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Husband and wife share role of transgender woman in new opera

Fort Greene: Opening minds is a two-person job. Comment

Husband and wife share role of transgender woman in new opera

Theater: Opening minds is a two-person job. Comment

New Abraham Lincoln stars want title to call their own

High School Sports: Abraham Lincoln isn’t the defending city football champion. At least that’s what the Railsplitters team is telling itself, despite hoisting the trophy at Yankee Stadium last year. Comment

Parton glances: Fans throw Dolly Parton tribute show

Gowanus: And they will always love her. Comment

Parton glances: Fans throw Dolly Parton tribute show

Nightlife: And they will always love her. Comment

‘Sound off to the Editor’ — a lively sounding board for the topics of the day

Letters: Want a good read? Check out our readers’ thought-provoking opinions on the liveliest letters’ page around. Comment

Carmine wishes himself a happy 79th

Big Screecher: Nobody parties like the screecher, and this week, he parties like he’s 79! Comment

Tix fix back on track

Tix fix back on track

The infamous B44 ticket blitz is a big step closer to getting fixed. Comment

Towed trucks

Mill Basin: Long-haul drivers who park their trucks illegally in Marine Park and Mill Basin overnight won’t just find a ticket in the morning — now they’ll be lucky to find their trucks. Comment
The infamous B44 ticket blitz is a big step closer to getting fixed. Comments (17)

Revolution in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: The British are coming — to Bay Ridge! Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: The West Indian Day Parade, a karaoke birthday party for Michael Jackson, a live reading by BuzzFeed writers, and more things to do and see in Brooklyn, Aug. 29–Sept. 4. Comment

Yankess, Cyclones seasons mirror each other

Brooke Lynn at Bat: Yep, we’ve done it. We’re comparing the Cyclones to the Yankees. Comment

Bartoonist offers the ugly truth

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits Uglyduckling in Cobble Hill, and finds its beer menu wanting in more ways than one. Comment

The internet — the revolution of our age — turns 45 years old on Tuesday

A Britisher’s View: The electronic superhighway celebrates its 45th birthday on Sept. 2, and its pros and cons are kingdoms of marvel and cesspits of horror, writes our columnist. Comment
BoroBeat: Kids from all over the city flooded Long Island University in hopes of dancing their way into the coolest after-school gig in the borough. Comment

Suspected rapist sought in Dyker attack

Dyker Heights: Police are searching for a man they believe raped a Dyker Heights woman in her home on Aug. 23. Comment

Cops seek Coney phone snatcher

Coney Island: Police are looking for thief who allegedly swiped a phone from a Q Train straphanger on Aug. 10. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: This was a real bait and switch. Comment
Bay Ridge: The Leif Bar reopens in Bay Ridge! Comment
Bay Ridge: The beloved Leif Bar has returned to Bay Ridge. Comments (1)

100 candles burning brightly

Standing O: Another Standing O for another Brooklyn centenarian! Comment
Flatbush: It is becoming palace fit for Kings. Comment

Roots’ rapper pal promises his musical variety show will change your life

Gowanus: “Old New York Live” will be a throwback to the days when artists and audiences from all walks of life rubbed shoulders, according to creator Dice Raw. Comment

Roots’ rapper pal promises his musical variety show will change your life

Music: “Old New York Live” will be a throwback to the days when artists and audiences from all walks of life rubbed shoulders, according to creator Dice Raw. Comment

Back to school doesn’t have to mean back to screaming

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures there’s got to be a better way to transition from play time to school time. Comment

Break-in news

Greenpoint: Police are looking for men in connection with two burglaries in Greenpoint last month. Comments (1)
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High school sports stars to watch in fall 2014

Joe Knows: Another Brooklyn high school sports season is getting set to start. New stars emerge and old ones put the finshing touches on their careers. So here is a look at the players I think you should keep an eye on during the upcoming fall season. Comment

Fighting test stress with the lotus position

Sheepshead Bay: It’s the downward-facing middle-school student! Comment

Fighting test stress with the lotus position

It’s the downward-facing middle-school student! Comment

Immersion bender

Chekhov’s shun! Clinton Hill play has ‘poor door’ for cheap-ticket holders

Clinton Hill: At this immersive production of “Three Sisters,” those who pay 99¢ will have a very different experience from those who pay . Comment

