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Not all Glamor: Former women’s magazine editor pens dishy novel

Park Slope: Move over, “The Devil Wears Prada.” Comment

Not all Glamour: Former women’s magazine editor pens dishy novel

Park Slope: Move over, “The Devil Wears Prada.” Comment

The dictator rises again: Dumbo publisher resurrects weighty Latin American lit

February Houses: “Reasons of State,” Alejo Carpentier’s massive novel of Latin American politics, brings us first-person close to the life and times of a brutal dictator in the early 1900s. Comment

The dictator rises again: Dumbo publisher resurrects weighty Latin American lit

February Houses: “Reasons of State,” Alejo Carpentier’s massive novel of Latin American politics, brings us first-person close to the life and times of a brutal dictator in the early 1900s. Comments (1)
Nightlife: Go green this March 17 — Kelly green, that is! Comment
Nightlife: Go green this March 17 — Kelly green, that is! Comments (1)
Art: Many artists are obsessive, but these ones have turned obsession into an art-form. Comment
Art: Many artists are obsessive, but these ones have turned obsession into an art-form. Comment
Books: You have seen the famous photos — now see photos of where they were developed. Comments (2)
Books: You have seen the famous photos — now see photos of where they were developed. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

Letters: Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Carmine salutes Anne Marie Lettieri-Baker!

Big Screecher: This week’s Carmine award goes to… oh, yeah. I just told you. Ann Marie Lettieri-Baker! Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: “King Lear,” bingo, Park Slope’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade, and more things to do in Brooklyn this weekend and beyond. Comment

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: “King Lear,” bingo, Park Slope’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade, and more things to do in Brooklyn this weekend and beyond. Comment

Bartoonist goes south of the border

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist visits Bar San Miguel, a tequila bar in Carroll Gardens co-owned by CNBC’s Jim Cramer. Comments (3)
BoroBeat: Alan Maisel stopped by the Mill Basin library branch to make kids’ reading time extra special for “Read Across America Day.” Comment

Russian beauty queen reigns in Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach: Max Jeager: You were born in the U.S. but speak fluent Russian. How has that affected your ability to connect with Russian culture? Comment

Have a solemn and somber St. Patrick’s in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: The Feast of Saint Patrick is upon us, and every fellow knows what that means — refusing to indulge in crude ethnic stereotyping and instead upholding the noble history and proud traditions of the Irish people with extraordinary displays of sobriety, pacifism, and public decorum. Comment

Batman returns: Forgotten film about Brooklyn’s ‘Super Cops’ to screen in P’Slope

Cinema: “The Super Cops” captures 1970s Bedford-Stuyvesant in all its gritty glory. Comments (1)

Batman returns: Forgotten film about Brooklyn’s ‘Super Cops’ to screen in P’Slope

Cinema: “The Super Cops” captures 1970s Bedford-Stuyvesant in all its gritty glory. Comment

Ugly duckling finds beauty and love in PS 207’s ‘Honk! Jr.’

BoroBeat: Students of PS 207’s Drama Club took to the stage to put on their version of the musical “Honk! Jr.” last week. Comment

Brooklyn won’t be the same without Ed Eisenberg

A Britisher’s View: Late Manhattan Beach activist Ed Eisenberg was one-of-a-kind, and you can bet your bottom dollar that he is already making his mark in assorted civic groups in the sky, writes our columnist. Comment

Fancy Red Hook rehab center gets community board approval

Red Hook: Brooklyn’s Betty Ford clinic got the thumbs up from a local panel on Wednesday night. Comments (14)
Bergen Beach: Kings Plaza Mall is working to repair its image in the wake of recent disturbances, but some locals say the push is coming too late to undo the damage. Comment

Councilman to city: greenlight our stoplight!

Manhattan Beach: A freshman lawmaker is renewing a push to install traffic signals at a confusing Manhattan Beach intersection — despite the city’s insistence the crossing does not need stoplights. Comment
Downtown: We took the grand tour of the borough’s new highest high-rise. Comment

Dem beef could force primary

Will’s Watch: Call it Colton’s revenge! Comment

Play-to: Hit the books before seeing ‘Hoi Polloi’s Republic’

Play-to: Hit the books before seeing ‘Hoi Polloi’s Republic’

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This Clinton Hill production has done an admirable job of adapting a 2,400-year-old, 300-page philosophical text to the stage. But it is not for Plato first-timers. Comments (2)

Play-to: Hit the books before seeing “Hoi Polloi’s Republic”

Play-to: Hit the books before seeing “Hoi Polloi’s Republic”

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This Clinton Hill production has done an admirable job of adapting a 2,400-year-old, 300-page philosophical text to the stage. But it is not for Plato first-timers. Comment

Travel writer and adventurer Matthew Power remembered

Prospect Heights: The Prospect Heights resident went to the ends of the Earth after good stories. Comment

Fearless Parent brings the music

Music: Our parenting columnist is spreading arts the Brooklyn way. Comments (1)

Today’s women can’t have it all. Or can they?

