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Cancer specialist discusses the healthcare milestones

Breast Cancer Awareness: A patient of Dr. Michael Theodorakis, a cancer and blood specialist on Long Island, was stunned to learn that the lump on his chest was breast cancer. Comment

Screenings and self-exams are key to early detection of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: Early detection is crucial to successful breast cancer treatment. Protect yourself with these life-saving tips from Maimonides Medical Center, the American Cancer Society, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Comment

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Screenings and self-exams are key to early detection of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: Early detection is crucial to successful breast cancer treatment. Protect yourself with these life-saving tips from Maimonides Medical Center, the American Cancer Society, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Comment

Play it again! Coney stalwart revives play about vindictive ventriloquist

Coney Island: Edison killed the vaudeville star — now the vaudeville star wants to kill Edison! Comment

Play it again! Coney stalwart revives play about vindictive ventriloquist

Theater: Edison killed the vaudeville star — now the vaudeville star wants to kill Edison! Comment

Reprise of the machines: W’burg play stars robot actor

Williamsburg: That is right — a robot actor. Comment

Reprise of the machines: W’burg play stars robot actor

Theater: That is right — a robot actor. Comment

Ghost buskers: Spooky musical show haunts Bushwick Starr

Bushwick: Forget ghost stories this Halloween — listen to some ghost songs instead. Comment

Ghost buskers: Spooky musical show haunts Bushwick Starr

Music: Forget ghost stories this Halloween — listen to some ghost songs instead. Comment

Finally! Carmine gets into BJ’s

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher pays a visit to the big-box store in his backyard. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comments (1)

This month: CNG goes pink!

You may notice something different about our newspapers and our websites this month — they are pink! Our new President, Jennifer Goodstein, explains why. Comment

Breast cancer awareness

This month: CNG goes pink!

Breast Cancer Awareness: You may notice something different about our newspapers and our websites this month — they are pink! Our new President, Jennifer Goodstein, explains why. Comments (2)

Artist Dread Scott to be blasted by firehose for new performance piece

DUMBO: Turn on the water work. Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: An authentic Oktoberfest, a cat video festival, Judas Priest, and more things to see and do in Brooklyn Oct. 3–9. Comment

Bay Ridge hits the high notes

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is really rocking this weekend. Punk, classic rock, and … opera? That is right! It is all waiting for you in Bay Ridge. Comment

Bay Ridge hits the high notes

Bay Ridge Nights: Punk, classic rock, and … opera? It is all waiting for you in Bay Ridge, according to our pals at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Islamo-freaks are taking over the west — with the free world’s cooperation

A Britisher’s View: President Obama must stop demonizing America at the expense of Islam, and the international community must sanction the Muslim world, unless it uses its own muscle and money to destroy radical Islam, writes our columnist. Comment

Mega-development coming to Sunset Park

A shelved Sunset Park development that caused controversy over its size in 2007 is back — and bigger than ever. Comment

Mega-development coming to Sunset Park

Sunset Park: A shelved, controversially huge Sunset Park development is back — and bigger than ever. Comments (26)

Walkie-textie: No bars, no problem with W’burg invention

Circuit Lord: This gadget will keep your thumbs busy even when the cell towers are down. Comments (6)

Old street, new name

Standing O: Street is co-named for longtime public servant. Comment

Wash Hashanah: Ridge Jews cleanse sins in waterfront ceremony

Bay Ridge: It’s a new year and a new slate. Comment

Ill wind as Congressional candidates spar over Sandy response

Bay Ridge: This debate was a storm of allegations. Comment

Ill wind as Congressional candidates spar over Sandy response

Bay Ridge: This debate was a storm of allegations. Comments (2)

Athletes take on boot camp-style race

BoroBeat: The Civilian Military Combine at Aviator Sports and Events Center on Sept. 27 separated the alpha athletes from the rookies with a fierce four-mile obstacle course. Comment
Manhattan Beach: This performance will begin on a high note. Comment
Music: This performance will begin on a high note. Comments (1)

Ahoy Red Hook! Pirate clown sails into the Waterfront Museum

Red Hook: Yo ho ho and a bottle of fun! Comment

Captain Red Hook! Pirate clown sails into the Waterfront Museum

Event: Yo, ho, ho, and a bottle of fun! Comment
Page 1: You might not be able to tell from this week’s PDF, but tomorrow our paper will be pink. You may think we’ve spoiled the surprise just now, but there’s no way your powers of visualization are so acute that you can picture every morsel contained herein in vivid, bright-pink glory. And why the pink? Because we hate breast cancer. Hate’s a strong word, we know. That’s why we’re using it. Read more…

This Dad wants to make the world a better place

The Dad: This week, the Dad contemplates religious intolerance as hate crimes continue to rise. Comment

Fort Hamilton bests Midwood for first Class-A victory

High School Sports: Three straight days of volleyball ended much better than they started for Fort Hamilton. Comment

