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Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Greenpoint

Critical lit! Downtown author conjurs up book on ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

Will you roll the dice on this book launch? Comment
Williamsburg

Lefferts Gardens rocker juggles three bands, six albums

Emil Amos is a master multi-instrumentalist and multi-tasker. Comment

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Dim the lights and start your engines! Comment
Park Slope

Goonies never say drink: Actors combine cult film with drinking game

It’s wet, ain’t it? Drink it! Comment

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

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Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine does as the Zenith says

This week, the Screecher learns the hard way that you can’t trust everything you see on television. Comments (1)
Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Marine Park

Senior fitness classes at Marine Park

Marine Park

Senior fitness classes at Marine Park

Staying active can be a stretch for seniors, but a program in Marine Park aims to make it easy —with yoga. Comment
Williamsburg

His way is the high way

Williamsburg

His way is the high way

A real estate executive is proposing a network of sky-scraping trams as a way to beat the crowded subway commute between waterfront Brooklyn neighborhoods and lower Manhattan. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge brings the heat!

Cool weather is moving in, but Bay Ridge is still heating up! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Lame-brain Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito rebuffs the national anthem on 9-11

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is a top city official, second only to the mayor, but she thought it fine to put her personal opinion ahead of her public duty and disrespect the national anthem on the thirteenth anniversary of America’s worst day, says our columnist. Comments (2)

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Bay Ridge

Living up to its name

Our Lady of Perpetual Help hosts benefit for alumna’s sick kids. Comment
Bay Ridge

Broken homes: Ridgites fight to stop illegal conversions

Ridgites and politicians are scrambling to stop greedy property owners from illegally dicing up one-family homes into multi-family flophouses. Comments (6)
Marine Park

Cops: Pregnant woman attacked in hate crime

A man accused of attacking a pregnant Pakistani woman and her family in Marine Park has been charged with hate crimes. Comment
Boerum Hill

Days of awe-some! P’Slope rabbi hopes to make high holy days hip

The high holy days are going hipster. Comment
And they all lived rap-pily ever after. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Homeless stop at Sheepshead Bay train station

Some residents say the growing number of homeless people taking up residence at the Sheepshead Bay Road train station are being rerouted there from Brighton Beach. Comment
Bergen Beach

Bergen Beachers blast buses

The stink from idling school buses at a Bergen Beach depot has neighbors fuming. Comments (15)
Joe Knows

Morton, Whitehead combo must watch at Seton Hall

Legendary Abraham Lincoln boys’ basketball coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton is now officially an assistant at Seton Hall, but the nearly yearlong saga doesn’t end there. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Bensonhurst

Wholesale ahead! BJ’s opens in Bensonhurst

Big-box buying comes to Bensonhurst. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridge church reborn

The Union Church of Bay Ridge is getting a face lift. Comment
Checkin’ in with

Checkin’ in with Brooklyn Museum’s director as he eyes the exit

The outgoing Brooklyn Museum director has a piece of advice for his successor: march in the West Indian American Day Parade. Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Local libraries extend hours

Avid readers had better grab their library cards! Comment
Wine lovers should jump feet first into this contest! Comment
Fort Greene

Bric launches new exhibit highlighting Downtown artists

Downtown is going up on the wall. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Tunnel’s reopening makes this a September to remember

This week, Jo gets back on the rails! Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Bay Ridge

R-ejoice! Montague Tunnel reopens

All aboard! The R train is once again running riders between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Comment
Locals now say don’t bother with long-awaited Marine Park renovations. Comment
BoroBeat

Patriotism shines

Marine Park residents wore red, white, and blue to honor those dear to them at the 13th annual Marine Park 9-11 Memorial on Thursday. Comment
Clinton Hill

Russian revolution! Performance art inspired by cosmonaut’s orbit

The space race continues — in Clinton Hill! Comment
High School Sports

Dominant defense powers Erasmus Hall past Flushing

If there were any questions about the young and inexperienced Erasmus Hall football team, with 19 freshman and two sophomores, they were laid to rest last Saturday. Comment
High School Sports

Let’s Dance: Late goal lifts Brooklyn International over Lincoln

Sophomore Davlatshoh Dilshodov was dared by his veteran teammates to dance in celebration each time he scored this season. He had good reason to show off his moves last Sunday. Comment
High School Sports

Xaverian defense holds tough to top Xavier in season opener

Xavierian had both its first scrimmage and its first game canceled because of thunderstorms, but when the players finally stormed onto the gridiron on Sept. 12, they brought their own thunder. Comment
High School Sports

Brooks’s big return not enough for Fort Hamilton

Michael Brooks made an impressive return to the Fort Hamilton gridrion last Saturday, but it wasn’t able to bring victory with him. Comment
High School Sports

New Utrecht holds off South Shore with goal-line stand

New Utrecht saved its best goal-line stand for last. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Bay Ridge

Infamy remembered

Bay Ridge

Infamy remembered

Patriots in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton Army Base marked the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

A light in the darkness

Sheepshead Bay residents did their best to make a dark day a little brighter. Comment
Downtown

FDNY adds names to Downtown Sept. 11 memorial

They will not be forgotten, either. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Feds to vaccinate Brooklyn raccoons with anti-rabies treats

Come and get it! Comment
Bensonhurst

‘Downfall of 18th Avenue’

Bensonhurst

‘Downfall of 18th Avenue’

Locals say this Bensonhurst corridor has turned into a dump. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s has his opinions on Israel

This week, Gershbein weighs in on the Middle East. Comments (6)

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Midwood

Cops: Help find fiend who mugged blind man in Midwood

Police released a video of the man they say robbed a blind man in Midwood on Sept. 9. Comment
Canarsie

Murder in Canarsie

A man was fatally shot in Canarise on Sept. 11. Comment

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Marine Park

Cops seek Mill Basin mugger for crime spree

Police believe the man who robbed a victim at gunpoint on Sept. 10 in Mill Basin is connected to several other robberies throughout Brooklyn. Comments (2)
Prospect Heights

Brooklyn Museum head: Stick a frame on me, I’m history

It won’t be long before his last First Saturday. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

End-of-summer fun in Sheepshead Bay

Summer may have officially ended on Labor Day, but the warm-weather fun kept rolling for another weekend with the Sheepshead Summer Stroll on Sept. 7. Comment
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