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Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Williamsburg

Greenpoint duo Young Ejecta shoots for the stars

Young Ejecta is poised to launch into synthpop superstardom — but it would settle for a one-hit wonder. Comment

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

Gowanus

Heroine chic! Gowanus gallery hosts feminist sci-fi art show

Call them wonder women. Comment
Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill poet pens book about life in conflict zones

He is a different kind of war reporter. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 15, 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
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comments (1)

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Big Screecher

Why can’t Carmine get the information he needs?

Face it, for the life of him, Carmine can’t figure out how to work the Google or the Siri! Comment

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

Marine Park

Centers of recovery

The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery announced funding this week for locally run recovery community centers, which will provide aid and social services to residents in the event of a natural disaster. Comment
Harbor Watch

Semper fudge

Harbor Watch

Semper fudge

A Brooklyn bakery made 600 cakes and distritbuted them to vets in Fort Hamilton on Feb. 10. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is for lovers

Love is in the Bay Ridge air, and the neighborhood has a romantic weekend in store for you. Comment
A Britisher’s View

‘Moderate’ allies are radicals

The Islamic State terrorizes, tortures, and kills people indiscriminately — but so do some moderate Muslim regimes, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Downtown

Officer hit with manslaughter rap in Gurley killing released without bail

A rookie cop is facing more than 15 years in prison for shooting and killing an unarmed Red Hook man in an East New York public housing building. Comments (6)
Gravesend

Four scoundrels steal from lost senior

Police are looking for four men who robbed a 68-year-old man at a Chinese food restaurant in Gravesend on Feb. 8. Comments (1)
Standing O

Standing O offers profusion of shout-outs to Bergen garden

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

Loehmann’s set to get higher

Sheepshead Bay

Loehmann’s set to get higher

Loehmann’s could be getting a loft. Comments (1)
Nightlife

Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in Brooklyn

Nightlife

Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in Brooklyn

We make it easy to find a place that feels like the Big Easy. Comment
Boerum Hill ►Video

Off-beat: Drummer Andrew Drury releases two unusual albums in one night

On one album, he plays with a bamboo shish-kabob skewer. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Swan song encore

Sheepshead Bay

Swan song encore

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz has reintroduced legislation — which Gov. Cuomo vetoed in December — to save his district’s mute swans from the state’s plan to eradicate the birds. Comment
Joe Knows

Brooklyn guide to public school hoops playoffs

The Public School Athletic League’s basketball postseason is on the horizon and Brooklyn will be a major player on both the boys’ and girls’ sides. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Books

East Flatbush artist to recount life in 1960s Selma

The cinema isn’t the only place to learn about Selma this Black History Month. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cuomo must call special election for Grimm seat immediately: lawsuit

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is violating the U.S. Constitution by refusing to call a special election to fill the House seat left vacant by disgraced Rep. Michael Grimm, a lawsuit alleges. Comments (3)
Sheepshead Bay

Board approves Cherry Hill, but future still uncertain

A popular Sheepshead Bay market that has operated outside the law for nearly six years took an important step towards legitimacy last week, but opposition from elected officials could still derail the zoning tweak it needs. Comments (4)
Red Hook

NYPD union rep: Officer to face charges in stairwell killing

A rookie cop will face criminal charges for shooting and killing a Red Hook man in an East New York public housing development, according to a police union rep. Comments (1)
Prospect Heights ►Video

A cut above! Sword dancers to swashbuckle in Brooklyn

It is the one time you might want to bring a dancer to a sword fight. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo’s take on Grammy outfits

Let’s just say that if you’re going to a major awards show, you better have a mirror at home, at least according to our columnist. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Canarsie

Canarsie 13-year-old vanishes from her home

Police are searching for a 13-year-old girl who disappeared from her home in Canarsie on Feb. 4. Comment
Gravesend

Dapper dogs rescued in Gravesend

Even these abandoned dogs were bundled up for this week’s cold snap. Comment
Coney Island

Plenty of fish: Get hitched at Coney on Valentine’s Day

Most people want to avoid a sideshow at their wedding. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Ridge singles mingle at Oasis Valentine’s mixer

Valentine’s Day came early for these available Brooklynites. Comment
Marine Park

A period piece in Marine Park

Fillmore Academy Drama Club students from PS 207 performed the hit musical “Hairspray” in Marine Park on Feb. 5. Comment
Fort Greene ►Video

Shaggy brings romance to Brooklyn for Valentine’s Day

Fort Greene ►Video

Shaggy brings romance to Brooklyn for Valentine’s Day

Mr. Boombastic is about to get extra romantic. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Loughlin falls to Molloy on Mahon buzzer beater

High School Sports

Loughlin falls to Molloy on Mahon buzzer beater

A broken play gave Kaitlin Mahon a chance to break Bishop Louhglin’s heart. Comment
High School Sports

Poleon, Lincoln fend off Jefferson in Coney Island

Abraham Lincoln finally avenged its early season loss to rival Thomas Jefferson when the teams met on the Railsplitters’ home court last Friday night Comment
High School Sports

Poly bigs power Blue Devils past Hackley

Poly Prep’s pair of big men continue set their team apart from the pack. Comment
Borough-wide

Rutgers-bound Seymour lays groundwork for future Grand Street signees

Kamaal Seymour made history at Grand Street last Wednesday when he became the first student at the school to sign with a Division I team. Comment

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

The demographics of once-heavily Italian Bay Ridge may have changed over the decades, but on the micro level, Italians still rule the Ridge. Comments (2)
Politics

Brooklyn pols: Red Hook councilman unfit to lead

Coney Island Councilman Mark Treyger replaces Red Hook’s Carlos Menchaca as leader of the Brooklyn Council delegation. Comments (2)
Williamsburg

‘Grope’ payout for Lopez aides

The state is shelling out $545,000 in taxpayer money to settle the sexual harassment lawsuit brought by two one-time aides of former assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez, according to the plaintiffs’ lawyer. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan has some questions for you

In which our columnist asks a few questions — after a tip on finding your unclaimed cash. Comments (5)
Bushwick

Psyche art! Bushwick gallery curates show via personality test

These artists don’t mind being typecast. Comment
Prospect Heights

Presidential approval ratings: Israel smiles on Beep as Obama, Netanyahu face off

Borough President Adams is getting along with Israel much better than President Obama these days. Comment
It was a real-life Enchantment Under the Sea dance. Comment
High School Sports

Brooklyn Tech’s Menyah inks Letter of Intent to Fordham

Lawrence Menyah’s three-year journey from football novice to team captain and scholarship player is complete. Comment

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Cops seek trio of burglars in Sheepshead Bay

Police are asking for the public’s help finding three men they say robbed a woman’s Coney Island Avenue home on Jan. 14. Comment
Coney Island ►Video

Short-order crooks swiped $22,000 from two Coney eateries

Police are looking for the guys who broke into two Coney Island eateries and stole thousands of dollars. Comment
Coney Island

Marky Mark’s burger joint coming to Coney

The stars will come out in Coney Island — for burgers. Comments (5)
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