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Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

New pediatric clinic coming to Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill: As one Cobble Hill medical center faces closure, another is set to open. Comments (4).

The play’s the movie!

Theater: It’s a play within a movie within a play. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013

California uber alles: Artist drives through L.A., points camera skyward

Art: Look, up in the sky — it’s a video art installation! Comment.

Brooklyn Public Library to sell off Boerum Hill’s Carnegie branch

Boerum Hill: The Brooklyn Public Library wants to sell-off the beloved, Carnegie-era Pacific Street branch to escape $9-million in repair costs. Comments (11).

Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Plays show little has changed since Matthew Shepherd’s murder

Theater: The true story of one of America’s most notorious hate crimes will come to Brooklyn in an epic five-hour production. Comment.

Meet the parent: Talk show invites guests to chat with dad

DUMBO: How would your dad’s jokes fare on late night? Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

Carmine can’t believe what they did to his column

Sunday Screech: I’m madder than one of my throngs of loyal readers who was left scratching his head last week when some hack rewrote my column without my permission or approval. Comments (15).

Morrissey fans get what they want

Music: If you’re planning on spending Valentine’s Day locked inside your bedroom crying and listening to Morrissey croon, remember — misery loves company. Comments (6).

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013

The writing’s on the skin: Historians share tales of tattoos, love, and tragedy

Art: Diamonds are forever, but ink is more specific. Comments (6).

On thin ice: Rickety Prospect Park rescue ladders a danger, activists claim

Meadows of Shame: Damaged emergency rescue ladders around the banks of Prospect Park’s frozen lake put lives in jeopardy, park watchdogs claim. Comments (5).

Valentine’s nay: Ditmas musician’s concert of heartbreak

Music: For every romantic Valentine’s Day, there’s the day after. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

Money maker: Artist makes new form of currency for Williamsburg and Greenpoint

Williamsburg: Mary Jeys is carrying a torch for a time when money was spent locally. Comments (17).

Romance unleashed: Women and their dogs get together for Valentine’s day

Nightlife: Grab your heart-shaped kibbles, there’s puppy love in the air. Comments (6).

Punch drank with love

Bar Scrawl: Our roving bartoonist heads to a Williamsburg watering hole where punch is the featured beverage. Comments (3).

Boogie tights: Funky vintage shop party comes to Park Slope

Shopping: It will be like shopping for an episode of “Mad Men” — directed by John Waters. Comment.

Library fund-raiser is one for the record books

Reading is fundamental — and fund-raising is instrumental! Comment.

Love bites: Five great Valentine’s Day ideas

David Diamante, Nets announcer and owner of Diamante’s Brooklyn Cigar Lounge: “For guys: buy a month’s membership to the famed Gleason’s Gym. For gals: Pick up her favorite flowers from your local Brooklyn farmers market. For dinner, visit La Palina Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

Artist uses Gowanus Canal sludge as paint

Gowanus: Talk about oil-based paint! Comments (30).

Not so hot spot! Wifi at library’s new technology hub painfully slow

It would be faster using a card catalogue! Comments (7).

Brooklyn in the spotlight: College showdown draws sharp views from around the globe

The controversy over a talk on a pro-Palestine movement at Brooklyn College gains international attention. Comments (3).

Put that coffee down!

Page 1: ABC. A, always, B, be, C, clicking. Always be clicking. Always be clicking! AIDA. Attention. Interest. Decision. Action. Attention: does this local news story have your attention? Interest: are you interested in community journalism, I know you are ‘cause it’s click or walk. You click on a story or you hit the bricks. Decision: have you made your decision for news? And action. AIDA. Get out there, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment.

Knee surgery has the Dad waiting on his daughter

The Dad: This week, the Dad tries to make something of his time playing gopher for his teen. Comments (1).

Scorched by Heat, Nets need new strategy

Nets: What can the Nets learn after getting creamed by the Heat once again? Our columnists weigh in below.

If you can’t beat them, don’t join them

Front Court: The Nets will never defeat Miami by playing like Miami. Comment.

Small ball a good call

Back Court: Is bigger really better? Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

Long Island College Hospital at death’s door

Cobble Hill: The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center wants to pull the plug on Long Island College Hospital this week. Comments (3).

Not pretty in pink

Downtown: Illegal changes at the old Gage and Tollner building in Downtown have the Landmarks Preservation Commission seeing red — and hot pink. Comments (8).

Checkin’ in with: Bill DeBlasio

Checkin’ in with: We took a moment to chat with the Public Advocate about why he truly is an “outer-borough working dad,” how he feels about bike lanes, and whether or not he is a member of the Park Slope Food Co-op. Comments (64).

Fairway will reopen on March 1!

Red Hook: Red Hookers will once again be able to sink their teeth into fine artisanal cheeses and organic produce in less than a month. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Under the deep end! Feds may bury Gowanus sewage tank beneath Double D Pool

Cleaning Our Waterways: The feds may force the city to bury a giant holding tank for raw sewage and runoff beneath Thomas Green Playground and Douglass-Degraw Pool as part of the planned half-billion dollar cleanup of the Gowanus Canal. Comments (38).

Pulitzer-winning poet Tracy K. Smith talks about literary life in Brooklyn

Checkin’ in with: This Brooklyn literary star doesn’t have name recognition of Paul Auster, the book sales of Jonathan Safran Foer, or notoriety of Amy Sohn — but she has one thing those esteemed borough scribes covet: a Pulitzer Prize. Comment.

Big change at Heights homeless shelter

Brooklyn Heights: The respite bed shelter at the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue is getting a sex change. Comments (1).

Vandals’ ‘scratchiti’ makes woman wish for the days of graffiti

Kensington: When one Kensington woman sees the front door of her building, the scratches on the glass look to her like fingernails on a blackboard sound. Comments (3).

City: Slope salon ran gambling ring

Park Slope: One Park Slope salon has had a brush with the law. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

POLL: Who was the best leader of the Big Apple?

Perspective: Mayor Koch is gone, and that got us wondering who was the best mayor in the history of New York City. Comments (31).

Our Bartoonist is on a quest for fire on Smith Smith

Bar Scrawl: We mistakenly failed to post two fantastic Bar Scrawls by our legendary bartoonist Bill Roundy — so we’re righting our wrongs and brightnening your Monday by bundling them together. Enjoy! Comments (2).

Turning the page on the Brooklyn Heights library

Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn Public Library wants to cut off its nose to save its face. Comments (3).

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

Sandy blows away critics

Development: An illegally operating Emmons Avenue market is enjoying the community’s support for the first time in years, and its all thanks to one event that changed everything — Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Koch in black and white

Photo Galleries: We have dug through our massive photo archives and found a bunch of pictures of Mayor Ed Koch, who died today of congestive heart failure at the age of 88. Check them out, and let us know your remembrances on the man who led New York City back from oblivion during his reign as mayor from 1978 until 1989. Comments (8).

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