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Dining: Pizza historian Scott Wiener will explain how the cheesy finger-food became a staple of New York fare and how his home borough helped get it there. Comment
Dining: Pizza historian Scott Wiener will explain how the cheesy finger-food became a staple of New York fare and how his home borough helped get it there. Comments (1)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

For Carmine, every cloud has a silver lining

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher re-lives a column he wrote 20 years ago (or 14, but whose counting?). Comment
Editor’s Picks: Got plans the coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comment
Sheepshead Bay’s annual street festival will feature a special guest this year — a giant potato. Comments (5)
Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay’s annual street festival will feature a special guest this year — a giant potato. Comment
Books: Ava Chin is after feast of mind. Comments (1)
Books: Ava Chin is a hunter-gatherer of the urban variety. Comment

Join the club! Cinema Club celebrates three years of indie screenings

Williamsburg: What do you do when you can’t find a club that will accept you as a member? Start your own. Comment

Join the club! Cinema Club celebrates three years of indie screenings

Williamsburg: What do you do when you can’t find a club that will accept you as a member? Start your own. Comment

Everybody’s going off the deep end at Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge Nights: Everybody’s working for the weekend — and here at Bay Ridge Nights, we’re working for you. Comment

Gigglechicks: Ladies that make us laugh coming to Gowanus

Event: These ladies don’t need a laugh track. Comment

Gigglechicks: Ladies that make us laugh coming to Gowanus

Event: Finally, living proof that girls are funny. Comment

Bam and Hill must face the music over Benghazi

A Britisher’s View: The new House investigation into the U.S. embassy terror attack in Benghazi, Libya, needs to nail Bam and Hill for their botched response, writes our columnist. Comment

Stringer to Build It Back: Show me the money!

Mill Basin: The city’s much-maligned Build It Back program is working great — for is contractors. Comment

$10 million for Sandy-aid paper-pushers while homeowners get bupkis

The city’s much-maligned Build It Back program is working great — for is contractors. Comments (3)

Cop-out in Marine Park street chaos

Marine Park: A malfunctioning stoplight at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U snarled traffic at the junction the afternoon of May 11 — and police did not respond for hours, leaving drivers snarling as well. Comment
Event: Take a tour of Brooklyn’s sordid mafioso history — and check out some books while you’re at it. Comments (7)

Rising back

Gerritsen Beach: The local committee tasked with recommending projects to improve storm resiliency in Gerritsen Beach and Sheepshead Bay has a good chance of getting funding for all the initiatives — except the one the community wants the most. Comment

Play fair! Brooklyn’s carnival is back

What are you doing reading the paper? There’s a fair in town! Comment

Play fair! Brooklyn’s carnival is back

What are you doing reading the paper? There’s a fair in town! Comment
Standing O: Standing O salutes the volies that keep the waterway clean and green. Comment

Cavernous concert hall headed for Williamsburg

Music: The concert company that runs Brooklyn venues the Music Hall of Williamsburg and Rough Trade NYC is planning a venue that can accommodate 2,000 in an industrial part of Williamsburg. Comments (2)

Adams heir apparent crossing a line, watchdogs say

Will’s Watch: A candidate seeking Borough President Adams’s old seat in the state senate is distributing literature that is raising political watchdogs’ eyebrows. Comment

Dad to daughter: Keep Mace handy

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if it’s safe for his daughter to date while she’s away at college. Comments (3)

Confident Midwood earns spot among city’s top teams

Joe Knows: This was the season the Midwood baseball program has been building toward, and it hasn’t let the expectations go unfulfilled. Comment

What I learned from watching The Learning Channel

Not for Nuthin’: Here’s a hint: it has something to do with sex. Comment
Downtown: Our ace photographer spotted what might have been one of the creatures, which till now have been thought to reside only in fairy-tale books, riding a customized Raleigh road bike Downtown. Comments (12)

Caught in a Babs romance

Music: An accomplished singer is tackling Barbra Streisand’s intimidating songbook in Manhattan Beach. Comment

Caught in a Babs romance

Music: An accomplished singer is tackling Barbra Streisand’s intimidating songbook in Manhattan Beach. Comments (2)

The Clash in Canarsie: Pro boxing comes to local gym

Canarsie: It’s the Battle of Brooklyn — but this time, the whole borough wins. Comment

The Clash in Canarsie: Pro boxing comes to local gym

It’s the Battle of Brooklyn — but this time, the whole borough wins. Comment
High School Sports: Poly Prep didn’t earn a victory over Fieldston, but it did restore some confidence. Comment

