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Art: Brooklyn Museum’s newest exhibit, “Question Bridge,” which opens on Jan. 13, invites black men from all over the country to define their racial identity in their own words. Read more…

All uke need is love!

Music: The Beatles Complete on Ukelele marathon is back, so break out your tiny guitar and get ready to rock. Read more…

Shucks, Chuck! More ‘useless’ proposals?’

Letters: Start the New Year the right way — by reading the offerings of some of Brookjlyn’s best spouters on our “Letters to the Editor” page! Read more…

Watch out: Here’s our 12 to watch in 2012

The new year is here, so keep your eyes on these up-and-comers, who are sure to do big things in 2012. Read more…

Carmine got nuttin’ for Christmas

Sunday Screech: And you guessed it, he’s mad about that. Read more…

Carmine looks back on Christmas Pasts

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher wonders why he doesn’t get any toys anymore. Read more…
Digital editions: Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…

Gotham’s first 2012 baby — born in Brooklyn!

BoroBeat: Congratulations to Greenpoint’s newest bundle of cuteness — baby Monika Sieminska, who jockeyed with another baby girl from the Bronx for the title of the city’s first newborn of 2012! Read more…

Cops nab lock popper

Marine Park: A near-burglary leads this week’s 63rd Precinct blotter. Read more…

NYPD’s blue line of entrapment

A Britisher’s View: Law enforcers do themselves an injustice when they take the “sting” out of an undercover operation by deliberately targeting unsuspicious — and unsuspecting — civilians. Read more…

It’s ‘Brodaway’ — get used to it!

Williamsburg: The MTA is refusing to fix a 75-year-old typo at the Broadway G train station because it claims a misspelled mosaic that reads “Brodaway” is a part of city lore — but the blooper is giving local grammarians clause for concern. Read more…

Need some postseason pics? Ask Ida!

Just when we thought we’d seen it all from our gridiron Goldilocks Ida Eisenstein, she managed to astound us again this week! Read more…

Entrapment or business as usual?

Perspective: Two local leaders weigh in on last month’s NYPD iPhone sting. Some say the cops tricked teens into buying the phones — which cops never claimed were stolen. Has the NYPD gone too far?

‘Butson’ with pride!

Standing O does it again — here’s another stellar tribute to Brooklyn’s greatness. Read more…
Editor’s Picks: Once again, the invaluable Brooklyn Paper is back with some tips for a great weekend. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Park Slope: Here’s one crowd that won’t bark about getting a homemade sweaters for the holidays — because trees can’t complain! Read more…
Meadows of Shame: A group of homeless people has turned the rotted-out trees in Prospect Park into their own Keebler Elf-style shanties, only they’re not making cookies — they’re destroying a delicate ecosystem, according to park watchdogs. Read more…

Lobbyist: I bribed Kruger

Brighton Beach: Richard Lipsky faces 10 years in prison for funneling more than $250,000 to the fallen pol in payouts the lobbyist liked to call “referral fees.” Read more…

‘Q’ quake! Brighton Line closes down this weekend

Flatbush: MTA track renovations will force everyone onto shuttle busses beginning Saturday. Read more…

Divorce: Read all about it! Author pens book on painful breakups

Crown Heights: Does the topic of failed marriage make for great fiction? Writer Gary Lutz certainly thinks so. Read more…

‘basik’ally delicious: Williamsburg’s new small plates spot a hit

Dining: It’s back to basics for a new suds, spirits and small bites bar on Graham Avenue. Read more…

Not your grandma’s sock hop: Cabaret celebrates 1950s tunes

Art: The music may have died on Feb. 3, 1959, but the tunes of late greats Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Richie Valens will be exhumed on Jan. 12 at the Bell House, at a modern-day cabaret tribute to the big three. Read more…

New Belt Parkway bridge paves the way for better gangplanks

Bergen Beach: The Department of Transportation opened a pair of overpasses in the first phase of a half-billion-dollar makeover of the Belt Parkway’s Brooklyn bridges. Read more…

Joanna dances into the New Year

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist vows to get over her fear of the merengue! Read more…

