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Northern high-lights: Five under-the-radar acts to see at Northside

Williamsburg: It is the best of the rest of the fest! Comment

Northern high-lights: Five under-the-radar acts to see at Northside

Music: It is the best of the rest of the fest! Comment

Kicking the high balls: Drink your way through the World Cup

Dining: Hunter’s Restaurant in Cobble Hill has created a cocktail for every team in the World Cup. Comments (2)

Kicking the high balls: Drink your way through the World Cup

Cobble Hill: Hunter’s Restaurant in Cobble Hill has created a cocktail for every team in the World Cup. Comment

America’s Downtown rising

Downtown: Downtown is on the up-and-up. Comment
Park Slope: This genre-bending multi-instrumentalist has more than one string to his fiddle. Comment
Music: This genre-bending multi-instrumentalist has more than one string to his fiddle. Comments (4)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine’s pals are upset with his old boss

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher hears it from his constituents about his old business — the Post Office! Comment
SATURDAY

Professional Frisbee in Coney Island!

Coney Island: Yes, you read that right — professional Frisbee... Comment
Nightlife: Comic books come to life at the Comic Book Theater Festival; a jazz legend gets his dues at Vision Festival; pixel pugilists face off at Spring Fighter; and other great things happening in Brooklyn June 6–12. Comment

FRIDAY NIGHT: Slope karaoke series to sing its last

Park Slope: The beloved Park Slope karaoke-party series Karaoke Killed the Cat is belting out its final notes after 11 years. Comment
High School Sports: Anthony Sigismondi didn’t like the idea of his senior season being called a “rebuilding year” because the program graduated 17 players from last year. Comment

Bay Ridge is heating up!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge is on fire! Comment

King and Queen Dante and Chiara need to get on pop’s case about restoring the Boardwalk

A Britisher’s View: Dante and Chiara DeBlasio will lead the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 21, but first they need to hound their dad about restoring the Boardwalk to its all-wood glory, writes our columnist. Comment
Beginning at the Manhattan Bridge and running 11 long miles to Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn’s most determined diagonal offers an ever-changing cross-section of Kings County. Take a core sample of Brooklyn by planning a Flatbush Avenue crawl with the help of our trusty guide. Comment
Bar Scrawl: ... in Windsor Terrace. Comments (4)
Coney Island: The rocket has touched down again in the People’s Playground! Comment
The rocket has touched down again in the People’s Playground! Comment

Big Screecher’s big sister dies at age 93

Bensonhurst: Assunta Santa Maria, sister of Courier life Publications’ columnist Carmine Santa Maria, passed away on June 4 at the age of 93. Comment

A whole lot of nothing

Sheepshead Bay: Residents in Homecrest say a foot-dragging developer is trying to pull a fast one. Comment

Traffic agents come to hazardous Sheepshead Bay intersection

Sheepshead Bay: A pair of traffic agents are now directing cars and guiding pedestrians along the chaotic intersection of Guider and Coney Island avenues in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

FRIDAY NIGHT: Slope karaoke series to sing its last

Nightlife: The beloved Park Slope karaoke-party series Karaoke Killed the Cat is belting out its final notes after 11 years. Comment

Standing O is putting out the mat

Standing O: The most-read column welcomes new prez Cecilia Fantuzzi to most-convenient TD Bank. Comment

Highly quizzical

Brews clues: Fermentation fans battle it out at Beer Geek Trivia

Bedford-Stuyvesant: All those years of beer drinking could finally score you more than a gut and an unnecessarily large collection of novelty koozies. Comment

Brews clues: Fermentation fans battle it out at Beer Geek Trivia

Dining: All those years of beer drinking could finally score you more than a gut and an unnecessarily large collection of novelty coozies. Comments (1)

Trivia pursuits: Really specific bar trivia nights around Brooklyn

Nightlife: Don’t know anything about world history, but do remember the name of Krusty the Clown and Bette Midler’s horse? We have the bar trivia night for you! Comment

Trivia pursuits: Really specific bar trivia around Brooklyn

Nightlife: Don’t know anything about world history, but do remember the name of Krusty the Clown and Bette Midler’s horse? We have the bar trivia night for you! Comment
Williamsburg: Artist Nick Bertozzi will bring his absurdist sci-fi adventures to the Grand Comics Festival in Williamsburg. Comment

Shake your Boody

Shake your Boody

BoroBeat: David A. Boody Junior High School dance students cut a rug on May 29 and 30 during a recital dubbed “The Life of a Dancer.” Comment
Page 1: Why is each edition of The Brooklyn Paper a work of art? Because our reporters and editors do the three things that other artists have done for generations: questioning, questioning, and questioning! And in doing so, we demand that our readers do the same — just like artists. Face it, how many times have you picked up The Paper and asked “Why did they write that?” To this we answer “Mission accomplished!” So we’ll keep asking the questions, and you can keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Reader’s rebuke drives home a point

