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Books: He hit the Heights of crime! Comments (1)
Downtown: Former District Attorney Charles Hynes passed away at a hospice-care center in Florida on Tuesday night, his son Sean Hynes told this newspaper. He was 83-years-old. Comments (6)

Words to help heal a community

Speak Out: Our readers submit their thoughts and words of comfort on the heels of three gruesome killings in Sheepshead Bay and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comment

‘After’ words: Actress pens memoir on overcoming abuse

Books: She wrote from the bottom of her heart. Comments (1)

It's national Wear Red Day!

We’re ‘Going Red’ today for women’s heart health

Health: Schneps Media is wearing red today to help raise awareness for the risk of heart disease in women. Comment

Why we’re red: A letter from our president and publisher

Health: We are proud to present a unique way to call attention to what is known as the “silent killer.” Comment

The Newsstand

Digital editions: No, the Paper is not making a joke! Today, it is quite literally red, in solidarity with the American Heart Association, to promote heart-disease awareness and prevention among women — one in three of whom die due to cardiac-related issues each year. For more on the Paper’s red turn, read the letter from our president and publisher. And keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Digital editions: Schneps Media is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions of the Bay News, Mill Marine Courier, Park Slope Courier, and Brooklyn Graphic! Read more…
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got warming whiskey, a faulty film, a festival of funny females, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Standing O: Our sister publication recognized two Kings County educators for dedicating their lives to the enrichment of local youngsters. Comment
Downtown: Brooklyn’s new Surrogate’s Court Judge, Harriet Thompson, celebrated the start of her term with peers and politicos during her official swearing-in ceremony at Kings County Supreme Court. Comment

This duo rules! Orthodox judge and Muslim law clerk lead by example

Downtown: This Kings County Supreme Court justice and his law clerk rule in favor of peaceful coexistence. Comments (2)

Game on! Three new spots where you can catch the Super Bowl

TV: It’s a whole new ball game! Comment

The GOP’s road to ousting Rose

The Right View: Our Courier columnist weighs in on the pool of Republican candidates already jockeying to run against newly elected Democratic Rep. Max Rose, and why anyone seriously considering the Rock-to-Ridge congressional seat must run a solid campaign in Kings County. Comments (10)

On Brownstoner: Colorful ‘boutique’ hotel in Bed-Stuy nears completion

A brightly colored, six-story hotel rising on Dekalb Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant is nearing the finish line, according to a new report from our sister website Brownstoner. Click to read the full story about the newly built lodge, which will feature a fully automated check-in process conducted by a kiosk, and no human staff, when complete. Read more…
Downtown: A plan hatched more than a decade ago to build a new green space above a high-tech parking facility on Willoughby Street Downtown is officially dead, according to city officials, who on Wednesday said they failed to close the deal with the developer they chose for the job back in 2013. Comments (18)
Nightlife: Hank’s for stopping by! Comments (6)

Two men wanted for shooting, killing teen on Bushwick street

Bushwick: Police are hunting for the gunman who shot and killed a teen in Bushwick, and another male villain who acted as a lookout during the deadly attack. Comment

Berm notice: Architect behind third BQE fix fleshes out plan to send traffic on roadway near park, instead of on Promenade

Fixing the BQE: The architect who late last year proposed a third way to fix the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s triple cantilever unveiled more details for the scheme that proposes sending traffic down a temporary roadway near Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (14)
Checkin’ in with: The 61st Precinct’s top cop sat down with us to discuss how he kept crime in his area down overall last year, his command’s response to the recent deadly hammer attack at a Sheepshead Bay restaurant, and more in an exclusive interview. Comments (9)
Bushwick: A new 10-story, mixed-use building rising above Bushwick will be the neighborhood’s second-tallest building when complete, with only Wyckoff Hospital standing taller, according to a new report from our sister publication QNS. Click to read more about the tower set to dramatically alter the historically low-rise neighborhood’s skyline. Read more…
Mean Streets: A stretch of Ninth Street in Park Slope where a driver hit and killed two children last year is now more dangerous to pedestrians than ever, following a redesign that brought new protected bike lanes to the road, locals alleged. Read more…
Bay Ridge: The man suspected of brutally slaughtering three Sheepshead Bay restaurant workers with a hammer will likely face hate-crime charges in addition to the three counts of murder authorities slapped him with, according to a law-enforcement source. Comments (9)
River of Tears: It’s L-pocalypse now — the sequel! Comments (6)

Won’t count them out: Sunset Park civic gurus lay out plan to ensure area immigrants participate in census

Sunset Park: Sunset Park civic gurus recently kicked off a grass-roots effort to encourage area immigrants to participate in the looming 2020 Census. Comments (8)

Brooklyn’s beagle buff: Clinton Hill resident to judge upcoming Westminster Dog Show

Fuzzy Brooklyn: He’s Brooklyn’s top dog! Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: The city may flush millions of taxpayer dollars down the toilet if it moves forward with scrapping a long in-the-works plan to bury two massive sewage tanks beneath land along the Gowanus Canal, and instead build a giant underground tunnel to collect storm-water runoff in the cisterns’ place. Comments (6)
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High-rise rentals on Jersey City waterfront feature club rooms and pet-friendly happy hours

For developers, building luxury rentals on the Jersey City waterfront is a competitive business, so they routinely try to outdo one another in amenity packages. Read more…
Dining: The three restaurateurs who last year announced plans to revive Downtown’s venerable chop house Gage and Tollner plan to open their second-coming of the bistro this fall, after recently inking a lease on the historic dining room. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Talk about a tasty Prospect! Comments (2)

Not so Shore: LPC rejects renovation plans for Coney theater, requests better replacement for old sign

Coney Island: The builder planning to redevelop Coney Island’s Shore Theater into a hotel and spa must amend its plans to include a sign that better recalls the majesty of the storied vaudeville theater’s old placard, and more details that honor the history of the iconic site and its home neighborhood, demanded members of the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission. Comment

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