Hit and run: Shot cabbie collides with Heights brownstone

Brooklyn Heights: A passenger shot a livery cab driver in the neck then fled from the car after it smashed into a Brooklyn Heights brownstone on New Year’s Eve, police said. Read more…
Art: Feast your hungry eyes on 65 mouth-watering morsels of food photography at the “Feast Your Eyes” exhibition at the powerHouse Arena, opening Jan. 6. The delectable group show is part of the New York Photo Festival, and features food-related works shot by a mix of renowned and amateur photographers, to create a delicious display of images that pay homage to anything and everything that provides us with sustenance. Read more…
Foodie-in-Chief: Hey bro — got a jones for some righteous SoCo-style eats? Make the drop into Bay Ridge, where Ho’Brah, Bay Ridge’s new surfer-inspired taco joint, is currently riding the sweet wave of success. Read more…

New Year’s resolutions: Let your kids make their own!

Fearless Living: It’s 2012 now, and time to start making good on those New Year’s resolutions — but don’t confuse goals for yourself with goals for your kids; let them be themselves. Read more…

Partiers beware: Two Clinton Hill robbers target late-night revelers

Clinton Hill: Police are grappling with two separate robbers, though their methods are the same — they’re attacking people who may be stumbling home after a night of drinking. Read more…
Park Slope: A prolific Park Slope painter is giving new meaning to the expression “high art” by hanging his whimsical creations on street light poles above Fifth Avenue. Read more…

City: New fencing will defuse bike path ‘bombing zone’

Fort Greene: The city says a bigger fence will stop rocks and debris from being thrown onto the Navy Street bicycle lane below. But some bicyclists say much more needs to be done before they’ll use the route again. Read more…
Event: Join psychotherapist Lynne Spevack at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Jan. 8 for a tour past barren trees, bright berries and rustling grasses. It’s a dose of self-help for the price of museum admission! Read more…

Midwood Hornets fall to Staten Island Tech

Nagging player injuries lead to a 50-37 loss against the Seagulls. Read more…
Park Slope: A woman is groped on Fourth Avenue - right in front of her boyfriend - two months after the South Slope Sex Fiend’s last assault. Some wonder if the predatory pervert has returned. Read more…

Stan has more quotes of the year

It’s Only My Opinion: The title above of my column is It’s Only My Opinion, and last week I offered my opinion on some of the best quotes of last year. In the interest of space, I pared my list down. But now I am looking at several bonus quotes that are informative, entertaining, and sure to stimulate conversation when it slows down at your next cocktail party Read more…
Two groups of frigid water fanatics jumped into the Atlantic Ocean yesterday. One group did it for a good cause; the other to honor its founder. Read more…

Machete maniac hits Homecrest

Sheepshead Bay: A bloody purse snatching on Avenue S leads this week’s 61st Precinct police blotter. Read more…

‘April’ in wintertime

‘April’ in wintertime

Theater: The Heights Players bring a springtime classic to the stage. Read more…

Eating his words! Alex Borgognone bails on bid to unseat Rep. Grimm

Bay Ridge: The former cupcake shop owner wants to open up a Manhattan restaurant instead. Read more…

Aviators defeat Cape Cod, 7-3

Mill Basin: The struggling A’s end 2011 on a high note. Read more…
BoroBeat: If the world does go up in smoke in 2012 Brooklyn’s thrill seekers can say that they were there to celebrate the beginning of the end! See all the fun in our slideshow. Read more…

Grabbed! Cops bust 50-year-old for Bay Ridge sex assault

Bay Ridge: And this isn’t the first time he’s sexually abused adolescents in the leafy neighborhood, police say. Read more…

Old mayors never die, they just fade away

Park Slope: A John Lindsay campaign ad from 1965 resurfaces on a Flatbush building — and flummoxes a new generation of residents. Read more…
Greenpoint: Greenpoint residents heard more than silver bells during the holidays — a noisy pile driver working late into the night has kept neighbors awake over the past two weeks. Read more…

New year, new worries on the rails

Weekend Watch: Attention all Q riders: get ready to take the bus. Read more…

Christmas slap! Good Shepherd tree lighting dedicated to accused pedophile

Bay Ridge: Msgr. Thomas Brady was arrested for accosting a teenage boy in October. His flock remembered him this Christmas during a tree lighting — something the victim’s family finds disgraceful. Read more…

Kruger crony with ties to Ratner heads to court

Gavel to Gavel: The Kruger corruption scandal comes to a close in this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Read more…

Three goons jump 28-year-old

Carroll Gardens: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Read more…

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