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Monday, June 8, 2015

Dancing with droids: Robots perform at BAM

These robots want to boogie. Comment

Sunday, June 7, 2015

A visit from the school of hard knocks

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore goes to bat for those wrongly accused of sex offenses. Comments (4)

Saturday, June 6, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Queer punks, puppy paintings, and Irish films — Brooklyn has it all. Comment

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Poly shocker: Dyker prep school rocked by allegations of administrator, kids boozing with hookers in Cuba

Bay Ridge: An administrator at Poly Prep Country Day School took a group of pupils on a trip to Cuba where he provided them with booze, Cuban cigars, and hookers while he scouted out a private investment opportunity — all on the Dyker Heights school’s dime — a lawsuit alleges. Comments (8)

Swashbuckling spectacle drops anchor in Red Hook

Theater: Red Hook’s favorite pirate hackers are back! Comments (4)

Feminism, wife bonuses, and the right to choose

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie says a story in the Times rubbed her the wrong way. Comments (3)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Pet costume contest draws dogs by dozen, Dick Zigun impawsonator

A pack of two dozen pooches and a rat named Betty strutted their stuff on the Boardwalk during Deno’s Wonder Wheel’s annual Pet Day costume contest on May 31. Comment

Pastor restores theater in his Williamsburg church

Awesome: Talk about a divine intervention! Comments (3)

‘Grease’ enlightening: Comedy group tackles lack of diversity in the classic musical

Theater: They are greasing the wheels of progress! Comments (3)

Cops: Ex-boyfriend attacked and robbed woman

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Cops looking for alleged 4 train groper

Fort Greene: Cops are on the lookout for a man they say groped a woman on a 4 train on May 28, according to a report. Comment

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Home is where the art is: Expanding MoCADA is on the move

BAM District: The new space will be more than three times larger than the previous one. Comments (6)

Walking dead: Zombie Crawl lurches through Williamsburg

Williamsburg: They were looking for brains — and a stiff drink. Comments (5)

Space jam: Oddball performers help launch book about weird Brooklyn venues

Gowanus: Highlights included a man blasting fire out of a saxophone, and a woman walking on the wall. Comment

Artists to give haunting performances at Green-Wood Cemetery

Greenwood Heights: These performers will take their work to the grave. Comment

Crust belt! Pie-lovers face off in Fifth Ave. pizza-eating contest

Bay Ridge: The Fifth Avenue festival went off without a hitch — despite predicted thunderstorms that held off until just after the 16-block party wrapped up. Comment

Cops seek suspect in Ditmas Park shooting

Ditmas Park: Cops are on the lookout for a guy they believe is connected with the fatal shooting of a Ditmas Park man outside a neighborhood bodega last week. Comments (3)

Friday, May 29, 2015

They love the nightlife: Restaurant, bar owners form advocacy group

Nightlife: Borough President Adams will chair a new alliance of restaurant and bar owners that aims to help eateries and nightlife venues obtain liquor licenses and building permits more easily and avoid spats with neighbors. Comments (27)

Tower play: Brooklyn Bridge Park, activists reach settlement on Pier 6 development

Bridge ‘Park’: Park honchos can move ahead with their plan to erect two more apartment towers in Brooklyn’s front yard — but the deal came with compromises. Comments (5)

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