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Landmarks Preservation Commission Names Executive Director [Crain's]
Cheap Date: Faye Penn on Five Years of Brokelyn [DPC]
Remembering Leonard Phillips [DPC]
Open House for Lefferts Food Co-op [Q Parkside]
Prospect Heights Gets Three Passive Condos From $1.4 Million [Curbed]
Checking in on the Slow Rise of Brooklyn’s Next Tallest Tower [Curbed]
Buying in Greenpoint: What’s Available and How Much? [BU]
Brooklyn Subway Trains Actually Less Crowded Than They Appear [Gothamist]
Harvest Festival and Pie Contest at South Brooklyn Children’s Garden [PMFA]
Now Closed: 15th Street Cafe [South Slope News]

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Nerds, Rejoice! Rivals Board Game Cafe Is Open for Play [B+B]
Shuttered Pete Zaaz Will Once Again Serve Weird Pizza in Crown Heights [Eater]
Park-ing Spaces: Plazas Pop up Curbside Downtown [BK Paper]
OHNY Weekend Comes to Bushwick October 11 – Visit TroutHouse! [Bushwick Daily]
Anonymous Rant Against “Yuppies and Hipsters” Posted Around Carroll Gardens [PMFA]
Amidst a Row of Pristine Brownstones, a New Townhouse Rises on Clinton Street [PMFA]
14-Story Tower Planned for Downtown Brooklyn, 285 Schermerhorn Street [NYY]
The Hobbit Doors of Dennett Place in Carroll Gardens [Untapped]
Residents Fear for Midwood Smokestack, Last Remnant of Silent Film Studio [BK Brief]
Forest City Formally Discloses That Lender for B2 tower Has Suspended Disbursements [AYR]

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Revealed: 95 South 5th Street, Williamsburg [NYY]
A Free Place in Bushwick [New Yorker]
Squadron Announces Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill Traffic Safety Measures [BHB]
Underground Party Rubulad to Be Held at Ridgewood’s Gottscheer Hall [Bushwick Daily]
“The Intern” Brings Rats, Trash, and Congestion to Cheever Street – Or Not at All [BK Brief]
P.S. 130 The Parkside School Will Hold Annual Fall Festival October 18 [Kensington BK]

Photo by Brien Foy

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Eyes on the Street: The Evolution of the Bergen Street Protected Bike Lane [Streetsblog]
25 Years in 25 Days (1991): A Report from the Crown Heights Riots [WNYC]
Inside the 64-Year-Old Time Capsule Fail in Downtown Brooklyn [Animal]
This Crown Heights Development Site on Prospect Park Is Asking $5 Million [Buzz]
Witness: Park Slope Police Tell Black Teens “Get out of the Neighborhood” [DNA]
Parole Office Doesn’t Belong in Industrial Gowanus, Borough President Says [DNA]
Williamsburg Trolley Remnant [Forgotten NY]
Lenox Road Block Association Alliance: Meeting Tomorrow [Q at Parkside]

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Voorhies Tower to Have Gated Entrance, $700K One-BRs, No Affordable [Sheepshead Bites]
Old-Timer Tony’s Pizzeria Is Organizing “Movies in the Park” [Bushwick Daily]
Cornerspotted: Coney Island Avenue and Kings Highway [Curbed]
Self-Proclaimed Owners of Slave Theater Tear Down Developer’s Barricades [BK Brief]
Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Aftermath at 4th Avenue and Degraw [Streetsblog]
50 Cent’s “Power” to Shoot in Brooklyn Heights on Yom Kippur [BHB]
In Contract in Clinton Hill: 368 Grand Avenue [BK to the Fullest]
Neo-Bistro “Le Fond” Lends French Charm (and Great Food) to Greenpoint [Greenpointers]

Photo by Axel Taferner

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A Brooklyn Literary Map: The Best Book for Each Neighborhood [BK Mag]
Crown to Glory: Crown Heights to Prospect Park [Forgotten NY]
Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg Film “St. James Place” in Brooklyn Heights [BHB]
In Williamsburg, Trickle of Chain Stores Gives Way to a Flood [BK Brief]
Slate Draws up Plan for Rental, Condos in East Williamsburg [TRD]
NYU Returns, Conditionally, to Salvage LICH Deal [Capital NY]
Neil Diamond Will Perform at Erasmus Hall High School Tonight [Kensington BK]
The Best Cheap Eats Near Brooklyn Movie Theaters [Brokelyn]
Barclays Center at Two [All About Fifth]

