Sections

Burn before reading: Bay Ridge fire investigator pens hot new novel

Books: Author Shelley Reuben both solves and writes mysteries. Comment

Burn before reading: Bay Ridge fire investigator pens hot new novel

Books: Author Shelley Reuben both solves and writes mysteries. Comment

A chilling read: Quirky P’Heights ice cream parlor releases cookbook

DUMBO: Get the inside scoop on Ample Hills Creamery’s madcap flavors. Comment

A chilling read: Quirky P’Heights ice cream parlor releases cookbook

Books: Get the inside scoop on Ample Hills Creamery’s madcap flavors. Comments (5)

NYC etiquette master talks being on your best Brooklyn behavior

Greenpoint: Manners-minded artist Nathan Pyle on borough driving habits and nagivating the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment

NYC etiquette master talks being on your best Brooklyn behavior

Books: Manners-minded artist Nathan Pyle on borough driving habits and nagivating the Brooklyn Bridge. Comments (11)

Sound Off to the Editor

Letters: Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Carmine’s tips could save your life!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher lets you know what you have to do to make sure you live as long as he has. Comment
Nightlife: A magic show for adults, “Songwriter Deathmatch,” a silent reading club, the Golden Gloves, and more awesome things to do in Brooklyn April 11–16. Comments (2)

Arbor yay! Nets give trees to Coney kids

BoroBeat: Fifty families took home 50 trees and met retired Nets players, cheerleaders, and the team’s mascot on April 8. Comment

Bartoonist gets his whiskey straight

Bar Scrawl: Midnight Mile in Greenpoint has no vodka. No gin. No Scotch. Just American whiskey. Comments (12)

Rock out in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Want classic rock, acoustic covers, heavy metal, or Top 40? Bay Ridge has it all this weekend! Comment

‘Biased’ in Brooklyn: Comedian W. Kamau Bell hits the Bell House

Gowanus: The political funny man talks life after “Totally Biased.” Comment

‘Biased’ in Brooklyn: Comedian W. Kamau Bell hits the Bell House

Nightlife: The political funny man talks life after “Totally Biased.” Comment
Prospect Heights: Alash Ensemble is more than just a pretty voice. Comment

Twit Mel tweets for terrorist

A Britisher’s View: Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito should be impeached for her betrayal of the city she is elected to protect, our columnist says. Comment

Card tricks! Cops search for high-rolling plastic thief

Dyker Heights: Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man they say swiped a credit card from a Dyker Heights mailbox and then went on an $8,000-plus, month-and-a-half-long spending spree at the victim’s expense. Comment
Art: The Society of Old Brooklynites has settled what constitutes “Old Brooklyn” once and for all. Except they operate on the honor system. Comment

Putting out the welcome mat

Standing O: Standing O has left the light on for new TD Bank manager Joelle Gonzalez. Comment
Williamsburg: See the story of the ill-fated American pioneers live — and dead — on stage. Comment

Fallas penetrates Downtown market

Downtown: This Fulton Mall department store’s new handle really sticks out. Comment

Former state senator suspects Recchia’s hand in trip tort

Will’s Watch: Talk about setting somebody up for a fall. Comment

Father Walter Mitchell passes at 80

Coney Island: The longtime priest of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church died last week. Comment
Music: Alash Ensemble is more than just a pretty voice. Comment

New York Methodist Hospital Expansion

Park Slope: New York Methodist Hospital unveiled even more tweaks to its planned expansion at a city hearing on Tuesday, but said there is no way it could follow an alternate blueprint drawn up by activists. Comments (1)

Hearings, and hearing the Hospital

Perspective: The thing about hearings is there are the regular people, and there are the suits. Comments (5)
Page 1: Seems like its been since forever since we had a bite to eat. I mean, we are famished. And everytime we think we’ll have a minute to go quickly grab a bite, we get side-tracked by something else. But that’s just the way it is when you in the news business. So the next time a reporter walks up to you and asks a question, offer him an apple or a stick of gum. It will make him and you feel better. Keep hustling, Brooklyn! Read more…

Rebuilding Xaverian off to fast start

High School Sports: The Xaverian baseball team is off to a great start this season, despite losing 17 seniors from last year’s Brooklyn-Queens division championship team. Comment

