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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A tale of two libraries

Lost in space: Library privatizes part of Williamsburg branch

Williamsburg: The Williamsburg library is open — for business. Comments (4).

Checking out: Developer may fold Red Hook library privatization plans

Red Hook: Books aren’t the only thing being shelved at the Red Hook library. Comments (1).

Cyclones fall in Auburn

The Ride: Tarnation! Comment.

Hands-on experience: Park sculpture says ‘Please Touch the Art’

Fleece of mind: Lawman says Brooklyn ‘psychic’ scamed Iowans

Crime: He should have seen this coming. Comment.

Here they are — your Pier 6 tower plans

Changing Brooklyn: Brooklyn Bridge Park honchos on Wednesday unveiled designs for the two luxury apartment towers they plan to erect at Pier 6. Comments (8).

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

‘Idol’ threat: TV talent show says Ridge competition stole its tune

Bay Ridge: In a desperate attempt to reverse plummeting ratings, “American Idol,” a network television talent show, is seizing on the coattails of one of Bay Ridge’s most popular institutions — Brooklyn Senior Idol. Comments (2).

Diamonds and rust! Cyclones beat Joan Baez and Doubledays

The Ride: A hard rain fell on the Doubledays, as the Cyclones pounded out 11 hits. Comment.

Rafter life! City Tech appeases ancient spirits with beam-raising ceremony

Downtown: Call it a team building exorcise. Comments (2).

New nest for the Nets

Sunset Park: Brooklyn’s home team previews its unfinished Sunset Park practice facility. Comments (1).

Singers with chops: Piper Theatre serves up bloody ‘Sweeney Todd’

Theater: Call him the demon barber of Third Street. Comment.

Afro-centric! Photo show celebrates natural hair

Art: This show has locks to love. Comments (2).

Monday, June 29, 2015

Car squawk! Uber slams councilman over livery law

Brooklyn Heights: The internet taxi service sent out an e-mail going after Councilman Steve Levin’s plan to limit the company’s car count. Comments (24).

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Same old story: Eight-story Hook old-folks home raises height concerns

Red Hook: Neighbors worry it will tower over the area’s four-story buildings. Comments (5).

Greenpoint mega-development’s below-market buildings will segregate the poor, say neighbors

Changing Brooklyn: Forget the poor door — this housing complex will have poor buildings. Comments (20).

Katz’s homer leads Cyclones over Doubledays

The Ride: This rain-shortend victory must have been exciting! Comment.

Young blood: Brooklyn Heights whiz kid invents wound-sealing gel

Boro of Nerds: His work was in vein but not in vain. Comments (3).

All that may become a man

Theater: All the world’s a stage, and all these men and women are equal players. Comment.

Man shot outside Fort Greene bar

Fort Greene: A gunman shot and wounded a man outside a popular Fort Greene bar on early Saturday morning, according to a report. Comments (4).

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Looking back on the Apple Watch

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist wonders what will become of the latest World’s Coolest Gadget. Comment.

Rain out, Yanks loss puts Clones in first place!

The Ride: Who woud have thought you could get so much accomplished without doing anything? Comment.