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January, 2017

The big Brooklyn stories of 2016

Photo Galleries: The highs and lots of the past 12 months in the Borough of Kings. Comment

December, 2016

Sunset Park shouldering city’s hotel-shelter burden

Sunset Park: One in 10 hotel-shelter beds are in the neighborhood. Comments (2)

Reporter’s notebook: Oh shoot! I got killed in an NYPD simulation

Photo Galleries: Game over. Comments (2)

Inn-undated! New Hilton signals saturation point for Downtown’s hotel boom, expert says

Downtown plan: Almost 1,000 new hotel rooms have opened Downtown over the past two years. Comments (7)

That’s when you glow Downtown: Atlantic Avenue, Borough Hall Xmas trees light up

Downtown: They are beloved holiday traditions. Comments (1)

Sleigh-ing the crowd: Reindeers fly into MetroTech for tree-lighting

Downtown: It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment

Sunset spark! Nabe lights up its holiday tree

Sunset Park: It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment

Tree’s company! Shore Road Park lights up for the holidays

Bay Ridge: It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment

November, 2016

At first light: Slope’s Fifth Ave. kicks off Christmas-tree-lighting season

Park Slope: It was just in the nick of pine! Comment

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These go to elven: B’Heights shoppers snap ‘elfies’ after donating warm clothes

Brooklyn Heights: They’re elf portraits! Comment

Get ’cracking! Six ‘Nutcracker’ shows in Brooklyn

Dance: ‘Tis the season for ballet! Comment

Pow-wow! Native groups share culture in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: They danced to the beat of their own drum. Comments (1)

We all scream! Park Slope ice-cream-eating contest gets messy

Park Slope: He was second in the contest, but first in our hearts. Comments (2)

Signs of the times: Anti-Trump protestors storm Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Demonstrators said they wanted to show solidarity with the nabe’s immigrant population. Comments (10)
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Make some noise: Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock, hundreds rally against racist Trump graffiti in Adam Yauch Park

Brooklyn Heights: He’s gotta fight for your rights. Comments (8)

Pup fiction: Park Slope kids read to dogs at Brooklyn’s most adorable event

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They’re telling tails out of school! Comments (1)

Wingin’ it! Reporter enters wing-eating contest to benefit cancer research

Dining: What a wing-ding! Comments (7)

Fire it up! New ‘Brooklyn Firefly’ is a combination pizza palace and performance venue

Dining: It’s a slice of real Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Heading for the Hil: Huma, Podesta clean out their desks at Clinton’s Brooklyn Heights HQ

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights is out of Huma. Comments (19)

Trump success shocks President and Clinton streets block party

Carroll Gardens: In the end, Clinton Street and Second Place were the real signs of the times. Comments (16)

Local color: Step inside the artists’ studios in Park Slope and Windsor Terrace

Art: This painter has really made the scene! Comment

Garden of beaten! Exhibit sports yard signs for presidential losers — and it’s about to get a new addition!

Art: They’re signs of defeat! Comment

Running for office! Marathon had election fever

Photo Galleries: Talk about a political race! Comment

October surprise: Carroll Gardens tots dressed as presidential candidates for Halloween Parade

Carroll Gardens: These Hils have eyes. Comments (2)

NYPD boo! Slope’s 78th Precinct becomes haunted house for Halloween

Park Slope: Call it a station house of horrors! Comment

Are your afraid of the Park? Prospect offers thrills and chills for trick or treaters

Park Slope: Call it Brooklyn’s Graveyard! Comment

Coney Ahhhh-land! Ghouls take over Boardwalk for Halloween parade

Photo Galleries: It was like the Spook-a-Rama came alive! Comment

October, 2016

Suited up! Hillary’s style on display on Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Heights: Talk about a power walk! Comments (13)

A colorful history: Mural honors Coney Island’s past

Photo Galleries: It’s retro Coney — in full color! Comment

Sen. Schumer visits Brooklyn Democrats

Politics: If the Senate swings blue, he’s gunning for majority leader. Comments (4)

‘Spark’ to it! Children’s Museum opens outpost at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: The kids are all light! Comment

Closing statement: Pols, friends eulogize DA Ken Thompson at funeral

Politics: The prosecution rests. Comment

Shelter skelter: ‘Homeless’ rally marches through Sunset Park

Sunset Park: There is no shelter from their ire. Comments (11)

Show me the science! Armory show gets kids excited about experiments

Park Slope: They’re arming them with science! Comment

Rock ’n’ roll: Car-selling son of Brooklyn gets street named for him on Staten Island

Carroll Gardens: Joe Manfredi, who started an auto dealership empire in Brooklyn, gets street named for him on the Rock. Comments (3)

Making ‘Strides’ against breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: The annual walk across the city on Oct. 16 funds breast cancer research, patient-caregiver services, and supports the law movement working to give women the care they need. Comment

The spies next door: ‘Americans’ stars dazzle at Bridge Park twilight ball

Bridge ‘Park’: It was an all-American good time! Comment

Half-hearted: Brooklyn Bridge love-lock crackdown more pun than punishment

DUMBO: Police haven’t issued a single summons and don’t really plan to, officials said. Comments (7)

He dialed 8: Stranded founder phones in to annual stickball game

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge’s old-timers stickball game got by on some new-fangled technology. Comment

Old standards: ‘Senior Idol’ a hit in Bay Ridge

Music: Talk about golden oldies! Comment
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Spike’s gotta have ’em! Hundreds flood Lee’s open casting call in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: The legendary local filmmaker is remaking his 1985 breakthrough “She’s Gotta Have It” for Netflix. Comments (2)

Holy cow! Priests bless animals across borough

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Oh my dog! Comment

The brat pack: Germans celebrate Oktoberfest in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights: It was Bavaria in Brooklyn! Comments (1)

Ragamuffins make it an even 50! March celebrates half a century

Bay Ridge: Vampires, superheroes, and princesses took over Third Avenue for the Ragamuffin Parade on Oct. 1. Comment

September, 2016

Eureka! Bargain hunter strikes gold at Atlantic Avenue street fair

Awesome: Also, we have awesome photos of alpacas. Comments (6)

A world of good: Runners from across the globe honor 9-11 heroes in Tunnel to Towers run

Red Hook: The run retraces the steps of fallen Park Slope firefighter Stephen Siller, who sprinted to the Twin Towers on 9-11. Comments (1)

Goop dreams! Kids get slimed, meet Jeremy Lin at Nickelodeon event in Prospect Park

Park Slope: Forget “oohs and aahs” — this event had lots of ooze and “arghs!” Comment
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Canoe believe it? Kayak polo champs face off in McCarren Park Pool

Greenpoint: This tournament was oar-some! Comment

Northern de-lights! Taste of Billyburg and G’point serves up local food and drink

Williamsburg: Brooklyn’s food capitals converge at East River State Park for the annual food festival. Comments (1)

The life alcoholic: Bill Murray pours drinks at son’s Greenpoint bar

Greenpoint: Can I have one more of these with some booze in it, please? Comment

Flatbush Junction carnival counters J’ouvert violence

Flatbush: Call it a J’ouv-over. Comment

Burned: Office worker spots flames that Fire Department missed

Midwood: And the Employee of the Year award goes to… Comment

Top-10 Gamby quotes of all time

Cyclones: Our favorite Gamby-isms from his three seasons leading the Mini-Mets. Comments (2)
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Hi-ya! ‘Karate Kid’ star Ralph Macchio parties at Brooklyn Hospital gala

Prospect Heights: Wax on, scrubs off! Comment

Forces combined! Civilians, soldiers go toe-to-toe at ‘combine’ challenge

Fort Hamilton: Regular Joes and G.I. Joes tested their strength side by side at Fort Hamilton’s Civilian Military Combine on Sept. 10. Comment

Brooklyn remembers: 9-11 tributes across the borough

Photo Galleries: Kings County came together to mourn. Comment

Concrete jumble! Slopers score new old bikes at flea market

Park Slope: It’s a jumble out there! Comments (1)

Fest friends: Neighbors come together at Columbia Street fete

Columbia St Waterfront: Good street fairs make good neighbors! Comments (3)

Sept. 11, 2001: As seen from Brooklyn

Photo Galleries: On this, the 15th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, we present images of the day taken by one of our photographers at the time, Tom Callan. Comments (2)
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Steel-ing the show! Pan bands battle for $20K prize in borough-wide contest

Prospect Heights: These drummers showed nerves of steel! Comment

Rats! LIU locks out Brooklyn professors after refusing to pay same wages as Long Island

Class Action: Its is Strong-arm Island! Comments (6)

The mane event! Beard-and-mustache contest comes to Coney

Photo Galleries: It was a furry face-off! Comments (2)

Plume! Shake the room: West Indian Day Parade was in fine feather

Crown Heights: Costumes and cute kids ahead. Comments (1)
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Nic-waving contest! Burlesque show a tribute to Nicholas Cage

