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Totally rad: An intimate night of comedy, impov, hip-hop, and anarchy

Nightlife: Some comedy shows are intricately planned from start to finish — this is not one of them. Comment

Totally rad: An intimate night of comedy, impov, hip-hop, and anarchy

Nightlife: Some comedy shows are intricately planned from start to finish — this is not one of them. Comment
Shopping: The vendors at the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn will be a cut above your average Etsy upcycler. Comments (6)
Shopping: The vendors at the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn will be a cut above your average Etsy upcycler. Comment
Books: Just in time for the holidays, we bring you a definitive guide to this year’s best borough-baked cookbooks. Comment
Books: Just in time for the holidays, we bring you a definitive guide to this year’s best borough-baked cookbooks. Comment
Dance: This show is gender-bending — and a bit mind-bending, too. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

Letters: Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Carmine’s mouth is the only thing open on holidays!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher points out that it is better to spend time with family on the holidays then with strangers at a store. Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Got plans for this coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comments (3)

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Got plans for this coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comment

Elementary Zumba

Elementary Zumba

Mill Basin: Teachers from School District 22 received a lesson of their own on Monday — in Zumba! Comment

Shhh! Cemetery celebrates its silent film-star residents with spirited screening

Cinema: The stars of Green-Wood Cemetery’s “Silent Night” film screening will not be able to attend in person — but they will be there in spirit. Comment

Shhh! Cemetery celebrates its silent-film-star residents with spirited screening

Cinema: The stars of Green-Wood Cemetery’s “Silent Night” film screening will not be able to attend in person — but they will be there in spirit. Comments (3)

Bay Ridge Nights: The lowdown on where to party down in the neighborhood

Nightlife: We know not everybody likes to spend their weekends at warehouse raves in Bushwick or toasting craft lagers with stroller-pushing Park Slope dads. That’s why we’re introducing a new feature called “Bay Ridge Nights” — for those who like to live it up old-school Brooklyn style. Comment

Bay Ridge Nights: The lowdown on where to party down in the neighborhood

Nightlife: We know not everybody likes to spend their weekends at warehouse raves in Bushwick or toasting craft lagers with stroller-pushing Park Slope dads. That’s why we’re introducing a new feature called “Bay Ridge Nights” — for those who like to live it up old-school Brooklyn style. Comments (9)
Dance: This show is gender-bending — and a bit mind-bending, too. Comment

DeBlasio is already blundering — and he hasn’t even been inaugurated

A Britisher’s View: Mayor-elect Bill DeBlasio’s coziness with Al Sharpton is inviting chaos for his administration, writes our columnist. Comment

City panel approves Borough President Markowitz’s controversial concert hall

Coney Island: The Beep’s seaside amphitheater plan has taken its first big step forward. Comment

City panel approves Borough President Markowitz’s controversial concert hall

The Beep’s seaside amphitheater plan has taken its first big step forward. Comments (18)
BoroBeat: Kids celebrated Hanukkah in style at the Flatbush Park Jewish Center on Dec. 1, where they played games and ate pizza during the community group’s annual holiday party. Comment
Before launching his fourth attempt to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat, a quixotic Queens man chose a Brooklyn port to bless his very small boat for the very long journey. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge: It was a night of pure holiday bliss in Owl’s Head Park on Dec. 2. Comment

Wild Hanukkah

Wild Hanukkah

BoroBeat: The Beach Haven Jewish Center took a walk on the wild side for its Nov. 27 Hanukkah party — hosting a show-and-tell for kids with an iguana and a fennec fox. Comment

Animators go high-brow at Williamsburg gallery

Art: When you hang out at Disney, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network all day, this is what you do at night. Comment

Statistically, she’s a winner

Standing O: Standing O gives an A plus to award-winning High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology math teacher Eleanor Terry. Comment

Animators go high-brow at Williamsburg gallery

Art: When you hang out at Disney, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network all day, this is what you do at night. Comment

