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Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Theater: He’s just a god from Brooklyn. Comments (2)

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Lit up on screen: Library’s film fest looks at writers

Cinema: Call it motion picture literature. Comment

Portraits of the past: Myrtle Avenue show of black history

Art: They are looking back at black history. Comment

The in-cider

The in-cider

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator likes them apples at the Bad Seed Taproom in Crown Heights. Comments (4)
Sunset Park: City transit honchos were a no-show at a meeting about safety plans for the Fourth Avenue “death trap” gas station just a block from an elementary school in Sunset Park, and the Department of Transportation is keeping locals in the dark, concerned parents said. Comments (6)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a jug band extravaganza, a celebration of the unemployed, an expert on poo, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

Flatbush: Mayor DeBlasio returned to his old stomping grounds on Tuesday to deliver his fifth State of the City address at Kings Theatre, but Hizzoner barely mentioned his home borough in the speech, except for shout-outs to the beep and the historic Flatbush playhouse. Comments (6)
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On BPR: Marine Park needs to go historic!

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On BPR: Marine Park needs to go historic!

Marine Park: The case for turning quaint Marine Park into an historic district was made on the latest episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio by real estate agent Jerry Minsky. Comments (10)

Supporting my teen during trauma

Fearless Parenting: This week Steph learns that she doesn’t have all the answers, and that’s okay. Comments (2)
Page 1: So what if your special someone walked out in the middle of Valentine’s Day dinner last night, leaving behind her those gold-dipped roses and molten chocolate cake. Remember, you’ve always got The Brooklyn Paper. So while you cry in your coffee, drown your sorrows with and old friend who will always be there for you, no matter how big of a heel you can sometimes be. Oh, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

Greenpoint: The unlicensed garbage-truck operator who hit and killed a cyclist in Greenpoint last July drove for a company with a history of fatal crashes that pushes speed over safety amid a culture of malfeasance — inevitably leading to deadly collisions, those who work there and union officials claimed. Comments (21)

Water torture: Three-year pipe-replacement project in Slope will sap parking, close streets

Park Slope: Park Slopers can expect three years of racket, road closures, and parking woes as workers dig up neighborhood streets to renovate aging city pipes below them. Comments (5)
Downtown: Hundreds of Brooklynites packed a Downtown hotel on Saturday to celebrate the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s 100th year of boosting local businesses. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Gowanus: Locals’ minds are spinning over the fate of two adjacent Gowanus plots currently zoned for manufacturing that a borough-based developer is about to buy, because it’s anyone’s guess what the new owner — a firm the mayor recently tapped to build luxury towers on a nearby public-housing complex’s parking lot — might erect on the massive parcels. Comments (2)

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

Fixing the BQE: They need to work it out so the real work can begin! Comments (9)

Sick driver charged with manslaughter for ‘preventable death’ in East Flatbush crash

Mean Streets: The district attorney charged a sickly motorist with reckless manslaughter for hitting and killing a man in East Flatbush last year, claiming the driver with multiple sclerosis knew better than to get behind the wheel in his condition. Comments (1)
Crown Heights: A shooter killed a 26-year-old man in Crown Heights before dawn on Friday, within walking distance of a grisly stabbing that left two people dead in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on Wednesday night. Comment
Awesome: It’s the Sahadi’s experience — on steroids! Comment

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

Downtown: The government agreed to temporarily halt the deportation of a Brooklynite nationally known for his immigrants’ rights activism after he filed a lawsuit in federal district court on Feb. 9 alleging that the Trump administration is deliberately targeting immigrant activists who speak out on behalf of their cause. Comments (4)
Williamsburg: The city will rip up the track and field at Williamsburg’s McCarren Park next month so workers can spend the next year laying down new rubber and artificial turf for local athletes, according to the Department of Parks and Recreation. Comments (11)

Cyber creep charged: DA indicts Ditmas Park man for targeting young girls in social-media sex scheme

Ditmas Park: A Ditmas Park man lured underage teenage girls into having sex with him using Facebook and false promises of cash, before blackmailing at least one victim with footage of their illicit affair, according to the district attorney. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Marine Park: Our pals at Brooklyn Daily offer a great take on the big changes happening in quaint Marine Park. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

Sneaky, fleet-footed bandit snatches woman’s iPhone and flees

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

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