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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Health: It behooves us to tell you a-butt this goat yoga class coming to Bushwick this month. Comments (2)

Sunday, April 8, 2018

In Utah, its now legal to let your kid walk home alone

Rhymes with Crazy: So why can you be arrested for it in New York? Comments (1)

Friday, April 6, 2018

Mean Streets: It’s a “death trap” no more. Comments (3)
Windsor Terrace: A Windsor Terrace boy with special needs is afraid to get back on a school bus after a driver for the Brooklyn company that takes him home from class shuttled the youngster around for more than four hours while apparently lost, according to his grandmother. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: Party time! This week, we’ve got the Brooklyn Folk Festival, the Taste of Fifth, a freaky film starring Billy Dee Williams, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Changing Brooklyn: Developers will demolish a nearly century-old Ditmas Park house of worship to make way for a residential complex unless city preservationists initiate a last-minute landmarking effort to save the building that neighbors cherish. Comments (9)

Unicorns united!

Photo Galleries: Happy Unicorn Day! Comments (1)
Awesome: They’re six-hundred years young! Comment
Page 1: A working staycation, that is. As others draft their out-of-office messages before jetting away to swanky spring-break locales, the Paper looks forward to settling in at its headquarters in America’s Downtown, and lapping up the fun that is reporting on the breaking news across its beloved borough. Some may prefer Paris, and others Rome, but the Paper will always take beautiful, bustling Kings County over any far-flung destination. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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State Sen. Brian Kavanagh talks budget, BQE on BPR

Podcast: The Brooklyn Heights legislator pays his first visit to the show! Comment
TV: A Slope mom is collecting cash from neighbors to bring a comedic series she penned about life in the stroller capital of Brooklyn — and the parental utopia’s dark side — to the small screen. Comments (2)
Gowanus: Cops are investigating after they lifted a dead man’s corpse from the toxic Gowanus Canal early Tuesday morning. Comments (1)
Brooklyn Heights: Hundreds of devout Catholics processed across the Brooklyn Bridge behind a massive wooden cross on Friday to commemorate the final journey Jesus took before the Romans crucified him. Comment
Music: Here’s listening to you, kid! Comment

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Something fishy

Cleaning Our Waterways: New signs warning anglers about the dangers of eating marine life caught in the fetid Gowanus Canal will soon line the toxic waterway after members of a neighborhood-advisory group asked the Feds overseeing its cleanup to put up a dozen placards in English and Spanish at prime casting spots. Comments (6)

On the hook: Species that live in the Gowanus Canal

Wild Brooklyn: Brooklynites who think sea creatures can’t survive in the toxic canal that has claimed the lives of dolphins and whales might be surprised to know just how many species they recognize from menus and seafood markets that allegedly thrive in its murky waters. Comments (1)
Fixing the BQE: State pols late on Friday passed their much-anticipated budget with a provision authorizing use of the streamlined design-build process in the city-led reconstruction of the derelict Brooklyn–Queens Expressway. Comments (1)

Monday, April 2, 2018

Prospect Heights: A cadre of local conjurers enchanted an audience with tricks and tales straight out of Coney Island’s fabled theme-park district, which was once a magic Mecca for both up-and-coming and world-famous performers. Comment

Friday, March 30, 2018

Changing Brooklyn: The builders proposing a Boerum Hill megadevelopment nearly three times the size of what can currently go up on the lot they chose for it shouldn’t even bother breaking out their shovels, according to one pol who blasted the plan at the first meeting of its public-review process on Wednesday. Comments (15)
Mean Streets: Cyclists can now start pedaling through some Kings County intersections 10 seconds before the drivers next to them, city transit leaders announced this week at one of those junctures in Boerum Hill. Comments (48)
Downtown: Ethics watchdogs slapped Brooklyn’s embattled former top prosecutor with the highest fine ever dealt by the city for illegal campaign-related activities, after he admitted to abusing his government e-mail during a contentious 2013 re-election bid he ultimately lost. Comments (25)
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