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Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Get up, stand up! The audience steps up at Kerry Coddett’s comedy show

Rimshot: Brooklyn stands with Kerry! Comment

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

Let’s give singing back to the public!

Rhymes with Crazy: This is the column Charles Manson stole from the Beatles, I’m stealing it back! Comment

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got amazing — and amazingly terrible — films to see, including a lost Orson Welles movie, animated sushi, and a look at rip-off cinema. Plus two new theater shows! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Moon landing: A guide to the best Lunar New Year events in Brooklyn

Event: Don’t go off half-cocked — plan ahead for the Year of the Rooster! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Dem leaders push back reforms — again!

Party Line: And reformers are not happy. Read all about it at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…
Windsor Terrace: Brooklyn has a new parks czar! we asked him questions. Comments (3)
Music: Opera company launches a new series of small shows this weekend. Comment
Kensington: The state Senate just passed a bill to override the city’s nickel fee — will it make it to the Assembly? Comments (31)

Locke in: All-night philosophy fest takes on Trump

Prospect Heights: Kant stop won’t stop! Comments (4)

This week, Steph goes extreme hippie

Fearless Parenting: And, yeah, her kids think she is weird. But she’s cool with that. Comment
Page 1: “I pledge allegiance, to the Paper, of the like-minded people of Brooklyn, and to the neighborhoods, for which it stands, one website, under the bubble, indivisble, with freedom, justice, and — most importantly — hustling for all.” Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Windsor Terrace: The city is threatening to fine them $500 each if they’re caught changing diapers and playing peek-a-boo in the now-unlicensed centers. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Officials are blaming a snow storm from more than two weeks ago. Comments (3)

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Board to death

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Pledge of a grievance! Beep says all community board meetings should begin with a hand over the heart

Podcast: In a surprise appearance on Brooklyn Paper Radio, the beep said he will send a letter reminding community board members that they can say the pledge before a meeting, but he won’t demand that they do. Comments (3)
Brooklyn’s red-blue divide runs far deeper than Hil Country and Trump Village. Comments (39)

Join a community board! The Beep is now accepting applications

Do you like shaping your community, lengthy debates about development, and being grilled for quotes by local reporters? Comment
BAM District: Fort Greene is getting a Whole lot ritzier. Comments (6)

Arrest in grisly Ovington Avenue slashing

Bay Ridge: The suspect allegedly savaged a 70-year-old woman. Comment

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Shopping: You can finally hit the spot. Comments (2)

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Downtown: It is the Borough of King-pins. Comment
Mean Streets: Cyclists in Cobble Hill could soon have a little more wiggle room. Comments (10)
Sunset Park: The tunnel is in danger of “caving in,” according to Community Board 7 members briefed by transit officials. Comments (6)
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Louts rob 9-year-old after luring him out of Ft. Greene department store

Fort Greene: Police are looking for two louts who swiped $282 from a 9-year-old boy after luring him out of a Fort Greene department store on Jan. 10. Comments (1)

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

Truck driver hits, kills woman in Ditmas Park then drives off

Ditmas Park: Police say the guy didn’t realize he had hit her. Comment

TONIGHT: Weigh in on plan to reverse traffic for a block of Bond Street

Mean Streets: Hear all about it at Community Board 2. Comments (5)

MT-Cray

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Police: Guy massaged his junk while staring at woman on R train

Downtown: Police are searching for a man who they say massaged his junk as he stared at a woman on the R train on Jan. 7. Comments (1)
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Q-train punks harass old man then punch good Samaritan who intervenes

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: They got off at Prospect Park station, police say. Comments (3)
Bridge ‘Park’: They really know how to make an entrance. Comment

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