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Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Mummies are daddies: Ancient Egyptian women became men, says exhibit

Art: For this afterlife, it’s no girls allowed! Comment

Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

Get Lit

Bar back: Sycamore installs heated cabin for winter

Nightlife: Come on back, the winter’s fine! Comment

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016

Now I can’t wait to get bit by a scorpion!

Rhymes with Crazy: Lenore learns a lot about the eight-legged freaks! Comments (5)

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Editor’s Picks: It’s cold outside, but that won’t stop Brooklynites from heading out to enjoy Krampusfest, fairy tale detectives, and the dulcet tones of Gilbert Gottfried! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Dining: These aren’t your bubbe’s latkes! Comment

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

Or: How Stephanie Thompson’s teenage son learned to stop rebelling and love the mom-time

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie’s teenage son learns to go with the flow. Comment
Page 1: In this week’s former Brooklyn Paper reporter profile, we break with tradition and honor a journalist who is very much still on the payroll, Moses Jefferson. An eternally fresh-faced go-getter of unknown origins, no one can quite remember when he started writing for the Brooklyn Paper, but we certainly can’t imagine him ever stopping. Who could forget his big scoop on Prospect Park’s rehabilitated red-tailed hawk or the time he blew the lid off the return of notorious PTA thief “Mom-strocity”? No one who read those fine pieces of American journalism, that’s for sure. So keep an eye out for this kid — we think he’s got a real future in the biz, because he always keeps hustlin’, Brooklyn. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Downtown plan: Almost 1,000 new hotel rooms have opened Downtown over the past two years. Comments (7)
Cinema: See “Star Wars” like you’ve never seen it before — just like the writer! Comment

Good golly, miss trolley

Sunset Park: They’re calling it a streetcar named displacement. Comments (18)
Sunset Park: He says the city used his critique out of context in a promotional video — making it look like he supported the very plan he is fighting against. Comments (10)

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

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Young kids beat and rob man in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: One of the kids was 8 or 9 years old, police said. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: A pack of yahoos broke a religious statue while trying to pose for selfies outside a Williamsburg church on Saturday night, police say. Comments (4)
Boro of Nerds: Park Slope’s gaming scene just entered a new dimension! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority must fix a 50-year-old typo, according to area pols. Comments (13)

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

News about Jews

Prospect Heights: It is the world’s largest menorah no more-a! Comments (8)
Dining: It’s a meat-zvah! Comments (1)
Sunset Park: Locals can weigh in on the mayor’s proposed $2.5-billion, Sunset Park-to-Queens streetcar project at a meeting in Sunset Park tonight. Comments (8)

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Podcast: Plus: a scintillating story about garbage! Comment
Williamsburg: A construction worker died after plummeting two stories from a building at the old Domino Sugar factory on the Williamsburg waterfront on Friday morning, according to police. Comments (10)

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

Transit: A Metropolitan Transportation Authority honcho emphatically denies that the agency only reports hateful graffiti on its property to the police if it is difficult to remove — saying the agency’s policy is to report anything that could be considered offensive to police and immediately scrub it off — contradicting what an agency spokesman told this paper on Monday after someone scrawled “F--- Allah” on the Fort Hamilton Parkway F stop. Comments (3)

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