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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Break down: Basement comedy show brings laughs to Lefferts

Rimshot: At this show, comedians handle the humor and crowd control. Comments (1)

Monday, May 23, 2016

Remembering the day Trump’s dad destroyed a Coney icon

Art: Remember the Steeplechase! Comments (3)

Get your Phil: Philharmonic festival comes to Brooklyn

Music: They’re unstarching their tuxes! Comments (1)

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Swami dearest: Lenore chats with the Krishna next door

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist visits with an old neighbor whose life tunred out much different than her’s. Comments (2)

Friday, May 20, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Take a trip back to the Labyrinth this weekend at a tribute concert, hang out with some cool kids, and catch a live talk show! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Fighting dirty! Kitchens compete in dishwashing duel

Dining: They are looking for a good clean fight! Comments (2)

Longtime Greenpoint committeewoman fending off attacks she’s a no-show

Party Line: Brooklyn’s leading political gossip column has the scoop! Read more…

Bridge shakeup: State to fix rattletrap Bay Ridge overpass

Bay Ridge: Ridgites have to hold tight for another year. Comment

Let’s talk about sex — for real

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie gets down to business. Comments (2)

Doctor, Doctor! Methodist staffers revel to raise cash and laud honorees at gala

Park Slope: The Park Slope hospital ate, boogied, and honored at its annual fundraiser. Comment

Crowd pleaser! Hordes flock to Fifth Avenue for street fair

Park Slope: Three is a crowd — thousands is a party! Comments (3)

The Brooklyn Paper: Running on fumes!

Page 1: You smell that? Well, you’ll have to excuse us becasue we think we’ve taken this thing as far as we can without having to fill it up again. And that’s exactly what we did: This week’s edition is chock-full of all the things you need to know to keep your life running smoothly, and, of course, to keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Longtime Clinton Hill residents rail against planned bike lane for ‘settlers’

Mean Streets: Critics packed out a local church on Tuesday night, slamming the plan they said was designed for gentrifiers. Comments (59)

A borough divided

A newsroom divided!

Transit: Pols say the F express is pitting Brownstone Brooklynites against Southern Kings County citizens — and this newsroom is no exception! It almost came to blows when deputy editor Max Jaeger and deputy editor Ruth Brown tried to agree on an angle to this story. Instead, they each went their own way — and haven’t spoken to each other since. Frankly, it is getting a little awkward now. But you can read the two takes below.

F outta here! F express will halve rush-hour service at Brownstone stops

Park Slope: F this! Comments (8)

F express incites civil war between Southern, Downtown pols

Transit: Our frenemies at offer their heavily biased take on the situation. Read more…

Truck yeah! Police crush dozens of illegal dirtbikes in Red Hook

Red Hook: That’s one way to drive home your message. Comments (8)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Setting s-ale! Brooklyn Brewery shipping off to Navy Yard

Fort Greene: Yo, ho, ho and a bottle of Brooklyn Lager. Comment

Sitting in trucks highlight of Park Slope toddlers’ social calendar

Park Slope: There were smiles by the truck load! Comments (4)

Go for golden! Brooklyn boomers compete in boro’s first Senior Games

Fitness: This contest really put older Brooklynites on a pedestal! Comment

Viking Fest and Norwegian Day Parade sail into Bay Ridge

Event: Here they are — horned hats, bunads, and all — the plunderers who invaded Owl’s Head Park for Viking Fest on Saturday and the revelers who followed in their wake during Sunday’s Norwegian Day Parade. Comments (4)

Monday, May 16, 2016

Parents: Families will shun Bed-Stuy schools’ unorthodox gifted program

Class Action: The program will start three grades levels after those in other districts, and use a different admissions criteria. Comments (7)

State could seize land to finish Bushwick Inlet Park, fine city $1M a year for not building it

Meadows of Shame: This is one way to get a park looking like a million bucks. Comments (19)

Police practice terror response in Brooklyn high school

Photo Galleries: Our pals at have crazy photos with big guns, helicopters, boats, and dogs. Read more…

World’s oldest person, Brooklynite ‘Miss Susie’ dead at 116

Vale Miss Susie, who ate bacon every day. Comments (12)

Friday, May 13, 2016

Dyin’ gosling: These Gowanus Canal baby geese are going to die

Cleaning Our Waterways: Their goose is cooked! Comments (22)

Election shocker: Weiner to vote for Hillary

Podcast: The former congressman spoke about that and other things with Gersh and Vince on Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (5)

Clean and green! Volunteers beautify Bushwick Inlet Park

Williamsburg: They planted new greenery, assembled new picnic tables, and picked up trash. Comments (13)

The kids are all write: Cobble Hill youngsters win essay contest

Cobble Hill: They’ve got the write stuff! Comment

Thursday, May 12, 2016

PC culture conquers Barclays! Stadium to host massive video game tournament

Boro of Nerds: Forget Nets games — ’net games are coming to Barclays Center! Comments (2)

Dogs bite man: Seven pit bulls savage Flatbush guy

Flatbush: The dogs showed signs of abuse and are now in Animal Care and Control’s custody. Comments (16)

Prize of the guard-ians: Park Slope parents honor local crossing guards

Awesome: These local heroes don’t have superpowers — but they can hold up a bus with one hand! Comments (1)

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