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Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Survivor’s story of will and courage

Breast Cancer Awareness: Breast cancer survivor Lisa Malwitz is living proof of hope after a diagnosis. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Cancer specialist discusses the healthcare milestones

Breast Cancer Awareness: A patient of Dr. Michael Theodorakis, a cancer and blood specialist on Long Island, was stunned to learn that the lump on his chest was breast cancer. Comment

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Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Screenings and self-exams are key to early detection of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: Early detection is crucial to successful breast cancer treatment. Protect yourself with these life-saving tips from Maimonides Medical Center, the American Cancer Society, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Play it again! Coney stalwart revives play about vindictive ventriloquist

Theater: Edison killed the vaudeville star — now the vaudeville star wants to kill Edison! Comment

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Reprise of the machines: W’burg play stars robot actor

Theater: That is right — a robot actor. Comment

Ghost buskers: Spooky musical show haunts Bushwick Starr

Music: Forget ghost stories this Halloween — listen to some ghost songs instead. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Breast cancer awareness

This month: CNG goes pink!

Breast Cancer Awareness: You may notice something different about our newspapers and our websites this month — they are pink! Our new President, Jennifer Goodstein, explains why. Comments (2)

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: An authentic Oktoberfest, a cat video festival, Judas Priest, and more things to see and do in Brooklyn Oct. 3–9. Comment

Bay Ridge hits the high notes

Bay Ridge Nights: Punk, classic rock, and … opera? It is all waiting for you in Bay Ridge, according to our pals at BrooklynDaily.com. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Mega-development coming to Sunset Park

Sunset Park: A shelved, controversially huge Sunset Park development is back — and bigger than ever. Comments (26)

Walkie-textie: No bars, no problem with W’burg invention

Circuit Lord: This gadget will keep your thumbs busy even when the cell towers are down. Comments (6)

Ill wind as Congressional candidates spar over Sandy response

Bay Ridge: This debate was a storm of allegations. Comments (2)

Renowned Russian sax player swings into Manhattan Beach

Music: This performance will begin on a high note. Comments (1)

Captain Red Hook! Pirate clown sails into the Waterfront Museum

Event: Yo, ho, ho, and a bottle of fun! Comment

The Brooklyn Paper: We’re thinking pink

Page 1: You might not be able to tell from this week’s PDF, but tomorrow our paper will be pink. You may think we’ve spoiled the surprise just now, but there’s no way your powers of visualization are so acute that you can picture every morsel contained herein in vivid, bright-pink glory. And why the pink? Because we hate breast cancer. Hate’s a strong word, we know. That’s why we’re using it. Comment

This Dad wants to make the world a better place

The Dad: This week, the Dad contemplates religious intolerance as hate crimes continue to rise. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Last food: W’burg White Castle closed

Changing Brooklyn: An iconic Brooklyn fast-food fortress has fallen. Comments (12)

Bless these pets: Shaman to give pets rites at Grand Army Plaza

Fuzzy Brooklyn: On Oct. 4, Catholic and Episcopal pet owners around the borough will pour into neighborhood churches for the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, also known as the blessing of the animals. But the following week, a woman who describes herself as an urban shaman is offering her own ceremony for animal-loving pagans. Comments (1)

Prosecutors: Brooklyn Tech teacher is serial sex predator

Fort Greene: The sordid story of a Brooklyn Technical High School teacher accused of sending a lewd picture to a student got astronomically fouler on Tuesday when he was rearrested after prosecutors say they found heaps of evidence showing he preyed on six girls and young women. Comment

Flavor-dusting for prints: Teens stole Doritos from chip factory, police say

Williamsburg: They were caught orange-handed. Comments (5)

Thrive-in Saturday! W’burg glam rock party celebrates 10 years

Music: They love to boogie on a Saturday night! Comments (1)

Do the weird stuff! Superfans host ‘Dr. Horrible’ sing-along party

Boro of Nerds: What a crazy random happenstance! Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

LICH deal resuscitated as judge shows unions the door

Hospitals in Crisis: They are out and New York University is back in business. Comments (4)

By the river fumes: Painters gather to render Gowanus Canal

Art: And for my next work, I present “Condom, floating with dead rat.” Comment

Brooklyn Bridge Park getting classroom, bathrooms

Bridge ‘Park’: A former city building at the Manhattan Bridge end of Brooklyn Bridge Park is a getting a $3.6 million, community center makeover. Comments (2)

