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Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011

Borough-wide

Get on your Soapbox — Derby, that is — this Saturday on 17th Street

Open Source Gallery hosts its annual race — for kids of all ages! Comment

Monday, Aug. 1, 2011

Flatbush

It’s the pits! Reporter goes head-to-head with cherry pit spitting queen — and loses!

I’ve seen the future of professional cherry pit spitting, and its name is Tanika Price. Comment
Nightlife

Play it, Sam! Burlesque troupe reaches the apex — a naughty ‘Casablanca’

“Wasablanca” is a “Casablanca”-themed night of intrigue, gambling, jazz music, belly dancing and a scantily clad reenactment of the Oscar-winning film. Comment
Coney Island

Mission from God! ‘Blues Brothers’ comes to Coney

The greatest musical ever screens on Aug. 6. Comment

Friday, July 29, 2011

The Newsstand

This week’s Courier Life Newspapers are online

Brooklyn Daily is proud to present this week’s print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Comment

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Coney Island

Enter sand hands! Coney Island to host annual sculpting contest

These guys will blow your regular old sand castle out of the water. Comment

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Bay Ridge

Big Easy, this wasn’t — artist paints his way through New Orleans

Joseph Milazzo shows off his latest one-topic works. Comment
Flatbush

Jerk yourself silly with the best chicken in Flatbush

Our poultry-loving scribe hits the street to bring you jerk chicken that’s worth a trip to the neighborhood. Comment

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

It’s Only My Opinion

Stan has a fit over Mitt

Would Stan vote for Mitt Romney? Well… Comment
Canarsie

School is in: Judge’s ruling allows charter school’s move into PS 114

A judge has allowed the city’s to house 15 privately run charter schools inside public school buildings last week, removing the last hurdle keeping the Explore Excel Charter school from opening inside a century-old Canarsie schoolhouse. Comment

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Downtown

Take his wife, please! Marty fined $20K for Jamie’s tagalong junkets

Borough President Markowitz abused his government position by scoring three free overseas trips for his wife, a city ethics panel ruled on Monday, but the Beep defiantly denied the allegation. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Garbage fight! Battle over solar trash compactors

A state official from Sheepshead Bay wants to put solar garbage cans on Emmons Avenue, but the city says no way! Comment
Borough-wide

Local pol says Walmart developer is getting a discount

Opponents of Walmart’s move into Brooklyn are accusing the state of giving a developer a sweetheart deal when it renegotiated the sale of state land the big-box retailer is believed to be eying. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

School’s out forever — until college starts!

Free at last” I thought in June — no more parental involvement in school matters now that my beloved daughter was college bound. Comment
Bay Ridge

Grimm fights for your right to light

The Bay Ridge rep says that consumers should choose what light bulbs to use, not the government. Comment
Fort Greene

Who needs the great outdoors with this cookbook?

Pick up a copy of “Campfire Cookery” today. Comment
Prospect Heights

‘Antigone’ is one serious play

And it’s coming to Mount Prospect Park on Sunday. Comment

Monday, July 25, 2011

Bensonhurst

Wounded Warriors roar into B’hurst

There wasn’t a wuss in the bunch. Comment
Bay Ridge

Sen. Golden’s free summer concerts — a musical boon for parks

Bay Ridge boogied till the dusk stole the sun out of the sky — thanks to party band Head Over Heels, which played as part of a series of free outdoor concerts in Brooklyn parks with a wow-some waterfront show. Comment
Park Slope

Sufjan Stevens two-times us! Artist adds second ‘Celebrate Brooklyn’ show

You’ve enjoyed a whole summer of free concerts, now here’s a chance to give back — again. Comment
Park Slope

Catch ‘Dengue Fever’ at Southpaw next week

Sure, some of the songs are in Khmer, but this Cambodian surf-pop band rocks! Comment

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Borough-wide

You think the post office is bad? Try Fed Ex!

Either Carmine is really mad at Fed Ex, or he’ll go a long way to cover up forgetting to get his sister a present for her 91st birthday! Comment

Saturday, July 23, 2011

A Britisher’s View

Is Linda Sar-serious?

Our columnist says the head of the Arab American Association on NY needs to wave the Stars and Stripes! Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Hookers and cocaine!

District Attorney Charles Hynes says a small office above a tile store on Coney Island Avenue was the epicenter of a multi-million dollar protitution and drug ring. Comment

Friday, July 22, 2011

Williamsburg

What, me a hacker?! Target of international manhunt speaks!

A target of a global sting on an elusive group of computer hackers this week said he has no idea why feds banged down the door of his former apartment in Bushwick as part of coordinated international manhunt on Tuesday. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead wasteland

A subway underpass in Sheepshead Bay has been turned into an illegal garbage dump that the city has been ignoring for years, say residents who are fed up with the grime and want something done about it. Comment
Speak Out

My great memories take over and stifle my anger

Lou’s recollections make him forget his phone woes. Comment
Dining

Clam on the half sell! Trio seeks funds for oyster bar

It’s the DIY clam shack. Comment
Books

This week’s weekend reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comment

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Sheepshead Bay

Junk justice: City allows ‘problem’ car shop to stay open

The city has ignored a local panel’s plea to shut down a troublesome auto repair shop that had operated without a permit for years by renewing a zoning variance that lapsed in 2003 — allowing what residents call a “junk yard” to stay in business. Comment

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