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Dining: There are other eateries like it, but this one may have you calling it your own. Comment

Matzo ball ramen? Yep, it exists

Dining: Your bubby was wrong: there is something better than matzo ball soup. Comments (1)

Police: Attackers beat and rob man

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

‘County of Kings’ comes home

Theater: The “County of Kings” is finally going on stage — in the County of Kings. Comment
Parenting: Everyone’s a foodie these days, even your kids. Comments (5)

Spots illustrated: Adrian Tomine draws the boro you know and love

Art: A contemporary cartoonist has captured everyday life in the city that never sleeps — and he’s bringing some of his finest work to the borough where he rests his head at night. Comment
Parenting: Everyone’s a foodie these days, even your kids. Comment

Back on the map! Vignelli returns with his famous subway diagram

Event: An Italian designer’s once controversial map of the New York City subway was so unpopular, straphangers demanded a replacement — but the elegant and informative diagram is making a comeback. Comments (3)

Cops: Suspect attacks man for cellphone

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

Look, Carmine believes what he reads on the television

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine finds out the hard way that asparagus is not a miracle cure. Comments (4)

‘Dollar vans should be barred from Flatbush Avenue’

Letters: The dollar vans that zip up and down Flatbush Avenue shouldn’t be allowed on the road, our reader says. Comment

Carmine falls prey to interweb fallacies

Big Screecher: This week, the Big Screecher learns why his editor gets the big bucks — and it isn’t pretty. Comment

A foot in the door: Midwood sculptor hopes contest will land her in Brookyn Museum

Midwood: A borough-wide open studio for artists is giving one Midwood resident a chance to show off her shoes. Comment

Wheels of justice: Lawyer designs bike crash phone app for cyclists in need

Mean Streets: Need to sue the jerk who ran you over? There’s an app for that. Comments (1)

Blunder wheel! City shouldn’t put observation ride in Staten Island, Coney Islanders say

Coney Island: A massive observation wheel slated for Staten Island should be built in Coney Island, claim People’s Playground boosters who say the amusement district should be home to anything remotely amusing in the city. Comment

Blunder wheel! Huge observation ride belongs in Coney, not Staten Island, activist says

Link: A massive observation wheel slated for Staten Island should be built in Coney Island, claim People’s Playground boosters who say the amusement district should be home to anything remotely amusing in the city. Read more…

Get ready for a train-ache!

Weekend Watch: This could quite possibly be the worst weekend on rails — ever. Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator shares his thoughts on a watering hole that’s also a yoga studio. Comments (4)

Tomorrow! Pfight for your right to party

Nightlife: Being surrounded by lab coats isn’t how you want to end your night out — but it’s exactly how this party at an old Pfizer factory is getting started. Comment

Happy birthday to the internet!

A Britisher’s View: The electronic highway turns 43 years old on Sunday — and our columnist reflects upon its virtues and vices. Comment

Federal court judge: Poker is legal

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

Loss leaves Clones clinging to one-game lead in wild card race

The Ride: The once untouchable Paul Sewald gave up a two-run homer in the top of the ninth — leaving the Clones just one game ahead of the surging Batavia Muckdogs in the NY–Penn League’s wild card race. Comment

Cops: Thug beats woman on W. First Street

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

Saints alive! Statue has a heartbeat, residents say

Bensonhurst: The statue of Saint Anthony of Padua standing in front of a 62nd Street home in Bensonhurst is so lifelike, it actually has a pulse, neighborhood Catholics claim. Comment

Teenager disappears after visiting Coney Island

Coney Island: A worried New Jersey family is desperately searching for their missing daughter who was last seen soaking up the sun in Coney Island. Comment

Who will be the next party boss? Rival Dems vie to replace Vito Lopez

Politics: Rival politicos from liberal Brownstone Brooklyn and old school Southern Brooklyn are fighting to become Brooklyn’s new boss now that scandal-scarred Assemblyman Vito Lopez will not seek reelection as party chairman due to allegations that sexually harassed Albany employees. Comments (17)

Saint’s alive! Religious statue has a heartbeat, neighbors claim

Link: The statue of Saint Anthony of Padua standing in front of a 62nd Street home in Bensonhurst is so lifelike, it actually has a pulse, neighborhood Catholics claim. Read more…
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Dekalb Market won’t reopen in 2012

Downtown: The organizers of Dekalb Market will not reopen their shipping container bazaar this year after it shuts down on Sept. 30 — reversing a promise to debut in a new location for the lucrative holiday season. Comments (16)

‘Gloves not guns’ takes off in Flatbush

Flatbush: An after-school program is betting that boxing is better than bullets. Comment
Checkin’ in with: How long could you survive in the wilds of Prospect Park? This Brooklyn Heights resident and expert hunter says he could last years. Comments (14)

Barclays Center will have 1 am last call

Atlantic Yards: Spectators and club-goers at the soon-to-open Barclays Center won’t be able to score booze after 1 am thanks to a state decision that residents are calling a small win for the neighborhood. Comments (10)

Dressing my best to impress my girl (and her college)

The Dad: This week, The Dad breaks down his choice of clothes for those trips to university campuses. Comments (3)

Clones top division-leading Hudson Valley Renegades

The Ride: Big hits from right fielder Maikis De La Cruz and first baseman Jayce Boyd let the Cyclones come back from a deficit and rack up an important win against their division-leading rivals the Hudson Valley Renegades. Comment

Cops: Slasher attacks man on E. 26th St

Sheepshead Bay: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment

Big islands! City to widen Fourth Avenue medians

Mean Streets: Fourth Avenue’s pedestrian islands will get fatter under a city plan intended to make crossing the treacherous street feel less like a game of Frogger. Comments (24)
Bay Ridge: Residents of 73rd Street say cops are doing nothing to stop the hoodlums who have turned their street into a hotspot for drug activity and violence. Comments (36)

