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On the border of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick, former cabdriver Chuck Cisse and chef Marietou Boleane are bringing the food of the Ivory Coast to Brooklynites. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s newest can’t-miss cuisine: Ivorian

On the border of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick, former cabdriver Chuck Cisse and chef Marietou Boleane are bringing the food of the Ivory Coast to Brooklynites. … Full Article

Renovations to begin at park across from BAM

The small, triangular BAM Park in Fort Greene, opposite the famed Brooklyn Academy of Music, has been closed to the public for more than a decade, partially because of contaminants found in the soil. … Full Article

Work to begin on Clark Street subway elevators — but when?

For many years, the elevators at the 2 and 3 trains’ Clark Street subway station have been breaking down.  … Full Article

Back home for a week, Jimmy Kimmel eats his way through Brooklyn

Jimmy Kimmel, in town for the annual Brooklyn live taping of his show, can’t get enough of the borough’s culinary scene. He already visited restaurants in Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Bensonhurst. … Full Article

No kids hurt after Dyker school bus crash; driver dead after cardiac episode

A 63-year-old man driving a school bus with children inside died after losing control of his bus in Dyker Heights. … Full Article

Bodak Coat Rack: Cardi B gives back in Gravesend, hands out hundreds of winter coats at Marlboro Houses

“It was lit in Marlboro today,” wrote Bronx-born rapper Cardi B on social media Thursday after handing out free winter coats to hundreds of residents and fans at Brooklyn’s Marlboro Houses in Gravesend. The giveaway took place on one of the coldest days of the season so far. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 19: Brooklyn has a bedbug problem

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 60°, Night 53°, Sunny … Full Article

NYC: Measles outbreak in Orthodox Williamsburg stems from unvaccinated children

New York City Health Department officials met with rabbis and elected officials in Williamsburg on Thursday after six children in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community were diagnosed with measles. … Full Article

Overflowing trash plagues Carroll Gardens’ streets

Trash is everywhere in Carroll Gardens, from litter on the streets to overflowing garbage cans, and people are complaining. … Full Article

Bedbugs find haven in Brooklyn, especially Flatbush, says survey

Brooklyn has consistently had the second largest number of bed bug violations per rental apartment in the five boroughs, behind only the Bronx, according to an analysis of the problem by Localize, a website that can provide information on any address in the city. … Full Article

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