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We are Region: South American art series aims to unite the continents

Dance: Talk about Southern charm! Comment

Readers: The F express has divided the borough!

Letters: More than 650 scorned straphangers signed a petition opposing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to run express F trains through brownstone Brooklyn. Comments (3)

Fearless Living: Trying to relate to others

Fearless Living: There is a biblical saying. “Do unto others as you would have done unto you.” Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got talented teens, Red Hook restaurants, subterranean stories, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comments (1)

Play for time: 30-year-old futuristic show finds new life

Theater: This science-fiction play will happen in a dystopian land — Manhattan. Comment

New law gives cyclists head start at intersections

Brooklyn bikers are getting the green light! Comments (21)

Flatlands residents gather at local watering hole to meet Mets legend Mookie Wilson

Flatbush: Mets fans gathered at a Flatlands watering hole to meet legendary slugger Mookie Wilson, who signed autographs and partied with the kids of some of his biggest fans! Comments (2)
Downtown: The city must reopen a long-shuttered World War II memorial in Cadman Plaza Park Downtown, a veteran of the conflict demanded. Comments (4)
Standing O: Three cheers for the Brooklyn Public Library, which installed a new book drop at a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens medical center! Comment

Cops charge Brownsville man who allegedly hurled bucket of water at officers

Police arrested a Brownsville man Wednesday for dousing two of their own in water on East New York Avenue on July 20. Comments (6)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Some Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents remained in the dark three days after Con Edison intentionally cut power to certain parts of the borough, and one local lawmaker is accusing the utility provider of stripping energy from communities of color in order to keep white customers cool. Comments (2)

Locals demand answers on pricey cost of Park Slope homeless shelters

Park Slope: Brownstone Brooklyn residents gathered at Grand Prospect Hall on Tuesday to condemn the city for inking a preliminary contract deal that will cost taxpayers more than $10,000 per unit, per month in operating costs for two planned homeless shelters in Park Slope. Comments (11)
Greenpoint: A bicyclist died after colliding with a box truck in Greenpoint on Tuesday. Comments (23)
Dining: A new gourmet pizza joint fired up its ovens for the first time in Williamsburg on July 13, dishing out calzones, salads, and nearly 1,600 free margherita pizzas to hungry locals during a saucy grand opening bash! Comments (3)
Flatbush: A local preservation group is seeking grassroots support to prevent the demolition of a historic Flatbush church following its sale to a private developer earlier this month, asking New Yorkers to sign a petition urging the city to protect the 121-year-old edifice before it’s too late. Comments (7)

Maimonides celebrates excellence in stroke care

Sunset Park: A Borough Park hospital’s center for stroke patients has the highest survival rate of any stroke program in the country, according to a recent federal mortality report. Comments (2)
More than 180 cyclists will don spandex and hit the saddle for a daunting seven-day cycling journey from Staten Island to Niagara Falls on July 28, in a race to fight an even more grueling challenge — cancer. Comment
Gowanus: A Monday night downpour cut through the searing heat that plagued Brooklyn since Friday, only to incite flash floods in low lying neighborhoods across the borough, drowning cars and inundating homes in murky, knee-high water. Comments (2)
Columbia St Waterfront: The city will be shutting down lanes on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in the Columbia Street Waterfront District beginning Friday, July 26, the Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Comments (4)

Subway cell swiper on the lam: NYPD

Prospect Heights: Police are hunting the subterranean snatcher who grabbed a man’s phone at the Grand Army Plaza subway station on July 2. Comments (4)

Lowlife stabs woman to death in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the knife-wielding scumbag who murdered a woman in Sunset Park Monday, viciously stabbing her to death. Comments (6)

Sunset prowler on the loose

Sunset Park: Police are looking for the bandit who nabbed $1,000 from a Fourth Avenue grocery store early Monday morning. Comment
Photo Galleries: More than 2,500 Brooklynites are still without power Tuesday morning as a result of the weekend’s brutal heat wave and Monday night’s thunderstorm. Comments (15)
Bushwick: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to cut service to three Brooklyn bus routes starting this fall. Comments (11)

Heavy rain floods Brooklyn streets

Reports of flooding due to heavy rainfall have surfaced in Brooklyn, particularly in the area of Carroll Street and Fourth Avenue. Comments (6)
Service along the 2 and 5 train lines has been suspended across Brooklyn, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which blamed the disruption on a malfunctioning switch at Franklin Avenue. Comments (1)
Park Slope: More than 650 scorned straphangers signed a petition opposing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to run express F trains through brownstone Brooklyn. Comments (15)

Meet Fort Greene Park Conservancy’s first ever executive director

Standing O: A veteran city parks advocate has taken the reigns at the Fort Greene Parks Conservancy, and will use her considerable urban planning experience to ensure locals have a top-notch green space to enjoy, according to one conservancy honcho. Comments (8)
Gravesend: Police are investigating the death of a 12-year-old Gravesend boy, who had been found unconscious and unresponsive at his Bay 46 Street apartment on Saturday. Comments (8)
Midwood: A Brooklyn landlord won’t rent apartments to African-American tenants at a “Jewish building” in Midwood, a new lawsuit claims. Comments (27)

Transit meltdown: Most numbered subway lines suspended amid heat wave

Numbered subway lines are suffering shutdowns across the city amid a searing heat wave currently plaguing the Five Boroughs, and transit officials are advising straphangers on social media to use “lettered” lines. Comments (20)
Lyft is being so chill this weekend. Comment
A one-time Brooklyn resident faces 20 years in prison for allegedly serving Islamic terrorist group ISIS as a high-ranking sniper, according to federal court documents unsealed Friday. Comments (13)
Downtown: Court police cuffed a woman for allegedly trying to smuggle a pistol into Kings County Criminal Court on Thursday. Comments (2)

Cops hunt fiend in deadly Brighton Beach assault

Brighton Beach: Cops are hunting the goon who beat a 52-year-old man to death in Brighton Beach on July 9. Comments (8)
Williamsburg: A federal grand jury indicted an East New York man on Thursday for allegedly raiding a Williamsburg apartment seeking drugs, only to then rape a woman there under the guise of a police officer, according to U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue. Comment
Coney Island: This Coney Island corner will always have a cop. Comments (53)
Flatbush: Of all the wondrous reservoirs of knowledge, art, history, and vintage oddities housed behind polished panes of Plexiglas, there’s only one Kings County museum that sells fruit: the Golden Gate Fruit Market. Comments (2)

ICE continues to fail amid ongoing Brooklyn raids

Sunset Park: Federal immigration agents tried — and failed — to apprehend targeted Brooklyn residents amid six raids throughout the borough, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed on Wednesday. Comments (27)
Williamsburg: After several years of construction, the city is poised to open two piers on the Williamsburg waterfront for public enjoyment, the Parks Department confirmed. Comments (1)

Homecrest looter on the loose

Cops are hunting the thief who looted a delivery truck parked in Homecrest on July 13. Comments (1)
Greenpoint: National singing competition “American Idol” will host open-call auditions at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint on July 23. Comments (6)

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