Event: This year’s Open House New York will open up more than 300 sites throughout the five boroughs — and we’ve got your guide to the coolest things to do and see in the county of Kings. Comment
Music: Brooklyn-based composer and experimental guitar guru Marc Ribot will perform his original musical score to Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid” live at a screening of the film at PS 10 in the South Slope on Oct. 15. Comment
Event: Why wait for Halloween to dress up your dog in a ridiculous getup when you can do it two weeks early? Comment

‘Onion’ wry! ‘Finest News Source’ turns its rapier wit to sports

Books: Finally, an event for both sports fans and sports haters. Comment
Event: It all begins on Oct. 16. Comments (2)

Stick it to ‘em! ‘Old-timers’ face off with next generation in annual stickball tournament

BoroBeat: The Brooklyn Stickball Old Timers’ 43rd annual tournament pitted younger players against their older counterparts for a series of stickball matches on 80th Street between Third and Fourth avenues. Comment

Teen sues former Yeshiva for bad fall

Gavel to Gavel: A Flatbush school is being sued for damages from a 2009 accident and a former PTA mom prepares herself for prison in this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment
BoroBeat: Brooklyn’s canaries and larks sang up a sweet storm in Bay Ridge for the fifth annual elder song competition, proving that the borough’s golden crooners are neither old nor cold when it comes to exercising their vocal chords. Comment

Worm wiggles into Avenue L bodega

Canarsie: Plus a few other crimes from Canarsie. Comment
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Brooklyn College building new school of business

Flatbush: Brooklyn College is planning to raze a produce and meat market to make way for new classrooms as part of the school’s latest expansion. Comment

Man stabbed to death

Flatbush: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 67th and 70th Precincts. Comment

Ground Zero’s ‘mosquerade’

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist says the proposed mosque and community center in Lower Manhattan is open to the public — but it continues to close the door to some frank talk. Comment
BoroBeat: A 313-mile march to raise awareness about what is on our dinner plates kicked off in Ditmas Park on Saturday — drawing more than 100 people from across the world. Comment

Mosque madness: Lawsuits pile up over Voorhies Avenue house of worship

Sheepshead Bay: Builders of the controversial Sheepshead Bay mosque say they are getting ready to unload a new barrage of civil litigation after their countersuit against opponents of the Voorhies Avenue house of worship was shot down by a Brooklyn judge. Comment

What should the city do with 370 Jay St.?

What should the city do with 370 Jay St.?

Perspective: The MTA has finally pulled out of its largely abandoned headquarters on Jay Street in Downtown. We asked two area leaders what they want to see happen next. Click below for their opinion pieces.
Dining: But make sure you’re actually making apple pie if you want to win. Comments (1)

Better late than never — the 94th Precinct blotter!

Greenpoint: And it all starts with a brutal iPhone mugging (what else is new?). Comments (2)

What the L?!

Weekend Watch: This weekend’s transit snafus. Comments (1)

Inside a ‘SmallMart’

We went to Chicago to visit scaled-down versions of Walmarts — and you won’t believe what we found! Comments (25)

Rolling thief snags iPhone

Crime: A fast-moving iPhone thief leads this week’s Kings Blotter. Comment

Good vibrations! Brooklyn College revives Sarah Ruhl sexually charged show

Theater: “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Show”) has buzz for all the right reasons. Comment
Coney Island: The city opened a $2.3-million fieldhouse at Leon S. Kaiser Park, ending an almost decade-long renovation project that transformed the aging Coney Island playground on W. 29th Street into a state-of-the-art open space. Comment
DUMBO: The magazine rents out David Walentas’s $25-million penthouse for a month of parties. No, you’re not invited. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: Brooklyn group lauds members and others for helping to improve our quality oif life. Comment

It was a tyke-errific time when the annual Ragamuffin Parade unfurled its magic in Bay Ridge!

BoroBeat: Fun was the word around town as lads and lasses got gussied up and put a festive foot forward for the area’s premier tot parade. Comment
Dining: Once again, a humble side dish takes center stage. Comment

Noises on! Barclays Center construction now 24-7-365

Construction Update: Workers will now toil on the Barclays Center around the clock, seven days a week to ensure that the $1-billion arena will be ready for Jay-Z’s grand opening concerts next summer. Comments (12)
Theater: In the Rabbit Hole Ensemble’s final play in the “Frankenstein” trilogy, the roles of doctor and monster are played by women. Comments (4)

Meet the new boss at the Brooklyn Public Library

It’s hats off to the new president and CEO of the Brooklyn Public Library. Linda Johnson, the head bookworm, has been charged with transforming the library to serve a digital-age population — ’cause these kids today, they don’t know from books. Comment

Victim: Cops downplayed attempted rape in Windsor Terrace

Windsor Terrace: More criticism for the NYPD’s response to at least 11 attacks against women in the South Slope and surrounding neighborhoods. Comments (14)
DUMBO: Armed thieves locked up a security guard and ransacked a DUMBO construction site in search of copper on Water Street on Oct. 1. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: And residents say it’s because the city doesn’t enforce the “No turn on red” restriction. Comments (31)
BoroBeat: They were dancing — and eating — in the streets! Comment

Gun-toting goons raid Kings Highway home

Marine Park: Plus a bevy of other crimes reported to Marine Park and Mill Basin’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s classic soda fountain, which went flat last week, was the offspring of 1920s-era pharmacies. Comment

Busy hands: Bensonhurst man busted for two sex assaults

Sheepshead Bay: Plus a host of other crimes from Sheepshead Bay and Coney Island. Comment
BoroBeat: Brooklyn-born comic Andrew Dice Clay got a rousing welcome home. Comment

Call the waaaaaambulance! It’s a whine attack

Not for Nuthin’: Our columnist doesn’t care if Martha Stewart went potty with the door open. Comment
Ditmas Park: A beloved Ditmas Park barber was shot in the head and killed inside his shop on Saturday afternoon. Comments (2)

Atlantic Antic does it again!

BoroBeat: There’s a reason why the Antic is the largest street fair in New York — and now you can read all about it! Comment
Bay Ridge: All the cooking equipment was taken from Huckleberry’s restaurant in the dead of night — by two owners of the place trying to convince their partner to give up the ship. Comments (8)

Beer-tacular: Get woozy on craft brew at the Brooklyn Pour

Event: It’s all-you-can drink, too. Comments (3)

Chasin’ the green! Bank dumps cash into Prospect Park’s rink

Park Slope: The Lakeside Center is slated to be finished next winter. Comment

Sidney says I do to UNC-Wilmington

Brianna Sidney could have been nervous. Cynthia Cooper-Dyke was someone the Queens native has looked up to since childhood. Comment
Cobble Hill: PS 29’s embezzling PTA treasurer says she would rather go to prison than pay back the money she stole. Comments (15)
Williamsburg: The L train could make more runs on Saturdays and Sundays. Comments (3)
Talk about a birthday bash! Comment
Meadows of Shame: Another homeless man has died in a parks — and residents are saying that the city isn’t doing enough. Comments (5)

John Starks hosts IS 227 hoops clinic

BoroBeat: The Knicks legend wowed students during a hoops clinic at a Bensonhurst school. Comment

Pipe nightmare! Burst conduit floods CB6’s office

Cobble Hill: What a dump! Comment
A motorist ran down a 65-year-old woman in a desolate Canarsie speed strip on Sept. 27 — the second pedestrian fatality to take place in the area in a week. Comment

Book worms: Kids off the hook for library fines — if they borrow again!

