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Is there nowhere that Dan Zanes won’t allow his musical muse to go? Comment
Brooklyn will soon be home to the city’s first gay cookbook. Comments (4)
A Park Slope youth dance troupe that was selected to perform at an elite international competition had its airfare money stolen by a fly-by-night travel agent — and it’s unclear if the kids will be able to attend the prestigious event. Comments (13)
It’s not Lincoln vs. Douglas, but bike lane activists and opponents will participate in the 2010 version of the great debate at Pete’s Candy Store on Monday night. Comments (14)
State officials condemned Prospect Heights to 21 years of upheaval by ignoring the implications of giving Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner more time to build his mega-development when they renegotiated their deal with the builder last summer, project opponents alleged in court on Tuesday. Comments (10)
Crime: If it’s Wednesday, it’s Police Blotter day on BrooklynPaper.com. Find your neighborhood below or click the link above to get a full list.
Work has finally begun to overhaul the 86th Street R train station in Bay Ridge. Comments (3)
There are now three families of swans living together in peace and harmony. In avian circles, this is a big deal! Comments (14)
Campbell’s Soup: Our columnist finally gets freak nasty at new Germs NYC party. Comments (3)
Smartmom is making a list of ways to improve herself (and even getting her column in on time). But come on, this is Smartmom! There’s no way she pulls this off (especially the thing about her deadlines!). Comments (3)
A new restaurant on a quiet block serves up great eggs and sandwiches. Comments (7)
The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension:
A so-so review for the Brick Theater’s new play. Comments (1)
No major damage, but a lot of frayed nerves. Comments (2)
We’re commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. by not updating our site today. Check out our list of things to do today. And check back on Tuesday for news and arts updates. Thanks. Comments (2)
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Greenpoint was cut off from the rest of the city last weekend — and will be again for the next three weekends as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority eliminates service on the G train until Feb. 8. Comments (5)
Funny, these bollards didn’t look so bad in this 2007 rendering! Comments (14)
Corner Burger on Fifth Avenue is the first to roll out a full poutine menu. What’s poutine? If you have to ask, you don’t deserve poutine. Comments (8)
The birdman has swooped down to give a dilapidated park in Gowanus some decent skateboarding equipment. Comments (1)