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Event: It will be a blast! Comment
Dining: They’ve got the scoop on local history. Comments (3)

Readers: Stop the death on our streets!

Letters: A 33-year-old Queens motorcyclist died in a brutal crash in Canarsie Monday night, according to authorities. Comment

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for weekend reading! Comment

Column: Rose should support call for Omar to be removed from foreign affairs committee

The Right View: Last Sunday, a part of 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge was the site of dueling protests, where protesters outside of Congressman Max Rose’s office had to be separated by police. Comments (45)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a graveyard garden party, a motorcylce maniac, the honcho of hot dogs, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comments (1)

‘Right’ of way: Spike Lee hosts ‘Do The Right Thing’ block party

Bedford-Stuyvesant: It’s time to do the right thing — and party! Comments (4)
It’s time to scoot over Brooklyn! Comments (20)

Big success: Pint-sized artists’ work displayed in Times Square

Standing O: Three cheers for the eight Kings County kids who got to see their personal artwork displayed on the Times Square jumbotron from June 18 to 24, in a project that showed kids there’s no limit to what they can achieve with a paintbrush, according to one artist. Comment
Mill Basin: And you thought FIFA was dirty! Comment
Greenpoint: Manhattan building firm Park Tower Group is developing a massive half-mile stretch of waterfront, dubbed “Greenpoint Landing,” along the shoulder of Brooklyn’s northern-most nabe, in a project that promises great views of Manhattan, along with coastal strolls along the East River — and the fetid Newtown Creek! Comments (4)
Sheepshead Bay: It was quite a day to celebrate summer by the bay! Comment
Councilwoman Farah Louis handily fended off seven challengers to her City Council seat in the Democratic primary on June 25. Comments (2)
Park Slope: Park Slope is juicing up! Comments (12)
Fort Greene: Brooklynites gathered for some communal paint by numbers at Atlantic Terminal Mall on June 22, where the shopping center invited locals to fill in a new mural by famed Brooklyn artist Patrick Dougher with vibrant colors. Comments (22)
Coney Island: Community leaders, elected officials, and medical professionals gathered Sunday to celebrate the opening of a new Coney Island healthcare facility on Stilwell Avenue, which offers primary care and internal medicine service, along with psychiatric therapy. Comment

Turkish delight: Sultan Room and Turk’s Inn opening in Bushwick

Nightlife: It’s got Room to move! Comment

Old souls: Youngsters awarded for essays on seniors

Standing O: These youngsters are feeling old! Comment
Downtown: A Downtown Brooklyn resident and popular YouTube personality was found dead on Monday, just a few days after posting a disturbing online video and then vanishing, police confirmed. Comment
Canarsie: A 33-year-old Queens motorcyclist died in a brutal crash in Canarsie Monday night, according to authorities. Comments (27)
Downtown: More than a dozen pre-schoolers graduated from a Downtown school for the blind on June 21. Comment
A gunman struck a man in the head in a daylight shooting in Homecrest on June 23. Comments (1)

Section of Mermaid Avenue renamed to honor Woody Guthrie

Coney Island: This land is his land! Comments (13)
Op-Ed: We’ve all been there: Stuck in a crowded subway car due to “signal problems,” or sitting on a bus moving so slowly that you might as well have walked. Comments (15)

37th annual Mermaid Parade floods Coney Island

Coney Island: Call it the People’s Parade Ground! Comments (2)

Police recover noose found outside Crown Heights church

Crown Heights: Police were searching for a suspect who they say left a noose outside of a Crown Heights church on June 22, according to authorities. Comments (16)

Update: Cops arrest suspect in connection with shooting of 11-year-old boy in Crown Heights

Crown Heights: Police arrested a man for allegedly shooting an 11-year-old boy and a 31-year-old man in Crown Heights on June 20, according to authorities. Comments (25)

Cops searching for missing Seagate teen

Sea Gate: Cops are searching for a Seagate teenager who has been missing since June 21. Comment

Cops cuff Bed-Stuy man who allegedly masturbated in front of women in Queens

Detectives picked up a Brooklyn man who allegedly pleasured himself in front of two women in separate incidents on Howard Beach weeks ago, prosecutors announced on June 21. Comments (1)

Fontbonne Hall Academy toasts another successful season

Standing O: Call it tee work! Comment
A whimsical, early 20th century low-scale holdout may soon disappear from the increasingly tower-filled skyline of Downtown Brooklyn. Comments (6)

Cops investigating death of 2-week-old infant in East New York

The East New York community is reeling from a tragedy on Monday, after a 2-week-old Brooklyn baby died at his home, according to authorities. Comments (7)

City to install bike lanes in Dyker Heights despite community board’s objections

Dyker Heights: City officials ignored a Dyker Heights community board’s rejection of a network of bike lanes proposed for the area, and have decided to implement the paths over the civic group’s objections. Comments (44)

Fearless Living: Working together with a little patience can help us find our rhythm

Fearless Living: “Sometimes it feels as if I live on my own planet. Do you feel that way?” Comments (5)

Parks Department reveals designs for $1.25M renovation of Flatbush playspace

Flatbush: City Parks honchos unveiled designs on June 19 for a planned $1.25 million makeover of Sunners Playground in Flatbush, which will provide local kids with new play equipment, water toys, and green stuff sometime in the next couple years. Comments (5)
Marine Park: Disgraced former state Sen. Carl Kruger chewed out a rep from the Department of City Planning at a community meeting in Bergen Beach on June 19. Comments (3)
Downtown: Police are searching for a Downtown Brooklyn resident and popular Youtube video game streamer who disappeared June 19 after posting an online video in which he discussed committing suicide and referenced his own struggle with mental illness. Comment

Chilling artistic replicas of caged children pop up across the city

Park Slope: Street art depicting children locked in cages popped up around Brooklyn on June 12, offering a harrowing critique of the US Government’s handling of undocumented immigrants crossing America’s southern border. Comments (50)
DUMBO: Call it the sweet old science! Comment
Prospect Heights: A Prospect Heights woman is facing seven years behind bars for allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from the Department of Parks and Recreation, where she has worked since 2005. Comment

Cops bust alleged racist vandal

Sheepshead Bay: Cops busted a 55-year-old Sheepshead Bay man for allegedly spray painting anti-Muslim and anti-Arab slurs on a local elementary school Sunday. Comments (16)
Sunset Park: The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated four areas of Sunset Park as historic districts on Tuesday, after a decades-long fight by community members to preserve the neighborhood’s architectural — and blue-collar — roots. Comments (5)
Sunset Park: A grand jury indicted one of New York’s Finest for perjury Wednesday following allegations that he fabricated assault charges against a burglary suspect in Sunset Park earlier this year. Comments (9)

Gimme shelter: Park Slope residents sign petition in support of planned family shelters

Park Slope: More than 1,600 people have signed a petition supporting the city’s plan to open two homeless shelters in Park Slope, backing the effort which has drawn fierce opposition from some locals since it was announced in April. Comments (8)

Pimp gets 12 years in seedy prostitution scheme

A judge sentenced an East New York pimp to 12 years in prison for luring teenage girls from out of state to work as prostitutes in seedy Kings County hotels. Comments (3)

Cops hunt fiend who assaulted man with wine glass

Sheepshead Bay: Cops are hunting the fiend who slashed a 22-year-old man in the face with a wine glass inside a Sheepshead Bay nightclub on June 14. Comments (4)

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