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Music: These colors are running in a new direction! Comments (2)

Police to talk Sunset Park crime spike Wednesday

Crime: Wednesday is your chance to hold police accountable for a violent-crime spike that has been rocking Sunset Park. Comment
Cinema: This film night will serve up a one-two combo! Comment

And now … A college class to teach kids how to be adults

Rhymes with Crazy: Do you thing we baby them too much, maybe? Comments (6)

Reader: Taste should trump tradition at Schnitzel Haus

Letters: I lived in Dyker Heights for several years, and, during that time, ate dinner with my wife and our friends at Schnitzel Haus, on several occasions. I never noticed the picture of Donald Trump on the walls (“Yuuuuuuge news! Trump photo back at Schnitzel Haus” by Caroline Spivack, online Aug. 10), but, if I had, I would have walked out immediately. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

The fallout of Bill Bratton’s resignation

Spin Cycle: This week, our columnist wonders what is next for New York City’s — and America’s — police force. Comment

It’s a brand new Bay Ridge Nights!

Bay Ridge Nights: There’s a new sheriff in town! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got sand sculptures, roving musicians, and Bill Nye the Science Guy! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Long live the Olympics! Greatest sports spectacle rocks with human spirit

A Britisher’s View: The games are a reminder that we can achieve world peace, writes our columnist. Comment
Marine Park: These women fight like girls — and they’ll kick your butt doing it. Comment
Boro of Nerds: It’s a super sequel! Comments (2)

Judge orders GOP redo county chairmanship vote

Party Line: It’s been nearly a year since the Brooklyn Republican party had a leader — and it may not get one any time soon. Comment

Judge orders GOP redo county chairmanship vote

Party Line: It’s been nearly a year since the Brooklyn Republican party had a leader — and it may not get one any time soon, according to our pals at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Our Beloved Brooklyn Cyclones

Rough return: Cyclones suffer disappointing loss in first game after All-Star break

The Ride: The Cyclones were back on the field – after a two-day All-Star break – but it wasn’t a happy return as Brooklyn gave up a late-game lead, falling to Staten Island on Wednesday night. Comment

Battered in Brooklyn: Late-season injuries starting to pile up for Cyclones

Ups & Downs: The Cyclones saw two of the squad’s top players suffer season-ending injuries earlier this week and now Brooklyn is looking for the next star to step up heading into the final stretch of summer. Comment
Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Former Yankees skipper Joe Torre returned home to Brooklyn last week – managing a celebrity softball game at MCU Park – and shining a spotlight on his charity work on and off the field. Comment

The fame plan: Local filmmaker screens his bid for celebrity

Cinema: This filmmaker knows how to hustle! Comment

All aboard for the Polar Arctic Express

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

Three steps to enlightenment: recognition, forgiveness, reprogramming

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie realizes she can’t get upset with herself when she looks at her kids and sees her mirror image. Comment
Dyker Heights: It’s causing a truckload of fear. Comment
Marine Park: They really got into gear! Comment
Brooklyn Is Angry: This food festival was boiling hot but still ended up half baked! Comments (4)

Looter takes woman’s purse from her car

Marine Park: Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: They want to wipe the Slate clean! Comments (5)

A good mom reviews ‘Bad Moms’

Not for Nuthin’: Jo doesn’t like to go to the movies, but she did because her daughter asked — and she loved every frame of the new Mila Kunis flick. Comment

Lout knifes cyclist with box-cutter amidst road-rage fight

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Suspect attacks store employee during failed robbery

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Cad swipes woman’s handbag

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Jerk pours sugar in freight trucks’ gas tanks

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Fast-food joint robbery leads to dramatic battle with workers

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Stoner almost shoots bodega clerk

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Thief swipes lady’s bag while she sings karaoke

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Speedster takes off in delivery man’s car

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Burglar swipes homeowner’s documents, damages couch with bleach

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Coney Island: It was a slam dunk. Comment
He’s not in South Carolina anymore. Comment
Dooley Noted: “I loved it! It was much better than ‘Cats!’ I want to see it again and again!” cheered our reviewer. Comment
Crown Heights: Join the West Indian Day Parade before it gets cool. Comments (4)

Reyes returns: Mets infielder’s second stint in Brooklyn

MCU Park is becoming a home away from home for Mets infielder Jose Reyes. Comment

Gamby sees stars: Clones skipper reunites with Mets star he discovered

Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa had a major impact on the Mets’ 1986 World Series title – even though he wasn’t with the team at the time. He was the scout who first discovered pitcher Jesse Orosco. Comment
Gerritsen Beach: Heather “The Heat” Hardy will be one of the first female boxers to stage a nationally broadcast fight in decades. Comment
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Police: Guy steals ATM with $13K in it from Prospect Heights eatery

Prospect Heights: Also: three iPads. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: Well that sucks. Or does it? Comments (3)
All work and no play makes the Lott House a dull venue. Comment

Cyclones edge out win ahead of All-Star break

The Ride: Brooklyn grabbed a confidence-boosting victory at MCU Park on Sunday, taking down the West Virgina Black Bears ahead of the New York-Penn League All-Star game this week. Comment

Stan fends off another scammer

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our wise wordsmith smells a swindler a mile away. Comment

Brooklyn blows lead, five-game win streak snapped

The Ride: The Cyclones gave up four runs in the top of the ninth as West Virginia rallied on Saturday night, ending Brooklyn’s win streak at MCU Park. Comment

Seventh heaven: Clones use big-time inning to notch fifth straight win

The Ride: Brooklyn scored eight runs in the seventh – with two outs on the board – to shut the door on a fifth straight victory, taking down the West Virginia Black Bears at MCU Park on Friday. Comment
Bay Ridge: They could use a lift. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: This puppy really knows how to enjoy the dog days of summer! Comment
Gravesend: They’ve been F’ed for too long. Comment
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Police: Brute fractures man’s skull with tire iron

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a guy who attacked a 33-year-old man with a tire iron in Williamsburg on Aug. 4, sending him to the hospital with a fractured skull. Comments (2)
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Bike psych! Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White: NYPD must treat traffic crimes as seriously as rape

Podcast: It’s time for the police to do its job, says the pro-bike activist. Comments (53)

Military rations! Army terminal opens food-production hub

Dining: And they’re hoping it’s a recipe for success. Comment
Downtown: He says it is to highlight diversity. Comments (8)

Walk it off: Cyclones set franchise-record in walks, take down Lake Monsters

The Ride: Brooklyn drew a franchise-record 12 walks and notched another late-game rally to take down the Vermont Lake Monsters at MCU Park on Thursday. Comment
Brooklyn Is Angry: The owner of one neighboring business claimed he had already lost a $15,000 event reservation because the would-be client heard about the shelter. Comments (7)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The new Prospect Park Captain America statue is only advertising one product, says Borough President Adams — the United States of America. Comments (7)

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