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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Ice cream with all the fixings

Dining: Brooklynites looking to cool down with a sweet treat this summer will find two shops focused on one thing: building a better ice cream. Comment

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Chimeras gone wild

Books: ‘Scientist’ mixes man with animals in illustrated novel. Comment

Monday, June 10, 2013

Southern wrap: Eatery serves grits rolled into one great dish

Sweet-sounding restaurant Ted & Honey on Clinton Street serves up one of the best savory breakfasts in Brooklyn. Comments (1)

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Sunday, June 9, 2013

Carmine can’t believe his MasterCharge bill!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Screech, Carmine laments the fact his wife spends his money, but is happy to shop at the new Bob’s Store on Flatbush avenue — because it has free food! Comments (6)

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Monsters ink, paint

Art: Gallery celebrates 10 years of ghoulish art. Comments (1)

Friday, June 7, 2013

Bartoonist beats the heat

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator enjoys some refreshments in the back yard of the Carroll Gardens bar Zombie Hut. Comment

The stages of hell

Theater: Williamsburg theater puts on Dante’s ‘Inferno.’ Comments (2)

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Tax dollars to restore Seagate’s private beaches

Politics: Congress has allocated $30 million to restore the depleted beaches of Seagate — even though the private community’s new shoreline will remain shut off to the general public. Comments (16)

Maple leaves! Bowlers say goodbye to beloved lanes

Changing Brooklyn: Bowlers struggled to keep their spirits out of the gutter at Maple Lanes’ last night on June 2. Comments (14)

Flying high with Pan

Theater: A new adaptation of the tale about a boy who never grows up is grown-up in unexpected ways. Comments (7)

Dyker kids race against cancer

Dyker Heights: These kids are running for lives. Comment

Hungry for news?

Page 1: There are hundreds of ways to get your fill of Brooklyn news day after day and week after week, but there is only one way to get it that will always leave you satisfied — The Brooklyn Paper. That’s because our news chefs, sous chefs, and sommeliers aren’t simply going to force-feed you leftovers from last week and call them “specials.” No way. At The Brooklyn Paper, you’ll only get news made from the finest, locally sourced ingredients that are exclusive to our classically trained reporters. So bon appetit, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Comment

Boyfriend charged with Midwood murder after failed suicide leap

Midwood: Cops arrested a suspect in the murder of a Midwood woman, finding him in a Brooklyn psychiatric facility after a failed suicidal leap before a subway train and a note linking him to the crime. Comment

I’ve decided to let my kids make decisions

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures it good to let her kids determine if they should eat breakfast in the morning, even if it means they will be famished before lunch. Comments (3)

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Marty’s Childs play! Plans to convert Coney landmark into outdoor music venue revealed

Coney Island: The city has unveiled a plan to transform the landmark Childs Restaurant and an adjoining lot on the Coney Island Boardwalk into an amphitheater and public park. Comments (19)

Guns N’ Roses to play Brooklyn Bowl

Event: They say the show will go on Thursday night at 11 pm, but you know how Axl is. Tickets are $150. Comments (9)

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Our two scents: We rank Brooklyn’s most interesting odors

Awesome: In the hope that it will empower our readers to explore their neighborhoods with nostrils flared, the reporters of The Brooklyn Paper list the memorable smells of Brooklyn. Comments (10)

Windsor Terrace to get a new, old bookstore

Windsor Terrace: The owners of Park Slope Community Bookstore are expanding into Windsor Terrace, where they will take over the space of Babbo’s Books. Comments (1)

Library advocates to host a 24-hour read-a-thon to protest proposed budget cuts

A group of bookworms who fear the city will cut funding to the Brooklyn Public Library next year will hold a “read-in” at the Central Branch this weekend to get the word out that it takes green to keep free books flowing. Comments (1)

Monday, June 3, 2013

Urine trouble! Disgusting thief takes splash guards from Williamsburg bar

The Greatest Story Ever: Talk about taking a pee! Comments (8)

Train buff’s dreams streetcar desire will become reality

Red Hook: Bob Diamond’s quixotic two-decade-long quest to connect transit-strapped Red Hook to Downtown by trolley is really going to happen this time, according to the trolley-backing legend himself. Comments (74)

Church statues defaced

Bay Ridge: The graffiti vandal who was caught on camera painting a large letter “X” on two statues outside St. Anselm’s Church and now has a price on his head. Comments (26)

Light up protest of Domino plan

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The Illuminator strikes again! Comments (3)

Mermaid Parade grows legs

Fans have thrown a lifeline to this floundering mermaid. Comment

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Children’s museum celebrates children and Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum hosted a gala, themed “Ignite the Imagination,” on Wednesday night. Comments (1)

Friday, May 31, 2013

Finally! A valet for bikes!

Mean Streets: The Barclays Center and Transportation Alternatives shook up the pedal-pushing world yesterday when they announced plan to valet bikes during a concert by a hometown band. Comments (36)

Sign of the times: Long Island Restaurant’s classic neon taken down

The famous sign, which reminded Brooklynites that they live on, ahem, Long Island, has been removed, but it may be a sign that the restaurant is coming back. Comments (1)

Albanese: Thompson flip-flopped on Muslim monitoring

Politics: Tempers flared when former Bay Ridge Councilman Sal Albanese accused former Comptroller Bill Thompson of flip-flopping on the NYPD’s policy of planting informants in mosques. Comments (5)

‘Working out’ the G train kinks

Save the G: Riders of the historically erratic G-train say they are using its predictable unpredictability to get themselves in shape — or at least they are joking about it in a new internet video. Comments (18)