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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Pet costume contest draws dogs by dozen, Dick Zigun impawsonator

A pack of two dozen pooches and a rat named Betty strutted their stuff on the Boardwalk during Deno’s Wonder Wheel’s annual Pet Day costume contest on May 31. Comment.

Pastor restores theater in his Williamsburg church

Awesome: Talk about a divine intervention! Comment.

‘Grease’ enlightening: Comedy group tackles lack of diversity in the classic musical

Theater: They are greasing the wheels of progress! Comments (1).

Cops looking for alleged 4 train groper

Fort Greene: Cops are on the lookout for a man they say groped a woman on a 4 train on May 28, according to a report. Comment.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Home is where the art is: Expanding MoCADA is on the move

BAM District: The new space will be more than three times larger than the previous one. Comments (4).

Space jam: Oddball performers help launch book about weird Brooklyn venues

Gowanus: Highlights included a man blasting fire out of a saxophone, and a woman walking on the wall. Comment.

Walking dead: Zombie Crawl lurches through Williamsburg

Williamsburg: They were looking for brains — and a stiff drink. Comments (5).

Artists to give haunting performances at Green-Wood Cemetery

Greenwood Heights: These performers will take their work to the grave. Comment.

Crust belt! Pie-lovers face off in Fifth Ave. pizza-eating contest

Bay Ridge: The Fifth Avenue festival went off without a hitch — despite predicted thunderstorms that held off until just after the 16-block party wrapped up. Comment.

Cops seek suspect in Ditmas Park shooting

Ditmas Park: Cops are on the lookout for a guy they believe is connected with the fatal shooting of a Ditmas Park man outside a neighborhood bodega last week. Comments (3).

Monday, June 1, 2015

Whiskey business: Bourbon-book author names his top Brooklyn bars

Books: He is giving it to us straight. Comments (1).

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Float your boat! Learn to kayak and canoe in Brooklyn this summer

Fitness: Find your sea legs at one of these borough boating clubs. Comments (1).

Drink in the sun at these bar patios

Dining: Don’t waste your summer inside bars — spend it in front of, behind, and on top of them! Comments (2).

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Three cheers to your local bodega!

Perspective: It is the place you can grab a gallon of milk or a can of frosting at midnight, but is it possible it is also one of those amazingly New York things that, like Central Park, makes us all a little calmer and happier? Comments (2).