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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Heavy metal: City cleared to dump millions of gallons of partially-treated, contaminated water into Coney Island Creek

Brooklyn Is Angry: Call it troubled water. Comments (4)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

What a jerk! Caribbean food fest celebrates all the islands

Dining: Curry on down to Canarsie! Comment

Monday, July 10, 2017


Amazing Gracie: Violin-piano duo launch debut album

Music: It’s a high school musical story. Comment

Saturday, July 8, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 7, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got funky beats, throwback sports, a mini zine festival, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Draw bridges: Trump inspires painting of Verrazano

Art: He’s creating connections. Comment

Thursday, July 6, 2017

What a blast! Independence Day fireworks draw revelers across borough

Photo Galleries: O say, did they see! Comments (2)

Champ of the chomp Joey Chestnut breaks hot-dog-eating record with six dozen dogs

Photo Galleries: He’s the top dog! Comments (3)

Aquatic education: Free lessons go swimmingly for local tots

Crown Heights: They took to this class like ducklings to water! Comment

Hello, Dali! Burlesque show celebrates surreal painter

Nightlife: This show is trippy and strippy. Comment

No time like summer to learn how to go with the flow

Fearless Parenting: The season’s long, idle days offer a lesson in keeping an open mind, says our columnist. Comment

The ferry tale of Red Hook

Ferry Tales: Paint the town Red! Comments (3)

Cyclones optimistic despite rough start to season

Cyclones: Brooklyn’s Boys of Summer have not started a season this poorly in more than a decade. Comment

The Brooklyn Paper: A declaration of independence

Page 1: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And, of course, the most important right of all: to keep hustlin’ Brooklyn!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Cyclones blow lead, hand Tri-City a win

The Ride: They found no relief. Comment

Diving in! Borough residents celebrate city pools’ opening day

Photo Galleries: They welcomed summer with a splash! Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Cyclones suffer embarrasing defeat to Connecticut

The Ride: A couple of good at-bats were not enough to stop the Cyclones from getting pounced by the Tigers. Comment

Happy Independence Day!

We are off ringing-in our great nation’s 241st birthday. Enjoy your day celebrating with friends, family, and, of course, fireworks, and come back tomorrow when we resume our up-to-the-minute news coverage from our headquarters in America’s Downtown.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Found leg believed to be part of butchered body discovered last week in Red Hook

Red Hook: The limb washed up in Manhattan on Saturday, days after the victim’s dismembered torso was found. Comments (4)

Clones win one, lose one in double-header against Connecticut

The Ride: The boys broke their seven-game skid, but did not start a winning streak. Comment

Murder mystery: Medical examiner can not determine how killer’s brother died, concludes investigation

Kensington: The bizarre death of a convicted child-murderer’s brother just got even more mysterious. Comments (3)

Nipped in the bud: Combo bar and florist forced to quit the plant biz by city

Ditmas Park: This flower shop is pushing up daisies. Comments (5)

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Rainstorm postpones Clones–Tigers matchup after one-and-a-half innings

The Ride: It was a heated game while it lasted. Comment

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Cyclones swept by Ironbirds, suffer seventh straight loss

The Ride: Brooklyn’s Boys of Summer did not even get on the board. Comment

Friday, June 30, 2017

Quick hit: Civic honchos waste no time voting against Bedford-Union Armory development

Crown Heights: The nays still have it. Comment

Least-favorite son: Sheepshead Bay native Martin Shkreli back in Brooklyn for fraud trial

This hometown boy did not get a warm welcome home. Comments (7)

Unfair trade: New schools do not justify building Boerum Hill high-rises, neighbors say

Boerum Hill: Call it a tower play. Comments (29)

Cyclones handed sixth straight defeat by Ironbirds

The Ride: Ramos got battered! Comment

Tradition marches on: Local Independence Day event celebrates 112th year

Cobble Hill: This parade never gets old! Comment

Building blocks: Area business improvement district hosts event to spruce up streetscape

Cobble Hill: Call it good clean fun. Comment

Johnny and Barry talk to ghosts!

Johnny & Barry: Well, at least they talk to a guy who investigates ghosts. Comment

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Toxic bath: Deadly algae blooms across Prospect Lake for fourth consecutive year

Park Slope: The green death is back! Comments (1)

Lady’s decapitated, butchered body discovered floating near Red Hook harbor

Red Hook: A woman’s headless, dismembered body was found floating in the water near Red Hook on Tuesday morning. Comments (5)

Man! Cyclones lose again!

The Ride: Make it five losses in a row for our hapless Boys of Summer. Comment

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