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Gowanus art collective is the epicenter of ‘Occupy’ art

Gowanus: Occupy Wall Street has been streamed, televised, radioed and tweeted. But perhaps most importantly, it has been posterized. Comments (5)
BoroBeat: Gary Sinise, known for his role in “Forrest Gump,” will perform with his Lt. Dan Band to raise money for a Brooklyn-born vet. Comment

Carmine — and Con Ed — solves his pal’s electric problem

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine once again proves the power of his prose! Comments (6)

Check the facts! Rep. Turner a ‘show’ in the community!

Letters: The Brooklyn Young Republicans go to bat for its rookie congressman in this week’s letters to the editor. Comment

It pays to screech!

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine once again proves the power of his prose! Comment

Go green: James Beard Award-winning cookbook author celebrates ‘Vegetables’

Dining: James Peterson doesn’t need to tell you twice to eat your vegetables — he makes them so delicious, you’ll forget they’re good for you. Comment
Digital editions: Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…

Brighton Beach says ‘Nyet’ to cement Boardwalk plan

Brighton Beach: Residents are slamming the city’s decision to turn their beloved wooden Boardwalk into a concrete esplanade. Comment

Q&A: Cyclones Manager Rich Donnelly

Coney Island: It’s not always easy having the best job in baseball — but it’s pretty fun. Comment

City wants to cut required parking lots at D’town developments

Downtown plan: The city wants to drastically reduce the number of parking spaces required at Downtown residential developments — elating both builders and transit advocates who claim bulky garages raise rents and are under-used wastes of space. Comments (41)

Markowitz’s wingman solves history’s mysteries

Downtown: This Brooklynite spends his days as the righthand man to a New York City powerplayer, but he moonlights as a kind of private investigator, digging up records, chasing down leads, and solving mysteries. Comments (1)

It’s posher, not Kosher

Dining: Restaurants inspired by Jewish cuisine are serving completely amazing — and totally against the rules — fare. Comments (4)

Join the movement!

Theater: Nick Silver’s play, “The Altruists,” deals with the complicated nature of protesting. Comment

This Ramone remains

This Ramone remains

Dining: Marky Ramone to play the old hits at the Bell House. Comments (4)

A conversation with Krauss

Dining: Brooklynite Nicole Krauss and Aleksandar Hemon celebrate European fiction. Comments (1)
Event: Please enter through the gift shop. Comment

The ‘Hunger Games’ hunger

The Dad: The Hunger Games” movie comes out this week, and my 14-year-old daughter, like millions of other teens, insisted on getting tickets for opening day. She loved the book and made me read it. Comments (1)

There are no apologies in war — from either side

A Britisher’s View: This week, our columnist says war means never having to say you’re sorry. Comment
Perspective: Williamsburg’s Orthodox Jewish community railed against a plan to install a billboard in the neighborhood that questions the Jewish faith in both English and Hebrew. Hasidic leaders called the billboard inappropriate and cheered when a landlord stopped the sign from going up on his building — forcing it to be moved to Greenpoint. The atheist group behind the controversial advertisement claims the billboard wasn’t meant to be an insult to anyone, but instead was intended to remind atheists living in Williamsburg that others share their views. We asked two leaders embroiled in this fight to give us their thoughts: Comment
Downtown plan: Here it is — Brooklyn’s tallest building! Comments (30)

Jewish teens get sauced at shul

Midwood: Community leaders rally to address adolescent drinking as more and more Midwood teens get tipsy at temple. Comment

Happy trails! Prospect Park nature lovers make new path to outdoor sex spot

A quirky band of do-gooders built a path to a notorious public sex spot in Prospect Park to keep horny woodsmen from trampling nature while knockin’ boots. Comments (18)
Marine Park: The Marine Park Golf Course is undergoing massive renovations to attract big name golfers. Comment
Dining: This ain’t your grandma’s gefilte fish. Comments (4)

Frankie’s heroes help fight cancer

Standing O: This week, Brooklyn’s Biggest Booster has a few things to cheer about! Comment

‘Shul hopping’ Orthodox teens get drunk at synagogues

Link: Teens all over the country experiment with alcohol, but kids in Midwood are doing it at their local synagogue. Read more…

Goon robs woman on city bus

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

Ridge panel allows drinking at Amnesia — but no dancing

Bay Ridge: Patrons at Bay Ridge’s scandal-socked Club Amnesia can drink all they want — but they still can’t dance, Community Board 10 ruled this week. Comments (4)

The power of Brick

Williamsburg: The theater group is letting fans vote for president of the company. Comment
Save the G: Nixing an extension of the G line is an assault on love that will push many straphanging couples into long distance mode, or even break them up, lovebirds say. Comments (31)

Frisky business: Williamsburg cops stop-and-frisk all the time

Williamsburg: Cops at the 90th Precinct stopped and frisked about two people per hour, statistics show. Comments (23)
Sheepshead Bay: Both sides in the special election claim victory — and wait for more than 700 absentee ballots to be counted — as the neck-and-neck fight ended Tuesday night with Storobin celebrating a slim 126-vote lead over Fidler. Comment
Brighton Beach: Barbara Berger’s landlord has given her two more months to get rid of her brood of 45 felines, but the unabashed cat lover says she can’t get rid of her beloved pets — and will move out of her $153 a month apartment. Comment

