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Music: This band can really whale! Comment

Catch Kuti: Two chances to see Afrobeat star in Brooklyn

Music: The Afrobeat is back! Comment

House of yuks: ‘Cicadas’ comedy show at Bushwick venue

Rimshot: This show has some buzz! Comment

Get ready folks, here comes Generation Z

Rhymes with Crazy: They’ll tell you what they are eating on the internet! Comments (3)

Reader summit! Rob invites Jerry to chew fat over lunch

I want to thank everyone at your editorial desk for printing not only letters from the readers, but rebuttals, too. What makes your newspaper and our country great is the hard-fought freedom to express views without fear of armed troopers storming your abode. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Spend the week outside! We’ve got outdoor theater, music, and a doggie fashion show — and all of it is free! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge Nights is getting out!

Bay Ridge Nights: The summer is heating up and so is Bay Ridge! Comment

Mow-tivated! Tycoon Trump was a typhoon teen who cut grass like a dynamo, sez Courier shutterbug

A Britisher’s View: Say what? Long before Donald Trump was a turkey-tawkin’ mogul and tentative presidential nominee bound for the Republican National Convention in the Buckeye State next week, he was a polite and pompadoured teen who was a whiz laborer, legendary cameraman Jim Romano tells our columnist. Comment

How I spent my summer vacation: Clones get first day off in nearly a month

Coney Island: Brooklyn’s boys of summer played 20 games in 20 days, but the Cyclones finally got a day off on July 7, and teammates made sure not to waste it. Comment

Living the dream: Poly Prep star seizing the moment this summer

High School Sports: Poly Prep senior Nick Storz came up just short in the Junior Home Run Derby on July 11, but the Blue Devils star is still having the summer of his life on the diamond. Comment

Harris’s non-profit haunts her

Party Line: The tax-exempt group still operates out of her home, and critics say she is using it to promote her re-election bid. Comment
Art: Greenbacks are getting more colorful! Comments (4)

Critically important for critical care

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

Turn three: Cyclones dramatic triple play a first for this old-timer

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Three Cyclones players cemented themselves in the team record books when they turned a 2-6-3 triple play against Hudson Valley on July 10, and showed their manager something even he’d never saw before. Comment
Digital editions: This week’s print edition of The Brooklyn Paper comes jammed packed with news, photos, and all your favorite Pokemon characters or whatever they are. So pick up a copy, scan through it, and look for all those little buggers that are making America — nay, the world — bonkers. But be safe doing it, as we don’t want you falling in the lake at Prospect Park. Oh, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Read more…

Swiss Family Thompson: Steph’s European vacation

Fearless Living: You can learn a lot from a trip to Switzerland, and its not all cheesy. Comment
BoroBeat: It was a bazaar sight! Comments (19)
Bensonhurst: Bensonhurst native Paulie Malignaggi is determined to erase bitter memories of his last fight in Brooklyn when he returns to the ring at Barclays Center on July 30. Comment
Coney Island: Brooklyn first baseman Peter Alonso has been a force since he joined the Clones roster earlier this month, and the former Florida standout is showing no signs of slowing down. Comment
Transit: Brooklyn’s busiest bus route may have gotten a little quicker. Comment
Park Slope: Well, this is one way to take big money out of politics. Comments (10)
Dyker Heights: Call them politically active. Comments (9)

Partisan artisans

Art: This exhibit is gonna be huge! Comments (3)

Run for it: Art installation puts you in the presidential race

Art: Tired of the Donald and Clinton campaigns? Maybe you can do better! Comment

Cyclones rolling after third straight win

The Ride: Brooklyn second baseman Nick Sergakis racked up three hits and drove in three runs to lead the Cyclones to a third straight victory on Tuesday night. Comment

Jo wants a uniter, not a divider

Not for Nuthin’: Yet again, another mass shooting — this time against white police officers. And yet again, our president makes an lame statement about the violence in our country. Comment
BoroBeat: Well obviously not this kid. Give him a break, he’s 2. Comment

What a ball! Clones screen stickball doc, host expo

BoroBeat: It was a hit! Comment
Prospect Heights: Hundreds of Kings County residents gathered with pols, police, and religious leaders in Grand Army Plaza on Monday for a candlelight vigil to pray for shooting victims around the country last week. Comments (1)
Bensonhurst: They say he pulled a revolver on them. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Get ready for some chain-ges. Comment
Dining: Now, they’ve got even more things to put Cheez on! Comment
Williamsburg: Possession is nine-tenths of the law, but these activists are hoping to score land with around nine tents and some lawn. Comments (7)

Best of the fests

Williamsburg: It is the one high-rise in Williamsburg that doesn’t divide newcomers and old-timers. Comments (2)
Cobble Hill: Ooh la la! Comment

Brooklyn edges out win with big-time bats

The Ride: Cyclones catcher Brandon Brosher hit two home runs - including the game-tying shot in the ninth inning - as Brooklyn grabbed an extra-innings victory at Aberdeen on Monday night. Comment
Fashion: It’s a modest success. Comments (89)

Xaverian baseball standout using summer to improve

High School Sports: Clippers’ third baseman Pedro Fortoso is spending his vacation playing ball with the Midville Dodgers, determined to improve his game for his next season with Xaverian. Comment
Bay Ridge: A man killed himself by jumping in front of an R train at 77th Street on July 11, snarling service in Bay Ridge last Monday morning. Comments (3)
Go There Now While You Still Can: He’s ripe with stories. Comment
Gowanus: This is not how you rock the vote. Comments (22)

Cyclones snap losing streak with historic triple play

The Ride: Brooklyn executed the first triple play in team history on Sunday afternoon, taking down Hudson Valley to snap a four-game losing streak. Comment

Stan’s cure for aging

It’s Only My Opinion: Eat more preservatives! Our resident chemist breaks down the compounds keeping your food from breaking down. Comment

Disastrous inning dooms Cyclones in fourth straight loss

The Ride: Brooklyn showed a bit of spark on Saturday night, but couldn’t hold on to the momentum as Hudson Valley rallied late at MCU Park. Comment

Cyclones offense stifled in shutout loss

The Ride: Brooklyn was held to just one hit on Friday night, falling to Hudson Valley in the series opener at MCU Park. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: They’re applying some pier pressure. Comments (10)
Carroll Gardens: Grab your tiny violins — BrooklynPaper.com is at it again! Read more…

Brooklyn blown out in Batavia

The Ride: The Cyclones win streak was snapped on Wednesday night as the squad gave up 15 runs on 15 hits in the final game of the series. Comment

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