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Music: This party is right in the swing of things! Comment

Reader: Yeger controversy about semantics

Speak Out: Councilman Kalman Yeger spoke truth to power, and power in turn spoke its concept of truth to Kalman Yeger. Comments (7)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for April 20. Comment
Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a thrilling new throne, some sinful cinema, scary skeletons, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! 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…

Cherry treat: Botanic Garden to host annual Japanese festival next weekend

Event: Business is blooming! Comments (2)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A family of Prospect Lefferts Gardens “slum lords” is raking in the dough by renting out renovated apartments on Airbnb, while lease-holding tenants suffer a brutal harassment campaign amid disgusting, illegal, and unsafe buildings conditions, according to a civil complaint filed in Kings County Supreme Court. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge: Brooklynites who frequently cross the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge could soon see a steep fare discount, if a group of Kings County pols have there way. Comments (10)
Event: Weed all about Brooklyn’s stoner-friendly events this weekend. Comment

Fear not to question ‘why?’

Fearless Living: This week, our Fearless columnist ponders what happens if we stop asking questions. Comment
Williamsburg: These kids knocked it out of the park! Comment
Marine Park: Firefighters responded to a massive five-alarm fire at a Marine Park sushi restaurant Wednesday morning. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Bridge Park bigwigs presented renderings of their multi-million-dollar plan to tear down and rebuild the beleaguered Squibb Bridge at a community meeting Monday. Comments (6)

Police investigating potential murder of Crown Heights teen

Crown Heights: Police are investigating the possible murder of a Crown Heights teenager found shot to death on Tuesday. Comment

Local pol blasts NYCHA for sitting on $70 million earmarked to fix Coney community center shuttered since Superstorm Sandy

Coney Island: Honchos at the New York City Housing Authority must immediately complete repairs at a Coney Island community center that has been shuttered since Superstorm Sandy flooded it, according to Councilman Mark Treyger (D-Coney Island). Comments (5)
Brooklyn celebrated the Bengali new year with a huge parade on Saturday featuring dazzling red attire and hand-made puppets inspired by an even larger procession back in the old country. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: It was a silent rave with a loud message. Comments (2)
Park Slope: Kings County clean freaks busted out their brooms and hit the streets for Civic Sweep on Sunday, an annual Park Slope tradition that saw locals collect a “huge” pile of trash and have a good time doing it, according to one longtime organizer. Comments (1)

‘It’s like a war’: Local grocery store irks Brighton Beach community

Brighton Beach: This store serves more than just fresh produce. Comments (14)
Williamsburg: A presidential candidate spoke at a packed house at a fund-raising event at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg Monday night. Comments (17)
Prospect Heights: Check out Brooklyn’s least-known refugees. Comments (3)
Williamsburg: Five Williamsburg residents are fighting for the right to not vaccinate themselves and their children amid a growing measles outbreak in Brooklyn, filing suit against the Department of Health in an effort to quash an emergency health declaration that slaps unvaccinated locals with stiff fines. Comments (28)

Serial robber bags cash, office supplies from houses of worship in Williamsburg: NYPD

Williamsburg: Police are trying to find a purloiner who they say filched four houses of worship in Williamsburg in February and March. Comment
Brighton Beach: A massive fire ravaged the Brighton Beach Boardwalk along with an iconic local restaurant on Sunday, according to the Fire Department. Comments (19)
Park Slope: Call it fifth heaven! Comment
Gravesend: Police arrested and charged an employee of a Gravesend day care center with felony assault on Tuesday after she was caught on camera throwing a 2-year-old boy to the ground and kicking him, according to authorities. Comment
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is investigating claims that a city bus driver attempted to refuse service to an Orthodox Jewish man in Williamsburg last week, claiming he would infect her with the measles virus amid an outbreak of the potentially fatal illness. Comments (10)

City investigating after Coney teachers left disabled student alone on school bus

Parenting: City officials are investigating an allegation that teachers at a Coney Island school last week left an 8-year-old physically disabled student alone on a school bus after he fell asleep, and failed to inform the boy’s mother that he was missing, a spokeswoman at the Department of Education confirmed. Comment

Cops searching for pair of punks who robbed Gravesend store, assaulted employee

Gravesend: Police are searching for a pair of punks who allegedly robbed a Gravesend store on April 8 and assaulted an employee who tried to stop them. Comment
Following his surprise endorsement for the decriminalization of prostitution last week, Brooklyn’s top prosecutor announced Wednesday that he will not make any new policy decisions until after conducting a thorough study of the issue, in a process that he said will include meeting with advocates committed to preventing a more progressive attitude towards city sex workers. Comments (5)

Cheesus crust: Police pursue pizza pilferers in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: They were very hungry. Comments (2)
Coney Island: Transportation officials temporarily re-routed three bus routes in Coney Island to accommodate an ongoing construction project at the intersection of Surf Avenue and W. 22nd Street, officials announced this week. Comments (1)

Cops cuff, charge Staten Island woman for Borough Park hit-and-run

Police on Wednesday arrested a Staten Island woman who allegedly struck a 14-year-old girl with her car in Borough Park last month and fled the scene. Comments (2)

DA’s office sentences Bed-Stuy man in fatal shooting of man involved with ex-girlfriend

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A Bedford-Stuyvesant man will spend decades behind bars for a murderous crime of passion, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. Comments (1)

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