Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

Fight to the finish: Boxing play tries to take Parkinson’s down

Theater: They’re taking a swing against Parkinson’s. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016

Undercovering the urge to cover up

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist looks into the growing fashion statement that is covering up. Comments (37)

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

What to read this week

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

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

Nightlife: We’re keeping you prost-ed! Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: Drink up! This week, Brooklyn is the Borough of Beer, with special events looking at the past, future, and current state of brewing. Plus Bushwick Open Studios! Comment

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016


Gridlock Sam on Brooklyn Paper Radio: Driverless cars are our terrifying future!

Podcast: This week on Brooklyn Paper Radio, the transit guru predicts the future of transportation — and it doesn’t look good. Or does it? (No). Comments (6)
The Greatest Story Ever: There is more than a kernel of truth to this one, experts say. Comments (11)

Dems the rules: More drama from the Democratic County Committee meeting

Party Line: Plus: Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind probably endorsing Donald Trump. Read more…

Let me entertain you? Nah. This ‘Gypsy’ doesn’t come up roses

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: As the song says, “you gotta get a gimmick, if you want to get ahead,” and the production of “Gypsy,” running through Oct. 9 at the Gallery Players in Park Slope, really needs a gimmick of its own. Comments (1)

Checkin’ in with … Brooklyn’s first female Hasidic judge

Kensington: Lawyer and Borough Park community activist Rachel “Ruchie” Freier is the new judge for the Fifth Judicial district civil court, which covers Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge. Comments (9)
Art: Bushwick Open Studios is burning! Comment

You need a sick day every once in a while

Fearless Parenting: Stephanie and Oscar are sick, and that’s the perfect time to relax. Comments (1)
Page 1: Call us corny, but we’re still really shucking excited about this and every edition of the Brooklyn Paper, and we’re going to scream about it until we’re a little husk-y. So cover your ears and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Talking trash

Bow wonder! Cello prodigy plays Red Hook show

Music: Call him Yo Yo Shaw! Comment
Mean Streets: After six years, the critics conceded that it would be impractical to get rid of the lane now. Comments (11)

Park Slope Y celebrates nabe’s newest Americans

Park Slope: There’s coming to America, and then there’s becoming an American. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Awesome: Also, we have awesome photos of alpacas. Comments (6)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: They raised the woof! Comments (1)
It’s the sweet taste of recognition. Comments (2)
Red Hook: The run retraces the steps of fallen Park Slope firefighter Stephen Siller, who sprinted to the Twin Towers on 9-11. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Williamsburg: What a mess-erole! Comments (5)

Hotels to homeless shelters

Sunset Parkers livid about shelters taking over area inns

Sunset Park: They’ve got serious reservations. Comments (4)
Sunset Park: Hotels in sunset Park are turning into homeless shelters as quickly as they can be built. Comments (6)

Go go gadgets! NYU Tandon opens high-tech engineering workshop

Class Action: There is an earthquake machine, 3D printers, laser cutters and more. Comment

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Brooklyn Democratic Party boss delays transparency, ethics reforms

Party Line: And he did it by using a loophole the reformers are trying to close. Read more…

Tenants demand rent freeze, affordable housing at Downtown rally

Brooklyn Is Angry: They held a “funeral procession” mourning the sad state of the city’s housing stock. Comments (15)
Transit: Just don’t expect it anytime soon. Read more at Read more…
Health: Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes swung into PS 6 to talk to fifth-graders about health and exercise on Sept. 21. Comments (1)

Where to rock out in the Ridge this weekend!

Bay Ridge Nights: Bay Ridge is pumping up the volume with a jam-packed weekend of live music, and has the scoop! Read more…
Podcast: Do the owners of two of Brooklyn’s most renowned breweries drink Budweiser? Find out on this week’s Brooklyn Paper Radio! Comments (2)

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

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