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Theater: It is going to be a bloody good time. Comment

The other July holidays

Rhymes with Crazy: Feeling a little down because the big July holiday is already behind us, with nothing to show for it but leftover red, white, and blue frosted cupcakes? (And isn’t blue frosting repulsive? And isn’t that why the cupcakes are left over?) Comments (1)

Fugghedaboutit! AP says it IS Crazy Joe

Anyone who grew up in Downtown Brooklyn knows Joe Gallo was slain at Umberto’s Clam Bar in Little Italy in 1972. They also know his funeral was at Guido’s funeral home, followed by burial at Green-Wood Cemetery. Comment

Balancing fatherhood and alumni pride

Spin Cycle: Tom looks back on his Alma mater as his daughter visits colleges. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Bay Ridge Nights is here all week, folks!

Bay Ridge Nights: There is more to do in Bay Ridge than you can shake a Roman candle at! Comment
Editor’s Picks: It’s festival time in Brooklyn! Celebrate with fancy cocktails, dancing towers, and some petanque-a-donk in the streets! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Where to party in Bay Ridge this week

Bay Ridge Nights: Comedy, yoga, and, of course, lots of live music over at Read more…

Cardiac Clones

Close games boost Cyclones’ confidence

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Brooklyn has played 11 games decided by one run this season, but the Clones don’t see it as a negative. Instead, it just shows how hard this team is fighting. Comment

Who’s on third? Gamby!

Ups & Downs: Skipper Tom Gamboa gets a workout coaching third base, and other ups and downs from a mixed week. Comment

Booters! PS 24 is not a cool school for playing soccer with a human rights hooligan

A Britisher’s View: Penalty! The Sunset Park school sold its soul to score a free soccer field from an Islamo-government that oppresses and tortures people, but it can still redeem itself and return the foul handout, writes our columnist. Comment
Williamsburg: No more dancing on your own. Comment

Rift widens among former Lopez acolytes

Party Line: The disgraced Democratic honcho’s political machine continues to crumble. Comment

Rift widens among former Lopez acolytes

Party Line: Assemblywoman Maritza Davila will endorse Bernie Sanders-styled democratic socialist Debbie Medina over incumbent and longtime Lopez ally state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan, and the muckrakers at have the scoop! Read more…

We're on a roll!

Photo Galleries: You can’t beat the big dogs. Comment
Cyclones: For one night, they were the biggest wieners in baseball. Comments (1)
Dining: He’s one hungry reporter. Comments (4)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Mine verses yours: Poets perform show about growing up in borough

Theater: Brooklyn is theirs for the talking! Comment

Extra! Extra! Eid all about it! Kensington heralds end of Ramadan

Kensington: They celebrated until the moon went down and the sun came up! Comments (1)
Digital editions: The Brooklyn Paper is a world-wide subversive organization dedicated to global media domination. Reporters wear green costumes with cowls concealing the entire head except for the mouth and chin. The Brooklyn Paper prides itself on its ability to regroup and rebuild itself, allegedly mightier than before, after any major defeat. Indeed, the organization has now endured for nearly four decades. So keep hailing the Brooklyn Paper and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Read more…

Balancing fatherhood and alumni pride

Spin Cycle: Tom looks back on his Alma mater as his daughter visits colleges. Comment
Georgetown: They are in deep, and the city is letting them drown. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: Has anyone seen this guy sporting a nasty rash — or an extra leg? Comments (9)
Dyker Heights: Hundreds of people packed Indigo Murphys in Dyker Heights on June 30 to raise money for local teen Giuseppe Parrelli, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder and skin cancer. Comment

Brooklyn blasts Batavia for second straight road win

The Ride: The Cyclones lineup broke the game open late, cruising to another victory over Batavia on Tuesday night. Comment
Mean Streets: There’s gold in them thar parking spaces! Comments (20)
It’s a case of Sea-Doos and sea don’ts. Comments (1)

Jo is hungry for ‘Sharknado 4’

Not for Nuthin’: Our fan of fins is in a frenzy over news that SyFy will be releasing the fourth installment in its camp-thriller series. Comment
Prospect Heights: It wasn’t funny, but it was “fun-motional,” said Baratunde Thurston. Comments (2)

Mind games: Cyclones infielder finds success after changing mental approach

Coney Island: Brooklyn third baseman Blake Tiberi is hitting his stride at the plate after some early-season struggles, and it’s all because he’s changed his mindset. Comment

