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Wednesday, March 30, 2016


Earth father: Rev. Billy sings green gospel

Shopping: He’s not saving souls — he’s saving the planet! Comments (3)

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Pop goes the journal: ‘Pop-up Magazine’ takes the stage

Event: It is no page-turner! Comment

Monday, March 28, 2016


Dropping Outs: Online sitcom launches new season in Gowanus

TV: It is time to get in on “The Outs!” Comments (1)

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Lenore: Goodbye to Adele, and ‘Hello’

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist says she’s had it with one particularly overplayed song. Comments (7)

Friday, March 25, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn has hot jazz, cool comedy, and the classiest of classic plays. Everything is happening in Brooklyn! Comment

Egg-stravaganza!: Brooklyn’s best Easter egg hunts

Event: Brooklyn is hopping with Easter egg hunts! Grab a basket and head out to one of these ovoid-tracking actitivies. Comments (4)

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Reviving F express too costly, transit expert sez

Transit: The resurrected orange bullet would negatively impact other riders’ commutes or just plain cost too much, according to a former Transit Authority bookkeeper and regular F train rider. Comments (9)

The story of the wet towel on the floor

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie says its time her kids pick up after themselves. Comment

Come work for the legendary Brooklyn Paper!

Page 1: You: A plucky young reporter looking to gain a foothold in the industry by covering politics, business, crime, and culture with the best community newspaper in the business. Us: The best community newspaper in the business. Sound familiar? Send us your resume, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Fare is foul: Customer beats cabbie with electrical cord

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A livery cab customer beat his driver with an electrical cord in Bedford-Stuyvesant last Wednesday, after the cabbie refused to pay him for the ride, according to a police report. Comment

Help nab this subway perv

Sunset Park: Police are asking for a hand finding the jerk who masturbated on an N train in Sunset Park last week. Comments (2)

Buzzing in! Midwood native returns to Brooklyn to play Buzz Lightyear in Disney stage show

Art: He flew all around the galaxy and now he’s back performing in his hometown. Comment

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Bed-Stuy schools finally getting gifted and talented programs — but maybe only for third-graders

Class Action: Local parents say testing needs to start in pre-kindergarten. Comments (3)

Yes we can! Downtown gets 100 solar-powered trash compactors

Downtown: They’re the pick of the litter! Comments (20)

Different strokes: Crown Heights mural celebrates neighborhood’s diverse history and communities

Crown Heights: This picture is worth a thousand words — and about 178 years. Comment

Two for good luck! Brooklyn doubles up on St. Paddy’s parades

Park Slope: They had everybody seein’ Dublin! Comments (3)

Monday, March 21, 2016


Hear our interview with Carlos Santana

Podcast: Yes, that Carlos Santana. Comment

It’s showtime! Couple marry in ‘Beetlejuice’-themed Bushwick wedding

Boro of Nerds: It made their millenniums! Comments (4)

Bushwick residents: DeBlasio’s new affordable housing plan still not affordable enough

Changing Brooklyn: Households earning around $31,000 may now be able to access some of the units, but locals say that still isn’t low enough to help the neighborhood’s most vulnerable. Comments (16)

MTA shutting Bushwick M train stops for 10 months next summer

River of Tears: It is not the L-pocalypse, but it is an M-ergency! Comments (4)

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Brooklyn Flea is fleeing Williamsburg

Williamsburg: The iconic hipster bric-a-brac bazaar is bouncing to Dumbo. Comments (3)

Assemblywoman: Planned Bushwick bike lanes a danger to kids, commerce

Mean Streets: Brooklyn Paper’s week of wall-to-wall bike lane coverage continues. Comments (32)

Thursday, March 17, 2016

A drop in the ocean: City cuts East River Ferry price to match new boat service

Transit: Ferry good news for Greenpointers, less so for Ikea fans. Comments (8)

Bushwick artist to other Bushwick artists who hate his new Bushwick art festival: ‘Whatever’

Bushwick: What a brush off! Comment

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