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Nightlife: Super Bowl parties are better when you don’t have to clean up afterwards. Comment
Art: A Brooklyn bug expert will teach a class in creating dioramas of anthopomorphized insects doing everyday activities. Comments (1)
Art: A Brooklyn bug expert will teach a class in creating dioramas of anthopomorphized insects doing everyday activities. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Some of the borough’s unsung heroes are finally getting their due in a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Comments (2)
Brooklyn Heights: Some of the borough’s unsung heroes are finally getting their due in a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Comment
Nightlife: All aboard the trivia train. Comment
Nightlife: All aboard the trivia train. Comment

True colors: New sculpture show brightens up Prospect Heights

Art: Gray skies got you down? Get a dose of chromotherapy at this vibrant exhibition. Comments (2)

True colors: New sculpture show brightens up Prospect Heights

Art: Gray skies got you down? Get a dose of chromotherapy at this vibrant exhibition. Comment
An aging Williamsburg welterweight’s dream of getting another title shot — and regaining his belt — could come true with one more knockout, the Brooklyn brawler boasted this week. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine reads a book about Mount Rushmore because it is there!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher reviews a book about one of his favorite Italians! 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
In case you missed our handy guide to sledding in Brooklyn the last time it snowed heavily, here it is again. Comment
Nightlife: Hot events to pass the cold Brooklyn nights. Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator plays pinball and boardgames at Jackbar, a new dive in Williamsburg. Comments (7)

In sync: Fort Greene artists create opera about Milli Vanilli

Music: The story of Milli Vanilli is a drama ripe for operatic treatment — and this month, it will get one. Comment

In sync: Fort Greene artists create opera about Milli Vanilli

Music: The story of Milli Vanilli is a drama ripe for operatic treatment — and this month, it will get one. Comments (3)

A weekend double-header rocks Bay Ridge Nights!

Bay Ridge Nights: It is cold outside — so warm yourself up with a hot night in Bay Ridge! Comment

Human rights a game-changer at this year’s Olympics

A Britisher’s View: Vladimir Putin’s human rights abuses and the threat of a terror attack put a dampener on the world’s greatest sporting spectacle, writes our columnist. Comment

Coney Island walrus goes to Texas

Coney Island: Mitik the Coney Island walrus is taking a trip to San Antonio. Comment
Photo Galleries: The season’s latest winter storm was a royal pain for the Borough of Kings this week, dumping more than 10 inches of snow and driving temperatures down to single digits. Comment

Coney Island walrus goes to Texas

Mitik the Coney Island walrus is taking a trip to San Antonio. Comments (1)

Double-dose of nerds!

Boro of Nerds: A new monthly tournament at Union Hall will see fans of a jumpy Italian plumber duke it out on the big screen. Comment
Boro of Nerds: Hundreds of coders, designers, and gaming enthusiasts will gather at NYU-Poly’s Game Center in Downtown, in a quest to build a game from scratch in just 48 hours. Comment
Nightlife: A new monthly tournament at Union Hall will see fans of a jumpy Italian plumber duke it out on the big screen. Comment

Horsing around: Celebrate the lunar New Year in Brooklyn

Event: Happy New Year — again! Comments (1)

Horsing around: Celebrate the lunar New Year in Brooklyn

Event: Happy New Year — again! Comment
Nightlife: Hundreds of coders, designers, and gaming enthusiasts will gather at NYU-Poly’s Game Center in Downtown, in a quest to build a game from scratch in just 48 hours. Comment

Will the Dad pass his drivers test?

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he should give his daughter the keys when it is a little rainy outside. Comments (12)

Leadership role fits Grand Street’s Cora

Joe Knows: Arelis Cora is proving she’s got Division I talent. Comment
Digital editions: Maybe you’ve come too far. Maybe you expect too much. Maybe you think that there is no turning back. Well, at The Brooklyn Paper, we don’t think that way. Because we know that you can never go too far, expect too much, or ever have to turn back. So we’ll beat on, and we’ll gladly take you along with us, as long as you keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…
Photo Galleries: The season’s latest winter storm was a royal pain for the Borough of Kings, dumping more than 10 inches of snow and driving temperatures down to single digits. Comments (3)

Man, the Knicks suck!