Blackbirds volleyball ready to take next step

Joe Knows: Kyle Robinson wanted to build a program that was respected and could compete nationally when he took over the Long Island University women’s volleyball team seven years ago. Comment

Two dead in Midwood after cops open fire

Midwood: A love triangle turned deadly when a Midwood woman’s boyfriend and ex-boyfriend died in a barrage of police gunshots on Monday. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: An iconic Brooklyn fast-food fortress has fallen. Comments (12)

Former councilman appeals for kidney donation

Marine Park: A former Marine Park councilman is turning to social media to find a donor for a kidney transplant. Comment

Bless these pets: Shaman to give pets rites at Grand Army Plaza

Fuzzy Brooklyn: On Oct. 4, Catholic and Episcopal pet owners around the borough will pour into neighborhood churches for the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, also known as the blessing of the animals. But the following week, a woman who describes herself as an urban shaman is offering her own ceremony for animal-loving pagans. Comments (1)

Prosecutors: Brooklyn Tech teacher is serial sex predator

Fort Greene: The sordid story of a Brooklyn Technical High School teacher accused of sending a lewd picture to a student got astronomically fouler on Tuesday when he was rearrested after prosecutors say they found heaps of evidence showing he preyed on six girls and young women. Comment

Joanna has had it with “Haven”

Not for Nuthin’: I have tried. Really, truly I have, but I find that whatever interest I had in “Haven” has unfortunately disappeared — along with the Barn and Audrey Parker. Comment

Flavor-dusting for prints: Teens stole Doritos from chip factory, police say

Williamsburg: They were caught orange-handed. Comment

Tot trot

BoroBeat: The 48-year-old Bay Ridge Ragamuffin Parade drew thousands of children and kids at heart decked out in their best costumes to Third Avenue on Sept. 28. Comment

Flavor-dusting for prints: Teens stole Doritos from chip factory, police say

Williamsburg: They were caught orange-handed. Comments (5)

Thrive-in Saturday! W’burg glam rock party celebrates 10 years

Williamsburg: They love to boogie on a Saturday night! Comment

Thrive-in Saturday! W’burg glam rock party celebrates 10 years

Music: They love to boogie on a Saturday night! Comments (1)

Do the weird stuff! Superfans host ‘Dr. Horrible’ sing-along party

Boro of Nerds: What a crazy random happenstance! Comment

Do the weird stuff! Superfans host ‘Dr. Horrible’ sing-along party

Boro of Nerds: What a crazy random happenstance! Comment

Booker leads Fort Hamilton to first victory of the season

High School Sports: A big day from Troy Brooker landed Fort Hamilton its first win of the season, and handed New Utrecht its first defeat. Comment

Murder in Flatlands

Flatlands: A man was killed by multiple gunshots in Flatlands on Sept. 26. Comment

LICH deal resuscitated as judge shows unions the door

Hospitals in Crisis: They are out and New York University is back in business. Comments (4)

Sunset Park appalled by police beating of pregnant woman

A shocking case of alleged police brutality in Sunset Park has sparked outrage in the community. Comment

By the river fumes: Painters gather to render Gowanus Canal

BoroBeat: And for my next work, I present “Condom, floating with dead rat.” Comment

Hot Rod: Rodriguez’s late touchdown lifts Lincoln over Grand Street

High School Sports: Luis Rodriguez was living the dream while handing Grand Street a nightmare. Comment

Brooklyn Bridge Park getting classroom, bathrooms

Bridge ‘Park’: A former city building at the Manhattan Bridge end of Brooklyn Bridge Park is a getting a $3.6 million, community center makeover. Comments (2)
Greenpoint: One person’s trash and sewage is another’s natural gas. Comments (4)

Locals call Kingsborough students a royal pain

Manhattan Beach: Neighbors say students from Kingsborough Community College who descend on Manhattan beach are drag racing, using drugs, and parking in private driveways, and a new civic group wants to cull the herd. Comment

Green Monster Big Band plays tribute to G’point legend Fred Ho

Fort Greene: They are blowing his horn. Comment

Green Monster Big Band plays tribute to G’point legend Fred Ho

Music: They are blowing his horn. Comment

Brooklyn Bridge Park getting classroom, bathrooms

Bridge ‘Park’: A former city building at the Manhattan Bridge end of Brooklyn Bridge Park is a getting a $3.6 million, community center makeover. Comment

Kick-stopper! Bandit burglarizes Kickstarter

Greenpoint: A bozo broke into Kickstarter’s Greenpoint headquarters last week and made off with a bundle of electronics, according to cops. Comments (1)

Antics on Atlantic: Massive street fair hits 40

BoroBeat: The massive Atlantic Antic street fair, which stretches from the Barclays Center to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday. Comments (1)

Catholic softball teams play to raise money for breast cancer research

High School Sports: The Fontbonne Hall and St. Edmund softball teams joined other softball squads to help raise money for breast cancer research last weekend. Comment

Islanders give Brooklyn taste of what’s to come in preseason win over Devils at Barclays

The New York Islanders hope its preseason victory over the Devils foreshadows future success at the Barclays Center. Comment

Senior threatened with knife in Midwood home robbery

Midwood: “The suspect placed a knife at the back of his head,” said a police spokeswoman. Comment

Run Ridge, run!

