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Running scared

Running scared

Event: On your marks, get set — run for your lives. Comments (5)

Brooklyn wine tour

Brooklyn wine tour

Dining: Wine-lovers and foodies rejoice! A festival of savory eats and gourmet wines will soon make a plaza in Bedford-Stuyvesant feel like wine country. Comments (10)

Editor’s picks

Event: Want to know Where to GO today and during the week? Here are some can’t-miss ideas! Comment

Damn Newton! Carmine can’t handle gravity!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher battles his arch nemises — the force that keeps him from floating away. Comment

Weekend reads

Books: Here are some recommended readings from your local book sellers! Comment

Brewhaha

Brewhaha

Event: What’s happening? Wort’s happening. Comments (3)

Change of art

Change of art

Art: The storefront gate of a new art gallery has the Star of David on it, and its previous owners’ sum signage was simply “African Hair Braiding.” Comments (1)

Cops cuff Terrace circle stabbing suspect

Windsor Terrace: Police have arrested an 18-year-old man from Williamsburg for the stabbing of another teen near a notorious Windsor Terrace plaza last month. Comments (5)

Bartoonist FAQ

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator answers a few questions about Bar Scrawl. Comments (5)

I spy music

Music: This band has the power of avant garde. Comments (1)
Our monthly review helps readers catch up on the headlines they missed in August. Comment

Shavana is back, and she is cheering on America

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist has a 9-11 message for America’s sworn enemies — look up at One World Trade Center, on your way down to hell! Comment

In his last column, our intern professes his love of baseball — and Brooklyn

Fast & Furious: What was it like to spend the summer hundreds of miles from home covering a team of players that no one knows and few care about? Read our intern’s column to find out. Comment

Cops looking for L train pocketbook picker

Williamsburg: Cops are having an L of a time finding a suspected subway pickpocket, and now they are asking for the public’s help. Comments (4)
Atlantic Yards: What if an asteroid landed outside the Barclays Center and no one noticed? Comments (12)

Developers weigh in on Coney Council race

Coney Island: Two developer-backed groups supporting Coney council candidate Mark Treyger have launched an ad campaign blasting his rival, John Lisyanskiy, for what they claim are crooked fund-raising practices. Comment
Digital editions: Everytime you pick up a fresh copy of The Brooklyn Paper, you are making the world a better place. Why? Because only with The Brooklyn Paper do you get a chance to do your civic duty — getting informed on all the latest, most important news and goings-on in the borough you love so much — and have fun doing it! I mean, c’mon, that Bar Scrawl thing? You can’t beat it! So keep doing what your doing, stay informed, and most of all, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

An old man dies, and nobody cares

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Joanna looks for the outrage after a senior is killed in Spokane, Washington, but doens’t find it. Comment

Hynes and Thompson tangle over absences from debates

Politics: District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes and challenger Ken Thompson battered each other for skipping debates in the weeks leading up to the Sept. 10 Democratic primary. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: The abandoned Empire Stores and Tobacco Warehouse buildings in Dumbo are officially on the road to redevelopment, the city announced on Wednesday. Comments (1)

It all adds up to happiness

The Dad: This week, the Dad sends his oldest daughter off to college. Comments (1)

Standing O is boosting bigger than ever

Standing O: Standing O shouts out the best of the borough with a welcome to TD Bank’s new veep at its Canarsie branch. Comment

Ambulances a no-show at LICH, despite judges orders

Cobble Hill: A Tuesday deadline passed without ambulance service returning to Long Island College Hospital, leaving the embattled Cobble Hill institution without emergency service despite a stern court order. Comments (10)

Father-son combo can lead Bishop Ford to big season

Joe Knows: Bishop Ford football coach Jim Esposito told James that their relationship would be different on the field even before his son put on a Falcons’ uniform. Comment

Proud Fort Hamilton aims for redemption

High School Sports: You can sense the frustration about last season when you mention it to Fort Hamilton quarterback Adrian Maldonado. The senior lost nearly his entire junior season to a concussion in what was an injury-plagued campaign for a proud Tigers program. Comment
Art: Farm shares are all the rage among Brooklyn locavores and it was only a matter of time before the model, which has participants purchase a season’s worth of veggies sight unseen, hit the art world. Comments (7)

Ouch! Cyclones lose fifth-straight game!

