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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Dancing queen: ‘La Medea’ turns tragedy into disco TV

Theater: It’s a multimedia “Medea!” Comment

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

Hack & splash!: Kids’ show satire leaves audience covered in gore

Theater: They’ve taken a kids’ show and added a splash of violence! Comments (1)

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

Vernacular spectacular: Lenore breaks down subway talk

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist schools you on this underground language. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week you can check out weird musicals, learn about historical figures, and brace for the upcoming inauguration! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge keeps cool in the cold

Bay Ridge Nights: The nightlife guru at has all the details on where to go in the Ridge! Comment

Seven Brooklyn subway platforms closing for weekend

Transit: Get home before 11:45 pm tonight or your station may turn into a pumpkin. Comments (1)

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Red Hook city-planning guru will answer all your stupid zoning questions — free!

Rezoning: Call it a comfort zone. Comments (4)

Rays of hope: Where to forget it is winter in Brooklyn

Our guide to escaping the cold-weather blues! Comment

Abbate lied about ‘union-made’ mailers

Party Line: has the scoop! Read more…

Dance with Uste: Learn traditional steps at Balkan music fest

Music: Get dancing to the Balkan beat! Comment

Fearlessly seeking out peace and harmony

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie reaches for the stars. Comment

The Brooklyn Paper is Real News

Page 1: Ignore the leaks: the Brooklyn Paper is no one’s puppet and is definitely not in bed with any foreign governments. This is a tremendous newspaper. Very, very classy. We’ve got the best news. So forget what the losers tell you, and you keep hustlin’, Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017


R train hits straphanger at 86th Street

Bay Ridge: A Manhattan-bound R train struck a man at the 86th Street station in Bay Ridge this afternoon. Comments (1)

The Chuck stops here: Schumer’s Park Slope pad already a protest hotspot!

Park Slope: There have been three protests over the past three nights demanding he fight various Trump nominations. Comments (8)

Radio ga-ga! Learn to control your baby through lullabies

Carroll Gardens: Hush little baby don’t say a word, mama’s going to buy you a music therapy session. Comment

Salon alaykum! Ladies-only beauty shop caters to Muslim modesty

Bay Ridge: A Muslim beautician is opening a women-only salon in Bay Ridge so hijab-wearing ladies can literally let their hair down without fear a man will walk in while they are baring more than they ought to. Comments (21)

Future so bright: Upbeat Afro-future band funks up BAM

Music: Call them funk Soul brothers. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017


Brooklyn Paper Radio today: Driverless cars and jokes about Trump!

Podcast: Cars are killing machines — we all know that! — but do driverless cars need to be? No, says the city’s leading transportation activist. Comment

Kentile Floors sign and Under the Tracks Playground restoration plan revealed!

Meadows of Shame: It could be a red-letter year! Comments (4)

Watch this space: City may reserve Park Slope parking spots for car-rentals

Mean Streets: The city plans to reserve hundreds of on-street parking spots for car-rental services such as Zipcar and Car2go for two years— and some of them could be in the Slope. Comments (25)

W-w-what!? W trains mysteriously appearing in Brooklyn

Bay Ridge: The Manhattan-to-Queens revenant has been moonlighting as an R train. Comments (12)

Here they are — your 2017 Mulchfest photos!

Photo Galleries: It is the circle of plant life. Comment

Camels, llamas, ponies march down Graham Ave. for Three Kings Day Parade

Williamsburg: They were hot to trot! Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Just beet it


Hot pink! Dumbo cafe serving ‘beet lattes’

Breaking Chews: First came babyccinos — now meet the “beet latte.” Comments (4)

We taste-test the beet latte!

DUMBO: Sick beets, or just sick? Comment

Brighton Beacher wrote play called ‘President Trump’ in 1990

The Greatest Story Ever: Our pals at have the scoop! Read more…

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

Seven Brooklyn subway platforms closing for weekend

Transit: Get home before 11:45 pm tonight or your station may turn into a pumpkin. Comments (11)

Ed’s up! Edgardo Alfonzo to coach Clones

Cyclones: He’s the second Alfonzo to helm the team after his brother, Edgar. Comment

Re-recycled! Gowanus dumpster gardens moving to Industry City

Sunset Park: One man’s trash-planter is another man’s… trash-planter. Comments (4)

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017


Parceling it out! Boerum Hill post office moving package pick-up to different zip code

Boerum Hill: Call it postage and mis-handling! Comments (8)

Say fir-well to your old Christmas tree at Mulchfest this weekend

It is a beloved post-holiday tradition. Comments (1)

Beep suggests changes to Sunset Park Library redevelopment

Sunset Park: He’s wants to edit this library plan. Comments (1)

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