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Bay Ridge: Republican candidate Liam McCabe, who gave up his job working for Rep. Dan Donovan (R–Bay Ridge) over the winter and now works as a driver for Uber, also sat down with the editors on Aug. 11 to […] Comment

Suck city: Movie brings old vampire to New York

Cinema: This flick gives an old movie life after undeath. Comment
Bay Ridge: In the first of a series of conversations with candidates for the open Bay Ridge Council seat, Republican hopeful Bob Capano met with the editors of Community News Group on Aug. 11, for a wide-ranging discussion about his run to replace term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile. Comment
Event: Talk about an all knight-er! Comment

Memories of college — as I send my daughters off

Spin Cycle: Ah, the circles of life! Comments (1)

Sound Off To The Editor

Enough is enough! Let Charlottesville be the last hate march. America must be free of hate groups. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Bay Ridge: Mayor DeBlasio’s word is garbage, say angry Ridgites who say he’s gone back on his promise to meet with them about trash-collection problems. Comment
Bay Ridge: Call it a sign of the times. Comments (33)
Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a Woodstock reunion, a tango tutorial, a postmodern take on Shakespeare, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge is all shook up

Bay Ridge Nights: This week we’ll put on our blue suede shoes and take a weekend walk! Comment
Anika and Christian Waterman are doing their best to help cut down on violence in the neighborhood after coming face-to-face with it in 2014. Comment
Downtown: The former top prosecutor and pol colluded to fabricate evidence and bribe witnesses so they could convict their political rival of voter fraud, the suit alleges. Comments (1)
Marine Park: A dangerously heavy branch finally broke off a tree on Kimball Street on Aug. 9, after the city ignored months of calls from nearby homeowners to prune it, and its just lucky that it didn’t fall on one of the kids who play on the block, said one resident. Comment

Sheepshead Bay still fighting zone-busting Avenue Z development

Sheepshead Bay: A proposed development planned for Avenue Z just can’t seem to get out of park — because of parking. Comment

It is to laugh

Cinema: Call it confusing comedy choreography! Comments (1)

The best of the fest

Get your laugh on! Comment
Music: It’s never too early for St. Patrick’s Day! Comment

Steph gets to the heart of the matter

Fearless Living: This week, our columnist learns to live without anger, and embrace forgiveness. Comments (2)

Court quashes Working Families line grab

Party Line: Bay Ridge City Council Candidate Justin Brannan will still enjoy an uncontested spot on the Working Families Party line this September after his Republican opponent Liam McCabe’s attempt to hijack it was thwarted in court. Comment

Memories of college — as I send my daughters off

Spin Cycle: Ah, the circles of life! Comment
Digital editions: Every now and then we fall apart. And we need you now tonight. And we need you more than ever. And if you only hold us tight, we’ll be holding on forever. And we’ll only be making it right, ‘cause we’ll never be wrong. Together we can take it to the end of the line. Your love is like a shadow on us all the time. We don’t know what to do, we’re always in the dark. We’re living in a powder keg and giving off sparks. We really need you tonight. Forever’s gonna start tonight. Forever’s gonna start tonight. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Better at bat: Xaverian star uses summer league to improve

Jared Lerner had an impressive junior season with the Clippers, but the outfielder was far from satisfied with his stat line. Comment

Taking off: St. Joseph’s star ready for next step

St. Joseph’s guard Raven Pitt committed to Wagner College earlier this month, cementing her college choice and living out her Division I dream. Comment
Bay Ridge: Firefighters battled an inferno in a 73rd Street apartment building early morning on Aug. 15, which sent nine people, including firefighters, to the hospital, said a spokeswoman for the fire department. Comment
Brooklyn Paper Radio: What would happen if white supremacists attacked Bushwick? Find out today on Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (3)

Change of faith: Trump crony converting old Jehovah’s Witnesses dorm to apartments

Changing Brooklyn: Call it a religious conversion. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge: It’s a green light for the red light. Comment
Long Island University defender Brian Paredes is anxious to settle into a new role with the Blackbirds this year, named captain of the squad ahead of his senior season. Comment
The Cosmos grabbed a much-needed point on the road, and kept their scoring streak alive, with a 1–1 draw against FC Edmonton on Aug. 11. Comment
Greenpoint: Police will not charge the garbage-truck driver who hit and killed a cyclist then left the scene, but still have not closed the case — a move that keeps evidence secret, potentially until the controversy surrounding the death blows over. Comments (16)
Georgetown: Police arrested a man for fatally stabbing 23-year-old Omari Dahan in the chest and knifing his older brother in the arm over a parking spot on E. 73rd Street on Aug. 13. Comment

Vendors bring the goods at Coney Art Walls FAD Market

Coney Island: One person’s old basketball is another’s new pencil case. Comment
Midwood: A woman driving a 2015 Toyota sedan sideswiped another car, causing hers to flip on its side on Avenue J on Aug. 6, police said. Comment

Hudson Valley blues! Clones lose again!

The Ride: Never before have we seen a team play so bad. But we still love ‘em! Comment

Clones drop two to Hudson Valley

The Ride: Not even Matt Harvey could save the Cyclones from themselves. Comment

Matt Harvey to throw for Clones today

The Ride: The Mets have sent in reinforcements! Comment
Brooklyn Heights: Call it a tower tantrum. Comments (5)

Dark night! Cyclones lose again, but Matt Harvey is on the way!

The Ride: The big club is finally sending in reinforcements for our struggling Boys of Summer. Comment

Good news Bears! Cyclones win in Appalachia!

The Ride: The Clones ended a five-game losing streak with the win. Comment

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