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Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Brew-ha-ha: Comics from the Brooklyn Pour beer festival

Greenpoint: Our drinking illustrator visited the Brooklyn Pour beer festival with his sketchbook in hand. Comments (4).

Stuck in the middle: Parents won’t OK PS 307 rezoning without MS plan

Vinegar Hill: A new wrinkle has appeared in the city’s controversial rezoning of PS 8 and PS 307. Comments (5).

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: New York’s hottest borough has everything: dogs drinking beer, erotic fan-fiction, a presidential candidate with a boot on his head... Don’t miss it, Brooklyn! Comment.

Future films: Virtual reality festival coming to Dumbo

Cinema: It’s a vision of the future! Comment.

Get your lederhosen, Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Two Ridge bierhalls will each host a stein-hoisting competition in honor of Oktoberfest — and our pals at have all the details! Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Why we’re pink

Breast Cancer Awareness: Starting today, and for the rest of the month, out website will come to you on a pink background to help raise breast cancer awareness. Comments (1).

Brooklyn volunteers are key players on the anti-cancer stage

Breast Cancer Awareness: Here are some local vollies who go the extra mile for breast cancer patients. Comment.

Become a volunteer and give the greatest gift of all — yourself!

Breast Cancer Awareness: Give the greatest gift of all — yourself — to help someone battling cancer: Comment.

Check out a ‘pink month’ event

Breast Cancer Awareness: There are Breast Cancer Awareness Month events happening around town. Here are a few to get you started! Comment.

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A rind is a terrible thing to waste! Williamsburgers demand city composting service

Williamsburg: Bring the stink! Comments (7).

Booze-ical comedy: ‘Alcoholic Movie Musical’ mixes up film, stage, and real life

Theater: Making a movie can be a whiskey business. Comment.

Who you gonna crawl? Paranormal Society hosts boozy ghost hunts in Brooklyn parks

These ghost hunters don’t just consult the spirits — they drink them too. Comments (1).

Pump it up: Coney Island Art Deco structure could become landmark

They’re pumping up the case to make this forgotten Coney Island structure a landmark. Comments (3).

The importance of check-ups for our daughters

The Dad: This week, the Dad tells the difference between his trips to the doctor’s office and his daughters’. Comments (1).

Pick up a pink paper this week!

Page 1: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, all of the Community News Group’s editions, including your beloved Brooklyn Paper, will be printed on pink paper this week (see paper at left). It’s just another way The Brooklyn Paper does its part to make the world a better place, and keeps you hustlin’ Brooklyn! Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Nursery slime: Landscapers launch floating herb garden in the Gowanus Canal

Cleaning Our Waterways: If it can grow there, it can grow anywhere. Comments (4).

Organ transplant! Islanders brought a little bit of home to Barclays Center

When the Islanders decamped from Long Island to Brooklyn, the team brought along a piece of its history — the original organ from the Nassau Coliseum. Comments (2).

Room and motherboard: Techie turning Crown Heights brownstones into dorm-style digs

Crown Heights: Boarding houses are back — now with high-speed wifi. Comments (5).

Jury: Bushwick man murdered, butchered his boss

Bushwick: Luis Perez was caught on tape telling his daughter he choked Bruce Blackwood to death then chopped his body up with a machete in 2006. Comment.

Police: Creep groped Greenpoint dog-walker’s butt

Greenpoint: Police are looking for a guy who they say groped a woman’s butt on a Greenpoint street while she was out walking her dog in the early morning hours of Sept. 23. Comment.