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Williamsburg: They’re Brooklyn’s Beavis and Butthead! Comment
Cinema: They’re Brooklyn’s Beavis and Butthead! Comment
Williamsburg: Brooklyn Brewery will host 26 breweries from around the state, all offering up their weirdest, most hard-to-find concoctions. Comment
Dining: Brooklyn Brewery will host 26 breweries from around the state, all offering up their weirdest, most hard-to-find concoctions. Comments (2)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine’s had it with the dangerous El!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher wants to know when the MTA will fix the 86th Street El, which is falling to pieces. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Nightlife: Catch new flicks at the Brooklyn Film Fest, tell funny stories at the Moth story slam, compete in a retro “Mario Kart” contest, see R&B legends play for free, and other things to do in Brooklyn May 30–June 5. Comment

Summer has already arrived in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the streets — of Bay Ridge! Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist stops to smell the rosè at Park Slope wine bar Brookvin. Comment

Bam is the Howard Hughes of foreign policy

A Britisher’s View: The President is running scared from implementing a candid foreign policy that protects U.S. interests and won’t let losers like Russia and China dance on America’s grave, writes our columnist. Comment
Bay Ridge: Thousands of Brooklynites lined Third Avenue on May 26 to observe America’s oldest parade saluting those who died in the line of duty. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: The state’s traffic-safety pitch was a wreck. Comment
Park Slope: The mothership is landing in Prospect Park. Comment

Bidding farewell to Fantasia

Crown Heights: The beloved and majestic albino Burmese python who captivated visitors to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum died at age 20. Comment
Music: The mothership is landing in Prospect Park. Comment

Cymbrowitz gobbling up campaign money with trips to Turkey

Will’s Watch: Lots of pols hand out turkeys to their constituents — but Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz gives Turkey to himself. Comment
Page 1: No, not the dance, silly! When we say hustle, we mean making sure we’re covering all the bases, asking the right questions, and getting the answers our readers demand. This, of course, should not be confused with bustling, which is similar, but different. That’s not to say we would be upset if you accused us of hustling and bustling, as that is what we suspect our reporters are doing out there on the beat every day. Well, no matter what you call it, we just hope you keep doing it, Brooklyn! Read more…
High School Sports: The whimper with which Grand Street Campus entered the playoffs is long forgotten. The Wolves righted things and is roaring in the semifinals. Comment

Father-Daughter vs. Mother-Son

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he’ll think of his kid like his mother thinks of him. Comment

Xaverian guts out playoff series win over All Hallows

High School Sports: After watching the final innings from the dugout as a Game 2 playoff loss threatened to bring his high school career to an early end, Xaverian’s Anthony Sigismondi wasn’t about to sit out Game 3 if he had a chance to keep his team playing for another day. Comment

Poly freshman Storz has potential for greatness

Joe Knows: Nick Storz gave us a glimpse this season of what we will have the pleasure of watching for the next three years. Comment

Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club gives the gift of life to a Haitian boy

BoroBeat: Kevens Loctomar, 5, is returning home to Haiti with the hole in his heart repaired, thanks to generous members of the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club, and Gift of Life International. The pair’s collaboration brought Kevens to the U.S. for free heart surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. Comment
Hospitals in Crisis: The state gave would-be-Long-Island-College-Hospital developer Peebles Corporation the boot on Wednesday, moving on to negotiate with its first choice to take over the medical campus, a company with financial ties to Gov. Cuomo. Comments (12)
THURSDAY

Councilman: ‘Tell me what you want’

Sheepshead Bay: Councilman Chaim Deutsch is asking his constituents for marching orders. Comment
A short-film festival that took over Prospect Park’s Nethermead in 2013 won’t return this year, organizers said. Comments (2)
Downtown: Roads honchos say the increasingly popular tourist practice of affixing so-called “love locks” to the Brooklyn Bridge is not only a blight but a menace to motorists. Comments (9)
BoroBeat: Third-graders from PS 192 brought their own rendition of “The Wizard of Oz” to the stage on May 22 and 23. Comment

Goodbye ‘Warehouse,’ hello ‘Paradise’

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo says goodbye to one of her favorite shows, and hello to a new one. Comment

It’s a home run!

BoroBeat: Elementary kids had a ball testing their skills at the Pitch, Hit, and Run Challenge held at PS 236 on May 19. Comment

Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club gives the gift of life to a Haitian boy, bringing him to the U.S. for life-saving surgery

BoroBeat: Lil’ Kevens Loctomar, 5, is returning home to Haiti with the hole in his heart repaired, thanks to generous members of the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club, and Gift of Life International. The pair’s collaboration brought Kevens to the U.S. for free heart surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. Comment

Emergency fume! LICH advocates say ‘ER’ is just a clinic

Hospitals in Crisis: The shell of the Cobble Hill institution is supposed to continue taking emergency-room walk-ins after a settlement reached in court last week, but anti-hospital-closure advocates say an emergency room with no attached hospital is little more than a glorified walk-in clinic. Comments (4)

Bidding farewell to Fantasia

Crown Heights: The beloved and majestic albino Burmese python who captivated visitors to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum died at age 20. Comment

