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Santa comes to MCU Park

Santa comes to MCU Park

Coney Island: This Christmas celebration was a homerun! Comment

Breakfast with Santa in Bergen Beach

Bergen Beach: Rise and shine with Santa Claus! Comment

El Greco’s last meal

El Greco’s last meal

Sheepshead Bay: It is the end of an era in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Midwood holds vigil for Pakistan terror victims

Midwood: Locals honored the victims of the horrific terrorist attack in Pakistan with a peace rally and candlelight vigil in Midwood on Dec. 17. Comment
DUMBO: They’re still standing — and running, hurdling, pole-vaulting, javelin-throwing, and shot-putting! Comment
Art: They’re still standing — and running, hurdling, pole-vaulting, javelin-throwing, and shot-putting! Comment

Christmas comes to Canarsie

Canarsie: Brooklyn Democratic boss Frank Seddio lit up the neighborhood on Dec. 7 with the annual holiday light display at his Canarsie home. Comment
Our parent company held its holiday party at Buckley’s in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 8. Comment
Our parent company held its holiday party at Buckley’s in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 8. Comment
Prospect Heights: They were royally pissed. Comment

Tree-light-ful: Fort Greene, Boerum Hill flip the switch

BoroBeat: Families turn out for tree lightings, and stick around for the company. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay: The restaurant chain’s holiday stunt draws first blood in Sheepshead Bay. Comment
Downtown: Hundreds of protesters marched across the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges and sat down in front of Barclays Center on Thursday evening during a second night of protests decrying a grand jury’s decision not to charge NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo with a crime for choking Gowanus native Eric Garner to death on Staten Island in July. Comments (6)

Holiday cheer beats back Scrooge-ish rain at Downtown tree lighting

BoroBeat: A steady flow of freezing rain soaked the stage at the 25th annual MetroTech Center tree lighting on Monday night, so much so that one ballerina took a dive and the dance performance had to be cut short. Comment

It’s raining mensch!

Crown Heights: Thousands of rabbis gathered in Brooklyn for a conference this weekend — and they all posed for a massive group photo on Eastern Parkway. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge turned out to be mostly a celebration of itself — and rather a lonely one at that. Comment
Bay Ridge: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge turned out to be mostly a celebration of itself — and rather a lonely one at that. Comments (17)

High flying tree lighting

Canarsie: Canarsie residents are soaring into the holiday spirit! Comment
Prospect Heights: It was one small step for pizza, and one giant leap for pizza delivery. Comment

Sacrifices remembered

Sacrifices remembered

Bergen Beach: America’s heroes will never be forgotten in Bergen Beach. Comment
Weird Art: Fifty artists have created weird and wonderful dolls for a show inspired by an un-merry holiday season 50 years ago. Comment
Weird Art: Fifty artists have created weird and wonderful dolls for a show inspired by an un-merry holiday season 50 years ago. Comment

Vanilla rice: ‘First white rapper’ Rice Maniac heats up Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach: Rice Maniac is not your grandfather’s rap artist — though he may look a bit like your grandpa. Comment
Dining: It was one small step for pizza, and one giant leap for pizza delivery. Comments (10)
Williamsburg: The Williamsburg activist group Neighbors Allied for Good Growth celebrated its 20th birthday on Nov. 6. Comments (1)

Boo-klyn zoo: Prospect Park’s menagerie goes ghostly

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween came early to the Prospect Park Zoo over the weekend. Comment

Brooklyn pols break bread, cheesecake at Junior’s

Downtown: A who’s-who of Brooklyn politicos gathered Downtown this morning to glad-hand over breakfast, just days before the midterm election. Comment
BoroBeat: There were no Spike Lee costumes. Comment

Windsor Terror: All Howl-o’s Eve at animal shelter

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween is not just for humans. Comment

Building it back

Gerritsen Beach: More than two years after Hurricane Sandy, some Gerritsen Beach locals in the city’s Build It Back Sandy recovery program are finally getting their homes elevated or rebuilt. Comment

Kids dress up for ‘Mall-o-ween’

Marine Park: They had a ball at the mall! Comment
BoroBeat: There were no Spike Lee costumes. Comments (1)

Windsor Terror: All Howl-o’s Eve at animal shelter

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween is not just for humans. Comment

