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Our food writer turned 30 — so she found the borough’s 30 tastiest dishes! Comment
Art: The Brooklyn Navy Yard’s new museum and visitor’s center is as much about the history of what was once the center of American shipbuilding as it is about its even-brighter future. Comments (3)
DUMBO: The most-ballyhooed feature of Jane’s Carousel — a “lantern”-like, galloping horse projection envisioned by designer Jean Nouvel — has been scratched. Comments (2)

It’s happened: Carmine takes a doggie bag home from a wedding!

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine overeats at his niece’s nuptials, and he doesn’t even get to the main course. Comments (5)

Carmine’s stomach meets its match at niece’s wedding

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine learns he can’t always get through the main course at a wedding! Comment

More recess, please! PS 212 cuts ribbon on new playground

BoroBeat: Students and teachers celebrated the opening of their new play space at the Gravesend school on Monday. Comment
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Hajj — a spiritual journey to Hell

A Britisher’s View: As believers from across the world perform one of Islam’s holiest rites — Hajj — our columnist sheds light on the perilous pilgrimage. Comment

Tire shop takeaway

Marine Park: A break in at a Ralph Avenue tire shop leads this week’s 63rd Precinct blotter. Comment

Carroll Gardens DJ killer’s murder trial begins — for the second time

Gavel to Gavel: The murder trial against alleged teenage butcher John Katehis has begun anew — and prosecutors are pulling out all the stops to convict the would-be killer. Comment

It’s official: There are 3,000 ‘active’ seniors in Marine Park

Marine Park: Talk about a senior moment! Comment

Scratch-off goon loses freedom

Bensonhurst: The arrest of a sinister scratch-off stealer leads his week’s 62nd Precinct police blotter. Comment
BoroBeat: Mom, Dad and the kids welcomed the golden season with a harvest festival at the John Malone Community Center in Bergen Beach on Saturday. See all in the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Hooray to this week’s Best of Brooklyn

Standing O: It’s our weekly Standing O to all you heroes out there. Comment
Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge woman swears by a dietary supplement that comes from a liquor store. Comments (15)

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

Dinner and a movie — and a drink!

Bar Scrawl: Our Bar Scrawl takes in a flick at Nitehawk. Comments (1)

You’re F’d again

Weekend Watch: Shuttle buses replace the F train this weekend. Comments (1)

The Ravenhall Baths and the downfall of Coney

Speak Out: Tragedy struck the Coney Island’s mighty Ravenhall Baths in the 1960s. Comment

Man pistol-whipped on Stillwell Avenue

Coney Island: Plus a smattering of other crimes from Coney Island’s 60th Precinct. Comment

Cops nab pharmacy raider

Flatbush: A pharmacy goon’s arrest leads this week’s 70th Precinct blotter Comment
Williamsburg: Look out, NYPD, there’s a new police force in town — and it has much cooler cars. Comments (5)

A tribute to the Sunny behind a great Red Hook bar

Red Hook: Sunny Balzano turned a fisherman’s bar into a neighborhood classic. Comments (7)

Bottle of write! Women share stories of booze at Old Stone House

Books: It’s all part of “Make Mine a Double,” a reading next week. Comments (2)

Vollie grimebusters make a clean sweep of Mermaid Avenue

BoroBeat: Have you noticed how Mermaid Ave. between Stillwell Avenue and W. 33rd Street looks spiffier? Thank Astella Development Corporation, the Coney Island Board of Trade, and area residents, who joined forces for a clean-up day along the commercial corridor. See all in the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Head to Blueprint for mezcal mastry

Nightlife: Who needs tequila when you can drink its sophisticated sister? Comment
Prospect Heights: A controversial plan to sell street parking permits to residents near the Barclays Center arena has already broke down in the pothole of the Republican-controlled state Senate days after the City Council approved the proposal. Comments (67)

Scandal-tarred ex-city official fails to win judgeship

Bay Ridge: Voters repudiated Paul Atanasio, but elected six others to the Supreme Court in light turnouts on Tuesday. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay: A beloved Jewish bakery on the brink of closure has been saved — by two Muslim cab drivers with a shared love of kosher bagels and their hole-less, flat, more oniony cousin, the bialy. Comment

