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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Pas de new: Ballet duo debut dance of love and time

Dance: It’s a new home and new show! Comment

Monday, March 7, 2016

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Art appreciation: Exhibit keeps it real estate

Art: Gentrification isn’t all bad! Comment

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Skenazy’s crazy for King Tut’s unaltered tomb

Rhymes with Crazy: She’s done it again! Comments (1)

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Saturday, March 5, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, March 4, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve killer robots, awesome bands, a fabulous female performance festival, and much more. It’s all happening in Brooklyn! Comment

Beer in a shot: Whiskey tastes of Brooklyn brew

It’s Irish whiskey — from Brooklyn! Comment

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Beat is back: Antibalas keeps bumping at Brooklyn Bowl

Music: This band wants you to get moving — but they are staying in place! Comments (2)

A Hillary win would mean a lot to this dad of daughters

The Dad: This week, the Dad eyes the White House. Comments (8)

Brooklyn Paper has that sinking feeling

Page 1: There is a hole lotta news in this week’s paper— some of it depressing, but all of it digging deep for the truth. So ditch whatever you’re doing, submerge yourself in the borough’s best broadsheet, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Adams changes tune on Heights library sale, votes to approve

Brooklyn Heights: And all but one member of the Borough Board joined him. Comments (21)

Shuttle diplomacy: Luxury developer already promising L-train replacement service

River of Tears: Yoga rooms and rooftop pools be damned — the next must-have amenity for luxury Williamsburg apartment buildings could be subway access. Comments (10)

Hole new problem: Sunset Park’s second massive sinkhole in less than a year

Sunset Park: Meet Sunset Park’s other giant sinkhole! Comments (7)

No holds Bard: Lost play a ‘greatest hits of Shakespeare’

Theater: It’s a new show from a 452-year-old writer. Comment

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Really open bar! Smorgasburg wants to serve cocktails in middle of Prospect Park

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Forget Brooklyn’s Backyard — Prospect Park is now Brooklyn’s Beer Garden! Comments (21)

Crop out! Developer won’t yield to architect’s dream of giant corn field on old Rheingold brewery

Changing Brooklyn: Talk about factory farming. Comment
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Lander: I never did LSD, and I have questions about the Mayor’s trolley

Podcast: Councilman Brad Lander joined Gersh and Vince to talk about the mayor’s controversial plan to bring a trolley to the Brooklyn waterfront, a plan to construct apartments on the site of Park Slope’s beloved Fifth Avenue Key Food, and, of course, LSD. Comments (6)

Magical mystery tour: ‘Pericles’ becomes a fairy-tale travelogue

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The little-produced Shakespeare play “Pericles” is pretty much bonkers, and this new production leans right into it. Comment

Health experts: Brooklyn seniors are starving for healthy food

Health: A whopping 77 percent of old folks in Brooklyn cannot afford the healthy food they need — and the famine is creating a crisis of chronic health conditions in the borough’s wizened residents. Comments (2)

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Report: Brooklyn Bridge Park has plenty of money, doesn’t need Pier 6 towers

Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Bridge Park is flush with cash and doesn’t need to build any more luxury housing to finance its waterfront green space, according to a series of new reports released on Monday. Comments (10)

Coward hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian in Park Slope

Park Slope: Authorities are looking for a hit-and-run driver who fatally plowed down a pedestrian in Park Slope early Sunday morning. Comments (1)

Here we go again! City will start screening students when it moves Vinegar Hill middle-school to Dumbo

Class Action: This comes just months after its tone-deaf attempt to integrate the neighborhood’s elementary school made national headlines Comments (9)

Turfed out! Wburg, G’point kid sports leagues battling adults for meager parkland

Meadows of Shame: Forget Little League — the most competitive kids’ sport in Williamsburg and Greenpoint is turf warfare. Comments (1)

Cat-upuncture! Windsor Terrace vet does Chinese medicine on pooches and pussies

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Don’t call her a quack — she only deals in meows and woofs. Comments (7)

It takes a chef: Coolio serves up chili Downtown

Downtown: This chili will burn your a-- in more ways than one. Comment

Rainbow reading: Two borough authors win awards for their diverse kids’ books

Books: Brooklyn is literary awesome! Comment

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Home sob! Brooklyn mourns the passing of Dem Bums’ historian Tom Knight

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn sports columnist Tom Knight, who enjoyed a long and distinguished career illuminating fans about baseball and the Brooklyn Dodgers, died at age 89. Comments (1)

Police: L-train lout rubbed his crotch on straphanger

Bushwick: Police are searching for a handsy perv who groped a woman on a Bushwick-bound L train on Wednesday evening. Comments (1)

Send in the clowns: Circus performers entertain young Brooklyn Hospital patients

Fort Greene: It was just what the doctor ordered! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Shafted! MTA won’t build brand-new L train tunnel

River of Tears: They can’t dig their way out of this one. Comments (15)

Peak Brooklyn Heights: Civic group gives ‘good neighbor’ award to co-op that rejected developer’s high-rise deal

Brooklyn Heights: This is the height of neighborliness in Brooklyn Heights! Comments (3)

Home-ground and pound: UFC wants to come to Barclays, but pro MMA is still illegal here

Prospect Heights: Now local pols are pushing state lawmakers to pass a long-stalled bill to legalize it so they can reap those big blood-sport bucks. Comments (4)
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Woman spent 10 years in prison for murder after disgraced cop got false confession

Crown Heights: A woman spent a decade behind bars after a disgraced Brooklyn cop secured a false murder confession from her, the borough’s top lawyer says. Comments (5)