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May, 2018

Williamsburg: The owner of a hot Williamsburg restaurant where foodies can wait weeks to snag a reservation teamed up with a do-good group to open a different kind of kitchen that cooks up hot meals for some of Brooklyn’s most vulnerable. Comments (2)

April, 2018

Wild Brooklyn: These Brooklynites love their Mother! Comment

‘Wood’ working! Brooklyn Paper cited for best headlines in state

Photo Galleries: Your friendly neighborhood editors at The Brooklyn Paper took home the most attention-grabbing award at this year’s New York Press Association conference in Albany. Comments (2)
Flatbush: A group of culturally curious explorers hit the streets of Little Caribbean in parts of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Flatbush for a taste of what some local businesses are serving up in the area. Comment
Park Slope: Slopers chowed down on the finest eats from a bevy of Fifth Avenue restaurants at a Tuesday feast that packed more than 45 vendors beneath the gilded roof of the resplendent Grand Prospect Hall. Comment
Crown Heights: A massive crowd formed in Crown Heights on Thursday at a vigil that quickly turned into an anti-cop protest on the street corner where police the day earlier gunned down a man brandishing a metal pipe like a pistol. Comments (8)
Photo Galleries: Happy Unicorn Day! Comments (1)
Prospect Heights: A cadre of local conjurers enchanted an audience with tricks and tales straight out of Coney Island’s fabled theme-park district, which was once a magic Mecca for both up-and-coming and world-famous performers. Comment

March, 2018

Photo Galleries: Brooklynites hoping for sunny skies on Wednesday as they began the second day of the season were dealt no warm embraces by Mother Nature, who pummeled parts of the borough with more than a foot of powder — the most dumped on New York City in spring in more than a century. Comments (9)
Brooklyn Is Angry: Thousands of students rallied for stricter gun laws during school walkouts across the borough on Wednesday — one month to the day that a gunman killed 17 people when he opened fire inside a Florida high school. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge attorney and Civil War buff commands a collection of more than 10,000 miniature military figurines poised in the midst of famous battles — and even showcases about 4,000 of them at his Fifth Avenue law firm. Comments (1)

Hallo Spaceboy: Brooklyn Museum welcomes a stellar David Bowie exhibit

Art: The Starman has touched down in Brooklyn! Comment
Boerum Hill: It’s a hole new day! Comments (2)

February, 2018

Changing Brooklyn: Builders are hard at work finishing five projects that will transform Fort Greene’s once-industrial Navy Yard into a new commercial hub when all are completed by early next year. Comments (4)
Awesome: Patients recovering at a Boerum Hill rehabilitation center celebrated Valentine’s Day with a bunch of local do-gooders, who lifted the convalescents’ spirits with some singing, dancing, and handmade cards. Comment
Downtown: Hundreds of Brooklynites packed a Downtown hotel on Saturday to celebrate the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s 100th year of boosting local businesses. Comments (2)
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Young bookworms celebrated the long-awaited reopening of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s spruced-up Marcy Library on Monday, when the reading room welcomed its first patrons after a prolonged renovation that honchos originally expected to end last summer. Comments (2)
Mill Basin: They collected a pot of gold! Comments (1)
Shopping: Wedding bells are ringing in Bay Ridge! Comment
Dyker Heights: The Sisters of Mercy lived up to its name — and bowed to loud public backlash — by backing down on the early eviction of the Narrows Senior Center from the Angel Guardian home. Comment
Red Hook: Loyal patrons of a beloved Red Hook dive bar took their last swigs at the liquor-slinging pub on Saturday during a rowdy final farewell party that bested any other night in the nearly 15-year-old spot’s existence, its owner said. Comments (2)

January, 2018

Fort Greene: Here’s what’s in store for customers when Fort Greene’s new Whole Foods Market 365 opens tomorrow. Comments (3)
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)
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)
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)
Fort Greene: Brooklynites flooded a Fort Greene theater on Monday to honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. at an annual tribute that adopted a more critical tone this year as local leaders vowed to overcome the racist rhetoric spewed from the White House. Comment

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)
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

December, 2017

Mean Streets: It was a ride in the park — and history in the making! Comments (24)
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)

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