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Writing wrongs: Bookseller focuses on forgotten female authors

Books: She’s seeking equal pay for equal words. Comments (2)

Rock the block: Bell House celebrates 10 years with block party

Event: The Bell will be ringing! Comments (1)
Dining: We’ll finally get our piece of the pie! Comments (1)

Police: Man swipes delivery man’s bike

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Teen refused to pay fare, beat cab driver with glass bottle

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Thief takes off with man’s scooter

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

Lowlife uses man’s card to buy jewelry, drives off in stolen car

Sunset Park: Plus all the other crime from Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct blotter. Comment

Shoplifter punches bodega clerk

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Breaking Chews: Locals and commuters who live and work in offices near the Brooklyn Paper’s headquarters in America’s Downtown are salivating over news that popular fast-salad spot Sweetgreen is opening up on Court Street later this year. Comments (4)
Greenwood Heights: Some of the longest permanent residents of Brooklyn’s biggest graveyard may have never found eternal rest in Kings County had the country’s current president been in office in their lifetimes, according to the crypt-keeper who helped local teens research the genealogies of Green-Wood Cemetery’s occupants as part of a summer internship program there. Comments (2)
Boerum Hill: Mayor DeBlasio wants to dedicate about half a football field’s worth of space to potential retailers interested in opening up shop inside a massive new jail that would replace Atlantic Avenue’s House of Detention as part of his scheme to close Rikers Island within the next decade. Comments (6)
Crown Heights: The city this Labor Day will reprise the strict safety measures it implemented at last year’s early-morning J’Ouvert parade after the tight security prevented fatalities at the event where multiple people were killed in previous years. Comment

Lights, camera, action! City bringing TV and film production to S’Park

Sunset Park: The city is seeking proposals to develop nearly three-and-a-half football fields’ worth of waterfront property into a film and television production facility at Bush Terminal in Sunset Park. Comment
Park Slope: Book-lenders reopened Brooklyn Public Library’s Pacific branch on Aug. 13, roughly two months behind their expected deadline — and without the ramp they promised stroller-pushing parents and disabled residents they’d install to ease access to the stacks as part of a recent makeover. Comments (1)
DUMBO: Some preservationists are crying foul over a city scheme to remove and reshape historic Belgian blocks from Dumbo and Vinegar Hill streets as part of a plan to make changes to a plaza that they said neighbors don’t even want — and never signed off on in the first place. Comments (14)
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State Sen. Martin Dilan says his challenger was a Republican from Florida

Williamsburg: State Sen. Martin Dilan doubled down on his verbal assault on the Florida immigrant to Brooklyn who is challenging him for his seat in Albany on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (4)

Hard bargain: Slope-crash victims’ families would refuse plea deal with driver, lawyer claims

Blind Spots: It’s too soon to seek a plea deal for the driver facing up to 15 years in prison for hitting and killing two kids on a Park Slope street, because the deceased youngsters’ parents would never accept a reasonable bargain just months after losing their children, defendant Dorothy Bruns’s attorney told a judge on Wednesday. Comment

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