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Event: Hey, burlesque beats Bob Hope any day. Comment
Gowanus: Some grown-ups will find any excuse to get dressed up in a fun costume — they’ll even go to an art gallery. Comments (1)
Underprivileged Brooklynites will be able to see top-notch entertainment at the Barclays Center thanks to a partnership between a Downtown neighborhood group and the arena that will make sure folks without the funds get passes to a number of anticipated stadium events. Comment

Christine Ebersole survives her swan song

Event: It’s the end of the world as we know it — but you’ll feel fine at Christine Ebersole’s show at Onstage at Kingsborough! Comment
Music: Partying on Monday night sounds as inconceivable as shimmying to Wagner — but a six-piece “chicha” band is doing both in Park Slope. Comments (1)

Cops: Thieves punch and rob sleeping straphanger

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

It’s Sunday, and that means it’s Carmine Time!

Sunday Screech: This week’s, it’s a cornucopia of Carmine! Comments (4)

Walmart — still a ‘smart’ option

Letters: Walmart may not be coming to Southern Brooklyn, but our letter writers are still singing the big-box chain’s praises. Comment
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It’s a cornucopia of Carmine for your enjoyment!

Big Screecher: This week, the Big Screecher casts it out there — and you’ll swallow it hook, line, and sinker! Comment

Ida still likes the Jets!

Our gridiron gal about town makes a few holy picks during a holy time. Comment
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Meet metal’s new Priestesses

Meet metal’s new Priestesses

Event: A different kind of siren is going to stop motorcyclists in Williamsburg on Saturday. Comments (1)

Planned G’point building will overcrowd G train, schools, critics say

Changing Brooklyn: A Greenpoint businessman wants to turn his pool hall into an eight-story apartment building — but neighbors say the still-sleepy area can’t accommodate the hundreds of new residents a development that size will attract. Comments (12)

Our roving Bartoonist finds bar with cheap beer — and free pizza!

Bar Scrawl: Bill Roundy tips you off to one of his Greenpoint standbys. Comments (1)

Steph starts with the man in the mirror

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie thinks about the plight of other kids from Brooklyn Comments (1)

Very few trains will be running properly this weekend

Weekend Watch: Now that riding the subway — and waiting for trains at a subway station — is actually bearable again, the MTA has decided to find another reason for you not to ride the rails this weekend. Comment

Where is the Muslim outcry over the anti-US mob attacks?

A Britisher’s View: Four Americans, including an ambassador, have been killed in anti-U.S. violence spanning more than 20 Muslim-majority nations, yet Muslims Americans remain deafeningly silent. Comment

Brooklyn’s new Democratic boss is Frank Seddio

Politics: The new boss of the Brooklyn Democratic party is Frank Seddio — a member of the old guard Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club and a longtime ally of scandal-scarred Assemblyman and former party leader Vito Lopez. Comments (8)

Three-pointer! Triangle Sports building sold

Changing Brooklyn: It’s all about the Benjamins in the high-priced sale of the Triangle Sports building. Comments (3)
Bensonhurst: A Bensonhurst market that the city has tried to shutter since 2008 has turned 18th Avenue into a rotten fish and produce-strewn stretch, residents claim. Comment

Here’s a Witt-y take on the Atlantic Yards controversy

Books: Stephen Witt wrote hundreds of stories about Atlantic Yards during his years as a Courier Life reporter — now he’s written a novel about it, too. Comment
Cinema: A second Warriors movie has made the arduous journey to Coney Island. Comments (22)
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Zen and the art of hair maintenance: New yoga class for women with curls

Health: A hyper-specific new yoga class is helping Brooklyn women with unique hair textures curl their locks while straightening their spines. Comments (5)

Captain’s log: In which our Captain combats a cable-installation time-vortex

Captain’s Log: In this first episode, our courageous Captain, Sir Patrick Stewart, battles the Time Warner Cable empire using his powerful Twitter account. Comments (1)

Gang members charged in massive criminal sweep

Gavel to Gavel: The indictments lead this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment

Mugger attacks man at his front door

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

Slope: MTA’s trash can plan is making neighborhood filthy

Brooklyn Is Angry: The MTA’s decision to remove trash cans from a busy Park Slope subway station has turned the street above into a makeshift dumpster, neighbors and business owners say. Comments (9)
Bay Ridge: The hipsters are coming, the hipsters are coming! Comments (67)
Walmart announced last week that it won’t be opening a store off the Belt Parkway, but the big-box store’s plans for Brooklyn are not over. Comment

Cops: Faberge egg swiped from Manhattan Beach home

Manhattan Beach: Two crooks burglarized a woman’s Manhattan Beach home on Sept. 16, taking a Faberge egg worth more than $6,000. Comment

City: Dorman Square is D.O.A.

Midwood: The city’s plan for a pedestrian plaza on Elm Avenue in Midwood is officially dead, Department of Transportation said last week as they pulled the plug on a project that drew sharp opposition from many factions in the community. Comment
Books: Wonder Woman was born on Paradise Island, but her life as a comic book heroine has been hell. Comment

Gulp! I can’t stand the mayor’s soda ban!

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist lets us know that banning Super Big Gulps is just another useless exercise. Comment

Website helps struggling writers get the words out

Books: Rivals are often the toughest critics — but Brooklyn’s unpublished and unappreciated scribes are putting their differences aside and joining forces in hopes of attracting the one thing that all writers crave: readers. Comment

Meals vs. wheels: Food carts block bike lanes, cyclists say

Mean Streets: Inconsiderate food vendors who use Downtown bike lanes to haul their carts are recipe for disaster, concerned cyclists say. Comments (42)

Residents must join the war on crime, new police commander says

Sheepshead Bay: The new sheriff of the 61st Precinct wants to tame the growing lawlessness in Sheepshead Bay — and he wants to deputize neighborhood residents to do it. Comment

Flatbush Frolic brings crowd, businesses to Cortelyou

Flatbush: The food and fun-filled festival on Cortelyou Road reached has reached new heights, participants said. Comment

Ridge Runners race to honor fallen hero

Bay Ridge: Athletes took the streets of Bay Ridge to honor fallen police officer and Xaverian High School grad Chris Hoban. Comment

Tate’s hard work pays off with scholarship

High School Sports: Imani Tate, the who led Bishop Loughlin’s girls basketball team to a state championship last year, is headed to Albany. Comment

Street co-naming pits Gowanus legend against thieving politician

Gowanus: Gowanus residents would love to co-name a street after beloved war vet Thomas D’Alessio — they just don’t want you to Google his name. Comments (1)

Bay Ridge Towers: We need more parking spaces

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge Towers residents are blasting a city proposal to remove eight public parking spots from Fourth Avenue at 65th Street, claiming that they use the spaces when their 300-car lot is filled to capacity. Comments (23)
Midwood: Di Fara Pizza has a solution for foodies and slice lovers who want to avoid the acclaimed eatery’s legendary lines: rent the place out for a private party. Comment

Four injured as van crashes through vet’s office

Flatlands: A wayward van rammed into a Flatlands veterinary clinic following a car accident on Kings Highway last week, pinning a hapless victim against a wall, officials said. Comment

Metro PCS marauders responsible for at least four heists, police say

Coney Island: The gun-toting thieves who knocked over a Homecrest Metro PCS store on Aug. 15 have been quite busy, say police, who claim the two suspects are now responsible for at least three other cellphone store heists. Comment

Acclaimed Di Fara Pizza up for rent — for $30 a head

Link: Di Fara Pizza has a solution for foodies and slice lovers who don’t want to wait in the legendary eatery’s long lines: rent the place out for a private party. Read more…

Man, how things have gotten worse since 5769!

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan lets you know why Obama must go. Comment
BREAKING

Walmart won’t open on Belt Parkway

Development: The retail giant said it was backing out of plans to open a store in Brooklyn. Comments (14)
BREAKING

Walmart won’t open on Belt Parkway

War-Mart: The retail giant said it was backing out of plans to open a store in Brooklyn. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz is one step closer to winning a seventh term in Albany after winning Thursday’s Democratic primary — one of the closest elections he’s faced in his political career. Comment

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