The Brooklyn Public Library is in the middle of another amnesty. Comments (6)

‘Virgen’ territory! Karen O unleashes ‘psycho opera’ on DUMBO

DUMBO: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer creates a “cathartic” ride for St. Ann’s Warehouse — and shuns our interview requests. Comments (1)

Fort Greene still really unsafe

Fort Greene: On the eve of the release of the iPhone 5, more iPhone thefts. Plus the other crime — lots of it — from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (15)

Truman show: Lincoln speeds past Mustangs, 46–6

Sheepshead Bay: The Railsplitters went to 4-0 after Sunday’s cakewalk. Comment

Xaverian shocks Iona, 37–6

Bay Ridge: Xaverian took down the Gaels, one of the best teams in the league. Comment

Sheepshead flushes Flushing, 33–6

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay was excellent on both sides of the ball in Sunday’s win. Comment

Erasmus shocks Tottenville, 14–13

Flatbush: The Dutchman weren’t supposed to beat the heavily favored Pirates — but they did! Comment

Art attack! Street artist uses Park Slope sign as canvas

Art: But the city vows to take down artist Russell King’s provocative piece on drug use. Comments (16)
The city has messed up parts of Williamsburg by placing dozens of extra trash cans on Bedford Avenue and neglecting litter west of the busy byway in what some locals say is a cost-saving attempt to avoid extending pick-up routes. Comments (3)
Greenpoint: Never Scared walks off with the coveted Chuck D trophy in the greatest upset since the Jets beat the Colts in Super Bowl III. Comments (1)

Book ’em: Kids off the hook for library fines — if they borrow again!

A pair of pint-sized scholarly scofflaws, who owe a total of $4,223.85 in overdue fees for books they haven’t returned to the Library, will be exonerated thanks to a city-wide program that grants amnesty to library outlaws under the age of 18 — as long as they start borrowing again. Comment

Stan loves tattoos — on circus freaks!

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist looks back at tattoos through history — and warns the young’ins about there repercussions. Comment
Bay Ridge: Owners say the market will open in January. Comment
Greenpoint: As kickball closes, Williamsburg’s other major sport opens its brief season. Comments (8)

He wants his daughters to have sex!

The Dad: Not yet, silly, but when they’re ready. To help, he’s giving them answers to complicated questions — the opposite of what the “abstinence only” movement advocates. Comments (2)
The John Cougar Mellencamps are back where they belong — in the Brooklyn Kickball finals. Comment

That’s it! I’m going to the doctor!

Sunday Screech: Don’t worry, folks, Carmine is just fine. But now that he has a place to get checked out whenever he’s feeling bad, he’ll be healthy as a horse forever! Just don’t tell his wife his weight! Comment
Greenpoint: No, silly, this is not another Internet spam trick — it’s a real news story about the new public wireless Internet service that began yesterday in Greenpoint. Comment
Windsor Terrace: The thug was wearing this jacket when he attacked for the first time in March. Now they tell us?! Comments (4)

Victory! Carmine finds a great place to get his oil checked!

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine tells all about the secret, convenient, no-line, health center in Southern Brooklyn! Comment
Bay Ridge: An old-school soda shop is out of business after 63 years. Comments (13)
BoroBeat: The 10th annual race was more celebratory than mournful as tens of thousands of runners put their best foot forward in memory of 9-11 firefighter Stephen Siller, who worked in Park Slope. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s legendary soda shop is out of business. Comment
Park Slope: A band of sure-footed volunteers is walking the walk to beat the South Slope Sex Fiend. Comments (3)
Park Slope: Parks officials set free a once-injured hawk in Prospect Park on Thursday, trumpeting the release as a symbol that the city aims to make parks “friendlier” to urban wildlife. Comments (6)
Brighton Beach: A Brighton Beach homeowner says that the alley behind her house has become overrun by rats and Dumpster-diving bums ever since the Walgreens pharmacy next door started storing its garbage there. Comment

Weiner wins! Write-in favorite bests fake foes

Marine Park: It’s official: Anthony Weiner is the most popular imaginary candidate in Brooklyn. Comment

Roast beast! This sandwich is amazing

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Artisan Food Valley made $10.50 feel like the bargain of the century. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: Doctors Without Borders recreated a medical unit in Grand Army Plaza to show their work in the world’s hunger hotspots. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: Once again, the invaluable Brooklyn Paper is back with some tips for a great weekend. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Sahadi’s will open its third storefront to Atlantic Avenue next summer — and the popular Middle Eastern market wants your help deciding what new gourmet treats will go there. Comment

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