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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Disarmed! Besmirched developer backs out of Crown Heights armory project

Changing Brooklyn: It has laid down its armory! Comment

Raccoon evades police on hours-long chase in Ditmas Park

Wild Brooklyn: A masked bandit outwitted police officers in Ditmas Park on Tuesday — and it is still running wild! Comments (3)

Get on the flavor train! Breakfast taco stand opens inside Clark Street station

Breaking Chews: Call it the Mmmm-TA! Comments (1)

McCreight takes heat over Trump Village redevelopment

Party Line: A political hopeful got an icy reception in Brighton Beach when he stumped against a long-maligned 40-story tower planned over the old Trump Village shopping center. has all the political gossip. Read more…

Dub-ble take: DJ tries to revive music genre

Music: He’s bringing a dab of dub to Brooklyn! Comment

Tired of it: Ridgites demand more police following rim-and-tire thefts

Bay Ridge: Is Bay Ridge backsliding to the bad old days? Comments (7)

Bullpen blunders: Late miscues on mound lead Cyclones to loss

The Ride: Brooklyn’s bullpen struggled down the stretch on Wednesday night, giving up four runs in the final two innings, as the Clones fell to Mahoning Valley at MCU Park. Comment

Brighton shiny: Festival in Little Odessa celebrates 40th year

Event: This year’s party will be extra jubilant! Comment

The Brooklyn Paper: Rock out with your croc out

Page 1: Look, the Brooklyn Paper loves crocodiles — just as it loves all animals (except gentoo penguins, of course) — but they just don’t belong in bathrooms, and they don’t belong in schools. So keep your salties in the backyard where they belong and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016


Adorable pup dognapped from Bushwick laundromat!

Bushwick: The dog is a cockalier — that’s part cocker spaniel, part cavalier King Charles spaniel. Comment

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Model citizen! Williamsburger makes best D&D terrain in all the land

Boro of Nerds: The world’s finest dungeons are locally sourced. Comment

Dramatic return: Brooklyn notches comeback victory to snap four-game skid

The Ride: The Cyclones needed 11 innings, but the squad kept things exciting as Anthony Dimino connected on the game-winning hit at MCU Park, grabbing a much-needed win after six straight games on the road. Comment

Outside the lines: Punk band Living Colour branches into hip-hop

Music: These colors are running in a new direction! Comments (1)

Show stopper! Grappling with its own rule book, state erroneously halts male-female wrestling match

Theater: Let’s get ready to grumble! Comments (4)

A ruff patch: Pups celebrate Brooklyn Dog Day in Prospect Park

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Every dog has its day — and in Kings County, that day is Aug. 21. Comment

Meadows of fame! National Parks Service holds 100th birthday bash in Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Questlove and Bill Nye were there. Comment

New mural beautifies Bushwick’s ugly Garden Playground

Bushwick: Garden Playground is finally living up to its name. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Here they are: Your 2016 Coney sand sculpting contest photos!

Art: This took more than a grain of talent. Comment

Hundreds attend controversial Crown Heights riot festival

Crown Heights: Yankel Rosenbaum’s brother slammed the event, but Gavin Cato’s dad attended. Comments (3)

Woman who was kicked out of Slope Food Co-op unamused by musical lampooning store’s politics

Co-op d’Etat: Read the exclusive review. Comments (13)

Total dough-mination! Sloper crushes Jerseyite in pizza-eating contest

Park Slope: Victory has never tasted so savory. Comments (1)

Spin cycle: Cyclones can’t do anything right in lopsided Lowell finale

The Ride: Brooklyn committed a season-worst six errors and used a whopping six pitchers on Monday night, falling to the Spinners in the series finale. Comment

Get rolling! Sunset Parkers demand city take bike lane request seriously

Sunset Park: Sunset Parkers who have been demanding a cycling path on Fourth Avenue for years are miffed that Marine Park got a lane it did not even ask for. Comments (23)

Reading rainbow! Thousands of geeks gather at queer comics fest Downtown

Boro of Nerds: Finally — a place to let your geek and rainbow flags fly! Comment

Battle boats: It’s the 240th anniversary of Washington fleeing by ship

Event: Watch Washington run away! Comment

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

O brave nude world! Naked women to perform ‘Tempest’ in Prospect Park

The Greatest Story Ever: It’s Shakespeare in the buff! Comments (13)

Warehoused! First shop opens in Empire Stores — don’t expect the rest until 2017

Bridge ‘Park’: This warehouse is still a bare house! Comments (1)

Mistakes cost Cyclones in third straight loss

The Ride: Brooklyn committed four errors and starting pitcher Gabriel Llanes allowed nine runs as the Cyclones dropped a third straight game with a loss in Lowell on Sunday night. Comments (1)

Knock-out night out: Get a boxing lesson at this ‘Rocky’ screening

Cinema: This film night will serve up a one-two combo! Comment