Photo Galleries: These clothes were gone in 60 seconds! Comment

Egg-citing news: River Cafe now serving breakfast

Breaking Chews: It is the new toast of Dumbo. Comments (2)

August, 2016

Junk in their trunks: Kids race derby cars made from garbage

Park Slope: One man’s trash is another kid’s race car. Comments (1)

King of Pop’s county: Michael Jackson fans celebrate at annual block party

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Michael it’s your birthday, happy birthday Michael. Comments (2)

Halves of the battle: Borough’s two Battle of Brooklyn celebrations

Photo Galleries: There were reenactments — but we still lost. Comment

Blue man troupe: ‘Avatar’-inspired circus show comes to Barclays

Event: It’s out of this world! Comments (3)

Raccoon evades police on hours-long chase in Ditmas Park

Wild Brooklyn: A masked bandit outwitted police officers in Ditmas Park on Tuesday — and it is still running wild! Comments (4)

Here they are: Your 2016 Coney sand sculpting contest photos!

Art: This took more than a grain of talent. Comment

Hundreds attend controversial Crown Heights riot festival

Crown Heights: Yankel Rosenbaum’s brother slammed the event, but Gavin Cato’s dad attended. Comments (3)

Reading rainbow! Thousands of geeks gather at queer comics fest Downtown

Boro of Nerds: Finally — a place to let your geek and rainbow flags fly! Comment

Van damn! Camper collapses in Clinton Hill after driver crashes into cars

Mean Streets: The driver lived in the van and had no license, identification, or plates. Comments (12)

Project rungay: Queer comic fest offers X-men fashion tips

Boro of Nerds: It’s a super sequel! Comments (2)
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Puppy has greatest time ever playing in Brooklyn Museum fountain

Fuzzy Brooklyn: This puppy really knows how to enjoy the dog days of summer! Comment

Sham-pooch! Dog wash raises money for Windsor Terrace shelter

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Check out these soggy doggies! Comments (1)

Brush with fame: Kids paint mural with acclaimed artist in Coney

Art: They drew on the People’s Playground’s colorful past! Comment
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Bring on the night! Borough parties with the police for ‘Night Out’

Photo Galleries: They had the right to remain excited! Comments (1)

Magic words: Wizards appear for ‘Potter’ release parties

Books: The Yule Ball has nothing on these celebrations. Comment

Beat the heat! Red Hook police, kids play basketball tourney

Red Hook: Talk about squad goals! Comment

Jews of color hold Black Lives Matter march Downtown

Downtown: “Black Lives Matter is a Jewish issue because there are black Jews,” said one protester. Comments (5)

July, 2016

Intra-mural! Williamsburgers paint neighborhood history on MS 50 wall

Williamsburg: They’re brushing up on their local history! Comment

Back on tracks: Experience the history of Coney Island travel

Art: Take a trip to yesterday! Comments (2)

Attack of the Clones: ‘Star Wars’ battle plays out during Cyclones game

Photo Galleries: Good and evil clashed in a momentous battle at MCU Park on July 23, and it was not the hometown Brooklyn Cyclones against the hated Staten Island Yankees — it was between the Jedi and Sith. Comment

Firefighters cut trapped woman out of flipped car on Prospect Park West

Park Slope: Dramatic photos inside. Comments (4)

Easy as pie! Sloper wins empanada-eating comp at Fifth Ave. street fair

Park Slope: His pies were bigger than his stomach. Comment

Bow WOW! Fashionable dogs hit the catwalk in Park Slope

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They were dressed to the canines! Comment

Dough! Police launch manhunt over empty kayak — owner found in Dumbo pizzeria

The Greatest Story Ever: He was at Front Street Pizza all along — of course! Comments (10)

The color of money: Bushwick artist is changing the face of currency

Art: Greenbacks are getting more colorful! Comments (4)

Fast friends: Scores turn up to Ridge’s Ramadan bazaar

Bay Ridge: It was a bazaar sight! Comments (19)

Horsing around! Kids go crazy for pony rides at Flatbush fair

Flatbush: Well obviously not this kid. Give him a break, he’s 2. Comment

Act of faith: Religious leaders pray for peace at Grand Army Plaza

Prospect Heights: Hundreds of Kings County residents gathered with pols, police, and religious leaders in Grand Army Plaza on Monday for a candlelight vigil to pray for shooting victims around the country last week. Comments (1)

Strength in numbers! Williamsburgers old and new celebrate Giglio Feast

Williamsburg: It is the one high-rise in Williamsburg that doesn’t divide newcomers and old-timers. Comments (2)

Eat on the brat! ‘Wurst-eating contest takes on Nathan’s

Photo Galleries: You can’t beat the big dogs. Comment

Clones go to the dogs at ‘Coney Island Franks’ night

Cyclones: For one night, they were the biggest wieners in baseball. Comments (1)

Here they are: Your Fourth of July fireworks photos!

