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Midwood: Domo arigato, Peter Kokis — for showing us these costumes just when we needed you! Comments (2)

Gravesend lights up for Christmas!

BoroBeat: Gravesend residents came out to celebrate the Christmas season with a tree lighting in Lady Moody Square. See our slideshow for all the festive fun. Comment

Fired up environmentalists fight plan to torch Sandy-toppled trees

Environmental advocates say burning hurricane hardwoods will be deterimintal to resident’s health — and the city’s coffers. Comments (3)
Gravesend: Students at the Gravesend school learned the art of making gifts from scratch during a course in do-it-yourself crafts. Comment

Chanukah comes to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center welcomed the holiday — and Hurricane Sandy refugees staying in the neighborhood — to the annual big celebration of the festival of lights. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Stones celebrate golden anniversary in Brooklyn

Prospect Heights: The Rolling Stones have been touring for just over a half century — but those were just dry runs for the electrifying performance the rockers put on at the Barclays Center on Saturday. Comments (1)

Cross-species assistance!

Cross-species assistance!

Sheepshead Bay: A Sheepshead Bay paramedic came to the rescue of a wounded falcon found on the Belt Parkway last week. Check out all the high-flying action in our slideshow. Comment
Turkey was on everyone’s mind this week as scores of borough business leaders opened up their hearts — and refrigerators — to supply residents with free birds for their Thanksgiving table. Gobble up all the good will in our slide show! Comment

Picking up the pieces — volunteers help clean out Mermaid Avenue green space

Coney Island: People came from across city to help clean out the Santos White Community Garden in Coney Island. Comment

Brooklyn Marathon a runner’s high for borough’s joggers

Who needs the ING New York City Marathon when you can run 26.2 miles without leaving the borough? Comments (2)

New York Marathon didn’t work out, but Brooklyn’s did 

Nearly 500 long-distance runners pounded the pavement in Prospect Park for the second annual Brooklyn Marathon on Nov. 18. Comment
Thousands of volunteers poured into Coney Island and Brighton Beach on Nov. 10 to help cleanup efforts. Comment

Royal beauty bright! Politico cranks up Christmas display

BoroBeat: Frank Seddio carried on his traditional holiday light display for the 26th time on Dec. 9 — complete with perennial favorites and new adornments. See our slideshow for all the well-lit fun. Comment
Major sections of Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Sheepshead Bay still don’t have electricity, heat, or hot water, say residents and merchants who are spending their third week repairing damaged homes and storefronts. Comments (1)

Remember Halloween?

Marine Park: A little something called Hurricane Sandy prevented us from writing about Itty Bitty Adventures Pre-School’s Halloween bash. But you can still see all the ghoulish fun in our slideshow! Comment

Canarise community center dispenses candy — and terror!

Canarsie: Kids had a happy Halloween at the Bay View Community Center. See our slideshow for all the phant-astic fun! Comment
BoroBeat: Ridge and Dyker tots were treated to two Halloween events as Brooklyn rebounded from Hurricane Sandy. See the slideshow for all the spooky fun. Comment

Fairway’s return is a ways off

Red Hook: Don’t expect to find organic kale, artisan cheeses, or Greek yogurt in Red Hook any time soon. Comments (7)
Midwood: Things are going to heat up at the polls in Midwood tomorrow! First, former councilman and deputy comptroller Simcha Felder is going to take on state Sen. David Storobin. Then, state Sen. Kevin Parker is going to defend his seat against a young woman who loves the color pink. Comment
The Nets kicked off a new era with a victory over the Toronto Raptors in the first pro sports home game in Brooklyn since 1957 — providing a moment of respite for a borough still reeling from Hurricane Sandy. Comments (11)

Men’s Club of Bay Ridge strikes again!

