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Pump-king! Brooklyn pumpkin ales go head to head

Dining: Orange you curious who makes the best pumpkin beer in Brooklyn? Comment

Pump-king! Brooklyn pumpkin ales go head to head

Dining: Orange you curious who makes the best pumpkin beer in Brooklyn? Comment

Passion play: Mill Basinite writes musical about people who fly off the handle

Theater: It’s a chorus line of catharsis. Comment

Passion play: Mill Basinite writes musical about people who fly off the handle

Theater: It’s a chorus line of catharsis. Comment

Breakout Tabernacle Choir singer launches debut solo album

Fort Greene: It is about time Alicia Olatuja took another solo. Comment

Breakout Tabernacle Choir singer launches debut solo album

Music: It is about time Alicia Olatuja took another solo. Comment

Musician will perfom live to ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in Ditmas Park church

Ditmas Park: This phantom of the opera is always keeping score. Comment

Musician will perfom live to ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in Ditmas Park church

Music: This phantom of the opera is always keeping score. Comments (3)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine takes a trip down memory lane

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher remembers some of the hightlights of the Derek Jeter era. Comment

Bartoonist gets con-brewsed

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist finds new Clinton Hill bar Hops Hill has a great beer menu — if only he could decipher it. Comments (1)

Waterfront panel seeks local ideas for superstorm preparations

Marine Park: The committee tasked with selecting projects to make Southern Brooklyn’s waterfront more resistant to future superstorms wants to hear your ideas before its final meeting. Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh, a Quentin Tarantino trivia night, the Honk NYC! festival, and more things to see and do in Brooklyn Oct. 10–15. Comment
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Cop’s knockout hit that family says gave teen brain damage

Clinton Hill: A police officer apparently knocked out a Clinton Hill teen with one blow after stopping him for smoking a cigarette, hitting him so hard he now has neurological problems, according to the boy’s family. Comment
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Cop’s knockout hit that family says gave teen brain damage

Clinton Hill: A police officer apparently knocked out a Clinton Hill teen with one blow after stopping him for smoking a cigarette, hitting him so hard he now has neurological problems, according to the boy’s family. Comments (44)

Bay Ridge goes up to 11 this weekend

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is a-rocking thing weekend, and our pals at BrooklynDaily.com know all the best shows. Read more…

Bay Ridge goes up to 11

Bay Ridge Nights: If the Ridge is a-rocking, do come a-knocking! Comment

Our blessed friends: Pets visit church through the doggy door

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Over the weekend, churches across the borough became animal houses of worship. Comment

Beep: Revoke Gowanus parole plan

Gowanus: There is plenty of room Downtown to house the parole office Gowanus residents are fighting to keep out of their neighborhood, according to Borough President Adams. Comment
Flatbush: Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg paid a visit to Flatbush on Tuesday to shoot scenes for the movie “Saint James Place,” a thriller about the Cold War. Comment
DUMBO: Fort Greene artist Dread Scott buckles under pressure, then gets back up again. Comment

George, Amal, and Muslim thugs

A Britisher’s View: George Clooney’s wedding to Amal Alamuddin made headlines, but there was no buzz about the bride’s unblushing ties to nuts, says our columnist. Comment

Rumors fly of Trump Village Shopping Center closure

Brighton Beach: Locals are aghast at word that the Trump Village Shopping Center may be demolished and a 40-story tower could replace the shopping oasis for nearby residents. Comment

Molto bene!

Bensonhurst: A long-delayed Italian cultural center in Bensonhurst held its first public event on Oct. 7. Comment

Bolts ready for first snap

Coney Island: The Brooklyn Bolts are just days away from kicking off their first game at MCU Park on Oct. 15, and the baseball stadium has already been transformed into a gridiron colosseum. Comment

Now streaming: Independent Brooklyn flicks

Circuit Lord: Brooklyn has been in demand for quite some time, but now it is on demand, too. Comments (7)

Roebling suite: Musical celebrates the Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Heights: The play will explore the lives of both the Roebling family and the poet Hart Crane. Comment

Roebling suite: Musical celebrates the Brooklyn Bridge

Theater: The play will explore the lives of both the Roebling family and the poet Hart Crane. Comment

Swipe out! ‘Tinder Live’ takes aim at dating app

Williamsburg: Swipe right for this show. Comment

Swipe out! ‘Tinder Live’ takes aim at dating app

Nightlife: Swipe right for this show. Comment

To monitor or not to monitor

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie contemplates how much she should stick her nose into her kids’ business. Comments (1)

