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Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Be kind, rewind, sip wine

Videology, one of Brooklyn’s most beloved video rental joints, has found a timeless formula for keeping its business open: booze. Comments (1).

Shaolin monks show prowess in Brooklyn

Art: Your kung fu is strong — now taste my Tiger Style! Comment.

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Come and check out the electric slide

The MTA’s interactive subway exhibit will give you the lowdown on what’s going on underground. Comment.

Finally, a happy hour for parents

Clinton Hill: Bedford Hill Coffee Bar is giving parents a break every Saturday night. Comments (15).

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

Carmine can’t wait for il Centro to open!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Carmine celebrates the completion of a new building 30 years in the making! Comments (1).

A femur for a good cause

Art: Throw them a bone! Comment.

Vinyl variety show

Music: Scratch if you’ve got an itch for a good time. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Bartoonist checks in on Red Hook

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator shows his support for businesses hit by Hurricane Sandy — and here’s how you can help, too! Comments (1).

It’s Fat Tuesday on a Saturday!

Music: “Joy now” is a pretty good mantra. Comments (4).

A neurotic vampire: ‘Shmoikel’s Twilight’ mockumentary shows making of ‘Twilight’

Twilight fans — your vampire hunk Edward could have been a neurotic Jew named Shmoikel! Comment.

Brooklyn knight rises

The Nets’ new mascot is a dark knight — and the team’s owner, none other than Bruce Wayne. Comments (1).

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Man killed in hit-and-run

Williamsburg: Cops are hunting for the motorist who ran into a man and a woman crossing Borinquen Road early this morning. Comment.

Did Sandy take down a tree planted by Geraldo Riveria?

Williamsburg: The story of a tree planted by the famously mustachioed reporter being knocked down by Hurricane Sandy has gone viral, but did Geraldo really sow McCarren Park’s soil? Find out what our expert says. Comments (8).

Fontbonne sticks it to Sandy by playing

Bay Ridge: Fontbonne Hall’s volleyball team may have lost its semifinal match, but to the Hurricane Sandy-scarred squad — in which 10 out of 11 players were left homeless for weeks — playing was more important than winning. Comment.

Park halts Brooklyn Marathon expansion plan

The New York City Marathon it really ain’t! Comments (2).

Big-hearted chef serves up hot meals to Sandy victims

Bay Ridge: Super storm Sandy was a recipe for disaster when it hit Brooklyn, but one Bay Ridge chef has a recipe for recovery. Comment.

The Brooklyn Paper, now with luxurious Corinthian leather

Page 1: You know your own needs, and what you need from a newspaper you know you get from this new Brooklyn Paper. You could ask for nothing beyond the quality of the Brooklyn Paper’s workmanship, the tastefulness of its appearance. You request nothing beyond the luxury of its awesome photos and even awesomer stories. You have much more in this small newspaper than great confort at a most pleasent price. You have great confidence for which there can be no price. With The Brooklyn Paper, you know you can keep hustlin’. Comment.

Our fearless mom adjusts in the wake of Sandy

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie is reminded that life is, in fact, beautiful. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Tonight! Win Markowitz’s voice at DUMBO fund-raiser

DUMBO: If you always wanted Borough President Markowitz to record your outgoing voicemail greeting, you better go to this fund-raiser! Comment.

Occupy’s ‘wedding registry’ floods church with supplies

Fort Greene: A group of volunteers has collected something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue for Hurricane Sandy victims — by setting up an online wedding registry. Comments (2).

Alternate-side parking is back — at least for some parts of Brooklyn

Transit: The city announced that alternate-side parking will be back in effect on Wednesday, except for those neighborhoods still recovering from Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

WATCH: Bieber fever runs wild on Dean Street

Prospect Heights: Ladies and gentlemen, Justin has left the building — and now the neighborhood’s a mess. Comments (1).

Zigun: Sandy creamed soft serve shop

Denny’s Ice Cream Shop has hit a rocky road. Comment.

Wonder of wonders, Coney wheel spins again

Coney Island’s beloved Wonder Wheel has survived its wildest ride: Hurricane Sandy Comments (3).

Get on the magic bus!

Williamsburg: The Green Bus was tailor-made for Hurricane Sandy — and the fuel strapped borough it left in its wake. Comment.

Boro’s guards crumble against Miami’s versatility

Back Court: Nets’ general manager Billy King says he crafted the Brooklyn lineup to defeat — or “at least neutralize” — the Miami Heat, position by position. The problem is the defending champs don’t really have positions. Comment.

Nets capable of beating the dregs of the NBA

Front Court: The Nets front court took advantage of a home-and-home with the Orlando Magic — but don’t let the two wins convince you this team’s big men are ready for the big time. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Powerless in Red Hook

Red Hook: Two-thousand residents of the Red Hook Houses still don’t have electric or heat, and the city won’t say when they’ll get it back. Comments (10).

Pols to Prez: Make it Barack-lyn again!

When the president touches down to see what Hurricane Sandy did to New York on Thursday, he better be Brooklyn bound, borough leaders say. Comments (3).

Hand-in-hand! Volunteers work to pull Coney Island and Brighton Beach through catastrophe

Photo Galleries: Thousands of volunteers poured into Coney Island and Brighton Beach on Nov. 10 to help cleanup efforts. Comment.

Red Hook venders gather, give out delectable delights

Red Hook: The chalupas and tamales are on us! Comments (1).

Dressed to fill! Relief workers say they’ve got too much clothing

Hey Brooklyn, not even hurricane victims want to wear your old mom jeans! Comment.

Suds for Sandy victims

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A Bedford-Stuyvesant bar is donaiting $1 for every beer it sells to the Red Cross! Comment.

Poster boys! Occupy Wall Street poster printers become pamphleteers

When the power goes out, there’s nothing more powerful than the printed word. Comments (2).

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Sheepshead Bay desperate for electricity

Photo Galleries: Major sections of Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Sheepshead Bay still don’t have electricity, heat, or hot water, say residents and merchants who are spending their third week repairing damaged homes and storefronts. Comments (1).

Sandy spares Cyclone

The cyclone didn’t hurt the Cyclone! Comments (2).

Brooklyn mourns toddlers killed by Hurricane Sandy

Kensington: Hundreds lined Parkville Avenue to bid a sorrowful farewell to little Brendan and Connor Moore — the two boys who were ripped from their mother’s arms and drowned as Hurricane Sandy hit Staten Island. Comments (1).

Cooperative lit! Greenlight helps powerHouse after Hurricane

Hurricane Sandy brought everyone in the borough together — and that includes business rivals. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 9, 2012

L yeah! Subway service returns to Williamsburg and Bushwick

Transit: The L train is back! Comments (1).

Arts venues bounce back from Hurricane Sandy

Art: Sandbags weren’t the only line of defense against Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 14, 2011

Police: Teen mugged man for iPhone

Carroll Gardens: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment.

So long, Sokol! Old furniture store sells to fancy developer

Changing Brooklyn: The gentrification of Columbia Street continues. Comments (1).

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