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Stick in the past: Doc honors Brooklyn’s forgotten street game

Cinema: Stickball meets baseball! Comment
Event: Hipsters are welcome at the feast! Comments (4)

Fairy mixed up: Modernized ‘Midsummer’ doesn’t move

Fairy mixed up: Modernized ‘Midsummer’ doesn’t move

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This tale of lovers lost in the woods has gotten itself turned about. Comments (2)

Two kids from another country invade my house

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore has a tough time saying goodbye to her exchange students. Comments (1)

Jaws! Hammer head attacks Courier over shark report

Why would you report on and glamorize the senseless killing of not one but two endangered thresher sharks (“Predators coming closer to Brooklyn beaches, experts say” by Julianne Cuba, online June 28)? Comment

The Gowilla in the room

Property-ganda! Gowanus developer publishing local newspaper

Gowanus: Call it the real-estate-run media! Comments (4)

Tale of the tape: Gowanus Gowilla vs. Brooklyn Paper

Gowanus: A completely unbiased analysis. Comment
Editor’s Picks: We’ve got fireworks, comedy, and dad rock in Coney Island! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Fireworks and Fantasia in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Happy birthday, America! Comment
Harbor Watch: The Gravesend Kiwanis Club and Veteran Support Center host the third annual Veterans Outing in Sheepshead Bay on July 27. Comment

Happy Birthday, America — you’re the greatest!

A Britisher’s View: Brexit was Britain’s “independence day,” but July 4 is America’s opportunity to hail a country without which the world would suck, writes our columnist. Comment
Midwood: They’ve got an ace up their sleeves, but critics are calling their bluff. Comment

Standing O is standing tall for Winton Yee

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Event: The way to a man’s stomach is through his heart. Comment

Tall tales

Downtown: Brooklyn’s soon-to-be tallest tower isn’t just pushing into Downtown’s skyline. Comments (6)

Supertall will come with super subway entrance

Downtown: This building’s grand opening will come with a grand opening. Comments (2)
Ups & Downs: We won’t have the Yankees to kick around anymore. Comments (8)
Shopping: He wants to shut off a part of Sunset Park’s past. Comments (13)

Get along! Stef demands we set aside our grievances

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie wonders why even adults continue to act like teenagers. Comment
Digital editions: It’s all psychological. You yell, “Barracuda,” everybody says, “huh, what?” You yell “Shark,” we’ve got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July. So shut off that engine, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Read more…
Bay Ridge: They made fast work of this dinner. Comments (9)
Co-op d’Etat: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has claimed its first casualties … of the Park Slope Food Co-op. Comments (39)

Primary primacy: Incumbents all sail to victory

Politics: Meet the new reps, same as the old reps. Comments (2)

Cyclones pitching dulls Spikes

The Ride: Brooklyn’s pitching once again took center stage on Tuesday night as starter Harol Gonzalez tossed a gem in the series-opener at State College. Comments (2)
Williamsburg: Williamsburgers have a Whole lot to look forward to. Comments (4)

Turn off the tap! Jo wants regs on booze before guns

Not for Nuthin’: Every day I am bombarded with comments about guns from those that are for, those that are against, those that want assault weapons banned and not hand guns, those that want all guns banned — oy vey! Stop! Comment
Bay Ridge: That’s plucked up! Comments (2)
High School Sports: The borough boasted some of the city’s top talent this spring, and these are the best players Kings County had to offer. Comment

Madison senior is softball player of the year

High School Sports: Hurler Bella Gerone led Brooklyn in just about every statistical category this spring and has been named All-Area Player of the Year for her efforts. Comment

Fin Watch

Event: This tournament was jaws-ome! Comment
A surge of prey fish is bringing meat-eaters nearer to shore. Comment
Marine Park: And officials won’t say whether they ran the intersection’s lone stop sign. Comment

Reyes misses pop-up, goes 0–2 in Cyclones win

The Ride: The Clones scored three runs in the ninth to force extra innings at MCU Park on Monday night as the squad rallied to take down Hudson Valley in Jose Reyes final warm-up with the team. Comment
Wild Brooklyn: This wild goose chase was no wild goose chase! Comments (5)

Police: Suspect caught trying to break into home

Marine Park: Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Wild Brooklyn: The sharks are circling, and has the scoop! Read more…

Smokes and the bandit: Thief breaks into deli via cellar, steals cigarettes

Boerum Hill: A burglar broke into a Boerum Hill deli via its basement and made off with cigarettes and cash on June 4, according to a police report. Comment
BoroBeat: These kids messed themselves — for fun! Comment
BoroBeat: It was a trip down memory lane. Comment
Prospect Heights: Former Michigan player Caris LeVert’s career has been marred by injury, but the first-round pick is ready to start a brand-new chapter in Brooklyn. Comment

Jose can you see?

