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Theater: She’s being honored among thieves! Comments (1)

Kings Highway, once spry, is now dry

Speak Out: Our readers weighed in on the changing face of the Southern Brooklyn commercial strip, and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comments (15)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for March 23. Comment

The Newsstand

Digital editions: Did you know that the Paper adds that perfect dash of local flavor to any meal? Indeed, it is an ideal dining companion, not least because it won’t talk your ear off as you savor the food in front of you. Non-believers needn’t take the Paper’s word for it — they can take it along to their next lunch or dinner reservation. And if they make that reservation at one of the hundreds of Kings County restaurants participating in the ongoing Dine the Boroughs event, which runs through March 29, they can enjoy their local news along with an inexpensive, three-course feast! So keep readin’, eatin’, and hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Digital editions: Schneps Media is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions of the Bay News, Mill Marine Courier, Park Slope Courier, and Brooklyn Graphic! Read more…
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a Coney Island carnival, some disco doggies, a silent slapstick star, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comments (1)
Dining: Big Alice is getting bigger! Comments (5)
Standing O: Two Kings County justices traded their gavels for guitars during a special St. Patrick’s Day performance at a Canarsie senior center. Comment
Mean Streets: Southern Brooklyn civic leaders must advocate for more dedicated bike paths in the area, according to local cyclists, who claimed the leaders of local community boards routinely thwart their efforts to promote the form of alternative transportation in traditionally car-heavy neighborhoods. Comments (25)

Leading ladies! Power Women gala honors Brooklyn’s formidable females

Park Slope: Schneps Media celebrated the borough’s most influential women at its annual Power Women Awards and Networking Event at Grand Prospect Hall. Comments (2)
Books: She’s facing history. Comments (9)

Forging new connections with some long-time neighbors

Fearless Living: This week, our Fearless columnist tries to break the bubble she sometimes finds herself in, by attempting to build new relationships with residents and volunteers at a local homeless shelter. Comment
Windsor Terrace: A residential Windsor Terrace street is ground zero for opponents of the mayor’s controversial scheme to build new homeless shelters throughout the five boroughs, according to block residents, who called the clamor of protests against their neighbor — the city’s homelessness czar — a new normal. Comments (9)

You’re hired! Local leaders hosting employment workshops for Coney Island job-seekers

Event: Talk about life-changing lessons! Comment
Mean Streets: As many as 750 speed cameras will soon monitor drivers in city school zones, according to Gov. Cuomo, who on Tuesday said he will sign a bill authorizing a massive expansion of the cameras, and the hours they operate, after the state Senate and Assembly each passed versions of the legislation. Comments (35)

Kings County’s sixth Target opening at Gravesend mall inside former toy store

Shopping: The bullseye is centering on Gravesend! Comments (9)
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On BPR: A lifelong Brooklynite shares his tips for surviving in the big city

Podcast: Brooklyn Paper Radio this week celebrated those native Kings Countians who stuck around as the better borough evolved over the decades, with help from a lifelong local who just released a book about how to survive — and thrive — in the city. Comments (1)
Downtown: Cops cuffed a man who caused an hours-long shutdown of parts of Atlantic Avenue on Tuesday morning, after he barricaded himself inside a nearby Court Street building claiming to have a gun — which police later discovered was an imitation pistol. Comments (1)
Flatlands: A self-proclaimed hoarder took it upon himself to call a tow truck to haul away his two, garbage-filled recreational vehicles that for years hogged street parking near his Flatlands home — despite officers with the local police precinct taking credit for removing the campers. Comments (2)

Grave robber: Sloper gets two months in prison for using city office to steal cash from dead

Park Slope: A Park Slope resident will spend two months behind bars for abusing his city office and stealing thousands from dead Brooklynites, according to the district attorney. Comment
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Brooklynites proudly celebrated their Irish heritage with hundreds of others on Sunday, when they marched through Park Slope during the borough’s eponymous St. Patrick’s Day parade for the first time in the event’s 44-year history. Comment

Man stabs teen bystander while terrorizing Coney Island bodega with three cohorts

Coney Island: Police are hunting for the guy who stabbed a teenage bystander in the back inside a Coney Island bodega, after the suspect and three accomplices chased two other men inside the store. Comment

Police investigating after male, female bodies pulled from water near Brooklyn Army Terminal

Sunset Park: Cops are investigating the identities of two victims whose dead bodies they pulled from water near the Brooklyn Army Terminal three days apart. Comments (1)

Shoring up Bergen Beach: City kicks off $52-million, four-year project to repair roads in nabe

Bergen Beach: Bergen Beach drivers should brace themselves for years of traffic delays in the neighborhood, after the city kicked off a multi-million-dollar project to shore up local roads that will take no less than four years to complete, according to a civic guru. Comment
Sunset Park: Sunset Park’s councilman will vote down Industry City bigwigs’ requested rezoning of the commercial site if the complex’s owners do not delay the scheme’s public-review process by six months, he said. Comments (14)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Flatbush Avenue–bound 2 and 5 trains will bypass Prospect-Lefferts Gardens’s Winthrop Street station for four months starting March 18, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority shot callers, and locals who rely on the hub are not happy about it. Comments (5)

Council calls on Albany to pass speed-camera expansion bill

Bay Ridge: It’s not camera shy! Comments (7)

It’s history: Coney’s oldest remaining building to be demolished

Coney Island: It’s out with the old, in with the boom! Comments (15)
Health: Department of Health officials on Thursday announced that leaders of five Williamsburg yeshivas violated an emergency order prohibiting non-vaccinated students from attending school amid a growing outbreak of the measles, which already infected at least 21 youngsters at a sixth yeshiva after educators let a sick kid in class. Comments (18)

Scammer gets the slammer: East Flatbush man headed to prison for forging deed, stealing senior’s house

Flatbush: He’s giving up a stolen house for the big house. Comments (2)

What a space of waste! Prospect Park wins award for its beautiful bathroom

It’s a win for their number two building! Comments (4)

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