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Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012

Carmine speaks from his pal Ed’s heart!

Perspective: This week, it’s a very special Carmine. Comments (6).

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012

New Year’s sky lights

Start the new year off with a public display of explosions! Comment.

Say hello to the year’s end

Here’s where to dance and drink on New Year’s Eve. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

Metal musician killed in wrong-way crash

Metal fans, friends, family, and neighbors are mourning Brooklyn drummer and singer Rick Cimato after the Williamsburg resident died in a head-on car crash early Wednesday. Comment.

Real estate futures: Historic Heights bank to be topped with condos

Brooklyn Heights: You can bank on these Montague Street condos becoming hot commodities. Comments (1).

Brooklyn’s best bites in 2012

Behold: the year’s finest dishes! Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Smith–Ninth rehab running late, station won’t reopen for months

Transit: Transportation-starved Red Hook straphangers must wait several more months before the long-shuttered Smith–Ninth Street subway station finally reopens. Comments (15).

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

PHOTOS: Midwood man makes unbelievable robot costumes from household objects

Midwood: Domo arigato, Peter Kokis — for showing us these costumes just when we needed you! Comments (2).

Marty’s new goal: Pro soccer in Brooklyn

Borough President Markowitz wants to bring professional soccer to Brooklyn — but making his plan a reality will be more difficult than scoring a goal over a wall of German national team defenders, soccer insiders say. Comments (11).

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Sitt gets hip: Coney magnate courts trendy shops

Coney Island: The real estate magnate who plans to turn Coney Island into a glitzy waterfront enclave of hotels and condos says he wants to keep the People’s Playground’s weird vibe alive — by renting space to quirky Brownstone Brooklyn-style small businesses this summer. Comments (1).

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

R riders rejoice: Sandy-slammed line runs to Manhattan again

The R train doesn’t have a reputation for being speedy, but ecstatic Brooklyn straphangers say Friday’s restoration of interborough service on the hurricane-damaged line saves them tons of time. Comments (5).

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Prospect Park West bike lane foes win appeal

Mean Streets: It’s the path of most resistance. Comments (57).

Didn’t get a Christmas card from Marty Markowitz? Don’t worry, we’ll fill you in

Our experts break down the Borough President’s Brooklyn-themed holiday card. Comments (8).

15 years later, ex-Ridge councilman running for mayor

Bay Ridge: A former Bay Ridge councilman known as a maverick long before that was considered politically cool is running for mayor — for the third time. Comments (1).

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