Brooklyn Heights: Great snaps from Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

Williamsburg park now recycling dog poop into fertilizer

Williamsburg: State park honchos want Williamsburg dog owners to get their s--- together. Comments (5)

Big wiener! Chestnut reclaims hot-dog-eating title, sets contest record

Photo Galleries: He’s the champ of chomp once more. Comment

Where to watch the fireworks on July 4th

Nightlife: It will be a blast! Comments (4)

June, 2016

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Appetite for destruction: Daredevil’s brush with death eating Nathan’s atop Wonder Wheel

Awesome: He took hotdogging to new heights! Comments (7)

Playing dirty! Kids enjoy messy games in Prospect Park

Park Slope: These kids messed themselves — for fun! Comment

My fair lady: Smith St. fete honors late local leader Bette Stoltz

Carroll Gardens: It was a trip down memory lane. Comment

Meet five famous Green-Wood Cemetery residents killed by gunfire

Greenwood Heights: Brooklyn’s biggest house of the dead says it doesn’t need more gun-violence victims. Comments (6)

Old fashioned! Ditmas Park seniors strut their stuff on the runway

Ditmas Park: The winner said he was “not really excited,” but that the show was “good” nonetheless. Comments (1)

Electric boogaloo: Developer names new Rheingold complex ‘Bushwick II’

Changing Brooklyn: From the people who bought you the Pier 6 towers and the 10 John St. redevelopment, comes the blockbuster sequel of 2017... Comments (1)

Shock-rocker pops question to burlesque queen at Mermaid Parade

Awesome: Well what else did you expect to happen? Comments (1)

Bird is the word! Have you heard about birding at the Bridge?

Books: Go birding this summer — you won’t egret it! Comments (1)

Sea his shots: Exhibit shows 20 years of the Mermaid Parade

Art: He has focused on the parade. Comments (1)

Brooklynites mourn Orlando massacre at Grand Army Plaza

Prospect Heights: Hundreds of Brooklynites stood vigil in the shadow of Grand Army Plaza as the sun set on Wednesday. Comments (1)

Roar emotion: Bikers raise awareness for deadly brain disease

Greenpoint: These bikers are blazing a trail to save lives. Comment

Love shines a light: Slope Pride Parade a bright spot in a dark weekend

Park Slope: Thousands of Brooklynites flocked to Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue to celebrate the borough’s queer community at the 20th Brooklyn Pride on Saturday. Comments (3)

Opa! Thousands visit Downtown Greek Fest for gyro, octopus, good times

Downtown: They were holding out for a gyro! Comment
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Sunset Park Puerto Rican Day parade draws thousands

Sunset Park: This party just keeps getting bigger! Comments (3)
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Oh, what a night! We honor Brooklyn’s best and brightest women

Dyker Heights: Woman, woman! We saluted Kings County’s most “distinctive” females at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights. Comments (6)

Joined at the ship! Pro and amateur sailors team up for boat race

Brooklyn Heights: They seas-ed the day! Comments (4)

Mod squad: Brooklynites trick out all sorts of stuff

Photo Galleries: Motorcycles, lamps, pillows, and color itself — if you can mod it, Brooklyn is making it unique. Comments (1)

Down for the count: Opera stars a no-account nobleman

Music: This guy has some bad habits. Comments (1)

Brooklynites honor vets, memories at Memorial Day events

Downtown: Brooklynites commemorated the Americans who died serving their country, and honored those who have returned. Comment

May, 2016

From water to wine

Art: Her work transcends labels! Comments (1)

Brooklyn is HOT!

