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Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

Nightlife: Make this the best New Year’s ever! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Theater: She is really cleaning up her act! Comments (2)

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015

Songs from the lobby of life

Rhymes with Crazy: Now’s your chance to hear Yiddish folk songs that were saved from the dustbin by a forward-thinking Queens man. Comment

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Editor’s Picks: The holidays are here, but Brooklyn is hot, hot, hot, with Harry Potter holiday parties, Christmas sing-alongs, a little movie opening that this weekend that you might have heard of... Comment
Music: They will jingle all the way! Comment

Bay Ridge has the holiday spirits

Bay Ridge Nights: The Ridge is swimming in holiday cheer this year — and our pals at BrooklynDaily.com have the scoop! Comment

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Bay Ridge: Call it an express fix. Comments (1)
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Tour de Force: Brooklyn’s ‘Star Wars’ connections

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Tour de Force: Brooklyn’s ‘Star Wars’ connections

Boro of Nerds: A look back at the borough’s most notable Star Wars-related events over the years. Comments (1)

Learning to love and let go

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie has a panic attack when her middle-schooler doesn’t check in, but then refuses to punish him for his mistake. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Book it in. Comments (2)
Page 1: A long time ago, in a newsroom far, far, away... It is a period of civil war. Rebel reporters, typing from a hidden Downtown office complex, have won their first victory against an evil public relations empire. During the battle, journalist spies managed to steal secret plans to the empire’s ultimate weapon — a press release made entirely of incomprehensible jargon, with enough bulls--- to destroy an entire newspaper. Pursued by the empire’s sinister spin doctors, an editor races home aboard the G train, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her readers and restore freedom to the borough... Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Cobble Hill: A previous sandwich board promoted “Gluten-free crowns baked fresh daily.” Comment

Building brunch: Morning workshop has booze and crafts

Event: Waffling on what to buy someone for Christmas? Comment

Police: Help us catch creep who stalked teen girl

Fort Greene: Look who’s stalking now. Comment
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: They got lost in the shuffle! Comment

Winter heartwarmers

Toy giveaway for kids having tough Christmas

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Christmas came early for Brooklyn kids missing their families this holiday season. Comment

Slope church welcomes kids with open arms — and open gifts!

Park Slope: There is no time like the present! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Street-sign fight after CB2 OKs co-naming for fallen Levin aide

Brooklyn Heights: The panel okayed co-naming a street for Hope Reichbach, who died at age 22, while earlier rejecting a proposal to grant the same honor to a long-serving local black businessman. Comments (13)

School’s out forever: DeBlasio closing three Brooklyn public schools

Class Action: The schools are plagued by low enrollment, poor grades, and violence — but had originally been given longer to turn themselves around. Comment

Lonely on Christmas? You’re invited to this party!

Awesome: Brooklyn Heights resident Sondra Fagen wants to revive her famous Holiday Dinner Group for people who have nowhere to go on Christmas. Comments (1)

Making waves

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Listen! Brooklyn Paper Radio team laughs it up with Muslim comedian

Podcast: The laughs just keep on coming when Mo Fathelbab joins Vince and Gersh. Comments (1)
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LISTEN! Gersh and Vince chat with R2D2

Podcast: Sure, all the big networks talk with Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, but we’ve got the real star of the newest “Star Wars” movie — and all the rest of them! Comment
Dining: There is a new suds spot for those with a head for beer! Comments (2)

And so that was Hanukkah

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Flicker of hope: Ridge menorah remains lit after vandals strike

Bay Ridge: It was a Hanukkah miracle! Comment

Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

Bay Ridge: The state replaced the Gowanus Expressway’s confusing signs with confusing signs. Go figure. Comments (9)
Changing Brooklyn: It looks like curtains for this theater, but the drama isn’t over yet. Comments (3)
The Greatest Story Ever: A Williamsburg comedy club is offering free entry to Muslims — a deal it has dubbed the “Donald Trump Special.” Comments (8)

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Officials: Temporary homeless shelter for families may not stay that way

Kensington: A controversial emergency homeless shelter for parents and young kids may end up becoming a more permanent fixture — and potentially a single mens’ facility, officials revealed Thursday. Comments (3)
Class Action: Work is underway, but the city still hasn’t made up its mind whether to build a middle school or elementary school. Comments (10)

One for the books

Brooklyn Heights: The book-lending system and developer agreed to build a larger replacement branch and open a second new library nearby. Comments (19)
Brooklyn Heights: The city’s plan to sell the Brooklyn Heights library so the borough’s book-lending system can pay to fix crumbling branches has limited shelf life, says the city’s top accountant. Comments (2)

Living Room dying: Legendary music venue closing at end of month

Go There Now While You Still Can: Another Williamsburg music venue bites the dust. Comments (3)

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Santacon will storm Williamsburg this Saturday

Nightlife: The roving bar crawl of Santa suit-clad revelers will descend on McCarren Park and a number of local bars. Comments (1)
Changing Brooklyn: A developer is offering residents of a Heights co-op $75 million to raze the Park Plaza Restaurant and build a 40-story tower. But some inhabitants say it is a raw deal. Comments (10)
Williamsburg: This chef can’t escape the daily grind — and he doesn’t want to! Comments (1)

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