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Bombs away! ‘51 Worst Jokes’ revels in terrible comedy

Theater: It will be a heckler’s heaven! Comment

Beach party: New Year’s Eve expands on Coney Island

Event: Second time’s the charm! Comment

Yes! Dogs do loves us!

Rhymes with Crazy: Also, we understand we did just write “dog do.” Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Vintage Carmine! Another classic from the Screecher!

Big Screecher: This week, we check in with the Ghost of Christmas Past to see what Carmine had to say in 2011! Comment
Editor’s Picks: The holidays are here, and there is plenty to do if you want to sneak away from your family! Doctor Who screenings, folk singers, Jimmy Buffet playing on New Year’s Eve, and more! Comment

Christians gather at home and on hostile ground to wish everyone a ‘Merry Christmas’

A Britisher’s View: Christians are the most persecuted people on the planet, but that has not stopped them from putting others first, writes our columnist. Comment

St. Francis is on top of the game

Standing O: Standing O is cheering Brooklyn on! Comment

Annoyance Theatre

Event: These comedians are in their happy place! Comment

The Christmas birthday blues

The Dad: The Dad’s youngest turns 18 this Dec. 26, making her birthday more important than Christmas — or is it? Comment
Page 1: There is only one shopping day left until Christmas, and you still haven’t found the one thing that will make everyone on your “Nice” list smile from ear to ear. Well, thank goodness for The Brooklyn Paper! It slices, it dices! Look at that tomato! So what are you waiting for? Pick one up for everyone. We’ve even conveniently plastered a “Merry Christmas” geeting across the top! Best of all, it also make great wrapping paper. Enjoy, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

2016 could be difficult for starless Lincoln, Nazareth

Joe Knows: The Abraham Lincoln boys basketball team is hoping for a happier holiday than Nazareth’s girls hoops squad. Comment

Back for seconds: Native chef returns to Marine Park

Marine Park: He’s back on the menu! Comment

Swim meet

Cleaning Our Waterways: He conquered the Canal, now he is tackling Brooklyn’s other toxic waterway! Comments (2)

Newtown Creek Vs. Gowanus Canal

Cleaning Our Waterways: A tale of the tape! Comments (1)
Williamsburg: Is Mast Brothers worth the price? We blindfolded people and fed them candy to find out! Have your say in our poll. Comments (6)

The Wainwright stuff: Singer Lucy Wainwright Roche returns to Bell House

Music: It’s becoming a Boxing Day tradition. Comment

Jo’s ‘Night Before Christmas!’

Not for Nuthin’: It’s a Christmas tradition! Enjoy! Comment
Go There Now While You Still Can: Where will we get ostrich carpaccio and monkey gland sauce now? Comments (4)

Michael Moore on Brooklyn Paper Radio

Podcast: The documentary filmmaker sat down with our hosts for a rivieting conversation about all sorts of things, but mostly his new movie “Where to Invade Next.” Comment
Podcast: On today’s show, Gersh and Vince are joined by the star director and former councilman, who also discussed, shorter days, Paul McCartney’s near-catch, and a whole load of other stuff! Listen and find out what went down. Comment

Gone but not forgotten

Gone but not forgotten

Downtown: Hundreds of police officers and civilians gathered outside the 84th Precinct station house Downtown on Sunday to honor Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, a year after a deranged gunman killed them in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Authorities unveiled two plaques dedicated to the slain officers.

Crime

Police: Help us find woman who slashed straphangers on A train

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A weapon-wielding woman in a bright yellow coat slashed two straphangers on a Queens-bound A train on Friday evening, according to police and a footage of the incident. Comment

Passenger robs cabbie at end of trip

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Police are looking for a guy who they say robbed a livery cab driver in Bushwick on Saturday afternoon. Comment

Santa brings toys to Flatbush school

BoroBeat: Christmas came early in Flatbush this year. Comment

Xaverian survives scare with big fourth-quarter run

High School Sports: Xaverian overcame poor first-half shooting amid a busy schedule to beat St. Francis Prep. Comment

Nazareth finishes off Lewis in overtime

High School Sports: Nazareth is hoping an overtime win against Francis Lewis signals a change of fortune for the struggling team. Comment

Revamped Medgar Evers thriving after stars exit

High School Sports: Medgar Evers’ three best players transferred in the offseason, but the loss has translated into more wins. Comment

Skills to boot: 2015 All-Brooklyn girls’ soccer honors

High School Sports: Brooklyn’s familiar faces didn’t disappoint his season. Comment
Bay Ridge: Vigilant Ridgites must watch what they say when reporting illegal home conversions. Comment
Bay Ridge: Luke, I am your vintner. Comment
Class Action: They’re hoping for limited Success. Comments (23)
Changing Brooklyn: The grown-up Dave and Buster’s will offer bowling, ping-pong, shuffleboard, retro arcade games, karaoke, and giant wall-mounted Scrabble boards. Comments (3)

Stan sends one out to Chris Matthews

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our penman ‘plauds a fellow pundit for keepin’ it real. Comment

Anna Kendrick cheers return of ‘Hard Nut’ to BAM

Anna Kendrick cheers return of ‘Hard Nut’ to BAM

Fort Greene: She missed it when it was gone! Comment

Punch up! Borough Hall hosts coquito-making contest

BoroBeat: The taste of this victory was sweet — and boozy! Comment

Cop accused of molesting Brooklyn girl

Crime: A grand jury charged a police officer on Dec. 16 with molesting a young, Brooklyn girl. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: The former weapons depot will have 330 apartments and maybe a community swimming pool. Comments (4)
Marine Park: It was Kings versus Queensland! Comment

Tree-ing double: St. Anselm has two-day Christmas fete

Bay Ridge: Christmas comes but twice a year at this Ridge school! Comment
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Con-dis-cord Street: New Manhattan Bridge exit plagues residential road

Mean Streets: Things have taken a turn for the worse. Comments (4)
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Break out the bubbly — then smash it against a boat! Comment
Go There Now While You Still Can: Say pasta la vista. Comments (1)

Crown Heights residents sing carols at gun violence hot spots

BoroBeat: They caroled for a cause. Comment

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