Cinema: DUMBO-based indie rock darling Sufjan Stevens will join Castanets crooner Ray Raposa for a live performance the duo’s original score of stellar documentary, “Beyond this Place,” alongside a screening of the film at BAM on Oct. 30. Comments (1)

Just beat it — to Bushwick’s biannual art crawl

Art: It’s this Friday night. Comments (2)
Brooklyn Heights: Don’t expect any blood and guts as the most important church in Brooklyn relives its Civil War years. Comment
Bensonhurst: In this week’s Sunday Read, we look back at the meatballs —and sausage and bread and mozzarella — that made up Cangiano’s. Comment
Halloween may fall on a Monday this year, but that’s not stopping Brooklyn from turning into Boo-klyn the weekend before the official fright night. As the sun goes down on Friday, Oct. 28 prepare yourself for a freaky, frightful (and kid-friendly!) weekend. Comments (1)

Mekas movies: Film legend premieres a doc at film fest this weekend

Cinema: Legendary filmmaker and Gotham flaneur Jonas Mekas is set to kick off the first-ever Greenpoint Film Festival with the premiere of a full-length documentary about boozing it up at the infamous Mars Bar in Manhattan. Comment
Nightlife: Grab a beer, some sheet music and gather ’round for a big evening dedicated to a tiny instrument. Comments (1)
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Can cash-flushed ‘Occupy Wall Street’ walk the walk?

A Britisher’s View: The now fabulously-funded Occupy Wall Street crowd is a beer-bottle toss away from becoming its own nightmare — a corporation! Our columnist hopes the movement holds itself to the same scruples it demands from the targets of its wrath. Comment

Standing O is back!

Standing O is back!

Standing O: And our columnist offers up her weekly tribute to Brooklyn’s heroes. Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our Bar Scrawl cartoonist checks out Noorman Kils, the whiskey and grilled cheese sandwich palace. Comments (2)

Still a G-saster

Weekend Watch: This weekend’s transit snafus. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Once again, the invaluable Brooklyn Paper is back with some tips for a great weekend. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Most wanted: Marine Park man could land in hot water for pursuing car thief

Marine Park: A Marine Park man is taking it upon himself to find the teenage punk who broke into his jeep by plastering a picture of the thief across the neighborhood — and now he may be in trouble with the law for telling people to call the cops. Comment

Fright fest! Marine Park to get ghoulish on Oct. 22

Marine Park: Hey, Marine Park, it’s time to get your creep on. Comment
Marni’s Big Delivery: The first installment of our weekly countdown to performance artist Marni Kotak’s very public birth. Comments (8)

Money talks! Gentrifying Williamsburg finally gets park renovation

Williamsburg: Cooper Park is getting a $2.6-million redesign for new basketball, tennis and volleyball courts — and even a barbecue pit! Comments (24)

Tony left his brains in San Francisco

It’s Only My Opinion: Stan has some more fodder for the water cooler — and it ain’t cold. Comment
Greenpoint: They say that God is watching over all of us. But one Greenpoint church is appealing to an even higher authority — the NYPD. Comment

Gunmen knock over 25th Avenue deli

Bensonhurst: Plus a selection of other crimes from Bensonhurst and Bath Beach. Comment
Ditmas Park: Ten old-timers came back to the rink of their youth on Sunday to once again strap on the skates and get in a days-worth of hockey just like they did when they were growing up in the 1970s. Comment

Alley killer captured

Canarsie: The arrest of a murderous gunman leads this week’s 69th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Ring them bells: St. Mark tower upgrade almost finished

Sheepshead Bay: St. Mark Church’s iconic steeple is checking out of rehab. Comment
BoroBeat: Volunteers spent the day on Friday pitching in to make the park a better place. Comment
Manhattan Beach: Thieves stole two luxury cars and broke into three others in Manhattan Beach last week — and one unlucky resident watched helplessly as bandits smashed into one of his cars as they made their getaway in the other. Comment
BoroBeat: Usher in the year’s most spooktastic day — if you dare to brrr-ave it — with a Halloween line-up of awesome attractions at the New York Aquarium. Comment

Benefit walk raises money for ailing food pantry

BoroBeat: Reaching-Out Community Services found a friend in the community, which teamed up with clients and others to raise money for the cash-strapped soup kitchen. Comment

