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Art: See the star-crossed lovers under the stars! Comment

Standing O

Standing O: Hip, hip, hooray for Joseph Marcellino, the director of Emergency Management at Coney Island Hospital, who recently received an award for outstanding public service. Comments (3)
Standing O: The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association feted federal judge Pamela Chen at its Remsen Street headquarters on May 13. Comment
Standing O: Actress Diane Guerroero joined forces with do-gooders at the Fruit Tree Foundation to plant trees in Williamsburg on May 16. Comment

Column: There’s still hope for the red parties in New York

The Right View: This week, our columnist writes about the future of New York’s red parties. Comments (20)

Readers: City missed the mark on Surf Avenue

The three-phase project, which shuttered the avenue between W. 16th and W. 21st streets, was designed to raise Surf Avenue by three-and-a-half feet in an effort to improve storm drainage in the flood-prone neighborhood, as well as support a massive real estate development in the area. Comment

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for weekend reading! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve film festivals, pride parties, silent sci-fi, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Marine Park: They don’t just sell cookies! Comments (16)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Prospect Lefferts Gardens is ready to grill! Comments (7)

They’ve got your back: New Bushwick massage studio offers discount to L-train riders

Bushwick: L-eviate your stress! Comments (1)

Ready to roll: Roller derby doc debuts at Art of Brooklyn Film Fest

Cinema: It’s a new spin on an old sport! Comment
Kensington: Police arrested a 23-year-old woman who they say is responsible for fatally striking a motorcyclist with her car on May 27, while she was allegedly intoxicated. Comments (12)
Flatbush: Family and friends gathered at the Rutland Adult Daycare center in East Flatbush for a bittersweet celebration on May 24. Comments (1)

Merchant of death: Weapons trafficker sentenced to 15 years for Brooklyn gun sales

Courts: A Virginia man will spend 15 years in prison for peddling southern guns on the streets of Brooklyn. Comment

Brooklynites celebrate Family Day at Canarsie Pier

Canarsie: It was quite and oar-deal. Comment
A cadre of New York lawmakers want to eliminate religious exemptions to vaccinations before a state-wide measles outbreak subsides, with one upstate senator claiming the political will to ax the exemption hinges on fears stoked by the epidemic that’s overwhelmingly affected unvaccinated Brooklynites. Comments (16)
Gravesend: City transportation gurus officially unveiled plans to redesign a dangerous roadway in Gravesend at a May 22 Community Board 13 meeting. Comments (7)
Before departing on a presidential campaign swing through Nevada, Mayor Bill de Blasio took care of some city business Friday, announcing plans for the rapid expansion of the school zone speed camera program which Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law earlier this month. Comments (34)

Getting high: New rooftop spots to visit this summer!

Dining: These new spots are up and coming! Comment
Williamsburg: Two drivers sustained minor injuries after they smashed into each other at a Williamsburg intersection on the evening of May 27. Comments (2)

Swinging into summer: NYC Parks shows off newly renovated Stroud Playground in Crown Heights

Crown Heights: Strides were made at Stroud Playground this past week! Comments (3)

Collateral damage: Shooters strike woman’s foot in Bedford-Stuyvesant hit gone wrong

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Cops are hunting the trigger-happy fiends who lit up a Bedford-Stuyvesant subway station on May 21, striking an innocent bystander. Comments (2)

Subway sleaze: Creep gropes teen girl inside Prospect Heights subway station

Cops are hunting the creep who grabbed a 17-year-old girl’s rear end inside a Prospect Heights subway station in the early morning May 23. Comments (2)
Marine Park: A Marine Park man faces 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to threatening the life of a United States Senator. Comments (22)
Brooklyn Heights: Talk about community spirit! Comment

Party time

Party time

Music: Let’s Celebrate, and have a good time! Comment

Park nope: Park Slope residents create petition to protest planned family shelters

Park Slope: More than 200 people have signed a petition protesting the city’s plan to open homeless shelters at two neighboring Park Slope developments, hoping to rally enough community opposition to persuade the city to call off the shelter plan before finalizing its agreement with the properties’ owner. Comments (46)

Braking: Police arrest Clinton Hill subway saboteur

Clinton Hill: He’s off the rails! Comments (5)
Dyker Heights: They’re sailing into another Fleet Week. Comment
A Kings County Supreme Court justice dismissed a Brooklyn man’s 2012 conviction for raping a then 32-year-old mentally disabled woman on Thursday, after a review conducted by District Attorney Eric Gonzalez’s office discovered the defendant also suffered severe mental handicaps. Comments (13)

DA charges East Flatbush man in sex trafficking of 16-year-old girl

Flatbush: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has indicted an East Flatbush man for allegedly forcing a minor into prostitution. Comment

Brooklyn high school students receive free clothing and accessories at annual Prom Dress Giveaway

Flatbush: A Brooklyn politician recently held his 12th annual Prom Dress Giveaway, helping over 300 girls prepare for the big dance. Comments (8)

Slash and snatch: Cops hunting knife-wielding fiend wanted in bloody Prospect Lefferts Gardens purse snatching

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Cops are hunting the knife-wielding wacko who slashed a 53-year-old woman amid a bloody purse snatching in Prospect Lefferts Gardens earlier this month. Comments (1)
Canarsie: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has indicted four scammers for allegedly selling a Canarsie home which they did not own. Comment

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