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Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Prospect Heights

I was (re)born a unicorn: Cult band reforms to play Barclays

There is a legendary indie rock band coming to Barclays Center Aug. 22–24 — and it is not Arcade Fire. Comment

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Fort Greene

Talent on the Greene! Lit fest brings together pros and proteges

Move over Richard Wright and Walt Whitman — a new generation of literary stars are coming to claim Fort Greene Park. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 17, 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’ — a lively sounding board for the topics of the day

Want a good read? Check out our readers’ thought-provoking opinions on the liveliest letters’ page around. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine’s hits another milestone-birthday surprise party

Nobody likes a party — or describes the food at one — better than the Screecher. Comment

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Gerritsen Beach

Up a creek: Gerritsen Beachers blast Belt Parkway drainage plan

The city’s plan to drain rain runoff from the Belt Parkway into Gerritsen Creek has neighbors fearing for their waterway. Comments (5)
Coney Island

What a gem! Coney bar Ruby’s marks 80 years

Call it a Ruby Jubilee. Comment
Park Slope

Attorney general: Undercover geezer behind Slope senior sting

An elderly incognito agent helped the state attorney general blow the lid off million in Medicaid fraud and other misdeeds that landed four employees of a Park Slope adult daycare in cuffs, the state announced on Tuesday. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The Ridge hits the runway

Bay Ridge is so hot right now. Comment
Canarsie

By way of Canarsie: New doc revisits ’hood’s halcyon days

Take a stroll down an unpaved memory lane. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Send a ‘woof’ of appreciation to smart and soulful hounds on National Dog Day

Faithful Fido has loved, nurtured, and saved us throughout history — and National Dog Day is a time to celebrate this wagnificent force of nature. Comments (2)

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Gravesend

Can’t ‘The Dog’ have his day in Brooklyn?

A film about Brooklyn’s most famous bank robbery barely made it to borough theaters. Comment
Standing O

Another bundle of joy welcomed at CNG

Standing O is growing by leaps and another grand baby Comment
Coney Island

Buried treasure in Coney Island!

There’s gold in them thar dunes! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Can’t slow this stroll

The Summer Stroll on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge started off its second leg strong on Aug. 8, when revelers took over the avenue to enjoy shops and restaurants between 80th and 90th streets. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens play pairs dinner party with ‘Macbeth’

When shall we three eat again? Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Trash can crackdown in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay’s ongoing battle against trash is about to get real. Comments (1)
Art

Inside voices: Street artists go indoors for Sunset Park gallery show

A famed New York graffiti artist is helping other street specialists show their fine art side. Comments (1)
Joe Knows

Brooklyn needs to adopt overdue transfer rule change

The Catholic league’s move toward loosening it restrictions on transfers is long overdue and makes sense with the recent downward trend in enrollments. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Thief sought by cops

Police want your help finding a man who snatched a wallet and a phone from a subway rider at Kings Highway back in May. Comment
Bay Ridge

Butcher shop chopped

A Bay Ridge butcher has gotten the axe. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Hot-button hits in Sheepshead Bay Assembly primary race

The primary battle for Sheepshead Bay’s Assembly seat is descending into an exchange of hot-button insults with the dueling Democrats accusing each other of disrespecting the sabbath and trivializing the Holocaust. Comments (9)
Sheepshead Bay

Music and dancing in Sheepshead Bay

The Music on the Bay concert series brought music and dancing in Tucker Park on Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay on Aug. 10. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo says goodbye to a friend she met on television

This week, our columnist has a tearful farewell to Robin Williams. Comment
Fort Greene

Re-Marker-ble! BAM screens films by legendary filmmaker

Chris Marker was at the avant-garde of film — and paranoia. Comment
Theater

Free sidewalk theater tour hits Coney and Sunset Park

All of Brooklyn’s a stage, but the men and women are not payers! Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Borough-wide

Brownsville’s Jacobs becomes first cancer survivor to claim world boxing title

Boxer Danny Jacobs knows a thing or two about second chances. Comment
Bensonhurst

Former Knick reads for kids

It’s a brand new Knickerbocker tale. Comment
Flatbush

Celebrating 30 years of family fun!

Citizens for a Better Community celebrated the 30th anniversary of is annual Family Day over the weekend at Paerdegat Park on Farragut Road in East Flatbush. Comment
Borough-wide

Canarsie boxer Ali rallies to claim belt at Barclays Center bout

It wasn’t his best fight, but Canarsie-native Sadam Ali was able come back from a shaky fourth round to claim the vacant World Boxing Organization intercontinental welterweight title. Comment

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Bensonhurst

An immoveable feast: City denies date-change for 18th Avenue Feast

Bensonhurst’s biggest street festival will go on as regularly scheduled on Aug. 21, despite the wishes of its own planners. Comments (1)
Midwood

Fire truck, car crash in Midwood

A fire truck and a car collided in Midwood on Aug. 7 while the truck was responding to a fire that turned out to be a false alarm. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

America should take the lead in defending Israel

I was never a big fan of Michael Bloomberg, but I now give him a great big standing ovation for having the courage to fly to Israel when U.S. airlines did not. Comments (8)
Sheepshead Bay

Special students enjoy annual school block party

These teens know how to party! Comment
High School Sports

East Flatbush native Dublin enjoying breakout summer with New York Belles

Ayonna Dublin is getting a basketball education this summer, and opening the eyes of some elite college coaches. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

Canarsie

Canarsie 18-year-old vanishes

Police are asking for help finding an 18-year-old Canarsie man who disappeared on Aug. 7. Comment

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Coney Island

Home at last! Charity group repairs Sandy-damaged house

There’s no place like home. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Cops: Help us catch this pervert

Police are looking for the creep who sexually assaulted a woman in Bay Ridge on July 16. Comment
Williamsburg Waterfront

Domino Sugar sign signing off

Say goodbye to the Domino Sugar sign — for now, at least. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay senior goes missing

Police are asking for help finding a missing 85-year-old Sheepshead Bay man who disappeared from his Crawford Avenue home on Aug. 6. Comment
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