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St. Anselm’s celebrates 90th birthday

Bay Ridge: Congregants at the Bay Ridge church danced their butts off as they honored the 82nd Street church’s storied history. Comment

MT-hey! Lots of service changes slated for this weekend

Dreamers, drifters, assorted makers and doers of Brooklyn, we humbly advise you to stay off the trains this weekend. Comment

Police: Pocket punk takes $400 off man

Bensonhurst: A robbery on 71st Street leads this week’s 62nd Precinct police blotter. Comment

Hug of war! Charter school bans embraces

The Greatest Story Ever: A popular charter school in Windsor Terrace has banned hugging between classes — a rule that parents and students aren’t, well, embracing. Comment
Mill Basin: Carl Kruger is about to meet his fate. Comment

Cops: Thug stabbed man with pen

Coney Island: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Bottle bashing on Ocean Avenue

Flatbush: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from the 70th Precinct. Comment

It takes me plus one to teach tango — because I can’t walk!

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine proves that you can get around in a scooter and teach ballroom dancing at the same time! Comment

Councilman Greenfield: CB 12 election ‘about reform, not religion’

Letters: The panel’s controversial vote to replace its chairman was based solely on the need for open government, the peeved pol says. Comment

Bites of spring: Your guide to enjoying the tastes of the season

Foodie-in-Chief: Spring is here, so you can act like winter never happened and stop pretending you actually love root vegetables. Comment

For Carmine, it takes two to teach tango!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher gives us the breakdown on how he teaches ballroom dancing — and it includes a stand-in for himself! Comment

Express yourself: Madonna dance party hits Brooklyn

Nightlife: A group of Madonna impersonators are touching down in Williamsburg for the very first time. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: A wealthy cyclist will pay the city $40 million to build an athletics complex featuring a velodrome at Brooklyn Bridge Park — realizing the longtime dream of open space advocates whose hopes were dashed last year when park officials pulled the plug on a modest sports bubble. Comment
Digital editions: Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…
Bay Ridge: A violence-scarred 64th Street karaoke bar accused of allowing underage drinking and drug use on its premises has paid off $37,000 in state fines and is expected to get its alcohol permit renewed, a State Liquor Authority spokesman confirmed this week. Comment

Sight unseen: Artists collaborate blindly in Greenpoint exhibit

Greenpoint: Love is blind — and apparently so is art. Comment

Physical injury! Avenue N gym closes its doors

Mill Basin: An embattled Mill Basin gym has shuttered its doors, leaving exercise buffs in a lurch. Comment
Nightlife: A Manhattan club owner has backed off his plan to open a Williamsburg party hall amid opposition from his Northside neighbors, claiming he will open a high-end restaurant in the N. First Street warehouse instead. Comment

Shariah law in the US? Believe it!

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist sentences trial court judges to a lifetime off the bench for allowing backward, foreign laws to rule here. Comment

Sport stories: Lit nerds and jocks unite for reading

Boerum Hill: Nerds and jocks are finally joining forces. Comment

Dad’s dilemma: Should he pick kid’s college?

The Dad: This week, The Dad wonders why he doesn’t get to choose where his daughter will spend four years of her life. Comment

Guy hurls bottle at another man

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Prepare for another scrambled weekend on rails

Weekend Watch: At one time a number of privately-owned bus, train and trolley companies were responsible for getting you across this great metropolis. Today, there’s only one agency to blame for this weekend’s spotty train service: the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Comment

Prepare for another scrambled weekend on rails

Weekend Watch: At one time a number of privately-owned bus, train and trolley companies were responsible for getting you across this great metropolis. Today, there’s only one agency to blame for this weekend’s spotty train service: the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Comment

Ridership grows at stations serviced by G train extension, stats show

Save the G: Subway ridership has surged over the past three years at stations serviced by the at-risk G train extension, MTA figures reveal. Comments (1)
Dining: A North Brooklyn civic organization is waging a war on brunch — pressuring restaurants in one of the city’s mimosa-strongholds to open later, hush their patrons, and keep their diners inside. Comments (3)

Recchia reversal: Councilman now singing Dewey’s praises

Gravesend: The John Dewey alum wanted to gut the administration earlier this year. Now he wants to save the school from being closed. Comment
Gravesend: The city says it will repave Avenue P, which the 92-year-old claims is riddled with potholes and gives him butt aches every time he drives his beloved 1997 Mercury Sable to the doctor. Comment
Georgetown: Residents say the furry squatters are boldly venturing into their homes as the city builds a new ecology park. Comment

Checking in with...Dr. Seymour Lachman

Bensonhurst: The former state senator had a lot to say about this year’s redistricting process. Check it out! Comment
Digital editions: Up in there on your web browser, look: It’s a blog. It’s a paper. It’s The Brooklyn Paper. Faster than the quickest computer processor. More thorough than the most exhaustive Google search. And more exciting than Angry Birds. It can cover several tall building projects in a single issue — all so you can keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

History comes alive

BoroBeat: Families got a fun lesson in our nation’s past at the History of the American Revolution event in Marine Park. Comment

History is made: Park Slope now boasts city’s biggest historic district

Park Slope: Eat your heart out, Greenwich Village. Comment

Cops: W’Burg muggers target women entering buildings

Williamsburg: A string of violent robberies against women in Williamsburg this month has left residents alarmed and police searching for suspects. Comment

Shore Road parking pains to end

Bay Ridge: The city took a bunch of parking spots as it began to repave Shore Road’s sidewalk, but now it says it will give the spaces back to Bay Ridge’s parking-pinched masses. Comment

Play ball!

