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Holy cow — we think we’ve got one here! Comments (1)
Holy cow — we think we’ve got one here! Comment
We won’t sugarcoat it. Comment
We won’t sugarcoat it. Comment
Sunday Screech

Carmine loses control of his meeting!

How could it happen? The Screecher ignored? The nerve of these people! Comments (2)
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment
Big Screecher

This week, Carmine can’t get a word in edgewise!

Let’s make one thing clear: When Carmine runs a meeting, it’s his meeting, not yours. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment
Nightlife

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Swear-along with “Die Hard,” eat free cookies, get sexy with Santa, and other great things to do in Brooklyn Dec. 12–17. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Shelter helter skelter

The emergency homeless shelter that opened in Plumb Beach in October is infuriating residents who are still displaced from Hurricane Sandy. Comment
Coney Island

Pols, locals: Mayor should hire more police

Mayor DeBlasio’s updated four-year financial plan doesn’t boost the police department’s uniformed head count, but critics say the mayor has to grow the force to keep pace with the city’s rising population — especially in neighborhoods like Coney Island where violence remains a problem. Comment
They’re still standing — and running, hurdling, pole-vaulting, javelin-throwing, and shot-putting! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

’Tis the season to rock the Ridge

Holiday tunes and hard rock are waiting for you in Bay Ridge! Comment
They’re still standing — and running, hurdling, pole-vaulting, javelin-throwing, and shot-putting! Comment
DUMBO

Dumbo-Detroit face-off

DUMBO

Dumbo-Detroit face-off

Is the area down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass really that different from the Motor City? In a word, yes. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

’Tis the season to rock the Ridge

Holiday tunes and hard rock are waiting for you in Bay Ridge. Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have all the details. Read more…
A Britisher’s View

Wills and Kate should have talked about the Islamization of Britain during their New York trip

New York just bid Prince William and Dutchess Kate farewell, but the House of Windsor could be as dead as the Dodo if extremist Muslim trends continue in Britain, writes our columnist. Comment
Bay Ridge

Santas race through Ridge

Bay Ridge

Santas race through Ridge

A cadre of red-suited joggers took to the Shore Road Promenade for Bay Ridge’s second annual Santa Shuffle 5k on Dec. 6. Comment
A cadre of red-suited joggers took to the Shore Road Promenade for Bay Ridge’s second annual Santa Shuffle 5k on Dec. 6. Comments (1)
Canarsie

Christmas comes to Canarsie

Brooklyn Democratic boss Frank Seddio lit up the neighborhood on Dec. 7 with the annual holiday light display at his Canarsie home. Comment
Photo Galleries

Community News Group parties down

Photo Galleries

Community News Group parties down

Our parent company held its holiday party at Buckley’s in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 8. Comment
Brighton Beach

Chocolate as health food

Brighton Beach

Chocolate as health food

This couple has just the thing for the lactose-intolerant, nut-allergic, vegan chocoholic in your life! Comment
Photo Galleries

Community News Group parties down

Photo Galleries

Community News Group parties down

Our parent company held its holiday party at Buckley’s in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 8. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Help find missing man

Police are asking for help finding an 18-year-old Sheepshead Bay man who went missing from his home on Dec. 5. Comment
Brighton Beach

Pol: Landmark the Boardwalk

Giving Coney Island’s iconic wooden Boardwalk the same landmark protection as Prospect Park could be the only way to thwart the city’s plans to remake it in concrete and plastic, according to the area’s councilman. Comment
Music

Dirty ditties: Filthy Song Night returns to Red Hook

Get ready for a night of f------ filth and g------ debauchery. Comment
Standing O

Celebrating the unsung heroes of Brooklyn

Standing O is shouting to the rafters for the borough’s star vollies. Comment
Event

Shake it off! All-women cocktail contest comes to Williamsburg

They’re taking the first four letters out of “cocktail.” Comment
The Dad

The Dad ponders racism in diverse Brooklyn

Let’s face it. Racism exists everywhere. Comments (7)
Event

Shake it off! All-women cocktail contest comes to Williamsburg

They’re taking the first four letters out of “cocktail.” Comment
Circuit Lord

Throwback hack: Bushwick gets the bulletin board treatment

The winning project at last weekend’s Hack Bushwick event was an ode to the internet’s yesteryear. Comment
Our curmudgeonly Nets columnist holds forth on the royal visit and Brook Lopez’s latest injury. Comment
They’re famous for being famous. We’re faces in the crowd. America is obsessed with them. We run photos of them on the front page of our newspaper. They will be king and queen one day. We are doing our best not to end up working at Burger King and Dairy Queen. Look, say what you want about the English royals. At least Beyonce and Jay Z are good at something. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Joe Knows

Canarsie’s Alkins off to good start as face of NYC hoops

Rawle Alkins is comfortable being the new face of New York City boys’ basketball, and up to the challenge as well. Comment
Let there be light! Comment
Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Bushwick, Greenpoint get new venues as others shutter

Rumors of the Brooklyn indie music scene’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Comments (2)
Art

Galapagos’s evolution taking it to Detroit

Citing rising rents, the Dumbo gallery and venue is moving to the Motor City, where it has already bought nine buildings. Comment
Nightlife

Bushwick bar to host ‘anti-SantaCon’ show

No-no-no! Merry Christmas! Comments (1)
Mill Basin

Noshing with St. Nick

Christmas cheer was part of this balanced breakfast! Comment
Williamsburg

Rim raiders: Bandits on car-wheel theft spree

A band of thieves is stealing the wheels off of late-model cars around Williamsburg, and carting them off in black sedans, police said. Comments (1)
The jazz ’20s are out and the swinging ’30s are in! Comment
The jazz ’20s are out and the swinging ’30s are in! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Freeze! I mean don’t freeze those eggs!

