Event: Expert discusses the borough’s history with pasta. Comment

Relax! It’s okay to let your kid walk to school

Rhymes with Crazy: Stranger danger is a myth, writes our columnist, so you don’t have to spend $400 on that tracking device. Comments (3)

Reader: Taste should trump tradition at Schnitzel Haus

Letters: I have reached out in the past to the community board and council members about parties in city parks, particularly Scrangello Park on W. 13th Street between Avenues U and V, yet the parties continue. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week you can catch music from the future and from the Middle Ages, along with a tittilating tribute to Nicolas Cage, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge is kidding around!

Bay Ridge Nights: You think writing this column is kids’ stuff? It is! Comment

Today is every dog’s day!

A Britisher’s View: Faithful Fido has loved, nurtured, and saved us through the ages — National Dog Day on August 26 celebrates this savvy and soulful force of nature. Comment
Midwood: Oh please! Comment

McCreight takes heat over Trump Village redevelopment

Party Line: A political hopeful got an icy reception in Brighton Beach when he stumped against a long-maligned 40-story tower planned over the old Trump Village shopping center. Comment
Wild Brooklyn: A masked bandit outwitted police officers in Ditmas Park on Tuesday — and it is still running wild! Comments (4)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

McCreight takes heat over Trump Village redevelopment

Party Line: A political hopeful got an icy reception in Brighton Beach when he stumped against a long-maligned 40-story tower planned over the old Trump Village shopping center. has all the political gossip. Read more…
Music: He’s bringing a dab of dub to Brooklyn! Comment

Bullpen blunders: Late miscues on mound lead Cyclones to loss

The Ride: Brooklyn’s bullpen struggled down the stretch on Wednesday night, giving up four runs in the final two innings, as the Clones fell to Mahoning Valley at MCU Park. Comment
Event: This year’s party will be extra jubilant! Comment
Digital editions: Look, the Brooklyn Paper loves crocodiles — just as it loves all animals (except gentoo penguins, of course) — but they just don’t belong in bathrooms, and they don’t belong in schools. So keep your salties in the backyard where they belong and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Just keep swinging: Cyclones shortstop working to improve his presence at the plate

Michael Paez has struggled at the plate this summer, but the Brooklyn second baseman and former national champion is determined to change his approach and start putting bat on ball. Comment
High School Sports: These high-school stars have graduated to a new level of fame. Comment
Crime: A Sunset Park woman is recovering after a knife-wielding maniac viciously slashed her in the neck, head, hands, and chest in a Seventh Avenue massage parlor on Aug. 23. Comment
Marine Park: Call it a “roll” reversal. Comment
Bushwick: The dog is a cockalier — that’s part cocker spaniel, part cavalier King Charles spaniel. Comment
Boro of Nerds: The world’s finest dungeons are locally sourced. Comment
BoroBeat: Don’t call it a bored walk! Comment

Dramatic return: Brooklyn notches comeback victory to snap four-game skid

The Ride: The Cyclones needed 11 innings, but the squad kept things exciting as Anthony Dimino connected on the game-winning hit at MCU Park, grabbing a much-needed win after six straight games on the road. Comment

Trump — what’s the worst that could happen?

Not for Nuthin’: There are none so blind as those who will not see. Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Every dog has its day — and in Kings County, that day is Aug. 21. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Questlove and Bill Nye were there. Comment
Bushwick: Garden Playground is finally living up to its name. Comments (2)

Soarin’ high: Blackbirds ready to build on last season’s dominance

Fort Greene: These Blackbirds are ready to take flight. Comment
Art: This took more than a grain of talent. Comment
Crown Heights: Yankel Rosenbaum’s brother slammed the event, but Gavin Cato’s dad attended. Comments (3)

Total dough-mination! Sloper crushes Jerseyite in pizza-eating contest

BoroBeat: Victory has never tasted so savory. Comments (1)

Spin cycle: Cyclones can’t do anything right in lopsided Lowell finale

The Ride: Brooklyn committed a season-worst six errors and used a whopping six pitchers on Monday night, falling to the Spinners in the series finale. Comment
Sunset Park: Sunset Parkers who have been demanding a cycling path on Fourth Avenue for years are miffed that Marine Park got a lane it did not even ask for. Comments (30)
Boro of Nerds: Finally — a place to let your geek and rainbow flags fly! Comment

News from bklyn's avenue of death & destruction

Marine Park: A neighborhood came together on Aug. 18 to offer hope and prayers during a candlelight vigil for Angel Sagardia, who was killed on Aug. 12, when a livery driver struck him as he tried to cross a busy street in Marine Park. Comment
Marine Park: A local pol held a “private” meeting on a public street on Aug. 19 — turning away constituents, the press, and neglecting to invite other area representatives. Comment

Meadow on the mend: Injurious park getting a safety makeover

Fitness: A dangerous park is getting an overdue makeover. Comment
BoroBeat: They bade summer farewell as school bells get ready to ring. Comment
The Greatest Story Ever: It’s Shakespeare in the buff! Comments (15)
Bridge ‘Park’: This warehouse is still a bare house! Comments (1)

Mistakes cost Cyclones in third straight loss

The Ride: Brooklyn committed four errors and starting pitcher Gabriel Llanes allowed nine runs as the Cyclones dropped a third straight game with a loss in Lowell on Sunday night. Comments (1)

Pol: Ridge school chairman should step down after bullied student’s suicide

Bay Ridge: A councilman says chairman Mike Long is not fit to lead, because he has a history of opposing anti-bullying legislation. Our pals at Gay City News have the full account. Read more…

Brooklyn bats can’t connect, drop second straight

The Ride: The Cyclones gave up 10 hits, but couldn’t muster much offense on Saturday night, losing the series-opening matchup in Lowell. Comment

NYPD tight-lipped on Park Slope shooting involving officer’s gun

Park Slope: The Police Department won’t release information about an officer who it has reportedly stripped of his gun and placed on desk duty after his service weapon was used to shoot a would-be mugger in Park Slope on Tuesday. Comment

Cyclones drop rubber match as offense sputters

The Ride: Brooklyn connected on just four hits and scored just one run, dropping the series finale against the hated State Island Yankees on Friday night. Comment
Brighton Beach: A simple cap can’t make this polluted Brighton Beach site great again. Comment
Gravesend: Call it a soggy dog story. Comment

Break the cycle: As city repaints controversial bike lane, locals renew calls to move it

Manhattan Beach: The city must move an unpopular Manhattan Beach bike lane from a busy street to a serene waterfront promenade, locals are demanding. Comment
Mean Streets: The driver lived in the van and had no license, identification, or plates. Comments (12)
Bensonhurst: Five people — including a 6-year-old girl — are in the hospital after a driver collided with a garbage truck on Bay Parkway near 77th Street this morning. Comment

Cyclones rally late, take down Yankees for road win

The Ride: Brooklyn gave up five runs early on Thursday night, but rallied down the stretch and used a three-run eighth inning to take down the evil empire of the New York-Penn League. Comment

Police: Alleged rapist called cops himself

Bushwick: The guy allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman in Bushwick on Tuesday morning. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: It’s the new Gold standard. Comments (3)

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