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Free spirits: Dime Best of Brooklyn fest adds whiskey samples

Dining: The beer and food (and whiskey!) festival happens this Saturday. Comments (2)

Near East ear feast! Balkan music festival takes over Grand Prospect Hall this weekend

Music: They’ll make your Balkan dance dreams come true! Comment

Police: Suspect sucker-punches guy outside bar

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

Thief runs off with man’s phone after asking to borrow it

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

Silence on statue sparks concern: Locals worry cemetery may go rogue after refusing meeting about controversial monument

Green-Wood Cemetery leaders may be backing out of their promise to consult the community before installing a statue of a polarizing doctor in the burial ground, according to critics of the sculpture, who said a graveyard bigwig recently shot down their request for a sitdown about the fate of the monument to gynecologist J. Marion Sims. Comments (7)

Drunk driver from Marine Park prison-bound for leaving friend to die in fiery crash

Mean Streets: A drunk driver will spend at least four years in state prison after leaving his friend to die in a fiery, Greenwood Heights crash in 2017. Comments (2)
Contractors this week kicked off a two-year-plus project to install elevators and make other handicap-accessible improvements to Prospect Heights’s Eastern Parkway–Brooklyn Museum subway station. Comments (10)

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