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Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

A-maize-ing! Corn growing on Gowanus Expressway

The Greatest Story Ever: There is more than a kernel of truth to this one, experts say. Comments (11)

Let me entertain you? Nah. This ‘Gypsy’ doesn’t come up roses

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: As the song says, “you gotta get a gimmick, if you want to get ahead,” and the production of “Gypsy,” running through Oct. 9 at the Gallery Players in Park Slope, really needs a gimmick of its own. Comments (1)

Checkin’ in with … Brooklyn’s first female Hasidic judge

Kensington: Lawyer and Borough Park community activist Rachel “Ruchie” Freier is the new judge for the Fifth Judicial district civil court, which covers Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge. Comments (9)

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Knife-wielding shoplifter threatens security officers and flees

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

Ding dong, the Prospect Park West bike lane lawsuit is dead

Mean Streets: After six years, the critics conceded that it would be impractical to get rid of the lane now. Comments (11)

Park Slope Y celebrates nabe’s newest Americans

Park Slope: There’s coming to America, and then there’s becoming an American. Comments (2)

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Sunset Parkers livid about shelters taking over area inns

Sunset Park: They’ve got serious reservations. Comments (4)

All new hotel construction is suspect, locals say

Sunset Park: Hotels in sunset Park are turning into homeless shelters as quickly as they can be built. Comments (6)

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Talking fitness: Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes visits Flatbush school

Health: Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes swung into PS 6 to talk to fifth-graders about health and exercise on Sept. 21. Comments (1)

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