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President Annie: Dance company takes orphan to the Oval Office

Dance: Tomorrow! Tomorrow! She’ll take office — tomorrow! Comment

Male polish: Play reading puts men at the nail salon

Theater: Boys will be girls! Comments (2)

An ‘alien’ living in our own backyard

Rhymes with Crazy: Greetings from Earth — and Brooklyn! Comments (5)

Reader: Make that 79 male virgins for Orlando low-life

Stanley Gershbein (“It’s Only My Opinion”) and Robert Lobenstein (“Billy the Senior! Power to packin’ elders, sez reader,” Sound off to the Editor, June 10), after the massacre in Orlando last Sunday, do you still believe every person who wants one, or more, guns should be allowed to own them? Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Bay Ridge Nights is poppin’

Bay Ridge Nights: Take your papa out all night! Comment
Editor’s Picks: The Brooklyn Cyclones are back! And the free summer concert season is in full swing. Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bird's eye view

Books: Go birding this summer — you won’t egret it! Comments (1)

Follow that bird!

Here are the best birding spots in Brooklyn. Comment

Where to celebrate Father’s Day in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is poppin’ and our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the scoop! Read more…

Islamo-moderates pray while Islamo-nuts prey on Americans

A Britisher’s View: Moderate Muslims? Come out, come out, wherever you are and destroy radical Islam as only you can, says our columnist. Comment

Capano confirms he is running

Party Line: Plus: An under-investigation elections clerk drops her district leader bid, and more mud-slinging in the Bay Ridge-Coney Island assembly race. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Prospect Park Residence owner faces foreclosure

Park Slope: The owner of embattled Park Slope old folks’ home Prospect Park Residence may lose his tony park-side property now that his creditors have come calling. Comments (6)
Art: He has focused on the parade. Comments (1)

Capano confirms he’s running for Gentile’s seat

Party Line: Our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have all the political muckraking from Bay Ridge and beyond. Read more…

We and they and them and us are all the same

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures we’re all in this together, so we might as well love each other and our differences. Comments (5)
Manager Tom Gamboa is ready to get out of Florida, where the team has been in spring training. Comment
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Dedicated Cyclones fans are not the only ones anxiously awaiting for the team to play in Brooklyn for the first time since September — manager Tom Gamboa is ready to get out of Florida, where the team has been in spring training. Comment
High School Sports: The Hornets clinched the first-ever champinoship in program history on June 13. Comment
Marine Park: Getting to this green space is no walk in the park. Comment

Steamy nights

Williamsburg: Don’t call it iron-ic. Comments (5)
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Press, play: Songs to iron to

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Press, play: Songs to iron to

Music: Steamy ballads? Smooth tunes? Metal? Comments (10)
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Metal head: Ironing aficionado’s top ironing tunes

Music: Find out what a true ironing connoisseur listens to while smoothing rumpled linen. Comment

Brooklyn mourns

Prospect Heights: Hundreds of Brooklynites stood vigil in the shadow of Grand Army Plaza as the sun set on Wednesday. Comments (1)
Downtown: Borough Hall is getting a big hug in the wake of the Orlando massacre. Comments (1)

A ‘relay’ fun time! Cancer fund-raiser a hit

BoroBeat: Cancer survivors and their supporters walked, ran, jumped — and even smooched pooches — to raise money for cancer research during the Relay for Life rally against cancer at Bergen Beach Fields on June 11. Comment
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Finally! Fancy subway entrance in luxury high-rise open to public

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Finally! Fancy subway entrance in luxury high-rise open to public

Downtown: Talk about a grand entrance! Comments (7)
Awesome: It is shaping up to be the greatest rivalry in car racing since Niki Lauda and James Hunt in the 1976 Formula One season. Comment

Jo is watching the watchers — and she doesn’t like what she sees

Not for Nuthin’: Our columnist wants more accountability for the Feds who didn’t see the massacre in Orlando coming. Comment
Greenpoint: These bikers are blazing a trail to save lives. Comment
High School Sports: The Xaverian baseball team couldn’t mount one final comeback. Comment

Medger Evers hoops star finds her college footing

High School Sports: She was almost sidelined when the school she committed to announced it was closing. Comment
BoroBeat: Thousands of Brooklynites flocked to Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue to celebrate the borough’s queer community at the 20th Brooklyn Pride on Saturday. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: The competition was ruff. Comments (2)
Downtown: They were holding out for a gyro! Comment

Taken to court! Police, kids play friendly basketball game

Sheepshead Bay: It’s the one time you can steal from a police officer! Comment
BoroBeat: This party just keeps getting bigger! Comments (3)

Xaverian hoops coach retires

High School Sports: Jack Alesi leaves the Clippers’ program after more than 20 years on the sidelines. Comment
Bay Ridge: The Toronto team selected former High School of Telecommunication Art and Technology star Joshua Palacios in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Comment

Full-court press

Marine Park: Call it a crack-top! Comment
Meadows of Shame: The ball’s in their court. Comments (13)
Williamsburg: Enrique Rios’s family are now raising money to bring his body back to Brooklyn for a funeral. Comment
Williamsburg: He claims he has offers for “significantly” more. Comments (13)
Cleaning Our Waterways: Now the owner is hoping for a Hollywood ending starring Mayor DeBlasio. Comments (5)

Stan issues a Warren-ing to the senator from Massachusetts

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our pontificator points our her alleged hypocrisy. Comment

Make a knight of it! Library hosts real-life chess game

Prospect Heights: Getting kids to read is child’s play! Comment

On the ball! Marine Park bocce players excited for new courts

Marine Park: They’re ready to roll! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn Heights Library sale was a shadowy deal, a new lawsuit alleges — but not in the way you think! Comments (24)
Williamsburg: They’re gonna dance again. Not-guilty feet have got new rhythm. Though it’s easy to pretend. We know you’re not a fool. Comments (1)
Changing Brooklyn: They want a plug in every garage! Comments (6)
Sunset Park: They want to issue a desk appearance. Comments (7)
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Verrazzano vs. Verrazano: Brookyn Paper Radio hashes it out!

Podcast: This week, the boys look into why it has taken so long for residents to demand the Metropolitan Transportation Authority correctly spell the word named of a famed Italian explorer. Comments (4)

What’s in it for us? Downtowners reject high-rise because it doesn’t have school or subway entrance

Changing Brooklyn: Community Board 2 doesn’t want to dog runs and rooftop pools in luxury buildings — it wants desks and staircases. Comments (13)

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