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Read ’em and eat! Foodieodicals fest to celebrate food mags of all flavors

Williamsburg: Get ’em while they’re hot — and still in print! Comment

Read ’em and eat! Fest to celebrate food mags of all flavors

Books: Get ’em while they’re hot — and still in print! Comment

Passover variety show features acts inspired by Biblical plagues

Bushwick: Pharaoh, let my people show! Comment

Passover variety show features acts inspired by Biblical plagues

Theater: Pharaoh, let my people show! Comment

Ready for his closeup: Ridge photographer develops first solo show

Gowanus: It is his first shot at the big time. Comment

Ready for his closeup: Ridge photographer develops first solo show

Art: It is his first shot at the big time. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine gets right to the point

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine’s short column is long-winded! Comment
Dining: Talk about a moveable feast! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: Silly dances, Smorgasburg, satirical comic strips, and other great things to see and do in Brooklyn, April 3–9. Comments (1)

Three calamities in one week deliver a grim reminder of our mortality

A Britisher’s View: We are all a step away from the type of disasters that claimed seven children in a Midwood fire, killed everyone aboard a doomed jet in the French Alps, and injured 25 people in a building explosion in the East Village, writes our columnist. Comment

Bay Ridge sings the weekend blues

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge has got the blues! Comment

No debate on budget: Gentile, Donovan agree they don’t like GOP’s $ plan

Bay Ridge: At the first Brooklyn debate in the race to fill the congressional seat vacated by tax-cheat Michael Grimm, both candidates said they would have voted against the Republican-controlled House of Representative’s proposed federal budget. Comments (6)

Brunch with the bunny

Marine Park: Kids and parents celebrated the warmer weather with the Easter Bunny Brunch at Aviator Sports and Events Center on March 29. Comment

Cobble Hill photographer captures a disappearing Brooklyn

Art: Take a look now — before it is gone. Comments (5)

New ‘Miss Norway’ crowned in Dyker

Dyker Heights: She’s one striking Viking. Comment

New ‘Miss Norway’ crowned in Dyker

Dyker Heights: She’s one striking Viking. Comments (26)
Standing O: Standing O joins with Senator Golden in recognzing these most remarkable women. Comment

No room for debate!

Bay Ridge: At the first Brooklyn debate in the race to fill the congressional seat vacated by tax-cheat Michael Grimm, both candidates said they would have voted against the Republican-controlled House of Representative’s proposed federal budget. Comment

Flood insurance rates reach new high-water mark

Homeowners in Southern Brooklyn wish this was just a bad April Fool’s Day prank, but no such luck. Comment

Cobble Hill photographer captures a disappearing Brooklyn

Bushwick: Take a look now — before it is gone. Comment
Dining: Talk about a moveable feast! Comment

Crummy’s hopes high, thanks to Brook Lopez

Flagrant Fowl: This week, our avian Nets columnist shoots from the beak. Comments (1)
Page 1: Look, we’re not going to lie to you: this wasn’t an easy one to get out. That’s why we need your help producing the next Brooklyn Paper. We need reporters, columnists, and editors. No foolin’. So if you think you’ve got what it takes, send us a resume. We’ll take care of the rest. Oh, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. We certainly are. Read more…

The Dad assesses his value

The Dad: This week, the Dad tries to stack stock of what he has to offer his almost-grown-up girls. Comments (2)

A series of wrong turns in Albany

Joe Knows: A word of advice: you may want to get a ride from someone other than me in Albany. Comment
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Cops seek Gravesend liquor store robber

Gravesend: Police are asking for the public’s help finding the gun-wielding man who robbed a liquor store in Gravesend on March 27. Comment

Kitty pity! Councilman rescues shot, pregnant cat from BQE

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Imagine this: You are a cat, you are pregnant, you have been shot, and you are walking along the BQE. Would you bite Steve Levin when he tries to rescue you? Comments (10)

How con-seder-ate! Jewish groups hand out kosher-for-Passover food

In a time of deprivation, they made sure everyone had enough. Comment

An egg-cellent time in Marine Park

Marine Park: Hundreds of kids celebrated the holidays with an Easter egg hunt at Marine Park on March 28. Comment

Special feature

Photo Galleries: Acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky dropped by his old middle school, Mark Twain IS 239 in Coney Island, to be inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Comment

Axe women! Female guitarists to shred at the Knitting Factory

Music: Move over guitar heroes — it is time for some guitar heroines. Comments (2)

Jo shakes her head at tween hang-gliding

Not for Nuthin’: Parents have a responsibility to say ‘no’ to kids’ dangerous demands, our columnist writes. Comment

No filter: Red Hook Houses kids snap photos for new book

Books: Take a look inside. Comment

Vikings Fraser continues dominant post season with record performance

High School Sports: ALBANY – Brianna Fraser did have something to enjoy despite her South Shore team falling to Christ the King in the state Federation semifinals. Comment

Canarsie native Alkins may have played final game at Christ the King

High School Sports: Rawle Alkins sat on the end of scorers’ table staring into an uncertain future. Comment

Come work for the Community News Group!

