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Another chance to shake your Coney-maker

Coney Island: You partied for Coney Island on Tuesday, so now it’s time to shake your Coney-maker once more. Comment
Music: The Wrens may be seen as a Jersey band, but the lead man is from Brooklyn, baby! The group plays the Bell House on April 10. Comment

He’s home during break-in

Crime: This crook got away with everything as his victim slept. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Brass ball

Music: Now is the time to celebrate the trombone! Comment
Mayor Bloomberg’s contentious plan to reopen and expand the Brooklyn House of Detention suffered another setback on Monday when city Comptroller Bill Thompson blocked the project, citing a “corruptive” bidding process in awarding a $31.3-million contract. Comment
Politics: Mike Bloomberg wants YOU — to volunteer for his race for a third term. Comments (7)
Dining: Call it the trail of cheers — the popular Red Hook bistro Tini Wine Bar lost its lease in one space, but paraded up Van Brunt Street as volunteers (and even some wine-bar-loving tykes) hoisted the eatery’s possessions to a new storefront on Sunday. Comments (1)

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