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Coming full circle: Deno’s Wonder Wheel at 99

Coney Island: Big wheel keep on turning! Comment

Municipal Credit Union awards Brooklynite with college scholarship

Three cheers for Brooklynite Kristen Palmer, a graduating high-schooler who was recently awarded a $5,000 college scholarship! Comments (1)

Local construction worker honored as ‘Brooklyn Worker of the Month’

Three cheers for Michael Muir, a construction worker who was recently recognized by a nonprofit organization for his outstanding dedication to the job on June 11. Comment

A cheer thing: Sunset Park sculptor builds imaginary cheerleading equipment

Art: Two-four-six-eight! It’s work we should appreciate! Comment

Music of the sea: The best summer concerts in Coney Island

Music: Summer is here, and Coney Island is heating up with live music performances of all genres! Here are 10 concerts by the beach you should be sure to sea! Comments (3)

Joy rides! Luna Park adds two new thrilling attractions

Event: Luna Park is flying high! Comments (1)

Readers: Religion is no excuse not to vaccinate!

Letters: Albany politicians passed a package of bills repealing the religious exemption for vaccines on June 13, amid a measles outbreak that has swept through Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities and infected almost 1,000 people statewide. Comments (5)
Dining: Call it the Snack-bar by the Sea! Comments (7)
Dining: Good drinks come to those who wait! Comments (2)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got floating flowers, Pride performances, a feline film, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Tiny tiki: Greenpoint pop-up is cool for the summer

Dining: Enjoy the bear necessities! Comment

Around the block: Film talks to locals in Bushwick’s changing scene

Cinema: Welcome to the Neighborhood! Comment
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City removes Cellino and Barnes ad for creating traffic hazard

Gerritsen Beach: They don’t call them the injury attorneys for nothing! Comments (9)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a major crackdown to combat violence and fare evasion on subways and buses, committing an additional 500 uniformed officers to the city’s transit system. Comments (10)
Music: If you can make it here; you can make it — anywhere! Comment
Park Slope: A sanitation worker was injured when a helium tank exploded in Park Slope on June 14, according to police. Comment

A batch made in heaven: Insomnia Cookies comes to Park Slope

Park Slope: Park Slope cookie monsters can soon satisfy their late-night sugar cravings with deliveries from the borough’s first Insomnia Cookies outpost, which is set to open on Fifth Avenue this fall, according to a rep with the pastry chain. Comments (4)

Racist by the bay: Vandal scrawls anti-Muslim threat on Sheepshead Bay bus stop

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay straphangers were horrified to discover the words “Kill Arabs” scrawled onto a B44 bus stop at Avenue V Monday morning. Comments (17)
Cyclones: The Brooklyn Cyclones kicked off their summer with an impressive 5-4 Opening Day victory over the rival Staten Island Yankees at MCU Park on June 14. Comments (1)

Cuomo signs bill that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses

New York State lawmakers approved the hotly debated Green Light NY bill that allows undocumented immigrants to acquire driver’s licenses. Comments (14)

Material girl: Brooklyn Academy of Music puts premium Madonna tickets on sale

Fort Greene: The Brooklyn Academy of Music is selling $5,000 prime seat tickets for Madonna’s 17-day tour of her new album this fall. Comments (6)
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached an early handshake agreement Friday on a balanced $92.8 billion city budget after weeks of negotiations. Comments (4)
Flatlands: These kids are going into summer with a roar! Comments (1)
Fort Greene: It was a hairy situation! Comment
Music: A local rhythm-and-blues ensemble rocked Marine Park amid a free concert last week, where the Michael David Band really got the oldsters moving and grooving, according to the bandleader. Comment
Coney Island: These kids want the world to chill out! Comments (2)

The march to sea! Your guide to this year’s Mermaid Parade

Event: The ‘maids are back in Brooklyn! Comment

Bird brain: Feds bust man for smuggling finches for Brooklyn bird singing competitions

