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Bridge ‘Park’: I ventured to Brooklyn Bridge Park on a hot, sunny afternoon to check out “Please Touch the Art,” a series of sculptures that encoura Comment

Afro-centric! Photo show celebrates natural hair

Art: This show has locks to love. Comments (3)

All that may become a man

Theater: All the world’s a stage, and all these men and women are equal players. Comment

Looking back on the Apple Watch

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist wonders what will become of the latest World’s Coolest Gadget. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Screecher dances with stars in Atlantic City

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine takes another trip down south, and has the time of his life. Or does he? Comment
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn this week offers chances for eating, drinking, and dancing — what else do you need? Comment

In the zone: Congresswoman joins fight against zoning change

Marine Park: Locals opposed to Mayor DeBlasio’s sweeping plans to loosen height restrictions for new construction have enlisted a powerful new ally in the fight. Comment

Bay Ridge heats up for summer!

Bay Ridge Nights: Free movies, a very educational happy hour, and a whole lot of rock are waiting for you in Bay Ridge this weekend. Comment

Big bat coming Cyclones way. Or is it?

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Who knows how good Mets fourth-round pick David Thompson will be? Diamond Dave fills you in! Comment

Bay Ridge heats up for summer

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at help you to kick off your summer vacation in Bay Ridge this weekend! Read more…

Times are Tuff: Puppet festival launches album by Tuffy Tiger

Event: Here comes Tuffy! Comment

Away, you mouldy rogue! Teacher is a Shakespeare mutineer for being bored with the bard

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist says this to the California teacher who wants to boot the bard from her curriculum: “There’s no more faith in thee than in a stewed prune.” Comment

Prospect Park Residence has turned on its air conditioning

Park Slope: Great news for fans of keeping Brooklyn’s seniors cool, calm, and collected. Comments (3)
Fort Hamilton: Brooklyn’s war veterans are up in arms over budget cuts that will shutter a wing of the borough’s veterans hospital. Comment

Hazard lights: Locals say new Belt Parkway lamp posts are dangerous

Bensonhurst: The new lamp posts recently installed along a portion of the Belt Parkway are a hazard to drivers, according to locals who are pushing to have them moved behind safety barriers, despite the city’s assurances that the light poles are safe. Comment

Shoutouts to science researchers at Fontbonne Hall Academy

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

Pol: We need ears in Coney Island

Coney Island: Coney Island’s councilman wants the police department to deploy a gunshot-locating technology in the 60th Precinct after a recent string of shootings, including a June 14 incident that injured two people — one a senior citizen — less than a block away from a middle school and a park. Comment

Joystick division! Retro and futuristic video games face off at arcade expo

BoroBeat: The past and the future of video gaming faced off at the New York City Arcade 2015 show Downtown on June 18, where joystick jockeys had the chance to road-test both the classic arcade-style games of yesteryear and the virtual reality technology set to take the industry by storm in years to come. Comment
BoroBeat: Talk about a slice of heaven! Comments (1)

The ghosts of Father’s Day

The Dad: This week, the Dad contemplates his life without his dad, and his daughters’ future without him. Comment

City stars unable to rebound from penalties at Empire Challenge

Stormy weather at Shuart Stadium delayed the start of the Empire Challenge all-star football game more than a half hour, but even after the rain cleared up, the dark cloud that has haunted the New York City team in recent years remained. Comment

Parker putting college snubs behind him

Joe Knows: Chris Parker gets why people want him to use the Empire State Challenge all-star football game as a way to show colleges exactly what they passed up on. Comment

Poly’s Femiano in New York City state of mind at Empire Challenge

High School Sports: Brenden Femiano grew up watching the Empire Challenge hoping one day to play in the all-star game between Long Island and New York City schools. He just always figured it would be for Long Island, before he transferred to Poly Prep. Comment

Greenpoint park gets the green light

Changing Brooklyn: The city is finally clearing the way for the long-awaited Box Street Park. Comments (5)

Skipper: ‘Sphincter Factor’ sinks Clones

The Ride: What’s the Sphincter Factor? Click above to find out! Comments (1)

The cold shoulder: Old-folks home still hasn’t turned air-con on, say residents

Park Slope: The owner of Prospect Park Residence defied court orders to turn on air conditioning for his elderly tenants, forcing the seniors to sweat out Tuesday’s soaring temperatures, say attorneys for the residents. Comments (6)

Mama’s ploy: Disgraced Rep. Grimm’s mom asks judge for clemency

Bay Ridge: In a desperate bid for leniency at his upcoming sentencing, tax cheat and former congressman Michael Grimm gave the judge a note from his mommy. Comments (4)

Protestors clash with Golden, call for ‘fair’ rent regs

Bay Ridge: Things almost got ugly when housing advocates protested in front of state Sen. Marty Golden’s Bay Ridge office on June 19. Comment

Autopsy: Death of baby found in Williamsburg condo was a homicide

Williamsburg: Police are investigating the death of a baby boy found unconscious in a waterfront Williamsburg condominium last year as a homicide, according to a report. Comments (2)

Joanna crawls back into her Nook

Not for Nuthin’: Tired of beading and yarn-crafts, our columnist breaks out the e-reader to pass the time. Comment

