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Friday, March 17, 2017

Going green: The best St. Patrick’s Day events in Brooklyn

Nightlife: The Saint is marching in! Comments (2)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Museum pieces

Fashion show: O’Keeffe’s outfits and art on display

Art: It’s the clothes that make the artist. Comment

Book-lyn Museum: Art book shows of borough’s treasures

Books: It’s the Brooklyn Museum in your pocket! Comment

Sunday, March 12, 2017

It’s time to release ‘violent’ criminals from jail

Rhymes with Crazy: And we also need to stop violent crime before it happens. Comments (3)

In Kensington, a legend was born on horseback

Kensington: Nearly 60 years ago, the now-rundown barn at Brooklyn’s Kensington Stables sparked the career of Benny O’Meara, who briefly dominated the sport of horse jumping in the United States before dying in a plane crash at the tender age of 27. Comments (3)

Saturday, March 11, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, March 10, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got great bands, a Purim party, a reading by Gillian Anderson from “The X-Files,” and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Wishy washy: Ferry system adds Navy Yard stop — but still has no start date

Fort Greene: There’s another stop, but still no start. Comments (4)

City to transform Sunset Park warehouse into 72-seat pre-K

Sunset Park: Sunset Park is getting a new pre-K center. Comments (1)

Holy folk! Music fest passes the plate for St. Ann’s

Music: They’re raising the roof! Comment

There needs to be time for work … and play

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie wants to make sure her son has his priorities straight. Comment

The Brooklyn Paper: Proudly independent

Page 1: Independence is ingrained in our DNA. We’ve been that way since we first started covering the best place in Gotham, and we’re still that way to this day. And it’s that independence that allows us to ask the tough questions, write the best headlines, and make the cheesiest puns. It’s the way it has always been, and it’s the way it will always be.* So stay yourself, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!
*Except for five years between 2009 and 2015 when we were part of News Corp.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Can you dig it? Locals demand curb cut at popular entrance to Fort Greene Park

Mean Streets: This corner just isn’t cutting it! Comments (4)

Playing Trump: ‘Not Normal’ series takes on the Prez

Event: No puppet? He’s the puppet! Comments (4)

Locals salute naval legend Commodore Barry

Fort Greene: But not with bagpipes — those were all taken. Comment

Lego-mania! Students build problem-solving bots

Bay Ridge: These legos are building leaders. Comment

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Double-dose of BPR


Pulitzer and Polk winner Alec MacGillis joins Gersh and Vince!

Podcast: In what can only be called a coup, the boys landed MacGillis and had a spirited discussion about all things Trump, and the importance of The Brooklyn Paper and the people who work there. Comment

Katie Goodman breaks down — with laughter — on BPR

Podcast: In a bonus edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio, the boys sat down in-studio with Brooklyn comedian and musician Katie Goodman, whose new album “Halfway Closer to Dead” features such instant classics as “Nazis Get All the P----.” “Boobs Look Funny When You’re Having Sex,” and the seminal “Give Me a Man Over Forty,” a clear reference to single-and-dating behemoth Gersh Kuntzman. Comments (1)

Beep paying for cameras along Joralemon after residents claim park brings criminals

Brooklyn Heights: Residents claim vandals and crooks have been targeting their houses since the stretch became a popular entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (9)

Massive LICH building gone!

Changing Brooklyn: It is a LICH-ectomy! Comments (4)

Gowanus anti-Trump sign joins nabe’s elevated billboard tradition

Gowanus: It is a sign of the times. Comments (10)

Grave concerns: Controversy over toppled headstones in Jewish cemetery

Bensonhurst: They cast the first tombstone. Comments (1)

Workers at Sunset Park recycling plant vote to unionize

Sunset Park: Workers at a Sunset Park recycling facility voted to join the Teamsters union after a heated labor confrontation and threats to strike. Comment

Monday, March 6, 2017

What a Russian! Carroll Gardeners react to Trump bigwig’s digs

Carroll Gardens: An under-renovation Carroll Gardens brownstone owned by former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has caught the eye of neighbors. Comments (12)

Schoolhouse shock: Boro schools rocked by three bomb threats in one week

Crime: There were bomb scares at schools in Crown Heights, Park Slope, and Midwood — and police say they could be related. Comments (1)

City may swap Sunset Park ‘homeless hotels’ with permanent shelters

Sunset Park: Sunset Park could see a boom in shelters as the city scales back its use of homeless hotels. Comments (9)

LICH glitch: Plywood flies off rooftop

Cobble Hill: It is the third time in less than a year that there has been an accident on the massive development site. Comment

Emergency responders enlist locals for search and rescue scavenger hunt

It’s role play with a purpose. Comment

Thursday, March 2, 2017

A streetcar named our ire! Friends of BQX trolley say Heights Association derailed them!

Brooklyn Heights: They got railroaded! Comments (16)

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