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Legendary Mad mag illustrator comes to Brooklyn comics fest

Williamsburg: They’re bringing Al Jaffee into the fold! Comment

Legendary Mad mag illustrator comes to Brooklyn comics fest

Books: They’re bringing Al Jaffee into the fold! Comment
DUMBO: Dumbo is getting flashy — and it is not due to another luxury condo or gourmet grocery store. Comment
Art: Dumbo is getting flashy — and it is not due to another luxury condo or gourmet grocery store. Comment

Election Guide 2014

22nd state Senate District: Martin Golden vs. James Kemmerer

Politics: Six-term incumbent Martin Golden is defending his seat from upstart tech entrepreneur James Kemmerer. Comment

22nd state Senate District: Martin Golden vs. James Kemmerer

Politics: Six-term incumbent Martin Golden is defending his seat from upstart tech entrepreneur James Kemmerer. Comment

11th Congressional District: Michael Grimm vs. Domenic Recchia

Bay Ridge: Indicted incumbent Rep. Michael Grimm is defending his seat against former Councilman Domenic Recchia in this tight race. Comment

11th Congressional District: Michael Grimm vs. Domenic Recchia

Bay Ridge: Indicted incumbent Rep. Michael Grimm is defending his seat against former Councilman Domenic Recchia in this tight race. Comment

Assembly District 45: Steven Cymbrowitz vs. Ben Akselrod

Sheepshead Bay: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz faces Ben Akselrod, who is running as a Republican after losing the Democratic primary. Comment

Assembly District 46: Alec Brook-Krasny vs. Stamatis Lilikakis

Coney Island: Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny (D–Coney Island) faces Republican challenger Stamatis “Steve” Lilikakis. Comment

Assembly District 59: Jeffrey Ferretti vs. Roxanne Persaud

Marine Park: Democratic community activist Roxanne Persaud is facing Republican real estate broker Jeffrey J. Ferretti. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine screeches for crossing guards!

Big Screecher: Look, I don’t want to say that they should be packing heat, but they need a raid. Comment

Boo-klyn zoo: Prospect Park’s menagerie goes ghostly

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween came early to the Prospect Park Zoo over the weekend. Comment
BoroBeat: There were no Spike Lee costumes. Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: A mac and cheese contest, Bobby McFerrin, John Cleese, and other great things to see and do in Brooklyn Oct. 31–Nov. 5. Comment

Windsor Terror: All Howl-o’s Eve at animal shelter

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween is not just for humans. Comment

Celebrate Halloween in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Get ready for a hair-raising weekend in the Ridge! Comment

Cops gone wild, part two

A Britisher’s View: Witnesses speak about arrests gone awry — and a retired police officer and an undercover try to explain the lawlessness — in the final installment of our columnist’s two-part series on cop brutality. Comment

Trump tower talk true: Source saw rendering

Sheepshead Bay: The rumors that Trump Village Shopping Center will be demolished to make way for a massive residential tower were finally confirmed this week by a source who has seen a rendering of the development. Comment

What the frack? Another perfect score

Standing O: Eco-conscious Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz scored top marks for his green advocacy from eco-activists. Comment
Circuit Lord: The about-to-launch social-network-ticket-sales site Wrevel is supposed to be a cross between Facebook and Eventbrite. Comment

Belt Parkway blackout

Marine Park: Overhead lights damaged by Hurricane Sandy are still awaiting repair two years after the storm. Comment

Shredding anniversary! Noise rockers Deerhoof celebrate 20 years

Williamsburg: Deerhoof has lasted longer than most marriages. Comment

Shredding anniversary! Noise rockers Deerhoof celebrate 20 years

Music: Deerhoof has lasted longer than most marriages. Comments (1)

Building it back

Gerritsen Beach: More than two years after Hurricane Sandy, some Gerritsen Beach locals in the city’s Build It Back Sandy recovery program are finally getting their homes elevated or rebuilt. Comment
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How Ebola affects the Dad’s decisions

The Dad: This week, the Dad faces his fears. Comments (3)

