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Williamsburg: Stick a thrifted vintage fork in it — it’s done. Comment
Nightlife: Stick a thrift-store-bought vintage fork in it — it’s done. Comments (5)
Bushwick: Mmm, the land of hamburgers! Comment
Theater: Mmm, the land of hamburgers! Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Wanna know who loves Carmine? Gay Talese, that’s who!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher hears from his biggest fan Comment

Span of time: Locals recall the building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Bay Ridge: The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge turned 50 on Nov. 21, and after half a century connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island, practically everybody has a story about the span. Comments (8)

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment

Span of time

Bay Ridge: Locals recall the building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Comment

Shopping for other people’s purses

Bay Ridge: Police are looking for the woman who they believe took a shopper’s unattended purse from an 86th Street clothing store on Nov. 8. Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Dance to Robyn one last time, play winter trivia with Pat Kiernan, buy some freaky gifts in Coney Island, and other great things to do in Brooklyn Nov. 28–Dec. 3. Comment

Android of many faces growing up Downtown

Circuit Lord: This robot is supposed to help autistic kids better relate to fellow humans. Comment

Parks policy leaves residents stumped

Marine Park: Residents of Bergen Beach and Marine Park say their neighborhoods are blighted with Hurricane Sandy wreckage all over again, as the city cuts down damaged trees and them leaves the debris by the road for months on end. Comment
Greenwood Heights: This class is kind of a big dill. Comment

Bay Ridge lights up for the holidays

Bay Ridge Nights: Now you are stuffed full of Turkey Day cheer — and turkey — work off that stuffing by rocking out in the Ridge. Comment

Cops after Bay Ridge bag thief

Bay Ridge: Police are looking for the woman who took a shopper’s unattended purse from an 86th Street clothing store on Nov. 8. Comment
Dining: This class is kind of a big dill. Comment

Fall in love with Kneehigh Theatre’s ‘Tristan & Yseult’

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The British troupe brings its popular production to Dumbo. Comment

Bay Ridge lights up for the holidays

Bay Ridge Nights: Now you are stuffed full of Turkey Day cheer — and turkey — our pals at BrooklynDaily.com explain where to work off that stuffing by rocking out in the Ridge. Read more…

Where’s our global fury over increasingly violent Muslim extremism?

A Britisher’s View: The world needs to get its Tarzan on about Islamo-havoc, writes our columnist. Comment

South Shore seniors determined to win elusive crown

High School Sports: The urgency to win this year isn’t lost on Brianna Fraser and her fellow seniors at South Shore. Comment
Coney Island: The 60th Precinct gave 70 Thanksgiving turkeys and boxes of sides to local families at the command’s Coney Island station house on Nov. 24. Comment

Cops: Help us find tool thief

Canarsie: Police are still looking for a man they believe stole tools and electronics from two Canarsie businesses in July. Comment

Locals: No way on one way

Brighton Beach: Brighton Beach residents are rejecting suggestions that Corbin Place could be turned into a one-way street, saying it would make driving on the road complicated and unsafe. Comment

FrostBiz is a warm welcome for seniors

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Gil Hodges Bridge on the up and up

Mill Basin: The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge was stuck in the upright and locked position for more than five hours on Nov. 24. Comment

When suicide and the holidays meet

The Dad: This week, the Dad ponders the empty seat at the Thanksgiving table. Comment
Page 1: The Brooklyn Paper has a rare day off, and we hope you are enjoying whatever you’re doing. What we’re thankful for, briefly: spiral-bound notebooks, Twitter, cords to charge your phone from your laptop, Freddy the coffee guy downstairs, Chipotle — hey, there isn’t much hot food around MetroTech — the dollar slice place — again — the advertisers who keep the lights on, and the readers who keep us honest. Thanks for reading, and thanks in advance for checking back to find all the info you need to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
High School Sports: No loss is a good one, but Erasmus Hall falling to Tottenville in the final game of the regular season led to a shake up of the running game that coach Danny Landberg had long been pondering. Comment

Abraham Lincoln’s Jahlil Tripp in position to reclaim spotlight

Jahlil Tripp was supposed to arrive last season. Comment

Students ‘Sing!’ in Marine Park

Marine Park: These kids hit the high notes! Comment

Coney homes riddled with stray bullets

Coney Island: Residents of Coney Island’s west end are under fire in their own homes, and locals want the city to do more to protect residents from the stray bullets that riddle their neighborhood. Comment
Downtown: Demonstrators surged over the Manhattan Bridge on Tuesday night to protest a grand jury’s decision not to charge white Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson with any crimes for shooting black teen Michael Brown dead in August. Comments (27)

Reporter’s notebook: NYPD cop whacked me at Ferguson protest

A police officer hit me in the stomach with a baton while I was covering Tuesday night’s demonstrations. Comments (9)
Coney Island: Forget sidewalk sales — this is a sideshow sale! Comment
Marine Park: The Figure Skating Club’s 5th-Annual End of the Year Show on Nov. 23 at Aviator Sports and Events Center let skaters show off their skills on the ice. Comment
Shopping: Forget sidewalk sales — this is a sideshow sale! Comment

Body found on Bay Ridge shore

Bay Ridge: A bird-watcher found a dead body in the New York Harbor on Nov. 20. Comment

Judge: P’Park Residence owner greedy

Park Slope: The owner of a Park Slope old-folks-home who is trying to shutter the place and sell the building for millions was motivated purely by greed, not by financial hardship as his employee previously claimed, a judge ruled in a scathing decision challenging a state-approved closure plan. Comments (3)