Windsor Terrace masturbator gets off

Red-faced cops release alleged “South Slope Sex Fiend” as alleged victim recants. Comments (5)

Enough already! Another cyclist killed by driver

Mean Streets: A hit-and-run truck driver struck and killed a bike rider this morning on Morgan Avenue. Comments (22)
Bensonhurst: Residents are demanding that the city fix a section of the Shore Road Promenade that is riddled with large cracks and partially covered with sand, creating hazards for cyclists and joggers who sometimes collide with each other to avoid the roadblocks — but officials say the cost of fixing the path, upwards of $20 million, makes a renovation unlikely in the near future. Comment
Flatbush and Midwood need city money for community gardens, more lighting along Nostrand Avenue and street repairs, say residents who are participating in an “American Idol”-style contest for $1 million in taxpayer funds. Comment
Bensonhurst: A sign outside a Bensonhurst library says it’s closed, but it won’t be until Nov. 4. Comment
Boerum Hill: And some parents ain’t happy about it. Comments (18)

Occupy Wall Street? For what?

Not for Nuthin’: Our columnist says they only thing we should be battling is our insatiable thirst for stuff. Comment

Urinetown! Man arrested for throwing pee

Coney Island: Plus a host of other crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Dining: One of Brooklyn’s great eating neighborhood throws a food fest next Thursday. Comments (3)
Dyker Heights: A dogged group of protesters occupied Dyker Heights on Friday, picketing outside Rep. Michael Grimm’s 13th Avenue district office between 74th and 75th streets on Friday in an attempt to get on of two Republican congress members in Brooklyn to back a jobs bill that has stalled in the senate. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: For eight years, this devilish decorator has been terrifying Bath Beach with his homage to Halloween. Comment
Fort Greene: The owners of Tillie’s are selling the neighborhood institution. Comments (1)

Thief smashes into man’s car while making off with other car

Crime: Plus other crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
BoroBeat: Floyd Bennett Field’s shoreline got a much needed sprucing up on Oct. 15 as boy and cub scout troops from throughout Brooklyn were turned into environmental warriors. Comment

Tail-waggers put on the dog for Halloween at Narrows Botanical Gardens!

BoroBeat: It was a spooktackle — and then some — when the Narrows Botanical Gardens held its annual Halloween canine costume contest and harvest festival. Read on for more on the wag-nificent fun! Comment

Cops nab a second ‘South Slope Sex Fiend’

Park Slope: Police say they’ve collared a second sex fiend in the spree of attacks that have terrorized a large swath of Brooklyn since March — but they’ve only linked the suspect to one incident. Comment

Dad: Msgr. Brady groped my son

Marine Park: The father of the 13-year-old boy who accused a Marine Park priest of sexual abuse lashed out at the Brooklyn Diocese on Monday, claiming that the church is lying about the severity of the crime. Comment
Williamsburg: The new ferry service is doing even better than forecast, according to city figures released this week. Comments (2)
Fort Greene: Fifteen-term Rep. Ed Towns is losing the money war to Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries — and has only $11,000 on hand against an upstart candidate who raised more than $150,000 in his first cash push. Comments (3)
Bensonhurst: Neighbors of a nine-story building under construction in Bensonhurst are furious that the project’s developer wants to cut in half the amount of off-street parking spaces he’s required to provide, claiming that the shortage of spots will wreak havoc on an already parking-starved neighborhood. Comment

Booze cruise from Sheepshead Bay ends with gun fire

Sheepshead Bay: Gunfire punctuated a rowdy booze cruise in Sheepshead Bay last week when party-goers got into a tussle on Emmons Avenue, rattling neighbors who say the frequent bashes on the boat are getting out of control. Comment

Taking a stand: Residents, cabbies battle over parking

Sheepshead Bay: Livery cab drivers are clogging traffic on Sheepshead Bay Road as they illegally pick up passengers exiting the subway, say residents who want them gone. Comment
BoroBeat: You don’t need to cover yourself with cobalt blue paint to get people’s attention, but it may not hurt. Comment
BoroBeat: Who’s a good boy? Who’s a good boy? Check it out in this photo essay! Comments (2)
Art: Waiters, waittresses and bartenders of Smith Street show off their art at “Guest Check,” an exhibit at the Urban Folk Art gallery. Comments (2)

