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Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Going down: City must dig deeper at planned Gowanus pre-K site after finding traces of buried trenches, state says

Gowanus: It’s got to get to the bottom of this. Comment

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Bay Ridge church takes down plaque honoring Confederate leader

Bay Ridge: Call it a sign of the times. Comments (23)

Sleep near sludge: Gowanus boutique inn lures patrons by promoting its proximity to disease-infested canal

Gowanus: Talk about viral marketing! Comments (3)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a Woodstock reunion, a tango tutorial, a postmodern take on Shakespeare, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Phoning it in! Clones lose sixth in a row

The Ride: This could be the worst one yet. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

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Gersh on BPR: Time to take it to the Nazis — again!

Podcast: On this week’s show, host Gersh Kuntzman said he will pull no punches when it comes to Nazis, plus a talk with filmmakers Cary Murnion and Jon Milott, whose new film, “Bushwick,” eerily centers on a white supremacist takeover of the hipster neighborhood. Comments (4)

His day in court: John O’Hara sues former DA, assemblyman for ‘malicious prosecution’ in ’90s conviction

Downtown: The former top prosecutor and pol colluded to fabricate evidence and bribe witnesses so they could convict their political rival of voter fraud, the suit alleges. Comments (1)

It is to laugh

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Baffling ballet: Dance troupe screens funny, freaky film

Cinema: Call it confusing comedy choreography! Comments (1)

The best of the fest

Get your laugh on! Comment

Band of brothers: Local family headlines Bay Ridge’s Irish Night

Music: It’s never too early for St. Patrick’s Day! Comment

Steph gets to the heart of the matter

Fearless Parenting: This week, our columnist learns to live without anger, and embrace forgiveness. Comments (2)

Matt Harvey pitches well, then Cyclones lose

The Ride: It is clear to everyone by now that nothing can help this team. Yeesh. Comments (1)

Turn around, bright eyes

Page 1: Every now and then we fall apart. And we need you now tonight. And we need you more than ever. And if you only hold us tight, we’ll be holding on forever. And we’ll only be making it right, ‘cause we’ll never be wrong. Together we can take it to the end of the line. Your love is like a shadow on us all the time. We don’t know what to do, we’re always in the dark. We’re living in a powder keg and giving off sparks. We really need you tonight. Forever’s gonna start tonight. Forever’s gonna start tonight. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

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Today on BPR: ‘Bushwick’ director Cary Murnion

Brooklyn Paper Radio: What would happen if white supremacists attacked Bushwick? Find out today on Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (2)

Keeping peace in P’Slope: Locals rally in response to fatal Charlottesville violence

Park Slope: They took it to the extremists. Comments (13)

Change of faith: Trump crony converting old Jehovah’s Witnesses dorm to apartments

Changing Brooklyn: Call it a religious conversion. Comments (3)

Attack of the ‘Clans’: Beloved app game comes to life in Brooklyn

DUMBO: Talk about virtual reality! Comments (1)