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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

DUMBO

Young at art: Rising choreography stars dance into Dumbo

They are dance-stepping out! Comment

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Cobble Hill

You’re making grilled cheese all wrong!

Get ready for a chewed awakening from a new book of unconventional ideas to make conventional dishes even tastier. Comment
Park Slope

Six-string star spends down-time playing Park Slope

Smokey Hormel’s guitar playing is one of the worst kept secrets in rock. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 19, 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, Oct. 18, 2014

Big Screecher

It happend! Camine saved by FDNY!

This week, the Screecher gets trapped in a school yard! Comment

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Borough-wide

It’s the time of the season for walking

You don’t have to drive to New England to go leaf peeping. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

St. Paddy’s comes early to the Ridge!

You will have to wait six months to drink green beer, but in Bay Ridge, you can start celebrating St. Patrick’s Day right now! Comments (2)
A Britisher’s View

Mayor’s report card: blunders, groveling, cronyism, & bigotry

This week, our columnist points out that phony Bill DeBlasio is a proud supporter of the black one-percent. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Local padre receives special recognition

The Kings Chapter of the Catholic War Veterans celebrated its annual dinner on Oct. 2 at the Rex Manor and honored Italian-American soldiers who defended the county. Comment
Fort Greene

Multimedia opera probes Wikileaks and Chelsea Manning

Call it a covert ops-era. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Marine Park

Doing the heavy lifting against breast cancer

Pink has never been more powerful! Comment
Marine Park

Down on the farm at Aviator

The Green Meadows Farm at Aviator Sports and Events Center is an autumnal escape from city life filled with animals, hayrides, a Halloween spook house, and plenty of pumpkins. Comment
Flatbush

Kings Theatre needs organ transplant

A group wants to bring the Loew’s Kings Theatre’s original pipe organ back to the famed movie house — but first they need to figure out how to get the instrument back to Brooklyn. Comments (2)
Gowanus

Bosom buddies! Moms search for friends at speed-dating night

This is no child’s play. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Crane crash

A massive crane was lodged underneath the Q train tracks on Avenue U in Sheepshead Bay for hours on Oct. 15 after a longtime truck driver attempted to clear a low-hanging overpass. Comment

Boro of booze

Dining

That’s the spirit! New book highlights local liquors and libations

Lovers of both booze and Brooklyn are going to drink this up! Comment
Dining

Recipe: Royal Ascot Cocktail

Make this variation on a Pimm’s cocktail from Boerum Hill’s Cuilding on Bond at home. Comment
High School Sports

Emotional Grand Street tops Goldstein to claim division title

Emotion poured out of Grand Street after winning the division title because doing so was not as easy as the team made it look this year — especially when it came to beating Leon Goldstein. Comments (1)
Joe Knows

Brooklyn’s PSAL football dominance growing

The Public School Athletic League football season is more than halfway over and there are no clear favorites to reach the city title game and win it all. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Midwood

Two in critical after Midwood crash

Two locals are still in critical condition after a devastating car accident in Midwood on Oct. 11. Comment
Bensonhurst

Whole ricotta love

The icing on the cake at Bensonhurst’s Columbus Day Parade on Oct. 11 was the neighborhood’s first-ever cannoli-eating contest. Comments (1)
Bensonhurst

Columbus Day Parade in Bensonhurst

Columbus Day came early in Bensonhurst. Comment
Prospect Heights

Bands from mysterious island to rock Brooklyn venue

Four bands from bucolic Staten Island (pronounced stat-NUY-lin) will perform their people’s traditional music at a Brooklyn bar. Comment
DUMBO

Yo! Magnetic Fields frontman pens book on two-letter Scrabble words

Good Scrabble words come in small packages. Comment
Prospect Heights

Paws-some: Shaman blesses dogs at Grand Army Plaza

A Prospect Heights mystic worked her magic on a bunch of fidos on Oct. 11. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Damn! Jo doesn’t think conformity looks good

This week, our columnist considers women’s rights and the hijab. Comment
Crown Heights

Buried bones: NYPD unearths body in Crown Heights yard

Police found skeletal human remains in the backyard of a Crown Heights building on Oct. 9. Comment
High School Sports

Erasmus rallies past South Shore to keep perfect record

Erasmus Hall remains unbeaten after it rallied to narrowly escape a major scare from South Shore. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Flatlands

Cops: Help find missing teen girl

Police are asking for help finding a 14-year-old girl who went missing from her Flatlands home on Oct. 7. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

In Sheepshead Bay, the streets are paved with garbage

The neighborhood’s chronic litter problem is now permanent, after the city embedded trash in Ocean Avenue when it repaved the roadway. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge

Riff raffle: Ridge bands rock charity fund-raiser at Salty Dog

These silver shredders pumped out golden oldies for a good cause. Comment
Borough-wide

Sunset Park food workers battle for living wage

Workers at a Sunset Park food production plant are fed up with an employer threatening to put them out of work to avoid paying a living wage. Comment
High School Sports

Cort in session: Erasmus two-way star delivering big in senior season

Erasmus Hall senior Kefa Cort has put his disappointing junior year in his rearview mirror — the defenders trying to tackle him this season. Comment
High School Sports

Big D not enough for a New Utrecht W against Flushing

New Utrecht boasts one of the city’s best defenses, but the Utes’ offence may be a victim of its success. Comment

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Bergen Beach

Buses leave Bergen Beachers bereft of breath

Bergen Beach parents say the foul fumes from a nearby bus depot are causing chronic respiratory problems for their children. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge

May the wind always be at your back

Dozens of Ridgites gathered for one last drink at neighborhood mainstay Killarney Pub on Oct. 9. Comment
Marine Park

Caught on tape: Mall cop teen beat down

Outraged residents are calling for the firing of several security guards after they were caught on video kicking, punching, and choking a high school freshman at a Marine Park shopping center. Comments (2)
Marine Park

Oktoberfest comes to Aviator

Partygoers celebrated the second-annual Oktoberfest at Aviator Sports and Events Center on Oct. 4. Comment
Coney Island

Two struck on Surf Avenue

An elderly couple is in critical condition after a driver struck them near the intersection of Surf Avenue and W. 27th Street in Coney Island on Oct. 8. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan on credit cards and bureaucrats

This week, our columnist tries to get some free airline miles, and remembers the workers at Queens Borough Hall. Comments (19)

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Midwood

Cops: Help find missing Midwood man

Police are asking for help finding a 34-year-old man who went missing from his home in Midwood on Oct. 9. Comment
Bay Ridge

Striking Golden: Feds investigate pol’s campaign spending

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has subpoenaed state Sen. Marty Golden’s campaign finance records. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Second homeless shelter for Plumb Beach

Because the new facility on Emmons Avenue is classified as an emergency shelter, the city did not have to go through Community Board 15 for approval. Comment
Canarsie

Cops: Help us find Canarsie cab shooter

Police are looking for a man they believe shot a cab driver in Canarsie on Oct. 3. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Prospect Heights

Kings Bay Y head attacked at Barclays

A pro-Palestinian protester punched the director of the prominent Sheepshead Bay Jewish organization in the face outside of an exhibition basketball game at the Barclays Center on Wednesday night, according to police. Comment
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