Photo by Jeff Reuben

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A NYC ID Will Get You a Slew of Free/Cheap Admission to Brooklyn’s Cultural Giants [Brokelyn]
NYC Bike Commuting Doubled Since 2009, While Solo Driving Dropped [Streetsblog]
Parole Office Coming to Gowanus. Predictable NIMBY Reactions Ensue [FIPS]
Esme Brings Tap Cocktails and Outdoor Dining to Greenpoint [Greenpoint]
Video: 8th Grade Brooklyn Metal Band Rocks out on Colbert Report [Gothamist]
Lena Dunham, Matt Groening, Neil Gaiman and Others in Conversation at BAM [Brooklyn Vegan]
Police, DOT to Launch Major Safety Initiative Along Ocean Parkway [Kensington BK]
Financial Hijinks and Verbal Fisticuffs Take Center Stage at Brooklyn Bridge Park CAC Meeting [BHB]
Green Building’s New Owner Promises Not to Convert It Into Condos [DNA]

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Check out Raaka’s Brand New Chocolate Factory in Red Hook [DNA]
The Literati: Bushwick’s Molasses Bookstore Gets Into the Publishing Game [Racked]
The Plan: The Brooklyn Whale Building in Sunset Park [NYO]
Vice’s Grip on Williamsburg Reflects Changes in Gentrifying Neighborhood [NYO]
Things to Do in Prospect Park This Fall [DPC]
Q & A with Heights Group People for Green Space [BHB]
B62 Bus Driver Strikes Cyclist and Pedestrian in Williamsburg [Gothamist]
Inside the Incredible Loew’s Kings Theatre Restoration [Curbed]
Calaveras, a New Mexican Restaurant at 2905 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Is Now Open [Kensington BK]
Comic Tries to Find Affordable Housing in Williamsburg  [B+B]

Photo by Joel Zimmer

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Photos: Steven Spielberg Is Transforming Dumbo Into Cold War-Era New York [Gothamist]
Williamsburg Will Have to Wait a Bit Longer for McNally Jackson [Bedford+Bowery]
Construction Update: Walls Rising at 626 Flatbush Avenue [NYY]
Following Rabies Scare, Area Raccoons to Be Vaccinated [Bensonhurst Bean]
First Bite: Pho & Co’s Vietnamese Street Food [Bensonhurst Bean]
Real Estate Agent Reimagines Bed Stuy Without Black People [Brokelyn]
Lea Starts Delivering Food Today [DPC]
Koda: Cheap Beer and Tasty Thai Food on Flushing Avenue [Bushwick Daily]
Xi’an Famous Foods to Open Greenpoint Location [DNAinfo]
On the 13th Anniversary of 9/11: Brooklyn Memorials [Kensington BK]

Photo by Axel Taferner

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Ralph’s Bodega in Fort Greene Reopens Two Years After Owner Caught Selling Marijuana [DNAinfo]
Dumbo First Thursday Art Walk Coming September 4 [Brooklyn Brief]
Demo Permits Issued for Funeral Parlor on Fulton [FGF]
You Guessed It: 13-Story Condo Coming to 4th Avenue and 15th Street [South Slope News]
First Look at 263 Union Avenue Condos in Williamsburg [BBH]
Now Open: Brooklyn Bodyburn Sets up Its Second Studio in Cobble Hill [Racked]
Pio Pio Peruvian Restaurant Opens on Kings Highway [Bensonhurst Bean]
14 Bushwick-Loving Celebrities Who Hang Out and/or Live in the Neighborhood [Bushwick Daily]

Photo by Axel Taferner

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Cat Calling is NOT Flattering: Why I Stopped Running in Bushwick [Bushwick Daily]
Bike Lanes Appeared Overnight in Ridgewood! [Bushwick Daily]
Bed-Stuy’s Beautiful Beaux-Arts Bank To Become Apartments [Curbed]
Explore the Battle of Brooklyn on a Historical Pub Crawl Saturday [Brokelyn]
This New Williamsburg Cafe Has Stumptown, Sandwiches and Biggie Smalls Wallpaper [B+B]
Brooklyn’s Largest Affordable Co-Op Mired in Mismanagement, Corruption: Petition [Brooklyn Brief]
Owners Of 80 Rugby Road Struggle To Return Home After Blaze Devastated Their House [DPC]
Ridgewood Development Pledges $10 a Year Space for Artists [DNAinfo]

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