Photo Galleries: ... and we aren’t just talking about the weather! Comments (15)

A good turn! Kids take Cobble Hill street-fair carousel for a whirl

Cobble Hill: This Cobble Hill street fair had kids spinning out — literally! Comment

Sample sail! Champion skippers hold exhibition race off Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Talk about showboating! Comments (3)

The air up there: Luxury Downtown high-rise sports rooftop basketball court

Downtown plan: City Tower brings its A-game to the Downtown apartment building luxury amenity wars. Comments (1)

Doctor, Doctor! Methodist staffers revel to raise cash and laud honorees at gala

Park Slope: The Park Slope hospital ate, boogied, and honored at its annual fundraiser. Comment

Crowd pleaser! Hordes flock to Fifth Avenue for street fair

Park Slope: Three is a crowd — thousands is a party! Comments (3)

Truck yeah! Police crush dozens of illegal dirtbikes in Red Hook

Red Hook: That’s one way to drive home your message. Comments (8)

Sitting in trucks highlight of Park Slope toddlers’ social calendar

Park Slope: There were smiles by the truck load! Comments (4)
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Viking Fest and Norwegian Day Parade sail into Bay Ridge

Event: Here they are — horned hats, bunads, and all — the plunderers who invaded Owl’s Head Park for Viking Fest on Saturday and the revelers who followed in their wake during Sunday’s Norwegian Day Parade. Comments (4)

Dogs bite man: Seven pit bulls savage Flatbush guy

Flatbush: The dogs showed signs of abuse and are now in Animal Care and Control’s custody. Comments (16)

Made in Brooklyn, displayed in Brooklyn: Borough flexes its creative muscle at G’point expo

Williamsburg: Brooklyn makers and shakers put their goods on display this past weekend. Comments (2)

Read in the face: Cyclists get workout, education at Bike the Branches

Prospect Heights: Call it a study tour! Comment

Holy s---! This was the most beautiful civic meeting ever!

Brooklyn Heights: Who needs photos of Power Point presentations when the location looks this good?! Comment

Sop and go: Five Boro Bike tour a wet one

Event: Rains came down, spirits stayed up. Comment

Soggy blossoms! Crowds brave rain for Sakura Matsuri flower fest

Crown Heights: April flowers brought May showers! Comment

Fort purple! Prince fans swarm Fort Greene Park to celebrate idol

Fort Greene: They were bathing in the “Purple Rain” — and also the actual rain. Comment
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Crit-ical hit! Massive pileup mars Red Hook bike race

Red Hook: It was a vicious cycle. Comments (8)

Arty party, me hearties! Art org throws massive gala in Navy Yard

Fort Greene: The party was shipshape! Comments (1)

April, 2016

Party arty! Culture vultures celebrate Brooklyn Museum at annual gala

Prospect Heights: Brooklyn’s cultural elite partied the night away at the Brooklyn Museum’s annual Artists Ball on Wednesday night. Comments (3)

The Sunny side of life: Musicians pay tribute to legendary Red Hook barkeep

Red Hook: It was a Sunny night in Red Hook. Comment

Sanders claims record crowd, Flatbush councilman’s approval, in Prospect Park

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Call it a slow Bern. Comments (17)

All gown up! Teens get ready for prom with dress giveaway

Crown Heights: They had a ball — and now they’re off to one! Comments (1)

Care to dance: Ladies party, learn about health at Methodist Hospital shindig

Park Slope: It was the feel-good event of the year! Comments (1)

Banj-nooooo! Gowanus Canal banjo toss ends early after instrument breaks free, floats off

Gowanus: It was banj-demonium! Comments (11)

Bill Clinton brings wave of nostalgia to Caribbean church in Lefferts Gardens

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The dream of the ’90s is alive in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Comments (1)

Bernie makes his pitch on the Boardwalk

Politics: Highlights from the hopeful’s visit to the People’s Playground. Comments (2)

Hipsters give Sanders rock-star reception in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: He lived in Brooklyn before it was cool. Comments (9)

Midwood Berning: Bernie Sanders stumps in his childhood neighborhood

Midwood: Some felt the Bern, others went to do the burning. Comments (2)

Bernie Sanders will host public rallies outside childhood home and in Greenpoint today

Greenpoint: But seats are first come, first serve. Comments (21)

Head for the Hill: Brooklyn turns out for Clinton’s town hall

Crown Heights: Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton addressed more than 300 boisterous Brooklynites at a “Women For Hillary Town Hall” at Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights on April 5. Comments (9)
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This year’s winner at CitiField? Papa Rossa pizza!

