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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Changing Brooklyn: The new East River–facing park within the megadevelopment rising at Williamburg’s old Domino Sugar campus opens next month, the builder behind it announced. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge: Hundreds of Brooklynites waived Palestinian flags and held signs reading “right to return” and other slogans at a pro-Palestinian protest in Bay Ridge on Monday — hours after the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem, and Israeli soldiers opened fire on Palestinian demonstrators at the border with Gaza. Comments (15)

Wanna step outside?: Take a Broadway dance class in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Dance: Take a bow after this workout! Comment

The Brooklyn Paper soars … like a FALCON!

Page 1: A lot of readers write us and say, “Hey, Brooklyn Paper, isn’t it time for an old-fashioned newspaper war in our great borough?” And we say, “Let’s not get hasty! There’s room in Brooklyn for many publications, whether it’s the hand-made, highly crafted print products we toil over at Metrotech or all those other publications that do it their way.” We at the Brooklyn Paper don’t want to fight — we wage our version of an old-fashioned newspaper war the old-fashioned way: By putting out the best product money can buy (free!) and, of course, by always urging our readers to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Pregnant Slope-crash survivor’s unborn baby dies

Blind Spots: A pregnant mother’s unborn child died from injuries she and the baby sustained months ago when a driver hit the woman and fatally struck two kids on a Park Slope street, her lawyer announced in a statement on Wednesday. Comments (3)
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On BPR: Bill Harris determines what neighborhood you live in!

Podcast: Dyker Heights or Bath Beach? Bay Ridge or Blythebourne? Boerum Hill or Gowanus? Park Slope or, well, you get the idea. Where does a neighborhood begin and where does it end? Listen to our latest episode to find out. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: The owners of Brooklyn Heights grocer Sahadi’s are stamping a new logo on the shopping bags and packaging for their Middle Eastern delicacies as they prepare to expand their operation beyond Atlantic Avenue to a new outpost in Sunset Park. Comments (12)
Changing Brooklyn: A new 12-story high-rise going up in Park Slope looks more Tetris block than residential tower because its upper floors jut out over open sky above the structure’s three-story neighbor. Comments (5)

Former officer at S’Park jail convicted of sexually abusing female inmates

Sunset Park: A corrections officer at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park was found guilty on 23 counts of sexual abuse in Brooklyn federal court on Monday. Comment

One fun fall: New Coney attraction will lift riders into the sky — then drop them

Coney Island: Come along for the new ride! Comment

Darkest ‘Night’: A too-somber Shakespeare comedy

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: It’s an error of a comedy! Comment

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

King of the monsters roams Kings: ‘Godzilla’ has thrived inside a local graveyard for decades, eyewitnesses claim

Greenwood Heights: Rumors abound that the ancient creature — believed to weigh more than 40 pounds and stretch nearly two-feet in length — plods among the nearly 560,000 permanent occupants of Brooklyn’s 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery, before sunning itself near the graveyard’s ponds and casting its large shadow on the tombstones of famous and infamous residents. Comments (7)

Horror down the hall: Police suspect same shooter gunned down neighbors in W’burg complex

Williamsburg: Cops are hunting for the killer who they believe shot two next-door neighbors to death inside their apartments in a Williamsburg public-housing complex. Comments (4)
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Dad rock: Parents with puppets play science-inspired songs

Music: They’ve got this music thing down to a science! Comment

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