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Boerum Hill couple stages horrific pumpkin dentist Halloween tableau

Save yourself a trip to the dentist this Halloween by visiting Bergen Street, between Bond and Nevins streets, because it’s not just human dentists warning kids about the tooth-related dangers of candy. … Full Article

Alcohol-free bar comes to Williamsburg for four days

Listen Bar, a new pop-up speakeasy in Williamsburg, is unlike most watering holes — there’s no alcohol. “It’s a market that’s really underserved,” said Listen Bar founder Lorelei Bandrovschi, a former advertising copywriter. … Full Article

Former New England mob boss is now at Sunset Park jail

Former New England crime boss Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme is now in custody at the Metropolitan Detention Center Brooklyn following his life sentence last month for the 1993 murder of a South Boston club owner. … Full Article

Former East Village comedy club now successful in Brooklyn

The couple who operated the Eastville Comedy Club as a below-ground nightspot in the East Village for 10 years has moved the club across the river to a location near Barclays Center. … Full Article

City’s BQE Promenade plan has Brooklyn Heights in uproar, alternate ideas being explored

Alternate ideas are cropping up to save the Brooklyn Heights Promenade from being replaced by a six-lane highway during the $5 billion reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE). … Full Article

Buildings that housed BookCourt are undergoing a makeover

The historic 19th century storefront at 161 Court St. in Cobble Hill that housed neighborhood bookstore BookCourt until 2016 has been replaced by a modern metal-and-glass one. … Full Article

Celebrity chef’s Sichuan restaurant Mission Chinese opens in Bushwick

Mission Chinese, the popular Sichuan restaurant that started on the West Coast and later opened on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, opened a branch over the weekend at 599 Johnson Ave. in Bushwick. … Full Article

Crown Heights bar received 86 complaints in 2016, all from the same woman

A Crown Heights senior is notorious for constantly making 911 calls and 311 calls about what she considers bad behavior by local residents. … Full Article

Can the Watchtower sign be replaced? Decision coming soon

Will the city allow the new owner of the old Brooklyn Heights Watchtower headquarters to replace the letters on the property's internationally famous sign? We'll find out on Nov. 8. … Full Article

De Blasio softens support for plan that would turn Brooklyn Heights Promenade into 6-lane highway

An outpouring of opposition may have softened Mayor Bill de Blasio’s support for a radical plan which would have turned the Brooklyn Heights Promenade into a six lane highway during the upcoming rebuilding of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE). … Full Article


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