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie looks back on her choice to stay home, keep the house clean, and raise the kids. Comments (2)
Digital editions: We know exactly what you want: The biggest newspaper we’ve got, and a bottle of Lowenbrau. So when you want the taste of a truly great Brooklyn newspaper, tonight, let it be The Brooklyn Paper. So here’s to the bartender, and here’s to the editor. Oh, and keep hustling, Brooklyn. Read more…

Swine dining and Francophilia abound in Old Brooklyn cooking

Dining: We learned some surprising tidbits in our quest to better understand the food of Walt Whitman’s day. Comment

Coach Morton can’t dodge blame for Lincoln loss

Joe Knows: Dwayne “Tiny” Morton appears to have coached his last game at Abraham Lincoln, but he isn’t leaving like the champion he has been throughout his career. Morton never got control of the overconfidence that grew around his overwhelmingly talented roster that include the city’s best player in Isaiah Whitehead. Comment

Nuthin' but Nets!

Little talked-about trade paying dividends

Back Court: Newly arrived Marcus Thorton coming up big in the backcourt Comment

Spin to win! Net’s Frontcourt a revolving door

Front Court: Who knows who is going to lead the Nets’ Frontcourt tonight? Who cares, as long as the team wins! Comment

Downtown cops vow to give double-parkers the full-court press

Mean Streets: Officers are gearing up for a crackdown on Jay Street, Court Street, and Flatbush Avenue. Comments (26)
Fashion: “Fashion Week Brooklyn” is going to the dogs! Comment
Fashion: “Fashion Week Brooklyn” is going to the dogs! Comments (3)
Music: Why should kids have all the Purim party fun? Comment
Music: Why should kids have all the Purim party fun? Comment
Downtown: These high school kids are robot-makers in disguise. Comment
Downtown: We took the grand tour of the borough’s new highest high-rise. Comments (37)

Hospital-free LICH pitches spell death for Brooklynites: Residents

Hospitals in Crisis: The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s takeover plan for Long Island College Hospital would put lives in danger, no matter what other medical services it provides, said angry Red Hook residents at a presentation of the plan on Tuesday night. Comments (12)
BoroBeat: The multi-school Sing! competition returned for the first time in decades, pitting Edward R. Murrow, James Madison, and Marine Park high schools against each other to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Comment

Jo says to kick those braty kids’ butts

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist says its about time todays youngsters get a good dose of comeuppance. Comment
BoroBeat: Coney Island’s movers and shakers came out in droves for the Alliance for Coney Island’s second annual winter gala on March 6. Comment

Downtown cops vow to give double-parkers the full-court press

Mean Streets: Officers are gearing up for a crackdown on Jay Street, Court Street, and Flatbush Avenue. Comment

Bishop Ford’s unexpected playoff runs ends in Class A final loss

High School Sports: Resilience powered Bishop Ford’s run to the championship game, but the Falcons couldn’t get back up from a blistering shooting performance from Xavier. Comment

Cops: Don’t walk, seriously

Mean Streets: Brooklyn cops are taking Mayor DeBlasio’s pledge to make the roads safer to heart — by ticketing jaywalkers. Comments (28)
EXCLUSIVE

Luna Park planning waterpark for Coney Island

Coney Island: The people behind Luna Park are looking to make an even bigger splash in Coney Island. Comment
EXCLUSIVE

600 LICH workers to be laid off in April

Hospitals in Crisis: Nearly half of Long Island College Hospital’s staff will be out of a job by April, the State University of New York confirmed today. Comments (17)
EXCLUSIVE

Luna Park planning waterpark for Coney Island

The people behind Luna Park are looking to make an even bigger splash in Coney Island. Comments (9)
Coney Island: Thunder will roll once more in the People’s Playground! Comment
Mean Streets: Road warriors and Downtown residents say separating the Jay Street bike lanes from the rest of the road will make Brooklyn’s scariest route for two-wheelers better for everybody. Comments (30)
Coney Island: Thunder will roll once more in the People’s Playground! Comment
BoroBeat: Students from PS 326 in Flatlands presented the district’s superintendent with a dance show and hand-painted pictures to decorate her office. Comment
Art: A performance artist hosted a so-called “Cake Sit” at a Gowanus art gallery. Comments (5)
Art: A performance artist hosted a so-called “Cake Sit” at a Gowanus art gallery. Comment

Cardozo hands Jefferson third-straight title-game loss

High School Sports: It wiped out top-seeded Abraham Lincoln in the semifinals, but the Orange Wave finally broke last Saturday in the title game. Comment

Bishop Loughlin’s city title hopes again ended by Christ the King

High School Sports: There weren’t many words shared, but plenty of tears shed in the locker room between Bishop Loughlin coach Ed Gonzalez and his senior stars Khadeen Carrington and Mike Williams. Comment

