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Music: You can cross that bridge later — for now, stay underneath it! Comment
Standing O: Lisa Radcliffe launched PunkinFutz when she was trying to find creative solutions for her own kids’ adaptive needs. Comment
Standing O: Locals celebrated the park stewards’ history with a special presentation in Fort Greene Park on May 15. Comment
Standing O: The health fair at PS 31 on May 4 taught kids and parents the ABCs of keeping fit. Comment

Kings carny: ‘Brooklyn Abridged’ circus show debuts in Manhattan

Theater: They fly through the borough with the greatest of ease! Comment

Letters to the Editor: Southern bike lane debate rages online

Letters: City officials must reconsider their plan to build a bike lane along the Southern Brooklyn coast, according to Bensonhurst civic gurus, who called the city’s current proposal unsafe because it lacks proper protection for cyclists on car-heavy roads. (“Bensonhurst civic leaders push DOT to reconsider bike lane plan” by Aidan Graham, online May 17). Comments (22)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got angsty adolescents, memorial music, subway suds, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Park life: Brooklyn Bridge Park unveils a packed summer program

Event: Spend your summer in Brooklyn’s front yard! Comment
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Police cuffed a Long Island man accused of selling an 80-year-old Bedford-Stuyvesant woman’s $1 million brownstone home — without her knowledge. Comments (5)

Op-Ed: $101 billion and our future on the line

Op-Ed: With more than 520 miles of coastline, New York City sits on the frontlines of climate change. Comments (7)
Event: This graveyard might be the most lively spot in Brooklyn! Comments (6)

Sheepshead Bay hosts 28th annual BayFest

Event: Sheepshead Bay’s biggest party of the year drew about 20,000 people to Emmons Avenue for the 28th annual BayFest on May 19, according to the event organizer, who called the event a smashing success. Comments (5)
Clinton Hill: Police are investigating a swastika that some bigot drew on a Grand Avenue Jewish Community Center on May 22. Comments (49)
This video contains images of extreme violence, and may be disturbing to some viewers. Comments (2)
Event: The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association honored three outstanding women at its 101st annual awards dinner on May 15 at the Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook. Comment
Three women were arrested Tuesday for allegedly forging documents that allowed affordable-housing applicants to bypass a decades-long waiting list for a Coney Island cooperative in exchange for a whopping $874,000 in bribes. Comments (29)

Dead man found in the water near Navy Yard: NYPD

Fort Greene: Police found a man’s body floating in the water off the Navy Yard on May 19. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Bar elects new officers, presents awards at annual meeting

Photo Galleries: Call it raising the bar. Comment

Fair shake: Longtime vegan ice cream shop may get to renew lease thanks to community effort

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The owner of a Prospect Lefferts Gardens vegan ice cream parlor may not get booted from his Flatbush Avenue storefront of 34-years, after more than 1,400 fans of the eatery’s non-dairy delicacies signed a petition demanding the restaurant be allowed to stay. Comments (9)

Rot in jail: Murderers of two Bed-Stuy mothers face life behind bars following conviction

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Two gunmen face life behind bars after a jury found them guilty of murder for slaying two young mothers amid a failed Bedford-Stuyvesant assassination attempt in 2017. Comments (7)

On Brownstoner: New look for 20-Story Montague Street building in Heights needs Landmarks approval

Brooklyn Heights: When they were last in front of the LPC in March, the developers who are planning to bring a 20-story structure to Brooklyn Heights were told they needed to fix a few details... Click to give the full story a read on our sister site, Brownstoner! Read more…
Park Slope: Fitness fanatics the world over gathered in Prospect Park for the 39th-annual Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday, where the runners pushed themselves to the very limit of human endurance — to snag one of Nathan’s Famous hot dogs! Comments (40)
Coney Island: Cops arrested the sister of Coney Island basketball standout Sebastian Telfair, a nine-year NBA veteran, on May 20 for allegedly threatening a witness who testified at her brother’s Criminal Court trial last month. Comment

Schneps Media celebrates next generation at ‘Stars Under 40’ gala

Bay Ridge: Schneps Media celebrated the young and influential at the eighth annual ‘Stars Under 40’ celebration on May 16 in Dyker Heights. Honorees included Brooklyn business tycoons, charitable community leaders, and the next generation of Kings County stars. Comments (2)
Event: Political bigwigs of Brooklyn held their annual Democratic County Gala on May 9 in Mill Basin to honor business leaders, legal eagles, and the party’s elite. Comment
Park Slope: Two Park Slope construction workers were sent to Methodist Hospital following accidents at two separate work sites that occurred within about an hour of each other on Tuesday, in a bizarre, but fortunately non-life-threatening coincidence. Comments (1)

District Attorney indicts Williamsburg man for brutal ax rampage

Williamsburg: A Williamsburger faces up to 25 years to life behind bars for allegedly brutally attacking his girlfriend with an ax and killing her pregnant friend at a Flushing Avenue apartment, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez’s office announced on May 17. Comments (12)

Boats to the Yard: New Navy Yard ferry stop to open Monday

Fort Greene: The city will open its newest ferry stop at Fort Greene’s Navy Yard on May 20. Comments (1)

Bensonhurst civic leaders push DOT to reconsider bike lane plan

Bensonhurst: They want the city to pump the brakes on its bike plan. Comments (27)
Crown Heights: A young man was gunned down just a block away from his Crown Heights home on May 16, cops said. Comment
Greenpoint: It was BAM-tastic! Comment

Back to work: Video evidence leads cops to reopen investigation into Clinton Hill hit-and-run

Clinton Hill: The police are looking back into an investigation of a driver who hit a cyclist on Vanderbilt Avenue and fled the scene, after this paper reported the incident on May 16. Comments (11)
Brooklyn Heights: A dead body floated into the basement water-catchment area of a Joralemon Street building in Brooklyn Heights Wednesday morning, according to police. Comments (3)
Coney Island: Put that in your pipe and smoke it. Comments (9)

On QNS: Savor a sweet taste of Portugal at the World’s Fare this weekend

Joey Bats Cafe owner Joseph Pedro Fernandes Batista will offer the classic pasteis de nata, or Portuguese egg tart, at the World’s Fare this Saturday and Sunday. Click to give it a read on our sister site, QNS! Read more…

Vicious Cycle


See a hit-and-run driver sideswipe cyclist in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: A biker sustained injuries to his arm and leg after a driver struck him and fled the scene on Vanderbilt Avenue on May 6, according to authorities. Comments (19)
Crown Heights: A bicyclist hit by a car while running a red light in Crown Heights on May 11 has died, according to police, who said the cyclist succumbed to his wounds at Kings County Hospital Tuesday. Comments (26)
A 16-year-old bicyclist is dead after a box truck ran him over in Borough Park on Wednesday night, according to authorities. Comments (33)

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