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Cinema: This roving film festival takes old VHS tapes from the basement and puts them on the big screen. Comments (6)
Cinema: This roving film festival takes old VHS tapes from the basement and puts them on the big screen. Comment

Food fight! Cookbook authors face off live on stage at Food Book Fair slam

Books: A battle of words is cooking in Brooklyn. Comment

Food fight! Cookbook authors face off live on stage at Food Book Fair slam

Books: A battle of words is cooking in Brooklyn. Comment
Theater: This festival is growing like a weed! Comment

A very novel novel: Dumbo-published thriller penned by anonymous author collective

February Houses: This historical thriller offers an intriguing look at some fresh fictional possibilities. Comment

A very novel novel: Dumbo-published thriller penned by anonymous author collective

February Houses: This historical thriller offers an intriguing look at some fresh fictional possibilities. Comment
Theater: This festival is growing like a weed! Comments (3)

Sound Off to the Editor

Letters: Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Celebrate Holy Week the Carmine way

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher remembers what the holidays are really all about. Yeah, its food and family. Comment
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What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Marine Park: It’s a whole new ball game for a local little league. Comment
Nightlife: See the best high-school basketballers in the country, toss a banjo, celebrate Secretary’s Day with Dolly Parton, and other great things to do in Brooklyn April 18–24. Comment

Bunny Brunch

Marine Park: They hopped in from all corners of the borough. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

Bartoonist hits hipster heaven

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator goes people-watching at the Happy Fun Hideaway in Bushwick — where the wine comes from a box and the patrons from the early ’90s. Comments (13)
Art: The museum’s rotunda has been transformed into a fanciful landscape. Comment

Bay Ridge is hopping!

Bay Ridge Nights: Looking to pass over Passover and grease your Easter? Look no further than a night out in Bay Ridge. Comment
Art: The museum’s rotunda has been transformed into a fanciful landscape. Comments (2)
Adams on Line 1: Borough President Adams is going green — in more ways than one. Comment

End of the road for Rev. Al

A Britisher’s View: The rabble-rousing reverend needs to atone for past sins with a redemption campaign, writes our columnist. Comment
Coney Island: The People’s Playground is back! Comment
Bay Ridge: Saint Patrick’s Academy held its 11th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 11. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge: Saint Patrick’s Academy held its 11th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 11. Comment
Theater: Bow down to your new robot opera-lords. Comment
Theater: Bow down to your new robot opera-lords. Comment

Burning Bushwick! Second anti-Lopez activist files for Espinal Assembly seat

Will’s Watch: Maybe the third time’s the charm. Comment

100 candles and counting for golden Jack Torres

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Dining: Forget about eggs — the borough’s top chocolatiers are making chocolate-dipped Peeps, two-foot tall bunnies, and chocolate-coated matzoh this Easter. Comments (5)
Dining: Forget about eggs — the borough’s top chocolatiers are making chocolate-dipped Peeps, two-foot tall bunnies, and chocolate-coated matzoh this Easter. Comment
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A family decision gone horribly wrong

The Dad: This week, the Dad ponders the decisions he, and his felow parents, have made. Comment

Trapani the key to Fontbonne’s quest for repeat

Joe Knows: Nicolette Trapani is the difference-maker for Fontbonne Hall. Comment

nets playoff preview

Back Court: The Raptors will be no match for the Nets, says our columnist. Comments (3)

Raptors surprising season will end vs. Nets

Front Court: Our columnist boldly predicts the Nets will take this one in six games, thanks to the Raptors inexperience. Comments (3)

American idled! Reporter auditions to sing national anthem at Barclays

Prospect Heights: Any reporter worth her keyboard is willing to make a fool out of herself on video. Comment
Bay Ridge: Thousands of kids and parents hippity-hopped to Shore Road Park on April 13 for the 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge). Comment

Rent de-stabilization in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A Prospect Lefferts Gardens landlord is harassing his rent-stabilized, black tenants and letting their apartments crumble around them to move in wealthy white people, a lawsuit alleges. Comments (38)

Vinyl fantasy

Where to celebrate Record Store Day in Brooklyn

Shopping: Brooklyn is spinning right round like a record, baby! Comments (4)

Cut it out: Weird collection of collages coming to Cobble Hill gallery

Weird Art: This art show works on paper. Comment

Cut it out: Weird collection of collages coming to Cobble Hill gallery

Weird Art: This art show works on paper. Comment

Bertolt bereft! Boerum Hill leftist haven to disband

Boerum Hill: A leftist hub on Atlantic Avenue will shutter due to out-of-control debts and its organizers are blaming gentrification. Comments (3)

Carmageddon in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: A joy ride, break-ins, and a rim jacking all went down in the neighborhood this week. Comment

Honoring a fallen hero closes wound — it doesn’t open them.

