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Nightlife: Get ready to get lit! Comments (1)
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Wonder-wear! Dress as a superhero at patriotic strip show

Nightlife: All the world is waiting for you! Comments (1)

Sound Off To The Editor

Letters: Education is supposed to be the great equalizer, but not in New York City. Our city is home to over one million creative, curious, intelligent students who deserve a world-class education that sets them on a path to success and achievement. Our schools should prepare every student either for college or for a career, but they do not. Seemingly, they prepare some for Rikers by dismissing or downplaying crime. Comment

Celebrate summer in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge is heating up! Comment
Gerritsen Beach: Time to break out the sunscreen! Comment
Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a food festival, saucy Shakespeare, dirty dancing, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: They’re making a splash! Comment

Marine Parkers learn about opioid overdose prevention

Marine Park: A roomful of Marine Parkers learned how to administer the life-saving drug known as naloxone, or narcan, which can reverse the deadly effects of an opioid overdose during an overdose-prevention meeting with city health officials at the Carmine Carro Center on June 20 — just days after a young woman died a few blocks away, likely from an overdose. Comment
Bensonhurst: These classic cars came in for a pitbull stop. Comment

Death in Brooklyn

CEO found dead in his Clocktower apartment

DUMBO: A financier was found dead and gagged inside his swanky Dumbo apartment on Monday afternoon, after what appeared to be a hookup gone wrong, according to police sources. Comments (3)

Suspect charged in ménage à trois murder

Park Slope: A suspect was charged on Tuesday in the brutal Park Slope slaying of a 20-year-old man who participated in a three-way tryst with the girlfriend of his alleged killer. Comments (3)
Ferry Tales: Our new column explores the Brooklyn waterfront by boat. Comments (9)

Birthday wishes for Brooklyn centenarian

Standing O: Ida Drucker turned the magical age of 100 surrounded by family and friends at the Senior Citizens Leage of Flatbush on June 12. Comment

Put a flag on it! Locals call for Old Glory on the Verzzano

Bay Ridge: They want to bridge the patriotic gap. Comment

Stef’s not-so-great expectations for the summer

Fearless Living: Let’s face it, you can’t spend every day drinking on the beach. Comments (4)
Page 1: Wow, it seemed like that would never end, didn’t it? I mean, it just kept going on and on and on. It was like the clock never moved. No matter how much time went by, it always seemed like it were standing still. But then, just when we thought it couldn’t end, it did. Well, good thing that’s over. Keep hustlin’ Brooklyn! Read more…
Downtown: The Brooklyn Italians soccer club has been around since 1949, but, now, the organization is looking to take the next step in helping grow area talent. Comment
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There’s no dancing around it: Councilman Rafael Espinal talks cabaret laws with Gersh and Vince

Podcast: On the latest edition of BPL, a councilman attacks a silly, racist law, Kuntzman interviews Kuntzman, and a Brooklyn Cyclone talks baseball! Comments (4)
The Ride: A Cyclones first baseman Jose Maria grounded into three double plays and reliever Joe Napolitano gave up four runs in two innings as the Cyclones fell to the hated Staten island Yankees 7–4 at MCU Park. Comment

2017 Mermaid Parade

Coney Island: Talk about wet ’n’ wild! Comments (1)
It’s a Coney Island love story! Comments (2)
Crown Heights: They were armed and ready. Comments (1)
It’s becoming the trashy part of town. Comment
Dining: Brooklyn is chasing rainbows — and catching them! Comments (6)

Don’t blame Bernie, blame ourselves

Not for Nuthin’: “This notion that Bernie, of all people, had anything to do with Wednesday’s violence is foolhardy, unintelligent and poorly considered,” he wrote. Comment

Gerritsen Beach woman dies in Marine Park home

Marine Park: A 23-year-old Gerritsen Beach woman — Stefania Kalos — was found dead inside her boyfriend’s Marine Park home late on June 17, possibly as the result of a drug overdose, according to neighbors and police sources. Comment
Fort Hamilton: Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton hosted a celebrity softball game at the Fort Hamilton military base on June 16, honoring the Army’s birthday and shining a spotlight on the work of the forces. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz reintroduced legislation on June 2 that would ban notoriously noxious “booze cruises” from the Emmons Avenue piers, but it failed again to come to a vote. Comment
Marine Park: The Marine Park Civic Association is hosting an overdose-prevention training session to combat the rising heroin epidemic during its next meeting at the Carmine Carro Center on June 20. Comment
A garbage hauler plowed into a truck stuffed with seafood in Sunset Park on June 17. Comment
The Ride: Only a cyclone can stop the Cyclones! Comments (1)

AirbnBusted: City cracks down on two makeshift hotels in Southern Brooklyn

Bay Ridge: Talk about inn-undated! Comment
Coney Island: The Cosmos scored two goals in just a few minutes to notch a late-game comeback over Puerto Rico FC at MCU Park on June 16. Comment
Gerritsen Beach: Heather Hardy isn’t hanging up her boxing gloves, but she’s more than ready to step into the octagon, set to make her mixed martial arts debut at Madison Square Garden on June 24. Comment
Brighton Beach: It was a big celebration in Little Odessa! Comment
Transit: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is cutting weekend and early Monday morning service on 2 and 3 trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan beginning the evening of June 16 through next spring, according to the transit agency. Comments (1)
Red Hook: Talk about a sunny day. Comments (8)

Sheepshead Bay suspected wife-killer arrested

Sheepshead Bay: Authorities nabbed the Sheepshead Bay man suspected of killing his estranged wife in Coney Island after a week long manhunt that ended in Delaware, said police. Comment

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