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Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

TV

Meta man: Filmmaker creates a TV show about its own creation

The new show “Show About the Show” is about a show. Then it gets complicated. Comment

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

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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, Oct. 17, 2015

Big Screecher

The day Carmine wasn’t ready for his close-up!

Look, folks, you can’t look this fantastic all the time without a hair and make-up guy. And the Screecher can’t afford one of those on his pension. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge falls back to the past

Bay Ridge nights has gone retro! Old-school rock, roots Irish music, and the American Songbook are taking over Bay Ridge this weekend. Comment

Brooklyn Eagles Literary Award

Park Slope

Brooklyn’s type: Literary prize to crown ultimate Kings County book

Move over “homes and churches” — Brooklyn is the borough of books! Comment
Books

Let the write one in: The six authors on the short list

Meet the creators nominated for writing the most Brooklyn book! Comment
Veterans Affairs

Veteran business owners in New York City deserve their fair shake

New York City voters show they favor a proposal for the city government to help businesses owned by veterans, according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll. This “Veterans Preference” is similar to the consideration provided to women- and minority-owned businesses. Men and women who volunteered to put their lives on hold while they served their country deserve at least as much consideration. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Readers tell Ben-bashing GQ: WTF?

Gentlemen’s Quarterly’s “F--- Ben Carson” article underestimated readers, who rightly killed their subscriptions in response, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Marine Park

A fitting memorial

Marine Park

A fitting memorial

A Marine Parker’s family dedicates a bench to his memory in the park that he loved but which also claimed his life. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Gowanus

Good enough to eat! Artist dishes up lip-smacking paintings

Forget fruit in a bowl — still life is better on a bun! Comment
Bensonhurst

Columbus Day Parade goes multi-cultural

Thousands of locals from diverse backgrounds turned out in Bensonhurst for the 34th-annual Brooklyn Columbus Day parade on Oct. 10 to celebrate the neighborhood’s Italian heritage. Comment
Marine Park

Stroke of green-ius

Pros from around the state flocked to a tournament at Marine Park’s golf course. Comment
Joe Knows

Grand Street’s Mack delivers like a star

Taysir Mack was told by Grand Street coach Bruce Eugene to be patient — his time would come. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Bay Ridge

Doggie dress-up day

More than a dozen decked-out dogs and their proud owners converged at the Narrows Botanical Garden Harvest Festival on Oct. 10 for the Canine Costume Contest, a staple of the annual Bay Ridge festival. Comment
Flatbush

Thanks for axing

Flatbush

Thanks for axing

These students are begging to be stumped. Comment
Bay Ridge

‘New’ old-timers: Fresh blood joins stickball tradition

Young and old traveled from across the country to take part in the Brooklyn Stickball Old Timers 47th-annual stickball contest on Oct. 3. Comments (2)
Not for Nuthin’

Jo ponders the change of seasons

Our columnist critiques the autumnal offerings on the boob tube. Comment
High School Sports

Wolves score late to top Goldstein

Grand Street Campus was minutes away from a loss that would have put its hopes of a second-straight division title on life support — but two quick scores in the final 10 minutes against Leon Goldstein on Monday made the difference. Comment
High School Sports

Physical Xaverian gets its Phil in win over Spellman

Phil DePaulis is growing more comfortable running the ball — and that means unpleasant things for anyone trying to stand in his way. Comment
High School Sports

Fast start keeps South Shore unbeaten

A big first quarter was more than enough to keep South Shore perfect. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Comptroller Stringer in Brooklyn

Borough-wide

Stringer zingers: Comptroller criticizes mayor, but supports Coney land-grab

The city’s top financial watchdog supports Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to seize private land in Coney Island from hold-out landlords in order to expand the amusement district — but on other issues, he and Mayor Tall just don’t see eye to eye, Comptroller Scott Stringer recently told this paper. Comment
Borough-wide

Cut it out! Commission wants to ax city red tape binding small biz

They want to help Brooklyn get down to business. Comment

Landmark case

The city must recognize the role Gravesend and Coney Island played in shaping the borough by landmarking two historic sites, local preservationists say. Comments (1)
Windsor Terrace

Split wood: Cemetery officials, activists differ on Green-Wood landmarking

Honchos at Green-Wood Cemetery want the city to reject a proposal to landmark the historic burial ground, but preservationists say portions of the boneyard need city protection. Comment
Borough-wide

Jacobs, Quillin bout to be game-changer for victor

Borough-wide

Jacobs, Quillin bout to be game-changer for victor

Danny Jacobs and Peter Quillin understand just how high the stakes will be when the two finally meet in the ring at Barclays Center on Dec. 5. Comment
Borough-wide

Feeling Grand: Wolves top Lincoln to reamain unbeaten

Grand Street returned last Friday night to the place where its championship run ended with a humbling thud last year, and cement itself as one of the favorites for the title this time around. Comment

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

He’s no ‘Schmuck’

The borough honored the life and work of a beloved Brooklyn photographer, writer, and comic book illustrator on Oct. 4, when the corner of Hubbard Street and Shore Parkway in Sheepshead Bay was co-named “Seth Kushner Way.” Comment
Manhattan Beach

Class for codgers: Kingsborough welcomes new old students for new aging program

You can call these seniors freshmen — seriously, they’ll get a kick out of it. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

City’s worst contractor shuttered

The city finally cracked down on the most reckless construction business in the city. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Hillary or the Socialist — or Biden?

In which our columnist considers the former First Lady’s veracity, and ponders how well the current vice president’s popularity would hold up if he actually entered the presidential race. Comments (10)

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Justice has a deadline, and it’s about to expire. Comment
Bay Ridge

Playing with fire

Bay Ridge

Playing with fire

A landlord who did illegal gas work on a Bay Ridge apartment building came close to blowing it and its hundreds of residents sky high, tenants say. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge closures

Rockaway residents will be barred from Brooklyn overnight for a few days next week. Comments (2)
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