These caged birds won’t sing! Comments (5)

Bushwick bigot: Cops seek suspect who shouted anti-Semitic slurs at man in subway station

Bushwick: Police are looking for the bigot who snatched a man’s cell phone while shouting anti-Semitic slurs at the Gates Avenue subway station in Bushwick on June 13. Comments (17)
Midwood: Cops arrested a Pennsylvania man for allegedly setting a rabbi’s Midwood home ablaze last week, creating an inferno which spread to two neighboring homes and injured 13 people. Comments (10)

Perv arrested for groping girls in Coney coaster line: NYPD

Coney Island: Cops busted a man for allegedly groping two girls as they waited in line to ride a Coney Island rollercoaster Sunday, according to authorities. Comments (22)

Innocent: Former Community Board 6 district manager cleared of questionable pay-raises in court

Park Slope: A former longtime Brooklyn civic leader was found not guilty in Brooklyn Supreme Court on June 14 of using bogus documents to give himself multiple pay-raises from the city, which totaling more than $16,000 annually. Comments (12)

Cops search for missing Bath Beach teen

Gravesend: A 14-year-old girl was back at her Bath Beach home safe and sound Sunday afternoon after she was missing since Saturday at 8 p.m., authorities report. Comment

State pols repeal religious exemptions for vaccines amid measles outbreak

Albany politicians passed a package of bills repealing the religious exemption for vaccines on June 13, amid a measles outbreak that has swept through Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities and infected almost 1,000 people statewide. Comments (29)
Development: Political bigwigs are celebrating a landmark agreement to strengthen the state’s rent laws, which will affect more than 2.5 million city dwellers. Comments (13)

City shuts down two more Williamsburg yeshivas for not vaccinating kids, staff against measles

Williamsburg: The city closed down two more Williamsburg yeshivas for letting unvaccinated kids and staff into their schools, the Department of Health announced Thursday. Comments (24)

Cops seek teen suspected of snatching elderly woman’s purse in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: Cops are searching for a woman who snatched an elderly woman’s purse in Sheepshead Bay on June 12. Comment

Cops ask for help in locating missing Homecrest man

Sheepshead Bay: The search is on for a Homecrest man who has been missing from his apartment since Tuesday, according to authorities. Comment
Flatbush: The holidays can be a rough time for some elders, but the Renaissance Adult Day Care Center in Flatbush made sure that their seniors experienced their best Father’s Day yet with an early celebration for the ages. Comment

Brooklyn claims nation’s largest number of baby boomers: Report

Florida? Fuggetaboudit! Comments (3)

East New York man faces lengthy sentence in fatal cab driver shooting

A 27-year-old man from East New York was sentenced to 25 years to life for fatally shooting a cab driver and father of four, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on June 13. Comment
Cobble Hill: Does your four-legged friend need care right meow? Comment
Midwood: A four-alarm fire blazed through at least three homes in Midwood early Thursday morning, leaving 12 people injured, according to an FDNY spokesperson. Comment

Cops searching for missing 12-year-old Canarsie boy

Canarsie: The search is on for a 12-year-old Canarsie boy who has been missing since June 12, according to authorities. Comments (11)
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Cops hunting for suspects in ‘Mission Impossible’ style Bed-Stuy burglary

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Cops are hunting for two men who stole approximately $2,000 from a Bedford-Stuyvesant department store by propelling in from the roof on June 5. Comments (3)

‘Are you listening?’: Coney Island residents voice concerns over proposed ferry landings

Coney Island: The tide was high at a Coney Island meeting on June 11, in which city officials presented their plans to examine the proposed landing locations of the Coney Island ferry, scheduled to set sail in 2021. Comments (18)
A recent report revealed that Brooklyn is emerging as one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs, surpassing Manhattan and ranking second to San Francisco. Comments (2)

Cops cuff crook after running red light in stolen car

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

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