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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Outside the lines: Punk band Living Colour branches into hip-hop

Music: These colors are running in a new direction! Comments (2)

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Battle boats: It’s the 240th anniversary of Washington fleeing by ship

Event: Watch Washington run away! Comments (1)

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

Knock-out night out: Get a boxing lesson at this ‘Rocky’ screening

Cinema: This film night will serve up a one-two combo! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016

And now … A college class to teach kids how to be adults

Rhymes with Crazy: Do you thing we baby them too much, maybe? Comments (6)

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got sand sculptures, roving musicians, and Bill Nye the Science Guy! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

Project rungay: Queer comic fest offers X-men fashion tips

Boro of Nerds: It’s a super sequel! Comments (2)

Judge orders GOP redo county chairmanship vote

Party Line: It’s been nearly a year since the Brooklyn Republican party had a leader — and it may not get one any time soon, according to our pals at Read more…

Our Beloved Brooklyn Cyclones

Rough return: Cyclones suffer disappointing loss in first game after All-Star break

The Ride: The Cyclones were back on the field – after a two-day All-Star break – but it wasn’t a happy return as Brooklyn gave up a late-game lead, falling to Staten Island on Wednesday night. Comment

Battered in Brooklyn: Late-season injuries starting to pile up for Cyclones

Ups & Downs: The Cyclones saw two of the squad’s top players suffer season-ending injuries earlier this week and now Brooklyn is looking for the next star to step up heading into the final stretch of summer. Comment

Hometown pride: Torre back in Brooklyn for annual charity game

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Former Yankees skipper Joe Torre returned home to Brooklyn last week – managing a celebrity softball game at MCU Park – and shining a spotlight on his charity work on and off the field. Comment

The fame plan: Local filmmaker screens his bid for celebrity

Cinema: This filmmaker knows how to hustle! Comment

Three steps to enlightenment: recognition, forgiveness, reprogramming

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie realizes she can’t get upset with herself when she looks at her kids and sees her mirror image. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Ich bin ein bargainer! German beer hall reaches deal with irate neighbors over patio

Park Slope: It is a stein of good faith. Comment

Adding insult to injera: African food fest was hot mess, attendees say

Brooklyn Is Angry: This food festival was boiling hot but still ended up half baked! Comments (4)

Battle stations! Crown Heights wars over armory apartments

Changing Brooklyn: They want to wipe the Slate clean! Comments (5)

Lout knifes cyclist with box-cutter amidst road-rage fight

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Suspect attacks store employee during failed robbery

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Cad swipes woman’s handbag

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Jerk pours sugar in freight trucks’ gas tanks

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Fast-food joint robbery leads to dramatic battle with workers

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Stoner almost shoots bodega clerk

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

A bad sign: Proposed ‘speed advisory’ sign won’t quell dangerous intersection, Ridgites say

Bay Ridge: It’s a case of the fast and the furious. Comments (2)

Thief swipes lady’s bag while she sings karaoke

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Speedster takes off in delivery man’s car

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016

Smash or trash? Our reviewer checks out ‘Murder at the Food Co-op’

Dooley Noted: “I loved it! It was much better than ‘Cats!’ I want to see it again and again!” cheered our reviewer. Comment

Kensington hero saves sickly kestrel — two months after rescuing imperiled goose!

Wild Brooklyn: He is a local hero-n. Comments (2)

Carnival cruise: West Indian parade recruiting hipsters, other immigrants

Crown Heights: Join the West Indian Day Parade before it gets cool. Comments (4)

Model marriage: Ridge woman keeps husband’s memory alive tending to his miniature creation

Bay Ridge: It’s an artful show of love. Comments (1)

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016


Police: Guy steals ATM with $13K in it from Prospect Heights eatery

Prospect Heights: Also: three iPads. Comments (2)

No BJ’s for Hookers! Sitt building office complex instead

Changing Brooklyn: Well that sucks. Or does it? Comments (3)

Cyclones edge out win ahead of All-Star break

The Ride: Brooklyn grabbed a confidence-boosting victory at MCU Park on Sunday, taking down the West Virgina Black Bears ahead of the New York-Penn League All-Star game this week. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016

Brooklyn blows lead, five-game win streak snapped

The Ride: The Cyclones gave up four runs in the top of the ninth as West Virginia rallied on Saturday night, ending Brooklyn’s win streak at MCU Park. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016

Seventh heaven: Clones use big-time inning to notch fifth straight win

The Ride: Brooklyn scored eight runs in the seventh – with two outs on the board – to shut the door on a fifth straight victory, taking down the West Virginia Black Bears at MCU Park on Friday. Comment

Friday, Aug. 12, 2016


Puppy has greatest time ever playing in Brooklyn Museum fountain

Fuzzy Brooklyn: This puppy really knows how to enjoy the dog days of summer! Comment

Police: Brute fractures man’s skull with tire iron

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a guy who attacked a 33-year-old man with a tire iron in Williamsburg on Aug. 4, sending him to the hospital with a fractured skull. Comments (2)

Bike psych! Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White: NYPD must treat traffic crimes as seriously as rape

Podcast: It’s time for the police to do its job, says the pro-bike activist. Comments (53)

Beep plasters face on Boro Hall with taxpayer-funded banners

Downtown: He says it is to highlight diversity. Comments (8)

The rest is history: City may finally landmark two buildings left out of ‘Skyscraper’ historic district

Brooklyn Heights: These Brooklyn Heights buildings are finally making their ’mark. Comments (1)

Walk it off: Cyclones set franchise-record in walks, take down Lake Monsters

The Ride: Brooklyn drew a franchise-record 12 walks and notched another late-game rally to take down the Vermont Lake Monsters at MCU Park on Thursday. Comment

Trading down: Williamsburg biz worries new homeless refuge will repel customers

Brooklyn Is Angry: The owner of one neighboring business claimed he had already lost a $15,000 event reservation because the would-be client heard about the shelter. Comments (7)

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016

Freedom fighter! Beep: New Capt. America statue helps ‘stop radicalization’ by marketing US

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The new Prospect Park Captain America statue is only advertising one product, says Borough President Adams — the United States of America. Comments (7)

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