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Monday, May 18, 2015

Park Slope journalist reveals the stories behind his oddball stories

Books: This writer wants you to put down the smart phone and pick up a ballpoint pen! Comment

Sunday, May 17, 2015

How to stop imagining ‘The Next Etan’

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist explains why worrying about your kids walking home alone is not something you should worry about. Comments (7)

Saturday, May 16, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

Friday, May 15, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Artsy video games, air guitar, vintage animations, and other great things to do and see in Brooklyn this week. Comment

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Gangway! Supermarket finally coming to Navy Yard

Fort Greene: The supermarket that for years has been promised to be replace a once-beautiful but now-dilapidated section of the Brooklyn Navy Yard may finally be on its way. Comments (11)

Mass appeal: Doc to talk Italian-American devotional art in Bay Ridge

Event: A Bay Ridge wine bar that also slings oysters is serving up some “Mary on the half-shell.” Comments (2)

The Dad annihilates ‘The Giving Tree’

The Dad: This week, our columnist takes aim at Shel Silverstein’s masterwork. Comments (6)

Flatbush biz leaders toast Markowitz at Kings Theatre

Photo Galleries: It was a gala fit for Kings. Comments (1)

Bikers tumble into Park Slope for ‘Jumble’

Park Slope: Bike lovers flocked to Washington Park in Park Slope to tumble and fumble through a jumble of bikes at the semi-annual Bike Jumble bicycle flea market on May 9. Comment

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

That’s a wrap! Gowanus’s Film Biz Recyling to close

Gowanus: The company is calling “cut!” on its operation, and selling off all its stock at heavily discounted prices. Comment

Star of stage and computer screen: Online cabaret reviewer performs his own show

Music: A Park Slope cabaret-show critic will swap his computer keyboard for the musical kind when he gives a cabaret performance of classic Don Mclean ditties at Union Temple in Prospect Heights on May 15. Comment

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Oops! Working Families Party PR rep accidentally sends strategic e-mail to Brooklyn Paper reporter

Crown Heights: It is a case of the flacks fighting the flak! Comments (3)

Beep welcomes breast-feeding moms to Borough Hall

Awesome: Got milk! Comments (2)

CitiStorage lot sale talk riles park advocates

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Williamsburg and Greenpoint residents who have been demanding the city purchase the so-called CitiStorage waterfront lot to turn into parkland say the news that two private developers now have an option to buy the land will just commence the latest battle in the fight to make the city keeps its promise. Comments (12)

Pooping my religion: One-woman show is about faith and fecal matter

Theater: She is aiming to have the number two play in all of Brooklyn. Comments (1)

‘Love locks’ trend spreads to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Call it Bae Ridge. Comments (5)

Book loving bikers tour libraries across Brooklyn

Books: Bookish bikers and bikish bookers teamed up for the Brooklyn Public Library’s “Bike the Branches” event on May 9, riding to libraries in neighborhoods near and far across the borough in an attempt to see who could hit the most checkpoints, or just have a nice ride. Comments (1)

Stretch comedy: Park Slope studio offers ‘laughter yoga’ class

Fitness: Talk about a twisted sense of humor! Comments (1)

Really Greenpoint! New map will chart Brooklyn’s most toxic neighborhoods

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A group is pinpointing the most dangerous areas of Greenpoint and Williamsburg — and there are a hell of a lot of pins! Comments (5)

MTA won’t kill feral cats

Our pals at have this breaking story about the status of some felines living on the wrong side of the tracks. Comment

Brooklyn has Designs on its makers

Perspective: It is like a light went on over their heads. Comment

Monday, May 11, 2015

Big in Japan: Williamsburg foodie dishes up sumo screening party

Dining: Could sumo be Brooklyn’s next big spectator sport? Comments (4)

New venue to class up Williamsburg music options

Art: A new Williamsburg music venue is promising to bring a robust classical and avant garde music lineup to the neighborhood. Comments (2)

He’s back! Carmine reappears like Jason in those ‘Friday the 13th’ movies!

Sunday Screech: This week, we bring you Carmine’s first-ever column — written a few months before his 10th birthday! Comments (8)

Africa’s top contemporary art coming to Red Hook

Art: Manhattan’s fancy contemporary art fair Frieze is this weekend, but you can save the ferry fare, because Brooklyn is having its own fancy contemporary art fair Comment

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Uber offering $2.75 W’burg-to-Manhattan rides while L train is closed

Williamsburg: It is the Uber-mensch! Comments (2)

Friday, May 8, 2015

Low-level pol: I got a shiner protecting a damsel in distress

Greenpoint: It was a committeeman confrontation! Comments (18)

City seeks artsy cyclists to help plan new Bushwick bike lanes

Mean Streets: Talk about street cred! The city is hoping to get Brooklyn’s bohemian set buzzing about bike safety this weekend by hosting a workshop at a hip Bushwick artist collective. Comments (15)

Jewish museum to screen long-lost Hitchcock Holocaust film

Our pals at The Villager have the inside story on a 1945 documentary about Nazi concentration camps directed by Alfred Hitchcock, screening for the first time on May 19. Comment

Cops: Downtown woman vanished from Fort Greene hospital

Downtown: Police are on the lookout for a Downtown woman last seen on May 6 in Fort Greene, according to a report. Comment

UPDATED: Cops free Snowden statue after rogue artists turn themselves in

Art: Two of the artists responsible revealed themselves to police as a former Buzzfeed executive, and a City College of New York adjunct professor. Comments (2)

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Cops seek frustrated bank robber

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a man who they say tried and failed to rob two Brooklyn banks yesterday afternoon. Comments (1)

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