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Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Mayer Herskovic found guilty of beating gay, black man in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Our pals at Gay City News have the report. Read more…

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: It is time for the Atlantic Antic and to learn to love again. Comment

Brooklyn Democratic Party boss delays transparency, ethics reforms

Party Line: And he did it by using a loophole the reformers are trying to close. Read more…

Tenants demand rent freeze, affordable housing at Downtown rally

Brooklyn Is Angry: They held a “funeral procession” mourning the sad state of the city’s housing stock. Comments (14)

Mayor: Canarsie ferry is ‘on the table’

Transit: Just don’t expect it anytime soon. Read more at Read more…

Going the extra mile: Author walks every block in Brooklyn — twice — for book about borough

Books: And you thought hoofing the Brooklyn Bridge was a hike! Comment

Talking fitness: Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes visits Flatbush school

Health: Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes swung into PS 6 to talk to fifth-graders about health and exercise on Sept. 21. Comment

Where to rock out in the Ridge this weekend!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge is pumping up the volume with a jam-packed weekend of live music, and has the scoop! Read more…

It’s an Oktoberfest on Brooklyn Paper Radio!

Podcast: Do the owners of two of Brooklyn’s most renowned breweries drink Budweiser? Find out on this week’s Brooklyn Paper Radio! Comments (2)

Fossil record: Ever-evolving Dinowalrus to release fourth album

Music: Call it a creative evolution. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

Teen found dead in LIU bathroom stall

Downtown: Police found the 19-year-old Bronx resident on Wednesday evening. Comments (3)

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Shout of the blue: Next CB6 Citi Bike meeting could have police protection

Mean Streets: Somebody call the cops! Comments (20)

DOT apologizes for surprise Boerum Hill Citi Bike racks, but still won’t move them

Mean Streets: We made our bed — and now you have to bike in it! Comments (24)

Menchaca takes heat for Israel boycott vote

Party Line: They’re calling him Carlos Meshugenah. Read more…

Election fever

‘Adam Ruins Everything’ star: Presidential election too far gone to spoil

Nightlife: Instead, he’ll try to salvage it in a live show in Gowanus. Comment

Five Brooklyn bars screening the first debate

Nightlife: Vote 1 beer. Comment

Lutheran Medical Center eyes expansion

Sunset Park: They have a prescription for growth! Comment

The Brooklyn Paper is up and autumn!

Page 1: Oh my gourd, it’s finally fall, and here at the Brooklyn Paper, we’re harvesting a cornucopia of community news to delight and a-maize. So leaf all your summer troubles behind and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Parks and resignations: Brooklyn Bridge park Prez Regina Myer leaving

Bridge ‘Park’: She’s movin’ on up — Downtown. Comments (1)

Goop dreams! Kids get slimed, meet Jeremy Lin at Nickelodeon event in Prospect Park

Park Slope: Forget “oohs and aahs” — this event had lots of ooze and “arghs!” Comment

For Queen and country: Black Americana artist gets down to her roots

Music: She’s taking country back to its roots. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Book Fest paints Downtown read

Downtown: It was lit. Comments (1)

Kids get their way: City names Ridge street for children’s Ragamuffin Parade

Bay Ridge: Now they can never change the parade route. Comments (2)