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Bay Ridge: It’s not every day you get on go on a free cruise departing from a local park. Comment
Williamsburg: Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Williamsburg. Comment
Theater: Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Williamsburg. Comment
Art: It is art imitating lunch. Comment

Waterfront committee seeks advice to prepare for next superstorm

Marine Park: There’s $4 million dollars on the line, and to win big, all locals need to do is complain. Comment
Park Slope: It is art imitating lunch. Comment

One-ring circus! Unicycles roll up to circle-themed show at Coney

Coney Island: There are no squares in this crowd. Comment

One-ring circus! Unicycles roll up to circle-themed show at Coney

Theater: There are no squares in this crowd. Comment

‘Sound off to the Editor’ — a lively sounding board for the topics of the day

Letters: Want a good read? Check out our readers’ thought-provoking opinions on the liveliest letters’ page around. Comment

Carmine from the block! The Screecher joins the party!

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine has a blast at one of them thar block parties. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment
Nightlife: Why stare at a screen when you can do “Mean Girls” trivia, play “The Princess Bride” drinking games, and see Jon Glaser doing stand-up? Comment

Brooklyn Made: The mark of greatness

Branding Brooklyn: A new certification defines what it means to be made in Brooklyn. Comment

Surf’s up in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Surf in to Bay Ridge for a weekend of totally tubular live music! Comment

BAM-boozled:Bad checks defraud Fort Greene institution

Fort Greene: Somepne stole $36,000 from our beloved institution. Comment

BAM-boozled: Bad checks defraud Fort Greene institution

Fort Greene: Someone stole $36,000 from our beloved institution. Comments (2)

Surf’s up in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Ride the wave of great nightlife in the Ridge this weekend, with our pals at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Salman Rushdie to help launch debut novel from B’Heights author

DUMBO: She is going live with a little help from her friend. Comment

Salman Rushdie to help launch debut novel from B’Heights author

Books: She is going live with a little help from her friend. Comment

The Battle of Brooklyn played a pivotal role in the nation’s creation

A Britisher’s View: There might not be a Brooklyn — or even an America — if not for the sacrifices of the revolutionaries who fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, which commemorates its 238 anniversary on Aug. 27. Comment

The Cyclones shining stars

Brooke Lynn at Bat: Our columnist thinks the Mets future is bright, thanks to these Cyclone All-Stars. Comment

City to spray for skeeters

Close your windows and bring the kids indoors tonight — Southern Brooklyn is getting sprayed. Comment
In traffic court, even the judges don’t have the right-of-way. Comment

Chef survives Gowanus Canal ice bucket challenge

Gowanus: A fearless Bedford-Stuyvesant chef took he the so-called “Ice-Bucket Challenge” fund-raiser for Lou Gehrig’s Disease a disgusting step further when he survived a dousing of ice water drawn from the filthy Gowanus Canal — the only waterway in Brooklyn that is confirmed to have the clap. Comment

Chef survives Gowanus Canal ice bucket challenge

Gowanus: A fearless Bedford-Stuyvesant chef took he the so-called “Ice-Bucket Challenge” fund-raiser for Lou Gehrig’s Disease a disgusting step further when he survived a dousing of ice water drawn from the filthy Gowanus Canal — the only waterway in Brooklyn that is confirmed to have the clap. Comments (6)

Another centenarian sensation!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Cops release video of gunpoint robbery in East Flatbush

Flatbush: Police are looking for two men they say were caught on video robbing a senior citizen at gunpoint in East Flatbush on Aug. 2. Comment

100 percent Brooklyn

Brooklyn Made: The mark of greatness

Branding Brooklyn: A new certification defines what it means to be made in Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Get on the list! These businesses get our seal of approval

Perspective: For whatever reason, theses guys aren’t signed and sealed as Brooklyn Made, so we remedied the oversight. Comments (4)

Audit reveals tree-trimming program’s deep-rooted problems

The Parks Department is mismanaging the war on trees in Brooklyn, a city audit found. Comment

