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Carmine’s prescription for bad medicine: Read more Carmine!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher peels back the label on so-called “24-hour” chain pharmacies and does not like what he sees. Comment

Synth secrets: All-star lineup plays tribute to a mysterious Nigerian musician

Music: Musicians including David Byrne and Money Mark play tribute to synth composer William Onyeabor — but they don’t know anything about him. Comment

Synth secrets: All-star lineup plays tribute to a mysterious Nigerian musician

Music: Musicians including David Byrne and Money Mark play tribute to synth composer William Onyeabor — but they don’t know anything about him. Comment
Dance: This Brooklyn dance company says poles deserve a place on the theatrical stage — not just in strip clubs. Comments (3)
Dance: This Brooklyn dance company says poles deserve a place on the theatrical stage — not just in strip clubs. Comment

Carmine’s prescription for bad medicine: Read more Carmine!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher peels back the label on so-called “24-hour” chain pharmacies and does not like what he sees. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

Letters: Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment
Big Screecher: What would happen if Gay Talese followed the Big Sceecher around Bensonhurst, mistaking him for the Chariman of the Board, Frank Sinatra? Find out in this week’s column, inspired by a story written by “Girls Write Now” mentee Laurencia Terris, who recently tagged along when Carmine taught one of his legendary merengue classes. Comment

Bartoonist is raven about this beer bar

Bar Scrawl: Glorietta Baldy in Bedford-Stuyvesant has pinball, great beer and cocktails, and a stuffed raven dispensing advice. Comments (36)

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Comics (the paper kind, not the standup kind) live on stage, a new twist on “Rent,” “Tasting Brooklyn” returns, and more things to do and see in Brooklyn April 25–May 1. Comment

Kiss April goodbye in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: April is almost over, so close out the month in style — in Bay Ridge! Comment

Islamo-nuts move to silence ‘Honor Diaries’

A Britisher’s View: “Honor Diaries,” a new documentary about Islam’s stranglehold on women has paranoid Muslims quaking on their prayer mats, writes our columnist. Comment

The summer the music died! Coney Seaside Concerts canceled this year

Now with former Borough President Marty Markowitz’s take. Comments (20)

The summer the music died! Coney Seaside Concerts canceled this year

Coney Island: Now with former Borough President Marty Markowitz’s take. Comment
Atlantic Yards: The obvious best choice is up against venues across the East River and in 15 other cities. Comments (12)

DeBlasio: Bring DNC to Brooklyn, or some other part of New York

Atlantic Yards: The obvious best choice is up against venues across the East River and in 15 other cities. Comment
Bay Ridge: A Ridgite walking a dog in Shore Road Park came across a grisly scene straight out of “Law & Order” early on April 23. Comment

Fire-artworks: Feminist fireworks show to light up Prospect Park

Art: This art will go off with a bang! Comment

Fire-artworks: Feminist fireworks show to light up Prospect Park

Art: This art will go off with a bang! Comment
Event: The Botanic Garden’s “Sakura Matsuri” festival mixes tradition with the cutting edge — literally! Comment

Judgment day! Slope bench hopeful once slapped for professional misconduct

Will’s Watch: A Democratic candidate for the civil court district covering Park Slope and Flatbush was censured for professional misconduct in two different states in 2006 and 2007. Comment

Get ‘Lost’: Greenpointer brings cult sci-fi show back in new podcast

Nightlife: “Lost” is not so lost to fans anymore, thanks to this digital radio show. Comment

Get ‘Lost’: Greenpointer brings cult sci-fi show back in new podcast

Nightlife: “Lost” is not so lost to fans anymore, thanks to this digital radio show. Comment

Big dinosaurs vs. little dinosaurs

Nets show Toronto what dinosaurs can do

Front Court: Brooklyn’s home-team should go into game three feeling like it is 2–0, our columnist opines. Comments (1)

For small ball to work, shots have to fall

Back Court: Just as in the regular season, Brooklyn will live and die by small ball in the playoffs, our columnist writes. Comment

Boy’s entrance to teen-hood most anxiety-producing moment, bar none

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie’s boy’s 13th birrthday comes and goes without a bar mitzvah, causing her to wonder whether meat pie and paintball can fill the void created when she gave up on religion. Comments (5)

Catholic schools must learn from Bishop Ford’s mistakes

Joe Knows: Catholic schools, please take notice of what is going on at Bishop Ford. Study the situation and learn from it. Comment

Re-Build It Back: City announces reforms to recovery program

The city’s beleaguered hurricane-recovery effort is getting a second wind. Comment
DUMBO: This building is on its fourth act. Comments (2)
Books: The borough’s annual symposium of independent, DIY books and magazines is looking lurid this year, with the inclusion of a photospread publication that celebrates women in all their glory. Comment

Belieber it or not - you decide

Not for Nuthin’: Justin Beiber will not be deported. Comment

Downtown wireless: Saving grace or major waste?