Knicks prove things aren’t so bad for Nets

Back Court: Hey, Net fans, thank god for the Knicks! Comment
Front Court: It shaping up as though the Nets will make a run akin to the one the woeful Knicks made last year. Comment

Missing in Midwood

Midwood: The police are asking Brooklyn residents to help them keep an eye out for a missing 15-year-old girl, Goldy Monges, who was last seen on E. Seventh Street in Midwood on Jan. 11. Comment

Freed from prison, former lawyer has big plans — but first she has to beat cancer

Ditmas Park: Firebrand Park Slope attorney Lynne Stewart is out of the penitentiary and ready to take on the world. Comments (18)

Long live King! Ridge vigil honors slain civil rights giant

BoroBeat: Anti-war group Peace Action Bay Ridge Interfaith Peace Coalition held its third annual candlelight vigil to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday. Comment
Fort Greene: An Occupy-movement-aligned Council also-ran had $6,670 disappear from his campaign coffers in early October, his treasurer told cops last week. Comments (5)

Freed from prison, former lawyer has big plans — but first she has to beat cancer

Ditmas Park: This former Park Slope lawyer beat the system and now she is confident she can beat cancer. Comment

Joanna can’t stand government waste

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist fills you in on what she thinks are some of the biggest wastes of money the federal government is responsible for. Comment
In case you missed our handy guide to sledding in Brooklyn the last time it snowed heavily, here it is again. Comments (2)

Upping the Ante-bellum: New show puts the audience into old New Orleans

Theater: It is “Sleep No More” with a Southern spin. Comment

Upping the Ante-bellum: New show puts the audience into old New Orleans

Theater: It is “Sleep No More” with a Southern spin. Comment
BoroBeat: Community center El Puente hosted its annual Three Kings celebration on Sunday, which included a play and plenty of music. Comments (3)
Music: Kids can waltz to classical music played by a skunk, a dog, and two pink gorillas at the garden’s midwinter festival. Comment

The Blackout burns out

Mill Basin: The Brooklyn Blackout, a new professional basketball team that was planning to play its home games at Aviator Sports in Floyd Bennett Field, has folded after playing just one exhibition game. Comment

Long live King! Ridge vigil honors slain civil rights giant

BoroBeat: Anti-war group Peace Action Bay Ridge Interfaith Peace Coalition held its third annual candlelight vigil to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday. Comments (5)

How to throw a super Super Bowl party

Nightlife: Impress your friends and keep your wallet intact with our handy guide. Comment

Capital run! Cops searching for Sunset bank robber

Sunset Park: Police want you help nailing a bad guy. Comments (1)

Capital run! Cops searching for Sunset bank robber

Crime: Police want you help nailing a bad guy. Comment

Collegiate girls hold off Staten Island Academy

High School Sports: Lions top Rock school at Rose Classic Super Jam. Comment

Catch ‘Will’s Watch’ on BrooklynDaily.com

Will’s Watch: Every once in a while we’re proud to send you over to our pals at BrooklynDaily.com so you can get your weekly dose of political stuff. Read more…
Photo Galleries: We remembered King for a day. Comment

City floats Ridge’s boat

City floats Ridge’s boat

Bay Ridge: The city is poised to extend the commuter ferry service from the Brooklyn Army Terminal, which is supposed to ease the pain of the truncated R train, for another three months, sources said. Comment

City floats Ridge’s boat

City floats Ridge’s boat

Bay Ridge: The city is poised to extend the commuter ferry service from the Brooklyn Army Terminal, which is supposed to ease the pain of the truncated R train, for another three months, sources said. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: The chic clothier is the latest upscale arrival to the former public office space. Comments (20)
Politics: We remembered King for a day. Comments (2)

Progressive Caucus wants to ‘Occupy’ Council

Will’s Watch: Call it the Council commune! Comment

Too cool for high school school

BoroBeat: The Brooklyn School for Collaborative Services threw a party on Jan. 17 for its students who finished semester-long internships that the school says better prepare them for college and the workforce. Comment

A taste of the Gowanus: Popular ice cream shop to offer ‘toxic sludge’ flavor

Dining: Gowanus is getting a taste of its own medicine. Comments (4)

A taste of the Gowanus: Popular ice cream shop to offer ‘toxic sludge’ flavor

Dining: Gowanus is getting a taste of its own medicine. Comment

Man shot inside Church Avenue subway station

Ditmas Park: A gunman shot a person in a Flatbush subway station on Monday afternoon, cops said. Comments (3)

All-Brooklyn boys’ soccer honors

High School Sports: Brooklyn boys’ soccer teams produced some historic moments in the past season. Comment

Cortelyou Road up-and-coming, but how high?

