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Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

Coney Island

Books uncovered: Burlesque dancers take on classic stories, take off clothes

From the Bible to the Torah, from Dr. Seuss to the Brothers Grimm, if you can print it, they can strip to it. Comment

Monday, Aug. 20, 2012

Coney Island

Aphrodite’s jones: Performance art goddess brings love to Coney

Aphrodite wants to ask you about love. Comment

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012

Brighton Beach

Brooklyn arm-wrestling couple’s love is still strong — really strong!

Brooklyn’s favorite power couple is back — and they’re getting pumped for a show of arms on Aug. 26. Comment
Coney Island

Clones defeated again

Cyclones reliever Matthew Koch squandered a hard-fought one-run lead after a tight five-inning pitching duel, letting the Tri-City ValleyCats defeat Brooklyn’s boys of summer for the second game in a row. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012

Coney Island

ValleyCats scratch Clones

The NY–Penn League-leading Tri-City ValleyCats shredded the Cyclones pitching staff and snuffed out a seventh inning rally to take the season’s first match up between the squads. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Brute beats man with golf club

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Dog rescuer: ‘Hoarder home’ Shelties will soon be up for adoption

Five months after Animal Care and Control sprung them from a darkened, garbage-filled, flea-infested home, 23 Shetland sheepdogs are now free to be adopted by loving families, animal rescuers say. Comments (2)
Sheepshead Bay

The votes are in! Southern Brooklyn wants a Chick-fil-A

It was a close vote, but Brooklyn Daily readers say they would like to see a Chick-fil-A open in Southern Brooklyn. Comments (8)
Coney Island

Woman attacked over Facebook message, police say

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Holocaust Memorial Park should be wired up with cameras, residents say

Civic leaders outraged over the anti-Semitic graffiti left in Holocaust Memorial Park say they want to wire up the memorial with 24-hour surveillance cameras to keep an eye on people going in and out of the sanctuary dedicated to Nazi concentration camp victims. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Two Clones relievers haven’t given up a run — all season!

Two Cyclones relievers are hurling their way toward history after reaching the NY-Penn League all star break without giving up a single run. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Akselrod: Mosque will draw radical elements to Sheepshead Bay

Assembly hopeful Ben Akselrod is railing against the construction of the Sheepshead Bay mosque — a hopeless battle political insiders say the former Community Board 15 district manager has no chance of turning around, but will help him pander to Southern Brooklyn conservatives looking to get rid of the Muslim house of worship. Comments (12)

Monday, Aug. 13, 2012

Coney Island

Clones sweep Lake Monsters

The Cyclones are one game away from the division lead after battering the hapless Vermont Lake Monsters in a three-game home sweep. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012

Coney Island

Clones victorious over Vermont

Brooklyn star Brandon Nimmo is back — and so is his bat. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012

Coney Island

Nearly perfect win for Clones

Hansel Robles almost pitched a perfect game — and a trio of Vermont pitchers nearly combined for a no-hitter in what will be remembered as one of the greatest pitching duels ever to take place in short-season single A baseball. Comment

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