Vox Pop: The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership launched a free Downtown wifi network this week. The scheme is part of larger plan to bring internet access to people living and working Downtown. The idea is to make the area more enticing to tech companies, but also to give shoppers, students, and workers high-speed access on their breaks. Comments (2)

Cooking up a stink: Taiwanese Night Market serves up stinky tofu

Dining: “Your food stinks!” is not an insult to this cook. Comment

Cooking up a stink: Taiwanese Night Market serves up stinky tofu

Dining: “Your food stinks!” is not an insult to this cook. Comments (2)

On the front lines of fermentation: Brooklyn book details the battle of craft beer

Books: Brooklyn Brewery founder and former war corresspondant Steve Hindy is writing about a whole different battlefield these days. Comment

On the front lines of fermentation: Brooklyn book details the battle of craft beer

Books: Brooklyn Brewery founder and former war corresspondant Steve Hindy is writing about a whole different battlefield these days. Comments (4)

City to lower McGuinness speed limit to 25

Mean Streets: A mile-long stretch of McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint will get the car-pinching treatment from the city, pols announced today. Comments (30)
Hospitals in Crisis: The state is walking away from Long Island College Hospital on May 23 and turning off the lights now that a developer that pledged to keep the hospital open is facing mounting difficulty getting its ducks in a row, the state said. Comments (33)

Thousands take to streets in Bensonhurst Good Friday procession

Bensonhurst: Thousands marched through the streets of Bensonhurst on April 18 in a procession honoring Good Friday — the remembrance of the day the Romans crucified Jesus Christ. Comment

Flatlands resident charged with stabbing man, hiding body in plastic bin

Flatlands: Prosecutors are charging a Brooklyn man with murder after police discovered a body in a plastic storage container at his Flatlands home on April 19. Comment
Mean Streets: Figures show the 78th Precinct, which has made a point of making the streets less mean for cyclists and pedestrians, is writing many fewer citations than its counterparts — and that is just fine, say pro-car-pinching activists. Comments (2)
Downtown: Thousands of Christian faithful marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on April 18 to commemorate Good Friday. Comment

Sunset Park loves surveillance

Sunset Park: Sunset Park residents asked for it and they are getting it — more government surveillance. Comments (3)
Books: The borough’s annual symposium of independent, DIY books and magazines is looking lurid this year, with the inclusion of a photospread publication that celebrates women in all their glory. Comments (4)

Dusting off the plate: Baseball great’s restored burial monument unveiled

A memorial to one of baseball’s most important innovators has finally been restored to its former glory. Comments (1)

Dusting off the plate: Baseball great’s restored burial monument unveiled

A memorial to one of baseball’s most important innovators has finally been restored to its former glory. Comment
Boxer Heather “The Heat” Hardy has watched plenty of boxing matches at the Barclays Center and each one had the same effect on her. Comment

Bishop Ford closing shocks athletic department

High School Sports: Devin Dingle and his Bishop Ford teammates saw their championship game loss as just the beginning of their climb to the top of the Catholic boys’ basketball league. Instead, it was the last game they will likely play in a Falcons uniform. Comment
High School Sports: Desi Rodriguez made sure his home turf was defended. Comment

Nazareth star Usilo sticking with Manhattan College

High School Sports: Nazareth wing and Manhattan College signee Samson Usilo can breathe easy with the Jaspers retaining men’s basketball coach Steve Masiello. Comment
Gowanus: The floating corpse was discovered under the Union Street bridge at 3 pm on Monday, according to police. Comments (15)
Opening day was a feeding frenzy for the New York Sharks — the city’s professional women’s tackle football team — who chewed up the visiting Connecticut Wreckers 50–0 in the team’s first home game at Aviator Sports Complex last Saturday. Comment