This week, Joanna takes on tech titans over postponing their female workers’ procreation. Comment
High School Sports

High-powered Jefferson jumpstarts season

Thomas Jefferson wanted a fast start to the new season after losing in its second-straight city title game last year. Consider the New York City hoops community on notice in the early goings. Comment
Borough-wide

Blackbirds volleyball falls in NCAA tournament opener

An NCAA tournament victory has again eluded the Long Island University women’s volleyball team. Comment
Gravesend

Yuletide arboreal illumination in Gravesend

The Christmas spirit is brightening up the neighborhood! Comment
Prospect Heights

Garner protesters greet royals at Barclays Center

Prospect Heights

Garner protesters greet royals at Barclays Center

They were royally pissed. Comment
Our reporter spent a night in jail for doing his job. He came back with a story, and some insight into how the Police Department’s response to demonstrations is evolving. Comments (17)
A triangular plaza in Clinton Hill that includes a de-mapped block of road is a magnet for sinister loiterers who kill business, according to some neighbors who are opposing the city’s move to make it permanent. Comments (17)
Sunset Park

City creating ‘fashion hub’ in Sunset Park, but not without pushback

Sunset Park is about to become a very fashionable neighborhood. Comments (6)
Guess who is coming to dinner. Comment
Guess who is coming to dinner. Comment
Coney Island

Masked heroes band together to support Coney youth program

More than 100 people covered their faces and opened their wallets at a masquerade ball benefitting the youth-mentoring program Coney Island Generation Gap on Dec. 4. Comment
Borough-wide

City creating ‘fashion hub’ in Sunset Park

Sunset Park is about to become a very fashionable neighborhood. Comment
BoroBeat

Tree-light-ful: Fort Greene, Boerum Hill flip the switch

Families turn out for tree lightings, and stick around for the company. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Young Lions girls’ basketball team off to roaring start

The Bishop Loughlin girls’ basketball team is well aware of the buzz generated by its young but extremely talented squad, and is embracing the high expectations as a source of motivation. Comment
High School Sports

New Lincoln stars want to carry on old traditions

Abraham Lincoln’s familiar faces and its legendary coach are no longer at the Coney Island school, but the tradition and expectations still remain. Comment
The restaurant chain’s holiday stunt draws first blood in Sheepshead Bay. Comment
Midwood

Gunpoint jewelry heist in Midwood

Police have released surveillance images and video of two men robbing a Midwood jewelry store at gunpoint on Dec. 3, in the hope that the public might help identify the suspects. Comment
The family of the Red Hook man shot dead by a police officer in November put him to rest at a funeral in Clinton Hill on Dec. 6. Comments (1)
Changing Brooklyn

Up in smoked fish: 80-year-old Williamsburg lox factory for sale

A longtime Williamsburg smoked-fish factory could be getting ready to change the lox. Comments (4)
Bensonhurst

Massage parlors shuttered in prostitution bust

Police have brought business to an unhappy end at nine massage parlors across Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights. Comments (3)
Bensonhurst

Shady massage parlors shuttered in prostitution bust

Police have brought business to a happy end at nine massage parlors across Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights. Comment
The restaurant chain’s holiday stunt draws first blood in Sheepshead Bay. Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the whole hair-raising story. Read more…
Books

Making the Bard of Brooklyn work for his byline

We give Walt Whitman feedback on his long-lost poem. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Holidays hit Brooklyn Heights

Shoppers had much to be merry about on Montague Street over the weekend. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan says: ‘Check your charities’

They’re baa-ack! The holiday season is here, and with it comes the charity solicitations — and the scammers. Comment
The parents of an unarmed Red Hook man shot to death last month by a rookie police officer broke their silence on Friday, just ahead of Brooklyn’s top prosecutor revealing that he is pursuing charges against the cop. Comments (6)
McKinley Park is shining! Comment
Hundreds of protesters marched across the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges and sat down in front of Barclays Center on Thursday evening during a second night of protests decrying a grand jury’s decision not to charge NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo with a crime for choking Gowanus native Eric Garner to death on Staten Island in July. Comments (6)
Downtown

Housing court to move to Municipal Building — someday

Brooklyn’s long-troubled housing court is set to get a new home in Downtown’s Municipal Building, but not before suffering through five more years in its current crowded digs. Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Helping hands honored by Manhattan Beach civic

The Manhattan Beach Community Group honored five hometown heroes at their end-of-the-year award ceremony on Dec. 3. Comment
Finally! A place to buy $3.75 doughnuts in Prospect Heights! Comments (5)
Finally! A place to buy $3.75 doughnuts in Prospect Heights! Comment
Downtown

$15 of shame: Minimum-wage protest hits Downtown Burger King

Call this protest the Whopper stopper. Comments (2)
Williamsburg

Police seek mentally distressed veteran who vanished

An Iraq War vet from Williamsburg disappeared on Sunday in Manhattan, police said. Comments (3)
Hundreds of protesters marched over the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan early on Thursday morning to decry a grand jury’s decision not to charge NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo with a crime for choking Gowanus native Eric Garner to death in Staten Island in July. Comments (9)

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