This Week in Ditmas Park


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Here’s what happened the week winter finally arrived. To keep up with all this news from the neighborhood, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to our daily newsletter. If you’ve got a story idea, a question, a complaint, anything, send us an email at

Here’s a recap of the past week:

• Eric Adams is organizing a gun control rally.

• Who wants to adopt Ghost Dog?

• After the tragedy at Sandy Hook, the flag was at half-staff at PS 193.

• The East 16th Street mural has already been tagged.

A bus driver was arrested after a fight at the Flatbush Junction.

• You can run a nighttime race around Prospect Park.

Truckloads of supplies arrived in Rockaway to help those in need.

• Traffic lights are coming to Cortelyou and Westminster.

Listen to Lucius, Ditmas Park’s loveliest sound.

• Listen to Ditmas Park’s White Rhino.

• Stratford’s Headless Horseman has a new head for the holidays.

• Brooklyn Industries finally opened up. Take a look inside.

• The MTA approved a fare hike.

• Di Fara Pizza: Worth the wait?

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