Nazareth ends season one win shy of trip to Albany

High School Sports: Last weekend was a rollercoaster for Nazareth senior Bianca Cuevas and her teammates. Comment
High School Sports: Turnovers, missed free throws, and costly calls from the referees all contributed in the top-seeded Vikings’ 65–58 loss to No. 3 Francis Lewis in the Public School Athletic League Class AA girls’ basketball title game on Saturday afternoon at the Barclays Center. Comment
Dyker Heights: The Brooklyn Public Library wants to close the book on its $20,000-a-month lease on its McKinley Park branch — by having the city seize the building through eminent domain. Comment

House passes bill to limit flood insurance hikes

Gerritsen Beach: A long-delayed bill offering a break on flood insurance premiums finally passed the House on March 4, as thousands of property owners braced for massive rate hikes triggered by new, post-Sandy federal flood-zone maps. Comment
Hospitals in Crisis: Some 300 to 350 Long Island College hospital staffers are going to be handed pink slips soon, according to a union rep. Comments (7)
Downtown: These high school kids are robot-makers in disguise. Comment
Dyker Heights: The Brooklyn Public Library wants to close the book on its $20,000-a-month lease on its McKinley Park branch — by having the city seize the building through eminent domain. Comments (16)
Clinton Hill: Cops say they caught the guy responsible for a string of Clinton Hill car break-ins red-handed, but the smashing and grabbing has not ceased. Comments (4)
Dining: Let’s just hope the leafy greens don’t taste like grass. Comments (8)

Stan’s angrier than Carmine!

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist lists his gripes — just like another columnist we love. Comment

Police seek four in ‘random’ midday Dumbo attack

DUMBO: They jumped a woman but took nothing, cops say. Comments (1)

Young Lions end season with inconsistent performance in Catholic state quarterfinals

High School Sports: Bishop Loughlin’s girls’ basketball team suffered a stunning, season-ending loss last Wednesday night. Comment

Carmine’s giving out ‘Carmines’ like he’s never given out ‘Carmines’ before!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher salutes Ann Marie Lettieri-Baker! Comments (7)
Williamsburg: An abandoned ice cream shop is making a spooky comeback. Comments (25)

New life starts at 50 for Cuevas, Nazareth in Catholic semifinals

Nazareth’s Bianca Cuevas told her teammates and her coach exactly how the fourth quarter was going to go. In the midst of the best game of her career, the McDonald’s All-American guard instructed them to not run any more plays and just let her send them to the Catholic Class AA girls’ basketball state final. Comment

Williams’s big fourth quarter powers Loughlin back to city title game

High School Sports: Rutgers-bound guard Mike Williams scored 18 of his game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter of an 89–77 victory over St. Peter’s in the Catholic Class AA intersectional boys’ basketball semifinal at Fordham University on Thursday. Comment

Ukraine pain! Brooklynites from war-torn nation blast Russia

Politics: The conflict wrenching apart Ukraine is opening schisms among the nation’s emigres in Brooklyn — but they seem to agree on one point: Russia needs to stay out. Comment

Ukraine pain! Brooklynites from war-torn nation blast Russia

Politics: The conflict wrenching apart Ukraine is opening schisms among the nation’s emigres in Brooklyn — but they seem to agree on one point: Russia needs to stay out. Comments (8)

Saint Patrick’s Day comes early to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Saint Paddy’s Day is still more than a week away, but shamrock season has already started in Bay Ridge. Check out where to find all the action over at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Greenbacks to green oil-soaked Greenpoint

Greenpoint: An anti-cigarette-butt-litter campaign and a rooftop garden for a church are just two of the 18 plans that got picked in a first round of Big-Oil-money grant-making. Comments (5)

Randy reading: Literary series comes to Park Slope sex shop

Books: The reading series is both sexual and textual. Comments (2)

Celebs shine for Slope youth-writing group

Event: These stars came out for a super cause. Comment
High School Sports: Jefferson Coach Lawrence “Bud” Pollard and his players may have been the only people in New York City who believed they could beat top-seeded Abraham Lincoln, which had to them three times this season already. Comment

‘Cash-strapped’ Prospect Park West nursing home to shutter in three months

Park Slope: A high-end assisted living facility on Prospect Park West will shutter in three months, forcing more than 100 elderly residents to find new digs. Comments (9)

Nazareth returns to form in state-quarterfinal rout of Moore Catholic

High School Sports: Nazareth returned to its old form on Wednesday — and gave a peek into its future in the process. Comment
Greenpoint: Inflation has hit Brooklyn’s most expensive coffee drink — and the cups of joe, too. Comments (22)

Golden fails to boot GOP head

Will’s Watch: In this week’s politics column over at BrooklynDaily.com, it is the inside story of how Kings County Republican Party chairman Craig Eaton beat a legal challenge from allies of state Sen. Marty Golden, securing his seat on the throne. Read more…

Developer with SUNY ties to make pitch for LICH

Hospitals in Crisis: Another bidder is lining up for a shot at taking over Long Island College Hospital — and this one apparently has friends in high places. Comments (5)

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