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Trash talk! Park Slope ‘pollution tourist’ on vacationing in Chernobyl

Event: You’ve spent winter on the Gowanus, now try summer in Chernobyl! Comment

Trash talk! Park Slope ‘pollution tourist’ on vacationing in Chernobyl

Event: You’ve spent winter on the Gowanus, now try summer in Chernobyl! Comment

B’Heights guitar vet teams up with Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon

Music: More than two decades after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Loren Connors is still rocking. Comments (1)

B’Heights guitar vet teams up with Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon

Music: More than two decades after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Loren Connors is still rocking. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Language barrier threatens Carmine’s calorie count!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher gets less of his required sustenance than required! Comment

Troubling Trump talk

Sheepshead Bay: A closed-door meeting between the developers of a controversial tower and selected local leaders raised more questions than answers about the plan to demolish the Trump Village Shopping Center, said a local pol who attended. Comment

Bartoonist finds a delightful hidden cocktail den

Bar Scrawl: Prospect Lefferts Gardens bar Erv’s on Beekman is cramped, sparsely decorated, and weirdly located — but the bartenders and drinks are fantastic, our drinking illustrator reports. Comments (2)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Play “Star Wars” trivia, get your holiday shopping done, hear some delicious stories, and other things to do in Brooklyn Nov. 21–26. Comment

Boom! Greenpointer explains spontaneous human combustion

Event: It is actually a real thing that happens. Just not very often. Comment

Where to avoid your family on Thanksgiving Eve in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: This Nov. 26, the Ridge has volleyball, live music, and craft beer — and none of your annoying cousins. Comment

Slurred speech: Writers to give boozy TED-style talks

Nightlife: PowerPoint presentations usually drive people to drink, not the other way around. Comment

Where to avoid your family on Thanksgiving Eve in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: This Nov. 26, the Ridge has volleyball, live music, and craft beer — and none of your annoying cousins. And BrooklynDaily.com’s ace nightlife correspondent has your guide to all the action. Read more…

Americans and legal immigrants play second fiddle to cocky illegals

A Britisher’s View: Illegal immigration insults legal immigrants, writes “A Britisher’s View.” Comment
Nightlife: Black coal came early for SantaCon, the neighborhood’s councilman announced last night. Comments (7)

Take the high road

Here’s to 50! Events to mark Verrazano’s semicentennial

Bay Ridge: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is throwing a celebration on Staten Island at 10:30 am on Nov. 21, but Brooklynites can catch some of the action from Bay Ridge’s golden shores. Comments (3)

Here’s to 50! Events to mark Verrazano’s semicentennial

Bay Ridge: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is throwing a celebration on Staten Island at 10:30 am on Nov. 21, but Brooklynites can catch some of the action from Bay Ridge’s golden shores. Comment

Bridging the gap: MTA wants to raise Verrazano tolls

Bay Ridge: On the eve of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge’s 50th anniversary, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering the 16th toll hike on the span to help close a budget gap. Comments (12)

Bridging the gap: MTA wants to raise Verrazano tolls to balance budget

Bay Ridge: On the eve of the span’s 50th anniversary, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering the 16th toll hike on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to help close a budget gap. Comment

Rage against the machines: Buses bashed at Mill Basin meeting

Mill Basin: Where there’s smoke, there are fiery residents. Comment

City: Brighton Beach boardwalk’s fate is set in concrete

Brighton Beach: A cement boardwalk might be the cold, hard truth for Brighton Beachers. Comment

Boom! Greenpointer explains spontaneous human combustion

Event: It is actually a real thing that happens. Just not very often. Comment

Slurred speech: Writers to give boozy TED-style talks

Nightlife: PowerPoint presentations usually drive people to drink, not the other way around. Comment

Brooklyn is celebrating 137 years of Fresh Air fun.