Cyclones fans herald Reyes’s controversial return

Cyclones: More than 7,000 fans packed into MCU Park on June 26 to catch Jose Reyes in his first game with the Brooklyn Cyclones after the Rockies dropped him for allegedly beating his wife. Comment
The Ride: The fans packed MCU Park on Sunday to see Jose Reyes make his return to the Cyclones, but it was starting pitcher Erik Manoah who stole the spotlight in the win over Hudson Valley. Comment
Coney Island: More than 7,000 fans packed into MCU Park on June 26 to catch Jose Reyes in his first game with the Brooklyn Cyclones after the Rockies dropped him for allegedly beating his wife. Comment

Shocking footage shows attempted rape in Windsor Terrace

Windsor Terrace: Police have released shocking footage of what they say is a predator attempting to rape a woman right outside of Prospect Park in Windsor Terrace on Sunday. Comment

Screwdriver-wielding robbers wake, punch sleeping victim

Bushwick: What a pair of tools. Comment
Greenwood Heights: Brooklyn’s biggest house of the dead says it doesn’t need more gun-violence victims. Comments (6)

America — where you’re free to own a gun and eat dog food

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist wishes just one law-abiding Pulse-goer was packing heat, tells a funny story about a famous person eating pooch food, and makes the bombshell announcement he is backing Trump over Clinton. Comment
Nets: Former Abraham Lincoln star Isaiah Whitehead was selected 42nd overall by the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association draft on June 23. Comments (1)
Coney Island: Former Abraham Lincoln star Isaiah Whitehead was selected 42nd overall by the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association draft on June 23. Comment

Brooklyn bats can’t mount comeback

The Ride: The Cyclones tried to stage a rally in the ninth inning on Saturday night, but came up short, falling to Hudson Valley in the first game of the series at MCU Park. Comment
Cyclones: The Mets and Jose Reyes are back together after the team signed him to a minor-league deal on June 26. He’s slated to start two games with the Cyclones. Comments (5)

Cyclones avoid sweep in Connecticut

The Ride: Brooklyn’s pitching once again excelled as the squad sanpped a two-game losing skid wtih Friday’s victory over the Tigers. Comment
Gerritsen Beach: Officials refuse to say if Build It Back contractors violated laws by working without proper oversight on a Gerritsen Beach home that toppled over on Wednesday. Comment

Brooklyn Paper Radio


Cyclones skipper: We will right this ship

Podcast: Brooklyn Cyclones’ manager Tom “The Gamboa Constrictor” Gamboa said new blood is going to energize his slumping team. That and much more on Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comment

Zigun: ‘I’d let Budweiser sponsor Mermaid Parade’

Podcast: The sideshow impresario told Brooklyn Paper Radio he would gladly abide if the the vanilla beer giant sponsored his annual carnival of weird, because it has gotten too big for arts group Coney Island USA to back. Comment

Childs’ play: PS 100 kids entertain Trump Village seniors with Broadway hits

BoroBeat: These kids got up and danced to a song was a hit before their mothers were born. Comment
Sunset Park: The plan banks on property values going up, but rents are already off the rails in Sunset Park, and the councilman said he can’t get on board with an engine for displacement. Comments (33)

Offense continues to struggle in Cyclones loss

The Ride: Brooklyn’s woes with a bat have become a bit of a trend to start the season and the story stayed the same on Wednesday as the Cyclones fell to Connecticut for the second straight night. Comment
Sunset Park: Talk about good news! Comments (3)

Tot desking: Slope coworking space combines office and child care

Park Slope: Infants and paperwork — together at last! Comments (1)
Gerritsen Beach: This time, it didn’t take a hurricane. Comment
DUMBO: Call it an exit strategy. Comments (10)

Cyclones rally falls short

The Ride: Brooklyn tried to muster up some late-game offense in Connecticut on Wednesday, but came up short against the Tigers. Comment

Reyes’ return drawns fans, sparks Cyclones

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Former Mets All-Star Jose Reyes played in two games with the Cyclones this week after signing a minor-league deal on June 25. His return to New York brought out fans and a new spark from the Brooklyn lineup. Comment

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