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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Horsing around

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

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

Five other Derby parties in Brooklyn

This isn’t a one-horse race! Comments (2).

Dresses accomplished! Operation prom helps high schoolers with gown giveaway

More than 250 students received free prom dresses at the third-annual Operation Prom — a formal wear giveaway for low-income students who are doing well in school — at Borough Hall on April 25. Comment.

Staple goods: Brooklyn Zine Fest draws thousands to B’Heights

Books: They look good on paper. Comment.

Robots take Downtown: Polytech grad students show off innovations

Downtown: The robots are coming! Comment.

Young Red Hook residents help clean up the neighborhood

Red Hook: 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.

Police: Groper on the run

Williamsburg: Cops are searching for a creep who allegedly followed a woman into her Williamsburg apartment building, grabbed her buttocks, and ran off. Comment.

Monday, April 27, 2015

In Park Slope, police crack down on phone use while riding a bicycle. The problem? It isn’t illegal

Mean Streets: It may be dumb to talk on your phone as you pedal, but it isn’t illegal. Apparently, police haven’t gotten the memo. Comments (24).

Best buds! Thousands flock to cherry blossom festival

Crown Heights: Talk about flower power! Comments (1).

Cops hunt Williamsburg murderers

Williamsburg: Cops are on the hunt for four men in connection with an early morning Williamsburg murder. Comments (1).

Price hike! Activists host gentrification walking tour of Williamsburg

Changing Brooklyn: It is a tour of snooty! Comments (4).

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

Music: They’re ordering hits with a side of salsa! Comments (3).

PAC man! Donovan gobbles up checks from political action committees

Bay Ridge: In the race to replace disgraced Rep. Michael Grimm, the Republican candidate has collected nearly as much money from political action committees as his opponent has gotten from anybody. Comments (1).

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

Books: It is a squat plot! Comments (2).

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Take that Kodachrome away! Our columnist doesn’t need to see every photo of your kid on your smartphone

Rhymes with Crazy: Face it, folks, there is a limit on how many out-of-focus photos of your little angel I can take. Comments (4).

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