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Books: Ain’t no party like a political party! Comments (1)
Books: Ain’t no party like a political party! Comment

Hoots and hijinks with Carmine!

Sunday Screech: Sunday, on Carmine! The Screecher gets stuck in the snow! Will he survive? Did he bring enough provisions for the trip? Did he wear his diaper? Find out on this week’s Carmine! Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Snow-bound! Carmine’s car gets stuck!

Big Screecher: It happened again! Carmine found the biggest pile of snow in Brooklyn, and got stuck in it! Comment

What to read this week

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

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new lit. Comment
Editor’s Picks: The Transit Museum gets romantic, Matt Groening visits BAM, the Brooklyn Folk Festival offers a sneak peek, and more things happening in Brooklyn, Feb. 6–12. Comment

Cross-harbor tunnel

Burrowing into Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Government big wigs want to cut down truck traffic in the city by moving cargo into Brooklyn directly from the New Jersey waterfront, so the Port Authority has outlined 10 proposals, including a rail tunnel under the harbor to Bay Ridge. Here’s the breakdown: Comment

Burrowing into Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Government bigwigs want to cut down truck traffic in the city by moving cargo into Brooklyn directly from the New Jersey waterfront, so the Port Authority has outlined 10 proposals, including a rail tunnel under the harbor to Bay Ridge. Comments (9)

More than a century in the making: A tunnel timeline

Bay Ridge: The Cross Harbor Freight Program has a storied history — mainly of exploratory studies. Comment

More than a century in the making: A tunnel timeline

Bay Ridge: The Cross Harbor Freight Program has a storied history — mainly of exploratory studies. Comments (3)

Bodies of work

An artist is moving his entire bedroom into a Park Slope gallery

Weird Art: It is art irritating life. Comments (1)

An artist is moving his entire bedroom into a Park Slope gallery

Weird Art: It is art irritating life. Comment
Art: Human hamster wheels and live births. Comments (2)
Art: Human hamster wheels and live births. Comment

Chill out in Bay Ridge this weekend

Bay Ridge Nights: It is gonna be another cold one this weekend, but that doesn’t mean the Ridge’s music scene is on ice! Comment

Chill out in Bay Ridge this weekend

Bay Ridge Nights: It is gonna be another cold one this weekend, but that doesn’t mean the Ridge’s music scene is on ice. Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com know all the hot spots. Read more…

Bam’s political insanity

A Britisher’s View: The leader of the free world is in the late stages of political dementia, judging from his loony policies, writes our columnist. Comment

Flatlands Senior disappears from hospital

Flatlands: Police are looking for a 63-year-old Flatlands woman who vanished from the Brookdale Hospital on Feb. 3. Comment
Transit: New ferry service is tying up in Brooklyn. Comment

Sex-ed on the street

Flatlands: A racy new shop in Flatlands has parents worried that their kids might learn about the birds and the bees before the ABCs. Comment

Trump class cram concerns

Brighton Beach: Brighton Beach residents are worried about the impact of a proposed 40-story tower on the already-crowded schools — despite the developer’s plan to fill the building with young hipsters and childless couples. Comment
Event: Diana Ross probably isn’t used to being the opening act. Comment

Snip, snip, hooray!

Standing O: Standing O welcomes a new community center to Coney Island. Comment
Cinema: Gouda night, Gouda night! Havarti is such sweet sorrow, that I’ll say Gouda night until this bite becomes Parmigiano. Comment
Cinema: Gouda night, Gouda night! Havarti is such sweet sorrow, that I’ll say Gouda night until this bite becomes Parmigiano. Comment
Circuit Lord: A Sunset Park company is making doing laundry as simple as a few taps on your phone. Comments (7)
Nightlife: It is the spice of life. Comment
Nightlife: It is the spice of life. Comment

Crummy on Nets turnaround: Don’t get your hopes up

Flagrant Fowl: Our curmudgeonly basketball columnist’s take on the recent Nets turnaround is cautious pessimism. Comment
Digital editions: Screw blogs. Forget wire services. Who needs a rewrite desk? Over here at The Brooklyn Paper, we’ve got we-write desks. What is aggregation if not a word that rhymes with agitation, which shares a root with agita? The only people getting heartburn over our coverage are crooks and imposters. When the inquisitive, good-looking residents of our fair borough want local information, they check in with us, online all the time and in print every Friday. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

The Dad passes the wine

The Dad: This week, the our columnist trains his kids to drink responsibly. Comments (1)

Terriers’ Jones willed his way into program lore

Joe Knows: Brent Jones is finally in total control of his game — and his team’s destiny. Comment

Craigslist ad leads to gun-point robbery

Sheepshead Bay: Police are looking for two men who allegedly lured a man to Sheepshead Bay then robbed him at gunpoint on Jan. 28. Comment
Transit: New ferry service is tying up in Brooklyn. Comments (24)

Slum-dunk: Court takes G’point building over tenants’ sabotage claim

Greenpoint: A housing-court judge has snatched a Greenpoint building from its delinquent managers more than a year after the city forced their tenants out on the street when their utilities were rendered inoperable, intentionally, according to the tenants. Comment

Fire, frozen hydrants in Marine Park

Marine Park: The Fire Department is investigating a two-alarm fire that blazed for nearly an hour in Marine Park on Jan. 31. Comment
Event: They’re pinball wizards, there has to be a twist! Comment
Event: They’re pinball wizards, there has to be a twist! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge: Community Board 10 wants the Department of Transportation to restore grooves that were once cut into a crash-prone portion of Shore Road Drive to slow traffic and give drivers more traction on the winding thoroughfare. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge wants to get its grooves back. Comment

In select theaters

Event: Diana Ross probably isn’t used to being the opening act. Comments (4)
Development: The picture palaces of yesteryear are hiding in plain sight. Comments (2)

Fort Greene filmmaker tells ‘300’ from Persian perspective

Cinema: This isn’t Sparta. Comment

Fort Greene filmmaker tells ‘300’ from Persian perspective

Cinema: This isn’t Sparta. Comment

Burglar steals “Spiderman mask” from MCU Park: Police

Coney Island: He’s not your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Comment

Jo’s Super Bowl picks — for best commercial

Not for Nuthin’: She’s done it again! Our own Joanna DelBuono tells you which commercials made her pee her pants! Comment

Williams’s last-second shot propels Loughlin over Hayes

High School Sports: When Keith Williams stepped past a Cardinal Hayes defender, shot off one foot and buried the ball at the buzzer to give Bishop Loughlin its biggest win of the season, it was a moment of redemption both for him and his team. Comment

Flatlands teen disappears from Queens hospital

Flatlands: Police are looking for a 16-year-old Flatlands girl who vanished from a hospital in Queens on Jan. 30. Comment
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: City health officials put Williamsburg and Greenpoint residents at risk by not telling them to stay indoors all day Saturday as a major fire began, blanketing the neighborhoods in carcinogenic haze, according to environmental health activists. Comments (15)

Dog-walker beaned by manhole cover in explosion

Park Slope: A man landed in the hospital on Monday morning when an underground explosion near Prospect Park sent a manhole cover crashing into his head, according to witnesses and officials. Comment

Drivers: Poorly timed signals slow Fourth Avenue

Bay Ridge: Ridgites complain that the city never adjusted traffic signals on Fourth Avenue to jibe with the new 25-miles-per-hour speed limit, slowing commutes with congestion and red lights. Comments (23)

Locals: Poorly timed signals slow Fourth Avenue

Bay Ridge: Ridgites complain that the city never adjusted traffic signals on Fourth Avenue to jibe with the new 25-miles-per-hour speed limit, slowing commutes with congestion and red lights. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights kids have launched a campaign to save an anchor that has served as an unintentional piece of playground equipment on the Montague Street sidewalk for decades, and that an upscale eatery now wants gone. Comments (8)

South Shore’s Fraser earns historic McDonald’s All-American nod

High School Sports: South Shore’s Brianna Fraser made history for her school when she was selected last week as a McDonald’s All-American. Comment

Oh my gods! F’Greene author schools kids on Greek mythology through comics

Books: This story time will be epic! Comment

Oh my gods! F’Greene author schools kids on Greek mythology through comics

Books: This story time will be epic! Comment

On Point: Matured Isaac has Xaverian rolling

There was a time when Doyin Isaac wasn’t intended to be Xaverian’s point guard this season — but now the Clippers can’t imagine anyone else running the team. Comment

