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  1. [Bay Ridge] Gone to pot! Planter vandalism sign of Fifth Ave.'s decline, biz owners sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Sisyphean sweeper: Halal Meat and Grocery Market owner Faruk Yoruk sweeps up after someone trashed a flower pot on Fifth Avenue. Local business owners say such vandalism is a constant and growing problem.

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  2. [FASHION] Cover girls: Ridge designer makes demure clothes for Muslim womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A Bay Ridge woman has turned frustration into inspiration, starting a body-covering clothing line for Muslim women after struggling to find fashionable threads that still leave a little to the imagination. The Egyptian-born, Bensonhurst-raised founder of Urban Modesty said she got the idea because her only other options were donning stuffy traditional garb or cobbling together a hodgepodge of Western clothes."

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  3. [THEATER] Mine verses yours: Poets perform show about growing up in boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A pair of Windsor Terrace poets will sound off about their experiences growing up in different parts of Kings County in the spoken word piece "My Brooklyn, Your Brooklyn" at 440 Gallery in Park Slope on July 10. The duo will rap about their separate neighborhoods and backgrounds, but the performance will also show how much they have in common, according to one of the poets. "I hope that they're seeing the ways that they think we're different, we're not," said Darryl Alladice, who grew up in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights.

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  4. [Bay Ridge] Fast friends: Balady hosts Ramadan meal for comunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Bay Ridge's Balady Foods welcomed locals breaking their Ramadan fasts during a massive Iftar dinner in front of their Fifth Avenue market on June 22. It was the 10th such dinner the popular halal grocer has thrown for locals, and one brother who manages the family business said he is more than happy to share a meal. "We had a very good turnout," said Essa Masoud.

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  5. May 20: Iss. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Coaches are battling a Manhattan-based private school over its plan to create a state-of-the art, synthetic field - and then control its use on weekdays. Comments Coney Island's fabled Boardwalk is crumbling - and now there's talk of turning its wood slats into concrete slabs.

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  6. October 22: Iss. 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    French ex-pat Jacques Kerner can now savor his favorite Breton pastry - the flaky kouign-aman - practically a hop, skip and jump away from his Boerum Hill home, thanks to the Foodshed Market on The Commons which officially marked its arrival in the tony nabe with a grand opening on Sunday and a sublime showcase of locally sourced artisan foods. Comments The event is on Sunday, but you read it here first: The Dust Bowl is going to be renamed for some birds.

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  7. October 15: Iss. 42Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    We don't know if it was Bob Dylan or Rimbaud who said it, but it's as true now as it was then: The Brooklyn Paper is simply amazing. This week's print edition - available simply by clicking the headline above - shows us in fine form.

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  8. July 26: Iss. 29Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Busy Chef Dan Kaufman has spent the week out of view after being charged with stealing nearly $25,000 - and attempting to steal $46,000 more - from unwitting customers in a massive identity theft and credit card forgery case. Comments Of course, it's no surprise to readers of The Brooklyn Paper, but Miss Brooklyn Leigh-Tayor Smith is now Miss New York! Comments A surprise shakeup in the executive offices of Long Island College Hospital has renewed fears that the 150-year-old hospital may be doomed.

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  9. May 17: Iss. 20Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Controversial Park Slope bar Union Hall moved closer to getting its liquor license renewed as Community Board 6 overwhelmingly voted in support of the watering hole on Wednesday night. Comments MTV's reality show "The Real World" is coming to Brooklyn this summer - and its seven housemates may be inhabiting the luxurious BellTel Lofts in not-quite-hip Downtown, sources familiar with the discussions said.

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  10. April 26: Iss. 17Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Tucker Reed, who spent the last two years fixing potholes, handing out energy-efficient lightbulbs and keeping the peace between DUMBO's warring factions, is heading to Iraq to do, basically, the same thing. Comment Five Brooklyn nightlife mini-moguls have taken over the Galapagos site in Williamsburg and turned it into Natural Selection.

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  11. September 1: Iss. 34Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The city wants to use its power of eminent domain to push out an almost-finished arts venue in Fort Greene to make way for a Manhattan-based dance troupe and 150 new housing units that comprise the centerpiece of the so-called BAM Cultural District. Comment A new report suggests that the proposed merger of New York University and Brooklyn's Polytechnic University would create a new "Silicon Valley."

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  12. December 23: Iss. 50Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A familiar sound following the excited New Year's countdown is the distinct pop of a champagne bottle; it is the subsequent reaction to the first sip that will vary. Comment Looking for a last minute gift for the person who loves to travel? Or the spouse who's a frequent flyer? Comment One wouldn't think that heavily trafficked, four-lane Flatbush Avenue would be fertile ground for a farm, but two restaurateurs saw the avenue's potential.

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  13. July 1a "8: Iss. 26Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    July is the perfect time to visit the New York Puppet Library - a cool, bewitching space that's actually located inside the arch in Grand Army Plaza - because Brooklyn families will be able to enjoy two charming puppet shows there this month. Comment This month, CityParks Theater brings a provocative mix of productions influenced by hip-hop, prisons and yes, even Shakespeare, in its line-up of free performances in Brooklyn's parks.

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  14. September 8: Iss. 36Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Commemorating the second anniversary of Sept. 11, BAM Rose Cinemas is hosting a decidedly more upbeat alternative to candlelight vigils.

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  15. October 22: Iss. 41Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Thanksgiving is a harvest-time celebration in which we give thanks for the bounty of the land and share seasonal foods with the people we love. While there is nothing in its genesis to exclude vegetarians, Thanksgiving dinner in many households is a turkey-centric affair that leaves omnivores stuffed to bursting and vegetarians picking pecans out of the pie for protein.

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  16. November 6: Iss. 45Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Brooklyn Paper

    It is a weekend of firsts for Bay Ridge's arts scene - and our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the scoop! Comment What's making that faint buzzing sound in your ear and darting around in the corner of your eye as your go about your business in the borough? Why it's The Brooklyn Paper, keeping its compound eyes on the goings-on of Kings County. Don't try to swat it away - you cannot - just leave it to feast on civic life and spread community news while you keep hustlin' Brooklyn.

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  17. July 25: Iss. 30Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Freed from the tyranny of a vegetarian art director, The Brooklyn Paper's brain trust headed over to Morgan's BBQ on Flatbush Avenue last night to do what it does best: carefully consider the contents of this week's print edition while filling its face with slow-cooked goodness. Not surprisingly, every decision was easy to make.

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  18. July 4: Iss. 27Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The Bedford-Stuyvesant artist will share a stage with Jay Electronica and Raekwon at this year's Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Comment The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, patriotic films, a Mariah Carey musical, and more things to do and see in Brooklyn, July 4-9.

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  19. November 15: Iss. 46Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2013 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Stumped about what to do this week? Need to know the night spots where you can ease the pain and the ones that will tease your brain? Look no further than our editor's picks. Comment Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations about which books to curl up with as fall sends its last leaves fluttering and winter begins closing in.

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  20. November 8: Iss. 45Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2013 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Just about everyone handles illicit substances, according to journalist Peter Madsen, whose new book "Dealers" is a collection of anonymous interviews with illicit substance handlers of New York that show how far getting high cuts across social strata. Comments Stumped about where to get your fill of arts and entertainment? Looking high and low for a slice of low or high culture? Look no further than this week's editor's picks.

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