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Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

The only thing we have to fear is articles extolling fear itself

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore figures most of us aren’t afraid of terrorists — or at least shouldn’t be. Comments (2)

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Turn to the Dark Side of the holiday season, with a show about Santa’s diabolical henchman the Krampus, holiday blues, and a festival of pitch-black beers. It all happens here in Brooklyn! Comment

Flip service: ‘Fool’s Mass’ a comedic take on Catholic liturgy

This liturgy is not to be taken literally. Comments (4)

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: NYCHA chief on private development at Wyckoff, when Red Hook will get boilers

Community News Group sits down with New York City Housing Authority head honcho Shola Olatoye. Comments (1)

Blowing, they’re cool: Brass-playing hip-hop band throws hot party

Music: This party will be hot as burning pitch! Comment

Caliphs of comedy: ‘Hilarious Muslim’ show breaks down stereotypes

Williamsburg: This comedy show will be haLOL! Comments (7)

Affordable for whom? Many Brooklynites make too little to benefit from mayors’ housing proposal: Comptroller

Mayor DeBlasio must re-tool his plan to force developers to create affordable housing, because the scheme won’t help low-income residents who need it most, says the city’s top accountant. Comments (5)

Pics remind The Dad of his little girl

The Dad: Cherish the past, but don’t live in it, says The Dad. Comment

The Brooklyn Paper is coming at you live!

Page 1: If The Brooklyn Paper had a voice, it would sound like two seasoned tabloid editors gabbing with up-and-coming young reporters and other local movers and shakers about news and events from around borough . So tune into Brooklyn Paper Radio every Monday at 4 pm and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

A neighborhood divided!

These Kensington residents support the new homeless shelter...

Kensington: They are collecting diapers, supermarket giftcards, and making “welcome packets.” Comments (12)

... and these ones don’t!

Kensington: They fear the refuge will attract drug users and sexual predators, and say it shouldn’t be near an elementary school. Comments (11)

Landmarks OKs new Bed-Stuy historic district

Bedford-Stuyvesant: It is history in the making! Comments (12)

Sweet stuffed! Gorge on baked goods at cookie competition

Dining: Time to get into the kitchen! Comment

A for effort: Lauded proposed school won’t help overcrowding

Bay Ridge: They’re crammed if they do and crammed if they don’t. Comments (4)

Double whammy! Williamsburg bank robbed twice in three days

Williamsburg: This bank can’t catch a break. Comment

Popped at Popeyes

Sunset Park: A gunman killed a guy in a Seventh Avenue restaurant in Sunset Park on Dec. 7. Comment

All fired up! Grand Army Plaza menorah aflame for Hanukkah

Park Slope: It is a leading light! Comment

Getting to the pointe: Ballet star schools Bed-Stuy youngsters

Bedford-Stuyvesant: These tiny dancers were spinning out! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015


A BROOKLYN PAPER RADIO EXCLUSIVE: Adams says he’s running for mayor

Podcast: You heard it here first — or did you? Comments (19)

The promised lands

Holy moley! Witnesses selling coveted Dumbo block

Changing Brooklyn: This is one real-estate opportunity that won’t come knocking again! Comments (1)

Watchtower buildings: Where are they now?

Changing Brooklyn: Spoiler: The answer is often “luxury condos.” Comments (5)

Not so Marvel-ous: Greenpointers want ban on filming

Brooklyn Is Angry: They’re not the heroes Greenpoint deserves, nor the ones it needs right now. Comments (14)

Red-letter day! See Kentile Floor’s ‘K’ this Friday

Event: It’s a special K! Comment

Reindeer games: Kids don antlers for dash through Prospect Park

Park Slope: They weren’t horsing around. Comment

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

Developers: We’ll give city free real estate to avoid sewage-tank land-grab

Cleaning Our Waterways: It is the human-refuse-related offer too good to refuse, say these Gowanus residents. Comments (2)

Deck the hauls: Ridge cabbie decorates car for Christmas

Bay Ridge: Happy hail-idays! Comment

Monday! Listen to the Brooklyn Paper for the first time — ever!

Podcast: Finally! Your chance to listen to The Brooklyn Paper. Comment

Bed-Stuy kids flip out when Nets star surprises them with Xmas gifts

Awesome: Seriously, these kids lost their minds — check out the photos. Comments (2)

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Mamma mia! Italian eatery opening in Williamsburg condo despite residents’ objections

Williamsburg: They’re seeing red sauce! Comments (20)

Sneak attack: Guy stabs Fort Greene playwrite in the neck then flees

Fort Greene: A stealthy attacker stabbed a famous playwrite in the neck in Fort Greene on Sunday evening and then disappeared into the night, police said. Comments (5)

Movers and bakers! Fancy French cookie company relocating to Gowanus

Breaking Chews: These Parisians are heading to the Left Bank — of the Gowanus Canal! Comment

Brooklyn AIDS org honors Rosie Perez

Awesome: She is doing the right thing! Comment

Flatlands flayer gets 20-to-life: Stabbed victim 29 times, hid body in own bedroom

Our pals at have all the details on this murderer’s punishement. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Pedestrian in critical condition after Flatbush Ave crash

Downtown: A woman is fighting for her life after a driver plowed into her on Flatbush Avenue Extension on Wednesday, authorities said. Comments (20)

Activists: Trash this Williamsburg waste station!

Brooklyn Is Angry: They’re raising a stink! Comments (5)

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