One dead and one wounded in suspected gang clash

Crime: A bloody brawl at a Coney Island fast food joint left one man with fatal stab wounds and put another in the hospital — and police say they suspect gang activity. Comments (14)
Gowanus: The floating corpse was discovered under the Union Street bridge at 3 pm, according to police. Comment
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Music: Who says you need a record deal to make records? Comments (5)
Coney Island: Moms — they’re the gift that keeps on giving. Comment
Bensonhurst: Meet Brooklyn’s new kings of the ring! Comment

Stan on baseball, guns, and O’Reilly

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan talks about some of his favorite subjects. Comment

Unfolding: Sit on cardboard chairs at this new Dumbo store

DUMBO: A Dumbo design company’s just-opened storefront and work space is innovative down to the furniture. Comments (6)
Sheepshead Bay: A big commercial development is coming to a stretch of Kings Highway near the B and Q lines that has some wondering whether it’s too much for the Sheepshead Bay shopping strip. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Media mavens had a ball on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s soccer fields over the weekend. Comments (3)

Easter fun-day

Heights kids on the hunt

Heights kids on the hunt

Parenting: PHOTOS: Brooklyn Heights youngsters scrambled after hidden treasure at an Easter egg hunt on Saturday. Comments (1)

Scor’Easter! Greenpoint egg hunt yields sweet returns for tots

Greenpoint: The Easter bunny and a handful of musicians helped to make Easter Sunday special for scores of Greenpoint and Williamsburg kids. Comment

Hot-button real estate tycoon planning Greenpoint convention center

Greenpoint: A controversy-dogged developer whose Greenpoint industrial complex mysteriously burned down eight years ago is planning a convention center that has begun construction in the neighborhood, to the chagrin of neighbors who are vowing to fight the complex. Comments (8)
Big Screecher: What would happen if Gay Talese followed the Big Sceecher around Bensonhurst, mistaking him for the Chariman of the Board, Frank Sinatra? Find out in this week’s column, inspired by a story written by “Girls Write Now” mentee Laurencia Terris, who recently tagged along as Carmine taught one of his legendary merengue classes. Comments (1)
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Downtown: Thousands of Christian faithful marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on April 18 to commemorate Good Friday. Comments (3)

Slope sex shop giving out solar-powered vibrators for Earth Day

Park Slope: Babeland invites us to worship the sun rod. Comments (10)

Naturally fun: A day of wilderness activities in Brooklyn

Marine Park: Brooklyn’s young city slickers got to experience the great outdoors without leaving the borough on April 16. Comment

Bay Ridge is hopping

Bay Ridge Nights: Looking to pass over Passover and grease your Easter? Look no further than a night out in Bay Ridge. Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have your go-to guide for nightlife. Read more…

Turnoff! Police officer makes illegal turn on Flatbush Avenue

Mean Streets: This NYPD school safety officer needs to go back to driver’s ed. Comments (16)

Dollar vans: Fantastic or pandemic?

Vox Pop: We survey Brooklynites about where they stand on the dollar-van crackdown. Comments (17)
Downtown: Fulton Mall shoppers can now go online while standing on line. Comment

Screw job! Contractor bolts traffic signs to trees in W’burg

Williamsburg: A city contractor, apparently short on time or signposts, screwed metal “No Parking” signs to trees along Meserole Street in Williamsburg, angering neighbors and injuring the trees. Comment

Couple found dead in Greenpoint hot tub

Greenpoint: The pair had been drinking, according to reports, which can be a risky proposition, experts say. Comment
We watch as they get together and try them on to see. Comment

Screw job! Contractor bolts traffic signs to trees in W’burg

Williamsburg: A city contractor, apparently short on time or signposts, screwed metal “No Parking” signs to trees along Meserole Street in Williamsburg, angering neighbors and injuring the trees. Comments (8)

MONDAY NIGHT: Sound off on road safety in Park Slope

Mean Streets: Park slope road safety activists are at it again. Comments (9)

Burning Bushwick! Second anti-Lopez activist files for Espinal Assembly seat

Will’s Watch: Maybe the third time is the charm for Community Board 4 member Cyril Joseph, who has filed to run for the vacant Assembly seat of now-Councilman Rafael Espinal (D–Bushwick) — following two unsuccessful bids for other local positions. BrooklynDaily.com has the whole story, plus a whole lot bunch more political tidbits. Read more…

Couple found dead in Greenpoint hot tub

Greenpoint: The pair had been drinking, according to reports, which can be a risky proposition, experts say. Comments (5)

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