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Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018

Canarsie: Cops with Canarsie’s 69th Precinct are putting neighborhood youngsters on paths to success by mentoring local kids as part of a new partnership between the precinct and do-good group Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: The do-gooders behind Atlantic Avenue’s Brooklyn Cat Cafe — where locals can pop in and play around with pusses looking for forever homes — said they are shuttering the current location on Sunday ahead of its move to an even-bigger space in Brooklyn Heights, which operators intend to debut early next month. Comment
Park Slope: A man with an insatiable appetite ate his way to victory during a local creamery’s annual ice-cream-eating contest on Saturday, becoming the first person to win the Slope’s “triple crown” in competitive eating following his triumphs in two other timed chow downs earlier this year. Comment
Theater: Call it his second act. Comment

Monday, Nov. 19, 2018

Golden concedes state Senate race to Gounardes, ending 16-year run in office

Bay Ridge: Republican Marty Golden formally conceded his Southern Brooklyn seat of sixteen years to Democratic rival and state Senator–elect Andrew Gounardes on Monday, 13 days after Gounardes claimed an Election Day victory in the race. Comments (6)
Changing Brooklyn: Our pals at our sister website, Brownstoner, have a great story on the new eatery opening inside the former home of the recently shuttered Sante Fe Grill on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope. Click to give it a read! Read more…
Park Slope: A Windsor Terrace tyke suggested the winning name for Prospect Park’s recently acquired floating weed harvester, which green-space officials officially christened the “Floating Goat” at a Friday ceremony near the Boathouse in Brooklyn’s Backyard. Comments (1)
Clinton Hill: Clinton Hill civic gurus approved a real-estate firm’s request to rezone a neighborhood lot next door to an ancient church, which the company promised to restore if granted permission to erect a tower on the land now occupied by a beloved neighborhood bar. Comments (3)
Boro of Nerds: A team of professional video gamers opened up a pop-up shop on Atlantic Avenue where experienced nerds can pay by the hour to dominate noobs on top-of-the-line gaming equipment, according to the group’s game-player-in-chief. Comment

Ice cream bar: New Oddfellows in Dumbo plans to serve booze

Dining: Everyone screams for ice cream! And for beer! Comment

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