Pedestrian killed in Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights: A Dyker Heights woman died after a driver hit her near the intersection of 86th Street and 14th Avenue on Oct. 6. Comment

Beep: Revoke Gowanus parole plan

Gowanus: There is plenty of room Downtown to house the parole office Gowanus residents are fighting to keep out of their neighborhood, according to Borough President Adams. Comments (12)
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Killarney Pub closing tomorrow after farewell bash

Nightlife: The luck of the Irish has run out. Comment
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Killarney Pub closing tomorrow after farewell bash

Nightlife: The luck of the Irish has run out. Comments (27)

Downtown’s other main drag

Downtown’s other main drag

Downtown: Forget Fulton Street — Willoughby Street is going gangbusters. Comments (5)

W’burg club owner in dance battle with the city

Music: This attorney and barkeep wants his patrons to be able to shake a leg, many legs, in fact. Comments (5)
Cinema: Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg paid a visit to Flatbush on Tuesday to shoot scenes for the movie “Saint James Place,” a thriller about the Cold War. Comments (3)

Pedestrian killed in Dyker Heights

Mean Streets: A Dyker Heights woman died after a driver hit her near the intersection of 86th Street and 14th Avenue on Oct. 6, police said. Comments (5)

Let’s wipe out erectile dysfunction before ebola

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Joanna puts her tongue firmly in her cheek. Comment

From funhouse to playhouse

Coney Island: Coney Island’s unofficial mayor is planning his second act. Comment
Art: Fort Greene artist Dread Scott buckles under pressure, then gets back up again. Comments (3)

Funhouse to playhouse: Coney ‘mayor’ ponders thespian retirement

Coney Island’s unofficial mayor is planning his second act. Comments (1)

Photographer captures nature and decay in Gowanus

Gowanus: It is Gowanus after dark. Comment

Blue notes: The Big Eyed Blues Fest blows into Brooklyn

Downtown: Brooklyn has got the blues. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: “Good sausage, good pretzels, good beer, and good-looking women,” priest Josef Henning said. “That’s Oktoberfest.” Comment

Photographer captures nature and decay in Gowanus

Art: It is Gowanus after dark. Comments (2)

Blue notes: The Big Eyed Blues Fest blows into Brooklyn

Music: Brooklyn has got the blues. Comment

Sandy comeback cafe gives Myrtle Avenue an espresso shot in the arm

Clinton Hill: A Red Hook coffee roaster that got slammed by Hurricane Sandy is back and brewing up mugs of its black gold at a new cafe in Clinton Hill. Comment

Sandy comeback cafe gives Myrtle Avenue an espresso shot in the arm

Clinton Hill: A Red Hook coffee roaster that got slammed by Hurricane Sandy is back and brewing up mugs of its black gold at a new cafe in Clinton Hill. Comment

W’burg club owner in dance battle with the city

Williamsburg: The owner of a Williamsburg nightclub cannot take much more of the city’s cabaret law. Comment

Grand Street rebounds with win over New Utrecht

High School Sports: Grand Street has bounced back from its loss to Abraham Lincoln. Comment

Our blessed friends: Pets visit church through the doggy door

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Over the weekend, churches across the borough became animal houses of worship. Comment

Police pinch jewelry snatcher

Coney Island: Police have nabbed the man they believe sent a woman tumbling face-first into the ground after he yanked a chain from around her neck at a Coney island bus stop back in July. Comment
Downtown: Move along, nothing to do here. Comments (16)

Knife-wielding man shot dead by cops

Sheepshead Bay: Police shot dead a knife-wielding Sheepshead Bay man after he threatened his mother’s life on Oct. 3. Comment
Greenpoint: Greenpoint and Williamsburg are unfairly burdened with stinky, loud, polluting trash trucks, and a bill pols and activists are touting as a cure would not do much to change that. Comments (3)
Bridge ‘Park’: The springy, $5 million footbridge that connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park is closed till the spring because it has become unsafe, according to park officials. Comments (6)

Woman struck by driver while trying to save dog

Gravesend: A woman was hit by a car in Gravesend on Oct. 3 as she attempted to resuscitate her dog after it was hit by a different vehicle just moments before. Comment

Zumba for a cause

BoroBeat: A sea of Zumba dancers decked out in pink braved the rain to shimmy for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Comment

