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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Dining: Two cultures meet on a dish. Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Dance: They’re stepping back into Brooklyn. Comment

Cops cuff suspected subway groper

Park Slope: Police on April 18 arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on a Bay Ridge–bound R train last month. Comments (3)

Monday, April 23, 2018

Nightlife: They’ll leave their glasses on! Comment
Dining: A bar set to open on 39th Street between Third and Fourth avenues will cause the same late-night nuisances as the seedy establishment that previously occupied the space, complained locals at a recent community-board meeting. Comment

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Meet the ‘Hidden Figures’ of the fashion industry

Rhymes with Crazy: Women fashion designers have been turning heads for more than a century. Comment

Friday, April 20, 2018

Coney Island then and now

Event: Immigrants — we get the jobs done! Comments (2)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got pot plays, mad science, the 95th birthday celebration for Bettie Page, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Tomorrow: Local health-insurance firm and Bed-Stuy hospital stage medical fair for teens

Health: Leaders at a Bedford-Stuyvesant hospital and a local health-insurance provider are inviting teenagers to an information-packed fair on April 21 where they can receive medical tips and advice geared towards their young-adult years. Comments (1)

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Reefer badness: DA’s progressive pot policy falls short, activists claim

Leaves of Grass: The district attorney’s office continues to prosecute the majority of low-level weed-possession cases despite its pledge to stop trying petty pot disputes in 2014, and most defendants are people of color, according to a public defender who called the so-called progressive policy a failure. Comments (4)

March sadness: Tenants honor W’burg building employee who died amid his favorite NCAA tourney

Williamsburg: A sports-obsessed worker at a Williamsburg apartment complex who took part in fantasy leagues and pools with others there claimed his first victory when he won the group’s college-basketball contest earlier this month — roughly two weeks after he died. Comment
Theater: One night in Park Slope makes a rough show better! Comment
Page 1: If you’ve ever walked into the home of a loyal reader, chances are you’ve admired his or her stacks of past issues of the Paper, its news-packed pages yellowed just so. That’s because the Paper’s paper shows the passage of time as real newsprint should. It doesn’t feign the appearance of youth like other, glossier products. The Paper visibily wears its age like a badge of honor that, at a glace, reminds people of where it has been and what it has seen over its decades on the job. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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On BPR: ‘Comedians You Should Know’ David Drake and Mike Lebovitz tell us why they love quality content

Greenpoint: Just like that found on BrooklynPaper.com, and at their show every Wednesday night! Comment

Good looking out: Cops arrest would-be robber in Bklyn Heights after local tips them off

Brooklyn Heights: Police cuffed a man who tried to rob a Court Street bubble-tea shop using a fake firearm on Monday after a good Samaritan reported the suspect to a Brooklyn Heights patrolman, authorities said. Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

‘Wood’ working! Brooklyn Paper cited for best headlines in state

Photo Galleries: Your friendly neighborhood editors at The Brooklyn Paper took home the most attention-grabbing award at this year’s New York Press Association conference in Albany. Comments (2)
Changing Brooklyn: A group of local gardeners turned their proverbial pitchforks toward a developer after the builder ditched a meeting about how a massive skyscraper in its planned Boerum Hill megadevelopment will reduce the amount of sunlight their growing patch receives. Comments (18)
Park Slope: A Windsor Terrace man burned himself to death early Saturday morning in Prospect Park, leaving behind charred remains that horrified passersby who started the weekend with a stroll in the green space. Comments (5)

Monday, April 16, 2018

Greenwood Heights: Bigwigs at a local cemetery offer parents-only stroller tours of the burial ground that are tailored to new moms and dads dying for an excuse to leave the nursery, according to one mama who has walked among the tombstones. Comments (2)
Cleaning Our Waterways: This land ain’t their land — for long. Comments (1)

Shop talk: Developer erecting 51-story condo tower Downtown on site of old Macy’s parking lot

Changing Brooklyn: A luxury skyscraper will rise on the site of the department store’s old graffiti-covered parking garage on Hoyt Street in America’s Downtown, according to the developer that bought the lot along with part of the retailer’s storied Fulton Street building in 2015. Comment

Friday, April 13, 2018

Park Slope: Prospect Park’s stewards will build a free al fresco fitness center in the meadow’s Parade Ground, allowing locals to get fit on the city’s dime, according to the Ditmas Park lawmaker who allocated taxpayer funds towards constructing the facility. Comments (1)
Flatbush: A group of culturally curious explorers hit the streets of Little Caribbean in parts of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Flatbush for a taste of what some local businesses are serving up in the area. Comment

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