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Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011

Event: Screen print your own invitations at a weeklong DIY wedding workshop Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

Go to Bed-Stuy? Mos Def!

Music: The rapper and actor headlines the Brooklyn Philharmonic’s first show of the season on Oct. 8. Comments (5)

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011

Hot letters! Lander and Levin explain Seventh Ave trash

Letters: Plus other letters in this week’s mailbag. Comments (5)

Still not perfect

Weekend Watch: This weekend’s transit snafus. Comment
Books: Once again, the ladies of Greenlight and Word — plus a special guest! — give us their hot books of the week. Comments (1)

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011

Windsor Terrace: Police that have been swarming a wide swath south of Ninth Street to catch the so-called South Slope Sex Fiend just missed capturing a suspect on Wednesday morning — a botched arrest that came amid frayed nerves that may have contributed to a separate incident involving the beating of an innocent man. Comments (13)
Greenpoint: Residents say they are fighting a losing battle against a rat population tough enough to eat through heavy-duty garbage cans. Comments (2)
Art: Erik Berglin is turning Williamsburg into his own personal aviary. Comments (12)
A scaled-back Walmart store could open down the block from your house — find out where. Comments (27)
Mean Streets: Bay Ridgites are furious that a handful of car dealerships along Fourth and Fifth avenues are breaking the law by parking their inventory on the sidewalk, blocking the path of pedestrians and forcing people in wheelchairs to roll into oncoming traffic. Comments (19)
Theater: It’ll be the most entertaining Philosophy 101 class you’ve ever sat through. Comments (3)
Theater: The Irondale Center hosts the award-winning “Nightmare Story” — just in time for Halloween. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011

The champs! Red Hook vendors win the ‘Vendy Cup’

Dining: Solber Pupusas, the pride of the Red Hook ball fields, has again shown the world that it makes the best damn street food in the city. But you knew that. Comments (1)

Rolling delivery: Baby born in Nissan

Flatbush: A pregnant 24-year-old Flatbush woman gave birth to her second child on Tuesday — in the back seat of her cramped Nissan. Comments (5)
Mean Streets: Moving crosswalk signals will create chaos along Prospect Park West — if you believe a majority of Community Board 6. Comments (27)
The Greatest Story Ever: And, apparently, it works! Comments (25)
Brooklyn Is Angry: A sports bar on oh-so-quiet Sixth Avenue? It sounds crazy to some. Sounds like competition for the Park Slope Ale House to others. Comments (47)

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011

Cops say they nabbed the Fort Greene Park gunman on Saturday — and, in doing so, hope they’ve ended a spree of brazen stickups that plagued the crime-filled greenspace for weeks. Comments (8)

Your guide to the Atlantic Antic!

Event: You can’t tell Brooklyn’s best street fest without a scorecard — so here’s the scorecard! Comments (3)
Event: The hip hop legend, media mogul and minuscule Nets owner will do at least one show at the new arena next summer. Comments (9)

MTA finally gives up its Jay Street ghost

Downtown: The cash-strapped agency will finally let the city find a new use for Downtown eyesore. Comments (8)
Greenpoint: The JCMs, Pony Boys and Never Scared are undefeated in the playoffs — but only two can make the finals. Comments (1)

Every kid is above average — in something!

Fearless Parenting: The trick is to help him or her figure out what it is. Comments (4)

Brooklyn Heights chooses top dog — it’s Woodley!

Brooklyn Heights: The second annual Brooklyn Heights Dog Show brought canines big and small, but only one Goldendoodle stole the show! Comment

Ragamuffins on parade!

Event: The annual kids costume parade is back, so break out your home-made costume and high-tail it to Bay Ridge on Saturday. Comments (3)

Heroic work by bartender!

Carroll Gardens: Plus more from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg: Williamsburg’s former firehouse moves closer to becoming a community resource again. Comments (5)

Monday, Sept. 26, 2011

Call them the ‘Brooklyn Nets’

Event: It’s official: The New Jersey Nets will be changing location — and hopefully their fortunes — but not their name. Comments (9)
Mean Streets: Suddenly, a one-way conduit becomes a two-way nightmare near Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (13)
Dining: Our top-shelf story about Brooklyn Republic Vodka. Yes, we tasted it, too. Comments (4)

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: New restaurants, new chefs and even new potato chips! Comment

Mole! Spicy chocolate featured at annual chile pepper festival

Event: Get sweet on the hot stuff this Saturday. Comments (2)

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011

Wow! Carmine is on fire this week!

Sunday Screech: In today’s Sunday Screech, Carmine has a thing or two to say about how Mayor Bloomberg is running the city, and his failure to recognize subject-object agreement in his speeches. Comments (12)

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011

Massive fire on Fourth Ave.

Massive fire on Fourth Ave.

Park Slope: An auto shop burst into flames on Fourth Avenue on Friday, prompting hundreds of firefighters to rush to the scene. Comments (2)

Copycat crime by new South Slope Sex Fiend?

Windsor Terrace: Police are on the hunt for a robber and attempted rapist who attacked a woman on a Coney Island-bound F train on Wednesday night — a shocking echo of a series of attacks that have terrified Windsor Terrace and the South Slope for six months. Comments (6)

Friday, Sept. 23, 2011

Event: The hip hop legend, media mogul and miniscule Nets owner will be making a big announcement on Monday. We think we know what it is. Comments (15)
Windsor Terrace: The 11th attempted rape in the area since March was on Wednesday night. Comments (10)

Greg Murjani, ‘Mr. Rubbish,’ is dead

Park Slope: The beloved trash hauler and humanitarian was 45. Comment

Police seek ‘bank robber’ who bolted wihtout cash

Bay Ridge: Police are looking for a would-be bank robber who tried to hold up a Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge, but ran away before the teller handed over any cash. Comments (8)
Development: Boerum Hill will remain a “small neighborhood” with building heights capped to prevent “out-of-scale” development under a rezoning plan approved unanimously by the City Council on Wednesday. Comments (4)

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