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  1. Saturday, June 4: Roode Hoek Revels - Five Writers FabulateRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The Word Cabaret presents its second season at BWAC, kicking off with five local writers unspooling tall tales in a program called: "Roode Hoek" Revels: Five Writers Fabulate. The Word Cabaret, a new reading series, returns to its historic pre-Civil War warehouse gallery and exhibition space in BWAC, opposite Fairway in Red Hook on June 4th .

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    Wednesday May 18 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Police drove bulldozers over more than 70 confiscated dirt-bikes and all-terrain vehicles at a Red Hook tow pound on Tuesday, in a public demolition derby the city's top cop says he hopes serves as a warning to the daredevils who ride the banned bikes around the city's streets. "We want to send out a very strong message to the nitwits and knuckleheads who insist on operating these illegal vehicles on the streets, sidewalks, parks, and housing developments of the city of New York, creating extraordinary dangers not only for themselves but for the public," said Commissioner Bill Bratton.

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  3. Red Hook: Truck yeah! Police crush dozens of illegal dirtbikes in Red HookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Police drove bulldozers over more than 70 confiscated dirt-bikes and all-terrain vehicles at a Red Hook tow pound on Tuesday, in a public demolition derby the city's top cop says he hopes serves as a warning to the daredevils who ride the banned bikes around the city's streets. "We want to send out a very strong message to the nitwits and knuckleheads who insist on operating these illegal vehicles on the streets, sidewalks, parks, and housing developments of the city of New York, creating extraordinary dangers not only for themselves but for the public," said Commissioner Bill Bratton.

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  4. Five things to do in Brooklyn this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Under the skin: Cartoonist Deth P. Sun will launch an exhibit of adorable animal pictures at Grumpy Bert on May 13. True brew: Jesse Lege and the Bayou Brew headline the second night of the three-day Brooklyn 'n' Bayou festival at the Jalopy Theater, which starts on May 13. Summer stroll: The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Festival will fill 20 blocks of Park Slope with vendors, games, and food on May 15. Two great tastes: Musician Julian Velard and comedian Brooke Van Poppelen team up for "Comfort Zone," a night of - you guessed it - musical comedy, at Union Hall on May 16. It's an adorability-off at Grumpy Bert, when the cat cartoons of Deth P. Sun face off against the pug drawings of Gemma Correll.

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    Apr 20, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Calling for justice: Gurley's aunt Hertencia Petersen addressed the press and demanded justice for her nephew as his girlfriend Melissa Butler wept Angry protestors flooded the streets outside the Brooklyn Supreme Court on Tuesday afternoon after learning ex-police officer Peter Liang won't spend a single day behind bars for shooting and killing unarmed black man Akai Gurley in 2014 . The judge sentenced Liang to five years probation and 800 hours community service, and reduced his charges from manslaughter to negligent homicide - a decision Gurley's aunt later decried as the justice system putting police above the lives of black residents.

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  6. Protests after officer who shot unarmed black man spared from the slammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Calling for justice: Gurley's aunt Hertencia Petersen addressed the press and demanded justice for her nephew as his girlfriend Melissa Butler wept Angry protestors flooded the streets outside the Brooklyn Supreme Court on Tuesday afternoon after learning ex-police officer Peter Liang won't spend a single day behind bars for shooting and killing unarmed black man Akai Gurley in 2014 . The judge sentenced Liang to five years probation and 800 hours community service, and reduced his charges from manslaughter to negligent homicide - a decision Gurley's aunt later decried as the justice system putting police above the lives of black residents.

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  7. Sunset Park: Port of gall! Farina offers maritime school to Brooklyn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Reely close to Brooklyn: Kids from the New York Harbor School on Governors Island haul in a fish with Red Hook's iconic cranes in the background. Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina is telling people around the city she wants to build a specialized maritime middle school in their backyards.

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  8. PODCAST: MEDIA: Brooklyn literally secedes in new webcomic series by Comic artist Dean HaspielRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    On the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio, legendary Brooklyn comic book artist Dean Haspiel, whose new strip " The Red Hook " was featured in this scintillating breakdown of it on your own Brook per.com and in Go Brooklyn, described how birthed the story of a superhero in a new nation of Brooklyn,while clearing his head at the world-famous Yaddo writers' retreat in Saratoga, New York - the same place Gersh has routinely been denied entry to. Haspiel assured listeners that, despite what Gersh thinks, the retreat is not just a bunch or writers having sex, no matter what its other famous alumni might have written.

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  9. March 16: Iss. 11Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Brooklyn Paper

    "Reasons of State," Alejo Carpentier's massive novel of Latin American politics, brings us first-person close to the life and times of a brutal dictator in the early 1900s. Comments .

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  10. December 10: Iss. 50Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The federal massacre of 300 geese and baby geese this summer in Prospect Park has provoked outrage, protests, and endless coverage by our staff. Now, it's even become the subject of an iconic piece of art.

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  11. July 12: Iss. 27Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The beloved Latino food stalls of Red Hook Park will return to their traditional haunt this weekend - and the grand re-opening couldn't come a moment too soon for vendors, who have racked up tens of thousands of dollars in debt to comply with tightened city regulations. Comments .

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  12. September 22: Iss. 37Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    One byte-sized rumor about an Apple store coming to Brooklyn sparked a borough-wide fit of drooling as iMac lovers fantasized about caressing Steve Jobs's latest products without having to leave the borough. Comment .

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  13. June 4: Iss. 23Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    He doesn't live in Brooklyn anymore, and he doesn't blog, but Spike Lee will be the main draw at this year's Brooklyn Blogfest. With video Comments .

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  14. June 3: Iss. 22Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Earth is left behind as dancers explore outer space in a theatrical performance that actually started out as an idea for a theme party. Comment .

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  15. April 10: Iss. 15Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2013 | The Brooklyn Paper

    It was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot that was so laugh-out-loud terrible - even Michael Bay wouldn't make a movie out of it. Comment .

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  16. April 13: Iss. 15Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2012 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The ruling by an appellate court will not stop the construction of the Barclays Center or several residential towers slated for the area around the arena. Comment .

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  17. April 6: Iss. 14Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2012 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A summer concert series that sparked noise complaints on the Williamsburg waterfront has found a new location - but neighbors fear sound from the outdoor shows will rock their Northside homes. Comments .

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  18. Red Hook: Gooooal! Pros and kids kick off new 'street' soccer field in Red HookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Let's kick it: Local kids show off their skills at the new street soccer arena opened on April 3 at the Bush-Clinton Playground in Red Hook. Red Hook youngsters got to test their soccer skills against professional players on Friday at the opening of a new kid-friendly field in Bush Clinton Playground.

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  19. November 15: Iss. 45Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    If you think the 15-foot Christmas tree in the Metrotech Commons looks too good to believe, you're right. Comments .

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  20. July 12: Iss. 27Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The beloved Latino food stalls of Red Hook Park will return to their traditional haunt this weekend - and the grand re-opening couldn't come a moment too soon for vendors, who have racked up tens of thousands of dollars in debt to comply with tightened city regulations. Comments .

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