Tom Chapin’s food for thought

Music: Learn about the joys and pitfalls of nosh while listening to food-forward music by Tom Chapin at the Brooklyn Food Coalition food fair and concert at PS 58. Comment

People have to realize — there’s lots of crime in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: More iPhone thefts. More subway muggings. More crime at Atlantic Terminal Mall. Just lots of crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct (you know, the usual). Comments (47)
Photo Galleries: Park boosters “topped off” a new recreational and educational facility at Prospect Park, trumpeting the completion of the building’s frame as a milestone for one of the park’s biggest projects ever. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Everyone is breathing easier now, but only because a hero leapt into action to rescue a 7-year-old. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Merchants on Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge are demanding the city increase the time shoppers are allowed to park along the strip, claiming the present one-hour limit doesn’t give clients enough time to go from store to store— and many times results in them getting expensive parking tickets. Comments (33)

Beloved Marine Park priest accused of sexual assault

Marine Park: A retired Marine Park priest with close ties to District Attorney Charles Hynes was arrested on Friday and charged with trying to have inappropriate sexual contact with two teenage boys in the church’s Batchelder Street rectory. Comment
Carroll Gardens: A Carroll Gardens woman claims that she was the South Slope Sex Fiend’s first victim — but cops fumbled her case, allowing the creep to terrorize other neighborhoods more than a year later. Comments (2)

iRaid: Thieves break into Best Buy; steal dozens of iPads

Canarsie: A crew of crooks busted into a Best Buy electronics store at Gateway Plaza early Tuesday morning and made off with more than 150 iPad 2s — the last Apple product to be introduced by recently deceased Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Comment

‘Holiday Bandit’ pleads guilty in Christmas crime spree

Bay Ridge: The “Holiday Bandit” could spend the rest of his Christmases in federal prison — and he won’t be able to use the money he stole for presents. Comment
Park Slope: About 100 people — including Borough President Markowitz — gathered to fight greed. Did they succeed? Not initially, but we did get a great photo spread out of it. Comments (7)

Fire consumes E. 35th Street home

Mill Basin: A fire ripped through the second floor of an E. 35th Street home on Oct. 11 — a blaze that left the tree-lined block covered in thick black smoke. Comment
✔ Poll

Should we tattle on each others’ kids?

The Dad: Our columnist is pleased that all his parent friends don’t tattle on each others’ kids. Or is he? Comment
Park Slope: About 100 people — including Borough President Markowitz — gather to fight greed. Comments (10)
Bay Ridge: New owners strike deal with landlord to keep open beloved Bay Ridge institution Comments (20)

Carmine says ‘What’s a matter with kids these days!’

Sunday Screech: In this Sunday Screech, Carmine, well, read for yourself. Comments (4)

Carmine’s had it with kids today!

Big Screecher: This week, our columnist says kids need better role models than Britney Spears! Comment
Meadows of Shame: Williamsburg residents marched on Saturday, demanding the city fund the long-delayed, long-promised Bushwick Inlet Park. Comment
Downtown: Get there now! It’s a day of music from 3-11 pm. Comments (2)

It’s time to Occupy Brooklyn

Park Slope: Today at 11 am in Grand Army Plaza — the first “Occupy” rally. Comments (13)

South Slope sex fiends attack again — the third time this week!

Windsor Terrace: The South Slope Sex Fiend molested yet another woman as she walked her dog on Seventh Avenue on Thursday night — the third sex attack in a week and the 14th incident in the area since March. Comment
Downtown: The Manhattan-based protest takes a detour to a foreclosure hearing in Supreme Court — and disrupt the procedings. Comments (11)

Alleged South Slope sex fiend to undergo psychiatric exam

Windsor Terrace: The man accused of groping a woman in Sunset Park is being held without bail pending a psychiatric evaluation. Comments (6)
Fort Greene: A former vaudeville theater on Fulton Street will be transformed into a flashy arts and broadcasting center — the latest addition to the slowly growing BAM Cultural District. Comment

What’s on the menu? At Sweetwolf’s, whatever you say

Dining: The gluten-free quinoa made the cut. The Sriracha-covered chicken waffle did not. Comments (2)
Park Slope: A would-be sports bar on Sixth Avenue withdraws its application for a full liquor license after neighborhood complaints. Comments (6)

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