Changing Brooklyn: A single-story warehouse on a rapidly-changing commercial strip in Ditmas Park sold for $2 million in cold, hard cash last week, but realtors are mum on who bought the property or what they plan to do with it. Comments (1)

Abraham Lincoln’s Holley heading to Florida after Penn State coaching change

High School Sports: Abraham Lincoln defensive tackle Thomas Holley had to do a fast pivot when the college coach who recruited him bolted shortly after he committed to the school. Comment

B’klyn Heights synagogue marks three decades of helping homeless

Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue celebrated three decades of helping homeless people last week. Comments (1)
Development: The city must slam the door on developing new housing in Brooklyn’s old industrial neighborhoods by banning new apartments in those areas, the new deputy borough president said this week. Comments (86)
Development: The city must slam the door on developing new housing in Brooklyn’s old industrial neighborhoods by banning new apartments in those areas, the new deputy borough president said this week. Comment

Thompson appointees bring history, baggage to new posts

Politics: The first high-profile appointments by new District Attorney Ken Thompson come to Brooklyn with some history from the Manhattan prosecutor’s office — and even a bit of baggage. Comments (2)

There’s a reason Stan has herring on his breath

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan lets you know the secret to his success. Comment

Thompson appointees bring history, baggage to new posts

Politics: The first high-profile appointments by new District Attorney Ken Thompson come to Brooklyn with some history from the Manhattan prosecutor’s office — and even a bit of baggage. Comment

Prospect Park West speed limit cut to 25-miles-per-hour

Park Slope: The city reduced the speed limit on Prospect Park West to 25-miles-per-hour last Friday as part of Mayor DeBlasio’s push to bring citywide traffic deaths down to zilch. Comments (40)

Interfaith momentarily closed to ambulances as state withholds cash

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Interfaith Medical Center stopped accepting ambulances for four hours on Friday afternoon because it has not received the $3.5-million the state promised it in late December, an Interfaith spokeswoman said. Comments (6)

Talented Slope twosome get Oscar nod for Disney ditty

Cinema: The song this couple penned for the Disney flick “Frozen” is getting big-time attention. Comment

Talented Slope twosome get Oscar nod for Disney ditty

Cinema: The song this couple penned for the Disney flick “Frozen” is getting big-time attention. Comments (4)

Say what you want, but Carmine is an American through and through!

Sunday Screech: You can’t help yourself, can you? You can’t, right? So just click away and enjoy another instant classic from America’s Favorite Local Columnist. Comments (3)

Bay Ridge is rocking all weekend

Bay Ridge Nights: Find out where to go with this handy Ridge nightlife guide from our pals over at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Banged up Nazareth, Usilo post statement win over Monsignor Scanlan

High School Sports: Nazareth senior star Samson Usilo said beforehand that he wouldn’t playing in the team’s contest with first-place Monsignor Scanlanon on Tuesday because of a sprained knee. Comment

Chess kings of Kings County

They don’t call it the Game of Kings for nothing. Comment

Inferno sends four to hospital

A fourth-floor apartment in the Louis Pink Houses was gutted with flames on Jan. 15, in a disaster that sent four people to the hospital and killed two dogs. Comment

Slope hails road warrior DeBlasio

Park Slope: Mayor DeBlasio has tasked police and city agencies with clamping down on reckless drivers in an effort to bring traffic deaths down to zero, to the joy of road safety activists from his native Park Slope. Comments (14)

Slope hails road warrior DeBlasio

Park Slope: Mayor DeBlasio has tasked police and city agencies with clamping down on reckless drivers in an effort to bring traffic deaths down to zero, to the joy of road safety activists from his native Park Slope. Comment
Checkin’ in with: We caught up with Williamsburg’s new councilman two weeks into his term and learned fighting out-of-control rents is at the top of his to-do list. Comments (17)
Volunteer Elijah Lords hands over some of his life supply at a John Jay High School blood drive in Park Slope on Jan. 9. Maimonides Hospital collected over 90 units of blood and 150 donors, including pupils and staff from nearby schools such as Millennium Brooklyn High School and Park Slope Collegiate High School. “We are very proud of our students and their giving spirits,” John Jay speech therapist Patricia Bradley said. Comment

Chess kings of Kings County

They don’t call it the Game of Kings for nothing. Comment

He’s out! Clones manager Donnelly headed to West Coast

Coney Island: He’s going, going … gone! Comment

He’s out! Clones manager Donnelly headed to West Coast

Cyclones: He’s going, going … gone! Comments (1)

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