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Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Music: The circus is coming to town! Comment

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

Carroll Gardens: This Brooklyn paper wants to be the Brooklyn Paper! Comments (5)

‘This is not Afghanistan’: Beep demands voting-system reforms after problem-riddled Election Day

Downtown: City and state officials must overhaul the city’s archaic voting system, which on Tuesday failed hundreds of Brooklynites trying to cast ballots in the decisive midterm election, according to Borough President Adams, who on Wednesday unveiled a five-point plan to bring the outdated system into the 21st century. Comments (8)
Downtown: An Iraqi refugee who fled death threats in his homeland now helps other refugees begin their new lives in Kings County. Comments (4)

Victorian adventure: Love stories play out in Ditmas Park home

Theater: They’re playing house! Comment
Brighton Beach: A dozen grandmas from the borough and beyond showed off their talents at this year’s Grandmothers Pageant in Brighton Beach. Comment
Page 1: It can’t believe it, but it did it. It made it through. It crossed the finish line. It summited the mountain. It did not give up. It did not run away. It did not buckle. What did the Paper do, you ask? Why, meet its deadline, of course. And now, it gets to start the process all over again. And it can’t wait. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Bay Ridge: The Golden era has come to an end. Comments (18)
Fixing the BQE: Kids penned letters to Mayor DeBlasio on Sunday begging him to spare the beloved Brooklyn Heights Promenade from becoming a six-lane highway for no less than six years during the looming reconstruction of the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway. Comments (5)
Dining: Talk about a wine pairing! Comment
Prospect Heights: They’re spreading love the Brooklyn way. Comments (8)

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

Politics: It was a big night for the blue party in Kings County, with New York City’s Democratic Public Advocate Letitia “Tish” James winning her race to become the state’s first black attorney general, and two Dem challengers knocking incumbent Republicans from their House and state Senate seats. Read on for our full general-election recap. Comments (25)

Cops: Driver who hit and killed kids in Slope found dead

Blind Spots: The driver who fatally hit two kids in a March Park Slope collision was found dead at her home on Tuesday, police said. Comments (23)
Books: They were three shhhhhhh-eets to the wind! Comment
Prospect Heights: The man police cuffed for allegedly scrawling anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires at synagogues in Prospect Heights and Williamsburg last week once worked as a former Council speaker’s intern, an opportunity the one-time city lawmaker said she gave the suspect to help him rise above a childhood spent in foster care. Comments (24)

Snap judgment: Editor picks amazing pics of Kings County for book

Books: She’s bringing Brooklyn to the world. Comment

Milestone makeover: Navy Yard leaders kick off final renovation project in campus’s ongoing redevelopment

Fort Greene: An ancient Brooklyn Navy Yard building that churned out sailing vessels when it debuted more than a century ago will soon welcome contemporary manufacturing businesses, after workers finish a gut renovation — which stewards of the Fort Greene Yard said will be the last makeover giving new life to an old structure on the site. Comment
Bay Ridge: Thousands of spectators took to the streets of Brooklyn to watch more than 52,700 athletes — including this reporter — run the longest leg of the 26.2-mile New York City Marathon on Nov. 4. Comment

Park Slope man stole thousands from the dead, DA claims

Park Slope: Prosecutors accused a Kings County bureaucrat living in Park Slope of scamming the dead, alleging he stole debit- and credit-card information off the recently deceased to fuel a $78,000 spending spree, according to the borough’s top prosecutor. Comment

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

Teens turn themselves in for scrawling swastikas in Bklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Two teens on Monday turned themselves in for scrawling swastikas and writing a racist slur on the exterior of several Brooklyn Heights buildings last week. Comments (13)
Class Action: The city wants to close the middle school it opened in 2012 for students who matriculate from popular Brooklyn Heights elementary school PS 8 in order to create a new six-through-eighth grade learning house to serve even more kids in the classroom-starved area. Comments (5)

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

Politics: Mayor DeBlasio shot down Borough President Adams’s call for off-duty and retired police officers to bring their weapons to their houses of worship. Comments (20)
Music: She’s doing it for herself! Comments (2)

Spook-lyn!

Park Slope: Legions of pint-sized ghouls and goblins formed a ghastly procession along Seventh Avenue in Park Slope on Wednesday for the neighborhood’s 32nd-annual Halloween Parade, which over the decades has grown to become the nation’s largest family friendly monster march of its kind, according to organizers. Comment
Crown Heights: She’s ready for Prime time! Comment

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