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

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

Mixed reactions to Golden’s refusal to concede

Our readers weighed in on Marty Golden’s refusal to concede his seat after his Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes declared victory in the Nov. 6 general election and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comment

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Nov. 17. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a cinematic circus show, a market to fulfill your Danish desires, paintings in Park Slope, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Bay Ridge: A new mixed-use development will bring more than 130 below-market-rate apartments to Coney Island when it opens early next year, according to a rep for its developer, Georgica Green Ventures. Comments (1)
Art: He is taking it to the street! Comments (3)
Standing O: The Clinton Hill school welcomed its new head, Frances Bronet, with a lively inauguration. Comment
Digital editions: By the time you are reading this, the borough may already be covered in its first blanket of white stuff, if the latest reports from our pals over at the National Weather Service are correct. But the Paper — whose Blizzard Bureau is typically always hankering for the next nor’easter, bomb cyclone, or other wintery weather pattern — is not yet ready to see the slush. Snow before Thanksgiving is like when Christmas decor hits stores the day after Halloween — it’s just too soon! Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Schneps Community News Group is proud to announce that Brooklyn Paper Deputy Editor Anthony Rotunno, who joined our newsroom in America’s Downtown in May 2017, is taking the reins as the Paper’s new editor-in-chief. Comments (3)

Bklyn pol pushing to axe Public Advocate office

Politics: A Bensonhurst councilman on Wednesday introduced a bill to eliminate the watchdog position of Public Advocate, weeks ahead of a special election to fill the seat that the current officeholder will vacate to become the state’s next attorney general. Comments (12)

Gangster’s paradise: ‘Al Capone’ is a good show about bad people

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This show is a straight shooter. Comment

Williamsburg biz leaders talk L closure at awareness event

River of Tears: Williamsburg entrepreneurs worried about keeping their doors open when officials shutter the L train’s Brooklyn–Manhattan tube next April can prep for the looming closure with the help of local leaders at a Wednesday awareness event. Comments (4)
Dining: The 11th-annual Toast of Brooklyn wine festival, held in Williamsburg on Saturday, brought about 1,000 booze enthusiasts to the sixth and seventh floors above William Vale park. Comment
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Cops arrested a suspect after passersby reported spotting an abandoned baby boy at a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens construction site on Tuesday. Comment

Heroes honored: Korean War vets celebrated at ceremony

Downtown: It was a salute to their service. Comment
Park Slope: Dozens of artists who for years worked out of a Park Slope loft building blasted officials for evicting them from their studios, accusing the city of jeopardizing their livelihood as a result of a corrupt Department of Buildings inspector whose behavior landed him a felony conviction. Comments (4)
Event: Do you dare to take the dip? Comment

Foursome steals $100K from M’Beach man’s bank account

Manhattan Beach: Four scammers withdrew roughly $100,000 from a Manhattan Beach man’s bank account in one day by cashing bogus checks at five banks across the city, police said. Comment
Park Slope: State transit officials must install an elevator at Park Slope’s Seventh Avenue subway station as part of their recently unveiled plan to make more hubs accessible across the city, locals and pols demanded. Comments (8)
Changing Brooklyn: Play the final coda for Cody’s. Comments (7)
Downtown: Health-conscious Brooklynites hobnobbed at a Downtown hotel on Wednesday during a networking session where they mixed, mingled, and learned more about the resources that host United Healthcare offers in the borough, according to a company employee. Comment
Downtown: Cops on Thursday cuffed two men the day after one of them allegedly shot and killed a guy inside an Albee Square West store in the fourth Downtown shooting in five months. Comments (5)

Golden: I won’t concede until all votes are counted

Bay Ridge: Republican State Sen. Marty Golden refuses to concede his seat to Democratic upstart Andrew Gounardes, even after the challenger declared victory in Tuesday’s General Election by winning more than 1,100 votes than the incumbent. Comment
Shopping: Macy’s bigwigs today unveiled their newly remodeled location inside the historic Downtown buildings once home to Brooklyn’s beloved homegrown department store Abraham and Straus. Comments (2)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Cops on Thursday arrested two teenagers accused of knocking the hat off the head of a 14-year-old Jewish boy, pushing a girl to the ground, and hurling a pipe at a Bedford-Stuyvesant synagogue on Nov. 3. Comments (9)

Coney man may be locked up for life after murdering daughter on Father’s Day, judge rules

Coney Island: A Coney Island man could spend the rest of his days in prison after a judge sentenced him to 25 years to life behind bars for beating his daughter to death and assaulting her mother on Father’s Day last year. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: Our pals at our sister website, Brownstoner, have a great story on the city’s recent digitization of images that officials in 1940 took of buildings across Kings County while appraising their values way back when. Click to give it a read — and go back in time! Read more…

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