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A Brooklyn Apartment Search Ends in Crown Heights [NY Times]
Many Addresses Before Making Bed Stuy Home [NY Times]
Construction Is Shut Down at Atlantic Yards Complex [NY Times]
A Park Slope Dining Institution With Roots in Both Italy and a Great Love [NY Times]
Hungry City: Moldova in Midwood [NY Times]
Brooklyn Lawmakers Want Mandatory Notice of Bedbugs From MTA [NY Daily News]
Spike Lee Honors Michael Jackson at Annual Summer Party in Bed Stuy [WSJ]
Permits Filed: Townhouses at 73-79 Bond Street in Boerum Hill [NYY]
Brace Yourselves. Greenpoint Is Getting More Towers [Greenpointers]
Unions Support De Blasio’s Affordable Housing, Will Take 40 Percent Pay Cut [City & State]
Escaped Snake Pops up in PLG Kitchen [DNAinfo]
Madewell Opens Williamsburg Location This Week [DNAinfo]

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State Program Causes Delays in Affordable-Housing Projects in Bed Stuy and Beyond [NY Times]
Mother Nature’s Daughters, Farming in Brooklyn and Beyond [NY Times]
Straphangers Want Free G-to-J Transfer to Be Permanent [NY Daily News]
West Indian Day Carnival Parade Coming on Labor Day [NY Daily News]
Nurses’ Court Order Throws Wrench Into NYU’s LICH Plans in Brooklyn [Brooklyn Eagle]
Revolutionary War-Era Houses Grace Brooklyn Neighborhoods [Brooklyn Eagle]
The Leif Bar Reopens in Bay Ridge [Brooklyn Paper]
Brooklyn Boom Squeezes Buyers Pushing Into Crown Heights [Bloomberg News]
Lightstone Group Project in Gowanus Still Emitting Fumes [GYFO]
Judge Temporarily Halts Sale of LICH Over Failure to Hire Laid-off Nurses [DNAinfo]
Smorgasburg Founders’ 9,000-Squar-Foot Beer Hall Berg’n Opens in Crown Heights [DNAinfo]
Price Cuts, But Not Necessarily Bargains, on Rise in Brooklyn [DNAinfo]

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“Poor Door” in a New York Tower, Edge, Opens a Fight Over Affordable Housing [NY Times]
Readers Respond to “Life After Brooklyn” [NY Times]
Police Sergeants’ Union Warns Against Democratic Convention in Brooklyn [NY Times]
Tech Tenants Filling a Slice of Brooklyn Called Dumbo Heights [NY Times]
Parents Scramble for Pre-K Seats in Brooklyn District [NY Times]
‘Burg Building Super Dons Suit to Get Rid of Nasty Hornets [NY Post]
Crown Heights Tenants Battle to Survive in Rent-Stabilized Units [NY Daily News]
LICH Nurses Taking SUNY Back to Court in Brooklyn [Brooklyn Eagle]
Yet Another Love Lane Mews Condo Sells for Over Ask [Curbed]
Inside Jack The Horse Tavern: Brooklyn Heights’ Best-Kept Secret Expands [Gothamist]
An Illicit Nutella Restaurant Is Opening in Brooklyn [Gothamist]
Permits Filed: 299 Livingston Street, Downtown Brooklyn [NYY]
Revealed: Medgar Evers College Library Expansion [NYY]
Williamsburg Co-op Board Calls Critics of Election System “Uninformed” [DNAinfo]
Former Roberta’s Chef Opens Restaurant Focusing on off-Menu Items [DNAinfo]

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Tourist Is Held After Climb on Brooklyn Bridge Cable [NY Times]
Seen on the Street: The Many Looks of Afropunk Festival 2014 [NY Times]
Saving Brooklyn From Itself [NY Daily News]
City Manufacturing Takes a Hit as Brooklyn Firm Plans Move to New Jersey [WSJ]
Brooklyn Chamber’s Brooklyn Made Certification Recognizes Local Businesses [Brooklyn Eagle]
These Brooklyn Record Stores Are Still Going Strong [Brooklyn Paper]
Racing Stripe Building Fully Leased; Public Art at Huge Gowanus Site [Curbed]
Chloe Sevigny Annoyed by Planes Over Park Slope [Daily Beast]
Closings of Note: “Is Brooklyn Over?” [BK to the Fullest]
Eliot Spitzer in Talks for 2.8-acre Kedem Winery Site in Williamsburg: Sources [TRD]
126 New Pre-K Seats Coming to Windsor Terrace and Park Slope [DNAinfo]

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Red Hook’s Cutting Edge Wireless Network [NY Times]
‘Screwed’ New York Artists are Fleeing to Los Angeles [NY Post]
Citi Bike Struggling to Keep up With Huge Repair Backlog [NY Post]
Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg Founders Opening Berg’n Beer Hall Crown Heights
[NY Daily News]
Dining From Trash to Table in Brooklyn [WSJ]
Redeveloping Old Factories into Small Business Hubs [BusinessWeek]
Canarsie Remains Stronghold for Middle Class Buyers [The Real Deal]
Third Generation Carroll Gardens Clothing Store Still Going Strong [DNAinfo]
Williamsburg Grocery Chain’s Latest Site Caters to Hispanic Neighbors [DNAinfo]

Photo: Timothy Krause

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A Garden Sweet, a Garden Small at Old Stone House in Park Slope [Brooklyn Eagle]
Air Pool: New Tower Will Let You Take a Dip High Above Brooklyn [Brooklyn Paper]
The 15 Most Expensive Homes in Brooklyn
[Curbed]
Brooklyn Borough President Announces Affordable Housing for Brooklynites [Amsterdam News]
When ‘Affordable’ Rents Push $3,000 [Atlantic Yards Report]
‘Brooklyn Baby’ Book Features Kale Jelly and a Foodie Trip to Smorgasburg [DNAinfo]

