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Three Way: The Way Station bar celebrates third anniversary

Boro of Nerds: The Prospect Heights Doctor Who- and steampunk-themed bar is throwing a birthday bash, with live swing music and go-go dancing. Comments (2)

Leggy local lady

Marine Park: A Marine Park native has been pegged as possessing the longest legs in the city — and she may even be the leggiest lady in the world. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine’s got his own meeting covered!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher has a word or two for reporters who promise to cover his meeting, then don’t show up! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Nightlife: Punk rock karaoke, singing sailors, a once-in-a-lifetime show from a soul legend, and more hot events to get you through those cold Brooklyn nights. Comment
Gowanus: Thinking of throwing down at the Brooklyn Meatball Takedown on Feb. 9? We asked the pros what makes a spicy meatball. Comment
Dining: Thinking of throwing down at the Brooklyn Meatball Takedown on Feb. 9? We asked the pros what makes a spicy meatball. Comments (4)

Roundy has done it again

Bartoonist cuts the cord

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits Cobble Hill’s Congress Bar, which has no TV or phone, but does make a good cocktail — sometimes. Comments (4)

Nightlife comes alive! Bill Roundy in living color

Nightlife: Do not watch this video unless you are prepared to see a beloved drinking cartoonist break through the fourth wall and explain his whole creative process. Comments (1)

Neither snow nor post-Super Bowl will stop Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge Nights: Hopefully by now you have cleaned up after your Super Bowl party — and I am not just talking about your living room — and are ready to rock the weekend. Because at Bay Ridge Nights, the weekend is sure ready to rock you. Comment

Grimm times for ‘Mikey Suits’

A Britisher’s View: Rep. Michael Grimm is in good company, when it comes to blowing a potty-mouthed gasket, writes our columnist. Comment

Assemblyman speaks up for mute swans

Brooklyn’s mute swans finally have a voice in Albany. Comment

Teen shot dead in Canarsie

Canarsie: Carnage in Canarsie claimed a young man’s life on Feb. 4. Comment

Assemblyman speaks up for mute swans

Brooklyn’s mute swans finally have a voice in Albany. Comments (1)

Lincoln Railsplitters fight through the tears

High School Sports: The death of assistant coach Jermaine Brown is still weighing heavy on the Abraham Lincoln boys’ basketball team. Comment

Gerritsen Beach spreads love to Gulf Coast

Gerritsen Beach: It turns out that Hurricane Sandy’s clouds had linings, but silver they are not. Comment

No ‘Doubt’ about it: Heights Players’ latest show is great

No ‘Doubt’ about it: Heights Players’ latest show is great

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Go back to Sunday school, with a church-centered play performed in an old chapel. Comment

Antony and the Johnsons clarinetist creates water-inspired solo album

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Bedford-Stuyvesant musician Doug Wieselman is making a splash! Comment

Antony and the Johnsons clarinetist creates water-inspired solo album

Music: Bedford-Stuyvesant musician Doug Wieselman is making a splash! Comments (1)
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String theories: Puppet show performs stories by people with dementia

Fort Greene: This puppet show is no child’s play. Comment

String theories: Puppet show performs stories by people with dementia

Theater: This puppet show is no child’s play. Comment

Legal weed puts Dad in a tizzy

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders what to tell his kids now that Colorado has legalized pot. Comments (6)

Players’ lack of composure mars rivalry game

Joe Knows: My original plan was to write a column encouraging hoops fans to experience the boys’ basketball rivalry between Christ the King and Bishop Loughlin. That plan changed after the display the teams put on last Friday night. You might want to proceed with caution. Comment
Williamsburg: The dope that may have killed Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on Feb. 2 was reviewed just two weeks prior on a strange, Brooklyn-based website for junkies. Comment

Struck in the snow

Brighton Beach: The snow brought tragedy to Brighton Beach on Monday, when an elderly man was struck and killed by backhoe that was clearing snow at the Oceana condominium. Comment
Williamsburg: The dope that may have killed Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on Feb. 2 was reviewed just two weeks prior on a strange, Brooklyn-based website for junkies. Comments (19)
Williamsburg: Start your engines right at this hybrid business, but don’t expect these guys to build you a chopper. Comment

Friendly fire! Recchia’s bad Dem-istry could wreck congressional bid

Will’s Watch: Reporter Will Bredderman is at it again. In this week’s politics column over at BrooklynDaily.com, he analyzes whether Domenic Recchia’s uncomfortable history with his fellow party members is enough to let Rep. Michael Grimm best him in the Bay Ridge congressional race despite Grimm’s recent, televised blow-up. Read more…
Hospitals in Crisis: The state has unveiled five plans for the redevelopment of Long Island College Hospital — and none of them include the hospital’s current range of services. Comments (12)
Music: Talk about a magical mystery tour! Comment

Super Bowl advertisements were full of foul balls

Not for Nuthin’: The ads this year were no gridiron greats, writes our columnist. Comment

Friendly fire! Recchia’s bad history with fellow Dems could wreck Congressional bid

Will’s Watch: Will Brooklyn’s Democrats defeat Domenic Recchia’s congressional bid? Comment
Manhattan Beach: The effects of Sandy still echo through Southern Brooklyn and the communities on the front line are being asked for ideas on how to prepare for the next superstorm. Comment
BoroBeat: Two dozen members of the Bay Ridge Democrats club gathered inside Third Avenue’s Longbow Pub on Jan. 28 to cheer on President Obama as he laid out his agenda for the coming year. Comment