BoroBeat: Kids from Saint Athanasius School paraded through Bensonhurst as part of tradition to kick off Little League season. See our slideshow for all the action. Comment

Vicious thugs gang up on man

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

Sister act: Streisand’s sibling to perform at Brooklyn College

Park Slope: She’s not as famous as her half-sister Babs, but at least this daughter of Brooklyn is making a home-coming. Comment

Writer tells you about his childhood friend: Jeffrey Dahmer

Books: A graphic novel retells the story of infamous murderer Jeffrey Dahmer from a decidedly discomforting perspective — a childhood friend’s. Comment
Bay Ridge: A Ridge bar owner has come out with both barrels loaded against a food cart he’s been feuding with. Comment

Sip off: Barclays Center neighbors fight for smaller beer cups

Atlantic Yards: Prospect Heights residents want to referee the booze rules at the soon-to-open Barclays Center in an attempt to keep liquored-up sports fans from committing fouls on their residential streets after games Comments (6)
Flatbush: Residents say the Parkside Avenue station should get more than a new coat of paint. Comment

Pit stop: BBQ holes at Cooper Park divide W’burg

Williamsburg: A spat over grilling in Williamsburg is pitting neighbor against neighbor. Comments (9)
The RZA … The GZA … Ol’ Dirty Bastard … Inspectah Deck, Raekwon the Chef, U-God, Ghostface Killah, and … Marty Markowitz? Comment

Skating the night away

BoroBeat: Families came out to hit the rink for Family Skate Night, which raised money for Millenium Development’s Relay for Life team. Comment

Eureka! My show is back, with Jack!

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist tells you all about the season premiere of “Eureka.” Comment
Bushwick: North Brooklyn is reeling after a warehouse fire claimed the life of a beloved firefighter known in his Bushwick company for his heroism. Comment

‘Horror’ mom faces life in jail

Gavel to Gavel: The murder trial leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment

Poetry in Motion

Fort Greene: A Williamsburg poet has performed everywhere from Africa to Europe — but she’s never had stage-fright the way she did when she gave an impromptu reading on the Q train. Comments (1)

Little Leaguers compete for baseball bragging rights

BoroBeat: Little Leaguers showed up to show off their talents at the Bergen Beach Youth Organization’s second annual Pitch, Hit, and Run challenge. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

iPhone stolen on Avenue U

Marine Park: Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg: There are drinking games, and there are drinking contests. Comment

Avenue Z Jewish Center has an anti-Semitic stalker

Sheepshead Bay: Someone scrawled the word “Jew” outside the Avenue Z Jewish Center last week — and congregants believe it’s the same man who has vandalized the shul twice before. Comment

How close is close?

How close is close?

Sheepshead Bay: The ongoing battle between Councilman Lew Fidler and attorney David Storobin to replace disgraced state Sen. Carl Kruger is one of the closest political contests in city history. It’s so close that we decided to compare it to other “nail-biter elections.” See how it measured up. Comment

DUMBO rents are higher than most of Manhattan

DUMBO: Rental prices in the neighborhood under the overpass are so high that they make Manhattan look like a bargain. Comment
Bensonhurst: Paulie Malignaggi needed to come back to Brooklyn before flying halfway across the globe for a title fight that could make or break his career. Comment

Hit-and-run driver kills 13-year-old

Bensonhurst: Saturday’s carnage was just one of two hit-and-run incidents to take place in Bensonhurst last week. Comment

Can’t get a job? Stan says stay home with mom and pop

It’s Only My Opinion: This week our columnist considers the consequenses of not getting a job after college, and finds they are not that bad. Comment

Lit night in Paris: Author who gave up Big Apple for France returns

Greenpoint: Think Brooklyn is the greatest place on earth? Try living in Paris for a year. Comment

Report: Veteran Rep. Ed Towns to retire

Canarsie: Rep. Ed Towns is calling it quits after more than a quarter century in Congress. Comment
Fort Greene: Rep. Ed Towns is calling it quits after more than a quarter century in Congress. Comment
Mean Streets: Bicycle boosters say a city plan to install raised concrete islands on the Prospect Park West bike lane proves the cycling path is there for good — but lane opponents claim the cement lumps actually provide a new legal outlet in their fight against the route. Comments (4)
Sheepshead Bay: Disgraced former state Sen. Carl Kruger’s replacement might never make it to Albany. Comment

Dog days! Australian dingoes are your new neighbors

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The adorable pack of wild canines now call Brooklyn home. Comment

Chez Moi is chez toi in Brooklyn Heights

Breaking Chews: A new French bistro hopes to become a meeting point where neighborhood foodies of all kinds can come together. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge: The 44th Annual Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts didn’t disappoint as hundreds viewed artwork from the budding Picassos and Salvador Dalis who live right down the block. Comment
Link: It doesn’t matter who emerges victorious in the close race between Lew Fidler and David Storobin — neither will have a chance to cast a single vote before their district is eliminated at the end of the year, according to sources. Read more…

Police: Teen shot at other kid

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

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