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Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

Santa’s little yelpers! Dogs pose for photos with Saint Nick

Greenpoint: Gary Angell knows which doggies have been naughty and which have been nice — and he knows which ones need anti-flea shampoo! Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

Claus country runner! Cobble Hill ‘Santa’ jogs Brooklyn Bridge every Christmas

Santa Claus is coming to town — and he’s running in, right over the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Believe it! Carmine visits Santa!

Sunday Screech: You won’t beleive what Carmine can’t believe this week! Comments (8).

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Museum tells the story of a real-life Santa

Williamsburg: Many have borrowed Santa Claus’s beard — from a farcical Tim Allen to the timeless Edmund Gwen — but John Duvall Gluck actually responded to the call of “Dear Santa.” Comment.

‘Hog’ wild: Filmmaker becomes tunnel-digger to create documentary

DUMBO: If you can’t film them, join them. Comments (2).

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Radiolabs! Brooklynites take to their closets to get on the airwaves

The hills are alive with the sound of podcasts. Comments (2).

Didn’t get a Christmas card from Marty Markowitz? Don’t worry, we’ll fill you in

Our experts break down the Borough President’s Brooklyn-themed holiday card. Comments (8).

Our roving Bartoonist toasts the Clover Club

Bar Scrawl: In his 100th edition of Bar Scrawl, Bill Roundy reviews one of Brooklyn’s most acclaimed watering holes. Comment.

Why watch ‘A Christmas Story’ on TV when you can watch it in a movie theater!

There’s nothing stopping you from watching “A Christmas Story” for 24 straight hours on your living-room TV — that is, if you’re trying to burn your eyes out. Comment.

Demon season

Gowanus: The nightmare before Christmas is here. Comments (1).

R train service to Manhattan restored; no service headaches this weekend!

Weekend Watch: It’s a holiday miracle — or it really is the end of the world! Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Vegan cocktails exist!

Bushwick: Cruelty-free Bloody Marys and other mixed drinks let vegans imbibe without compromising their lifestyle. Comments (8).

Cortelyou Road station rehab will kill our business, merchants say

Ditmas Park: The MTA has finally agreed to complete a long-awaited fix-up of three Flatbush stations — but not everyone is happy about it. Comments (5).

A wishlist

Page 1: Not finished with your holiday shopping? Don’t worry, we know the perfect gift for everyone in your household — The Brooklyn Paper. Mom will love the neighborhood-centric news stories, dad will be crazy about the one-of-a-kind Brooklyn Nets coverage, and the kids will go wild for the colorful photos. It’s easy to wrap, and, like all of the best things in this world, it’s free — so enjoy the holidays and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Comment.

I put the words right into their mouths

The Dad: This week, The Dad can’t control himself at the dinner table. Comments (1).

All that jazz

Music: Jazz isn’t dead, and that’s thanks in part to Gerry Eastman’s efforts to keep it alive in Williamsburg. Comments (1).

Our columnists are here to help

Nets: Our taller columnist and our shorter columnist agree — the Nets have a lot of work to do. Below, they share their thoughts on what Brooklyn’s home team must do to win.

Deron needs picks to be on a roll

Back Court: So now we know: D-Will liked it better in Utah. Comments (1).

Nets are defenseless without Lopez

Front Court: Brook is back in Brooklyn and all is right again in the world of the Nets, right? Well, not quite. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Lights, camera, action! Williamsburg’s newest moviehouse premieres

Cinema: It’s the premiere of the biggest blockbuster of the holiday film season: Williamsburg’s brand new multiplex. Comments (7).

Unions rally against Downtown’s City Point development

Downtown: Hundreds of union workers rallied at the under-construction City Point development in Downtown on Tuesday and accused developer Acadia Realty Trust of short-changing the non-union laborers building the massive housing and retail complex — which received a $20-million federal bailout in 2009. Comments (10).

Remember Amnesia?

Bay Ridge: Amnesia’s forgotten its name! Comments (16).

Salt and Sea gets holiday reprieve

An eviction-bound Coney Island charity received a Yuletide reprieve from its landlord, who postponed the bounce until after the New Year. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Fired up environmentalists fight plan to torch Sandy-toppled trees

Photo Galleries: Environmental advocates say burning hurricane hardwoods will be deterimintal to resident’s health — and the city’s coffers. Comments (3).

Sweet charity

Dining: New York City’s top pastry chefs banded together and dished out their finest treats to help rebuild DUMBO’s Sandy-shuttered Almondine Bakery. Comments (1).

Cha Cha: I’ll be back — again

The owner of Boardwalk staple Cha Cha’s says the storied, Sandy-sunk honky-tonk will be back — but exactly when is anybody’s guess. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Concrete Boardwalk set in stone

The city can go ahead with its plan to rip up the Boardwalk’s precious planks and replace it with concrete and plastic lumber, a Supreme Court judge ruled today. Comments (8).

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).

District attorney candidate: Pot-smokers won’t get criminal records

Let’s lighten up on tokers lighting up, says district attorney candidate Abe George. Comments (2).

Cyclists make sure women get home safely after attacks in Bushwick

Bushwick: Coming home late? Take your hike with a guy on a bike. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Controversial menorah rewired — gets snipped again

Kensington: The Kensington Chabad keeps lighting up its fear-inducing menorah display, and someone keeps cutting its cord. Comments (3).

Officials: Sandy-ravaged aquarium in critical condition

Hurricane Sandy crippled the New York Aquarium, claim Wildlife Conservation Society members who say that only a portion of the marine exhibits will be open this spring. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Garbage-filled Coney apartment building has been left to rot, tenants say

Hurricane Sandy turned a Coney Island Houses apartment building into a putrid, 14-story pile of rotting garbage that’s making people sick, residents claim. Comment.

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).

GOOAAAAAAALLLLLLLLL! Brooklyn Bridge Park now a soccer field of dreams

Awesome: The borough’s world-class waterfront park is now home to the world’s game. Comments (3).

Merchants want more police presence in Gowanus

Gowanus: Gowanus merchants fear for their lives after a gun-toting robber held up the owner of a Third Avenue pie shop in broad daylight — and they say they need more police patrolling the neighborhood’s increasingly commercial streets. Comments (1).

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