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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Young at art: Rising choreography stars dance into Dumbo

Dance: They are dance-stepping out! Comment

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

You’re making grilled cheese all wrong!

Books: Get ready for a chewed awakening from a new book of unconventional ideas to make conventional dishes even tastier. Comments (2)

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Six-string star spends down-time playing Park Slope

Music: Smokey Hormel’s guitar playing is one of the worst kept secrets in rock. Comment

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Learn to contra dance, dress up like a cult movie character, tour art galleries in Gowanus, be part of a spooky Britney Spears musical, and other things to do in Brooklyn Oct. 17–23. Comment

St. Paddy’s comes early to the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: It is halfway to St. Patrick’s Day, and in Bay Ridge, that is reason to celebrate, according to our pals at BrooklynDaily.com. Comment

Multimedia opera probes Wikileaks and Chelsea Manning

Theater: Call it a covert ops-era. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Kings Theatre needs organ transplant

A group wants to bring the Loew’s Kings Theatre’s original pipe organ back to the famed movie house — but first they need to figure out how to get the instrument back to Brooklyn. Comment

Art-tech hub pulls out of Fort Greene development

Circuit Lord: A workshop for techie artists and artsy technologists moved to Sunset Park recently for what was supposed to be a short stay, but now it is sticking around for a while. Comment

Bosom buddies! Moms search for friends at speed-dating night

Nightlife: This is no child’s play. Comment

Boro of booze

That’s the spirit! New book highlights local liquors and libations

Dining: Lovers of both booze and Brooklyn are going to drink this up! Comment

Recipe: Royal Ascot Cocktail

Dining: Make this variation on a Pimm’s cocktail from Boerum Hill’s Building on Bond at home. Comment

Getting back into the college life

The Dad: This week, the Dad goes to Parents Weekend at his kid’s college and has the ride of his life. Comment

The Brooklyn Paper: Rock or bust

Page 1: Look, we’re not going to lie to you. We have a template here, and for years, we’ve stuck to it. But there is no shame in that. In fact, many respect the fact that we are steadfast in our ways, unflinching in our loyalties, and committed to doing what it is we do. So what are you waiting for? Keep carrying the torch and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Still no answers in Brooklyn Half Marathon runner death

Fitness: The medical examiner’s office still has not completed the autopsy of the runner who collapsed at the finish line of the Brooklyn Half Marathon and died five months ago. Comments (1)

Bands from mysterious island to rock Brooklyn venue

Music: Four bands from bucolic Staten Island (pronounced stat-NUY-lin) will perform their people’s traditional music at a Brooklyn bar. Comments (3)

It’s the time of the season for walking

You don’t have to drive to New England to go leaf peeping. Comment

In Sheepshead Bay, the streets are paved with garbage

Our neighbors down Sheepshead Bay way have long had problems with litter accumulating in their streets. But now, thanks to a recent repaving job that entombed candy wrappers and cigarette butts in asphalt, that problem is permanent. Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the story. Comment

Yo! Magnetic Fields frontman pens book on two-letter Scrabble words

Books: Good Scrabble words come in small packages. Comment

Police: Transgender woman beaten by bigots in Bushwick

Bushwick: A transgender woman was beaten by four men on a Bushwick street at about 11:20 p.m. on Oct. 12, according to the police. Comment

Crime of snatchin’: Police seek Clinton Hill restaurant thief

Clinton Hill: An opportunist snatched a woman’s purse from the back of her chair while she was eating in a Vanderbilt Avenue restaurant on Oct. 11, cops said. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Royal flush: Parks department pitches $2.4 million bathrooms for Red Hook

Red Hook: Locals initially wanted to flush the pricey privvy plan that they said would ruin Valentino Park’s view, but a rejiggering by parks department designers has some coming around. Comments (3)

Police: Transgender woman beaten by bigots in Bushwick

Bushwick: A group of four men brutally attacked a transgender woman with a two-by-four on Bushwick Avenue on Sunday evening, leaving her near death, police said. Our colleagues over at Gay City News have the whole disturbing story. Comments (4)

Domino neighbors: Saturday-work plan must fall

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Williamsburg residents want to hit the snooze button on Saturday construction at the Domino Sugar factory mega-development. Comments (9)

Buried bones: NYPD unearths body in Crown Heights yard

Crown Heights: Police found skeletal human remains in the backyard of a Crown Heights building on Oct. 9. Comment

Paws-some: Shaman blesses dogs at Grand Army Plaza

Fuzzy Brooklyn: A Prospect Heights mystic worked her magic on a bunch of fidos on Oct. 11. Comment

This is horse----! Scofflaw dumps manure beside Gowanus Canal

Gowanus: What a load of crap. Comments (3)

Bellhop checkup: Hotel union getting flashy healthcare center on Fulton

Fort Greene: This futuristic high-rise building on Fulton Street is just what the doctor ordered, according to the hotel workers union building it. Comment

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Operation Teen Sweep

Friends of Clinton Hill teen knocked out by cop: Police harass us

Clinton Hill: Friends and young family members of the black 17-year-old apparently knocked out by a police officer in Clinton Hill in June say the incident was scary, but it wasn’t surprising. Comments (8)

Slope parents, teachers, kids blast NYPD’s ‘racist’ teen-shooing tactic

Park Slope: Parents, teachers, and students gathered at John Jay Educational Campus on Friday to decry the recently launched anti-teen hangout initiative, which they say unfairly targets black and Latino students. Comments (11)

Crash in Flatbush

Mean Streets: A 60-year-old pedestrian was critically injured on Oct. 11 when a driver hit him on Ocean Avenue in Flatbush, cops said. Comments (5)

Getting technical: Burglars strike Dumbo tech hub

DUMBO: A bunch of bandits burglarized tech company offices in a Dumbo building late last month, cops said. Comments (5)

Playing easy to get: Brooklyn Bridge Park is thieves’ haven

Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s new basketball and handball courts are all fun and games — until somebody’s stuff gets stolen. Comments (15)

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

FDNY saves Carmine with the ‘Jaws Of Life’

Sunday Screech: Look, if you want to save the Screecher’s life, you’ve gotta go big. Comments (2)

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Doctors at former LICH site to get roomy digs

Hospitals in Crisis: New York University reached an agreement with developer Fortis Property Group on Thursday to double the amount of medical space in its planned healthcare facility inside the luxury residential complex on the former Long Island College Hospital campus in Cobble Hill — but it is keeping the number of staffers the same. Comments (3)

Meeting on policing of Park Slope high schoolers

Park Slope: Park Slope parents and kids are invited to sound off on the new police anti-teen-hangout initiative, and the claim that officers told black Slope students to “get out of the neighborhood” last month, at a town hall meeting tonight. Comments (20)

Day trippers: W’burg kids tune up on John Lennon’s birthday

Williamsburg schoolchildren formed a human peace sign yesterday to mark what would have been John Lennon’s 74th birthday. Comment
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Murder at the Bushwick Houses

Bushwick: Police have released a video of the cold-blooded killing of a Bushwick Houses resident in late September. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Kings Bay Y head attacked at Barclays

Event: A pro-Palestinian protester punched the director of the prominent Sheepshead Bay Jewish organization in the face outside of an exhibition basketball game at the Barclays Center on Wednesday night, according to police. Comments (40)