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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

DUMBO

Cirque du stroll-eil!

This sidewalk-inspired circus show is anything but pedestrian. Comment

Monday, July 21, 2014

Williamsburg

Party like it’s 2007! Event celebrates golden years of Myspace

This Glasslands Gallery show is in our top eight. Comment
Marine Park

Babs-olutely fabulous! Famed Streisand impersonator to play Marine Park

The Marine Park Alliance finally found someone. Someone to share the Carmine Carro Community Center stage. They finally found the one. To be with every night (but mostly the night of July 27). Comments (1)
Fort Greene

Clinton Hill doc’s new book explains the ‘Truman Show Delusion’

Ever feel like your life is a TV show? You are not alone. Comment

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine murders his mother tongue, and cheers on a local opera star!

This week, it’s the best of both worlds for the Screecher! Comment

Friday, July 18, 2014

Coney Island

‘Zumba Daddy’ sets sights on outdoor world record

This will be one for the record books. Comment
Williamsburg

Space jammers! Alien bluegrass band finds fame on the big screen

It is life imitating art imitating alien life. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Walking on Third Ave. sunshine

The Summer Stroll on Third Avenue is back, and don’t it feel good? Comment

Parks and recitation

Park Slope

Parking is such sweet sorrow: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in a car park

Forget Shakespeare in the park — this is Shakespeare in the parking lot. Comment
Theater

Shakespeare in the park shows around Brooklyn

The hills are alive with the sound of iambic pentameter. Comment
A Britisher’s View

New municipal identification cards legalize illegals

The city’s new municipal identification cards allow illegal immigrants to live with “peace of mind,” says Mayor DeBlasio. But what about their crime victims, asks our columnist. Comments (4)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bay Ridge

Filmmaker raises eyebrows in Ridge’s Muslim community

A filmmaker is in Bay Ridge casting Arabic-speaking families for a human rights film, but some area Muslims fear the production will be a smear job against Islam. Comment
Coney Island

Hellions on wheels

Saturday is your last chance this year to cheer on Brooklyn’s home team — in roller derby. Comments (1)
Williamsburg

Country road: G’point musician has love, will travel

Melaena Cadiz just can’t wait to get on the road again. Comment
Coney Island

Body found in tub of bleach

Police discovered the body of a 54-year-old man soaking in a bathtub full of bleach on July 12. Comment
Prospect Heights

Deck the beer halls! Celebrate Christmas in July at a winter brew party

Santa is coming early to Brooklyn — and he is bringing beer. Comment
Joe Knows

Wounded Warrior softball game should be annual event

There are plenty of distractions in our world — bills to pay, parties to attend, and jobs to do. Sometimes you need a stark jolt to make you look up and see what’s really going on. Comment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Red Hook

Book binding! Activists say Hook library art-space deal squeezes the public

A plan to rent out a big chunk of the Red Hook library branch that would close the prose palace for at least eight months is an unnecessary privatization of public reading space, say bookworms who plan to pack public hearings next week and voice their opposition. Comment
Park Slope

From Russia, with love! Band pays tribute to iconic Soviet rock group

Beat the summer heat with a taste of the Cold War. Comment
Marine Park

Fast women get dirty at Aviator

The LoziLu Women’s Mud Run at Aviator Sports and Events on July 12 was filled with estrogen, obstacles, and — of course — mud. Comment
Marine Park

Camping in the city

The Family Camping event at the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park gave families a chance to escape the city without actually leaving it. Comment
Gowanus

Road tripping: Performance stars 1970s pop-up camper

Third Rail Projects’ new show explores the horror of the family camping trip through contemporary dance and ’70s music. Comment
Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill basks in Bastille Day

The French holiday came to Smith Street a day early, and it was a blast. If you don’t believe us, take a look at our slideshow of the festivities. Comment
Greenwood Heights

Playing dead! Green-Wood party pays tribute to long-gone theater

It was the party of the century — the 19th century. Comment
Prospect Heights

Nets nix the Knight

Brooklyn’s home team has put its mascot out to pasture. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo reveals the Hobby Lobby folly

This week, our columnist defends women’s right to choose. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

Police: Corpse found in East River next to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Officers say they discovered the man’s body floating near Pier 6 this morning. Comment
Bay Ridge

Wounded Warrior softball team inspires in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge hosted a softball game over the weekend to honor those who went to bat for our country. Comment
Brighton Beach

Bizarre banner flies swastika over Brighton Beach

A sunny day turned dark when a plane pulling a swastika banner flew over Coney Island and Brighton Beach on July 12. Comments (3)
Mill Basin

Mill Basin fire injures Bravest

A house fire in Mill Basin caused minor injuries for a firefighter on July 14. Comment
Dyker Heights

Bike bandit strikes Dyker

Police are searching for a man suspected of stealing a bicycle from a 64th Street garage in Dyker Heights. Comment

Monday, July 14, 2014

Brighton Beach

City flushes solution to Oceana toilet troubles

The Parks Department says it will not use unspent state funds to relocate the elevated public restrooms being built in front of the Oceana condominiums. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge

Fat funds for fixing Ridge parks

It’s game, set and match for long-awaited repairs to Bay Ridge parks. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

More numbers from Stan

Our columnist lays it out for you so you can do the math. Comments (3)
Park Slope

Park Slope’s next top dog model

Freddy’s Bar is hosting a doggie fashion show on July 18. Comment

Friday, July 11, 2014

Borough-wide

Brownsville boxer Jacobs to compete for world title at Barclays Center

Danny Jacobs wants to add winning a world championship in his hometown to his already fairytale-like return to boxing. Comment
Borough-wide

NBA dream on hold for former Bishop Ford star Williams

Chaz Williams has waited all his life for his chance to play in the NBA, but the former Bishop Ford and UMass star is still waiting for a team to take a chance on him. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cops: Help catch these Ridge thieves

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with a pair of purse snatchings in Bay Ridge. Comment
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