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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Kronos kids

Music: A requiem for youth never sounded so good. Comment

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

From fried chicken to pho

Dining: Southern cooking isn’t too far off from Southeast Asian. Comments (1)

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Monday, April 15, 2013

Zeroes in a half shell

Park Slope: It was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot that was so laugh-out-loud terrible — even Michael Bay wouldn’t make a movie out of it. Comment

Soccer fans get a kick out of virtual sports bar

Nightlife: Get drunk, grab a controller, and get rowdy. Comments (10)

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Listen, Carmine just went to the best party ever

Sunday Screech: The Screecher enjoys a rager. Comments (11)

Saturday, April 13, 2013

A museum on the water

Art: An uncanny figurine of a mutant fish-man rests next to a cool stone sculpture of a polar bear. Comment

Friday, April 12, 2013

Where’s the line between boozy perfection and beer pretension?

Bar Scrawl: The Brooklyn Paper’s drinking illustrator analyzes North Brooklyn’s new beer mecca. Comments (17)

Dragging ’60s

Nightlife: A queen is taking the stage. Comment

Toros! Toros! Toros!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The Brooklyn food mantra is local, but the latest and greatest in Williamsburg shows another angle on the culinary culture of the borough: imports. Comments (2)

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Bazaar fight

Carroll Gardens: Some Carroll Gardeners are itching to shake off Brooklyn’s latest flea before it starts keeping them up all night long. Comments (17)

Council candidate runs against Vito — who isn’t in the race yet

Politics: Council hopeful Antonio Reynoso has a clear path to City Hall, so long as the formidable foe he is currently shadowboxing — embattled assemblyman and rumored candidate Vito Lopez — doesn’t step foot in the ring. Comments (5)

The Nets can win — if the team reads these columns very closely

Smaller ballers must play big

Front Court: I spent the season quietly observing my counterpart’s analysis of the Nets’ struggling back court, but with the playoffs looming, this big man can be quiet no more. Here is what all the little people must do to help Brooklyn win when it counts. Comment

Our little guy’s playoff wishlist

Back Court: The Great Brooklyn Nets Front Court Experiment of 2013 has ended more or less where it started. Comment

Get your free grilled cheese sandwich!

Dining: It’s the best thing since sliced bread! Comment

Civic duty

Page 1: Week after week we assemble the best community newspaper on the planet and give it away to you, the people, because we believe in a well-informed citizenry. In fact, we believe so much in freedom of the press and free speech that we hand out our print product for — you guessed it — free. By the power vested in us by the first ammendment, we will use this space to issue the following proclamation: keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Teaching the lesson of Big Sur

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie tells Oscar to take a hike. Comment

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Herbal remedy: Savino’s joint medical marijuana bill designed to be passed

Marijuana may hurt short-term memory, but a keen awareness of recent history could help a Brooklyn lawmaker finally get a medical marijuana law passed in Albany. Comments (9)

Row, row, row your boat — down the Gowanus Canal

Gowanus: Everyone is a winner at this boat race — so long as you don’t get wet. Comments (23)

Participatory budget goes to the dogs

Fuzzy Brooklyn: It will soon be a dog’s life on the banks of the East River thanks to 729 ballot-casting Brooklynites. Comments (4)

Check this! Hockey hits Barclays on Sept. 21

Ice to meet you, Brooklyn! Comments (4)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Red Hook activists to feds: Don’t put sludge in our backyard

Cleaning Our Waterways: A group of Red Hookers have made it crystal clear that they don’t want the federal government to store the sludge dredged from the toxic Gowanus Canal on their waterfront. Comments (15)

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Bowie is new president of Heights Association

Brooklyn Heights: She’s under pressure. Comments (9)

Gunman: I’m sorry … I didn’t kill you

Crime: An attempted murderer has one big regret — he didn’t finish the job, according to investigators. Comment

Monday, April 8, 2013

Royal flush! School’s foul bathrooms to be fixed thanks to democracy

Politics: The dilapidated bathrooms at a Carroll Gardens elementary school will get their first renovation since the Eisenhower administration thanks to an initiative by a local legislator that democratizes the Council budgeting process. Comments (5)

Light fight! Activists blast Golden over traffic cameras

Bay Ridge: These Ridge residents want state Sen. Marty Golden to smile for the cameras. Comments (49)

Crystal here: Swarovski heads to Fulton Mall

Changing Brooklyn: Downtown will really shimmer once the crystal sellers at Swarovski open their new boutique on the Fulton Mall this month. Comment

Chaising donations: Non-profit raises cash selling couch

Williamsburg: You can raise money looking in the couch cushions, or you can raise money selling the couch — cushions and all — just like one of Williamsburg’s most prominent not-for-profit corporations. Comments (2)