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Music: These colors are running in a new direction! Comments (2)

Police to talk Sunset Park crime spike Wednesday

Crime: Wednesday is your chance to hold police accountable for a violent-crime spike that has been rocking Sunset Park. Comment
Cinema: This film night will serve up a one-two combo! Comment

And now … A college class to teach kids how to be adults

Rhymes with Crazy: Do you thing we baby them too much, maybe? Comments (6)

Reader: Taste should trump tradition at Schnitzel Haus

Letters: I lived in Dyker Heights for several years, and, during that time, ate dinner with my wife and our friends at Schnitzel Haus, on several occasions. I never noticed the picture of Donald Trump on the walls (“Yuuuuuuge news! Trump photo back at Schnitzel Haus” by Caroline Spivack, online Aug. 10), but, if I had, I would have walked out immediately. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

The fallout of Bill Bratton’s resignation

Spin Cycle: This week, our columnist wonders what is next for New York City’s — and America’s — police force. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got sand sculptures, roving musicians, and Bill Nye the Science Guy! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

It’s a brand new Bay Ridge Nights!

Bay Ridge Nights: There’s a new sheriff in town! Comment

Long live the Olympics! Greatest sports spectacle rocks with human spirit

A Britisher’s View: The games are a reminder that we can achieve world peace, writes our columnist. Comment
Fitness: These women fight like girls — and they’ll kick your butt doing it. Comment
Boro of Nerds: It’s a super sequel! Comments (2)

Judge orders GOP redo county chairmanship vote

Party Line: It’s been nearly a year since the Brooklyn Republican party had a leader — and it may not get one any time soon, according to our pals at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Judge orders GOP redo county chairmanship vote

Party Line: It’s been nearly a year since the Brooklyn Republican party had a leader — and it may not get one any time soon. Comment

Our Beloved Brooklyn Cyclones

Rough return: Cyclones suffer disappointing loss in first game after All-Star break

The Ride: The Cyclones were back on the field – after a two-day All-Star break – but it wasn’t a happy return as Brooklyn gave up a late-game lead, falling to Staten Island on Wednesday night. Comment

Battered in Brooklyn: Late-season injuries starting to pile up for Cyclones

Ups & Downs: The Cyclones saw two of the squad’s top players suffer season-ending injuries earlier this week and now Brooklyn is looking for the next star to step up heading into the final stretch of summer. Comment
Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Former Yankees skipper Joe Torre returned home to Brooklyn last week – managing a celebrity softball game at MCU Park – and shining a spotlight on his charity work on and off the field. Comment

The fame plan: Local filmmaker screens his bid for celebrity

Cinema: This filmmaker knows how to hustle! Comment

All aboard for the Polar Arctic Express

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

Three steps to enlightenment: recognition, forgiveness, reprogramming

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie realizes she can’t get upset with herself when she looks at her kids and sees her mirror image. Comment
Dyker Heights: It’s causing a truckload of fear. Comment
Marine Park: They really got into gear! Comment
Brooklyn Is Angry: This food festival was boiling hot but still ended up half baked! Comments (4)

Looter takes woman’s purse from her car

Marine Park: Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: They want to wipe the Slate clean! Comments (5)

A good mom reviews ‘Bad Moms’

Not for Nuthin’: Jo doesn’t like to go to the movies, but she did because her daughter asked — and she loved every frame of the new Mila Kunis flick. Comment

Lout knifes cyclist with box-cutter amidst road-rage fight

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Suspect attacks store employee during failed robbery

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Jerk pours sugar in freight trucks’ gas tanks

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Cad swipes woman’s handbag

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Police: Stoner almost shoots bodega clerk

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Fast-food joint robbery leads to dramatic battle with workers

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Thief swipes lady’s bag while she sings karaoke

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Speedster takes off in delivery man’s car

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Burglar swipes homeowner’s documents, damages couch with bleach

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
He’s not in South Carolina anymore. Comment
Coney Island: It was a slam dunk. Comment
Dooley Noted: “I loved it! It was much better than ‘Cats!’ I want to see it again and again!” cheered our reviewer. Comment
Crown Heights: Join the West Indian Day Parade before it gets cool. Comments (4)
Gerritsen Beach: Heather “The Heat” Hardy will be one of the first female boxers to stage a nationally broadcast fight in decades. Comment

Reyes returns: Mets infielder’s second stint in Brooklyn

MCU Park is becoming a home away from home for Mets infielder Jose Reyes. Comment

Gamby sees stars: Clones skipper reunites with Mets star he discovered

Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa had a major impact on the Mets’ 1986 World Series title – even though he wasn’t with the team at the time. He was the scout who first discovered pitcher Jesse Orosco. Comment
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Police: Guy steals ATM with $13K in it from Prospect Heights eatery

Prospect Heights: Also: three iPads. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: Well that sucks. Or does it? Comments (3)
All work and no play makes the Lott House a dull venue. Comment

Cyclones edge out win ahead of All-Star break

The Ride: Brooklyn grabbed a confidence-boosting victory at MCU Park on Sunday, taking down the West Virgina Black Bears ahead of the New York-Penn League All-Star game this week. Comment

Stan fends off another scammer

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our wise wordsmith smells a swindler a mile away. Comment

Brooklyn blows lead, five-game win streak snapped

The Ride: The Cyclones gave up four runs in the top of the ninth as West Virginia rallied on Saturday night, ending Brooklyn’s win streak at MCU Park. Comment

Seventh heaven: Clones use big-time inning to notch fifth straight win

The Ride: Brooklyn scored eight runs in the seventh – with two outs on the board – to shut the door on a fifth straight victory, taking down the West Virginia Black Bears at MCU Park on Friday. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: This puppy really knows how to enjoy the dog days of summer! Comment
Bay Ridge: They could use a lift. Comment
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Police: Brute fractures man’s skull with tire iron

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a guy who attacked a 33-year-old man with a tire iron in Williamsburg on Aug. 4, sending him to the hospital with a fractured skull. Comments (2)
Gravesend: They’ve been F’ed for too long. Comment
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Bike psych! Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White: NYPD must treat traffic crimes as seriously as rape

Podcast: It’s time for the police to do its job, says the pro-bike activist. Comments (53)
Downtown: He says it is to highlight diversity. Comments (8)

Military rations! Army terminal opens food-production hub

Dining: And they’re hoping it’s a recipe for success. Comment

Walk it off: Cyclones set franchise-record in walks, take down Lake Monsters

The Ride: Brooklyn drew a franchise-record 12 walks and notched another late-game rally to take down the Vermont Lake Monsters at MCU Park on Thursday. Comment
Brooklyn Is Angry: The owner of one neighboring business claimed he had already lost a $15,000 event reservation because the would-be client heard about the shelter. Comments (7)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The new Prospect Park Captain America statue is only advertising one product, says Borough President Adams — the United States of America. Comments (7)

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