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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)

Pratt Institute leader steps into new role

Standing O: The university’s former interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement, James Kempster, will lead a newly created communications and marketing team. 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

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