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Eight-Story Karl Fischer Project to Replace Freestanding Victorian in Flatbush [NYY]
Eight-Story Building Planned for Former Movie Studios in Midwood [Sheepshead Bites]
86th Street Chevrolet to Be Torn Down [Bensonhurst Bean]
Lincoln Park Tavern to Move? [Q Parkside]
Bartel-Pritchard Greenmarket Now Open Through the Winter [South Slope News]
NYPD: Woman Arrested After Attempting to Shoplift, Biting Employee at Foodtown [Kensington BK]

Photo by Eugene Gannon

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Seven-Story Mixed-Use Building, Public Plaza to Replace El Greco [Sheepshead Bites]
Displacement of Bushwick Tenants: An Artists’ Advocate Weights In [BK Brief]
Spike Hill Has Closed, and Just Sold off Its Beautiful Old Bar [B+B]
PLG’s 115 Ocean Goes for a Boatload: What’s Next? [Q Parkside]
The Story Behind the Small Gingerbread House at 351 Court Street in Carroll Gardens [PMFA]
Brooklyn’s Esplanade, Manhattan Beach [Forgotten NY]
How Much for an Eco-Friendly Two-Bedroom in Williamsburg? [Curbed]
Watch Park Slope Drivers Turn Sidewalk Into Car Lane [Gothamist]

Photo by Juni Safont

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Christmas in Bay Ridge [Forgotten NY]
Barclays Fixture Who Danced Court-Side Dies [BK Paper]
Red Hook Ferry Service Expands to Midtown [DNA]
This Abandoned Graffiti Warehouse in Sunset Park Is One of NYC’s Most Beautiful Spots [Animal]
Lefferts Gardens South! A New Name Takes Flight! [Q Parkside]
Red Hook Property Nabs $16 Million [NYO]
How Local BIDs are Boosting Neighborhoods [Crain's]
With Sweet Potato Falafel and Chicken Schnitzel, Batata Celebrates Its Grand Opening [DPC]
Join the Flatbush Tenant Coalition for a Housing Justice March This Saturday [DPC]
Shop Talk with Brooklyn Makers: In the Seam [BHS]
Closings of Note: Crown Heights Gets Over $3 Million [BK Fullest]
“Starrs” of Bushwick Collide for Some Literary-Musical Performance [B+B]
A Peek Inside Bricolage, Opening Soon in Brooklyn Fish Camp Space [Here's Park Slope]

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Previewing Crown Heights’ New Crop of (Partially Red) Condos [Curbed]
Brooklyn to Get First Spec Office Building in Decades [Crain's]
El Milagro to Open Pop-up, Then Permanent Store on Smith Street [PMFA]
L Train Delays, Uber Scarcity Make Monday Morning Complete [Gothamist]
Endless Options: First Bites at Bed Stuy’s Newest Sandwich Spot [BK Based]
Brooklyn Tree Lighting to Feature Moment of Silence for Eric Garner [McBrooklyn]
Bay Ridge Is the New South Slope [NY Mag]
Kwenci Jones’ Mural Project in PLG Is Fully Funded [Q Parkside]
Grande Monuments Closes in Williamsburg [Vanishing NY]

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This Is What’s Left of the Domino Sugar Factory [Animal]
Up, Up and Away [Q Parkside]
Wild Animal Mural Near Prospect Park Needs Protective Coating, Artist Says [DNA]
“30 Rock” Star Kevin Brown Hosts Bed Stuy Tree Lighting [DNA]
Borough Pres Seeks to Replace Brighton Beach Parking With Affordable Housing [Sheepshead Bites]
Yet Another Williamsburg Music Venue to Close [Greenpointers]
This $900,000 Pink House in Gravesend Is Tackiness Incarnate [Curbed]
Don’t Forget the Tree Lighting in Carroll Park Tonight [PMFA]
Annual Community Clothing Swap and Coat Drive at P.S. 139 Is This Sunday [DPC]
Another Crown Heights Listing Over $2 Million: 1193 Bergen Street [BK to the Fullest]
Claire and Mike’s Park Slope Kitchen Renovation [Sweeten]
A 134-Year-Old Italian Gelateria Is Coming to Williamsburg to Serve Salmon Sorbet [B+B]

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Another Crown Heights Building Breaks $2 Million: 80 New York Avenue [BK to the Fullest]
New Bushwick Hotel Inspired by “Raw Feeling of Creativity” in Neighborhood [DNA]
Park Slope’s Tea Lounge to Close After 14 Years in Business [DNA]
City Greenlights WiFi Pay Phone Plan, Including 586 Brooklyn Locations [Bensonhurst Bean]
Motown Legend Diana Ross to Perform Inaugural Concert at Kings Theatre [DPC]
Try “Something Different” This Friday at a Secret Location in Bushwick [Bushwick Daily]
Iconic El Greco Diner to Close Next Week, Residential Development in the Works [Sheepshead Bites]

