Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Theater: Who needs Manhattan’s Theater District when you have Manhattan Beach? Comment

Monday, Dec. 2, 2013

Cinema: It will be a diplomatic summit of wild proportions when New York’s top wolf ambassador visits Videology in Williamburg. Comments (2)

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Nightlife: Got plans for this coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comment

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Mercury rising: Heavy metal legends play tribute to Queen on World AIDS Day

Music: There will be several little silhouetteos of a man at Saint Vitus on Dec. 1. Comment
Bar Scrawl: Our intrepid drinking illustrator explores the 30 local beer taps at the Brew Inn. Comments (6)

Booked in: Local authors turn booksellers for Small Business Saturday

Books: Authors across Brooklyn will don employee badges at their favorite indie bookstores on Nov. 30 as part of a nationwide movement to support small businesses. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013

This Thanksgiving, we’ll be doing … the same thing

The Dad: This week, the Dad reflects on traditions, and wonders when it’s time to let some go. Comments (2)

Thanksgiving Basketball!

Nets management gets its comeuppance

Back Court: It seems you can’t fill the seats no matter how big a splash you make in the summer. Comment

Face it: Things don’t look good

Front Court: FrontCourt makes the call! The Nets will not win a championship this year. Comments (4)

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Tiger in your tank: Family finds cat trapped in engine during drive

Photo Galleries: A smelly engine could mean anything, but, when your car starts meowing, you know you’ve got problems. Comment
Bensonhurst: A man has stepped forward claiming to be the previous owner — but not the original owner — of the Emmy that a Bensonhurst singer and construction worker found in the trash near his 28th Avenue home two months ago. Now that the search for the statue’s source has sparked a media storm, the supposed former award-holder has a case of tosser’s remorse. Comments (10)
Dining: Bay Ridge’s cupcake power couple are making another bid to taste storefront success. Comments (8)

To market we go! Your definitive guide to Brooklyn’s holiday shopping markets

Shopping: Shopping for handmade jewelry, terrariums, or vegan pies this festive season? The borough’s extensive array of pop-up holiday markets have got you covered. Comment

Letter from Methodist: You got it all wrong

Park Slope: A public relations rep for the Park Slope hospital says that we royally screwed up coverage of a recent vote on its controversial expansion bid. But do not take our word for it. Here she is. Comments (4)

Gowan, buy us: Report says stagnant Gowanus properties are ripe for the taking

Gowanus: Gowanus has turned into a real estate Bermuda Triangle thanks to the stigma put on it by a federally mandated clean-up of the filthy canal that splits the neighborhood, a new study reports. Comments (4)

Holy guacamole! MetroTech Chipotle is finally happening

Dining: Downtown’s Metrotech is getting wrapped up in chain restaurants. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

Bensonhurst: A local actor and singer who found an Emmy in a garbage can near his Bensonhurst home says he’s bringing the award to the premiere of a film in Manhattan, hoping that the television award’s owner will show up to claim the prize. Comments (30)

Think big! And shop small this holiday season

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. Hundreds of people are lining up outside of big box stores hoping for great sales. What do you do? With so many great mom-and-pop shops in Brooklyn, you sleep in and take Small Business Saturday by storm with our shoppers guide. Comment

Riot act: Brooklyn filmmaker profiles riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna in new doco

Cinema: New documentary “The Punk Singer” celebrates a feminist punk rock icon. Comment

Proclamation domination! Markowitz has issued more honorary citations than any other Beep, by far

Politics: As the 12 years of Marty Markowitz’s tenure as borough president draw to a close, we will be reflecting each week on what he has done with his time in office. For starters, he has issued more proclamations than you would believe! Comments (13)
Music: The London-based record store chain Rough Trade opened the doors of its first U.S. location in Williamsburg on Monday and the store’s co-owner says that, despite the place’s massive size and corporate muscle, it has a long way to go before it becomes the neighborhood destination for audiophiles. Comment
Bay Ridge: The New York-New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committe rolled out the “Huddle Shuttle” — a mobile practice center — at Fort Hamilton on Nov. 23. Comment
Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge teen took home top prize in the Bay Ridge Greenmarket’s apple pie bake-off on Nov. 23. Comment

Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

Sand fight! Coney and Brighton residents demand dunes just like the Rockaways

The city needs to build sand dunes off Brooklyn’s beach-lined shorefront to shield residents from the next Hurricane Sandy-like storm — just like it’s to doing for the Rockaways in Queens — claim residents who fear the city’s fix is recipe for disaster. Comments (14)

Signed up! Protesters line Prospect Park West with 20-mile-per-hour speed limit signs

Mean Streets: A crew of road safety activists sick of waiting for the city to lower speed limits took matters into their own hands on Saturday night, stringing up faux speed limit signs along Prospect Park West, where a 12-year-old boy was killed by a van in early October. Comments (70)
Don’t be fooled by its looks. This rocket is ready for lift-off! Comments (7)
Cleaning Our Waterways: Gowanus residents are demanding that the federal government save a beloved park by moving a sewage tank it wants to bury beneath the green space to a privately-owned lot just a few blocks away. Comments (2)

Bedford-Stuyvesant Baptist pastor sworn in as new fire chaplain

Downtown: Brooklyn’s religious leaders are on fire. Comments (2)

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013

Toys in the attic: Carmine remembers what it was like when he was a Little Screecher!

Sunday Screech: What did Carmine get for Christmas when he was a kid? Click away and find out! Comment

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

Park Slope: A controversial plan to expand New York Methodist Hospital will shatter the calm of three blocks of century-old row houses, overwhelming neighbors with traffic, smog, and hulking, modern buildings, claimed members of a Park Slope panel that voted the proposal down at a heated meeting last Thursday night. Comments (10)

A Dean deferred: Crown Heights office plex looks to replace 3rd Ward, but city mum on where the money went

Crown Heights: The city might have a food fight on its hands — winner take $1.5-million. Comment

Fire breaks out in Ridge apartment following National Grid work

Bay Ridge: New York’s Bravest snuffed out a blaze in a Ridge Boulevard apartment on Nov. 20 — shortly after workers from gas company National Grid left the flat. Comments (1)
Clinton Hill: The Council passed a bill raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 earlier this month without too much fuss, but the change has Brooklyn art students gasping. Comments (12)

Prestigious Pittsburgh polytechnic preps post-bachelor program at former pelagic peacekeeper post

Fort Greene: Pittsburgh’s most well-regarded university is starting a graduate arts and technology program in the Brookly Navy Yard, further adding to the geographical confusion surrounding the film industry’s attempts to turn the borough into Hollywood Northeast. Comments (1)

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Cops cuff Slope ‘grope’ dope

Police arrested a guy on Wednesday night who they say sexually assaulted three young girls in Park Slope since September. Comments (5)
Dining: Forget cooking that green-bean casserole — Brooklyn is serving up a cornucopia of unique Thanksgiving eats this year. Comments (12)

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