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Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Chill out

Cold brew: ‘Insulated Lager’ goes beyond winter beer

Dining: The weather and the mugs are frosty! Comment

Winter beer taste test

Dining: Our reporters sample three winter beers from Brooklyn. Comment

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

I is for innuendo: Kids’ book drips with double meaning

Books: ‘P is for Pussy’ is about a cat, okay? Comments (2)

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

Sex offenders: Our favorite punching bags

Rhymes with Crazy: Why is it those that have served their time for a sex offense never allowed to move on? Comments (6)

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Buzz worthy: The best NYC Beer Week events in Brooklyn

Dining: Hops on over to Sanders Studios! Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: The sisters are doin’ it for themselves this week in Brooklyn! We’ve got performances from four fantastic females that you need to see. Check it out, Brooklyn! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

You’ve really made the grade

Space cowboys: Roots musicians pay tribute to David Bowie

Music: They can be heroes, just for one night! Comment

We’re covers, and that’s a fact

Music: Some of the most memorable takes on David Bowie songs. Comment

Passion vs. practicality: What path should my daughter take

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if his oldest should go for an Academy Award — or become a lawyer. Comment

Brooklyn Paper: America.

Page 1: Keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Covering his tracks

DeBlasio: Streetcar may not offer free transfers to subway, bus — or even my own ferry!

Red Hook: Straphangers may have to pay a second fare when switching from subways and buses to the streetcar, Mayor DeBlasio admitted on Tuesday. Comments (27)

Mayor tells Southern Brooklynites to be happy for their neighbors to the north

Transit: He wants them to commute vicariously through others. Our pals at have the scoop — and they’re not jealous of our new streetcar at all. Read more…

Getting amped: Coney’s amphitheater to open in July

Coney Island: Coney Island is about to really be buzzing. Comments (2)

Streets ahead

Dreams really do come true! W’burg, G’point finally get the traffic study they have been longing for

Mean Streets: The wheels are finally turning. Comments (7)

A sharrow escape! City plans dedicated bike lane on Lafayette Avenue

Mean Streets: They’re finally drawing the line. Comments (4)

Royal apology: Mayor tells Bay Ridge he’s sorry, promises to fix flophouse Prince Hotel

Bay Ridge: It was a mayoral mea culpa. Comments (6)

Spirit of laughter: Ghostly Caribbean comedy plays Fort Greene

Theater: The sunny Caribbean has plenty of stories about spirits and black magic. Comment

Home sweet home: Chocolate guru Jacques Torres moves to Sunset Park

Dining: Sunset Park has the golden ticket! Comments (1)

Take the cure: Pharmacy thieves stuff over-the-counter drugs down their pants

Greenpoint: Police are looking for three thieves who smuggled drugs out of a Greenpoint pharmacy by stuffing them down their pants on Jan. 31. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Diamond St. in the rough: Blaze engulfs three Greenpoint buildings

Greenpoint: A fire raged through three Greenpoint apartment buildings late on Sunday night, injuring four residents and two firefighters battling the blaze, authorities said. Comment

The Best of Brooklyn Paper Radio

Podcast: What kind or radio show has a “best of” broadcast after just two months on the air? Brooklyn Paper Radio, that’s who. Comment

Horsing around: Thousands of ‘My Little Pony’ fans party in Park Slope

Boro of Nerds: These pony partiers just couldn’t rein in their enthusiasm! Comments (1)

Young at heart: Long-time couples celebrate enduring wedded bliss at Boro Hall bash

Awesome: Love will keep them alive. Comment

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Artist training thousands of pigeons to carry lights over Navy Yard for new show

The Greatest Story Ever: Call it a flight of fancier. Comments (8)

Lost in the wash: City stalls G’point Hospital redevelopment because it’s using it as a laundry

Development: This medical drama is turning into a soap opera! Comment

Turf war! Brooklyn Law students join street vendors’ fight against sidewalk hedge

Downtown: This grass-roots opposition is growing! Comments (23)

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

War on elder poverty! Struggling seniors focus of Bed-Stuy panel discussion

Health: Mark your calendars: Our Publisher and President Jennifer Goodstein will be among the panelists discussing elder poverty at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza at 3 pm on Feb. 23. Comments (7)

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Pols: L train answers hopefully coming next month

Williamsburg: There is some light at the end of the tunnel. Comments (2)

Queens stadium sprays Carroll Gardens sidewalks with ads for ‘sold out’ Mumford and Sons shows

Carroll Gardens: Carroll Gardens residents are scratching their heads. Comments (2)

Taking office

Kind of blue-collar: This office tower could transform industrial Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Talk about manufacturing consent. Comments (4)

Report: Brooklyn in midst of high-end office building boom

Changing Brooklyn: Brooklyn is no longer Manhattan’s back office! Comment

EXCLUSIVE: Nuns selling Angel Guardian Home

Dyker Heights: This Dyker Heights orphanage is up for adoption! Our pals at have the exclusive. Read more…

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Cars keep blowing this stop sign in the middle of a Gowanus block

Mean Streets: Talk about a short stop! Comments (12)

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Critical split: Art panel ditches Manhattan for better borough

Art: Brooklyn is where the art is! Comment

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