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Brooklyn College Getting New Athletic Field [NY Post]

Brooklyn College broke ground last week on a multipurpose athletic field for its women’s softball and men’s soccer teams. The new field, which will also have a track for cross-country training, will replace the overused turf field that was built in 1937 and last revamped in 1975. It will meet NCAA regulations for both Division III...


Speciality Coffee Shops in Brooklyn! Is Yours on the Map or Missing?

Here’s a great watercolor drawing by @charrowface of some great specialty coffee shops in the borough. Is yours on the map? We see lots in Park Slope, Williamsburg and Prospect Heights, but none in Bay Ridge, Midwood, Gravesend, Canarsie or Coney Island. Have a great one that should be mapped? Tell us in the comments or...


Sexual Assault Ends in Arrest, But No Break in String of High-Profile Attacks [WPIX]

A Brooklyn man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women in Sunset Park on Sunday morning and charged with assault, sexual abuse and forcible touching, according to police. Federico Chamorro Yax, 22, a native of Guatemala, followed the women from a subway station before attacking them, police say. He ran up behind the women...


Your Morning Roundup

Good morning, Brooklyn! Here are the stories we’re following today:   60th Anniversary of “The Shot Heard Round The World” Our reporter Anna Hiatt (@ahiatt) is down at Ebbets Field today for the 60th anniversary of “The Shot Heard Round The World” and the 56th anniversary of the Brooklyn Dodgers sole World Series win before...