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Feather weight: Irish adaptation of “Swan Lake” lands at BAM

Dance: A strange, serious new show is taking wing. Comment
Event: It’s la dolce vita — in Bensonhurst! Comments (2)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Oct. 5! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got Bavarian beverages, delights Downtown, mysterious mausoleums, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
TV: They’re looking for a few good fellows! Comments (1)
As 66-year-old Fort Greene resident Saleem Ali strolls down Myrtle Avenue on a warm October day, he notices something missing in the clear blue sky overhead, and recalls a weathered mass of steel, the sun shining through slats of timber, and the distant rumble of an oncoming train. Comments (4)

Selfless shellfish: Environmental do-gooders plant oysters to clean up Coney creek

Coney Island: Ecologists, fishermen, and school students flocked to Coney Island’s Kaiser Park on Monday to plant thousands of baby oysters in Coney Island Creek as part of an ongoing effort to cleanup the polluted canal. Comments (1)
Brooklyn parents are furious over the deteriorating situation on city school buses — which routinely experience chronic delays and an inability to care for children with special needs. Comment

Schneps Media acquires AM New York from Newsday Media Group

Newsday Media Group is selling amNewYork, its free commuter newspaper in New York City, to Schneps Media, effective Oct. 11, officials announced Wednesday. Comments (1)
Marine Park: Take a flight of fancy! Comment
Courts: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor wants to send people to art class instead of jail! Comment

Woman killed by oncoming train in Bensonhurst: NYPD

Bensonhurst: A train fatally struck a woman after she jumped onto the tracks at Bay Parkway Station in Bensonhurst on Wednesday morning, police confirmed. Comments (2)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Police on Tuesday arrested a man they suspect of sucker punching an elderly woman in Prospect Lefferts Gardens on Sept. 19. Comments (1)

‘Our community deserves better’ Locals skeptical about long-delayed Sheepshead Bay park

Sheepshead Bay: After years of delays, the city finally broke ground on a new Sheepshead Bay park — but now some locals are questioning whether the new space will be worth the wait. Comments (3)
Park Slope: Beloved Greenwood Heights restaurant ‘J’eatjet?’ will soon shut its doors as the eatery’s owner looks to take her Polish-influenced cuisine on the road. Comment

Pooch perfect: Massive canine wonderland comes to Williamsburg

Fuzzy Brooklyn: It’s a doggy heaven on earth! Comment
Kensington: A gasoline mishap caused an explosion inside a Kensington home on Monday, injuring four people, according to the Fire Department. Comment
Downtown: Police released video footage of a shooting that shocked Downtown office workers at the MetroTech Center on Sept. 26. Comment
Activists opposed to the Industry City rezoning linked the redevelopment scheme to a wide range of social and environmental issues. Comments (12)
Williamsburg: Waste honchos at a trash hauling business showed off a new “green” locomotive at a Williamsburg industrial yard on Sept. 26, which will help keep Kings County clean in more ways than one, according to an executive at the garbage company. Comments (2)
Downtown: Their motto is courtesy, professionalism, respect — except when it comes to bike lanes! Comments (26)
Local elected officials and healthcare gurus cut the ribbon on a newly renovated Sheepshead Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Sept. 18. Comment
Dyker Heights: He speaks against the trees! Comments (9)
Cops are searching for two gun-wielding goons who looted a Kings Highway cell phone store on Sept. 27. Comment
They did an L of a job! Comments (2)
Gowanus: A new drainage system meant to keep sewage from flowing into the Gowanus Canal is being circumvented — by dog poop! Comments (4)
Bushwick: A Brownsville man faces life in prison for fatally mowing down a bicyclist who he claims burglarized his car earlier this month. Comments (1)

Feds reject city’s Gowanus Canal tunnel proposal

Gowanus: The city’s proposal tanked! Comments (1)

Snatched: Bandit nabs bike worth $4,500 from Gravesend front porch

Gravesend: Police are hunting for a bandit who boosted a 16-year-old’s bicycle from a Gravesend home on Sept. 9. Comment
Downtown: City planning honchos officially opened Kings County’s first “shared street” on Sept. 16, giving locals a glimpse of the Brooklyn of tomorrow, where cars no longer rule the road. Comments (1)

Department of Education unveils rezoning proposals for northern Brooklyn elementary schools

Carroll Gardens: City education officials unveiled two ambitious schemes to desegregate elementary schools in Brownstone Brooklyn by reshaping the area’s admissions process, according to a local civic guru. Comments (4)
Park Slope: Police are hunting the dirtbag who tried to rape a girl in Park Slope last Monday. Comment
Coney Island: Residents of a Coney Island public housing complex say that they have contracted respiratory illnesses and possibly cancerous bacteria due their dilapidated abodes. Comments (2)

City unveils ambitious enhance scheme for Bath Beach Park

Bensonhurst: Park officials unveiled plans to install three state-of-the-art playgrounds, a fitness hub, and a seating area for seniors among a slew of other upgrades as part of a $5.6-million renovation of Bath Beach Park at a community meeting on Monday. Comments (2)
Park Slope: Cops arrested one man following a shooting at the MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn Thursday, according to police. Comment

Deli duel: Cops hunting suspects in bodega gun battle

Cops are hunting for the two gunmen who waged a gun battle inside a Sheepshead Bay deli on Wednesday. Comment

Soccer coach sentenced to four years in prison for molesting young boys in Midwood

Midwood: A serial sexual predator will spend four years behind bars for molesting two underage children, including a nine-year-old boy he coached in a Midwood soccer league. Comment

Kings Plaza arsonist sentenced to five years in prison

A Flatlands arsonist will spend five years behind bars for setting a massive blaze that engulfed the parking garage of Kings Plaza Shopping Center last year. Comment

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