Woman car jacked outside of Delmar Pizza

Sheepshead Bay: A harrowing car theft on Sheepshead Bay Road leads this week’s 61st Precinct police blotter Comment
Art: The most controversial art exhibit in America is coming to Brooklyn on Nov. 18. Comment
Williamsburg: Say hello to Midwestern charm at Hotel Williamsburg. Comments (3)

Want some juicy hot food porn? This ‘Scanwich’ is for you

Books: Get inside — really inside — some hot sandwiches! Comments (1)

Leiby ‘killer’ will stand trial in Brooklyn

Kensington: Accused child killer Levi Aron will stand trial in Brooklyn despite his lawyers’ pleas to move the proceedings to Suffolk County or the Bronx, a court ruled on Tuesday. Comment
Bay Ridge: “Captain Brooklyn” gets his powers from the sludgy Gowanus Comments (8)

Cops: Greedy con men busted

Marine Park: A couple of con artists looking to fleece susceptible seniors in Marine Park, Mill Basin and Bergen Beach were done in by their own greed, say police who arrested two suspects on Nov. 3. Comment

Boozehound busted in Canarsie

Canarsie: Plus a smattering of other crimes from Canarsie’s 69th Precinct. Comment
BoroBeat: NOBODY cheers louder and better than Brooklynites — and the marathoners received their fair share of rah-rah-rah as they cruised the borough on their way to Queens. See all the action in our slideshow. Comment

Faith escapes truth in advertising

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist compares Harold Camping to Bernie Madoff! Comment


BoroBeat: A Cuban chef cooks a kosher meal for the East Midwood Jewish Center. Comment
Brighton Beach: Firemen were able to pull three construction workers from a pile of rubble when a portion of an under-construction building on Brighton Fifth Street collapsed on Tuesday afternoon, but one of the workers later died after suffering a heart attack during the ordeal. Comment
Red Hook: A Red Hook nightclub that opened under the guise of “a burlesque performance space” is now functioning as a shadowy strip club — and a hub for violence, public urination and noise. Comments (20)

Residents blast school’s dead-end plan

Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge private school says it wants to make the neighborhood — and the country — safer by taking over a portion of a troublesome dead end street near an entrance to its football field, but neighbors say there is nothing dangerous about the area and that the school is simply making a land grab that would take valuable parking spaces away from them. Comments (37)
Southern Brooklyn lawmakers say a bill that would allow the city to charge residents to park on the street near their homes is the first step onto a slippery slope leading to a world where free parking doesn’t exist — unless you have your own driveway. Comment
Dining: The beloved Park Slope restaurant — famous for its cheap Italian eats and homey vibe — will close after 25 years on Fifth Avenue. Comments (27)

Want to be liked? Like first

Fearless Living: Our columnist channels Mother Teresa! Comment
Greenwood Heights: Green-Wood Cemetery in Sunset Park is the resting place of many famous Brooklynites, though none is more beloved — and most frequently visited by adoring fans — than artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Comments (8)

Love shack! New Gowanus clam stand is a hit

Dining: Littleneck, with Harding behind the stove, claws its way to the top. Comment

Crime is still crazy bad in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: Lots more iPhone thefts. And more crime at Atlantic Terminal Mall. Just lots of crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct (you know, the usual). Comments (26)

The poet laureate processes 9-11

Books: Tina Chang is back with a new book about the horror and aftermath of Sept. 11. Comments (3)

BRIC anniversary bash strokes borough artists

BoroBeat: Brooklyn-based artists had a close brush with admiration when they were honored at Pier 41 for helping to shape our vibrant, creative community! Comment

Mama mia! Aunt Suzie’s to close!

Dining: Breaking news from Fifth Avenue. Comments (8)
Park Slope: A true test of champions: 26.2 miles in Prospect Park on Nov. 20. Comments (2)

Ditmas locals fan out to find missing cafe owner

Ditmas Park: Friends, family, neighbors and customers fanned out across Ditmas Park on Saturday to widen the search for Josh Rubin, the owner of the cafe Whisk, who disappeared on Monday night. Comments (2)

Drag racer hits two boys on Avenue S

Gravesend: Two drag-racing motorists struck a pair of 12-year-old bicyclists in Gravesend near the corner of Avenue S and E. Fourth Street on Nov. 1, leaving both children hospitalized — one of them with a brain injury — before fleeing the scene. Comment

Faster than the speed of light — thank a vet!