Fontbonne proves it can win diocesan volleyball

Joe Knows: St. Francis Prep has had a stranglehold on the Brooklyn-Queens girls’ volleyball title for the last seven years. Fontbonne Hall showed that grip might be loosening. Comment

Dutchmen defense stars in tight victory

High School Sports: Erasmus Hall can no longer claim to be the young and inexperienced underdog. Comment

Cougars take firm grip on first place with victory over Brooklyn International

High School Sports: Franklin D. Roosevelt proved it is still the team to beat in the Brooklyn A West Division. Comment

Rueda’s three touchdown passes power Brooklyn Tech past Canarsie

High School Sports: Big plays by the Brooklyn Tech defense and quarterback Elijah Rueda provided a comeback victory in a game that had been dominated in the second half by host Canarsie. Comment
Event: “Good sausage, good pretzels, good beer, and good-looking women,” priest Josef Henning said. “That’s Oktoberfest.” Comment

Jefferson can’t sustain fast start in loss to Flushing

High School Sports: An onside kick and a first-quarter lead proved to be the lone highlights as Thomas Jefferson’s two-game win streak came to an end. Comment

Belt Parkway gets overnight detour

Mill Basin: Night owls who drive on the Belt Parkway between Canarsie and Mill Basin will have to find another route starting Oct. 6. Comment

Fire truck hits pedestrian in Midwood

Midwood: It was the second accident involving that FDNY ladder company — on the same avenue — in as many months. Comment

Zombtrees still loom over Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, trees damaged by its salty storm surge still threaten the public. Comment
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Gunman in ski mask robs Myrtle Avenue convenience store

Fort Greene: A masked bandit robbed a Fort Greene convenience store at gunpoint — and fired a wild shot into a wall — on Oct. 5, and the whole incident was caught on camera. Comment

Preemie party!

Coney Island: Coney Island Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hosted its second-annual reunion on Oct. 1 Comment

Friend: Slain Red Hook man was ‘a hood Santa Claus’

Red Hook: “Everyone is in mourning,” the friend said. Comments (13)
Downtown: Downtown now has more places to park — your keister. Comments (8)
Bay Ridge: Candidates for Bay Ridge’s state senate seat got out of their chairs and into each others faces as they squared off over what rights New York should extend to non-citizens at the candidates’ second debate on Oct. 1. Comment

Stan calls out the double-talk on ‘war’

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist compares Al Kelly to John Kerry Comment

Fire truck hits Avenue M pedestrian

Midwood: It was the second crash involving the same firehouse— on the same street — in as many months. Comments (6)

Library hours get oversized

The Brooklyn Public Library is expanding hours at locations across the borough thanks to money set aside by the city and freed up by cuts inside the organization. Comment

Carmine remembers the Jeter era

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher takes us back to a time before the Captain manned shortstop. Comment

W’burgers: No on Starbucks booze bid

Williamsburg: A booze-slinging Starbucks isn’t welcome in Williamsburg because it will kill small businesses and dilute the area’s supposedly bohemian character, neighbors and members of the local community board said at a meeting on Oct. 2. Comments (7)

Gunfire in Canarsie

Canarsie: Police are looking for two men who opened fire on each other after a heated argument in Canarsie on Sept. 30. Comment

Police beat down: Cops berated at town hall on police brutality

Police brass faced the ire of outraged Sunset Parkers for three hours at a town hall meeting on Oct. 1. Comment

DA to bigots: Watch out

Brooklyn’s top lawman is getting tough on hate. Comment

DA to bigots: Watch out

Brooklyn’s top lawman is getting tough on hate. Comments (11)

Haute cute-ture! Fashion class for kids at Kingsborough

Manhattan Beach: High fashion is about to get a little shorter. Comment
Downtown: A throng of onlookers who gathered to watch transit officials open a time capsule Downtown on Wednesday were disappointed when the capsule turned out to contain a pile of mud. Comment
Downtown: A throng of onlookers who gathered to watch transit officials open a time capsule Downtown on Wednesday were disappointed when the capsule turned out to contain a pile of mud. Comments (5)

Cops: Have you seen the G train attacker?

Downtown: A man punched a straphanger in the face as he exited a G train at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station Downtown on Sept. 5, police said. Comments (1)

Huge burglary

DUMBO: A brazen burglar bagged a bunch of computers from the Main Street offices of the Dumbo digital-marketing company Huge on Sept. 21 or 22, according to cops. Comment

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