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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Eric Adams: $5,000 reward for white-flag ‘terrorist’

Downtown: Borough President Adams said that, far from being a harmless prank, today’s Brooklyn-Bridge-flag incident was an act of terrorism. Comments (4).

Flag-rant violation! Brooklyn Bridge’s American flags swapped for white flags

Downtown: The banners of surrender didn’t last long once police officers set their sights on them. Comments (5).

Hard time for Rebar owner

DUMBO: A judge has sentenced the Dumbo bar owner who bilked dozens of couples out of more than million in wedding money to 3 years and 4 months to 10 years in prison for tax fraud — the exact amount prosecutors had sought. Comments (3).

Build It Back gets back on track

Build It Back is finally living up to its name. Comment.

Party like it’s 2007! Event celebrates golden years of Myspace

Nightlife: This Glasslands Gallery show is in our top eight. Comment.

Cirque du stroll-eil!

Theater: This sidewalk-inspired circus show is anything but pedestrian. Comment.

Cyclones win third straight

The Ride: The middle of the order is heating up! Comment.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Giving a BAM! New marketing company shares famed venue’s name

DUMBO: A new Dumbo marketing agency has audaciously named itself “The BAM Connection,” despite having no connection to the famous Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comments (3).

Fidos outnumber fi-don’ts at Fifth Avenue canine-fashion show

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.

On the chopping block! G’wood Heights Polish grocery for sale

Greenwood Heights: Eagle Provisions, a 75-year-old Polish grocery store, is on the market for a reported $9 million, but a split between its brother-owners means its demise is not assured just yet. Comments (15).

Blunt talking: Jonathan Ames to open up on-air

Event: The Boerum Hill writer talks “Bored to Death,” his grandma, and Patrick Stewart. Comment.

Clones 2–0 since Conforto joins squad

The Ride: Yeah, that’s true, but as we’ve always said, pitching will rule the day, and it did last night at the beach. Comment.

Dinos roar at Barclays

Prospect Heights: Steven Spielberg, eat your heart out. Comment.

Clinton Hill doc’s new book explains the ‘Truman Show Delusion’

Books: Ever feel like your life is a TV show? You are not alone. Comments (2).

Sunday, July 20, 2014

This week’s Screech — in an easy-to-open package!

Sunday Screech: Trust us, no blood will be drawn when you open up Carmine’s column today. Comments (1).

Coincidence? Conforto makes debut, and Cyclones break losing streak

The Ride: New York Mets first-round pick Mike Conforto got a hit in his professioanl debut, sparking the Cyclones to the team’s first win in nine games. Comment.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

When will it end! Clones lose eighth straight!

The Ride: Somebody make it stop! Help, Michael Conforto! Comment.

History in the painting! More Domino-factory art with serious overtones

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).