Books: Step right up folks, and see the artwork! Comment

Readers: Biker to blame in Park Slope crash

Letters: A box truck collided with a cyclist in Park Slope Tuesday morning, leaving the biker unconscious. Comments (11)

Up, up, and away: New book tours Brooklyn’s best rooftops

Books: This book wants to get you high! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a cinematic swamp; a lesbian love story, tequila time, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Coney Island: Power outages hit Coney Island, Gravesend, and Bath Beach Wednesday morning due to downed power lines at Stillwell Avenue and Avenue Z — leaving more than 1,100 residents in the dark on one of the hottest days of the year. Comments (7)
Standing O: Three cheers for the Brooklyn Hospital Center, which broke ground on a state-of-the-art new Emergency Department to provide Brooklynites with speedy lifesaving care. Comments (1)

Bayou bash: Mardi Gras Indian band brings the sound of New Orleans

Music: They’re coming for ya! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Cops arrested a robbery suspect in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday, only to then transfer him to an ambulance after the man beat his own head against the inside of a squad car. Comments (5)

Magazine-branded food hall shutters due to health violations

DUMBO: Time Out! Comments (3)

Motorcyclist killed in bloody Canarsie crash

Canarsie: A man died after ramming his motorcycle into the side of a Sports Utility Vehicle in Canarsie late Tuesday night. Comments (40)

Police search for missing Bensonhurst woman

Bensonhurst: Cops are searching for a 30-year-old woman who has been missing since July 15, authorities report. Comment
Borough President Eric Adams scored a major fundraising milestone for his bid to become Mayor of New York City. Comments (14)
Bushwick: Police are looking for a man who shot a teenager outside a Central Avenue bar on June 28. Comments (12)
They’re pedaling away from controversy! Comments (24)

New volunteers join Brooklyn emergency response team

Let’s hear it for the 15 new volunteers who will work with city emergency officials to prepare the borough against disaster! Comment

On BPR: Tune in for the latest news on the city’s borough jails plan, the recent spike in cyclist fatalities, things to do in Brooklyn, and more

Podcast: Brooklyn Paper Radio this week discussed the latest on they city’s borough jails plan, the recent rise in cyclist fatalities throughout the borough, and some things to do in the week ahead. Comment
Event: Let the games begin! Comment

Truck strikes cyclist in Park Slope


Truck strikes cyclist in Park Slope

Park Slope: A box truck collided with a cyclist in Park Slope Tuesday morning, leaving the biker unconscious. Comments (47)
Fort Greene: Police cuffed a man they suspect of raping a woman he met through a dating app at Hanson Place on July 2. Comments (1)
Fort Greene: Hundreds of dancers twirled in to auditions on July 13 for a chance to become the newest members of the Brooklynettes — the official dance squad of Kings County’s hometown NBA team. Comment

MTA announces new slate of L train service cuts for northern Brooklyn

Transit: What the L?! Comments (1)
Midwood: A Pennsylvania man faces 25-years-to-life in prison for allegedly setting fire to three Midwood homes and injuring 11 people in a failed attempt to kill a local rabbi, according to Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. Comments (8)

Locals blast city for failing to remove postal trucks from Williamsburg bike lane

Williamsburg: This post office hasn’t gotten the message — get out of the bike lane! Comments (33)
Crown Heights: Brooklynites looking to escape the borough’s brutal housing market — but not the borough — have until Sept. 13 to enter a lottery for a new Crown Heights development’s so-called “affordable housing” component. Comments (1)

ICE storms Brooklyn

Immigration agents attempt two raids in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: The threat of raids by federal immigration agents have left Sunset Park a ghost town, with locals heading indoors and store owners closing up shop as fear grips the neighborhood, according to a local civil rights advocate. Comments (12)
Kings County immigrants, regardless of their legal status, are protected by many of the same rights that safeguard U.S. citizens against harassment by law enforcement. Comments (20)

More human remains found in Coney Island waters

Coney Island: After discovering a severed leg near New York Aquarium last week, police continue to find human remains in the water off Coney Island Beach. Comments (3)

Bushwick infant dies in parents’ bed: NYPD

Bushwick: Police are investigating the sudden death of a 2-month-old boy, who passed at an Irving Avenue apartment in Bushwick on July 14. Comment

Cops hunting grocery store burglars in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the two burglars who looted a Sunset Park supermarket in the early hours of June 28. Comments (2)
Borough President Eric Adams climbed the steps of City Hall on Friday flanked by an unlikely entourage of yoga gurus, wellness experts, and police union honchos to demand meditation classes for New York’s Finest amid a rash of suicides. Comments (6)
Crown Heights: A Crown Heights man died of his injuries on Sunday night after he was struck by a car while crossing the Belt Parkway in South Ozone Park, Queens, police said. Comments (2)

Williamsburger produces change in indie film industry

Standing O: Three cheers to Williamsburg film producer Natalie Schwan, whose production company Velocity Creatives is working to bring a woman’s perspective to the independent film scene. Comment
Theater: How to score free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park — Central Park, that is! Comment

This city program is making Brooklyn’s foreclosure crisis worse

Op-Ed: When I bought my first house, where I still reside today, I felt a mix of pride and fear. Homeownership is a tremendous privilege and responsibility — I had scrimped and saved to get to this point, but I knew that many challenges, financial and otherwise, still lay ahead. Comments (8)
Transit: The MTA announced a “major milestone” Thursday that subway on-time performance hit 81.5 percent in June, the first time it’s been above 80 percent in nearly six years. Comments (1)

Human leg found in Coney Island waters

Coney Island: Police are searching for a mutilated body after New York’s Finest scuba divers recovered a human leg in the water off Coney Island Beach on Thursday. Comments (8)
Gowanus: The city will invest more than $9 million into two community centers located at public housing complexes in Gowanus and Boerum Hill, Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced Thursday. Comment
One of the city’s most powerful labor leaders died Thursday night. Comments (1)
Crown Heights: Tensions are flaring amid Kings County law enforcement, as police brass blame District Attorney Eric Gonzalez for an uptick in gun violence in some parts of the borough — despite a Brooklyn-wide decrease over last year. Comments (9)
Coney Island: Coney Islanders rallied in the wake of the neighborhood’s latest senseless shooting on Wednesday, banning together under signs that read “Life is a gift” and “We stand for change” to make one simple demand — stop shooting us! Comments (9)

Bandits set up, rob man in Fort Greene: NYPD

Fort Greene: Police are looking for three gun-toting goons who robbed a man amid a Fort Greene setup on June 20. Comments (8)

Canarsie shooter slays one, wounds another

Canarsie: Cops are searching for a gunman who shot and killed one man, while wounding another in front of an E. 104th Street apartment building on July 10. Comments (2)
Marine Park: The Parks Department formally apologized to the family of a slain cyclist after unceremoniously removing a “ghost bike” memorial from Marine Park that honored the deceased biker. Comments (21)
Cinema: Brooklyn’s outdoor film season is in full swing! Open spaces all over the borough are filled with film screenings, so grab a picnic blanket, popcorn, and maybe some bug spray to watch your favorite movie stars while under the stars. Comments (1)

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