Bay Ridge: Women from the Men’s Club of Bay Ridge’s Ladies Chapter held a charity bash to raise $2,000 for new bowling shirts for the Guild for Exceptional Children’s team. Comment
Hurricane Sandy lived up to its name in Coney Island. Comments (3)

Sandy smashes the Shore

Sandy destroyed a piece of Coney Island history. Comment

Sandy: The aftermath

Sandy: The aftermath

The damage Hurricane Sandy wrought on the borough was on everyone’s minds, cameras, smart phones, and anything else with a lens and shutter yesterday. Here’s an eye-popping glance at Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath. Comment

Army retirees taught the ancient art of reiki

Bay Ridge: Hundreds of U.S. Army retirees showed up at Fort Hamilton last week to get a much-deserved pat on the back. Comment

More photos of Sandy and its aftermath

More photos of Sandy and its aftermath

Here’s an additional batch of photos showing Hurricane Sandy hitting the borough — and the damaged it left behind. Click here for pictures from Southern Brooklyn neighborhoods. Comments (3)

Snapshots of Sandy

Snapshots of Sandy

Our photographers, reporters, contributors, and readers captured some amazing photos of the storm and its aftermath. Here are some of their best shots. Comments (1)
BoroBeat: Kids, parents, and teachers had a great time celebrating all things fall at the school’s first Fall Festival. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Pick a pumpkin: PS 130’s fall fest is a blast for families, kids and pumpkin lovers

BoroBeat: Think you could guess the weight of a giant pumpkin? Comment

Singing senior wows judges

BoroBeat: Seniors belted it out at Xaverian High School on Saturday in hopes of being dubbed Senior Idol. For all the performances, see our slideshow. Comment

Costumed canines compete for best dressed

BoroBeat: Bay Ridge’s pooches came out in their finest Halloween costumes for the annual Canine Costume Contest at the Narrows Botanical Gardens’ Harvest Festival on Sunday. For all the fall festivities, see our slideshow. Comment

Brooklynites run for walruses in need

Coney Island: Hundreds turn out for annual Run for the Wild — which honored the mighty mustachioed walrus this year. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

City cuts ribbon on gift to Ridge children

Bay Ridge: Students and staff at the new PS 264 Bay Ridge Elementary School of the Arts celebrated the opening of the new learning facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 3. Comment

Bensonhurst’s past and present come together on Columbus Day

Bensonhurst: The annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade united Bensonhurstites old and new as it marched down 18th Avenue on Oct. 6. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
Bay Ridge: Dog-owners are foaming at the mouth over the lack of corner trash cans — a state of affairs they claim has given them no place to put their best friend’s doo-doo bags. Comments (8)
Bensonhurst: Members of the Societa Santa Fortunata di New York led the saint’s procession through Bensonhurst during the weekend of Sept. 29. Comment

Ridgites: Third Avenue fair better than Atlantic Antic

Bay Ridge: Thousands flocked to Third Avenue on Sunday for what organizers insisted was the biggest and best street fair in the borough. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Old time fun! Stickball still a neighborhood sensation

Bay Ridge: Warriors of the broom handle gathered on Saturday to keep the hallowed rite of stickball alive. Comments (8)

Ragamuffin Parade a rousing ride for Ridge rugrats

Bay Ridge: The 46th annual Ragamuffin Parade drew young Ridgites dressed as butterflies, bees, lions, and more to Third Avenue on Saturday. See all of the creative costumes in our slideshow. Comments (1)

Jay-Z opens Barclays Center to sold-out crowd

Jay-Z opens Barclays Center to sold-out crowd

Atlantic Yards: Legendary rapper Jay-Z played the first-ever show at the Barclays Center on Friday night, packing the new arena with a hometown crowd eager to welcome the native son back to Brooklyn. Comments (26)

Greeking out in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge: The annual Greek Cultural Festival drew thousands of visitors, who enjoyed traditional food, music, and entertainment. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Kids enjoy last drop of summer fun

Marine Park: Kids and parents kicked off the school year in style thanks to a Back-to-School Festival held in Marine Park on Saturday. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment
Atlantic Yards: Developers and city officials marked the opening of the Barclays Center arena with a symbolic ribbon cutting on Friday, touting it as a “big win” for Brooklyn — but mask-clad protesters slammed those same big wigs for failing to provide enough jobs to residents in the borough. Comments (72)
Cinema: A second Warriors movie has made the arduous journey to Coney Island. Comments (22)
Books: Wonder Woman was born on Paradise Island, but her life as a comic book heroine has been hell. Comment

Flatbush Frolic brings crowd, businesses to Cortelyou

Flatbush: The food and fun-filled festival on Cortelyou Road reached has reached new heights, participants said. Comment

Ridge Runners race to honor fallen hero

Bay Ridge: Athletes took the streets of Bay Ridge to honor fallen police officer and Xaverian High School grad Chris Hoban. Comment

Revolutionary party in Southern Brooklyn!