Chekhov’s shun! Clinton Hill play has ‘poor door’ for cheap-ticket holders

Theater: At this immersive production of “Three Sisters,” those who pay 99¢ will have a very different experience from those who pay . Comments (11)

Three-day-long performance combines Emily Dickinson with disco music

Bushwick: Nothing says “19th-century poetry” like disco dancing and outer space. Comment

Three-day-long performance combines Emily Dickinson with disco music

Theater: Nothing says “19th-century poetry” like disco dancing and outer space. Comments (3)
Sheepshead Bay: This graffiti artist left his mark on the right wall, and people are loving it. Comment

Cops: Russian strolled to top of B’klyn Bridge for cellphone pics

Brooklyn Heights: That’s no observation deck. Comment

Cyclist struck by car in Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach: A bicyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Brighton Beach on Aug. 24. Comment

Full house! Crown Heights art installation is inspired by hoarders

Crown Heights: This performance will have it all — literally. Comment

Sun systems: D’town company pitches solar-powered internet

Circuit Lord: A proposed post-Hurricane Sandy tech project combines an autonomous communication network with a solar power supply. Comments (1)

Spoiler alert! Jo’s never had a better cup of joe!

Not for Nuthin’: Face it, you would do the same thing if your coffee maker broke Comment

Yankee pitcher Sabathia and former teammate Cano host celebrity basketball game

Celebrities faced off on the court, but the winners were the kids at the Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game at the Barclays Center on Aug. 21. Comment

Cyclones beat up Yankees

The Ride: The Evil Empire of the New York-Penn League lost this epic battle. Comment

Full house! Crown Heights art installation is inspired by hoarders

Art: This performance will have it all — literally. Comment

Race heats up for soon-to-be-empty B’klyn Heights Assembly seat

Brooklyn Heights: Two Assembly hopefuls vying for a long-held Brooklyn Heights seat ganged up on their shared opponent at their first debate on Monday, claiming he’s abusing campaign finance loopholes. Comments (3)

NYPD: Trio wanted in gun ambush

Fort Greene: Police are looking for three men in connection with an Aug. 15 shooting in Fort Greene. Comments (9)
Coney Island: The annual soapbox derby race in Coney Island’s Kaiser Park on Aug. 23 nearly turned tragic, but for the quick-thinking heroics of one of the event’s volunteers. Comment
Photo Galleries: The annual soapbox derby race in Coney Island’s Kaiser Park on Aug. 23 nearly turned tragic, but for the quick-thinking heroics of one of the event’s volunteers. Comment
Canarsie: This school supply giveaway taught everyone a lesson about planning ahead. Comment

School of fish

School of fish

Coney Island: As far as summer school goes, this is as good as it gets. Comment

Weekend power outage at Coney Island aquarium remains unexplained

Coney Island: Maybe they had a glitch in the electric eels. Comment

Weekend power outage at Coney Island aquarium remains unexplained

Maybe they had a glitch in the electric eels. Comment

Brighton Jubilee a hit

BoroBeat: This year’s annual Brighton Jubilee on Aug. 24 got rave reviews from attendees. Comment

Make a racket! Where to watch the U.S. Open in Brooklyn

Event: Have a smashing time at one of these ace screenings. Comment

Make a racket! Where to watch the U.S. Open in Brooklyn

Event: Have a smashing time at one of these ace screenings. Comments (2)

Tenth-inning homer wins it for Yanks

The Ride: The Cyclones lose! The Cyclones lose! The Cyclones have lost the game! Comment
BoroBeat: Kids from all over the city flooded Long Island University in hopes of dancing their way into the coolest after-school gig in the borough. Comment

Youthful Erasmus Hall squad set to continue winning ways

High School Sports: One of the most successful seasons in Erasmus Hall football history ended with a semifinal loss to Tottenville last season. It is now up to the next generation of stars to try to keep the program among the best in the Public School Athletic League. Comment

Marine Parkway bridge advisory

Marine Park: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the center span of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be raised several times a day all this week for inspections. Comment
MISSING

Cops seek help finding Sheepshead Bay woman

Sheepshead Bay: Police are asking for help finding a missing 79-year-old Sheepshead Bay woman who disappeared from her Quentin Road home on Aug. 23. Comment

Cops: Russian strolled to top of B’klyn Bridge for cellphone pics

Brooklyn Heights: That’s no observation deck. Comment

Save our seniors! Beep wants crossing guards to help oldsters

Mean Streets: Borough President Adams says making crossing guards full time, and having them help seniors cross the street will save lives. Comment
Mean Streets: Borough President Adams says making crossing guards full time, and having them help seniors cross the street will save lives. Comments (14)

Make sure your pets get their shots!

