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Gilded age: Kings Theatre celebrates 90th birthday

Theater: Long live the King! Comment

Column: Mayor’s presidential campaign is influencing his NYC policy decisions

The Right View: The decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo was about Mayor de Blasio catering to far-left and minority voters during his near comical presidential run. Indeed, his actions as Mayor this term have all related to his campaign and not the welfare of and fiduciary responsibilities he has to the taxpayers and residents of New York City. Comments (3)
Editor’s Picks: It’s Labor Day weekend, so we’ve got beaches, baseball, and boats for you. Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Downtown: Borough President Eric Adams likened a social media user to the Ku Klux Klan after slamming the beep for his weak stance on placard parking abuse in Downtown Brooklyn. Comments (18)

New Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce president set to take over in September

Standing O: Three cheers for the new head of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce! Comments (1)

Caribbean crews: Weekend of West Indian parties and concerts

Event: Brooklyn’s biggest parade is coming! Comments (5)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: A Bedford-Stuyvesant man faces up to 25 years in prison for allegedly stabbing the partner of a transgender person in a fit of homophobic rage on June 22, according to Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. Comments (11)

‘I hate it. It hurts me’: Historian slams city’s weak proposals for abolitionist memorial in Downtown park

Downtown: A historian accused the city of sidelining a planned abolitionist memorial as part of a planned Downtown park. Comments (11)
Standing O: They need more green! Comment
Crown Heights: Five incarcerated Brooklyn youth are learning how to care for and train service dogs while locked up at a juvenile detention center in Crown Heights. Comments (3)
Standing O: A nonprofit dedicated to promoting development along Atlantic Avenue will recognize the leader of YWCA Brooklyn — an organization that provides housing and social services for local women — for her contributions to Downtown Brooklyn at this year’s Atlantic Antic festival in September. Comments (1)
Music: It’s not over ’til the bearded lady sings! Comment

NYPD Hate Crimes investigating attack on Jewish man in Crown Heights

Crown Heights: The Police Department’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating a brutal assault on a Jewish man in a Crown Heights park on Tuesday morning. Comments (17)
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Update: Woman returns dog she recovered after it escaped Williamsburg home

Williamsburg: A woman returned an escaped dog to her owner after she spotted the canine wandering outside its Williamsburg home Monday night. Comments (1)
Coney Island: Coney Island Councilman Mark Treyger slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday for failing to properly investigate lead contamination in elementary schools, claiming common spaces like cafeterias and hallways remain suspect as the first day of school looms on Sept. 5. Comments (4)
Park Slope: Labor leaders are accusing management at the Park Slope Food Co-op of violating employees’ efforts to unionize by refusing to sign a “neutrality pledge,” despite a recent settlement with federal labor authorities. Comments (16)
Williamsburg: They a-tuned for their mistakes. Comments (1)
Downtown: Police shut down a two-block stretch of Flatbush Avenue and evacuated a nearby mini mart after a suspicious package was reported Monday afternoon, according to authorities. Comment
Sunset Park: Patrons of a gritty, no-frills Sunset Park fitness center will have to pump iron somewhere else beginning Sept. 12, when the gym’s landlord will give them the boot after nearly 30 years in the neighborhood. Comments (9)
Decades in the planning and making, the Kosciuszko Bridge reconstruction project is set to end Thursday with the opening of a second cable-stayed bridge for the Brooklyn-bound side of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Comments (4)
Midwood: A motorist ran over a homeless man asleep in front of a Coney Island Avenue parking garage in Midwood early Monday morning, killing him. Comments (9)
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Cops searching for gun-wielding suspects behind brutal Gownaus carjacking: NYPD

Gowanus: Cops are hunting for the four gun-wielding goons behind a brutal Gowanus carjacking on Saturday. Comments (5)

City to enhance safety along Coney Island Avenue in response to cyclist death

Midwood: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to enhance traffic safety along Coney Island Avenue in response to a deadly crash that claimed the life of a cyclist in Midwood earlier this month. Comments (22)
A Brooklyn cop faces seven years behind bars for an alleged scheme to dupe his insurance provider by setting his own car ablaze in 2016, according to District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Comments (2)

Knife-wielding thief attempts to rob Sheepshead Bay gas station: NYPD

Sheepshead Bay: Police are searching for the knife-wielding wacko, who attempted to hold up a Sheepshead Bay gas station on Aug. 16. Comments (2)

Thief steals power tools and a bike from shed in Marine Park

Marine Park: Cops are searching for the burglar who they say looted a shed in Marine Park on Wednesday. Comments (3)
Prospect Heights: Activists and local leaders are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to put the kibosh on a massive underground athletic facility in Prospect Heights — claiming state officials rubber stamped the new development without giving a second thought to the public good. Comments (16)
Brooklyn Heights: A twice-shuttered, multi-million-dollar bridge that’s proven Brooklyn Bridge Park’s biggest boondoggle could become redundant following the redevelopment of a former Jehovah’s Witness complex in Brooklyn Heights. Comments (7)

Middle school teacher sentenced for sexually assaulting 14-year-old student in Canarsie: DA

Canarsie: A former teacher at a Canarsie middle school will spend four years behind bars for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student on seven different occasions in 2018, according to Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. Comment
New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) is launching a new portal that will make information about pick-ups and drop-offs available on a neighborhood basis to researchers and community members. Comments (3)

Cops slap alleged Williamsburg gang member connected to Cardi B’s 2018 Queens assault with drug charges

Williamsburg: An alleged Williamsburg gang member with ties to famed rapper Cardi B’s 2018 assault in Queens was indicted Thursday on federal drug charges. Comments (10)
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Brute robs man on Crown Heights subway platform as fellow straphangers watch

Crown Heights: A savage brutally robbed a man on a Crown Heights subway platform on Aug. 16 while fellow straphangers simply watched the melee unfold, according to police. Comments (18)

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