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Monday, April 23, 2018

Caught: Police cuff guy who gave tot a knuckle sandwich on G train

Boerum Hill: Authorities on Thursday arrested a man suspected of slugging a kid while riding a G train last month. Comments (2)

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Mean Streets: Southern Brooklyn cyclists are irate that the Department of Transportation will sacrifice part of its planned Fourth Avenue bike lane to accommodate parking by police outside the 72nd Precinct station house in Sunset Park. Comments (32)
Cinema: This cartoon festival is growing up! Comments (2)

Monday, April 2, 2018

Art: This exhibit is a dream come true! Comment
Health: A local yogi teaches some of Brooklyn’s youngest how to master their downward-facing puppy at weekly classes she rolled out for kids of all ages in Bay Ridge after perfecting the lessons in Park Slope — a neighborhood where she said children’s exercise classes abound. Comments (2)

Saturday, March 31, 2018

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, March 30, 2018

Gone but not forgotten: Cemetery tour highlights trailblazing females buried in Bklyn

Event: A borough historian will close out Women’s History Month by leading curious minds to the graves of 10 pioneering women at Green-Wood Cemetery on Saturday. Comment
Music: It’s great music, folks. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: This week, we’ve got lions, and rock stars, and bears! Oh my! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Hop to it! An eggs-austive list of Easter hunts in Brooklyn

Event: We have hunted down all of the festive egg searches happening in Brooklyn this weekend! Comment

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Prospect Heights: Brooklyn Public Library bigwigs are kicking-off a series of multi-million dollar changes to the system’s aging Central branch with the construction of a new lobby space named for one of the borough’s most prestigious former pols — and librarians. Comments (4)
Health: Pharmacy students at a Downtown university learned how to save the life of someone who overdoses on opioids at a Monday event that offered the future white coats practical training on how to help people in the streets as well as from behind the counter. Comment
Dining: They’re rolling in dough! Comments (2)

Scene and heard: Mom and son talk rap music!

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie sits down with her 16-year-old and considers the finer elements of hip-hop. Comments (2)
Page 1: These things take time. And thought. You can’t just slap it down at the last minute late Wednesday night. The print edition teaser is actually a living, breathing thing that you should be working on all week long. Because readers can tell when you just Googled a few things and quickly write something that will always seem counterfeit. Fools’ gold. Look, deadlines are there for a reason, and sometimes that reason is to make sure something shows up on the page the next day. But you’ve known that deadline was out there since you finished last week’s. You’ve done this to yourself, and now you’re paying for it. So take some advice from me: Get a ahead of things right now and start working on next week’s. Because to do this job, you’ve always got to stay one step ahead. You have to be on your toes. In short, you’ve got to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Read more…

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


Police arrest teenager for swiping rapper’s Yeezy sneakers from woman

Prospect Heights: Cops on Tuesday cuffed a 16-year-old who they allege committed a string of shoe-related crimes with another teen near the Atlantic Terminal Mall this month. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: Opponents of the two in-progress towers that a judge in February ruled could legally rise at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 — months after developers started building them — will not appeal the decision, according to the head of the civic group that sued to stop the development back in 2016. Comments (4)

Checkin’ in with ... The 78th Precinct’s new CO Captain Jason Hagestad

Checkin’ in with: The new commanding officer of Park Slope’s men in blue told the Brooklyn Paper he wants to beef up traffic enforcement following the fatal collision that killed two kids in the nabe, and shared other plans for the precinct he now oversees in our exclusive interview. Comments (1)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Youngsters jumped in line to meet the Easter Bunny at Washington Park near Park Slope’s Old Stone House museum on Saturday, but some tots were not hoppy at all after face time with the festive rabbit, according to one mom. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: Locals can unleash their concerns about the megadevelopment of unprecedented density that builders want to construct on the edge of brownstone-lined Boerum Hill during tonight’s first public hearing about the 80 Flatbush project at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights. Comments (12)

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Cops are searching for a slasher who stabbed a young woman to death inside a Bedford-Stuyvesant deli on Monday afternoon, police said. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: The city must landmark a Carroll Gardens building where some of Kings County’s youngest learned their ABCs before a developer destroys it to build condos, demanded a pack of preservationists including a legendary folk singer and activist whose family lived next door. Comments (4)

An old library’s new look: Access ramp and other upgrades rolling out at BPL’s Pacific branch

Park Slope: Workers are preparing to install a temporary access ramp leading to a historic Brooklyn Public Library branch after locals begged reading-room leaders to make it easier for disabled residents and stroller-pushing moms to scope out its stacks. Comment

Monday, March 26, 2018

Mean Streets: Flatbush Avenue mom-and-pops are already suffering after the city nixed parking on a stretch of the commercial corridor last week in a scheme officials claim will calm congestion, because the loss of curb space complicates deliveries at many shops and leaves patrons with less spots to pull up outside them. Comments (17)

Numbers game: Players press city to keep low-cost tennis-court operator in P’Park

Park Slope: Nearly 1,500 local athletes signed an online petition imploring the Department of Parks and Recreation renew the contract of Prospect Park’s current tennis-court operator, lest a new one swoop in and serve a price increase to patrons. Comments (1)

Grace period: Diocese extends deadline for abuse victims to apply for compensation

Windsor Terrace: Locals sexually abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Brooklyn have one more week to apply for the fund set up to compensate those victims. Comment

Friday, March 23, 2018

Prospect Heights: A group of merrymakers flocked to Grand Army Plaza on Tuesday for a crack at a hard-boiled challenge — balancing 360 eggs upright atop the rough-hewn stone surrounding the oval’s Bailey Fountain. Comments (4)

Fort Greene woman killed after driver collides with parked car in Flatlands

Mean Streets: An elderly motorist smashed into a parked car and sent it flying into another senior walking on Utica Avenue on March 15, killing her. Comments (2)
Transit: The weekend commute is totally F’d. Comment

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