Boo-klyn zoo: Prospect Park’s menagerie goes ghostly

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween came early to the Prospect Park Zoo over the weekend. Comment
BoroBeat: Thousands of do-gooders flooded Prospect Park last Sunday to honor people killed by breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and raise money to end the disease. Comment
Marine Park: Last Saturday’s Color Run at Aviator Sports and Events Center gave runners a chance to chase the rainbow. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: These pups are in the doghouse — in the best way possible. Comment
BoroBeat: Thousands of do-gooders flooded Prospect Park on Sunday to honor people killed by breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and raise money to end the disease once and for all. Comment
World’s Greatest Brooklyn Bolts Coverage: The Brooklyn Bolts electrified fans at MCU Park on Oct. 15 with a record-shattering victory in the team’s first home game of the season. Comment
World’s Greatest Brooklyn Bolts Coverage: The Brooklyn Bolts electrified fans at MCU Park on Oct. 15 with a record-shattering victory in the team’s first home game of the season. Comment

Our blessed friends: Pets visit church through the doggy door

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Over the weekend, churches across the borough became animal houses of worship. Comment
Flatbush: Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg paid a visit to Flatbush on Tuesday to shoot scenes for the movie “Saint James Place,” a thriller about the Cold War. Comment

Downtown’s other main drag

Downtown’s other main drag

Downtown: Forget Fulton Street — Willoughby Street is going gangbusters. Comments (5)
Cinema: Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg paid a visit to Flatbush on Tuesday to shoot scenes for the movie “Saint James Place,” a thriller about the Cold War. Comments (3)

Our blessed friends: Pets visit church through the doggy door

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Over the weekend, churches across the borough became animal houses of worship. Comment
Downtown: A throng of onlookers who gathered to watch transit officials open a time capsule Downtown on Wednesday were disappointed when the capsule turned out to contain a pile of mud. Comment
Downtown: A throng of onlookers who gathered to watch transit officials open a time capsule Downtown on Wednesday were disappointed when the capsule turned out to contain a pile of mud. Comments (5)

Athletes take on boot camp-style race

BoroBeat: The Civilian Military Combine at Aviator Sports and Events Center on Sept. 27 separated the alpha athletes from the rookies with a fierce four-mile obstacle course. Comment

Rolling out the green carpet in Brooklyn Heights

BoroBeat: Merchants opened up their doors for the annual Montague Street Summer Space festival on Sunday. The street fair closed two blocks of the road to traffic, and in one section, organizers rolled out a temporary lawn down the center. Comments (1)

Boys, girls walk in the sun at Nickelodeon play-date in P’Park

BoroBeat: Kids just want to have fun. Comment

Un-conventional attractions: What we think the new venue should host

Greenpoint: Now that the dust has settled from the Brooklyn Expo Center’s ice-breaking antique and book fair, it is time to start filling up the calendar with other events. We figured we would help out by offering some ideas. Comment

Patriotism shines

BoroBeat: Marine Park residents wore red, white, and blue to honor those dear to them at the 13th annual Marine Park 9-11 Memorial on Thursday. Comment

Dogs kiss and smell in Gowanus

Fuzzy Brooklyn: A canine kissing booth, a doggie selfie station, and a paw-print-painting area were among the activities at this animal-rescue fund-raiser. Comment

A light in the darkness

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay residents did their best to make a dark day a little brighter. Comment

It’s electric

It’s electric

BoroBeat: Electric Run at Aviator Sports Center on Sept. 5 and 6 provided beer for the grown-ups, fun for the kids. Comment
BoroBeat: It was a race to the bottom. Comments (1)

18th Avenue’s Rosalia Fest a hit

Bensonhurst: Bensonhursters once again celebrated Italian heritage with the 10-day 18th Avenue Feast, which culminated in a parade on Aug. 31. Comment

Back to school!

Back to school!

Ready or not, Brooklyn kids kicked off another school year today. Comment

Back to school!

Back to school!

Ready or not, Brooklyn kids kicked off another school year yesterday. Comment
BoroBeat: Hundreds of thousands of revelers flocked to Crown Heights on Sept 1. to shake a tail-feather and scarf a jerk-chicken leg or five as part of the annual West Indian American Day Parade. Comment
BoroBeat: Hundreds of thousands of revelers flocked to Crown Heights on Sept 1. to shake a tail-feather and scarf a jerk-chicken leg or five as part of the annual West Indian American Day Parade. Comments (4)
BoroBeat: A ’90s throwback theme night at MCU Park featured a live version of the decade’s popular “Double Dare” show, quintessentially ’90s prizes, and Nickelodeon star Kel Mitchell. Comment
BoroBeat: A ’90s throwback theme night at MCU Park featured a live version of the decade’s popular “Double Dare” show, quintessentially ’90s prizes, and Nickelodeon star Kel Mitchell. Comments (1)
Flatbush: It is becoming palace fit for Kings. Comment

