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The lizard of ha’s!: Comedy show blows lid off reptile conspiracy

Greenpoint: It’s the comedy show Big Lizard doesn’t want you to know about! Comment

Bamboozled: ‘Bamboo in Bushwick’ explores changes in hot ’hood

Theater: It’s the polar bear in the room! Comments (1)

Hot model! Now you can see the world in Times Square!

Rhymes with Crazy: Now that we’ve got your attention, we’ll tell you about a miniture model of the cities of the world on display at the crossroads of, well, it. Comment

Capano: Sarsour is wrong

Letters: In her April 4 op-ed (“Linda Sarsour: NYC’s Queen of Hate”) in the New York Post, Lahav Harkov, The Jerusalem Post’s senior Knesset correspondent, takes on Linda Sarsour for preaching hatred as she portrays herself as a champion of equality. Ms. Harkov is right on target. Sarsour’s hateful rhetoric, her support of far-left causes, and her belief in Sharia law are well known in the communities of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights that she calls home. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Coney is back!: People’s Playground opens for the season

Event: The Cyclone is now a 90s kid! Comments (1)

Bay Ridge is getting fancy

Bay Ridge Nights: Embrace high-brow culture in Bay Ridge this weekend! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got difficult dances, weird movie musicals, Alec Baldwin on stage, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Marine Park: Sometimes less is more. Comment
Harbor Watch: Brooklyn native New York Amry National Guard Capt. Dennis Tierney had the honor of leading his company in the Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Comment

Hitting his stride: St. Francis sprinter dominates in multiple events

High School Sports: Marine Park native Wagner Elanceiux experimented with a handful of track and field events during his first few seasons and now he’s finding success in all of them. Comment
High School Sports: The Lady Vikings had three players suit up for the Mayor’s Cup on April 2, one final chance for the group to compete together. Comment

Oil spill in Gravesend Bay

Oil spill in Gravesend Bay

Gravesend: A Gravesend oil distributor spilled 27,000 gallons of fuel into Gravesend Bay overnight on March 30. Comment
This underdog is making a comeback! Comments (5)

Parachute Jump lights up for autism awareness

It was an illuminating evening. Comment

Kings of the ring: Circus show is not for the faint-hearted

Kings of the ring: Circus show is not for the faint-hearted

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This show is a scream! Comments (1)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Cheers to the snippers at Headchop Salon for supplying makeovers to women transitioning from the shelter system to apartments of their very own. Comment

Dem Party Boss ties knots, breaks ties

Party Line: Brooklyn’s Democratic Party Boss Frank Seddio has ties to almost all of the Democratic hopefuls running to replace Councilman Vincent Gentile for the Bay Ridge seat this year, but plans to support the one candidate who hasn’t even officially thrown his hat in the ring yet — Assemblyman Peter Abbate (D–Bensonhurst). Comment
Digital editions: Look, we’re not going to lie to you. Things are pretty grim out there today. But the April showers that are coming your way will simply bring the flowers that bloom in May. So if its raining, have no regrets, because it isn’t raining rain you know, it’s raining violets. So if you see clouds upon the hills, well, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Steph needs to stop telling her kids how to be her kids

Fearless Living: It’s tough being a fearless mom. Comments (3)
High School Sports: Poly Prep has clinched a state title in five of the last six seasons, but the Blue Devils are far from satisfied, anxious to repeat once agian this spring. Comment
BAM District: Well, they’re certainly not thinking small! Comments (41)
Podcast: How will a closure of the jail affect Brooklyn — specifically it’s own beloved “House of D?” Listen to Brooklyn Paper Radio to find out! Comments (7)

Spotted! Jay Street planters keep getting moved by parking scofflaws

Mean Streets: It’s the Jay Street Shuffle! Comments (17)
Bay Ridge: It may be an oak. We didn’t want to say “tree” again. Could be an elm. You can tell a dogwood by its bark. Anyway, mankind wins this round in the battle between it and trees for supremacy over the earth. Comments (8)

Credit cards charging interest is outrageous

Not for Nuthin’: Mike Collins said it best in a July 2015 item that ran in “Forbes Magazine.” Comment
The Quinnipiac women’s basketball team made history this season and former Nazareth standout Jen Fay was a key part of the Bobcats’ success. Comment

Savoring the moment: Marine Park hoops star relishes All-American status

High School Sports: Danielle Patterson competed in the McDonald’s All-American game on March 25, but it was a moment away from the court that defined the event for the high school basketball standout. Comment
Coney Island: The Cosmos gave up three second-half goals, including an own-goal, as the squad’s full-season MCU debut was spoiled with a loss to Miami FC on April 1. Comment

Think I better dance, now! Two Bushwick councilmen fight for your right to party!

Bushwick: Two hard-partying Brooklyn councilmen are backing a bill that will free bars and restaurants to let patrons get their groove on without the threat of being targeted by the city’s dance police. Comments (5)
Sheepshead Bay: Time to break out the popcorn and cracker jacks! Comment

Clock it to me! Dumbo’s infamous clock tower apartment sells for record $15 million

Awesome: Nine years after a certain editor made a certain video, a certain aparment has certainly been sold. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Call it an ice gesture. Comment
BoroBeat: They kneaded that! Comment
A car flipped over on the Belt Parkway on March 30, sending two people to the hospital and causing traffic to back up for hours. Comment

Guy steals high-end baby stroller from outside Fort Greene brownstone

Fort Greene: Call it a nursery crime! Comments (7)
Bensonhurst: They’re cashing out! Comment
Dining: It’s a brand new pasta-bility! Comments (8)
Gowanus: Just in the nick of slime. Comments (1)

Roaster rage! Irate customer smashes door of Sheepshead Bay institution

Sheepshead Bay: Police are searching for the punk who hurled a chunk of ice through a glass door at the beloved Roll-N-Roaster eatery on March 18. Comment
Mean Streets: They feel the need — the need to regulate speed. Comments (60)

Police hunting for Quentin Road burglar

Kings Highway: Police are searching for the sneak who broke into a woman’s E. 19th Street apartment and swiped hundreds of dollars worth of jewelry on March 22. Comment

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