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Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Wilkommen to the stage: This ‘Cabaret’ recruits the audience

Theater: Whose frau-line is it anyway? Comments (3)

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Unholy harmony: Secular gospel band spreads the love

Music: They have kicked Jesus out of the band. Comment

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

The mane event: Huge ‘My Little Pony’ celebration coming to Park Slope

Event: It’s no dog-and-pony show. Comment

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Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Lenore traverses the sidewalks of New York

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnists takes a walk on the wild side. Comments (1)

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Bartoonist finds the whiskey flowing in Bushwick

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator emerges from hibernation long enough to sketch a new bar where all the cocktails are on tap. Comments (6)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: There is plenty to do this week: excellent pop bands, readings, chili contests, film screenings, art shows — and you can get into it all for free, which means extra cash to spend on beer! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Bed-Stuy board rejects outpost of Williamsburg hipster dive-bar empire

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Locals grilled the owners on how many black employees they have and whether they will put staff through “sensitivity training” to ensure they treat residents with respect. Comments (98)

A good turn! Historic designation likely for Coney’s carousel, Feds say

They’re coming around. Comment

Genders with pets

Of meows and men: Photo book focuses on cats and their manly owners

Books: There’s nothing feminine about having a pussy! Comments (1)

Puppy love: Equal time for women with dogs

Photo Galleries: Ladies discuss their canine companions! Comments (1)

Divine intervention: Guardian Angels returning to Brooklyn

Crime: Heaven help us! Comments (6)

Oh, the secrets they’ll keep!

The Dad: This week, the Dad considers what his youngest tells him — and what she doesn’t! Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

EXCLUSIVE! FDNY report: Unextinguished ember reignited, destroyed CitiStorage

Williamsburg: Two Williamsburg waterfront warehouses burned down last year after firefighters failed to extinguish burning embers from a smaller blaze there hours earlier, according to two long-awaited reports acquired by this paper. Comments (16)

Heights residents: Helicopter chop doesn’t cut deep enough

Brooklyn Heights: It is a cop out that doesn’t take enough copters out, say Brooklyn Heights residents Comments (4)

Brooklyn bacchanalia

Goes down Easy: Mardi Gras party has big eats and big beats

Nightlife: The Big Easy is coming to Williamsburg! Comment

Fat chances: More spots to celebrate Mardi Gras

Nightlife: Head out with your krewe to these Brooklyn spots! Comments (1)

Alma matters! Locals want Sanders-Clinton debate at Bernie’s Brooklyn high school

Politics: They want to bring this grassroots candidate back to his class roots. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Police: Punk drew swastika, ‘Die yuppies’ in wet cement

Bushwick: Police are looking for a sketchy character who drew the words “Die yuppies” and a swastika in wet cement in Bushwick in the early morning hours of Jan. 29. Comments (9)

Java developer! Coffee joint in D’town apartment building named for real-estate giant

Breaking Chews: It is Downtown’s first artisanal coffeehouse — and possibly the world’s first high-end java joint named after a luxury housing developer. Comments (6)

Fishy business! Russ and Daughters coming to Navy Yard

Fort Greene: Lox it in! Comments (2)

DA: Bookkeeper swindled $775K from Park Slope employer

Park Slope: She allegedly used her employer “as a personal piggy bank” says the district attorney. Comments (5)

Listen: The five worst Brooklyn dates

Podcast: Brokelyn’s Margaret Bortner joined Gersh and Vince on this week’s podcast. With audio … Comment

Police: Man killed himself in custody in Canarsie

Crime: Officials say they had just checked on him 10 minutes before. Our pals at have the story. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Jury finds accused ‘Park Slope Groper’ not guilty

Park Slope: The man police arrested for being the infamous Park Slope Groper was falsely accused, a jury found last week. Comments (7)

Bernie challenges Hillary to debate in Brooklyn!

Politics: Where should it happen? Vote in our poll! Comments (23)

City to chop chopper traffic in half by 2017

Brooklyn Heights: The deal preempted a bill by Councilman Carlos Menchaca (D–Red Hook) that would effectively banish the helicopter-tour industry from the city. Comments (5)

How Brooklyn’s snow disappeared down Red Hook’s drains

Red Hook: Where did all the snow go? Comments (2)

smells like tween spirit

Middle ground: Atlantic Yards will have intermediate school

Class Action: They’re on a junior high! Comments (2)

A for effort! Parents give controversial middle-school makeover a passing grade

Class Action: It was a first class launch! Comments (3)

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Squadron: City to chop choppers in half

Brooklyn Heights: The city has reached a surprise deal to halve the helicopter-tour traffic that plagues Brooklyn Heights and Red Hook residents, according to state Sen. Daniel Squadron. Our pals at Downtown Express have the scoop! Read more…

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

L-train riders demand answers on closure — MTA blames media for revealing story in first place

Williamsburg: What the L is going on? Comments (12)

Car sick: Residents demand parking plan for new LICH medical center

Hospitals in Crisis: Instead, they’re getting a traffic study. Comments (5)

Brooklyn no moor! Plan to bring S.S. United States to Red Hook scuttled

Red Hook: This plan is sunk! Comments (12)

Funk in the trunk: Officials say guys tried to swap suitcases full of pot

Bay Ridge: Police busted two guys who allegedly exchanged briefcases full of pot in broad daylight on the corner of 92nd Street and Fifth Avenue — just blocks from the Bay Ridge apartment building where they both live — on Jan. 27. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Glazed and accused: Peter Pan Donuts sued by former employee

Greenpoint: He wants them to fork over the dough. Comments (7)

Slings and sharrows! Cyclists: Kill Jay St. parking, not bike lane

Mean Streets: This plan leaves a lot to be retired. Comments (13)

The kids are alright

Model citizens: Williamburg middle-schoolers to form mock community board

Class Action: Forget model United Nations — these kids are doing model Community Board! Comments (1)

Scott Stringer: I was a teen community board member

The comptroller tells all, and offers his wisdom to the next generation. Comments (3)