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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Williamsburg’s Giglio Feast takes starring role in new mob movie

Cinema: It is ready for its close-up! Comments (18)

Back on tracks: Experience the history of Coney Island travel

Art: Take a trip to yesterday! Comments (2)

Monday, July 25, 2016

She’s got spirit! Web series stars Ridge ghost hunter

Cinema: Who you gonna call? Janice Gunter! Comment

Sunday, July 24, 2016

It’s time to deal with the Pokemon menace

Rhymes with Crazy: The problem is out there, and Lenore knows how to solve it! Comments (5)

Saturday, July 23, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 22, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Summer means outdoor concerts, films, and Shakespeare in the street! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Mini masterpieces

Crushing it: ‘Got a Girl Crush’ zine features bad-ass ladies

Books: The sisters are doing it for themselves. Comments (2)

The zines we’ve seen

Books: Brooklyn is still a powerful draw for artists! Comment

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Dine and dashed: Brooklyn’s 24-hour greasy spoons are toast, insiders say

Dining: Gravesend staple the Del Rio Diner will serve its last meal on July 24 after 40 years, and industry experts say the iconic eatery’s closure is just an appetizer, because Brooklyn’s 24-hour mom-and-pop eateries are toast in the wake of the minimum wage hike Gov. Cuomo signed in April. Our pals at are dishing up the inside scoop. Comment

Challenge to Thai’s petitions not racism — just politics, insiders say

Party Line: In other news, one of the challengers apparently has no idea who Thai is… has the scoop. Read more…

Sweet talkers: Panel will discuss history of ice cream

Dining: They are the cream of the crop! Comment

Diamond Dave's Cyclones Report

The sphincter factor returns, and Gamby says players must be sharks

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Brooklyn’s bats have struggld throughout the season, but Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa is determined to turn his squad around, even calling out several players to try and jumpstart the lineup. Comment

More down than up: Cyclones struggle in tough week

Ups & Downs: It wasn’t Brooklyn’s best basebal week as the Clones stumbled, falling into a rut at the plate and losing five of six games from July 14 to July 19. Comment

The death of a legendary journalist

Spin Cycle: Fact it, they don’t make them like they used to. Comments (1)

The Brooklyn Paper: Completely original

Page 1: The Brooklyn Paper and I were raised with so many of the same values: that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is your bond and you do what you say you’re going to do; that you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don’t know them, and even if you don’t agree with them. And The Brooklyn Paper and I set out to build lives guided by these values, and pass them on to the next generation. Because we want our readers — and all readers in this nation — to know that the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them. Keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Nothing to wine about! Taste-testing artisanal Williamsburg mead

Nightlife: This is not your great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandmother’s mead! Comments (1)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Anti-‘America’: Locals don’t want statue ‘advertising’ Cap in Prospect Park

Meadows of Shame: Avengers assemble … elsewhere. Comments (16)

Slope old folks’ home owner fails to pay $3M settlement to elderly residents

Park Slope: Now residents say they can’t afford to move. Comment

First stop, Brooklyn: MTA to start citywide subway station improvements here

Transit: These subway stations are going wireless — but there are some strings attached. Comments (10)

Late-game miscues doom Cyclones in loss to Hudson Valley

The Ride: Cyclones outfielder Gene Cone did his best to jumpstart his squad on Tuesday night, but couldn’t rally the lineup as Brooklyn fell on the road to Hudson Valley. Comment

Gone to pot! Planter vandalism sign of Fifth Ave.’s decline, biz owners say

Bay Ridge: It’s a case of bouquets and brickbats. Comments (10)

Easy as pie! Sloper wins empanada-eating comp at Fifth Ave. street fair

Park Slope: His pies were bigger than his stomach. Comment

Tuesday, July 19, 2016


Shark! City closes Coney beaches after predator sightings

Wild Brooklyn: Come on in, the water is fine! Comments (6)

Police: Man sucker-punched on Joralemon Street

Brooklyn Heights: Police have released dramatic footage of what they say is a brute sucker-punching a senior citizen on Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights on July 6. Comments (5)

Scared stiff! Park: Bouncy Squibb Bridge back next spring with much less bounce

Meadows of Shame: This’ll take some spring out of your step. Comments (4)

Bow WOW! Fashionable dogs hit the catwalk in Park Slope

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They were dressed to the canines! Comment

Cyclones snap losing skid in rare morning game

The Ride: Brooklyn didn’t have any trouble waking up the bats on Monday, despite an 11:05 am first pitch, taking down the Renegades to snap a four-game losing streak. Comments (1)

Wages of sing: Volunteer orchestra performs devilish opera

Music: It’s a sinfully good show! Comment

Tree falls on car parked illegally in front of church

Dyker Heights: It must have been “god’s retribution” for the owner’s sinful parking habits, parishioners said. Our pals at have the scoop! Comment

Monday, July 18, 2016

Brooklyn Heights church’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ banners stolen

Brooklyn Heights: They shall not be re-moved! Comments (14)

Bloody weekend in Williamsburg

Police: Drunk off-duty officer runs over four pedestrians, kills one

Williamsburg: He drove onto the sidewalk of Bedford Avenue. Comments (2)

Police: Officers shoot armed man dead

Williamsburg: Police claim he fired at them five times first. Comment

Cyclones drop fourth straight as offensive woes continue

The Ride: Brooklyn’s offense struggled once again on Sunday night, recording just two hits and one run in the series opener at Hudson Valley. Comment

Shore Theater renderings revealed!

Coney Island: The fanciful drawings show a glassy facade, a tree-lined Stillwell Avenue, and even a pool on the roof. Comments (1)

Sarsour on Radio: An Arab American will run for open Bay Ridge Council seat!

Bay Ridge: The self-proclaimed controversial head of the Arab American Association of New York told hosts Gersh Kuntzman and Vince DiMiceli that 2017 is going to be an exciting year. Comments (31)

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Cyclones suffer second shutout in three days

The Ride: The Brooklyn bats were silenced once again on Saturday night as the Spinners swept the series at MCU Park. Comment

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Pair pulls knife, baton on Ridge man in suspected hate crime

Bay Ridge: One of the goons called him a “f------ Arab” for leaning on his car, which was parked in front of a mosque. Comments (9)

Cyclones squander lead, drop second straight

The Ride: Brooklyn took an early lead at MCU Park on Friday night, but couldn’t hold on as starting pitcher Merandy Gonzalez struggled against the Spinners. Comment

Friday, July 15, 2016


The Falconer: Paper crew spots raptor Downtown

Wild Brooklyn: Brooklyn’s got talon! Comment

Dough! Police launch manhunt over empty kayak — owner found in Dumbo pizzeria

The Greatest Story Ever: He was at Front Street Pizza all along — of course! Comments (10)

Downtown Partnership: Trade taller buildings for artists’ studios

Changing Brooklyn: It’s the new Downtown Brooklyn Plan! Comment

Brooklyn’s win streak snapped in shutout

The Ride: The Cyclones had won four straight, but failed to score a single run on Thursday night, falling to Lowell at MCU Park. Comment

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Heights resident’s solution to Bridge Park crime: Replace basketball courts with tennis courts

Brooklyn Heights: He insisted his idea was “criminal profiling,” not racial profiling. Comments (40)

Coney Assemblywoman’s non-profit haunts her

Party Line: Assemblywoman Pam Harris will stop letting a non-profit she founded operate out of her home to distance herself from an apparent conflict of interest — and has the scoop! Read more…

Cyclones complete sweep in Aberdeen

The Ride: Brooklyn picked up its fourth straight win on Wednesday night, as the lineup racked up 11 hits against the IronBirds. Comment

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