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New novel explores life between Brooklyn and Haiti

Books: This is a very different tale of two cities. Comment

New novel explores life between Brooklyn and Haiti

Books: This is a very different tale of two cities. Comment
Theater: Displacement — thereby hangs a tale. Comment
Theater: Displacement — thereby hangs a tale. Comment

There are hundreds of reasons why Carmine won’t change a bit!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Screech, Carmine explains how he stays the same way no matter what anybody says — even Katherine Hepburn! Comments (2)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine’s fond memories of Kate

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher remembers some of the biggest stars he’s ever bumped into! Comment

Game of drones: City could ban remote-controlled aircraft

Marine Park: A trio of proposed city laws aimed at cracking down unmanned aerial vehicles — including remote-controlled flying toys — just won’t fly with aerial hobbyists in Marine Park. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Joey Bada$$ plays Rough Trade, Transit Trivia returns, an old fashioned waltz ball, and other great things to do in Brooklyn Jan. 17–22. Comment

Bartoonist is back!

Bartoonist is back!

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator warms himself with a hearth and hot-buttered rum at new Williamsburg bar Billet & Bellows. Comment

Revenge of the 'Coffee Nerd'

Awesome: Deputy editor Nathan Tempey takes over arts desk duties to press arts editor Ruth Brown on her new book about coffee culture. Comments (6)

Everyday gourmet: Our arts editor’s office coffee ritual

Photo Galleries: Here is proof you don’t have to have to go to a laboratory-style cafe to get your gourmet on. Comment

Rock out to the classics in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Break out those earplugs and your spare liver, because the Ridge is really rocking this weekend! Comment

Rock out to the classics in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is really rocking this weekend, and our buddies at BrooklynDaily.com know all the hottest gigs! Read more…

Proving I can: An alcohol-free January

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie vows not to drink for a month — even if it kills her. Comments (9)

Paris terror attacks assault us all

A Britisher’s View: The Paris terror spree was an attack on every single person who values life and liberty, writes our columnist. Comment

Showpaper folds

Scrappy music newsletter scraps its print edition

Music: An indie music newsletter is stopping printing after eight years of guiding Bushwick and Williamsburg scenesters to the best, most obscure shows. Comment

Indie-music newsletter’s greatest hits

Music: Publisher and promoter Todd Patrick walks us through his favorite Showpaper covers as the staple of the scene stops printing. Comment
Awesome: Deputy editor Nathan Tempey takes over arts desk duties to press arts editor Ruth Brown on her new book about coffee culture. Comment

The Nets are for sale

Prospect Heights: The Nets’ Russian oligarch owner is looking to unload the team. Comment

Pig deal: Barbecue joint coming to Third Avenue

Bay Ridge: Pig Guy NYC — purveyor of all things pork at MCU Park — is opening a franchise on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge, and promising its porcine provisions will shake up the neighborhood. Comment

Pig deal: Barbecue joint coming to Third Avenue

Bay Ridge: Pig Guy NYC — purveyor of all things pork at MCU Park — is opening a franchise on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge, and promising its porcine provisions will shake up the neighborhood. Comment

Garnett comes out swinging, and Crummy makes his Nets-purchase pitch

Flagrant Fowl: Our curmudgeonly Nets columnist on the crack in Kevin Garnett’s mystique, and why he’d be a good owner of Brooklyn’s home team. Comments (1)

Ditmas Park bros and Sufjan Stevens collaborate on rodeo film

Cinema: Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’... Comment

Ditmas Park bros and Sufjan Stevens collaborate on rodeo film

Cinema: Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’... Comments (1)
Music: Bust out your boom box and get your fingers ready for some manual rewinding. Comment
Digital editions: A funny thing happened on Monday. Our story about T-shirts with the words “Made in Brooklyn” printed on them being made in China was read by more than 1,500 people for an average of three-and-a-half minutes. Meanwhile, a story about the R train in Bay Ridge was read by more than 1,200 people, also for an average of three-and-a-minutes. That means more than 2,700 people were viewing our site for more than 9,450 minutes. That’s 157-and-a-half hours. And that’s more than six days. In just one day? How can that be? All we can guess is that time is an illusion. That’s reason enough to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Lopsided loss to LuHi is teachable moment for Jefferson

