The application process for students entering middle and high school for the 2020-21 school year is about to become shorter, easier and more transparent, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Comments (2)
Bushwick: Police are investigating the Saturday night shooting in Bushwick that left a man dead. Comment

Cops search for suspect in Sheepshead Bay grand larceny

Sheepshead Bay: Police are hunting the thief who nabbed a man’s bag from his car in Sheepshead Bay on Thursday. Comment

Fearless Living: Working with art and meditation to find our own truth

Fearless Living: Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” Comment

Wall of sound: Twin murals celebrate music and bicycling

Art: All in all, it’s just another bike on the wall! Comments (2)

Column: Brooklyn’s J’Ouvert could be a recipe for bloodshed

The Right View: Unfortunately, more shootings, injuries, and death are virtually guaranteed at the annual J’Ouvert festival in Crown Heights on Sept. 2. Comments (11)

Drug lord faces life in prison for selling crack in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: A Long Island man faces a life behind bars after a jury found him guilty of conspiring to sell crack cocaine out of an apartment in Sunset Park on Aug. 15. Comments (1)

Park Slope sidewalk repairs progress following contractor’s seedy corruption scheme

Park Slope: The city is making headway on a long-delayed project to repair hundreds of sidewalk ramps throughout Park Slope — after finally replacing its dirty contractor. Comments (1)
Boerum Hill: Police are on the hunt for three brutes who beat a man unconscious inside the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station on July 27. Comments (11)

Package thieves running rampant in Sheepshead Bay, locals claim

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay and surrounding areas are being preyed on by unscrupulous package thieves, who brazenly pilfer front porches in daring daylight raids, locals claim. Comments (4)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a political play, Rowdy Roddy Piper, a beer and bocce bash, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comments (1)

Taking the Garden path

Taking the Garden path

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits a little-known fourth-floor beer garden in Williamsburg. Comment
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