Headlines of the Week: Dec. 3 - 9

Russel Crowe in Park Slope Film Shoot, Notorious B.I.G. Autopsy and Hurri-Kittens Grow Up.

Here, we've gathered the most popular articles of the last seven days that appeared on Brooklyn Patch sites. From police activity to politics, real estate and restaurants, find out what news had the borough buzzing. 


Windsor Terrace-Kensington:  

The kittens that made one Flatbush resident a pet-saving superstar will be up for adoption in a few weeks.


Ditmas Park:  Grand Army Plaza vs. Marty: a Chanukah Menorah Lighting Face-Off

 With festivities in both Prospect Heights and Brooklyn Borough Hall, here's a head-to-head comparison to make your choice.


Fort Greene-Clinton Hill:  Notorious B.I.G. Autopsy Report Released 15 Years After Murder

The Clinton Hill native died from a fatal bullet wound to the abdomen and chest, according to a newly released information.


Park Slope:  ‘Winter’s Tale’ Transforms Prospect Park West into 19th Century Street

The period film brings horse-and-buggy, the Ford Model T and big-name actors like Colin Farrell, William Hurt, Will Smith, Russell Crowe in typical garb from the era.


Prospect Heights: A 'Bike Corral' Comes to Franklin Ave

On-street bike parking in front of Little Zelda replaces one spot for cars with eight for bikes.


Carroll Gardens:  NYPD and OWS Partnered to Keep Red Hook Safe After Storm

Though other areas of the city saw spikes in burglaries following the storm, Red Hook has remained safe.



A deal between private landlords and government officials hopes to move displaced storm victims out of hotel rooms and shelters and into their own homes.


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