Dyker Heights: Gravesend neighbors celebrated the birthdays of two of its leading members with an 18th-century-themed party in full costume. Check out our slideshow for all the fun! Comment

Brooklyn remembers 9-11

Hundreds of somber Brooklynites attended memorial services held across the borough, paying tribute to the men, women, and loved ones who perished in the attacks on 9-11. Comment

Lady of Sorrow touches down in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst: Even though the Lady of Sorrows procession was rained out, the show still went on at Saint Athanasius Church in Bensonhurst. Comment

Spelling smarties go head-to-head

Children participating in our spelling bee at Kings Plaza’s Back-to-School Expo impressed everyone with their skills. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Two-wheeled salute: Motorcycle run honors fallen

Mill Basin: Members of Bikers for America’s Bravest honored the victims of 9-11 on Sunday, riding from Floyd Bennett Field to the World Trade Center site. Comment
Bay Ridge: True blue Brooklynites cheered on President Obama as he accepted the Democratic nomination on Thursday, holding a mini-Democratic National Convention in GOP-controlled Bay Ridge. Comment
Crown Heights: Thousands flocked to Eastern Parkway to celebrate Caribbean pride during the 45th annual West Indian Day Parade on Monday. See all the colorful costumes in our slideshow. Comment

Festa di Santa Rosalia Feast resurrected — with pictures!

Bensonhurst: The 18th Avenue Feast is in full swing. Check out all the fun in our slideshow! Comment

Color collision!

Color collision!

Mill Basin: Amateur athletes flocked to Aviator Sports Center last weekend to participate in the Color Run. See all the vibrant, paint-splattered pictures in our slideshow. Comment

Ridge runs to remember

BoroBeat: Hundreds came out on Saturday to remember the soldiers who died protecting our country during the annual Run for the Fallen event. See our slideshow for all the action. Comment
Williamsburg: Two transit entrepreneurs are battling for Brooklyn’s newest trade route: the increasingly popular passage between Williamsburg and the Rockaways. Comments (48)

The Big Screecher’s appetite isn’t big enough! Bensonhurst rival out-eats Courier columnist

Bensonhurst: Carmine met his match on Sunday when he lost the annual Ice Cream-Eating Contest at L&B Spumoni Gardens. See our slideshow for all the brain-freezing action. Comment
Midwood: Someone found a grenade sitting by a tree in Midwood, but what happened next can only be seen in our slideshow. Comment
Marine Park: Family and friends of Jonathan DeMarco held a surprise going-away party for a Marine Park 19-year-old who signed up to be a soldier. Check out our slideshow for all the heartwarming, patriotic tributes. Comment

Thousands flock to Gerritsen Beach Games

Gerritsen Beach: There was something for everyone at the annual street festival. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Cops arrest the whole borough — with fun!

Families across Brooklyn played games and barbecued with New York’s Finest on Tuesday during the annual National Night Out Against Crime. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Handball players descend on Coney Island

Coney Island: It was handball hysteria at the People’s Playground as hundreds of rubber-ball slappers vied for a championship title. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

The Big Screecher’s riding the rails again!

Bensonhurst: Courier columnist Carmine Santa Maria hasn’t taken a subway in more than 25 years because he couldn’t get his trusty scooter onto the el at Bay Parkway. But that accursed curse was finally lifted yesterday. See how his wondrous adventure to the People’s Playground unfolded in our slideshow. Comment

Junior performers bring Broadway to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn kids put their own twist on Broadway shows in the Narrows Community Theater’s revue, “Broadway in Bay Ridge.” See all the talent in our slideshow. Comment

Kings plaza converted into tie-dye factory

Mill Basin: Kids had a pretty groovy time tie-dyeing T-shirts at the Kings Plaza on Saturday. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment
Flatbush: More than 50 people were injured as firefighters scrambled to put out yesterday’s seven-alarm inferno. Get a play-by-play of what happened with our slideshow. Comment

The Olympics come to Brooklyn — starring kids!