Bay Ridge: They ran headlong into autumn. Comment

Music fest steers clear of Red Hook

Music: A controversial two-day rock concert has made its great escape, leaving Red Hook’s port facility for less hostile shores. Comments (1)

Attempted rape in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: A woman fought off a would-be rapist on a Greenpoint street early on Sunday morning, according to law enforcement officials. Comment

Death by F train

Park Slope: An F train struck and killed a man lying on the tracks between the Fourth Avenue–Ninth Street and Seventh Avenue F and G stations, backing up train traffic, FDNY and transit officials said. Comment

Body discovered in water off of Red Hook

Red Hook: A handcuffed corpse surfaced in the harbor near Ikea in Red Hook on Monday morning, police said. Comments (1)

Death by F train

Park Slope: An F train struck and killed a man lying on the tracks between the Fourth Avenue–Ninth Street and Seventh Avenue F and G stations, backing up train traffic, FDNY and transit officials said. Comments (4)

Cops: Anti-gay shooting in Bushwick

Bushwick: Police have arrested three men who they say harassed and shot at a group of men dressed in drag in Bushwick on Saturday morning. Comment

Drug raid: Heist at Boerum Hill pharmacy

Boerum Hill: A crafty band of burglars busted through the wall of a Smith Street pharmacy overnight on Sept. 20 and made off with a hefty prescription-drug haul, police said. Comment

Antics on Atlantic: Massive street fair hits 40

BoroBeat: The 40th anniversary of a massive street fair Comment

Tower rising in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: Life in Sheepshead Bay is about to reach a whole new level. Comment

John on the spot: Gigolo steals stingy client’s ride

DUMBO: A prostitute takes his customer’s car as payment for services rendered. Comments (2)

Stan reflects on brick-and-mortar retail

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist notes the difference between being busy and making money. Comment
The city is pumping more money than ever before into administering its Hurricane Sandy recovery program, but it says the splurge will improve results. Comment
The city is pumping more money than ever before into administering its Hurricane Sandy recovery program, but after more than a year of lackluster results, administrators say the splurge will turn the program around. Comment

Midwood home invasion

Midwood: A knife-wielding goon robbed a senior citizen inside his Midwood house on Sept. 25, cops said. Comment

Nobody loves BJ’s more than Carmine

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher breaks down the good, the bad, and the ugly about the big-box store in his backyard. Comment

Bushwick Houses resident murdered on his steps

Bushwick: A fiend shot and killed a man outside his Bushwick apartment on Thursday afternoon, cops said. Comments (1)

Cops: Help find hit-and-run driver in Midwood

Midwood: Police are asking for the public’s help finding a driver who fled the scene after hitting a senior citizen and a child in Midwood on Sept. 17. Comment
Transit: A man threatening to jump off the Manhattan Bridge snarled car and train traffic between Brooklyn and Manhattan for an hour this morning. Comments (11)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A pair of sibling developers with a checkered past are trying to give the boot to the community garden that has been squatting for the past year and a half on a vacant lot they own. Comments (3)

Prosecutors: Double-rape victim went to second attacker for help

Clinton Hill: Chilling details have emerged in the case of the woman raped twice in one hour in Clinton Hill on Aug. 31. Comments (1)

Tough and tender

Manhattan trans-gression: Beep fumes over terror-threat response

Transit: Borough President Adams blasted Mayor DeBlasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton for snubbing Brooklyn when they took a short subway trip to emphasize that the subway system is safe from terror attacks, following word of a possible terror plot on Thursday. Comment
Health: The Beep gets all beatific in describing his discovery of the ancient practices. Comments (2)

Contractor to Forest City Ratner: It’s not me, it’s you

Construction Update: The develoer behind the project formerly known as Atlantic Yards and Swedish builder Skanska are separated, but a judge won’t let them get divorced just yet. Comment
Downtown: The Beep gets all beatific in describing his discovery of the ancient practices. Comment

Letter: LICH deal collapse ‘the best thing we could have hoped for’

Hospitals in Crisis: Contrary to popular belief, New York University’s recent exit from the Long Island College Hospital redevelopment deal is not the latest in a long line of letdowns, it is an opportunity to make the hospital whole again, this reader writes. Did we mention he was a court-appointed watchdog overseeing the battle to save the medical center? Comments (18)

Contractor to Forest City Ratner: It’s not me, it’s you

Construction Update: The developer behind the project formerly known as Atlantic Yards and Swedish builder Skanska are separated, but a judge won’t let them get divorced just yet. Comments (7)

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