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In 2010 an experimental public elementary school, the New American Academy, was launched in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Classrooms are open, with as many as 60 students in classes that use  Read more

Park Slope: America’s Pastime got two new homes in Brooklyn’s Backyard. Read more. Read more

  If the music on Impossible Accomplice, the debut solo album of Au Revoir Simone co-keyboardist/singer Annie Hart, sounds very stark and intimate, like a homemade recording, there’s a good  Read more

This man beat up a 39-year-old woman as he tried to steal her cell phone aboard a Brooklyn subway train, police said. The victim was riding a southbound Q train  Read more

A man punched and kicked a 39-year-old woman onboard a southbound Q train in Brooklyn while attempting to take her cellphone, according to the NYPD. [ more › ] Read more

Despite what the #35mm and #filmisnotdead hashtags might lead you to believe, the film photography renaissance isn’t because of Instagram. In truth, even as film-processing labs continue to disappear from  Read more

Controversial state Supreme Court Judge Noach Dear managed to give himself a demotion — returning to a lower court two days a week where lawyers say he routinely allows deadbeats  Read more

Rhymes with Crazy: This mom says the single mom can have it all, as long as you kick ass. Read more. Read more

A Brooklyn principal accused of bringing grade-fixing to new heights has resigned, but was given another six-figure job, city officials said. Marc Williams, after less than two years as principal  Read more

Soul singer Charles Bradley has died at 68, his publicist said in a statement today. Bradley died in Brooklyn after his cancer returned and spread to his liver. [ more  Read more

After getting creative in the urban jungle by parking in an otherwise magically car-free spot in Manhattan, the NYPD’s campaign of courteous respect came across the bridge to the famous  Read more

Last year, ProPublica reported that evictions in NYC have increased over the last few years, thanks to a 1994 City Council vote that allowed landlords to deregulate rent-stabilized apartments that  Read more

Police have released surveillance footage of the man they say gunned down a 47-year-old victim near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The killer reportedly approached Staten Island resident Steven Vargas  Read more

Red Hook: Some tenants of Brooklyn’s largest public-housing complex who can wait for years for dangerous problems to be fixed said the only way to force repairs is by withholding  Read more

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a Dumbo drop, the Atlantic Antic, a visit from Spongebob Squarepants, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Read more. Read more

Red Hook: Our reporter survived the serial killer–themed escape room — barely! Read more. Read more

The fiancée of an accused heroin dealer who spent his earnings on a $3,000 Versace pram, a $200,000 gold chain and other luxuries is hiding the rest of the drug  Read more

An unidentified man is in critical condition after he was allegedly attacked by a group of men wielding an aluminum baseball bat in Williamsburg, police said. [ more ›  Read more

Apart from the absence of 2 and 3 train service in both directions between Brooklyn and Manhattan, meaning no service at Clark Street (as Dodgers fans of yore said, “Wait  Read more

At a press conference touting a bevy of new electric car charging stations in Gowanus on Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio seemed cranky, confused, and misstated some facts. In other  Read more

An obsessive Gambino crime-family associate has become so fixated on his female prosecutor he’s trying to dig into her finances, it was revealed in court Thursday. Battista “Benny” Geritano is  Read more

The engineers of two commuter trains that crashed in New Jersey and Brooklyn, causing one death and leaving more than 200 injured, were both suffering from sleep apnea, federal investigators  Read more

Why the Bushwick Pizza Fest failed so miserably, Sean Spicer didn’t “knowingly” lie, Fireball bagels, and much more in today’s midday links. Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, Read more

For the first time in its 13 year history in NYC, Sixpoint Brewery will open the doors to its Red Hook facility to provide beer directly to customers. The brewery—which  Read more

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