Mill Basin: Brooklyn children had a blast playing in Aviator Sports’ Olympic Sports Festival on July 22. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
Coney Island: The annaul Sand Sculpting Conest brought artists of all ages out to Coney Island on Saturday, turning the sandy beach into masterpiece after masterpiece. See the works of art in our slideshow. Comment

Summer Stroll strolls on despite rainy weather

BoroBeat: Merchants and pedestrians braved the rain for the first-ever Third Avenue Summer Stroll on Friday. See the fun in our slideshow. Comment

East meets West at sixth annual Arab-American Festival

Bay Ridge: The annual bazaar in Shore Road Park featured music, craftwork, and cuisine from across the Middle East. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Kids shine on the dance floor

Flatlands: Young students at PS 207’s Early Childhood Center celebrated the end of the year by thrilling parents and teachers alike by cutting a rug. Comment

Female competitive eater destroys male gluttons in Coney cupcake contest

Talk about a major sweet tooth! Comment

Happy Mardi Gras!

BoroBeat: Midwood held its annual Mardi Gras on Avenue M on Sunday, treating families to live entertainment, shopping, and rides. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Students show off LEGO chops at PS 188

BoroBeat: Students at the Coney Island school put their construction skills to the test during a fun — and educational — event on June 23. See their masterpieces in our slideshow. Comment

An unforgettable Mermaid Parade

Scantily-clad mermaids, nymphs, and mermen came out in full force on Saturday for the 30th annual Mermaid Parade — and celebration founder Dick Zigun says it was a memorable party, especially after being drugged at last year’s festival. Comment

Trump Towers is the new ‘Oz’

Brighton Beach: Students from PS 100 staged the classic musical for seniors at the Brighton Beach complex. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
BoroBeat: We can’t stop singing their praises. Comment

Berry binge in Ditmas Park

BoroBeat: Hungry kids and adults sunk their faces into heaping piles of strawberry shortcake at the Cortelyou Greenmarket on Sunday in hopes of being crowned Brooklyn’s king of cake eaters. Check out our slideshow for all the messy fun. Comment

Grinders flip over new skate park

Canarsie: Skaters cheered the opening of the new skate park by jumping, swerving, and grinding their way through the course. See our slideshow for all the rad moves. Comment

Pets suit up for ‘wagging rights’

Coney Island: Pets paraded the Boardwalk dressed in their best and wackiest outfits all in hopes of winning great prizes in the second annual Pet Day Costume Contest. See our slideshow for all the costumed craziness. Comment

Bay Ridge celebrates U.S. Army’s birthday

Bay Ridge: The U.S. Army is 237 years young! Comment

Kids give peace a chance

Canarsie: Kids know what war’s good for — absolutely nothin’. Comment

Green point in Greenpoint! McGolrick Park gets farmers market

Dining: Lazy Sundays are becoming grazing Sundays in Greenpoint thanks to a new farmer’s market at McGolrick Park. Comments (6)

Neighbors say Celebrate Brooklyn concerts are too loud

Brooklyn Is Angry: Bass-heavy beats from Prospect Park’s popular Celebrate Brooklyn concert series are shaking homes and rattling windows in Windsor Terrace, say angry neighbors who claim the free tunes aren’t music to their ears. Comments (37)

PS 226’s country fair a rollickin’ good time

Bensonhurst: The Bensonhurst school experienced some country livin’ at the annual outdoor festival. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Marine Park patriots celebrate Old Glory’s birthday

Marine Park: Hundreds of Marine Park residents celebrated the U.S. flag’s birthday with a concert on June 10. See our slideshow for all the patriotic fun. Comment

Who loves Israel more than Sheepshead Bay?