Podcast: On our baseball preview show, the boys tasted pizza! Comments (3)

March, 2016

First ride! Coney’s amusements are open for business

Event: The Cyclone and Wonder Wheel got their day in the sun after the specter of a blizzard postponed the blessing of the rides last week. Comment

Keeping the home fires Berning! Sanders opens campaign office in Gowanus

Gowanus: Gowanus is feeling the Bern — and it isn’t from a Canal-related rash! Comments (24)

Hops and cops: Easter Bunny, police hand out candy to Bed-Stuy kids

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Someone called the fuzz! Comment

Burglary suspect gives ‘hundreds’ of cops the slip

Bay Ridge: A teenage burglary suspect evaded scores of police officers in a foot chase that spanned Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, and Bensonhurst on March 23. Comments (21)

Two for good luck! Brooklyn doubles up on St. Paddy’s parades

Park Slope: They had everybody seein’ Dublin! Comments (3)

It’s showtime! Couple marry in ‘Beetlejuice’-themed Bushwick wedding

Boro of Nerds: It made their millenniums! Comments (4)

Neighborhood eclipsed: Red Hook bar owner Sunny Balzano is dead at 81

Red Hook: Sunny Balzano, whose eponymous tavern has been a Red Hook fixture since 1890, died on March 10. Comments (3)

Dublin up! Two St. Patrick’s Day parades go head-to-head

Event: St. Paddy’s Day partiers are not seeing double — there are two parades on the same day! Comment

Dirty photos! Shutterbug makes himself sick shooting artsy Canal waste

Cleaning Our Waterways: Talk about suffering for your art. Comments (3)

School of life: PS 84 opens high-tech rooftop greenhouse

Williamsburg: This school is growing lettuce — and eco-warriors! Comments (2)

February, 2016

It takes a chef: Coolio serves up chili Downtown

Downtown: This chili will burn your a-- in more ways than one. Comment

They’re over the moon! Sunset Park rings in Chinese Lunar New Year

Sunset Park: They weren’t monkeying around! Comment

Bushwick Open Studios moving to fall, artists hope to cool off frat-party reputation

Art: It used to be about the art, man. Comment

Winter beer taste test

Dining: Our reporters sample three winter beers from Brooklyn. Comment

Bay Ridge celebrates ‘Danish Mardi Gras’

Bay Ridge: It was the storm before the calm! Comment

Thousands rally for ex-officer who fatally shot Akai Gurley

Brooklyn Is Angry: Protesters faced off Downtown on Saturday over the conviction of a rookie police officer who fatally gunned down an unarmed Red Hook man in an East New York in 2014. Comments (19)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: The sisters are doin’ it for themselves this week in Brooklyn! We’ve got performances from four fantastic females that you need to see. Check it out, Brooklyn! Comment

Horsing around: Thousands of ‘My Little Pony’ fans party in Park Slope

Boro of Nerds: These pony partiers just couldn’t rein in their enthusiasm! Comments (1)

Young at heart: Long-time couples celebrate enduring wedded bliss at Boro Hall bash

Awesome: Love will keep them alive. Comment

Puppy love: Equal time for women with dogs

Photo Galleries: Ladies discuss their canine companions! Comments (1)

EXCLUSIVE! FDNY report: Unextinguished ember reignited, destroyed CitiStorage

Williamsburg: Two Williamsburg waterfront warehouses burned down last year after firefighters failed to extinguish burning embers from a smaller blaze there hours earlier, according to two long-awaited reports acquired by this paper. Comments (16)

How Brooklyn’s snow disappeared down Red Hook’s drains

Red Hook: Where did all the snow go? Comments (2)

January, 2016

Cowabunga! Brooklynites snowboard, ski, and sled through blizzard

Bay Ridge: Talk about playing the angles! Comment

Story time with Councilman Reynoso

Williamsburg: This local pol is really trying to get in his youngest constituents’ good books. Comment

Thank you very mulch! Brookylnites trade Christmas trees for compost

Photo Galleries: It was a chipper leaves-taking. Comment

A weekend getaway in Red Hook

Red Hook: Charming secluded seaside town or transit-starved industrial district? We road test Brooklyn’s apparent new holiday hot-spot. Comments (3)

Religious conversions: Greenpoint parish joins long line of boro churches turning residential

Changing Brooklyn: It is the Borough of Churches no more! Comment
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Dive in to Brooklyn Paper Radio!

Podcast: This week, Christopher Swain — the only man with enough guts to swim the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek — tells us what its like to be the only mammal to ever survive a dunk in both. Comments (1)

The big Brooklyn stories of 2015

Photo Galleries: As we step into 2016, we look back at another record-breaking year, Comments (1)

No tannenbaum! Where to dump your old Christmas tree for Mulch Fest 2016

Photo Galleries: The yuletide season is behind us, but Brooklyn’s most beloved holiday tradition is just beginning! Comments (1)

The most popular Brooklyn Paper stories of 2015

Photo Galleries: We know what you’re reading, Brooklyn. Comment

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