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Canine lives: Rescue a robot dog at Dumbo game festival

DUMBO: Don’t screw the pooch! Comment

String theory: String band Bellehouse drops new album

Music: This band isn’t just stringing its audience along. Comment
Music: They are taking this music scene to new Heights! Comment

Lenore takes a bite of New York history

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist explores the surprisingly controversial history of New York’s Jewish delis. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Why can’t Carmine cross the road?

Big Screecher: The answer’s simple, silly! There’s no crossing guard! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Bartoonist imbibes beside a samurai

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator finds a warrior guarding the latest outpost of the Bed-Vyne empire. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn heads outside to celebrate Bastille Day, dance the Giglio, and party with P-Funk! Comment

Seaside Summer Concerts are back — but just for three days

The sound of music will return to the seaside this summer, but the free concerts will be rocking a different venue this year, and just for one weekend. Comments (5)

Bay Ridge punches above its weight this week

Bay Ridge Nights: An Ultimate Fighting screening heats up the Ridge, while local bands hit the Slope! This Bay Ridge Nights cannot be contained! Comment

Spies like us: New play casts the audience as secret agents

For this show, the audience takes the stage. Comment

You lose some, you win

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: The Cyclones skipper tells his charges to celebrate their teammates’ promotions. Comment

Making hits: Violent Femmes footage punches up music doc

Music: The movie was missing something, so they had to add it up. Comment

Bay Ridge punches above its weight

Bay Ridge Nights: Our friends at give you the play-by-play of events in happening Bay Ridge this week. Read more…

Dopey flag burners were booted from Fort Greene Park — in a blaze of glory

A Britisher’s View: Disarm NYPD’s braggarts made a big to-do about burning flags at Fort Greene Park to rip Uncle Sam, but they high-tailed it out like wusses when the big boys arrived, leaving the Finest — against whom they were protesting! — to save them, chortles our columnist. Comment

Stoop shrimp gross out Dyker residents

Dyker Heights: Talk about al fresco dining! Comments (28)

Another sex scandal at James Madison

Sheepshead Bay: James Madison High School is reeling from its fourth sex scandal in six years after a report that a 38-year-old special education teacher engaged in sexual activity with one of his students on and off school grounds every day for two months. Comment

Salam-bast: Dark comedy skewers assumptions about Muslim life in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge is the backdrop for a new web series about life in the neighborhood as a Muslim — with superpowers. Comment

The Dad celebrates marriage equality

The Dad: This week, the Dad revises his opinion on the institution of marriage in light of the Supreme Court’s historic decision. Comment

Waiting for water

Marine Park: The operators of the Marine Park Golf Course are just trying to keep their head above water, but it’s getting the water that’s the problem. Comment

Catholic league left Alkins no choice

Joe Knows: The city’s best boys’ basketball player is leaving — and he couldn’t be more right in doing so. Comment

Sweeter sixteen: Miss Susie, world’s oldest person, turns 116

She’s the only living person whose life has spanned three centuries. Comment
Williamsburg: It is a soda jerk! Comments (6)

Tween spirit: Locals demand middle school in Atlantic Yards

Changing Brooklyn: They’re trying to find some middle ground. Comments (6)

Un-wise crack: Golden makes homophobic joke

Bay Ridge: State Sen. Marty Golden took some heat for posting a homophobic joke to his personal Facebook account last weekend. Comments (13)
Photo Galleries: Cyclones fans got to see their team win, watch one player set a team record, and meet some of the faces from their favorite show. They got it all! Comment

Joanna reveals her secret shame

Not for Nuthin’: She shakes her head at folks on reality shows, but our columnist recently came to terms with the fact that she has more in common with some of them than she thought. Comment

Cops offer $2,500 reward in Williamsburg paintball attacks

Williamsburg: A rogue paintball-gunman blasted a Hasidic Jewish man with a brightly colored mess in Williasmburg in the early morning hours last week — the fourth such attack in the neighborhood this year, according to police. Comments (2)

Mom and son missing from Dyker

Dyker Heights: Police are searching for a Dyker Heights woman and her toddler who both disappeared on July 4. Comment

Senior fights off three would-be robbers

Coney Island: Police need the public’s help tracking down three suspects accused of trying to rob a Coney Island senior on June 15. Comment

Fort of July

Harbor Watch: Brooklyn’s Army base threw America an early birthday bash with food, fireworks, and a Motown revue on July 3. Comment

Un Thai-d! Whiskey Soda Lounge shuts, celeb chef to open Southern eatery in its place

Dining: It is out with the cold Singha beer and in with “The Chew.” Comments (3)

Grand old folks celebrate grand old flag

Midwood: A Midwood retirement home held its first-ever July Fourth parade. Comment

Three hits, one win in final game sweeping Williamsport

The Ride: The skipper botched a squeeze play, but it’s Alfredo “Saucy” Reyes who will get a talking to. Comment

On a roll for veterans

Gravesend: These guys are in it for the long haul. Comment

Home-invader steals $300 from Carroll Gardens octogenarian

Carroll Gardens: A hard-hearted home-invader swiped hundreds of dollars from an old lady in her Carroll Gardens apartment on Friday, according to police. Comments (8)

Former Bishop Kearney track star Gallagher qualifies for world championships

Kerri Gallagher exceeded her own expectations at the U.S.A. Track and Field Outdoor Championships, moving her closer to putting her name among the world’s best runners. Comment

2015 All-Brooklyn Baseball Honors

High School Sports: Brooklyn continues to be a baseball-rich borough. Comment
BoroBeat: Fans of patriotic pyrotechnics gathered by the thousands in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday to celebrate Independence Day. Comment

Sat on a hot tin roof: There is an Airstream parked on a Red Hook warehouse

Red Hook: And the mobile-home-extension is racking up fines. Comments (3)
Greenpoint: The city really got its asphalt into gear! Comments (2)

Brosher bashes Crosscutters

The Ride: The Cyclones catcher batted in a team-record seven runs against Williamsport on ‘Seinfeld’ night. Comment
Marine Park: Spas aren’t the only place to get a mud bath. Comment
Park Slope: They were the stars and stripes of the show! Comment

Stan explains about his ‘roommate’

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist reveals the origin of the nickname he has for that special someone in his life. Comment

Former Grand Street duo parting ways for pro baseball careers

Jose Cuas and Kevin Martir will have to continue their baseball careers without each other for the first time. Comment

Blackham pitches a ‘masterpiece’

The Ride: Gamboa called it the best game of Blackham’s career. Comment

Cyclones draw a blank in Hudson Valley

The Ride: Nicco Blank was a tough-luck loser in the Cyclones loss to the Renegades on Friday night. Comment

Rye oh rye?! Cobble Hill whiskey joint Char No. 4 is closing

Go There Now While You Still Can: The popular Smith Street meatery will mix its last Manhattan on July 12. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: Corporate America is destroying Bushwick’s famed street murals by offering neighborhood building owners big bucks to cover up artists’ masterpieces with pictures of Coors cans and Sprite bottles, say local artists. Comments (20)

Reyes rises to occasion against Renegades

The Ride: Alfredo brings the sauce in the seventh! Comment

Cops seek suspected gunman in cab-driver slaying

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Cops are on the hunt for a man who they believe fatally shot a cabbie in cold blood on a Bedford-Stuyvesant street on Monday morning. Comment
Fort Greene: The event descended into a maelstrom of flag-waving and shouting while a handful of activists quietly burned the banner in a nearby barbecue pit. Comments (17)

Badamo is bad meaning good as Cyclones cruise

The Ride: He pitche to the minimum, Jerry, the minimum! Comment

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