Whitehead adjusting well to spotlight at Seton Hall

Joe Knows: The majority of the buzz around Seton Hall’s season is because of Isaiah Whitehead, but the talented freshman and former Abraham Lincoln basketball star has no desire to further feed the frenzy around him. Comment

Kids dress up for ‘Mall-o-ween’

Marine Park: They had a ball at the mall! Comment

DA ramps up charges against Bushwick anti-gay shooting suspect

Bushwick: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has leveled a new charge against the suspect he says shot a man dressed in drag in Bushwick last month: attempted murder as a hate crime. Comments (2)

Celebrating autumn in Marine Park

Marine Park: Every season means a new beginning. Comment

Go on a guided walking tour of H.P. Lovecraft’s life in Brooklyn

Flatbush: Call it the crawl of Cthulu. Comment

Go on a guided walking tour of H.P. Lovecraft’s life in Brooklyn

Books: Call it the crawl of Cthulu. Comments (6)

Spend Halloween in the company of serial killers

Gowanus: Now these are some real monsters. Comment

Spend Halloween in the company of serial killers

Theater: Now these are some real monsters. Comment

Ebola’s here, and Joanna is starting to panic

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our national-issues columnist scowers the web for all things Ebola — and comes back with some tough questions for our leaders. Comment

Stabbed to death in Canarsie

Canarsie: Police have arrested the man they say killed his roommate in Canarsie on Oct. 24. Comment

Bad year away returns McKennon with new worldview

High School Sports: Thomas Jefferson senior guard Jaquan McKennon’s parents always told him how tough the world could be, but it took a year living far from home without heat or running water to make him believe it. Comment

Poly Prep rebounds from first defeat

High School Sports: Poly Prep is back to its winning ways. Comment
BoroBeat: There were no Spike Lee costumes. Comments (1)
BoroBeat: Families came in droves to the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden Harvest Festival, an annual celebration held on Oct. 25 by the Columbia Waterfront District community garden. Comment

Zombies chase runners at Aviator

Marine Park: Run for your lives! Comment

Senior killed by driver in Flatlands

Flatlands: A senior citizen died after being hit by a driver in a sports utility vehicle in Flatlands on Oct. 26. Comment

Death at Baltic Street high school

Cobble Hill: A student at a Cobble Hill high school choked to death this afternoon, school officials said. Comments (6)

Triathlon dashed: Organizer cancels over police fees

This race was over before it began. Comments (12)
Bay Ridge: You can’t spell erratic without a double dose of “R.” Comment
Bay Ridge: You can’t spell erratic without a double dose of “R.” Comments (23)

Lightning strikes twice

Coney Island: The atmosphere was electric when the Brooklyn Bolts crushed the formerly undefeated Omaha Mammoths 15–13 with a last-minute field goal on Oct. 24. Comment

Loonie tunes! Musical shows Canadians can get mean, eh?

Park Slope: They are mad as heck, and if you don’t mind, they would prefer not to take it any more! Comment

Loonie tunes! Musical shows Canadians can get mean, eh?

Theater: They are mad as heck, and if you don’t mind, they would prefer not to take it any more! Comments (1)

Windsor Terror: All Howl-o’s Eve at animal shelter

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween is not just for humans. Comment

O’Connor picks up 100th win in Lincoln rout of Clinton

High School Sports: On the night coach Shawn O’Connor picked up the 100th win of his career, his program showed how far it has come during his tenure. Comment

Boo-klyn zoo: Prospect Park’s menagerie goes ghostly

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween came early to the Prospect Park Zoo over the weekend. Comment

Coach: Team strife led to South Shore loss to Flushing

High School Sports: South Shore defeated itself before ever stepping onto the football field for a key game against Flushing last Saturday afternoon. Comment

Halloween house happily haunts Mill Basin ‘hood

Mill Basin: On Halloween night, Mill Basin locals can visit a spook house right in their own backyard. Comment

Shots fired in attempted jewelry store robbery

Midwood: Police are looking for three men who attempted to rob a Midwood jewelry store on Oct. 22. Comment

