Sections
>

Sign up for daily news e-mails!

CNG Radio

Johnny & Barry

Listen: ►iTunes ►RSS

News archive

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Art in Fluxx: Interactive exhibit opens at Brooklyn Museum

Art: Video has not killed the sculpture star. Comment

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Don’t fugheddaboudit: Book reveals Greenpoint’s ‘Forgotten Past’

Books: Some hidden history is coming out. Comment

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Funky brunch: Wahlberg brothers come to Coney to promote burger joint

Marky Mark made his mark in Coney Island last week. Comment

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads

Touch the Sky: Rapper Skyzoo reaches out to his hometown audience

Music: There is no place like home. Comments (1)

Sunday, July 5, 2015

How comics saved America — and made the world safe for gay marriage!

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist gives you the inside scoop on all things comics, and how they made the world safe for, well, just about everything that’s right. Comments (4)

Friday, July 3, 2015

Fired up! Brooklyn’s best spots for July 4 rocket gawking

Event: It’s news you can fuse! Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn this week offers fantasy sports, food in the sun, and the greatest competition in the world! Comment

Inside the Nets draft-day moves

Nets: We’ve thought about this for a week, and now, without further ado, we present our analysis of the Nets moves! Comment

Head games: Gamboa’s focus is on baseball, not manners

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: It’s safe to say you shouldn’t put a mike on the Cyclones skipper during a game because you never know what will come out of his mouth. Comment

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Costume catastrophe! Times Square plague afflicts our beloved Boardwalk

The invasion long dreaded by denizens of the People’s Playground has finally come to pass, as costumed characters driven out of Times Square by a police crackdown have descended onto the Coney Island Boardwalk. Comments (1)

Butts out! Transmitter Park seating shrinks, leaving less room for rumps

Meadows of Shame: The parks department has replaced nine out of 10 of the park’s original roomy four-seater benches with scrawny plastic and wood numbers that can only comfortably hold two average-sized adult butts. Comments (6)

Industrial-strength drinks: Industry City gets a vodka tasting room

Nightlife: If you build it, they will come. Comments (1)

The many loves of Stephanie Thompson, or ‘How do I teach my kids about chemistry?’

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie cotemplates the coming hormonal storm that will produce love in her boys. Comment

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A tale of two libraries

Lost in space: Library privatizes part of Williamsburg branch

Williamsburg: The Williamsburg library is open — for business. Comments (16)

Checking out: Developer may fold Red Hook library privatization plans

Red Hook: Books aren’t the only thing being shelved at the Red Hook library. Comments (2)

Cyclones fall in Auburn

The Ride: Tarnation! Comment

Fleece of mind: Lawman says Brooklyn ‘psychic’ scamed Iowans

Crime: He should have seen this coming. Comments (1)

Here they are — your Pier 6 tower plans

Changing Brooklyn: Brooklyn Bridge Park honchos last Wednesday unveiled designs for the two luxury apartment towers they plan to erect at Pier 6. Comments (18)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

‘Idol’ threat: TV talent show says Ridge competition stole its tune

Bay Ridge: In a desperate attempt to reverse plummeting ratings, “American Idol,” a network television talent show, is seizing on the coattails of one of Bay Ridge’s most popular institutions — Brooklyn Senior Idol. Comments (2)

Diamonds and rust! Cyclones beat Joan Baez and Doubledays

The Ride: A hard rain fell on the Doubledays, as the Cyclones pounded out 11 hits. Comment

Rafter life! City Tech appeases ancient spirits with beam-raising ceremony

Downtown: Call it a team building exorcise. Comments (2)

New nest for the Nets

Sunset Park: Brooklyn’s home team previews its unfinished Sunset Park practice facility. Comments (3)

Singers with chops: Piper Theatre serves up bloody ‘Sweeney Todd’

Theater: Call him the demon barber of Third Street. Comment

Monday, June 29, 2015

Car squawk! Uber slams councilman over livery law

Brooklyn Heights: The internet taxi service sent out an e-mail going after Councilman Steve Levin’s plan to limit the company’s car count. Comments (26)

Same old story: Eight-story Hook old-folks home raises height concerns

Red Hook: Neighbors worry it will tower over the area’s four-story buildings. Comments (6)

Greenpoint mega-development’s below-market buildings will segregate the poor, say neighbors

Changing Brooklyn: Forget the poor door — this housing complex will have poor buildings. Comments (30)

Katz’s homer leads Cyclones over Doubledays

The Ride: This rain-shortend victory must have been exciting! Comment

Young blood: Brooklyn Heights whiz kid invents wound-sealing gel

Boro of Nerds: His work was in vein but not in vain. Comments (3)

Man shot outside Fort Greene bar

Fort Greene: A gunman shot and wounded a man outside a popular Fort Greene bar on early Saturday morning, according to a report. Comments (6)

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Rain out, Yanks loss puts Clones in first place!

The Ride: Who woud have thought you could get so much accomplished without doing anything? Comment

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Katz’s homer leads Cyclones over Tigers

The Ride: Another win for the first-place Clones! Comment

Friday, June 26, 2015

Last call! Promised below-market housing could die at Rheingold site

Bushwick: Bushwick residents are demanding the new developer of a portion of the old Rheingold brewery deliver on the promises of below-market housing and money for schools and parks that previous developers — who needed a zoning change to get the job going — had pledged to provide. Comments (15)

Slave to history: Army won’t change ‘racist’ street name despite plea from black leaders

Fort Hamilton: Members of Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network rallied in front of Ft. Hamilton on June 25 to denounce General Lee Avenue — named for Gen. Robert E. Lee — and call for a less racially charged moniker. Comments (21)

Atlantic Yards’ ‘Pacific Park’ park plan unveiled

Prospect Heights: A public promenade at the center of the Pacific Park mega-development in Prospect Heights will feature a dog run, a basketball court, a bocce court, and areas for tots to play, according to a new master plan released by developers. Comments (21)

Love wins!

The Supreme Court just legalized gay marriage nationwide! Go celebrate with our pals at Gay City News. Read more…

Reverses! Cyclones lose 2–1 a night after winning 2–1!

The Ride: It was more of the same, only different for our beloved boys of summer. Comment

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Take it or Lee-ve it! Civil rights advocates demand Fort Hamilton surrender Confederate-named street

Brooklyn Is Angry: A black community leader and a congressman want Ft. Hamilton to rename a street named for a Confederate general who was stationed there before the Civil War. Comments (20)

Getting their kicks! 10 guys steal sneakers from Bushwick store

Bushwick: They hotfooted it out of there. Comments (2)

First place Clones win in extra innings — again!

The Ride: Come on, give it up for the Cyclones! Comment

Eww: Cops seek subway masturbator

Downtown: Police are on the lookout for a man they say played with his privates on a Downtown subway on June 19, according to a report. Comments (1)

Man killed trying to cross Metropolitan Avenue

Williamsburg: He tried to cross in the middle of the block, but did not make it, police said. Comments (4)

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!