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Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016


Nothing compares 2 them: Maya Rudolph’s Prince cover band playing Williamsburg

Music: Their name is Princess! And they are funky! Comments (2)

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Photo finish! Brooklyn images face off against outer boroughs

Art: Kings County is shooting for a win! Comment

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

The good, the bad, and the airport

Rhymes with Crazy: Yes, LaGuardia is pretty terrible. But it is getting better. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016


Cyclones skipper Gamboa: ‘Tim Tebow doesn’t have a shot — and I’m writing a book!’

Podcast: From friendly confines of MCU Park to a bookstore near you! Comments (5)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a week of festivals, celebrating books, folk music, Park Slope art, and old-fashioned movie musicals! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016


Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa talks Tebow today on Brooklyn Paper Radio!

Podcast: Find out what the out-going skipper, who never minces words, thinks about the former NFL quaterback’s chances of making the Cyclones — and the Mets! Comment

Lord of the Ringo: Musical mashes up Fab Four and Frodo

Theater: They’re Tolkien ’bout a revolution! Comment

Hamilton had it coming!: Anti-capitalist musical defends Burr’s legacy

Event: He is not throwing away his shots! Comments (8)

Steph grades herself, damn everyone else

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie realizes she needs to stop worrying about other people’s lives, and start enjoying her own. Comments (2)

The Brooklyn Paper welcomes the return of community boards

Page 1: Five-minute presentations that go for hours, lying developers, beleaguered city officials, NIMBYs, YIMBYs, disappearing quorums, microphone problems, absent politicians — we’ve missed it all! So get along to your next board meeting and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016


Crew of kids beat, rob two men in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: Police are searching for a crew of tween delinquents who jumped two men in Clinton Hill and stole their cell phones on the night of Sept. 11. Comments (3)

Your 2016 state primary results

Carroll king! Young politico feels like a natural winner for Kensington Assembly seat

Politics: And other results from the state primary races. Comments (4)

See the Southern Brooklyn results here!

Politics: Harris versus Cucco! Persaud versus Narcisse! Our pals at know the winners in all the big races! Read more…

Bee-lieve it! Green-Wood Cemetery making its own honey

Greenwood Heights: This honey is to die for! Comments (5)

Forces combined! Civilians, soldiers go toe-to-toe at ‘combine’ challenge

Fort Hamilton: Regular Joes and G.I. Joes tested their strength side by side at Fort Hamilton’s Civilian Military Combine on Sept. 10. Comment

Funds raised, questions popped at annual ovarian cancer walk

Park Slope: Thousands of big-hearted Brooklynites came to Prospect Park on Saturday to walk with survivors of ovarian cancer — but only one attendee came to kneel. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Slopers: Development-loving DeBlasio stonewalling historic district expansion

Park Slope: History can’t wait. Comments (26)

Tebow in Brooklyn? One-time Jet is now a Met — and he could play for the Cyclones!

The heartthrob former quarterback signed a minor-league contract with the Mets last week, and he may be Brooklyn-bound. Comments (1)

Cop-impersonating rapist sentenced

Sunset Park: The slimeball who raped and robbed a woman in a shady Sunset Park hotel while impersonating a police officer is going to prison for three decades, prosecutors announced on Sept. 12. Comment

Brooklyn remembers: 9-11 tributes across the borough

Photo Galleries: Kings County came together to mourn. Comment

Dancing about sculpture: Movement piece tackles giant figures

Dance: These dancers are taking on the Man. Comment

Post is epilogue: Late Clinton Hill businessman honored with street co-naming after long battle

Clinton Hill: Cecil Collymore Way is sign-ed, sealed, and delivered. Comments (6)

Concrete jumble! Slopers score new old bikes at flea market

Park Slope: It’s a jumble out there! Comments (1)

Fest friends: Neighbors come together at Columbia Street fete

Columbia St Waterfront: Good street fairs make good neighbors! Comments (3)

Whodunnit? ‘Ring of Lies’ makes its stateside debut

Books: Best-selling Israeli crime writer Roni Dunevich’s Stateside debut of his supenseful Alex Bartal series is a potboiler of cold calculation and industrial-strength chutzpah. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016


Deputy Editor Max Jaeger talks state primaries on Bric TV!

It it on at noon. Comment

The spin


Word on the Jay Street: Cyclists weigh in on new bike lane

Mean Streets: The new Jay Street bike lane is on the right path, but there are still some roadblocks, according to riders. Comments (37)

Other ways to fix Jay Street

Mean Streets: We ride it every day. Comments (25)
✔ Poll

Vote: What do you think of the new bike lane?

Mean Streets: Nothing incites reasonable discourse in the Brooklyn Paper comments section like an old fashioned bike lane article! Comments (16)

Checking in: Stalled hotel is Sunset Park’s newest homeless shelter

Sunset Park: Sunset Parkers are worried that a stalled inn temporarily acting as a homeless shelter is becoming a permanent lodge for the destitute without adequate oversight. Comments (7)

Top of the class: Panel wants Bay Ridge Prep to scale back planned school

Bay Ridge: This school proposal may have to go back to the drawing board. Comments (11)

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

Sept. 11, 2001: As seen from Brooklyn

Photo Galleries: On this, the 15th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, we present images of the day taken by one of our photographers at the time, Tom Callan. Comments (2)

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Marooned! City: Gov Island not busy enough yet for full-time Brooklyn ferry

Red Hook: No sail! Comments (6)

Park Slope Parents’ Susan Fox talks schools on Brooklyn Paper Radio

Podcast: Listen today as Susan Fox from Park Slope Parents talks about the good, the bad, and the ugly of the first day of school! Comment

Full circle! Fifth Avenue sinkhole finally filled a year later

Sunset Park: It’s a whole new intersection! Comment

Just in time for fall! Prospect Park Dog Beach back open

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Howl-elujah! Comment

Taking cover: Controversial homeless shelter turns reporter away from public meeting

Sunset Park: They’ll take you in — unless you’re with the media. Comments (1)

Brooklyn kids go back to school!

Class Action: Kids strapped on their backpacks and piled onto buses for back-to-school day on Thursday. Comments (2)

Steel-ing the show! Pan bands battle for $20K prize in borough-wide contest

Prospect Heights: These drummers showed nerves of steel! Comment

Emblematic! Greece gives Johnnie Cats a ‘stamp’ of approval

Brooklyn-raised billionaire grocer John Catsimatidis was the toast of the town when Greece put the native son on a stamp. Comments (1)

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016


The ‘truth’ hurts: Staff at 9-11 truther talk attack spitting protestor

Brooklyn Is Angry: A protest outside a talk by a controversial 9-11 “truther” in Boerum Hill on Wednesday night turned violent when a protestor spat at a venue employee and the worker tried to slug him in return. Comments (11)

Rats! LIU locks out Brooklyn professors after refusing to pay same wages as Long Island

Class Action: Its is Strong-arm Island! Comments (6)

Police search for man who walked naked down Flatlands street

Well, they certainly know what he looks like. Read more…

Grand Street football wants principal fired after he suspended head coach

Williamsburg: These wolves are out for blood. Comments (1)

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