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Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018

Podcast: Kings County’s commander in chief is calling on locals to share photographs of the city’s best borough taken throughout the decades as part of a visual-history project that he is filling our hosts in on during today’s all-new episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (1)
Breaking Chews: Locals and commuters who live and work in offices near the Brooklyn Paper’s headquarters in America’s Downtown are salivating over news that popular fast-salad spot Sweetgreen is opening up on Court Street later this year. Comments (1)

‘He ran right over him’: Dog owner watches as city bus driver hits, kills his pooch

Kensington: A Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee struck and killed a pit bull while behind the wheel of a city bus on Church Avenue after the dog darted into the street, according to the animal’s owner. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge: A new poll shows that the majority of state Sen. Marty Golden’s constituents support preserving and expanding the city’s school-zone speed-camera program that expired on July 25. Comments (4)
Dining: Got milk punch? Comment
Greenwood Heights: Some of the longest permanent residents of Brooklyn’s biggest graveyard may have never found eternal rest in Kings County had the country’s current president been in office in their lifetimes, according to the crypt-keeper who helped local teens research the genealogies of Green-Wood Cemetery’s occupants as part of a summer internship program there. Comments (2)

Fall from grace! Cyclones loss knocks them out of first

The Ride: At this time of year, in this division, you’ve gotta win — or go home (or, possibly, win the wild card). Comment

Monday, Aug. 20, 2018

Wild Brooklyn: Officials safely removed a pair of goats that clomped along outdoor subway tracks on the N line for several hours on Monday morning, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman said. Comments (3)
Boerum Hill: Mayor DeBlasio wants to dedicate about half a football field’s worth of space to potential retailers interested in opening up shop inside a massive new jail that would replace Atlantic Avenue’s House of Detention as part of his scheme to close Rikers Island within the next decade. Comments (6)
Crown Heights: The city this Labor Day will reprise the strict safety measures it implemented at last year’s early-morning J’Ouvert parade after the tight security prevented fatalities at the event where multiple people were killed in previous years. Comment

At last! Cyclones own a piece of first!

The Ride: Our boys moved into a tie for first place thanks to a 10–2 drubbing of the faltering Hudson Valley. Comment
Park Slope: Book-lenders reopened Brooklyn Public Library’s Pacific branch on Aug. 13, roughly two months behind their expected deadline — and without the ramp they promised stroller-pushing parents and disabled residents they’d install to ease access to the stacks as part of a recent makeover. Comment

Brooklyn on the big screen!

Lights, camera, action! City bringing TV and film production to S’Park

Sunset Park: The city is seeking proposals to develop nearly three-and-a-half football fields’ worth of waterfront property into a film and television production facility at Bush Terminal in Sunset Park. Comment
Awesome: Petty Officer Second Class Aaron Nudel is a missle technician stationed on the west coast, where he guards the country from enemy attacks. Comments (1)

Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

So close! Cyclones split double-header, move in and out of first place

The Ride: In a battle for first place with Hudson Valley, the Cyclones split a cruicial double-header. Comment

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