A brief history of weddings, and how they got so expensive

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist breaks down the day you say “I do!” Comments (3)

What about me? Reader sounds off about ‘Sound Off’

Letters: I would appreciate it if your regular contributors, such as Ed Greenspan and a few others who are on your “Sound off to the Editor” page three out of four times a month, would take a short break and make room for me to squeeze in a comment on what’s happening to our beautiful Brooklyn. Comment
Editor’s Picks: It is time for the Atlantic Antic and to learn to love again. Comment
Books: And you thought hoofing the Brooklyn Bridge was a hike! Comments (3)

The Ridge is rockin’ out this weekend!

Bay Ridge Nights: Get out your ear plugs — it’s gonna get loud. Comment

Bombing and stabbing spree demands a global convention on Muslims and Islam

A Britisher’s View: It is time we learned why Muslims permit their fanatical fringe to maim and kill innocent people in the name of Islam, writes our columnist. Comment

Menchaca takes heat for Israel vote

Party Line: They’re calling him Carlos Meshugenah. Comment
Canarsie: Mayor DeBlasio will visit Canarsie on Thursday to host a town hall on education. Comment

Shout of the blue: Next CB6 Citi Bike meeting could have police protection

Mean Streets: Somebody call the cops! Comments (26)

Standing O is at it again!

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

Menchaca takes heat for Israel boycott vote

Party Line: They’re calling him Carlos Meshugenah. Read more…

Election fever

Nightlife: Instead, he’ll try to salvage it in a live show in Gowanus. Comment

Five Brooklyn bars screening the first debate

Nightlife: Vote 1 beer. Comment
Sunset Park: They have a prescription for growth! Comment
Page 1: Oh my gourd, it’s finally fall, and here at the Brooklyn Paper, we’re harvesting a cornucopia of community news to delight and a-maize. So leaf all your summer troubles behind and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Parks and resignations: Brooklyn Bridge park Prez Regina Myer leaving

Bridge ‘Park’: She’s movin’ on up — Downtown. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Forget “oohs and aahs” — this event had lots of ooze and “arghs!” Comment

Jo has her own basket of deplorables

Not for Nuthin’: And it’s mostly full of Federal bureaucrats. Comment
Music: She’s taking country back to its roots. Comment
Downtown: It was lit. Comments (1)
BoroBeat: Now they can never change the parade route. Comments (2)

High-school football action!

Vikings go berserk: South Shore storms back for season’s first victory

High School Sports: These Vikings conquered. Comment

Gridiron greats! Brooklyn squads notch big-time wins in second week of high-school action

High School Sports: We’re breaking down all the hard-hitting action. Comment
Bay Ridge: The city must focus its homeless outreach efforts in Bay Ridge, according to locals who are reporting more vagrants in neighborhood parks and on commercial thoroughfares. Comments (27)
BoroBeat: A bombing in Manhattan had a chilling effect on a Bay Ridge tradition. Comment
Bergen Beach: Now that’s using your noodle. Comment
Greenpoint: This tournament was oar-some! Comment
Williamsburg: Brooklyn’s food capitals converge at East River State Park for the annual food festival. Comments (1)
Prospect Heights: The gardens’ latest green space is also part of an innovative water circulation system. Comment
High School Sports: After two postponed games, this one was worth the wait. Comment
High School Sports: One yard never seemed so long. Comment
High School Sports: This offer was too good to pass up. Comment
Flatlands: Talk about drive-through banking! Comment

The Chelsea Explosion

Bay Ridge: Federal agents have released the five New Jersey residents they arrested in Brooklyn on Sept. 18 after determining they did not have a hand in Saturday’s bombing in Chelsea. Comments (8)
Our pals at have the latest on the Police Department’s search for the bomber who attacked their Manhattan neighborhood on Saturday night, injuring 29 people. Read more…
Boerum Hill: It’s just a little street in Boerum Hill, you’ve probably never heard of it. Comments (23)
Greenpoint: Can I have one more of these with some booze in it, please? Comment
Flatbush: Call it a J’ouv-over. Comment

Stan takes a swipe at the other Clinton

It’s Only My Opinion: Lest we forget the former president’s Oval Office indiscretions. Comment
BoroBeat: Just in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season! Comment

Yowser! Centerfold-worthy critters only for our Cutest Pet Contest!

Because we think your fair Fido and melt-yer-heart mouser deserve to bask in the limelight! Comment

Flatlands man gunned down in drive-by shooting

Flatlands: Cops are searching for the fiend who shot and killed 21-year-old Anthony Francis on E. 31st Street in Flatlands on Sept. 2. Comment
Sunset Park: The only way to curb the scourge of unsanctioned electronic scooters is to legalize them, according to activists. Comments (16)
Midwood: And the Employee of the Year award goes to… Comment

Top-10 Gamby quotes of all time

Top-10 Gamby quotes of all time

Cyclones: Our favorite Gamby-isms from his three seasons leading the Mini-Mets. Comments (2)

The world comes to Bay Ridge this weekend!

Bay Ridge Nights: This weekend a festival of traditional Greek music, old-school British rock, and ’80s European pop hits await you in the Ridge — and has the scoop. Read more…
Kensington: The 12-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after a driver hit him at Courtelyou and Dahill roads. Comments (40)
Class Action: It is a first-class move. Comments (1)
Prospect Heights: Wax on, scrubs off! Comment

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