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New website helps ‘Missed Connections’ find each other

Downtown: NYU-Poly professor Luke DuBois has created a website that tries to reunite the lonely hearts of Craigslist. Comments (1)

Thieves steal cash, jewelry, and electronics from apartment

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

Carmine’s got a couple of things to say about this couple!

Sunday Screech: This week, our columnist talkes schools and hoops with Salema and Don Marbury. Comment
Music: This singer-songwriter is part country dame and part city slicker — and she’s all about the love. Comments (11)

Carmine hails Coney Island’s ‘Dynamic Duo’

Big Screecher: This week, the Big Screecher lauds “Couple of the Year” Salema and Don Marbury. Comment

Get ready for Trainageddon!

Weekend Watch: L riders get the shaft this weekend. Comments (2)
Editor’s Picks: Once again, the invaluable Brooklyn Paper is back with some tips for a great weekend. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment
Digital editions: Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…

Three cheers for Josh Nachowitz!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest cheerleader, Standing O, has done it again! Comment

Feel the love!

Dining: These tasty treats will fire up your mind, body and soul, just in time for the sexiest holiday of the year. Comment

NYPD ‘jihad’ film a vital anti-terror tool

A Britisher’s View: Muslim New Yorkers should celebrate “The Third Jihad” as a critical weapon in oiur counter-terrorism arsenal, our columnist says. Comment

Surviving Brooklyn’s longest happy hour is all in a day’s work for our reporter

Bay Ridge: Our man Dan Bush tests his mettle against Brooklyn’s longest happy hour — and survives (barely). Comments (7)

Line dance: State Senate redistricting debate rages on

Perspective: Albany Republicans released a redistricting map on Jan. 27 that would change Brooklyn’s political landscape, giving state Sen. Marty Golden a lot more real estate, creating an “Orthodox district” in Midwood and Borough Park, and ripping disgraced state Sen. Carl Kruger’s district off the map. Republicans claim that the new lines make sense, but Democrats say that the entire map has to be thrown out and redrawn in a non-partisan way. We asked the two candidates vying for Kruger’s district to weigh in: Comment

Sludge parks for Gowanus

Cleaning Our Waterways: The filthiest part of Brooklyn’s most putrid waterway could become the foundation for new parkland in Gowanus and Red Hook. Comments (13)

Parents sue to keep ‘Success’ charter out of Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill: A politically connected charter school broke state law by switching school districts to get space in wealthy Cobble Hill rather than less desirable neighborhoods, according to the angry parents behind a bombshell lawsuit. Comments (24)
Sheepshead Bay: The GOP lawmaker will move into the spot where the Courier Life office once stood. It’s only a matter of time before the ghosts of the old Bay News building start haunting his staff. Comment

Midwood pit bull hunt heats up

Midwood: Animal rescuer Sean Casey says he won’t rest until the vicious dogs that have terrorized Midwood are behind bars. Comment

Love stinks: Greenpoint sewage plant to host Valentine’s Day tour

Event: Nothing says I love you like the smell of sewage in the morning. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: The men and women selected to lead the 37th annual parade were installed at a dinner dance at St. Patrick’s Church — where else? Comment

Is this the start of a Barclays Center gold rush?

Atlantic Yards: The owners of a 96-year-old sporting goods store directly across the street from the nearly finished home of the Brooklyn Nets are cashing out — putting their building up for sale in what speculators say is the start of a real estate surge sparked by the opening of the new arena. Comments (16)

‘Afternoon of Thanks’ at PS 84

Harbor Watch: Children from the Williamsburg school got the chance to meet, greet and thank service members from Ft. Hamilton Army Base. Comment

Who cares about love? Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate

Dining: It’s the only holiday where grownups are allowed — nay, encouraged — to eat sweets with reckless abandon. Here are Brooklyn’s best sweet treats. Comment

High seas at St. Ann’s

Theater: Eugene O’Neill’s early plays chronicle the life of a sailor. Comment

Twenty3 Supper Club — new Vegas-style eatery comes to the Ridge

BoroBeat: Glitz, live music and specials make the area’s new culinary venture a cut above the rest. Comment

Thief steals necklace right off woman’s neck

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

Sandy salvation! Army Corps to restore eroded Plumb Beach

Sheepshead Bay: A new deal between the feds and the city will bring boatloads of sand to Plumb Beach — and save the Belt Parkway from falling into the sea. Comment

Parachute Jump lovers: Hey Marty! Take the leap!

Amusement ride enthusiasts want Markowitz to put the money he’s set aside to lighting the Parachute Jump toward reopening the iconic ride. Comments (14)

Towns’s haul: Canarsie Rep. is a fundraising fiend

The 76-year-old lawmaker has taken in nearly a quarter of a million dollars in three months, campaign records show. Comments (1)

NYPD puts sanctions on Europa

Greenpoint: Police briefly closed Club Europa in Greenpoint, claiming the venue next door to the 94th Precinct is a home to underage drinking and brawls. Comments (8)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Flynn Michael is searching the galaxy far and wide for his blade of light — and you, Brooklyn Daily readers, may be his only hope. Comment

Seddio announces Council bid to replace Fidler — sort of

Canarsie: Former Assemblyman and Surrogate Court judge says he will run for Councilman Lew Fidler’s seat if the Marine Park lawmaker wins his state senate race. Comment

Thugs beat up delivery man on E. 21st Street

Sheepshead Bay: Plus an assortment of other not-so-goodies from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment

Feuding Manhattan Beachers unite — over hated bike lane!