Gaseous play: G’point fart factory to harness sewage, compost fumes

Greenpoint: One person’s trash and sewage is another’s natural gas. Comments (4)

Green Monster Big Band plays tribute to G’point legend Fred Ho

Music: They are blowing his horn. Comment

Kick-stopper! Bandit burglarizes Kickstarter

Greenpoint: A bozo broke into Kickstarter’s Greenpoint headquarters last week and made off with a bundle of electronics, according to cops. Comments (1)

Antics on Atlantic: Massive street fair hits 40

Event: The massive Atlantic Antic street fair, which stretches from the Barclays Center to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Music fest steers clear of Red Hook

Music: A controversial two-day rock concert has made its great escape, leaving Red Hook’s port facility for less hostile shores. Comments (1)

Attempted rape in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: A woman fought off a would-be rapist on a Greenpoint street early on Sunday morning, according to law enforcement officials. Comment

Body discovered in water off of Red Hook

Red Hook: A handcuffed corpse surfaced in the harbor near Ikea in Red Hook on Monday morning, police said. Comments (1)

Death by F train

Park Slope: An F train struck and killed a man lying on the tracks between the Fourth Avenue–Ninth Street and Seventh Avenue F and G stations, backing up train traffic, FDNY and transit officials said. Comments (4)

Cops: Anti-gay shooting in Bushwick

Bushwick: Police have arrested three men who they say harassed and shot at a group of men dressed in drag in Bushwick on Saturday morning. Comment

Drug raid: Heist at Boerum Hill pharmacy

Boerum Hill: A crafty band of burglars busted through the wall of a Smith Street pharmacy overnight on Sept. 20 and made off with a hefty prescription-drug haul, police said. Comment

John on the spot: Gigolo steals stingy client’s ride

DUMBO: A prostitute takes his customer’s car as payment for services rendered. Comments (2)

More money, fewer problems the goal for Sandy spending spree

The city is pumping more money than ever before into administering its Hurricane Sandy recovery program, but after more than a year of lackluster results, administrators say the splurge will turn the program around. Comment

Midwood home invasion

Midwood: A knife-wielding goon robbed a senior citizen inside his Midwood house on Sept. 25, cops said. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Nobody loves BJ’s more than Carmine

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher breaks down the good, the bad, and the ugly about the big-box store in his backyard. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Bushwick Houses resident murdered on his steps

Bushwick: A fiend shot and killed a man outside his Bushwick apartment on Thursday afternoon, cops said. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Attempted Manhattan Bridge suicide closes span

Transit: A man threatening to jump off the Manhattan Bridge snarled car and train traffic between Brooklyn and Manhattan for an hour this morning. Comments (11)

Long-absent landlords seek to oust Prospect Lefferts gardeners

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A pair of sibling developers with a checkered past are trying to give the boot to the community garden that has been squatting for the past year and a half on a vacant lot they own. Comments (2)

Prosecutors: Double-rape victim went to second attacker for help

Clinton Hill: Chilling details have emerged in the case of the woman raped twice in one hour in Clinton Hill on Aug. 31. Comments (1)

Tough and tender

Manhattan trans-gression: Beep fumes over terror-threat response

Transit: Borough President Adams blasted Mayor DeBlasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton for snubbing Brooklyn when they took a short subway trip to emphasize that the subway system is safe from terror attacks, following word of a possible terror plot on Thursday. Comment

Om, man: Borough President Adams loves yoga and meditation

Health: The Beep gets all beatific in describing his discovery of the ancient practices. Comments (2)

Letter: LICH deal collapse ‘the best thing we could have hoped for’

Hospitals in Crisis: Contrary to popular belief, New York University’s recent exit from the Long Island College Hospital redevelopment deal is not the latest in a long line of letdowns, it is an opportunity to make the hospital whole again, this reader writes. Did we mention he was a court-appointed watchdog overseeing the battle to save the medical center? Comments (18)

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Contractor to Forest City Ratner: It’s not me, it’s you

Construction Update: The developer behind the project formerly known as Atlantic Yards and Swedish builder Skanska are separated, but a judge won’t let them get divorced just yet. Comments (7)