Akselrod: Cymbrowitz won’t debate me

Sheepshead Bay: Democratic Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowtiz is afraid to debate, the legislator’s challenger claimed this week as he lashed out against the six-term incumbent for not participating in a primary face off so he can attend a Russian film festival instead. Comment

The party’s over! Lopez to step down as Democratic chairman next month

Politics: Embattled Assemblyman Vito Lopez will give up his powerful post as Brooklyn Democratic party boss amid allegations that he groped and attempted to kiss two employees. Comment

Hand-in-hand! Gowanus couple show strength in arm-wrestling championships

Brooklyn’s arm-wrestling power couple placed in Sunday’s Brooklyn-Kingsborough Arm-Wrestling Championships. Comment

Brighton rocks! Neighborhood enjoys music and food fest

Brighton Beach: Sunday’s Brighton Jubilee drew thousands of visitors from around the city. Comment

Clones top IronBirds in extra innings

The Ride: Crucial RBIs by Cyclones third baseman Dimas Ponce and catcher Kevin Plawecki broke a tie game in the 11th inning, leading to a mini-Mets sweep of the Aberdeen IronBirds in Maryland. Comment

Police: Suspect beat man to death

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

Party’s over! Vito Lopez cedes Democratic party post amid harassment allegations

Politics: Embattled Assemblyman Vito Lopez will give up his powerful post as Brooklyn Democratic party boss amid allegations that he groped and attempted to kiss two employees. Comments (13)

Walgreens: We’ll sell greens

Walgreens: We’ll sell greens

Windsor Terrace: The Walgreens slated to open in Windsor Terrace will dedicate a “significant” amount of space to fresh produce and meat — a promise that could involve sharing the building with a grocer, company officials say. Comments (22)

Movies with a brew! Park Slope’s Pavilion wants to serve beer, cocktails

Cinema: A Park Slope movie theater is hoping to pack the house with a blockbuster coming attraction: booze. Comments (10)

DA: Ridge hate crime suspect faces 15 years

Bay Ridge: An unhinged man who shouted racial obscenities as he stabbed a black male with a fork inside a Bay Ridge diner will be facing 15 years in prison once he’s indicted on hate crime charges later today, District Attorney Charles Hynes said. Comment

Cops: MB Vineyards thieves wanted for two other heists

Midwood: The crooks that robbed MB Vineyards in Midwood last month have been keeping busy, police say. Comment

Festa di Santa Rosalia Feast resurrected — with pictures!

Bensonhurst: The 18th Avenue Feast is in full swing. Check out all the fun in our slideshow! Comment

Color collision!

Color collision!

Mill Basin: Amateur athletes flocked to Aviator Sports Center last weekend to participate in the Color Run. See all the vibrant, paint-splattered pictures in our slideshow. Comment
Cinema: The owner of a beloved independent movie theater in Brooklyn Heights wants to convert his business into not-for-profit enterprise in an attempt to gain staying power in an evolving, digital-centric industry that favors multiplexes over tiny cinemas. Comments (3)
Flatbush: The area is getting another community garden and farm, thanks to several organizations and community members. Comment
Link: Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the story about a controversial southern Brooklyn stoplight that has become a hot-button issue. Read more…

Boyd’s the word! Homer by mini-Mets prospect seals Clones win

The Ride: A dinger by first baseman Jayce Boyd pushed the Clones past the Aberdeen IronBirds. Comment

Tot Lot where ‘sheriff’ was fired is being overrun by drug dealers, parents say

Ditmas Park: A Cortelyou Road play space where an octogenarian gatekeeper was fired for following city rules too strictly has become a hangout for drug dealers and drunks, according to outraged parents. Comment

Will makeshift bike lane inspire a Prospect Heights roadway redesign?

Mean Streets: The vigilante cyclist who constructed this barrier out of traffic pylons sure hopes so. Comments (24)
Ditmas Park: The Brooklyn Public Library’s first community-sourced artwork won’t come off the Cortelyou Road branch until it falls off, officials say. Comment

Coney Minor Leaguers play for quarters — literally

The Cyclones bullpen wants to test your arm — and collect your spare change. Comment

In politics, life imitates the Junior High School

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan takes on childish politicans, and Mayor Bloomberg, too. Comment

Parents: Ditmas Park tot lot overrun by drug dealers

Link: A Cortelyou Road play space where an octogenarian gatekeeper was fired for following city rules too strictly has become a hangout for drug dealers and drunks, according to outraged parents. Read more…

Loathed Staten Island Yankees crush the Clones

The Ride: The loathed Staten Island Yankees demolished the Clones to take two out of three against Brooklyn’s boys of summer in a matchup on the Rock. Comment

Clones destroy the hated Staten Island Yankees

The Ride: The Clones came off Friday’s embarrassing loss and shut out the hated Staten Island Yankees in a blowout win in the People’s Playground. Comment

Hated Staten Island Yankees crush Cyclones relievers

The Ride: The spectacular eighth inning collapse of the Cyclones bullpen led to a horrific loss at the hands of Brooklyn’s hated cross-Narrows rivals the Staten Island Yankees. Comment

Vito Lopez groped and tried to kiss workers, Albany ethics panel says

Politics: Brooklyn Democratic party boss Vito Lopez is in hot water after staffers claim he sexually harassed them — and forced them to write glowing letters about how great he is, according to an Assembly ethics investigation. Comments (17)
Greenwood Heights: Vandals tore through Green-Wood Cemetery with a twisted vengeance on Monday night, causing more than $100,000 worth of damage as they toppled and shattered 150-year-old tombstones and statues, employees said. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: A line started forming outside the new Sheepshead Bay Marshalls as early as 6 am, workers say. Comment

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