Sheepshead Bay: Southern Brooklynites celebrated all things Israel at the annual celebration hosted by the Kings Bay Y. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Bensonhurst festival puts diversity on display

Bensonhurst: The annual Bensonhurst festival attracted a wide range of vendors and visitors for Sunday’s event. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Bay Ridge kicks up its heels

Bay Ridge: The Bay Ridge Community Council honored neighborhood leaders at its annual bash, and passed the torch from three-year president to incoming president. Check out our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
Marine Park: Kids showed off their talens in Marine Park on Monday during the neighborhood’s annual Community Youth Showcase. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Success and setbacks at yearly street fair

Bay Ridge: Ridgites flocked to Fifth Avenue for the annual Fifth Avenue Festival on June 3. Check out all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Kicked off! Students lose to teachers in PS 52 rubber game

Sheepshead Bay: PS 52 teachers and staff won the annual teacher vs. student game, but kids still had a great time. See our slideshow for photos of all the action. Comment
Dyker Heights: Students at IS 201 celebrated the work of William Shakespeare at their annual Shakespeare Festival where they turned their school into a Renaissance fair. Check out all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Graffiti be gone!

Ditmas Park: A good-natured gang of volunteers took to Church Avenue on Saturday to rid the thoroughfare of unsightly trash and vandalism. Check out the photos in our slideshow. Comment

Enterprise sets sail

BoroBeat: Brooklynites were treated to a rare sight on Sunday as a barge pulled Enterprise space shuttle past the Kings County shoreline. See photos of the voyage in our slideshow. Comment

They’ve got the golden ticket! Students perform ‘Willy Wonka’

BoroBeat: Students at IS 226 in Bensonhurst treated parents, teachers, and staff to a world of pure imagination with their version of the beloved story. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

PS 52 art students inspired by the greats

BoroBeat: Students at the Sheepshead Bay school displayed their artwork and performed in concerts at the end-of-the-year celebration. Comment

Navy band rocks out at Sheepshead Bay High

BoroBeat: Bad weather kept the Navy Seals from putting on a planned air show at the school, but the rain didn’t stop a Navy band from entertaining the students. Comment

Open season! It’s Bushwick’s biggest art event of the year

Art: Here’s the shortlist of the 500 plus studios open to the public in Bushwick this weekend. Comments (3)

Memorial Day Parade unites soldiers young and old

BoroBeat: A new crop of veterans who marched in the parade on Monday are keeping the nation’s oldest Memorial Day celebration going strong. See our slideshow for all the patriotic festivities. Comment

Cyclists get psyched up at Bike Fetish Day

Williamsburg: There’s no love like the love a Brooklynite shares with his or her bicycle. Comments (2)

Sheepshead Bay goes country!

BoroBeat: PS 238 brought country to Brooklyn during their rockin’ spring concert. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment
BoroBeat: Nearly 2,000 people welcomed sailors to New York at the 10th annual Salute to Ships at Fort Hamilton. See all the festivities in our slideshow. Comment

Remembering heroes and victims of 9-11

BoroBeat: Middle schoolers at William McKinley spent months creating a 150-foot tribute to the World Trade Center attacks so they would never forget that fateful day. Comment

Vikings invade Bay Ridge

BoroBeat: The neighborhood celebrated its Scandinavian roots with the annual Viking Fest and Norwegian Independence Day Parade. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Sheepshead Bay celebrates Memorial Day early

BoroBeat: The annual parade brought out more than 450 residents who paid tribute to the service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. For all the red, white, and blue festivities, see our slideshow. Comment

Record number of visitors flock to BayFest

BoroBeat: Visitors flocked to Emmons Avenue to see bands, party with neighbors and friends, and enjoy Sunday’s perfect weather. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment
Mill Basin: Brooklynites flocked to Floyd Bennett Field for good weather, cotton candy, and carnival rides at the Kings County Fair. Comment

PS 52 students jump around for a good cause

BoroBeat: Youngsters at the Sheepshead Bay school put their jump rope skills to the test to raise money for the American Heart Association. Check out the fun they had in our slideshow. Comment
BoroBeat: Borough President Markowitz lauded the renovations of the “green jewel” of Southern Brooklyn at a reception celebrating the city’s largest public golf course on May 15. Comment

Here’s mud in your eye!