The Ride: This is getting tough to watch — and even tougher to edit. Comment

Flatbush inferno

Flatbush inferno

Flatbush: Firefighters raced to quench an all-hands fire at a Nostrand Avenue apartment building in Flatbush on Tuesday, which sent two residents and one of New York’s Bravest to Kings County Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. Comment
BoroBeat: There was no shortage of booming steel drum beats or bikini-and-feather-clad dancers at Monday’s popular parade along Eastern Parkway. Comments (5)

Diamond dogs! Cyclones fans get to bring pups to park

BoroBeat: Cyclones fans brought their pooches to MCU park for the annual “Bark in the Park” event on Aug. 28. Comment

Berkeley Carroll ace Miller picks Harvard

High School Sports: Ian Miller has made a career of proving doubters wrong. The Berkeley Carroll rising senior ace had do it one more time to earn a place at the college of his dreams. Comment

Poly Prep eyes big season on gridiron

High School Sports: Poly Prep two-way lineman Jay Hayes is a pretty upbeat kid already, but his smile gets a bit wider when the Notre Dame-bound senior is asked about the potential for his team this year. Comment

Thirteen is Lincoln’s lucky number

High School Sports: To most, the number 13 means bad luck. But for the football program at Abraham Lincoln High School, it’s a number you only get to with lots of practice, determination, and no small amount of good luck on the side. It’s the number of games a team will play if its reaches the championship. Comment

Playoff hopes dashed as Cyclones lose!

The Ride: It’s wait till next year for our beloved boys of summer, who failed in their quest for a New York-Penn League championship — something that has eluded them since their inaugural season of 2001. Comment
Politics: Brooklyn will give the city its first Russian-American councilman this year, thanks to an increasingly politically active community of immigrants from the former Soviet Union in the districts of two term-limited representatives, experts say. Comment

Sunny’s rises from the Sandy sludge

Red Hook: Bottoms up! Comment

Cops searching for subway groper who rubbed up against woman on No. 4 train

Prospect Heights: Cops are after a man they say sexually assaulted a female passenger on the 4 train earlier this month. Comment

Darn it! Cyclones lose again, and playoff hopes circle the drain

The Ride: The Cyclones needed just one win this weekend to stay ahead of the Aberdeen Ironbirds and keep the team’s playoff hopes alive, but they failed. Now the boys are staring down a long winter. Comments (1)

Stan talks Oprah, and the Trackchair

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist lets you know that looks matter, and that it time to give to a worthy cause. Comment
The Ride: The Cyclones lost the most important game of the year, but look to retake first place tonight. Comment

Forget Carmine’s birthday at your own peril

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine again laments the fact that people are interested in things beyond him. Comments (7)

Stumped! Judge orders ambulances back at LICH by Tuesday but state says it can’t think that far ahead

Cobble Hill: The state has not quite let go of Long Island College Hospital and the judge who ordered it out of state hands wants ambulance service restored before Tuesday, but the rebuked owners refuse to say whether they will comply. Comments (2)

Cyclones lose, but battle for first place starts tonight

The Ride: The biggest game of the season is tonight at MCU Park. Comment
Prospect Heights: A Prospect Heights bodega that found itself on the sidelines of the red carpet for the MTV Video Music Awards last Sunday is now trying to pawn a piece of the action. Comments (7)

Cyclones win, hold on to first place

The Ride: It has become a thrilling season for the Cyclones which moved to a season-high five games over .500 yesterday, and held on to first place in the heated race for the McNamara Divison crown. Comment

Bad wife busted in ‘hit man plot’ paid in stamps: cops

Crime: Cops busted a Manhattan woman who they say asked an undercover detective for help killing her husband in Sheepshead Bay in exchange for a big payout — of vintage stamps. Comment
Mill Basin: A motorist flipped his car near PS 203 in Mill Basin on Tuesday, setting off a domino effect of collateral damage, and block residents say this wasn’t the first time a reckless driver caused an accident at the nearby grade school. Comment

‘Sound off to the Editor’ — a soapbox and then some!

Letters: Check out your neighbors’ take on the topics of the day. Comment
Nightlife: Crown Heights hipsters tired of trekking to Williamsburg to catch an indie rock show are setting up a music hall in their own backyard. Comments (16)

Finally! Cyclones grab first place

The Ride: The Cyclones sit alone atop the McNamara Division thanks to a 1–0 win over the Tri-City Valley Cats last night. Comments (1)

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