Lyceum lost: Park Slope arts venue sold at auction

Park Slope: The landmarked Fourth Avenue arts venue has been sold out from under its proprietor. Comments (10)

Golden boy: Government watchdog endorses Ridge incumbent

Bay Ridge: A political-corruption watchdog group has endorsed the campaign of a Brooklyn politician under investigation for corruption. Comment

Golden boy: Government watchdog endorses Ridge incumbent

Bay Ridge: A political-corruption watchdog group has endorsed the campaign of a Brooklyn politician under investigation for corruption. Comments (4)
Health: The Williamsburg bowling alley that an Ebola-infected doctor visited last week spared no precaution in cleaning up to prevent another strike from the deadly virus. Comments (2)

Shots fired in attempted jewelry store robbery

Midwood: Police are looking for three men who attempted to rob a Midwood jewelry store on Oct. 22. Comment

A tribute fit for the King: Midwood man’s home is ‘mini-Graceland’

Midwood: The King lives — in Midwood. Comment

A tribute fit for the King: Midwood man’s home is ‘mini-Graceland’

Midwood: The King lives — in Midwood. Comments (6)

Stan offers some advice

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist tells you how there can be such a thing as a free lunch. Comment

Streak busters: Fontbonne snaps St. Francis Prep’s seven-year run as regular season champs

High School Sports: Fontbonne Hall can say something no Brooklyn-Queens girls’ volleyball team but St. Francis Prep in has been able to say in the last seven years. Comment

Carmine says to pay everybody more — including him!

Sunday Screech: Look, you can never have enough money to stash away in a mattress under the floorboards in the attic! Comments (1)

Triathlon dashed: Organizer cancels over police fees

Coney Island: This race was over before it began. Comment
Event: Yes, there’s more than one. Comments (1)
EXCLUSIVE

Akselrod to run as Republican against Cymbrowitz

Sheepshead Bay: Ben Akselrod, president of the Bay Democrats, has told this paper that he is officially accepting the Republican nomination to challenge the Democratic incumbent for the area’s Assembly seat — just a week and a half before Election Day. Comment
Health: A day before a Manhattan hospital admitted New York’s first confirmed Ebola patient, health officials convened Downtown to assure residents that they are ready to contain the contagion. Comment

Teen pinches purse in Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach: A brutish youth ripped the purse from a 78-year-old woman’s hands in Brighton Beach on Oct. 20. Comment
Art: Incredible music, breathtaking dance, and colorful family musicals will rock the boards for the group’s 60th-anniversary season. Comment

Kings County on alert

Health: A day before a Manhattan hospital admitted New York’s first confirmed Ebola patient, health officials convened Downtown to assure residents that they are ready to contain the contagion. Comments (6)

Ebola: What you should know

Ebola: What you should know

New York has its first confirmed case of Ebola and there is a lot of fear and misinformation swirling around out there. Here is what you need to know to stay safe. Comments (1)
Greenpoint: The bankrupt oil company is shelling out the money to go towards cleaning up the fetid inlet, where it dumped oil and other chemicals. Comments (8)

Martin cleared to lead Blackbirds after health scare

Gerrell Martin feared the worst as a health scare put his senior season of basketball at Long Island University in jeopardy for six months. Comment

Bed-Stuy, do or tie: Community activists, celebs hit red carpet for gala

BoroBeat: A storied Bedford-Stuyvesant community group raised a bunch of money with a star-studded benefit on the distant island of Manhattan on Monday night. Comment

Subway musicians to police: Let us play

Music: Buskers rallied this week after a video of an apparent wrongful arrest in the Metropolitan Avenue G station went viral. Comments (15)

Glasslands to shatter, shutter — and reports blame Vice

Williamsburg: Another music venue bites the dust. Comment

Space is the place: Companies compete to send tourists out of this world

Fort Greene: Brooklyn’s budding aerospace industry is counting on the private space-travel sector to take off in the next few years. Here are the companies that could make the Navy Yard’s resident spacesuit makers rich. Comment

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