Cyborg night: Robot will turn on Downtown Christmas lights

Downtown: This is the droid MetroTech Commons was looking for. Comment

Cyborg night: Robot will turn on Downtown Christmas lights

Event: This is the droid MetroTech Commons was looking for. Comment

Zorn again! Legendary composer celebrates 30 years of ‘Cobra’

Boerum Hill: John Zorn is bringing his famous composition back to where it all began — sort of. Comment

This year, Jo’s more thankful than ever

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist challenges you to be more thankful than the year before. It might help your blood pressure. Comment

Zorn again! Legendary composer celebrates 30 years of ‘Cobra’

Music: John Zorn is bringing his famous composition back to where it all began — sort of. Comment
Our Williamsburg correspondent Danielle Furfaro appeared on BK Live to discuss the mass relocation of arts organizations ahead of the hipster media juggernaut’s January move-in to two buildings at Kent Avenue and S. First Street. Click through to watch the whole conversation. Comments (1)

What the Nets can learn from my cousin Sal

Flagrant Fowl: Or how I learned to continue worrying while the Nets drop the ball. Comment

Lightning Rod: Four Rodriguez touchdowns power Lincoln past Flushing

High School Sports: Abraham Lincoln’s defense was suffocating last Saturday, and senior Luis Rodriguez continued to make a strong case for being the city’s best all-around player as Lincoln returned to the semifinals. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Glædelig jul! Comment
Flatlands: Santa Claus came to town early this year. Comment
Gowanus: Gowanus residents are split over whether to allow high-rise development in the neighborhood, according to locals who attended the unveiling of a list of rezoning demands on Monday night. Comments (16)
UPDATE

Bklyn Heights building secured, thanks to our article

Brooklyn Heights: We get results! Comments (6)

Bus lane is slow lane, say locals

On several Southern Brooklyn bus routes, service is decreasing along with the temperature, according to riders. Comment

Pro-creations! Red Hook show features art inspired by parenthood

Red Hook: Meet the parents — then meet their artwork. Comment

Get them to the Greek! Bay Ridge Hellenic school wins board approval

Bay Ridge: A Greek school’s controversial bid to build big in a low-rise area got the green light from the local community board after lots of back-and-forth. Comment

Pro-creations! Red Hook show features art inspired by parenthood

Art: Meet the parents — then meet their artwork. Comment

Bedford-Stuyvesant writer pens new play in under a month

Williamsburg: Time is on his side, yes it is. Comment

Bedford-Stuyvesant writer pens new play in under a month

Theater: Time is on his side, yes it is. Comment
Gowanus: Cops recovered a pair of heavy-duty, semi-automatic weapons from the roof of a Gowanus public housing building between Baltic and Wyckoff streets on Nov. 22, according to a report. Comments (11)

Williamsburg gobbles up a preemptive turkey dinner

Williamsburg: Thanksgiving came early to the neighborhood late last week. Comment

Dynamic Grand Street beats Clinton to reach semifinals

High School Sports: Grand Street continues its historic playoff run, and is now just one win away from playing for a championship at Yankee Stadium. Comment
High School Sports: Tristin Thomas needed just one yard to keep a drive alive on fourth down as Franklin Roosevelt was trying to hold off Bayside in the fourth quarter. He got much more. Comment

It’s raining mensch!

Crown Heights: Thousands of rabbis gathered in Brooklyn for a conference this weekend — and they all posed for a massive group photo on Eastern Parkway. Comments (2)

Happy Birthday Bridge

Bay Ridge: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge turned out to be mostly a celebration of itself — and rather a lonely one at that. Comment
Bay Ridge: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge turned out to be mostly a celebration of itself — and rather a lonely one at that. Comments (17)

Campaign for Verrazano bike path picks up speed

Bay Ridge: The wheels are turning again on a push to install a bike path on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Comment

Campaign for Verrazano bike path picks up speed

Bay Ridge: The wheels are turning again on a push to install a bike path on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Comments (10)

Author of ‘The Bridge’ talks about his real muse

Bay Ridge: In 1960, legendary reporter Gay Talese set out to memorialize the workers who made the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge a reality. Comment

Author of ‘The Bridge’ talks about his real muse

Bay Ridge: In 1960, legendary reporter Gay Talese set out to memorialize the workers who made the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge a reality. Comments (1)
Marine Park: Construction on the Belt Parkway is turning Marine Park into a speedway, say angry residents. Comment

Great moments in air pollution

With talk of toxic stuff in the air, we figured it’s high time to turn back the clock to bring you the highlights of the biggest and weirdest instances of smog, smaze, and fumes the world has ever gotten a whiff of. Comment

Deck the mall with lights all jolly

BoroBeat: With a flip of the switch, the holiday season began on Fulton Mall. Comment

If you’ve got the time, Stan’s got the numbers

It’s Only My Opinion: They don’t lie, and neither does our columnist. Comment

Finally! Carmine gets sanctioned by Gay Talese

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher hears from his biggest fan. Comments (7)

Robberies at fancy Flatbush eateries stoke fear, split reactions

Crime: A string of armed robberies has Flatbush residents freaking out. Comments (22)
Construction Update: It’s the Great Wall of Prospect Heights. Comments (6)

New Heights Cinema building owners hope to woo preservationists

Changing Brooklyn: Will the third time be the charm for the big-money realtors aiming to win over the landmarks board that twice shot down attempts to redevelop the old theater building? Comments (1)
BoroBeat: Do-gooders gathered on Nov. 18 to raise money for Neighbors Helping Neighbors, a group dedicated to keeping low-income Brooklynites in their homes. Comments (2)

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