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Question and dancer: Coney show combines burlesque and quiz night

Coney Island: This show is even dirtier than that guy who cheated on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Comment

Question and dancer: Coney show combines burlesque and quiz night

Nightlife: This show is even dirtier than that guy who cheated on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Comment

Chemical spiel! Science and storytelling synthesize in Gowanus

Gowanus: These stories are about science — but they’re not fiction. Comment

Beer-d science

Chemical spiel! Science and storytelling synthesize in Gowanus

Nightlife: These stories are about science — but they’re not fiction. Comment

Science classes in Brooklyn bars

Boro of Nerds: Get blinded by science while getting blind. Comment

Science classes in Brooklyn bars

Boro of Nerds: Get blinded by science while getting blind. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Just like the Energizer Bunny, Carmine’s story keeps going and going.

Big Screecher: Trust us, you won’t be able to figure out what this screech is about until you get to the end! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for some light summer reading. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for some light summer reading. Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Live-action superheroes, a free St. Vincent show, disco in the park, and other great things to do and see in Brooklyn Aug. 8–13. Comment

Cops: Man impersonated officer for robbery and rape

Cops collared a man on Aug. 1 who they say pretended to be a police officer in order to rob and rape a woman in Sunset Park. Comment
Williamsburg: In fashion, one day you’re in, the next day you’re in a Williamsburg bar franticly assembling an outfit from old coat hangers and bubble wrap. Comment

Bay Ridge brings out the big screen

Bay Ridge Nights: The hills are alive with the sound of movies! Comment
Nightlife: In fashion, one day you’re in, the next day you’re in a Williamsburg bar franticly assembling an outfit from old coat hangers and bubble wrap. Comments (1)

On vacation — have a great weekend!

A Britisher’s View: A Britisher’s View is on vacation this week, but will be back next Friday. Comment

Clones are primed and ready for playoff push

Brooke Lynn at Bat: There are a lot of ups and downs during the baseball season, but our columnist thinks Brooklyn is ready for its close-up. Comment

Library, arts group on R’Hook branch privatization plan: We’re all ears

Red Hook: The library system’s plan to carve out part of the neighborhood’s branch to let real estate group Spaceworks rent it as dance studios is plodding ahead, but after an outpouring of opposition from neighbors, the partners say they want to hear more input from neighbors. Comments (6)
Coney Island: The Clones were seduced by the Dark Side last weekend. Comment

Cracked house: Flatlanders evacuated over fearsome fracture

Flatlands: More than a dozen adults and children were forced to flee their apartments in Flatlands on Monday when a massive crack in the building prompted fears of an imminent collapse. Comment

Locals: Former ices store now an eyesore

Mill Basin: An abandoned former ices store in Mill Basin is giving some locals chills. Comment

The Three Scholarship Amigos

Standing O: Standing O salutes sensational science stars! Comment

Brooklyn’s night out with New York’s Finest

Photo Galleries: It is a good thing having fun isn’t a crime! Comment
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Clones lose heartbreaker in 12

The Ride: Look, you can’t win them all, but it would have been nice to win this one. Comment

Food and family: Perfect together (sometimes)

The Dad: This week, the Dad talks turkey — and ice cream and waffles and French toast. Comments (1)

Strong summer proves Smith is ready for the NBA

Joe Knows: Russ Smith delivered another blow to his critics, which is what he does every chance he gets. Comment

Bay Ridge in chains

Bay Ridge in chains

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge businesses are being wrapped in chains, but local mom ’n’ pop shops don’t feel oppressed. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: This public servant got a taste of a different kind of service on Friday night in Brooklyn Heights. Comment
Mean Streets: Flatbush Avenue is getting the go-slow treatment this fall. Comment

Green land! Atlantic Yards rechristened ‘Pacific Park’

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards, meet Pacific Park. Comment

With liberty and G transfers for all

Free the G: G-train riders are getting used to the free Broadway-to-Lorimer transfer that is in place while transit crews repair the tunnel to Queens, and advocates say the Metropolitan Transportation Authority would be foolish to snatch it away. Comments (4)
Mean Streets: Brooklyn’s second-longest thoroughfare is getting the driver-pinching treatment this fall. Comments (36)

Jamaica Open opens wallets for charity

Marine Park: This charity golf game was all about sharing the green. Comment
Williamsburg: This event might sound cheesy, but the crowd eats it up! Comment

Local author explains ‘Whatever Happened to the Metric System?’

Greenpoint: This book sounds like kilograms of fun! Comment
Theater: This event might sound cheesy, but the crowd eats it up! Comments (1)

Local author explains ‘Whatever Happened to the Metric System?’