Bus, livery-cab crash bangs up straphangers at busy Downtown corner

Mean Streets: Ten people were injured, two seriously, when a livery cab driver smashed into a bus at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Extension shortly after noon on Feb. 4. Comments (12)
Canarsie: Authorities said a livery van driver suffered a heart attack at the wheel and plowed into the back of a double-parked bagel delivery truck. Comment
Midwood: A sports utility vehicle crashed into the construction site of a new synagogue near the corner of E. 27th Street and Avenue N after one of the gas-guzzler’s wheels broke off on Jan. 31. Comment

Walk this way! Myrtle Avenue celebrates Black history with art stroll

Art: It is the biggest Black History Month celebration this side of the East River. Or, as we like to call it, the West River. Comment

Abraham Lincoln’s Whitehead named McDonald’s All-American

High School Sports: Abraham Lincoln’s Isaiah Whitehead received some of the best news of his life just days after getting some of the worst. Comment

Nazareth’s Cuevas fulfills promise with McDonald’s nod

High School Sports: Warm-ups were out of the question. Comment
Clinton Hill: Brown Memorial Baptist Chuch in Clinton Hill recieved a $40,000 grant in January, but it still needs more cash to get its Tiffany stained-glass window fixed. Comments (2)

Loughlin wins physical game against Christ the King

High School Sports: Bishop Loughlin’s Khadeen Carrington finally lost it in the third quarter when teammate Mike Williams went crashing to the floor because of a hard foul by Christ the King center Adonis Delarosa. Comment

Balanced Poly avenges title game loss with win over Riverdale

High School Sports: Poly Prep’s victory over Riverdale was sweet revenge for the teams’ last meeting. Comment
Park Slope: A gruesome discovery was waiting by the lake early Monday morning. Comments (8)
Mean Streets: A cyclist is in bad shape after a driver hit him near the Brooklyn Museum on Sunday, cops said. Comments (23)
It’s Super Snow Monday. Comment
It was Super Snow on Monday. Comment

Stan on drugs! To toke or not to toke?

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist ponders taking a puff. Comment

New district attorney could free man convicted in controversial murder case

Crime: A Bushwick man jailed for murder 29 years ago in a dubious conviction is hoping the new district attorney will take another look at his case. Comment

New district attorney could free man convicted in controversial murder case

A Bushwick man jailed for murder 29 years ago in a dubious conviction is hoping the new district attorney will take another look at his case. Comments (23)

War on Cars

I’m walkin’ here! Activists say cops should give bikes the car treatment

Mean Streets: The city is ramping up its war on cars, lowering speed limits, narrowing streets, and, last week, staging a sting operation on drivers turning into crosswalks, but some activists say scofflaw cyclists need policing, too. Comments (57)

Whose streets? Our streets! Bushwick pol wants Brooklyn to rule its own roads

Mean Streets: The ability to lower city speed limits should not be hamstrung by state bureaucracy, state Sen. Martin Dilan argues, and he has the bill to back it up. Comments (5)

Cops seek help identifying burglary suspect

Sheepshead Bay: The police are asking the public to help identify the suspect they say was involved in the burglary of a yeshiva in Sheepshead Bay. Comment
Luis Collazo beat the bell — and Victor Ortiz — with one perfect punch. Comment

Carmine covers it all — all by himself!

Sunday Screech: Who needs reporters when you’ve got Carmine watching your back? Comments (2)

Crown-22! Booze permit renewal puts Ridge board between rock and hard place

Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge panel wants a local karaoke spot to start singing a new tune. Comment

Crown-22! Booze permit renewal puts Ridge board between rock and hard place

Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge panel wants a local karaoke spot to start singing a new tune. Comments (2)
Williamsburg: This couples combs Williamsburg and Greenpoint, helping their feline clients shed the weight of the world. Comments (2)
Quilts. Twill. Corporate furniture. Test-tube beef? Comment

Eat local meets build local

Sunset Park: Quilts. Twill. Corporate furniture. Test-tube beef? Comments (8)
Vox Pop: The idea of test tube meat is as intriguing as it is revolting, so we figured we should put the big-money question that could make or break the bio-tech industry to everyday Brooklynites: “Would you eat a hamburger grown in a test tube?” Comments (4)

We ask: Would you eat petri meat?

Vox Pop: The idea of test tube meat is as intriguing as it is revolting, so we figured we should put the big-money question that could make or break the bio-tech industry to everyday Brooklynites: “Would you eat a hamburger grown in a test tube?” Comment

Moon landing! Pol want to give kids Lunar New Year off

A Brooklyn Heights councilman wants your kids to skip another day. Comments (3)
Cobble Hill: The state’s Long Island College Hospital redevelopment scheme shuts out developers who could keep it a full-service hospital, politicians and activists said at a rally on Wednesday. Comments (2)

Watching Will

MEET WILL BREDDERMAN: Our reporter talks Rep. Grimm’s NY1 threats — on NY1

Politics: You read his ace coverage of Rep. Michael Grimm’s State of the Union address meltdown. Now you can watch reporter Will Bredderman discuss Grimm’s history of temper flare-ups on NY1’s “Inside City Hall.” Comment

The ‘Greenfielding’ of Brooklyn politics

Will’s Watch: Reporter Will Bredderman is at it again. Check out his latest column over at BrooklynDaily.com. In this week’s edition, he looks at the outsized influence wielded by Borough Park Councilman David Greenfield. Read more…
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Meeting to discuss possible failure of Boerum Hill slow zone

Mean Streets: Boerum Hill intersections are still dangerous enough that it merits a public hearing a year and a half after the city lowered the speed limit throughout the brownstone enclave. Comments (18)

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