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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bushwick

Circus show will bring the heat with fire-breathing performance

This circus won’t be in tents — but it will be intense. Comment.
Gowanus

Giggly world: Comedians pay tribute to Devo

Five comedians, an author, and a member of Devo walk into a bar… Comment.
Williamsburg

Knife on Mars: Artists need your help improving space food

Two artists have built a test kitchen in a Williamsburg gallery, where you can create food for an expedition to Mars. Comment.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gowanus

Writers pen erotic additions to ‘Moby-Dick’

Call me, Ishmael. Comment.
Fort Greene

Pickpocket swipes man’s cash in subway turnstile

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

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Prospect Heights

Library unearths its trove of Coney collectibles

Dig through some buried historical treasures. Comment.

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Fort Greene

Fine feathered friends: MoCADA celebrates 15 years with masquerade ball

There’s no masking it — this was one successful bash! Comment.
Park Slope

Park Slope journalist reveals the stories behind his oddball stories

This writer wants you to put down the smart phone and pick up a ballpoint pen! Comment.
Fort Greene

Yoga party! Senior yogis stretch it out in Fort Greene

They took their downward-facing dogs to the park! Comment.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Crown Heights

Medgar Evers dean killed in Philadelphia train crash

A Medgar Evers College dean was among the eight passengers killed in the tragic Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, making the national tragedy a personal loss for many Brooklynites. Comment.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Group smashes man’s head through window

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Park Slope

Stretch comedy: Park Slope studio offers ‘laughter yoga’ class

Talk about a twisted sense of humor! Comment.

Monday, May 11, 2015

DUMBO

Almanac of awesome! Sloper writes guide to fascinating folks

He is fascinated by the fascinating. Comment.
Red Hook

Africa’s top contemporary art coming to Red Hook

Manhattan’s fancy contemporary art fair Frieze is this weekend, but you can save the ferry fare, because Brooklyn is having its own fancy contemporary art fair Comment.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Fort Greene

UPDATED: Cops free Snowden statue after rogue artists turn themselves in

Authorities have finally released the bust of whistle-blower Edward Snowden that rogue artists famously erected in Fort Greene Park last month, after two of the artists responsible came forward. Comment.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Gowanus

The big bang! Massive drum ensemble celebrates three huge years

Talk about a birthday bash! Comment.
Red Hook

Ship shapes! Shadow puppet show highlights female pirates

XX marks the spot! Comment.
Fort Greene

Mexican musicians to play tribute to Morrissey

How soon is ahora? Comment.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Brooklyn Heights

Vinyl fantasy! Film set in Bed–Stuy record store makes borough debut

“Lazarus” is set inside Israel’s Record Store, located in a subterranean space on Fulton Street. Comment.
Fort Greene

Police: Driver intentionally hits man with her car

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

Cops: Spurned gym worker steals from former employer

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

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

BoroBeat

Trucks, kids have a blast together

PS 295’s “Touch-a-Truck” event brought kids and trucks together again. Comment.

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