Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

A special feature from our pals at NYU: Coney Island’s letters man

Books: Here is the winner of a competition pitting students from New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute against one another to see who could write the best preview of a new book about Coney Island. Comment

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Music: The folk music fest returns to Grand Prospect Hall. Comment

Twisted vista: Artist builds warped sculpture of view from his apartment

Art: Patrick Jacobs wants to bring his audience home — sort of. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

Christmas memories whet Carmine’s appetite!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher recalls his greatest Christmas dinner ever — the ones he had this year! Comment

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Editor’s Picks: Party at Slick Rick’s birthday, learn about disgusting celebrity diets, score free wontons, and more things to do, see, and eat in Brooklyn on Jan. 9–14. Comments (5)

Bundle up for a night out in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: The cold never bothered anyway. It has all the hot nightlife scoops. Read more…

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Methodist agrees to downsize, rejigger expansion in court settlement

Park Slope: New York Methodist Hospital has agreed to downsize a planned expansion after more than a year and a half of pressure from Park Slope activists. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge is bidding “farvel” to a neighborhood institution. Comments (8)

Static cling! Kids try to make cellphone charging T-shirts

Circuit Lord: These Flatbush middle schoolers are stitching together new ideas about technology. Comment

Ridge pols line up for Grimm’s old seat

Bay Ridge: Three Brooklyn politicians are eyeing the congressional seat left vacant by tax cheat Michael Grimm, who stepped down on Jan. 5 after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion. Comments (7)

Female and gay comics spoof bro-medians

Nightlife: Dude jokes like a lady. Comment

Two big to fail: Crummy’s prescription for entertaining Nets play

Flagrant Fowl: Our curmudgeonly Nets columnist asks that the Nets put in the two big guys, even if the combination has not so far been a winning one. Comment
Page 1: Look, we’re not going to lie to you — it is cold out there. And what better way to stay snuggly warm than with the latest print edition of The Brooklyn Paper! Sure, you could pull the covers over your head and read it on your iPad, but where’s the fun in that? And besides, you wouldn’t want to throw your iPad into the fireplace when you were done reading, would you? Of course not. But the print edition of The Brooklyn Paper allows you to do just that. So enjoy our fuel for your mind — and your hearth — and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

The Dad’s ruling on rules

The Dad: This week, the Dad considers — for just a moment — doing away with regulations. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

15 to watch in 2015

15 to watch in 2015

We set our sights on the horizon and make some informed guesses about what might be coming down the pike. Comments (10)
Music: After 20 years of dead air, they’re making noise again. Comments (3)

The Brooklyn New Year’s Resolution Accountability Project

The Brooklyn New Year’s Resolution Accountability Project

We press prominent community members about how all their lofty plans for 2014 turned out. Comment

Say a little Moliere for you: A modern ‘Miser’ in P’Slope

Theater: Almost three centuries before Scrooge McDuck and his freeloading nephews, there was this guy. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Cop injured, another reprimanded in Kensington car-hood ride gone wrong

Mean Streets: The officer thrown from the hood of the patrol car could still be punished. Comments (12)

Unhappy hour: Car crashes into front of Cobble Hill pub

Mean Streets: The driver was the only one injured, which a worker at the watering hole said is miraculous. Comments (8)
Mean Streets: An officer said the man who died caused the crash when he had a heart attack and lost control of his vehicle. Comments (1)
Art: It is a whitewash! Comment

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Dyker Heights: The third protest by police near the bodies of their fallen colleagues came over the police commissioner’s demand that officers contain their contempt for DeBlasio. Comments (25)
Photo Galleries: An aide to Borough President Adams said that ringing in the new year in Coney Island could become a new tourist tradition. Our reporter put the hypothesis to the test, braving the ocean breeze on the Boardwalk, renting a room at a by-the-hour motel, and the next morning, taking the polar bear plunge. Comments (4)

Steam dunked: Pratt whistles go silent after final New Year’s blast

Clinton Hill: Pratt Institute’s chief engineer blew off some steam for the last time on New Year’s Eve. Comments (2)

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Park Slope: A Park Slope yoga teacher and Sikh activist who disappeared during a solo hike near a yoga retreat in Mexico died, apparently from a head injury suffered when he fell into a gorge, according to his family and friends. Comments (7)

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Tragedy, comedy, partying, police violence, and bike lanes are just some of the things our readers wanted to learn about during the past year. Here’s a breakdown of our 10 most-read articles. Comments (2)

Woah, baby! First newborn of 2015 a Brooklynite

Photo Galleries: Several borough parents rang in the new year with a little bundle of joy, including one at the stroke of midnight. Comment

Grand Army Plaza fireworks herald start of 2015

Event: The annual fireworks display at Grand Army plaza drew scores of people too smart to travel overseas to Manhattan to ring in the new year. Relive all the action with our slideshow. Comment

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