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Art: It is time for this artist to make an impression! Comment

Swell performance: Opera company stages show on a barge

Theater: This opera will have a Debussy debut — at sea! Comment

This week, Lenore teaches us about Queens

Rhymes with Crazy: It’s a faraway place, but she says Jackson Heights is cool. Comments (4)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

It happened again! Carmine eats his face off!

Big Screecher: No one takes more advantage of an all-you-can-eat buffet than our beloved Screecher! Comment
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is bustling this week, with zombie-fighters, scary carnies, and jazz and dance festivals galore. Get out there, Brooklyn! Comments (1)

Bay Ridge is hopping and howling

Bay Ridge Nights: Costumed canines, boozy bingo, and a whole lotta live music are waiting for you in Bay Ridge. Comment
Books: The only thing filthier than the Gowanus Canal are the tycoons who built it. Comments (2)

Dim City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito invites cop-killer groupie to public forum

A Britisher’s View: Gotham’s second top official was way off-mark in giving the floor to an undying fan of a cop murderer, writes our columnist. Comment
Gerritsen Beach: Much of the wreckage wrought by Hurricane Sandy three years ago has been cleared away — at least on land — but the surrounding seas tell a different story. Comment
Bay Ridge: At long last, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seriously considering adding a bike path to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge — seriously. Comments (20)

Changing Bushwick

Changing Brooklyn: The new Silicon Alley will really live up to its name. Comments (2)

Boho Bushwick, we hardly knew ye

Changing Brooklyn: The future face of the nabe features hotels, nightclubs, and French restaurants in an old garage. Comment

Rise and dine! Williamsburgers will reprise Giglio feast, tower on Columbus Day

Williamsburg: This feast is back for seconds! Comment
The waters of Southern Brooklyn have been littered with the drowned husks of hundreds of sunken vessels since Sandy, and our pals at have the story — and photos! Read more…

Sobering thought: Pre-K site with no running water gave alcoholic hand sanitizer to tots

Sunset Park: Hand sanitizer may kill germs, but the idea of giving it to pre-schoolers makes these parents sick. Comments (1)
Greenpoint: Don’t call it a haunted house! Comments (1)

NYU Lutheran Family Health Center is three for three

Standing O: Standing O is awarding the coveted Standing O to NYU Luheran Comment

Steph learns the importance of having fun

Fearless Living: This week, our fearless mom hits the gym at 5:30 am, then learns why she loves to do it! Comments (1)
Digital editions: Some say the borough’s official colors are blue and gold, others will tell you black and white. Us? All we know is the blue masthead, off-white newsprint, and black ink that brings you the stories that matter every week and keeps you hustlin’ Brooklyn! Read more…

Ponds a fitting local face for St. John’s

Joe Knows: Shamorie Ponds is Chris Mullin’s most important recruit to date. Comment

Ridgites, ragamuffins herald autumn with Third Avenue celebrations

Bay Ridge: Ridgites welcomed in fall with local flair over the weekend. Comment

While you were sleeping

Sheepshead Bay: Late-night larcenists are breaking into Sheepshead Bay homes while folks sleep, police say. Comment

Up-route: Slopers want to bring the B71 bus back to life

Park Slope: Call it a zom-bus! Comments (19)

Building up: New bar Robert is built on Bond Street

Dining: Building on Bond owners will open their new bar Robert tonight. Comments (2)

Orange bounty! Kids paint pumpkins at Court St fest

BoroBeat: These kids were out of their gourds! Comment

What about Chicago, Mr. President?

Not for Nuthin’: After the President made a speech in the wake of the mass shooting in Oregon, our columnist wonders why he doesn’t take to the podium about all the gun violence in his home town. Comment
High School Sports: It wasn’t a highlight-reel victory, but Abraham Lincoln was still able to build momentum heading into an important Friday night contest with Grand Street in Coney Island this week. Comment
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Manhattan Beach: Here we go Kingsborough. Comment
The Greatest Story Ever: What a crapshoot! Comments (8)

Top dogs!

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They’re a man’s wurst friend! Comments (1)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Pet owners across the borough brought their furry friends to church over the weekend for the annual round of animal blessings. Comment

Late advertising big Sheldon J. Kravitz was a Brooklyn success story

Brooklyn-born “Mad Man” Sheldon “Shelly” Kravitz — an advertising icon who partied with Frank Sinatra, played in a swing band, and trumpeted Trans World Airlines to the masses — died on Oct. 3 of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 85 years old. Comments (1)

Fatal blast rocks Borough Park, killing one and injuring more than a dozen

A massive gas explosion obliterated a 13th Avenue building in Borough Park on Saturday, killing two, injuring 13, and igniting a blaze that spread to three neighboring structures. Comment

High spirits on Sunset Park

Sunset Park: It was a boozy bounty for Brooklynites! Comment

Standing against breast cancer — with couches and recliners

Marine Park: Talk about a love seat. Comment

Fort Hamilton fails to finish off Tottenville

High School Sports: Fort Hamilton is still in search of a signature win. Comment

Sound off: Music venue Cameo Gallery is closing next month

Go There Now While You Still Can: And another one bites the dust. Comments (1)

Drink-and-paint studio hopes to foster arts scene in Dyker

Dyker Heights: They’re bringing a dab of high-culture to Dyker Heights. Comment

Parting shot: Eaton allies smack Golden as GOP chairman departs

Politics: He got in one more punch on the way out the door. Comment

It’s a dog’s life, but it mattered

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist recalls his family’s beloved golden Lab. Comment

Goodbye, hell-ow-brick roads!

Mean Streets: This project has a green light — and a red and yellow one, too! Comments (1)

Delayed green: City fixing Ridge intersection decades after high-profile traffic deaths

Bay Ridge: These mean streets are about to get a little nicer. Comments (10)

Jumping the gun: Police stop subway turnstile jumper, find weapon

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Police found a revolver in a homeless teen girl’s bag after they arrested her for jumping a turnstile at a Bedford-Stuyvesant subway station on Sunday, according to a report. Comments (3)

Sunset Park church to host Nar-Anon meetings

Dealing with addiction is a family affair — and families can help each other. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: Call him the toxic offender. Comments (1)
Midwood: Borough Hall is banking on bringing young Brooklynites into the digital age. Comment

Coney Island celebrates the Emerald Isle

Coney Island: It’s great to be Gaelic. Comment

Stuck in the middle: Parents won’t OK PS 307 rezoning without MS plan

Vinegar Hill: A new wrinkle has appeared in the city’s controversial rezoning of PS 8 and PS 307. Comments (6)

Brooklynites Jacobs, Quillin title bout set for Barclays

A world title and Brooklyn bragging rights will be on the line when champion Danny Jacobs finally steps into the ring with Peter Quillin. Comment
These ghost hunters don’t just consult the spirits — they drink them too. Comments (2)

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