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Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013

Back to black

Art: It’s the battle of the unicorn paintings. Comments (3)

Monday, Aug. 5, 2013

Man vows to stop deadly trees

A Coney Island man is on a mission from god, and he just might be the only thing standing between mankind and the zombie treepocalypse. Comments (4)

Going ‘om,’ then ‘yum’

Williamsburg: Instead of dinner and a movie, try dinner and a meditation. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013

In case you missed it, things to do this week!

Event: Want to know Where to GO today and during the week? Here are some can’t-miss ideas! Comment

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Sampling Shuggie

Music: The Paper checks in with cult-legend and guitarist. Comments (3)

Motive to dance

Music: They sound like they’re crying, but really they’re loving life. Comment

Like a prayer

Music: She kissed a girl — and got in trouble for it. Comments (31)

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013

Bartoonist gets wheated

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator checks out a new cocktail bar in Kensington. Comments (6)

Packing a punch

Dining: A new restaurant is bringing Korea Town flavor to Bushwick. Comments (18)

Cyclones’ success — and my own — breeds confidence

Fast & Furious: The Cyclones locker room boiled over with high spirits through most of this season whenever the team won a game, so much so that it was sometimes hard to conduct interviews because of all the noise. Comments (1)

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

New ‘Park’ condos to rise in DUMBO

Bridge ‘Park’: A box of condos that will house 47 new apartments and an outpost of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum will rise on far reaches of Brooklyn Bridge Park, the city announced on Wednesday. Comments (10)

Beloved Park Slope watering hole Bar 4 to close next month

Park Slope: A beloved Park Slope watering hole is shutting its doors next month because the pub can no longer keep up with the affluent neighborhood’s skyrocketing rents, owners said. Comments (20)

Short and sweet

Page 1: Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Bike tour gives cyclists epic view of borough

Some 750 bike lovers skirted the edge of the borough from Greenpoint to Rockaway Beach in Queens on Saturday to promote a unified Brooklyn waterfront bike path. Comments (6)

Off to kids — and out into the world?

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie drops her two tots off at sleepaway camp, and wonders if it will be a preview of a time when they no longer live with her. Comment

Flophouse back in court

Greenpoint: The Greenpoint Hotel is still a disaster, according to attorney for the residents of the single-occupancy hotel. Comment

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Wave of desecration! Vandal tags Ridge houses of worship

Bay Ridge: A blasphemer armed with red spraypaint vandalized half a dozen religious buildings in Bay Ridge overnight on July 29 — and police sources say they have brought the likely culprit in for questioning. Comments (11)

Mastellone’s last day: Beloved Carroll Gardens Italian grocery closes

Changing Brooklyn: The eight-decade-old Italian store will give way to and outpost for the Cobble Hill grocer who’s taking on J. Crew. Comments (18)

Bike Patrol survives heart attack

You have to give it to him. The guy has heart. Comment

Cyclones bats go silent in 1–0 loss

The Ride: If you don’t hit, you can’t win. Comment

W’burg’s uncool anyway: Academy Records on the move

Changing Brooklyn: The North Star for Brooklyn vinyl seekers is about to shift. Comments (13)

Bushwick flocks to block party

Bushwick: Hundreds of hipsters flocked to Bushwick’s Moore Street Saturday for the fourth annual Bushwick Block Party. Comments (2)

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Homeless get alfresco living room

Not every living room requires a room. Comments (4)

B37 service to return to the Ridge

Bay Ridge: The B37 is back in bus-iness! Comments (2)

Gowanus Canal gets a facelift

Carroll Gardens: It was like putting lipstick on a pig, but smellier. Comments (22)

Cyclones get back to .500

The Ride: The Cyclones are finally at the break-even point, but a six-game road trip will test the team’s mettle. Comment

Missing LICH patient found

Cobble Hill: Home safe! Comment

Monday, July 29, 2013

LICH legal battle have your head spinning? Let The Explainer explain

The Explainer: Can’t keep track of the hobbled hospital’s courtroom saga? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Comments (19)

Bridge overhaul to leave Greenpointers parkless

Meadows of Shame: Construction equipment will send ballplayers packing. Comment

Fashion world returns to Prospect Park for Summer Soiree

Park Slope: Hundreds of young fashion-forward do-gooders flocked to Prospect Park’s historic boathouse Wednesday night for the annual gala benefitting Brooklyn’s backyard. Comment

Cake pop shop comes to Park Slope

Park Slope: Move over, cronut. Comments (3)

Sunday, July 28, 2013

No matter how hard it tries, Atlantic City fails to kill Carmine

Sunday Screech: This week, our hero agian avoids a horrible death while his wife works the slots. Comments (8)

Cyclones sweep Yankees

The Ride: Somehow, somewaythe Cyclones are moving up! Comment

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Great pitching, clutch hitting lead Clones

The Ride: Shutout pitching and timely hitting was the key to last night’s win over the hated Staten Island Yankees, considered by many to be the Evil Empire of the the New York-Penn League. Comment

Friday, July 26, 2013

Suspect in Ridge restaurant raids under arrest

Bay Ridge: Police arrested a man they think is responsible for a recent wave of restaurant invasions after he was caught on video burglarizing a Fifth Avenue eatery. Comment

In Coney Island, ocean a fine alternative to still-closed toilets

The Greatest Story Ever: Come on in! The water is … a little bit warmer than it should be! Comments (8)

Red Hook to get Wi-Fi by year’s end

Red Hook: Some fiber optic Johnny Appleseeds are sowing digital connections across the cut-off nabe. Comments (1)

’Bye George! Abe drops out of district attorney race

George’s departure leaves Kenneth Thompson as the lone rival to D.A. Charles Hynes. Comments (10)

Forgetful patient missing after he walks out of LICH

Cobble Hill: A mystery man who surfaced in Brooklyn has disappeared from the dying hospital. Comments (2)

Bill would help turn vacant lots into parks, gardens

Development: Public gardens and pop-up parks may soon dot the borough’s landscape if a plan to give vacant-lot owners a new tax break comes to fruition. Comments (7)

Cyclones rained out

The Ride: Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes it rains. Think about that. Comment

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Williamsburg restaurateur found dead in car of apparent suicide

Williamsburg: An award-winning Williamsburg restaurateur was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Pennsylvania Thursday, according to police. Comments (5)

Mini-maz leads Cyclones to victory

The Ride: Guess what? The Cyclones won yesterday afternoon. Comment