Yankee pitcher Sabathia and former teammate Cano host celebrity basketball game

Celebrities faced off on the court, but the winners were the kids at the Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game at the Barclays Center on Aug. 21. Comment
Coney Island: The annual soapbox derby race in Coney Island’s Kaiser Park on Aug. 23 nearly turned tragic, but for the quick-thinking heroics of one of the event’s volunteers. Comment
The annual soapbox derby race in Coney Island’s Kaiser Park on Aug. 23 nearly turned tragic, but for the quick-thinking heroics of one of the event’s volunteers. Comment

Brighton Jubilee a hit

BoroBeat: This year’s annual Brighton Jubilee on Aug. 24 got rave reviews from attendees. Comment
Development: It is becoming a palace fit for Kings. Comments (6)
BoroBeat: A 10-foot-tall, high-rise sand castle that almost didn’t happen took first place of the team division in the annual Coney sand sculpting contest on Aug. 16. Comment
Wild Brooklyn: Prospect Park lovers got down and dirty on Sunday in an attempt to mow down an invasive species of grass that was growing out of control. Comments (1)
BoroBeat: A 10-foot-tall, high-rise sand castle that almost didn’t happen took first place of the team division in the annual Coney sand sculpting contest on Aug. 16. Comment
Coney Island: The Wounded Warriors Project hosted a family day in Coney Island on Aug. 11. Comment

Brooklyn’s night out with New York’s Finest

It is a good thing having fun isn’t a crime! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: This public servant got a taste of a different kind of service on Friday night in Brooklyn Heights. Comment

Jamaica Open opens wallets for charity

Marine Park: This charity golf game was all about sharing the green. Comment
Marine Park: These runners aren’t going for the gold — they’re going for the rainbow. Comment
Dining: This public servant got a taste of a different kind of service on Friday night in Brooklyn Heights. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: Fifth graders from Coney’s PS 188 were excited to find a mystery fish during a hands-on lesson about the creatures of the deep. Comment

Green Girl power

Green Girl power

BoroBeat: Girls 11 to 13 years old visited Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center on July 24 to learn about plant and animal lifecycles. Comment

This stroll is on a roll!

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s newest block party got off on the right foot this year. Comment

This stroll is on a roll!

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s newest block party got off on the right foot this year. Comment
BoroBeat: Neon-painted runners stood out on Saturday night at the Neon Vibe run at Aviator Sports and Events Center. Comment
Park Slope: Park Slope went to the dogs — the dressed-up dogs — on Friday night when pooches strutted the catwalk outside Freddy’s Bar as part of a weekend packed with Summer Stroll street fairs. Comment
Art: On the heels of the dismantling of the moody installation by artist Kara Walker comes a mural by a community group also grappling with the sugar industry’s connections to slavery. Comments (1)
Boerum Hill: The French holiday came to Smith Street a day early, and it was a blast. If you don’t believe us, take a look at our slideshow of the festivities. Comment
Boerum Hill: The French holiday came to Smith Street a day early, and it was a blast. If you don’t believe us, take a look at our slideshow of the festivities. Comments (4)
BoroBeat: This zombie brain-eating contest in Coney Island was the undead’s answer to the annual gluttony tournament at a certain nearby hot-dog stand. Comment

The game about nothing! ‘Seinfeld’ fans flock to themed Cyclones game

Coney Island: Nice game, pretty boys! Comment
BoroBeat: This zombie brain-eating contest in Coney Island was the undead’s answer to the annual gluttony tournament at a certain nearby hot-dog stand. Comment
The fireworks came back with a bang after five years in exile on the distant Hudson River. Comment
The fireworks came back with a bang after five years in exile on the distant Hudson River. Comment
Awesome: The hot-dog-eating titan got engaged in front of a massive audience in the pouring rain to work up an appetite for the 61 hot dogs he gobbled to clinch an eighth straight championship. Comment
Awesome: The hot-dog-eating titan got engaged in front of a massive audience in the pouring rain to work up an appetite for the 61 hot dogs he gobbled to clinch an eighth straight championship. Comments (2)

Nets set sail for Sunset Park

Nets: Brooklyn’s home team is coming home to Industry City — and a rooftop garden and private movie theater will be waiting. Comment

Nets set sail for Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Brooklyn’s home team is coming home to Industry City — and a rooftop garden and private movie theater will be waiting. Comments (4)

Avant garter! Cabaret channels performance artist Marina Abramovic

Art: The strippers were present. Comments (3)
Cobble Hill: “The guy’s head was in the back seat,” a police spokesman said. Comment
Cobble Hill: “The guy’s head was in the back seat,” a police spokesman said. Comments (9)

Throngs in thongs

Throngs in thongs

BoroBeat: This year’s Mermaid Parade brought hundreds of thousands to Sodom by the Sea. See our slideshow for all the fishy fun. Comment

Foam on!

