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A typical back alley in Breezy Point Two parents were arrested in Breezy Point this weekend and charged with 43 counts of "unlawfully dealing with children"—that is, for serving alcohol to minors at their house, a misdemeanor—and 10 counts of endangering a child. Emergency responders brought two of their underage guests to the hospital. I know what you're thinking: gambling? In Casablanca? Minors drinking at home is an old tradition in the private enclave on...
Sunset Park’s Adepero Oduye should’ve been nominated for an Oscar. There, we said it. Her performance in Pariah—as a Fort Greene teenager navigating the difficult territory of coming out—is truly powerful, filled with grace and humor; it stays with you long after the lights come up. But you don’t have to take our word for it, just enjoy this adjective salad from the country’s foremost critics: “incandescent” (NY Times), “exceptional” (Village Voice), “unforgettable”...
Native New Yorker Kathleen McDonald, who has lived in Brooklyn Heights since 1989, heard her first period-instrument performance while studying at Stonybrook—a wooden flute, which had a softer, more muted sound than its silver sister, more appropriate for the chambers of 18th-century royalty than the cavernous concert halls of today. “My mission,” she tells us, “was to promote these concerts in historic settings. And what better place can accommodate this than a borough known...
Dave Chapelle was actually a no-show at this fundraiser. One of the really nice things about living in New York's 10th congressional district (Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene-Clinton Hill, Bed-Stuy, Brownsville, Canarsie) has been the opportunity, every two years, to vote against Season One Real World cast member Kevin Powell in the Democratic primary—in 2006, 2008, and 2010, he mounted unsuccessful campaigns to unseat 15-term congressman Edolphus Towns. Last year, you may recall, he lost handily, shortly...

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