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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Big Screecher

Curses! Camine’s carrier pigeon is out of a job!

This week in Carmine, the Big Screecher’s typewriter breaks — along with a bunch of other travesties! read it and weep! Comments (1).
Coney Island

Time to hit the beach!

Jazlyn Ramirez from the New York Aquarium welcomes beach season with open arms in a dapper starfish suit on May 21 — the official opening of Coney Island’s Boardwalk. The beach opens May 23. Comment.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Bensonhurst

Do you know this woman?

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a woman who was discovered wandering at the intersection of Cropsey Avenue and Shore Parkway in Bath Beach around 7:10 pm on May 21. Comment.
Brighton Beach

‘Stress-A-Ride’

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering big changes to the program that serves many seniors and disabled people after getting an earful of complaints from Brooklyn riders. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Cash for locals part of likely Marine Terminal deal

It’s the lease they could do. Comment.
Williamsburg

Joke and dagger! Comedians to perform ‘Clue’ live

This is a different kind of murder mystery party. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Drone-trification!

Owl’s Head Park ‘bee hotel’ hopes to attract honied newcomers to neighborhood. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

It is game on in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge is heating up — even as all eyes are on the ice. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito invites public boozing and peeing

The Council speaker’s plan to decriminalize minor offenses is a slippery slope – the likes of which we have been on before, writes our columnist. Comments (1).

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Boogie by the bay

Thousands flocked to Emmons Avenue over the weekend to revel in the warm weather and free fun at the 24th Annual Bayfest on May 17. Comments (1).
Bay Ridge

Gunman robs Ridge deli

Police have released photos of the suspect they believe robbed a Fifth Avenue deli at gunpoint on April 19. Comment.
Music

Rock, out: Top outdoor concerts in Brooklyn this summer

Punk, jazz, hip-hop, country, dance music — it’s all here. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Vikings invade Bay Ridge!

Owl’s Head Park hosted the 15th-annual Viking Fest on May 16. Comment.
Standing O

Standing and cheering for Felice

Brooklyn’s biggest booster celebrates 100 candles and counting! Comment.

Upzone outrage

Bay Ridge

City downsizes zoning plan after local pushback

They’re taking a little off the top. Comment.
Marine Park

Councilman: We can stop upzone plan

A local councilman vowed to block the city’s controversial zoning proposal that Marine Parkers fear would destroy the character of their low-rise neighborhood, he told a civic meeting on May 19. Comments (3).
Bushwick

Circus show will bring the heat with fire-breathing performance

This circus won’t be in tents — but it will be intense. Comment.
Gowanus

Giggly world: Comedians pay tribute to Devo

Five comedians, an author, and a member of Devo walk into a bar… Comment.
Williamsburg

Knife on Mars: Artists need your help improving space food

Two artists have built a test kitchen in a Williamsburg gallery, where you can create food for an expedition to Mars. Comment.
Joe Knows

Loss of city title doesn’t deminish Eagle, Brooklyn Tech seasons

The Eagle Academy II boys’ lacrosse team and Brooklyn Tech girls’ squad didn’t get to feel the joy of ending their historic seasons with city titles. But that should not take away from what the teams did accomplish this year. Comment.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Borough-wide

Honored for service

Four Brooklynites were honored on May 13 for their volunteer service in the aftermath of the devastating gas explosion and building collapse in Lower Manhattan on March 26. Comment.

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Bay Ridge

Art and soul

A painter shows Ridge nuns their roots. Comment.
Gowanus

Writers pen erotic additions to ‘Moby-Dick’

Call me, Ishmael. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Jo reminds you why there’s a big sale Monday

With Memorial Day approaching, our columnist points out that the holiday is supposed to be about more than barbecues and mattress sales. Comment.
Borough-wide

St. Edmund wins third-straight Brooklyn-Queens Class A softball crown

Kayla Maiolo knew early on it was going to be a good day. Comment.

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