BoroBeat: The 5K Foam Fest mixed obstacles, mud, and foam at Aviator Sports and Events Center on June 21. For all the sudsy fun, see our slideshow. Comment
Dining: It was the cream — and the gyro, the hot dog, and the crepe — of the street-fair crop. Comment

Throngs in thongs

Throngs in thongs

BoroBeat: This year’s Mermaid Parade brought hundreds of thousands to Sodom by the Sea. See our slideshow for all the fishy fun. Comments (2)

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: The Mermaid Parade, Shakespeare in Prospect Park, the Celebrate Brooklyn! fest, and more things to do and see in Brooklyn, June 20–26. Comment
Downtown: Love doesn’t live here anymore. Comment

Fund-raising — more like fun-raising

BoroBeat: Kids rock climbed, ice skated and played carnival games to raise money for Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Aviator Sports and Events Center. Comment
Downtown: Love doesn’t live here anymore. Comments (15)

Gay day! Gay day! Brooklyn Pride strikes Slope

Event: They went up in flames. Comments (1)
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First ride on the Thunderbolt!

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First ride on the Thunderbolt!

Coney Island: The Thunderbolt roller coaster stormed into the People’s Playground over the weekend, so we sent our intrepid Adventure Correspondent Max Jaeger to take the first ride and bring back the lowdown on this high-flying new beast of the Boardwalk. Comment
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First ride on the Thunderbolt!

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First ride on the Thunderbolt!

We rode the lightning and lived to tell the tale. Comments (1)

Gay day! Gay day! Brooklyn Pride strikes Slope

Park Slope: It was loud, proud, and as Park Slope as it gets. Comment
BoroBeat: Brooklyn high schools aced graduation day, with joyous ceremonies across the borough. Comment
BoroBeat: Brooklyn high schools aced graduation day, with joyous ceremonies across the borough. Comment
Park Slope: Park Slope residents reached an elevated plane at a Sunday street fair — and we have the photos to prove it. Comment

Puss gets the boot

Gerritsen Beach: The feds say this wild cat colony in Plumb Beach has to go. Comment

Bay Ridge Community Council celebrates another year of neighborhood service

Bay Ridge: For an evening, Bay Ridge stretched all the way to Mill Basin. Comment

Swell under the el

BoroBeat: Crowds flocked to the 86th Street Festival on June 8, which sprawled a full three blocks. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Bay Ridge Community Council celebrates another year of neighborhood service

Bay Ridge: For an evening, Bay Ridge stretched all the way to Mill Basin. Comment

The Fifth element! Crowds cram avenue for annual festival

BoroBeat: The Fifth Avenue Festival featured vendors, bands, and the 10th annual pizza-eating contest on Sunday. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment
Go There Now While You Still Can: A long-running market keeps neighborhoods fridges stocked with its special selection of suds and sausages. Comments (3)

The Fifth element! Crowds cram avenue for annual festival

BoroBeat: The Fifth Avenue Festival featured vendors, bands, and the 10th annual pizza-eating contest on Sunday. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comments (2)
BoroBeat: Glowing graduates enjoyed the fruits of their labors during commencement day at Brooklyn College. Comment

Tour of duty! Soldier Show arrives at Fort Ham

Harbor Watch: The United States Soldier Show rolled onto Fort Hamilton base on May 28. Comment
BoroBeat: Glowing graduates enjoyed the fruits of their labors during commencement day at Brooklyn College. Comment
Bay Ridge: Thousands of Brooklynites lined Third Avenue on May 26 to observe America’s oldest parade saluting those who died in the line of duty. Comment
Downtown: Roads honchos say the increasingly popular tourist practice of affixing so-called “love locks” to the Brooklyn Bridge is not only a blight but a menace to motorists. Comments (9)
BoroBeat: Third-graders from PS 192 brought their own rendition of “The Wizard of Oz” to the stage on May 22 and 23. Comment

It’s a home run!

