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It’s the great American graffiti novel

DUMBO: The golden era of New York hip-hop and graffiti lives — on the shelves of bookstores. Comments (1)

Gertrude Stein marathon! Get ready for 52 grueling hours of action, literature

Books: A long, dense, and difficult book calls — and Brooklyn answers. Comments (2)

Carmine stands up for the little guy — in the big car

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine unloads on the people who make driving miserable. Comments (7)

Carmine can’t take it when cars are ticketed for no reason!

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine unloads on overzealous parking agents! Comment
Dining: The staff is eager-to-please when you arrive — for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drinks. Comments (2)
Digital editions: Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…

Ida’s back, and so are her football picks!

Two weeks have passed since we last heard from our pigskin prognosticator, but she’s back, and ready for the playoffs. Comment

String theory

Theater: With great scientific advances come great puppets. Comment

String theory

Theater: With great scientific advances come great puppets. Comment

Al Gore sells out to Muslims

A Britisher’s View: Al Gore hasn’t done America any favors by peddling his Current TV to a Qatari emir — proving he’s a one percenter of the worst kind, according to our columnist. Comment

Motor City musicians with Queens-influenced name arrive in Brooklyn

Music: Fear is a great motivator — for dance music. Comment

Le Boum goes the dynamite! New indie group plans explosive party

Music: What’s French for “explosion?” Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: The wheels have stopped on a philanthropist’s lofty plan to bring an indoor bike track to Brooklyn Bridge Park because the project cannot be built within the $50-million budget. Comments (14)

Ridgites bash planned hipster bar over fear skinny-pant set will bring noise

Bay Ridge: Neighbors of a planned beer garden slated to become Bay Ridge’s first hipster bar say they’re against the place before it has a chance to become cool. Comments (58)
Digital editions: Ever wonder why the front page of the print edition of The Brooklyn Paper is so jam-packed with awesomeness? It’s because we want to be the most awesome paper out there. It’s our mission to produce stories that leap off the page — and once we have those stories, there’s no excuse for not giving them the prominence they deserve. With so many great articles on the front page, there’s something for everyone. Thanks for reading, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

The things she carried! Painter exhibits contents of her suitcase

Art: Most people avoid airing their personal baggage in public. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Get ready for Brooklyn’s biggest pat on the back! Comment

Maybe we should arm our schools

The Dad: This week, The Dad wonders what a world ruled by the gun would be like. Comments (3)

Con artists swindle man on Bay 22nd Street

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

NYPD: Woman takes shovel to man’s garage door

Canarsie: The arrest leads this week’s blotter from the 69th Precinct. Comment

Cops: Teens attack, beat man

Flatbush: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from the 70th Precinct. Comment

Nets are finally in synch

Nets: It’s a new year — and the new-look Nets seem to be turning a corner. Our taller columnist and our shorter columnist weight in on a team in transition.

Cops: Thug robs man at gunpoint

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Back court’s back, alright!

Back Court: It’s about time, but that doesn’t make it any less sweet. Comments (3)
Front Court: Entering the team’s first season in Brooklyn, no Net was a bigger unknown than Brook Lopez. Comments (2)

Cops: Suspect threatens man a knifepoint

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

All-Brooklyn girls soccer honors

All-Brooklyn girls soccer honors

High School Sports: The 2012 girls high school soccer season was highlighted by Packer Collegiate’s first Athletic Association of Independent Schools regular season and post season crowns since 2001 and 2005, St. Edmund’s first-ever Brooklyn and Queens Class-A crown, and division championships for Fort Hamilton and Grand Street Campus in the Public School Athletic League. Comment

Die Hipster is dead

Die Hipster is dead

The vitriolic blog that hated all things pertaining to bicycles, mustaches, and organic food has ceased to be. Comments (81)
Ditmas Park: Ditmas Park residents will definitely find something they like at a planned vegetarian restaurant — because they’re the ones coming up with the menu. Comments (6)

LIGHTS OUT! Coney Island Hospital dims blinding bulbs

Sheepshead Bay: The night light has been snuffed! Comment

Carroll Gardens legend loses cheap rent, may be forced to move to Wisconsin

Carroll Gardens: A lifelong Carroll Gardens icon can no longer afford to stay in her Brownstone community — and if her neighbors can’t find her an apartment on the cheap she will be forced to move to Wisconsin, of all places. Comments (14)
Fort Greene: A controversial plan to replace a strip of decaying 19th-century mansions in the Brooklyn Navy Yard with a supermarket inched forward last week when a new developer took over the long-stalled project. Comments (1)

Jo takes a trip down memory lane

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist takes us on an oldies road trip. Comment

Zumba! Brooklyn sweats to the beat for world record attempt

BoroBeat: More than 400 people filled Aviator Sports Center’s gym on Sunday to shake it in an attempt to set the world record for the largest indoor zumba class. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
Bushwick: In some workouts you hit the wall — in this one you jump over it. Comments (12)
Sheepshead Bay: An out-of-control driver killed two people and cut his own life short in a horrific accident on Avenue U on Saturday, cops said. Comment

Judge tosses sex bias suit against Markowitz

Politics: A sex discrimination case against Borough President Markowitz? Fuhgettaboutit! Comments (5)

Lou misses his WW II reunion … for the last time

Speak Out: Getting me on my way these days is a family affair, it is, that includes a check of the vitals. Comment

Multigenerational dance party shakes Midwood Senior Center

BoroBeat: Students from PS 203 got seniors at the Midwood Senior Center on their feet when they stopped by to perform on Jan. 4. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Ford can’t close out Jersey-power Shabazz

High School Sports: The Bishop Ford Falcons blew a third-quarter, 10-point lead in a 66–60 loss to New Jersey-power Shabazz on Saturday night at John F. Kennedy High School in Patterson, N.J. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: It’s light blight, say neighbors of Coney Island Hosital who have to cover their windows with blankets to keep the glare of temporary spotlights out! Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: This dog will have to get used to a smaller backyard. Comment
Allowing gambling in Coney Island would bring debauchery, sin, and seedy characters to the People’s Playground, a Sephardic organization claims. Comments (12)

Look, they’re Stan’s opinions, and he’s sticking to them.

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan continues his “Best” and “Worst” lists for 2012. Comment

Pols vow: We promise to shutter 93 Lounge

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge elected are looking to shutter the controversial club where cops say a New Year Eve brawl spilled onto the streets. Comments (2)

Not a nice slice! Orthodox Jews fear severing Midwood council district will hurt

Midwood: A plan to split an heavily Jewish district in Midwood has some fearing for their political prowess. Comment
High School Sports: Brooklyn’s best football player is headed to Clemson University. Comment

Subway shootout: Cops wounded in deadly N train gunfight at Fort Hamilton Parkway

Dyker Heights: Two transit cops shot and killed an armed straphanger in a terrifying Jan. 3 gunfight at the Fort Hamilton Parkway station that left both officers and an unlucky commuter wounded. Comment
High School Sports: Two high school superstars butted heads in Thursday night’s game, as Lincoln’s Isaiah Whitehead had some choice words for University of Connecticut-bound Terrence Samuel. Comment

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