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Cops: Teen snatches purse from woman

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

Road trippin’ parents play Brooklyn

Music: Living out of a trailer and touring the country, musical duo Hymn for Her is part one-man-band, part mexican wrestling. Comment

Rock posters still hanging around

Gowanus: Music may have gone digital long ago, but the art of rock-and-roll concert posters lives on, with many skillful silk-screeners showing their works at the Gowanus Print Lab. Comment

Cops: Woman swiped T-shirts from store

Marine Park: The theft leads this week’s 63rd Precinct police blotter. Comment

Carmine once again writes about the Mermaid Parade two weeks after it happens

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher repeats what he said about the Mermaid Parade last year. Comments (2)

Linda Sarsour is a perfect choice for CB10

Letters: Our readers chime in on Borough President Markowitz’s decision to appoint conroversial Muslim leader Linda Sarsour to a Bay Ridge community panel. Comment

Carmine dines with Mermaids!

Big Screecher: The Mermaid Parade was two weeks ago, but Carmine’s still talking about all the food he ate at the celebration. Comment

Ex-pat painter and Mets fan shows her love for the game

Art: “Bizarre injuries,” and “Marvelous moustaches,” are two of this French painter-turned-Mets-fan’s collectible series of memorable cards. Comment
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Awesome: A pair of Gowanus innovators are trying to build an outfit for astronauts on a budget. Comments (7)

Folk music master keeps Midwood close to his heart

Midwood: Andy Statman won one of the most prestigious folk music awards in the country, but he’s still a good Midwood boy who plays clarinet at his local shul. Comment

Park Slope pub serves Twix bars wrapped in prosciutto

Dining: A Park Slope bar is serving up an appetizer that combines the sweetness of dessert with the saltiness of Italian deli meat. Comments (47)

Classic hip hop doc that excluded Brooklyn to be screened — in Brooklyn!

Music: Back, back in the days, not a single MC uttered the phrase, “Where Brooklyn at?” Comment

Hell on wheels!

Weekend Watch: The subway is to be avoided at all costs this weekend Comment

Wimbledon made me a pro!

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist started out wanting to be a tennis writer — here she waxes about her first assignment at the famed courts. Comment
Bay Ridge: Departing Col. Michael Gould spent a night saluting neighborhood luminaries he worked with during his two years in Bay Ridge. Comment

Chase on Belt Parkway leaves two injured

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

Squeezing out those tunes

Music: Who knew you could do so much with an accordion? Comments (1)

Kelso’s can plan: Clinton Hill craft beer could go aluminum

Clinton Hill: These Brooklyn beermakers have a can-do attitude — and a can-do business plan. Comment

Left out! Neighborhood parks and playgrounds exclude disabled, activist claims

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn’s parks and playgrounds are no fun for the handicapped, according to a disabled civic leader who wants the city to make the borough’s recreation areas more wheelchair accessible. Comments (7)
Ditmas Park: Armed thugs have raided three Westminster Road homes in the last month — a string of crimes that have put residents of the bucolic Ditmas Park street on edge. Comment

Finishing school daze! Some favor Golden’s ‘walk like a model’ seminar

Bay Ridge: State Sen. Marty Golden’s decision to cancel a panned 1950’s finishing-school-style seminar where participants would learn to “walk up the stairs elegantly” and “sit, stand, and walk like a model” is getting an “F” from some Bay Ridge residents who claim young women could benefit from being more ladylike. Comment

Heavy hitters: Big bats lead Clones to sixth-straight victory

The Ride: Strong hitting earned the Clones another win. Comments (1)

If it works for lemonade … Heights author sets up sidewalk stand to sell book

Books: A Brooklyn Heights writer has a refreshingly old-fashioned approach: a table, a sign, and some sweets. Comments (2)

Can you dig it?

Standing O: Standing O is back with another round of ‘atta boys! Comment
Marine Park: The city’s grueling street co-naming process was no match for one man’s legacy. Comment

Tonight! Skate and sing to ‘Xanadu’

Park Slope: If you build a roller disco, they will come. Comment

Sideshows during the seventh inning stretch

Event: Come for the baseball, stay for the swordplay. Comment

Cop shooter facing 25 years

Gavel to Gavel: The arraignment of Norman Vanigas leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment

Cops: Man caught drinking and weaving

Sheepshead Bay: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Sonya Thomas set a new world record for female gluttons in another stunning Nathan’s showing. Comments (1)

Happy 4th of July!

We at Brooklyn Daily want to wish all of our readers a wonderful Fourth of July. In between barbecues, fireworks, and finding out who won this year’s Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Comptition, take a minute to read our true-blue tribute to this great nation. Comment

Happy Independence Day, Brooklyn!

We want to wish all of our readers a wonderful Fourth of July. Enjoy the cookouts and the fireworks — and check back throughout the day for the latest news on this year’s Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Competition.

Clones win again!

