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Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

The big empty: Short film envisions the last man in Brooklyn

Cinema: Imagine Williamsburg with no hipsters! No strollers! No crowds! Comments (3)

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

‘Shaft’ of light: Stained glass Isaac Hayes part of ‘Power of Pop’ exhibit

Art: The Soul Man gets illuminated. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Good evening, ladies and germs

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore points out that germs are a good thing. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Dogs and cats living together! Right here in the Editors’ Picks! Check out our choices for all the best contradictory options over the next seven days. Comment

Get crafty in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Stagecraft, arts and craft, and craft beer are all waiting for you in Bay Ridge this weekend — and our pals at have the scoop! Comment

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Murdering a tune: Morbid monthly show has music to die for

Music: “Murder Ballad Monday” celebrates singing about killing. Comments (1)

Lose your illusion: Thieves steal ‘magic props’ from W’burg apartment lobby

Williamsburg: Talk about a disappearing trick! Comment

Job placement or displacement? Industry City shares local hiring numbers, but critics still wary of gentrification

Sunset Park: Sunset Park’s most divisive development is also one of its largest employers. Comments (6)

Kids, grandparents, and dealing with old age

The Dad: This week, the Dad uses his keen skills to ensure his kids take care of him when the time comes. Comment

You can bet on The Brooklyn Paper!

Page 1: You can’t put money on make-believe football teams, but you can bet your bottom dollar on The Brooklyn Paper. That’s because Kings County’s real newspaper is no gamble — it is a guarunteed jackpot of information that ensures every reader is a winner. So place all your chips on community news and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Brooklyn height! Two giant towers planned Downtown

Changing Brooklyn: The borough’s first supertower, plus a really tall office building. Comments (21)

What’s the klatch?

Hit me with your best shot! Sound engineer opens coffee shop for music geeks

Dining: This guy hates speaker buzz but loves a caffeine buzz! Comment

Not-so-average Joe: Coffee shops that are other things

Dining: Brooklyn takes its coffee with a dash of unrelated commercial activity! Comment

A double take: ‘Pablo Matisse’ riffs off two great painters

Art: Get two for the price of one! Comment

MetroTech mourns: Downtown pioneer Terence M. Whalen dies of cancer at 65

Downtown: MetroTech pioneer and Forest City Ratner Companies’ property manager Terence M. Whalen succumbed to cancer at the age of 65. Comments (2)

Pedestrian killed in deadly Flatbush Ave car flip

Flatbush: Police have arrested a driver who they say hit and killed a pedestrian in Flatbush on Monday evening after jumping the curb and flipping his car into the victim. Comments (5)

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Vito Lopez, disgraced assemblyman, dead

Vito Lopez, former Williamsburg assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic boss, died on Monday night. He was 74. Comments (7)

Woodhull apartment building will house below-market tenants, mental-health patients

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Community Board 3 voted in favor of the plan last week. Comment

Greenlight Bookstore opening second store in PLG high-rise

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Talk about getting in the good books! Comments (3)

Smells like savings! How to apply for below-market units in new Canal-side building

You don’t need to buy a Brooklyn Bridge Park condo or a Bay Ridge mansion to get waterfront views! Comments (2)

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

The toddlers are coming! Historian: Planned pre-K is on mass Revolutionary War grave

Gowanus: He has a bone to pick with this pre-school! Comments (4)

Razing hell! KFC at 666 Bushwick Ave to become apartments

Changing Brooklyn: The number of the beast is up! Comments (4)

Halle-sue-ya! Rev. Billy taking MTA to court

Windsor Terrace: The Windsor Terrace polical performance artist says the transit agency unlawfully silenced him, cuffed him, and slandered him. Comments (6)

Police: Officer shot man who tried to rob him with BB gun

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A police detective shot a man in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Sunday after the guy allegedly tried to rob the officer with a BB gun, authorities said. Comment

Churned up! Ridge ice cream icon Hinsch’s re-brands — again!

Dining: They’ve re-signed, but they’re not resigning. Fifth Avenue creamery-turned-diner Hinsch’s is now a Stewart’s franchise, but the owners say they’re keepin’ it old-school. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Hot sheets: Controversial developer plans hotel at Greenpoint Terminal Market

Changing Brooklyn: Joshua Guttman’s Pearl Realty will convert part of the sprawling Greenpoint Terminal Market site — which went up in flames in 2006— into a 155-room hotel. Comments (5)

Oh truck! Big rig crashes on Flatbush Avenue

Mean Streets: The driver says he swerved to avoid an ambulance speeding through a red light. Comments (6)

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

DeBlasio: Hotels are killing industrial jobs — and my new rules will bring them back

Williamsburg: There is no room for the inn. Comments (20)

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