Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Pok Pok perfection

Pok Pok perfection

Dining: These sweet, sticky chicken wings fly out the kitchen. Comment

Calexico to play Prospect Park bandshell

Music: Prospect Park is far from the desert, but for one night this summer, the sounds of the arid southwest will pulse through Brooklyn. Comment

Sunday, June 2, 2013

From the bottom of his heart, Carmine says he’s sorry

Sunday Screech: This week, Carmine apologies to all of youse for everything. Comments (7)

Saturday, June 1, 2013

The lady and the tramp

Books: A real estate agent and the artist he’s tasked with clearing out from a Park Slope building are characters in a new romantic comedic novel. Comments (8)

Friday, May 31, 2013

Brooklyn state of mind

Bar Scrawl: The Brooklyn Paper’s drinking illustrator samples a cocktail menu featuring liquors crafted in the borough. Comments (5)

Sir films-a-lot

It’s not the size of the butt, it’s the music it makes. Comment

Bushwick Open Studios returns

Photo Galleries: Knock, knock, artists. Comment

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Bay Ridge: Dozens of clothing collection bins have cropped up on Bay Ridge’s commercial corridors, provoking protests from residents who say they are illegal, unsightly, and unsafe. Comments (26)
This music is from a different sort of British invasion. Comments (1)
Page 1: We know what you’re thinking: “How does The Brooklyn Paper put out yet another edition, chock-full of the news we need, every week — even when there is one day less in the week?” The answer? Gumption. That’s right, while all of you were out cooking hot dogs and hamburgers, our news team was doing what it does best: being as gumptive as it possibly could be to bring you the stories, photos, and fun graphic that help get you through the week. So when your out there on the street and see the latest print editon of The Brooklyn Paper, pick it up and enjoy it. And as always, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Comment

She got the job, but can she keep it?

The Dad: This week, the Dad is proud of his oldest prodigy’s ability to work hard to get a great summer job, but wonders if she’ll be responsible enough to keep it. Comment

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Fitness: A swimming pool that will filter water from the East River will be tested off the shores of Brooklyn Bridge Park later this summer, in advance of a larger pool the park hopes to install bt 2015. Comments (12)

Geraldo Rivera replaces beloved tree in McCarren Park

Williamsburg: Six months after the original Geraldo tree was ripped from the ground by Hurricane Sandy, Geraldo Rivera returned to his boyhood neighborhood to plant a new spruce. Comments (3)

Bicyclist, 74, killed while riding in Hurst

Mean Streets: It was a bloody Memorial Day weekend in Bensonhurst, where two people died in separate car collisions. Comments (5)
Event: The Mary A. Whalen, a retired Depression-era oil tanker that’s been converted into a Red Hook arts space, celebrated its 75th birthday last week. Comment

New app by builder’s descendant gives tour of Brooklyn Bridge

The great-great grandson of the family who led the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge has built something of his own - a smartphone app about the Bridge. Comments (4)

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

‘War on Brunch’ vote coming

Dining: A law that bans outdoor brunch before noon on Sundays is about to bite the dust. Comments (15)
Nightlife: Red Hook’s newest nightspot finally opened in the former home of a controversial strip joint. Comments (2)
Williamsburg: A volunteer organization that screened movies for kids every summer since 2005 at East River State Park in Williamsburg is drawing the curtain on its event, claiming it is fed up with working with the state agency that refuses to help it put on the show. Comments (12)

Cops: Dollar bandit has been caught

Carroll Gardens: A teenage boy was arrested Friday, accused of robbing or attempting to rob six school kids of $1 each at knifepoint. Comment

Monday, May 27, 2013

June 21 may be weeks away, but the season started for the borough when Coney Island came back for Memorial Day weekend — bringing with it the eternal beach and attractions new and old. Comments (5)


‘CitiBike’ rolls out, and Brooklyn Heights continues its fight

Brooklyn Heights: The bikes are just being rolled out today, and Brooklyn Heights condo owners have already declared the CitiBike program a disaster. Comments (34)
Mean Streets: Residents across Southern Brooklyn are breathing a collective sigh of relief that they’re being spared the wrath of CitiBike. Comments (67)

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Robyn show cut short at Bell House

Brooklyn Is Angry: Call your girlfriend! The “Robyn Gets Weird” tribute party at the Bell House was disrupted by a man who accidentally punched his beau in the face, then shattered a window. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Firefighters rescued a woman who was trapped inside a flipped ambulance on Friday morning. Comments (9)

Friday, May 24, 2013

Changing Brooklyn: More than 150 people protested the lack of affordable housing in Williamsburg and Greenpoint at a rally outside East River State Park Comments (78)
Park Slope: Prospect Park activists say last week’s GoogaMooga music festival destroyed the park’s Nethermead. Now, promoters of the event say they will pay to clean the mess. Comments (4)

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