Astroland founder Jerry Albert dies at 74

Coney Island: The visionary brought ‘standards’ back to Coney Island, friends and associates say. Comment

National gas grift

Marine Park: Cops: Beware of con artists swindling Marine Park residents. Comment
Meadows of Shame: Lawless anglers are up to something fishy again in Prospect Park: stashing illegal tools to facilitate an elaborate fish-smuggling operation, wildlife lovers claim. Comments (29)
Brooklyn Heights: Some people say Brooklyn Heights is dead. On Tuesday, they were partly right. Comments (2)

Success charter eyes Spanish-speaking students, amid controversy

Williamsburg: A charter school slated to open in Williamsburg promises that one in five of its students will be English language learners — but critics in the neighborhood’s Latino Southside say that ratio is too low Comments (6)

Alleged mobbed-up cop killer goes to trial

Gavel to Gavel: The trial of Thomas “Tommy Shots” Gioeli leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment

Gun-toting thugs steal cash, cigarettes

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

‘Bye, bye’ for beloved producer at IS 187

BoroBeat: Students of IS 187’s Drama Club gave their outgoing producer a top-notch send off when they performed the Broadway classic “Bye, Bye, Birdie.” Comment

Get Barack’s face off the stars and stripes

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our national affairs correspondent — and banner expert — takes on what she thinks is flag desecration. Comment

Couch potato? Artist puts gardens under furniture

The Greatest Story Ever: No longer should you feel ashamed about eating things you find under your couch. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: The city is rolling the dice on an untested plan to stop human waste from flowing into Brooklyn’s most polluted waterways thanks to a new agreement with the state that delays a required overhaul of the borough’s inadequate sewer system. Comments (10)
Sheepshead Bay: No matter who wins today’s special election, the state senate seat Councilman Lew Fidler and attorney David Storobin are vying for will vanish at the end of December. Comment

NYPD: Help us find these cabbie robbers

Canarsie: Cops are hot on the trail of two men who allegedly robbed a cab driver that took them to Canarsie on Saturday — and investigators are hoping you can identify the suspected thieves. Comment

Flatbush residents: Traffic changes in Prospect Park could hurt us

Flatbush: Community leaders on the south side of Prospect Park say more studies need to be done before the city takes away a driving lane from their beloved greenspace. Comment

Cyclists and pedestrians mourn those killed in car crashes

Mean Streets: It was a day of love and rage. Comments (21)
Midwood: Twelve people were injured after a truck blew through a red light in Midwood. Comment
And you thought a ride on the Cyclone was the most death-defying form of entertainment. Comment

Get ready to eat for cheap — Dine in Brooklyn is back again

Foodie-in-Chief: Dine In Brooklyn slashes the prices at some of the borough’s most finger-lickin’ restaurants. Comment
Now that Albany will allow seven Vegas-style gaming rooms to open in the state, residents want to make sure one of them will be built in the People’s Playground. Comments (8)

It’s out of this world!

It’s out of this world!

BoroBeat: PS 253 students and staff took their science fair to the next level — a planetarium the children set up in their Brighton Beach gymnasium. Comment

NYPD: Fort Hamilton Parkway tire-slashing spree solved

Bay Ridge: Cops arrested three men for taking part in a car bash and slash spree, but victimized motorists say that several more people were involved. Comment

Cool science!

Cool science!

BoroBeat: Budding inventors and scientists from PS 52 unveiled their projects at this year’s science fair. Check out the fun in our slideshow! Comment

GoogaMooga ticket snafu leaves music lovers waiting … and waiting

Brooklyn Is Angry: The Great GoogaMooga — a massive music festival that will soon hit Prospect Park — is off to a not-so-great start. Comments (3)
Brooklyn has its own doggone pooch show — for mutts and misfits, not purebreds and perfectionists. Comments (6)
Checkin’ in with: A new documentary about the plan to turn Williamsburg’s former Domino Sugar factory into a massive housing development has all the trappings of a festival circuit favorite: a grandiose plot, an historic setting, a punny title, lots of conflict, and plenty of twists. Comments (3)

Stan’s tidbits keep you thinking

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist cleans out his jacket and finds gold! Comment

NYPD: Bay Ridge tire slashing spree solved

Link: Cops busted three men accused of vandalizing vehicles on Fort Hamilton Parkway last week — but neighborhood motorists say at least 10 people took part in the March 11 automotive attacks. Read more…

‘Nyet’ to Russian-friendly Storobin

Letters: Our readers chime in on Tuesday’s special election. Comment

Bay Ridge panel slams city plan to shrink 86th Street

Bay Ridge: Residents say the city’s proposal to remove two lanes of traffic from 86th Street between Fourth Avenue and Shore Road will create gridlock along the heavily-traveled thoroughfare. Comments (55)

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