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Theater: Good things can come in small packages. Comment

You go, girl! How to write an instant bestseller!

Rhymes with Crazy: Just put “Girl” in the title! Comments (2)

Further disabling disabled people

Letters: What the Department of Transportation is doing to disabled people who are in need of a disability parking permit is a disgrace. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Naked nesting: Strip bare and crawl into a mound of twigs — for art!

Boerum Hill: This artist wanted to help you come out of your shell — and your clothes. Comments (8)

On the record: Brooklyn’s Republican Rep raps with us

Bay Ridge Congressman Dan Donovan talks healthcare, oil spills, town halls, and the need for secret meetings. Comments (2)
Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a big beer party, some amazing singers, and great comedy shows! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge cranks it up to 11

Bay Ridge Nights: Break out your ear plugs — it’s gonna get loud! Comment

Insiders: Board of Election pick a power-play by Golden

Party Line: The Board of Elections named a new Republican chief clerk one year after the infamous April 2016 voter purge, which slashed more than 120,000 voters from the rolls during the contentious New York presidential primary between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Comment
Dining: It’s not quite breakfast, it’s not quite lunch, but it comes with a slice of cantaloupe at the end! Comments (1)

Fellowship of the read: It’s a book club for sci-fi fans

Books: These book worms are social animals! Comments (5)

How listening to the others brings us all together

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie travels to Spain and Morocco, where she learns — and teaches — lessons on bigotry and sterotypes Comments (1)
Derek Kellogg was officially introduced as the Blackbirds’ brand-new head man in a ceremony at Barclays Center on April 18. Comment
The Xaverian baseball team came up just short of a much-needed win on April 18, falling 2–1 to Archbishop Molloy. Comment
Digital editions: The Brooklyn Paper is a team of professionals. And like all professionals, we stick to the schedule. Look at the calendar. What day is today? What does that tell you that we will be doing today at the Brooklyn Paper Building? I’m not sure we can answer that question. So let’s all get some Pringles to fight these hunger pangs and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…
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Brooklyn Paper Radio helps raise $20K to save Sunny’s Bar

Podcast: Who says radio is dead? Our podcast got lovers of all things Brooklyn to reach into their wallets and help save Sunny’s! Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Bridge Park officials and leaders of the Brooklyn Heights Association are cooking up a secret plan to resolve the fight over building income-producing luxury apartments at Pier 6 instead of creating more public green space there. Comments (2)
Gravesend: Fire Marshals are investigating what caused two cars parked on E. Fifth Street to go up in flames early in the morning on April 15. Comment

Another egg-stravagant Easter at Aviator!

Marine Park: Youngsters had an egg-cellent time running around filling their baskets with colorful eggs and petting farm animals during the annual Easter egg hunt at the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Marine Park on April 15. Comment

Hornets hindered by emotion-filled week in loss to New Dorp

The Midwood baseball wrapped up a jam-packed week with a disappointing 4–1 loss to New Dorp on April 17. Comment

Kids today, always taking videos!

Not for Nuthin’: Again, the cellphone video has come to the rescue. Comment

Homecoming: Williamsburg native returns to Barclays for All-Star event

Jose Alvarado built his hoops reputation in Queens, but he still calls Williamsburg home and he relished the chance to wrap up his career at Barclays Center April 14. Comment
Music: It’s the music of all the people! Comment
BoroBeat: It was non-stop Big Top. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Call it a three-egg omelet! Comment

Unholy sneaks rob shul during Passover

Midwood: What a couple of schmucks! Comment

Chaos erupts in Coney after false reports of gunshots

Crime: Pandemonium erupted in Coney Island Sunday when someone threw a glass bottle and amusement parkgoers mistook the sound for gunshots, according to police. A wave of panic swept the crowd and even those who didn’t hear the supposed gunfire began running for their lives. Comments (1)

Well-suited: Comics bring slice of the past to eatery

Rimshot: These comedians are fed up! Comment

Hoops heroes: All-Brooklyn boys’ basketball honors

Brooklyn boasted some of the best boys basketball in the city this year. Here are the players who helped spark the victories. Comment

Easter in Brooklyn

BoroBeat: Of course, there was eggs-citement in the air! Comments (1)

Crossing the bridge

BoroBeat: It was a passion play! Comment

Pride of the Lions: Loughlin star earns Player of the Year honors

Bishop Loughlin senior star Keith Williams led his team on and off the court, stepping into a leadership role and packing his stat sheet. Comment

Nordic pageant crowns new ‘Miss Norway’

Dyker Heights: Call them striking vikings! Comment

Police search for Sunset Park gunman

Sunset Park: Police are searching for a gun-toting goon and his blade-wielding buddy who attacked two men in Sunset Park on April 10. Comment
Downtown: The plantergate saga continues! Comments (36)

Ridge Congressman touts returning two-way tolls to Verrazano Bridge

Truth be tolled, one local congressman thinks its time for a change. Comments (25)
Bridge ‘Park’: Don’t hate … negotiate! Comment

Ocean rising! Tide of development sweeps Ocean Avenue

Sheepshead Bay: Builders have broken ground and are busy erecting a nine-story apartment building on Ocean Avenue that’s part of a wave of new development making its way south to Sheepshead Bay. Comment
Marine Park: The city must get rolling to reel in all of the abandoned trucks and cars that have been plaguing the 63rd Precinct for years, and come up with a solution to solve the problem for good, say residents and local pols. Comment
Sea Gate: Talk about chutzpah! Comment
Windsor Terrace Library reopened on-schedule Monday following just shy a month’s worth of rooftop renovations, undermining a time-honored Brooklyn Public Library tradition of failing to meet construction deadlines. Comments (1)
Health: They went from not feeling it to seriously wheeling it. Comments (12)
Marine Park: These kids had an egg-cellent time! Comment

Police arrest suspect in Brooklyn robbery spree by police impersonator

Bensonhurst: Police busted a Bensonhurst man April 11 who allegedly masqueraded as a cop and committed five robberies of Bensonhurst and Coney Island businesses early this month. Comment

Police: Guy pulled out junk at York Street station

DUMBO: Police are searching for a guy who they say pulled out his junk and kept it there for all to see in the York Street subway station on March 7. Comments (4)

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