Open Source Gallery hosts its annual race — for kids of all ages! Comment
Flatbush: I’ve seen the future of professional cherry pit spitting, and its name is Tanika Price. Comment
Nightlife: “Wasablanca” is a “Casablanca”-themed night of intrigue, gambling, jazz music, belly dancing and a scantily clad reenactment of the Oscar-winning film. Comments (1)
Cinema: The greatest musical ever screens on Aug. 6. Comments (1)

Our big gay wedding photo spread!

Our big gay wedding photo spread!

Downtown: Dozens of same-sex couples got married as gay marriage finally became legal. Here’s a photo spread celebrating the love. Comments (14)
Digital editions: Brooklyn Daily is proud to present this week’s print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…
Books: Pick up a copy of “Campfire Cookery” today. Comment

Who doesn’t love ice cream in booze?

Bar Scrawl: Our Bar Scrawl columnist certainly does. Comments (2)
Event: These guys will blow your regular old sand castle out of the water. Comment

Weekend looks pretty good

Weekend Watch: Not a lot of changes on the rails this weekend, but a few lines are tricky. Read on for all the transit news that affects your weekend plans. (Saturday, July 29 at 12:01 am to Monday, Aug. 1 at 5 am unless otherwise noted). Comment
Park Slope: Rev. Daniel Meeter, long frustrated by vagrants sleeping outside his church, now welcomes the homeless inside at night with showers, food and a bed. Oh, but one thing: Think of the children! Comments (9)
Boerum Hill: Boerum Hill’s disorganized and dirty post office has 90 days to get its act together, Brooklyn’s postmaster says — bringing relief to residents who’ve suffered at the hands of their local station for years. Comments (7)
Dining: Our poultry-loving scribe hits the street to bring you jerk chicken that’s worth a trip to the neighborhood. Comments (1)
Art: Joseph Milazzo shows off his latest one-topic works. Comment

Andrew Dice Clay to play Brooklyn!


Andrew Dice Clay to play Brooklyn!

Event: A Brooklyn (and Brooklyn Paper!) legend finally plays his native borough. Comments (9)

Stan has a fit over Mitt

It’s Only My Opinion: Would Stan vote for Mitt Romney? Well… Comment

School is in: Judge’s ruling allows charter school’s move into PS 114

Canarsie: A judge has allowed the city’s to house 15 privately run charter schools inside public school buildings last week, removing the last hurdle keeping the Explore Excel Charter school from opening inside a century-old Canarsie schoolhouse. Comment

Rep. Mike is a Grimm bulb!

Rep. Mike is a Grimm bulb!

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s Republican congressman fights an energy efficiency bill in the name of getting the “nanny state” off your back. Comments (26)
Downtown: One of the last real dives in Brownstone Brooklyn will be sold at a foreclosure auction on Thursday — and regulars are crying in their beer. Comments (18)

Many people were visibly excited about the naked bike ride on Sunday

Williamsburg: An annual event to highlight clean living draws hundreds. Comments (9)
Cyclones: A team that is typically top of its class is hanging out with the slackers. Comment
Gowanus: A booming charter school serving Park Slope will move into an artist loft, forcing out dozens residents, hip business owners and creative types. Comments (4)

Take his wife, please! Marty fined $20K for Jamie’s tagalong junkets

Downtown: Borough President Markowitz abused his government position by scoring three free overseas trips for his wife, a city ethics panel ruled on Monday, but the Beep defiantly denied the allegation. Comments (28)
Sheepshead Bay: A state official from Sheepshead Bay wants to put solar garbage cans on Emmons Avenue, but the city says no way! Comment
Opponents of Walmart’s move into Brooklyn are accusing the state of giving a developer a sweetheart deal when it renegotiated the sale of state land the big-box retailer is believed to be eying. Comment

School’s out forever — until college starts!

Not for Nuthin’: Free at last” I thought in June — no more parental involvement in school matters now that my beloved daughter was college bound. Comment
Bay Ridge: The Bay Ridge rep says that consumers should choose what light bulbs to use, not the government. Comment
Greenpoint: The Mathletes multiplied their kicking opportunties and divided opponents during Sunday’s scorching matches. Comments (3)

Clones ‘slam’ Spikes!

