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Saturday, May 13, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Odd men in! Dudes compete in first Mr. Coney Island Pageant

Nightlife: They’re looking for the right Mister! Comment

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Dam good show: Vampire Weekend drummer launches new project

Music: He’s leading the girls’ night out! Comment

Monday, May 8, 2017

Letters: Hey editor! Chose your words more carefully

Is it okay to call a group of kids a horde? Comments (7)

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Native American fashions go way beyond beads

Rhymes with Crazy: And you can see it all at the Museum of the American Indian in Manhattan! Comment

Friday, May 5, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got glam bands, kinky comics, righteous rock ’n’roll, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Pitcher perfect: Boozy art show raises cash for Sunny’s Bar

Art: It’s art that’s good enough to drink! Comment

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ay chi-huahua! Volunteer channels healing energy into stressed pups at Kensington shelter

Fuzzy Brooklyn: She’s got the whole dog in the palm of her hands! Comments (10)

Give it a whirl! Artsy water feature opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: This art is water under the bridge! Comments (6)

It’s bangin’! Indian group rounds out Bang on a Can fest

Music: It will be a Massive show! Comment

It’s easier to raise a kitten then a kid. Or is it?

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie gets a kitten and learns a lesson from its mother. Comments (2)

NYC Ferry packed to the gills on first day

Sunset Park: We’re gonna need a bigger boat. Comments (3)

The Brooklyn Paper: Your money’s worth

Page 1: There is no doubt about it — you always get what you pay for with The Brooklyn Paper. And you know whay else you get? More! That’s because The Brooklyn Paper is all about giving. You want news? You got it! Entertainment? You got it! Instruction? No problem! Keep hustilin’, Brooklyn!

Seniors do free yoga in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: Yoga never gets old! Comment

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Weigh in on plans for Fort Greene Park revamp

Fort Greene: The meeting is tonight at the Ingersol Community Center at 6:30 pm. Comments (6)

Pier 6 settlement talks fail, judge to hear, decide on case

Bridge ‘Park’: A lawsuit over two controversial towers planned for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park lies in the hands of the court after reps for the green space and Brooklyn Heights Association failed to reach a settlement, according to the civic group’s lawyer. Comments (3)

America’s bike lane! Paul Steely White and Rob Perris talk pedestrian rights to live with Gersh and Vince

Podcast: There’s always time to listen to Brooklyn Paper Radio, and you won’t want to miss our latest edition! Comments (38)

Market down: Brooklyn Flea bouncing from Williamsburg after less than a month

Williamsburg: It’s a Flee for all! Comments (1)

It’s about time! Local cartoonist launches tale of extra-dimensional exhibition hall

Books: He’s been making good Time! Comment

Cherry on top! Brooklyn Botanic Garden gets colorful at blossom festival

Awesome: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has turned Japanese! Comment

Give it a whirl! Artsy water feature opens in B’klyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: This art is water under the bridge! Comment

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Return from exile: Banished Co-op members back

Co-op d’Etat: They have returned to the promised land after spending 40 days and 40 nights in a food desert! Comments (25)

Day one: Bay Ridge Avenue closure causes nightmare commute

Bay Ridge: Talk about a train wreck! Comments (16)

New Carroll Gardens bookstore opens and people love it

Carroll Gardens: The next chapter begins! Comment

Bark in the park! Pups celebrated at adopt-a-thon

Fuzzy Brooklyn: It is the not-so-ruff life they were meant to live! Comment

Monday, May 1, 2017

New Kosciuzsko span opens with razzle dazzle!

Transit: Brooklyn celebrated the grand opening of the first of two spans that will replace the aging Kosciuszko Bridge on Thursday night with a dazzling lightshow before traffic was allowed onto the first new bridge to grace the city’s skyline since the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge connected Kings County to the Rock in 1964. Comments (6)

Friday, April 28, 2017

Yuck! Gowanus polluters could stall cleanup for up to eight years

Cleaning Our Waterways: They’re playing their Trump card! Comments (3)

Sunset Parker rallies the nabe with parade of flags

Sunset Park: He’s raising a red flag. Comments (12)

Here’s how to get a cheap apartment in Bushwick

Bushwick: Applications are being accepted for below-market-rate apartments at the Saint Marks in Bushwick. Comment

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Spick-and-span: New Kosciuszko Bridge opening with lightshow tonight!

Fixing the BQE: They’re building bridges! Comments (9)

City installs temporary fix for hard-to-access Fort Greene Park curb

Fort Greene: Talk about improving your grades! Comments (7)

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