The Brooklyn Paper is seeking reporters and an Arts Editor! Comment

Idle worship! Mayor’s cars running while he jogs at Slope Y

Park Slope: He is burning calories — and fossil fuels! Comments (17)

Looking at the best

The Greatest Story Ever: It’s official: The Brooklyn Paper is the best of the better. Comment

Terror at 85 feet

Coney Island: When Luna Park’s Cyclone roller coaster stalled near the top of its first hill during the second ride of the season on March 29, trapping a dozen riders 85 feet above Coney Island, nobody at the amusement park bothered to contact the police or fire department. Comment

Terror at 85 feet

Photo Galleries: When Luna Park’s Cyclone roller coaster stalled near the top of its first hill during the second ride of the season on March 29, trapping a dozen riders 85 feet above Coney Island, nobody at the amusement park bothered to contact the police or fire department. Comments (5)

Construction to begin on long-awaited Pulaski Bridge bike lane

Mean Streets: It will protect and serve — bicyclists traveling from Queens to Greenpoint. Comments (6)
Williamsburg: And you can take part! Comment
Theater: And you can take part! Comment

Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks

Prospect Heights: Eight of the late Park Slope-born artist’s notebooks will be on display to the public for the first time ever. Comment

Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks

Art: Eight of the late Park Slope-born artist’s notebooks will be on display to the public for the first time ever. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: The design for the new seven-story condo building set to replace Emmons Avenue’s iconic El Greco diner has some residents calling for the developers to go back to the drawing board. Comment

Wildfire in Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen Beach: The fire department is investigating a mysterious brush fire that erupted in a field in Gerritsen Beach on March 29. Comment

A-OK: Big fourth quarter sends Nazareth to Federation ‘A’ crown

High School Sports: ALBANY – There were plenty of times Nazareth could have given up on its season, hung its heads and said, “wait ’till next year.” A state Federation championship is the Lady Kingsmen’s prize for not doing so. Comment

Bobcats’ late charge falls short in Federation ‘B’ semifinals

High School Sports: ALBANY – The press was both friend and foe to the Bobcats. Comment

Vikings fall in Federation semis despite record 46 points from Fraser

High School Sports: ALBANY – Even an historic performance from Brianna Fraser was not enough to secure a state title for South Shore this year. Comment
Red Hook: A Red Hook landlord who leased cheap apartments in a less-then perfect building is putting the lives of toddlers in danger as he jacks up rents and disregards necessary repairs, claim some long-time tenants who have procreated since moving in — and now expect a better living environment. Comments (20)
Awesome: Middle school kids in Williamsburg are teaching each other how to play guitar. Comment
Bay Ridge: Developers bowled over Maple Lanes in Bensonhurst last week to make way for an apartment complex, but they are mum on details about the project — including why they suddenly changed designs and why they aren’t providing any parking for the 128-unit development. Comment
Bay Ridge: Developers bowled over Maple Lanes in Bensonhurst last week to make way for an apartment complex, but they are mum on details about the project — including why they suddenly changed designs and why they aren’t providing any parking for the 128-unit development. Comments (17)
Bay Ridge: Two Bay Ridge parochial schools are melting the glass ceiling and turning it into beakers. Comment

Stan looks at Hillary’s record

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist compares the former New York senator’s record for upstate job creation to Gov. Cuomo’s. Comment

Spin again! P’Park carousel takes second turn at opening day

BoroBeat: The circling steeds failed to draw people out into the cold spring air on Friday, but when the sun came out two days later, so too did parents and tots. Comment

Russell’s ‘A’ game powers Nazareth into Federation final

Erkyah Russell watched from the sidelines as Nazareth’s commanding, 16-point, first-quarter lead disappear in the second frame, and she knew she had to come in and make a difference. Comment

Cops searching for missing 13-year-old girl

Canarsie: Police Department are asking the public’s help finding a 13-year-old Canarsie girl who disappeared from her East 82 Street home on March 25. Comment

Businesses rail against weekend L train closure

Williamsburg: They are raising L. Comments (26)

Cops seeking attempted rapist

Williamsburg: Cops are looking for a man who beat and attempted to rape a woman after following her into her Williamsburg apartment building. Comments (6)

Special feature

Coney Island: Acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky dropped by his old middle school, Mark Twain IS 239 in Coney Island, to be inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Comment

Cops: Man tried to lure child into car

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a man they say tried to lure an 11-year-old into his car and then followed her on foot for a short while before she ran away. Comment

Growing pains: P’Slope group to explain how Methodist expansion will affect neighbors

Park Slope: Get the low-down on what is going up. Comments (1)

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