BoroBeat: Elementary kids had a ball testing their skills at the Pitch, Hit, and Run Challenge held at PS 236 on May 19. Comment
Mill Basin: Brooklyn’s “Women of Distinction” received trophies and tributes at El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin on May 21. See our slideshow of the night’s festivities. Comment
Brooklyn’s “Women of Distinction” received trophies and tributes at El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin on May 21. See our slideshow of the night’s festivities. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Check out the just-opened new sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

BayFest overflows: Sheepshead Bay swells with visitors for annual fair

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay’s flagship street fair drew huge crowds over the weekend. Comment
Music: Get ready to hear some of the most crisp, resounding guitar chords ever played in Williamsburg, and don’t expect to recognize the people doing the strumming. Comment
Flatbush: The conflagration gutted a floor of the Ocean Avenue complex. Comment

All’s fair in Southern Brooklyn

BoroBeat: Newcomers to the annual Kings County Fair at Aviator Sports Center said Brooklyn’s largest carnival is a real gem. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

All’s fair at Kings County Fair

BoroBeat: Newcomers to the annual shindig at Aviator Sports Center said Brooklyn’s largest carnival is a real gem. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Ride of the Valkyries! Scandinavians seize Ridge over weekend

Bay Ridge: This ain’t the History Channel, folks! Comment

Ride of the Valkyries! Scandinavians seize Ridge over weekend

Bay Ridge: This ain’t the History Channel, folks! Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: The Prospect Park Zoo’s flock of sheep got a haircut over the weekend, to the shear delight of onlookers. Comment

Role models: Boys and Girls club holds fashion show

Marine Park: Call them model youth. Comment
The conflagration gutted a floor of the Ocean Avenue complex. Comments (5)
A flock of athletes, 25,500 of them, ran so far away at the Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: The Prospect Park Zoo’s flock of sheep got a haircut over the weekend, to the shear delight of onlookers. Comment
Sunset Park: When a Spanish colonist comes along, you must whip him. Comment

Waiting game: Fort Greene development decades in the making

Fort Greene: A real estate tycoon and mayoral also-ran’s vision for a Fort Greene block is finally coming together — more than 30 years after he bought the property. Comments (18)
Brighton Beach: It’s a jungle in there! Comment
A flock of athletes, 25,500 of them, ran so far away at the Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday. Comments (2)
BoroBeat: New York Methodist Hospital held its annual Candlelight Gala at the Brooklyn Museum on May 10, and organizers said the event exceeded their own prognosis for success. See our slideshow for more. Comment
Fitness: They were without a car in the world. Comment
Marine Park: With warmer weather taking hold, Courier Life’s adventure corespondent — yours truly — and a companion headed to Floyd Bennett Field — Brooklyn’s portion of the Gateway National Recreation Area — to scope out all the outdoorsy fun to be had in Brooklyn’s only national park. Comment
As warm weather sets in, the Community Newspaper Group’s adventure corespondent scopes out all the outdoorsy fun to be had in Brooklyn’s only national park. Comments (3)
Fitness: They were without a car in the world. Comments (10)
DUMBO: This building is on its fourth act. Comments (2)
Downtown: Thousands of Christian faithful marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on April 18 to commemorate Good Friday. Comment
Downtown: Thousands of Christian faithful marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on April 18 to commemorate Good Friday. Comments (3)

Turnoff! Police officer makes illegal turn on Flatbush Avenue

Mean Streets: This NYPD school safety officer needs to go back to driver’s ed. Comments (16)
Coney Island: The People’s Playground is back! Comment

The hunt begins

The hunt begins

BoroBeat: Brooklyn kicked off its Easter celebration on April 5 and 6 with the first wave of egg hunts planned for this month. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment

The hunt begins

The hunt begins

BoroBeat: Brooklyn kicked off its Easter celebration on April 5 and 6 with the first wave of egg hunts planned for this month. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment
Coney Island: The Legendary Coney Island haberdasher — and one of America’s oldest active columnist until he stopped writing about a year ago — was 93 years old. Comment

Little-ville sluggers! Mayor DeBlasio cheers Little League opening day in Slope

Park Slope: These girls and boys of summer could not have asked for a better way to start the season. Comment

Bay Ridge go bragh! Neighborhood parade turns 21 with bells and tin whistles

Bay Ridge: The streets ran green in Bay Ridge on March 23 for the 21st-annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Comment

BWECC-tacular! Carmine throws a party

BoroBeat: Carmine “Big Screecher” Santa Maria threw his 35th annual party for his 53-year-old civic group at El Caribe on March 19 — honoring neighborhood leaders and eating some delicious food. Comment

Spread love it’s the Brooklyn Day!

