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Friday, July 31, 2015

Last night: Heated debate over towers at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Residents and politicians spoke out against plans to build two towers near Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (3).

Grain pain! Terminal trespasser gets hard time

Red Hook: You kow those giant things in Red Hook that say “The Port of New York Authority” on them? Yeah, don’t go over there. Comments (2).

Sausage fest! Apartments coming to Eagle Provisions building

You do want to know what they are putting in those sausages! Comment.

V-Gay Day! Slope’s Excelsior should reopen on Wednesday

Awesome: Beloved Park Slope gay bar Excelsior is finally set to open its new Fifth Avenue spot next week, a year after shutting the doors to its longtime location down the street, and the owners are just as relieved as their thirsty clientele. Comment.

Skinflints treats hungry patrons to 1975 prices for 40th anniversary

Bay Ridge: Talk about a big deal! Comment.

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the borough of nerds this week, with cartoons, fantasy authors, and a chat with superhero-obsessed director Kevin Smith! Comment.

Indivudal ‘Ayn-them’: Ayn Rand adaptation aims for middle ground

Theater: The theater is getting a little Rand-y. Comment.

Hooray! Cyclones win again!

The Ride: Our boys got ahead early, and never looked back. Comment.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Last call! Bushwick bar Cain’s Tavern is closing

Go There Now While You Still Can: Beloved Bushwick watering hole Cain’s Tavern is closing at the end of August, and regulars say they’re bummed to be losing a neighborhood hangout where everyone knows your name. Comment.

Sound of violence: Anti-lynching play uses audio footage of Eric Garner

Theater: In this play, the present haunts the past. Comment.

Agency wants to move Coney flood barrier up the creek

Could Coney Island Creek become the Great Barrier Creek? Comments (4).

Claw-Back: The Sequel

Months after Sandy victims fended off a push by federal agencies to claw back relief payouts from those who got help from more than one source, the government is making another grab. Comment.

Wonder Dad, or the guy that did everything right

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie wonders if a guy she met raised his kids the right way, and if she’s doing it all wrong. Comment.

Cancer ‘Crusaders’ raise cash on 17th Street

Awesome: They came from near and far for a good cause. Comment.

In other news, ex-Cyclones had a big week.

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: With a long roadtrip, it was easy to lose focus on our beloved Boys of Summer. But not all focus. Comment.

Finally! Cyclones back in the win column

The Ride: Face it, if you score some runs, you have a good chance of winning Comment.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Heights and dry: Montero’s Bar building is up for sale

Go There Now While You Still Can: The 76-year-old Brooklyn Heights tavern is one of the borough’s last real longshoremen’s bars. Comments (4).

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Loading zone out: City quietly nixes parking spots on 5th Ave.

Sunset Park: It’s a communication gap so big you could park a truck in it. Comments (13).

Piping hot! Teen ivory-ticklers tour Brooklyn’s top organs

They’re going on the organ trail! Comments (1).

Talib Kweli DJing silent dance party in Downtown alley

Music: Dance like no one is listening! Comment.

Ditmas artists teach how to be a ‘GoodPerson’

Ditmas Park: So, how do you become a good person? Comments (1).

Oh, man. Cyclones lose again

The Ride: These guys have got to get home. Comment.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Mega hurts! Kids build, battle bots at Slope summer camp

Boro of Nerds: They’re doing the robot! Comment.

Pop shots: Performer takes aim at the history of American music

Music: This costumed chameleon is breathing new life into some threadbare tunes. Comments (1).

Ce-libation day! Red Hook festival uncorks new tradition

Red Hook: Red Hookers toasted their neighborhood at the second annual Celebrating Red Hook festival at Erie Basin Park on July 25 — this time with actual booze. Comments (3).

Cops monitoring streets for computer-screen crook

Williamsburg: A burglar swiped a 27-inch Apple monitor, along with several credit cards, say police. Comments (1).