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Promenade destruction will hurt community

Speak Out: Our readers sound off on the future of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comments (7)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for April 6. Comment

Leaving room for our neighbor’s trangressions

Fearless Living: This week, our Fearless columnist tries examines how one can benefit by radiating positivity when it comes to dealing with people around you. Comments (11)
Editor’s Picks: We’ve got stoop storytellers, Cyclone excitement, a folk festival, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Garden of eatin'

Dining: He’s New York’s finest disc jockey. Comment

Eat, drink, and be merry! More food and booze events in Brooklyn

Dining: It is time to dine! Comment
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…
Books: Call it a family-style serving of lobster tale. Comment

Teenager dies in East Flatbush car crash that leaves two others injured: NYPD

Flatbush: A gruesome car crash left one teen dead and two others injured in East Flatbush on Tuesday, according to cops. Comments (8)

Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Flatbush: Police

Flatbush: Cops are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a pedestrian on Flatbush Avenue on April 3. Read more…

Gravesend man will spend 15 years in prison for fatally beating 3-year-old boy: DA

Gravesend: A Gravesend man will spend 15 years behind bars for killing his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son by beating the boy so badly that he fractured his skull, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced Tuesday. Comments (4)

Cops find dead man in water near Navy Yard

Fort Greene: Cops found a man dead in the water at the Navy Yard Tuesday afternoon. Comments (1)

Drone to the dome: Police arrest man for hitting cop with flying robot

Call it attack of the drone. Comments (5)

Free Bird: Sick Prospect Park hawk will survive poisoning, rescuers say

Park Slope: A Kings County hawk found poisoned in Prospect Park last week will survive thanks to the efforts of a Queens firefighter and his animal-loving wife, who look forward to releasing the downy hunter next week at a more hawk-friendly park. Comments (5)

Rites of spring: Annual ‘ritual cabaret’ fest returns to seashore

Theater: They’re creating opening ceremonies for the Coney Island season. Comment

DOT must appoint BQE liaison, civic honchos demand

Brooklyn Heights: They need to talk. Comments (9)

Girl power: Southern Brooklyn schools team up to strengthen female voices

Event: Hundreds of young women from 35 Kings County schools gathered in East New York on March 22 as part of a monthly series on strengthening female voices. Comments (7)

Man killed by oncoming train in Flatbush: NYPD

Flatbush: A man was fatally struck by a train at the Beverly Road station in Flatbush on Monday, according to authorities. Comments (1)

Brooklyn man convicted of murdering Queens jogger

Just hours after closing arguments were completed, a jury has reached a verdict in the second trial of the Brooklyn man accused of murdering Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, it was reported. Comments (5)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: It’s the cutest thing ever — 2019 edition! Comment
Gowanus: The city must halt its rezoning until the feds complete their cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site, locals demanded at a recent community meeting. Comments (3)
Cops are searching for two scoundrels wanted in connection with a Sunday robbery that left a bullet in a victim’s leg in East New York. Comment

Two injured in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens shooting: NYPD

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A gunfire locator alerted police to a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens shooting that left two men wounded on Sunday. Comments (1)

2020 Vision

New York’s 2020 budget is in the bag! Comments (15)
Leaves of Grass: Albany puff, puff, passed on marijuana legalization. Comments (3)
The state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo passed congestion pricing on Sunday as part of the state’s $175 billion budget. Comments (16)

Woman fatally struck by train after jumping onto tracks in Sunset Park: NYPD

Sunset Park: A woman was struck and killed by a train after jumping onto the tracks at the 59th Street station in Sunset Park on Monday morning, police said. Comments (4)

Two cuffed in connection with violent moped robbery in Bushwick

Bushwick: Police cuffed a man Saturday for his alleged part in the violent gang robbery of a teen on Knickerbocker Avenue. Comment
Event: More than 200 kind-hearted Coney Islanders toasted six local leaders at the Shorefront Toys for Tots’ Children First Award Ceremony at Gargiulo’s restaurant in Coney Island on March 28. Comment

Woman dead after fatal Flatlands car crash: Police

Flatlands: A 63-year-old Canarsie woman was killed in a car crash in Flatlands on March 31, according to cops. Comments (8)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Kings County tots between the ages of 2 and 4 studied the accomplishments and crafts of great women at a feminism class for kids held in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens last week. Comment

Protestors demand Midwood councilman resign after controversial tweet

Bay Ridge: This protest definitely exists. Read more…

Meet Brooklyn Paper’s new editor-in-chief

Schneps Media is proud to announce that Brooklyn Paper has named Zachary Gewelb as the Paper’s new editor-in-chief. Comments (1)
Dining: The beloved outdoor food festival will return to Prospect Park and East River Park next weekend, with a bunch of new options! Comments (1)

Low life: Cops seek Park Slope subway groper

Park Slope: Cops are hunting for the creep who allegedly slapped a woman’s butt inside the Atlantic Terminal subway station in Park Slope on March 15. Comments (7)
Dining: The kitchen’s closed. Comments (11)
Coney Island: The city endangered Coney Islanders by failing to implement adequate traffic and pedestrian safety measures at an intersection that sits squarely in the middle of two construction projects, locals allege. Comments (2)

Money grab: Cops search for pickpocket in Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach: Cops are searching for a pickpocket who allegedly stole a 70-year-old woman’s wallet from a Brighton Beach grocery store on March 22. Comment
Downtown: Four Kings County crime bosses each face up to 20 years in prison after they pled guilty to racketeering in Brooklyn Federal Court this month, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Comments (1)

Final five: City releases draft proposals for planned memorial honoring Shirley Chisholm

Photo Galleries: City art honchos have narrowed proposals for a Prospect Park memorial to Brooklyn-born trailblazer Shirley Chisholm to a shortlist of five cutting-edge designs, and now they’re asking Kings County art critics to weigh in. Comments (3)

First responders evacuate Bed-Stuy day care after gas leak: FDNY

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Con Edison crews are investigating a power outage in Bedford-Stuyesant after fire fighters evacuated a day-care center on Thursday morning in response to a subterranean gas leak. Comment
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Bob the burglar: Cops searching for Sheepshead Bay hardware store robber

Sheepshead Bay: Cops are hunting for a man who allegedly looted a hardware store in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Weed it and weep: Local leaders blast marijuana legalization efforts

Leaves of Grass: They’re not high on the idea. Comments (6)

MTA to spend $6.2M on camera enforcement for bus lanes throughout New York City

Transit: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded a $6.2 million contract to a company that will launch camera enforcement of bus lanes to ticket drivers who they say slow bus lanes to a crawl and add to the declining ridership experienced by the agency in recent years. Comments (5)

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