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Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

Raising the roof: Where to drink up in the air

Dining: Time to get high! Comment

Friday, July 1, 2016

Where to watch the fireworks on July 4th

Nightlife: It will be a blast! Comments (4)

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Achievement unlocked: Teen metal band finally releases its debut album

Music: Chaos is no longer a theory! Comments (7)

Monday, June 27, 2016

Your congressional election primary guide

Politics: Never heard of half these people? We’ve got you covered. Comments (2)

Tales out of school: Play shows teachers are people too

Theater: This show will teach you a lesson! Comments (1)

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Who’s to blame? Gorillas, gators, or us?

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore points the finger! Comments (3)

Friday, June 24, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Weed all about it! Rev. Billy spreads word about controversial herbicide

Meadows of Shame: Windsor Terrace activist Rev. Billy Talen is preaching a new gospel. Comments (3)

Velazquez demands election monitors for primary after Latino voter purge

Party Line:’s political muckraker has all the gossip. Read more…

Tooning out: Comic stars dogs of quiet desperation

Books: In his stories, it’s a dog’s life. Comment

Brooklyn finding its footing after first win of the season

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: The Cyclones season got off to a slow start, but the squad is hoping the first win of the year will help jumpstart the offense. Comment

Thoughts of dad, and all he did

Spin Cycle: Tom cheers his father, a holocaust survivor who lost most of his family during World War II. Comment


Page 1: How often has this happened to you: You’re feeding your cat ice cream on a sunny day, when all of a sudden, your kitty experiences the phenomenon humans call “brain freeze” and freaks out? Well now you can knock Fluffy’s gray matter back into action with the latest edition of the Brooklyn Paper, which is so stimulating it’ll thaw even the chilliest cat cerebrum. So keep feeding your pets Breyers and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.’

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Residents: We will never accept Clinton Ave. bike lane

Mean Streets: Just give up, residents told Department of Transportation officials on Tuesday night. Comments (64)

Cyclones break out the bats

The Ride: After struggling at the plate to open the season, Brooklyn’s bats finally started swinging, racking up hits and taking down the Tri-City ValleyCats at MCU Park. Comment

Taking the shot: Basketball opera scores points against gun violence

Theater: This show is a courtside drama. Comment

Dr. Feelgood! NY Methodist welcomes new cancer specialist

Health: The squadron of cancer specialists at the Park Slope hospital just increased by one! Comment

Free spirits: Hundreds celebrate Juneteenth in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: Brooklynites gathered in Fort Greene’s Cuyler-Gore Park to celebrate the end of slavery. Comment

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Cyclones can’t rally in 17-inning loss

The Ride: Brooklyn went to extras again and, once again, came up short at the plate in Monday’s loss to the Tri-City ValleyCats. Comments (2)

City shuts Williamsburg nightclub Brooklyn Mirage — again

Williamsburg: Now someone has created a website to keep track. Comment

Police: Man slashed woman’s neck during attempted rape

Bushwick: Police are looking for a predator who they say slashed a woman’s neck as he attempted to rape her in Bushwick on Sunday. Comment

Old fashioned! Ditmas Park seniors strut their stuff on the runway

Ditmas Park: The winner said he was “not really excited,” but that the show was “good” nonetheless. Comments (1)

Con-grad-ulations! Youngsters graduate from Helen Keller Services for the Blind

Class Action: May it be the first of many to come! Comment

Let’s heal it for the boys! Men get free health advice at Boro Hall

Downtown: It was just what the doctor ordered! Comments (4)

Prince Hotel owner files to fix violations, but critics say he’s making them worse

Bay Ridge: They’re shoring up for a legal battle. Comment

Shelf life: Navy Yard Wegmans to open in 2018

Fort Greene: The developer of the hotly anticipated Wegmans in the Brooklyn Navy Yard filed plans for the building with the city last week in anticipation of the chain’s opening, but fans of cult supermarket will still have to wait until 2018 before it opens its doors, according to a spokesman for the Fort Greene industrial park. Comments (5)

Monday, June 20, 2016

Electric boogaloo: Developer names new Rheingold complex ‘Bushwick II’

Changing Brooklyn: From the people who bought you the Pier 6 towers and the 10 John St. redevelopment, comes the blockbuster sequel of 2017... Comments (1)

Mermaid Madness

Shock-rocker pops question to burlesque queen at Mermaid Parade

Awesome: Well what else did you expect to happen? Comments (1)

Reporter’s notebook: Public-drinking crackdown at Mermaid Parade

I got a ticket for sipping a beer on the Boardwalk, and longtime revelers said it was the only thing they hadn’t seen at the boozy march. Comments (7)

Parks Department: ‘We will not use goats to trim overgrown community center roof’

Meadows of Shame: Prospect Park has shown the borough how to deal with weeds in precarious positions, so why is the city ignoring the obvious solution in Marine Park? investigates. Read more…

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Cyclones grab first win of the season

The Ride: After a less-than-impressive showing in the first two games of the year, Brooklyn finally broke into the win column with a victory over Tri-City. Comment

Cyclones go hitless in extra innings loss

The Ride: Brooklyn took the game to extras for the second straight night, but the squad struggled at the plate again, going hitless against the Staten Island Yankees. Comment

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Cyclones drop opener in 20-inning marathon

The Ride: Brooklyn’s offense showed shades of last year as the Cyclones failed to come up with that big hit in a 20-inning loss on opening night. Comment

Friday, June 17, 2016


What’s the greatest song Counting Crows has ever written?

Podcast: Here’s a hint: It’s not “Mr Jones.” Not according to lead singer Adam Durwitz, anyway. Comments (2)

Overnight R train to run borough-wide starting this fall

Bay Ridge: It’s about to get a lot easier coming home to Bay Ridge late at night. Comments (5)

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Hung out to dry: CB1 rejects liquor license for ‘pop-up’ club Mirage

Williamsburg: They’ll have to fight for their right to party. Comments (7)

Beam them up! Kensington middle-schoolers tour solar-powered plane

Kensington: They really warmed up to this field trip. Comment

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