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Fourth Avenue free-for-all

Mean Streets: The city endangered cyclists by painting bike lanes on Fourth Avenue that abruptly end at construction sites where traffic is reduced to one lane, forcing bike riders to choose between their wheels and their lives, according to one outraged bicyclist. Comment
Mean Streets: The city refuses to station traffic-safety agents near ongoing construction projects on Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, putting hundreds of area students’ lives at risk as they walk to school each day, according to a local civic leader. Comment

Second Half: Popular brewer to give Brooklyn double hops

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: These brewers are ready for their next round! Comment
Mean Streets: Sunset Park civic gurus blessed Industry City honchos’ scheme to install more giant planters outside the sprawling commercial hub, in an effort to stop big rigs from illegally parking on streets surrounding it. Comments (5)

The Newsstand

Digital editions: But not because it is pining for that special someone. Or because of a Valentine’s Day gone wrong. No, the Paper just overdid it yesterday, with one too many chocolates, and that extra glass of red wine it knew it should’t have, but gulped down anyway. Songstress Deborah Cox wasn’t kidding when she said love can make you do some crazy things! Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Digital editions: Schneps Media is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions of the Bay News, Mill Marine Courier, Park Slope Courier, and Brooklyn Graphic! Read more…
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got acclaimed animation, a sisterhood soliloquy, some fascinating fish, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Kings County court delivers speedy justice

Standing O: Three cheers for the judges assigned to the Civil Term of Kings County Supreme Court, who last year completed more jury trials and decided more non-jury cases than jurists in any outher county in New York State. Comment

Schneps Media salutes Brooklyn’s Power Women

Event: Schneps Media will host its eighth-annual Power Women Awards and Networking Event on March 14 to honor and celebrate the ladies whose contributions, work, activism, and heart have had a positive impact in Brooklyn — and we’re inviting you to join us! Comments (3)
Flatlands: Police arrested a man for allegedly murdering his own mother in their Flatlands apartment days before. Comment
Coney Island: The Brooklyn Public Library’s Coney Island branch will close for four months this spring and summer to undergo more than $1-million worth of renovations, reading-room leaders announced this week. Comment
Event: These students are not Lion down on the job! Comment

Meadow reimagined: Locals propose new amenities for Cobble Hill park set for facelift as part of LICH redevelopment

Changing Brooklyn: A tiny Cobble Hill park that a developer will refurbish as part of its scheme to build a seven-building complex in the neighborhood must include amenities that make it more inviting to the community, according to locals who attended a recent meeting about the redesign. Comment
Boro of Nerds: These fans came for color outside the lines! Comment
Books: The building only has three floors, but it has thousands of stories! Comment

Dems’ immigration rhetoric prioritizes politics over safety

The Right View: Democrats’ outrage over the possible deportation of an undocumented delivery man arrested at Fort Hamilton, and silence after a reported illegal immigrant and gang member allegedly shot a man to death on a city subway platform, proves they prioritize the politics of immigration above else, according to our columnist. Comments (12)
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