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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Hate crime vs. hate crime: Accusations fly over Israel-Palestine Barclays fracas

Prospect Heights: Newly released video appears to deflate the claim of Pro-Palestinian activists who said Kings Bay Y director Leonard Petlakh, above, led a “gang of thugs” in an attack on a Muslim woman at the Barclays Center. Comments (7).

Homeward bound: Slopers show puppies love

Fuzzy Brooklyn: These pups are in the doghouse — in the best way possible. Comment.

Dump truck kills senior outside Barclays Center

Mean Streets: A dump-truck driver struck and killed an elderly woman near the Barclays Center on Monday afternoon, cops and FDNY officials said. Comments (7).

Picture books: Children’s author gives kids painting crash-course

Art: Painting is fundamental. Comment.

‘Dark Crystal’ creators will visit BAM for puppet film fest

Cinema: You look like Gelfing, smell like Gelfing, maybe you are Gelfing! Comment.

Young at art: Rising choreography stars dance into Dumbo

Dance: They are dance-stepping out! Comment.

Homeless man arrested for 9-11 memorial vandalism

Police arrested a homeless man they believe defaced the 9-11 memorial at MCU Park with white paint on Oct. 17. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Excelsior redux: Closed gay bar returning to Fifth Avenue

Park Slope: Ever upward, Excelsior will rise again. Comments (1).

Pay to playground: McGolrick Park scores spruce-up

Meadows of Shame: The playground at McGolrick Park will finally get a much-needed facelift thanks to $1.3 million in taxpayer money, activists announced last week. Comments (12).

Walk in the park — for a cause

Stroll patrol: Brooklynites on the march against breast cancer

Park Slope: Thousands of do-gooders flooded Prospect Park on Sunday to honor people killed by breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and raise money to end the disease once and for all. Comment.

You’re making grilled cheese all wrong!

Books: Get ready for a chewed awakening from a new book of unconventional ideas to make conventional dishes even tastier. Comments (2).

Charge ‘em! Two nabbed for phony credit cards

Bensonhurst: Credit where credit is due. Comment.

Gowanus play set in world overrun by flies

Theater: This play is generating a lot of buzz — literally. Comment.

Six-string star spends down-time playing Park Slope

Music: Smokey Hormel’s guitar playing is one of the worst kept secrets in rock. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Even when Carmine wants to spend money, he can’t!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher tries to dip into his wallet, but his charge card company won’t let him! Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Artist adorns Gowanus Canal with ‘roses’ made from Ralph Lauren shirts

Art: There is something blooming on the Gowanus Canal, and, no, it is not toxic algae. Comments (8).