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Greenpoint duo Young Ejecta shoots for the stars

Music: Young Ejecta is poised to launch into synthpop superstardom — but it would settle for a one-hit wonder. Comments (1)

Greenpoint duo Young Ejecta shoots for the stars

Music: Young Ejecta is poised to launch into synthpop superstardom — but it would settle for a one-hit wonder. Comment

Heroine chic! Gowanus gallery hosts feminist sci-fi art show

Art: Call them wonder women. Comment

Heroine chic! Gowanus gallery hosts feminist sci-fi art show

Art: Call them wonder women. Comment

Boerum Hill poet pens book about life in conflict zones

Books: He is a different kind of war reporter. Comment

Boerum Hill poet pens book about life in conflict zones

Books: He is a different kind of war reporter. Comment

Why can’t Carmine get the information he needs?

Sunday Screech: The Screecher is a Yellow Pages man in a Google world! 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 get the information he needs?

Big Screecher: Face it, for the life of him, Carmine can’t figure out how to work the Google or the Siri! Comment

Centers of recovery

Marine Park: The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery announced funding this week for locally run recovery community centers, which will provide aid and social services to residents in the event of a natural disaster. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Patty LaBelle and Billy Ocean at BAM, Jessica Williams at Littlefield, and other great things to see and do in Brooklyn, Feb. 6–12. Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits the new Bushwick beer hall and barbecue joint, where the brews are cold — and so is his food. Comment

Semper fudge

Semper fudge

Harbor Watch: A Brooklyn bakery made 600 cakes and distritbuted them to vets in Fort Hamilton on Feb. 10. Comment

Bay Ridge is for lovers

Bay Ridge Nights: Love is in the Bay Ridge air, and the neighborhood has a romantic weekend in store for you. Comment

‘Moderate’ allies are radicals

A Britisher’s View: The Islamic State terrorizes, tortures, and kills people indiscriminately — but so do some moderate Muslim regimes, writes our columnist. Comment

Officer hit with manslaughter rap in Gurley killing released without bail

Downtown: A rookie cop is facing more than 15 years in prison for shooting and killing an unarmed Red Hook man in an East New York public housing building. Comment

Four scoundrels steal from lost senior

Gravesend: Police are looking for four men who robbed a 68-year-old man at a Chinese food restaurant in Gravesend on Feb. 8. Comment

Standing O offers profusion of shout-outs to Bergen garden

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Loehmann’s could be getting a loft. Comment

Officer hit with manslaughter rap in Gurley killing released without bail

Downtown: Officer Peter Liang’s first word upon shooting Akai Gurley dead in an East New York stairwell were “I’m going to lose my job,” according to prosecutors. He and his partner argued for four minutes before notifying their supervisor, and failed to administer first aid for at least 10 minutes, prosecutors allege. Comments (5)
Nightlife: We make it easy to find a place that feels like the Big Easy. Comment
Nightlife: We make it easy to find a place that feels like the Big Easy. Comment
Circuit Lord: A Navy Yard company is lighting up Brownstone Brooklyn. Comments (3)

Swan song encore

Swan song encore

Sheepshead Bay: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz has reintroduced legislation — which Gov. Cuomo vetoed in December — to save his district’s mute swans from the state’s plan to eradicate the birds. Comment
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Off-beat: Drummer Andrew Drury releases two unusual albums in one night

Music: On one album, he plays with a bamboo shish-kabob skewer. Comment
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Off-beat: Drummer Andrew Drury releases two unusual albums in one night

Music: On one album, he plays with a bamboo shish-kabob skewer. Comment

When to talk, and when to keep your trap shut

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures out — again — that sometimes it’s best to be quiet. Comment

Crummy’s All-Star guide, and why James Dolan is an insufferable jerk

Flagrant Fowl: Our curmudgeonly Nets columnist contemplates the Knicks owner’s fan attack as it relates to the Nets’ resurgence, and points out some players to watch this weekend. Comment
Digital editions: The Brooklyn Paper has served as a primary source of news about Brooklyn for a generation. Its mission: to cover Brooklyn like nobody’s business. In the process, The Paper served as a launching pad for some of journalism’s most notable talents. None of them are named Brian Williams. Or Jon Stewart. But there are too many to list. So think about that for a while, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Brooklyn guide to public school hoops playoffs