Joe Knows: Thomas Jefferson wants to climb to the top of the Public School Athletic League. To do so, it needs to use its defeat by Long Island Lutheran, one of the state’s best programs, as a moment for growth. Comment

Gowanus parole office temporarily scales down

Gowanus: The state has agreed to dramatically reduce the number of former prisoners reporting to the new parole headquarters in Gowanus as part of a court settlement with activists who sought to block the project. Comments (2)
MISSING

Senior disappears from Canarsie home

Canarsie: Police are looking for a senior citizen who vanished from his home in Canarsie on Jan. 12. Comment

The Nets are for sale

Prospect Heights: The Nets’ Russian oligarch owner is looking to unload the team. Comments (2)

Wrestlemania at The Brooklyn Paper

Nathan’s Famous: She works as a home health aide, but spends many of her evenings suplexing opponents into oblivion. Comments (2)
Nightlife: Gleason’s Gym is set to become a world of wrestling for one night only this Saturday. Comments (2)
Music: Bust out your boom box and get your fingers ready for some manual rewinding. Comments (1)
Nightlife: Call it the five moves of Dumbo. Comment

Jo on mayor’s bans and unbans

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist sounds off on Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s plans to allow kids to bring their cellphones to schools, and to ban certain take-out food packaging Comment

Fighting cancer with the power of Zumba

Bergen Beach: Zealous Zumba dancers from across the borough raised more than $4,000 for the American Cancer Society at the third-annual “Fight Back with Fitness Day” Zumbathon at the St. Bernard Clairvaux Parish in Bergen Beach in Jan. 11. Comment
High School Sports: Thomas Jefferson’s fast paced, up-tempo offense met its match in a Long Island Lutheran team that plays much the same way. Comment

Balanced Lincoln handles St. Raymond

High School Sports: The Railsplitters boys’ basketball team may not have a traditional star player this season, but it showed that it is still one of the top teams in the city. Comment

Strong night from Fraser not enough for Vikings

High School Sports: South Shore fought back with repeated rallies last Sunday, but in the end, it just couldn’t overcome Christ the King’s attack. Comment

Fatal shooting in Flatlands

Flatlands: A 15-year-old boy was shot dead and a man was injured in a Jan. 11 shooting that police say may be gang-related. Comment
As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s good job with a pension. Comment
Sunset Park: He wants his neighbors to get good-paying jobs to stave off the gentrification he sees as imminent. Comments (14)

Judging a look by its cover: Dumbo retailer hawks bogus ‘Made in Brooklyn’ gear

Branding Brooklyn: We get to the bottom of a prominent shop’s borough-centric gift line. Comment

Stars line up! Kings Theatre’s 2015 schedule announced

Flatbush: Gladys Knight, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Mavado, Capleton, and more are set to perform at Brooklyn’s biggest comeback story, which reopens on Jan. 27. Comment
Gladys Knight, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Mavado, Capleton, and more are set to perform at Brooklyn’s biggest comeback story, which reopens on Jan. 27. Plus, information on how the renovation is coming along, and how theater management is offering a separate entrance, separate bar service, separate parking, separate bathrooms, and more for high rollers. Comments (6)

Free to move about the country: Murder exoneree overjoyed, planning vacation

Bedford-Stuyvesant: The latest man exonerated following a wrongful murder conviction under former district attorney Charles Hynes wants to dedicate his life to helping free innocent people in prison — but first, he is hitting the beach. Comments (3)

Free to move about the country: Murder exoneree overjoyed, planning vacation

Bedford-Stuyvesant: The latest man exonerated following a wrongful murder conviction under former district attorney Charles Hynes wants to dedicate his life to helping free innocent people in prison — but first, he is hitting the beach. Comment

