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Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

Breaking Chews: The foodies behind Smorgasburg are moving the outdoor festival inside for the first time this fall, bringing versions of the grub hub to a massive space within Fort Greene’s Atlantic Center Mall, and to a Williamsburg venue in collaboration with hipster publisher Vice Media. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

What to expect before and after mastectomy surgery

Breast Cancer Awareness: The process of recovering is different for everyone, and not all mastectomies are the same, but this guide provides a general idea of what patients can expect before and after mastectomy surgery. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

Cycling for a cure: Three Guys from Brooklyn co-owner riding in Bike MS to honor late father

Event: A co-owner of a beloved Brooklyn grocery store is hopping on his bike along with hundreds of other cyclists this Sunday for a 50-mile trek across the city to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis. Comment

Big change at Bklyn Chamber! Biz group appoints first Hispanic president

Downtown: He’s Kings County’s new king of commerce! Comments (1)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: It was a procession of paws! Comments (1)
Event: The Brooklyn housing market is always scary, but at Halloween, the haunted houses become terrifying! Here are four homes haunted by spirits that you can visit during the spooky season. Comment

Drinking alcohol can increase breast-cancer risk

Breast Cancer Awareness: Many people unwind with a glass of wine or a cocktail after a stressful day, and some research suggests that mild to moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages can have various health advantages — but not when it comes to breast cancer, some studies show. Comment
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Talking about sex and booze — with kids and adults — is crucial

Fearless Parenting: So why don’t we ever do it? Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

Boro goes ‘Clear’: DA expands program offering some suspects caught with drugs counseling instead of possible jail time

Downtown: Many suspects busted on low-level narcotics-possession charges across Kings County will now get a chance to participate in counseling programs in exchange for avoiding community service and potential jail time, according to the borough’s top prosecutor. Comments (3)
Changing Brooklyn: An adored Williamsburg DVD rental-store that in 2012 started serving booze to stay afloat as its core business of loaning flicks fell out of fashion is closing its doors at the end of the month, after more than a decade in the neighborhood. Comments (4)
Windsor Terrace: A plan to transform Windsor Terrace’s Kensington Stables into a swanky new riding facility is at a standstill until the Red Hook concrete tycoon who bought the dilapidated barn ponies up thousands in fines, a Department of Buildings spokesman said. Comments (10)

On BPR: Heights Association brain trust on the destruction of the Promenade

Brooklyn Heights: A pair of Brooklyn Heights civic gurus discussed their ongoing effort to convince officials to do everything they can to avoid turning the Brooklyn Heights Promenade into a highway during the city’s repairs to the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway on the latest episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (8)
Brooklyn Heights: The still-shuttered Squibb Bridge connecting its namesake park on Columbia Heights — where Brooklyn Bridge Park bigwigs plan to put a new public pool — and the waterfront green space below will likely remain closed for at least two years, and maybe even longer, according to a local pol. Comments (4)
Art: It’s a tale of two Syrias. Comment

Striding the Boardwalk against breast cancer: Group returns to Coney for annual walk

Breast Cancer Awareness: The American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Brooklyn Walk edition, will take to the iconic Coney Island beachfront on Sunday, continuing a 16-year tradition of uniting supporters and survivors. Comment
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