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Art: At this drinking and drawing event, beauty is the beast. Comments (5)

NYPD: Duo locked man out of his house

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

What happens when hipsters throw a Brooklyn block party?

Event: Bushwick is getting ready for a block party like no other. Comments (27)

Tonight! ‘Daily Show’ co-creator talks comedy in DUMBO

Books: Brilliant social satirist and “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead is showcasing a bitingly funny book that offers a closer look at one of today’s most influential female comedians. Comment
Music: Make like Pac-Man in this a-maze-ing month-long concert series. Comment

Knifepoint robbery on W. 10th Street

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

Carmine’s reasons to go to green markets

Sunday Screech: In this week’s screech, Carmine relives the days when people chatted on the street, at his Bensonhurst green market! Comments (3)

Screech this! Carmine’s can’t be a GAVONE, our readers say

Letters: Our readers defend the Big Screecher — from himself! Comment

Carmine loves green markets, and here’s why

Big Screecher: This week, the Big Screecher tells you how green markets remind him of a time when he was a not-so-Big Screecher! Comment

Kombucha comes to W’burg’s old Pfizer building

Event: Out with the Viagra, in with the kombucha! Comments (2)
Mill Basin: Aviator Sports and Events Center is closer than ever — thanks to a commuter van advertising the athletic complex. Comment
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Stop-and-frisk is NYPD’s ‘Finest’ tool

A Britisher’s View: City electeds should promote good citizenship, not invent racial tensions, writes our columnist. Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our roving bartoonist finds what might be Brooklyn’s folksiest bar. Comment

Lots of changes on the rails this weekend

Weekend Watch: Get on a bike, or even better, get out of town this weekend. Comment
Music: Make like Pac-Man in this a-maze-ing month-long concert series. Comments (1)
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Cops: Woman bites man on Avenue U

Sheepshead Bay: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment
Save the G: The G train extension will not expire, transit officials say. Comments (4)

Breaking: B4 bus will come back to Sheepshead Bay, officials say

Sheepshead Bay: The B4 is back. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Williamsburg’s most popular new resident sports a flashy yellow coat, hangs out near the flea market, and lives completely off seeds — and, no, he’s not a hipster. Comments (2)

Senior wins shul battle

Manhattan Beach: An ongoing feud between two Holocaust survivors and a Manhattan Beach synagogue over the shul’s illegal air conditioner came to an end last week after the house of worship finally complied with a judge’s order to replace the noisy, industrial-sized unit with a smaller, quieter one.. Comment

Bay Ridge gets ready to stroll

Bay Ridge: Ditch the wheels — it’s time to gear up for the Summer Stroll. Comment
Coney Island: It’s open! Comment
Art: Bay Ridge residents won’t have to go far to get to Coney Island this summer. Comment
Music: You can never see too much Art. Comment

Cyclists: Slope bike bandit stole wheels, left ransom notes

Park Slope: A cold-hearted thief is holding bike parts hostage and using strange ransom notes in an attempt to lure riders into buying back their stolen gear, Park Slope cyclists say. Comments (35)

The Dad’s oldest considers the army

The Dad: This week, The Dad learns his 17-year-old is thinkning about enlisting! Comments (6)

All hail the students!

All hail the students!

Standing O: Standing O is boosting the borough’s best again. Comment

‘Daily Show’ co-creator talks comedy in DUMBO

Books: Brilliant social satirist and “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead is showcasing a bitingly funny book that offers a closer look at one of today’s most influential female comedians. Comment

First-place Clones topple second-place Renegades at home

The Ride: The division-leading Cyclones came out swinging in the second matchup of a three-game series against the second-place Hudson Valley Renegades, while Cyclones starter Rainy Lara notched his fourth win of the season. Comment

DA: Suspected getaway driver charged with attempted murder

Gavel to Gavel: The case leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment

Cops: Woman attacked for purse on Mermaid Avenue

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

Parking spots blocked — since 1977!

Midwood: The city has been barring motorists from using a handful of perfectly legal parking spots since the Beame administration — and one angry Midwood resident wants to know why. Comment

Cops: Hookers chase naked john down McDonald Ave.

Bensonhurst: Never stiff a working girl. Comment

Eureka goes out the way it came in

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our national affairs and television columnist gives her take on the last episode of her favorite show, “Eureka.” Spoiler alert: You better watch it before you read this! Comment

Abe George throws down gauntlet against DA Hynes

District Attorney Charles Hynes runs a politically corrupt ship that needs to be cleaned from stem to stern, claims a prosecutor who hopes to boot the 23-year incumbent from office next year. Comments (24)

Restaurants will battle at hot dog day of summer

Event: At this contest, it’s wiener take all. Comment

Parking spots blocked for sewer project completed in 1977

Link: A “no parking” sign that has barred motorists from using four Ocean Parkway parking spots for more than 30 years is a relic from a 1977 sewage project that was never taken down, residents have discovered. Read more…

To Georgia, with love: Phenom Cole Frenzel moves up Mets ladder to Savannah

Beloved Cyclones first baseman Cole Frenzel is getting another taste of southern hospitality. Comment

