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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Promised Land

City insists it is still committed to finishing Bushwick Inlet Park

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The city says it is working on getting the full 28 acres, but still won’t meet with activists and local pols, or offer an actual plan. Comments (3).

How we would build a bigger park

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The city refuses to say how it will build a 28-acre park on the waterfront — so we have a few ideas of our own. Comment.

Vets call for reopening of Downtown monument

Photo Galleries: Veterans launched a campaign to make sure Brooklyn remembers its fallen heroes year-round by raising the money to reopen the Cadman Plaza World War II Memorial. For all the borough ceremonies to thank those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, see our slideshow. Comment.

Bored to cheers: Dick Zigun’s ‘Boredom’ no snoozer

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: If you want to be bored, we suggest watching paint dry. Comment.

Living on video: Bushwick filmmaker stars as himself in new flick

Cinema: Talk about a meta narrative. Comment.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Young guns start door-to-door gym service in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: They’re here to pump — you up! Comments (8).

Appetite for instruction! Williamsburg school teaches Rock 101

Awesome: The halls are alive with the sound of music at Williamsburg’s Juan Morel Campos Secondary School. Comment.

Totally wired! Hackers throwing party robot-themed art party

Weird Art: Actual robots will be in attendance. Comments (1).

Where to watch outdoor movies in Brooklyn this summer

Cinema: Brooklyn’s outdoor film festivals don’t show the latest blockbusters, but who needs the new “Star Wars” movie when you can see real stars? Comment.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Your perfect day in Coney Island

Event: Coney Island truly is the People’s Playground. Brooklyn’s entertainment capital has amusements to delight every visitor, young or old. So jump on the F train and follow our guide to having fun in the sun-soaked neighborhood at any age. Comments (8).

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Game on! A look ahead at this year’s Cyclones season

Cyclones: Our Boys of Summer are back on June 20. Comment.

The best beach reads this summer

Books: Brooklyn booksellers offer their top picks. Comment.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Taking stock: It’s tough to find sale items these days!

Rhymes with Crazy: Not everyone shares my hobby, but let me put it out there. It is grocery shopping. Nothing I enjoy more. And since we live in the city, I’m shopping all the time, because who has space for those container ports of Country Crock the folks in the suburbs stock up on? Comments (1).