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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Your guide to celebrating Cinco de Mayo without getting a hangover

Nightlife: It’s not drinko de Mayo! Comments (2)

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Damned good show: Pioneering punk band plays Greenpoint

Music: It’s been a hell of a ride! Comment

Monday, May 1, 2017

Urban images: Photographer captures 40 years of NYC

Art: He’s not thrown away his shots! Comments (3)

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

It’s time to stop buying bottled water

Rhymes with Crazy: You know, it costs a lot to put that stuff in bottles. Comments (7)

Friday, April 28, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a folk festival, adorable dogs, drag queens, and George Takei! Oh myyyyy! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Missing the boat! Coney pols demand ferry stop

They’re making waves over the city’s new ferry system. Comments (6)

Bay Ridge pol enters race for mayor

Party Line: Another Republican mayoral candidate just threw her hat in the ring. Comment

Sanctuary borough: DA aims to protect immigrants from deportation

The District Attorney’s office is launching a new policy aimed at helping immigrants convicted of low-level offenses avoid deportation. Comments (6)

The Brooklyn Paper: Never stop never stopping

Page 1: We just watched that movie with Samberg. Not the best, but we love that title. It’s kind of like “Keep hustilin’, Brooklyn!”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Piering in! Two more groups allowed to work on Park towers negotiations

Bridge ‘Park’: More watchdog groups have a seat at the table — well, kind of. Comments (2)

CB2 skips weigh in on controversial school building

Clinton Hill: The local panel may have punted its chance to have a say on the 10-story structure Monday night. Comments (18)

Catholic Charities balks at buying Angel Guardian Home

Dyker Heights: Call this deal a fallen angel. Comment

Mayor: Slope shelter on the way

Park Slope: Mayor DeBlasio will bring a 250-bed homeless shelter to the greater Park Slope area as the city prepares to end the its dealings with a Gowanus Super 8 hotel currently providing refuge for 172 dispossessed locals. Comments (12)

Littlefield’s little move: Popular event space moving a block away

Boro of Nerds: How much cheaper can the rent be? Comments (1)

Live by the sword: Samurai group fights demons at Japanese festival

Dance: It’s the cutting edge of comedy! Comment
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High times! Radio listeners get a dose of Gersh and Vince on pot

Podcast: Jake Plowden and Leland Radovanic of the Cannabis Cultural Association explain their plans to get black folks making money in the soon-to-be legal pot industry! Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Etsy-does it! Dot-com’s super green office a pleasure to visit — or work in

DUMBO: A visit to this Dumbo office building owned by Jared Kushner makes it easy to see why you would want to work at Etsy, and not just because of the free bagels. Comments (10)

Street surfing: Internet-equipped buses hit Brooklyn streets

Transit: Talk about high-speed internet! Comments (6)

800 candles: Eight centenarians celebrate joint birthday bash under one Crown Heights roof

Crown Heights: This nursing home has so many centenarians, they have to share a birthday cake! Comments (1)

Fire on the BQE: Blazing crash snarls traffic for hours

Gowanus: A fire erupted on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Gowanus after a tractor-trailer driver collided with a car on Friday afternoon. Comments (2)

Kids celebrate Earth Day in  Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Call it a b-earth day party! Comment

Monday, April 24, 2017

Bay Ridgites host town hall for Donovan — who didn’t show

Bay Ridge: Their congressman wouldn’t hold a town hall to talk about the issues, so his constituents did. Comments (15)

Friday, April 21, 2017

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Two explosions rock Sunset Park

Sunset Park: An underground fire caused two manhole blasts on a residential street. Comments (4)

Clinton Hillers rally against proposed seven-story charter school

Clinton Hill: Residents claim the new building on Quincy Street will block views, bring traffic, and encourage other developers to build big. Comments (14)

Ahoy! Bay Ridge and Sunset Park students name new ferries

It’s the best of boat worlds! Comments (9)

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bounce in our step: Squibb Park Bridge reopens after 32-month closure

Awesome: You can cross this bridge when you get to it. Comments (6)

Gar-done! Developer nixes plan to build towers near Brooklyn Botanic Garden (for now)

Crown Heights: Developers seeking to build two controversial towers a stone’s throw from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden pulled their application for a zoning variance hours before Community Board 9’s Land Use Committee was expected to decide on the matter. Comments (32)