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Saturday, April 18, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Injured protester says officer bruised her ribs with ‘power shove’

Prospect Heights: Talk about push coming to shove. Comments (11).

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Grill baby grill! Prospect Park opening new east-side grilling area

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Prospect-Lefferts Gardeners now have a license to grill! Comments (13).

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Toss banjos at the Brooklyn Folk Fest, learn about brain wiring from a ‘Star Trek’ writer, and other great things to do in the borough of Kings, April 17–23. Comment.

Fright fight! Stephen King vs. R.L. Stine

Books: Both men have written books about evil clowns. Both men are coming to Brooklyn. Comments (1).

Salvation Army lot sells for $36 million

Williamsburg: A Manhattan developer has purchased the former Salvation Army lot at the corner of Bedford Avenue and N. Seventh Street for a whopping $36 million. Comments (4).

Universoul Circus dazzles audiences at Aviatior

Photo Galleries: What a show! Comments (2).

UPDATED: Alleged slumlords face 15 years behind bars

Cops arrested landlords Joel and Amrom Israel this morning, and the pair now face up to 15 years in prison for allegedly destroying rent-stabilized apartments to force tenants out. Comments (20).

Rock is back in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at know all the hardest rocking shows in the Ridge this weekend! Comment.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Who would plot to murder this adorable basset hound? (Or any basset hound, for that matter?)

Our pals at have the answer to that question in a story so good we would have killed for it. But we chose not to, so here’s the link. Enjoy! Comments (2).

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Chopper shop: Bikers opening motorcycle-only garage

Bushwick: They’re going the whole hog. Comments (1).

Killer who fled to Jamaica finally sentenced after 18 years

Bushwick: A criminal who was on the lam in Jamaica for more than a decade after killing a teenager in a Bushwick drug turf war will have to serve life in prison. Comments (2).

Bugging out: Tuberculosis outbreak threatens Sunset Parkers

Sunset Park: Sunset Park is ground-zero of an outbreak of tuberculosis — a disease mostly eradicated many years ago. Comments (7).

Nets make playoffs, but Crummy isn’t hopeful

Flagrant Fowl: Look, when you put pigeon in charge of your sports department, things will ultimately devlove to garbage. Comment.

Water work: G’Point theater troupe staging ‘Moby-Dick’ in bookstore

Theater: It is a whale of a tale. Comment.

College shopping sheds light on daughter No. 2

The Dad: This week, the Dad learns more about his second offsping during the weeks he spent looking for a new college with her than he had in a while. Comments (3).

Rallying cries: Cops, protesters injured at police reform march

Prospect Heights: Protesters calling for police reform clashed with officers as they marched down Flatbush Avenue to Grand Army Plaza on Tuesday, leading to multiple arrests and injuries on both sides. Comments (7).

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Erotic filmmakers create newer, queerer porn fest

Cinema: They want rainbow, not vanilla. Comments (5).

Head games! Snowden bust artists demand statue back

Fort Greene: The Police Department must release the bust of refugee whistle-blower Edward Snowden that it removed from Fort Green Park and locked down in the bowels of the 88th Precinct station house, a lawyer for the anonymous artists that created the artwork demanded on Tuesday. Comments (8).

Raising the bars: Artist recreates activist’s prison cell

Art: The Central Library is exhibiting a full-scale replica of the six-by-nine-foot jail cell Black Panther activist Herman Wallace lived in for nearly 40 years. Comments (1).

Soft serve! Pillow factory opens doors for Industry City Open Studios

Shopping: This is a different kind of pillow talk. Comments (3).