BoroBeat: More than 400 tossed tractor tires and slogged through the muck during the Metro Dash at the Aviator Sports and Events Center. See all the pictures in our slideshow. Comment
BoroBeat: New York Methodist Hospital’s surgeons, physicians, nurses, and guests rocked out with stars at the Brooklyn Museum for the medical center’s annual fundraiser on May 12. Comment
BoroBeat: New recruits and their families got a sneak peak at their future in the Army with a day of competitions and exhibitions at the base. Comment

Floyd Bennett Field’s rich history

Sunday Read: In this week’s Sunday Read, we harken back to a time when planes made Brooklyn their home. Comment

A taste of Asia in Brooklyn

BoroBeat: McKinley Park turned into a showcase of the best Brooklyn’s growing Asian-American community has to offer during last week’s annual Asian-Pacific Heritage Festival. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment

CB15 trounced! Neighborhood group beats board 20–9 in softball game

BoroBeat: The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association trounced Community Board 15 in the groups’ annual charity softball game on May 6. For all the action, check out our slideshow. Comment

Laughs in the laboratory

BoroBeat: Parents and students of PS 255 spent Thursday night conducting basic experiments at an event that proved science is fun. Check out the good times in our slideshow. Comment
BoroBeat: Brooklyn Theater Arts High School’s newly renovated auditorium provided students with better lighting and acoustics for their rockin’ production of “Footloose.” Comment

Williamsburger: My landlord demolished my apartment while I was out

Williamsburg: A landlord punished for strong-arming rent-stabilized tenants broke into a Bedford Avenue apartment under the auspice of home repairs and trashed the place in an attempt to force a tenant to move out, a Williamsburg resident told cops. Comments (40)

Church Avenue party draws hundreds

BoroBeat: The neighborhood’s yearly fete lets kids and families take over the block between E. 10th Street and Argyle Road on April 29. Check out all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Trash mob!

BoroBeat: Do-gooder Kensington residents armed with brooms, rakes, and gloves cleaned up Church Avenue. Check out all the fun in our slideshow. Comment

Baseball’s back! Our Lady of Grace kicks off season

BoroBeat: Gravesend’s Our Lady of Grace Athletic Association’s Little League season kicked off with a bang, thanks to an Opening Day parade on April 28 that drew more than 500 players. Check out all the fun! Comment

Will Williamsburg’s new Wythe Hotel become the hipster Hilton?

Williamsburg: The Wythe Hotel opened for business on Tuesday, offering 72 rooms boasting original details, modern street art, a restaurant serving seasonal fare, posh bars, a theater for film screenings, and skyline views of Manhattan from the roof of the neighborhood’s newest luxury hotel. Comment

Sewage games! Manhattan leads Bay Ridge, Coney Island in wastewater contest

Bay Ridge: Five teams of city sewage workers battled each other to repair equipment, test pollution levels in water, and fix leaky pipes during an annual contest at the Owl’s Head wastewater plant. Comment

Feminist fete at Brooklyn Museum

Art: Feminist icons, artists, and scores of revelers partied at Brooklyn Museum’s annual Brooklyn Artist Ball on Wednesday. Comment

Play ball!

BoroBeat: Kids from Saint Athanasius School paraded through Bensonhurst as part of tradition to kick off Little League season. See our slideshow for all the action. Comment
Flatbush: Residents say the Parkside Avenue station should get more than a new coat of paint. Comment

Skating the night away

BoroBeat: Families came out to hit the rink for Family Skate Night, which raised money for Millenium Development’s Relay for Life team. Comment

Little Leaguers compete for baseball bragging rights

BoroBeat: Little Leaguers showed up to show off their talents at the Bergen Beach Youth Organization’s second annual Pitch, Hit, and Run challenge. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Dog days! Australian dingoes are your new neighbors

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The adorable pack of wild canines now call Brooklyn home. Comment
BoroBeat: It’s certainly more action-packed than crocheting. Comment

Rewarding positive behavior

Rewarding positive behavior

BoroBeat: PS 249 kicked off its new incentive program with a party filled with performances, music, and dancing. Comment

Kids learn the art of the bow in Marine Park

BoroBeat: Children, teens, and adults flocked to Lenape Playground to learn how to sling arrows on April 8. Check out the photos in our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
BoroBeat: Kids at the Marine Park school blew the audience away with their production of the 2002 Broadway musical. Comment
Marine Park: Click through and see what happened! Comment

Kids charge Dyker Park in search of eggs

BoroBeat: The first-ever 13th Avenue Merchants’ Easter Egg hunt drew hundreds of youngsters who searched high and low. Check out the photos in our slideshow. Comment
BoroBeat: The People’s Playground opened for its summer season on April 1, drawing big crowds to its classic attractions. Check out the photos in our slideshow. Comment

Robin Hood takes over Ditmas Park school!

