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Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Good taste in books: Butcher writes recipes inspired by great literature

Books: She’s eating her words. Comment

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

Screen savers: Festival finds humor in discarded videos

Cinema: They’ve found the funny. Comments (4)

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015

When Texas came to New York

Rhymes with Crazy: That famous New York brash? You can thank says a Texan, says our columnist. Comments (2)

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This weekend, Brooklyn gets competitive! Throw down with sand sculptures and home-brewed beer, then chill out inside the rest of the week — you’ve earned it! Comments (2)

Like a Paisley cowboy: Queer country band kicks off music festival

Music: They’re here, they’re queer, and they’re country. Comments (2)

Clones not hitting their weight

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: The Cyclones’ pitching is keeping them in the battle for first place, but they need more runs if they want to make the playoffs. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

Harmony achieved: ‘Idol’ lets Ridge talent contest keep its name

Bay Ridge: Now they’re singing a different tune. Comment

Oh the places they’ll show! Troupe performs Dr. Seuss musical in park

Bay Ridge: Some Suessites assembled in Owls Head Park, for magic and songs on Aug. 9 — what a lark! Comments (1)

Directors cut-up: Female comedians put films to the test

Cinema: The Bechdel test, that is. Comments (1)

Teal good! Ovarian cancer group opens new Windsor Terrace HQ

Windsor Terrace: They’re painting the town teal! Comments (1)

Piece of mindfulnes

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie offers a meditation on the benefits of meditation. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

Brewery returns to Coney Island

Photo Galleries: Neighborhood celebrates with live snakes. Comment

Crumbling Greenpoint park will get $2-million makeover

Greenpoint: This green space is getting some green. Comment

Kickin’ it old school: Hip-hop trailblazers to hit the stage in Wingate Park

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Presenting the freshest of the old school! Comment

There it is again! New Bookmobile is back!

Books: We just can’t get enough of this Bookmobile! Comment

Yanks thwart Clones’ grab for 1st place

The Ride: The Cyclones fought back from a three-run deficit but fell 10–7, in 12 innings to the hated Staten Island Yankees. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015

Pussies galore! Windsor Terrace shelter is overrun with kittens

Fuzzy Brooklyn: And it needs your help! Comments (2)

Landlord who bought derelict Sunset landmark mum on plans

Sunset Park: It’s all up in the air. Comments (12)

Surf and no turf! Residents rally on river for promised parkland

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: They rocked the boat! Comments (8)

Snuffed film: Activist to sue cops over lost police-camera footage

Sunset Park: Let’s go to the tape — oh wait, we can’t. Comments (4)

Cobble Hill business owner killed crossing Atlantic Avenue

Cobble Hill: A driver fatally ran over the owner of a long-running Atlantic Avenue grocery store as he was crossing the road on Sunday, according to a report. Comments (4)

Cyclones spank Yanks 7–0 on the Rock

The Ride: All-Star Gaby Almonte pitched eight shutout innings in the Cyclones’ 7–0 win against the hated Staten Island Yankees. Comment

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

Officials: Williamsburg officer arrested for sex crimes

Crime: Police arrested a 43-year-old Williamsburg resident and NYPD sergeant Wednesday in his apartment on numerous sex abuse related charges, including the rape of a 15-year-old girl. Comment

Cop who attacked pregnant woman may only lose vacation days

Sunset Park: For cops who lash out at civilians, its no vacation — literally. Comments (1)

Police: Woman pays $20 to avoid rape

Williamsburg: A man threatened to rape a woman in Williamsburg last week then walked away after she paid him $20. Comments (3)

All hands on deck in win against Staten Island

The Ride: The Yanks got a spelling lesson from Siena on Sunday night. Comment

Police: Help us find this arsonist

Crime: Cops say this guy set fire to a restaurant in East Flatbush. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015

Tomorrow: Storm the beach at Bushwick Inlet Park

Greenpoint: Protesters pushing the city to fulfill the promise of Bushwick Inlet Park in Williamsburg are planning a navel assualt on the green space. Comments (4)

Friday, Aug. 7, 2015

Dogs’ swimming hole in Prospect Park is toxic

Meadows of Shame: An algae outbrek in Prospect Park Lake could be hazordous to your pup’s health! Comments (1)

Scary loss to Lake Monsters

The Ride: Vermont is a beautiful place. Truly beautiful. But this loss was ugly. Comment

Update: Two arrested in Red Hook shooting

Red Hook: Two teens are in custody in connection to an Aug. 3 drive-by shooting in Red Hook that injured five and caused a pregnant woman to lose her baby, according to police. Comments (4)

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

All in! Infielders take the mound in horrible loss

The Ride: This one was ugly, folks. Comment

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