Sign up for daily news e-mails!

News archive

Saturday, March 25, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, March 24, 2017

Developer rebrands LICH as ‘River Park’

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

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads

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)

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…

Hot Prospect

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)