Beer the music: Brews and bands collide at Sunset Park’s OctFest

Music: Call it rhythm and brews! Comments (3)

She’s overcome tragedy — and written some great books

Spin Cycle: How Tom’s old college acquaintance overcame the murder of her father, started a synagogue, and wrote a touching memoir. Comment

Call it mess transit

Like under Bloomberg who wanted congesting pricing to enter the city, that proposal went nowhere. Now, once again, the same idea has surfaced to get people out of their cars to pay to pay for mass transit. Yet, with the way the system works, when it works, how many overcrowded trains do we have? Constant delays and breakdowns will not attract more people to take mass transit. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got edible insects, furry fellows, a celebration of the Erie Canal, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Our sit-down with Bay Ridge Council Candidate Vince Chirico

Bay Ridge: Democratic Bay Ridge city Council candidate Vince Chirico sat down with Community News Group editors on Aug. 18 to discuss his campaign for the party’s nod for the Ridge seat. Chirico, who emigrated […] Comment

Bay Ridge is ready to chill out!

Bay Ridge Nights: It’s a long weekend for music and meditation in Bay Ridge! Comment

Freaky film festival

Cinema: Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you? Coney Island! Comment

The best of the rest of the fest

The best of the rest of the fest

Cinema: Call it Cinema by the Sea! Comment
Bay Ridge: Neighbors of an elderly Bay Ridge woman who died in a fire on Saturday night are outraged at the building management’s disrespectful response to the deadly blaze. Debris from the third-floor apartment fire that killed 66-year-old Edwina Faith Golas on Aug. 26 was left on the sidewalk of 94th Street for almost 48 hours after the blaze ripped through the unit. Comment
DUMBO: A swanky rehab facility will open in Dumbo on Tuesday, offering five-star perks and skyline views to patients with deep pockets. Comments (7)
Coney Island: The mayor got an earful from Coney Island residents demanding a local ferry stop and more affordable housing at a town hall on Aug. 24. Comment

Building block: Diverse comedy fest grows in second year

Nightlife: The new show on the block is back! Comment

Tricky shots: Photo exhibit captures Halloween of the 1970s

Art: It’s a look back in black (and white). Comment

Let’s talk about sex. But how?

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie tries to figure it out. Comments (1)

She’s overcome tragedy — and written some great books

Spin Cycle: How Tom’s old college acquaintance overcame the murder of her father, started a synagogue, and wrote a toching memoir. Comment

Hail to the new chief

Standing O: Put your hands together for Dr. Jeffrey Fine. He has been named the new chief of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone Hospital and vice chairman for network development for Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health throughout the borough. Comment

Insiders call ‘shenanigans’ on Conservative Party’s Ridge Council candidate

Party Line: The Brooklyn Conservative and Republican parties are gearing up for a back-room deal to switch out a placeholder candidate on the Conservative line for the winner the Grand Old Party nomination after the Sept. 12 primary, according to insiders. Comment
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Three rings of fun at circus show

Bay Ridge: These kids are just clowning around! Comment

New Mill Basin Bridge lanes open

Mill Basin: It’s halfway open for business! Comment

Locals fed up with donation boxes taking up parking

Marine Park: The city must get rolling and tow away a clothing donation box that’s taking up precious parking space on Quentin Road, locals charge. Comment
Event: It will be a hoot! Comment
Brighton Beach: This was a jubilant Jubilee! Comment
Midwood: It’s safety first for these tykes on bikes! Comment
Park Slope: They hit the Slope! Comment
Bay Ridge: Democratic Bay Ridge Council candidate Rev. Khader El-Yateem met with Community News Group editors on Aug. 25 to discuss his campaign to replace term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile. The founder and […] Comment

Clones win for third time in a row

The Ride: Wow! Our boys have won three in a row! Comment
Flatbush: Talk about a bone-chilling discovery. Comment
Class Action: It’s a kindergarten cap! Comments (7)
Fort Hamilton: They’re true American patriots. Comment
Crown Heights: Locals should not fear another violent festival following the city’s announcement of new security measures in the wake of the parade being pushed to daylight hours, according to organizers. Comments (2)
Marine Park: A driver hit a 6-year-old boy on E. 33rd Street as he was playing outside on Aug. 25, sending him to the hospital in critical but stable condition, police said. Comment

Cyclones take two of three from Yanks

The Ride: Wow! Our boys have won two in a row! Comment

Its a miracle! Cyclones win a game

The Ride: Scott Manea’s walk-off sacrifice fly in the ninth ended the Cyclones 14-game losing streak. Comment

Clones lose again, this time to hated Yankees

The Ride: The Summer of Hell has reached an even lower low. Comment

Cyclones set record for most losses in a row in NY–Penn League history

The Ride: The Summer of Hell has reached a new low. Comment

Summer of Hell continues for Cyclones

The Ride: Make that 12 loses in a row. Comment

Police: Woman swiped shoes from building hallway

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

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