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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

It’s the great American graffiti novel

DUMBO: The golden era of New York hip-hop and graffiti lives — on the shelves of bookstores. Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Gertrude Stein marathon! Get ready for 52 grueling hours of action, literature

Books: A long, dense, and difficult book calls — and Brooklyn answers. Comments (2)

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Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013

Carmine stands up for the little guy — in the big car

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine unloads on the people who make driving miserable. Comments (7)

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Gowanus gets a culinary dream team

Dining: The staff is eager-to-please when you arrive — for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drinks. Comments (2)

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

String theory

Theater: With great scientific advances come great puppets. Comment

Le Boum goes the dynamite! New indie group plans explosive party

Music: What’s French for “explosion?” Comment

Motor City musicians with Queens-influenced name arrive in Brooklyn

Music: Fear is a great motivator — for dance music. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Wheels of misfortune! Velodrome plan crashes in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: The wheels have stopped on a philanthropist’s lofty plan to bring an indoor bike track to Brooklyn Bridge Park because the project cannot be built within the $50-million budget. Comments (14)

Ridgites bash planned hipster bar over fear skinny-pant set will bring noise

Bay Ridge: Neighbors of a planned beer garden slated to become Bay Ridge’s first hipster bar say they’re against the place before it has a chance to become cool. Comments (58)

Horror vacui

Page 1: Ever wonder why the front page of the print edition of The Brooklyn Paper is so jam-packed with awesomeness? It’s because we want to be the most awesome paper out there. It’s our mission to produce stories that leap off the page — and once we have those stories, there’s no excuse for not giving them the prominence they deserve. With so many great articles on the front page, there’s something for everyone. Thanks for reading, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Not again! Hinsch’s to close March 1, and this time it’s forever!

Link: The old-timey soda fountain won’t be around for long. Comment

The things she carried! Painter exhibits contents of her suitcase

Art: Most people avoid airing their personal baggage in public. Comment

Maybe we should arm our schools

The Dad: This week, The Dad wonders what a world ruled by the gun would be like. Comments (3)

Nets are finally in synch

Nets: It’s a new year — and the new-look Nets seem to be turning a corner. Our taller columnist and our shorter columnist weight in on a team in transition.

Back court’s back, alright!

Back Court: It’s about time, but that doesn’t make it any less sweet. Comments (3)

Brooklynites, do your job and make Brook an All-Star

Front Court: Entering the team’s first season in Brooklyn, no Net was a bigger unknown than Brook Lopez. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

Die Hipster is dead

The vitriolic blog that hated all things pertaining to bicycles, mustaches, and organic food has ceased to be. Comments (80)

Can we take your orders, please? Ditmas Park restaurateurs host foodie focus group to plan eatery

Ditmas Park: Ditmas Park residents will definitely find something they like at a planned vegetarian restaurant — because they’re the ones coming up with the menu. Comments (6)

Carroll Gardens legend loses cheap rent, may be forced to move to Wisconsin

Carroll Gardens: A lifelong Carroll Gardens icon can no longer afford to stay in her Brownstone community — and if her neighbors can’t find her an apartment on the cheap she will be forced to move to Wisconsin, of all places. Comments (14)

Admirals’ new commander: Another developer takes helm of Navy Yard supermarket plan

Fort Greene: A controversial plan to replace a strip of decaying 19th-century mansions in the Brooklyn Navy Yard with a supermarket inched forward last week when a new developer took over the long-stalled project. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

WATCH: Boro’s first parkour gym is really off the wall!

Bushwick: In some workouts you hit the wall — in this one you jump over it. Comments (12)

Cookbook for Hook: Buy these recipes and help a storm-battered neighborhood

Dining: Chew the right thing! Comment

Judge tosses sex bias suit against Markowitz

Politics: A sex discrimination case against Borough President Markowitz? Fuhgettaboutit! Comments (5)

Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

Is he your spirit animal? Prospect Park’s feral Ghost Dog up for adoption

Fuzzy Brooklyn: This dog will have to get used to a smaller backyard. Comment

Jewish group leads fight against Coney Island casino

Allowing gambling in Coney Island would bring debauchery, sin, and seedy characters to the People’s Playground, a Sephardic organization claims. Comments (12)

Pols vow: We promise to shutter 93 Lounge

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge elected are looking to shutter the controversial club where cops say a New Year Eve brawl spilled onto the streets. Comments (2)