Fearless Living: Look, in the end, Stephanie is happy with what she is doing — even if she doesn’t show it all the time. Comments (4)
Beginning at the Manhattan Bridge and running 11 long miles to Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn’s most determined diagonal offers an ever-changing cross-section of Kings County. Take a core sample of Brooklyn by planning a Flatbush Avenue crawl with the help of our trusty guide. Comments (3)

Changes needed to PSAL baseball quarterfinal format

Joe Knows: This season made it evident that the Public School Athletic League needs to make changes to where it plays its quarterfinal baseball playoff games. Comment

Stalled subway strands riders

Transit: A power problem is snarling Manhattan-bound B and Q trains. Comment
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: UPDATE: The third-rail problem that brought Manhattan-bound B and Q trains shuddering to a halt for four hours has been fixed. Click through to read all about the commuting nightmare. Comments (4)

Spirit of Manhattan Beach activist lives on in service award

Manhattan Beach: A Manhattan Beach man who passed away earlier this year is living on in the hearts of his neighbors — and in an award memorializing his longtime community service. Comment

Fresh nut-zarella! ‘Vegan cheese’ store serves pseudo-dairy in W’burg

Williamsburg: The wife-and-husband team who run the store say they consider their fare to be an equivalent, not an imitation, of actual cheese. Comment

Fresh nut-zarella! ‘Vegan cheese’ store serves pseudo-dairy in W’burg

Williamsburg: The wife-and-husband team who run the store say they consider their fare to be an equivalent, not an imitation, of actual cheese. Comments (7)

Peaks and valleys

Interfaith gets new lease on life

Hospitals in Crisis: Interfaith Medical Center is out of the hole after a contentious year-and-a-half process that threatened to shutter it for good. Comments (1)

LICH court drama rages on

Cobble Hill: Community activists are back in court, suing to have the redevelopment bids for Long Island College Hospital reordered or thrown out entirely as the legal battle over the prime Cobble Hill real estate continues. Comments (6)

The Fifth element! Crowds cram avenue for annual festival

BoroBeat: The Fifth Avenue Festival featured vendors, bands, and the 10th annual pizza-eating contest on Sunday. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment

Telegram to DeBlasio: Stop sending Fitnessgrams

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist says the Department of Education should focus on education, not fitness. Comment

What a waste! Residents and local leaders protest Bensonhurst garbage depot plan

Gravesend: Gravesend activists are giving new meaning to the phrase “waste not, want not.” Comment
Downtown: Subway drama never gets old. Comment
Theater: Subway drama never gets old. Comment

On a roll! Repaving on the way to 86th Street in Dyker

Dyker Heights: The city is finally going to 86 the potholes along 86th Street in Dyker Heights. Comment

On a roll! Repaving on the way to 86th Street in Dyker

Dyker Heights: The city is finally going to 86 the potholes along 86th Street in Dyker Heights. Comments (1)
Go There Now While You Still Can: A long-running market keeps neighborhoods fridges stocked with its special selection of suds and sausages. Comments (3)

The Fifth element! Crowds cram avenue for annual festival

BoroBeat: The Fifth Avenue Festival featured vendors, bands, and the 10th annual pizza-eating contest on Sunday. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comments (2)
Development: The borough’s shoreline is getting a host of improvements this year. We break them down just in time for summer. Comment
Development: The borough’s shoreline is getting a host of improvements this year. We break them down just in time for summer. Comment
Politics: Brooklyn’s former top lawman could soon find himself behind bars. Comment
Politics: Brooklyn’s former top lawman could spend his retirement behind bars. Comments (12)

Pups pack park for cancer benefit

Marine Park: These dogs had their day. Comment

DeBlasio decamps to de-mayor’s mansion

Park Slope: The DeBlasio-McCrays are no longer Brooklyn’s first family. Or they won’t be when crews finally finish moving them to Manhattan three months from now. Comments (7)
Marine Park: They’re hottest chicks on Flatbush Avenue, but to see them you have go all the way to the southern end — and then straight up. Comment
Mean Streets: Workers at the aptly named Busy Corner Deli have a front-row view of the mayhem that plagues the intersection they say saw two smash-ups on Monday. Comments (8)

Saving the swans

Saving the swans

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay’s swans may not be headed for the gas chamber anytime soon, after all. Comment
Theater: Little Orphan Annie made a comeback at the Carroll Gardens School for Innovation with a two-day run this weekend. Comment

