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Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

Family feud: Bensonhurst pol blames Sheepshead Bay colleague and cousin-in-law for false reports about his wife

Party Line: This will make for an awkward Thanksgiving dinner. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Talk about below-ground parking. Comments (2)

Honoring Bklyn’s best men: Boro’s community leaders celebrated at Kings of Kings awards

Mill Basin: Brooklyn, meet your new kings of Kings! Comment
Fort Greene: This school may be out for good. Comments (4)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a cinematic circus show, a market to fulfill your Danish desires, paintings in Park Slope, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bad deed: Crooked cop going to prison for illegally acquiring dead woman’s home

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A former local cop will spend six months in prison for illegally transferring the deed of a dead woman’s home to herself, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Man charged for assaulting gay couple in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: A man faces up to 15 years behind bars for assaulting a gay couple in Williamsburg, according to the borough’s top prosecutor, who charged the defendant for a hate crime that he said has no place in Kings County. Comments (4)
Transit: Brooklynites headed into Manhattan during the morning and evening rush can now hop in yellow cabs at half off via the taxi-hailing app Waave. Comments (2)
Coney Island: A new mixed-use development will bring more than 130 below-market-rate apartments to Coney Island when it opens early next year, according to a rep for its developer, Georgica Green Ventures. Comment
Art: He is taking it to the street! Comments (3)
Page 1: By the time you are reading this, the borough may already be covered in its first blanket of white stuff, if the latest reports from our pals over at the National Weather Service are correct. But the Paper — whose Blizzard Bureau is typically always hankering for the next nor’easter, bomb cyclone, or other wintery weather pattern — is not yet ready to see the slush. Snow before Thanksgiving is like when Christmas decor hits stores the day after Halloween — it’s just too soon! Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Schneps Community News Group is proud to announce that Brooklyn Paper Deputy Editor Anthony Rotunno, who joined our newsroom in America’s Downtown in May 2017, is taking the reins as the Paper’s new editor-in-chief. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Bklyn pol pushing to axe Public Advocate office

Politics: A Bensonhurst councilman on Wednesday introduced a bill to eliminate the watchdog position of Public Advocate, weeks ahead of a special election to fill the seat that the current officeholder will vacate to become the state’s next attorney general. Comments (11)

Gangster’s paradise: ‘Al Capone’ is a good show about bad people

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This show is a straight shooter. Comment

Williamsburg biz leaders talk L closure at awareness event

River of Tears: Williamsburg entrepreneurs worried about keeping their doors open when officials shutter the L train’s Brooklyn–Manhattan tube next April can prep for the looming closure with the help of local leaders at a Wednesday awareness event. Comments (4)

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