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Sit on it, Shakespeare! ‘Taming of the Shrew’ goes ‘Happy Days’

DUMBO: A 1950s-themed version of the Bard’s comedy comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

Sit on it, Shakespeare! ‘Taming of the Shrew’ goes ‘Happy Days’

Theater: A 1950s-themed version of the Bard’s comedy comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

Preservation road: Role-playing game will light up Dumbo streets

DUMBO: In this live-action, night-time gumshoe game, participants scour Dumbo for invisible ink to uncover waterfront history. Comment

Preservation road: Role-playing game will light up Dumbo streets

Event: In this live-action, night-time gumshoe game, participants scour Dumbo for invisible ink to uncover waterfront history. Comment

The continued adventures of Little Pete

Park Slope: Danny Tamberelli is now part of a sketch comedy group called ManBoobs, performing at Union Hall on July 18. Comment

The continued adventures of Little Pete

Nightlife: Former Nickelodeon star Danny Tamberelli is now part of a sketch comedy group, performing at Union Hall on July 18. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: That video that you made in your apartment last night — no, not that one — might just be cinematic gold. Comment
Cinema: That video that you made in your apartment last night — no, not that one — might just be cinematic gold. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Blue streak! Carmine has a brand-new set of wheels

Big Screecher: Out with the old Tornado and in with the new. Comment
Prospect Heights: Hold on to your butts! Comment
Nightlife: The World Cup final, Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, free “Sharknado” and more things to see and do in Brooklyn July 11–17. Comments (2)

Go play outdoors in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Get out of the house and into the great Bay Ridge outdoors with these al fresco events. Comment

Tour de Brooklyn: Where to celebrate Bastille Day

Event: Don your finest beret and most comically terribly faux-French accent for the annual celebration of all things Gallic. Comment

The wind is blowing out at MCU — thanks to the Cyclones

Brooke Lynn at Bat: Our beloved Clones lead the league in strikeouts, and that doesn’t bode well for the season. Comment

Whisker and reward: Bensonhurst shaving company on the grow

Bensonhurst: A Bensonhurst business is bringing back a lost art. Comment

Enjoy the great Bay Ridge outdoors

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com know all the best outdoors events in the Ridge! Read more…

Palestinian apologists need to rethink their solidarity to a toxic cause

A Britisher’s View: Palestinians are more interested in Israel’s destruction than in self-government, writes our columnist. Comment

Third Avenue Summer Stroll is going to the dogs!

Bay Ridge: The annual Bay Ridge street fest will host its first-ever doggie talent show. Comment

Susie’s sweet 115!

Brooklyn’s oldest resident — and the third-oldest living human being on the planet — turned 115 this week. Comment

Locals rally to save sick, abandoned dog

Mill Basin: An abandoned dog is melting hearts in Mill Basin with its puppy-dog eyes. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Coney Island: A harbor seal pup is making a big splash in Coney Island. Comment

Third Avenue Summer Stroll is going to the dogs!

Bay Ridge: The annual Bay Ridge street fest will host its first-ever doggie talent show. Comments (4)
Marine Park: They came, they saw — and some conquered. Comment

Tour de Brooklyn: Where to celebrate Bastille Day

Event: Don your finest beret and most comically terribly faux-French accent for the annual celebration of all things Gallic. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: Which came first — the chicken or the keg? Comment
Dining: Which came first — the chicken or the keg? Comments (20)

Whisker and reward: Bensonhurst shaving company on the grow

Bensonhurst: A Bensonhurst business is bringing back a lost art. Comment
Page 1: No one thought it could possibly happen again, but here it is, yet another edition of The Brooklyn Paper — rising like a phoenix. Now, we know what you’re thinking: “I’m not going through that hell again!” But the water’s just fine! So jump on in and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Thank you Jason: Nets better off as Hollins replaces Kidd

Joe Knows: Dear Mr. Kidd, Thanks for leaving. Comment

Archiving the lives of our kids

The Dad: This week, the Dad picks and chooses what he should keep — and what needs to go. Comments (1)

Cops: Ridge robber filched phone

Bay Ridge: Police are searching for a man who they say snatched a straphanger’s cellphone on June 8. Comments (4)

Gowanus braces for parole office

Gowanus: Brooklyn’s parole headquarters is headed for Gowanus, and the local community board is preparing for a fight from neighbors apprehensive about an influx of former prisoners to the industrial neighborhood. Comments (14)
Park Slope: A pair of Park Slope folk-music fans got a rude surprise on Tuesday night when they returned from a concert in Manhattan to find a massive tree limb lying atop their Subaru. Comments (1)

Jo makes the jump to the iPhone!