Canarsie native Smith fitting right in as South Shore assistant coach

High School Sports: Canarsie native and former St. John’s University women’s basketball standout Shenneika Smith is learning a lot from her move from the court to the sideline as assistant coach at South Shore. Comment
High School Sports: Boys and Girls never wavered in its offensive attack against the Queens High School of Teaching on Saturday, and it paid off with a convincing win. Comment

Dog-walker beaned by manhole cover in explosion

Park Slope: A man landed in the hospital on Monday morning when an underground explosion near Prospect Park sent a manhole cover crashing into his head, according to witnesses and officials. Comments (2)
Photo Galleries: The waterfront Williamsburg warehouse that went up in flames early on Saturday morning is still smoldering, and fire officials say it could continue for weeks. Comment
Photo Galleries: The waterfront Williamsburg warehouse that went up in flames early on Saturday morning is still smoldering, and fire officials say it could continue for weeks. Comments (2)

Burglars strike Gravesend homes

Gravesend: Police are looking for a pair of punks who purloined thousands of dollars from two W. 16th Street apartments on Jan. 20. Comment
DUMBO: The nearly two-decades-old arts event has already had its last hurrah, its primary sponsor Two Trees Management announced last week, saying that the only way to sustain the growing attendance would be to sell out. Comments (1)
Prospect Heights: The Democratic National Committee got a last look at Brooklyn on Friday. Comments (12)

CrossFit for kids: Aviator to offer high-intensity workout for youngsters

Marine Park: This big fitness craze is targeting a small audience. Comment
Downtown: A longtime opponent of Brooklyn’s former district attorney is once again trying to clear his name following one of the most bizarre prosecutions in borough history. Comments (1)

Stan reflects on the olden days

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist recalls ‘going steady,’ identity theft, and the perils of yellow snow. Comment

Work begins on Coney concert venue

Coney Island: Minor work has begun on the controversial project to transform the historic Childs Restaurant in Coney island into an amphitheater, locals say. Comment
Fort Greene: The Paramount Theatre is coming back, baby! Comment
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A massive blaze has consumed a large waterfront storage facility in Williamsburg. Comments (2)

Police-shooting victim’s girlfriend sues city, Housing Authority for $50M

Courts: The live-in girlfriend of the Red Hook man shot and killed by a police officer in the stairwell of an East New York public housing tower in November is suing the city and the Housing Authority for $50 million. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: The city is forcing construction to stop at a Brooklyn Bridge Park housing development until bean counters can determine whether the planned building will obstruct the view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Comments (3)
Bushwick: The city’s push to build below-market rate housing could have Brooklyn community gardens pushing up daisies. Comments (14)
Fort Greene: The Paramount Theatre is coming back, baby! Comments (8)

Footprints lead to fingerprinting

Midwood: This crook didn’t know how to cover his tracks. Comment
Coney Island: A 74-year-old woman is stable condition after a police officer hit her with one of the department’s three-wheel scooters as she crossed Surf Avenue on Jan. 25. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: A leading Bigfoot expert says that video evidence of a Sasquatch skulking through Prospect Park on Tuesday morning was probably fabricated — but that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Comment

DA tosses first non-murder conviction, allowing immigrant to stay

Courts: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor is asking a judge to throw out the 1986 burglary conviction of an immigrant facing deportation. Comment
Greenpoint: Brooklyn no longer has a pol in the fight to replace Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Comments (4)

Neighbors PO’d about Clinton Hill post office’s botched move

Clinton Hill: Clinton Hill post office patrons are being left out in the cold this winter. Comments (1)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: A leading expert in the paranormal says that video evidence of a Sasquatch skulking through Prospect Park on Tuesday morning was probably fabricated — but that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Comments (3)

DA tosses first non-murder conviction, allowing immigrant to stay

Courts: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has had a judge throw out the 1986 burglary conviction of an immigrant facing deportation. Comments (4)

Bear-sex ring stolen in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: A burglar with a taste for the bizarre broke into a Metropolitan Avenue apartment last week and stole a ring depicting two bears having sex, cops said. Comment

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