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Thursday, April 7, 2016

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A Rose for Coney: Singer falls for the Boardwalk during video shoot

Music: It was love at first wave. Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Steeling hearts: Speed metal speed dating at St. Vitus

Nightlife: Cupid’s arrows are made of metal! Comments (1)

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Sharp tongued: Kathy Griffin plans to cut loose on Brooklyn

Theater: She’s coming for Brooklyn! Comments (2)

Art of the cell: Exhibit captures phone chats

Art: It is a technological translation. Comment

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Stop being a helicopter parent to your parents!

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore pleads with you to let your elder grow older gracefully — by letting them take risks! Comments (6)

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (2)

Friday, April 1, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week, check out a fantastic food festival, funky tunes, and a yo-yo extravaganza, among other exciting adventures. Everything is happening in Brooklyn! Comment

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Might makes right? The Dad on corporal punishment

The Dad: On second thought, maybe I should have smacked my kids around. Comments (5)

Attachment issues: Suits may stop Park Slope old folks’ home owner profiting on sale

Park Slope: The latest edition of the Prospect Park Residence saga. Comment

Police: Guy blew kisses at straphanger then fondled his junk

Bushwick: Police are looking for a perv who blew kisses to a straphanger then pleasured himself on a J train in Bushwick in the early morning hours of March 24. Comment
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Edgar Allan foes: Dark musical doubles down on writer’s childhood

Theater: They are Poe little boys. Comment

On the cutting edge: B’Heights wunderkind moving company to high-tech Industry City

Health: They’ve got a prescription for success! Comment

The Brooklyn Paper: The best of times, the blurst of times

Page 1: Soon, they’ll have written the greatest newspaper known to man. Until then, keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Comment

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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Brooklyn wonks: Kings County Democratic debate must happen!

Politics: Don’t fugheddaboutit! Comments (15)

Bushwick blaze destroys five houses, injures 11, displaces 42

Bushwick: A six-alarm fire erupted in a Bushwick row house on Tuesday night, injuring 11 people and leaving 42 people without beds for the night. Comments (3)

Hero complex: New comic book store opens on Court Street

Boro of Nerds: It is Gotham’s greatest reboot since “The Dark Knight.” Comments (2)

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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Dire straits! Gridlock Sam tells Brooklyn Paper Radio the BQE is an accident waiting to happen!

Podcast: The traffic and transit specialist repeated his claim that the situation beneath the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is a dire one. That plus Sarah Metz on this edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio! Comments (12)

Wax off: Bed-Stuy’s beloved Israel’s Record Shop closing after 20 years

Go There Now While You Still Can: It’s the vinyl countdown. Comments (4)

Sound check! Tickets on sale for Coney summer concerts ahead of lineup announcement

Music: They’re already warming up. Comment

First ride! Coney’s amusements are open for business

Event: The Cyclone and Wonder Wheel got their day in the sun after the specter of a blizzard postponed the blessing of the rides last week. Comment

Gettin’ hammered: Peggy O’Neill’s will be renovated into a beer garden

Coney Island: And they’re making their own beer! Comments (10)

Monday, March 28, 2016

Keeping the home fires Berning! Sanders opens campaign office in Gowanus

Gowanus: Gowanus is feeling the Bern — and it isn’t from a Canal-related rash! Comments (24)

Tower play: Bridge Park developer threatens funds if state doesn’t green-light high-rises

Bridge ‘Park’: Call it pier pressure. Comments (6)

Holy strollers: Hundreds march across Brooklyn Bridge in Way of the Cross procession

Brooklyn Heights: Hundreds of devout Catholics walked across Brooklyn Bridge on Good Friday for the 21st Way of the Cross procession, which commemorates Jesus’s walk to the Calvary. Comments (2)

Mazel hoof!

Kensington: Walker Blankinship dressed as a knight for the Jewish festival of Purim on Thursday, then rode home in costume — and character — along Ocean Parkway.

Hops and cops: Easter Bunny, police hand out candy to Bed-Stuy kids

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Someone called the fuzz! Comment

Friday, March 25, 2016

Duo raid unlocked apartments across Brooklyn in month-long burglary spree

Greenpoint: The key to thwarting these criminals? A key. Comments (7)

The doctor is out! Brooklyn Hospital Center selling prime park-front building

Hospitals in Crisis: This hospital is going to cost someone an arm and a leg! Comments (7)

Burglary suspect gives ‘hundreds’ of cops the slip

Bay Ridge: A teenage burglary suspect evaded scores of police officers in a foot chase that spanned Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, and Bensonhurst on March 23. Comments (21)

Deposed! City will sell infamous Prince Hotel

Bay Ridge: Call it the hotel formerly known as Prince. Comments (8)

Elderly Brooklyn Heights man slips and cuts his head on snowy set of Will Smith movie

Brooklyn Heights: This is the story all about how an old man got flipped, turned upside down. Comments (7)

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Tall order! Landlord of long-vacated Montague St. Starbucks holding out years for another big tenant

Brooklyn Heights: He wants to make star bucks! Comments (8)
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Mixed martial arts: Bloodsport or big opportunity for Brooklyn?

Vox Pop: Mixed martial arts stars could soon be splattering each other’s blood and teeth all over Barclays Center after the Assembly finally passed a long-stalled bill to legalize the professional cage-fighting sport in New York on Tuesday. Comments (1)

Cobblestoned Vinegar Hill block is a rocky road

Mean Streets: Call it Vinegar Hill Country! Comment

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