Tune back: Musician sings of returning to Brooklyn

Music: Everything’s coming up Rose! Comment

A convenient time for an ‘Inconvenient Sequel’

Spin Cycle: This week, our columnist cheers Al Gore. Comments (2)

Sound Off To The Editor

Letters: Just when you think the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is on the right track, they came up with one of the dumbest things I ever read. On some of the trains they want to eliminate seats so the train can handle more passengers, making the train even more crowded. So if you’re a pregnant women or an older senior, too bad, but both of you will have to stand. As some Brooklyn neighborhoods have increased in population, the public transportation system is still in the dark ages. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got beer, bunnies, and bare bodkins! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Strolling along the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Third time’s the charm! Comment
Books: Good-bye to “Goodnight Moon!” Comments (1)
The Cyclones have struggled at the plate this season, but Jose Miguel Medina is hoping he can provide a bit of late-season hitting. Comment
Long-time Cosmos coach Giovanni Savarese isn’t going anywhere, despite recent rumors, but that doesn’t mean the squad isn’t embracing change. Comment
Mean Streets: This intersection needs an intervention! Comment

Amazing teen starts non-profit

Standing O: Teenage visionary launches organization to educate and empower youth on health issues. Comment

Ridge Republican fiddles with Working Family line

Party Line: He’s outta line! Comment

A 16-year-old, a foreign country, and mudslides

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures out how to deal with the unknown. Comment
Dining: Try the new brew! Comment
Ferry Tales: Time for some northern exposure! Comments (2)

Police searching for serial robber

Flatlands: Cops are hunting for a gun-toting nogoodnik who went on a robbery spree in Flatlands and Sheepshead Bay on July 20. Comment

On the Radio: Buzzy O’Keeffe speaks of the River Cafe’s 40th birthday — and his time as a spy eyeing Russia!

Podcast: Who knew the owner of one of Brooklyn’s most celebrated restaurants had so many opinions on so many things? The Lennon and McCartney of Community Journalism, that’s who. Comments (1)
Digital editions: Don’t worry about a thing, folks. The Brooklyn Paper has all its shots. There is no need to wear rubber gloves when you read us, or worry that you’ll get some disease when you smell our ink and paper. And no, that is not a euphemism. So read us without fear, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…
He’s packing quite a punch — even as a teen. Comment
Midwood: He took his foot off the gas! Comment
Coney Island: Come check this out! Comment

Reality check: Cyclones lose to Ironbirds

The Ride: Here we go again. Comment
Music: They’ll make some noise one more time! Comment

Strap in for ‘Sharknado 5’

Not for Nuthin’: Oh double hell no! “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming” is blowing into your living room on Aug. 6. Comment
The Jets came up short of a city championship last year, but this year’s squad has its sights set on another run — and it begins over summer break. Comment
Cosmos standout Eric Calvillo was an offensive force on July 29, finding the back of the net twice to lift his team to a 2–1 victory over Miami FC at MCU Park. Comment
Marine Park: A group of local moms are livid that their neighborhood parks — IS 278 and Lenape Playground — are falling apart, with regularly clogged spray showers, uneven flooring, and chipped paint, and they’re demanding the city give the play-spaces a makeover before a kid trips and gets seriously hurt. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Some locals are refusing to vaccinate their pets against virulent and potentially deadly illnesses thanks to a growing crusade against the life-saving inoculations, according to borough vets. Comments (102)

Cyclones win a game, end five-game losing streak

The Ride: Finally! Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Cops are hunting for the knife-wielding villain who fatally stabbed Sheepshead Bay resident Maxim Doukhan in broad daylight outside his Avenue Z apartment building on July 30. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: An allegedly overtired driver rear-ended a police car on Knapp Street on July 29, police said. Comment

Clones lose fifth in a row

The Ride: Yeesh. Comment
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Talk about shedding tears of joy! Comments (3)
Politics: The Brooklyn Democratic Party took one small step towards progress. Comment

Cyclones lose again

The Ride: Wow. This is getting ugly. Comment
DUMBO: These bikers got the beat! Comment
Red Hook: It’s not the container store. Comment

After off day, Cyclones’ bats take day off

The Ride: The last-place Cyclones were shutout in Massachusetts. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: This ceremony is on the up-and-up! Comment

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