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Strum along if you know it! Ridge bar offers guitar karaoke night

Music: This is one for the average Joe strummers! Comment

Strum along if you know it! Ridge bar offers guitar karaoke night

Music: This is one for the average Joe strummers! Comment
Gowanus: The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun! Comment

Author explains why his family fled Greenpoint

Greenpoint: Spoiler — it involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Comment
Nightlife: The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun! Comment

Author explains why his family fled Greenpoint

Books: Spoiler — it involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Comments (1)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine can’t spend money even when he wants to

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher tries to dip into his wallet, but, thankfully, the credit card company is looking out for him! Comment

The definitive list of 2014 Brooklyn Halloween events

The definitive list of 2014 Brooklyn Halloween events

Event: Get ready, Spook-lyn! Comment

Walk in the park — for a cause

BoroBeat: Thousands of do-gooders flooded Prospect Park last Sunday to honor people killed by breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and raise money to end the disease. Comment
Nightlife: Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, catch a puppet film festival, discover what the hell “Mormon funeral potatoes” are, and more great things to see and do in Brooklyn Oct. 24–30. Comments (2)

Bartoonist drinks hooch with some pooches

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist goes barking mad for the pictures of dogs in suits at Bushwick bar Miles. Comment

Reporter gets extraterrestrial at the Navy Yard

Circuit Lord: It’s one small step for our reporter, one giant leap for Brooklyn. Comment

Find romance in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: The temperature is dropping, but things are really steaming up in Bay Ridge! Comment

Cops gone wild, part 1

A Britisher’s View: A Brooklyn cop-brutality victim, who received the largest verdict ever delivered in a national case 20 years ago, speaks with our columnist in this first installment of a two-part column on corruption in the NYPD. Comment

Locals rally against closure of Trump Village shopping center

Sheepshead Bay: The rumored closing of the Trump Village shopping center has flung the area’s seniors into fighting mode. Comment

Circuit Lord in space! Reporter tries on space suit made at the Navy Yard

Circuit Lord: It’s one small step for The Brooklyn Paper, one giant leap for Brooklyn. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Many of Bay Ridge’s Nords wouldn’t qualify for the program, which producers insist is not a Norwegian “Survivor.” Comments (3)

Raise the roof! Bluegrass musicians hold concert to save church ceiling

Gowanus: Call it a blue-grass-roots effort. Comment

Uncle Thor wants you

Uncle Thor wants you

Bay Ridge: Would you be voted off the fjord? Comment

How Peter Sarsgaard became the champion of a Park Slope church roof

Music: It involves a mandolin and a movie that was never made. Comment
Bay Ridge: Dozens of volunteers spent their weekend morning cleaning up Shore Road Park on Oct. 18. Comment

Standing O shouts out to new Healthfirst office

Standing O: Standing O is putting out the mat and turning on the lights for new managed care facility. Comment

Strong technical performance earns Hardy second title

Gerritsen Beach: Another bout, another belt for Gerritsen Beach native Heather “The Heat” Hardy. Comment

Yes, I think I’ve got problems

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures out that its best to walk a mile in someone’s shoes before blowing off their problems as insignificant. Comments (1)
Page 1: Crafting The Brooklyn Paper isn’t as easy as it seems. It all starts with an idea — some little nugget in a reporter’s head that get mentioned in passing around the water cooler. It slowly grows into something greater, as phone calls are made, e-mails sent, tweets tweeted, photos taken, and things start to bloom. It all comes together in the page to your left, a beautiful collection of colors and words that gives you something to talk about around that water cooler, and that keeps you hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Don’t let a chance to live your dream pass you by

Joe Knows: John Franco has made it in life. He is now trying to make sure New York City’s youth have the opportunities and guidance to help them make it too. Comment

‘Kung-fu judge’ nephew gets his day in court

Gavel to Gavel: The trial in the lawsuit alleging medical malpractice in the old-folks-home death of civil court Judge John Phillips begins today. Comments (4)

Mystery deaths in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were discovered on Oct. 20 in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Sprucing up Sheepshead Bay Road

Sheepshead Bay: It may be harvest season, but a group in Sheepshead Bay was doing some planting last weekend. Comment

Plastic surgery: Greenpointers say factory-condo scheme could poison

Greenpoint: A plan to build luxury condos on the toxin-laden site of a former plastics factory in Greenpoint could kick up pollutants and poison kids attending a planned school nearby, neighbors fear. Comments (7)

Arrest in Flatbush home-invasion murder

Crime: Police arrested a suspect in the Oct. 15 murder of a senior in Flatbush during a botched home invasion, but two more remain at large, according to police. Comments (8)

Sinkhole traps truck in Marine Park

Marine Park: A delivery truck got stuck in a Marine Park sinkhole for nearly two hours on Oct. 20. Comment
Marine Park: Last Saturday’s Color Run at Aviator Sports and Events Center gave runners a chance to chase the rainbow. Comment

A storage bin could make a good home for this homeless pack rat

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist has some advice for the city on what it should do with its homeless. Comment

