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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

Stranger flings: Three Halloween parties inspired by ‘Stranger Things’

Nightlife: This one goes to Eleven! Comments (3)

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Badge of horror: Police at 78th precinct put on haunted house

Event: Talk about being scared straight! Comments (5)

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Fright and nerdy: Rapper brings spooky rhymes to Williamsburg

Music: He’s the rapper on Elm Street! Comments (1)

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

The developmentally disabled and child pornography

Rhymes with Crazy: Just because a person has autism doesn’t make viewing child porn okay, but should such people go to jail for it? Comments (6)

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016


Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a “Simpsons” special, a beer bash, some silent cinema, funny femmes, and music men! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

A likely ‘story’: Park tower will be a bit higher than expected

Bridge ‘Park’: It doesn’t measure up! Comments (5)

Worth a shot? Locals balk as city considers heroin-injection facilities

Bay Ridge: Brooklynites to city: “Are you high!?” Comments (7)

Nearest and beer-est: Local beer fest gets bigger than ever

Event: There are some new kids on the Block! Comment

Thousands walk in Prospect Park in breast-cancer benefit

Park Slope: More Brooklynites than ever strapped on their sneakers and donned pink for Making Strides in Brooklyn on Oct. 16, when the American Cancer Society celebrated its final breast-cancer walk in Prospect Park before the charity event heads south to Coney Island. Comments (14)

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Elephant instrument: Montreal rock band puts sitar front and center

Music: It’s a sound you’ll never forget! Comment

Windsor Terrace air condition business out as apartments go up

Windsor Terrace: Nineteenth Street is losing its cool. Comments (2)

This year’s model! Congregation Beth Elohim’s latest designer sukkah a Bedouin tent

Awesome: Is that a sukkah? You Bedouin! Comment

‘Spark’ to it! Children’s Museum opens outpost at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: The kids are all light! Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Citi yikes! City transportation reps won’t attend Park Slope Citi Bike meeting

Mean Streets: The Department of Transportation has infuriated members of a Park Slope panel by declining to attend a hotly anticipated meeting over the controversial rollout of the Citi Bike bicycle rental service in the neighborhood. Comments (65)

Power shifts in DA's office

Closing statement: Pols, friends eulogize DA Ken Thompson at funeral

Politics: The prosecution rests. Comment

Governor will not replace temporary DA

Politics: The handpicked successor of late District Attorney Ken Thompson will remain in the post until Thompson’s term ends at the close of 2017, Gov. Cuomo announced today. Comments (1)

Gaza strip! ‘Hate group’ trolls Brooklyn College Muslim club with cartoon posters

Midwood: A national anti-Muslim group plastered Brooklyn College with posters on Monday claiming that a campus organization is a front for terror group Hamas. Comments (16)

Blood sugar flex magik! Beep uses excercise, diet to control diabetes

Politics: Borough President Adams is going off his meds — and that’s great news. Comment

Shelter skelter: ‘Homeless’ rally marches through Sunset Park

Sunset Park: There is no shelter from their ire. Comments (11)

That smarts! Colorful Dumbo sign reacts to tweets

Weird Art: It’s the smartest sign in Dumbo! Comments (3)

Show me the science! Armory show gets kids excited about experiments

Park Slope: They’re arming them with science! Comment

Downtown Rotary club to mark fifth birthday at Dyker Heights shindig

Save the date! The Brooklyn Ridge Rotary Club celebrates its fifth anniversary at the Dyker Beach Golf Club on Nov. 3. Comment

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Montgomery, DeBlasio rep trash DOT over Schermerhorn block closure

Mean Streets: The state senator went on a lengthy tirade against the agency at a Community Board 2 meeting on Thursday. Comments (33)

Sunset Park library: The next chapter

New library to lend low-income apartments

Sunset Park: The Sunset Park library’s controversial redevelopment will create homes for the neediest Brooklynites, developers say. Comments (7)

Sunset Park will lose library for ‘a few weeks’ before redevelopment

Sunset Park: Officials say they want to take their time opening the temporary branch. Comments (3)

Rock ’n’ roll: Car-selling son of Brooklyn gets street named for him on Staten Island

Carroll Gardens: Joe Manfredi, who started an auto dealership empire in Brooklyn, gets street named for him on the Rock. Comments (3)

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Red Hookers: Fancy rehab clinic switched sites without telling us!

Changing Brooklyn: This rehab didn’t come clean. Comments (8)

Brooklyn Paper Radio interviews a cyclist who was run over by a truck!

Podcast: Katie McKenna, author of the memoir “How to Get Run Over by a Truck,” joins Gersh and Vince to talk about, well, getting run over by an 18-wheeler. All the while, Adam Goodstein and Andrew Lurie of the Brooklyn Wine Company serve up some Brookyn-Island made vintages. Comments (5)

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Longtime Boerum Hill leader Leslie Lewis dies at 90

Boerum Hill: Lewis served as 84th Precinct Community Council president for 23 years. Comment

Baby dies after six-story fall in Coney Island elevator shaft

Cobble Hill: A 6-week-old girl plummeted to her death in Coney Island after her mother pushed her stroller down an elevator shaft on Oct. 13. has the story. Read more…

City garbage truck sports ‘Trump’ sign

Midwood: Now this presidential election has really descended into garbage. Comments (18)

Inn-coming: Controversial Brooklyn Bridge Park hotel opening in February

Changing Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Bridge Park hotel is checking in. Comments (7)

Out of the loop: Diamond ring found in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Is it yours? Comment

Sunset Park’s hotel boom paving way for condos in industrial areas, factory fans warn

Development: These short-stays may be part of a longer game. Comments (6)

Presidential pals! Beep befriends new NYU prez at Boro Hall welcome gala

Class Action: These chiefs hailed to each other! Comment

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