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Event: Here’s our running guide to not running in next Sunday’s big (make that long) race. Comments (6)
BoroBeat: Kids decked in Halloween costumes danced the afternoon away at IS 211 during the 69th Precinct Community Council’s holiday party. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

‘Truth’ hurts! Bandits steal TV from ‘confessional’ artwork

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A Prospect Lefferts Gardens artist whose work probed racial and economic tension in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood could have included himself in the piece — thieves stole a TV that was a critical part of the artwork! Comments (17)

Sea Gate exhibit transports nostalgists to the 1939 and 1964 New York World’s fairs

BoroBeat: The Sea Gate Garden and Social Club was the place to be last week if you wanted the lowdown on the historic expos — plus a chance to view some of their time-honored souvenirs! Comment
Digital editions: Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…

More woes for terrorist’s daddy

Gavel to Gavel: Mohammed Wali Zazi’s second criminal trial leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment

NO MORE-mar Khadafy!

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist says the Libyan despot’s NATO-spurred assassination sends a crucial world message to authoritarians in Muslim-majority countries — you’re next! Comment

Cops say they’ve caught Coney senior’s murderer

Coney Island: Police have arrested a 76-year-old man they say gunned down his 65-year-old ex-wife outside of Brighton Beach’s Asser Levy Park last Thursday. Comment
Event: The biggest blow out in the history of blowouts. Comments (3)

Woman arrested for ‘caning’

Canarsie: Plus a few other crimes from Canarsie’s 69th Precinct. Comment

Should a charter school go here?

Perspective: A Manhattan charter school company wants to open its first Brooklyn school inside MS 447, a popular middle school building on Dean Street. Click below for conflicting views:

Thugs carjack 57-year-old on Shore Parkway

Sheepshead Bay: The thieves left the man with a concussion during the Oct. 23 robery. Plus a host of other crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment

Here it is — this week’s Standing O

Standing O: All of this week’s heroes are honored and cheered. Comment

Your weekend reads — from three booksellers

Books: Once again, the ladies of BookMark Shoppe, Greenlight and Word give us their hot books of the week. Comment

Ida’s roll continues

Our pigskin picker — Ida Eisenstein, the glue that holds together our media empire — makes her predictions after a huge week for her. Huge! Comment

Call it ‘Saint Mary’s’

Bar Scrawl: Our Bar Scrawl cartoonist likes a new Greenwood Heights joint. Comment

The 2, 3 tango

Weekend Watch: This weekend’s transit snafus. Comments (2)
Editor’s Picks: Once again, the invaluable Brooklyn Paper is back with some tips for a great weekend. Including fireworks! Comment

Powers of Love! Artist paints more letters across Downtown walls

BoroBeat: Steve Powers continues to beautify the area with his tributes to Brooklyn. Comments (3)
Downtown: The MTA’s gritty building at 370 Jay St. could be transformed into a glassy research center under New York University’s latest expansion plans for Downtown Brooklyn. Comments (2)
And the squad is faster, bigger, meaner, and taller than, well, last year’s inaugural squad. Comment

X-box thief loses game

Bensonhurst: An X-Box thief leads this week’s 62nd Precinct blotter. Comment

Another civic group blasts city plan to remove traffic lanes

Mean Streets: A Bensonhurst civic panel slammed a city plan that would remove two lanes of traffic from a pair of busy intersections, saying that it would bottleneck traffic and create chaos at corners that are not as dangerous as the city claims they are. Comment
Prospect Heights: But don’t bother calling if it’s not your ring — she knows. Comments (2)
Art: After nearly five years of preparation, the Brooklyn Museum is finally ready to unveil its 100-plus piece exhibition honoring modernity, technology, and progress — but you can forget iPhone photos, iPad doodles and Cory Arcangel-type Nintendo sculptures; this is modernity, 1920s style. Comment

Menacing ‘Maytag man’ breaks into Midwood home

Flatbush: A suspicious “hose” crime leads this week’s 70th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Bar fight! CB6 doesn’t want low-key eatery on ‘residential’ Sackett Street

Dining: A boyfriend-and-girlfriend restaurant team is fighting a community board that wants to stop it from opening a French eatery and cocktail bar in Carroll Gardens — a stunning echo to a battle four years ago when neighbors fought the couple’s quiet wine bar. Comments (19)

No ‘Pleasure!’ Residents demand state block club’s liquor license

Gravesend: Residents and elected officials are again demanding the state block a controversial nightclub from reopening in Gravesend after the State Liquor Authority asked Commnity Board 15 to reconsider its opposition to the bar. Comment

Commie classics! Brooklyn Philharmonic brings Soviet-era cartoons to life

Music: The Brooklyn Philharmonic will perform original soundtracks to six Soviet-era cartoons — while the animated shorts are screened next week. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge: Two of the eight cops busted on Tuesday for allegedly running guns and stolen cigarettes were frequently awarded by Bay Ridge community groups — and one was even honored by the neighborhood’s law-and-order state senator. Comment

Mother and artwork resting comfortably after gallery birth

Marni’s Big Delivery: It’s a boy — and the reviews are mixed! Comments (8)
Downtown: An attempt by Brooklyn pols to embrace “Occupy Wall Street” ethos with a rally and march evaporated the second demonstraters made it to Zuccotti Park in Manhattan. Comments (12)

Dear Louie: Whacky Khadafy’s Brooklyn love letters

Canarsie: A Canarsie man who famously collects the autographs of world leaders lost one of his favorite pen pals last week when Libyan strongman Moammar Khadafy was killed. Comment

Pols: Let’s talk about sex (not!)

Bay Ridge: Borough Republicans are just saying “no” to Mayor Bloomberg’s sex-ed initiative, demanding that the city offer parents the ability to opt out in favor of abstinence-only education. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge: And the owner says that they got off lucky! Comment

It’s man’s best friend vs. man’s own children in Gowanus playground fight

Meadows of Shame: City planners will put toddlers ahead of pooches in a major Gowanus park renovation — and dog owners are barking mad. Comments (11)

Update: Brighton Beach senior was killed — by another senior!

Brighton Beach: Police arrest Alla Kamanev’s 76-year-old ex-husband for the Oct. 20 slaying. Comment
Bay Ridge: Some residents say the stink coming from the Owl’s Head sewage treatment plant has not improved since the city invested $50 million to get rid of it. Comments (4)

I said what I said and I meant what I meant

Not for Nuthin’: Our columnist fires back at those that question her take on “Occupy Wall Street.” Comment

A young reporter jogs my memory

Speak Out: A bright young newsman on our pages, Dan Bush, phoned me recently determined to do some scouting around Coney Island and check some of its history, which of course jogged my memory. Comment

These amateur chefs went casserole crazy

Photo Galleries: Contestants at the seventh annual casserole cookoff in Williamsburg really took the cake this year. Comments (15)
Due to an unusually rainy past few months, this fall’s mushroom season is one of the most bountiful in decades — and mycophiles are on having a sporing good time. Comments (2)

Gun-toting goons shoot 18-year-old

Marine Park: Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment

Dear Louie: Khadafy’s Brooklyn love letters

Bay Ridge: The world has lost a brutal despot. Louis Schlamowitz has lost a great pen pal. Comment

Grab your partner! Down-home hoedown celebrates newly renovated park

BoroBeat: Ridgites do-si-doed during a rootin’, tootin’ family hoedown at Owls Head Park on Saturday. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

The ‘Center’ of it all! Chinese acrobats, Russian dancers, flamenco dancers and more

Theater: They say variety is the spice of life — certainly, it’s the spice of the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, which is back in action with a delicious new season chock-full of dance performances, theater productions and musical concerts that cater to the many diverse cultural groups that call the borough home. Comment
Coney Island: The city’s Public Design Commission has but the kibosh on a cement Boardwalk — for now. Comment

‘Boo’ crew! Rowdy teens scare — then attack — 40-year-old in pattern of violence

A group of teenagers pummeled a Boerum Hill man after bellowing a blood-curdling “Boo!” at him on Oct. 15. Comments (41)
Bensonhurst: But neighbors of the nine-story Calko Medical Center say they’re still playing ball. Comment

Lawyer: Leiby’s killer is crazy, and cops forced him to write confession

Kensington: The high-profile attorney who recently joined the defense team of the accused killer of an 8-year-old Borough Park boy said on Monday that his client is insane and was coerced by cops into writing his chilling confession shortly after his arrest. Comment

John Hodgman is big — bigger than Paul Rudd, even

Books: The best-selling triologist of entirely fabricated facts is back with a new book — and all of Hollywood in his sway. Comments (2)

‘Novice’ to challenge Rep. Grimm for Ridge seat

Bay Ridge: A political nobody who has only voted once in his life came out swinging against freshman Rep. Michael Grimm, announcing last Thursday his candidacy to represent Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights and calling the incumbent a “mouthpiece” for the Republican elite. Comments (37)