Yanks for everything: Derek Jeter’s orgnaization honors Brooklyn high-schoolers

Jeter’s Leaders recognized two Brooklyn students for their community service. Comment

Meet Brooklyn's baseball all-stars

High School Sports: Poly Prep’s Daniel Bakst was a force to be reckoned with on the diamond this spring, leading the charge as the Blue Devils captured a state title. Comment

Here they are! Your Brooklyn baseball honors

High School Sports: Brooklyn boasted some of the best baseball talent in the city this spring — and here are the players who stood above the rest. Comment

Updated with video: L&B Spumoni Gardens owner gunned down in Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights: Police have released footage of the suspect. Comments (7)

Here they are: Your Fourth of July fireworks photos!

Here they are: Your Fourth of July fireworks photos!

Brooklyn Heights: Great snaps from Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment
Manhattan Beach: Acolytes of a persecuted spiritual movement breathe free in Brooklyn. Comment
Williamsburg: State park honchos want Williamsburg dog owners to get their s--- together. Comments (5)

Franks for the memories

It was a food fight! Comments (4)
Photo Galleries: He’s the champ of chomp once more. Comment

Another attempted rape near Prospect Park

Park Slope: It is just the latest in a spate of similar assaults in and around the park in recent weeks. Comments (3)

Cyclones cruise to victory in Batavia

The Ride: Brooklyn set off some early-game fireworks on Monday, grabbing a 4th of July victory over the Muckdogs in the series-opener. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper’s relentless goat coverage continues apace. Comments (2)
Dining: We’re serving up the Nathan’s hot-dog-eating contest live, and frankly, this coverage is so down-and-dirty, you’ll need napkins at home. Comments (1)

Cyclones complete comeback against Connecticut

The Ride: Brooklyn avoided a series sweep on Sunday evening, rallying for a late-game comeback and much-needed victory against the Tigers at MCU Park. Comments (1)

Spectacular Coney Island!

The spin zone: Coney Island’s latest thrill ride

It’s got a tilt and a whirl! Comment
Art: It’s a maze of amazing art. Comments (2)

Home plates: New picnic area opens in MCU Park

Cyclones: Take me out to the outfield! Comment

Brooklyn blows early lead in fourth straight loss

The Ride: The Cyclones jumped out to a four-run lead on Saturday night, but couldn’t hold the momentum, falling to Connecticut at MCU Park. Comments (1)
Heated competition has put this friendship on ice. Comments (2)

Cyclones can’t overcome rain delay, extra innings in loss

The Ride: Brooklyn did its best to battle through two rain delays and yet another extra innings game, but came up just short against the Tigers on Friday night. Comment

Heart rocker: Ron Gallo plays primal show in Bushwick

Music: He is playing from the heart. Comment
Crime: It’s a new low. Comment
Podcast: The legendary Brooklyn-born comedian and self-proclaimed “great dad” gave parenting advice to hosts Gersh Kuntzman and Vince DiMiceli — and promoted his show in Coney Island July 30 — on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (5)

Get smart

Get smart

Downtown: The Police Department is replacing its three-wheeled carts with Mercedes-Benz smart cars that are around the size of a clown car. One of the cars from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct was spotted Downtown on Thursday.
Dining: It’s American Ale — because Finland demanded it! Comment

Cyclones blown out in State College finale

The Ride: Brooklyn was nursing an early lead on Thursday night, but couldn’t maintain control as the Spikes lineup exploded in the final game of the series. Comments (1)
Coney Island: And these big names were just the opening act. Comment

BQE in crisis!

Fixing the BQE: The decaying Brooklyn Heights portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is too crummy to qualify for state funds, city officials say. Comments (14)

Can you dig it? Residents: Tear down Heights BQE and build a tunnel!

Fixing the BQE: The triple cantilever has to go, Heights residents told city officials last night. Comments (13)
Fixing the BQE: Finally, a chance to see the gooey inside of the world’s most-dangerous highway! Comments (6)

Residents: Delay Pier 6 towers to create BQE construction site

Fixing the BQE: And other tidbits from the triple-cantilever repair meeting. Comments (2)

Cyclones win streak snapped in State College

The Ride: Brooklyn played in yet another extra innings game on Wednesay night and, once again, came up on the wrong side of the scoreboard, snapping a three-game win streak. Comment

Nets introduce Whitehead to hometown crowd

Coney Island: The team’s newest addition made his debut in his native Coney Island. Comment

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