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Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

Piano wired: Singer plays antique electronic instrument

Music: It’s just an instrument that we used to know. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

Kitty cornered: Doc looks at the people inside the Hello Kitty costumes

Cinema: He really got inside her head! Comment

Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

Art: It’s the coast with the most! Comment

Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018

Teen terrorists and other tales of adolescence

Rhymes with Crazy: What makes a teen want to blow things up, hack computer, or cry over that burger you are eating? His brain. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a philosophy festival, the queen of cuisine, a werewolf watch, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

Mean Streets: City transit honchos will hand over 100 on-street parking spots across North Brooklyn to rental-car companies as part of a new program encouraging locals to ditch their own rides for borrowed ones, according to maps recently released by the Department of Transportation. Comments (33)
Page 1: At The Brooklyn Paper, we’re all about Big Hall, not Small Hall. That’s why we celebrate our former All-Stars with vigor and plenty of mustard. Remember when Matt Sweeney was inducted back in 2007? What a speech! And how about Alec MacGillis (or MacGuiness) missing his induction cermony? And we all know Natalie Musumeci is a shoe-in this year, and can’t wait to hear what she has to say at the Brazen Head later this month. Hall of Famers including Kevin Takasato and Emanuel Brown are due to show up, and you should to — if only to hear Ruth Brown make more excuses about her alleged ties to performance-enhancing idiom websites. But she’s not eligible for another three years, so until then, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

Podcast: What does a swan sound like when it screams? Comment
Fixing the BQE: Gov. Cuomo must revise his recently unveiled budget so it includes authorization for a process to speed up the city-led reconstruction of a crumbling section of the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway in Brooklyn Heights, a contingent of pols demanded. Comments (9)
Park Slope: A developer is selling Park Slope’s landmarked Fourth Avenue bathhouse months after it completed a multi-million dollar, two-year-plus renovation of the building in July. Comments (3)

Sunset Park community board approves Fourth Avenue redesign with new bike paths

Mean Streets: Community Board 7 gave the city’s plan to revamp Fourth Avenue the thumbs up, kissing 225 parking spaces in the district goodbye in exchange for new bike lanes, loading zones, expanded metered parking, and pedestrian safety-measures along the road. Comments (8)

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

Bridge ‘Park’: The developers of two polarizing towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park unveiled a new website hawking luxury apartments inside the taller 28-story high-rise, dubbed Quay Tower, even though a judge is still deciding whether the pair of buildings can go up at all. Comments (17)
Prospect Heights: Honchos at an influential landmarks-advocacy group are throwing their weight behind a grassroots scheme to protect more than 80 century-old apartment buildings in Prospect Heights, according to a local spearheading the preservation initiative. Comments (6)
Greenpoint: A local drag queen took to the altar of a Greenpoint church on Sunday to read stories to a crowd of youngsters, defying gender and religious norms to remind the kids that they can be anything they want when they grow up. Comments (3)
Dining: A native Italian opened a vegan and vegetarian eatery in Park Slope that puts a healthy twist on some of her favorite red-sauce staples. Comment

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

Go There Now While You Still Can: It won’t be a community staple for long. Comments (11)
Awesome: A shower-on-wheels will start rolling across Brooklyn next year, giving homeless locals a private place to bathe — a basic privilege that will help empower their efforts to get off the streets, according to the beep. Comments (7)

Note-passing fiend swipes green from Boerum Hill bank

Boerum Hill: Cops are searching for a crook who stole cash from a Flatbush Avenue bank on Wednesday, just days after a string of robberies at three other North Brooklyn banks. Comment

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

Crown Heights: A small army of New York’s Bravest quenched a fire that raged inside a vacant four-story Crown Heights building on Wednesday. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Cops cuffed a guy for exposing himself to a woman and children on the playground behind a Park Slope elementary school on Wednesday. Comment
Williamsburg: They’re leading the charge. Comments (10)

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

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