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Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Coney Island

Question and dancer: Coney show combines burlesque and quiz night

This show is even dirtier than that guy who cheated on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Comment

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Gowanus

Chemical spiel! Science and storytelling synthesize in Gowanus

These stories are about science — but they’re not fiction. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

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. Comments (1)

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

Big Screecher

Just like the Energizer Bunny, Carmine’s story keeps going and going.

Trust us, you won’t be able to figure out what this screech is about until you get to the end! Comment
Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for some light summer reading. Comment

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Borough-wide

Cops: Man impersonated officer for robbery and rape

Cops collared a man on Aug. 1 who they say pretended to be a police officer in order to rob and rape a woman in Sunset Park. Comment
Williamsburg

Fast fashion! Designers compete to make outfits from scraps at Style Wars

In fashion, one day you’re in, the next day you’re in a Williamsburg bar franticly assembling an outfit from old coat hangers and bubble wrap. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge brings out the big screen

The hills are alive with the sound of movies! Comment
A Britisher’s View

On vacation — have a great weekend!

A Britisher’s View is on vacation this week, but will be back next Friday. Comments (1)

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

The Clones were seduced by the Dark Side last weekend. Comment
Flatlands

Cracked house: Flatlanders evacuated over fearsome fracture

More than a dozen adults and children were forced to flee their apartments in Flatlands on Monday when a massive crack in the building prompted fears of an imminent collapse. Comment
Mill Basin

Locals: Former ices store now an eyesore

An abandoned former ices store in Mill Basin is giving some locals chills. Comment
Standing O

The Three Scholarship Amigos

Standing O salutes sensational science stars! Comment
Boerum Hill

Safety dance! Transportation group throws Bicyclists’ Ball

You can dance if you want to, you can leave your car behind. Comment
Borough-wide

Brooklyn’s night out with New York’s Finest

It is a good thing having fun isn’t a crime! Comment
Joe Knows

Strong summer proves Smith is ready for the NBA

Russ Smith delivered another blow to his critics, which is what he does every chance he gets. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge in chains

Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge in chains

Bay Ridge businesses are being wrapped in chains, but local mom ’n’ pop shops don’t feel oppressed. Comment
This public servant got a taste of a different kind of service on Friday night in Brooklyn Heights. Comment
Flatbush Avenue is getting the go-slow treatment this fall. Comment
Atlantic Yards

Green land! Atlantic Yards rechristened ‘Pacific Park’

Atlantic Yards, meet Pacific Park. Comment
Marine Park

Jamaica Open opens wallets for charity

This charity golf game was all about sharing the green. Comment
This event might sound cheesy, but the crowd eats it up! Comment
Greenpoint

Local author explains ‘Whatever Happened to the Metric System?’

This book sounds like kilograms of fun! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo is pro-spanking

This week, our columnist comes out firmly in favor of a whack on the behind once in a while. Comments (3)

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Up all night at a pajama party!

This party wasn’t about schmoozing — it was about snoozing. Comment
Marine Park

Flashy dash: Fluorescent run at Aviator

Marine Park

Flashy dash: Fluorescent run at Aviator

These runners aren’t going for the gold — they’re going for the rainbow. Comment

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014

Brighton Beach

Brighton barber burgled, sentimental signatures stolen

Brighton Beach barber suffered the unkindest cut of all when a thief broke into his shop and stole dozens of monetary mementos of good will off his walls. Comments (4)
Coney Island

Cure for blank walls: Local artists’ work on display at Coney Island Hospital

Call it Coney Island Hospital Gallery. Comment
Bay Ridge

Charge! Verrazano-Narrows toll booths will soon take plastic

The verdant wilds of bucolic Staten Island will soon be just a card-swipe away. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan pays homage to an old friend

This week, Stan remembers travel buddy Councilman Herb Berman. Comments (4)

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

Crime

Two arrests in Midwood robbery

Police have arrested two men who they say are responsible for robbing and assaulting an 18-year-old woman inside her apartment building in Midwood on July 27. Comment

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

Danny Jacobs has never been more ready to seize the opportunity to be a world champion. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Hoops community says goodbye to streetball legend James “Stixx” Williams

The streetball institution James “Stixx” Williams died doing what he loved. Comment
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