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Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is bustling this week, with zombie-fighters, scary carnies, and jazz and dance festivals galore. Get out there, Brooklyn! Comment.

Loaded, baked, potato: Police find guns, weed-filled Pringles can in car

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Once you pot, you can’t stop. Comment.

Woo hoo! Bed-Stuy library branch expanding to seven days a week

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Grab your library card and check this out! Comments (4).

See inside St. Ann’s new Tobacco Warehouse theater

Bridge ‘Park’: Then go see it for yourself next weekend! Comment.

Waste watcher: Historian dredges up Gowanus Canal’s dirty history

Books: The only thing filthier than the Gowanus Canal are the tycoons who built it. Comments (1).

UPDATED: Pooches poisoned in Prospect Park — maybe by eating drug-laced human poop!

Meadows of Shame: Now with a blow-by-blow account of Schatzi the East Flatbush German shorthaired pointer’s drug-induced ordeal! Comments (9).

Islanders play inaugural Barclays game tonight — here’s what to expect

Puck-er up, Brooklyn! Comment.

The reel world Brooklyn: New film school opens at Steiner Studios

Fort Greene: And they’re rolling! Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Verrazano-Sharrows Bridge: MTA considering bike path on Narrows span

Bay Ridge: At long last, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seriously considering adding a bike path to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge — seriously. Comments (12).

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Changing Bushwick

Tech, tech, boom! Developers banking on Bushwick as next big startup hub

Changing Brooklyn: The new Silicon Alley will really live up to its name. Comments (2).

Boho Bushwick, we hardly knew ye

Changing Brooklyn: The future face of the nabe features hotels, nightclubs, and French restaurants in an old garage. Comment.

Rise and dine! Williamsburgers will reprise Giglio feast, tower on Columbus Day

Williamsburg: This feast is back for seconds! Comment.

Shipwrecks of Jamaica Bay

The waters of Southern Brooklyn have been littered with the drowned husks of hundreds of sunken vessels since Sandy, and our pals at have the story — and photos! Comment.

Sobering thought: Pre-K site with no running water gave alcoholic hand sanitizer to tots

Sunset Park: Hand sanitizer may kill germs, but the idea of giving it to pre-schoolers makes these parents sick. Comments (1).

Room with a you: ‘Houseworld’ makes visitors confront themselves

Greenpoint: Don’t call it a haunted house! Comments (1).

Steph learns the importance of having fun

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom hits the gym at 5:30 am, then learns why she loves to do it! Comments (1).

Black and white and read all over!

Page 1: Some say the borough’s official colors are blue and gold, others will tell you black and white. Us? All we know is the blue masthead, off-white newsprint, and black ink that brings you the stories that matter every week and keeps you hustlin’ Brooklyn! Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Up-route: Slopers want to bring the B71 bus back to life

Park Slope: Call it a zom-bus! Comments (14).

Building up: New bar Robert is built on Bond Street

Dining: Building on Bond owners will open their new bar Robert tonight. Comments (1).

Orange bounty! Kids paint pumpkins at Court St fest

Carroll Gardens: These kids were out of their gourds! Comment.