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Punk’s not dead! Music writer revives ’80s hardcore scene in Dumbo

DUMBO: Get out your Doc Martens and your reading glasses. Comment

Punk’s not dead! Music writer revives ’80s hardcore scene in Dumbo

Books: Get out your Doc Martens and your reading glasses. Comment

Greenpointer combines psych rock with traditional Greek music

Williamsburg: Dave Shuford plays 18th-century intruments in his band Rhyton. Comment

Bouzouki Joe: Greenpointer combines psych rock with traditional Greek music

Music: Dave Shuford plays 18th-century instruments in his band Rhyton. Comment

Carmine spins a tale like no other

Sunday Screech: Carmine worked a little harder on last week’s column so we could bring it to you this week. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Read Carmine now

Big Screecher: Alas, he may have cribbed some of it. Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Cheat at trivia, see big-name Swedish electronic musicians, learn about the science of whiskey, and more great things to do in Brooklyn Dec. 5–10. Comment

As temps drop, Bay Ridge heats up!

Bay Ridge Nights: Winter weather is here, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a hot night in Bay Ridge! Comment

As temps drop, Bay Ridge heats up!

Bay Ridge Nights: Winter weather is here, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a hot night in Bay Ridge thanks to our pals at BrooklynDaily.com! Read more…

Anarchists are killing America, much to the delight of ISIS and other demonic dregs

A Britisher’s View: Artless Americans are destroying this great nation, writes our columnist. Comment

Happy belated! Pols celebrate Verrazano birthday at monument unveiling

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn was the last to leave the party. Comment
Marine Park: Santa’s helpers will eat up this holiday deal! Comment
Circuit Lord: The latest title on Brooklyn library shelves has a lot more to it than a John Grisham novel. Comment

Express your elf! Artists open Christmas tree lot in Bushwick

Bushwick: In addition to buying trees, you can catch film screenings and watch an elf making mittens from old sweaters. Comment
Marine Park: Paper or plastic? Both could cost you if a new bag-fee bill passes the Council. Comment

Express your elf! Artists open Christmas tree lot in Bushwick

Shopping: In addition to buying trees, you can catch film screenings and watch an elf making mittens from old sweaters. Comment

Uncover rare and vintage titles at this Park Slope book fair

Park Slope: What is better than receiving a new book for Christmas? Getting an old book! Comment
Greenwood Heights: Green-Wood Cemetery may be the largest and grandest in Brooklyn, and among the oldest, but it doesn’t merit landmark status, according to city preservationists. Comment

We don’t need Madison Square Garden, anyway

Flagrant Fowl: Our curmudgeonly Nets columnist weighs in on the manhandling of a Nets superfan by staffers at the Manhattan arena. Comment

Uncover rare and vintage titles at this Park Slope book fair

Books: What is better than receiving a new book for Christmas? Getting an old book! Comment

Happy belated! Pols celebrate bridge birthday at monument unveiling

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn was the last to leave the party. Comment

Brooklyn Bridge Park honcho: Critics are wrong, hotel height is legal

Brooklyn Heights: In this letter, brass at Brooklyn’s front yard sets out to prove that the critics are wrong and our coverage is incomplete. Comments (15)

Akselrod out: Republican candidate resigns as president of Democratic club

Sheepshead Bay: After switching parties to run for office as a Republican, Ben Akselrod has resigned as the president of Bay Democrats — but he remains a member, and part of the group’s newly created executive board. Comment
Gowanus: The commanding officer of the 76th police precinct named one of his men officers of the month on Tuesday for gathering the intelligence that lead to the seizure of a pair of heavy-duty semiautomatic weapons in the Gowanus Houses in late November. Comments (5)
Page 1: The reporters are on the beat. The photographers have hit the street. And the editors are stratigically stationed around computer monitors, televisions, radios, scanners, and smartphones so they can capture and disseminate the news as it happesn. Why? To make sure you can always keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