Arrest in Bensonhurst Park shooting

Bensonhurst: Police arrested a man for shooting another guy in a Bensonhurst Park after an argument escalated on Aug. 16. Comment

Un-Rapture-d! G’point musician trades dance-punk stardom for soul

Bushwick: Dance-punk’s not dead — it is just playing R&B in Bushwick. Comment

Un-Rapture-d! G’point musician trades dance-punk stardom for soul

Music: Dance-punk’s not dead — it is just playing R&B in Bushwick. Comment

Late-night insight: TV writers offer look behind the laughter

Williamsburg: A panel at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the process of writing for late-night TV shows. Comment

Late-night insight: TV writers offer look behind the laughter

Event: A panel at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the process of writing for late-night TV shows. Comment
Page 1: Who would have thought that this is what The Brooklyn Paper would become? Looking back, it’s hard to imagine that shy, retiring little guy turning into this. Remember how he used write sentences without capitalization? Remember when he cried over that spilled ink? And remember the first time he was home delivered and you picked him up and thought to yourself, man, I just love this little guy. And now look at him, all grown up and telling you to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

The case of the college kid’s car

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he should help finance his oldest plan to start cruising the campus. Comments (1)

Former Erasmus star Samuel set to shine for Ohio State

Joe Knows: Curtis Samuel’s high school football career ended with a late-game ankle injury in Erasmus Hall’s semifinal loss to Tottenville last season. Comment

Reward for tips on Midwood shooting: $12,000

Midwood: Police are offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a shooting in Midwood that killed a Canarsie man earlier this year. Comment

Fish off of Fulton: Locals know where to find the best fry D’town

Go There Now While You Still Can: This prices are just right at this Downtown mainstay that has been serving fish and chips for 40 years. Comments (1)
Cinema: Forget the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. Not one, but two screenings of the 1990 original are happening in Brooklyn bars this week. Comment

A swimming success: Aquarium hosts after-hours bash

Coney Island: The penguins may have been overdressed. Comment

A swimming success: Aquarium hosts after-hours bash

The penguins may have been overdressed. Comment
BoroBeat: A 10-foot-tall, high-rise sand castle that almost didn’t happen took first place of the team division in the annual Coney sand sculpting contest on Aug. 16. Comment

Jo remebers what it was like to not go to Woodstock

Not for Nuthin’: Look, you couldn’t be everywhere in the ’60s. Comment
Marine Park: Marine Park residents are reflecting on the lessons of one of the neighborhoods most traumatic events after the so-called “Stuart Street sniper” was sentenced to eight years in prison for spraying the street with semi-automatic gunfire in 2011. Comment
Cinema: Forget the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. Not one but two screenings of the 1990 original are happening in Brooklyn bars this week. Comment
Event: The British are coming! Again! Comment
Event: The British are coming! Again! Comments (3)

Water, water everywhere: Kids splash around Aviator

BoroBeat: Aviator Sports and Events Center treated its members to a day of splashing around with water slides, bounce castles, and games on Aug. 17. Comment
The Ride: The game ended in a 1–1 tie, thanks to the fact that a differnt pitcher hit the mound for each team every inning! Sheesh! Comment

Push button, get pizza!

Push button, get pizza!

Circuit Lord: Our new column about Brooklyn’s technology boom answers the age-old question “What’s a guy got to do to get a pizza around here?” Comments (3)

Cops seek attempted bank robber

Bensonhurst: Police are searching for the woman who tried to rob a Bensonhurst bank on Aug. 16. Comment

Cops seek attempted bank robber

Bensonhurst: Police are searching for the woman who tried to rob a Bensonhurst bank on Aug. 16. Comment
Wild Brooklyn: Prospect Park lovers got down and dirty on Sunday in an attempt to mow down an invasive species of grass that was growing out of control. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Daring riders are making a dangerous move — on to Belt Parkway. Comment
Mean Streets: Daring riders are making a dangerous move — on to Belt Parkway. Comments (6)
BoroBeat: A 10-foot-tall, high-rise sand castle that almost didn’t happen took first place of the team division in the annual Coney sand sculpting contest on Aug. 16. Comment

