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Traditional Japanese drummers to put their backs into it at BAM

Music: It’s the pound of music. Comment

Traditional Japanese drummers to put their backs into it at BAM

Music: It’s the pound of music. Comment

P’Slope writer rails against social media in new book

Books: A Park Slope author has written a new book outlining what he sees as the potential perils of our collective addiction to social media. Comment

Slope writer rails against social media in new book

Books: A Park Slope author has written a new book outlining what he sees as the potential perils of our collective addiction to social media — and he’s promoting it on Twitter. Comment

Snowblind! Whiteout cancels Carmine’s awards night!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher can’t tell you what he ate, because the snow ruined his night! Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Snow melts Carmine’s Carmine Awards gala

Big Screecher: When you plan an event in March, you don’t expect it to get snowed out! Comment
Event: They’re painting by numbers. Comments (10)

Flay-grounds: Bay Ridge, Dyker lead borough in playground injury lawsuits

Around Bay Ridge, you play at your own risk. Comment

Flay-grounds: Bay Ridge, Dyker lead borough in playground injury lawsuits

Around Bay Ridge, you play at your own risk. Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits a cocktail bar in a former bodega on Hoyt Street, and finds some untoward activity happening in the bathroom. Comments (3)
Editor’s Picks: Blind-taste macro-brewed beers, rock out to Sebadoh, hear a reading from Jonathan Lethem, and more things to do and see in Brooklyn, March 13–19. Comment
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Blow the house down: Harmonica virtuoso to play Bay Ridge

Music: This guy really harps on. Comments (1)
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Blow the house down: Harmonica virtuoso to play Bay Ridge

Music: This guy really harps on. Comment

New grist for the old mill

Gerritsen Beach: The Gerritsen Mill, which was built in the 1630s and stood for three centuries, will be featured on a sign that will be displayed in the Salt Marsh Nature Center. Comment

Ridge go bragh — it’s St. Paddy’s Day!

Bay Ridge Nights: Oh Danny boy, the pubs, the pubs are calling! Comment

Iranian nuke deal legitimizes a top global menace

A Britisher’s View: Iran is a top state sponsor of terrorism, and its nuked-up Islamic republic could destroy the free world, writes our columnist. Comment

Studio space race: Artists look back on five years of gentrification

Event: They’re painting by numbers. Comment

Five shades of green: Your guide to Saint Patrick’s Day in Brooklyn

Nightlife: It’s the time of the year for green beer — Saint Patrick’s Day is on Tuesday — and you may be overwhelmed by the number of bars offering it alongside Guinness, corned beef, and cabbage. To ease your sense of vertigo, we have drafted a handy list of standout pubs and what they have planned for the occasion. Comment

Packed in at PS 8: Bklyn Heights school so crowded that the city killed pre-K

Brooklyn Heights: “It seems a little ironic given Mayor DeBlasio’s push for universal pre-K,” a co-president of the parent-teacher association said. Comments (2)

Speed racers at Kings Plaza

Marine Park: Ready, set, roll! Comment
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Cops hunt pervert who groped girls in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst: Police are searching for the creep who they said groped two young girls in Bensonhurst this month. Comment

Party pooper: Pol aims to ban booze boats from Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: The party may be over soon for Sheepshead Bay’s booze-cruise captains. Comment

Crummy’s big reveal: Worked as covert carrier pigeon for prominent pol

Flagrant Fowl: Our curmudgeonly columnist tells all — namely, that he works as a carrier pigeon for South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham. Comment

Security group to Brooklyn: Put up this firewall!

Circuit Lord: They’ve got the keys to making your phone or computer an encryption castle. Comment

Hooray! Eli got into Stuyvesant! I mean, holy s---! Eli got into Stuyvesant!

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie once again learns you need to be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it! Comments (8)

Clippers ship into city title game

High School Sports: Xaverian ground and pounded its way to its first city championship game in a decade. Comment
Digital editions: Whose condo this is I think I know. His house is in East Village, though. He will not see me stopping here. To watch his kitchen fill up with melted snow. My little bike must think it queer to stop without a bike corral near, between the Met Foods and the first bright evening of the year. I give my bike’s bell a shake to ask if there is some mistake. The only other sound’s the sweep of easy wind and squeaky bus brakes. The Met Foods is lovely, bright and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I — keep hustlin’ Brooklyn! Read more…

Spotlight bright on historic PSAL girls’ hoops final

Joe Knows: A Brooklyn boys’ basketball team will not compete for a Public School Athletic League Class AA city title for the first time since 1999, shifting the borough’s spotlight to intriguing and historic girls’ final. Comment