Open season at Bushwick sculpture garden

Bushwick: An arts group is accepting work from sculptors to place in a community garden, no questions asked. Comment

Arbor yay! Nets give trees to Coney kids

BoroBeat: Fifty families took home 50 trees and met retired Nets players, cheerleaders, and the team’s mascot on April 8. Comments (1)

Siri-ously. My kid is conversing with a computer

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures she may be able to use technology to answer the tough questions. Comments (3)

Home court, health critical to Nets’ playoff success

Joe Knows: The Brooklyn Nets summer gamble has paid off. Comment

nuthin' but nets

This season, Nets are Heat-seekers

Back Court: Sure, the Nets have played well against the Miami Heat this season, but will the success continue in the playoffs? Comment

Nets get healthy at the right time

Front Court: This week, injured superstars return to the Nets frontcourt, and the team should be better for it, says our columnist. Comment

City to lower Atlantic Avenue speed limit to 25 miles per hour

Mean Streets: Brooklyn’s Avenue of Death and Destruction is getting the go-slow treatment. Comments (7)
Gravesend: Scofflaw parents at Gravesend’s PS 216 have E. First Street on a crash course, neighbors say. Comment

Book lovers to new libary honcho: Hands off the Brooklyn Heights branch

Brooklyn Heights: The city is selling off its precious literary legacy to the highest bidder, said bookworms who rallied at the Central Library on Tuesday night to demand that the revenue-raising scheme be stopped. Comments (20)

Arts and cats! Greenpoint cat ladies gather for craft night

Williamsburg: “Put a cat on it” is the mantra of an insurgent do-it-yourself movement, a queen of the craftswomen argues. Comment

Little League openers signal start of spring

No matter what the weather is like, you know spring has truly arrived when fresh-faced kids put on their baseball caps and step up to the plate. Comment
Theater: See the story of the ill-fated American pioneers live — and dead — on stage. Comments (3)

Saying goodbye to a friend and mentor

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo bids a fond farewell to Lou Powsner. Comment

To renewed Heights! Promenade mainstay gets makeover

Dining: The two-decade-old Brooklyn Heights Cafe has reopened after a six-week renovation. Comment

Super sophomore Gerone powers Madison past rival Telecom

High School Sports: Isabella Gerone is taking well to her role as James Madison’s new ace and captain. Comment

Open season at Bushwick sculpture garden

Art: An arts group is accepting work from sculptors to place in a community garden, no questions asked. Comments (2)

Blackbirds fly straight after coaching change

The Long Island University baseball team has proven it can handle a curve. Comment

Arts and cats! Greenpoint cat ladies gather for craft night

Art: “Put a cat on it” is the mantra of an insurgent do-it-yourself movement, a queen of the craftswomen argues. Comments (10)

Sweet! Village confectioner to open outpost in Ridge

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge has always had a small-town flavor — now it’s getting a taste of Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. Comment
Bay Ridge: High-end coffee has arrived in the Ridge. Comment

Sweet! Village confectioner to open outpost in Ridge

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge has always had a small-town flavor — now it’s getting a taste of Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge: High-end coffee has arrived in the Ridge. Comments (41)

The hunt begins

The hunt begins

BoroBeat: Brooklyn kicked off its Easter celebration on April 5 and 6 with the first wave of egg hunts planned for this month. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment

The hunt begins

The hunt begins

BoroBeat: Brooklyn kicked off its Easter celebration on April 5 and 6 with the first wave of egg hunts planned for this month. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment

Red-letter play: UK theater company brings US history lesson to Dumbo stage

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: What can a bunch of Brits teach a Brooklyn audience about American history? You might be surprised. Comment

Green roof to help noise-proof Barclays Center

Atlantic Yards: It looks inviting sure, but no one will be allowed to play or hang out on the arena’s planned emerald ceiling. Comment

Green roof to help noise-proof Barclays Center

Atlantic Yards: It looks inviting sure, but no one will be allowed to play or hang out on the arena’s planned emerald ceiling. Comments (15)

All-Brooklyn Girls’ Basketball Honors

High School Sports: Brooklyn again produced some of the city’s brightest girls’ basketball stars. Comment
Coney Island: The Legendary Coney Island haberdasher — and one of America’s oldest active columnist until he stopped writing about a year ago — was 93 years old. Comment
Downtown: The city is ignoring pleas from Brooklyn Bridge neighbors who asked to be spared a lane change that would bring bridge-bound cars closer to their doorstep. Comments (19)

