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Drawing fire: Local cartoonist brings fantasy comics to FlameCon

Books: She’s in the Zone! Comment

Hoop — there it is! Cosmic hula-hoopers perform in Dumbo

Dance: These dancers are spin doctors! Comment

Why ‘Kidnap’ isn’t worth your worry

Rhymes with Crazy: What are the chances your kid will be napped? Not very likely. Comment

Meet the judge: Kings County Supreme Court Justice Noach Dear chats with us

Downtown: This conversation is now in session! Comments (3)

Sound Off To The Editor

Letters: With a job that has me traveling all over Brooklyn from my Red Hook home each day, I rely on a strong transportation system that can reliably get me from point A to point B. Unfortunately, construction on the R and N subway lines has made my commute a nightmare, and it can take me up to an hour and a half to get to my destination every morning. Comment

In the dock: Pol takes aim at party boats after seaside brawl

Sheepshead Bay: Talk about troubled waters. Comment
Bay Ridge: Police yesterday arrested and charged a 42-year-old man for fatally stabbing a 52-year-old woman inside a Bay Ridge Avenue apartment on Aug. 9, authorities said. Comment

Bay Ridge puts it in park

Bay Ridge Nights: There’s a lot happening in the streets and in the parks! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got great music, the Bard in a bar, Mad Max, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

He can’t take it anymore! Squadron resigns from state Senate in fiery tirade against Albany

Brooklyn Heights: A Brooklyn state senator attacked the institution he served on Wednesday when he unexpectedly resigned his post for a job at an organization that will work to influence state politics. Comments (8)

Stonewalled! Army refuses to rename Ft. Ham streets honoring Confederate generals

Fort Hamilton: They want to let bygones be bygones. Comment

Pols celebrate new homes in Coney Island

Coney Island: Welcome home! Comment
Ferry Tales: This New York City ferry tale is coming to a close. Comments (2)

Sal’s ‘de-Blah-meter’ rates mayor for you

Party Line: How bad does the mayor make you feel? Check Sal’s meter to find out! Comment
Page 1: You can’t get any more Brooklyn Paper than the Brooklyn Paper is. That’s because the stories in the Brooklyn Paper are as Brooklyn Paper as they are going to get. They have the voice. They have the photos. Hell, they’ve even got the ledes, the nuts, and the quotes. So remember that when you read the Brooklyn Paper, you are reading the Brooklyn Paper. And keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…
Bay Ridge: Neighbors are outraged that the city tried to fine a Bay Ridge woman $100 for letting other residents’ garbage bags pile up in front of her 94th Street home — after it ordered residents of a nearby private street to leave them there for pick-up. Comment
They ate the vile weed! Comment

Clones continue losing streak with defeat by Black Bears

The Ride: The loss in West Virginia is Brooklyn’s fifth in a row. Comment

They’re awfully sexy: Strippers perform to world’s worst music

Nightlife: It’s going to be terrible. Comments (2)

Youngsters enjoy Family Day at Kaiser Park

Coney Island: It was the most fun way to get ready to go back to school! Comment

Not for Nuthin! Here’s a classic column

Not for Nuthin’: Trying Hard to Get the Better of ‘the Beast’ on 6/6/06. Comment

Great Scott: South Shore standout ready for senior year

South Shore guard Earlette Scott was a force on the summer hoops circuit, but now the Lady Vikings star is ready to head back to school. Comment
Greenpoint: The employer of the garbage truck driver who hit and killed a cyclist on July 22 has records that link employees to trucks and is working with police, but weeks have passed without any arrests. Comments (13)
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Today on BPR: Kelly Barbieri of the pro-marijuana website ‘The Fresh Toast’

Podcast: It’s high times on Brooklyn Paper Radio! Or is it? Comment
Marine Park: Dozens of friends and family came out to the ballfield on Aug. 6 for the 10th-annual Anthony Senisi Memorial Softball Game in Marine Park, sharing stories about their late friend, who was tragically murdered a decade ago, and enjoying a game of ball without worrying about the score, said one of Senisi’s childhood friends who helps organize the game every year. Comment
Clinton Hill: Talk about a little prince! Comments (11)

Police talk down man from Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Bay Ridge: Police saved a man from jumping nearly 700 feet off the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge into the waters below on Aug. 2. Comments (1)

Volleyball players enjoy tourney on the beach

Coney Island: These players really rallied! Comment
Chris Mills set records during his time at St. Francis, but now the former runner is hoping to build a different kind of legacy with the program. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Talk about seeing double! Comment
The “Pharma Bro” was officially found guilty of more than just being the “Most Hated Man in America.” Comments (1)

Cyclones lose again, again, again, again

The Ride: That’s four in a row! Comment

Clones lose again

The Ride: Jumpin’ Jehosaphat! Comment

Even a first-round pick can’t save Cyclones

The Ride: Bonus baby David Peterson gave up a run in his professional debut, and the Cyclones went on to lose. Again. Comment
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A waterfall in Bay Ridge!

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A waterfall in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge: This guy went chasing waterfalls! Comments (3)
Flatbush: A driver crashed his white box truck into a 99-cent store on Utica Avenue on July 27, sending two people to the hospital, according to photographer Paul Martinka who was on the scene. Comment

Cyclones almost get no-hit, lose to ValleyCats

The Ride: You throw the ball, you hit the ball, you catch the ball. Larry! Comment
The Ride: They’re throwing the kid to the wolves! Comment

Speedy Cyclones steal way to victory

The Ride: Maybe they should have had this strategy all season long. Comment

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