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Stranger than fiction

Stranger than fiction

TV: Three Brooklyn rockers — with a delicious double-life — are proving that there’s a lot to laugh about when you’re in pursuit of a record deal in their debut television series, “Z Rock.” Comment

Buzz off!

Buzz off!

Brooklyn Angle: Our columnist makes a big discovery: the mosquito population is booming. Comments (4)

Back to school

Back to school

Books: Growing up, Liza Monroy traveled the globe with her diplomat mother, yet the author of the gripping coming-of-age story “Mexican High” now revels in the suburban feel of Prospect Heights. Comment

Hot jazz

Music: Enjoy a free jazz performance by the Charles Sibirsky Trio, while checking out the flavors of Park Slope’s new Aji Bar and Lounge, on Thursday. Comment

The ‘Ripper’ explained

The ‘Ripper’ explained

Leave “The Ripper” alone! That’s what the sister of the so-called “Park Slope Ripper” — the man who tears down people’s stoop sale, “Help Wanted” and “man with van” signs from neighborhood lampposts — is begging the people of Park Slope, some of whom are increasingly angry about the man’s neatnik vigilantism. Comments (10)

Park death: It was MURDER!

Park death: It was MURDER!

Cops have collared the man who they say brutally murdered a Bensonhurst resident in Prospect Park last month, though his lawyer says that his confession may have been coerced. Comments (1)
A key bridge over Brooklyn’s most-troubled waters — the fetid Gowanus Canal — is back to nearly full capacity this week, two weeks ahead of schedule. Comments (1)

Mag: Slope is jazz epicenter

Music: Brooklyn is the city’s new jazz epicenter — and two Park Slope venues are part of the reason why, according to the Utne Reader, a literary journal. Comments (1)

Brutal F train mugging!

Crime: If it’s Wednesday, it must be “Police Blotter Day” at BrooklynPaper.com. Find your neighborhood below, or begin in Park Slope, where a woman was brutally mugged inside a subway station. Comment

Two thugs, one gun

Crime: Two thugs — one toting a nifty little sidearm — jumped a man as he was walking down Prospect Place on Aug. 16. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Marty’s movie night! ‘Hairspray’ is nod to diversity

Awesome: This just in: Borough President Markowitz will celebrate Brooklyn’s diversity by inviting everyone in Brooklyn to see the movie “Hairspray” on Wednesday night in Prospect Park. Comment

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