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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Greenpoint startup wants to be Facebook with will-call

Circuit Lord: The about-to-launch social-network-ticket-sales site Wrevel is supposed to be a cross between Facebook and Eventbrite. Comment.

Shredding anniversary! Noise rockers Deerhoof celebrate 20 years

Music: Deerhoof has lasted longer than most marriages. Comment.

We’re wearing respirators

Page 1: With full face shields, reusable helmets, disposable hoods, and self-contained filter and blower units. And single-use impermeable gowns. And disposable gloves with extended cuffs, two pairs each. And disposable boot covers and fluid-resistant aprons. Look, we’re wearing all the gear we have to in order to continue giving you the news you need to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment.

How Ebola affects the Dad’s decisions

The Dad: This week, the Dad faces his fears. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

DA ramps up charges against Bushwick anti-gay shooting suspect

Bushwick: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has leveled a new charge against the suspect he says shot a man dressed in drag in Bushwick last month: attempted murder as a hate crime. Comments (2).

Go on a guided walking tour of H.P. Lovecraft’s life in Brooklyn

Books: Call it the crawl of Cthulu. Comments (3).

Spend Halloween in the company of serial killers

Theater: Now these are some real monsters. Comment.

Dogs strut their stuff at Fort Greene Park costume contest

Event: There were no Spike Lee costumes. Comments (1).

Down on the farm — on Columbia Street

Parenting: Families came in droves to the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden Harvest Festival, an annual celebration held on Oct. 25 by the Columbia Waterfront District community garden. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Death at Baltic Street high school

Cobble Hill: A student at a Cobble Hill high school choked to death this afternoon, school officials said. Comments (6).

Triathlon dashed: Organizer cancels over police fees

This race was over before it began. Comments (13).

The honeymoon is over: Revamped R train panned for poor service

Bay Ridge: You can’t spell erratic without a double dose of “R.” Comments (18).

Strum along if you know it! Ridge bar offers guitar karaoke night

Music: This is one for the average Joe strummers! Comment.

Loonie tunes! Musical shows Canadians can get mean, eh?

Theater: They are mad as heck, and if you don’t mind, they would prefer not to take it any more! 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.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Lyceum lost: Park Slope arts venue sold at auction

Park Slope: The landmarked Fourth Avenue arts venue has been sold out from under its proprietor. Comments (7).

Golden boy: Government watchdog endorses Ridge incumbent

Bay Ridge: A political-corruption watchdog group has endorsed the campaign of a Brooklyn politician under investigation for corruption. Comments (4).

Shuttered by Ebola, The Gutter reopens after scrub-down

Health: The Williamsburg bowling alley that an Ebola-infected doctor visited last week spared no precaution in cleaning up to prevent another strike from the deadly virus. Comments (2).

Shots fired in attempted jewelry store robbery

Midwood: Police are looking for three men who attempted to rob a Midwood jewelry store on Oct. 22. Comment.

Monster bash! The Zombie Prom lurches into Gowanus

Nightlife: The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun! Comment.

Author explains why his family fled Greenpoint

Books: Spoiler — it involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Comments (1).

A tribute fit for the King: Midwood man’s home is ‘mini-Graceland’

Midwood: The King lives — in Midwood. Comments (1).

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