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Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Question and dancer: Coney show combines burlesque and quiz night

Nightlife: This show is even dirtier than that guy who cheated on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Comment

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Beer-d science

Chemical spiel! Science and storytelling synthesize in Gowanus

Nightlife: These stories are about science — but they’re not fiction. Comment

Science classes in Brooklyn bars

Boro of Nerds: Get blinded by science while getting blind. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for some light summer reading. Comment

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Live-action superheroes, a free St. Vincent show, disco in the park, and other great things to do and see in Brooklyn Aug. 8–13. Comment

Fast fashion! Designers compete to make outfits from scraps at Style Wars

Nightlife: In fashion, one day you’re in, the next day you’re in a Williamsburg bar franticly assembling an outfit from old coat hangers and bubble wrap. Comments (1)

Clones are primed and ready for playoff push

Brooke Lynn at Bat: There are a lot of ups and downs during the baseball season, but our columnist thinks Brooklyn is ready for its close-up. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Library, arts group on R’Hook branch privatization plan: We’re all ears

Red Hook: The library system’s plan to carve out part of the neighborhood’s branch to let real estate group Spaceworks rent it as dance studios is plodding ahead, but after an outpouring of opposition from neighbors, the partners say they want to hear more input from neighbors. Comments (6)

Safety dance! Transportation group throws Bicyclists’ Ball

Nightlife: You can dance if you want to. You can leave your car behind. Comments (11)

You never need a refund with The Brooklyn Paper

Page 1: Stop digging through your pockets! Put that change away! There is no need to break open a roll of quarters just because you want to read the latest copy of The Brooklyn Paper. And because we ask for nothing in advance, you’ll never have to demand your money back after spending some time with us. We’re confident that you will finish feeling not only satisfied, but ready to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Clones lose heartbreaker in 12

The Ride: Look, you can’t win them all, but it would have been nice to win this one. Comment

Food and family: Perfect together (sometimes)

The Dad: This week, the Dad talks turkey — and ice cream and waffles and French toast. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

With liberty and G transfers for all

Free the G: G-train riders are getting used to the free Broadway-to-Lorimer transfer that is in place while transit crews repair the tunnel to Queens, and advocates say the Metropolitan Transportation Authority would be foolish to snatch it away. Comments (4)

Brake fast: Flatbush Avenue speed limit reduced to 25

Mean Streets: Brooklyn’s second-longest thoroughfare is getting the driver-pinching treatment this fall. Comments (36)

Theater in the round! Comedians pen pizza-themed plays

Theater: This event might sound cheesy, but the crowd eats it up! Comments (1)

Local author explains ‘Whatever Happened to the Metric System?’

Books: This book sounds like kilograms of fun! Comments (13)

Bay Ridge in chains

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge businesses are being wrapped in chains, but local mom ’n’ pop shops don’t feel oppressed. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014

Green land! Atlantic Yards rechristened ‘Pacific Park’

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards, meet Pacific Park. Comments (59)

Greenpoint pizza-bar pie and dry

Greenpoint: Lulu’s is on its last legs. Comment

Clones cage Tigers

The Ride: We’re not going to lie to you: If the season ended today, the Cyclones would be tied for a playoff spot. But play on they must… Comment

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014

Mileage varies: C’Hill, B’Hill post-office moves official

The Boerum Hill and Clinton Hill post offices are packing up and shipping out — one much further than the other. Comments (7)

Meet maitre d’ Markowitz: The former Beep buses tables at Noodle Pudding

Dining: This public servant got a taste of a different kind of service on Friday night in Brooklyn Heights. Comments (3)

Office play-space: All-ages playground-art comes to MetroTech

Art: It’s a jungle-gym out there. Well, almost. It’s some seesaws and a maze. Comments (1)

Cyclones clawed by Tigers

The Ride: But Mike Conforto did hit his second dinger. Comment

Smooth operation: Repaving for Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below promenade

Fixing the BQE: Brooklyn-Queens Expressway traffic will be snarled for the next few weeks as the city resurfaces the cantilevered section of the highway below the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Comments (2)

Charge! Verrazano-Narrows toll booths will soon take plastic

Bay Ridge: The verdant wilds of bucolic Staten Island will soon be just a card-swipe away. Comments (11)

Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014

Carmine’s usual suspects!

Sunday Screech: The great thing about this week’s Carmine is you don’t even know what it is about until you get to the end! And neither does he! Comments (2)

Force is with Cyclones on ‘Star Wars’ night

The Ride: New additions to the Clones paid dividends Saturday night. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

Two arrests in Midwood robbery

Crime: Police have arrested two men who they say are responsible for robbing and assaulting an 18-year-old woman inside her apartment building in Midwood on July 27. Comment

Rosario’s single wins it in ninth

The Ride: The Clones scored two in the final frame to steal a win from the Tigers. Comment

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

Murder to vehicular mayhem for Slope’s new commanding officer

Park Slope: Park Slope’s new top cop is transitioning from chasing bloodthirsty maniacs across the borough to pursuing reckless drivers, with equal zeal, he says. Comments (2)

No-class burglar strikes on Classon

Fort Greene: Police are after a man who they say pulled off a pricey heist in Clinton Hill on July 17. Comments (2)

Urban-renewal park in Fort Greene up for urban renewal

Fort Greene: A long-padlocked Fort Greene park could reopen thanks to a city push to make it safe to hang out in once more. Comments (2)

No luck: Cyclones crushed on ‘Irish Night’

The Ride: Our boys’ five-game winnning streak is over. Comment

Thursday, July 31, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Pit bull owner sez Brooklyn-Queens Expressway pooch ran away

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The owner of the pit bull that appeared to have been thrown off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway came forward to claim his pooch on Thursday, saying it ran away on Tuesday afternoon in Greenpoint, hours before its near-fatal fall. Comments (4)

Pit bull survives possible toss from Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Fuzzy Brooklyn: A group of good Samaritans helped save the life of a pit bull after someone apparently threw the animal off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Williamsburg on Tuesday. Comments (5)

Stealing home: Clones win thanks to thievery!

The Ride: Some call it the most exciting play in baseball now that triples are nearly obsolete. Comment

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