Cops seeking alleged R-train groper

Downtown: The victim told police he grabbed her thigh and butt on a Bay Ridge-bound R train earlier this month. Comments (2)
Photo Galleries: Rain, rain can’t make the Mermaid Parade go away. Comments (2)
Spry super-centenarian Susannah “Miss Susie” Mushatt Jones — who will turn 116 on July 6 — is now the oldest living person on Earth. Comment

Cyclones annihilate Tri-City

The Ride: There were lots of runs and great pitching. Who could ask for more? Comment
Shopping: Call it a market stall. Comments (5)

Cyclones return to Coney Island in home opener

Photo Galleries: Brooklyn’s boys of summer had a somber evening at MCU Park on June 20, losing their home opener and paying tribute to a fallen hero. Comment
Susannah “Miss Susie” Mushatt Jones is about to turn 116, and out pals at have all the details. Read more…
Bensonhurst: They’re picking up the threads of an old act. Comment

Cops: Man punched woman in face at subway stop

Boerum Hill: Police are asking Brooklynites to keep their eyes peeled for a man they believe punched a woman in the face on a Boerum Hill subway platform in May, according to a report. Comments (4)
BoroBeat: They’re red, white, and through with elementary school! Comments (1)

Always in fashion: Seniors strut their stuff on the catwalk

BoroBeat: They’re model residents. Comment

All-Brooklyn softball honors

High School Sports: There was no postseason softball hardware brought back to Brooklyn at the highest level this season, but the borough still produced some of the best talent and teams in the five boroughs. Comment

Lost season has former Berkeley Carroll star Paller enjoying success

Robb Paller hasn’t looked at baseball the same way since a broken leg cost him his entire sophomore season at Columbia University. Comment

Conversion reversion: Locals, city working together to prevent illegal home divisions

Dyker Heights: The system is working — finally. Comment

Cyclist killed in collision with truck

Mean Streets: Police investigators believe the man was riding down Church Avenue near Ocean Avenue, when he swerved into a box truck and was run-over by its rear wheels, authorities said. Comments (27)

Williamsburg homeless shelter refuses to take sex offenders

Williamsburg: A judge on Wednesday denied the shelter’s request for a restraining order to stop the city sending it up to 50 sex offenders, but the facility says it is going to keep turning them away anyhow. Comments (10)

Sweet memories at PS 207

Sweet memories at PS 207

Marine Park: Kindergarteners and first-graders at PS 207 held their end-of-year Memory Day celebrations last week at the Marine Park school. Comment

Clones dump Yanks, take season-opening series

The Ride: The Cyclones took the season-opening series against the hated Staten Island Yankees with a 6–4 win over the Evil Empire of the New York-Penn League. Comment

Hum and haw: Organizers mum on Coney seaside concerts

They aren’t singing just yet. Comments (1)

All that and a bag of chips: Bands we’d rather see at ’90s Fest

Music: Millenial nostalgia is about to hit its nadir with a ’90s-themed festival slated to take place on the Williamsburg waterfront later this year. Comment

Cops: Guy flashed his junk to woman on J train

Williamsburg: Cops are on the lookout for a guy who they believe exposed his junk to a woman riding the J train in April. Comments (2)

Stan’s advice: Don’t be stupid

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist commends Dads, condemns stupidity and wishes luck to a true patriot. Comment

Cops want to question man over Boerum Hill basketball-court shooting

Boerum Hill: Cops are on the lookout for a man they believe may have information about a Boerum Hill shooting earlier this month that put three men in hospital, according to a report. Comments (2)

Booo! Cyclones drop home opener, fall to mediocre .500

The Ride: The dream of an undefeated sesaon is dead. Comment

Cyclones come back, take season-opener in extra innings

The Ride: Michael Bernal’s two-out single to left in the 12th scored Enmanuel Zabala for the win over the hated Staten Island Yankees. Comment

Hero cop slashed by knife-wielding maniac

Brighton Beach: A transit cop is in stable condition after he shot and killed the man who slashed him in the neck with a hunting knife in Brighton Beach on June 18. Comment

Charged account: Cops say suspects sought false credit

Canarsie: Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man and woman wanted for grand larceny after they opened up charge accounts at two store under false names and made purchases totalling $900. Comment

Bullet hits ambulette in Vinegar Hill

Vinegar Hill: A Crown Heights ambulette driver says he is thankful to be alive after a maniac opened fire near his vehicle in Vinegar Hill on Friday morning. Comments (3)
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: They’re digging it up again. Comment
Downtown: Brooklyn’s Stoop is closed for lunch. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: It was an opening night to remember. Comments (3)

Car quash! Vehicles banned from half of Prospect Park

Mean Streets: Baby you can’t drive your car. Comments (29)

An in-tents protest

An in-tents protest

Politics: Borough President Adams went on a camping trip to the distant Island of Manhattan on Wednesday night, bunking down on the sidewalk outside Gov. Cuomo’s office to rally against Albany’s failure to renew rent regulation laws. The Beep, who was joined by tenants’ rights activists and fellow Brooklyn pols, said the move was a gesture of solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of Brooklynites living in rent-stabilized apartments.
Landlords in the Crosshairs: The landlord allegedly tore down walls, turned off the heat, and exposed tenants of his Crown Heights building to lead dust, prosecutors say. Comments (4)

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