Castillo, Telecom bash New Utrecht to clinch division crown

High School Sports: Telecommunications knows there is no room for slip ups this time of year, with teams jockeying for playoff seeding, and the Yellow Jackets took care of business with an impressive performance against second-place New Utrecht. Comment

Brooklyn bands together to help scorned ‘Rebar’ couples

DUMBO: People are pitching in to help brides and grooms displaced by a Dumbo venue’s sudden closing. Comments (7)
Bay Ridge: A literacy-loathing larcenist has stolen nine Bay Ridge Courier sidewalk boxes since the end of April, robbing the Ridge of its only real newspaper. Comment

Missing designer found dead in East River

Williamsburg: Police pulled the swollen body of missing fashion designer James “Jay” Ott out of the New York Harbor on Thursday morning, ending a nearly two-month search for the man friends described as depressed. Comments (8)

Missing designer found dead in East River

Williamsburg: Police pulled the swollen body of missing fashion designer Jay Ott out of the East River Thursday morning, ending a nearly two month search for the man friends described as depressed. Comment

Newspaper caper! Paper box thief strikes again in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: A literacy-loathing larcenist has stolen nine Bay Ridge Courier sidewalk boxes since the end of April, robbing the Ridge of its only real newspaper. Comments (6)

Dyker Heights car crash leaves cyclist in critical condition

Dyker Heights: It was a bloody Sunday in Dyker Heights. Comment

Dyker Heights car crash leaves cyclist in critical condition

Dyker Heights: It was a bloody Sunday in Dyker Heights. Comments (28)
BoroBeat: New York Methodist Hospital held its annual Candlelight Gala at the Brooklyn Museum on May 10, and organizers said the event exceeded their own prognosis for success. See our slideshow for more. Comment

Prato’s late heroics give Poly comeback win over Fieldston

High School Sports: Anthony Prato came up to the plate with a runner on second and no one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, and he didn’t let his chance to play hero get away. Comment

Sharks devour Washington Prodigy

Coming off a slim victory over the league champions on the road last week, the New York Sharks women’s pro tackle football team came home to devour the Washington Prodigy on Saturday at Floyd Bennett Field at Aviator Sports Complex. Comment
Velkommen to Bay Ridge! Comment
Velkommen to Bay Ridge! Comments (5)

Sleepless in Brooklyn: Residents say noisy Bridge construction has gone on for too long

Mean Streets: City tells Brooklyn Bridge neighbors to suck it up for another year Comments (9)

Park it at the park! Prospect Park getting new lot, pedestrian path

They don’t call it a park for nothing! Comments (5)

Swallow your pride: Wine tasting pits Brooklyn’s booze against Europe’s finest

Dining: Judge not lest ye be judged — but if you ain’t from here, fugheddaboudit. Comments (1)

Swallow your pride: Wine tasting pits Brooklyn’s booze against Europe’s finest

Dining: Judge not lest ye be judged — but if you ain’t from here, fugheddaboudit. Comment

When it comes to workers, you pay for what you get for

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan says Prseident Obama is right, women do make less money than men. But he knows why. Comment

Rogue Court Street worker posts smoking ban signs

Downtown: Court Street is now a no-smoking zone! Comments (54)
Williamsburg: Houston, they have some plane tickets. Comment

Carmine’s re-run touches his heart

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher gets a note that reminds him of something he wrote about more than a decade ago. Comment

Dumbo bar closes, but staffers vow to hold wedding reception today!

Awesome: Employees of the shuttered venue have volunteered to work a wedding for free. Comments (20)
Bergen Beach: A manhole exploded in Bergen Beach and sent a sewer cover tearing through a nearby parked car on May 9. Comment
Art: Dumbo design show to feature Japanese designers who take a cue from Brooklyn Comment

G-train work means no night moves

Transit: The pain is coming into the station for night owls. Comment

G-train work means no night moves

Transit: The pain is coming into the station for night owls. Comment

Neighbors: Whole Foods blocking bike and pedestrian traffic

Gowanus: Road warriors are calling on the grocery giant to slow its sesame roll and open up the street to its rightful users. Comments (112)

Pre-work raves arrive in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Ain’t no party like a sober morning party, ‘cause a sober morning party stops responsibly. Comments (3)
Williamsburg: Houston, they have some plane tickets. Comments (3)

Top LICH bidder back in the saddle if it can muster $225 million

Hospitals in Crisis: The company that won the right to redevelop Long Island College Hospital, then had it snatched away, will regain it if it can produce proof by Tuesday that it has access to the cash it pledged to purchase the place. Comments (16)
Bay Ridge: Have you seen our boxes? Comment

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