DUMBO: Tourists and ex-cons will mingle under a secret plan to move an NYPD property office to tony DUMBO — allowing people fresh out of jail to retrieve their stuff in an area filled with much-promoted attractions for out-of-towners. Comments (14)
Event: An under-rated business strip gets its well-deserved close-up in an all-day festival. Comments (2)

Rebel yell! Head to Greenhouse Cafe in Bay Ridge for Southern rock

Music: Catch The Blue Star Band on Aug. 19. Comments (2)
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Georgetown: Georgetown residents say the city literally gave them the shaft when it dug up a two-block-long trench on Bergen Avenue, then abruptly stopped work — leaving a dangerous open wound in the street that they say is a death trap for kids. Comment
BoroBeat: Volunteers from several faiths tilled a Noble Street garden’s rows and built some new raised beds this week that will one day provide nutritious vegetables for the Greenpoint Reformed Church’s soup kitchen. Comment

Hail our wag-nificent pals on National Dog day

A Britisher’s View: August 26 is National Dog Day — occasion enough for our columnist to deliver a woof-tastic salute to man’s best friend. Comment
BoroBeat: Kids of all ages enjoyed a summer festival in the park on Sunday. Comment
The Best Thing We Ate This Week: A restaurant that goes back to the good old days. Comments (15)

Should the city fund private police forces?

Should the city fund private police forces?

Perspective: The Shomrim — a publicly funded Jewish watchdog group that responds to emergencies in several Brooklyn neighborhoods — has been lauded recently for its help in searching for Leiby Kletzky, […]

Letters: Brooklyn Bridge Park deal is a shell game

Letters: Our letters to the editor column returns with some true barn-burners! Comments (3)

This weekend’s must reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

Books: See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comment

Say ‘Yes’ to NoBar

Bar Scrawl: Our Bar Scrawl columnist visits a new bar in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Comments (1)

Weekend looks good

Weekend Watch: Enjoy a weekend of relatively easy commuting. Comment
Canarsie: Hello, my name is Jenice Winter and I’m a rising senior at South Shore High School. I just finished playing with the New York Gauchos this summer, my second one under the Gauchos organization. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: It’s the billion-dollar boondoggle! Comments (135)

Manhattan Beach Crime Wave Shocks Residents

Manhattan Beach: A crime spree of several burglaries, robberies and car break-ins has disturbed Manhattan Beach residents, including Councilman Mike Nelson. Comment

I’m going bonzo over the Bongo fiasco

Not for Nuthin’: Our columnist says losing a Beanie Baby is nothing like losing the real thing. Comment

Riders: ‘Bus Time’ should time buses

A new tracking system that lets digitally savvy riders locate a bus so they’ll have a better idea when it will get to their stop would be better if it actually let them know what time the bus will arrive, say users of the system. Comment

Terry Rosen, 75, penned anthem for Gov. Carey

Bay Ridge: Theresa Rosen, the community activist and president of the Society of Old Brooklynites for more than a decade — who coincidentally wrote Hugh Carey’s campaign song when he ran for governor in 1974 — died Aug. 4 at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital after a short bout with cancer. She was 75. Comments (1)
The venue was too small for a star of that the magnitude of Aretha Franklin — and Borough President Markowitz is pointing to the controversy as reason to build his mega-amphitheater. Comments (6)

Walmart drops $100,000 to fix Jamaica Bay marsh

Marine Park: Critics say the big-box store is buying its way into Brooklyn Comment

Red Hook has one cool pool!

Red Hook has one cool pool!

Brooklyn’s Depression-era swimming pools are still a splash! Comment
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Finally, a book about Brooklyn books!

Books: Evan Hughes new history gives as definitive a look at the borough’s literary scene as possible. Until, of course, the next big Brooklyn author emerges. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: Families enjoyed free rounds of mini golf on a course with Brooklyn landmarks on Sunday as part of Heart of Brooklyn’s 10-year anniversary. Comment
Editorial: Our editorial board provides a contrary view of the Brooklyn Bridge Park funding deal (you know, the one that everyone else seems to like). Comments (24)
Bay Ridge: Dillon Burns didn’t waste any time. Comment
Bergen Beach: A Bergen Beach teen was killed on Tuesday night when he fell from the roof of Roy H. Mann Junior High School. Comment

The bathhouse battle

The bathhouse battle

Manhattan Beach: A dilapidated Manhattan Beach bathhouse has become the latest flashpoint for two warring civic groups — with one hoping it can be remade as a usable bathroom and shower and the other wanting it turned into a solar energy power plant. Comment
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Cyclones playoff push begins now

Ridin’ the Cyclones: But does this team have what it takes? Comments (1)

No-arm bandits take more money on Fifth and Seventh Aves

Park Slope: The city has once again hiked the cost of “Park Smart” meters on two retail-heavy Park Slope strips — but this time merchants are calling the increase dumb. Comments (17)
Birders are on the hunt for a rare gray-hooded gull that has not been seen since last Wednesday. Comments (5)
Event: Here’s the censored version of our chat with the self-proclaimed greatest comic in the world. Comment
BoroBeat: Young boxers of an East Flatbush gym were awarded for their athletic and educational victories. Comment
Bay Ridge: Five people were hospitalized with stab wounds following a massive brawl inside a notorious 64th Street karaoke bar early on Monday — and Bay Ridge residents are demanding that the state shut down the problem-plagued nightclub. Comments (9)
BoroBeat: Kids enrolled in the Police Athletic League’s got the chance to play their own game at the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Comment