In football as in life

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie uses her son’s gridiron metaphor to help explain things. Comment
High School Sports: Kyron Jones had been trying to start a football program at Eagle Academy II for seven years before the school finally gave him the green light this year — and the team has won a city title in its very first varsity season. Comment

Early lessons have Williamsburg’s Ochoa set for stardom

Joe Knows: Zachary Ochoa’s successes in and out of the ring are grounded in the lessons he learned as a 13-year-old kid who had just picked up boxing. Comment

Two dead, one injured in Brighton murder-suicide

Brighton Beach: A Brighton Beach man killed his father and stabbed his sister before jumping to his death from an Ocean View Avenue apartment building on Dec. 2, according to police. Comment

Robbed at gunpoint

Coney Island: Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man they believe stole $800 at gunpoint from a Neptune Avenue gas station on Nov. 29. Comment

The new pornographers: Bushwick artists hosting smut fest

Art: Bow-chicka-wow-wow. Comments (3)
The British are coming! On Dec. 8. And we know exactly where they should hang out before and after the Nets game. Comments (5)

Musicians form new bands in 12 hours for Brooklyn Rock Lottery

Williamsburg: Gabba gabba hey you never know! Comment

Musicians form new bands in 12 hours for Brooklyn Rock Lottery

Music: Gabba gabba hey you never know! Comment

Conviction in grisly Gerritsen Beach murder

Gerritsen Beach: The man accused of suffocating his 14-year-old girlfriend and then trying to burn her body in Gerritsen Beach was convicted of second-degree murder on Dec. 2. Comment

Ridge theater company stages weighty musical ‘Parade’

Theater: Bay Ridge loves a parade, but this one is no celebratory romp down Third Avenue. Comment

Jo says leave the Obama kids alone!

Not for Nuthin’: Yes, the President’s children are off limits, but no, a person shouldn’t lose their job over it! Comment

Ridge theater company stages weighty musical ‘Parade’

Theater: Bay Ridge loves a parade, but this one is no celebratory romp down Third Avenue. Comment

Fellow students, family members remember hit-and-run victim

Mean Streets: Mourners marched on Dec. 1 at a vigil to honor the high-school student who died recently in a hit-and-run crash in Kensington. Comment

Erasmus Hall heads for title game at Yankee Stadium

High School Sports: Erasmus Hall’s roster was filled with unproven players when the season began, but they’ve proven themselves now. Comment

Back to the Bronx: Lincoln shuts out Grand Street to earn return trip to title game

High School Sports: Lincoln played all season with the mindset that the undefeated city championship it won last year did not belong to this team. Now this group of Railsplitters is one win away from a crown to call its own after a dominant victory over Grand Street on Nov. 29. Comment

Daily News PR giant John Campi dies of heart attack at 75

Iconic New York Daily News executive John Campi — a marketing genius who enriched “New York’s hometown newspaper” with clever, blue-chip campaigns — died of a heart attack at a New Jersey hospital on Nov. 28. The former vice president and director of promotions was 75. Comment

Daily News PR giant John Campi dies of heart attack at 75

Iconic New York Daily News executive John Campi — a marketing genius who enriched “New York’s hometown newspaper” with clever, blue-chip campaigns — died of a heart attack at a New Jersey hospital on Nov. 28. The former vice president and director of promotions was 75. Comments (1)

Date turns into kidnapping

Coney Island: It was a brutal way to start Thanksgiving. Comment

Holiday cheer beats back Scrooge-ish rain at Downtown tree lighting

BoroBeat: A steady flow of freezing rain soaked the stage at the 25th annual MetroTech Center tree lighting on Monday night, so much so that one ballerina took a dive and the dance performance had to be cut short. Comment

Wrecking ball to kick-off construction of Sheepshead Bay tower

Sheepshead Bay: Work is set to begin soon on a controversial tower in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Homeward bound: Vegans rescue unloved animals — seriously unloved

