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Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Hunter’s finds mark in Cobble Hill

Dining: There’s something Brooklyn about this place. Comment.

‘Miss Subway’ exhibit a trip down memory track

Art: A photography exhibit looks back on the women whose pictures filled the adspaces on the subway. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Slope scribe pens handbook for awkward men in search of wives

Books: If not love at first sight — write. Comment.

Pizza legend Patsy Grimaldi is making pies again — but not under his name

Patsy Grimaldi is back — and you’ll find him right next door to Grimaldi’s. Comments (4).

Tuff on the ears!

Music: For maximum results, don’t use protection of any kind. Comment.

They score! Band plays music over films

Cinema: If a film screens without a soundtrack, does it make a noise? Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

Carmine can’t stand it when old media wastes his time

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher wonders why newspapers fill precious space with garbage that no one cares about. Comments (9).

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Our roving Bartoonist reviews Williamsburg’s newest gay bar

Bar Scrawl: Bill Roundy — The Brooklyn Paper’s artistic drinking critic — says there’s loud music, lots of dancing, and a great happy hour. Comments (3).

Smoothie moves! Bike shop and juice bar under one roof

Windsor Terrace: Windsor Terrace cyclists don’t have to be Lance Armstrong to get into juicing. Comments (24).

The MTA has a Christmas present for you

Weekend Watch: This gift works underground, runs on a schedule, and will get you where you need to go! Comment.

Crowning achievements

Fashion: Is it a hat — or is it a headpiece? Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

Brooklyn brewers battle Sierra Nevada over ‘Narwhal’ name

Bushwick: Somehow, two different beer-makers decided it would be a good idea to name their brews after a strange-looking tusked whale. Comments (2).

Don we now our Asics apparel

They jingled all the way — around the park, that is. Comment.

Crikey!

Page 1: Ah, look here! A rare specimen — a print newspaper that’s the king of its domain! See the proud blue banner, the hard news stories, the sharply angled articles … those things could grab you by the throat and not let go! And it’s a fierce one, mate. Give it a look, but don’t get too close — this newpaper can get wild, and it always keeps hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment.

Getting the boys to talk about girls

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures she has to start listening if she wants her boys to start talking. Comment.

What’s wrong with the Nets?

Nets: The Manhattan Knicks topped Brooklyn’s home team in a crushing defeat on Tuesday night that capped off a rough stretch for the Nets — and as always, our columnists know exactly who is to blame.

Brook is broken, and so is Brooklyn

Front Court: If the Nets record over the last six games is any indicator, Brooklyn’s ballers will go only as far as the right foot of Brook Lopez will take them. Comment.

Deron Williams must shoot better

Back Court: Joe Johnson grabbed the ball off a Gerald Wallace miss and swung it out to Deron Williams. With 2.8 seconds left, the franchise point guard had his feet set behind the three-point arc — a clear look at the basket — as Jason Kidd scrambled to contest his shot. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Fear-inducing menorah goes dark

Kensington: Residents say they have no idea who snipped the wires and took away the cord that once hung over their heads. Comments (5).

Tunnel vision! Plan to make Atlantic Avenue underpass safer, prettier

Mean Streets: A gloomy Atlantic Avenue underpass is getting a makeover. Comments (9).

Facecrook! Fort Greene grocer posts photos of alleged shoplifters online

Fort Greene: A Fort Greene grocer is trying to shame shoplifters into avoiding his store by embarrassing them on the internet. Comments (40).

Record label sells music, used clothes

Music: Williamsburg musician Emmy Wildwood has figured out one of the last remaining ways to make a living in the music industry — peddling vintage clothing on the side. Comments (1).

Drowning woman rescued from Gowanus Canal

Gowanus: A struggling woman submerged in the Gowanus Canal was pulled to safety Tuesday evening by firefighters, an FDNY spokesman said. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

It’s Chanukaaahhhhh!

Kensington: Chanukah has become a festival of frights for residents of Windsor Terrace and Kensington. Comments (12).

Semper pie! Paulie Gee helps Sandy-struck Ditmas pizza purveyor

Ditmas Park: Hurricane Sandy took a bite out of a soon-to-open Ditmas Park pizzeria — but a pizzaiolo from the other side of the borough is offering up the ingredients for a quick recovery. Comment.

Stones celebrate golden anniversary in Brooklyn

Prospect Heights: The Rolling Stones have been touring for just over a half century — but those were just dry runs for the electrifying performance the rockers put on at the Barclays Center on Saturday. Comments (1).

Shopping center planned for Bushwick

Changing Brooklyn: Bushwick already has art galleries, fashionable young folks, and weed-strewn open spaces that rival the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea (we’re looking at you, High Line) — and it could soon have its very own “grittier Chelsea Market,” according to one real estate broker. Comments (1).

Red Hook’s crab shack’s beach-y looks saved it from Sandy

Red Hook: Brooklyn Crab gets great reviews for hurricane survival. Comments (10).

Star Trek: The next celebration! Sir Patrick Stewart wishes merriment across the galaxy

Captain’s Log: In this episode, our courageous Captain, Sir Patrick Stewart embraces an ancient Earth custom. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Levy metal! Scrappers fined for dumping into Gowanus

Cleaning Our Waterways: A scrap metal company paid an $85,000 fine for treating the already-polluted Gowanus Canal like a trash bin. Comments (3).

Club owner: Zebulon closed because new W’burgers aren’t like old W’burgers

Williamsburg: One of Williamsburg’s most-acclaimed music venues closed for good last week because “squares” have moved into the neighborhood, according to the club’s owner. Comments (29).

Stumped no more! Car freed weeks after Hurricane Sandy

Link: Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com helped a Bay Ridge motorist free her car from a bureaucratic logjam. Comment.

Cops hunting F train creep

Cops are searching for a man accused sexually assaulting a passenger on the F train on Nov. 12. Comments (1).

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Sandy refugees need a seaside escape, cruise line officials say

Displaced Hurricane Sandy victims have had a hard time over the past few weeks — so why shouldn’t they be given a chance to sip a mai tai on a cruise ship’s lido deck? Comments (3).

Walk this way!

Bridge ‘Park’: A new footbridge linking Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park will give pedestrians a bounce to their steps when it opens later this month. Comments (7).

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