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Critical lit! Downtown author conjurs up book on ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

Greenpoint: Will you roll the dice on this book launch? Comment

Critical lit! Downtown author conjurs up book on ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

Books: Will you roll the dice on this book launch? Comment

Lefferts Gardens rocker juggles three bands, six albums

Williamsburg: Emil Amos is a master multi-instrumentalist and multi-tasker. Comment

Lefferts Gardens rocker juggles three bands, six albums

Music: Emil Amos is a master multi-instrumentalist and multi-tasker. Comment
Williamsburg: Dim the lights and start your engines! Comment
Cinema: Dim the lights and start your engines! Comment

Goonies never say drink: Actors combine cult film with drinking game

Park Slope: It’s wet, ain’t it? Drink it! Comment

Goonies never say drink: Actors combine cult film with drinking game

Nightlife: It’s wet, ain’t it? Drink it! Comments (2)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine does as the Zenith says

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher learns the hard way that you can’t trust everything you see on television. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment
Marine Park: Staying active can be a stretch for seniors, but a program in Marine Park aims to make it easy —with yoga. Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: See famous authors at the Brooklyn Book Festival, sample brews at Blocktoberfest, catch a funky film screening, and other things to do in Brooklyn Sept. 19–25. Comment

His way is the high way

His way is the high way

Williamsburg: A real estate executive is proposing a network of sky-scraping trams as a way to beat the crowded subway commute between waterfront Brooklyn neighborhoods and lower Manhattan. Comment

Bay Ridge brings the heat!

Bay Ridge Nights: Cool weather is moving in, but Bay Ridge is still heating up! Comment

Bay Ridge brings the heat this weekend!

Bay Ridge Nights: Cool weather is moving in, but the nightlife meteorologists over at BrooklynDaily.com report that Bay Ridge is still heating up! Read more…

Lame-brain Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito rebuffs the national anthem on 9-11

A Britisher’s View: Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is a top city official, second only to the mayor, but she thought it fine to put her personal opinion ahead of her public duty and disrespect the national anthem on the thirteenth anniversary of America’s worst day, says our columnist. Comment

Living up to its name

Bay Ridge: Our Lady of Perpetual Help hosts benefit for alumna’s sick kids. Comment

Broken homes: Ridgites fight to stop illegal conversions

Bay Ridge: Ridgites and politicians are scrambling to stop greedy property owners from illegally dicing up one-family homes into multi-family flophouses. Comment

Broken homes: Ridgites fight to stop illegal conversions

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge residents and politicians are scrambling to stop greedy property owners from illegally carving up one-family homes into multi-family flophouses. Comments (21)

Tripping the light fantastic with salsa dancing

Standing O: Standing O is dancing all night long with salsa champ Brianna Rios. Comment

Cops: Pregnant woman attacked in hate crime

Marine Park: A man accused of attacking a pregnant Pakistani woman and her family in Marine Park has been charged with hate crimes. Comment

Days of awe-some! P’Slope rabbi hopes to make high holy days hip

Boerum Hill: The high holy days are going hipster. Comment

Days of awe-some! P’Slope rabbi hopes to make high holy days hip

Boerum Hill: The high holy days are going hipster. Comment
Gowanus: And they all lived rap-pily ever after. Comment

Money talks: Startups seek social shakeup via online currencies

Circuit Lord: The bottom line at these social networking companies is that they look beyond the bottom line. Comment
Music: And they all lived rap-pily ever after. Comment

Homeless stop at Sheepshead Bay train station

Sheepshead Bay: Some residents say the growing number of homeless people taking up residence at the Sheepshead Bay Road train station are being rerouted there from Brighton Beach. Comment

Bergen Beachers blast buses

Bergen Beach: The stink from idling school buses at a Bergen Beach depot has neighbors fuming. Comment
Page 1: It’s been the editor’s dilemma since Guttenberg invented the printing press: how to ensure ‘it is not” is properly shortened. Sure, we could demand “it’s not,” but that invariably gets turned into “its not,” which everyone knows is wrong (unless we put a “k” before “not). So how about “it isn’t?” That seems more reasonable. We’ll go with that. But what about the first word of this paragraph? Does it mean “it is” or “it has?” We’ll leave that to you, dear reader, to help ensure you keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Teaching the lessons of Ray Rice to my teens

The Dad: This week, the Dad has a teachable moment. Comments (1)

