Nightlife: They’re making their presence felt! Comments (1)

Class act: Teacher stars in one-woman show about public schools

Theater: She is running towards her past. Comment

Helicopter parenting makes kids more anxious

Rhymes with Crazy: And here’s the solution: Let your children do things! Comment

On the Hook for a costly  tunnel

The city proposed a local bus route from Red Hook through the Battery Tunnel but the Metropolitan Transportation Authority never implemented it presumably because they thought there wasn’t enough demand. So Gov. Cuomo proposes a new subway. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got Balkan bands, dog days, a space show, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Keep grooving and moving in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: It’s another weekend of marathon music in the Ridge! Comment

Police name rapist in 1994 Prospect Park assault once widely discredited by Daily News columnist

Park Slope: Investigators on Jan. 9 named the man who they say raped a woman in Prospect Park nearly 24 years ago, citing DNA evidence and closing a case that a prominent New York Daily News columnist once loudly refuted. Comments (4)
Crime: Cops are on the hunt for three separate thieves who stole cash from three different North Brooklyn banks since the start of the new year. Comment

Bar back: Play looks at the history of Farrell’s

Theater: It’s a new play about old-school Brooklyn! Comments (8)

Tax bill bad for Mill: Experts claim Mill Basinites will be “killed” under new legislation

Mill Basin: The Republican tax bill will wallop some Mill Basin homeowners, thanks to its provision that reduces the amount of state and local property taxes people can deduct from their federal taxes, local experts said. Comment

Helicopter parenting makes kids more anxious

Rhymes with Crazy: And here’s the solution: Let your children do things! Comment
Midwood: They’ve got the competition in check! Comment
Digital editions: The unsung heroes of the Brooklyn Paper have been ignored too long, but all that ends today with our latest and greatest invention — byline bylines. That’s right, if you’ve ever wondered about the names behind the names, wonder no longer. So start getting the credit you deserve, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Bridge ‘Park’: The developers of two polarizing towers at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 are so sure they’ve won their court battle over the legality of the yet-to-be-approved high-rises at the foot of Atlantic Avenue that they’ve already dug deep into their pockets to construct nearly 10 stories of a 15-story building, critics said. Comments (24)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: A city-based trust awarded leaders of the Brooklyn Community Pride Center with $120,000 to create an internship program for Kings County’s young LGBTQ professionals, who are largely underserved compared to their counterparts in other boroughs, the grant’s author said. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: A swanky five-story hotel with a mind-teasing, circuitous rooftop straight out of a lithograph by Dutch artist M.C. Escher will replace an old Gulf gas station in Crown Heights. Comments (2)
Coney Island: The Feds charged a Coney Island assemblywoman on Jan. 9 with stealing thousands of dollars from the city and from federal storm-recovery agencies in order to pay for a lavish lifestyle of cruises and clothes. Comments (8)

Old Bay! Sheepshead Bay Rockers reunite for 25th annual concert

Sheepshead Bay: They will rock you! Comment
Art: She comes from the land of the ice and snow! Comments (2)

Woman wanted for stealing unattended handbag with $6,200 cash from 86-year-old woman on Christmas Eve

Bensonhurst: Police are asking the public to help them identify a woman who allegedly stole a black handbag containing $6,200 in cash from an 86-year-old woman on Dec. 24 at a Kings Highway grocery store in Bensonhurst. Comment
Williamsburg: A Williamsburg publisher is preserving the spoken word of ancient cultures by printing editions of its seasonal paper in some languages that are more common in a history book than daily life. Comments (4)
Cobble Hill: He’s licensed to Hill! Comments (6)

Out with the oldsters: Sisters of Mercy to send Narrows Senior Center into early retirement

Dyker Heights: Close to 100 seniors who frequent the Narrows Senior Center at the recently sold Angel Guardian home in Dyker Heights need to find a new community by next month because the Sisters of Mercy are kicking the center out earlier than expected, according to some soon-to-be-displaced elders. Comment

City ignores calls to replace missing Coney street signs honoring local legend

Coney Island: The city still hasn’t replaced a pair of street Coney Island street signs honoring a local legend that vanished back in August, despite a promise to have them restored months ago. Comment

Off-duty police officer arrested for allegedly assaulting man he rear-ended

Bay Ridge: Police arrested an off-duty fellow officer on Jan. 2 on charges of assault, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment, tampering with physical evidence, menacing, reckless driving, improper use of a siren, and leaving the scene of an accident, police said. Comment

Flood ‘Light’: Greenlight Bookstore reopens in PLG after burst pipe destroys hundreds of titles

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: If only these books had raincoats instead of dust jackets! Comments (1)

Police searching for subway pickpocket

Dyker Heights: Police are asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly picke4d a woman’s pocket at an Eighth Avenue subway station on Dec. 21, stealing her wallet and identification and credit cards, which he allegedly later used to purchase six monthly MetroCards. Comment
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