Thursday, April 26, 2018

Now opening: Prospect Park getting two new entry points along forgotten Flatbush Avenue border

Prospect Heights: Two new entrances to Prospect Park will soon allow patrons to step into a historically neglected stretch of the meadow along Flatbush Avenue. Comments (4)

‘Jump’ start: Uber buys local dockless electric-bike maker as city considers bringing its cycles to streets

Fort Greene: Bigwigs at car-hailing business Uber are scooping up a Fort Greene bicycle manufacturer in a deal that its founder hopes will bring the Brooklyn-made two-wheelers to more metropolises worldwide — including New York City, where the company’s pedal-assist-electric and dockless cycles may soon be allowed to cruise streets. Comments (5)

Back-to-back BPR


Park Slope mom: How I stopped worrying and learned to love Trump

Podcast: It finally happend: Stephanie Thompson, our fearless parent from Park Slope, has admitted she loves our orange president. But does she really? Tune in to find out! Comments (1)

Hacked! Activist claims foreign entities stole his poll

Boerum Hill: A Fort Greene man says a simple survey on his website about a controversial tower near his home suddenly received international attention — and lots of “Yes” votes — from people who shouldn’t care about it at all. Comments (8)

Shelling out for stacks: Donations at BPL bash break million-dollar threshold

Williamsburg: These bookworms have deep pockets! Comment

Homecoming song: Broadway star celebrates the tunes of Brooklyn

Music: She will sing the music of Kings! Comment

Celebrating freedom for the two young men in her life

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures it’s best to let boys be boys. Comments (1)
Page 1: At The Brookyn Paper, we never plead the fifth, we plead the first! That’s because it is our right to speak our mind no matter what the naysayers naysay! For years we’ve told it like it is, damn the consequences — and the torpedoes! So keep reading what we write, speaking the truth, and answering the question asked without copping out. And as always, keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

For the love of sod

Wild Brooklyn: These Brooklynites love their Mother! Comment
Crime: Cops busted a man suspected of brutally slashing another guy and leaving him for dead on a Borough Park street early Sunday morning. Comment

Play, Boy! All-girl group Boytoy launches new album

Music: They’re not the boys from Oz! Comment
Dining: Two cultures meet on a dish. Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Monumental discourse: Cemetery leaders setting meeting with neighbors about controversial statue

Greenwood Heights: The top brass at a local graveyard will meet with critics seething over a plan to adorn the necropolis with a polarizing statue that city officials banished from public display. Comments (11)

No-fun zone: City forces promoter to cancel second bash at PLG building

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The city pulled the plug on a promoter’s April 21 party planned for a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residential building the day before the event — the second year in a row officials stopped the host from partying at the complex due to lack of permits. Comments (7)

Underground crime


Man exposes himself on train in Prospect Heights

Prospect Heights: Cops are searching for an alleged exhibitionist who revealed his genitals to a woman while aboard a subway in Prospect Heights. Comments (4)

Cops cuff suspected subway groper

Park Slope: Police on April 18 arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on a Bay Ridge–bound R train last month. Comments (4)
Dance: They’re stepping back into Brooklyn. Comment

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