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Body politic: Dancers highlight bias attacks in city

Dance: The dance is a red alert. Comments (7)
More than 1,000 do-gooders are expected to flock to MCU Park on Sept. 16 for the American Heart Association’s fourth-annual Brooklyn Heart Walk, which kicks off at 10 am at the Coney Island home of the beloved Brooklyn Cyclones. Read more…

Cinema by the Sea

Freaks on film: Movie fest celebrates Coney Island attitude

Cinema: Film fanatics come out to plaaaay! Comment

Best of the fest

Cinema: What to watch at the Coney Island Film Festival. Comment

Remember playing ringolevio? Of course you do!

Rhymes with Crazy: That’s because your greatest memories of childhood are about playing. But will your child feel the same 20 years from now? Comment

Remember playing ringolevio? Of course you do!

Rhymes with Crazy: That’s because your greatest memories of childhood are about playing. But will your child feel the same 20 years from now? Comments (7)

A streetcar that’s anything but desired

No truer words have been spoken. Comment

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Sept. 8. Comment
Music: They’re straight outta country! Comments (1)

Clean construction: Builder wants its 20-story Coney tower to be area’s greenest

Coney Island: A Sheepshead Bay-based builder is fast at work erecting a 20-story, mixed-use high-rise that its creators said could be Coney Island’s most environmentally friendly building when complete. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got beautiful banners, a toe-tapping musical, a hoppy hero, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Music rocks the Ridge all weekend!

Bay Ridge Nights: Get fired up this weekend in the Ridge! Comment
Sheepshead Bay: Borough President Adams was true to his word, and paid a visit to a Sheepshead Bay resident who called in to his weekly televised question time in despair over the wretched conditions of her apartment. Comment
Class Action: It was a race to beat the bell! Comment

Mayor condemns, but won’t comment on quitting, Slope Y after alleged civil-rights snafu

Park Slope: Mayor DeBlasio refused to say if he will stop his daily cross-city commutes to work out at the Prospect Park YMCA after he blasted the gym’s staff for allegedly violating a transgender person’s civil rights. Comments (5)
Mean Streets: Speeding drivers are back to being caught on camera. Comment

Fallen sons: Black mothers recreate Pieta in photo series

Art: They are photos of fear. Comment

Club’s endorsement called ‘trickery’

Party Line: A new under-the-radar political club, named after the wildly popular Michelle Obama, threw its support behind a controversial Crown Heights state pol last month — but the former First Lady is making it clear she does not support the incumbent. Comment

Learning about hernias

Standing O: Hernia! Most people suffer in silence and refrain from calling attention to the unsightly bulge in their lower abdomen. But this is not a wise decision. It could be very dangerous and needs to be discussed ASAP. Comment
Digital editions: There is no day off for your pals at The Brooklyn Paper, because our reporters, photographers, and editors can’t help but be on duty all the time. A reporter snaps a picture while at a Cyclones game with friends? Front page! A photographer sees a new pothole on Montague Street while shopping on a Sunday? Page 2! An editor dreams up a new headline for a story she edited earlier that day? It’s the wood! So, dear reader, do what we always do: Eschew lazy Mondays, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…
Bay Ridge: The two Democrats looking to unseat Bay Ridge’s Republican state senator went toe-to-toe last week trying to prove who is more battle-tested to take on the political behemoth that is Marty Golden. Comment

Cultural cornucopia: Costumes and cuisine delight spectators at annual Caribbean parade

Crown Heights: Millions of revelers queued up along Eastern Parkway on Monday for the 51st-annual West Indian Day Parade, which offered spectators a feast for the eyes — and stomachs, according to a vendor who peddled homemade cuisine along the route. Comment

Synagogue worker faces four years in prison for raping woman in Slope temple

Park Slope: A janitor for a Park Slope synagogue faces up to four years in prison for allegedly raping a female acquaintance during a booze-fueled night at the house of worship last month, according to a law-enforcement source. Comment
Manhattan Beach: It was a wheelie fun day out. Comment
Event: The force was with them. Comment

Flatbush kids get ready to go back to school at annual Harvest Fest

Flatbush: These Flatbush kids are ready for the classroom. Comment

Feds to mayor: Don’t count on our money for your trolley

Red Hook: Mayor DeBlasio shouldn’t count on getting the federal cash he needs to roll out his beloved Brooklyn–Queens waterfront trolley line — which he on Thursday said will now cost more money, include less stops, and take years longer to build — according to three Brooklyn congressional reps. Comments (24)
Bay Ridge: Call it water under the bridge. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Paws for a moment of silence for one of New York’s Furriest. Comments (6)

We was robbed! Cyclones season ends as playoff hopes dashed

The Ride: The Cyclones disposed of the Staten Island Yankess at MCU Park yesterday, but their season ended thanks to a loss by the Batavia Muckdogs. Comments (1)

Free flu shots in September and October

Mill Basin: It’s time to get your shots. Comment

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!

The Brooklyn Paper wishes all Kings Countians a joyous holiday, whether they are spending it on the sidelines of today’s West Indian Day Parade like the fine folks pictured here, ringing it in around a barbecue, or doing anything else one does to honor the American worker. We too are off celebrating, but will return tomorrow with more news from around this great borough.

Cyclones eliminate Yanks, need win today to stay alive — maybe

The Ride: We say maybe because the Auburn Doubledays need to lose for our boys to make the playoffs. Comment

Cyclones fall again, lose grip on Wild Card spot

The Ride: The Cyclones haven’t made the playoffs since 2012, and it is looking more and more as if our boys won’t do it this year, either. Comment

Cyclones Fall to Hudson Valley, now have tough road to playoffs

The Ride: Our boys could have made it easy on themselves. They failed. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: The developer asking the city to rezone a swath of land in Boerum Hill to make way for its five-building 80 Flatbush complex must reduce the size of the massive project by a third in order to gain the critical vote of the councilman whose district it would rise in, the pol told the Brooklyn Paper. Comments (23)

Season’s beatings! Cyclones fall to Hudson Valley, must now focus on Wild Card

The Ride: The dream of winning the division is dead. Long live the dream of taking second place. Comment

Decided: Dem. Socialist will face Bushwick’s Dem. state senator on primary ballot

Bushwick: Voters can officially fill in the bubble for the self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist candidate looking to unseat Bushwick’s sitting Democratic state senator in the Sept. 13 primary elections, after the state’s highest court threw out the eight-term incumbent’s case to kick her off the ballot on Aug. 29. Comments (19)
Williamsburg: A boozy seltzer maker’s attempt to peddle free bicycles to Brooklynites who will be affected by the L train closure descended into a disarray that recalled city and state officials’ attempts to manage the looming transit crisis itself, according to a local who didn’t walk away with a two-wheeler. Comments (5)

Mill Basin man charged with scamming friends and family out of $440,000

Mill Basin: A Mill Basin man has been charged with stealing more than $440,000 from at least 22 people after promising to invest their money in securities, according to District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Comment

Man sentenced for fatally stabbing girlfriend at Flatbush apartment

Flatbush: A man was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Aug. 30, after he pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his girlfriend in their Flatbush apartment. Comment

With clutch hitting and excellent relief, Cyclones top first-place Renegades

The Ride: Brooklyn pitchers held last year’s champs to just four hits, keeping their division hopes alive. Comment

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