Grandmothers become glam-mothers

Brighton Beach: These grandmas know how to shine in the spotlight. Comment

Seniors: This program divided cannot stand

Sheepshead Bay: Elderly residents of Trump Village are urging a local senior support organization to reverse a recent split in its programing they say cuts them off from some of its services. Comment
Prospect Heights: Newly released video appears to deflate the claim of Pro-Palestinian activists who said Kings Bay Y director Leonard Petlakh, above, led a “gang of thugs” in an attack on a Muslim woman at the Barclays Center. Comments (77)
Coney Island: Police arrested a homeless man they believe defaced the 9-11 memorial at MCU Park with white paint on Oct. 17. Comment

Dump truck kills senior outside Barclays Center

Mean Streets: A dump-truck driver struck and killed an elderly woman near the Barclays Center on Monday afternoon, cops and FDNY officials said. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: These pups are in the doghouse — in the best way possible. Comment

Dump truck kills senior outside Barclays Center

Mean Streets: A dump-truck driver struck and killed an elderly woman near the Barclays Center on Monday afternoon, cops and FDNY officials said. Comments (9)

‘Dark Crystal’ creators will visit BAM for puppet film fest

Fort Greene: You look like Gelfing, smell like Gelfing, maybe you are Gelfing! Comment
BoroBeat: Painting is fundamental. Comment

‘Dark Crystal’ creators will visit BAM for puppet film fest

Cinema: You look like Gelfing, smell like Gelfing, maybe you are Gelfing! Comment
Police arrested a homeless man they believe defaced the 9-11 memorial at MCU Park with white paint on Oct. 17. Comment

Erasmus Hall rallies past Fort Hamilton in overtime

Erasmus Hall added to its string of close, comeback victories last Saturday to remain undefeated. Comment

Big first-half finish powers Lincoln over Curtis

High School Sports: It took Abraham Lincoln less than two minutes to change the direction of the game against Curtis. Comment

Former Bishop Ford star Lewis named starting point guard at St. John’s

Aaliyah Lewis is ready to lead the charge for the Red Storm. Comment

Fatal stabbing in Flatlands

Flatlands: A 20-year-old man was arrested on Oct. 19 for allegedly stabbing his mother to death in Flatlands. Comment

Maimonides Halloween Bash!

Jake the Dog from “Adventure Time” stopped by the Halloween party at Maimonides Medical Center on Oct. 13. Comment

Excelsior redux: Closed gay bar returning to Fifth Avenue

Park Slope: Ever upward, Excelsior will rise again. Comments (1)

Pay to playground: McGolrick Park scores spruce-up

Meadows of Shame: The playground at McGolrick Park will finally get a much-needed facelift thanks to $1.3 million in taxpayer money, activists announced last week. Comments (14)

Walk in the park — for a cause

BoroBeat: Thousands of do-gooders flooded Prospect Park on Sunday to honor people killed by breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and raise money to end the disease once and for all. Comment

Charge ‘em! Two nabbed for phony credit cards

Bensonhurst: Credit where credit is due. Comment

Charge ‘em! Two nabbed for phony credit cards

Bensonhurst: Credit where credit is due. Comment
Mean Streets: A nighttime group motorcycle ride turned tragic early this morning when a biker and passenger plunged from the Gowanus Expressway to their deaths, according to cops. Comment
Gowanus: There is something blooming on the Gowanus Canal, and, no, it is not toxic algae. Comment

More hateful graffiti in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay: There is more vitriolic verbiage defacing in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Gowanus play set in world overrun by flies

Gowanus: This play is generating a lot of buzz — literally. Comment

Gowanus play set in world overrun by flies

Theater: This play is generating a lot of buzz — literally. Comments (1)

Stan brings out the ‘Dragnet’

It’s Only My Opinion: Not a week passes when I don’t read something in the newspaper that I find unintelligent, and I catch myself responding with the theme from “Dragnet” —Duuumb de DUMB dumb. Comment

Even when Carmine wants to spend money, he can’t!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher tries to dip into his wallet, but his charge card company won’t let him! Comment
Art: There is something blooming on the Gowanus Canal, and, no, it is not toxic algae. Comments (8)
Mean Streets: A nighttime group motorcycle ride turned tragic early this morning when a biker and passenger plunged from the Gowanus Expressway to their deaths, according to cops. Comments (17)
World’s Greatest Brooklyn Bolts Coverage: The Brooklyn Bolts electrified fans at MCU Park on Oct. 15 with a record-shattering victory in the team’s first home game of the season. Comment
World’s Greatest Brooklyn Bolts Coverage: The Brooklyn Bolts electrified fans at MCU Park on Oct. 15 with a record-shattering victory in the team’s first home game of the season. Comment

Art school suicide

Art school suicide

Clinton Hill: A Pratt Institute student jumped to her death from a dorm balcony last Wednesday, according to police. Comments (9)

Safe’s not sound in MetroTech armed robbery

Downtown: A gunman robbed a Downtown Chipotle early on Saturday morning, police said. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge: Summer may be over, but the dog days aren’t. Comment

Search is on for suspect in deadly Gowanus hit-and-run

Mean Streets: Police are seeking a man who they say fled the scene of a fatal collision in Gowanus months ago. Comment

Duel in Dyker: Candidates spar over campaign finance

Bay Ridge: The Ridge’s assemblyman wants to put your money where his mouth is. Comment
Downtown: The City Point mega-development on the former site of Albee Square Mall is getting a Chelsea-Market-inspired bazaar and restaurant area. Comment
Bushwick: Activists demanded tighter rent regulations and described landlord harassment at the protest yesterday afternoon. Comments (41)

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