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Fort Greene: You can uncover a treasure trove of stories! Comment

Column: Sarsour has got to go!

The Right View: Last Sunday at City Hall Park, a consortium of organizations sponsored a rally titled, “Name It To Fight It. It’s Anti-Semitism!” The purpose was to call on city and national leaders to call out anti-Semitism by name and fight it. Several Democrats were also part of the event including former Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind and local Councilman Chaim Deutsch. Comments (2)

Film festival

Cinema: He poured his heart into his passion! Comment

Movies to see at the Bushwick Film Festival

Cinema: It’s the best of the fest! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got antique elevated cars, concerns about cancel culture, the Atlantic Antic, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Southern Brooklyn drivers are circling the block looking for parking because of unscrupulous car dealers, who are stashing the unsold inventory on side streets throughout the neighborhood, according to the local city councilman. Comments (3)
Dining: It’s a prost-party celebration! Comments (3)
Dining: This space could be its own Little Italy! Comment
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans to make 21 Brooklyn subway stations wheelchair-accessible over the next five years. Comments (5)
Park Slope: A cyclist was injured after a driver pulled a sudden U-turn in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, before nearly backing into a second cyclist a few minutes later, according to the victims. Comments (16)

City lawyers unable to provide evidence of “miracle deal” to provide Crown Heights affordable housing

Crown Heights: City lawyers were unable to provide documents proving the existence of the “miracle deal” Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo claims she brokered with developers that would bring 118 units of affordable housing to Crown Heights. Comments (3)
Coney Island: A Coney Island elementary school wrecked by Superstorm Sandy will benefit from new science and art facilities as part of a $2.5-million renovation of the grade school, Councilman Mark Treyger (D–Coney Island) announced Friday. Comment
DUMBO: These protestors are heating up! Comment

Swing music: Circus showcase features a singing aerialist

Event: These performers are reaching new heights! Comment
Gowanus: Police on Tuesday announced the death of an e-bike rider struck by a garbage truck in Gowanus earlier this month. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay: In 1919, the United States banned the sale of alcohol, the Chicago White Sox threw the World Series, women gained the right to vote, and Brooklyn’s own Rosalie Davi entered the world. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Hundreds of solemn Brooklynites gathered in Sheepshead Bay for the 16th annual “No One Has Forgotten Nothing” Holocaust memorial event on Sunday, which featured a touching tribute to Jewish survivors of the mass atrocity, according to the event’s organizer. Comments (1)
Downtown: The city has spent more than $1,000 every week since 2007 to maintain sidewalk sheds around a Downtown Brooklyn courthouse that’s cost taxpayers roughly half a million dollars — and construction hasn’t even started yet! Comments (8)
Columbia St Waterfront: Police busted a man suspected in a bizarre assault on employees at a Columbia Street Waterfront District Thai restaurant on Saturday, in which he allegedly raved that workers were staring at him before going berserk, authorities confirmed. Comment
Crown Heights: Cops arrested a one-legged, wheelchair-bound homeless man for allegedly beating another man to death with a metal rod on Schenectady Avenue in Crown Heights on Sept. 17. Comment
Williamsburg: A fire tore through a Williamsburg apartment building on Saturday afternoon. Comment
Marine Park: Community members donated time and resources to refurbish a memorial bench in Marine Park honoring a young man who died there following a desperate search in 2015. Comment
Crown Heights: Transit honchos are applying a similar suite of controversial service cuts that drew protests from B38 straphangers to the busiest bus route in Brooklyn. Comments (6)
Bensonhurst: Bensonhurst Park will get a brand new playground, pathways, and benches as part of a $6.5-million renovation of the public space, which, according to Councilman Justin Brannan (D–Bensonhurst), has lain in disrepair for years. Comments (1)
Executives at Industry City will bow to a list of demands set forth by Councilman Carlos Menchaca to secure a key vote from the lawmaker ahead of a controversial rezoning scheme. Comments (6)
Fort Greene: You’ve heard of the so-called “War on Cars” — now meet the resistance! Comments (11)
Downtown: Transit advocates rallied to demand Governor Cuomo pump money into the city’s bus system amid looming service cuts at a Downtown Brooklyn protest Thursday. Comments (5)
Coney Island: Coney Island is getting schwifty! Comment

Groundbreaking achievement: City kicks off construction of new entrances to Prospect Park

Prospect Heights: A cadre of Parks officials and local pols broke ground on a $3.2 million project Thursday to add two grand entryways along Prospect Park’s Flatbush Avenue border, which will make Brooklyn’s Backyard lovelier and more accessible than ever, according to the park’s chief steward. Comments (1)

Man killed by oncoming train in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: A train struck and killed a man at the Sheepshead Bay subway station on Tuesday, according to police. Comments (1)

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