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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Call it his local victory lap! Comment
Coney Island: Call them big fish in a small pond. Comment
The mayor recently appointed Julie Menin, the former commissioner of his office of media and entertainment, to a new role as New York City’s census director. Menin sat down with our sister publication The Villager to discuss her new position, and why an accurate population count in the upcoming survey is imperative for all five boroughs. Click to give it a read! Comment
Fixing the BQE: The city’s controversial proposal to turn the Brooklyn Heights Promenade into a six-lane speedway for cars and trucks during the reconstruction of the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s triple cantilever could violate decades-old laws established to protect views from the fabled walkway, according to a landmarks expert. Comments (6)
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On BPR: Something’s rotten in the borough of Brooklyn

Podcast: Brooklyn Paper Radio is back with an all-new episode, on which your co-hosts dove right into the latest stinky situation to engulf the beleaguered L train. Comments (1)
Meadows of Shame: The city must fork over the $20 million needed to finish a Sunset Park meadow officials opened years ago without all of its promised amenities, locals demanded. Comments (8)
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Interior designers will tell you that a rug grounds a room, so when designing a space, pick the rug first and then work from there. Comment
Prospect Heights: These kids are more than meets the eye! Comment
Flatlands: They got their groove — and their center — back! Comment

Teen terrors: Foursome wanted for mugging woman at Park Slope subway station

Park Slope: Cops are hunting for the teen delinquents who beat and robbed a woman at a Park Slope subway station. Comments (1)

Kings Plaza bigwigs slapped with more violations for illegally storing hundreds of cars in garage

Mill Basin: City inspectors again slapped the owner of Kings Plaza Shopping Center with violations for illegally storing cars in its parking garage, just four months after issuing another fine for the same offense. Comments (8)

Something stinks: Pols, union leaders demand L service suspension after lingering fumes send workers to hospital

River of Tears: State transportation officials must indefinitely stop service on the L train until they erase all traces of the noxious gas fumes that filled the line’s tunnels last week and reportedly sent workers to the hospital, and caused straphangers to faint and vomit, according to a local pol. Comments (6)
Checkin’ in with: St. Joseph’s College President Dr. Donald Boomgaarden is so committed to his students’ success that he now teaches some pupils himself, in a folk-music class he debuted last fall. The educator sat down with us to discuss his time atop the university, and the plans he is orchestrating to lead it into the future. Comments (2)
Event: She’s making a picture that is more than skin-deep. Comments (4)

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