Tuesday, June 19, 2018

House of Escher: Exhibit showcases mindbending artist

Art: This exhibit is in-depth! Comment

Monday, June 18, 2018

Rock ’n’ row: Guitarist performs while canoeing Gowanus Canal

Music: Talk about grungy music! Comment

Today’s produce at yesterday’s prices! Beloved Dyker grocer’s anniversary sale celebrates two decades of bountiful biz

Shopping: These Three Guys are ringing in 20 years! Comment

Sunday, June 17, 2018

A brief history of children’s games (played outside)

Rhymes with Crazy: Too many kids don’t get enough sun. Introduce these oldies but goodies and they’ll happily head outdoors! Comments (4)

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

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

Friday, June 15, 2018

Today dream: A modern ‘Midsummer’ plays Carroll Gardens

Theater: This show has a most rare vision! Comments (1)

Trashed: Driver for private hauler smashed into parked cars while drunk, DA says

Mean Streets: A driver for a private carting company was drunk behind the wheel when he crashed into several cars outside a 60th Street apartment complex in Mapleton on June 9, according to the district attorney, who charged the motorist with operating a vehicle under the influence at his arraignment the next day. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got mermaids on the march, a paen to a Prospect Park’s planner, bros with beer, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Dining: No more tokens! Comment
The Ride: Our beloved Brooklyn Cyclones kick off the 2018 season Friday on Staten Island, and have their home opener Saturday night at MCU Park — but their manager won’t be there! Comment
Williamsburg: Fans of the great outdoors flocked to the Williamsburg waterfront on Sunday to be among the first to step inside the newly finished park at the old Domino Sugar factory campus on its opening day. Comment
Books: It’s the book of the summer! Comment
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Call it an early Howl-o-ween! Comment
Prospect Heights: Youngsters boogied down in the courtyard of the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch at a Saturday concert kicking off the system’s summer-reading program, an initiative library leaders organize each year to keep kids’ minds sharp while they’re out of the classroom. Comment
Page 1: The only time your pals at The Brooklyn Paper ever look to Queens (a neighboring borough) is when we want to see how our former Cyclones, all grown up and in the big leagues, are doing. So let’s take a look at the standi– WAIT A SECOND! Oh, this is not good. Somebody has to do something about this. I mean, the last time we checked was about a week or two into the season and things looked much better then. Jiminy Crickets. Okay, we’re going to close this newspaper, head out to a Cyclones game (the home opener is on Saturday) and tell those Metsies to do what we tell you to do every week: Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Podcast: Human rights should have no party affiliation, according to the councilman from Bay Ridge, who joined an all-new episode to discuss the ongoing case of a pizza delivery man facing deportation after he was detained while dropping off food at Fort Hamilton Army Base earlier this month. Comments (24)
Park Slope: Thousands from the borough and beyond descended on Park Slope on Saturday to celebrate Kings County’s LGBTQ community at events that culminated with an absolutely fabulous parade along Fifth Avenue that was far superior to similar marches staged across the East River, according to an attendee. Comments (1)
Downtown: Fitness fanatics have a new favorite sweat spot Downtown, where the massive Chelsea Piers gym that opened last week is already attracting athletes who like to have a good time while they get in shape, according to a bigwig. Comment

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Blind Spots: Newly obtained documents related to the death of a young cyclist hit and killed by a driver for a notoriously negligent private carting company suggest the picture of what happened that night is far from complete, despite prosecutors’ decision not to press charges, according to the lawyer for the deceased’s family. Comments (23)
Crown Heights: Kids at a Crown Heights charter school capped off weeks of studying gun violence in the United States with a protest march on Friday — but the adolescent activists didn’t walk alone, according to one student. Comments (4)
Flatbush: A Sheepshead Bay man faces life in prison for allegedly killing a professor inside his Flatbush home last month. Comments (2)

Monday, June 11, 2018

Awesome: The owner of a Clinton Hill spa wants locals to go from the treatment room to the conference room — without stepping foot off the premises. Comments (1)
Fort Hamilton: The guards at Fort Hamilton Army Base routinely give a tough time to deliverymen — especially those who are non-White — alleged workers at local eateries that frequently make deliveries to the base, where the federal government detained an undocumented pizza deliveryman on June 1. Comments (15)

Not so bright: Slope’s six-signal traffic light creates chaos at intersection, locals claim

Mean Streets: A six-light traffic signal outside Prospect Park that shines separate “go” lights for bicycles and cars is too confusing for drivers, who routinely run their red light and put cyclists in harm’s way, according to a Park Sloper who lives nearby. Comments (21)
Brooklyn Heights: President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner unloaded his stakes in two yuge Brooklyn developments — the old Watchtower complex in Brooklyn Heights, which is being transformed in to a high-end office complex, and a ground-up luxury tower in nearby Dumbo — according to a rep for the firm that bought him out. Comments (1)

Friday, June 8, 2018

The state Senate this week voted to finally fix the spelling of “Verrazzano” on signs leading up to the bridge — two years after The Brooklyn Paper broke the news that a Dyker Heights resident demanded that change. Here’s Brooklyn Paper Radio’s take on the controversey, with Prof. Silvio Lacetti of the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. Read more…
Bay Ridge: The federal government must release an undocumented immigrant who Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers detained while he made a routine pizza delivery to Fort Hamilton Army Base on June 1, demanded protesters gathered just across the street at John Paul Jones Park in Bay Ridge on June 6. Comments (40)

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Bay Ridge congressman whacked by both sides over ‘hateful’ mailer

Bay Ridge: They’re going postal! Comments (4)

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