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Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

A view of the Towers: Video that captured 9-11 to screen at Brooklyn Historical Society

Art: Call it a reminder of the day we will never forget. Comments (22)

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018

Dining: Fill ’er up! Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018

Do ‘the robot’: Collaboration dance fest features robotic team-up

Dance: You bop, she bop, and he ’bot! Comment

Friday, Aug. 31, 2018

Event: These contestants are in the cross hairs! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got the fabulous feathered folk of the West Indian parade, a swashbuckling stage show, some trashy titillation, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018

Mean Streets: This agency gets the job done — almost! Comments (22)
Fort Greene: A Brooklyn artist on Saturday unveiled her massive three-faced sculpture in the neighborhood’s eponymous green space, the perfect location for the artwork she described as a tribute to the area’s black culture, she said. Comments (14)
Theater: Get ready for a singular sensation, with every little step they take! Comment

The insane-family vacation. (Note the hyphen.)

Fearless Parenting: Well, insane parents, at least. Comment
Page 1: Some time ago, a wise man (who may have been a doctor) bumped into the Paper on Fulton Mall. “Oh, the places you’ll go,” he exclaimed after taking one look at it. “You’ll look up and down streets, look ’em over with care,” he astutely effused, before admitting that, “sadly, it’s true, that bang-ups and hang-ups can happen to you.” But don’t worry, he urged, because “you have brains in your head and feet in your shoes, and you can steer yourself any direction you choose.” The Paper never saw the man again, but often thinks of him fondly on lazy, late-summer days such as this, when the unknown of the months ahead hangs heavy in the thick, humid air. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn (and apologies to the good Dr. Seuss)! Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018

Blind Spots: The godmother of the 4-year-old girl whom a motorist fatally ran over on a Bushwick sidewalk before driving away blasted Mayor DeBlasio for showing little remorse in the months following the tragic June hit-and-run death. Comments (12)
Mean Streets: The city’s 140 school-zone speed cameras will resume issuing tickets the day before more than 1.1-million schoolchildren return to classes on Sept. 5, thanks to a Council-brokered deal between Mayor DeBlasio and Gov. Cuomo. Comments (19)
Greenwood Heights: We lost the battle — again — but still won the war. Comments (1)

Cyclones score early, hold off Vermont

The Ride: Our boys got a crucial win (aren’t they all?) and kept their spot atop the Wild Card standings. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018

Prospect Heights: Kings County sightseers can once again behold Prospect Park from above as soon as workers finish restoring the observation deck atop the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch as part of a nearly $9-million renovation of Grand Army Plaza, according to keepers of Brooklyn’s Backyard. Comments (1)

Coney Island tomorrow

Coney Island: The man behind the Mermaid Parade and the Coney Island Sideshow by the seashore (“One of the longest runing off-Broadway plays in history!”) says the best is yet to come for the People’s Playground. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: The city is on thin ice with Coney Islanders, who are demanding that the Abe Stark Sports Center be kept under the Department of Parks and Recreation’s control if it is demolished and redeveloped under a 2009 rezoning of the area. Comments (2)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans danced the day away in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday at a block party where celebrants paid homage to the King of Pop’s singular sound — and style — according to one eye-catching attendee. Comments (5)
Williamsburg: The producers of an alcoholic fizzy drink are handing out free bicycles in Williamsburg from today through Thursday in an effort to help residents get to Manhattan and back when the L train’s East River–spanning tube closes for 15 months next April. Comments (1)
The Ride: Bad pitching and a lack of clutch hitting buried our boys up north. Comment

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

Transit: Mayor DeBlasio put the fate of his pet $2.5-billion waterfront trolley connecting Sunset Park and Queens in the hands of his frequent sparring partner President Trump, doubling down on a need for federal funding for the scheme after first claiming the transit system would pay for itself via tax revenue generated by a surge of development along its 14-mile track. Comments (24)

Blind woman sues Bklyn Brewery over ‘inaccessible’ website

Williamsburg: A blind woman hauled the owners of Brooklyn Brewery to civil court on federal discrimination charges for allegedly failing to provide a handicapped-accessible website, her lawyer said. Comments (13)
Crown Heights: Revelers who come out for this year’s J’Ouvert parade can expect to celebrate among thousands of cops and hundreds of floodlights — but not Mayor DeBlasio, who said he won’t be attending the early morning festivities preceding the West Indian Day Parade on Sept. 3. Comments (4)

Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

On to Vermont! Cyclones win puts our boys in top wild-card spot!

The Ride: With just nine games to play, the Cyclones sit three games behind the Hudson Valley Renegades, and are heading to Vermont for a crucial series against the Lake Monsters. So our reporter says now’s the time to take that trip to Burlington you’ve always wanted to go on! Comment

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018

The Ride: Our boys ended a losing streak, and are tied for second in the heated McNamara Division, three games behind Hudson Valley with 10 games to play. Comment

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018

Just you wait: L closure a minor nuisance compared to BQE repairs, Hizzoner says

Fixing the BQE: Locals dreading delays when the L train’s Brooklyn–Manhattan tunnel shutters for 15 months next April can expect an even more-hellish commute when the city kicks off its repairs to the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s crumbling triple cantilever, according to Mayor DeBlasio. Comments (8)

Appellate judges rule against state senator’s attempt to remove challenger from ballot

Bushwick: A panel of judges on Wednesday denied an appeal that Bushwick’s sitting Democratic state senator filed in an attempt to kick his Democratic Socialist challenger off the ballot, ruling against the pol’s claims that his opponent has not lived in the district long enough. Comments (2)
Breaking Chews: Bigwigs at southern fried chicken joint Chick-fil-A are dropping gobs of cash to transform a neglected Flatbush Avenue storefront near the Barclays Center into the chain’s first Kings County location, according to the landlord who leased the space. Comments (9)

Oh, snap! Tractor-trailer breaks in half on Flatbush

Downtown: A tractor-trailer split in half on Flatbush Avenue Extension near Tillary Street on Wednesday, forcing cops to close a stretch of the Prospect Heights–bound side of the road as they removed the broken big rig from the pavement. Comments (2)

Noooooo! Cyclones lose again, fall behind hated Yankees!

The Ride: Just days after reaching the promised land that is first place, our boys are now in third — behind the Evil Empire of the New York-Penn League! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018

The mayor on transparency: My spokespeople should give their names

Perspective: A recent trend of agency officials not telling reporters who they are needs to stop, says Mayor DeBlasio. Comments (4)

Cyclones lose again, drop three games out of first

The Ride: But is the season over? Not by a longshot! Comment

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