Kid stuff! Karen K leads the Jitterbugs at Carroll Park on Aug. 17

Parenting: Karen Kalafatas offers a free concert in the heart of Dan Zanes-ville. Comment

Firms stage apartment crawl

Firms stage apartment crawl

BoroBeat: During the slow summer months, three real-estate brokerage firms unite to host a moving open house in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Jungle love! Bongo, the missing monkey doll, has been found

Park Slope: Look, when you love a Beanie Baby, when you give your life to a plush pet, you’ll do anything to be reunited. We know. We’ve been there. Comments (22)

Dognapped! Family grieving after trio steals their dog — from a cop

Park Slope: A Prospect Heights couple is desperately searching for its beloved pooch after a trio of alleged lady dognappers convinced a cop that they owned the furry little guy. Comments (7)
Sheepshead Bay: A Sheepshead Bay restaurateur facing six months in prison for lying to investigators about a “pay to play” scam he had allegedly hammered out with embattled state Sen. Carl Kruger received a slap on the wrist during sentencing last week — he was given no prison time and sent home. Comment

Cyclones cap a three-out-of-four series over the Yanks

Cyclones: Now the team heads out onto the road for six games with the wild-card berth in sight. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Two people were injured on Aug. 6 after an out-of-control Nissan flipped over at the corner of Ocean Parkway and Avenue X — horrifying dozens as it landed on its roof on a busy pedestrian median. Comment

Arrested by fun!

BoroBeat: The NYPD and Marine Park residents celebrate Night Out Against Crime. Comment

Cook and drink like the pros!

Dining: Two chefs give up two of the secrets of Le Comptoir in Williamsburg. Comment
Greenpoint: The second-ranked Mathletes were exposed by two top kickball teams this weekend, leaving questions as to their playoff abilities. Comment

Grand Street’s Cuas picks on-the-rise Maryland

Bushwick: Jose Cuas had plenty of high-major Division I schools after him, from St. John’s to Florida State, Boston College and Villanova. They were all a distant second to Maryland. Comment

Writer Sapphire is back next week with new gem

Books: Fifteen years after “Push,” the writer gives birth to “The Kid” — and a reading at the Brooklyn Public Library on Aug. 15. Comment

Hugh Carey, governor who saved New York, is dead

Politics: The Park Slope native was 92. Comments (8)
Bridge ‘Park’: The city has moved forward with plans to build condos and a hotel at Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park — locking in a long-sought revenue source for the waterfront park’s $16-million annual maintenance budget. Comments (5)

Is this the best toilet in America?

Podcast: Habana Outpost’s recycled rainwater loo goes for the gold. Comments (1)
Event: A Brooklyn (and Brooklyn Paper!) comic legend prepares his comeback special on Oct. 1 in Coney Island. Comments (5)

Find out where Stan stands on Brooklyn’s Walmart

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist thinks there’s somehting fishy going on with pols that don’t support the superstore’s move into our borough. Comment

Remembering the dog days of August, 1944

Speak Out: Lou recalls a 45-day sail throught the South Pacific Comment
Fort Greene: Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly trekked to Brooklyn to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, and found the perfect place — crime riddled Fort Greene Park. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: A city panel that had blocked a developer from building a true brownstone in the heart of brownstone Brooklyn now says that a red brick house is just fine. Comments (11)

Yep, that was Glee’s Will Schuester at W’burg’s Grammy camp

Hollywood hunk Matthew Morrison emceed an open mic night at New York’s first ever Grammy camp for high school students. Comment

Cyclones beat the Yanks — and beat ‘em bad!

Cyclones: A 10-2 win on the Rock puts the Cyclones in command of the four-game series. Comment
Music: The trio celebrates the release of its debut album at, naturally, a soda fountain. Comment

Let’s not turn our kids into fear-filled zombies!

The Dad: Our columnist realizes that bad things happen in the world, but his job is to suppress his own fear and let his kids explore the world. Comment

Carmine has a blast at Villa Roma

Sunday Screech: Carmine finally convinces the whole family to go back to Villa Roma for the first time in 25 years — and he’s happy about it! Comments (4)

Revenge! Yankees beat Cyclones to even the four-game series

Cyclones: All it took was one bad inning. Comment

Queen of Soul gets ‘respect’ on Coney Island

BoroBeat: Sock it to us! Comment

First blood! Clones beat Yanks

Cyclones: The first game of a three-game series against the hated Baby Bombers goes well — very well. Comment
Mill Basin: Look, it didn’t work out for hipsters at Floyd Bennett Field, so “Rock Beach” is now “Rock Yard” again. Comments (8)
Gowanus: The city will shutter the country’s oldest retractable bridge for repairs, temporarily inconveniencing residents and businesses in Park Slope and Carroll Gardens. Comment

Clones loses ugly to Crosscutters

Cyclones: Slip-slidin’ away — you know the nearer your wild card berth the more you’re slip-slidin’ away. Comment

It’s the return of the Windsor Terrace police blotter!

Windsor Terrace: Our intern, Haru Coryne, does it again. The kid gets you the inside scoop on all the crime and other bad stuff inside the neighborhood’s 72nd Precinct. Comment

Police say they have arrested Greenpoint gunman

Greenpoint: Police say they’ve caught the gunman who shot a Greenpoint jeweler last week during a robbery that shocked the neighborhood. Comments (7)

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