Residents get down at annual block party

BoroBeat: Residents enjoyed the last stretch of summer with games, dancing, and food for Pearson Street’s annual block party between Avenues T and U on Aug. 16. Comment

Canarsie’s Morrow puts coaching on hold for career overseas

Erica Morrow had already begun the transition from player to coach, but now she back on the court and playing professionally overseas. Comment

Xaverian’s Scotti commits to Seton Hall baseball

High School Sports: Anthony’s Scotti’s choice to play baseball at Seton Hall was easy. His coaches face the tougher choice — where to put him in the batting order. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay may currently be struggling to keep its streets clean, but back in the day, the area was a swank resort featuring gambling and ritzy hotels, according to Brooklyn’s official historian. Comment

Cycling senior hit by car in Gravesend

Gravesend: A 73-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a sports utility vehicle on Aug. 15 while riding his bike in Gravesend. Comment
Coney Island: The Wounded Warriors Project hosted a family day in Coney Island on Aug. 11. Comment

Stan gets all international on us

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist fills you in on news from around the world — especailly the Mid-East. Comment

Cool running: Bearded, tattooed bartender vies to run W’burg politics

Williamsburg: This hipster wants to be your representative. Comments (22)

Flatlands burglary caught on tape

Flatlands: Police are looking for two teenagers they say were caught on video committing a burglary in Flatlands — one of them wearing a rather distinctive backpack. Comment
Mean Streets: The Police Department is in the middle of a two-week crackdown on bike riders, so we figured we would drop in on a class to teach newbie cyclists the rules of the road. Comments (25)

Starbucks goes part-bar for second Williamsburg foray

Williamsburg: Starbucks is opening up a second coffee-shop in Williamsburg — and this time it plans to bring the party. Comments (2)

Cyclones streak to sweep

The Ride: Five in a row! Five in a row! Comment

Former Xaverian kicker Marando set for big finish to Fordham career

Michael Marando’s parents responded with a quick “No!” when he first asked if he could play high-school football as a freshman at Xaverian. Comment

The summer: When Carmine eats his way through block parties

Sunday Screech: Look, there’s nothing more enjoyable than al fresco dining — for free! Comments (7)

Cyclones win fourth straight

The Ride: Who’s afraid of the Lake Monsters? Not our Cyclones. Comment
Gowanus: Old Faithful reared her head in Gowanus! Comments (2)

Cyclones win! Cyclones win! The Cyclones have won the game

The Ride: Marcos Molina struck out 11 in his latest masterpiece! Comment
Flatlands: A Flatlands appliance store owner rescued two emergency medical technicians and a patient from a private ambulance that flipped upside down in a dramatic accident Thursday morning. Comment

Signs of incision decisions on newly smoothed B’Heights street

Brooklyn Heights: A freshly paved street in Brooklyn Heights could be about to get jackhammered. Comments (5)

Police: Pedophile prowled Downtown office building

Downtown: Cops arrested a man who allegedly fondled a 9-year-old girl as she and her 3-year-old brother waited for their mother in a Schermerhorn Street office building on Aug. 4. Comment

Cops: Watch out for these bandits

Flatlands: Police are looking for two men wanted for a series of robberies that have targeted middle-aged adults and senior citizens in Flatlands this summer. Comment

Nine sickened in Brooklyn Terminal Market incident

Canarsie: Nine people were sickened by carbon-monoxide poisoning at the Brooklyn Terminal Market in Canarsie on Aug. 13. Comment

Horror on the waterfront

Williamsburg: The East River view of a tony Williamsburg restaurant turned grisly all of a sudden on Thursday morning when a man’s body floated to the water’s surface, cops said. Comment

Cyclones win again

The Ride: Look out, New York-Penn League, here come the Clones! Comment

Cyclones split doubleheader with Spinnners

The Ride: Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. Like yesterday. Comment

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