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Billiards bar comes to Williamsburg

Nightlife: Call it pool paradise! Comments (2)

A blue funk: Fantastic Negrito to bring ‘blunk’ to free festival

Music: It’ll be a fantastic show! Comment

Readers: What’s happening to Bay businesses?

Letters: Small businesses across Sheepshead Bay are going belly up — and they’re not being replaced — with some storefronts remaining shuttered for well over a decade, according to locals. Comments (3)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for July 13! Comment

Column: The battle within the Democratic party

The Right View: From Washington, to Albany, to our five boroughs, there is an all out war among Democrats between their new relentless progressive movement and traditional mainstream. Comments (11)

Fearless Living: The Summer of 2019 marks the end of an era

Fearless Living: The Summer of 2019… what will we think when we look back upon this time? Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a circus in a cemetery, comic books at a bar, a bicycle benefit, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Park Slope: More than 4,500 people gathered for an evening of dining and dancing under the stars at the Prospect Park Soiree on June 22. Comments (2)
Standing O: A Crown Heights student nabbed first place in a national essay competition last month, writing a veritable how-to on saving the planet — and turning a profit, according to one contest honcho. Comments (1)

Brokerage merger brings big business to Brooklyn

Standing O: CPEX Real Estate, a commercial brokerage firm based in Downtown Brooklyn, will join together with an international firm called SVN, which acquired 50 percent of the Brooklyn company in June. Comment

Take me out to the yada yada: ‘Seinfeld Night’ and other promotions from the Brooklyn Cyclones

Coney Island: They’ve turned a show about nothing into something special! Comments (1)
Boerum Hill: The city should expand the Brooklyn House of Detention jail facility in Boerum Hill — but not to the extent that Mayor Bill de Blasio is requesting under a current rezoning proposal, according to Borough President Eric Adams. Comments (3)
Coney Island: The owners of Luna Park will transform Coney Island’s sprawling Stillwell Avenue subway station into a shopping and entertainment complex, transit authorities announced Tuesday. Comments (10)
Marine Park: A “ghost bike” memorial to a slain cyclist that mysteriously vanished from Marine Park on July 9 was confiscated by the NYC Parks Department, a spokeswoman confirmed. Comments (26)

Cops hunt Gowanus gunmen

Gowanus: Cops are hunting the gunmen who robbed a 26-year-old delivery man in Gowanus on July 2. Comments (10)

Cannabiz Collective honors people of color in the cannabis industry

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Three cheers for the Brooklyn Cannabiz Collective, which hosted the inaugural Trailblazers Awards on June 27 to honor people of color who are pioneering the cannabis industry. Comments (15)
Downtown: The city unveiled a small temporary park in Downtown Brooklyn as a preview to a larger planned green space on Tuesday. Comments (5)
Flatbush: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor announced indictments against 21 suspected members of the Folk Nation street gang on Tuesday. Comments (2)

Cops cuff suspected drug peddlers

Cops arrested seven suspected members of a Brooklyn-based drug cartel Tuesday following a yearlong wiretap investigation. Comments (7)

Op-Ed: Fulfilling our promise to ‘Never Forget’

Op-Ed: Last week, we lost an incredible New Yorker – an American hero – NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez. I vowed that we would finish his last mission – to take care of the 9/11 community. Comments (4)
Music: This Southern-style band will rock again! Comment

Park Slope YMCA reopens after water contamination forced weeklong closure

Park Slope: Management reopened the Prospect Park YMCA Tuesday after a chemical contamination in the gym’s water supply led to a weeklong closure. Comments (5)

Motorcyclist dies in BQE crash

Cobble Hill: A 40-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash Monday night on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, according to authorities. Comments (4)
Cobble Hill: Call it the hot dog days of summer! Comments (8)
State and federal politicians celebrated the partial opening of a sprawling, but stripped-down version of a state park announced last year honoring the country’s first black congresswoman in East New York on July 2. Comments (4)
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Man sues cop, city for Bed-Stuy beatdown caught on body cam

Bedford-Stuyvesant: One of New York’s Finest used a pair of handcuffs to pummel a man’s face during a bloody Bedford-Stuyvesant traffic stop last year, according to a lawsuit against the city and the cop alleging excessive force. Comments (24)
Bensonhurst: A Bensonhurst pantry that’s been providing food to needy families for almost 30 years has been forced to turn away hungry Brooklynites in the midst of funding shortages, according to the group’s executive director. Comments (12)

Gunmen rob three victims in Prospect Park: NYPD

Park Slope: Two bandits robbed three people at gunpoint in Prospect Park on July 7, according to police. Comments (23)
Marine Park: An 8-year-old child and five others were injured in a brutal Marine Park car crash on July 4. Comments (9)
Kensington: Police arrested a Canarsie woman who fatally struck a pedestrian with her car in Kensington during rush hour Monday, according to authorities. Comments (9)
Foodies gathered at the historic Wyckoff House Museum — the city’s oldest standing structure — on June 28 to dine on old-timey treats. Comments (13)
Photo Galleries: Brooklyn had a blast! Comments (1)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Dozens of Brooklynites marched through Bedford-Stuyvesant to call for an end to rampant gun violence on June 29. Comments (29)
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Knife-wielding thief robs man in Mill Basin

Mill Basin: Cops are hunting the knife-wielding thief who beat and robbed a 56-year-old man in Mill Basin on June 15. Comment

Cops searching for missing Seagate teen

Sea Gate: Cops are searching for a Seagate teenager who has been missing since July 1. Comment
Park Slope: Brooklynites hoofed it over to Prospect Park for an equestrian parade on June 29, which featured a procession of gallant steeds trotting through the park, along with performances from horseback entertainers and pony rides for children. Comments (9)
Police found a 9-year-old girl dead in her Borough Park home Friday, according to authorities. Comments (1)
Brooklyn Heights: Two of the most controversial schemes to repair the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway will likely be tossed, according to the head of an expert panel overseeing the project. Comments (14)
Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace house the lowest number of health-insured residents in the borough and claim one of the lowest insured rates in the city — according to a report by the Independent Budget Office. Comments (2)

Kings County streets set to close ahead of Fourth of July celebrations

It’s going to be difficult to navigate through Brooklyn Thursday as the borough prepares for the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks extravaganza. Comment

Park Slope YMCA closed indefinitely due to water contamination

Park Slope: YMC-ya later! Comments (7)
Park Slope: Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside of U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer’s Park Slope home on July 2 to call for an end to “inhumane” conditions along the country’s southern border. Comments (18)

Thief steals hundreds in Sunset Park bank robbery

Sunset Park: A robber swiped hundreds of dollars from a Sunset Park bank on Fifth Avenue on July 1, according to authorities. Comment
Greenwood Heights: New York’s Bravest rushed to battle a blaze that ripped through the top floor of a Greenwood Heights building on Tuesday. Comment
A Brooklyn grand jury indicted an East New York man on July 1 for posing as a securities broker and pocketing $16,800 in investment funds, according to District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Comment
Williamsburg: A classic Victorian pile that stands on a rare historic corner of Williamsburg may soon lose its historic character to development, according to Brownstoner.com, one of our sister publications. Comments (6)

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