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Baby, it’s warm outside: Five spots with heated patios

Dining: Chill outdoors at these hot-spots! Comment

Drawn with a free hand: Ballpoint pen artist practiced while in prison

Art: This ex-con artist turned sketch artist! Comments (1)

And so that was 2015

The big Brooklyn stories of 2015

The big Brooklyn stories of 2015

Photo Galleries: As we step into 2016, we look back at another record-breaking year, Comments (1)

The most popular Brooklyn Paper stories of 2015

Photo Galleries: We know what you’re reading, Brooklyn. Comment

Pop culture: Hip-hop artist showcases his father’s work

Theater: It’s a new spin on old material. Comment

A Jew walks up to St. Peter…

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist worries about getting into heaven. Imagine that. Comments (9)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Classic Carmine: Screecher looks back on Christmas Pasts

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher wonders why he doesn’t get any toys anymore. Comment
Editor’s Picks: Start the new year by laughing it up! We have 51 comedians performing in the first week of the year, plus a musical comedy version of “The Devil Wears Prada.” And Lauryn Hill is performing! It’s going to be a great year, Brooklyn! Comments (1)

A new year, and a new Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge Nights: Happy New Year, Bay Ridge! Comment

Freedom in the USA! Make a New Year’s resolution to preserve freedom in the freest nation of all

A Britisher’s View: Cheers to freedom in the USA! It’s a New Year’s resolution worth keeping, writes our columnist. Comment

Rockin’ around the clock with Elvis

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Music: He is not filling the world with silly love songs. Comment

Have a happy %$#^&*# New Year!

Fearless Living: Our ‘Fearless’ columnist braves the toughest topic of all — a new year! Comments (3)
Digital editions: It has been a long 12 months, and we just can’t take it any more. As of today, The Brooklyn Paper is not printing another word for the rest of 2015. So enjoy the remainder of the year — we’ll see you in 2016. Until then, keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Read more…

Brooklyn AA division ready for wild second half

Joe Knows: The depth of the Public School Athletic League’s Brooklyn AA division will make for a wild second-half of the basketball season. Comment

Schoolyard rivalry: Watchdogs fight charter expansion

Coney Island: They want to send this plan back to the chalkboard. Comment

Jo’s ‘thin’ resolution will make Oprah’s wallet fat

Not for Nuthin’: Our columnist is hopping on the Winfrey Weight Watchers bandwagon. Comment

Robeson rebound: Eagles hold off Construction for bounce-back win

High School Sports: Talk about a silver linings playbook! Comment
Changing Brooklyn: Plus: How many people applied for City Point’s 200 below-market housing units? So many. Comments (14)
Bensonhurst: Police arrested an underage Bensonhurst man on drunk-driving charges after he allegedly blew a red light, slammed his minivan into a police cruiser, and caused a four-car pile-up on 24th Avenue in the early-morning hours of Dec. 28. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: The 21-story William Vale Hotel on Wythe Avenue is about to start taking reservations — and a swathe of other swanky lodgings will soon follow. Comments (10)

Towtal recall: City hauling illegally parked cars after local complaints

Sheepshead Bay: They’re giving it the old one-tow punch. Comment

Barn-burner! South Shore ekes by Loughlin in overtime

High School Sports: South Shore has gotten the short end of the stick in close games against the city’s top teams all season long, but it finally pulled the long straw against Bishop Loughlin. Comment

2015 All-Brooklyn football honors

High School Sports: Brooklyn’s football landscape continues to improve with talent. Comment
Williamsburg: A fire ripped through a Williamsburg apartment building early Monday morning, killing two residents, according to authorities. Comments (1)
They’re trying to bring a little hospitality to this inhospitable Gravesend block. Comment

Dance battle! School boogies in cancer-fighting fund-raiser

Bensonhurst: Dancing has never been so healthy! Comment

Stan ain’t buyin’ what Jeb’s sellin’

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our expert essayist expounds on how an old salesman’s adage could help the 2016 Republican presidential candidates, updates us on who we lost this go-‘round-the-sun, and wishes everyone a safe new year. Comment
Class Action: Everything is awesome at PS 34. Comments (2)

Merry Christmas from Courier Life!

Merry Christmas from Courier Life!

Our Christmas Eve crew takes a break to send holiday wishes to you and yours.

Merry Christmas from The Brooklyn Paper!

Merry Christmas from The Brooklyn Paper!

We are taking a break for the day, but we’ll be back on Monday.

Co-op d’etat: Feds sue Trump Village for discrimination

Brighton Beach: They’ve got a dog in this fight. Comment

Dead body found in water off Transmitter Park

Greenpoint: A passerby found the dead body of an elderly man half-submerged along the coast of Greenpoint near Transmitter Park on Thursday morning, police said. Comment
A guy who has taken a dip in Brooklyn’s two most polluted waterways says Newtown Creek’s reek reigns supreme. Our buddies over at Brooklyn Paper have the dirt. Read more…
Cleaning Our Waterways: Everything we ever belived about Brooklyn’s nautical purgatory has been turnd on his head — thanks to Christopher Swain! Comments (10)

Guilded Christmas: Santa stops by Free Mason club

BoroBeat: You’d think Santa was a member of the toy-makers’ guild. Comment

Police: Passenger dead after drunk driver crashed into big rig

Williamsburg: Police arrested a driver who they say is responsible for killing a passenger in his car on Wednesday morning, after he crashed the vehicle into the side of a huge truck in Williamsburg — allegedly while drunk and speeding. Comments (1)

Peace offering: Ridge interfaith group hands out badges for harmony

BoroBeat: Call it a brooch of the peace. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

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