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Nightlife: Three sober people walk out of a bar. Comments (4)

Acting out: New company to bring French playwright to Prospect Park

Theater: Move over Shakespeare — now there’s something Molière! Comments (1)

Gerritsen Beachers cheer renovation plan

Speak Out: The city will be spending big on a multi-year effort to renovate the roads of Gerritsen Beach (“City to spend millions on ‘very intense’ Gerritsen Beach reconstruction,” by Aidan Graham, online May 1). Comments (4)

Column: Future of criminal justice in NYC up in the air

The Right View: This week, our columnist writes about the future of criminal justice in New York City. Comments (4)
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

On QNS: ‘Burger expert’ and Fare Tastemaker will serve up Oklahoma fried onion slider

At the World’s Fare, George Motz and his team will be cooking up the Oklahoma fried onion burger, which he says has its roots in the original American burger from more than 100 years ago. Click to read more on our sister site, QNS! Read more…
Dining: Sunset Park’s liquor scene has gotten Intense. Comments (4)

Burned: Kings Plaza arsonist pleads guilty

Mill Basin: A Flatlands arsonist pled guilty in Federal Court on Wednesday to starting a massive fire that ravaged Mill Basin’s Kings Plaza parking garage last September. Comment

Brooklyn pols advocate for security at houses of worship

The city must station armed guards at places of worship, local pols demanded on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday. Comments (20)

Sicko sought: Police identify suspect in Crown Heights rape of 16-year-old girl

Crown Heights: Police have identified a 41-year-old man who they suspect raped a 16-year-old girl in Crown Heights earlier this year. Comment

Sunken site: City eliminates one of three Coney Island Creek sites it studied for ferry landing

Coney Island: Call it dead in the water. Comments (8)

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Sick Sunset Park kids are city’s first public school students to fall ill amid measles outbreak

Sunset Park: City health officials identified two unvaccinated Sunset Park kids as the first New York City public school students to fall ill with the deadly measles virus on Tuesday. Comments (3)
Clinton Hill: This night was exceptional! Comments (1)

Helping hands: Federal pols allocate $8 million for Sandy-damaged Red Hook rec center repairs

Red Hook: It’s a needed flow of funds. Comment

‘Democracy ignored’: Canarsie leaders blast city’s ferry decision

Canarsie: They’re hoping the city gives into pier pressure. Comments (3)
Nightlife: Oscar is getting Wilder. Comment
Park Slope: The principal of a Park Slope elementary school is asking for parent volunteers to protect kids on their way to gym class at the Eight Avenue Armory YMCA, where a homeless woman allegedly spit on children and a teacher last month. Comments (8)

Group attack at Clinton Hill subway station leaves 14-year-old concussed

Clinton Hill: A teen sustained a concussion after seven scofflaws jumped him at a Lafayette Avenue subway station on May 1, according to authorities. Comments (15)
Crown Heights: Cops are hunting the bully who broke a 25-year-old man’s jaw aboard a 4 train in Crown Heights on Tuesday. Comments (1)

On QNS: Kosciuszko Bridge on Queens/Brooklyn border will have second span opened in September

The Kosciuszko Bridge, or the K Bridge as Governor Andrew Cuomo calls it, will have its second cable-stayed span open this September, bringing the reconstruction project to a close well ahead of schedule, a new report by our sister publication QNS details. Click to give it a read! Read more…

Cops seek five in string of Prospect Park robberies

Park Slope: Five goons targeted children amid a string of Prospect Park robberies beginning in April, according to authorities. Comment

Cops search for suspect who robbed teen at knifepoint in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the knife-wielding whacko who robbed a teenage boy inside the 25th-Street subway station in Sunset Park on May 5. Comments (1)
Midwood: A building collapsed in Midwood after a vehicle slammed into the building’s ground floor on Monday night, according to authorities. Comments (2)
Prospect Heights: You can judge this book by its cover girl! Comments (2)

On Brownstoner: Weeksville Heritage Center in danger of closing, launches crowdfunding campaign

It could happen as soon as July, according to an email sent today by the organization’s President and Executive Director Rob Fields. Click to read more on our sister site, Brownstoner. Read more…
Flatlands: A 4-year-old boy and three others were hospitalized after a car crash in Flatlands on May 5, according to authorities. Comments (1)

Booze-free fun: Prospect Park Parade Ground dubuts new ‘adult-recreation area’

Park Slope: City Parks honchos and elected officials celebrated the grand opening of a so-called “adult-recreation area” at Prospect Park Parade Ground on May 3. Comments (1)

Coney Islanders decry demolition of nabe’s oldest remaining building

Coney Island: The developer who ordered the demolition of Coney Island’s oldest remaining building should have committed to keeping the structure standing, according to distraught Coney Islanders, who charged that Joe Sitt — the founder of real-estate firm Thor Equities — employed a strategy of ‘demolition by neglect’ in order to justify tearing down the Grashorn Building. Comments (11)
Park Slope: A city scheme to house homeless families within a pair of Fourth Avenue residential developments was met with outrage during a public meeting at Seventh Avenue’s John Jay Educational Campus on May 1. Comments (27)
Sheepshead Bay: Former Sheepshead Bay Councilman Lew Fidler died May 5 at the age of 62. Comments (2)

Cops charge Greenwood Heights driver who fatally struck 3-year-old Bath Beach boy

A Greenwood Heights driver struck and killed a 3-year-old boy in Bath Beach Thursday. Comment

Disgraced: Judge hands former East Flatbush pol five-year sentence in embezzlement scheme

Flatbush: A federal judge sentenced a disgraced state senator to five years in prison for embezzlement, a sentence which will run simultaneously with the prison time he is currently serving for obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. Comment

Force retirement: Brooklyn cop booted from NYPD, sentenced to prison for fraud scheme

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: This cop will protect and serve — a two-to-six year prison sentence. Comments (4)

Facing opposition: Brownsville tenants file legal complaint against facial recognition technology

The state must reject a landlord’s application to install facial recognition technology at two rent-stabilized apartment towers in Brownsville, a group of tenants demanded on May 1. Comments (6)

Police cuff off-duty cop in connection with assault in Borough Park

Bensonhurst: Cops arrested a fellow NYPD officer who they say punched a citizen April 30 in Borough Park, according to authorities. Comments (3)

Put it in park: Comptroller wants to build playgrounds in the middle of Brooklyn streets

Development: He’s not playing around. Comments (15)

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