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Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015


Truth feller: Honest artist tries to bridge cultural gaps

The truth is up there. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015


Teaches of peaches: Local food writer focuses on the summer fruit

Going to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches? For that you need recipes! Comment.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Park Slope

V-Gay Day! Slope’s Excelsior should reopen on Wednesday

Beloved Park Slope gay bar Excelsior is finally set to open its new Fifth Avenue spot next week, a year after shutting the doors to its longtime location down the street, and the owners are just as relieved as their thirsty clientele. Comment.

Individual ‘Ayn-them’: Ayn Rand adaptation aims for middle ground

The theater is getting a little Rand-y. Comment.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fort Greene

Sound of violence: Anti-lynching play uses audio footage of Eric Garner

In this play, the present haunts the past. Comment.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Carroll Gardens

Police: Suspect in robbery found with handgun

Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Employee pocketed thousands from restaurant

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Park Slope

Pop shots: Performer takes aim at the history of American music

This costumed chameleon is breathing new life into some threadbare tunes. Comment.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Cobble Hill

Marriage material: Local author discusses attending 30 weddings

Weddings: fun-filled festivities or matrimonial misery? Comment.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Fort Greene

Disability visibility: ‘Cripfest’ reclaims the word

Don’t diss their ability! Comment.
Fort Greene

Blood brothers: New film stars a reformed Fort Greene gang leader

It has a story that is gangbusters. Comment.

Thursday, July 23, 2015


You ain’t zine nothin’ yet: Five publishers to catch

They are leaving their imprint. Comment.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015


G-rooming house! Dog hotel and spa opens Downtown

This is no flea-bag motel! Comment.
Park Slope

Dawn at dusk: Southern singer Dawn Landes plays Friday night in Prospect Park

It is a show to celebrate! Comment.
Park Slope

Cranky cab commuter tries to stab driver over fare

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tenants share landlord horror stories at town-hall meeting

Borough President Adams said he organized the meeting to crack down on bad landlords who attempt to harass their tenants out of buildings. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

‘Showtime’ dancers threaten straphanger

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Red Hook

Biz kids! Hook teens launch marketing company

They’re teen tycoons! Comment.

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