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

The Chronic 2014: Nets’ strong start goes up in smoke on West Coast

Flagrant Fowl: Brooklyn’s home team’s visit to the realm of Snoop Dogg and Jeff Spicoli left the players dazed and confused. Comment

Pfizer’s growth industry: Startups

Circuit Lord: Three-dimensional printers, a woodshop, and “Dubstep Dinosaurs” are just some of the items kicking around in the old pharmaceutical building. Comment

The boy has boobs on the mind

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie talks sex with her tween. Comment
Digital editions: That nip is back in the air! The stores are done up in their Christmas best! We’ve gotten our picture taken with Santa! The BIDs have draped our streets in mistletoe. The tree is up at MetroTech! Yep, it can only mean one thing! Christmas is here! So, we’ve broken out our old Johnny Mathis CD, sent off our list to the North Pole, and settled in for a long winter’s rest. What’s that? It isn’t even Thanksgiving yet? You could have fooled me. Oh, well. Keep hustlin’ anyway, Brooklyn! Read more…

Bergtraum’s Grezinsky departs on his own terms

Joe Knows: Ed Grezinsky’s decision to end his historic run as the girls’ basketball coach at Murry Bergtraum appears abrupt from the outside, but makes plenty of sense if you know the man. Comment

EXCLUSIVE: Prospect Park Residence selling for $76 million

Development: The owner of a tony Grand Army Plaza old-folks home who has spent the past eight months trying to evict his elderly tenants isn’t doing it fast enough, according to a lawsuit by the real estate investors who want to buy the building. Comments (3)

Pin-art-a! Gowanus art installation is made to be smashed to pieces

Weird Art: Art is dead — or it will be after this show is done with it. Comment

Pin-art-a! Gowanus art installation is made to be smashed to pieces

Weird Art: Art is dead — or it will be after this show is done with it. Comments (2)

Jay-maker: Group wants overhaul of Downtown’s disaster street

Mean Streets: Brooklyn’s hairiest roadway for cyclists needs more signs, longer pedestrian crossing times, a two-way bike path, and a shelter area for pedestrians caught in the middle of Tillary Street, according to road-safety activists. Comments (11)

High flying tree lighting

Canarsie: Canarsie residents are soaring into the holiday spirit! Comment

Breakup news: Forest City Ratner buys out Swedish partner on B2

Construction Update: It’s official: Forest City Ratner and its Swedish contractor are divorced. Comments (7)

Locals vote of waterfront projects

Mill Basin: Residents overwhelmingly supported funding a costal protection study and a stormwater retention system at the final public meeting of the New York Rising’s Southeast Brooklyn Waterfront Planning Committee on Nov. 12. Comment

Campus renamed to honor former chancellor

Sheepshead Bay: A new name and a new mission is giving the Sheepshead Bay High School campus a new lease on life. Comment

How to get the mayor to work on time

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist uses her own experience to explain how to get our prodigiously late leader to the show before the curtain falls. Comment

Olympic medalist Torres leads St. Francis College swim clinic

Former Olympic swimmer Dara Torres led a swimming clinic at St. Francis College last Saturday to help the next generation of aquatic champions take the plunge. Comment

St. Francis College to face Old Dominion in NCAA men’s soccer tournament

The St. Francis College men’s soccer team is looking for a better result this year as it heads to its second-straight NCAA tournament. Comment

Youths attack Jewish man at J, M station

Williamsburg: A trio of teenage bigots attacked an Orthodox Jewish man on a Willliamsburg train platform on Monday afternoon in what police are calling a hate crime. Comment
Bay Ridge: As far as fund-raisers go, this one will be a sleeper hit. Comment

Pedestrian dead in Downtown hit-and-run

Mean Streets: A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a man on Flatbush Avenue Extension at DeKalb Avenue on Monday night, according to police. Comments (12)

Cyclists: Text-messaging-while-biking ban has g2g

Mean Streets: A southern Brooklyn pol’s bid to ban text-messaging while biking is a misguided attempt to score political points in the car-centric district and fundamentally misunderstands the dangers cyclists face, according to bike advocates. Comment

An ignoble end for Brooklyn’s ‘oldest bar’

Changing Brooklyn: City marshals seized Goldenrod in Carroll Gardens on Nov. 14, closing the latest chapter in the tavern’s troubled recent history. Comment

DA: Send latest bridge climber to the slammer

Brooklyn Heights: “This is not a game and we will be seeking jail time,” Ken Thompson said. Comment

Wear pollution: G’point activist pushing air-monitor accessories

Greenpoint: They can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh lord. Comment
Art: To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is an art show, turn, turn, turn. Comment
Art: To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is an art show, turn, turn, turn. Comment
Nets: Bidding in an Ebay auction for the easy-to-type URL reached $150,000 this week, but that was not enough for the whimsical family business owners who are rubbing their Internet 1.0 cred in the face of Brooklyn’s home team. Comment

Money docks: Taxpayer cash for Navy Yard renovation

Fort Greene: Pols are pouring $140 million of taxpayer money into fixing up a building at the Navy Yard. Comments (5)

