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Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Working blue: Police perform in improv show

Event: These officers have put together a different kind of line-up. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Wired art: Exhibit shows artists as cyborgs

Art: He can rebuild them! Comment

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Brooklyn between the ropes

Battle of Bash Beach: Pro wrestlers battle at St. Finbar Church

Theater: They are ready to rumble! Comment

The top rope line-up

Event: Meet the wrestlers! Comment

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Thought for food: I should eat this instead of that!

Rhymes with Crazy: There is a way to diet without even dieting, says our columnist! Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: A live production of “Point Break,” a puppet festival, and a celebration of a prognosticating rodent! Everything is happening in Brooklyn this week! Comment

Bay Ridge shakes off the flakes!

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at have shoveled away the snow and dug up all the must-see events in Bay Ridge this weekend. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Free expression: Bushwick gallery is giving art away

Art: This art is priceless! Comments (2)

Storm front and center: How a blizzard reminds us of the good things

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie reflects on those lazy days when the only thing you have to worry about is if you’ll have enough food to get thorugh the weekend. Comments (2)

The Brooklyn Paper: Strong enough for the web, made for print

Page 1: Each week, you can read The Brooklyn Paper online or pick up a copy with your own two hands — it is your choice. But either way, you can’t go wrong. And you’ll always be sure to keep hustlin’ Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Two dead bodies pulled from Williamsburg waters this morning

Williamsburg: One woman was in the East River, the other in the Newtown Creek. Comments (2)

Boerum Hill group wants to expand historic district to protect against mayor’s upzoning

Rezoning: Call it brown-stonewalling. Comments (25)

Police: Guy told woman ‘I will chop you up on this train’ — then did just that

Prospect Heights: Police are looking for a guy who slashed a woman with a sharp object on a Queens-bound 3 train on Tuesday night. Comments (2)

Déjà chew: ‘Groundhog Day’ gets film feast

Cinema: This is the one time it’s okay to have a meal repeat on you. Comment

Brooklyn schools crush Chicago in coding challenge

Awesome: They really are the Second City. Comments (3)

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Artist will sit naked on toilet for 10 hours at Williamsburg gallery this weekend

Weird Art: She is Brooklyn’s No. 2 artist! Comments (11)

Blind in taxes: Bushwick bar has in-house accountant

Nightlife: If tax season drives you to drink, this could be the accountant for you! Comments (1)

Man admits to killing Brooklyn woman, tossing body off Canarsie Pier

Our pals at have the scoop on this grisly crime. Read more…

Listen: Gersh rips into more dead stars

Podcast: How bad was Alan Rickman? Worst actor of his generation, says the most-hated man in America, Gersh Kuntzman. That plus a chat with Brooklyn Paper Radio’s one-man God Squad, Rev. Daniel Meeter and Dick Zigun, the mayor of Coney Island, on this week’s edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (4)

Hero cops, civilians rescue kitten in Windsor Terrace

Fuzzy Brooklyn: And we have the interview with its new owner! Comments (1)

Golden set! Agassi, Roddick will play at Barclays’ first tennis event

Prospect Heights: Tennis, anyone? Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Police: Sunset Park man shot neighbor in head

Sunset Park: A Sunset Parker allegedly killed his neighbor while showing off handgun in their 45th Street apartment building on Jan. 22. Comments (1)

Warehouse owner sues CitiStorage over fire — but victims still waiting for answers from FDNY

Williamsburg: Neighbors and victims want to know what in the blazes is going on. Comment

Success Academy under fire from state probe, multiple lawsuits

Class Action: Parents at Fort Greene, Crown Heights, and Cobble Hill schools claim the charter networks pushed difficult students out. Comments (10)

Cowabunga! Brooklynites snowboard, ski, and sled through blizzard

Bay Ridge: Talk about playing the angles! Comment

Story time with Councilman Reynoso

Williamsburg: This local pol is really trying to get in his youngest constituents’ good books. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Brooklyn in the blizzard

It’s snowing inside Borough Hall station

Downtown: Borough Hall station became a winter blunder-land on Saturday, after part of the Flatbush-bound 4 and 5 platform filled up with snow, creating a slippery path that had some straphangers worried. Comments (5)

Dumped on: Subway-less Red Hook left out in cold by early bus closure

Red Hook: They missed the bus. Comments (3)

Snow can-do: Waterfront District family plows area streets pro bono

Awesome: The “mayor” of this Columbia Waterfront District block may not be able to keep the buses running during a blizzard, but he can keep the streets clear for them. Comments (2)

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016


Bridge Park fires, sues Squibb Bridge creator

Meadows of Shame: Can the new engineer tame Brooklyn’s own Gallopn’ Gertie? Comments (4)

Trader snow! Brooklynites storm grocery aisles ahead of blizzard

Cobble Hill: It was a tropical storm! Comment

Residents: Rheingold developer’s below-market pledge is below expectations

Changing Brooklyn: This home-brew is a little weak for Bushwick’s tastes. Comments (4)

Nike opens skate park in old Williamsburg car wash

Williamsburg: They just did it. Comment

Police: Help us find this subway masturbator

Windsor Terrace: Cops are looking for a jerk who they say masturbated on the subway in Windsor Terrace earlier this month. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Final City Point tower will be bright white — could come with custom squeegee

Downtown plan: Finally — a cleaning product designed specifically for ivory towers! Comments (4)

Park Slope garbage pile so notorious it has dedicated Twitter account

Class Action: Neighbors have grown so frustrated with the perennial trash pile outside John Jay, they have taken to documenting it on social media. Comments (10)

Cutesy baby boutique brings Bushwick residents together

Shopping: They are uniting a neighborhood divided — through organic-cotton onesies. Comment

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