Joe Knows: The Public School Athletic League’s basketball postseason is on the horizon and Brooklyn will be a major player on both the boys’ and girls’ sides. Comment

Many familiar faces in Yards watchdog group

Construction Update: The watchdog group that is tasked with monitoring construction at the mega-development formerly known as Atlantic Yards is finally on the job, and it includes several people who have long histories of supporting the project. Comments (19)
Windsor Terrace: Firefighters rescued an elderly couple as flames tore through the third floor of a Windsor Terrace apartment building on Tuesday morning. Comments (1)

Lawsuit: Cuomo must call special election for Grimm seat immediately

Bay Ridge: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is violating the Constitution by refusing to call a special election to fill the House seat left vacant by tax-cheating Rep. Michael Grimm, a lawsuit alleges. Comments (4)

East Flatbush artist to recount life in 1960s Selma

Books: The cinema isn’t the only place to learn about Selma this Black History Month. Comment

East Flatbush artist to recount life in 1960s Selma

Books: The cinema isn’t the only place to learn about Selma this Black History Month. Comments (1)

Cuomo must call special election for Grimm seat immediately: lawsuit

Bay Ridge: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is violating the U.S. Constitution by refusing to call a special election to fill the House seat left vacant by disgraced Rep. Michael Grimm, a lawsuit alleges. Comment

Board approves Cherry Hill, but future still uncertain

Sheepshead Bay: A popular Sheepshead Bay market that has operated outside the law for nearly six years took an important step towards legitimacy last week, but opposition from elected officials could still derail the zoning tweak it needs. Comment

NYPD union rep: Officer to face charges in stairwell killing

Red Hook: A rookie cop will face criminal charges for shooting and killing a Red Hook man in an East New York public housing development, according to a police union rep. Comment
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A cut above! Sword dancers to swashbuckle in Brooklyn

Dance: It is the one time you might want to bring a dancer to a sword fight. Comment
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A cut above! Sword dancers to swashbuckle in Brooklyn

Dance: It is the one time you might want to bring a dancer to a sword fight. Comment

Hostage scammers target Park Slope woman

Park Slope: Scammers tried to extort a woman in Park Slope on Jan. 28 by claiming they had kidnapped her best friend, according to police. Comment

Jo’s take on Grammy outfits

Not for Nuthin’: Let’s just say that if you’re going to a major awards show, you better have a mirror at home, at least according to our columnist. Comment

NYPD union rep: Officer to face charges in stairwell killing

Red Hook: A rookie cop will face criminal charges for shooting and killing a Red Hook man in an East New York public housing development, according to a police union rep. Comments (3)

Canarsie 13-year-old vanishes from her home

Canarsie: Police are searching for a 13-year-old girl who disappeared from her home in Canarsie on Feb. 4. Comment
Williamsburg: Concerns about cancer-causing chemicals released by a massive warehouse fire that is still smoldering on the Williamsburg waterfront are overblown, officials said at a town-hall meeting on Monday night. Comments (4)

Dapper dogs rescued in Gravesend

Gravesend: Even these abandoned dogs were bundled up for this week’s cold snap. Comment

Plenty of fish: Get hitched at Coney on Valentine’s Day

Nightlife: Most people want to avoid a sideshow at their wedding. Comments (3)

Plenty of fish: Get hitched at Coney on Valentine’s Day

Nightlife: Most people want to avoid a sideshow at their wedding. Comment

Ridge singles mingle at Oasis Valentine’s mixer

Bay Ridge: Valentine’s Day came early for these available Brooklynites. Comment
Music: Mr. Boombastic is about to get extra romantic. Comment
Music: Mr. Boombastic is about to get extra romantic. Comment

A period piece in Marine Park

Marine Park: Fillmore Academy Drama Club students from PS 207 performed the hit musical “Hairspray” in Marine Park on Feb. 5. Comment

Ridge singles mingle at church’s pre-Valentine’s mixer

Bay Ridge: Valentine’s Day came early for these available Brooklynites. Comment
Prosecutors have dropped the disorderly-conduct charges against The Brooklyn Courier’s reporter Noah Hurowitz, stemming from his arrest while covering a police-brutality protest in Manhattan in December. Comments (13)
High School Sports: A broken play gave Kaitlin Mahon a chance to break Bishop Louhglin’s heart. Comment