Saving the swans

Saving the swans

Sheepshead Bay’s swans may not be headed for the gas chamber anytime soon, after all. Comments (1)

Brooklyn’s Great White Way

Theater: We talked with the Theatre for a New Audience and Bric Arts to see what’s in store for 2014 and beyond. Comment
High School Sports: Grand Street rode its 1–2 pitching combination of Alex Cuas and Emanuel Castellano to the semifinals, but couldn’t go any further. Comment

Telecom blanked by Cardozo in quarterfinal loss

High School Sports: Telecommuncation’s bats were silenced just when they were needed the most. Comment

Young Madison’s season ended by Construction in softball semifinals

High School Sports: The youthful James Madison squad got a taste of what it is like to play against one of the elite teams in the Public School Athlete League. It ended up being a sour mouthful that will stick with its returning core. Comment

Bushwick pet-poop painter dogged by rival

Bushwick: A secretive graffitist is painting pieces of dog manure gold — and he says he is not alone. Comment
Hospitals in Crisis: Radioactive waste may be buried beneath Long Island College Hospital and its specter has already killed one deal to sell the shuttered medical center. Comments (8)
Dining: Coal pizza ovens, contrary to popular belief, are not bound by much red tape, but that could change if a new law passes requiring old-school pizzerias to buy $10,000 air filters for their pie cookers. Comment
Art: Bushwick’s wildest and weirdest artists opened their doors to the world. Comments (1)
Dining: Big government is going after little pizza. Comments (13)

Walk for our lives! Cancer charity stroll hits stride in W’burg

Williamsburg: A few small steps can make a huge difference. Comment

Stan has some questions — and some good news!

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan takes on Obama, Stossel, and sends cheers to Sam Natman! Comment
Harbor Watch: More than 300 small American flags were planted in John Jones Park on May 26 — the annual Field of Flags remembering New York’s fallen soldiers. Comment
Development: The borough could be on its way to reclaiming the crown as the number of breweries has nearly doubled here over the last two years. Comments (3)
Our monthly review helps readers catch up on the headlines they may have missed in May. Comment

Yellow Jackets can’t complete comeback in quarterfinal loss to Construction

High School Sports: Telecommunications’s softballers had every reason to hang their heads, but that wasn’t the way they wanted to leave the field. They ended their season with their heads up high. Comment

Carmine’s PO’d with the PO, but don’t say anything about it!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s screech, Carmine let’s you know how some of his constituents feel about his old boss. Comments (3)

Risking life and limb: Falling branch sends Sheepshead Bay woman to hospital

Marine Park: There has been another casualty in the long-fought battle between humans and trees. Comment

Bushwick pet-poop painter dogged by rival

Art: A secretive graffitist is painting pieces of dog manure gold — and he says he is not alone. Comments (16)

G’point mom: Women, kids locked in McCarren Park bathroom on Memorial Day

Meadows of Shame: They were trapped in the water closet. Comment
Dyker Heights: Residents along 75th Street in Dyker Heights complain that homes on their block are being illegally chopped up into cramped apartments — and local leaders say the problem is happening across the neighborhood. Comment
BoroBeat: Glowing graduates enjoyed the fruits of their labors during commencement day at Brooklyn College. Comment
DUMBO: Raise a glass for the latest addition headed for the waterfront project. Comment

Birds on the brain

G’point park to get fowl-friendly addition

Greenpoint: McGolrick Park is for the birds, too. Comments (1)

On the garden guest list

Greenpoint: Which plants, feathered animals, and insects to expect in the planned McGolrick Park bird sanctuary. Comment

Summer has already arrived in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Warm weather is here and the time is right for dancing in the streets — of Bay Ridge! Check out our guide to this weekend over at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Tour of duty! Soldier Show arrives at Fort Ham

Harbor Watch: The United States Soldier Show rolled onto Fort Hamilton base on May 28. Comment

In case you missed it: Assemblyman gobbling up campaign $ with Turkey trips

Will’s Watch: Lots of pols hand out turkeys to their constituents, but Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz gives Turkey to himself and our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the story. Read more…
BoroBeat: Glowing graduates enjoyed the fruits of their labors during commencement day at Brooklyn College. Comment
Bay Ridge: Police arrested a man in the 86th Street R station on May 27 who they say was carrying a shotgun, ammo, a laser sight, and a machete. Comment

G’point mom: Women, kids locked in McCarren Park bathroom on Memorial Day

Meadows of Shame: They were trapped in the water closet. Comments (18)
Bay Ridge: Police arrested a man in the 86th Street R station on May 27 who they say was carrying a shotgun, ammo, a laser sight, and a machete. Comments (3)
Williamsburg: Brooklyn has added manufacturing jobs for the first time in decades, according to a recent study. Comments (6)
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