Brooklyn trio throws 300th birthday party for Bach

Music: No, not that Bach — his son. Comment

Brooklyn trio throws 300th birthday party for Bach

Music: No, not that Bach — his son. Comments (3)

Dual-back attack powers Grand Street past Brooklyn Tech

High School Sports: Grand Street delivered a convincing playoff win against Brooklyn Tech last Saturday, despite its prolific passing attack being grounded with starting quarterback Justin White out with a concussion. Comment
High School Sports: South Shore’s season ended last Saturday with a 34–14 loss to Flushing in the opening round of the playoffs, but the Vikings’ 2014 champaign still exceeded most expectations. Comment

Resilient Xaverian undone by Fordham Prep in Class A title game

High School Sports: Xaverian coach Mike Jioia wasn’t going to dwell on the negative after a season-ending loss in the Catholic High School Football League Class A tile game. Comment
Bay Ridge: As far as fund-raisers go, this one will be a sleeper hit. Comments (1)
Fashion: A group of breast cancer survivors were among the runway stars at a fashion show last week. Comment

Taylor Swift as New York City’s Global Welcome Ambassador? Fuggedaboutit!

Gravesend: Brooklyn native Paul Bomba’s got your tourism video right here... Comment

Taylor Swift as New York City’s Global Welcome Ambassador? Fuggedaboutit!

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn native Paul Bomba’s got your tourism video right here... Comment

Battle of the bulkhead: Brooklyn Bridge Park hotel’s bar, machinery blocks view

Bridge ‘Park’: The ventilation machinery and planned bar on the roof of a new hotel in Brooklyn Bridge Park will block the beloved view from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, in violation of an agreement to keep it pristine, a civic group argues. Comments (9)
Mean Streets: A southern Brooklyn pol’s bid to ban text-messaging while biking is a misguided attempt to score political points in the car-centric district and fundamentally misunderstands the dangers cyclists face, according to bike advocates. Comments (41)

DA: Send latest bridge climber to the slammer

Brooklyn Heights: “This is not a game and we will be seeking jail time,” Ken Thompson said. Comment
Dyker Heights: Areas with the highest number of complaints about illegal conversions also have the most overcrowded elementary schools. Comments (29)
Dyker Heights: Areas with the highest number of complaints about illegal conversions also have the most overcrowded elementary schools. Comment

Cop seek three ‘persons of interest’ about Canarsie shooting

Canarsie: Police released a video of three individuals they say have information about a shooting in Canarsie. Comment

Stan channels the Dragnet soundtrack

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist let’s you know what is dumb-da-dumb-dumb! Comment

Carmine’s caloric intake seriously affected by language barrier

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher dosen’t get what he wants, even if he got what was coming to him! Comment
Downtown: The scaffolding is down after a year, and boy does this building look good. Comment

Bamboozlement by bus

Bergen Beach: Locals suspect a landowner brought in a troublesome bus depot in order to trick neighbors into supporting a plan to build condos on the site. Comment

Design here: Former Pfizer building gets business incubator

Bedford-Stuyvesant: One designer at the new complex is turning foraged nut, berry, and flower juice into clothing dyes. Another is making “origami rubber.” Comments (3)
Nets: Bidding in an Ebay auction for the easy-to-type URL reached $150,000 this week, but that was not enough for the whimsical family business owners who are rubbing their Internet 1.0 cred in the face of Brooklyn’s home team. Comments (1)
Gowanus: A Gowanus pol who spent a good chunk of the year soliciting ideas for the neighborhood’s future will present the highlights on Nov. 24. Comments (6)

Sweets thief sours, brandishes blades

Vinegar Hill: Cops cuffed a man on Nov. 2 who they say stole cotton candy from a York Street market, then returned a few minutes later and threatened an employee with three knives. Comment

Take it to the Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: For those about to rock in Bay Ridge this weekend, we salute you! Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have your guide to all the action. Read more…

Williamsburg preschool: We’re getting evicted for condos

Changing Brooklyn: “They are letting people build condos and forget about the children,” said Bushwick United spokeswoman Marilyn Acosta. “It is really frustrating and we do not know what to do.” Comments (2)

Sweets thief sours, brandishes blades

Vinegar Hill: Cops cuffed a man on Nov. 2 who they say stole cotton candy from a York Street market, then returned a few minutes later and threatened an employee with three knives. Comment

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