Poleon, Lincoln fend off Jefferson in Coney Island

High School Sports: Abraham Lincoln finally avenged its early season loss to rival Thomas Jefferson when the teams met on the Railsplitters’ home court last Friday night Comment

Poly bigs power Blue Devils past Hackley

High School Sports: Poly Prep’s pair of big men continue set their team apart from the pack. Comment

Rutgers-bound Seymour lays groundwork for future Grand Street signees

Kamaal Seymour made history at Grand Street last Wednesday when he became the first student at the school to sign with a Division I team. Comment
Red Hook: When he’s not judging barbecue competitions, reporter Noah Hurowitz is sinking his teeth into meaty political stories. Yesterday, he appeared on television to talk about one of the latter. Comments (1)

Downtown construction going up

Downtown: If you thought therte was a lot happening Downtown, a new study proves you were right. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge: The demographics of once-heavily Italian Bay Ridge may have changed over the decades, but on the micro level, Italians still rule the Ridge. Comment

Brooklyn pols: Red Hook councilman unfit to lead

Politics: Coney Island Councilman Mark Treyger replaces Red Hook’s Carlos Menchaca as leader of the Brooklyn Council delegation. Comment

‘Grope’ payout for Lopez aides

Williamsburg: The state is shelling out $545,000 in taxpayer money to settle the sexual harassment lawsuit brought by two one-time aides of former assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez, according to the plaintiffs’ lawyer. Comment
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A development company has bought the Williamsburg building that features a mural advertising a fictional, more-than-a-little-bit-phallic skyscraper, so that it can erect an office tower taller next door. Comments (1)

Carroll Gardens NYPD precinct now led by only female commander in Brooklyn

Red Hook: She is the 76th Precinct’s first woman in charge since 1990. Comments (5)

Stan has some questions for you

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist asks a few questions — after a tip on finding your unclaimed cash. Comment

Psyche art! Bushwick gallery curates show via personality test

Art: These artists don’t mind being typecast. Comment

Psyche art! Bushwick gallery curates show via personality test

Art: These artists don’t mind being typecast. Comment

Presidential approval ratings: Israel smiles on Beep as Obama, Netanyahu face off

Prospect Heights: Borough President Adams is getting along with Israel much better than President Obama these days. Comment
Bushwick: It was a real-life Enchantment Under the Sea dance. Comment

Brooklyn Tech’s Menyah inks Letter of Intent to Fordham

High School Sports: Lawrence Menyah’s three-year journey from football novice to team captain and scholarship player is complete. Comment
Bay Ridge: The demographics of once-predominantly Italian Bay Ridge may have changed over the decades, but on the micro level, Italians still rule the Ridge. Comments (4)

Presidential approval ratings: Israel smiles on Beep as Obama, Netanyahu face off

Prospect Heights: Borough President Adams is getting along with Israel much better than President Obama these days. Comments (12)
Bushwick: It was a real-life Enchantment Under the Sea dance. Comments (1)

DA charges two with hate crimes for anti-transgender attack in Bushwick

Bushwick: Prosecutors indicted two men who they say attacked a transgender woman in Bushwick last fall, cracking her skull and sending her into a coma. Comments (4)

‘Grope’ payout for Lopez aides

Williamsburg: The state is shelling out $545,000 in taxpayer money to settle the sexual harassment lawsuit brought by two one-time aides of former assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez, according to the plaintiffs’ lawyer. Comments (3)

Mystery death explained: Amphetamines, heart disease led to runner’s collapse

The man who collapsed at the finish line of the Brooklyn Half Marathon and died last May had a heart condition and had amphetamines in his system at the time, according to the recently released results of an autopsy. Comments (4)

Cops seek trio of burglars in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: Police are asking for the public’s help finding three men they say robbed a woman’s Coney Island Avenue home on Jan. 14. Comment

Brooklyn pols: Red Hook councilman unfit to lead

Sunset Park: Coney Island Councilman Mark Treyger replaces Red Hook’s Carlos Menchaca as leader of the Brooklyn Council delegation. Comments (21)
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Short-order crooks swiped $22,000 from two Coney eateries

Coney Island: Police are looking for the guys who broke into two Coney Island eateries and stole thousands of dollars. Comment

Marky Mark’s burger joint coming to Coney

Coney Island: The stars will come out in Coney Island — for burgers. Comment

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