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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 (7)

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012

New Year’s sky lights

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

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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)