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Event: It’s the season of the witch! Comment

Sew and the city: Artist makes a skyline in cloth

Art: She quilt this city! Comments (2)

Column: There’s an election next week!

The Right View: Although it has garnered little attention, there is an election for NYC Public Advocate next Tuesday, November 5th. This official is first in line to succeed the mayor and acts as an ombudsman between residents and city government. The race can be framed as a symbolic referendum on the criminal justice reforms that have taken hold in our city and state, and be a harbinger of state legislative races next year. Comment

Standing O: Brooklyn's Biggest Booster

The New York City College of Technology held a fundraiser for their state-of-the art academic complex in Downtown Brooklyn last week. Comments (2)

Brooklyn Hospital Center hosts fabulous Founder’s Ball

Hundreds of Brooklynites gathered at a Downtown Marriot for the Brooklyn Hospital Foundation’s annual Founder’s Ball on Oct. 16 — where guests celebrated four honorees for their significant contributions to the borough and the medical facility. Comment
Thousands of cancer-fighting Brooklynites strut through Coney Island for the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Brooklyn” walk-a-thon on Sunday, where charitable Brooklynites raised over $700,000 to help fight breast cancer. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Dining: He’s got a new Hope! Comment

DOE delays zoning scheme for Brownstone Brooklyn elementary schools

City education bigwigs announced a yearlong delay of their ambitious scheme to desegregate elementary schools in Brownstone Brooklyn. Comments (3)
Boerum Hill: They’re taking the green light away from motorists — and giving it to the cyclists! Comments (13)
Canarsie: The city has left a small Canarsie green space to rot, forcing youngsters on a local football team to practice around broken pipes, mounds of trash, and literal piles of crap, according to locals. Comment
Marine Park: Thousands of pint-sized ghouls and goblins descended on Marine Park for the 34th annual Halloween Fall Festival on Saturday, where local chill-dren soaked up the spooky holiday season, said one even organizer. Comment
Red Hook: Red Hookers flocked to a local ranch on Saturday to celebrate harvest season with rustic farm games and pony rides! Comments (1)
Park Slope: Pedal-pushing fun seekers flocked to Prospect Park on Sunday for the first ever “Bike Day,” where cyclists of all skill levels learned about the wonders of human-powered transit. Comments (4)
Nightlife: They’ve got the night life! Comment

Double duty: Theater company seeks 1950s film star lookalikes

Event: Have you seen these celebrities? Or anyone who looks like them? Comment
Williamsburg: Talk about a close shave! Comment
Fort Greene: He wants to take the binary out of going number one and number two! Comments (11)
Downtown: A Downtown Brooklyn man barricaded himself inside his Bond Street apartment after suffering a psychotic break Monday night, leading to a standoff with police. Comments (1)
Bergen Beach: A Kensington man faces 40 years behind bars for gunning down his ex-girlfriend in Bergen Beach in 2016. Comments (1)
Brighton Beach: At least a dozen homes in Brighton Beach have been without water for 35 days after a waterline broke underneath a neighboring property — and the owner has refused to let anyone come and fix it. Comment
Crown Heights: Slow down, you move too fast! Comment

E. Flatbush inferno wounds five

E. Flatbush inferno wounds five

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Five people were wounded — including two critically injured children — after a fast-moving kitchen fire overwhelmed a family inside their East Flatbush apartment Monday afternoon, fire officials said. Comment
Gowanus: He’s the Commander-in-need-of-a-bath! Comments (14)
Coney Island: Meet the ambitious, 22-year-old politico from Georgetown who’s running for City Council — in Coney Island! Comments (26)
Park Slope: An international cadre of elite athletes convened in Prospect Park to test their mettle in the world-famous Brooklyn Marathon on Saturday. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: They’re stoned-cold serious! Comment
Canarsie: Canarsie’s latest playground was designed by Kings County’s leading experts in fun — kids! Comments (1)

Alleged gunman arrested in Brownsville mass shooting

Police arrested an alleged gunman behind the July shooting in Brownsville that left one dead and 11 wounded. Comments (1)

Park Slope stabbers on the loose: NYPD

Park Slope: Cops are hunting for a group of knife-wielding brutes who stabbed a 19-year-old multiple times in a Park Slope laundromat on Sept. 27. Comments (3)
Dyker Heights: Christmas came early for Dyker Heights residents! Comments (4)
DUMBO: Officers with the Police Department’s Special Operations Unit scaled the Brooklyn Bridge as part of a training exercise Friday. Comments (2)
DUMBO: This library is on loan! Comments (3)

Brooklyn to host New York’s only pro women’s basketball team

Fort Greene: The New York Liberty will be dribbling into Brooklyn next year. Comments (3)
Downtown: Bigwigs at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled their latest strategies to enhance subway accessibility at a Downtown Brooklyn subway station on Tuesday. Comments (4)
The House of D expansion is officially a done deal. Comments (7)
Flatbush: State liquor honchos must block a restaurateur’s plan to host a disc jockey at her East Flatbush tavern, according to local community board members, who claim installing a turn table at the watering hole would spell “chaos” for nearby homeowners. Comments (1)

Three Coney Islanders cuffed in affordable housing scheme

Coney Island: Cops cuffed three Coney Island residents on Wednesday for allegedly scamming their way into cheap apartments at a highly sought-after Coney Island cooperative. Comments (2)
Transit honchos are considering a new billion-dollar passenger train that would run through southern Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx in an effort to better serve the transit-starved outer-boroughs, authorities announced on Oct. 15. Comments (18)

Complaint accuses NYC Ferry staffers of refusing Muslim families because of ‘security issue’

Brooklyn Heights: Crew aboard a city ferry forbid a group of Muslim families from boarding a Brooklyn-bound boat last month because they posed a “security issue,” according to an attorney for the jilted passengers. Comments (8)

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