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

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

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

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct blotter. Comment
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)
Dining: Got milk punch? Comment

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

Development: 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
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)

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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