BoroBeat: PS 217 was turned into Sherwood Forest on March 31 as kids participated in a Robin Hood-themed fair and took part in a production of the epic tale. Comment

PS 102’s Night of Stars did not disappoint

BoroBeat: The best and brightest young talent from the Bay View School performed at their annual talent show. Comment

Dog-napped pup visits kids

BoroBeat: Kids at PS 193 were so interested in the story of Brooklyn the dog-napped Yorkie, they invited the cuddly pup to their classroom. Check out the photos in our slideshow! Comment

Pajama party!

BoroBeat: PJ-clad tots snuggled with blankets while teachers read classic books at PS 255 on March 29. Comment

Kids clean Marine Park — of Easter eggs!

BoroBeat: With hundreds of kids on the hunt, those eggs didn’t stand a chance. Comment
BoroBeat: Bay Academy students got their hands dirty with cool science exhibits during the Sheepshead Bay school’s annual Family Science and Math Night. Check out our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

A bridge from G’point to Manhattan? A wind turbine at Newtown Creek?

Greenpoint: How should Greenpoint spend $19.5 million in money slated for environmental projects? Comment

Vietnam vets get their due

Harbor Watch: Vietnam vets finally receive recognition for their service to the country during the third annual Vietnam Veterans’ Day at Ft. Hamilton Army Base on March 23. Comment

Bay Ridge St. Pat’s Day Parade had Irish eyes smilin’

BoroBeat: That other St. Patrick’s Day Parade had revelers putting their best foot forward in Bay Ridge. See our slideshow for photos of all the fun. Comment

Brooklyn now has a hip hop hotel

Greenwood Heights: Hotel, motel, Holiday Innnnnnnn? Comments (5)

Annual awards laud notable Brooklynites

BoroBeat: The Bensonhurst West End Community Council honored a stellar group at its annual fete. See our slideshow for all the honorees. Comment
BoroBeat: Gary Sinise, known for his role in “Forrest Gump,” will perform with his Lt. Dan Band to raise money for a Brooklyn-born vet. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Some people say Brooklyn Heights is dead. On Tuesday, they were partly right. Comments (2)

Cyclists and pedestrians mourn those killed in car crashes

Mean Streets: It was a day of love and rage. Comments (21)

Cool science!

Cool science!

BoroBeat: Budding inventors and scientists from PS 52 unveiled their projects at this year’s science fair. Check out the fun in our slideshow! Comment

Kids and parents celebrate Purim through theater!

BoroBeat: Parents dressed like Mordecai for their retelling of the Purim story, but the kids stole the spotlight when they took to the stage for their retelling — dressed as superheroes! Comment

Judge delays auction of Broken Angel

Clinton Hill: Clinton Hill’s most recognizable building won’t be on the auction block anytime soon, owner Arthur Wood told The Brooklyn Paper during a tour of his neighborhood icon. Yes, we took lots of photos. Comments (1)
Bridge ‘Park’: The pool of big-time developers vying to build a luxury hotel at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 is down to the final three, says a source familiar with the deal. Comments (4)
BoroBeat: Droves of couples married for 50 years and more turned out for the annual Brooklyn Sweethearts, right in time for Valentine’s Day. For photos of the love fest, see our slideshow. Comment

Surviving Brooklyn’s longest happy hour is all in a day’s work for our reporter

Bay Ridge: Our man Dan Bush tests his mettle against Brooklyn’s longest happy hour — and survives (barely). Comments (7)
BoroBeat: You knew we would be the first! Comment

A Christmas tree’s circle of life

Hey, tree-huggers, here’s how your favorite yuletide decoration goes from living room showpiece to plant food. Comment
BoroBeat: Camels, floats and costumed “kings” brought the magic of the Magi to the festive hordes on Sunday. Comment

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