The Brooklyn Paper doesn’t need a special day to express appreciation for the borough we call home, but we are certainly not knocking the do-gooders who came out in droves for a volunteer event this weekend. Comment

Spread love it’s the Brooklyn Day!

The Brooklyn Paper doesn’t need a special day to express appreciation for the borough we call home, but we are certainly not knocking the do-gooders who came out in droves for a volunteer event this weekend. Comments (2)

Battle of the Takedown flyers

Nightlife: Bodacious cook-off promotional materials square off. Comment

Battle of the Takedown flyers

Nightlife: Bodacious cook-off promotional materials square off. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: This historic Brooklyn Heights hotel is on its way to becoming Brooklyn’s Waldord-Astoria all over again and we got a glimpse of the refurbished glory inside. Comments (7)
Park Slope: The pluck of the Irish — in photos! Comments (1)
BoroBeat: The multi-school Sing! competition returned for the first time in decades, pitting Edward R. Murrow, James Madison, and Marine Park high schools against each other to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Comment
BoroBeat: Coney Island’s movers and shakers came out in droves for the Alliance for Coney Island’s second annual winter gala on March 6. Comment

Crossing guards are our vested interest

Mean Streets: Park Slope cops are checking up on neighborhood crossing guards so we figured we would get their take on the audit and what it takes to keep the streets safe. Comments (1)
Gravesend: It might not be so new anymore, but that didn’t stop these kids from ringing in the Year of the Horse! Comment

They got the gold in gusto: Students cheer U.S. Olympians

Marine Park: They all medaled in spirit. Comment

The Borough of what exactly?

Vox Pop: Reach reporter Matthew Perlman at (718) 260-8310. E-mail him at Comments (8)

Snow-sculptors battle in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklynites of all ages turned out on Saturday for a very cold snow-sculpting contest at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

Snow-sculptors battle in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklynites of all ages turned out on Saturday for a very cold snow-sculpting contest at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment
A pregnant woman’s death by snowplow and the collapse of an East River Ferry pier in Greenpoint are just a few of the worst incidents during today’s relentless snow and sleet storm. Comment
A pregnant woman’s death by snowplow and the collapse of an East River Ferry pier in Greenpoint are just a few of the worst incidents during today’s relentless snow and sleet storm. Comment
BoroBeat: A couple of Harlem Globetrotters wowed kids — and taught them manners — at an action-packed civility lecture on Wednesday. Comments (2)

Walk this way! Myrtle Avenue celebrates Black history with art stroll

Art: It is the biggest Black History Month celebration this side of the East River. Or, as we like to call it, the West River. Comment

We ask: Would you eat petri meat?

Vox Pop: The idea of test tube meat is as intriguing as it is revolting, so we figured we should put the big-money question that could make or break the bio-tech industry to everyday Brooklynites: “Would you eat a hamburger grown in a test tube?” Comment
Vox Pop: The idea of test tube meat is as intriguing as it is revolting, so we figured we should put the big-money question that could make or break the bio-tech industry to everyday Brooklynites: “Would you eat a hamburger grown in a test tube?” Comments (4)
The season’s latest winter storm was a royal pain for the Borough of Kings this week, dumping more than 10 inches of snow and driving temperatures down to single digits. Comment
The season’s latest winter storm was a royal pain for the Borough of Kings, dumping more than 10 inches of snow and driving temperatures down to single digits. Comments (3)
We remembered King for a day. Comment
Politics: We remembered King for a day. Comments (2)

B’klyn Heights synagogue marks three decades of helping homeless

Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue celebrated three decades of helping homeless people last week. Comments (1)

L & M Tours celebrates 15 years in business with a party for staff and customers

BoroBeat: The Bay Ridge bus-tour operator and full-service travel agency hailed its milestone anniversary with a fete for customers and workers on Jan. 11. Comment

PHOTOS: Snow Day!

PHOTOS: Snow Day!

Brooklyn kids got their first snow day of the new year on Friday after a massive winter storm dumped six inches of snow on the borough, bringing bitterly cold weather with it. Comment

PHOTOS: Snow Day!

PHOTOS: Snow Day!

Brooklyn kids got their first snow day of the new year on Friday after a massive winter storm dumped six inches of snow on the borough, bringing bitterly cold weather with it. Comments (2)
So much happened this year and, yet, it is hard to believe it is over. Let us guide you through the highs, lows, and bike lane woes one more time, for soon-to-be-old-time’s sake. Comment

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