Dance denied: St. Francis falls to Robert Morris in title game

St. Francis Brooklyn’s heroic comeback attempt fell short — and with it, the chance of that elusive NCAA tournament bid. Comment
Greenpoint: The city and the company that runs a ferry out of Greenpoint never inspected the soundness of the dock, even after it partially collapsed into the East River last winter, documents obtained by The Brooklyn Paper show. Comments (9)

Man shot dead in Borough Hall subway station

Downtown: A retired corrections officer shot and killed a man inside of the Borough Hall subway station on Tuesday night after a verbal dispute escalated into a physical fight, police said. Comments (7)

Pol to mayor: Let kids lift off on Lunar New Year

The city should hurry up and give schoolkids Lunar New Year off now that it has declared two Muslim holidays stay-home days, according to a Dumbo pol. Comments (7)

Unshakable Harway Terrace goes dark

Gravesend: Co-op towers that weathered Sandy unscathed blame blackout on melting snow. Comment

Inferno rips though Mill Basin

Mill Basin: A terrifying four-alarm fire blazed for nearly three hours in Mill Basin on March 9 and destroyed four homes in what residents say was the worst inferno ever to strike the waterfront neighborhood. Comment

Primp brisket: Cooks battle to be crowned New York’s Brisket king

Dining: Smoke ’em if you got ’em. Comment

Primp brisket: Cooks battle to be crowned New York’s brisket king

Dining: Smoke ’em if you got ’em. Comment

Joanna has some thoughts on ‘wildbirth’

Not for Nuthin’: What the heck is wrong with women today? Do they really believe that in order to get back to nature, prove their strength, and show fortitude they have to give birth in the middle of nowhere? Or is it just to gain attention? Comment

Fraser’s big fourth sends Vikings to third-straight title game

High School Sports: He asked, and she answered. Comment

Grand Street roars past Bergtraum into first-ever girls’ hoops title game

High School Sports: Grand Street is one step closer to the school’s first Class AA girls’ basketball city championship. Comment

Sunset parking: Industry City redevelopment hinges on public land for car lot

Sunset Park: A plan to invest nearly $1 billion of private money in Sunset Park’s Industry City could bring hundreds of new parking spots to an area where car space is at a premium, but the proposal relies on the city playing ball. Comments (36)
Park Slope: A Staten Island grand jury’s indictment of a Park Slope councilman’s aide for alleged campaign finance fraud is an unfair subversion of the usual enforcement method for such shenanigans, good-government groups charge. Comments (4)
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Suspicious activities around local shuls raise alarm

Sheepshead Bay: Police and residents are on alert in Sheepshead Bay after two men were spotted taking video outside two Ocean Parkway synagogues over the weekend. Comment

Sunset Parking: Industry City redevelopment needs public land for car lot

A plan to invest nearly $1 billion of private money in Sunset Park’s Industry City could bring hundreds of new parking spots to an area where car space is at a premium, but the proposal relies on the city playing ball. Comment

Their rage in lights! Activists illuminate building to protest city’s broken park promise

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A group of Williamsburg and Greenpoint activists who want the city to make good on its promise to buy a handful of waterfront lots and complete Bushwick Inlet Park made their demands larger than life last weekend. Comment

Police shoot alleged gun-toter Downtown

Downtown: Cops shot a man who they say pulled a gun on them Downtown early on Saturday morning. Comment

Police shoot alleged gun-toter Downtown

Downtown: Cops shot a man who they say pulled a gun on them Downtown early on Saturday morning. Comment
Event: Most people associate Saint Patrick’s Day with getting wasted. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Comment
Shopping: Prospect Lefferts Gardens’ answer to the Park Slope Food Co-Op is up and running. Comments (3)

City puts big bucks towards Fourth Avenue overhaul

Mean Streets: Separated bike lanes are among the proposed new features on the crash-prone thoroughfare. Comment

Xaverian heads to first semifinal since 2005

High School Sports: Nyontay Wisseh finally did he was told and couldn’t have picked a better time. Comment

Terriers one win away from historic NCAA bid

Top-seeded St. Francis Brooklyn knocked off upset-minded visitors No. 5 St. Francis University 62–48 in the Northeast Conference semifinals on March 7 to secure a spot in Tuesday’s championship game. Comment

Jefferson clipped by Wings in semifinals

High School Sports: After three-straight appearances in the city championship game, many expected Thomas Jefferson to be back again this year — but Wings Academy had other ideas. Comment

Kangaroos bounced from playoffs by Cardozo

High School Sports: Boys & Girls defied expectations this season with a deep run in the postseason in the company of powerhouses such as Thomas Jefferson, Wings Academy and Benjamin Cardozo. Comment