Photo: afogarty62

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A Brooklyn Map That has Battle Positions, but no Trader Joe’s [NY Times]
Coffee Shop Blamed for Man Making False 911 Calls in Williamsburg [NY Daily News]
Love Among the Ruins: Bed Stuy’s 433 and 435 Tompkins Ave. [Brooklyn Eagle]
Bidding war adds $2M to the cost of Bushwick Warehouse [Crain's]
Landlords Push Back on Affordable Housing Plan [Crain's]
Ways to Lose Your Rent Stabilized Apartment [WNYC]
Businesses Near Newtown Creek Eyed After Series of Oil Spills, State Says [DNAinfo]
Ridgewood Development Pledges $10 a Year Space for Artists [DNAinfo]

Photo: Scurzuzu

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As the Sun Sets Over Coney Island, Nostalgia Glows With Renewal [NY Times]
Itinerary: The Discreet Charm of Clinton Hill Brooklyn [NY Times]
‘Brooklyn Made’ Certification Guards Against Borough Posers [NY Daily News]
Hey Brooklyn Heights, Pierhouse is Literally Growing on You [Curbed]
New York Remains a Mecca for All-Cash Home Purchases [The Real Deal]
Ranking Brooklyn’s Biggest Builders [The Real Deal]

Photo: Bob Jagendorf

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Alan Harding, a Brooklyn Restaurant Pioneer, Reshapes His Career [NY Times]
Park Slope Breast Feeding Boutique Boing Boing Set to Close as Owner Heads to Haiti [NY Daily News]
What Phun! Park Lovers Attempt to Bag Phrag [Brooklyn Paper]
Bring the Kentile Floor Sign Back With This Cute Model Kit [Curbed]
2.3 Acre E.-Williamsburg Site in Contract for $29 million [Crain's]
In Misleading New Site Plan, Pacific Park Brooklyn Towers are Shrunken and Smoothed Out [AY Report]
Broken Angel House Mural Traces History as Condo Conversion Begins [DNAinfo]

Photo: Heather Harvey

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On Williamsburg Corner, Keeper of a Toy Gorilla, and Old Brooklyn [NY Times]
Arthur G Cohen, Real Estate Developer, is Dead at 84
[NY Times]
Imagining the Future of East New York [WSJ]
Contractors Fail to Prune Trees, Put Public in Danger: Report [NY Post]
Agent Count Rising Ever Higher–Particularly in Brooklyn, Queens [The Real Deal]
GOP Joins Effort to Stop Illegal Home Construction [Brooklyn Eagle]
Thar She Blows! Luxury Development Build Site Springs Leak [Brooklyn Paper]
Cool Running: Bearded, Tattooed Bartender Vies to Run Williamsburg Politics [Brooklyn Paper]
Empire Blvd. Forum Focuses on Affordable Housing and Zoning [DNAinfo]
Brooklyn Saw More Seniors Killed by Cars Than Other Boroughs, Study Finds [DNAinfo]

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Williamsburg’s Nitehawk and Other Cinemas Entice With Something Different [NY Times]
Brooklyn Leads City in Rat Complaints: Study [NY Daily News]
Senator Gillibrand Proposes Bill to Support Brooklyn Tech Industry [Brooklyn Eagle]
Is Grimaldi’s Headed to Red Hook? [Brooklyn Eagle]
It’s Safe to Go Swimming at Brooklyn Beaches Again [Brooklyn Eagle]
Pacific Street Library Handicapped by Lack of Funding [Brooklyn Eagle]
J.C. Penney Comes to Brooklyn This Month [Crain's]
In Brooklyn, a Tribute to Robin Williams by Graffiti Artists [Untapped Cities]
Coming to Market in Clinton Hill: Grand Avenue Brownstone [BK to the Fullest]

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Park Slope Senior Center Employees Arrested for Medicaid Fraud [NY Daily News]
Construction Spending Booming as Developers Spend More to Build Fewer Units [WSJ]
Fire-Damaged Prospect Park South House Awaits Landmarks Approval [Brooklyn Eagle]
Flatbush Bigs: Church Avenue Station Needs State Intervention [Brooklyn Paper]
Williamsburg Preschool Inches Closer to Replacing Vacant Lot [Curbed]
250N10 Gets More Artwork; LIVWRK’s Gowanus Site Changes [Curbed]
Closings of Note: Pricing Leaps and Bounds, Part 2 [BK to the Fullest]
Three New Development Projects Under Way in Gowanus You Might Not Know About [GYFO]
Where Have the Outer Boroughs’ Small Builders Gone? [NYY]
Aussie Style Invades Brooklyn at Brunswick Cafe [Gardenista]
Brownstone Detectives Research History of Brooklyn Brownstones [BU]
Cobble Hill Rapid Realty Is the Smallest Real Estate Office in NYC [TRD]
New Rentals Surge in Brooklyn and Queens [TRD]
Buyer Proposes 80-Foot-Tall Building for $17.5 Million Crown Heights Brewery Site [DNAinfo]
Glass Building on Williamsburg’s Only Historic Block Gets Landmarks Nod [DNAinfo]
Nine People Treated After Carbon Monoxide Leak at Canarsie Pickle Factory, FDNY Says [DNAinfo]
Brooklyn Residents Concerned Over Illegal Home Conversions [NY1]