend snatched a woman’s wallet aboard a subway inside Borough Hall station on Sept. 1 and used the victim’s credit card on a pricey shopping spree later that day, cops said. Comments (7)

Put me in Coach!

Standing O: Meet the new women’s soccer coach at St. Francis College. Comment
Theater: She’s playing all the king’s men. Comment
Coney Island: They really let their hair down! Comment

Your 2018 Clonie awards are here at last!

The Ride: Who made the Cyclones the Cyclones this season? Click and read to find out! Comment
Books: It’s a reader’s paradise! Comments (2)

Today’s primaries decide who controls tomorrow’s senate

The Right View: Two Brooklyn Democratic primaries this week will determine which party controls the state Senate. Currently, only one vote keeps the Republicans in control of the upper chamber in Albany. Comment

Don’t talk to strangers? Ha!

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie pleads with everyone to just say “Hello” to one another. Comment
Digital editions: Today Brooklynites can cast ballots in primary elections for a slew of state offices, including governor and many Senate and Assembly seats. (For those looking to brush up on who is running for what, see our handy primary primer above.) And without belaboring the point, the Paper urges all readers to hit their polling place and vote — because the borough you want to see tomorrow very much hinges on whom you support today. Keep hustlin’, and votin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Brooklyn Heights: Below-market-rate apartments are now up for grabs in the shorter of two in-the-works towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (2)
Awesome: Brooklynite and former Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was crowned Miss America at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Sept. 9. Comment
Park Slope: Do-gooders decked out in the blue-green color stepped through Prospect Park on Saturday to celebrate a decade of fund-raising for ovarian-cancer research and awareness. Comment
Theater: Call it a mythed media production. Comment
Event: These kids are ready to rule the school. Comment

Brooklyn College performance series suddenly closes, fires staff

Flatbush: It’s curtains for this beloved troupe. Comments (2)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: A pair of Ditmas Park dog owners are desperately searching for their pooch, Pickles, who would-be rescuers have chased across the borough since he ran away during an August walk. Comments (3)
Brighton Beach: A man died when he was struck by a subway station in Brighton Beach on the morning of Sept. 7 in an apparent suicide, police said. Comment
Park Slope: Amateur and professional cyclists alike rolled into Park Slope on Saturday for a twice-a-year bicycle market where vendors peddled bikes and parts to pedalers hunting for bargains. Comments (3)

Police searching for man who allegedly assaulted emergency medic in ambulance

Midwood: Police are asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly assaulted an emergency medical technician while he was being treated in an ambulance near Midwood on Aug. 7. Comment

Four Sheepshead Bay men indicted on charges of stealing more than $12K from cash machines with skimming devices

Sheepshead Bay: Four Sheepshead Bay men have been charged with stealing more than $12,000 using information skimmed from automated teller machines across Southern Brooklyn, according to District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Comment
Flatlands: Call it a hot ride. Comment
Downtown: Members of New York’s Bravest rushed into their Downtown headquarters on Monday to investigate a suspicious package delivered the day before the anniversary of 9-11, ultimately deeming the parcel a false alarm. Comment

Up in smoke: Locals steaming over Ft. Greene restaurant’s duct fire

Fort Greene: Some Fort Greeners are fuming after ventilation at a posh neighborhood eatery that cooks food over an open flame caught fire on Tuesday, arguing the blaze is the latest — and most-alarming — incident resulting from owners’ failure to properly keep up the restaurant. Comments (7)

Former postal worker charged with scamming more than $160K in disability benefits

Flatlands: A Flatlands man was arrested and charged with falsely claiming more than $160,000 in disability benefits from the United States Postal Service. Comment

A new leaf: DA to begin vacating some misdemeanor pot convictions

Leaves of Grass: It’s puff, puff, free pass in Kings County! Comments (6)

Bklyn’s new state park named for pioneering African-American pol

Awesome: Brookyn’s biggest state park will be named for legendary Rep. Shirley Chisholm, the nation’s first black, female congresswoman, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week. Comments (12)

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge to be closed on most weeknights for a month

Marine Park: The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on most weekdays for the next four weeks for upgrade work. Comment

New initiative offers free high school equivalency and social services

Coney Island: Strivers looking to jumpstart their careers will be able to take free high school equivalency classes and employment services starting on Sept. 24. Comment

Play money: State doles out millions to fill funding gap for promised armory rec center

Crown Heights: The governor on Monday kicked in $15 million in state cash to fund the recreation center a developer promised to build as part of its city-approved scheme to transform Crown Heights’s publicly owned armory into a mixed-use residential complex. Comments (1)

Oz fans out: Developer plans to destroy beloved Aussie bar to erect office complex

Changing Brooklyn: Greenpoint’s gonna be drier than a dead dingo’s donger! Comments (2)

MTA bus driver cuffed after he hit and killed senior in Bensonhurst

Mean Streets: Police arrested the driver of a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus after he fatally struck a Bensonhurst woman crossing Bay Parkway on Sept. 5. Comments (1)

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