Cyclones: Travis Taijeron hits a bases-full dinger to pace the Cyclones. Comment

Thief steals a woman’s scooter!

Carroll Gardens: Plus, more from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Theater: And it’s coming to Mount Prospect Park on Sunday. Comments (1)

Bloodshed on Nassau Avenue as jeweler is shot

Greenpoint: Two thieves wounded a Greenpoint jeweler with a bullet to his chest before robbing his Nassau Avenue store in broad daylight on Monday. Comments (1)

V-Gay Day! Boro hosts scores of same-sex marriages on Sunday

V-Gay Day! Boro hosts scores of same-sex marriages on Sunday

Downtown: Dozens of gay couples tied the knot in Brooklyn on Sunday — on the very first day they could legally wed in the state — prompting a heartfelt celebration, tears of joy, and, a few protesters who hauled fire-and-brimstone-threatening signs all the way from Kansas. Comments (24)

Wounded Warriors roar into B’hurst

Bensonhurst: There wasn’t a wuss in the bunch. Comment
Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge boogied till the dusk stole the sun out of the sky — thanks to party band Head Over Heels, which played as part of a series of free outdoor concerts in Brooklyn parks with a wow-some waterfront show. Comment

Very quiet night for Clone bats in 5-1 loss

Cyclones: After three big nights, finally, a comedown. Comment

Sufjan Stevens two-times us! Artist adds second ‘Celebrate Brooklyn’ show

Music: You’ve enjoyed a whole summer of free concerts, now here’s a chance to give back — again. Comment
Music: Sure, some of the songs are in Khmer, but this Cambodian surf-pop band rocks! Comment

Dad sends his ‘love’ letters

The Dad: Our columnist is a serial correspondent with his girls at camp — which naturally means he’s the better parent, right? Comments (1)

Junk justice: City allows ‘problem’ car shop to stay open

Bay Ridge: The city has ignored a local panel’s plea to shut down a troublesome auto repair shop that had operated without a permit for years by renewing a zoning variance that lapsed in 2003 — allowing what residents call a “junk yard” to stay in business. Comment
Cobble Hill: Long Island College Hospital abruptly pulled the plug on its nursing school — giving outraged students scant notice about the life-changing event. Comments (9)

You think the post office is bad? Try Fed Ex!

Sunday Screech: Either Carmine is really mad at Fed Ex, or he’ll go a long way to cover up forgetting to get his sister a present for her 91st birthday! Comments (12)
Fort Greene: A local panel has greenlighted the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s long-stalled plans to build a major supermarket — but preservationists slammed the plan’s collateral damage: the loss of historic, but crumbling, buildings in the 19th-century Admirals Row. Comments (5)

Big win in Pennsylvania for Clones

Cyclones: With this 8–4 win, the Clones have scored 32 runs in three games. Comment

A Britisher’s View: Is Linda Sar-ious?

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist says the head of the Arab American Association on NY needs to wave the Stars and Stripes! Comments (18)

Hookers and cocaine!

Sheepshead Bay: District Attorney Charles Hynes says a small office above a tile store on Coney Island Avenue was the epicenter of a multi-million dollar protitution and drug ring. Comment

Another mega-win for Cyclones

Cyclones: One night after a 13-0 win, an 11-1 victory over the same lame Ironbirds. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: A target of a global sting on an elusive group of computer hackers this week said he has no idea why feds banged down the door of his former apartment in Bushwick as part of coordinated international manhunt on Tuesday. Comments (27)

Sheepshead wasteland

Sheepshead wasteland

Sheepshead Bay: A subway underpass in Sheepshead Bay has been turned into an illegal garbage dump that the city has been ignoring for years, say residents who are fed up with the grime and want something done about it. Comment

Biggest win ever? Clones win 13-0.

Cyclones: A 20-hit barrage makes this one a laugher. Comments (1)
Dining: It’s the DIY clam shack. Comments (4)
Editor’s Picks: Once again, the invaluable Brooklyn Paper is back with some tips for a great weekend. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comments (2)

Clones lose a heartbreaker

Cyclones: After coming back from a 6–2 deficit to tie the game in the ninth, the pen blows it in the 10th. Comment

Brutal beating near Navy Yard

Fort Greene: Two brothers are battered by a gang of 12. Plus all the other crime reports from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

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