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The best of the fest

The best of the fest

Event: Four other live shows to catch during the Brooklyn Podcast Festival. Comment

Locals wary of surge in signage complaints

Our readers weighed in on a recent uptick in complaints about local businesses’ allegedly illegal signs and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got funny new notions, chimerical queens, disco dancing, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Barbadian-born Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix honored with Diversity Trailblazer Award

Standing O: The New York State Bar Association will honor Barbadian-born Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix for her promotion of equality and diversity in the workplace. Comment

Science flair: New gallery combines art with biology

Art: Scientifically speaking, it’s beautiful! Comment

Nineteen big stories to watch in 2019

Nineteen big stories to watch in 2019

Photo Galleries: Our dedicated team of Kings County connoisseurs predicts some of the biggest stories you’ll be reading about over the next 12 months. Comment

Man arrested for attempted New Year’s Day rape in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Cops cuffed a man on Wednesday after he turned himself in for brutally assaulting a woman while trying to rape her in Williamsburg on New Year’s Day. Comments (3)

Diving into 2019

DeBlasio’s problem with addiction

The Right View: Our columnist argues that in the mayor’s ongoing quest to make New York the fairest big city in America, he has become one of the biggest enablers of drug addicts in Brooklyn and beyond. Comments (1)
Digital editions: The only thing better than wrapping 12 months in Kings County is kicking off the next 12, which is why this first week of January is one of the Brooklyn Paper’s favorite weeks of the year. It is in these early days that the Paper puts its prognostication hat on to divine what ongoing stories will continue to make headlines in the months ahead, and this year’s list of 19 stories to watch in 2019 is chock full of sagas that are sure to keep you on the edge of your seats. So click away to read the list in print, or click above to read it online. And wherever you click, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Cyclist killed on Third Ave after crashing into cab door and hurtling into traffic

Mean Streets: A driver fatally crashed into a cyclist on Jan. 1, after the bicycle rider collided with the open door of a taxi cab and hurtled into traffic on Third Avenue in Greenwood Heights. Comments (10)
Windsor Terrace: It’s the start of a new chapter. Comment

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Photo Galleries: Here’s to the start of another 365 days in Kings County, whether you are beginning them by plunging into the frigid waters off the shores of Coney Island like these fine folk, at brunch, or on your couch nursing your first hangover of the year. The staff at your beloved paper is taking the day off to gear up for what the next 12 months will bring, but will return to delivering the first of this year’s hyper-local news tomorrow. Until then, Happy New Year, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!
Mean Streets: A woman crashed her sport-utility vehicle into a Georgetown home on Thursday, injuring one. Comment

Welcome, Matt! Actor Damon reportedly inks deal to buy Brooklyn Heights penthouse

Brooklyn Heights: Actor Matt Damon is reportedly settling down in Brooklyn Heights — inside a penthouse unit at the top of a swanky Columbia Heights building. Comments (1)

Coney Christmas capers

Punk threatens, attacks Coney deli workers in Christmas Day assault

Bay Ridge: Some heartless hooligan threatened and clocked employees at a Coney Island deli on Christmas Day, cops said. Comments (7)
Bay Ridge: Cops cuffed a man for breaking into a senior’s Coney Island home and beating her up on Christmas Day, police said on Friday. Comments (15)
Crime: It was the year of live and let live! Comment

Food exchange: East Flatbush Key Food closing, reopening as Foodtown

Flatbush: This market is turning in its Key. Comment
Bensonhurst: The city must investigate a recent rash of complaints alleging that Bensonhurst business owners lack permits for their storefronts’ signage, according to local civic leaders, who said the uptick in such allegations already cost mom-and-pop shopkeepers thousands of dollars in fines. Comments (21)
Crown Heights: An inferno that tore through a junk-filled apartment inside a Crown Heights housing complex on Wednesday injured eight people before firefighters stifled the flames. Comment

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