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Click on graphic to enlarge. Graphic by Ben Keel.This graphic, posted in November 2017, is post-dated to stay at the top of the blog. It will be updated as announced configurations change  Read more

A new ferry route. Traffic restrictions on the Williamsburg Bridge. New bus lanes and wider sidewalks on 14th Street. These are just a few measures. Read more

I am sure some of you already noticed that Strong Place, the pub and raw bar at 270 Court Street in Cobble Hill closed its doors recently.  I must admit  Read more

In an exclusive 12/13/17, the Daily Beast published The Shady Bank Where This Russian NBA Owner Stashed Money, suggesting a whiff of scandal surrounding Mikhail Prokhorov, currently owner of the  Read more

Concessions are still the name of the game in the outer boroughs. Offering tenants a period of free rent remains extremely popular in Brooklyn and Queens, according to Douglas Elliman’s  Read more

In some ways, Akayed Ullah accustomed himself to life in the United States. But that did not keep him from raging against his adopted country. Read more

Theater: Join the “Peanuts” gallery! Read more. Read more

The cover sheet on the clipboard hanging in the station house of Brooklyn’s blood-soaked 75th Precinct said it all: “You give us 22 minutes, we’ll give you a homicide.” Much  Read more

Here’s an interesting twist on a time-worn Christmas classic: A 30-year long project involving Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol as told through the eyes a fictional, modern-day couple whom the audience  Read more

The first time I saw the preview for I, Tonya, I felt like someone had read my mind and decided to make a movie just for me. I mean, I  Read more

Charles White. Black Pope (Sandwich Board Man). 1973. Oil wash on board, 60 × 43 7/8″ (152.4 × 111.4 cm). Richard S. Zeisler Bequest (by exchange), The Friends of Education  Read more

If you’ve yet to catch a show at National Sawdust, seeing Norwegian artist, writer, and musician Jenny Hval there is sure to be one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences, an electrifying,  Read more

Photo by Peter Gannushkin Hey, it’s December. It’s cold, it’s basically pitch black outside by 4:30pm, and holiday stress may or may not be eating you alive. Why not make  Read more

Long before he broke the Harvey Weinstein story that dramatically altered the national dialogue nearly overnight, Ronan Farrow has impressed me with just about everything he has written, tweeted, or  Read more

Looking to impress your friends with a handmade present they’ll actually want? Keap Candles in Industry City has just the class for you this Thursday night at 6:15pm. An on-site  Read more

Brooklyn state Sen. Marty Golden has three unpaid violations on his car — including one for speeding in a school zone that’s so overdue the city could sic a collection  Read more

This Friday evening, December 15 at 8:00, Bargemusic presents violinist Elicia Silverstein (photo) playing works by Westhoff, Ljova, Biber, Berio, and Bach. On Saturday evening, December 16 at 8:00 pianist  Read more

Life is cheap for this killer. A Brooklyn bodega customer came up 50 cents short when he tried to buy a Corona — and he got so mad he couldn’t  Read more

From 11:45 p.m. on Friday, December 15th, until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18th,

Jamaica-bound F and Bedford-Nostrand Avs-bound G trains will not stop at the Fort Hamilton Parkway, 15th  Read more

From the opening of Books are Magic, author Emma Straub’s new bookstore here in Brooklyn, to the slew of excellent memoirs, novels and non-fiction works released in 2017, it’s been  Read more

Cars will be required to have three or more passengers to drive over the Williamsburg Bridge in rush hours during the upcoming L train shutdown, MTA officials announced Wednesday. The  Read more

A carjacker who fatally ran over a Brooklyn dad while attempting to steal his truck was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Wednesday — as the dead man’s  Read more

SUNSET PARK – Last October, as the temperature outside plummeted, the heat in my Sunset Park apartment would not go above 60 degrees. Multiple conversations with the landlord, Adel Eskander,  Read more

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison today for running over and killing a man as he was stealing the victim’s truck in 2016. The  Read more

Leaf Drop-off

Saturday, December 16th, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced today plans for two New Year’s Eve celebrations taking place concurrently at Coney Island and Prospect Park. This is the fourth year for the  Read more

Holiday Bazaar

Sunday, December 17th, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Handmade goods by local artisans will be sold at the All Souls Bethlehem Church Holiday Bazaar.

Some of the proceeds will be  Read more

By Tiffany Halsey, Dyasia Perez and Keyanna Rice Recently, news came out that the Department of Education might be adding more schools to Mayor de Blasio’s Renewal School program. As  Read more

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