Morton, Whitehead combo must watch at Seton Hall

Joe Knows: Legendary Abraham Lincoln boys’ basketball coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton is now officially an assistant at Seton Hall, but the nearly yearlong saga doesn’t end there. Comment

Sold! Brooklyn Heights library to developer for $52 million

Brooklyn Heights: Sold! Brooklyn Public Library officials have chosen a buyer to knock down the 52-year-old Brooklyn Heights branch and build in its place a 30-story apartment building with a shiny new library on the ground floor. Comments (9)

Wholesale ahead! BJ’s opens in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst: Big-box buying comes to Bensonhurst. Comment
Greenpoint: Someone has been dumping oil into the Newtown Creek, further polluting the notoriously filthy waterway, according to the state. Comments (2)

Wholesale ahead! BJ’s opens in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst: Big-box buying comes to Bensonhurst. Comments (10)

Ridge church reborn

Bay Ridge: The Union Church of Bay Ridge is getting a face lift. Comment

Fire escape: Burglar strikes four apartments in one G’point building

Greenpoint: A prowler broke into five Greenpoint homes in one afternoon this week, police said. Comments (4)

Ridge church reborn

Bay Ridge: The Union Church of Bay Ridge is getting a facelift. Comments (3)

Checkin’ in with Brooklyn Museum’s director as he eyes the exit

Checkin’ in with: The outgoing Brooklyn Museum director has a piece of advice for his successor: march in the West Indian American Day Parade. Comment

Local libraries extend hours

Avid readers had better grab their library cards! Comment
Canarsie: Wine lovers should jump feet first into this contest! Comment

Bric launches new exhibit highlighting Downtown artists

Fort Greene: Downtown is going up on the wall. Comment
Event: Wine lovers should jump feet first into this contest! Comments (3)

Locals only: New Bric biennial highlights Downtown artists

Art: Downtown is going up on the wall. Comment

Brooklyn Expo enter

Greenpoint: Move over, Javits Center. Comments (2)

Un-conventional attractions: What we think the new venue should host

Greenpoint: Now that the dust has settled from the Brooklyn Expo Center’s ice-breaking antique and book fair, it is time to start filling up the calendar with other events. We figured we would help out by offering some ideas. Comment

His way is the high way

His way is the high way

Williamsburg: A real estate executive is proposing a network of sky-scraping trams as a way to beat the crowded subway commute between waterfront Brooklyn neighborhoods and lower Manhattan. Comments (5)

Tunnel’s reopening makes this a September to remember

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo gets back on the rails! Comment

R-ejoice! Montague Tunnel reopens

Bay Ridge: All aboard! The R train is once again running riders between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Comment
Marine Park: Locals now say don’t bother with long-awaited Marine Park renovations. Comment

Gowanus residents: Ex-prisoners not welcome here

Gowanus: Dozens of Gowanus residents turned out to a community meeting on Monday night to lambast representatives of the state prison system for keeping secret plans to consolidate all of Brooklyn’s parole offices into a three-story headquarters where Second Avenue dead-ends at the Gowanus Canal. Comments (23)
Bensonhurst: Locals say this Bensonhurst corridor has turned into a dump. Comments (2)

R-ejoice! Montague Tunnel reopens

Bay Ridge: All aboard! Comments (3)

Patriotism shines

BoroBeat: Marine Park residents wore red, white, and blue to honor those dear to them at the 13th annual Marine Park 9-11 Memorial on Thursday. Comment

End of an era at Brooklyn Museum

Checkin’ in with Brooklyn Museum’s director as he eyes the exit

Checkin’ in with: The outgoing Brooklyn Museum director has a piece of advice for his successor: march in the West Indian American Day Parade. Comment
Art: Here is an expertly curated timeline to help guide you through retiring Brooklyn Museum director Arnold Lehman’s nearly two decades on the job. Comment

Pho-nominal pho!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: We were bowl-ed over by this new Bensonhurst Vietnamese restaurant. Comments (1)

Russian revolution! Performance art inspired by cosmonaut’s orbit

Weird Art: The space race continues — in Clinton Hill! Comment

Russian revolution! Performance art inspired by cosmonaut’s orbit

Weird Art: The space race continues — in Clinton Hill! Comments (3)

Dominant defense powers Erasmus Hall past Flushing

High School Sports: If there were any questions about the young and inexperienced Erasmus Hall football team, with 19 freshman and two sophomores, they were laid to rest last Saturday. Comment

