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Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

Freaks out! Mermaid musical pits sideshow vs. Trump

Theater: Fred Trump is the villain in this “Little Mermaid” musical. Comment

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Plays together: Married playwrights debut two new comedies

Theater: Here are a couple of playwrights you should see. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017

How to deal with an accute case of Sudden Onset Ugliness

Rhymes with Crazy: What do you do when you’re suddenly hideous? Comment

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn becomes a magical land this week, with rock ’n’ roll unicorns and bears, fairy tale films, and a festival where the beer flows free. Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Locals protest Gentile over staffer’s harassment allegations

Bay Ridge: And they came armed with stuffed animals. Comments (9)

Just bead it: The best Mardi Gras events in Brooklyn

Nightlife: Lent it all hang out! Comment

Marching on: ‘Hungry’ brass band just wants to party

Music: They’re hungry for king cake! Comment

Mud-slinging in Bay Ridge’s Council race

Party Line: Republican hopeful Bob Capano says Democratic opponent Justin Brannan is breaking campaign finance law, but Brannan is accusing Capano of pushing “alternate facts.” has the scoop. Read more…

‘FIT’ for a Kings County: Fashion Institute of Technology to hold classes in Brooklyn

Fashion: These classes are tailor-made for Brooklyn. Comments (1)

It’s okay to be your kids’ friend

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie questions her mother’s wisdom on mothering. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

Car-boom! Cuomo: I’m blowing up the old Kosciuszko Bridge

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The Kosciuszko Bridge is going out with a bang! Comments (4)

Former Brooklyn Paper reporter wins prestigious journalism award

Alec MacGillis used to cover Bay Ridge and Brooklyn Heights in the late ’90s — and just look at him now! Comment

Teen stabbed in Prospect Park

Crown Heights: Two knife-wielding fiends stabbed an 18-year-old man out for an evening stroll with a pal in Prospect Park on Monday night, according to police. Comments (1)

Local band Lake Street Dive to headline this year’s Celebrate Brooklyn fest

Waiting in the Wings: Brooklyn soul-pop band Lake Street Dive will play the June 7 opening night of this year’s Bric Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, the annual kind-of-free summer concert series in Prospect Park. Comments (1)

Protestors slam Rep. Donovan outside Dyker office

Dyker Heights: They demanded he meet with his constituents and defend his controversial support of Trump’s immigration ban and congressional Republicans’ quest to undo the Affordable Care Act. Comments (11)

Horsing around! Mini-pony visits local seniors

Photo Galleries: A miniature therapy horse trotted into the Boro Park Center on Feb. 20 to brighten up seniors’ day with some love from the fluffy foal. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Pony up: Bankrupt Kensington Stables is for sale

Kensington: Hold your horses! Comments (8)

Hot news from CB2

City backpedals on Jay St. protected bike-lane plan

Mean Streets: This is going to be an uphill battle. Comments (21)

City wants to extend Fulton Street bus lane

Mean Streets: Fulton Street bus riders may finally get to experience life in the fast lane! Comments (11)

Theives boxing in boro businessmen to rob them

Crime: A trio of armed robbers is targeting well-heeled businessmen for dramatic heists on Brooklyn streets. Comments (1)

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Up in smoke: Sunset Park marijuana dispensary snubbed, state officials say

Leaves of Grass: Talk about a pipe dream. Comments (5)

State senators in the crosshairs

Activists besiege ‘traitor’ Hamilton for joining GOP-aligned bloc

Sunset Park: Sen. Jesse Hamilton, they are waiting on 42nd Street for you. Comments (5)

State Sen. Parker under fire for ‘accidentally’ voting to ban sanctuary cities

Flatbush: He says he was at a wedding when the vote happened so he got marked down as “yes.” Comments (6)

Police kill pellet-gun-packing Bushwick teen

Bushwick: Police officers shot and killed an 18-year-old in Bushwick early Sunday morning after they say he tried to rob a bodega then pointed what turned out to be a pellet gun at them. Comments (4)

Dry your tears, BookCourt fans — a new bookstore is coming to Smith Street

Carroll Gardens: Carroll Gardens is in the good books! Comments (3)

’Homeland’ films explosive presidential motorcade scene Downtown

Downtown: Crappy Presidents’ Day! Comments (4)

Law students — even the corporate ones — protest Trump Downtown

Brooklyn Is Angry: Forget Occupy Wall Street — tomorrow’s Wall Streeters are occupying Brooklyn. Comments (7)

Ridgites to city: ‘Fix dangerous steps’

Bay Ridge: Call it the stairway to hell. Comment

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Sunset Park, Bay Ridge tumbleweeds on day of ‘immigrant strike’

Photo Galleries: Immigrants in Sunset Park and Bay Ridge shuttered their storefronts and stayed home from work on Thursday as part of a national protest against President Trump administration’s policies toward immigrants. Comments (6)

Finally! New Bed-Stuy bakery making Biggie and Tupac cookies

Breaking Chews: Some rappers love getting baked — this guy loves baking rappers! Comments (15)

Clinton Hill Library needs new signs so people know it’s a library

Clinton Hill: The home of Clinton Hill’s “Hamilton” is getting a new marquee. Comments (9)

Speaker gives ‘State of the City’ at Kings Theatre

Midwood: She was the queen of Kings Theatre. Comments (1)

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Ewe’ve got mail: Kindhearted Cobble Hillian anonymously replaces local boy’s missing lamb toy

Awesome: Talk about a warm and fuzzy feeling! Comments (1)

Woody Allen’s new movie named ‘Wonder Wheel’

Cinema: And the iconic Coney Island amusement has a starring role. Comment

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