Get up, stand up! The audience steps up at Kerry Coddett’s comedy show

Rimshot: Brooklyn stands with Kerry! Comment

Let’s give singing back to the public!

Rhymes with Crazy: This is the column Charles Manson stole from the Beatles, I’m stealing it back! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Join the Ridge’s holy high rollers!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge knows when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got amazing — and amazingly terrible — films to see, including a lost Orson Welles movie, animated sushi, and a look at rip-off cinema. Plus two new theater shows! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comments (1)

Moon landing: A guide to the best Lunar New Year events in Brooklyn

Event: Don’t go off half-cocked — plan ahead for the Year of the Rooster! Comment

Dem leaders push back reforms — again!

Party Line: And reformers are not happy. Comment

Dem leaders push back reforms — again!

Party Line: And reformers are not happy. Read all about it at Read more…
Windsor Terrace: Brooklyn has a new parks czar! we asked him questions. Comments (3)
Music: Opera company launches a new series of small shows this weekend. Comment
Kensington: The state Senate just passed a bill to override the city’s nickel fee — will it make it to the Assembly? Comments (31)

Locke in: All-night philosophy fest takes on Trump

Prospect Heights: Kant stop won’t stop! Comments (4)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Borough President Adams honored Luis Ruiz and Antonio Pina for rescuing a woman from an attempted rape. Comment

This week, Steph goes extreme hippie

Fearless Living: And, yeah, her kids think she is weird. But she’s cool with that. Comment
Page 1: “I pledge allegiance, to the Paper, of the like-minded people of Brooklyn, and to the neighborhoods, for which it stands, one website, under the bubble, indivisble, with freedom, justice, and — most importantly — hustling for all.” Read more…
Windsor Terrace: The city is threatening to fine them $500 each if they’re caught changing diapers and playing peek-a-boo in the now-unlicensed centers. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge: Officials are blaming a snow storm from more than two weeks ago. Comments (3)

Join a community board! The Beep is now accepting applications

Do you like shaping your community, lengthy debates about development, and being grilled for quotes by local reporters? Comment

Inauguration Day whiners need to suck it up

Not for Nuthin’: Spoiled children having a tantrum. Burning cars, breaking windows, sitting in the streets causing traffic jams and disturbing the civil liberties for the rest of us. This is what the non-deplorables did on Inauguration Day. Comment

Board to death


Pledge of a grievance! Beep says all community board meetings should begin with a hand over the heart

Podcast: In a surprise appearance on Brooklyn Paper Radio, the beep said he will send a letter reminding community board members that they can say the pledge before a meeting, but he won’t demand that they do. Comments (3)
Brooklyn’s red-blue divide runs far deeper than Hil Country and Trump Village. Comments (39)

Join a community board! The Beep is now accepting applications

Do you like shaping your community, lengthy debates about development, and being grilled for quotes by local reporters? Comment


Bensonhurst: The Bensonhurst Volunteer Ambulance Service is helping U.S. veterans win the battle against unemployment. Comment
BAM District: Fort Greene is getting a Whole lot ritzier. Comments (6)

Arrest in grisly Ovington Avenue slashing

Bay Ridge: The suspect allegedly savaged a 70-year-old woman. Comment
World welterweight champion Keith Thurman promised a knockout victory ahead of his March 4 fight against Danny Garcia at Barclays Center. Comment
High School Sports: Grand Street Campus grabbed its biggest win of the season on Jan. 20, taking down Murry Bergrtraum on the road. Comment
Brooklyn Community Arts and Media avenged an early-season loss as Makaylah Barber pulled down an offensive rebound and sank the game-winner with just 9.4 seconds on the clock. Comment
High School Sports: South Shore’s boys and girls indoor teams are hitting their stride this winter, determined to pass anyone who gets in their way. Comment
High School Sports: The Orange Wave grabbed a much-needed 65–60 victory over Boys & Girls on Jan. 19, staging a late rally in a game of offensive runs. Comment
High School Sports: The Lions’ roar was silenced. Comment
Transit: But it will displace a few parking spots. Comment
Gerritsen Beach: Gerritsen Beachers will soon have a spiffy new pedestrian pathway along the neighborhood’s namesake avenue. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: It may not be over yet. Comment
Shopping: You can finally hit the spot. Comments (2)
Brighton Beach: The cracks are already starting to appear. Comment
Downtown: It is the Borough of King-pins. Comment
Mean Streets: Cyclists in Cobble Hill could soon have a little more wiggle room. Comments (10)
Sunset Park: The tunnel is in danger of “caving in,” according to Community Board 7 members briefed by transit officials. Comments (6)

Louts rob 9-year-old after luring him out of Ft. Greene department store

Fort Greene: Police are looking for two louts who swiped $282 from a 9-year-old boy after luring him out of a Fort Greene department store on Jan. 10. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridgite leapt to his death off the roof of a 80th Street apartment building on Jan. 19. Comment

Truck driver hits, kills woman in Ditmas Park then drives off

Ditmas Park: Police say the guy didn’t realize he had hit her. Comment

TONIGHT: Weigh in on plan to reverse traffic for a block of Bond Street

Mean Streets: Hear all about it at Community Board 2. Comments (5)



Police: Guy massaged his junk while staring at woman on R train

Downtown: Police are searching for a man who they say massaged his junk as he stared at a woman on the R train on Jan. 7. Comments (1)

Q-train punks harass old man then punch good Samaritan who intervenes

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: They got off at Prospect Park station, police say. Comments (3)
Bridge ‘Park’: They really know how to make an entrance. Comment

MTA scheds. makes good bus-stop fiction

Letters: There is a great new work of fiction to be found at every bus stop. Is it found on Kindle? Available at Amazon? No, it’s the newly posted NYC Transit schedules. As is said on food packages, these are only suggestions bearing almost no resemblance to real life. Comment

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