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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Color coordination: Rock stars and color guards team up

Music: These artists are changing the color guard. Comment

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Hole story: Photo exhibit focuses on derelict section of Brooklyn

Art: It is a hole ’nother world. Comments (5)

Monday, June 22, 2015

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Art: Call her the artist from Down Under — the Manhattan Bridge. Comment

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Books: New book blows the lid off artisan ice cream! Comment

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Wrongly convicted of rape and murder, Jeff Deskovic fights back

Rhymes with Crazy: The New Yorker spent 16 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit — but was forced to admit he did. Comments (1)

Friday, June 19, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: The Mermaid Parade, beer cocktails, Patrick Stewart — Brooklyn has it all. Comment

Sport of kings: ‘Invisiball’ stages a faux soccer match

Dance: These performers have no balls. Comment
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One reason to go to Staten Island tonight: The Cyclones are playing on the Rock

The Ride: Look, we don’t normally tell you to go to the Rock, but tonight the Cyclones are playing there. Thankfully, our boys will be back in Brooklyn tomorrow. Comment

Bay Ridge is the home of pop’s rock

Bay Ridge Nights: Our buddies at BrooklynDaily.com have the scoop on dad rock bands playing on Father’s Day weekend. Comment

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Five ways to re-re-purpose Boardwalk timber

Wood from the Coney Island Boardwalk is currently on display at an Italian world’s fair. What should happen to it after the fete is over? We have some ideas. Comments (1)

Shreds of truth: New doc follows metal band Unlocking the Truth

Cinema: This movie features a full metal racket. Comment

Not yet a grandmother, but getting there!

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie realizes her tween and teen don’t need her as much anymore. Comment

In step: Cops, locals keep peace at Sunset Park Puerto Rican parade

Sunset Park: This procession has made serious progress. Comments (6)

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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Unholy rollers: Vandals knock over Virgin Mary statue in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights: The priest at St. Charles Borromeo Church says the church will have to pay thousands of dollars to restore the statue. Comments (8)

Seize the daycare: Senate passes bill to save W’burg preschool and senior center

Changing Brooklyn: Score one for the little guys — and their grandmas. Comments (7)

Teenage wasteland: Students curate an exhibit about Brooklyn’s sewer system

Art: A group of teens have uncovered the secrets of the sewers. Comments (6)

Cops: Man now suffering brain injury was in multiple scraps at W’burg bar

Williamsburg: Staffers or patrons of the Charleston called police twice in two hours to deal with scuffles involving the man, authorities said. Comments (2)

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Little willy style: Smallest-penis pageant celebrates good things in petite packages

Bushwick: Men with puny peckers and big personalities took to the stage at the King’s County Saloon in Bushwick on Saturday to compete for the coveted title of the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn. Comments (7)

Float on!

Reporter’s notebook: I spent an hour inside a sensory deprivation tank — and survived!

Health: Talk about deep-dive reporting! Comments (4)

Pod people: Sensory deprivation center opens in Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens: They’re floating a new therapy, and that therapy is floating. Comments (1)

Double trouble: Cyclone gets stuck — again

Luna Park’s Cyclone roller coaster stalled before the first drop for the second time this season on June 13. Comments (1)

Rainbow connection! Thousands parade through Park Slope for Brooklyn Pride

Park Slope: Talk about pride and joy! Comments (3)

Dancers trip the light fantastic at Flatbush Avenue Street Fair

They were dancing in the street! Comment

Monday, June 15, 2015

Parks and declarations: Judge gives Pier 1 condos and hotel the all-clear

Changing Brooklyn: It is too late for the activists to fight the development, the judge ruled Friday. Comments (26)

Man in critical condition after Williamsburg bar brawl

Williamsburg: A man is clinging to life after an early-morning fight at a popular Williamsburg bar on Sunday, police said. Comments (5)

Dances with wolves: Pooches party at puppy prom

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The dancers at this prom had two left feet. Comment

Class act! Donors go back to school for kids’ arts fund-raiser

Park Slope: They put the fun in fund-raising! Comment

Friday, June 12, 2015

Boerum Hill deli re-brands as artisanal emporium to protest rent hike

Changing Brooklyn: Heroes are now “hand-fried chicken cutlet sandwiches.” Comments (14)

The gig is up! Trash Bar will close at the end of the month

Changing Brooklyn: They’re finally taking out the Trash. Comments (4)
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Daytime shoot-out in Bushwick

Bushwick: A pair of yahoos got into a daytime shootout on the streets of Bushwick on Wednesday. Comments (4)

Maurice Sendak school celebrates author’s birthday

Park Slope: They let the wild rumpus start! Comment

Cops: Teens robbed and killed Williamsburg man

Williamsburg: Police arrested four teens in the April 27 shooting death of a Williamsburg man, according to a report. Comments (2)

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Oh! What a night! CNG honors Brooklyn’s Women of Distinction!

Our sister publication, Courier Life, honored 25 of Brooklyn’s best last night at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights, and Brooklyn Daily has the story, so check it out! Read more…

Pier pressure: Bad welding caused Greenpoint pier collapse, report says

Greenpoint: It blew its fuse. Comments (1)

Fin-der bender! Coney-bound shark dies in Florida car crash

Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have all the details on this real-life Sharknado. Comments (2)

Judge: Lopez must pay his $300K sexual harassment fine

Politics: If he doesn’t, the attorney general can start seizing his assets. Comments (1)