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Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Marine Park

Every breath — and dollar — counts

A Marine Park family is hoping the community can help raise the money it needs to save the life of a young woman fighting a deadly disease. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Boerum Hill

Here it comes: Touring amateur porn festival to steam up Brooklyn

Here’s your chance to see the Hump! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

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
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

A Britisher’s View

‘I Am Nancy,’ a Brooklyn man’s journey to womanhood: Part 2

Caitlyn Jenner is paving the way for transgenders like her to be accepted into mainstream society, says Brooklyn resident Nancy Owen (not her real name), who talks with A Britisher’s View in this second installment of a three-part column on being born a woman in a man’s body. Comments (11)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge battles a British invasion!

The British are coming for Bay Ridge! Comment
Park Slope

Bright-eyed and brush detailed: Insomniac artist paints comics about her life

It is the opposite of a dream diary. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Mill Basin

Abandoned car on Strickland Ave irks neighbors

This sport utility vehicle must belong to a Mass-hole. Comments (2)
Teens are smoking weed in a kids playground! Comments (4)
Brighton Beach

Holy whodunnit!

Members of a Brighton Beach church don’t practice Santeria inside their house of worship, but somebody is, and officials say they now need to do something to exorcise the spirits that may have been invited in. Comments (13)
Melting Pot

International movies come to New Utrecht library

The New Utrecht branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is mixing it up and spreading the love in Bensonhurst by kicking off an international film series to reflect the diversity needs of its ever-changing neighborhood. Comment
Williamsburg

Battle of wits: Comedians compete in insult extravaganza

This show for cut-ups may cut deep. Comment
Borough-wide

A happy homecoming

The Coney Island native left St. Raymond’s boys’ basketball team in the Bronx to play his senior year for his neighborhood school. Comment
Bensonhurst

Wanted: This guy for exposing his junk

Police need help finding a man wanted for public lewdness after exposing his junk on the D train at a Bensonhurst subway station on Aug. 15. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

Homeless people are making a home for themselves in Leif Ericson Park and locals are now worried they could bring with them a return to the bad old days of the 1980s. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

On Megyn Kelly, Donald Trump, and Rosie O’Donnell

This week our columnist calls ‘em out. Comments (3)
Park Slope

Building up stream: Musician to put his album release party online

Rudder Songs by Michael ChinworthYou can give this concert the thumbs-up from your couch. Comment
Borough-wide

From Brooklyn to Beijing

Former Bishop Kearney runner Kerri Gallagher is set to race in the World Championships in Beijing. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Williamsburg

Surf king USA: Legendary guitarist, 78, will rock Williamsburg

Talk about a guitar hero! Comment
BoroBeat

Rookie ball

Aspiring ball players learned from the best — former Mets great John Franco and current Cylcones — during a baseball and softball clinic at MCU Park. Comment
BoroBeat

Sleight of sand

Sand masters sculpted national monuments, animals, and castles on the Coney Island beach on Aug. 15 for the annual Sand Scultpure Contest. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
BoroBeat

Kung fu fighting

BoroBeat

Kung fu fighting

Martial arts students showed off their mastery of kung fu with a demonstration on Aug. 16. Comment
Marine Park

Gil Hodges Bridge to be closed the next few days

Yet another reason not to go to Queens. Comment

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

Bay Ridge

CB10 to city: Zoning proposal too dense for public review

You shouldn’t need a Ph.D. or a law degree to do your civic duty, say Bay Ridge community leaders. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

A Trump by any other name …

In which our columnist considers the many words used to describe The Donald. Comments (4)
Coney Island

Star-studded softball game highlights SummerSlam night at MCU Park

World Wrestling Entertainment’s brightest stars will grapple on the softball diamond with New York’s finest and bravest at MCU Park. Comment
The page has more than 6,000 members and political clout. Comments (1)
High School Sports

First travel-ball summer expands Moore’s game, college interest

Jai Moore’s first summer playing on the road was an eye-opening experience — for both her and the college coaches watching her. Comment
Borough-wide

Greenpoint native Atson heading to new home with college choice on horizon

Travis Atson will be starting over again as he comes to the finish of his college recruitment. Comments (4)

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015

Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Brighton Beach

State: Brighton Beach nursing home aide abused patient

Authorities arrested and arraigned a Brighton Beach nursing home aide on Aug. 13 for alleged physical abuse of a senior under her care. Comments (3)
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