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Theater: You’ll want to catch this purr-formance! Comment
Dance: Call it “Boyz oN The Stage!” Comments (1)

The not-so-incredible shrinking parents

Rhymes with Crazy: A new books looks into how good guys like Freud and Dr. Spock were as parents. Comment

Sho-bad! Blow horn only on holy days, sez reader

Letters: I was surprised to see a photo of people blowing the shofar at the Crown Heights festivals. To the best of my knowledge, the shofar is to be blown only on High Holy Days services. Comment

Trump’s reality show nearing cancelation

Spin Cycle: What if this was all a way to get people to watch his new network? Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Bay Ridge is spook-tacular!

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is bubbling over like witch’s cauldron with Halloween events! Comment
Editor’s Picks: Welcome to the Halloweekend — we’ve got dressed up doggies, monster movies, and a seriously dressed down Iggy Pop! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

It’s his own fault that The Donald is slipping in the polls

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist wants Donald Trump to quit bleating like a victim and grow a pair. Comment

Judge sues Brooklyn Democratic Party for defamation

Party Line: Plus: Borough President Adams would not support the popular AirBnB bill Gov. Cuomo signed this week. Comment

It’s the leash they could do! Marine Parkers want a dog run

Marine Park: They’re begging for it! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Talk about a power walk! Comments (13)

Let’s hear it for the HOOD!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Dyker Heights: She got marks off for not showing her work. Comment

Space opera: Drag queens perform ‘Mozart in Space’

Theater: They’ll have a fabulous flight! Comment
Bay Ridge: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — in October. Comments (3)
Page 1: In this week’s former Brooklyn Paper reporter profile, we turn the time machine dial back to 1999, when a young Stuvesant graduate named Matthew Sweeney became our Park Slope reporter. In those halcyon days when profits were soaring, Sweeney coveedr such exciting topics as the proposed Cine-Mall in Gowanus, which was slated to rise up along the Gowanus Canal near W. Ninth Street, as well as, well, let’s put it this way: He always kept hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Steph gets intimate (or at least she tries to).

Fearless Living: Intimacy, like comedy, is hard. But it is worth it. Comments (1)
Cleaning Our Waterways: It’s a Go-wanus! Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Nervous Bay Ridgites are demanding the city step up homeless-outreach efforts now that the destitute are making their home in a public park restroom on Shore Road. Comment

Sex-agenarian shopping! Babeland is certified ‘Age Friendly’

Awesome: It has never been so easy to get up in years. Comment
Photo Galleries: It’s retro Coney — in full color! Comment

City to build ‘teaching garden’ on fallow lot

Bergen Beach: The seeds are sown! Comment

Ghost host: Medium will welcome spectres to Diamond Bar

Nightlife: This beer bar may be filled with spirits! Comments (1)

All twisted up over Vanessa Hudgens ‘braid’ flap

Not for Nuthin’: Jo learns about cultural appropriation. Comment

A very civil war: Combatants remain calm at heated Citi Bike meeting

Mean Streets: Somebody don’t call the cops! Comments (29)
Bergen Beach: Cheers to this fund-raiser! Comment
Awesome: It happened in Brooklyn! Brooklyn Heights owes its historic look thanks to plans made half a century ago. Comments (2)
LETTER

Paper got it wrong on Bridge Park tower height

Letters: The interim president of Brooklyn Bridge Park responds to our coverage. Comments (6)
Politics: If the Senate swings blue, he’s gunning for majority leader. Comment
Politics: If the Senate swings blue, he’s gunning for majority leader. Comments (4)
High School Sports: South Shore’s football team has built a season on down-to-the-wire victories and dramatic comebacks, but the Vikings couldn’t stage that final rally on Oct. 21, falling 19–8 to Tottenville. Comment

Grand statement: Wolves notch victory over Lincoln with late-game comeback

High School Sports: It was another impressive weekend on the gridiron across Brooklyn. Comment
The Xaverian football team is saving the best for last. Comment
High School Sports: Win and you’re in. Comment
High School Sports: Fran Fraschilla has two things on his mind at all times — Brooklyn and basketball. Comment
There’s no place like home. Comment
►Video

Creep attacked, masturbated on Sunset Park woman

Crime: Police are looking for the monster who followed a woman from the subway and tried to rape her in the stairwell of her Sunset Park apartment on Oct. 22. Comment
Bay Ridge: That’s w-all folks! Comment
Mean Streets: He sustained minor injuries, according to police. Comments (26)
Bergen Beach: This local group has lawyered up. Comment
It’s really taking on water. Comment
►Audio

Alamo Drafthouse’s screen queen: ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ stinks!

Podcast: Learn everything you need to know about the new Alamo Drafthouse as Cristina Cacioppo, the programmer at the soon-to-open dinner-and-a-movie house in America’s Downtown, breaks down her favorite movies of all time — including “Babe: Pig in the City” and “Ishtar,” but nixes one of the most important Stephen King novella-turned-movies of our generation! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: The opening of Brooklyn Heights’ newly restored Bossert Hotel has been pushed back yet again and won’t accept guests until sometime next year, despite promises that the high-end Montague Street inn will welcome guests this month, Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (7)
Bay Ridge: “It was circumstances that it took place here — it was really probably going to happen in [Sunset Park],” a top detective said about a Bay Ridge woman found beaten to death in Owl’s Head Park. Comments (32)

Police: Woman slugged outside controversial watering hole

Park Slope: Cops arrested a man for allegedly slugging a woman in the face as she exited the controversial Woodland restaurant on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 14. Comment
Bay Ridge: And straphangers were not happy. Comment
Sunset Park: Is it a fresh start or a repeat of the past? Comment
Shopping: Call it Saks Third Avenue. Comment
BoroBeat: There’s many a good tune played by an old fiddler. Comment

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