Fort Greene daycare, senior centers in peril as city dawdles in lease talks

Fort Greene: A Fort Greene community center could soon be without a home. Comments (12)

Inn on the outs: City may shutter much-derided hotel

Bay Ridge: The long reign of the Prince Hotel may soon come to an end. Comment

Inn on the outs: City may shutter much-derided hotel

Bay Ridge: The long reign of the Prince Hotel may soon come to an end. Comment

Eco docked: Ridge’s floating classroom may not open this year

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s newest waterfront attraction may be off limits this summer because of a faulty design. Comments (20)

Eco docked: Ridge’s floating classroom may not open this year

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s newest waterfront attraction may be off limits this summer because of a faulty design. Comment

Dr. John’s Playground is getting a shot in the arm

Gerritsen Beach: A Gerritsen Beach playground named after a legendary local doctor is getting major surgery next year to help treat a serious problem with water retention. Comment

I want you back! Singer revives Motown shows from classic Brooklyn theaters

Music: You don’t need to hear it through the grapevine — you can hear it in Brooklyn! Comment

I want you back! Singer revives Motown shows from classic Brooklyn theaters

Music: You don’t need to hear it through the grapevine — you can hear it in Brooklyn! Comment

Stan counts topics on FOX News

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist informs the outgoing Attorney General how many different things his favorite cable news channel has to talk about. Comment

City puts big bucks towards Fourth Avenue overhaul

Mean Streets: Separated bike lanes are among the proposed new features on the crash-prone thoroughfare. Comments (25)

Too hot to panel: Group pulls out of Bridge Park watchdog coalition, citing ’tude

Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Heights’ community board is pulling a Switzerland and backing out of the battle for Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (18)

A final turn of the key: Downtown cops leave slain officers’ lockers as memorials

Downtown: The lockers once used by Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the Downtown police officers murdered in Bedford-Stuyvesant in December, have been packed with mementos and sealed up for good, never to be used by another cop. Comment

Cops honored for arresting alleged taxi-driver rapist

Carroll Gardens: Two Carroll Gardens police officers won Cop of the Month honors for nabbing a cabbie in February who the authorities say raped a fare. Comment

Mother and daughter disappear in Flatbush

Police are searching for a mother and daughter who vanished from their home in Flatbush on Feb. 28. Comment

Mother and daughter disappear in Flatbush

Flatbush: Police are searching for a mother and daughter who vanished from their home in Flatbush on Feb. 28. Comment
Bay Ridge: It was the same story told in a whole new way. Comment

Sandy victims cheated: Feds say reports altered to deny insurance claims

Revelations that systemic fraud cheated thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims out of insurance claims unleashed a storm of anger and calls for justice in hard-hit parts of Brooklyn. BrooklynDaily.com has the story. Read more…
Marine Park: More than two frigid weeks after a 20-year-old autistic man vanished from his Marine Park home, his mother said she is certain he is still alive — and she needs the public’s help finding him. Comment

Saint Paddy’s Day comes early to the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge is already feeling the Irish spirit and our nightlife-loving pals at BrooklynDaily.com have your guide to all the action. Read more…

A final turn of the key: Downtown cops leave slain officers’ lockers as memorials

Downtown: The lockers once used by Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the Downtown police officers murdered in Bedford-Stuyvesant in December, have been packed with mementos and sealed up for good, never to be used by another cop. Comment
Bay Ridge: It was the same story told in a whole new way. Comment

Power outages affect hundreds, but do not blame today’s snow

Road salt continues to wreak subterranean havoc in Brooklyn, causing power outages throughout the borough today. Comments (7)

Own a piece of Etsy

DUMBO: The online craft market is hitting the stock exchange. Comment
BoroBeat: A gala that drew a crowd of pols, literary figures, and donors to the old Williamsburgh Savings Bank event space on March 4 raised $636,000 for the Brooklyn Public Library system. Comments (2)
Greenpoint: A planned floating East River bar off the Greenpoint shore will inundate the surrounding area with sloppy drunks who will trash Transmitter Park, peace-and-quiet-loving neighbors predict. Comments (12)
Greenwood Heights: Cops arrested a pair of councilmen on Wednesday morning for blocking traffic in a show of solidarity with the striking workers of a Greenwood Heights car wash. Comments (1)

Getting Vice high: Attempt to levitate media offices goes nowhere

Williamsburg: A group of performance artists tried, and — spoiler alert — failed to levitate the offices of hipster journalism juggernaut Vice Media in Williamsburg on Tuesday. Comments (2)

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