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Tour the Gowanus Studio of Artist Nancy Johnson [92Y]
Groundswell’s Mural on the Prison Industrial Complex in Brownsville [WNET]
Too Many Homes in Borough Park, Coney, Brighton Lack High-Speed Internet [Sheepshead Bites]
Grand Street Bridge, Williamsburg-Maspeth [Forgotten New York]
Notes From the Church Avenue BID’s Annual Meeting [DPC]
Opinion: Street Trees, Not Just for Gentrifiers [Eagle]
Bidding War for Concord Street Development Site in Downtown Brooklyn [Eagle]
Renting in Brooklyn Will Cost You 60 Percent of Your Income in 2015 [Brokelyn]
There’s Still Time to Suggest New Citi Bike Locations in Brooklyn [Technically BK]
Thursday: Speak Out Against the MTA’s Metro and Verrazano Bridge Fare Hikes [Bensonhurst Bean]
Move to Ditmas Park — Just Don’t Call It the Next Park Slope [BU]
C’mon Y’all! Show A Little Love For Kwenci! [Q Parkside]
You Win Some… [Q Parkside]
Crown Heights Rezoning Discussion Pushed to January [DNA]

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Why Lady Moody’s House Must Be Saved [Bensonhurst Bean]
City to Start Building Bensonhurst Trash Plant [Eagle]
Landmarks Approves Penthouse at 35 Willow Place [BHB]
Imagining the Design of the Library That Does Everything — in Brooklyn [Curbed]
Revealed: 767 Bergen Street in Crown Heights [NYY]
Another Bed Stuy House Breaks $2 Million: 160 Bainbridge Street [BK Fullest]
Urine, Trash, Threats Stain Putnam Triangle Plaza [BK Paper]
St. Joseph’s College Finally Opens New Arena in Fort Greene [Eagle]
WPIX Moving Into Street-Level Studio on Flatbush Side of Barclays Center [AYR]
Sunday at the Brooklyn Museum, Columbia Student Talks About Mattress-Carrying Protest [Brokelyn]
Hunger Pang Named One of Brooklyn’s Hottest Restaurants [DPC]
Nor’easter Brings More Flooding to Gowanus (and Lightsone’s Development Site) [PMFA]

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Stunning and Historic Clinton Hill Mansion Sells for $6.5 Million [Curbed]
Revised Resolution [Q Parkside]
Stunning Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Will Renew Your Faith in Con Ed [Gothamist]
Permits Filed: 228-Unit Hasidic Housing Complex on Myrtle Avenue in Bed Stuy [NYY]
We’ll Never Be Royals, But We Have Some Dropping by the Hood Tonight [FIPS]
538 Union Avenue Launches Sales, Starting at $789,000 [Curbed]
Vice’s Birthday Party at the Brooklyn Navy Yard [NYO]
South Franklin Holiday Stroll December 13 [Brooklynian]

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Brooklyn District Attorney to Impanel Grand Jury in Akai Gurley Case [WSJ]
Sharpton to Give Eulogy at Akai Gurley’s Brooklyn Funeral [Eagle]
Death By Audio’s Edan Wilber on What Happened With Vice, and What’s Next [B+B]
A Visit to the New Digs of The Muse Circus Space in the Far Reaches of Bushwick [B+B]
13 Places to See a Christmas Tree Lighting in Brooklyn This Season [DNA]
Williamsburg Mourns Ray Abeyta, Who Opened Union Pool [Gothamist]
Scenes From the Opening of The Finch [FGF]
Pilar Cuban Eatery’s New Location to Open by New Year [FGF]
Brooklyn Flag Project Finalists Represent Green-Wood Cemetery, Bay Ridge, Others [Kensington BK]
Random Tag Sale (??) at Old Two Boots Location [FIPS]

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Security Ramps up at Crown Heights Precinct After Officer’s Car Is Burned [DNA]
Seeds of Love: A Small New Neighborhood Coffee Spot at 421 Court Street [PMFA]
NYC Is Bringing Even More Fashion Initiatives to Sunset Park [Racked]
Barclays Center Forms Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment Advisory Board [Eagle]
Local NYPD Precincts Join Social Media, Tweet First Tweets [Bensonhurst Bean]
Demolition Nears for 100-Year-Old Storefront to Make Way for 30-Story Tower [Sheepshead Bites]
Pete’s Waterfront Ale House Is Changing Ownership, Adding Pizza to the Menu [BHB]
Flatbush Artists to Hold Their Holiday Exhibit This Weekend [Kensington BK]
Brookly Diocsese Introduces “Creeper Jesus” to Woo Millennials [Brokelyn]

Photo by Mitch Waxman

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The Barclays Effect [Capital NY]
Greenpoint Xi’An Famous Foods Opening Saturday With Free Noodles [DNA]
Gravesend Pol Says Lady Moody House Needs Protection, Public Hearing [Sheepshead Bites]
Howl and Meow With Infinite Hope’s Year-End Celebration [BHB]
Annual Art Exhibit and Sale on 9th Street This Weekend [South Slope News]
Drop by the Coat Drive and Potluck Today at The Living Gallery [Bushwick Daily]
Fight for Affordable Housing at the Flatbush Tenant Coalition Fundraiser at Bar Chord [DPC]
Preservation Greenpoint Beer Crawl This Friday! [Greenpointers]
Your Brooklyn Jury Duty Survival Guide [Brokelyn]
After Loan Default for B2 Tower, Forest City Gets Four More Months to Recover [AYR]
Dumbo Architects Ask “What If Poor Neighborhoods Could Sell Their Air Rights?” [Technically BK]

Photo by Joel Zimmer