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Friday, March 24, 2017

Developer rebrands LICH as ‘River Park’

Cobble Hill: Well, it’s better than “Tidal Strait Park.” Comments (4)

Sunset Parkers worry 7th Ave. bike lane will bring Park Slope yuppies

Mean Streets: It is a slippery slope from the Slope! Comments (5)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got mermaids, puppets, a tribute to William Shatner, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Flub-way! Sunset Parkers steamed about lack of fliers, shuttles for 53rd St. station closure

Sunset Park: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority blindsided Sunset Parker straphangers by offering negligible notice of the 53rd Street station’s impending six-month closure, say locals. Comments (7)

Thursday, March 23, 2017


Northside Festival announces initial lineup

Waiting in the Wings: Get ready for a Dirty weekend! Comments (2)

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Cold war: Sunset Parkers furious after plows on Gowanus blast little girl with ice

Brooklyn Is Angry: A 9-year-old Sunset Park girl was left bloodied and traumatized last week after a reckless city snow-plow operator on the Gowanus Expressway sent bowling-ball-sized hunks of ice crashing through her Third Avenue window. Comments (3)

My childhood soccer coach is running for mayor: Our reporter tells all

Party Line: See it at! Read more…

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It’s a throwback! Antique baseball to open Prospect Park anniversary

Event: It’s a whole old ball game! Comments (2)

Going rouge: Ice rink hosting burlesque disco party

Event: This ice rink is red hot! Comment

Renovations on long-shuttered Cadman Plaza WWII memorial will finally begin next year

Downtown: The battle is finally over. Comments (1)

The future is female? What about my boys?

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie sees a woman wearing a “Future is Female” T-shirt, and then the magic happens. Comments (5)

It’s March madness at The Brooklyn Paper

Page 1: Nobody hits the hardwood like The Brooklyn Paper. That’s because our photographers dominate the boards, while our red-hot reporters pound the ball inside, play solid D, and make a living Downtown. Sure, our editors live and die by the outside shot, but they’ve also been known to take a smart foul to leave our readers dribbling! That’s right! There’s no better place than on the court to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Remember the Redshirts

Patrick Stewart: Revolutionary War heroes are buried under empty Gowanus lot!

Captain’s Log: And he wants a memorial placed there so that history never forgets the name “Maryland 400.” Comments (2)

Neighbors feel left out of Ft. Greene Park makeover

Changing Brooklyn: The city must give residents more say over a planned $7-million makeover of Fort Greene Park’s Myrtle Avenue entrances, neighbors are demanding. Comments (9)

Potty humor: Comedians share tales of toilet tragedy

Health: It’s Brooklyn’s number two comedy show! Comments (3)

Catholic Charities aims to turn Angel Guardian Home into senior housing

Dyker Heights: Call them guardian angels. Comments (3)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Today on Brooklyn Paper Radio: Where have you gone, Obamacare?

Podcast: In two action-packed segments of Brooklyn Paper Radio, a former Brooklyn Paper reporter says Obamacared saved her — and her husband’s — life. And now she faces thousands of dollars in medical bills if Donaly Trump’s new healthcare plan becomes law. That, plus historian and academic Joe Dorinson on Jackie Robinson, Joe DiMaggio, and a new baseball exhibit at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Comments (1)

How Trump’s arts-funding cuts will affect Brooklyn

President Trump’s dream budget is a nightmare for Brooklyn artists! Comments (20)

Hooley moley! Farrell’s barkeep takes Paddy’s Day off — to lead the Park Slope parade!

Park Slope: It’s the luck of the Irish bar owner! Comment

Stout of place: Our arts editor tries home-brewing

You probably won’t ruin your beer. Comments (3)

Intra-mural! Students celebrate diversity, healthy habits on PS 310’s wall

Sunset Park: They’re brushing up on the fundamentals! Comment