Setting a high barre: Famed Russian ballet company comes to BAM

Dance: They’re from Russia, with love for our multipurpose concert halls. Comment

Truck yeah! P’Slope illustrator turns garbage trucks into superheroes

Books: This guy loves talking trash! Comment

Setting a high barre: Famed Russian ballet company comes to BAM

Dance: They’re from Russia, with love for our multipurpose concert halls. Comment

Truck yeah! P’Slope illustrator turns garbage trucks into superheroes

Books: This guy loves talking trash! Comment

Judge throws out lawsuit in Vespa mom’s crash death

Mean Streets: A federal judge threw out a $10-million lawsuit against the federal agent who struck and killed a woman in a July, 2010 crash, ruling that evidence shows the Vespa-riding mother of three was at fault. Comments (3)

Wright stuff: Freshman forward powers Poly past Horace Mann

High School Sports: Shanniah Wright is getting used to having a big role at a young age. Comment

Three kings for a day: W’burg Christians mark holiday, honor slain officer

Williamsburg: Hundreds took to Graham Avenue in Williamsburg on Sunday afternoon to celebrate Three Kings Day. Comment

R-evisionist: MTA fixing schedules, not R trains

Bay Ridge: In an apparent display of double-speak, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority honcho said the authority will make tardy R trains run on schedule — by adjusting the schedule. Comments (24)

R-evisionist: MTA fixing schedules, not R trains

Bay Ridge: In an apparent display of double-speak, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority honcho said the authority will make tardy R trains run on schedule — by adjusting the schedule. Comment
MISSING

17-year-old girl vanishes in Midwood

Midwood: Police are looking for a 17-year-old girl who disappeared from her Midwood home on Jan. 7. Comment

Trump talks: Meeting on tower plans Jan. 21

Brighton Beach: The developer seeking to build a massive apartment tower on the site of Trump Village Shopping Center will end months of rumors and fretful speculation by finally revealing his plans at a public meeting in Brighton Beach on Jan. 21. Comment

Greenpointers: Park’s an aberration

Greenpoint: One local argued that a proposed waterfront park is too kid-friendly, asking, “Where are the adults supposed to go?” Comments (10)

Judging a look by its cover: Dumbo retailer hawks bogus ‘Made in Brooklyn’ gear

Branding Brooklyn: We get to the bottom of a prominent shop’s borough-centric gift line. Comments (3)

Diner serves up condos

Diner serves up condos

Sheepshead Bay: A seven-story condominium with ground-floor retail is replacing the iconic El Greco diner, which closed last month. Comment

Stan has some more numbers for you

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist discusses shiftless students, teen pregnancy, Latino politics, and death panels. Comment

17-year-old girl vanishes in Midwood

Park Slope: Police are looking for a 17-year-old girl who disappeared from her Midwood home on Jan. 7. Comment
Gowanus: A Gowanus public housing development suffered water outages for five days straight this week, and a lackadaisical response by the Housing Authority left residents scrambling to quench the thirst of the complex’s most vulnerable people. Comments (2)

NYPD: Cop shot knife-wielding man in Bushwick

Bushwick: A cop shot and wounded a man who officers say approached them with a kitchen knife on Wednesday night in Bushwick. Comments (3)

Killer gets 25 years

Gerritsen Beach: A 22-year-old man convicted of killing his 14-year-old girlfriend and dumping her body in Gerritsen Beach was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Jan. 7. Comment

Greenpoint fire puts tenants on the street

Greenpoint: Four Greenpoint families were left homeless by a fire that raged through an apartment building on Wednesday night, fire officials said. Comment

Spike Hill’s downfall: Prime real estate

Changing Brooklyn: A popular Williamsburg music venue closed to make way for a massive real estate deal. Comments (2)

DA: Fiend impersonated cop in Bushwick sex attack

Bushwick: A man is facing felony charges after he allegedly told a teenager that he was cop and sexually assaulted her. Comment

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