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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A toast to cheer: David Byrne to lecture on why we should be cheerful

Music: Cheer up and hear all about it. Comments (2)

Get out of your tiny apartment for this show!

Theater: Good things can come in small packages. Comment

Monday, April 24, 2017

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

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

A House united: Band at BAM combines jazz, rock, and world music

Music: They are international Waters! Comment

Saturday, April 22, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, April 21, 2017

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)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a big beer party, some amazing singers, and great comedy shows! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Best of the brunch: New eating options for the weekend

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 Parenting: This week, Stephanie travels to Spain and Morocco, where she learns — and teaches — lessons on bigotry and sterotypes Comments (1)

It’s 4/20 in Brooklyn

Page 1: 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.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


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

Park confidential: Planners, Heights Association hope to solve Pier 6 grievances behind closed doors

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)

Rat-a-tat-tat! Sloper claims he scared off rodents with his drums before city slapped him with fine

Wild Brooklyn: He’s the pied drummer of Park Slope! Comments (4)

Hip as folk: Rap founders Last Poets play Folk Fest

Music: It’s the music of all the people! Comment

Circus surprises East Flatbush kids

Flatbush: It was non-stop Big Top. Comments (2)

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

Easter in Brooklyn

Bunny business! Tots hunt for Easter eggs in Fort Greene Park

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

Crossing the bridge

Brooklyn Heights: It was a passion play! 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

Monday, April 17, 2017

Game of musical planters continues on Jay Street

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)

Judge to Bridge Park, activists on Pier 6: Work it out

Bridge ‘Park’: Don’t hate … negotiate! Comment

Friday, April 14, 2017

Surprise ending! Windsor Terrace Library re-opens on time

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)

Bedford-Stuyvesant locals: Citi Bikes are the ride stuff

Health: They went from not feeling it to seriously wheeling it. Comments (12)

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)

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Heights residents demand Bridge Park get crowds under control after police shut Pier 2 again

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Bridge Park is in foul trouble! Comments (28)

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