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King of the spill: ‘Macbeth’ plays at Bushwick recycling center

Theater: Confusion now hath made his masterpiece! Comment

Berning man: Musician organizes benefit concert for Bernie Sanders

Music: Bushwick is Berning! Comment
Art: It’s not your typical hospital art. Comment

Graduation from the school of hard knocks

Rhymes with Crazy: Can the United States prison population be cut in half by 2030. This week, Lenore vists with a group that says that dream is wimpy. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Carmine answers what’s in a name

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher has all the answers, and as usual, you don’t even know what the question is. Comment
Coney Island: Community Board 13 finally has a new district manager. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn gets festive with the Atlantic Antic, Chile Pepper Festival, and an art extravaganza! Comment

Bay Ridge gets high- and low-brow

Bay Ridge Nights: Embrace culture high and low in Bay Ridge this weekend! Comment

Pets and the pastor

Bensonhurst: All dogs may go to Heaven, but a blessing here and there never hurt. Comment
Bay Ridge: Volunteers from the Greek Orthodox community of Bay Ridge came together and peeled potatoes, whisked pastry batter and carved meat for gyros to prepare for the 12th-annual Holy Cross Greek Cultural Event. Comment

Community Board 18 bows to islamo-protestors over liquor license

A Britisher’s View: No cheers to CB18 for buckling to Muslim protestors and rejecting a new restaurant’s lawful application for a liquor license. Comment

Six Packed: Erasmus Hall forces six turnovers to upend Curtis

High School Sports: Erasmus Hall made the most of the other team’s mistakes last Saturday, despite making several of its own. Comment
Park Slope: Famed Midwood pizzeria Di Fara celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sept. 22 with the debut of a special-edition pizza and a gut-busting pie-eating contest that had even the biggest slice savorers swooning Comments (5)

Preemie party

Preemie party

Brighton Beach: Coney Island Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hosted its third-annual reunion party on Sept. 16. Comment

Midwood woman missing for nearly a month

Midwood: Police are asking the public’s help in the search for a Midwood woman who has been missing for more than three weeks. Comment
Red Hook: Call him the Surf ’n’ Turf Bandit! Comments (8)

It’s thumbs up for Fay Gritz

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is celebrating 103 years of a wonderful life. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: At this Fort Greene cafe, you don’t just pick up the tab — you can also pick up a tabby. Comments (2)

No kidding: TV writer pens serious young adult novel

Books: He’s getting heavy. Comment
Bay Ridge: Here’s a story you won’t bristle at. Comment

Steph is kind to her kids

Fearless Living: This week, our Fearless mom throws caution into the wind and sees what comes back. Comment
BoroBeat: And park stewards say there were no complaints from neighbors this year. Comments (3)

Cardiac a-fest! Heart Association walk raises funds, pulses

BoroBeat: It was a hearty walk! Comment
Digital editions: The Brooklyn Paper — the people’s paper — has landed in Brooklyn once again, and as usual it is stopping traffic and turning heads. Isn’t it adorable driving by in its Papermobile? Look, we can’t promise any miracles — just a devout commitment to community news and to deliver a message from above to keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Read more…

Bonnies adjusting to championship pressure

Joe Knows: Fontbonne Hall is still getting used to life at the top. Comment

Good vibrations: Workers replacing old R Train tracks to reduce noise, shaking

Bay Ridge: The squeaky rail is getting the grease. Comment
Islanders: The puck is about to drop on the New York Islanders’ inaugural season in Brooklyn, but fans got a head start on the action on Sept. 21. Comments (2)

Stick in the past: Exhibit looks back to Brooklyn’s forgotten hockey team

Art: Before the Islanders, we had the Brooklyn Americans. Comments (1)

Emmys had more lectures than laughs

Not for Nuthin’: After being talked at for three unfunny hours about a lot of social causes, our columnist wonders when television award shows stopped being entertainment. Comment
Red Hook: It is cat-poop coffee — without the cats or the poop! Comments (2)

