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Theater: While Hillary supporters were tearing out their hair on election night, one Crown Heights playwright was tearing up her script. Comment

Lenore checks if kids are Penske material

Rhymes with Crazy: Or, if they can get into Yale. Comments (2)

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Take a musical journey through the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge dives deep into rock, disco, and jazz this weekend. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we have some turkey talk, a chat about rats, and we clue you in on where to go after Thanksgiving dinner. Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Bay Ridge: Students and educators celebrated the grand opening of a broadcast studio at Fontbonne Hall Academy on Nov. 15, where pupils can learn the fundamentals of television news as part of a program the school introduced this fall. Emmy Award-winning financial journalist Maria Bartiromo, who graduated from Fontbonne in 1985, helped pay for the studio and worked with faculty on curriculum that emphasizes the value of independent thinking. The studio — which features a set, cameras, and an editing equipment — will equip students with the tools they need to make an impact, said Bartiromo. Comment
Marine Park: They lightened their wallets to lighten the park! Comment

GOP schism deepens as official splinter group forms

Party Line: They’re calling themselves the “Kings County GOP Coalition.” Comment

Fighting the good fight

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

Master of fun: ‘Servant of Two Masters’ is a glorious goof

Master of fun: ‘Servant of Two Masters’ is a glorious goof

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: It’s a comedic “Master” piece! Comment

Style tips: Fashion experts have advice for local clothing retailers

Bay Ridge: Small-business owners got some pointers from fashion-industry insiders at The Hom Store. Comment
Digital editions: In this week’s former Brooklyn Paper reporter profile, we turn the time machine dial back to the early-oughts, when we took a chance on a young high-school graduate who had worked most recently for Troma Studios by the name of Patrick Gallahue. In those halcyon days when profits were soaring, Gallahue himself glowed like a shooting star in the night, filing enough stories to fill an entire front page week after week. (Don’t believe us? Look at this one from 2002: REALLY! CLICK HERE!). It makes it obvious he always kept hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…
BoroBeat: They nurtured their green thumbs! Comment

One-way? No way! WT residents: Change would turn Seeley St. into speedway

Mean Streets: These Windsor Terrace residents are not one direction fans. Comments (4)
BoroBeat: Bay Ridge’s homeless population is growing — and so is the neighborhood’s response. Comment
Music: Call it dish of the Spider-Woman! Comments (2)

We need to unite under Trump, and it starts with dropping the hyphen

Not for Nuthin’: I am not a hyphenated American. I am an American. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: The city outlawed the practice, but state-published fishing guides listed the narrow walkway as a great place to reel in the big one. Comment
Park Slope: It is their moment in the sun! Comments (3)

Heyward Jr. family rail against DA after officer cleared again for fatally shooting 13-year-old

Downtown: Protesters rallied outside the District Attorney’s office on Thursday. Comments (1)
Music: There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Home-bound seniors have a chance to get a free Thanksgiving meal delivered to their doorsteps this holiday — and there’s still time to sign up! Comment
High School Sports: One of the country’s top college football recruits is no longer a high-school football player — because his season is over. Comment

Upsets and history: Brooklyn football dominates in first round of playoffs

High School Sports: Brooklyn rolled to a handful of victories on the gridiron in the first round of the Public Schools Athletic League postseason, and we’ve got all the highlights. Comment

Man punches woman in the face after argument about Trump at Boerum Hill bistro

Cobble Hill: The strangers got into an argument after the victim complained about Hillary Clinton’s election loss. Our partners at have the story. Read more…

Man punches woman in the face after argument about Trump at Boerum Hill bistro

Boerum Hill: The strangers got into an argument about the outcome of the election at Bar Tabac. Comments (69)

How sweet it is!

How sweet it is!

The “supermoon” rises over Brooklyn and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sunday evening, as seen from Staten Island. It was the closest the celestial body has been to earth since 1948 — hence the superlative name.
Carroll Gardens: The Councilman sat out the Pledge of Allegiance in September, which one vet called a ‘slap in the face.’ Comments (31)
Kensington: Locals gathered with leaders on Friday to discuss their fears. Comments (20)
Bay Ridge: Locals appreciate the tough situation homeless are in, but they want more interest from the city. Comments (4)

An ode to Shavana Abruzzo

My Column Vinny: Friday was Shavana Abruzzo’s last day at the Courier after nearly 30 years behind a typewriter. Our editor says goodbye. Comment
Downtown: The blowout-victory was expected. The disappointment afterwards was not. Comment
High School Sports: Third time wasn’t the charm. Comment
High School Sports: Fort Hamilton had fewer than five minutes of total possession in the fourth quarter, falling 40–20 to John F. Kennedy on Nov. 12 in the first round of the Public Schools Athletic League playoffs. Comment

Guilty! Creep who tried to kidnap 9-year-old girl faces jail time

Sheepshead Bay: He tried to drag the girl from her Ford Street front yard. Comment

Murder charge in Sheepshead Bay stabbing

Sheepshead Bay: Police are charging a 27-year-old Bronx woman for the gruesome murder of 44-year-old Sheepshead Bay resident Michael Ricotta, who was found stabbed to death times in his Haring Street home last month. Comment

Pot roast! Weed evangelist Joe Dolce laughs it up with Gersh and Vince on BPR!

Podcast: Also on the show is Frederick Douglass evangelist Ted Hamm — who once edited the Brooklyn Rail! Comment
Sunset Park: They’re all in! Comments (2)

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Politics: A cartoon. Comment
Downtown: State Sen. Daniel Squadron is hosting a town hall meeting Downtown. Comments (1)

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