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Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Neigh-ing tribute: Kentucky Derby party to honor Homer Fink

The two most exciting minutes in sports just got even better! Comment.

Robots take Downtown: Polytech grad students show off innovations

The robots are coming! Comment.

Young Red Hook residents help clean up the neighborhood

Kids crowded into the Housing Authority Farm in Red Hook to clean up the neighborhood and make something nice for their moms in preparation for Mother’s Day. Comment.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Prospect Heights

Rumba in the books! Indie-rock salsa band to play library

They’re ordering hits with a side of salsa! Comment.
Fort Greene

G’point author pens novel on squatters in ’90s Williamsburg

It is a squat plot! Comment.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Clinton Hill

Writers celebrate the lost Bard of Bay Ridge

They’re turning over a new page on an old master. Comment.

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Classical musicians and boxers to perform in harmony

Get ready for another round of “Strike!,” where classical musicians belt out Bach while boxers just belt each other. Comment.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Prospect Heights

Magician will bring tricks, tradition to cherry blossom fest

They’re the oldest tricks in the book — but with a new spin. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Five things to do and see at this year’s cherry blossom fest

A hip-hop tea, cosplay fashions, cross-cultural comedy, and more. Comment.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Toxic avenger! Activist to swim Gowanus

A clean-water activist plans to take the ultimate plunge on Earth Day, swimming 1.8 miles through Brooklyn’s nautical purgatory — the Gowanus Canal. Comment.

Heat-seekers will compete to down world’s hottest peppers

They’re pepper pigs! Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Gospel show! Actor to perform book of Mark in C’Gardens church

He is a Jesus Christ superstar! Comment.

Monday, April 20, 2015


Illuminati to hold recruitment dance party in Williamsburg

The exlusive secret society needs new blood. Comment.
Crown Heights

War and pieces: Art show explores life in conflict zones

It is the art of war. Comment.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Fort Greene

Head games! Snowden bust artists demand statue back

The Police Department must release the bust of refugee whistle-blower Edward Snowden that it removed from Fort Green Park and locked down in the bowels of the 88th Precinct station house, a lawyer for the anonymous artists that created the artwork demanded on Tuesday. Comments (1).
Prospect Heights

Raising the bars: Artist recreates activist’s prison cell

The Central Library is exhibiting a full-scale replica of the six-by-nine-foot jail cell Black Panther activist Herman Wallace lived in for nearly 40 years. Comment.
Fort Greene

Gunman apologizes for attempting to rob acquaintance

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

Barfly smashes glass in man’s face

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Fort Greene

First chair! BAM names violinist as new head

Katy Clark will succeed outgoing president Karen Brooks Hopkins. Comment.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Mean Streets

Truck slams into dead-pedestrian memorial — as it goes up

All activists survived as an 18-wheeler crashed into their worksite. Comment.

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