Sections

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

Dead of night: ‘Nightfall’ brings surprises to Green-Wood Cemetery

Event: They’re taking a leap in the dark. Comment

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

Donuts? Yes, do! Drafthouse now offers donuts for dessert

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The food at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is much better than it needs to be. Comments (8)

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Oct. 6. Comment

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got waterfront wonders, ditties about Dungeons & Dragons, a film festival, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

Page 1: In case you haven’t noticed, the Paper dedicates ample column space to suds of all sorts on an almost weekly basis. Why, you ask? It likes beer! And it’s certainly had a few over the years, but who hasn’t? Sure, sometimes it can have too many, but that’s what beer does to you — leaves you wanting more. What’s so wrong with that? If loving beer is wrong, the Paper doesn’t want to be right. (Did it mention it likes beer?) Keep sippin’ — responsibly! — and hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Dance: They’re treading the cardboards! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

►Video

No words: Driver who killed kids in Slope, now free on bail, silent after latest court hearing

Blind Spots: The driver who struck and killed two children in Park Slope in March returned to Supreme Court on Wednesday for a hearing she later walked out of as a free woman after making bail last month — but refused to answer questions while leaving the Jay Street courthouse. Comments (20)
Park Slope: The owners of a Park Slope mom-and-pop optometry shop shut the spot down last month after losing too many customers to online and chain retailers that they claimed snagged their clients even without providing the type of quality service the local operation built a reputation for during its nearly three-decade run. Comments (9)

City extends deadline for comments on House of D expansion scheme by two weeks

Boerum Hill: Officials are giving locals more time to provide written comments on the city’s plan to replace Atlantic Avenue’s House of Detention with a jail eight times its size, setting a new Oct. 29 deadline for feedback. Comment

Canvas complete: Artist wraps months-long mural project at P’Heights school

Prospect Heights: A local street artist turned the exterior walls of a Prospect Heights elementary school into his latest canvas, recruiting students and fellow creators to paint dozens of murals on the learning house that he said improve the minds of its pupils as much as anything they might learn inside. Comment
DUMBO: These elephants caught some air! Comment
Sponsored Content

AgeWell New York to no longer offer Fully Integrated Duals Advantage program

Members currently enrolled in the plan will be required to pick a new one. Read more…

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018

Crown Heights: Thousands of spicy-food fans filled the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Saturday for its 26th-annual Chile Pepper Festival, where the event’s pairing of zesty cuisine with sizzling musical sounds kept attendees fired up all day long. Comment
Breaking Chews: A food stand hawking bites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner opened in Downtown’s Albee Square on Monday, offering locals who live and work in the neighborhood a new spot to snag grab-and-go grub. Comments (14)

Cops searching for brute who broke guy’s nose in assault at The Woods

Williamsburg: Police are hunting for some bruiser who pummeled a guy and broke his nose inside The Woods bar in Williamsburg last month. Comments (4)
Changing Brooklyn: A crowd of nature lovers stormed a recent City Planning Commission meeting to pan a developer’s request to rezone land near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, claiming the 20-story towers the builder wants to erect would cast harmful shadows over the green space — but those who spoke out against the project did not include anyone from the horticultural museum itself. Comments (17)

Political novice wins Dem nod for Coney Assembly seat in primary upset

Coney Island: It’s officially an upset. Comments (3)

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018

Downtown: A bullet struck a guy after at least one gunman opened fire at the corner of Pearl and Willoughby streets on Monday afternoon, according to a witness. Comments (25)
Red Hook: More than 30,000 do-gooders from around the world descended on Red Hook on Sunday for a 5k walk-run fund-raiser that honored those firefighters and other rescuers who lost their lives responding to the 9-11 attacks 17 years ago. Comments (7)

Rail cool: City unveils renderings for Hook’s first skate park

Red Hook: City parks bigwigs revealed plans for Red Hook’s inaugural skate park to civic gurus at a recent community-board meeting, where members agreed the tubular makeover of Harold Ickes Playground’s current blacktop ball field will be totally radical. Comment
Red Hook: A woman passed out at Red Hook’s Brooklyn Crab restaurant and later died on Friday. Comments (12)
►Video

Quest for Ruth: Beep wants Downtown building named for Justice Ginsburg

Downtown: He’s down with RBG! Comments (23)
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Kings Theatre brass transformed a little-used patio outside the famed venue into a vendor-stocked gathering place where ticket holders to select fall shows can grab a bite or a drink before and after the main event. Comments (1)

Driver fatally strikes Bath Beach man crossing street a block from his home

Mean Streets: A driver hit and killed an 87-year-old Bath Beach man who was crossing the street just a block from his home on Sept. 27. Comments (2)

Friday, Sept. 28, 2018

Event: Brooklyn Botanic Garden bigwigs are inviting locals to spice up their weekend by savoring zesty snacks, sizzling-hot musical acts, and pepper-themed art at the green space’s annual Chile Pepper Festival on Sept. 29. Comments (4)
Fixing the BQE: Transit officials must keep their hands off Brooklyn Heights’s beloved Promenade and return to the drawing board with their plan for rerouting Brooklyn–Queens Expressway traffic during the looming repairs to its triple cantilever, hundreds of fired-up residents demanded at the first of several public meetings about the job on Thursday. Comments (30)

First new library in almost 40 years coming to Dumbo

Awesome: Read all about it! Comments (3)

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter:

Optional: