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Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Legendary Mad mag illustrator comes to Brooklyn comics fest

Books: They’re bringing Al Jaffee into the fold! Comment

The dark arts: Dumbo to host first New York Festival of Light

Art: Dumbo is getting flashy — and it is not due to another luxury condo or gourmet grocery store. Comment

Election Guide 2014

22nd state Senate District: Martin Golden vs. James Kemmerer

Politics: Six-term incumbent Martin Golden is defending his seat from upstart tech entrepreneur James Kemmerer. Comment

11th Congressional District: Michael Grimm vs. Domenic Recchia

Bay Ridge: Indicted incumbent Rep. Michael Grimm is defending his seat against former Councilman Domenic Recchia in this tight race. Comment

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: A mac and cheese contest, Bobby McFerrin, John Cleese, and other great things to see and do in Brooklyn Oct. 31–Nov. 5. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Greenpoint startup wants to be Facebook with will-call

Circuit Lord: The about-to-launch social-network-ticket-sales site Wrevel is supposed to be a cross between Facebook and Eventbrite. Comment

Shredding anniversary! Noise rockers Deerhoof celebrate 20 years

Music: Deerhoof has lasted longer than most marriages. Comments (1)

We’re wearing respirators

Page 1: With full face shields, reusable helmets, disposable hoods, and self-contained filter and blower units. And single-use impermeable gowns. And disposable gloves with extended cuffs, two pairs each. And disposable boot covers and fluid-resistant aprons. Look, we’re wearing all the gear we have to in order to continue giving you the news you need to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

How Ebola affects the Dad’s decisions

The Dad: This week, the Dad faces his fears. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

DA ramps up charges against Bushwick anti-gay shooting suspect

Bushwick: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has leveled a new charge against the suspect he says shot a man dressed in drag in Bushwick last month: attempted murder as a hate crime. Comments (2)

Go on a guided walking tour of H.P. Lovecraft’s life in Brooklyn

Books: Call it the crawl of Cthulu. Comments (6)

Spend Halloween in the company of serial killers

Theater: Now these are some real monsters. Comment

Dogs strut their stuff at Fort Greene Park costume contest

Event: There were no Spike Lee costumes. Comments (1)

Down on the farm — on Columbia Street

Parenting: Families came in droves to the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden Harvest Festival, an annual celebration held on Oct. 25 by the Columbia Waterfront District community garden. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Death at Baltic Street high school

Cobble Hill: A student at a Cobble Hill high school choked to death this afternoon, school officials said. Comments (6)

Triathlon dashed: Organizer cancels over police fees

This race was over before it began. Comments (12)

The honeymoon is over: Revamped R train panned for poor service

Bay Ridge: You can’t spell erratic without a double dose of “R.” Comments (23)

Loonie tunes! Musical shows Canadians can get mean, eh?

Theater: They are mad as heck, and if you don’t mind, they would prefer not to take it any more! Comments (1)

Windsor Terror: All Howl-o’s Eve at animal shelter

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween is not just for humans. Comment

Boo-klyn zoo: Prospect Park’s menagerie goes ghostly

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Halloween came early to the Prospect Park Zoo over the weekend. Comment

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Lyceum lost: Park Slope arts venue sold at auction

Park Slope: The landmarked Fourth Avenue arts venue has been sold out from under its proprietor. Comments (10)

Golden boy: Government watchdog endorses Ridge incumbent

Bay Ridge: A political-corruption watchdog group has endorsed the campaign of a Brooklyn politician under investigation for corruption. Comments (4)

Shuttered by Ebola, The Gutter reopens after scrub-down

Health: The Williamsburg bowling alley that an Ebola-infected doctor visited last week spared no precaution in cleaning up to prevent another strike from the deadly virus. Comments (2)

Shots fired in attempted jewelry store robbery

Midwood: Police are looking for three men who attempted to rob a Midwood jewelry store on Oct. 22. Comment

A tribute fit for the King: Midwood man’s home is ‘mini-Graceland’

Midwood: The King lives — in Midwood. Comments (5)

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Carmine says to pay everybody more — including him!

Sunday Screech: Look, you can never have enough money to stash away in a mattress under the floorboards in the attic! Comments (1)

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

NYU Poly’s astonaut-alums pay their astral matter a visit

Event: Yes, there’s more than one. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Kings County on alert

Preparing for Ebola in Brooklyn

Health: A day before a Manhattan hospital admitted New York’s first confirmed Ebola patient, health officials convened Downtown to assure residents that they are ready to contain the contagion. Comments (6)

Ebola: What you should know

New York has its first confirmed case of Ebola and there is a lot of fear and misinformation swirling around out there. Here is what you need to know to stay safe. Comments (1)

Feds score $16 million from Getty Oil for Newtown Creek dumping

Greenpoint: The bankrupt oil company is shelling out the money to go towards cleaning up the fetid inlet, where it dumped oil and other chemicals. Comments (8)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts unveils its 2014-15 season

Art: Music, dance, and family musicals will rock the boards for the Center’s 60th-anniversary season. Comment

Bed-Stuy, do or tie: Community activists, celebs hit red carpet for gala

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A storied Bedford-Stuyvesant community group raised a bunch of money with a star-studded benefit on the distant island of Manhattan on Monday night. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Subway musicians to police: Let us play

Music: Buskers rallied this week after a video of an apparent wrongful arrest in the Metropolitan Avenue G station went viral. Comments (15)

Glasslands to shatter, shutter — and reports blame Vice

Williamsburg: Another music venue bites the dust. Comment

Space is the place: Companies compete to send tourists out of this world

Fort Greene: Brooklyn’s budding aerospace industry is counting on the private space-travel sector to take off in the next few years. Here are the companies that could make the Navy Yard’s resident spacesuit makers rich. Comment

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