The Ride: Brooklyn’s Boys of Summer notched their fifth straight victory last night, putting the first-place squad three games ahead in the McNamara Division. Comment

Patriotism on parade

Dyker Heights: New York’s oldest Independence Day parade might not be on the Fourth of July, but it’s still pretty patriotic! Comment

America is beautiful — but these guys aren’t

Not for Nuthin’: This week Joanna celebrates America, and bashes the politicians who let us down. Comment

Brownstone Brooklyn cops must give more speeding tickets, activists say

Mean Streets: Police covering a broad swath of Brownstone Brooklyn are turning a blind eye to speeding motorists, say angry street-safety advocates who are outraged over the fact that cops issued just two speeding tickets in the entire month of May. Comments (34)

It’s a genre jumble! Joan Jett, Village People, and Gladys Knight to perform at Coney summer concert series

The Seaside Summer Concert Series will again be inside a cramped Coney Island lot this summer — but no one gives a damn about its bad reputation. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Bridge Park pool opens on Friday!

Brooklyn Heights: The McCarren Park Pool isn’t the only new aquatic attraction that’s making waves this week — Brooklyn Bridge Park will debut it’s much-anticipated “pop-up pool” on Friday. Comments (2)

Firework fanatics make an explosive donation

Bensonhurst: The 62 Precinct station house was packed this weekend — with explosives! Comment

Varmints invade E. 23rd Street — and the city won’t do anything about it!

Flatbush: A family of raccoons is the newest — and most unwelcome — addition to a Flatbush block. Comment

MTA’s new app tells passengers how late B61 bus will be

Transit: Tech-savvy riders of the B61 bus can track the whereabouts of the sometimes-flaky transit line as it runs its Downtown-to-Windsor Terrace route thanks to a satellite-guided system launched by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority last Sunday. Comments (2)

Oh, Boyd! New Cyclone makes a lasting first impression at MCU Park

The Ride: People are going to be talking about Jayce Boyd for some time. Comment
Coney Island: Students from three Coney Island schools unveiled a massive replica of Luna Park on the Boardwalk, replete with a LEGO bride groom married by our beloved Courier columnist Lou Powsner. Comment

Cops: Teen steals woman’s iPhone

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

If you build it by hand, they will come: Etsy craft fest hits DUMBO

DUMBO: The de-facto DIY capital of the world hosted a hands-on crafts fair from the globe’s leading purveyor of all things twee. Comments (2)

Female competitive eater destroys male gluttons in Coney cupcake contest

Photo Galleries: Talk about a major sweet tooth! Comment

Ditmas Park girl is a true ‘hair-oine’

Ditmas Park: Eight-year-old Morgan Chan is doing something miraculous for her birthday this year. Comment

Longtime tenants: Prince Hotel is no toad

Bay Ridge: Longtime tenants of the embattled 93rd Street inn are defending the hotel they call home. Comment

G train is musical muse: Write a subway-inspired song, win trip to Sweden

Save the G: The G train will feel more like the soul train thanks to a new songwriting contest rewarding crooners inspired by The Brooklyn Local. Comments (2)
Meadows of Shame: Two years after authorities slaughtered more than 250 waterfowl in Brooklyn’s backyard, officials say there are too few birds in Prospect Park to warrant another roundup. Comments (58)
Awesome: The creators of a web series that spoofs queer life in Park Slope are hitting the big screen with an offbeat romantic comedy — and plenty of Brooklyn shout-outs. Comments (3)

Kings Plaza kids have spirit

Marine Park: Kids at the Marine Park shopping center learned how to flip and cheer during a special cheerleading demonstration. See all the stunts in our slideshow. Comment

Mateo is magical in Clones shutout

The Ride: Clones hurler Luis Mateo was dominant on the mound in a shutout victory over the Renegades. Comment

Stan knows who really won last year’s Wisconsin labor fight

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan gives the final word on last year’s collective bargaining fight in Wisconsin. Comment

Call him Captain Nimmo! Clones star hits grand slam

The Ride: Top prospect Brandon Nimmo hit a grand slam in a Cyclones win over the Aberdeen Ironbirds Comments (5)
Marine Park: Police are beefing up patrols in Marine Park after a swastika was found painted on Avenue S — just paces from a neighborhood yeshiva. Comment

Clones bring the lumber in 5–2 victory over Ironbirds

The Ride: A massive two-run homer by Cyclones shortstop Philip Evans gave the Mini Mets an early lead in Friday’s 5–2 victory over the Aberdeen Ironbirds — a lead pitcher Rainy Lara refused to relinquish. Comment

Church near arena to be demolished, rebuilt with retail or housing

Changing Brooklyn: Religious leaders will bulldoze a crumbling-but-historic church steps from the Barclays Center and construct a new house of worship — and a shopping or living space above it, church officials say. Comments (11)

Plunk party! Clones hit three Ironbirds in poor showing

The Ride: The Cyclones fell to the Aberdeen Ironbirds 5–2 at MCU Park on Thursday, thanks to a pitching staff that couldn’t find the plate. Comment

Bartoonist checks out hip watering hole inside former Slope dive

Bar Scrawl: This week, Bill Roundy shares his thoughts — and illustrations! — about the Owl Farm Bar, a new bar inside the space that was once Harry Boland’s Pub. Comments (1)

Happy Mardi Gras!

BoroBeat: Midwood held its annual Mardi Gras on Avenue M on Sunday, treating families to live entertainment, shopping, and rides. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

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