Reason for the season-ings: Book from Do or Dine chef explains the laws of flavor

Books: Justin Warner, the inventive chef behind the beloved but recently-shuttered restaurant, has a new project: a cookbook. Comment

A Broadway star reads to deaf children

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore heads to an elementary school in Manhattan to prove that teachers can make a difference. Comments (1)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Screecher needs a wallet that don’t hurt his butt!

Big Screecher: Who would have thought Carmine buys stuff off the television — oh, wait, we all knew that. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Bay Ridge is vampire-batty for baseball!

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at guide you to the most spooktacular sports events happening in the Ridge! Read more…
Editor’s Picks: The groovy ghoulies are out in force this weekend! Once you recover from hiding under the bed (or from your hangover — we don’t judge), venture out again for some awesome music. Once again, Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Souled for a song: Band hosts a party parade with spirit

Music: Call them Joan of park! Comment

Bay Ridge goes vampire-batty for baseball

Bay Ridge Nights: Baseball and Halloween bashes are on deck in Bay Ridge this weekend. We don’t know whether to be ecstatic over the Mets’s World Series bid or petrified by all the spooky goings-on around the neighborhood, but either way, we are s------ ourselves with excitement! Comment

Atrophying auteur Quentin Tarantino’s anti-cop rant is ‘Fuzz Fiction’

A Britisher’s View: Past-it moviemaker Quentin Tarantino should stop being the “Hanoi Jane” of cop bashers and start making movies that aren’t box-office flops, writes our columnist. Comment

Special election coverage

Bay Ridge: Community questions over national issues dominated a town hall debate between candidates for the 46th Assembly District Lucretia Regina-Potter (R) and Pamela Harris (D) on Oct. 27 — even though neither candidate will have control over such issues an assemblywoman in Albany. Comment
Bay Ridge: Get the skinny on the Republican and Democrat candidates vying to replace former Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny in the Bay Ridge-and-Coney Island district. Comment

See crack reporter Colin Mixson on TV!

Between picking up police blotters and interviewing local kids about their Halloween costumes, ace Courier Life Publications reporter Colin Mixson swung by the studios of community access television network […] Comment

Save the date

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Before the doe-saster: ‘Fawnbook’ imagines an analog apocalypse

Theater: Hold on for deer life! Comment
Downtown: The Beep took the borough out to the ball game! Comment

Watch ace reporter Colin Mixson on TV!

Between picking up police blotters and interviewing local kids about their Halloween costumes, ace Brooklyn Paper reporter Colin Mixson swung by the studios of community access television network Bric […] Comments (1)

When to push, and when to shove

The Dad: This week, the Dad makes sure his daughter does the work necessary to get into a good college. Comment
Digital editions: The Brooklyn Paper is not for sale — it is free in your nearest news box every Friday — but it is for sail! That’s because The Brooklyn Paper loves everything about our nautical paradise. Sure, dolphins die in the Gowanus Canal, but oysters are floushing in Newtown Creek and Red Hook is on the rise. So seas the day and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn! Read more…

New Xaverian girls’ coaches set strong foundation

Joe Knows: Xaverian athletics has made three strong hires ahead of the formerly all-boys school’s plan to go co-ed next year. Comment

Old school: New Utrecht High celebrates centennial

Bensonhurst: New Utrecht? More like old Utrecht! Comment

Ripe for fun: Ridgites welcome fall at pier pumpkin fest

Bay Ridge: Everybody had a gourd time! Comment
The Ride: Players from our beloved Brooklyn Cyclones couldn’t get past Kansas City as players who never stepped foot in Brooklyn failed miserably. Comments (2)

Yes we can! Pols expand Southern Brooklyn garbage service

Bay Ridge: They’re hoping to clean up Southern Brooklyn streets. Comment

Cutting remarks: Barber tells stories from the trimming biz

Event: It’s shear entertainment! Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Look, we know you just want to see the photos, but we wrote an article as well. Comment

NYPD pink! 88th Precinct marches for breast cancer awareness

Fort Greene: Fort Greene? More like Fort Pink! Comment

Kids getting swag for good grades is ridiculous

Not for Nuthin’: “Kids are getting cars, Louboutins and spa retreats for good grades,” screamed the headline in a the New York Post on Oct. 24. Comment

Terriers aim to keep the hype alive

St. Francis wants to keep the good times rolling. Comment

Poly Prep routs Cheshire Academy

High School Sports: Poly Prep bounced back in a big way. Comment

Hornets buzz past Fort Hamilton for division crown

High School Sports: The veterans on Midwood’s girls’ volleyball squad remember how it felt to narrowly lose a city title two years ago, and how it felt being upset in the semifinals last season. They don’t intend to feel that way again. Comment
Photo Galleries: Meet the Mets — because most of them were made in Brooklyn! Comment

Really Greenpoint

Toxic shock! Marine life returning to Newtown Creek

Cleaning Our Waterways: Newtown Creek is back from the dead! Comment
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: How green was my alley? This map has the answers! Comments (2)

Field of screams! Costumed kids take over MCU Park for Halloween parade

Coney Island: It was a monster menagerie when half-pint hobgoblins invaded MCU Park for the Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade on Oct. 24. Comment

Two teens shot, one dead Downtown

Downtown: A gunman fatally shot a teen in the head, and wounded another Downtown on Monday evening, police said. Comments (6)

Eagle-eyed librarians name the most Brooklyn books of the year

Books: They’ve got the write stuff! Comments (1)

Re-animated: Marine Park civic revives Halloween walk

Marine Park: State Senator Marty Golden (R-Marine Park) revived Marine Park’s All Hallows’ Eve celebration on Oct. 24 — marking the neighborhood’s first Fall festival since a lawsuit two years ago forced the group to cancel amid fears its liability insurance would skyrocket. Comment

G-aaargh-den party! Haunted Walk returns to Prospect Park

BoroBeat: And parents say it’s just as good as when they were kids. Comment

Grand Street goes to the air to take down Erasmus

High School Sports: Grand Street’s passing attack finally took the air out of Erasmus Hall. Comment

Late second goal hands Poly tough defeat

High School Sports: It was a familiar blow to the Blue Devils, but this one was the toughest to take yet. Comment
Bergen Beach: A bus depot whose idling coaches are besieging neighbors with loud noise and toxic fumes has kicked its assault into high-gear, locals say. Comment

TOMORROW: Watch the World Series at Borough Hall!

Awesome: Watch baseball with the Beep! Comment
Carroll Gardens: They don’t want to be another PS 8. Comments (3)

Hot to tot! Sunset Parkers want shuttered brothel turned into school

Sunset Park: Call it “The School of Hard...” nevermind. Sunset Park parents want to turn an alleged whorehouse into a house of learning. Comments (4)
Changing Brooklyn: This sequel was better than the original, say Slopers. Comments (10)
Changing Brooklyn: The promise of a few extra feet and fewer parking spots won’t be enough to force developers to include below-marekt housing, says land-use committee. Comments (2)

America by the numbers

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist cites some of the figures that – for better or worse – add up to America. Comment

Golden girls show off golden pipes at Brighton Beach ‘grandma pageant’

Brighton Beach: It was a granny award-winning show. Comment
Bushwick: This is just his type. Comments (5)

Take out: Burglars nab $63K looting eateries in Park Slope, Red Hook

Park Slope: These burglars are growing fat on Brooklyn diners. Comments (2)

Bed-Stuy parents: Our kids deserve gifted and talented classes

Bedford-Stuyvesant: District 16 — which covers most of Bedford-Stuyvesant and a small part of Crown Heights — is one of only two districts in the city that doesn’t offer the program. Comments (10)

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