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Monday, April 20, 2015

Illuminati to hold recruitment dance party in Williamsburg

Nightlife: The exlusive secret society needs new blood. Read more…

War and pieces: Art show explores life in conflict zones

Art: It is the art of war. Comment

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Introducing ‘Rhymes with Crazy,’ the new column from Lenore Skenazy

Rhymes with Crazy: The search is over! Carmine’s out, and Lenore’s in! Comments (9)

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, April 17, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Toss banjos at the Brooklyn Folk Fest, learn about brain wiring from a ‘Star Trek’ writer, and other great things to do in the borough of Kings, April 17–23. Comment

Fright fight! Stephen King vs. R.L. Stine

Books: Both men have written books about evil clowns. Both men are coming to Brooklyn. Comments (9)

Universoul Circus dazzles audiences at Aviatior

Photo Galleries: What a show! Comments (1)

Rock is back in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com know all the hardest rocking shows in the Ridge this weekend! Comment

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Who would plot to murder this adorable basset hound? (Or any basset hound, for that matter?)

Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the answer to that question in a story so good we would have killed for it. But we chose not to, so here’s the link. Enjoy! Comments (1)

Bugging out: Tuberculosis outbreak threatens Sunset Parkers

Sunset Park: Sunset Park is ground-zero of an outbreak of tuberculosis — a disease mostly eradicated many years ago. Comments (5)

Nets make playoffs, but Crummy isn’t hopeful

Flagrant Fowl: Look, when you put pigeon in charge of your sports department, things will ultimately devlove to garbage. Comment

College shopping sheds light on daughter No. 2

The Dad: This week, the Dad learns more about his second offsping during the weeks he spent looking for a new college with her than he had in a while. Comments (3)

Rallying cries: Cops, protesters injured at police reform march

Prospect Heights: Protesters calling for police reform clashed with officers as they marched down Flatbush Avenue to Grand Army Plaza on Tuesday, leading to multiple arrests and injuries on both sides. Comments (6)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Erotic filmmakers create newer, queerer porn fest

Cinema: They want rainbow, not vanilla. Comments (3)

Head games! Snowden bust artists demand statue back

Fort Greene: The Police Department must release the bust of refugee whistle-blower Edward Snowden that it removed from Fort Green Park and locked down in the bowels of the 88th Precinct station house, a lawyer for the anonymous artists that created the artwork demanded on Tuesday. Comments (9)

Raising the bars: Artist recreates activist’s prison cell

Art: The Central Library is exhibiting a full-scale replica of the six-by-nine-foot jail cell Black Panther activist Herman Wallace lived in for nearly 40 years. Comment

Soft serve! Pillow factory opens doors for Industry City Open Studios

Shopping: This is a different kind of pillow talk. Comments (3)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Hillary effect: Protesters come to Heights to get Clinton’s ear

Brooklyn Heights: At least 25 protesters gathered outside the soon-to-be presidential campaign headquarters of Hillary Clinton’s at 1 Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights to protest a controversial pipeline between Canada and Texas. Comments (21)

Make Meeker Avenue meeker, say activists

Mean Streets: It is Brooklyn’s meanest street, and they want to tame it. Comments (18)

Bay Ridge police officer dies in apparent suicide

Bay Ridge: A police sergeant is dead after apparently turning his gun on himself inside his Bay Ridge home on April 12. Comment

Hit-and-run killer of newlyweds, unborn baby, gets 25 years

Williamsburg: A Brooklyn judge threw the book at a man convicted of crashing into a Williamsburg couple and killing them and their unborn baby, giving him at least 10 extra years to think about what he did. Comments (3)

Elderly man accused of stabbing 21-year-old to death

Police said the old man stepped in when the younger man got into a fight with his granddaughter Comment

Monday, April 13, 2015

Sunset Park author wins major literary award

Sunset Park: A Sunset Parker whose debut novel garnered critical praise after its 2014 release, won the prestigious Poets, Editors, and Novelists/Faulkner Award in fiction on April 7. Comment

Coffey talk: Park won’t reopen for two more months

Meadows of Shame: The winter snow has melted, but Red Hook’s Coffey Park is still on ice. Comment

Wack! Cops arrest turnstile jumper for crack possession

Brooklyn Heights: Crack is wack! Comments (6)

Friday, April 10, 2015

Williamsburg rocks: 17 shows planned for 50 Kent

Williamsburg: A production company is planning a new summer concert series on the Williamsburg waterfront. Comment

Back in gray! Coignet building’s original facade revealed

Gowanus: Mr. Grocer, tear down this wall! Comments (9)

Civic activist Joanna Kasler dies at 81

Bay Ridge: Longtime Bay Ridge community activist Joanna Kasler died on April 1. Comment

First chair! BAM names violinist as new head

Fort Greene: Katy Clark will succeed outgoing president Karen Brooks Hopkins. Comment

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Fare price: Stores affected by L train closure offer $2.75 discount

Williamsburg: Call it a token gesture. Comments (12)