Let’s Dance: Late goal lifts Brooklyn International over Lincoln

High School Sports: Sophomore Davlatshoh Dilshodov was dared by his veteran teammates to dance in celebration each time he scored this season. He had good reason to show off his moves last Sunday. Comment

Dogs kiss and smell in Gowanus

Fuzzy Brooklyn: A canine kissing booth, a doggie selfie station, and a paw-print-painting area were among the activities at this animal-rescue fund-raiser. Comment

Xaverian defense holds tough to top Xavier in season opener

High School Sports: Xavierian had both its first scrimmage and its first game canceled because of thunderstorms, but when the players finally stormed onto the gridiron on Sept. 12, they brought their own thunder. Comment

Brooks’s big return not enough for Fort Hamilton

High School Sports: Michael Brooks made an impressive return to the Fort Hamilton gridrion last Saturday, but it wasn’t able to bring victory with him. Comment

Girl Scouts aim to rout Gowanus pollution

Cleaning Our Waterways: This wasn’t your average pitchfork-wielding mob. Comment

New Utrecht holds off South Shore with goal-line stand

High School Sports: New Utrecht saved its best goal-line stand for last. Comment

Infamy remembered

Infamy remembered

Bay Ridge: Patriots in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton Army Base marked the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. Comment

A light in the darkness

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay residents did their best to make a dark day a little brighter. Comment

FDNY adds names to Downtown Sept. 11 memorial

Downtown: They will not be forgotten, either. Comment

Commuters: Rush-hour drawbridge lifts must stop

Car commuters trying to travel to Queens via Greenpoint’s Pulaski drawbridge are demanding the Coast Guard stop boats from motoring up Newtown Creek during rush hour, when they say traffic is regularly brought to a standstill by the bridge being raised for a sole vessel to pass. Comments (10)

Developer digs deeper into pockets for Gowanus cleanup deal

Cleaning Our Waterways: A developer has inked a deal with the feds to cover tens of millions of dollars worth of Gowanus Canal-side cleanup in exchange for immunity from future pollution lawsuits. Comments (6)
Bensonhurst: Locals say this Bensonhurst corridor has turned into a dump. Comment

Stan’s has his opinions on Israel

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Gershbein weighs in on the Middle East. Comment

Columbia Street fair fouled up by weather

BoroBeat: When it rains, street fair attendees go indoors. Comment

For Carmine, life barely worth living without TV Guide

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher learns their is no replacing his favorite magazine about his second-favorite pasttime after eating. Comment

Cops: Help find fiend who mugged blind man in Midwood

Midwood: Police released a video of the man they say robbed a blind man in Midwood on Sept. 9. Comment

Murder in Canarsie

Canarsie: A man was fatally shot in Canarise on Sept. 11. Comment

Changing of the guard at Prospect Park

Park Slope: Brooklyn’s backyard has a new person in charge of its front office. Comments (6)

Cops seek Mill Basin mugger for crime spree

Marine Park: Police believe the man who robbed a victim at gunpoint on Sept. 10 in Mill Basin is connected to several other robberies throughout Brooklyn. Comment

Woman suffers back-to-back sex attacks in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: Two fiends sexually assaulted the same woman on the street in separate incidents within an hour of each other in Clinton Hill on Aug. 31, police said. Comments (2)
MONDAY

Report to Gowanus for briefing on new parole office

Gowanus: The state Department of Corrections is inviting Gowanus residents to gather round on Monday to hear about the plan to move Brooklyn’s parole headquarters to an under-construction complex on Second Avenue. Comments (11)

Brooklyn Museum head: Stick a frame on me, I’m history

Prospect Heights: It won’t be long before his last First Saturday. Comment

Brooklyn Museum head: Stick a frame on me, I’m history

Art: It won’t be long before his last First Saturday. Comments (1)

End-of-summer fun in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: Summer may have officially ended on Labor Day, but the warm-weather fun kept rolling for another weekend with the Sheepshead Summer Stroll on Sept. 7. Comment
UPDATE

Arrest in subway head-up-skirt assault

Downtown: Police have arrested the guy who they say stuck his head under a woman’s skirt on Aug. 8 at a Downtown subway station, then pushed her down the stairs and beat her up. Comments (3)

Death by Audio dying

Death by Audio dying

Music: Another scrappy Williamsburg music venue is closing its doors. Comments (1)

FDNY adds names to Downtown Sept. 11 memorial

Downtown: They will not be forgotten, either. Comments (1)

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