Marine Park: The city is offering free vaccines — including the rabies inoculation — for dogs and cats at the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park on Sept. 14. Comment
Awesome: Miss the famous beacon of Gowanus? Now you can build your own Kentile Floors sign, and put it wherever you want! Comments (1)

Make sure your pets get their shots!

The city is offering free vaccines — including the rabies inoculation — for dogs and cats at the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park on Sept. 14. Comments (2)

Turntable Department

Beloved Permanent Records taking final spin

Changing Brooklyn: The 7-year-old purveyor of music on wax is closing. Comment

Turning the tables: These Brooklyn record stores are still going strong

Not every record store has closed. In fact, Brooklyn has many of them! Comment

Stan thinks murderers ought to suffer

It’s Only My Opinion: Several weeks ago I wrote. Comment

Clones win again, hold onto playoff spot

The Ride: Ya gotta believe us, this is getting exciting! Comment
Development: It is becoming a palace fit for Kings. Comments (6)

Boomer! Softball stars raise money at MCU Park

Coney Island: The other stars were out in Coney Island before Tuesday’s New York-Penn League All-Star Game at MCU Park when a group of already-stars had a match of their own. Comment
Williamsburg: A crew of do-it-yourself artists who were left out in the cold when a big Williamsburg arts center closed last year are banding together to find a way to get back the tens of thousands of dollars the owners of the company owes them. Comments (1)

Biggest man on Mulberry Street: Carmine parties with his old pals!

Sunday Screech: It was like Little Italy all over again when the Screecher celebrated his 79th birthday with his pals from fifth grade! Except the conversation was a bit dark. Comments (1)

Cyclones scratched by cats

The Ride: If you want to win, you’ve got to score some runs. Comment

Clones shut-out ’Cats

The Ride: The Cyclones now have a two-game lead in the wild-card race. Comment

Rabid kitten alert!

Bensonhurst: An alert went out this week warning that feral cats and kittens roaming Bensonhurst may have rabies, after city officials captured a rabid raccoon that was seen fighting with some street cats in the neighborhood on Aug. 20. Comment

Rabid kitten alert!

Bensonhurst: An alert went out this week warning that feral cats and kittens roaming Bensonhurst may have rabies, after city officials captured a rabid raccoon that was seen fighting with some street cats in the neighborhood on Aug. 20. Comments (13)
Downtown: A luxuary apartment building offers tenants swimming 40 floors up. Comments (21)

Blinded by the lights! Park movie lovers say soccer lights ruin show

Williamsburg: At this rate, they’ll never find Nemo. Comments (4)
Coney Island: There was a time when seeing two grown men fighting in Coney Island was undoubtedly a bad sign — now it’s a toss-up. Comment

Raise a glass to the Battle of Brooklyn!

Park Slope: A history buff will lead a free, educational pub crawl from Park Slope to Gowanus to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the skirmish. Comment

Not baseball at MCU Park

There was a time when seeing two grown men fighting in Coney Island was undoubtedly a bad sign — now it’s a toss-up. Comment

Boomer! Softball stars raise money at MCU Park

The other stars were out in Coney Island before Tuesday’s New York-Penn League All-Star Game at MCU Park when a group of already-stars had a match of their own. Comment

Raise a glass to the Battle of Brooklyn!

Event: A history buff will lead a free, educational pub crawl from Park Slope to Gowanus to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the skirmish. Comment

Good hair day! Fashion show celebrates black women’s natural locks

Fashion: This Bedford-Stuyvesant resident is tackling stereotypes, one hairstyle at a time. Comment

Canarsie reunion brings folks back to the old neighborhood

Canarsie: They’re so Brooklyn, they remember Canarsie before it was Canarsie. Comment

Cyclones get back on track

The Ride: Our boys rebounded from their worst game in history — thanks to a Met! Comment

Errors galore!

The Ride: Two sad franchise records beaten Comment

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