Sections

Friday, April 27, 2018

Now opening: Prospect Park getting two new entry points along forgotten Flatbush Avenue border

Prospect Heights: Two new entrances to Prospect Park will soon allow patrons to step into a historically neglected stretch of the meadow along Flatbush Avenue. Comments (6)
Park Slope: Angel investors may step in to save a Park Slope emporium of feel-good fare following news that the shop would close imminently after nearly half a decade in business, according to its owner. Comment

Getting political

Dems vying for Ridge state Senate seat blast Bklyn GOP for inviting alleged neo-Nazi to gala

Politics: It’s not their party — but they’ll cry foul if they want to. Comment

Longtime Midwood Assemblyman steps down

Politics: A Midwood assemblyman will vacate his seat after three-and-a-half decades in office, he announced on Wednesday. Comment

Dem state Senator will continue to caucus with Republicans following IDC breakup

Politics: On second thought, he’s staying put. Comment

And they’re off! New York Road Runners bringing weekly community jogs to Bay Ridge

Event: A city community running organization will debut its free weekly group runs — also open to walkers — in Shore Road Park in Bay Ridge next month. Comment

Hi! Hi Birdie!

‘Birds’ of paradise: Ancient Greek comedy gets a new, idyllic ending

Theater: This play showed up on a wing and a prayer! Comment

For the Birds: Other ornithological activities in Brooklyn

Event: There are plenty of birds of a feather flocking to Brooklyn! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got samurai swordfighters, stripping superheroes, a medieval meal, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, April 26, 2018

‘Jump’ start: Uber buys local dockless electric-bike maker as city considers bringing its cycles to streets

Fort Greene: Bigwigs at car-hailing business Uber are scooping up a Fort Greene bicycle manufacturer in a deal that its founder hopes will bring the Brooklyn-made two-wheelers to more metropolises worldwide — including New York City, where the company’s pedal-assist-electric and dockless cycles may soon be allowed to cruise streets. Comments (5)

Back-to-back BPR

►Audio

Park Slope mom: How I stopped worrying and learned to love Trump

Podcast: It finally happend: Stephanie Thompson, our fearless parent from Park Slope, has admitted she loves our orange president. But does she really? Tune in to find out! Comments (1)
►Audio

Hacked! Activist claims foreign entities stole his poll

Boerum Hill: A Fort Greene man says a simple survey on his website about a controversial tower near his home suddenly received international attention — and lots of “Yes” votes — from people who shouldn’t care about it at all. Comments (9)

Shelling out for stacks: Donations at BPL bash break million-dollar threshold

Williamsburg: These bookworms have deep pockets! Comment

Homecoming song: Broadway star celebrates the tunes of Brooklyn

Music: She will sing the music of Kings! Comment

Celebrating freedom for the two young men in her life

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures it’s best to let boys be boys. Comments (1)
Page 1: At The Brookyn Paper, we never plead the fifth, we plead the first! That’s because it is our right to speak our mind no matter what the naysayers naysay! For years we’ve told it like it is, damn the consequences — and the torpedoes! So keep reading what we write, speaking the truth, and answering the question asked without copping out. And as always, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

For the love of sod

Wild Brooklyn: These Brooklynites love their Mother! Comment
Crime: Cops busted a man suspected of brutally slashing another guy and leaving him for dead on a Borough Park street early Sunday morning. Comment
►Video

Play, Boy! All-girl group Boytoy launches new album

Music: They’re not the boys from Oz! Comment
Dining: Two cultures meet on a dish. Comments (1)

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!