Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Cinema: This musician is settling an old score. Comments (2)

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

People’s choice: Ditmas Park film a finalist in Downtown film fest

Cinema: She thinks you should see “Other People.” Comment

Thow the book at ‘em: Author tackles juvenile justice system in new novel

Books: She’s got a killer motive for writing. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Who’s to blame? Mom, that’s who.

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore explores the phenomenom of mom’s being blamed for, well, everything. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator returns from the outer wilderness with tales of a friendly, nerdy bar. Comments (5)
Editor’s Picks: Indulge in a week of escapism with magicians, island spirits, dragons, and witches this week in Brooklyn! Comment

Head into ‘Porto’: Play about hipster barflies way better than you’d expect

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: It’s a locally-sourced, artisanally made delight! Comments (1)

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

Transit: Three Brooklyn subway stations are still without wifi internet — despite Gov. Cuomo’s announcement that riders would be able to connect anywhere in the system starting on Jan. 9. Comments (7)

Brooklyn congressmembers call prez-elect Trump ‘illegitimate’

Party Line: Read it all at Read more…

Holy folk! Steve Gunn aims to rock Greenpoint church

Music: It’s the gospel of rock! Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

The Greatest Story Ever: I loved it. It was much better than “Cats.” I’m going to see it again and again. Comments (3)

Straphangers F-reak out over rush-hour trains skipping express stops

Carroll Gardens: They say it is causing dangerous overcrowding at skipped stops — and is offering an unwelcome preview of a permanent F express service. Comments (13)
Following his exoneration this week, we take a look back at the epic story of Sunset Park attorney and politico John O’Hara’s fall from grace and his long-overdue absolution after 20 years. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge: This is probably not what Dr. King had in mind. Comments (16)
Nightlife: Let’s go skee-ing! Comment
The art show was in a real-estate office. Comments (5)

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017


John O’Hara on his vindication thanks to The Brooklyn Paper

Podcast: Former felon John O’Hara tells Vince and Gersh how The Brooklyn Paper helped clear his name 20 years after he was found guilty voter fraud. That, plus Life in a Blender’s Don Rauf discusses exactly “What Happened to Smith.” Comment
Music: Life in a Blender’s Don Rauf admits they didn’t know how good they had it back then! Comments (3)
Fort Greene: Activist Opal Tometi was the keynote speaker at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s annual event. Comments (7)

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

Photo Galleries: He interviewed the artist live on video while he was getting inked. Comments (2)
The Department of Justice just joined a lawsuit accusing the Brooklyn Board of Elections of violating federal law. Comments (12)

Plans, trains, and automobiles

Bay Ridge: They want to take this proposal down. Comments (18)
Bay Ridge: But transit honchos say they aren’t needed. Comments (10)

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Bay Ridge: Many still haven’t recieved the applications they asked for back in October — and the deadline to apply was more than a week ago. Read more…
Clinton Hill: Police say he was standing on the tracks of the Clinton-Washington Avenues station. Comments (12)

Mall rats

Changing Brooklyn: It will be next to the mini-mall with the Michael’s, and across the road from the one with the Marshalls. Comments (10)
Shopping: They hope you’ll never go beyond Brooklyn again. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Bay Ridge: He died Wednesday night, and officials are saying he jumped in front of the train to end his life. Comments (8)
Midwood: Gov. Cuomo’s “safety improvements” to Ocean Parkway are causing more harm than good, residents and pols say. Comments (16)

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