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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

May Day! May Day!: A double screening of ‘Wicker Man’

Cinema: It is a day of double trouble. Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Book-lyn tours

Drunk on words: Bookstore crawl sends readers from store to store

Books: Brooklyn will be crawling with bookworms! Comments (3)

Pub-lishing: A tour of literary watering holes

Books: Curl up with a good drink – and then a few more! Comments (2)

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Is Shaken Baby Syndrome just another witch hunt?

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist questions cases were parents are charged with murdering their kin. Comments (1)

Friday, April 22, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got parties in the park, early-morning dances, and a funny little play about shooting Abraham Lincoln. Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Ear of an era: Festival celebrates 19th-century music

Music: They are gonna party like it’s 1899! Comments (1)

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Marketplace of ideas: Homegrown philosophy now up for grabs at Greenmarket

Shopping: Pick up some food for thought! Comment

Smokey hookah bar has Ridgites fuming

Bay Ridge: They say this business owner is blowing smoke. Comments (46)

Woman of the cloth: Automated play uses a fabric Gertrude Stein

Art: It’s a play on words! Comment

Seals return to harbor — are sharks next?

Wild Brooklyn: Our pals at asked the tough questions! Read more…

Take a hike! To clear the air, Steph and the boys head west

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures that sometimes its is okay to leave things unsaid. Comment

Eighteen-wheeler hits and kills Park Slope cyclist on residential street

Park Slope: The driver of a massive tractor trailer fatally ran over a cyclist on a residential Park Slope street on Wednesday morning, police said. Comments (44)

The Brooklyn Paper: Berned out

Page 1: Look, we’re not going to lie to you: It’s been a rough few weeks. Brooklyn’s Primary Season came and went in a blur, and nobody covered it like your hardscrabble scribes and editors at The Brooklyn Paper, who hit the campaign trail like it was nobody’s business. So let’s just say we’re through with national politics for a while. Still, we’re proud of what we have accomplished and happy to show you just how much you can do as long as you keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Greenpointers demand city address ‘taxi graveyard’

Mean Streets: This isn’t a taxi stand — it is a taxi standstill! Comments (19)

Two tired? Get one of these legal electric bikes!

Cobble Hill: This isn’t your grandma’s electric bike! Comments (5)

Ice Cube, Janelle Monae, Tyler the Creator to headline this year’s Afropunk Fest

Waiting in the Wings: It is a good day! Comments (1)

Protests after officer who shot unarmed black man spared from the slammer

Downtown: Angry protestors flooded the streets outside the Brooklyn Supreme Court on Tuesday afternoon after learning ex-police officer Peter Liang won’t spend a single day behind bars for shooting and killing unarmed black man Akai Gurley in 2014. Comments (2)

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Train-ing day

Sudden M-pact: MTA to boot Bushwick residents from homes during track repairs

Bushwick: And some may never return. Comments (4)

L-allelujah! MTA will reveal L-train closure plans at May 5 meeting

River of Tears: There is light at the end of the tunnel — followed by years of darkness. Comments (2)

Take two! Residents still want reports on film shoots in their streets

Greenpoint: The original was a flop, but they’re hoping the sequel will be a box-office smash! Comments (8)

Opinion: Let New Yorkers keep their nickels

Perspective: Once again, there are reports that the Council is nearing a deal that would require retail and grocery stores to charge a fee for every plastic or paper bag used by customers. This was a bad idea in 2008 and it is still a bad idea today. Comments (9)

The Sunny side of life: Musicians pay tribute to legendary Red Hook barkeep

Red Hook: It was a Sunny night in Red Hook. Comment

Squad goals! Police beat firefighters in Brooklyn Heights soccer match

Brooklyn Heights: They laid down the law! Comment

Monday, April 18, 2016

Kensington woman’s cat narrowly escapes home fire, shortly after the death of her dog

Kensington: A Kensington resident still grieving her dog’s recent death narrowly avoided losing her 24-year-old cat when her home went up in flames on Monday morning. Comments (3)

Yep, they're still campaigning

Park Slope teens run thriving capitalist enterprise at socialist’s Prospect Park rally

Park Slope: They were feeling the earn! Comments (1)

Sanders claims record crowd, Flatbush councilman’s approval, in Prospect Park

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Call it a slow Bern. Comments (17)

Park activists, Beep: Use giant office complex to fund Bushwick Inlet Park

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: If you can’t beat ’em... Comments (9)

Friday, April 15, 2016

Fiat driver runs over, kills cyclist in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: A motorist fatally ran over a cyclist as she was riding her bike the wrong way down a one-way street in Clinton Hill on Friday morning, police said. Comments (13)

Debate team

Pols: Kings County debate needed more Kings County

Fort Greene: It was the Brooklyn debate that barely mentioned Brooklyn! Comments (3)

Navy battle! Activists of all stripes storm debate venue

Fort Greene: The real war of words was on the streets outside! Comment

Live from the Brooklyn Democratic presidential debate

Fort Greene: Cartoons! Maggie Gyllenhaal! Videos! Puppets! Protests! Our liveblog had it all! Comments (1)

Port of gall! Farina offers maritime school to Brooklyn — then pivots to Staten Island

Sunset Park: She’s got a school in every port. Comments (3)

No pane, no gain: Police looking for burglars breaking into Bushwick homes via windows

Bushwick: Police are on the lookout for two burglars who have been sneaking through the windows of Bushwick homes. Comment

Watch: Crown Heights teen learns he is getting full ride to Harvard

Class Action: It was a crimson letter day! Comments (25)

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Schoolhouse rocked! City may raze Board of Ed building for new development

Changing Brooklyn: On the upside: Downtown could get a new school. Comments (17)

Trump card! Report: The Donald’s son-in-law to buy Watchtower HQ, massive Dumbo lot

Changing Brooklyn: Dumbo is the new Trump Village! Comments (18)

All gown up! Teens get ready for prom with dress giveaway

Crown Heights: They had a ball — and now they’re off to one! Comments (1)

Tin grins: Artists make-over can collectors’ carts in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: They turned cart into art! Comments (1)

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