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Manhattan Beach: He’ll blow you away! Comment
Downtown: Get a peek at sweet relief. Comment
Theater: Sing out your dead! Comments (2)

Shanghai surprise: Who teaches kids better, U.S. or them?

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist weighs the benefits of two countries’ educational systems, with help from a mom whose son is a product of both. Comments (5)

Our nation should be embarassed by domestic gun death toll

Every time there is a massacre of innocent lives lost, the public is directed to not point any fingers towards the gun laws, the NRA, or towards the men and women whom we have sent to the Congress to represent our views as a whole. What we are directed to accept in this brainwashing scenario is the following. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Mayor DeBlasio dished out nearly a dozen promises that would improve residents’ quality of life during a town hall in Sheepshead Bay on Sept. 14, including a pledge to scrub streets clean of graffiti, replace an entire failing sewer system by spring, and put in much-needed bus shelters. Here’s what Hizzoner vowed to do for Sheepshead Bay at the Connie Lekas School on Avenue Y: Comment

As predicted here, Republican gets Conservative line in Ridge race

Party Line: You read it here first! Comment
Marine Park: It’s a free parking free-for-all. Comment

It’s Shocktober in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: The first weekend of October is filled with frights, fuzzy guitars, and furry fun in Bay Ridge! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a German festival, an Italian celebration, and an Egyptian exhibition, along with aliens and marching bands! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

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Standing O: Proud parents CNG Assignment Editor Courtney Donahue-Taleporos and hubby Doron Taleporos welcomed little Henry Walter at 2:57 am Sept. 28. Comment
Bay Ridge: There was no separation between church and taste last Sunday! Comments (1)

A bum wrap: Animal mummy exhibit contains missing remains

Art: The animals are out of their graves! Comment
Event: A man, a plan, a parade! Panama! Comment
Sheepshead Bay: The city’s plans to crack down on Sheepshead bays “booze cruises” appear to be adrift. Comment

China syndrome: Whose kids get a better education?

Rhymes with Crazy: In China, they force kids to eat eggs. Here, we don’t learn our times tables. Who’s right and who’s wrong? Comment
Digital editions: And it will not respond to petty statements accusing otherwise. Its editorial team works tirelessly to report news that will make the borough great again, and no staff member has ever considered resigning from his or her post. So read on, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Bay Ridge: Call it a coffee klatch — not a town hall. Comment
Boro of Nerds: The Force is with them! Comment
Marine Park: Family and friends proudly hung up a new street sign on Avenue P and E. 36th Street on Oct. 1 to honor the heroism of one of Marine Park’s Bravest. Comment
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Gersh is gone — but Brooklyn Paper Radio endures

Podcast: It’s the end of an era — and the beginning of a new one! Comment

The Ambrose Light casts a satirical beam at Ridge politics

Bay Ridge: This Bay Ridge blogger is coming out of the shadows into the light! Comment

Rude awakening: Woman sleeping on D train rouses to man exposing himself in her face, cops say

Downtown: Police are searching for a perv who exposed his private parts in front of a woman on a Coney Island-bound D train. Comments (9)
Greenpoint: It was the boom heard ‘round the borough. Comments (1)
Manhattan Beach: Talk about new and M-proved! Comment
DUMBO: They’ll never forget it! Comments (1)

Cops cuff man and woman for attempted kidnapping in Park Slope

Park Slope: Officers arrested and charged a 60-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman on Thursday who they said attempted to snatch a 15-year-old girl off the streets of Park Slope on Sept. 22. Comments (1)
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Police: Motorcyclist shoots at driver after two trade words on C’Heights street

Crown Heights: Cops are searching for a pistol-packing biker who opened fire on another motorist in Crown Heights on Tuesday. Comment

Child missing in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst: A 13-year-old Bensonhurst boy was reported missing after he was last seen at his 78th Street home on Sept. 25. Comment
Georgetown: The city must take action to stop the regular flooding along Bergen Avenue, says a local pol, because the standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes in the summer, and can freeze over in colder months, becoming a hazard for pedestrians. Comment

Man gets 25 years in prison for slaying his Kensington landlord with samurai sword

Downtown: A 31-year-old man will spend 25 years behind bars for brutally slaying the landlord of his Kensington apartment with a samurai sword in 2014. Comments (2)

Williamsburg crime wave

Williamsburg: Police are searching for six brutes who attacked and robbed two teenagers in Williamsburg on Sept. 14. Comments (6)
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Police looking for pair of women who allegedly burgled W’burg residential building

Williamsburg: Authorities are hunting for two women they suspect stole several packages from inside a Williamsburg apartment building on Sept. 14. Comment

Ridgite arrested in stabbing of girlfriend

Crime: A Ridgite was arrested on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed his 18-year-old girlfriend in the torso and slashed her arm and chest on 62nd Street in Sunset Park on Tuesday night, police said. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Street names aside, how does the tony Kings County enclave compare to the prairie town? Comment

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