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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

President Annie: Dance company takes orphan to the Oval Office

Dance: Tomorrow! Tomorrow! She’ll take office — tomorrow! Comment

Monday, June 20, 2016

Male polish: Play reading puts men at the nail salon

Theater: Boys will be girls! Comments (2)

Sunday, June 19, 2016

An ‘alien’ living in our own backyard

Rhymes with Crazy: Greetings from Earth — and Brooklyn! Comments (5)

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, June 17, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: The Brooklyn Cyclones are back! And the free summer concert season is in full swing. Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bird's eye view

Bird is the word! Have you heard about birding at the Bridge?

Books: Go birding this summer — you won’t egret it! Comments (1)

Follow that bird!

Here are the best birding spots in Brooklyn. Comment

Where to celebrate Father’s Day in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is poppin’ and our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the scoop! Comment

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Prospect Park Residence owner faces foreclosure

Park Slope: The owner of embattled Park Slope old folks’ home Prospect Park Residence may lose his tony park-side property now that his creditors have come calling. Comments (6)

Sea his shots: Exhibit shows 20 years of the Mermaid Parade

Art: He has focused on the parade. Comments (1)

Capano confirms he’s running for Gentile’s seat

Party Line: Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have all the political muckraking from Bay Ridge and beyond. Read more…

We and they and them and us are all the same

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures we’re all in this together, so we might as well love each other and our differences. Comments (5)

Cyclones ready for return to MCU Park

Manager Tom Gamboa is ready to get out of Florida, where the team has been in spring training. Comment

The Brooklyn Paper Print Edition Teaser Template

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Steamy nights

Smooth move! Greenpoint dad offers free ironing at bar

Williamsburg: Don’t call it iron-ic. Comments (5)
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Press, play: Songs to iron to

Music: Steamy ballads? Smooth tunes? Metal? Comments (10)
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Metal head: Ironing aficionado’s top ironing tunes

Music: Find out what a true ironing connoisseur listens to while smoothing rumpled linen. Comment

Brooklyn mourns

Brooklynites mourn Orlando massacre at Grand Army Plaza

Prospect Heights: Hundreds of Brooklynites stood vigil in the shadow of Grand Army Plaza as the sun set on Wednesday. Comments (1)

Beep will wrap Borough Hall in rainbow, tributes to Orlando massacre

Downtown: Borough Hall is getting a big hug in the wake of the Orlando massacre. Comments (1)
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Finally! Fancy subway entrance in luxury high-rise open to public

Downtown: Talk about a grand entrance! Comments (7)

Windsor Terrace brothers to face off in Pinewood Derby World Championship

Awesome: It is shaping up to be the greatest rivalry in car racing since Niki Lauda and James Hunt in the 1976 Formula One season. Comment

Roar emotion: Bikers raise awareness for deadly brain disease

Greenpoint: These bikers are blazing a trail to save lives. Comment

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Major takedown: City to demolish landmarked former precinct for school

Sunset Park: Here’s the lessen plan. Comments (36)

Love shines a light: Slope Pride Parade a bright spot in a dark weekend

Park Slope: Thousands of Brooklynites flocked to Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue to celebrate the borough’s queer community at the 20th Brooklyn Pride on Saturday. Comments (3)

Fur flies! Pets ride Wonder Wheel, compete in costume contest

The competition was ruff. Comments (2)

Opa! Thousands visit Downtown Greek Fest for gyro, octopus, good times

Downtown: They were holding out for a gyro! Comment
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Sunset Park Puerto Rican Day parade draws thousands

Sunset Park: This party just keeps getting bigger! Comments (3)

Monday, June 13, 2016

Brooklyn man killed in mass shooting at gay club in Orlando

Williamsburg: Enrique Rios’s family are now raising money to bring his body back to Brooklyn for a funeral. Comment

Brodsky rejects DeBlasio’s $100M offer for Bushwick Inlet Park site: rep

Williamsburg: He claims he has offers for “significantly” more. Comments (13)

Two thumbs up: Feds OK city plan to seize Gowanus film studio

Cleaning Our Waterways: Now the owner is hoping for a Hollywood ending starring Mayor DeBlasio. Comments (5)

Talkin’ smack: Sunset Park handball courts ‘unplayable,’ athletes say

Meadows of Shame: The ball’s in their court. Comments (13)

Make a knight of it! Library hosts real-life chess game

Prospect Heights: Getting kids to read is child’s play! Comment

Friday, June 10, 2016

Sunset clause: Activists sue to stop shadow-casting Heights Library tower

Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn Heights Library sale was a shadowy deal, a new lawsuit alleges — but not in the way you think! Comments (24)
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Controversial club Brooklyn Mirage reopens after city closure

Williamsburg: They’re gonna dance again. Not-guilty feet have got new rhythm. Though it’s easy to pretend. We know you’re not a fool. Comments (1)

Hook-up culture! Tesla courting condo developers to include car chargers

Changing Brooklyn: They want a plug in every garage! Comments (6)

Police academy! City aims to turn landmarked precinct into classrooms

Sunset Park: They want to issue a desk appearance. Comments (7)
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Verrazzano vs. Verrazano: Brookyn Paper Radio hashes it out!

Podcast: This week, the boys look into why it has taken so long for residents to demand the Metropolitan Transportation Authority correctly spell the word named of a famed Italian explorer. Comments (4)

Thursday, June 9, 2016

What’s in it for us? Downtowners reject high-rise because it doesn’t have school or subway entrance

Changing Brooklyn: Community Board 2 doesn’t want to dog runs and rooftop pools in luxury buildings — it wants desks and staircases. Comments (13)

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