Rabble-house-ers! Pols, activists decry Bushwick slumlords

Bushwick: Creating affordable housing is all well and good but the city should also keep existing cheap apartments from going the way of the dodo, said protesters at a march through Bushwick on Sunday. Comments (3)

Little-ville sluggers! Mayor DeBlasio cheers Little League opening day in Slope

Park Slope: These girls and boys of summer could not have asked for a better way to start the season. Comment
Photo Galleries: BrooklynDaily.com has the story of the life of Coney Island stalwart Lou Powsner. Read more…

Stars come out in Midwood

Midwood: These kids have a view that’s out of this world. Comment

Fallas penetrates Downtown market

Shopping: This Fulton Mall department store’s new handle really sticks out. Comments (9)

Yard sale! Crown Heights gardeners vie to buy plot back from realtor

Crown Heights: Gardeners who have tilled a Crown Heights plot for eight years are scrambling to come up with cash to buy the lot back from a realtor who might uproot the veggie patch. Comments (1)

Bikes vs. bumpers

People got all revved up at a Vision Zero town hall last week. Comment
Downtown: NOW WITH AUDIO: A man who shares a name with the prolific BrooklynPaper.com commentator made an appearance at Borough Hall last week. Comments (26)
Marine Park: A Marine Park woman got a surreal surprise when a letter postmarked in 1969 finally arrived in the mail last week. Comment
A Marine Park woman got a surreal surprise when a letter postmarked in 1969 finally arrived in the mail last week. Comments (7)

Stan tells you where the money’s at

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist breaks it down for you penny by penny. Comment

Carmine’s latest column a life-saver!

Sunday Screech: Want to live as long and healthily as the Screecher has? Then follow these easy tips! Comments (7)

W’burg woman falls off roof to her death

A woman took a tragic tumble early on Friday morning when she tried to climb into the window of her boyfriend’s fourth-story Kent Avenue apartment, according to cops and a report. Comments (27)

It’s the time of the season for Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge Nights is back at BrooklynDaily.com, letting you know where to take cover from those pesky April showers. Read more…

Cashed out! Cops collar Coney man for $22,000 borough-spanning bank robbery spree

Coney Island: Talk about high vault-age. Comment

Mill Basin Civic marks 85 years of service

Mill Basin: The Mill Basin Civic Association celebrated another year of community service with an awards dinner and officer installation at Glen Terrace Caterers in Mill Basin on March 27. Comment

Grump throws coffee on man at java joint

Marine Park: Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Downtown: Activists block traffic on Flatbush Avenue in the name of affordable digs. Comments (28)

The results are in! Winning LICH bid includes a hospital

Hospitals in Crisis: Long Island College Hospital could actually stay a hospital! Comments (6)

Book-mobile to push prose to poor kids

Get ready to ride the Booklyn Shuttle. Comment

Confident Poly Prep baseball sets sights on fourth-straight private school state title

High School Sports: Poly Prep senior Rob Calabrese doesn’t have to look far to be reminded what he is playing for this season. The catcher and the Blue Devils are looking to claim their fourth-straight private school state title, something that has never been done in school history. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: The beat goes on in gentrified Brooklyn. Comment

The queen is dead! Last Exit Bar to close

Changing Brooklyn: The 20th-century Cobble Hill watering hole is taking its last gasps. Comment
Gowanus: Activists opposed to the Rock and Roll Playhouse, a planned kid-friendly restaurant and nightclub in Gowanus, say that the venture should not be grandfathered into an historic commercial zoning designation because the warehouse that would contain it has been a dead-zone for a decade. Comments (1)

Bat save! State axes G’point trees to spare critters ahead of bridge overhaul

Greenpoint: The state is looking bat to the future. Comment

Bathroom break! Cymbrowitz catches wave of Oceana cash

Will’s Watch: In this week’s thrilling politics column at BrooklynDaily.com, the inside story of how residents of the posh Oceana Condominiums in Brighton Beach rewarded Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz for his efforts to prevent elevated public bathrooms from rising on the Boardwalk outside their complex. Read more…

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: