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Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Humpty dump! WT residents slam traffic-slowing plan

Mean Streets: They are not love-drunk on those humps. Comment.

Pols: Snitch to end black-on-black crime

Downtown: Brooklynites who witness gunplay must be willing to report what they saw to police in order to stem the tide of gun violence in the borough, said a group of pols and gun-control activists rallying on the steps of Borough Hall on Tuesday. Comment.

R-acket train: Ridge’s subway sending bad vibes to parochial school

Bay Ridge: If you want to know what it sounds like inside St. Anslem’s School when the R Train rumbles along below, just stand next to an idling bulldozer. Comment.

Spanish brogue: Mexican musician blends international influences on new album

Music: This Mexican musician found his muse in Brooklyn. Comment.

All aboard! Added trains could keep Islander fans out of cars

Prospect Heights: The Long Island Rail Road is looking to make the transition to Brooklyn a little easier for Long-Island based hockey fans who want to see their favorite team play in its new home rink. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

Blinded by the light: Ridgites throw shade at city over too-bright street lamps

Bay Ridge: They have to wear sunglasses at night. Comments (8).

Cyclones set record for biggest opening pitch

Cyclones: It was truly a pitch for the record books — or rather, 150 pitches. Comment.

Cosmos are coming to Coney

Come see the Cosmos where the Cyclones play. Comment.

Truth feller: Honest artist tries to bridge cultural gaps

Art: The truth is up there. Comment.

Gunmen wound five in Red Hook, including pregnant woman

Red Hook: A pair of maniacs sprayed gunfire into a group of people in Red Hook on Monday night, injuring five, two of them critically, cops said. One of the injured women was pregnant and as of Tuesday afternoon remained in critical but stable condition at Lutheran Medical Center, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. Comment.

Cyclones bats rally, pitchers hold

The Ride: Seems like everybody did what they were supposed to do. Comment.

Cops: Gunman slays man in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: An unknown killer gunned down a man in Fort Greene in the early hours of Aug. 2, according to a report. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

Bogarted! Brooklyn med marijuana joint passed over

Leaves of Grass: Brooklyn’s not dope! Comments (6).

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Grand jury indicts teen for murder friends say was self defense

Kensington: Family members and friends of a Kensington teen who a grand jury indicted on murder charges for allegedly fatally stabbing his father are rallying behind the kid they say was the victim of an abusive dad. Comments (1).

Teaches of peaches: Local food writer focuses on the summer fruit

Books: Going to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches? For that you need recipes! Comments (3).

Muckdogs top punchless Cyclones

The Ride: Wow, that headline is very Timesian. Comments (2).

Library debuts new, hip bookmobile

Williamsburg: Take that, Batmobile. Comments (1).

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

Urbane dictionary: The new New York City slang

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist defines the words we’ve all been using — or will soon. Comments (9).

Cyclones mauled by Muckdogs

The Ride: Yeesh. Comment.