Books: This book sounds like kilograms of fun! Comments (13)

Bay Ridge in chains

Bay Ridge in chains

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge businesses are being wrapped in chains, but local mom ’n’ pop shops don’t feel oppressed. Comments (2)

Jo is pro-spanking

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist comes out firmly in favor of a whack on the behind once in a while. Comment

Up all night at a pajama party!

Sheepshead Bay: This party wasn’t about schmoozing — it was about snoozing. Comment

Green land! Atlantic Yards rechristened ‘Pacific Park’

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards, meet Pacific Park. Comments (59)
Greenpoint: Lulu’s is on its last legs. Comment
Marine Park: These runners aren’t going for the gold — they’re going for the rainbow. Comment

Clones cage Tigers

The Ride: We’re not going to lie to you: If the season ended today, the Cyclones would be tied for a playoff spot. But play on they must… Comment

Brighton barber burgled, sentimental signatures stolen

Brighton Beach: Brighton Beach barber suffered the unkindest cut of all when a thief broke into his shop and stole dozens of monetary mementos of good will off his walls. Comment
The Boerum Hill and Clinton Hill post offices are packing up and shipping out — one much further than the other. Comments (7)
Dining: This public servant got a taste of a different kind of service on Friday night in Brooklyn Heights. Comments (3)

Cure for blank walls: Local artists’ work on display at Coney Island Hospital

Coney Island: Call it Coney Island Hospital Gallery. Comment

Office play-space: All-ages playground-art comes to MetroTech

Art: It’s a jungle-gym out there. Well, almost. It’s some seesaws and a maze. Comments (1)

Charge! Verrazano-Narrows toll booths will soon take plastic

Bay Ridge: The verdant wilds of bucolic Staten Island will soon be just a card-swipe away. Comment

Cyclones clawed by Tigers

The Ride: But Mike Conforto did hit his second dinger. Comment
Fixing the BQE: Brooklyn-Queens Expressway traffic will be snarled for the next few weeks as the city resurfaces the cantilevered section of the highway below the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: The verdant wilds of bucolic Staten Island will soon be just a card-swipe away. Comments (11)

Stan pays homage to an old friend

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan remembers travel buddy Councilman Herb Berman. Comment

Carmine’s usual suspects!

Sunday Screech: The great thing about this week’s Carmine is you don’t even know what it is about until you get to the end! And neither does he! Comments (2)

Force is with Cyclones on ‘Star Wars’ night

The Ride: New additions to the Clones paid dividends Saturday night. Comment

Two arrests in Midwood robbery

Crime: Police have arrested two men who they say are responsible for robbing and assaulting an 18-year-old woman inside her apartment building in Midwood on July 27. Comment

Two arrests in Midwood robbery

Crime: Police have arrested two men who they say are responsible for robbing and assaulting an 18-year-old woman inside her apartment building in Midwood on July 27. Comment

Rosario’s single wins it in ninth

The Ride: The Clones scored two in the final frame to steal a win from the Tigers. Comment

Murder to vehicular mayhem for Slope’s new commanding officer

Park Slope: Park Slope’s new top cop is transitioning from chasing bloodthirsty maniacs across the borough to pursuing reckless drivers, with equal zeal, he says. Comments (2)

No-class burglar strikes on Classon

Fort Greene: Police are after a man who they say pulled off a pricey heist in Clinton Hill on July 17. Comments (2)
Danny Jacobs has never been more ready to seize the opportunity to be a world champion. Comment
Fort Greene: A long-padlocked Fort Greene park could reopen thanks to a city push to make it safe to hang out in once more. Comments (2)

No luck: Cyclones crushed on ‘Irish Night’

The Ride: Our boys’ five-game winnning streak is over. Comment

Hoops community says goodbye to streetball legend James “Stixx” Williams

The streetball institution James “Stixx” Williams died doing what he loved. Comment

EXCLUSIVE: Pit bull owner sez Brooklyn-Queens Expressway pooch ran away

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The owner of the pit bull that appeared to have been thrown off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway came forward to claim his pooch on Thursday, saying it ran away on Tuesday afternoon in Greenpoint, hours before its near-fatal fall. Comments (4)

Pit bull survives possible toss from Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Fuzzy Brooklyn: A group of good Samaritans helped save the life of a pit bull after someone apparently threw the animal off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Williamsburg on Tuesday. Comments (5)

Stealing home: Clones win thanks to thievery!

The Ride: Some call it the most exciting play in baseball now that triples are nearly obsolete. Comment

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