The would, could, and should of it all

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie talks about her least-favorite six-letter, four-letter word. Comments (4)
Digital editions: The Brooklyn Paper is filled with lots of exciting content including compelling stories, quirky features, fabulous photos, and, of course, the unobtrusive advertisements designed by our staff of professional artists who put their blood and sweat into every pixel. And we want to remind you that it is those ads that make it all happen, so, this week and every week, you should pay extra attention to all of them. Who knows, it might just earn you a free popcorn at the Pavillion Theater in Park Slope. Oh, and Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Late hoop hands Bishop Loughlin season-opening loss

High School Sports: The Bishop Loughlin girl’s basketball team saw a five-point fourth-quarter lead evaporate and watched Cardinal Spellman’s Teresa Tartarone hit the game-winning three-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining. Comment

More than a championship at stake for Lincoln

Joe Knows: Abraham Lincoln is again flirting with perfection — just one win away from a second undefeated Public School Athletic League City conference football title in the last three years. Comment

It ain't all bad

At least Alan Anderson is getting the job done

Back Court: The Nets guard has been a bright spot during a so-far dismal season. Comment

Finally! We’ll look at the bright side

Front Court: Has evertything gone wrong with the Nets? No, says our Frontcourtsman. Comment

Slopers: How can we be calm at a time like this?

Mean Streets: The city snubbed Park Slope’s request for traffic-calming measures in 2011, but it might reconsider now that pressure is mounting from residents, an official said after a meeting to brainstorm ways to make streets safer on Tuesday night. Comments (60)

Santa does Atlantic

Santa does Atlantic

Boerum Hill: There was enough festive singing and dancing at the Atlantic Avenue winter holiday party on Tuesday night to shake off two Thanksgiving meals! Comments (1)

Katy Perry’s Japanese show was not offensive

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Joanna demands we lock up the Proper Police. Comment
Bay Ridge: It was a night of pure holiday bliss in Owl’s Head Park on Dec. 2. Comment
Cinema: The Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Fest is going to look surprisingly antiquated this year, with a collection of old-fashioned contraptions and curiosities. Comments (1)

Brighten up! Bay Ridge Jewish Center celebrates survival at festival of lights

Bay Ridge: A new day is dawning at Bay Ridge’s once-struggling synagogue, if the nearly 100 people who turned out on Sunday for its yearly Hannukah celebration are any indication. Comment
Cinema: The Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Fest is going to look surprisingly antiquated this year, with a collection of old-fashioned contraptions and curiosities. Comment

Brooklyn Nets star Lopez hosts youth hoops camp

Leftover turkey and holiday shopping couldn’t keep kids from enjoying hoops action as Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez entertained more than 100 kids at his Citi Pro Basketball Camp at Queens College’s Fitzgerald Gymnasium last Sunday. Comment
Long Island University broke its four-game losing streak in thrilling fashion last Sunday. Comment

Light in the darkness! Holocaust survivor helps Coney celebrate Hanukkah

A Coney Island synagogue lit a candle this Hanukkah, not only to celebrate the Festival of Light, but to remember one of the darkest episodes of Jewish history. Comment

Let there be light! Holidaze sets in at Downtown’s office compound

Downtown: Finally, there is light at the end of the workday. Comments (1)
BoroBeat: Hundreds of Fifth Avenue boutiques and restaurants kicked off the winter holidays on Saturday with music, morsels, and — as the season would dictate — many chances to shop. Comment

Light in the darkness! Holocaust survivor helps Coney celebrate Hanukkah

Coney Island: A Coney Island synagogue lit a candle this Hanukkah, not only to celebrate the Festival of Light, but to remember one of the darkest episodes of Jewish history. Comment

It’s the end of an Ira in Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach: The president of one of Manhattan Beach’s two battling civic groups is about to step down, but not before one last attempt to end the civil war that has torn the neighborhood apart for the past five years. Comment
NEXT MONDAY NIGHT

