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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Play of the dead: Cemetery hosts a night of 19th Century entertaiment

Event: It’s a graveyard smash! Comments (2)

Monday, July 11, 2016

Hack and splash: ‘Psycho Beach Party’ comes to Slope

Theater: It is going to be a bloody good time. Comment

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

The other July holidays

Rhymes with Crazy: Feeling a little down because the big July holiday is already behind us, with nothing to show for it but leftover red, white, and blue frosted cupcakes? (And isn’t blue frosting repulsive? And isn’t that why the cupcakes are left over?) Comments (1)

Saturday, July 9, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 8, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: It’s festival time in Brooklyn! Celebrate with fancy cocktails, dancing towers, and some petanque-a-donk in the streets! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Fast, feast, fest: Bay Ridge prepares to party for the end of Ramadan

Event: Celebrate a bazaar decade! Comments (11)

Where to party in Bay Ridge this week

Bay Ridge Nights: Comedy, yoga, and, of course, lots of live music over at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Cardiac Clones

Close games boost Cyclones’ confidence

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Brooklyn has played 11 games decided by one run this season, but the Clones don’t see it as a negative. Instead, it just shows how hard this team is fighting. Comment

Who’s on third? Gamby!

Ups & Downs: Skipper Tom Gamboa gets a workout coaching third base, and other ups and downs from a mixed week. Comment

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Chirps and dip! Navy Yard company peddling ‘free-range’ cricket farms

Fort Greene: It’s crunch time! Comments (8)

Beloved Robyn dance parties could return with new venue Elsewhere

Williamsburg: No more dancing on your own. Comment

Rift widens among former Lopez acolytes

Party Line: Assemblywoman Maritza Davila will endorse Bernie Sanders-styled democratic socialist Debbie Medina over incumbent and longtime Lopez ally state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan, and the muckrakers at BrooklynDaily.com have the scoop! Read more…

We're on a roll!

Eat on the brat! ‘Wurst-eating contest takes on Nathan’s

Photo Galleries: You can’t beat the big dogs. Comment

Clones go to the dogs at ‘Coney Island Franks’ night

Cyclones: For one night, they were the biggest wieners in baseball. Comments (1)
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Media consumption: Journo readies for next year’s Nathan’s contest

Dining: He’s one hungry reporter. Comments (4)

Mine verses yours: Poets perform show about growing up in borough

Theater: Brooklyn is theirs for the talking! Comment

Extra! Extra! Eid all about it! Kensington heralds end of Ramadan

Kensington: They celebrated until the moon went down and the sun came up! Comments (1)

The Brooklyn Paper: If a sentence is cut off, two more will take its place

Page 1: The Brooklyn Paper is a world-wide subversive organization dedicated to global media domination. Reporters wear green costumes with cowls concealing the entire head except for the mouth and chin. The Brooklyn Paper prides itself on its ability to regroup and rebuild itself, allegedly mightier than before, after any major defeat. Indeed, the organization has now endured for nearly four decades. So keep hailing the Brooklyn Paper and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Balancing fatherhood and alumni pride

Spin Cycle: Tom looks back on his Alma mater as his daughter visits colleges. Comment

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Captain America statue coming to Prospect Park — despite ties to notorious terror group!

The Greatest Story Ever: Is Brooklyn hailing Hydra? Comments (6)

Do you recognize this Gowanus Canal swimmer?

Cleaning Our Waterways: Has anyone seen this guy sporting a nasty rash — or an extra leg? Comments (9)

Brooklyn blasts Batavia for second straight road win

The Ride: The Cyclones lineup broke the game open late, cruising to another victory over Batavia on Tuesday night. Comment

This guy will pay you to report open parking spaces in Park Slope

Mean Streets: There’s gold in them thar parking spaces! Comments (20)
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Making waves: Jet Skiers clash with swimmers along Brooklyn shores

It’s a case of Sea-Doos and sea don’ts. Comments (1)

Fort Greene comedian delivers Independence Day talk on slavery

Prospect Heights: It wasn’t funny, but it was “fun-motional,” said Baratunde Thurston. Comments (2)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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Updated with video: L&B Spumoni Gardens owner gunned down in Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights: Police have released footage of the suspect. Comments (7)

Here they are: Your Fourth of July fireworks photos!

