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Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

The Experience: ‘Hendrix Project’ recreates 1969 concert

Dance: Party like it’s 1969! Comments (2)

Cover girl: New play explores beauty tips for hijab-wearing women

Theater: Muslim or not, she’s got you covered! Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

Music: This band makes lemonade out of lemons. Comment

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

What's next

18 big stories to watch in 2018

18 big stories to watch in 2018

Photo Galleries: Our dedicated team of Kings County connoisseurs predicts some of the biggest stories you’ll be reading about over the next 12 months. Comments (6)

Spring ahead! The best arts events coming up in 2018

This newspaper’s prognostication department has determined the best places to go for the next few months, whether you are looking for art, theater, nightlife, or just an excellent slice of pizza. Here are the things to watch out for in 2018. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we celebrate the greats, with tributes to Dolly Parton, Jeff Goldblum, and our 15-year-old selves, along with many more exciting events! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

Downtown: Police arrested a teenager who allegedly shoved 65-year-old man onto the subway tracks at Downtown’s Jay Street-MetroTech station early Wednesday afternoon, killing him. Comments (1)

Off the Hook! Cuomo calls for new Red Hook subway and redeveloped waterfront in annual address

Red Hook: A new subway line could serve Red Hook, Gov. Cuomo announced in a Wednesday speech, during which he called on two state-run agencies to look into whether an underwater tunnel between the nabe and the outer borough of Manhattan would stimulate growth in the transit-starved enclave. Comments (10)
Park Slope: A Park Slope pastor offers locals a direct line to the man upstairs in the form of a special receptacle outside his Seventh Avenue church, where needy passersby can drop written requests for spiritual aid that he’ll share with the Supreme Being. Comment

Painting Power: Artist shows Black Panther portrait at ‘Fake News’ exhibit

Art: She paints these prisoners free. Comment

In 2018, what if we believed there was nothing wrong with us?

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie gets deep. Comment
Page 1: Look, we at The Brooklyn Paper don’t recognize “cyclone snow bombs” or “polar vortexes” or “blizzards” or any other newfangled Nor’easter names our pals at the Weather Channel dream up. To us it’s just a snow day, which only means one thing: It’s time to snuggle up with a hot chocolate, a loved one, and a warm fire kindled with the latest edition of The Brooklyn Paper — after you read it. So get comfy, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

Mean Streets: Transportation honchos will install bike lanes on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope years sooner than planned after neighborhood transit gurus and the local councilman demanded they accelerate the job because most of it can be done simply with paint. Comments (9)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Brooklyn welcomed its first newborn just 25 minutes after the New Year’s Eve ball dropped, and the boy is nothing short of a miracle, according to his parents, who said he arrived six years after his great-grandmother died on the very same day. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Revelers packed Grand Army Plaza to watch explosives light up the sky at Prospect Park’s 38th-annual fireworks extravaganza. Comment

The water’s frigid! Brooklynites dive into Atlantic at Coney New Year’s Day plunge

Event: Brave Brooklynites converged on Coney Island Beach on Jan. 1 to take part in a more-than-century-old tradition of starting the new year with a plunge into the icy waters, which stung with temperatures in the mid-teens. Comment
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Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018

Friday, Dec. 29, 2017

What a trip!

Mean Streets: It was a ride in the park — and history in the making! Comments (24)
Awesome: The last car rumbled along Prospect Park’s East Drive on Friday morning, a milestone moment that breaks from the tradition of christening borough roads with a four-wheeler’s inaugural journey, a pastime that locals have long documented. We take a trip down memory lane to look back at some of those remembered rides. Comment
Crown Heights: Police arrested a Crown Heights man suspected of murdering his wife inside their Sterling Place home on Wednesday. Comment
Crime: A 58-year-old man died after smashing his sport-utility vehicle into a van while driving before sunrise in Brownsville on Wednesday. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

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