Sign up for daily news e-mails!

CNG Radio

Johnny & Barry

Listen: ►iTunes ►RSS

News archive

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Old Master is new to you: Exhibit spotlights the ‘Missing Impressionist’

Art: It is time for this artist to make an impression! Comment

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Swell performance: Opera company stages show on a barge

Theater: This opera will have a Debussy debut — at sea! Comment

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

This week, Lenore teaches us about Queens

Rhymes with Crazy: It’s a faraway place, but she says Jackson Heights is cool. Comments (4)

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is bustling this week, with zombie-fighters, scary carnies, and jazz and dance festivals galore. Get out there, Brooklyn! Comments (1)

Waste watcher: Historian dredges up Gowanus Canal’s dirty history

Books: The only thing filthier than the Gowanus Canal are the tycoons who built it. Comments (2)

Islanders play inaugural Barclays game tonight — here’s what to expect

Puck-er up, Brooklyn! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Verrazano-Sharrows Bridge: MTA considering bike path on Narrows span

Bay Ridge: At long last, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seriously considering adding a bike path to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge — seriously. Comments (20)

Changing Bushwick

Tech, tech, boom! Developers banking on Bushwick as next big startup hub

Changing Brooklyn: The new Silicon Alley will really live up to its name. Comments (2)

Boho Bushwick, we hardly knew ye

Changing Brooklyn: The future face of the nabe features hotels, nightclubs, and French restaurants in an old garage. Comment

Rise and dine! Williamsburgers will reprise Giglio feast, tower on Columbus Day

Williamsburg: This feast is back for seconds! Comment

Shipwrecks of Jamaica Bay

The waters of Southern Brooklyn have been littered with the drowned husks of hundreds of sunken vessels since Sandy, and our pals at have the story — and photos! Comment

Sobering thought: Pre-K site with no running water gave alcoholic hand sanitizer to tots

Sunset Park: Hand sanitizer may kill germs, but the idea of giving it to pre-schoolers makes these parents sick. Comments (1)

Room with a you: ‘Houseworld’ makes visitors confront themselves

Greenpoint: Don’t call it a haunted house! Comments (1)

Steph learns the importance of having fun

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom hits the gym at 5:30 am, then learns why she loves to do it! Comments (1)

Black and white and read all over!

Page 1: Some say the borough’s official colors are blue and gold, others will tell you black and white. Us? All we know is the blue masthead, off-white newsprint, and black ink that brings you the stories that matter every week and keeps you hustlin’ Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Up-route: Slopers want to bring the B71 bus back to life

Park Slope: Call it a zom-bus! Comments (19)

Building up: New bar Robert is built on Bond Street

Dining: Building on Bond owners will open their new bar Robert tonight. Comments (2)

Orange bounty! Kids paint pumpkins at Court St fest

Carroll Gardens: These kids were out of their gourds! Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Cock-a-doodle-poo! Bushwick farm hosting chicken s--- bingo

The Greatest Story Ever: What a crapshoot! Comments (8)

Top dogs!

Guten wag! Sausage dogs, schnauzers celebrate dog-toberfest

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They’re a man’s wurst friend! Comments (1)

Dog-ma! Churches bless pets across Brooklyn

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Pet owners across the borough brought their furry friends to church over the weekend for the annual round of animal blessings. Comment

Late advertising big Sheldon J. Kravitz was a Brooklyn success story

Brooklyn-born “Mad Man” Sheldon “Shelly” Kravitz — an advertising icon who partied with Frank Sinatra, played in a swing band, and trumpeted Trans World Airlines to the masses — died on Oct. 3 of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 85 years old. Comments (1)

Fatal blast rocks Borough Park, killing one and injuring more than a dozen

A massive gas explosion obliterated a 13th Avenue building in Borough Park on Saturday, killing two, injuring 13, and igniting a blaze that spread to three neighboring structures. Comment

High spirits on Sunset Park

Sunset Park: It was a boozy bounty for Brooklynites! Comment

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Sound off: Music venue Cameo Gallery is closing next month

Go There Now While You Still Can: And another one bites the dust. Comments (1)

Goodbye, hell-ow-brick roads!

Beginning to see the light! New traffic signal coming to Columbia Street

Mean Streets: This project has a green light — and a red and yellow one, too! Comments (1)

Delayed green: City fixing Ridge intersection decades after high-profile traffic deaths

Bay Ridge: These mean streets are about to get a little nicer. Comments (10)

Jumping the gun: Police stop subway turnstile jumper, find weapon

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Police found a revolver in a homeless teen girl’s bag after they arrested her for jumping a turnstile at a Bedford-Stuyvesant subway station on Sunday, according to a report. Comments (3)

Dump schmuck: Bed-Stuy biz flushed toxic waste into Newtown Creek

Cleaning Our Waterways: Call him the toxic offender. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Stuck in the middle: Parents won’t OK PS 307 rezoning without MS plan

Vinegar Hill: A new wrinkle has appeared in the city’s controversial rezoning of PS 8 and PS 307. Comments (6)

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

A rind is a terrible thing to waste! Williamsburgers demand city composting service

Williamsburg: Bring the stink! Comments (9)

Who you gonna crawl? Paranormal Society hosts boozy ghost hunts in Brooklyn parks

These ghost hunters don’t just consult the spirits — they drink them too. Comments (2)

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads

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!