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist looks neutrinos, and reminds us why we are speaking and reading English. Comment
Coney Island: Owners of the legendary Randazzo’s Clam Bar in Sheepshead Bay say they have been asked to open an outpost on Coney Island — but they would have to do it at the expense of a less-legendary place: Cha Cha’s Bar on the Boardwalk. Comment
Williamsburg: A Florida-based architect’s design is raising eyebrows in Williamsburg. Don’t worry; it’ll never get built. Comments (7)
Kensington: A creep on a bike groped two different women in Kensington since Oct. 19 — putting neighbors on edge and revealing that the sex attacks in South Slope and beyond are far from over. Comments (2)
Canarsie: New ownership is sprucing up what had become a neighborhood eyesore. Comment
Downtown: The Fulton Mall was dealt a heavy blow last week after plans for a major retailer fell through — but Downtown boosters are still bullish on the strip’s renaissance. Comments (3)

Smoove move! New York Comedy festival finally includes shows in Brooklyn

The black guy from “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” plus Sarah Silverman, will perform this week in our fair funny borough. Comment

Paint misbehavin’! Another 9-11 memorial gets covered over

America’s fading post-9-11 unity has a new symbol: a soon-to-be-covered-up patriotic mural. Comments (2)

Aviators fail to skewer Bluefins in 5-4 overtime loss

The Aviators failed to hook a win against the Cape Cod Bluefins on Saturday during a 5-4 upset in overtime — and a bungled move by goalie Tommy “Big Stick” Lee helped Cape Cod turn the tide against the Brooklyn flyers. Comment

Hero ranger nabs park masturbator

Meadows of Shame: A fearless ranger busted a masturbating pothead a few yards from a packed Prospect Park playground on Thursday — and then discovered an even-more–shocking naked truth: the man was packing additional heat in the form of a gun, according to cops. Comments (8)

Uneasy rider! Famous cyclist Schumer ignores our questions about bike lane

Mean Streets: We tried everything, but New York’s senior sentor — a big-time bicyclist — refused to talk about the Prospect Park West bike lane. Smart man — his wife is leading the opposition to the cycle path. Comments (30)

Aviators harpoon Whalers in stunning 8-1 win

The Aviators whittled their hockey sticks into harpoons on Friday as they beached the Danbury Whalers during a exciting 8-1 rout that showed off the team’s newest talent. Comment
Ditmas Park: The well-liked owner of a fledgling Ditmas Park café went missing on Monday under intense financial pressure and mental anguish. Comments (42)
Mean Streets: More of DUMBO’s charming Belgian block streets will be restored as part of a just announced $20-million project — but some locals are worried the roadwork will be more “Disney World” than historic neighborhood. Comments (7)

Hostage standoff on Avenue I ends in arrest

Flatlands: Heavily armed cops dressed in riot gear converged on Flatlands on Nov. 2 after a young tough attacked his girlfriend, then refused to surrender to authorities, police said. Comment

Wythe not? Walentas hotel to get Williamsburg’s Diner food

Williamsburg: DUMBO mega-developers David and Jed Walentas will open their long-stalled luxury hotel in Williamsburg next spring — with a hot new restaurant by the man behind Diner and Marlow & Sons. Comments (9)
Prospect Heights: The full City Council overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan on Thursday to sell parking permits to neighbors of the Barclays Center arena, despite objections from southern Brooklyn lawmakers who say that charging for residential street parking amounts to a tax for something that has always been free. Comments (25)

Parking permitted! Council panel approves ‘pay-to-park’ plan for Barclays neighbors

Prospect Heights: A City Council committee approved a controversial plan on Wednesday to sell parking permits to neighbors of the Barclays Center arena, despite objections from southern Brooklyn lawmakers who say that charging for residential street parking amounts to a tax for something that has always been free. Comments (34)

Sympathetic ‘Gray Lady’ raises big green for PTA embezzler

Cobble Hill: Need a get out of jail free card? Call the New York Times. Comments (10)

Smith Street soup crawl creams the competition!

BoroBeat: There’s nuthin’ meek about soup, according to celebrity judges who picked the cream of the crock during a bisque, broth and bouillion festival in Carroll Gardens. Comment

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