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Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

Totally rad: An intimate night of comedy, impov, hip-hop, and anarchy

Nightlife: Some comedy shows are intricately planned from start to finish — this is not one of them. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

Art meets academia: New dance reanimates the rituals of an extinct Argentine people

Dance: Anabella Lenzu is bringing dance back from the dead. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

Less Etsy, more art: Brooklyn Museum hosts high-end craft fair

Shopping: The vendors at the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn will be a cut above your average Etsy upcycler. Comments (6)

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Cooking the books: There is a Brooklyn cookbook for every taste

Books: Just in time for the holidays, we bring you a definitive guide to this year’s best borough-baked cookbooks. Comment

In vogue: New show stars dancer as Andy Warhol in drag

Dance: This show is gender-bending — and a bit mind-bending, too. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Got plans for this coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comments (3)

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Shhh! Cemetery celebrates its silent-film-star residents with spirited screening

Cinema: The stars of Green-Wood Cemetery’s “Silent Night” film screening will not be able to attend in person — but they will be there in spirit. Comments (3)

Bay Ridge Nights: The lowdown on where to party down in the neighborhood

Nightlife: We know not everybody likes to spend their weekends at warehouse raves in Bushwick or toasting craft lagers with stroller-pushing Park Slope dads. That’s why we’re introducing a new feature called “Bay Ridge Nights” — for those who like to live it up old-school Brooklyn style. Comments (9)

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

City panel approves Borough President Markowitz’s controversial concert hall

The Beep’s seaside amphitheater plan has taken its first big step forward. Comments (18)

Aids crusader launches fourth attempt at rowing across the Atlantic

Before launching his fourth attempt to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat, a quixotic Queens man chose a Brooklyn port to bless his very small boat for the very long journey. Comments (5)

Animators go high-brow at Williamsburg gallery

Art: When you hang out at Disney, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network all day, this is what you do at night. Comment

The would, could, and should of it all

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie talks about her least-favorite six-letter, four-letter word. Comments (4)

The Brooklyn Paper: This week with free popcorn

Page 1: The Brooklyn Paper is filled with lots of exciting content including compelling stories, quirky features, fabulous photos, and, of course, the unobtrusive advertisements designed by our staff of professional artists who put their blood and sweat into every pixel. And we want to remind you that it is those ads that make it all happen, so, this week and every week, you should pay extra attention to all of them. Who knows, it might just earn you a free popcorn at the Pavillion Theater in Park Slope. Oh, and Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

It ain't all bad

At least Alan Anderson is getting the job done

Back Court: The Nets guard has been a bright spot during a so-far dismal season. Comment

Finally! We’ll look at the bright side

Front Court: Has evertything gone wrong with the Nets? No, says our Frontcourtsman. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Slopers: How can we be calm at a time like this?

Mean Streets: The city snubbed Park Slope’s request for traffic-calming measures in 2011, but it might reconsider now that pressure is mounting from residents, an official said after a meeting to brainstorm ways to make streets safer on Tuesday night. Comments (60)

Santa does Atlantic

Boerum Hill: There was enough festive singing and dancing at the Atlantic Avenue winter holiday party on Tuesday night to shake off two Thanksgiving meals! Comments (1)

Owl’s Head Christmas tree lighting a hoot!

Bay Ridge: It was a night of pure holiday bliss in Owl’s Head Park on Dec. 2. Comment

Stranger than fiction: Antique invention museum to kick-off sci-fi film fest

Cinema: The Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Fest is going to look surprisingly antiquated this year, with a collection of old-fashioned contraptions and curiosities. Comments (1)

Light in the darkness! Holocaust survivor helps Coney celebrate Hanukkah

A Coney Island synagogue lit a candle this Hanukkah, not only to celebrate the Festival of Light, but to remember one of the darkest episodes of Jewish history. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Let there be light! Holidaze sets in at Downtown’s office compound

Downtown: Finally, there is light at the end of the workday. Comments (1)

NEXT MONDAY NIGHT: Meeting to ‘chart the future of Gowanus’

Gowanus: An artist, an activist, and a businesswoman walk into a public school. They devise a master plan for their neighborhood. No, really, that is what a bunch of lawmakers are saying is going to happen. Comments (11)

Brighten up! Bay Ridge Jewish Center celebrates survival at festival of lights

Bay Ridge: A new day is dawning at Bay Ridge’s once-struggling synagogue, if the nearly 100 people who turned out on Sunday for its yearly Hannukah celebration are any indication. Comment

Air on the side of caution: Gas scare in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: A build-up of the deadly gas carbon monoxide cleared out a Williamsburg building on Monday, fire officials said. Comments (1)

Ho, ho, go: Park Slope kickstarts the holidays with small biz bash

Park Slope: Hundreds of Fifth Avenue boutiques and restaurants kicked off the winter holidays on Saturday with music, morsels, and — as the season would dictate — many chances to shop. Comment

Monday, Dec. 2, 2013

TUESDAY NIGHT: Slopers to talk mean streets at town hall meeting

Mean Streets: Officials are inviting Slopers to sound off about traffic enforcement in the wake of a 12-year-old being killed by a van in October on Prospect Park West and protesters calling for lowered speed limits citywide early last week. Comments (23)

Going postal! Loved and loathed post offices to move early next year

Clinton Hill: Two Brooklyn post offices will soon need to fill out change-of-address forms. Comments (6)

Master blaster: Prospect Heights dad wrote the book on Nerf

Books: It is a book that should be a blast for every budding engineer and cubicle combat enthusiast to read. Comment

Meet the Flintstones of Crown Heights

These artists turned the basement of an industrial building on Dean Street into a cave. Comments (2)

It’s Yours-day and Buy-day: Black Friday bled into Thanksgiving in Brooklyn this year

Photo Galleries: Shopaholics across the borough jumpstarted binge season early this year, lining up outside big-box stores as early as 7 am on Thanksgiving morning for a shot at half-priced flat-screen televisions. Comment

Flea jumps to Williamsburg

Shopping: A popular hipster market moved out of the cold and into a Williamsburg warehouse for the winter this weekend. Comments (8)

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013

The only thing that should be open on the holidays is Carmine’s mouth!

Sunday Screech: If you thought Carmine was so cheap he would go shopping for deals on Thanksgiving or, worse, Christmas, you’ve got another thing coming! Comments (4)

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Tiger in your tank: Family finds cat trapped in engine during drive

Update: The cat’s handlers are calling him “Houdini.” Comment

Clinton Hill cop shop is top tier structure: City

Clinton Hill: The city is working to designate the 88th Precinct headquarters landmark status, something that would prevent dramatic alterations and require that the building be fastidiously maintained. Comments (1)

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