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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Heart to art: New doc shows power of sharing stories

Cinema: He stumbled into something great. Comment

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Bad girls: Brooklyn author writes about teen boy band fanatics

Books: These girls are Nsane! Comment

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

The old (wo)man and the kitchen

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore recalls the battle between an aging, experienced mother and her day-long battle with a modern dishwasher. Comments (1)

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Songs of the Sea: Nautical rock makes a splash

Music: This band is making waves with its new album. Comment

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: We are all about Oscar this week, with Oscar-nominated short films, a screening of the awards, and a look back at past winners! It’s all happening in Brooklyn! Comment

Face value: Photo exhibit focuses on refugees

Art: It gives a world crisis a human face. Comments (2)

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Brooklyn’s belters

Great Scots! Regina Opera sings a Scottish tragedy

Music: It’s time to get opera close and personal! Comment

Behind the scenes: A look at Regina Opera’s 46-year history

Music: The singers are doing it for themselves! Comment

I’m me, and my teen is him

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie comes to the excruciating realization that her boys will move on without her. Comments (2)

Brooklyn Paper is large and in charge!

Page 1: The front page of this week’s paper is engorged with arousing stories that penetrate big issues around the borough. So take a long, hard look at it and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Preserve judgment

Altar-ation: City won’t landmark entire Green-Wood Cemetery — only parts of it

Greenwood Heights: What a plot twist! Comments (1)

Marked off: Commission will not landmark historic Coney Island Pumping Station

This landmark application is taking on water. Comments (6)

Bless this mess: Baptists rally to resurrect landmarked Greenpoint church

Greenpoint: It is going to take more than one carpenter to save this old church. Comments (4)

The singing journal-ist: Musical draws on teenage diary

Theater: Dear diary, today a group of strangers got to hear all about you! Comment

They’re claiming grocery negligence: Neighbors want deli to stop storing food in garage

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: They say something fishy is going on. Comments (3)

They’re over the moon! Sunset Park rings in Chinese Lunar New Year

Sunset Park: They weren’t monkeying around! Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016


Hometown funk! Sharon Jones and the Dap King to open Celebrate Brooklyn! fest

Waiting in the Wings: Funk yeah! Comments (1)

Borough President Adams on mayor’s trolley: ‘Devil’ is in the ‘details’

Podcast: The Beep isn’t ready to be a rubber stamp for Mayor DeBlasio’s $2.5 BILLION streetcar. Comments (8)

Bushwick Open Studios moving to fall, artists hope to cool off frat-party reputation

Art: It used to be about the art, man. Comment

Praising the bar: Bed-Stuy reverend runs booze-free cocktail lounge

Nightlife: Be filled with the spirit — but not the spirits. Comments (6)

A coup is brewing! City will force Prince Hotel’s sale, pol says

Bay Ridge: They want to depose this royal pain. Comment

Bay Ridge celebrates ‘Danish Mardi Gras’

Bay Ridge: It was the storm before the calm! Comment

Founding Father’s day! Fort Greene families celebrate Washington’s birthday with old-timey activities

Fort Greene: They cannot tell a lie — this event was great! Comment

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Armed bozos bungled two gas-station robberies on Sunday

Greenpoint: Armed goons tried and failed to stick up gas stations in Bushwick and Greenpoint within two hours of each other on Sunday afternoon. Comment

Thousands rally for ex-officer who fatally shot Akai Gurley

Brooklyn Is Angry: Protesters faced off Downtown on Saturday over the conviction of a rookie police officer who fatally gunned down an unarmed Red Hook man in an East New York in 2014. Comments (19)

City may have to build new bridges over Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek for streetcar

Transit: The city may have to build new bridges across the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek to accommodate the streetcar system Mayor DeBlasio wants to construct along the borough’s waterfront, officials revealed on Friday. Comments (13)

Mother f-------! Park Slope moms’ group only talks about sex

Parenting: The only taboo topic at this mothers’ group is mothering. Comments (7)

Good sports

Sean Marks the spot: Nets net top-choice general manager

The Nets organization hit its Mark. Comment

Gamboa is in! Legendary Clones skipper back for another season

Cyclones: The greatest Cyclone to don the uniform and never take the field is back. Comment

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Getting the shaft: Dumbo residents demand second entrance at York St. subway station

DUMBO: It is the tunnel of shove! Comments (12)

Developers want to crack open Dime Savings Bank to make way for borough’s tallest building

Changing Brooklyn: They want to break the bank! Comments (11)

A vicious cycle: Bushwick board not fans of planned bike routes — or bikes, generally

Mean Streets: Talk about a circular argument. Comments (19)

Nuthin’ but Brooklyn: Nets’ Kings County migration complete with Sunset Park training facility’s opening

Sunset Park: The Nets can finally practice like they play — in Brooklyn. Comments (4)

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Siege tactics! City raids Ridge flophouse’s register, garnishes income

Bay Ridge: A day after Mayor DeBlasio pledged to crack down on a controversial Bay Ridge hotel, he called in its $400,000 debt to the city. Comments (3)

Park Slopers to Albany: Don’t let Prospect Park Residence fiasco happen again!

Park Slope: Families of residents from the notorious old folks’ home will visit state lawmakers to urge them to pass bill that would stop other facilities evicting tenants on short notice. Comments (12)

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