Surging Renegades best Clones in Coney

The Ride: The first-place Clones fell to the Hudson Valley Renegades — their closest rivals in the McNamara Division of the NY–Penn League — leaving Brooklyn’s beloved ball club just one game ahead in the standings. Comment
Brooklyn’s new all-stars are finally here! Comment
Bay Ridge: The vacant Ovington Avenue building that collapsed on itself early Monday injured no one, but unleashed a bitter backlash of outrage from neighbors who claim the property owner is purposely letting his various Bay Ridge holdings fall apart. Comment

Speed limit to be reduced in Boerum Hill

Mean Streets: Drivers whizzing through Boerum Hill better ease off the gas now that the quiet brownstone enclave is getting Brooklyn’s first speed limit-reducing “slow zone.” Comments (21)

Jewish vigilantes to patrol Marine Park

Marine Park: The vandal who left a swastika in front of a Marine Park yeshiva last month has gotten some unwanted attention — a group of Jewish vigilantes who admittedly have no qualms about cracking heads. Comment
Ditmas Park: A hip new Ditmas Park cafe is bringing a bit of Cortelyou Road style to a stretch of Church Avenue known more for budget-friendly shopping than posh coffeehouses. Comments (10)

G train extension will ‘likely’ be saved, MTA board members say

Save the G: A powerful-but-obscure transit panel is poised to rescue the G train — derailing a plan that would kill a much-needed line extension linking North and Brownstone Brooklyns. Comments (10)

Land locked! Broken sewer main keeps Gravesend Bay off limits

Gravesend: A Bay Ridge sewer main break is making waves in Gravesend Bay — but not the type anyone would want to swim in. Comment

Sheepshead, Dewey high schools will return in September, teachers claim

Sheepshead Bay: The names outside Sheepshead Bay and John Dewey high schools may be the different this September, but everything else will remain the same, say union officials who have successfully shot down the city’s plan to sack half the teachers from each embattled school. Comment

Ridgites: Owner of collapsed home is destroying our community

Link: The vacant Ovington Avenue building that collapsed early Monday did not cause any injuries — but it unleashed a torrent of backlash from outraged neighbors who claim the landlord is intentionally letting his Bay Ridge holdings fall apart. Read more…
The city is putting the brakes on a plan that would give neighbors of the soon-to-open Barclays Center an edge over car-driving fans heading to the arena for games and concerts, claiming there is enough spaces for everyone. Comments (8)

Brooklyn sweeps State College

The Ride: The Pride of Coney Island rattled the State College Spikes with a runaway fifth inning — made possible by a pair of passed balls — sweeping a three-game series at Lubrano Park and wrapping up a six-game road trip where the Clones went 4–2. Comment

Bushwick yoga studio serves cocktails and hot dogs after classes

The Greatest Story Ever: A new Bushwick yoga studio promises to bring peace to the mind and the body — with spirits. Comments (5)
Coney Island: A group of homeless men who harass Coney Island beach-goers and urinate in public has turned a landmarked building across the street from Nathans into their private camp ground, claim outraged merchants who want the vagrants gone. Comment

Raccoon boom! City must start trapping vermin, Greenwood residents say

Wild Brooklyn: Greenwood Heights residents say the raccoon population in their neighborhood is growing so quickly that the city must alter its vermin policy and begin trapping and removing the trash-pillaging critters. Comments (62)
Link: Business owners in the People’s Playground say a group of homeless men are harassing beach-goers beneath the scaffolding of a landmarked building. Read more…

Clones nail second victory over Spikes

The Ride: The Clones took an early lead and made it stick in their second bout against the State College Spikes on Sunday — a win that’s given the pride of Coney Island a one and a half game-lead over their New York-Penn League rivals. Comment

Pay phones get second life as Wi-Fi hot-spots

Downtown: Pay phones are going the way of the telegraph — but city officials are hoping to modernize the pre-internet relics with a more up-to-date amenity: free Wi-Fi. Comment

Is the internet hazardous to your child’s health?

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan warns you about the dangers the internet poses to your kids. Comment

Brooklyn beats State College

The Ride: The Clones went to town on the State College bullpen after a pitching duel between the starters. Comment

In case you missed it: State Sen. Sampson in auto wreck

Link: Canarsie state Sen. John Sampson managed to walk away from a major car accident a few blocks away from his home on Friday. The New York Post has the story. Read more…
Coney Island: It’s the perfect Coney Island marriage. Comment

Changes on Fulton Mall: Brooklyn Industries to open Downtown

Changing Brooklyn: Brooklyn’s leading purveyor of graphic t-shirts and hometown pride will replace a closed down bank on the quickly transforming thoroughfare. Comments (19)

Cops: Gunmen raid former murder scene

Midwood: A kosher liquor store where a hip-hop record executive turned Orthodox Jew was shot to death two years ago was raided by gun-toting criminals again this week, cops from the 70th Precinct said. Comment

Clones fall to Tigers

The Ride: A pair of costly Clones fielding errors led to a disastrous five-run third inning that lifted the Connecticut Tigers over Brooklyn’s boys of summer on Friday — dealing the Mini-Mets their fifth loss in six games. Comment
Park Slope: Brooklyn’s dogs will go from Kibbles ’n Bits to kale chips if an expert in canine cuisine has his way. Comments (20)

Clones top Tigers, ending losing streak

The Ride: Brooklyn’s boys of summer broke out of a four-game slump with a win in Connecticut. Comment

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