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They might not be stripped naked and have their hair shorn, but this would be plenty humiliating. A state Assembly hopeful from Brooklyn wants to take a page from HBO’s  Read more

Red Hook: Preservationists are crying foul play after a blaze tore through a vacant Red Hook warehouse on Thursday night, just weeks after a coalition of locals asked the city  Read more

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A Prospect-Lefferts Gardens man will spend five-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty to savagely beating a homeless man inside a Lincoln Road apartment complex — and broadcasting  Read more

Park Slope: Bigwigs at Park Slope’s Methodist Hospital gathered at the construction site of its newest, years-in-the-making facility on Wednesday to put their John Hancocks on the structure’s last steel  Read more

Brooklyn Heights: Students from classrooms across the borough piloted self-made sailboats into the East River from Brooklyn Bridge Park last week, culminating the end of an eight-month ship-building course that  Read more

Blind Spots: A woman was killed and her son critically injured in a traffic accident on Seaview Avenue in Canarsie on June 12. Read more. Read more

Sponsored Content: It sometimes seems that Rivendell School, for children ages 2–5, is the best-kept secret in the Gowanus area. Read more. Read more

Where there’s smoke…there’s furious neighbors. A trendy Brooklyn restaurant has become the source of anger on its Fort Greene block, where residents claim they are being smoked out of their  Read more

A girl on a Brooklyn station platform got her arm caught in a subway-car door as the train pulled out of the station — then fell onto the tracks as  Read more

Business as usual. The New York Post's Anna Sanders reported yesterday, in Council speaker’s next chief of staff was a top lobbyist:Speaker Corey Johnson is expected to promote an ex-lobbyist  Read more

Rhymes with Crazy: Too many kids don’t get enough sun. Introduce these oldies but goodies and they’ll happily head outdoors! Read more. Read more

A 6-year-old girl who fell onto subway tracks in Brooklyn on Saturday was rescued by a quick-thinking Samaritan. The child and her mother were on a D train heading toward  Read more

Your correspondent walked by this afternoon, and the place was doing business. What can I say, other than I’m delighted? My regrets to the owners, though their earlier apparent closing  Read more

A motorcyclist traveling behind a funeral procession was killed Saturday in Brooklyn when his bike collided with a car that had stopped to let the mourners pass. The car, driven  Read more

Shuttered clinics and transferred doctors have veterans fearful the Brooklyn VA hospital is on its way to closing. The Bay Ridge facility’s ear, nose and throat clinic – which treats  Read more

Reef madness hit Coney Island Saturday as fishy fidos, crabby kids and nauty sea monsters in G-strings made waves in the annual Mermaid Parade. “It’s like Christmas for freaks!” said  Read more

A new art installation in Brooklyn proves that beauty — or a B.M. — is in the eye of the beholder. To some, the three-foot-diameter sphere of soil in Brooklyn’s  Read more

The Ride: Staten Island 3Brooklyn 1June 15 on Staten Island Read more. Read more

Our first-ever Total Williamsburg Immersion is June 23! Not only is our neighborhood crawl an amazing deal — $15 for 5 free beers, plus great discounts at places like OddFellows,  Read more

The long-running legal battle between Skanska USA Building and Forest City New York (and affiliates) over responsibility of cost overruns in the ill-fated modular project recently saw a partial win  Read more

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Read more. Read more

Friday 6/15 The Chapin Sisters @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Granite Terrace, Pier 3), 6pm, FREE, more info 90s Skate Jam @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Skating (150 Furman Street, Pier  Read more

Yoel Goldman’s All Year Management and Joel Gluck’s Spencer Equity landed a $117.5 million loan for a newly completed Downtown Brooklyn rental tower, property records show. The property, called the  Read more

Blind Spots: The motorist who crashed into five people crossing a Park Slope street in March, killing two kids and an unborn baby, cannot make bail and will wait out  Read more

Another cash-strapped city cabbie has committed suicide — hanging himself in his Brooklyn apartment, multiple sources told The Post on Friday. Abdul Saleh is now at least the sixth financially-struggling  Read more

Greenpoint coffee shop Budin opened four years ago boasting the most expensive (licorice-flavored) latte in the city at $7. Two weeks later, they raised the price to $10. Now, the  Read more

Brooklyn is booming, according to state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The number of new jobs in the borough has been growing at a faster rate than either the state or national  Read more

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