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No holiday embargo for 86th Street elevator work

Bay Ridge’s busiest shopping street is about to get a bit busier. … Full Article
 

Absentee vote count postponed in Golden-Gounardes race

More than a week after Election Day, the contest between Republican state Sen. Martin Golden and Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes was still not close to being certified by the Board of Elections. … Full Article
 

Frontus moves forward with plans for think tank

A newly elected lawmaker whose out-of-the-box ideas attracted a great deal of attention on the campaign trail is moving forward with a proposal to establish a Southwest Brooklyn version of a Washington-type think tank. … Full Article
 

Frontus to be sworn in Thursday, to start immediately

By the end of the week, residents in Bay Ridge and Coney Island who’ve been without an assemblyperson since the spring will have a new representative in the state Assembly. … Full Article
 

Officials vow to tame Dyker Heights Christmas lights extravaganza

The Dyker Heights Christmas Lights, a holiday season treat that draws tens of thousands of tourists to the community and causes headaches for homeowners who have to deal with traffic-clogged streets, piles of litter and ear-pounding versions of “Jingle Bell Rock” for weeks on end, will come … Full Article
 

New 30-story apartment tower coming to Bensonhurst

Permits have been filed for a new 30-story residential building at 1625 Shore Parkway in Bensonhurst between the Belt Parkway and Cropsey Avenue. … Full Article
 

VIDEO: Racist attack in Flatbush keeps community cautious

Last Friday evening when Ann Marie Washington, a black woman from Trinidad, stepped out of the train and headed up the steps at the B/Q Church Avenue station in Flatbush, a man that she later described as a “young white male in his late 30s [or] early 40s,” punched her in the face, chest, s … Full Article
 

Gounardes confident, looks towards Albany in January

In the seven days since Election Day, unofficial state Senator-elect Andrew Gounardes has already hit the ground running, with the expectation of heading to Albany come January. … Full Article
 

Women’s March organizers stand behind Sarsour in Milano flap

Faced with the threat of a boycott by actress-activist Alyssa Milano, organizers of the Women’s March are standing behind Brooklyn native Linda Sarsour in a flap that is revealing serious frictions within the #MeToo movement. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge celebrates the life of 'Sweet Sally Sunshine'

Bay Ridge rallied one more time behind a family of its own on Sat., Nov. 3 as close to 1,000 people came together to celebrate the life of Sally Kabel, the six-year-old girl known to many as “Sweet Sally Sunshine.” … Full Article
 

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