Meeting to ‘chart the future of Gowanus’

NEXT MONDAY NIGHT

Meeting to ‘chart the future of Gowanus’

Gowanus: An artist, an activist, and a businesswoman walk into a public school. They devise a master plan for their neighborhood. No, really, that is what a bunch of lawmakers are saying is going to happen. Comments (11)

Brighten up! Bay Ridge Jewish Center celebrates survival at festival of lights

Bay Ridge: A new day is dawning at Bay Ridge’s once-struggling synagogue, if the nearly 100 people who turned out on Sunday for its yearly Hannukah celebration are any indication. Comment
High School Sports: When Fort Hamilton won its second-straight girls’ volleyball city title at Hunter College last Tuesday, the teammate who may have contributed the most to the victory wasn’t even on the court. Comment

Air on the side of caution: Gas scare in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: A build-up of the deadly gas carbon monoxide cleared out a Williamsburg building on Monday, fire officials said. Comments (1)
High School Sports: The city championship won’t be enough for Abraham Lincoln this year — nothing less than a state title will do. Comment

Midwood sees first volleyball title shot slip away

High School Sports: Midwood did everything right — until it matter most. Comment
BoroBeat: Hundreds of Fifth Avenue boutiques and restaurants kicked off the winter holidays on Saturday with music, morsels, and — as the season would dictate — many chances to shop. Comment
Mean Streets: Officials are inviting Slopers to sound off about traffic enforcement in the wake of a 12-year-old being killed by a van in October on Prospect Park West and protesters calling for lowered speed limits citywide early last week. Comments (23)

It’s Yours-day and Buy-day: Black Friday bled into Thanksgiving in Brooklyn this year

Photo Galleries: Shopaholics across the borough jumpstarted binge season early this year, lining up outside big-box stores as early as 7 am on Thanksgiving morning for a shot at half-priced flat-screen televisions. Comment

Big rig digs into train bridge

Midwood: A tractor-trailer driver thought he could squeeze his 18-wheeler under a set of Q train tracks in Midwood. The driver thought wrong. Comment

Turkey time: Developer gave out hundreds of birds in Brownsville ahead of Turkey Day

Hundreds of New Yorkers turned out for a free — plucked — turkey outside the Plaza housing complex In Brownsville on Nov. 21, courtesy of an affordable housing developer. Comment

Going postal! Loved and loathed post offices to move early next year

Clinton Hill: Two Brooklyn post offices will soon need to fill out change-of-address forms. Comments (6)
Books: It is a book that should be a blast for every budding engineer and cubicle combat enthusiast to read. Comment
Books: It is a book that should be a blast for every budding engineer and cubicle combat enthusiast to read. Comment

Meet the Flintstones of Crown Heights

These artists turned the basement of an industrial building on Dean Street into a cave. Comments (2)

It’s Yours-day and Buy-day: Black Friday bled into Thanksgiving in Brooklyn this year

Photo Galleries: Shopaholics across the borough jumpstarted binge season early this year, lining up outside big-box stores as early as 7 am on Thanksgiving morning for a shot at half-priced flat-screen televisions. Comment

Stan ponders Obamacare, lies, and nicknames

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist once again tells it like it is, according to him. Comment
Shopping: A popular hipster market moved out of the cold and into a Williamsburg warehouse for the winter this weekend. Comments (8)

The only thing that should be open on the holidays is Carmine’s mouth!

Sunday Screech: If you thought Carmine was so cheap he would go shopping for deals on Thanksgiving or, worse, Christmas, you’ve got another thing coming! Comments (4)

Tiger in your tank: Family finds cat trapped in engine during drive

Update: The cat’s handlers are calling him “Houdini.” Comment

Clinton Hill cop shop is top tier structure: City

Clinton Hill: The city is working to designate the 88th Precinct headquarters landmark status, something that would prevent dramatic alterations and require that the building be fastidiously maintained. Comments (1)

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