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Fort Greene: The New Cookers is steeped in the ghosts of jazz past. Comment
Music: The New Cookers is steeped in the ghosts of jazz past. Comment

Cooking the book: Chef-turned-author writes novel on life in the kitchen

DUMBO: The pen is mightier than the carving knife. Comment

Cooking the book: Chef-turned-author writes novel on life in the kitchen

Books: The pen is mightier than the carving knife. Comment

One-man show blends slapstick with social media

Downtown: A new show at City Tech allows audience members to interact with a clown on a mission to find love via social media. Comment

Mom and popping: Over-50s hip-hop group busts a move in Willamsburg

Williamsburg: Forget the Jitterbug and the Charleston — these golden gals are popping and locking like pros. Comment

One-man show blends slapstick with social media

Theater: A new show at City Tech allows audience members to interact with a clown on a mission to find love via social media. Comment

Mom and popping: Over-50s hip-hop group busts a move in Willamsburg

Dance: Forget the Jitterbug and the Charleston — these golden gals are popping and locking like pros. Comment

Pill-er of the community — Coney pharmacist and activist Frank Giordano retires

Sunday Read: The corner pharmacy — that all-but forgotten place filled with mortars and pestles, pills, powders, potions, ice cream on a hot summer’s day, and the friendly shopkeeper with an apron on behind the counter — was Frank Giordano’s world for 50 years. Comment

Advocates: Jay Street would be safer with protected bike path

Letters: The city should install a barricaded bike lane along bustling Jay Street to curb collisions, claim activists. Comment

Carmine forgot to mention Rosalie Bacarella!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher belatedly honors one of the best principal’s he’s ever met! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Nightlife: A Smiths tribute show, Saint Patrick’s Day round two, the US premiere of “Red Velvet” and more things to do in Brooklyn March 21–26. Comment

Making a job out of the munchies

Nightlife: This Bushwick resident parlayed wacky cook-offs in his kitchen into a nightlife empire. Comment

Bartoonist drinks beer near Barclays

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist finds a craft beer in a muffin tray at St. Gambrinus. Comments (12)

Bay Ridge goes on parade

Bay Ridge Nights: Celebrate one last weekend of Saint Patrick’s Day fun in the Ridge Comment

Chili factor: Aviator’s chili fest has ostrich on the menu

Marine Park: Something spicy is cooking at Floyd Bennett Field. Comment

Chili factor: Aviator’s chili fest has ostrich on the menu

Dining: Something spicy is cooking at Floyd Bennett Field. Comment

Message to Vladimir Putin: Nyet to a return of the Soviet Union

A Britisher’s View: Russian President Vladimir Putin longs for a return to the Soviet heyday, but the dead exmpire’s former states are hotbeds of calamity, writes our columnist. Comment

Forever young: Bands play tribute to ’80s-era Bob Dylan

Music: The times, they are a-repeating. Comments (4)

Interview with Dan Savage

Our pals at Wedding Pride have an excellent interview with the sex columnist. Click above to check it out! Read more…

Massive fire destroys Greenpoint recycling plant

Greenpoint: Neighbors are demanding that the city study the toxins released by the blaze that wrecked a recycling plant overnight on Tuesday and smoldered through Wednesday. Comments (11)

Life in the loud lane: Neighbors sound off on new parkway noise

Bergen Beach: Some Bergen Beach residents say they may sue the city because traffic noise from the Belt Parkway has become unbearable since a bridge reconstruction project last year decimated the sound-blocking trees and brought the parkway closer to their homes. Comment

Guns for cash: Trio wanted in Canarsie robbery spree

Canarsie: Police are asking for the public’s help in finding three men suspected of eight armed commercial robberies since October 2013. Half of the incidents went down in Canarsie, reports show. Comment

Privates eyed! Speed flasher terrifies minors in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst: Cops are on the lookout for a goon who they say managed to expose himself to three different underage girls within a three-block radius in Bensonhurst inside of 15 minutes. Comment

Standing O salutes 9-11 heroes

Standing O: Plaque honors EMS workers who perished as a result of 9/11. Comment

Forever young: Bands play tribute to ’80s-era Bob Dylan

Williamsburg: The times, they are a-repeating. Comment

Republicans rush to take on broke Krasny

Will’s Watch: The race to take on penniless Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny (D–Seagate) is quickly becoming a Republican pile-up. Comment
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Is college about finding a husband?

