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Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a sci-fi Scotland, basement beer, “Wives” in the woods, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Theater: They’re taking the Measure of a man! Comment

Divine comedy: Brooklyn gets a goddess in ‘All Hail Beth’

TV: All hail! Comment
Dyker Heights: You know Dyker Heights and Dyker Lights, but have you heard of Dyker Frights? Comment
Early voting apparently made little difference in shaking off the indifference of New York City voters during the 2019 elections. Comments (1)

City unveils anti-terrorism barriers for Coney boardwalk

Coney Island: The city is spending $3.2 million to install barriers along the Coney Island boardwalk to protect the People’s Playground from a terrorist attack! Comments (5)
Dining: How do you like these apples? Comment
Following a massive brawl between police officers and a group of black teenagers, Borough President Eric Adams chalked up the incident to a lack of communication. Comments (3)
Clinton Hill: Walt Whitman fanatics from around the borough gathered in Clinton Hill to christen a local street corner as “Walt Whitman Way” Comment

Cops hunting for gun-wielding goons behind brutal attack: NYPD

Sunset Park: Police are hunting for the two fiends who threw a man down a flight a steps on Sunday. Comment
This video shows NYPD Officers brutally beating on Black Teens at the Jay Street - Metrotech. I refuse to stay quiet. I am demanding immediate accountable of all officers involved, especially the one who kept punching these children. Comments (2)
Downtown: Elected officials accused executives at a Downtown Brooklyn nonprofit of attempted union busting at a rally on Monday. Comments (2)

Canarsie Hall of Fame

Canarsie: A traveling museum dedicated to the history of Canarsie is asking residents to nominate local icons to memorialize in the institution’s Canarsie hall of fame. Comment

Canarsie Hall of Fame: 2020 nominees

Canarsie: The Canarsie History Museum has identified four of ten nominees for its next class of hall of famers. Comments (1)
Over 50,000 fitness fanatics took to the streets on Sunday for the 49th annual New York City Marathon, where an international cadre of runners pushed the limits of human endurance during a grueling 26.2-mile run through the five boroughs. Comment

O’Neill steps down as NYPD commissioner, de Blasio picks Shea as successor

Police Commissioner James O’Neill is stepping down as the NYPD’s top cop. Comments (2)

Motorcyclist fatally struck by minivan in Bedford-Stuyvesant

A motorist struck and killed a motorcyclist as he maneuvered down a bike lane in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday night. Comments (1)
Downtown: Hundreds of straphangers took to the streets of Downtown Brooklyn on Friday to protest a Metropolitan Transportation Authority scheme to crack down on fare evasion by hiring 500 new cops to police the subway. Comments (8)

Golden boy strikes back: Former NY Senate staffer sues Andrew Gounardes for defamation

A staffer for former state Sen. Marty Golden launched a $5.5 million defamation suit against state Sen. Andrew Gounardes for claiming he was a member of the alt-right “Proud Boys” group last year. Comments (4)
Williamsburg: Here’s some food for no thought!An upcoming Williamsburg diner will open on Nov. 11 with only one dish for sale, making it the perfect choice for diners who don’t like making decisions, according to the founder. Comment
Marine Park: One woman was injured in a massive car crash in Marine Park that left a vehicle completely flipped over on Halloween night. Comments (5)
Park Slope: Thousands of pint-size poltergeists and costumed characters gathered in Park Slope on Thursday for Brooklyn’s largest haunted gathering — the 33rd annual Halloween Parade! Comment
Clinton Hill: A group of undead rockers jammed out on the streets of Clinton Hill on Halloween, belting out their brass-heavy original tunes of horror — along with favorite classics like “Monster Mash,” and “I Want Candy,” according to the group’s founder. Comment
Bensonhurst: The Bensonhurst lawmaker behind the suite of animal rights bills approved by City Council on Wednesday once played guitar in a hardcore death metal band — which was fronted by two pitbulls! Comment
Bushwick: Cops are hunting for the gunman behind a fatal shooting in Bushwick on Halloween night. Comment
Bushwick: Northern Brooklyn’s hipster enclaves are jam-packed with residents working in so-called “creative industries,” according to the city’s chief bean counter. Comment

Sheepshead Bay residents reject 14-story, eco-friendly senior center

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay civic gurus blasted a developer’s scheme to build a 14-story elder-care facility on Avenue Z, with one local claiming the would-be builder’s are nuts to assume community members would support such a massive senior center. Comments (4)

Fort Greene homeless shelter employee groped three women: DA’s office

Fort Greene: A former homeless shelter employee has been convicted of groping three homeless women in Fort Greene. Comment
Downtown: That’s a wrap! Comment
Downtown: Local skaters have fought back against the Parks Department’s attempts to halt skateboarding outside of Borough Hall — pushing aside a low-tech barrier to reclaim their makeshift skatepark. Comments (5)

Firefighters use Jaws of Life following Mill Basin crash

Mill Basin: Firefighters had to cut an elderly woman out of her sedan after a dump truck smashed into her near the Kings Plaza shopping center on Thursday. Comments (1)
Bike advocates accused the city of constructing bike lanes to protect rich, white Brooklynites, while leaving impoverished cyclists of color to fend for themselves at a meeting in Crown Heights on Wednesday. Comments (9)

Bandit steal ATM machine in Downtown Brooklyn

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

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