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A plush, cozy rug can vamp up the dreariest decor, but don’t treat it like a doormat if you want your floor covering to stay fresh and toe-friendly. Read more…

Art appreciation: Exhibit keeps it real estate

Art: Gentrification isn’t all bad! Comment

Skenazy’s crazy for King Tut’s unaltered tomb

Rhymes with Crazy: She’s done it again! Comments (1)

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Looks like New York values will decend on White House

Spin Cycle: Our political prognosticator says there’s a lot to like about Hillary — and a couple things about the The Donald. Comment

Bay Ridge is ready to sing out

Bay Ridge Nights: Music in the air, and there is something for everyone! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve killer robots, awesome bands, a fabulous female performance festival, and much more. It’s all happening in Brooklyn! Comment
It’s Irish whiskey — from Brooklyn! Comment

Why are feminists so hush hush about female genital mutilation?

A Britisher’s View: The sordid practice of mangling vaginas to sate sadistic men is a non-issue for feminsts on International Women’s Day, writes our columnist. Comment
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Suspected Bay Ridge animal killer caught on tape

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge animal lovers released a video this week of the man the believe responsible for poisoning neighborhood cats, dogs, and birds. Comment
Music: This band wants you to get moving — but they are staying in place! Comments (2)
Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

A Hillary win would mean a lot to this dad of daughters

The Dad: This week, the Dad eyes the White House. Comments (9)
Digital editions: There is a hole lotta news in this week’s paper— some of it depressing, but all of it digging deep for the truth. So ditch whatever you’re doing, submerge yourself in the borough’s best broadsheet, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Read more…

Tensions pushing Catholic girls’ hoops leagues further apart

Joe Knows: Can’t they all just get along? Comment

By the people, for the people: Gravesender films community board meeting for home-bound, seniors

Gravesend: Finally — a community board meeting you can watch over and over again! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: And all but one member of the Borough Board joined him. Comments (21)
River of Tears: Yoga rooms and rooftop pools be damned — the next must-have amenity for luxury Williamsburg apartment buildings could be subway access. Comments (10)
Sunset Park: Meet Sunset Park’s other giant sinkhole! Comments (7)

No holds Bard: Lost play a ‘greatest hits of Shakespeare’

Theater: It’s a new show from a 452-year-old writer. Comment

Jo never saw the Oscar movies — and they all stink

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo doesn’t just have a problem with the weak Oscar crop — she has a problem with the whole darn system. Comment
High School Sports: Blake Martin’s poor shooting in the league playoffs didn’t carry over into the state tournament. Comment

Relentless Royals dash Loughlin’s title hopes

Bishop Loughlin’s girls out-played a tired Christ the King squad the last time the teams met — but a rested Royals club was a different story. Comment

Dead in the water: City-state disagreement killing storm resiliency project

Sheepshead Bay: Is it money down the drain? Comment

Holy rollers! Proposed church-adjacent bus stop a sin, parishioners say

Flatlands: This church’s doors are always open — just not for a new bus stop. Comment
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Forget Brooklyn’s Backyard — Prospect Park is now Brooklyn’s Beer Garden! Comments (21)
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Lander: I never did LSD, and I have questions about the Mayor’s trolley

Podcast: Councilman Brad Lander joined Gersh and Vince to talk about the mayor’s controversial plan to bring a trolley to the Brooklyn waterfront, a plan to construct apartments on the site of Park Slope’s beloved Fifth Avenue Key Food, and, of course, LSD. Comments (6)

Councilman on Brooklyn Paper Radio: I never did LSD, and I have questions about the Mayor’s trolley

Councilman Brad Lander joined our pals at Brooklyn Paper Radio to talk about the mayor’s controversial plan to bring a trolley to the Brooklyn waterfront, a plan to construct apartments on the site of Park Slope’s beloved Fifth Avenue Key Food, and, of course, LSD. Read more…
The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The little-produced Shakespeare play “Pericles” is pretty much bonkers, and this new production leans right into it. Comment
Health: A whopping 77 percent of old folks in Brooklyn cannot afford the healthy food they need — and the famine is creating a crisis of chronic health conditions in the borough’s wizened residents. Comments (2)
High School Sports: Curtis Smith got hot in warm–ups and never cooled down. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Bridge Park is flush with cash and doesn’t need to build any more luxury housing to finance its waterfront green space, according to a series of new reports released on Monday. Comments (10)
Park Slope: Authorities are looking for a hit-and-run driver who fatally plowed down a pedestrian in Park Slope early Sunday morning. Comments (1)
Class Action: This comes just months after its tone-deaf attempt to integrate the neighborhood’s elementary school made national headlines Comments (9)

Turfed out! Wburg, G’point kid sports leagues battling adults for meager parkland

Meadows of Shame: Forget Little League — the most competitive kids’ sport in Williamsburg and Greenpoint is turf warfare. Comments (1)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Don’t call her a quack — she only deals in meows and woofs. Comments (7)
BoroBeat: Coney Island’s white sands are full of black history. Comment
BoroBeat: This chili will burn your a-- in more ways than one. Comment

Stan wants revenge on Montezuma

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our hawkish essayist subtly suggests the U.S. go to war with our southern neighbors. Comment
High School Sports: Jack Alesi’s mind couldn’t let the third quarter go. Comment

Girls’ hoops coaches frustrated with changing Catholic state playoff criteria

High School Sports: Catholic high-school girls’ basketball coaches are demanding league officials pick a playoff plan and stick with it — rather than continually changing the league’s playoff structure. Comment

Threes for one: De La Santos shoots Loins to first ‘AA’ diocesan title game

Bishop Loughlin turned to its budding freshman star to carry the team past Mary Louis in a win-or-go-home game in the diocesan semifinals. Comment

Singing their praises! Ridge civic honors ‘unsung heroes’

BoroBeat: These folks are really tuned in to Bay Ridge. Comment

Home sob! Brooklyn mourns the passing of Dem Bums’ historian Tom Knight

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn sports columnist Tom Knight, who enjoyed a long and distinguished career illuminating fans about baseball and the Brooklyn Dodgers, died at age 89. Comments (1)

Police: L-train lout rubbed his crotch on straphanger

Bushwick: Police are searching for a handsy perv who groped a woman on a Bushwick-bound L train on Wednesday evening. Comments (1)

Home sob! Brooklyn mourns the passing of Dem Bums’ historian Tom Knight

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn sports columnist Tom Knight, who enjoyed a long and distinguished career illuminating fans about baseball and the Brooklyn Dodgers, died at age 89. Comment
High School Sports: The regulation buzzer washed away any uneasy feelings of déjà vu Bishop Loughlin was feeling and carried it to a win. Comment
River of Tears: They can’t dig their way out of this one. Comments (15)

Home-ground and pound: UFC wants to come to Barclays, but pro MMA is still illegal here

Prospect Heights: Now local pols are pushing state lawmakers to pass a long-stalled bill to legalize it so they can reap those big blood-sport bucks. Comments (4)

DA: Woman spent 10 years in prison for murder after disgraced cop got false confession

Crown Heights: A woman spent a decade behind bars after a disgraced Brooklyn cop secured a false murder confession from her, the borough’s top lawyer says. Comments (6)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

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