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Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

Big changes at Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Bridge Park bigwigs are shelling out millions of dollars to build an entirely new span in place of the beleaguered Squibb Bridge, which zig zags from its namesake park in Brooklyn Heights down to the waterfront lawn below, and for the second time closed due to structural problems back in July. Comment
DUMBO: The owners of the beloved Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in Brooklyn Bridge Park must close their store inside the historic fireboat station at Fulton Ferry Landing by the end of the year, after green-space stewards handed the keys to the property to the folks behind another borough scoop shop, Ample Hills Creamery. Comment

Honky tonk holidays: Sweetback Sisters celebrate 10th annual singalong spectacular

Music: Call it the Jingle Bell House. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: It took a borough — or two — to save this kitty! Comment

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Williamsburg: Revelers lit up the night sky in Williamsburg on Thursday to celebrate of the fifth night of Hanukkah. Comment

Feds cuff three Williamburg baddies in bust of nationwide heroin ring

Williamsburg: Three Williamsburg men could spend the rest of their lives behind bars after the Feds this week arrested and charged them for dealing heroin in the neighborhood, elsewhere in the city, and shipping it across the country. Comments (3)
Leaves of Grass: Many Kings County stoners with misdemeanor pot convictions can clear their criminal records at two free events that Brooklyn’s top prosecutor is hosting next week in Flatbush and Bedford-Stuyvesant. Comment

Brooklyn Bridge Park getting squash court at Pier 2

Brooklyn Heights: Prep-are to get squashed! Comments (1)
Prospect Heights: Prosecutors are investigating the organizers of a much-hyped holiday market at the Brooklyn Museum, after a vendor who signed up to hawk her wares there claimed the Christmas-themed bazaar was a Yuletide scam that ended up costing her big time. Comments (9)

US Attorney: Man lured Park Slope girl to Texas as part of child-porn scheme

Park Slope: A teenage girl reported missing from her Park Slope home in September left the borough in the company of an out-of-state man who met her online, and convinced the 15-year-old to move to his Texas motorhome as part of a sickening child-pornography scheme, according to a source familiar with the incident. Comments (2)

Winter wheel: Stay warm at the Dreamland Roller Rink

Event: The new indoor roller rink will open in Industry City tonight! Comments (1)

Sunset Park man charged for stabbing interpreter with kitchen knife

Sunset Park: A Sunset Park man faces up to 25 years in prison for allegedly stabbing a Cantonese interpreter in the back with a kitchen knife while she visited his home last month. Comment

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