Coming to you live from … industrial Bushwick? Livestream’s map quest confuses

Williamsburg: Not only is Bushwick the new Williamsburg, but a tech company is claiming the old Williamsburg is now a part of its in-vogue neighbor, city designations be damned. Comments (6)

Build It Backs off: CB18 to get meeting room back from recovery program workers

Marine Park: After a nearly year-long exile, Community Board 18 will once again be allowed to assemble in its office’s meeting room, beginning in September. Comment

Fostering safety: Traffic-calming coming to Foster Avenue

Flatlands: Flatlands is moving full speed ahead with a plan to slow down traffic. Comment
Bensonhurst: Some 400 kids came out to John Dewey High School on May 17 to get their trophies for playing in the Flames youth basketball league — which became the first sports program to break Brooklyn’s racial and geographic lines in 1974. Comment
Mill Basin: Brooklyn’s “Women of Distinction” received trophies and tributes at El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin on May 21. See our slideshow of the night’s festivities. Comment
Photo Galleries: Brooklyn’s “Women of Distinction” received trophies and tributes at El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin on May 21. See our slideshow of the night’s festivities. Comment

Livestream to occupy 3rd Ward

Williamsburg: The internet company that helped the Occupy Wall Street movement broadcast its every move to the world is moving into the Williamsburg space formerly home to a do-it-yourselfer center that closed abruptly in October. Comment

Eagles fly past St. Saviour for second-straight softball title

High School Sports: St. Edmund took advantage of mistakes and used timely hitting to win its second-straight Brooklyn-Queens Class A softball title. Comment

Happy Memorial Day!

Awesome: A special holiday message from your pals at The Brooklyn Paper. It’s short and sweet because we, like all of Brooklyn, know how to celebrate. Comment

It’s Memorial Day! And this is the best thing we ate this week!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Look, you can’t have Memorial Day without barbecue, so this review of a life-altering rib is totally apropos! Comment

It’s Memorial Day! And this is the best thing we ate this week!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Look, you can’t have Memorial Day without barbecue, so this review of a life-altering rib is totally apropos! Comment

Stan on murder, the death penalty, and scams

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist lets you know exactly what he thinks about murders who torture their victims. Comment

What the El! Train tracks attack Carmine!

Sunday Screech: Carmine once again cheats death, this time on 86th Street. He is a legend! Comments (6)

Federal preservationists: Navy Yard floats our boat

Fort Greene: The Brooklyn Navy Yard, where new arts and industrial facilities are opening at a rapid clip, has landed a berth on the National Register of Historic Places. Comments (1)
DUMBO: Couples who booked weddings at the Dumbo venue Rebar and were burned by its sudden closing are clamoring for someone to hold the owner responsible, but they say police won’t even take a report. Comments (4)
Brooklyn Heights: Check out the just-opened new sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

In tent city! Williamsburg park gets a tepee

Williamsburg: We knew the neighborhood was missing something. Comment
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Attempted arborcide on Fifth Avenue

Bay Ridge: Call him a tree thugger! Comment
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Attempted arborcide on Fifth Avenue

Bay Ridge: Call him a tree thugger! Comments (2)
Music: Get ready to hear some of the most crisp, resounding guitar chords ever played in Williamsburg, and don’t expect to recognize the people doing the strumming. Comment

Bartoonist plays the field in Williamsburg

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist stops by a cavernous new sports bar and learns what people mean when they say they are going to “go watch the game.” Comment

In case you missed it: Sources say pol in plot to privatize Brighton’s beach

Will’s Watch: Sources say that Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz (D–Brighton Beach) is trying to broker a deal that would permit the swank, beachfront Oceana Condominiums to take over a section of the public shore — which they say explains the pol’s opposition to the high-rise public toilets the city is building in front of the complex. Read all about it over at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Photo exhibit celebrates Coney’s iconic countenance

Coney Island: It’s the face of the People’s Playground. Comment

Photo exhibit celebrates Coney’s iconic countenance

It’s the face of the People’s Playground. Comment

Party the American way

Bay Ridge Nights: It’s Memorial Day Weekend — and our pals over at BrooklynDaily.com know how to make it one to remember! Read more…
High School Sports: Poly Prep’s Rob Calabrese is used to winning. The star catcher ended his career the same way he ended each of his previous seasons — in a celebratory pile at Manhattanville College after winning a private school state title. Comment
A breakout 2014 season saw the St. Joseph’s College baseball team dominating local competition on its way its the best year in program history. Comment

Agreement: LICH dead, but emergency room will limp on

Hospitals in Crisis: UPDATED WITH VIDEO: The last patient will be hauled out at midnight tonight, the state said. Comments (7)

Cops: Williamsburg man hurt surfing donut-truck

Williamsburg: A man was seriously injured on Wednesday morning when he tried to hitch a ride on the back of a moving Dunkin’ Donuts delivery truck, police said. Comment
Williamsburg: Fortunately for beach bums there is at least one other private bus line running a beer-friendly route to the beach. Comments (4)

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