Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Have truck, will travel: Photo show snaps Mexican carpoolers

Art: This exhibition will may you think twice before complaining about New York rush hour. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Chock full: Top chocolatiers visit Gowanus for tasting party

Dining: This golden ticket will get you into a room of chocolate — and you won’t have to go searching through Wonka Bars to find one. Comments (3)

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Hungry horticulture: Carnivorous plant expert offers science lesson with bite

Event: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is turning into a “Little Shop of Horrors.” Comments (2)
Cinema: Forget NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” — the Brooklyn Academy of Music is screening a live Chekov play. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Got plans for this coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comment

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator hits the hottest new bar in Brooklyn — on top of the new Gowanus Whole Foods. Comments (2)
Music: New venue Radio Bushwick is hosting a birthday party for Elvis Presley, with live music, and dance, costume, and trivia contests. Comments (1)

‘Fiddling poet’ throws roots music showcase

Music: Get back to your roots at the Jalopy Theatre, with a variety show combining Appalachian string-band music with Irish, country, bluegrass, and even some percussive dancing. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

What was the most rented movie? Biggest-selling book? Most requested karaoke song? We found out! Comments (16)

The long game

Lopez’s injury leaves a big void in the paint

Front Court: The Nets will not be able to replace their All-Star center Brook Lopez. Not through trades. Not through their existing lineup. Not through any means. Comment

The Buck stops at beating the Bucks and no one else

Back Court: When a team is losing, there’s always a point at which a lingering question becomes impossible to ignore. Comment

Ten things Steph wants to work on

Fearless Parenting: This week, the headline says it all. Comments (3)
Page 1: You’re traveling through another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of ink. A journey into a wonderous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead, your next stop … The Brooklyn Paper. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Lone cop shines light on blotter blackout as it turns one month old

Crime: The police department’s blotter blackout is a month old and someone at police headquarters finally admitted there has been a drastic change in its media policy following week after week of denials. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Freshman fifty: Comedians perform their first jokes of the year

Nightlife: See 50 comedians in one night at “50 First Jokes,” an annual tradition where local funny people share their first jokes of the year. Comment
It’s that time of the year — the beginning — when people the world over vow to cut back on booze, lose that winter weight, and make the world a better place. We asked a cross-section of Brooklyn’s movers and shakers for their New Year’s resolutions and what they came up with might surprise you. Comments (3)
Development: Updated: In the aftermath of the early-morning uprooting of their community garden, Coney Island green thumbs say dozens of cats, bunnies, and pigeons fled ahead of the backhoes. Now the gardeners might sue. Comments (17)

Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Photo Galleries: So much happened this year and, yet, it is hard to believe it is over. Let us guide you through the highs, lows, and bike lane woes one more time, for soon-to-be-old-time’s sake. Comment
Oh, what Marty could have done with another year. Comments (9)

Worked over! Brooklyn’s gain in Council speaker battle is Democrats’ loss, experts say

Will’s Watch: Politics reporter Will Bredderman is at it again. In this week’s column over at he tackles the question of whether Democratic boss Frank Seddio, in the process of uniting his delgegation, mortgaged its future to the union-backed Working Families Party. Read more…
Greenpoint: Anti-development activists in Greenpoint missed a crucial deadline to file a lawsuit that could have halted two big waterfront developments in their tracks after one prominent foe of the projects left the fray to tend to his new baby. Comments (14)

Take a number: Demolition of Downtown DMV building spells more luxury apartments

Changing Brooklyn: Apartments are coming to Downtown’s office complex — technically, anyway. Comments (3)

Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013

Miracle of miracles! Carmine gets it done again

Sunday Screech: They don’t call him Carmine Santa Maria for nothing! Comments (2)

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Boxing Days: Ratner takes month-long holiday from Yards construction

Construction Update: Mega-developer Forest City Ratner has taken this whole winter holiday thing extra-seriously by stopping the installation of modular apartment units at the only Atlantic Yards building currently being built — immediately after the work started. Comments (13)

Kiss 2013 goodbye in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Reporter Will Bredderman’s weekly Bay Ridge nightlife column over at gives you the low-down on where to get down in the neighborhood this New Year’s Eve. Read more…
Bar Scrawl: In a very special holiday edition of “Bar Scrawl,” our drinking illustrator explains how to mix a party-sized batch of Manhattans for New Year’s Eve. Comment

Christmas crash: Holiday hit-and-run in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: What should have been a joyous day turned tragic when a Bay Ridge senior was struck on 69th Street by hit-and-run driver on Christmas morning. Comments (9)

‘Grinch’ landlord moved to evict W’burg seniors on Christmas Eve: Activists

Changing Brooklyn: Williamsburg’s Swinging Sixties Center got a big dose of bah humbug on Tuesday in the form of an eviction notice, activists say. Comments (10)

Final nights to savor lights in Greenwood Heights

Greenwood Heights: Brooklyn is not clear of Christmas cheer just yet. Comments (2)

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

Le Bleu lost cheese to armed robber: Cops

Gowanus: A goon robbed a posh hotel on the border of Gowanus and Park Slope at gunpoint and cops want help finding him. Comments (4)

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from your pals at The Brooklyn Paper. Have a good one and we will catch you back here tomorrow. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

Actor Ethan Hawke and his daughter Maya, left, made a surprise visit to Park Slope’s New York Methodist Hospital yesterday. Comments (1)

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