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Transportation
0 Pedestrian-Friendly Changes Come To Two Myrtle Avenue Hubs
Two busy Myrtle Avenue spots have recently gotten/are starting to get a bit more welcoming for pedestrians. Workers installed signage and set up cones last week at the new jughandle turn at Myrtle and Flatbush Avenues, and have painted initial markings, as the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership pointed out yesterday, for the forthcoming plaza between Hall and Emerson
Food & Drink
0 Chance 11 Spinoff “Brooklyn Eats” Coming To Myrtle Avenue
Community Board 2 approved a liquor license application at Monday night’s Executive Committee meeting for 474 Group Inc., which plans to open a restaurant at 474 Myrtle Avenue (between Washington Avenue and Hall Street). The group, including Keith Gladding and others who currently own and operate the Chance 11 Bar and Grill at 895 Fulton Street (between Vanderbilt and Clinton
Development
0 More Scaffolding Up At 1045-1047 Fulton Street, Demo Permits Accepted
Walking past 1045-1047 Fulton Street (between Downing Street and Classon Avenue) earlier this week, we thought we noticed additional scaffolding and netting had been erected atop the existing sidewalk shed–and our suspicions were confirmed by the Department of Buildings. According to the DOB, a complaint was filed on August 21 about scaffolding at the location (formerly
Transportation
0 This Weekend’s Subway Service Changes
Below you’ll find weekend subway service changes in Brooklyn for the A, C, G, B, Q, D, N, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines, plus the Franklin Avenue shuttle and some notes on changes in other boroughs. Check back Monday to see what’s happening next week. Changes via MTA.info. All times: Fix & Fortify Sandy rehabilitation work
Police & Fire
0 Update: Man Found Dead In Water Off Brooklyn Navy Yard
A person was found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Navy Yard this morning, says the FDNY. Crews responded to a call at 50 Flushing Avenue (at North Portland Avenue) at 8:39am. The FDNY says the case has been closed out, which usually means the victim is DOA. Preliminary reports say as much, although
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0 Photo Finish: The Golden Hour
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Events
0 Check Out Free Readings & Performances Tomorrow Night At Pratt
Pratt will be hosting Now Before And After Is Not Enough, an evening of no-cost public performances and readings tomorrow (Thursday, August 28) to celebrate the launch of their new MFA writing program. From 6-7:30pm, audiences will be treated to work by scribes who tackle poetry, fiction, play writing, and more, including Jacques Servin, LaTasha
Food & Drink
0 Bite Of The Day: A Beastly Burger From NeroDoro
The past few months have been largely gorgeous and sunny, and where better to enjoy the weather (and beat the heat) than NeroDoro (395 Classon Avenue at Greene Avenue)? The restaurant, on the Clinton Hill/Bed Stuy border, has two walls of floor to ceiling windows that turn to open, making NeroDoro the perfect spot to feel like
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Colonia Verde Closed For Vacation

Colonia Verde (219 Dekalb Avenue between Adelphi Street and Clermont Avenue) will be closed for the next several days, according to a note on the restaurant’s website. The eatery, which recently began holding weekly pig roasts in their backyard, never opens on Mondays–however, they’ll also be closed tomorrow (August 26) through the week. They expect to reopen
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Cops Seek Burglary Suspect Who Allegedly Bought Food With Victim’s Phone App

Police are looking for a man they say stole property from a Greenpoint apartment late last month, then used an app on a stolen phone to purchase food at a Fort Greene store. Cops say the burglary was committed around 3:30am on Thursday, July 24. The suspect reportedly entered his victims’ apartment, located in the 94th Precinct, through
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Missed Connection: Baba Cute

If you were a chick on a date at Baba Cool this weekend enjoying your coffee more than your conversation, you may have piqued the interest of a second suitor. Via a Craigslist post titled ” Baba Cool coffee, BK, rocking chairs”: I noticed you today on what appeared to be a coffee date gone