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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

Teaches of peaches: Local food writer focuses on the summer fruit

Books: Going to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches? For that you need recipes! Comments (3)

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

Urbane dictionary: The new New York City slang

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist defines the words we’ve all been using — or will soon. Comments (9)

Friday, July 31, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the borough of nerds this week, with cartoons, fantasy authors, and a chat with superhero-obsessed director Kevin Smith! Comment

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Individual ‘Ayn-them’: Ayn Rand adaptation aims for middle ground

Theater: The theater is getting a little Rand-y. Comments (3)

Bay Ridge attacks the weekend

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have scouted out all the best events in Bay Ridge! Comment

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Sound of violence: Anti-lynching play uses audio footage of Eric Garner

Theater: In this play, the present haunts the past. Comment

Agency wants to move Coney flood barrier up the creek

Could Coney Island Creek become the Great Barrier Creek? Comments (5)

Claw-Back: The Sequel

Months after Sandy victims fended off a push by federal agencies to claw back relief payouts from those who got help from more than one source, the government is making another grab. Comment

Wonder Dad, or the guy that did everything right

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie wonders if a guy she met raised his kids the right way, and if she’s doing it all wrong. Comment

Cancer ‘Crusaders’ raise cash on 17th Street

Awesome: They came from near and far for a good cause. Comment

In other news, ex-Cyclones had a big week.

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: With a long roadtrip, it was easy to lose focus on our beloved Boys of Summer. But not all focus. Comment

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Heights and dry: Montero’s Bar building is up for sale

Go There Now While You Still Can: The 76-year-old Brooklyn Heights tavern is one of the borough’s last real longshoremen’s bars. Comments (4)

Loading zone out: City quietly nixes parking spots on 5th Ave.

Sunset Park: It’s a communication gap so big you could park a truck in it. Comments (16)

Piping hot! Teen ivory-ticklers tour Brooklyn’s top organs

They’re going on the organ trail! Comments (2)

Talib Kweli DJing silent dance party in Downtown alley

Music: Dance like no one is listening! Comment

Ditmas artists teach how to be a ‘GoodPerson’

Ditmas Park: So, how do you become a good person? Comments (1)

Oh, man. Cyclones lose again

The Ride: These guys have got to get home. Comment

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Mega hurts! Kids build, battle bots at Slope summer camp

Boro of Nerds: They’re doing the robot! Comment

Pop shots: Performer takes aim at the history of American music

Music: This costumed chameleon is breathing new life into some threadbare tunes. Comments (1)

Ce-libation day! Red Hook festival uncorks new tradition

Red Hook: Red Hookers toasted their neighborhood at the second annual Celebrating Red Hook festival at Erie Basin Park on July 25 — this time with actual booze. Comments (3)

Cops monitoring streets for computer-screen crook

Williamsburg: A burglar swiped a 27-inch Apple monitor, along with several credit cards, say police. Comments (1)

Monday, July 27, 2015

Helter shelter: Keep sex fiends out of W’burg refuge, say locals

Brooklyn Is Angry: Neighbors say putting 50 sex offenders in one place is a recipe for disaster. Comments (12)

Doc-ument details new $204-million LICH medical center

Hospitals in Crisis: And one doctor says it is not what he ordered! Comments (2)

Print jobs: Shortly after layoffs, MakerBot opens new factory, begins hiring

Sunset Park: The Brooklyn tech darling that laid off 100 people in April has just opened its new factory in Sunset Park — and now the company is hiring. Comments (1)

In a funk, Cyclones lose again

The Ride: Man, what these guys need is a rain out. Comment

Cops: Guy groped woman on Q train

Downtown: Cops are on the lookout for a man who they say groped a woman on the subway last Tuesday morning, according to a report. Comments (3)

Marriage material: Local author discusses attending 30 weddings

Books: Weddings: fun-filled festivities or matrimonial misery? Comment

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Cyclone is the Show! Conforto has big day in second game in bigs

Cyclones: Last year’s Cyclone is this year’s newest Mets’ superstar. Comments (1)

Cyclones end losing streak with 2–1 win

The Ride: Thank goodness! Comment

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Clones drop fourth in a row!

The Ride: This is starting to look like a bad road trip! Comment

Friday, July 24, 2015

Slopers: Planned Pavilion development looks like a prison

Changing Brooklyn: What a slam! Comments (4)

Lead Hook: Ball fields laden with heavy metal, says EPA

Meadows of Shame: Now the agency is forcing the city to clean it up to the tune of $50 million. Comments (5)

Sayon-R-a: Late-night R trains won’t reach Ridge next two weeks

Bay Ridge: The Rarely will be even tougher to find for the next two weeks. Comment

Bear city! Cyclones get swept in West Virginia

The Ride: It’s easy to get mauled by Bears. Comment

Cops: Help us find racist skateboarding brutes

Williamsburg: Police are looking for two brutes who they say attacked a 25-year-old Hispanic man with a skateboard in Williamsburg in the early hours of Sunday morning. Comment

Blood brothers: New film stars a reformed Fort Greene gang leader

Cinema: It has a story that is gangbusters. Comment

Thursday, July 23, 2015

City OKs changes to landmarked Brooklyn Lyceum building

Changing Brooklyn: The developer plans to make some changes, do some restoration, then turn it into a gym. Comments (9)

Blackham and cheese sandwich! Cyclones devoured by Black Bears!

The Ride: This is starting to look like a bad road trip! Comment

Subway violence!

Cops: Teen punched 15-year-old girl in the face

Gowanus: Police are asking Brooklynites to keep their eyes peeled for a teen who they say punched a 15-year-old girl in the face on a Gowanus train platform earlier this month. Comments (2)

Police seek scoundrels who allegedly bashed man on subway

Carroll Gardens: Cops are on the lookout for a group of ruffians who they say beat a man unconscious on a train after an argument turned violent on July 12, according to a report. Comments (2)