Not for Nuthin’: What happens when Bri goes to Italy and Jo has no one to argue with? Enter Siri. Comment
BoroBeat: This zombie brain-eating contest in Coney Island was the undead’s answer to the annual gluttony tournament at a certain nearby hot-dog stand. Comment

TONIGHT: Gowanus residents sound off on ’hood’s future

Gowanus: Gowanus activists hope to show a local pol what democracy looks like tonight by holding their own meeting to counter a series of community-planning sessions that they say ignored the community. Comments (13)

What a colorful world!

What a colorful world!

BoroBeat: The Color Run at Aviator Sports and Events Center on July 5 and 6 brightened the day with splashes of red, orange, yellow, green, and blue. Comment
Williamsburg: This artist gets his inspiration from the bottle. Comment

Puppet show revives the heyday of New York’s working waterfront

Red Hook: This story comes with a few strings attached. Comment

Brooklyn Nets catch Hollins as new head coach

Lionel Hollis was taken back by seeing his picture displayed boldly and proudly outside the Barclays Center as he arrived to be introduced as the Brooklyn Nets’ new head coach. Comment
Art: This artist gets his inspiration from the bottle. Comment

Puppet show revives the heyday of New York’s working waterfront

Theater: This story comes with a few strings attached. Comments (1)
Art: A group of artists showed Bushwick kids you don’t have to run away to join the circus by way of a park performance on Tuesday. Comments (2)

Clones split double-header

The Ride: Our beloved Boys of Summer look good early, but faltered in Game Two. Comment

Wheeling and stealing

Burglar blitz in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill

Fort Greene: A spate of break-ins hit Fort Greene and Clinton Hill last week, with four separate incidents shattering some residents’ sense of security. Comment

Carmageddon along Myrtle Avenue

Fort Greene: Clinton Hill and Fort Greene were no country for automobiles this week, as bandits pillaged four vehicles and stole two others. Comments (4)

2014 All-Brooklyn Baseball Honors

High School Sports: Poly Prep and Xaverian penned title runs of historic proportions in what was another fine baseball season in Brooklyn. Comment

The game about nothing! ‘Seinfeld’ fans flock to themed Cyclones game

Coney Island: Nice game, pretty boys! Comment

Coup de grace: Bay Ridge church to close

Bay Ridge: The Church of Generals is being decommissioned. Comment

Coup de grace: Bay Ridge church to close

Bay Ridge: The Church of Generals is being decommissioned. Comments (7)
DUMBO: Spread love, it’s the Brooklyn Bridge way. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: This zombie brain-eating contest in Coney Island was the undead’s answer to the annual gluttony tournament at a certain nearby hot-dog stand. Comment

Kids tee off in Marine Park

BoroBeat: Mini golfers ages 6 to 16 learned fundamentals of the game in the citywide free sports summer program CityParks Golf. Comment

Double trouble

Third time’s the charm

The Ride: The Mini-Mets redeemed themselves in the second game of the evening’s doubleheader. Comment

So much for second chances

The Ride: The Cyclones started the first makeup game of last night’s doubleheader behind and stayed there. Comment
Photo Galleries: The fireworks came back with a bang after five years in exile on the distant Hudson River. Comment
Photo Galleries: The fireworks came back with a bang after five years in exile on the distant Hudson River. Comment

Stan says ‘I’d rather eat!’

