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Music: This karaoke night has both kinds of music — country and western. Comment
Music: This karaoke night has both kinds of music — country and western. Comments (5)
Theater: At experimental art show, the audience holds the spotlight. Comments (9)
Theater: At experimental art show, the audience holds the spotlight. Comment

Sharkmuffin attack! W’burg trio sinks its teeth into the music world

Music: As its name suggests, this garage rock trio is both sweet and fierce. Comment

Rugging up: Boerum Hill artist weaves photos into prayer rugs

Art: This artist mixes the spiritual with the arboreal. Comment

Sharkmuffin attack! W’burg trio sinks its teeth into the music world

Music: As its name suggests, this garage rock trio is both sweet and fierce. Comment

Rugging up: Boerum Hill artist weaves photos into prayer rugs

Art: This artist mixes the spiritual with the arboreal. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine can’t believe what they did to that giraffe!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher claims there are better things to do with giraffes then feed them to lions, and explains why he honors who he honors with Carmine Awards. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Nightlife: “The Karate Kid,” Neil deGrasse Tyson, fancy peanut butter and other things to do in Brooklyn this coming week. Comment

Back it up! Councilman claims city Sandy program failed to reach Coney Islanders

Coney Island: Coney Island’s councilman wants to send the city’s post-Sandy rebuilding effort back to the drawing board. Comment

Bartoonist goes tropical

Bartoonist goes tropical

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator dons his best Hawaiian shirt and hits a winter beach party at Greenpoint beer bar the Diamond. Comments (4)

Do the write thing: Rosie Perez reveals traumatic childhood in new memoir

Books: The Brooklyn-born and bred actress reveals her difficult upbringing in Bushwick and an upstate New York orphanage. Comment

Do the write thing: Rosie Perez reveals traumatic childhood in new memoir

Books: The Brooklyn-born and bred actress reveals her difficult upbringing in Bushwick and an upstate New York orphanage. Comments (14)

Trial and error! Brooklyn mother seeks to free son in case made for Hollywood

A Brooklyn mother is hoping the new district attorney will give a second chance to her son, who was convicted of murder in 2005 — and whose story will soon be a film starring actor Chris Noth. Comments (8)

Trial and error! Brooklyn mother seeks to free son in case made for Hollywood

A Brooklyn mother is hoping the new district attorney will give a second chance to her son, who was convicted of murder in 2005 — and whose story will soon be a film starring actor Chris Noth. Comment

Greet the heat in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Celebrate the return of the sun with a night out in the Ridge! Comment

‘A Tale of Two Cities’ has DeB-n-bish cooking cronyism in a petri dish

A Britisher’s View: Mayor DeBlasio abused his office when he made a phone call to an NYPD boss that helped to spring his pal from prison, writes our columnist. Comment
Marine Park: Marine Park residents say the police department is using a confusing stop sign to trap motorists and drum up ticket revenue. Comment

Mall brawl

Mall brawl

Marine Park: Witnesses said it was December déjà vu. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
He may not be on par with the world-famous Banksy yet, but one Brooklyn artist is aiming to raise the level of “street art” in the borough with a positive message and a catchy tag. Comment

Underground history: Cemetery hosts Black History Month tour

Event: There is no need to dig up the past at this educational event — just drive quietly through it. Comment

Underground history: Cemetery hosts Black History Month tour

Event: There is no need to dig up the past at this educational event — just drive quietly through it. Comments (2)

All in the family! Recchia campaign paying rent to wife

Will’s Watch: Talk about a sweetheart deal! Comment

College try: Should the Dad make sure his kid goes to class?

The Dad: This week, our fearless father wonders if he should monitor his freshman daughters attendance at the school he’s paying for. Comments (3)

Hardy’s success a lesson that all is never lost

Joe Knows: Heather Hardy’s inspirational story grows with each victory. Comment

Nuthin' but Nets

Nets need to make a big move that should involve the big man

Front Court: This week, our columnist wonders if it’s time the Nets dump Brook Lopez. Comment

D-Will must play Superman down the strecth

Back Court: Our columnist says we’ll need to see a repeat of last season’ second half performance by Deron Williams if we expect to make the playoffs. Comment

Missing Red Hook 15-year-old found

Red Hook: A Red Hook teen is safe and sound after disappearing from the grocery store just two blocks from her brownstone home for a little over a week, according to cops, who say she ran away. Comments (4)

Last go-round — famed Coney ride-maker passes on

Coney Island: It is the end of an era — and a long, great ride. Comment
Greenpoint: These pint-sized pipsqueaks are a long way from the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but while their fellow toddlers are busy picking their noses and learning their ABCs, they are preparing for combat. Comments (2)

The Borough of what exactly?

Vox Pop: Reach reporter Matthew Perlman at (718) 260-8310. E-mail him at Comments (8)

What is up with the youth of today?

Not for Nuthin’: Have you ever noticed that sometimes there are more questions than answers? Comment

Snow-sculptors battle in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklynites of all ages turned out on Saturday for a very cold snow-sculpting contest at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

Last go-round — famed Coney ride-maker passes on

It is the end of an era — and a long, great ride. Comment

LICH in the balance

LICH in the balance

Hospitals in Crisis: A Brooklyn Supreme Court judge on Tuesday once again pushed back a decision on whether state officials broke the law when they reduced service at Long Island College Hospital. Comments (9)
Williamsburg: Our pals at BrooklynPaper.com have the lowdown on the other Brooklyn’s latest sensation. Read more…
Not for Nuthin’: Were our pals at BrooklynDaily.com really able to pull that off? Read more…

Blackbirds end four-game skid with tight Battle of Brooklyn victory

What a difference a week made for the St. Francis College and Long Island University men’s basketball teams. Comment