The Greatest Story Ever: It’s no animal left behind — even rats. Comments (9)
Changing Brooklyn: We can only hope the leases include a side of chicken rings. Comments (9)

Bay Democrats host Thanksgiving feed in Gravesend

Gravesend: It was okay to talk politics at this Thanksgiving table. Comment

Fatal police shooting of Red Hook man echoes Gowanus tragedy

The fatal shooting of a Red Hook man by a rookie cop on Nov. 20 could have been prevented, said the father of the victim of a similar shooting that took place in Gowanus in 1994. Comment

Fatal police shooting of Red Hook man echoes Gowanus tragedy

The fatal shooting of a Red Hook man by a rookie cop on Nov. 20 could have been prevented, said the father of the victim of a similar shooting that took place in Gowanus in 1994. Comments (5)

Bow-ties for all! A fashion show for the ‘uncoventionally masculine’

Fashion: They are all dressed up with one place to go — Brooklyn Museum! Comment

Sinterklaas is coming to town!

Canarsie: The jolly old man with a festive, fur-lined red suit and bushy beard is coming to town — but don’t call him Santa Claus. Comment

Sinterklaas is coming to town!

Event: The jolly old man with a festive, fur-lined red suit and bushy beard is coming to town — but don’t call him Santa Claus. Comments (4)

Franklin Roosevelt scores first-ever football title

High School Sports: Franklin D. Roosevelt came back from early losses this season to win its first-ever city title on Nov. 29. Comment

Fort Hamilton claims Class A crown for third-straight city volleyball title

High School Sports: Marlena Budna’s trademark shot sends the volleyball down to the court hard and fast, but the most important shot of her career was nothing like that. Comment

Goldstein wins second girls’ volleyball title in four years

High School Sports: Leon Goldstein started its celebration a bit too early as Riverdale-Kingsbridge served up a deep ball that appeared headed out of bounds. Comment
Clinton Hill: A pair of pro ballplayers hit the court in a Clinton Hill elemntary school on Thanksgiving Eve. Comment
Holiday gifts from Manhattan? Fuggedaboutit! Comment

Board pans Sunset Park mega-development

Sunset Park’s community board has signalled to the developers of a massive mixed-use project that it won’t be easy getting the neighborhood’s blessing. Comment

Board pans Sunset Park mega-development

Sunset Park: Sunset Park’s community board has signalled to the developers of a massive mixed-use project that it won’t be easy getting the neighborhood’s blessing. Comments (5)

Hot to trot: Runners work up an appetite in P’Park on Thanksgiving

BoroBeat: A bunch of turkey-loving runners gobbled up some miles in Prospect Park before sitting down to Thanskgiving dinner. Comment

Ooze ships: Watercraft to cart sewage from Newtown Creek plant

Greenpoint: These boats are made for human-waste trafficking. Comments (4)

Tooth in advertising: Drugstore’s bold, refreshing look

Brooklyn Heights: This Brooklyn Heights pharmacy looks like the inside of a tube of mint-flavored, whitening toothpaste. Comment
Sunset Park: Holiday gifts from Manhattan? Fuggedaboutit! Comments (4)

A little of this, and a little of that

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist prays for President Obama’s health. Comment

Goodbye Blue Monday saying goodbye — again

Bushwick: The Bushwick venue is one of several live music spots shutting down around Brooklyn Comments (1)

‘Nothing is sacred,’ sez priest following church-burglary spree

Bay Ridge: Call us the borough of church break-ins. Comment

NYPD: Night owl stealing W’burg party people’s purses

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a man who they say has been haunting Williamsburg bars, waiting to grab patrons’ unattended bags when they’re not looking. Comment

It’s turkey time!

Brighton Beach: Thanksgiving came early to the Shore View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Comment

‘Nothing is sacred’

Bay Ridge: Call us the borough of church break-ins. Comment

Spiked punch! Williamsburg venue Spike Hill closing very soon

Changing Brooklyn: It’s heading to the great Bedford Avenue in the sky. Comments (2)

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