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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sit on it! Reynoso and Rizzo arrested at senior center protest

Williamsburg: They sat down for justice. Comments (7).

Growing pains: P’Slope group to explain how Methodist expansion will affect neighbors

Park Slope: Get the low-down on what is going up. Comment.

Bushwick native uses art and Etch-A-Sketch to fight gentrification

Art: A homegrown Bushwick artist is hoping to etch out some space for her neighborhood’s old school population. Comments (2).

The Nets’ home-team disadvantage

Flagrant Fowl: Crummy says the teams struggles in its own nest. Comments (2).

Ice-skating show brings People’s Playground to P’Park

Event: These kids looked as sharp as their skates. Comment.

‘Fearless’ parenting is the goal — not always the reality

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie aspires to live up to the name of her column. Comment.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Marked absence: Sunset Parkers demand city build more schools for overcrowded district

Sunset Park: Parents from Sunset Park are giving the city an “F.” Comments (5).

Buffer solution: City plans protected bike lane on Greenpoint Avenue Bridge

Mean Streets: They’re peddling a safer way to pedal. Comments (11).

I wanna be your downward dog

New York swoll! Bar offers punk-rock workout classes

Fitness: Hey! Ho! Let’s go! Comment.

The best punk-rock workout songs

Fitness: ‘Blitzkrieg Bod’ instructor Haley Groat shared her favorite rock songs for building rock-hard abs. Comments (3).

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Beep: Brooklyn needs a burn unit

Midwood: The two survivors of the Midwood fire that killed seven children on Saturday had to be sent out-of-borough to have their burns treated because Brooklyn doesn’t have a burn center, a situation Borough President Adams says he will remedy. Comments (12).

Irish ramblers

Bay Ridge: Ridge eyes were smiling during the neighborhood’s beloved St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 22. See our slideshow for all the green-clad fun. Comments (3).

Vendors fleeing Brooklyn Flea, rival says

Shopping: They’re jumping fleas. Comments (8).

P’Height food writer offers modern twists on Passover staples

Books: These aren’t your bubbe’s matzo balls. Comments (1).

Authors share obscure history of Greenpoint

Books: These guys really get to the point. Comments (4).

Monday, March 23, 2015

Community reels after devastating Midwood fire

Midwood: A deadly fire tore through a Midwood home in the early hours of March 21, killing seven children from one orthodox Jewish family, and leaving their mother and a sibling fighting for life. Comments (15).

Brooklyn Nightlife Awards celebrates borough’s party people

Bushwick: If Brooklyn’s nightlife scene felt a bit quiet last weekend, it might be because its best and brightest were celebrating elsewhere. Comment.

Going gospel

Bay Ridge: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center hosts a gospel choir for Shabbat Comment.

Swan ransom: State will spare birds — if you pay

Sheepshead Bay’s swan enthusiasts can save their beloved birds — but it’ll cost them. Comments (7).

‘Heather Has Two Mommies’ to be re-launched in Dumbo

Books: Twenty-five years on, and Heather still has two mommies — but now they’re married. Comments (2).

Tunnel aversion

Bay Ridge: The Bay Ridge community board isn’t backing any of the Port Authority’s cross-harbor shipping plans. Comments (6).