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Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Stuck in the riddle: Escape Room challenges players to puzzle a way out

Event: Come here to get a clue. Comment

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Here it comes: Touring amateur porn festival to steam up Brooklyn

Cinema: Here’s your chance to see the Hump! Comments (3)

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Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

The smells of August

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnits reminds you of the odors that take you back to yesteryear. Comments (5)

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: It’s a musical extravaganza this week — Brooklyn rocks! Comment

Bright-eyed and brush detailed: Insomniac artist paints comics about her life

Books: It is the opposite of a dream diary. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Critics: Heights library housing plan separates rich and poor

Changing Brooklyn: It is off by a mile. Comments (40)

Why are the Cyclones in last place? Because they can’t hit

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: See the headline above. It says it all. Comment

Battle of wits: Comedians compete in insult extravaganza

Williamsburg: This show for cut-ups may cut deep. Comments (3)

A grave matter: High-schoolers restore Green-Wood monument

Greenwood Heights: It was a case of young meets seriously old. Comment

Kids today just can’t commit!

The Dad: This week, the Dad looks into the problem with teens. Well, his teens. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

Box office flop! City gives Pavilion Theater development the thumbs down

Changing Brooklyn: It was an ornamental block. Comments (15)

Holiday road! Sightseers visit Greenpoint to ride new Citi Bikes

Greenpoint: Coney Island has amusement parks, Brooklyn Heights has the Promenade, and now Greenpoint has Citi Bike. Comments (11)

Building up stream: Musician to put his album release party online

Music: You can give this concert the thumbs-up from your couch. Comment

From Brooklyn to Beijing

Former Bishop Kearney runner Kerri Gallagher is set to race in the World Championships in Beijing. Comment

Southern discomfort: Clones shine in All-Star loss

The Ride: It was North vs. South (and we were part of the South!) in the New York Penn-League All-Star Game plated in Dixie, where our boys played well but lost. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Spinning its wheels: City delays new Pulaski Bridge bike lane — again

Mean Streets: It is a trip down memory lane. Comments (30)

Sleight of sand! Beach-sculptors carve up Coney shores

Photo Galleries: Sand masters sculpted national monuments, animals, and castles on the Coney Island beach on Aug. 15 for the annual Sand Scultpure Contest. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comments (1)
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Police: Alleged rapist broke woman’s teeth in brutal attack

Clinton Hill: Authorities are asking Brooklynites to help them find a man who they say raped and beat a woman in Clinton Hill in the early hours of Monday morning, knocking out several of her teeth in the process, according to a report. Comments (7)

Rook stars! Chess fans face off in Prospect Heights

Prospect Heights: These kids are board crazy! Comment

Surf king USA: Legendary guitarist, 78, will rock Williamsburg

Music: Talk about a guitar hero! Comment

Carnival riders on the storm: Wash Ave Rocks street fair rocks out, doesn’t wash out

Prospect Heights: We only wanted to see them laughing, in the Prospect Heights rain. Comment

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

Letch lurch! Teens fight catcallers with zombie mural

Bedford-Stuyvesant: These ladies want men to use their braaains. Comments (2)

Community hub snub! Cuomo vetoes bill to save W’burg senior center from eviction

Changing Brooklyn: Gov. Cuomo has turned his back on Williamsburg families and seniors by scuttling a bill that would allow the state to save a beloved neighborhood senior center and daycare from eviction, say local pols. Comments (8)

Crud! Blown save leads to loss

The Ride: For the first time this season, Alex Palsha gave up a run. And it led to a loss. Comment

Sunset Park Facebook group is a virtual civic association

Sunset Park: The page has more than 6,000 members — and political clout! Comments (10)

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Take-out! Smorgasburg leaving waterfront, moving to Prospect Park

Dining: It is moving to greener pastures — literally. Comments (15)

Police: Help us nab this suspected swindler

Crown Heights: Police are on the lookout for an alleged huckster accused of stealing a woman’s identity and using it to pilfer thousands of dollars from her bank account, according to a report. Comment

Spikes shutout Clones

The Ride: The Cyclones were shut out on six hits and failed to even get a runner to third base in a 2–0 loss to State College that manager Tom Gamboa said was filled with mental errors and lousy performances at the plate . Comment

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

Summer clearance: Macy’s selling part of Fulton Mall store to developer

Changing Brooklyn: The company that owns Rockefeller Center will add 10 floors of office space to the storied department store, and could build a tower on the lot next door. Comments (9)

Canal neighbors will perform ritual procession for patron saint of flooding

Gowanus: They’re praying against hell and high water. Comments (4)

Dump-truck driver fatally runs over elderly woman

Bushwick: A man driving a Mack dump truck fatally ran over an elderly woman as she was attempting to cross the street in Bushwick on Wednesday, police said. Comments (6)

Spikes nail Clones, despite rally

The Ride: A late Cyclones rally fell short as Brooklyn fell under .500 with a 7–6 loss to State College. Comment