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Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

Fight to the finish: Boxing play tries to take Parkinson’s down

Theater: They’re taking a swing against Parkinson’s. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016

Undercovering the urge to cover up

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist looks into the growing fashion statement that is covering up. Comments (37)

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

Teutonic nights: Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Brooklyn

Nightlife: We’re keeping you prost-ed! Comments (1)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Drink up! This week, Brooklyn is the Borough of Beer, with special events looking at the past, future, and current state of brewing. Plus Bushwick Open Studios! Comment

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016


Gridlock Sam on Brooklyn Paper Radio: Driverless cars are our terrifying future!

Podcast: This week on Brooklyn Paper Radio, the transit guru predicts the future of transportation — and it doesn’t look good. Or does it? (No). Comments (6)

A-maize-ing! Corn growing on Gowanus Expressway

The Greatest Story Ever: There is more than a kernel of truth to this one, experts say. Comments (11)

Dems the rules: More drama from the Democratic County Committee meeting

Party Line: Plus: Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind probably endorsing Donald Trump. Read more…

Let me entertain you? Nah. This ‘Gypsy’ doesn’t come up roses

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: As the song says, “you gotta get a gimmick, if you want to get ahead,” and the production of “Gypsy,” running through Oct. 9 at the Gallery Players in Park Slope, really needs a gimmick of its own. Comments (1)

Checkin’ in with … Brooklyn’s first female Hasidic judge

Kensington: Lawyer and Borough Park community activist Rachel “Ruchie” Freier is the new judge for the Fifth Judicial district civil court, which covers Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge. Comments (9)

Brush with the law: Painter makes arresting images of police

Art: Bushwick Open Studios is burning! Comment

You need a sick day every once in a while

Fearless Parenting: Stephanie and Oscar are sick, and that’s the perfect time to relax. Comments (1)

The Brooklyn Paper: It’s a can of corn

Page 1: Call us corny, but we’re still really shucking excited about this and every edition of the Brooklyn Paper, and we’re going to scream about it until we’re a little husk-y. So cover your ears and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Formula eek! Red Hook leader: No one told us about the massive car race coming here next year

Red Hook: The cars aren’t the only things keeping quiet in this race! Comments (2)

Talking trash

Lander: Zoned collection will be safer, cleaner, cheaper

Perspective: Arguing for the affirmative... Comments (5)

Garbage hauler: Zoned collection will kill business, customer choice

Perspective: And for the negative... Comments (3)

Bow wonder! Cello prodigy plays Red Hook show

Music: Call him Yo Yo Shaw! Comment

Ding dong, the Prospect Park West bike lane lawsuit is dead

Mean Streets: After six years, the critics conceded that it would be impractical to get rid of the lane now. Comments (11)

Park Slope Y celebrates nabe’s newest Americans

Park Slope: There’s coming to America, and then there’s becoming an American. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Eureka! Bargain hunter strikes gold at Atlantic Avenue street fair

Awesome: Also, we have awesome photos of alpacas. Comments (6)

Fashion victims: Rescue dogs hit the catwalk in Crown Heights

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They raised the woof! Comments (1)

Hot dog! City names corner for Nathan’s founder

It’s the sweet taste of recognition. Comments (2)

A world of good: Runners from across the globe honor 9-11 heroes in Tunnel to Towers run

Red Hook: The run retraces the steps of fallen Park Slope firefighter Stephen Siller, who sprinted to the Twin Towers on 9-11. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Fences make bad neighbors: Residents butt heads over Cobble Hill Park enclosures

Cobble Hill: Mr. DeBlasio, tear down that fence! Comments (13)

A bad sign: City posts ‘Meserole Avenue’ on Meserole Street

Williamsburg: What a mess-erole! Comments (5)

Hotels to homeless shelters

Sunset Parkers livid about shelters taking over area inns

Sunset Park: They’ve got serious reservations. Comments (4)

All new hotel construction is suspect, locals say

Sunset Park: Hotels in sunset Park are turning into homeless shelters as quickly as they can be built. Comments (6)

Go go gadgets! NYU Tandon opens high-tech engineering workshop

Class Action: There is an earthquake machine, 3D printers, laser cutters and more. Comment

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Mayer Herskovic found guilty of beating gay, black man in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Our pals at Gay City News have the report. Read more…

Brooklyn Democratic Party boss delays transparency, ethics reforms

Party Line: And he did it by using a loophole the reformers are trying to close. Read more…

Tenants demand rent freeze, affordable housing at Downtown rally

Brooklyn Is Angry: They held a “funeral procession” mourning the sad state of the city’s housing stock. Comments (15)

Mayor: Canarsie ferry is ‘on the table’

Transit: Just don’t expect it anytime soon. Read more at Read more…

Talking fitness: Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes visits Flatbush school

Health: Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes swung into PS 6 to talk to fifth-graders about health and exercise on Sept. 21. Comments (1)

Where to rock out in the Ridge this weekend!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge is pumping up the volume with a jam-packed weekend of live music, and has the scoop! Read more…

It’s an Oktoberfest on Brooklyn Paper Radio!

Podcast: Do the owners of two of Brooklyn’s most renowned breweries drink Budweiser? Find out on this week’s Brooklyn Paper Radio! Comments (2)

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

Teen found dead in LIU bathroom stall

Downtown: Police found the 19-year-old Bronx resident on Wednesday evening. Comments (3)

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