It’s Burger King vs. nature

Fearless Living: Our columnist tries to instill a sense of adventure in her kids. Comments (5)

Crest Hardware carves up a ghouly good time

BoroBeat: The art-smart showed us how it’s done in Williamsburg by devilishly decorating orange beauties for the zaniest day of the year! Yes, that’s Osama and Saddam. Comment

The Bard in Brooklyn (sort of)

Event: Arthur Phillips and Guerrilla Rep perform Fakespeare to benefit the Carroll Gardens library. Comment
BoroBeat: The larger-than-life educator, who dismissed conventional curriculums in favor of artistic expression and indiviidualism, was paid a touching tribute at the Brooklyn Heights house of worship by those who knew him best. Comment

Kid mugged for $2 on Henry Street

Carroll Gardens: Plus all the crime from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comments (1)
Marine Park: Loyal parishioners lashed out at protestors outside the church on Sunday — with one spitting at a picketer, and another (though, not this one) telling them what they could do with their flyers. Comment
Op-Ed: A decade and a half after District Attorney Charles Hynes made an example of John O’Hara, what did the prosecution prove? Nothing, O’Hara says. Comments (7)
Bensonhurst: Merchants along 18th Avenue say that the city’s removal of dozens of trash cans on one of Bensonhurst’s main drags has turned the area into a garbage dump, but officials are calling the test program — to reduce litter on the street by having fewer pails to attract it — a huge success that they will extend through the winter. Comment

My president needs to apologize for wasting half a billion dollars

Perspective: I can understand good folks making poor investments. The intentions of the Solyndra loan of half a billion bucks were good, but as we already know, the road to hell is paved — awe, never mind. Comment
Dining: Alan Harding has been named the chef at the soon-to-open Gowanus seafood stand. Comments (7)

Real estate report — Williamsburg getting pricier, brownstones, not so much

Williamsburg: Prices in Williamsburg and Greenpoint’s new developments are rising this quarter, thanks to the interest of new Manhattan buyers. Comment
Boerum Hill: Boerum Hill’s post office has a new branch manager and extended weekend hours, but residents said the “improvements” have fallen far short of the U.S. Postal Service’s promise to overhaul the aging facility by the end of the month. Comments (1)
Art: Vax Moto repair shop hosts a cool art exhibition. But put the pedal to the metal — it’s almost over. Comments (1)

Family shows off homegrown 800-pound pumpkin

Kensington: This Kensington family proves they are the pumpkin kings. Comment

It’s a donut, no it’s a burger! Who cares? It’s delicious

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The geniuses at Burger Bistro in Bay Ridge have done the impossible: created a donut burger. Comments (9)

Getting arrested at Occupy Wall Street? There’s an app for that

A new app allows you to alert your loved ones in the event of your detainment Comments (1)

I can’t stand telemarketers, but I know how to get them back!

Sunday Screech: This week, our columnist has a 10-point plans for getting back at those anonymous sales callers. Comments (2)

All these interuptions are interupting my life!

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine’s got a 10-point plan for getting back at telemarketers! Comment

Dead Williamsburg cyclist was a major art figure

Mean Streets: Locals mourn rising star Mathieu Lefevre — and we join the tribute with a slideshow of his amazing work. Comments (33)
Brooklyn’s Democratic Party boss — whose been in office longer than most Occupy Wall Street protesters have been alive — will hold a “day of solidarity” with the movement on Tuesday. Comments (19)

Occupation! Anti-Wall Street protestors interrupt Gerritsen Beach meeting

Residents who wanted to learn how to get government money to fix homes damaged by Hurricane Irene got a mouthful from a group of “occupiers.” Comment
Old-school Boardwalk businesses that are facing eviction can stay open for eight more years — if they agree to get rid of their honky-tonk charm and turn themselves into upscale eateries — under a deal being offered by their landlord. Comments (11)

Doused! Cops say they’ve caught ‘splash-and-dash’ crew

Bay Ridge: Police say they’ve arrestd the thieves who have hit more than 60 stores throughout southern Brooklyn. Comment

Marty’s meat-filled meet up

Shopping: The Beep cuts the ribbon — actually twine — on a new butcher shop in Park Slope. Comments (5)

Fulton Street bank robbery

Downtown: This just in — literally. Comments (9)

City yanks down pop art drug message

Park Slope: Sanitation Department bureacrats turned into the city’s harshest art critics this week as the city yanked down street artist Russell King’s mock street sign about drug use that the provacateur had hung on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope. Comment

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