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Earth father: Rev. Billy sings green gospel

Shopping: He’s not saving souls — he’s saving the planet! Comments (3)

Pop goes the journal: ‘Pop-up Magazine’ takes the stage

Event: It is no page-turner! Comment
TV: It is time to get in on “The Outs!” Comments (1)

Lenore: Goodbye to Adele, and ‘Hello’

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist says she’s had it with one particularly overplayed song. Comments (7)

Grinds her gears: Bushwick panel ignores pol’s bike-lane warning

Mean Streets: A local elected is trying to protect bike-riding Bushwick hipsters from themselves. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn has hot jazz, cool comedy, and the classiest of classic plays. Everything is happening in Brooklyn! Comment

On Easter weekend, the Ridge keeps hopping!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge’s biggest day may be in the rear-view mirror, but there are plenty of reasons to keep on truckin’. Comment

Egg-stravaganza!: Brooklyn’s best Easter egg hunts

Egg-stravaganza!: Brooklyn’s best Easter egg hunts

Event: Brooklyn is hopping with Easter egg hunts! Grab a basket and head out to one of these ovoid-tracking actitivies. Comments (4)

Riding the Cyclone Roller Coaster is a Brooklyn rite of passage

A Britisher’s View: Whoopee! Our columnist recalls her maiden voyage on the wooden warrior. Comment

Hell house! Locals: Bath Beach squatter’s paradise is a disaster waiting to happen

Bensonhurst: Bath Beachers are demanding the city clean up an abandoned home on Bay 31st Street that unruly squatters use as a flophouse. Comment

Stop hammer time! Ridgites want freeze on home-enlargement permits

Bay Ridge: They won’t permit it any longer! Comment

Reviving F express too costly, transit expert sez

Transit: The resurrected orange bullet would negatively impact other riders’ commutes or just plain cost too much, according to a former Transit Authority bookkeeper and regular F train rider. Comments (9)

The story of the wet towel on the floor

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie says its time her kids pick up after themselves. Comment

Rocking out to the band

Standing O: Standing O is celebrating 23 years of rock and roll with the Bay Rockers Comment
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Ponds turned hype into history

Joe Knows: Shamorie Ponds delivered — on everything. Comment
Marine Park: They’re moving everything — and the kitchen sink! Comment
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Fare is foul: Customer beats cabbie with electrical cord

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A livery cab customer beat his driver with an electrical cord in Bedford-Stuyvesant last Wednesday, after the cabbie refused to pay him for the ride, according to a police report. Comment

Help nab this subway perv

Sunset Park: Police are asking for a hand finding the jerk who masturbated on an N train in Sunset Park last week. Comments (2)
BoroBeat: It was a breakaway success! Comment

Jo jumps on the Trump bandwagon after Brussels attacks

Not for Nuthin’: “So far, Donald Trump hasn’t said anything that turned out to be false,” our columnist writes. Comment
Art: He flew all around the galaxy and now he’s back performing in his hometown. Comment
Marine Park: Its a bike lane made in heaven. Comment
Bay Ridge: Seems like anything is better than the R train. Comment

Bed-Stuy schools finally getting gifted and talented programs — but maybe only for third-graders

Class Action: Local parents say testing needs to start in pre-kindergarten. Comments (3)
Downtown: They’re the pick of the litter! Comments (20)

Different strokes: Crown Heights mural celebrates neighborhood’s diverse history and communities

BoroBeat: This picture is worth a thousand words — and about 178 years. Comment
BoroBeat: They had everybody seein’ Dublin! Comments (3)
High School Sports: This one hurt. Comment
High School Sports: The game and the situation were familiar. The ending — not so much. Comment
High School Sports: Jefferson star Shamorie Ponds had to watch a quarter of the final game of his illustrious high-school career from the bench, but he still exerted his influence on the game. Comment

Elmont denies Tele state final berth: Loss ends Chris Weil’s 25-year career as Yellow Jackets coach

High School Sports: Telecommunications coach Chris Weil feels like he’s going out a winner — despite his team’s 17-point loss to Elmont in the state Federation class A boys’ basketball semifinals. Comment
Mean Streets: Opps a daisy! Comment
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Hear our interview with Carlos Santana

Podcast: Yes, that Carlos Santana. Comment
Canarsie: A gun-toting goon unloaded on a Canarsie man in front of his Avenue L home on March 18. Comment

Murrow’s chess team brings home gold

Midwood: The borough’s best chess players have done it again, and now the team is heading to Atlanta for a shot at a national title! Comment
Changing Brooklyn: Households earning around $31,000 may now be able to access some of the units, but locals say that still isn’t low enough to help the neighborhood’s most vulnerable. Comments (16)

MTA shutting Bushwick M train stops for 10 months next summer

River of Tears: It is not the L-pocalypse, but it is an M-ergency! Comments (4)

Stan measures his success one cruise at a time

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist says his lifestyle is his favorite thing, and that he just might vote for Trump. Comment

Orange Wave roll into Federation final behind Division-I duo

ALBANY ¬¬ Six days after a total team effort propelled Jefferson to its first city championship in 62 years, it leaned on its two stars for dominant second-half performances to continue its historic season. Comment

Story with a spin: Marine Parker will be on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Marine Park: Dent dant dent da da da dent dent dent da da da dent dent dent da da da daaaaaaaa! Comment

Bay Ridge Prep confirms it is considering building new schoolhouse

Bay Ridge: A spokesman for Bay Ridge Preparatory School confirmed to the Courier that the institution is looking to build a new six-story schoolhouse on 89th Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues after we reported that its architect filed permits for such a building on March 11. Comment
Williamsburg: The iconic hipster bric-a-brac bazaar is bouncing to Dumbo. Comments (3)
Mean Streets: Brooklyn Paper’s week of wall-to-wall bike lane coverage continues. Comments (32)
Transit: Ferry good news for Greenpointers, less so for Ikea fans. Comments (8)

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