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Getting baked

Sweet words: Brooklyn’s drunken bakers release cookbook

Books: How sweet it is! Comment

Bake fail: I screwed up a recipe and still ate it

Books: My recipe fail was a sweet-tooth’s dream. Comments (1)
Dance: This flight of fancy took three years to land! Comment

Profiling moms: When is it OK to leave a kid alone?

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore plays Marco Polo with her column. Comments (6)

Reader: ‘The city screwed us in Sheepshead Bay’

Letters: Rarely do Community Board 15, the Manhattan Beach Community Group, and the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association agree on anything, but they all agree on moving the unsafe Oriental Boulevard bike lane to a safe location on Shore Boulevard where cyclists won’t have to contend with cars and buses (“Break the cycle: As city repaints controversial bike lane, locals renew calls to move it” by Julianne Cuba, online Aug. 19). Comment

Tom delights in the legends of the Fall

Spin Cycle: This week, our columnist reflects on the coming days, if that is at all possible to do. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got ball games, Shakespeare in the Park, and Brooklyn’s biggest parade! Get out there while it’s still summer! Comment

Bay Ridge is taking it slow

Bay Ridge Nights: It’s a change of pace for Bay Ridge Nights. Comment
Rimshot: It’s setting a high bar for comedy! Comment

Star cower! Islamo-celebs are blind, deaf, and dumb to radical Islam

A Britisher’s View: How ‘bout it, Huma, Amal, and Gigi? Prominent Muslims living high on the hog in the West should be doing a lot more to defend the free world from the ravages of radical Islam, writes our columnist. Comment

Treyger swipes back at ‘bad Democrat’ accusation

Party Line: Councilman Mark Treyger (D–Coney Island) is reacting to accusations he is a bad Democrat by slinging similar claims against Assembly candidate Kate Cucco, who is challenging his ally Assemblywoman Pam Harris (D–Coney Island). Comment

Move over the tassels

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Music: This loser will be playing to empty seats! Comment

Our boys of summer

Cyclones avoid sweep with offensive outburst

The Ride: Brooklyn broke the game open in the fifth inning and racked up 14 hits in a lopsided win over Auburn at MCU Park on Wednesday night. Comment

Call out: Gamby just wants honesty from umps after ejection-spree in Williamsport

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Brooklyn manager Tom Gamboa saw four ejections during the Cyclones’ game at Williamsport on Aug. 27, but he’s got a solution to the drama – honesty. Comment

It’s Fall — time to make time for myself

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie tries to remember to look out for No. 1. Comments (2)
Digital editions: September morn, we danced until the night became a brand new day. Two lovers playing scenes from some romantic play. September morning still can make us feel that way and can keep you hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

All the small things: Cyclones pitcher focused on basics out of bullpen

Start small, master the basics, and then throw strikes. Comment
Bay Ridge: Bay Ridgites really know how to look out for their own. Comment

Flying off the handlebars

Mean Streets: Talk about coming out of the blue! Comments (49)
Mean Streets: They say the block between Fourth and Fifth avenues has gone to rack and ruin. Comments (102)
Event: Get ready for the mane event! Comments (2)
Event: Get ready for the mane event! Comment

Brooklyn’s offense silenced in shutout loss

The Ride: The Cyclones connected on seven singles, but couldn’t get a run on the scoreboard as the squad was eliminated from the playoffs in Tuesday night’s shutout loss to Auburn at MCU Park. Comment

Working hard to preserve Labor Day

Not for Nuthin’: Labor Day sales exploit workers, our columnist writes. Comment
High School Sports: The rebuilding process is over — it’s time for Erasmus to win a championship. Comment
High School Sports: The times they are a-changing at Poly Prep. Comment
High School Sports: The Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology basketball team wanted to prove something this summer. Comment
BoroBeat: Sports Illustrated swimsuit models made the Boardwalk sizzle during the mag’s Summer of Swim Fan Festival in Coney Island on Aug. 28. Comment
Development: They want a stay of execution. Comment
Bay Ridge: Talk about a conversion! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: The Board of Elections moved it from the now-shuttered library to a school over Adams Street and Cadman Plaza West. Comments (13)
Brighton Beach: It was a jubilee for the Jubilee! Comment
Art: They’re Brooklyn’s prima ballerinas! Comment

Cyclones can’t overcome early deficit, fall to Auburn

The Ride: The Cyclones late-game rally came up just short on Monday night as the squad dropped a close tilt to Auburn, falling back below .500. Comment
BoroBeat: One man’s trash is another kid’s race car. Comments (1)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Michael it’s your birthday, happy birthday Michael. Comments (2)
BoroBeat: There were reenactments — but we still lost. Comment
They’re ready to hit and they’re going to look good doing it. Comment
Teachers practice using robots during the workshop. Courtesy Sunset SparkThey’re hoping to ignite teachers’ passion for robotics. Comment
Marine Park: The city needs to get moving to replace a crosswalk signal that is blocked by a new utility pole, Marine Parkers are demanding. Comment
Clinton Hill: A driver fatally ran over Lauren Davis as she was cycling to work on Classon Avenue in April. Comments (70)
They’re getting into the swing of the new school year. Comment

Cyclones take rubber match in Williamsport

The Ride: Brooklyn played for pride on Sunday night, after being eliminated from playoff contention the night before, notching a come-from-behind victory over the Crusscutters in series finale. Comments (3)

Stan responds to a reader

It’s Only My Opinion: To the commenter going by Maurice: This one’s for you. Comment

Brooklyn’s struggles continue in lopsided loss to Crusscutters

The Ride: The Cyclones committed four errors and connected on just five hits in Saturday’s loss to the Crosscutters, as the offense continued to struggle at the plate Comment

Sticking around: Cyclones win keeps slim playoff hopes alive

The Ride: Brooklyn only needed one run to grab a much-needed victory and make it back to the .500 mark, taking down the Crosscutters in the series opener on Friday night. Comment
Williamsburg: They grabbed her off the precipice after trying to talk her down for 45 minutes. Comments (1)
Transit: They are back on (the new) schedule! Comment
Mean Streets: We’re not even sure if this belongs in our “Mean Streets” column or “Meadows of Shame” column! Comments (8)
Co-op d’Etat: They’re out of the club, but they’ll never be out of club soda. Comments (17)

Start ‘em up! ‘Stones’ tribute rocks Marine Park

BoroBeat: They definitely got some satisfaction. Comment

Cyclones drop second straight, fall below .500

The Ride: Brooklyn’s late-season slide continued on Thursday night as the squad dropped its second straight game, falling to Mahoning Valley at MCU Park. Comment
Bay Ridge: Far from bitter, he’s serving up a double shot of forgiveness. Comments (22)
Changing Brooklyn: It has laid down its armory! Comment
Bay Ridge: Is Bay Ridge backsliding to the bad old days? Comments (12)

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