The Dad: This week, the Dad questions the concept of the new book, “Marry Smart.” Comments (1)

Brooklyn stars snubbed in Miss Basketball selection

Joe Knows: The process for picking Miss Basketball in New York needs to change because neither of the top two players in the state won this year. And one of them wasn’t even put in the running. Comment

Nuthin' but Nets!

The Truth is, he was worth it

Back Court: Our coulumnist says Paul Pierce routinely rises to the occasion. Comment

Odds on Nets have gone 360

Front Court: This week, our columnist breaks down the Nets’ season from a bookie’s point of view. Comment

Fatal accident in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: An elderly woman is dead after a sport utility vehicle struck her on the sidewalk while attempting to parallel park near a school in Sheepshead Bay Tuesday. Comment
Bushwick: The massive holes in the floor of a 98 Linden St. apartment were an inside job, tenants say. Comments (11)

VIDEO: Anime fan proposes at MetroTech fest

Downtown: A gallant Japanimation enthusiast asks, “Will you be my Sailor Moon?” Comments (2)

Takedown it up a notch

Making a job out of the munchies

Nightlife: This Bushwick resident parlayed wacky cook-offs in his kitchen into a nightlife empire. Comments (1)

Battle of the Takedown flyers

Nightlife: Bodacious cook-off promotional materials square off. Comment

For Jo, happy places begin and end with Nutella

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist deals with hot flashes in the best way she knows how. Comment

Child’s play: Teen actors go pro in Fort Greene production

Fort Greene: These kids are alright. Comment

Child’s play: Teen actors go pro in Fort Greene production

Theater: These kids are all right. Comment

Stay saucy, Brooklyn!

Stay saucy, Brooklyn!

Some say that the borough’s manufacturing base is withering, but one Brooklyn small business is looking to expand production. Comments (42)

Rejuvenated Benjamin leads Lions to crown

High School Sports: Getting back on the court in his sophomore year turned out to be a win-lose proposition for Christopher Benjamin. Comment

Brownsville-native Brown leads Manhattan College into NCAA tournament

Former Transit Tech star Rhamel Brown had to be patient to get to this moment — and he savored it. Comment

Tapped out! Police bugs help bust Ridge drug dealers

Bay Ridge: Turns out drugs really can get you wired! Comment

Tapped out! Police bugs help bust Ridge drug dealers

Bay Ridge: Turns out drugs really can get you wired! Comments (17)

Bay Ridge Jewish Center puts on its Purim colors

Bay Ridge: It was pure fun at the Purim celebration at the Bay Ridge Jewish Center. Comment

Two more LICH bidders want to keep the hospital alive

Hospitals in Crisis: Long Island College Hospital’s last hope for staying a hospital is in the hands of two latecomers to the state’s bidding war for the prime real estate it sits on. Comments (2)

Bay Ridge Jewish Center puts on its Purim colors

Bay Ridge: It was pure fun at the Purim celebration at the Bay Ridge Jewish Center. Comment

Soul man: Fort Greene author Nelson George on ‘Soul Train’ and gentrification

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Nelson George, one of the preeminent critics of African-American pop culture, discusses his new book, and Spike Lee’s comments about Fort Greene. Comment

Soul man: Fort Greene author Nelson George on ‘Soul Train’ and gentrification

Books: Nelson George, one of the preeminent critics of African-American pop culture, discusses his new book, and Spike Lee’s comments about Fort Greene. Comments (1)
Brooklyn Heights: This historic Brooklyn Heights hotel is on its way to becoming Brooklyn’s Waldord-Astoria all over again and we got a glimpse of the refurbished glory inside. Comments (7)

Cops: Boerum Hill blaze was arson by bad boyfriend

Boerum Hill: Police arrested a New Jersey man for starting the inferno that left two kids clinging to life. Comments (1)

Stars of David! Brooklyn Heights rolls out red carpet for Purim

Brooklyn Heights: Jewish Brooklyn Heights residents celebrated Purim in style. Comment

Bedford rally undone by late tip in title game

High School Sports: It was an astounding comeback, but it still wasn’t enough to put Bedford Academy over the top when the buzzer sounded. Comment

Brooklyn Law and Tech falls in PSAL Class A semifinals

High School Sports: Jump shots are always important in basketball, but they were paramount for Brooklyn Law and Tech last Wednesday. Comment
Park Slope: The pluck of the Irish — in photos! Comments (1)

Tattoo artists put the guns down for multiple sclerosis

Art: Cast members from a reality show about an out-of-control tattoo parlor hawked more traditional art in Bedford-Stuyvesant and help raise money to fight the autoimmune disease. Comments (3)
High School Sports: Brooklyn College Academy’s fast-rising girls’ basketball team will have to wait another year for a championship. Comment

Stay saucy, Brooklyn!

