Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Theater: Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Williamsburg. Comment

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Art: It is art imitating lunch. Comment

One-ring circus! Unicycles roll up to circle-themed show at Coney

Theater: There are no squares in this crowd. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Nightlife: Why stare at a screen when you can do “Mean Girls” trivia, play “The Princess Bride” drinking games, and see Jon Glaser doing stand-up? Comment

BAM-boozled: Bad checks defraud Fort Greene institution

Fort Greene: Someone stole $36,000 from our beloved institution. Comments (2)

Surf’s up in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Ride the wave of great nightlife in the Ridge this weekend, with our pals at Comment

Salman Rushdie to help launch debut novel from B’Heights author

Books: She is going live with a little help from her friend. Comment

The Cyclones shining stars

Brooke Lynn at Bat: Our columnist thinks the Mets future is bright, thanks to these Cyclone All-Stars. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Chef survives Gowanus Canal ice bucket challenge

Gowanus: A fearless Bedford-Stuyvesant chef took he the so-called “Ice-Bucket Challenge” fund-raiser for Lou Gehrig’s Disease a disgusting step further when he survived a dousing of ice water drawn from the filthy Gowanus Canal — the only waterway in Brooklyn that is confirmed to have the clap. Comments (6)

100 percent Brooklyn

Brooklyn Made: The mark of greatness

Branding Brooklyn: A new certification defines what it means to be made in Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Get on the list! These businesses get our seal of approval

Perspective: For whatever reason, theses guys aren’t signed and sealed as Brooklyn Made, so we remedied the oversight. Comments (4)

Un-Rapture-d! G’point musician trades dance-punk stardom for soul

Music: Dance-punk’s not dead — it is just playing R&B in Bushwick. Comment

Late-night insight: TV writers offer look behind the laughter

Event: A panel at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the process of writing for late-night TV shows. Comment
Page 1: Who would have thought that this is what The Brooklyn Paper would become? Looking back, it’s hard to imagine that shy, retiring little guy turning into this. Remember how he used write sentences without capitalization? Remember when he cried over that spilled ink? And remember the first time he was home delivered and you picked him up and thought to yourself, man, I just love this little guy. And now look at him, all grown up and telling you to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

The case of the college kid’s car

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he should help finance his oldest plan to start cruising the campus. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Fish off of Fulton: Locals know where to find the best fry D’town

Go There Now While You Still Can: This prices are just right at this Downtown mainstay that has been serving fish and chips for 40 years. Comments (1)
Cinema: Forget the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. Not one, but two screenings of the 1990 original are happening in Brooklyn bars this week. Comment

A swimming success: Aquarium hosts after-hours bash

The penguins may have been overdressed. Comment
Art: A 10-foot-tall, high-rise sand castle that almost didn’t happen took first place of the team division in the annual Coney sand sculpting contest on Aug. 16. Comment
Event: The British are coming! Again! Comments (3)
The Ride: The game ended in a 1–1 tie, thanks to the fact that a differnt pitcher hit the mound for each team every inning! Sheesh! Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Push button, get pizza!

Push button, get pizza!

Circuit Lord: Our new column about Brooklyn’s technology boom answers the age-old question “What’s a guy got to do to get a pizza around here?” Comments (3)

Cops seek attempted bank robber

Bensonhurst: Police are searching for the woman who tried to rob a Bensonhurst bank on Aug. 16. Comment
Wild Brooklyn: Prospect Park lovers got down and dirty on Sunday in an attempt to mow down an invasive species of grass that was growing out of control. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Daring riders are making a dangerous move — on to Belt Parkway. Comments (6)
Music: Rising R&B stars will play alongside Sharon Jones and Bad Brains at massive Fort Greene music festival. Comment

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Cool running: Bearded, tattooed bartender vies to run W’burg politics

Williamsburg: This hipster wants to be your representative. Comments (22)
Mean Streets: The Police Department is in the middle of a two-week crackdown on bike riders, so we figured we would drop in on a class to teach newbie cyclists the rules of the road. Comments (25)

Starbucks goes part-bar for second Williamsburg foray

Williamsburg: Starbucks is opening up a second coffee-shop in Williamsburg — and this time it plans to bring the party. Comments (2)

Cyclones streak to sweep

The Ride: Five in a row! Five in a row! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

The summer: When Carmine eats his way through block parties

Sunday Screech: Look, there’s nothing more enjoyable than al fresco dining — for free! Comments (7)

Cyclones win fourth straight

The Ride: Who’s afraid of the Lake Monsters? Not our Cyclones. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Gowanus: Old Faithful reared her head in Gowanus! Comments (2)

Cyclones win! Cyclones win! The Cyclones have won the game

The Ride: Marcos Molina struck out 11 in his latest masterpiece! Comment

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Signs of incision decisions on newly smoothed B’Heights street

Brooklyn Heights: A freshly paved street in Brooklyn Heights could be about to get jackhammered. Comments (5)

Police: Pedophile prowled Downtown office building

Downtown: Cops arrested a man who allegedly fondled a 9-year-old girl as she and her 3-year-old brother waited for their mother in a Schermerhorn Street office building on Aug. 4. Comment

Horror on the waterfront

Williamsburg: The East River view of a tony Williamsburg restaurant turned grisly all of a sudden on Thursday morning when a man’s body floated to the water’s surface, cops said. Comment

Cyclones win again

The Ride: Look out, New York-Penn League, here come the Clones! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Cyclones split doubleheader with Spinnners

The Ride: Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. Like yesterday. Comment

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