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Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

King of the spill: ‘Macbeth’ plays at Bushwick recycling center

Theater: Confusion now hath made his masterpiece! Comment

Berning man: Musician organizes benefit concert for Bernie Sanders

Music: Bushwick is Berning! Comment

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Turn it up! Swanky Williamsburg music venue National Sawdust opens this week

Music: The venue’s opening night will start soft and end loud. Comments (5)

Art of war: Long-empty naval hospital displays conflict photos

Art: It’s not your typical hospital art. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

Graduation from the school of hard knocks

Rhymes with Crazy: Can the United States prison population be cut in half by 2030. This week, Lenore vists with a group that says that dream is wimpy. Comment

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Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn gets festive with the Atlantic Antic, Chile Pepper Festival, and an art extravaganza! Comment

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Pizza-palooza: Di Fara marks 50 years with pie-eating contest

Midwood: Famed Midwood pizzeria Di Fara celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sept. 22 with the debut of a special-edition pizza and a gut-busting pie-eating contest that had even the biggest slice savorers swooning Comments (5)

Guy steals brisket from Fairway, returns two days later for shrimp

Red Hook: Call him the Surf ’n’ Turf Bandit! Comments (8)

Pussies galore! Cat cafe opens in Fort Greene

Fuzzy Brooklyn: At this Fort Greene cafe, you don’t just pick up the tab — you can also pick up a tabby. Comments (2)

No kidding: TV writer pens serious young adult novel

Books: He’s getting heavy. Comment

Steph is kind to her kids

Fearless Parenting: This week, our Fearless mom throws caution into the wind and sees what comes back. Comment

Slime of their lives! Kids flock to Prospect Park for Nickelodeon event

Park Slope: And park stewards say there were no complaints from neighbors this year. Comments (2)

Cardiac a-fest! Heart Association walk raises funds, pulses

Brooklyn Heights: It was a hearty walk! Comment

The people’s paper

Page 1: The Brooklyn Paper — the people’s paper — has landed in Brooklyn once again, and as usual it is stopping traffic and turning heads. Isn’t it adorable driving by in its Papermobile? Look, we can’t promise any miracles — just a devout commitment to community news and to deliver a message from above to keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Bodega that staged ‘artisanal makeover’ now renting out front window on Airbnb

The Greatest Story Ever: Call it a corner snore. Comments (16)

Home, sweet home: Islanders open preseason with Barclays Center win

Islanders: The puck is about to drop on the New York Islanders’ inaugural season in Brooklyn, but fans got a head start on the action on Sept. 21. Comments (2)

Stick in the past: Exhibit looks back to Brooklyn’s forgotten hockey team

Art: Before the Islanders, we had the Brooklyn Americans. Comments (1)

No crap-uccinos! Hook company makes poop-free fermented coffee

Red Hook: It is cat-poop coffee — without the cats or the poop! Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

They can’t wait! Brooklynites hope new City Point Trader Joe’s will bring shorter lines

Downtown: Hey Joe, where you goin’ with that hibiscus-print tote bag in your hand? Comments (6)

Juice cleanse! Ditmas Park smoothie joint reopens as banh mi shop

Dining: This eatery is off the juice! Comments (1)

The write stuff: Literati gather Downtown for Book Fest

Downtown: This festival takes all types. Comment

Flatbush street fair celebrates 40th year

Photo Galleries: They had a frolicking good time! Comments (2)

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Cut short! ‘Smallest Penis’ bar closing this Sunday

Go There Now While You Still Can: These members are looking for a new club. Comments (3)

Alums, students say St. Joseph’s College dropped the ball with athletic director’s dismissal

Clinton Hill: Long-serving St. Joseph’s College coach and athletic director Frank Carbone was abruptly fired from his position at the Clinton Hill school last week, leaving many alumni angry and petitioning for his return. Comments (3)

Daddy cool! Band creates new hipster market for ‘rock dads’

Williamsburg: Get a tattoo, have your beard trimmed, see some live music — and be home by nap time! Comments (7)

A grim weekend

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Three men fatally shot Downtown

Downtown: A gunman shot three men dead Downtown in the early hours of Sunday morning, police said. Comments (18)
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Gunman shoots man dead in Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park: A gunman fatally shot a man in Ditmas Park on Saturday evening, according to a police report. Comments (1)

Turturro knocks ’em dead at Green-Wood Cemetery gala

Greenwood Heights: He must have done the right thing. Comment

Ridge school jazz band to welcome Holy Father to New York

Bay Ridge: What’s cookin’ daddy-o! Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Mom-strocity resigns! Thieving PTA mom steps down from Murrow board

Midwood: She’s out — again! Comments (6)

Cereal offenders! Williamsburg heroin ring hid drugs in boxes of Apple Jacks: DA

Williamsburg: Talk about finding a prize in your cereal box. Comments (3)

Who’s the Boss-ert? Historic Heights hotel operator revealed!

Brooklyn Heights: Pack your bags! Comments (1)

Sit on it, Bossy! Hockey legend visits Downtown to promote glass-side seats

Downtown: Call it a view to a thrill! Comment

Greenpointers: Clay St. homeless shelter attracting unsavory activity

Brooklyn Is Angry: The streets nearby have become so sordid since the refuge opened, even war vets say they are terrified to step foot there. Comments (18)

Locals: Vinegar Hill school rezoning is a black and white issue

Vinegar Hill: The city is rushing into a plan to ease overcrowding at a mostly white elementary school in Brooklyn Heights by sending more local kids to a largely black school in Vinegar Hill next year, say residents. Comments (7)

This is so degrading! Compost pickup coming to more Brooklyn nabes next month

Curbside scrap collection will roll out in Red Hook, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, the Columbia Street Waterfront District, and the northern parts of Park Slope and Gowanus in October. Comments (11)

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Mom-strocity returns! Thieving PTA mom is back in office

Midwood: The Edward R. Murrow High School parent-teacher association just unwittingly elected the mom who infamously pilfered $100,000 from a Cobble Hill elementary school in 2010. Comments (15)