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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017


John O’Hara on his vindication thanks to The Brooklyn Paper

Podcast: Former felon John O’Hara tells Vince and Gersh how The Brooklyn Paper helped clear his name 20 years after he was found guilty of voter fraud. That, plus Life in a Blender’s Don Rauf discusses exactly “What Happened to Smith.” Comment

Ten years later, ‘What Happened to Smith?’ singer says street has gotten far worse

Music: Life in a Blender’s Don Rauf admits they didn’t know how good they had it back then! Comments (1)

Sale boat! Ikea Water Taxi will continue after all thanks to buyout

Red Hook: Talk about a bailing out a boat! Comment

Dancing queen: ‘La Medea’ turns tragedy into disco TV

Theater: It’s a multimedia “Medea!” Comment

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017


Inking a deal: Reporter gets ‘$13 tattoo’ on Friday the 13th

Photo Galleries: He interviewed the artist live on video while he was getting inked. Comments (2)

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Feds: Board of Elex illegally purged voter rolls

The Department of Justice just joined a lawsuit accusing the Brooklyn Board of Elections of violating federal law. Comments (10)

Plans, trains, and automobiles

Planned MTA elevator will cause car wrecks, panel says

Bay Ridge: They want to take this proposal down. Comments (3)

Shuttle scuttle: Riders demand extra buses during three subway stations’ closure

Bay Ridge: But transit honchos say they aren’t needed. Comments (5)

Hack & splash!: Kids’ show satire leaves audience covered in gore

Theater: They’ve taken a kids’ show and added a splash of violence! Comments (1)

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

Vernacular spectacular: Lenore breaks down subway talk

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist schools you on this underground language. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment