Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mind over music: Neuroscientist will transform brainwaves into live music

Music: This musical performance will be tripping the light fantastic. Comment

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Event: MetroTech is turning Japanese, we really think so! Comment

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Fitness: Call it a twisted way to get gaming geeks off the couch. Comment
Books: Most people make their margaritas with crushed ice in a salt-rimmed glass. Alison Kave serves hers fresh from the oven with a buttery crust. Comments (2)

Monday, March 10, 2014

Scorsese film fest pairs flicks with classic influences — and a piano

Cinema: The Brooklyn Academy of Music is kicking off its latest film series with a very quiet bang. Comments (1)

Major League ladies: Book launch celebrates female baseball writers

Books: The ladies had won it. With pen and pad they’d done it — they’re talkin’ baseball. Comment

Saturday, March 8, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

Friday, March 7, 2014

Editor’s Picks: “Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction,” amazing acrobatics, “Friends” trivia, and more things to do in Brooklyn this coming week. Comments (4)

Crossing guards are our vested interest

Mean Streets: Park Slope cops are checking up on neighborhood crossing guards so we figured we would get their take on the audit and what it takes to keep the streets safe. Comments (1)

Rock with you: Audience members star in Michael Jackson musical

Music: This one is sure to be a thriller. Comment

Bend it like Bartoonist

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist offers an assist at Ditmas Park soccer bar the Highbury Pub. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Garden of thorns! Evicted Coney planters declare legal war on city

These gardeners are sowing the seeds of discontent. Comments (7)

Becoming Kings again

The blockbuster renovation of the Kings Theatre is running ahead of schedule and we got a grand tour. Comments (16)
Either way, their goose is cooked. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Museum’s new civil rights exhibition goes beyond old photos

Art: The civil rights movement is making a comeback in Brooklyn. Comments (3)

A different kind of Whitney: Show puts feminist twist on the Biennial

Manhattan may have the “Whitney Biennial,” but Brooklyn now has the “Whitney Houston Biennial.” Comment
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The Dad says ‘Reach for the ceiling!’

The Dad: This week, the Dad questions whether we should ask our kids to do so much athletically. Comments (3)

Nuthin' but Nets!

Back at home, back at .500

Front Court: The Nets finally made it back to .500 on Monday, and now the team’s sites are set on a better playoff position. Comment

Nets going on the defensive

Back Court: D-Fence is in the house at the Barclays Center. Comment

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Mean Streets: Park Slope cops are way out in front in the race to crack down on drivers as part of the mayor’s road safety initiative. Comments (52)
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: City planners unanimously approved Two Trees Management’s Domino Sugar factory redevelopment plan this morning. Comments (77)

Cops nab alleged scammers posing as CB10 fund-raisers

Bay Ridge: Talk about low-level corruption! Comments (5)
Art: And you thought your living situation was topsy-turvy. Comments (18)
Theater: Interfaith Medical Center has long served as a place to get a physical or have your tonsils taken out, but recently it has taken on a second life as a theater. Comment

Guitar heroine: Mamie Minch doesn’t just play guitars — she also repairs them

Music: With a name like Mamie, this Park Slope musician was born to play the blues. Comment

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Double trouble! Slope cops turn focus to ticketing drivers parked in bike lanes

Mean Streets: The 78th Precinct is at it again, this time singling out scofflaw motorists who treat bike lanes like their own personal rest areas. Comments (46)

Coming soon: The pie-brary

Books: Book lovers flocking to the Central Library will soon be able to purchase some treats to keep their literary flights of fancy aloft when a Gowanus pie shop opens an outpost in the lobby. Comments (10)

W’burg bus death prompts demands for sped-up traffic calming

Mean Streets: A college student’s death beneath the wheels of a bus should serve as a wake-up call to Mayor DeBlasio to implement his proposed driver-slowing measures immediately, politicians said on Sunday. Comments (20)
Cinema: Leave it to Brooklynites to steal the show. Comments (1)

Cane attack on Bergen

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Monday, March 3, 2014

Spike Lee wouldn’t mind if black people were the gentrifiers: Reader

A Facebook commentator opines that Lee’s good points about gentrification during a tirade last week were “buried in racist drivel.” Comments (12)

No assembly required: Cortelyou Road Radio runs on laptop juice and fiber-optic cable

Ditmas Park: Ditmas Park residents can now tune in to their own pirate radio station — on their smartphones. Comments (2)

Stringer tell! The Brooklyn Paper sits down with the new comptroller

Politics: In this wide-ranging interview, Scott Stringer talks settling wrongful conviction lawsuits against Brooklyn’s former DA, why Brooklyn is the “new frontier” for tech jobs, and whose side he takes in Gov. Cuomo and Mayor DeBlasio’s spat over how to fund universal prekindergarten. Comments (2)

In the mix with the Brooklyn Heights Association

Brooklyn Heights: A personalized Ted talk, a Brooklyn-Queens Expressway construction update, and a surprise protest are just a few highlights from the Brooklyn Heights Association’s action-packed annual meeting. Comments (4)

Borough of Kings cakes: It’s Mardi Gras, baby!

Nightlife: Laissez les bons temps rouler, Brooklyn! Comments (2)

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Carmine’s got a Marathon of a column!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Screech, Carmine learns what happened to all that stuff that he lost. Comments (10)

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Library lovers slam Brooklyn Heights Association

Brooklyn Heights: A group dedicated to saving the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library demanded one of the Borough’s most powerfull civic groups denounce a plan to tear down their art deco building. Comments (14)

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights is on the March!

Bay Ridge Nights: Ring in the beginning of March with a night out in Bay Ridge using this rockin’ guide from our pals at Read more…

Eastern Parkway fire singes six

Prospect Heights: Four firefighters and two Crown Heights residents were injured in an apartment fire near the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday night, fire officials said. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Park Slope crossing guards had better be on guard because local police are going to be checking up on their stop-sign-wielding techniques, officers announced at a meeting this week. Comments (6)

Occupy Jay Street! JP Morgan Chase moves 2,000 workers Downtown

Downtown: The irresponsible financial giant is invading MetroTech Center. Comments (10)

Coney’s coach! Cyclones hire new skipper

The Ride: A new skipper for Brooklyn’s Boys of Summer is stepping up to the plate! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Quid pro Cuomo? Would-be LICH developers stuff Guv’s campaign coffers

Will’s Watch: He has done it again. In this week’s politics column over at, reporter Will Bredderman uncovers campaign donations to Gov. Cuomo’s re-election campaign from big-wigs with the Fortis Property Group and Related Companies, two of the big bidders vying to take over Long Island College Hospital. Read more…

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