Johnson, Plumlee have high hopes for Nets after All-Star weekend

New Orleans, LA — The National Basketball Associations’s 63rd All Star Weekend featured the league’s top talent, including Mason Plumlee and Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets. Comment
Mean Streets: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor did something unusual in this deadly driving case. He charged the motorist with a crime. Comments (11)
LICH PITCH

Learning on the job

Hospitals in Crisis: “No experience necessary” is not the motto of this bidder seeking control of Long Island College Hospital, but it is definitely something he said when discussing his qualifications. Comments (2)

Graffitists hit expressway

Graffitists hit expressway

Bay Ridge: The canal isn’t the only Gowanus that needs cleaning. Comments (12)
Bay Ridge: The canal isn’t the only Gowanus that needs cleaning. Comment

Women stab man with steak knife as he tries to break up fight

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Lincoln claims second-straight borough title with Stephenson in stands

High School Sports: Abraham Lincoln made it clear that it has the best squad in the city last Sunday, with one of its most famous alums in attendance. Comment

Boys & Girls reclaims Millrose Games crown

High School Sports: Boys and Girls track star Richard Rose has experienced the highs and lows of the Millrose Games. Knowing how losing feels only made the elation of victory more thrilling. Comment

Medgar Evers races to fourth-straight Millrose Games relay title

High School Sports: Winning at the Millrose Games has become an annual even for the Medgar Evers girls’ track team. This year’s group wasn’t about to let that end — despite not featuring the big names it did in the past. Comment

Emergency call! Goons loot phone Flatbush Avenue phone store

Mill Basin: Three thugs bound and pistol-whipped employees of a Flatbush Avenue Metro PCS store before ripping off more than 100 phones and $2000 in cash last Friday, according to authorities. Comment

The $7 latte reviewed

Greenpoint: We put the most expensive brew in the borough to the taste test. Comments (54)

Mental Rentals

Williamsburg ‘Wild West’ for ‘affordable housing’ ads: Official

Williamsburg: Building owners are gaming the city’s rules for so-called “affordable” housing by advertising cheap rentals on an obscure government website no cash-strapped Brooklyn renter would be likely to read, said a local official who wants to make such apartment deals impossible to miss. Comments (4)

The cheapest digs in Dumbo

The cheapest digs in Dumbo

DUMBO: Here is how to apply for a sweet deal in the high-rent neighborhood. Comment

Eric Adams by the numbers

Adams on Line 1: The beep wants to use real-time data to bring city services like snow removal out of the “Ice Age.” Comments (2)

Eric Adams by the numbers

Adams on Line 1: The beep wants to use real-time data to bring city services like snow removal out of the “Ice Age.” Comment

Reppin’ Brooklyn! Flatbush Congresswoman wants soft landings for borough musicians’ gear

A Flatbush pol is demanding airlines take better care of Brooklyn musicians’ precious cargo. Comment
Politics: A Flatbush pol is demanding airlines take better care of Brooklyn musicians’ precious cargo. Comments (7)

Snow-sculptors battle in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklynites of all ages turned out on Saturday for a very cold snow-sculpting contest at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment
Downtown: Church leaders want this place to remain a house of the lord while becoming home to some people and some stores. Comment

The cheapest digs in Dumbo

The cheapest digs in Dumbo

DUMBO: Here is how to apply for a sweet deal in the high-rent neighborhood. Comment

Stan does the math so you don’t have to.

It’s Only My Opinion: You guessed it! It’s another one of Stan’s “By the Numbers” columns. Comment

Streaking Fontbonne claims division title after slow start

High School Sports: Fontbonne Hall’s season didn’t start very promisingly, but it finished strong. Comment

Do you believe what they did to that giraffe in Copenhagen? Carmine can’t

Sunday Screech: Carmine would not have eaten that animal — no matter how hungry he was — even if he was starving! Comments (8)

Getting hot and heavy by the Narrows

Bay Ridge Nights: Our party weather expert over at BrooklynDaily.com predicts another warm and wild weekend in Bay Ridge. Read more…

Vouch surfing! Feds free up hospital cash, but LICH will miss the waive

Hospitals in Crisis: Beleaguered Brooklyn hospitals could get skipped — and Long Island College Hospital will definitely get passed over — by the billions of dollars the feds gave the state to boost its healthcare system last week. Comments (7)

Listen up! Spike Lee to give free lecture at Pratt

Cinema: Brooklyn’s prodigal son will return. Comment

Listen up! Spike Lee to give free lecture at Pratt

Cinema: Brooklyn’s prodigal son will return. Comments (3)

A whole latte money!

A whole latte money!

Greenpoint: The $7 latte is here. Comments (61)

War on Cars

Mean Streets: Call it cop envy. Comments (19)

Traffic calming vs. traffic causing

Mean Streets: Two local panels are at loggerheads over a plan to slow down cars on the streets of Clinton Hill and Bedford-Stuyvesant. Comments (10)

Letter from Methodist: You got it wrong again

Letters: A public relations rep for the Park Slope hospital says that we once again screwed up coverage of its controversial expansion bid. Comments (10)
Photo Galleries: A pregnant woman’s death by snowplow and the collapse of an East River Ferry pier in Greenpoint are just a few of the worst incidents during today’s relentless snow and sleet storm. Comment
Photo Galleries: A pregnant woman’s death by snowplow and the collapse of an East River Ferry pier in Greenpoint are just a few of the worst incidents during today’s relentless snow and sleet storm. Comment

Motorist killed 80-year-old lady in Williamsburg: Cops

Mean Streets: A driver mowed down an elderly woman in Williamsburg as she was crossing the street on Tuesday afternoon, killing her, police said. Comments (6)

Park Slope schoolboy mugged on his way home from class

Park Slope: It is purportedly the latest in a string of bully robberies. Comments (6)

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