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Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016

Grin and juice: Fresh-squeezed comedy in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Event: This show goes down easy! Comment

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016

The Big send-off: Band tours with album about coming home

Music: These Eyes will soon be roving. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016

Political correctness is ruining America’s sense of humor

Rhymes with Crazy: A comedian’s job is to cross the line, says our columnist, not be afraid to go near it. Comments (9)

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Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Sample boozy ice cream drinks, see David Bowie on the big screen, and visit a galaxy far, far away! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Raising the roof: Where to drink up in the air

Dining: Time to get high! Comments (2)

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016

Factory reset: Gowanus rezoning will kill blue-collar business, say industrialists

Changing Brooklyn: Is this the end of gritty Gowanus? Comments (25)

Run amuck: Muddy obstacle course challenges racers

Event: Regular Joes take on G.I. Joes! Comment

Brooklyn homers its way past Renegades

The Ride: Peter Alonson’s three-run home run was all the offense the Cyclones needed to take down Hudson Valley in the series opener on Wednesday night. Comment

More questions over Coney assemblywoman’s finances

Party Line: Money problems are once again plaguing freshman Assemblywoman Pam Harris — and our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the scoop! Read more…

The consequence of making a mistake? Compassion

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie gives us all a lesson in compassion. Comments (2)
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Bring on the night! Borough parties with the police for ‘Night Out’

Photo Galleries: They had the right to remain excited! Comments (1)

The Brooklyn Paper is going for gold

Page 1: L’édition de cette semaine du Livre de Brooklyn est un triomphe de proportions olympiques — un effort de médaille d’or qui appartient au sommet du podium comme son chant national crépite sur haut-parleurs de mal construits. Donc garder le rêve vivant et vous gardez hustlin’, Brooklyn!
This week’s edition of the Brooklyn Paper is a triumph of Olympic proportions — a gold-medal effort that belongs on top of the podium as its national song crackles out of poorly constructed speakers. So keep the dream alive and you keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016

A tale of two City Points! Union: ‘Affordable’ tower workers paid less than market-rate building employees

Downtown plan: You’ve heard of poor doors — now meet the poor doormen. Comments (1)

Art of the veal: Schnitzel Haus under fire for signed Trump photo

Bay Ridge: “Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.” Comments (24)

Holding court: Drag queen reading fairy tales to kids in Fort Greene

Books: It’s a princess story told by a queen! Comments (11)

Eight months in, Kensington residents say new homeless shelter not so bad after all

Kensington: Many didn’t even notice it was there. Comment

Cyclones held scoreless for second time in three games

The Ride: Brooklyn fell back to .500 as the Clones put up a goose egg in the series finale against Aberdeen at MCU Park on Monday morning. Comment

Anaesthetically pleasing: ‘Ketamine the Musical’ opens in Bushwick

Theater: It’s a K-hole new world! Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016

Plot twist: Controversial Capt. America statue designed by lifelong Brooklynite!

Park Slope: And he says Cap does belong in our parks! Comments (7)

City: Resident keeps trespassing to clean our dirty lot!

Columbia St Waterfront: It’s a turf war! Comments (22)

Man of the hour: Cyclones starter tosses gem in shutout win

The Ride: A day after being held scorless by Aberdeen, the Cyclones returned the favor with a shutout victory at MCU Park on Monday night, sparked by the strong performance of starting pitcher Erik Manoah. Comment

Magic words: Wizards appear for ‘Potter’ release parties

Books: The Yule Ball has nothing on these celebrations. Comment

Beat the heat! Red Hook police, kids play basketball tourney

Red Hook: Talk about squad goals! Comment

Locals protest Sunset Park landlord for poor living conditions

Sunset Park: Sunset Parkers are demanding a lackadaisical landlord make good on her promise to fix up their dilapidated apartment building. Comments (3)

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016

Jews of color hold Black Lives Matter march Downtown

Downtown: “Black Lives Matter is a Jewish issue because there are black Jews,” said one protester. Comments (5)

Shoot the geek! Reporter tests Coney’s new high-tech, laser-gun ride

It’s a blast from the future! Comment
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Bushwick burglar swiped cell from open window, packages left out in lobby

Bushwick: Police are looking for a guy who they say took advantage of lax security in two Bushwick apartment buildings last month. Comments (1)

Miscues in the outfield: Cyclones fall to Aberdeen on strange sacrifice fly

The Ride: The IronBirds notched the only run of the day when Jaylan Ferguson scored on a sacrifice fly from first base, handing Brooklyn a loss in the series opener at MCU Park. Comment

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Brooklyn’s win streak snapped by Lake Monsters

The Ride: The Cyclones’ six-game win streak came to a screeching halt on Saturday night as mental miscues put the squad in an early-game hole at Vermont. Comment

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Cyclones extend streak to six, roll past Lake Monsters

The Ride: Brooklyn’s bats continued to lead the charge as the Clones notched a sixth straight victory, cruising to a win in Vermont on Friday night. Comment

Friday, July 29, 2016

Dog bites housekeeper’s toe off in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: A dog bit a housekeeper’s toe off in a luxury Greenpoint apartment building on July 27, according to police. Comments (6)

The house that Mac built: Williamsburg Apple store finally opens tomorrow

Williamsburg: How do you like them Apples? Comments (5)

Cyclones break .500, win fifth straight

The Ride: Brooklyn, finally, broke the .500 mark for the first time this sesaon, taking down the Lake Monsters on Thursday with dominant pitching and clutch hitting. Comment

Intra-mural! Williamsburgers paint neighborhood history on MS 50 wall

Williamsburg: They’re brushing up on their local history! Comment

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Don’t dilly-deli: Bodega that staged ‘artisanal makeover’ to fight rent hike is closing Monday

Go There Now While You Still Can: They can make heroes — just for four days. Comments (7)

In the good books! Heights residents love temporary library in church

Brooklyn Heights: Grab your library card and check this out! Comments (4)