Brooklyn Heights: Great snaps from Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

Williamsburg park now recycling dog poop into fertilizer

Williamsburg: State park honchos want Williamsburg dog owners to get their s--- together. Comments (5)

Franks for the memories

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See it!: Vegans, contestants duke it out at Nathan’s competition

It was a food fight! Comments (4)

Big wiener! Chestnut reclaims hot-dog-eating title, sets contest record

Photo Galleries: He’s the champ of chomp once more. Comment
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Another attempted rape near Prospect Park

Park Slope: It is just the latest in a spate of similar assaults in and around the park in recent weeks. Comments (3)

Cyclones cruise to victory in Batavia

The Ride: Brooklyn set off some early-game fireworks on Monday, grabbing a 4th of July victory over the Muckdogs in the series-opener. Comment

Kid nap! Prospect Park goats away on month-long vacation!

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper’s relentless goat coverage continues apace. Comments (2)

Monday, July 4, 2016

Joey Chestnut regains hot-dog title with record-breaking 70 franks!

Dining: We’re serving up the Nathan’s hot-dog-eating contest live, and frankly, this coverage is so down-and-dirty, you’ll need napkins at home. Comment

Cyclones complete comeback against Connecticut

The Ride: Brooklyn avoided a series sweep on Sunday evening, rallying for a late-game comeback and much-needed victory against the Tigers at MCU Park. Comment

Spectacular Coney Island!

The spin zone: Coney Island’s latest thrill ride

It’s got a tilt and a whirl! Comment

Wall street mural: Coney Art Walls dazzle diners

Art: It’s a maze of amazing art. Comments (1)

Home plates: New picnic area opens in MCU Park

Cyclones: Take me out to the outfield! Comment

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Brooklyn blows early lead in fourth straight loss

The Ride: The Cyclones jumped out to a four-run lead on Saturday night, but couldn’t hold the momentum, falling to Connecticut at MCU Park. Comment

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Dog fight! Top frank-eaters, former friends in searing feud

Heated competition has put this friendship on ice. Comments (2)

Cyclones can’t overcome rain delay, extra innings in loss

The Ride: Brooklyn did its best to battle through two rain delays and yet another extra innings game, but came up just short against the Tigers on Friday night. Comment

Heart rocker: Ron Gallo plays primal show in Bushwick

Music: He is playing from the heart. Comment

Friday, July 1, 2016

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Dice’s sound advice: Don’t take a 9-year-old to my Coney Island show

Podcast: The legendary Brooklyn-born comedian and self-proclaimed “great dad” gave parenting advice to hosts Gersh Kuntzman and Vince DiMiceli — and promoted his show in Coney Island July 30 — on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (4)

Get smart

Downtown: The Police Department is replacing its three-wheeled carts with Mercedes-Benz smart cars that are around the size of a clown car. One of the cars from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct was spotted Downtown on Thursday.
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Red, white, and brew! Brooklyn’s American Ale vs. Budweiser’s America

Dining: It’s American Ale — because Finland demanded it! Comment

Cyclones blown out in State College finale

The Ride: Brooklyn was nursing an early lead on Thursday night, but couldn’t maintain control as the Spikes lineup exploded in the final game of the series. Comments (1)

Overture to the People’s Playground: Pols open Coney’s new amphitheater

Coney Island: And these big names were just the opening act. Comment

Thursday, June 30, 2016

BQE in crisis!

City officials hate him! Discover one weird trick Gov. Cuomo is using to avoid paying for BQE fix

Fixing the BQE: The decaying Brooklyn Heights portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is too crummy to qualify for state funds, city officials say. Comments (14)

Can you dig it? Residents: Tear down Heights BQE and build a tunnel!

Fixing the BQE: The triple cantilever has to go, Heights residents told city officials last night. Comments (13)

An inside job: City will cut open triple cantilever for first time ever!

Fixing the BQE: Finally, a chance to see the gooey inside of the world’s most-dangerous highway! Comments (6)

Residents: Delay Pier 6 towers to create BQE construction site

Fixing the BQE: And other tidbits from the triple-cantilever repair meeting. Comments (2)

Cyclones win streak snapped in State College

The Ride: Brooklyn played in yet another extra innings game on Wednesay night and, once again, came up on the wrong side of the scoreboard, snapping a three-game win streak. Comment