Midwood holds off Utes to remain unbeaten

High School Sports: The Hornets continue to sting opponents. Comment

Beer and loathing

Beer and loathing

Flatlands: Community Board 18 has rejected a Flatlands restaurant’s application to sell suds and wine next to a mosque. Comment
Downtown: Hey Joe, where you goin’ with that hibiscus-print tote bag in your hand? Comments (6)

Juice cleanse! Ditmas Park smoothie joint reopens as banh mi shop

Dining: This eatery is off the juice! Comments (1)
BoroBeat: This festival takes all types. Comment

Flatbush street fair celebrates 40th year

Photo Galleries: They had a frolicking good time! Comments (2)
Sheepshead Bay: Five dangerous intersections around Brooklyn are getting a safety-minded redesign to protect pedestrians. Comment
High School Sports: A late goal by Riverdale freshman Julian Burden killed Poly Prep’s hope of a comeback last Friday. Comment

Switched hitter: Fontbonne’s Greenstein adapting to position change

High School Sports: Emily Greenstein has been a middle hitter since she was 11 years old, and always wondered what life on the outside was like. Comment

Thicker than water: Ridge blood drive inspired by restaurateur’s family

Bay Ridge: This blood drive was not in vain. Comment

Cut short! ‘Smallest Penis’ bar closing this Sunday

Go There Now While You Still Can: These members are looking for a new club. Comments (3)

Alums, students say St. Joseph’s College dropped the ball with athletic director’s dismissal

Clinton Hill: Long-serving St. Joseph’s College coach and athletic director Frank Carbone was abruptly fired from his position at the Clinton Hill school last week, leaving many alumni angry and petitioning for his return. Comments (3)

A grim weekend


Three men fatally shot Downtown

Downtown: A gunman shot three men dead Downtown in the early hours of Sunday morning, police said. Comments (18)
Ditmas Park: A gunman fatally shot a man in Ditmas Park on Saturday evening, according to a police report. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: Get a tattoo, have your beard trimmed, see some live music — and be home by nap time! Comments (7)
Greenwood Heights: He must have done the right thing. Comment

Alums, students say St. Joseph’s College dropped the ball with athletic director’s dismissal

Clinton Hill: Long-serving St. Joseph’s College coach and athletic director Frank Carbone was abruptly fired from his position at the Clinton Hill school last week, leaving many alumni angry and petitioning for his return. Comment
Bay Ridge: What’s cookin’ daddy-o! Comments (1)

Stan shares his gripes, and yours too!

It’s Only My Opinion: In which out columnist considers more gripes — his own and those submitted by readers. Comment

Mom-strocity resigns! Thieving PTA mom steps down from Murrow board

Park Slope: She’s out — again! Comments (6)

Cereal offenders! Williamsburg heroin ring hid drugs in boxes of Apple Jacks: DA

Williamsburg: Talk about finding a prize in your cereal box. Comments (3)
Brooklyn Heights: Pack your bags! Comments (1)

Sit on it, Bossy! Hockey legend visits Downtown to promote glass-side seats

Downtown: Call it a view to a thrill! Comment

Greenpointers: Clay St. homeless shelter attracting unsavory activity

Brooklyn Is Angry: The streets nearby have become so sordid since the refuge opened, even war vets say they are terrified to step foot there. Comments (20)

Locals: Vinegar Hill school rezoning is a black and white issue

Vinegar Hill: The city is rushing into a plan to ease overcrowding at a mostly white elementary school in Brooklyn Heights by sending more local kids to a largely black school in Vinegar Hill next year, say residents. Comments (7)

Schack attack!

Bay Ridge: Critics say a Ridge pol ‘sold out’ her neighborhood to protect herself in the nomination for the 46th District Assembly seat. Comment
Curbside scrap collection will roll out in Red Hook, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, the Columbia Street Waterfront District, and the northern parts of Park Slope and Gowanus in October. Comments (11)

EXCLUSIVE: Mom-strocity returns! Thieving PTA mom is back in office

Park Slope: The Edward R. Murrow High School parent-teacher association just unwittingly elected the mom who infamously pilfered $100,000 from a Cobble Hill elementary school in 2010. Comments (15)

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