It’s Only My Opinion: Lois Lerner, the director of the IRS division that oversees nonprofit groups, struck a defiant tone in her statement when she first appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Comment

Toddler found dead in Prospect Park Lake

A family picnic in Prospect Park turned tragic on Saturday when a toddler was found dead in the lake after disappearing with a cousin. Comment

Toddler found dead in Prospect Park Lake

A family picnic in Prospect Park turned tragic on Saturday when a toddler drowned in the lake after disappearing with a cousin. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: Industrial decoration and outdoor seating are all the rage in the restaurant world, so it was only a matter of time before someone decided to host a gourmet dinner inside a dumpster. Comment
Dining: Industrial decoration and outdoor seating are all the rage in the restaurant world, so it was only a matter of time before someone decided to host a gourmet dinner inside a dumpster. Comments (22)

The Cyclones are back in action

The Ride: The Mini-Mets snapped a five-game losing streak, but won’t have time to savor it as they are heading into a double dose of doubleheaders tonight and tomorrow. Comments (1)

Lincoln’s Moore closes career with Wingate Award and Empire Challenge

High School Sports: Javon Moore still doesn’t look like a quarterback, but that’s only before the ball is hiked into his hands. Comment
Awesome: The hot-dog-eating titan got engaged in front of a massive audience in the pouring rain to work up an appetite for the 61 hot dogs he gobbled to clinch an eighth straight championship. Comment
Awesome: The hot-dog-eating titan got engaged in front of a massive audience in the pouring rain to work up an appetite for the 61 hot dogs he gobbled to clinch an eighth straight championship. Comments (2)

Puffy pirate hurt! Seinfeld Night is bloodbath for Clones

The Ride: No win for you! Comment

Cyclones plucked by Ironbirds

The Ride: The Clones dropped their fourth straight on America’s birthday. Comment

Ups and Downs: News and notes from the world of the Cyclones

Ups & Downs: It’s a special Fourth of July edition of the world’s best Cyclones round-up. Comment
Flatlands: The driver who mowed down a family in Flatlands on Wednesday afternoon, killing 12-year-old girl and leaving her mother and 9-year-old sister in critical condition, turned himself in just hours after authorities released his picture to the media, according to police. Comment

Oh, Shea can you see!

Coney Island: In honor of Independence Day, and the world famous hot-dog eating contest that accompanies it, we got the lowdown on the ascendant spirit of Coney Island from Major League Eating chairman George Shea. Comment

Dog chase prompts island rescue in Prospect Park Lake

Awesome: A Prospect Park pooch caused an ocean of trouble for his owner on Thursday morning when, chasing a duck, he prompted her to jump into the park’s lake, necessitating an aquatic rescue. Comments (1)
Coney Island: Will this year’s competitors stack up to 2013 champs Joey Chesnut and Sonja “Black Widow” Thomas? Only time will tell. Our reporter on the scene brings you all the action live from the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Comment
Will this year’s competitors stack up to 2013 champs Joey Chesnut and Sonja “Black Widow” Thomas? Only time will tell. Our reporter on the scene brings you all the action live from the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Comment

Hot dog live-blog!

Coney Island: Our reporter on the scene brings you all the action live from the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Comment

Tears and prayers at memorial for Israeli teens

Sheepshead Bay: About 300 people came to the memorial for three slain Israeli teenagers at the Ocean Avenue Jewish Center on Wednesday night. Comment

Wall fall down! Brooklyn Bridge rains granite on pedestrians

DUMBO: A group who, according to reports, huddled under the bridge seeking shelter from a torrential downpour last night got hit with a hail of granite bricks from a bridge-support wall that collapsed, according to fire officials. Comment

Wall fall down! Brooklyn Bridge rains granite on pedestrians

DUMBO: A group who, according to reports, huddled under the bridge seeking shelter from a torrential downpour last night got hit with a hail of granite bricks from a bridge-support wall that collapsed, according to fire officials. Comments (4)

Rain, rain, go away

The Ride: The Cyclones have a big week ahead of them after a second straight washout. Comment

Oh, Shea can you see!

Coney Island: In honor of Independence Day, and the world famous hot-dog eating contest that accompanies it, we got the lowdown on the ascendant spirit of Coney Island from Major League Eating chairman George Shea. Comment

Chuck Klosterman talks Batman, Brooklyn, and BoCoCa

Books: The famed Boerum Hill writer will be at Book Court on July 7 for a book reading he promises will involve very little actual reading. Comment

Rained out!

The Ride: The Clones caught a break, or lost a chance to stage a comeback, when last night’s game was paused due to the heavens opening up. Comment

Shaggy-licious, baby

Music: Shaggy hit Borough Hall Plaza for a free concert yesterday. Comment

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