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Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

New Year's Eve

A comprehensive guide to Brooklyn’s New Year’s Eve parties

Nightlife: In with the new, out with the auld lang syne! Comments (3)

Beach party: Coney Island is blowing up for New Year’s!

Nightlife: Call it New Year’s Island! Comments (1)

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016

Spies like you: Join a game of surveillance at Brooklyn Museum

Theater: Private eyes are watching you! Comment

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016

Don’t let them die without a fight!

Rhymes with Crazy: New York State needs to allow those facing sure death from an incurable disease the right to test new medications, says our columnist. Comment

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Sing in the holidays in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bells are ringng, carolers are singing, Bay Ridge is rocking! Our friends at have the seasonal scoop! Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

Kensington signs call non-Muslims ‘filthy creatures that pollute their bodies with alcohol and pork’

Kensington: Locals think it is some bigot’s attempt to make the area’s large Bangladeshi community look bad, but no one is sure. Comments (34)

Sunset Park shouldering city’s hotel-shelter burden

Sunset Park: One in 10 hotel-shelter beds are in the neighborhood. Comments (2)

Labor leader says Abbate’s ‘union-made’ Christmas cards are a sham

Party Line: ut the pol claims the situation is not as black and white as it seems. Read more…

Chow down

Get sum info: Feed your head with history of Chinese food

Dining: Get the low-down on lo mein! Comment

Yule love the Christmas edition of the Brooklyn Paper

Page 1: Now, we’re not usually ones to stuff our own stockings, but you’d be plum nuts not to unwrap this one — it’s truly a gift from the first Claus to the last. So pour yourself a cup of wassail, nestle yourself in a good chair, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016

Bigly deal! Trump’s son-in-law buys massive Dumbo lot for $345M

Changing Brooklyn: He’s the Don of Dumbo! Comments (4)

Avoiding the ‘S’ word: Brooklyn College vows to protect undocumented students — but won’t say ‘sanctuary’

Midwood: The school has joined dozens of other universities across the country in vowing to protect undocumented students from the clutches of a new federal government hellbent on deporting them. Comments (10)

Light rock: Moshav band plays menorah lighting

Music: They are feeling fired up! Comment

Abra-kebab-ra! Popular Uzbek restaurant to appear in Park Slope

Breaking Chews: Everyone’s Russian to eat at this restaurant! Comment

Spirit of the season

Fleece navidad! Ridgites show off ugly sweaters at Schnitzel Haus shindig

Bay Ridge: How sweater it is! Comment

Santa in the Slope! Kris Kringle visits Fifth Avenue

Park Slope: Merry Fifth-mas! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Greasing the wheels of justice: Olive oil tycoons suing Slope mom and pop

Park Slope: Big Olive Oil is giving a Park Slope grocer the squeeze! Comments (1)

Reporter’s notebook: Oh shoot! I got killed in an NYPD simulation

Photo Galleries: Game over. Comments (2)

Merry whatever! Carolers spread multi-faith holiday cheer in Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill: Happy non-denominational holiday season! Comment

Caribbean Christmas market brings island flavor to holiday season

Shopping: It is a very Caribbean Christmas! Comment

Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

RIP: Gowanus’s beloved Morbid Anatomy Museum abruptly closes

Gowanus: They’ve been talking about death for years, and now they’ve finally gone through with it. Comments (3)

The bike lane chronicles

Lane in vain: Panel endorses 7th Ave. path, though many think it won’t make much difference

Mean Streets: Are they just feeding cyclists a line? Comments (21)

No-tel! Sunset Parkers: New hotels will be glorified homeless shelters

Sunset Park: Six new hotels sprouting up in the industrial portion of Sunset Park are just wolves in sheep’s clothing that will end up housing homeless people instead of tourists, claims a community activist. Comments (5)

Seasonal cheer

Frosty the showmen: Park Slope carolers brave sub-zero temperatures

Park Slope: Caroling has never been so cool! Comments (2)

A beloved holiday tradition

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights residents gathered to light their neighborhood Christmas tree at the foot of Montague Street on Dec. 14. The festival boasted a choir singing carols and some of the best views in the borough.

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Its not all white! PS 307 leader fears new Dumbo residents steering clear of minority-majority school

Class Action: The number of white kids going to the school hasn’t budged since zoning was changed last year. Comments (10)

Sal Albanese: Our mayor is corrupt

Podcast: The just-announced mayoral candidate from Bay Ridge says our present mayor has to go — and he’s the one to replace him. That plus Lenore Skenazy, whose last name rhymes with “crazy,” and Daily News investigative reporter Greg B. Smith on today’s edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio! Comments (7)

Taped off: Cult movie-rental store Video Free Brooklyn leaving Smith St., moving to Alamo Drafthouse

Changing Brooklyn: It is a rental hike! Comments (1)

Whittle kid! Sunset Park teen is a furniture-making phenom

Sunset Park: A local craftsmen is building a furniture-making empire — all before his 17th birthday. Comments (3)

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016


Pols slam, reject Carroll Gardens rezoning after developer refuses to include below-market housing

Rezoning: Councilman Brad Lander laid into the developer on Monday in a heated hearing, at one point threatening to walk out. Comments (11)

Greenpoint restaurants now offering reusable, returnable takeout containers

Greenpoint: Now this is clean eating! Comments (3)

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