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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Pardon this news block

I’m not John Wasserman! Sloper says Brooklyn Paper commentator is giving him a bad name

If you’ll excuse him, he isn’t the prolific commentator, but he has the same name — and that name is John Wasserman. Comments (14).

VIDEO: Wasserman reads Wasserman

Pardon him, but someone has to say this. Comments (3).

Walt-zing around! Dancer celebrates the Bard of Brooklyn

Dance: It is poetry in motion! Comment.

Open water: Beach season begins in Coney

Photo Galleries: Life’s a beach for Brooklynites. Comments (2).

Gestation sensation! A pregnancy-themed variety show in Gowanus

Nightlife: This show is all in the delivery. Comment.

What will they do when disaster strikes?

The Dad: This week, the Dad contemplates his daughter’s life without him. Comments (3).

It’s all coming together at The Brooklyn Paper!

Page 1: Look, we know just how you feel. The year hasn’t been going nearly as expected. Road blocks kept sprouting up. It seemed like you couldn’t get anything done — at least on time, anyway. But now, the days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer, and each morning that you wake up, it seems like you’ve finally turned the corner. Yup, things are coming together. So take a little breather, sit back, and enjoy the latest Brooklyn Paper. Oh, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment.

UPDATED: Vets call for reopening of Downtown monument

Photo Galleries: Borough President Adams has now pledged $1 million to help restore the Cadman Plaza World War II memorial. Comments (3).

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 (8).

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. Comments (2).

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. Comments (1).

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

Cinema: Talk about a meta narrative. Comment.

Ditmas Park man dies in shooting outside bodega

Ditmas Park: Someone shot and killed a Ditmas Park man on Tuesday night outside a bodega blocks away from his home, police said. Comments (3).

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).

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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.

Where to drink boozy slushies this summer

Dining: They’re the hottest cold drink around! Comments (2).

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).

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.