Manhattan Beach: And this combined dislike could actually bring the warring groups back together. Comment

It’s gossip time!

Dining: Four area restaurants double down, Bed Stuy loses brisket, and Carroll Garden’s builds a better burger in this week’s scrumptious serving of gossip. Comments (2)

Kids learn how to keep their pearly whites sparkling

BoroBeat: Youngsters got a fun lesson in tooth care thanks to the Dental Health Day Children’s Program at Aviator Sports and Events Center. Comment

The greatest thing about the game — the commercials

Not for Nuthin’: Our national affairs columnist gives her top-10 Super Bowl spots. Comment

KISSed again! Ad defaced blocks from site of W’Burg church vandalism

Williamsburg: A vandal scribbled KISS masks on an ad in a Williamsburg subway station just four blocks from the Havemeyer Street church where police found a statue of the Madonna and child defaced to resemble the 1970s rockers on Wednesday. Comments (8)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Flynn Michael is searching the galaxy far and wide for his blade of light — and you, Brooklyn Paper readers, may be his only hope. Comments (80)

Synagogue tone deaf to Holocaust survivors’ noise complaints

Manhattan Beach: They escaped the Nazis — but now an elderly couple’s ordeal is surviving the din of a synagogue ventilation system. Comment

Ridge merchants back Third Avenue pedestrian mall

Bay Ridge: A car-free pedestrian plaza could be around the corner. Comments (14)

Bay Ridge cop: I’m a gunrunner

Bay Ridge: The ring leader of a crooked NYPD gang confessed his crimes yesterday — and is expected to spend a few years in the slammer as a result, feds say. Comments (2)

Touchdown! Six Lincoln HS players sign onto college football teams

Coney Island: The record-setting day gives the burgeoning football program a shot in the arm. Comment

This bourbon costs $100 per sip

Nightlife: Have a taste of Brooklyn’s most exclusive — and expensive — beverage. Comments (7)

Fort Greene’s black novelists celebrate the nabe of the ’90s

Fort Greene: Join Nelson George, Carl Hancock Rux and other scribes for a discussion on how Fort Greene and Clinton Hill inspired their fiction — before gentrification took full speed. Comment
Park Slope: A thief made off with four “tree sweaters” from a South Slope block, leaving the arbors exposed to the elements. Comments (12)
Link: Talk about a celebration! Third Avenue in Bay Ridge was nearly shut down on Sunday night once the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots. Check out all the revelry on this video! Read more…

Is Columbia Street about to become the new Smith Street?

Dining: An award-winning chef will open the East Coast outpost of his acclaimed Thai restaurant in the waterfront neighborhood — and some locals are saying the new eatery could bring big changes to the geographically isolated community. Comments (13)

V-day blast at the Russian Baths

Kensington: The hottest Valentine’s Day party in town is going down in Kensington. Comments (3)

Lower speeds for Greenwood Heights?

Mean Streets: Greenwood Heights residents want to reduce the speed limit on Sixth Avenue, beginning their own push for a “slow zone” after protesting a similar traffic safety plan in Park Slope that emerged without their input. Comments (24)

Woman injured after SUV crashes into Downtown condo

Mean Streets: A motorist ran a red on Sunday night, struck another vehicle and crashed into a fancy Downtown high-rise on Boerum Place, according to a witness. Comments (11)
Ditmas Park: After Cafe Madeline’s former owner dissed the area, its new owner has some kinder words for the neighborhood. Comments (7)

Stan: The only thing transparent about the airline industry is that it’s hiding something.

It’s Only My Opinion: … and those hidden things are new taxes! Comment

Garbage men must curb their bad behavior

Our letter writers get down and dirty about neighborhood trash pick up. Comment
Mill Basin: It was a perfect week for the A’s: three games; three wins. Comment

Kids grow up so fast!

The Dad: Our parenting columnist deals with the difficulty of his teenaged daughters getting older, and making their own decisions — including possibly risky ones. Comments (2)

A win so nice they did it twice: Aviators harpoon Whalers in 6–2 repeat victory

Mill Basin: The Whalers ended the A’s winning streak last week. This week, the Connecticut squad helps Brooklyn start a new one — by losing two games in a row. Comment
The vandal who defaced religious icons outside of a Williamsburg church could be a member of KISS Army, police say. Comments (12)
Bay Ridge: The Bay Ridge staple is in danger of closing for good due to a changing neighborhood. Comment

Blast from the past: Recchia, a Dewey graduate, says his alma mater and its principal must go

Gravesend: Teachers and staffers at failing Gravesend high school face chopping block. Comment

Marty: Southern Brooklyn needs ferries

Sheepshead Bay: Borough President Markowitz wants to bring ferry service to Sheepshead Bay, Canarsie, and Bay Ridge, but the city isn’t on board with his plans. Comment
Mill Basin: The A’s get a little payback — Brooklyn style. Comment

Cha-Cha’s Bar will reopen on Surf Avenue

Coney Island: The famed Boardwalk dive will be reborn as a restaurant and nightclub in April. Comment

Easy pickens: Ripe Aviators move upward

Mill Basin: A dozen Aviators have moved to AA leagues. It’s great for the players — but really bad for the fifth place Brooklyn squad. Comment

For Ridge salon, it’s hair today, gone tomorrow

Bay Ridge: A popular Third Avenue salon locks up for good after 44 years. Comment

Basement burglar makes off with cameras and cash

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

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