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Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Meta man: Filmmaker creates a TV show about its own creation

TV: The new show “Show About the Show” is about a show. Then it gets complicated. Comment

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Time to make Brooklyn’s roads less car friendly

Rhymes with Crazy: The facts are in — people aren’t using cars as much, and we need to fund trains more. Comments (17)

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn has something for everyone — and for the the thrifty Brooklynite, everything on the list this weekend is free! Comment

Brooklyn Eagles Literary Award

Brooklyn’s type: Literary prize to crown ultimate Kings County book

Books: Move over “homes and churches” — Brooklyn is the borough of books! Comments (1)

Let the write one in: The six authors on the short list

Books: Meet the creators nominated for writing the most Brooklyn book! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Middle ground

Junior high and dry! Parents: Where’s our new Dumbo middle-school?

DUMBO: Parents say they expected a brand-new middle school at a new high-rise at Dock and Water streets — instead they’re getting an existing school in a new building. Comments (7)

Wait, that new building sounds familiar...

Changing Brooklyn: Seasoned Brooklyn Paper readers will remember the long and controversial history of the development at Dock and Water streets, but for those who don’t, here is a refresher Comments (2)

Good enough to eat! Artist dishes up lip-smacking paintings

Art: Forget fruit in a bowl — still life is better on a bun! Comment

The Dad’s reasonable discourse on gun control

The Dad: The Dad wants us to face the facts: Guns are bad. Comments (2)

The Brooklyn Paper: Full of it!

Page 1: And by it, we mean news! In fact, no other broadsheet brings you stories of weird instruments, miniscule neighborhoods, and dogs eating human feces. So pick up this week’s hard copy of The Brooklyn Paper and remember to keep hustlin’ Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Brooklyn College students: Save these tree stumps!

Flatbush: They’d make great seats! Comments (2)

Into gear: City finally building Pulaski Bridge bike lane

Mean Streets: The wheels are in motion! Comments (19)

Puppy paw-ntiff!

Bay Ridge: And other great canine costumes from the annual Narrows Botanical Garden Harvest Festival. Comment

‘New’ old-timers: Fresh blood joins stickball tradition

Bay Ridge: Young and old traveled from across the country to take part in the Brooklyn Stickball Old Timers 47th-annual stickball contest on Oct. 3. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

DOT, where’s my car? Greenpointer parks vehicle, returns to find new Citi Bike dock

The Greatest Story Ever: It’s a dock-out! Comments (27)

Comptroller Stringer in Brooklyn

Stringer zingers: Comptroller criticizes mayor, but supports Coney land-grab

The city’s top financial watchdog supports Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to seize private land in Coney Island from hold-out landlords in order to expand the amusement district — but on other issues, he and Mayor Tall just don’t see eye to eye. Comments (1)

Cut it out! Commission wants to ax city red tape binding small biz

They want to help Brooklyn get down to business. Comment

Flat footed: Runners say Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon needed more rock ’n’ roll

Park Slope: It was the race the music died! Comments (1)

Landmark case

Activists to city: Landmark aging Southern Brooklyn historical sites

Gravesend: The city must recognize the role Gravesend and Coney Island played in shaping the borough by landmarking two historic sites, local preservationists say. Comments (3)

Split wood: Cemetery officials, activists differ on Green-Wood landmarking

Windsor Terrace: Honchos at Green-Wood Cemetery want the city to reject a proposal to landmark the historic burial ground, but preservationists say portions of the boneyard need city protection. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

‘Seamless’ for Slopers: Live chefs delivered to your door

Dining: Forget Thai takeout — a food-delivery website now allows Park Slopers to order up a chef to cook dinner in their home kitchen. Comment

Vinegar Hill schools

City delays school rezoning vote — but not for long enough, say parents

Vinegar Hill: The city will now create focus groups of locals and officials to discuss its controversial plan to redraw the school zone boundaries of PS 8 and PS 307. Comments (4)

TOMORROW: Learn more about the MS 313 relocation

Vinegar Hill: The city plans to move Vinegar Hill middle school MS 313 to a new building in Dumbo next year, and parents and locals can learn more and have their say on the scheme at a town-hall meeting at the school on Tuesday evening. Comments (1)

It’s about time! Learn to play the didgeridoo in Greenpoint

Music: How do you didgeridoo? Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Loaded, baked, potato: Police find guns, weed-filled Pringles can in car

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Once you pot, you can’t stop. Comments (1)

Woo hoo! Bed-Stuy library branch expanding to seven days a week

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Grab your library card and check this out! Comments (5)

See inside St. Ann’s new Tobacco Warehouse theater

Bridge ‘Park’: Then go see it for yourself next weekend! Comments (1)

UPDATED: Pooches poisoned in Prospect Park — maybe by eating drug-laced human poop!

Meadows of Shame: Now with a blow-by-blow account of Schatzi the East Flatbush German shorthaired pointer’s drug-induced ordeal! Comments (12)

The reel world Brooklyn: New film school opens at Steiner Studios

Fort Greene: And they’re rolling! Comments (1)

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