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Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Board to death: Majority of community boards reject mayor’s upzoning

Changing Brooklyn: Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to upzone the city in the hopes of making new developments more affordable and less ugly is a dud, say the majority of Brooklyn’s community boards. Comments (18)

Sign here: Exhibit pays tribute to Coney Island banners

Art: It’s a sign of the times — and of the place. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Check out how easy it is to become a sex offender!

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore finds out that you too can be labeled a sex offender by streaking across the football field! Comments (8)

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: The holiday are getting started in Brooklyn! Start your shopping, enjoy a celebrity-stuffed Christmas show, and geek out about the holidays — all this week in the borough of kings! Comment

Save the date! Rugby team raises cash with sexy calendar and date auction

Event: They’re going for the gold! Comments (2)

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

The Brooklyn Paper is thankful for you!

Page 1: The Brooklyn Paper is off today to spend some time with our loved ones and the delicious foods they have prepared for us. This year, we’re thankful for cheap coffee, our long-suffering photographers, happy hour at La Defense, animated GIFs, and the people who patiently answer all of our questions all day long. But most of all, we are thankful for you, dear readers, for coming back every day and keeping us on our toes. So enjoy the holiday, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Comment

Happy Thanksgiving from The Dad

The Dad: On this Thanksgiving Dad, a very special The Dad. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Novel graphic: Flatbush shop selling new Batman with one-of-a-kind cover

Flatbush: Holy limited-edition cover, Batman! Comment

Get on board! ‘Night Train’ comedy show tapes TV specials

TV: It’s heading for the station! Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Hedged out! Law school shrubbery could displace Joralemon St. vendors

Brooklyn Is Angry: Talk about being uprooted! Comments (14)

Vinegar Hill school squabbles

Parents: City’s quota not enough to save PS 307 from yuppie invasion

Class Action: The city will give low-income students in Vinegar Hill and Dumbo priority for 50 percent of seats, but parents say that won’t work. Comments (9)

Surprise finding: City didn’t tell us about middle school’s science revamp, say parents

Class Action: The city blinded them with science! Comment

Ruckus raised! Weekly roots music show celebrates 10 years of tunes

Music: This show has deep roots! Comment

Panda-monium! Prospect Park Zoo debuts a pair of cuddly red cubs

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The Brooklyn animal sanctuary showed off its latest show stoppers on the weekend — two red panda cubs, who were more than happy to bask in the limelight! Comment

Fowl ball! Nets players hand out Thanksgiving turkeys in Bed-Stuy

Bedford-Stuyvesant: It was a full court press! Comment

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Path of most resistance: Bedford Ave. sidewalk blocked for years at stalled construction site

Williamsburg: Williamsburgers are off the beaten path — and they want to get back on it! Comments (4)

Together at last! Developer wants to house below-market units, manufacturing in one Bushwick building

Changing Brooklyn: This warehouse could soon be a ware-home. Comments (10)

Kids read to dogs, maximum adorableness ensues

Fuzzy Brooklyn: You can now die safe in the knowledge that the most adorable thing of all time has occurred and been documented — with a slideshow! Comments (1)

Prime real estate: Amazon expanding to Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Sunset Park is about to get a big delivery. Comments (5)

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Annoucing ‘Brooklyn Paper Radio’ — launching on Dec. 7

Awesome: What does The Brooklyn Paper sound like? Find out on Dec. 7! Comments (4)

Lander-ing a blow: Councilman won’t support LICH rezoning

Changing Brooklyn: Prognosis negative! Comments (8)


Bushwick residents: Don’t let Rheingold fiasco happen again!

Changing Brooklyn: Community Board 4 approves proposal to tie rezoning to below-market-rate housing — but with some demands. Comments (2)

Upzone backfire! Board 7: Rezone for ‘affordable’ housing would have opposite effect

Sunset Park: They say they can see the unforeseen consequences. Comments (9)

Legendary Windsor Terrace barkeep tapped for Bartender Hall of Fame

Windsor Terrace: Call it the Hooley spirit! Comments (5)

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Chariot of the dogs! This guy will teach your pooch to pull a sled

The Greatest Story Ever: Get your layabout dog pulling its weight — and yours! Comments (7)

Delivery man crushed by falling tree dies

Red Hook: A Red Hook Chinese-food delivery man who was crushed by a tree as it was being cut down by city workers on Monday has died. Comments (2)

Model patients: Breast-cancer survivors, doctors put on fashion show

Awesome: They catwalked for a cure. Comment

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