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Joanna gets all politcal and stuff. Comment

Improved Castellano tosses gem for pitching-rich Grand Street

High School Sports: New management for Grand Street Campus’s baseball has improved the team — and the pitching of senior Emanuel Castellano. Comment

Miller’s Time: Senior ace hopes to pitch Berkeley Carroll to state title

High School Sports: Ian Miller knows there is a glaring gap in his legacy as a member of the Berkley Carroll baseball team as he heads into his senior season. Comment
Bay Ridge: Thousands of kids and parents hippity-hopped to Shore Road Park on April 13 for the 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge). Comments (8)

American idled! Reporter auditions to sing national anthem at Barclays

Prospect Heights: Any reporter worth her keyboard is willing to make a fool out of herself on video. Comments (10)

Over and out! Exit for Ridge lawman

Bay Ridge: It’s a changing of the guard in Bay Ridge. Comment
Downtown: Macy’s is finally doing the right thing. Comment

Church in state! Bishop Ford to close after 52 years

Windsor Terrace: Bishop Ford High School, a 52-year-old Windsor Terrace Catholic academy, will close its doors at the end of the school year in June. Comments (45)

Church in state! Bishop Ford to close after 52 years

Windsor Terrace: Bishop Ford High School, a 52-year-old Windsor Terrace Catholic academy, announced on April 14 that it will close its doors at the end of the school year in June, due to declining enrollment and income. Comment
Marine Park: This school got creative with family night. Comment

Worst parks ever to get a spruce-up

Meadows of Shame: The Dumbo Improvement District is looking for designers to help transform Bridge Park 1, Bridge Park 2, and Bridge Park 3, barren concrete parks at the base of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, into a workout loop. Comments (1)
Fashion: Some lucky Brooklyn high schoolers are going to the prom thanks to a fashion-forward giveaway that will let them dress to the nines on a budget of zero. Comment

Defending champion Fontbonne powers past St. Francis Prep

High School Sports: Fontbonne Hall wasted no time reminding St. Francis Prep which team is the defending champion. Comment

Broughton wins twice at Mayor’s Cup, Medgar Evers takes girls team crown

High School Sports: Shayla Broughton wasn’t quite as quick as she was in the trials, but she was fast enough to win the 100-meter hurdles at the Mayor’s Cup championships at Ichan Stadium last Saturday afternoon. Comment

Midwood jumper Blount-Oden looks forward to strong outdoor season

High School Sports: Taj Blount-Oden is hoping for a big finish to his high school career after a knee injury cut his junior season short. Comment
Downtown: Sparks are going to fly on the East River once again. Comments (8)

Over and out! Exit for Ridge lawman

Bay Ridge: It’s a changing of the guard in Bay Ridge. Comments (2)

Prescription for smiles: Med students secretly redo young cancer patient’s bedroom

Canarsie: A Canarsie kid battling cancer got a big surprise when he came home to his room to find that the Heat was on — his walls. Comment

Tzedakah! Brighton groups feed hungry for Passover

They made the seder even greater. Comment
There is nothing like falling on your butt to start the workday. Comment
Dining: We remember the legendary pizzaiolo. Comment
Mean Streets: Park Slope cops have been ticketing and seizing dollar vans since January, a move activists are calling a racially motivated blow against drivers trying to make a living. Comments (63)

Curb appeal: Disabled woman says faulty sidewak ramps unsafe

She was on a roll, but was any one listening? Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Carroll Gardens got a special delivery of more than a dozen furry bundles of joy at a creature adopt-a-thon over the weekend. Comments (6)

Rumble at Three Points! Community board vies to annex Atlantic Yards

Atlantic Yards: A border dispute is brewing over which community board should have the privilege of holding the Atlantic Yards mega-development within its boundaries. Comments (3)

Stan’s pockets are loaded with notes

It’s Only My Opinion: It’s that time of year — when Stan remembers what he told himself he wouldn’t forget. Comment

The people’s choices: Books, swings, and bathroom things

A book-mobile, a playground overhaul, and a dirty-bathroom clean-up are top priority city projects, according to residents of neighborhoods from Gowanus to Greenpoint who put their heads together to decide how $1 million of public money should be spent. Comments (2)

Carmine celebrates Holy Week the only way he knows how — with food!

Sunday Screech: What do the holidays really mean to Carmine? Click to find out! Comments (3)
NOW WITH VIDEO: Our ace roller-rink correspondent took an exclusive twirl around Prospect Park’s new skate palace — and found out the hard way that concrete is less forgiving than wood. Come along for the ride. Comment
Dining: We remember the legendary pizzaiolo. Comments (1)

Gravesend jumper steps down

Gravesend: They talked him off the ledge, literally. Comment

Showdown at the BK corral! Williamsburg board snubs on-street bike parking

Mean Streets: A local panel is not letting any more Williamsburg and Greenpoint parking spaces get turned over to bike racks without a fight. Comments (85)

Old Brooklyn defined

Art: The Society of Old Brooklynites has settled what constitutes “Old Brooklyn” once and for all. Except they operate on the honor system. Comments (7)

Can you tell Old Brooklyn from Old-Timey Brooklyn? Take our quiz and find out

Awesome: Put your era-assessing acumen to the test with this nifty interactive quiz. Comments (7)

Neighbors: planned after-school site could put kids in harm’s way

Brighton Beach: Kids and cars could make a lethal combination, say neighbors of a new development in Brighton Beach. Comment

Two cops injured in Williamsburg fire

A pair of police officers were injured on Thursday afternoon when they ran into a burning building to save tenants, including an elderly fellow and a one-year-old baby, according to officials and a report by the New York Post. Comments (1)

Former state senator suspects Recchia’s hand in trip tort

Will’s Watch: Former state Sen. Seymour Lachman says that a bizarre personal injury suit filed against him in 2010 may have been an act of retaliation by then-Coney Island Councilman and current congressional contender Domenic Recchia, whom Lachman once threatened to challenge for Council. BrooklynDaily.com has the story. Read more…
Mean Streets: A hit-and-run driver slammed into a bicyclist in Bushwick on Wednesday morning, killing him on impact, cops said. Comments (12)

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