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Dance: They’ll try to stay above water! Comment
Music: They’ll let anyone into the New York Philharmonic these days! Comment

Depressing? The Times’ obituaries are fascinating!

Spin Cycle: Our columnist admits he loves to read about he dead, and is even more interested in how the Gray Lady picks who gets ink. Comments (1)

Sound Off To The Editor

Letters: Brooklyn College couldn’t find a smarter individual than Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to address its graduates? (“Bernie Sanders attacks Trump, celebrates diversity at Brooklyn College commencement” by Julianne Cuba, online May 31). Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got adorable doggies, terrible tyrants, Walt Whitman, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge is going out(side)!

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is soakin’ up the sun! Comment

Funding runs dry for Southern Brooklyn flood protections

Coney Island: The plan for a Southern Brooklyn storm break is broke. Comment

A new Cyclones season is coming, but Tebowmania isn’t

The Ride: In yet another terrible mistake, the Mets won’t bring Tim Tebow up to Brooklyn. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge: It’s a Dunn deal! Comment
Art: Brooklyn is getting all keyed up! Comments (7)
Art: The People’s Playground is flipping out! Comment

Ladies night! We celebrate Brooklyn’s strong, selfless women

Dyker Heights: Like the borough they’re from, the Brooklyn Women of Distinction Class of 2017 are a tapestry. Comments (2)

Brooklyn teen receives scholarship at hackathon

Standing O: Nancy Cao is a recipient of the Ronald McDonald House Charities / ASIA Scholarship Program. Comment

Golden gaffe: State senator insults Dem Council candidate

Party Line: State Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) endorsed his long-time staffer John Quaglione to replace term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile (D–Bay Ridge) on June 1, but not before he called Gentile’s own staffer, Justin Brannan, who is also a Democratic candidate for the same seat, “fat boy” when he couldn’t remember his name. Comment
Digital editions: Tired of the same old hacks? Getting you news from the same sources for too long? Well thank goodness for The Brooklyn Paper, where we continually rotate in a new supply of young reporters and editors to make sure we keep things fresh. Of course, they all have one thing in common: They are intellectually curious, the can’t spell, and they know a good pun when they hear one. So out with the old and in with the new and as always, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Overcoming obstacles: Brooklyn Tech junior nabs spot at state meet

High School Sports: Brooklyn Tech junior Aziza Chigatayeva competed at the state meet last season, but this time around the track and field standout is ready for every obstacle in front of her. Comment

Bay Ridgite saves man in London terror attack

Bay Ridge: Talk about a local hero! Comment

Golden opportunity: Locals demand state Sen. Golden back universal health care

Bay Ridge: Southern Brooklynites rallied in front of state Sen. Martin Golden’s Bay Ridge office on May 31 demanding the legislator support a single-payer, universal health care bill that’s stalled in the state Senate. Comment
Nightlife: Queens are taking over the county of Kings! Comment

The sisterhood of the traveling rants

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie travels to Europe with her siblings. And they all got along. Kinda. Comment

An ‘Evil Loser’ is as an ‘Evil Loser’ does

Not for Nuthin’: Long ago, when I first started to write a column, my fellow columnist, pagemate, and friend Shavana Abruzzo gave me one bit of advice. Comment

Party with a purpose! Local group celebrates 150 years of community service

Brooklyn Heights: It was an affair to remember! Comment

Clippers can’t connect, fall in shutout loss

Bay Ridge: The Xaverian baseball team’s season came to an end in disappointing fashion on June 5, falling 2–0 to Monsignor McClancy in the Catholic League playoffs. Comment
Coney Island: The FDNY staged a late-game comeback on June 3, defeating the NYPD 24–21 in the 45th Annual Fun City Bowl at MCU Park. Comment

Southern Brooklyn ferry

Bay Ridge: Call it a ferry-tale commute. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge: How does the new Southern Brooklyn ferry line stack up against the R line? Comments (1)
Kensington: The brother of a Brooklyn man convicted of murdering an eight-year-old boy was found bound in duct tape and dead late last week. Comments (3)
Flatbush: A 15-year-old suspect allegedly dragged police officer Dalsh Veve behind a stolen car for two blocks in East Flatbush late Saturday night, before the officer fell off and onto the street and was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he remains in critical condition, police said. Comment

New York’s Bravest trim dangerous branch in Marine Park when city fails to act

Marine Park: They wanted the city to branch out. Comment
Bay Ridge: You could say they like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain. Comment
High School Sports: The No. 14 Yellowjackets surprised everyone by making it to the city semifinals, but the Telecom baseball team couldn’t grab another upset, falling to Monroe on June 3. Comment
High School Sports: The Kingsmen came up short of their championship aspirations on June 2, falling 9–3 to LaSalle in the city final. Comment
Fixing the BQE: Call it a fury road. Comments (15)
Bridge ‘Park’: It could have been death from above. Comments (3)
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Strung along! Like-named cellists create discord

Music: It’s a classical music caper! Comment

Bay Ridge tykes paint hydrants for Memorial Day!

Bay Ridge: They painted the town red — white and blue! Comment
Marine Park: What an ice gesture! Comment
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O’Hara on the Radio: Revenge a motive in my run for judgeship!

Podcast: Cruicified Brooklyn lawyer John Kennedy O’Hara explains to Gersh and Vince why he is runing for civil court judge in the County of Kings. The answer? Sticking it to the man. Comments (1)
Cinema: It’s a film fest feast! Comment

Nursery crimes! Day care operator sentenced to 15 years for scamming, bribing city officials

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: He got the ultimate time out. Comments (4)

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