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Going Strong

Event: It’s pose before bros! Comment

Get mugged: Brewery’s mug club rewards loyal drinkers

Gowanus: Be sure that everybody knows your name. Comments (2)
Books: Welcome to the “Gun” show! Comments (1)

Go the way of the dinosaur — Manhattan!

Rhymes with Crazy: Lenore offers some fossil fuel for thought. Comment

Donovan ‘missing’ in Bay Ridge

Letters: Just goes to show that you win more flies with honey than with vinegar. I would like a town hall, but have not been able to jump on the bandwagon of bullying and mocking to get this to happen. I think it would be more effective to request one politely. Comment

I’ve got the power: Ranking city’s most influential

Spin Cycle: Who holds the city’s levers of power changes every year, and that’s why we rank ’em! Comment

Bay Ridge is going old-school

Bay Ridge Nights: Get some retro rock in the Ridge this weekend! Comment

Hikind lashes out at Menchaca

Party Line: Assemblyman Dov Hikind says he can’t forgive Councilman Carlos Menchaca for a second slight against Israel and won’t support the one-time ally in his 2017 reelection campaign. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week, we’ve got a glam rock musical, a brewery opening, a tribute to the women of classic Hollywood, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Music: She plays a screening guitar! Comment
Manhattan Beach: School seniors — meaning adults over age 60, not those in their last semester before graduation — signed up for classes at Kingsborough Community College on Feb. 23, through the Manhattan Beach campus’s My Turn program, which offers more than 400 classes to senior scholars free of charge. Comment
Bay Ridge: Sure, he hasn’t had a town hall meeting. But that doesen’t mean Rep. Dan Donovan isn’t meeting with his constituents. Here’s what four people who had a chance to sit down with him had to say. Comment

On the Mike: Rocker Doughty returns to W’burg with ninth solo album

Williamsburg: For this rocker, Brooklyn comes first. Comment

On the Mike: Rocker Doughty returns to W’burg with ninth solo album

Music: For this rocker, Brooklyn comes first. Comment

Paper trail: French artist creates a flat forest

Art: He’s a paper back painter! Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: The heart-healthy heroes at Maimonides Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Center hoisted the flag in celebration of National Heart Month. Comment
Page 1: You can’t spell “Brooklyn” without the letters G-E-R-S-H. While not techically accurate, you get the idea. I’m the former editor here — the guy who put the “ape” in Brooklyn Paper. Remember that time I posed naked for an art class in Bushwick (you can’t unsee it!)? Remember that time I used caffeine suppositories on Yom Kippur (that’ll teach you, G-d!)? Remember that time I ate artisanal dog food (all it needed was hot sauce!)? Admit it, you miss that spirit, that spunk, those suppositories. Well, I’m still around — banging it out at and still doing the one thing all Brooklynites do: keep hustlin’! Read more…
Marine Park: The sign says not to litter, but people are littering anyway. Comment
Williamsburg: The organizers returned to Community Board 1 this month with apologies, a whole new pitch, and Assemblywoman Maritza Davila (D–Bushwick) . Comment

In the Heights

Train-wrecked! Transit pundits pan streetcar at Heights panel

Brooklyn Heights: It is not too late to switch tracks! Comments (13)

Bridge Park activists honored at Heights civic’s annual shindig

Bridge ‘Park’: Three cheers for Brooklyn Bridge Park activists! Comments (4)
Music: She sings the songs that make the whole island sing! Comments (1)

I didn’t watch the Oscars, but here’s what I think about it!

Not for Nuthin’: Our columnist second hand review is first-rate reading! Comment
Prospect Heights: Borough President Adams judged a book by its cover — and he’s proud of it! Comments (3)
Brooklyn Is Angry: A Bay Ridge congressman says he’ll never have a town hall meeting in Brooklyn after being mocked in signs plastered across the neighborhood and heckled the last time he showed up here. Comments (14)

Thrust into greatness! Brighton Beach teen is national fencing champ

Coney Island: Talk about getting the upper hand! Comment
Boro of Nerds: Carroll Gardens’ newest bar will get you wasted — by space pirates! Comments (1)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: What’s better than a talking dog? A spelling bee! Comments (1)

Packer boys can’t pack final punch in Independent title game

The Packer Collegiate Institute boys basketball team came up just short of a ‘B’ title on Feb. 27, falling to the Dwight School 43–40 in the Association of Independent Schools championship game. Comment

Country roads: Brooklyn duo find hoops home at West Virginia

Teyvon Myers and Tarik Phillip took the long way ‘round from Brooklyn to West Virginia, but the senior pair have excelled in Morgantown this season. Comment

Waiting game: South Shore bides time before playoff run

High School Sports: The top-seeded Lady Vikings haven’t played an actual basketball game in over a month, but the reigning city champs are certain the time off has been good for the squad. Comment
The Long Island University men’s basketball team was sitting at .500 in December, but since then the squad has turned things around, setting its sights on a league title. Comment

Brooklyn's birds of prey

Marine Park: Brooklyn’s cleaner environment has been great news for Marine Park’s raptors — but less so for the squirrels. Comment
Marine Park: Youngsters got to be serious bird watchers for the day — on the lookout for flying hawks and falcons — during the Parks Department’s Birds of Prey event at the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park on Feb. 23. Comment


Greenpoint: They say they should’ve been asked first — and think it could pollute the air. Comments (1)
Flatbush: They’re not throwing away their shot. Comments (2)

Loughlin letdown: Lions stumble in Brooklyn-Queens final

High School Sports: Bishop Loughlin grabbed a dramatic win in the Brooklyn-Queens semis, but the Lions couldn’t quite maintian that momentum in the final, falling to Archbishop Molloy on Feb. 24. Comment
Keith Williams drained three shots from the line to send the game to overtime as Bishop Loughlin defeated Christ the King 98–90 in the Brooklyn-Queens semifinals on Feb. 22, sending the Lions into tonight’s championship game on a high note. Comment
Cinema: The Dapper Don lives on! Comment

Mitchell-calmer: Clinton Hill co-op residents vote against privatization

Clinton Hill: The results are in — and “in” is the result! Comments (10)
Bridge ‘Park’: They claim the park stands to rake in $300 million more than it has projected over the next 50 years. Comments (8)
Kensington: It is an un-stable situation! Comments (6)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: You can call him “the fuzz.” Comments (10)
Sunset Park: Call it a secular conversion. Comments (6)

Mitchell-drama! Clinton Hill co-op at war over whether to cash in

Changing Brooklyn: And now the pols are getting involved. Comments (11)

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