Stay saucy, Brooklyn!

Sheepshead Bay: Some people may say that the borough’s manufacturing base is withering, but one Brooklyn small business in looking to expand production. Comment

Stop. Go. Kent Avenue.

Mean Streets: Fast-moving Kent Avenue is a tragedy waiting to happen, say neighbors who are pushing the city to install stoplights along the thoroughfare near East River State Park. Comments (28)

Plum-lord! City to cite Whole Foods 2nd time for ‘neglecting’ old building

Gowanus: The city says the Gowanus green grocer nicknamed “Whole Paycheck” needs to pay the piper for failing to fix up the historic Coignet building next door. Comment

Plum-lord! City to cite Whole Foods 2nd time for ‘neglecting’ old building

Gowanus: The city says the Gowanus green grocer nicknamed “Whole Paycheck” needs to pay the piper for failing to fix up the historic Coignet building next door. Comments (18)
TV: Reporter Will Bredderman is talking about the importance of community newspapers on BK Live! over at Brooklyn Independent Media at noon today and you can catch all the action right here. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Elementary students at two schools in Brighton Beach and Sheepshead Bay wowed peers, parents, and teachers last week with mind-blowing displays of scientific skill. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: Buildings on the banks of the filthy Gowanus Canal are pieces of history worth saving, neighborhood activists say. Comments (9)
Bay Ridge: A emotionally disturbed senior citizen dove in front of an R Train in Bay Ridge on Friday — but miraculously emerged alive from underneath. Comment

Senate passes flood-insurance relief

Mill Basin: A long-delayed House bill that would lower the cost of federal flood insurance passed Senate muster with a flood of support on March 13. Comment
Brooklyn chess whizzes and novices are about to get some lessons in strategy from one of the world’s most well-known players. Comment
Bedford-Stuyvesant: This Bedford-Stuyvesant school celebrated Pi Day by letting kids pie their teachers. Comments (1)

New Barclays meditation room allows fans to pray during play

Atlantic Yards: The Barclays Center is now offering something rare in a sports arena — peace and quiet. Comments (10)

Here’s Stan’s reasons for leaving New York

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist breaks down why many are waving goodbye to the Empire State. Comment

It’s your last chance to meet Carmine live and in person!

Sunday Screech: The Screecher’s gala is this week at the fabulous El Caribe Country Club, and tickets are still available! Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: A emotionally disturbed senior citizen dove in front of an R Train in Bay Ridge on Friday — but miraculously emerged alive from underneath. Comments (2)
Downtown: Brooklyn’s housing court, where judges are supposed to settle landlord-tenant arguments with an even hand, is doing little more than helping building owners throw renters out on the street, according to activists and local pols. Comments (11)

Marine Park woman allegedly beaten by son dies in hospital

Marine Park: Police say a woman beaten with a cane by her son has died. Comment

Have a solemn and somber St. Patrick’s in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: The Feast of Saint Patrick is upon us, and everone knows what that means. Find out where to spend your three-day weekend of designated driving and religious propriety over at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Goodbye, Goodbye Blue Monday

Goodbye, Goodbye Blue Monday

Bushwick: Bushwick’s nine-year-old, no-cover music venue could close as soon as April. Comments (38)
Brooklyn chess whizzes and novices are about to get some lessons in strategy from one of the world’s most well-known players. Comment

Dem beef could force primary

Will’s Watch: This week over at BrooklynDaily.com, it is the inside story of how Assemblyman Bill Colton (D–Bensonhurst) is pushing ex-mayoral candidate and evangelical minister Erick Salgado to run as a Democrat for the seat of Rep. Michael Grimm (R–Bay Ridge) — forcing a primary against former Coney Island councilman Domenic Recchia, one of Colton’s most hated enemies. Read more…

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