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Fair shake: Longtime vegan ice cream shop may get to renew lease thanks to community effort

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The owner of a Prospect Lefferts Gardens vegan ice cream parlor may not get booted from his Flatbush Avenue storefront of 34-years, after more than 1,400 fans of the eatery’s non-dairy delicacies signed a petition demanding the restaurant be allowed to stay. Comment

Rot in jail: Murderers of two Bed-Stuy mothers face life behind bars following conviction

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Two gunmen face life behind bars after a jury found them guilty of murder for slaying two young mothers amid a failed Bedford-Stuyvesant assassination attempt in 2017. Comment

On Brownstoner: New look for 20-Story Montague Street building in Heights needs Landmarks approval

Brooklyn Heights: When they were last in front of the LPC in March, the developers who are planning to bring a 20-story structure to Brooklyn Heights were told they needed to fix a few details... Click to give the full story a read on our sister site, Brownstoner! Read more…
Park Slope: Fitness fanatics the world over gathered in Prospect Park for the 39th-annual Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday, where the runners pushed themselves to the very limit of human endurance — to snag one of Nathan’s Famous hot dogs! Comments (6)
Coney Island: Cops arrested the sister of Coney Island basketball standout Sebastian Telfair, a nine-year NBA veteran, on May 20 for allegedly threatening a witness who testified at her brother’s Criminal Court trial last month. Comment

Schneps Media celebrates next generation at ‘Stars Under 40’ gala

Bay Ridge: Schneps Media celebrated the young and influential at the eighth annual ‘Stars Under 40’ celebration on May 16 in Dyker Heights. Honorees included Brooklyn business tycoons, charitable community leaders, and the next generation of Kings County stars. Comments (2)
Event: Political bigwigs of Brooklyn held their annual Democratic County Gala on May 9 in Mill Basin to honor business leaders, legal eagles, and the party’s elite. Comment
Park Slope: Two Park Slope construction workers were sent to Methodist Hospital following accidents at two separate work sites that occurred within about an hour of each other on Tuesday, in a bizarre, but fortunately non-life-threatening coincidence. Comments (1)

District Attorney indicts Williamsburg man for brutal ax rampage

Williamsburg: A Williamsburger faces up to 25 years to life behind bars for allegedly brutally attacking his girlfriend with an ax and killing her pregnant friend at a Flushing Avenue apartment, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez’s office announced on May 17. Comments (11)

Boats to the Yard: New Navy Yard ferry stop to open Monday

Fort Greene: The city will open its newest ferry stop at Fort Greene’s Navy Yard on May 20. Comments (1)

Benhsonhurst civic leaders push DOT to reconsider bike lane plan

Bensonhurst: They want the city to pump the brakes on its bike plan. Comments (13)
Crown Heights: A young man was gunned down just a block away from his Crown Heights home on May 16, cops said. Comment
Greenpoint: It was BAM-tastic! Comment

Back to work: Video evidence leads cops to reopen investigation into Clinton Hill hit-and-run

Clinton Hill: The police are looking back into an investigation of a driver who hit a cyclist on Vanderbilt Avenue and fled the scene, after this paper reported the incident on May 16. Comments (9)
Brooklyn Heights: A dead body floated into the basement water-catchment area of a Joralemon Street building in Brooklyn Heights Wednesday morning, according to police. Comments (2)
Coney Island: Put that in your pipe and smoke it. Comments (9)

On QNS: Savor a sweet taste of Portugal at the World’s Fare this weekend

Joey Bats Cafe owner Joseph Pedro Fernandes Batista will offer the classic pasteis de nata, or Portuguese egg tart, at the World’s Fare this Saturday and Sunday. Click to give it a read on our sister site, QNS! Read more…

Vicious Cycle


See a hit-and-run driver sideswipe cyclist in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: A biker sustained injuries to his arm and leg after a driver struck him and fled the scene on Vanderbilt Avenue on May 6, according to authorities. Comments (11)
Crown Heights: A bicyclist hit by a car while running a red light in Crown Heights on May 11 has died, according to police, who said the cyclist succumbed to his wounds at Kings County Hospital Tuesday. Comments (13)
A 16-year-old bicyclist is dead after a box truck ran him over in Borough Park on Wednesday night, according to authorities. Comments (24)
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