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Gounardes: Golden should lose job, driver’s license

Listen now: State Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) should have his driver’s license revoked, according to his Democratic challenger, Andrew Gounardes, in his inaugural appearance on Brooklyn Paper Radio on Oct. 19.
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On BPR: Heights Association brain trust on the destruction of the Promenade

Listen now: A pair of Brooklyn Heights civic gurus discussed their ongoing effort to convince officials to do everything they can to avoid turning the Brooklyn Heights Promenade into a highway during the city’s repairs to the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway on the latest episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio.

Now on BPR: State Senate nominee Zellnor Myrie talks his primary win — and how he’ll do it again in Nov.

Listen now: Political newcomer Zellnor Myrie, who stunned some Brooklyn Democrats with an impressive primary-election win over sitting state Sen. Jesse Hamilton, joined an all-new episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio yesterday to discuss the major upset that put him one step closer to clinching the Senate seat that he will likely again compete with Hamilton for in November’s general election.

Levin on BPR: Decison on 80 Flatbush not FAR off

Listen now: The Boerum Hill councilman said his decision on the controversial project may come down to just how dense it actually is.

Today on BPR: Pol gives an inside scoop on the ongoing 80 Flatbush negotiations ahead of Council vote

Listen now: Boerum Hill Councilman Stephen Levin — who yesterday pushed his body’s vote on the polarizing complex to Thursday, its last possible day — will fill our hosts in on the compromise he wants to see, but has yet to reach, with builder Alloy Development.

Dick Zigun on BPR: Yes, there is a big difference between a ‘talker’ and a ‘barker’

Listen now: The man behind the Mermaid Parade and the Coney Island Sideshow by the seashore (“One of the longest runing off-Broadway plays in history!”) says the best is yet to come for the People’s Playground.

On BPR: A peek at boro’s past — and present, and future — with the beep

Listen now: Kings County’s commander in chief is calling on locals to share photographs of the city’s best borough taken throughout the decades as part of a visual-history project that he is filling our hosts in on during today’s all-new episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio.

State Sen. Martin Dilan says his challenger was a Republican from Florida

Listen now: State Sen. Martin Dilan doubled down on his verbal assault on the Florida immigrant to Brooklyn who is challenging him for his seat in Albany on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio.

Today on BPR: North Bklyn state senator seeking ninth term makes case for keeping seat

Listen now: A North Brooklyn state lawmaker with eight terms under his belt joins Brooklyn Paper Radio today to explain why voters should send him back to Albany for another two years instead of the democratic socialist running a grass-roots campaign to defeat him in this September’s Democratic primary.

On the Radio: Learn how you can help revive Gage and Tollner restaurant

Listen now: It was a chophouse with chops, and now St. John Frizell and his team want to bring it back. Hear how you can get in on the action.

On BPR: Meet our awesome interns!

Listen now: It takes a village to put out a newspaper every week (and a website every day, and a podcast periodically), and on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio, we give you an inside listen into the lives of some of the villagers.

Hey Siri! Play me the latest Brooklyn Paper Radio podcast!

Listen now: That’s all you need to say to hear our most-recent episode!

Find out what to do this summer on Brooklyn Paper Radio

Listen now: Are you ready for the summer? Are you ready for the good times?

On BPR: Detained pizza delivery man’s saga is bigger than partisan politics, pol says

Listen now: 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.

On BPR: There’s life — and artifacts — in the Gowanus Canal!

Listen now: The Gowanus Canal is home to microbes that can only live there — because every other place in the world is just too clean!

On BPR: Bill Harris determines what neighborhood you live in!

Listen now: Dyker Heights or Bath Beach? Bay Ridge or Blythebourne? Boerum Hill or Gowanus? Park Slope or, well, you get the idea. Where does a neighborhood begin and where does it end? Listen to our latest episode to find out.

Rep. Yvette Clarke on BPR: The new tax deal stinks (unless you’re rich)

Listen now: Congresswoman Yvette Clarke told Brooklyn Paper Radio that the new Trump tax plan is only rocket fuel for the super rich.

Park Slope mom: How I stopped worrying and learned to love Trump

Listen now: It finally happend: Stephanie Thompson, our fearless parent from Park Slope, has admitted she loves our orange president. But does she really? Tune in to find out!

Hacked! Activist claims foreign entities stole his poll

Listen now: A Fort Greene man says a simple survey on his website about a controversial tower near his home suddenly received international attention — and lots of “Yes” votes — from people who shouldn’t care about it at all.

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

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

Former Editor Gersh Kuntzman sings his new hit folk song!

Listen now: Joan Baez is fighting to save a historic Carroll Gardens home — and her crusade has inspired our own in-house bard!

State Sen. Brian Kavanagh talks budget, BQE on BPR

Listen now: The Brooklyn Heights legislator pays his first visit to the show!

On BPR: Gersh Kuntzman returns to report on life ‘between jobs’

Listen now: Or, as we like to call it, “unemployed.”

On BPR: Councilman and activist say kids shouldn’t die on our streets

Listen now: Councilman Brad Lander and Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White discuss how to make Brooklyn’s streets safe for pedestrians — especially children.

On BPR: Teamster says long hours make it tough for his drivers to stay safe

Listen now: Drivers behind the wheel of private garbage trucks are so overworked they can barely keep their eyes open near the ends of their shifts — which usually happen when kids are heading off to school, a union rep for truckers told Brooklyn Paper Radio’s hosts on another scintilating episode.

On BPR: Marine Park needs to go historic!

Listen now: The case for turning quaint Marine Park into an historic district was made on the latest episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio by real estate agent Jerry Minsky.

Food for dirty thoughts: Sexual-fetish expert tantalizes with tales from her trade on BPR

Listen now: This week’s episode of Brooklyn Paper Radio got so steamy, we produced two versions — uncut and censored — of the scintillating show.

Borough President Adams: Scofflaw drivers who kill should be charged with manslaughter

Listen now: Speaking on Brooklyn Paper Radio, the beep said its time we crack down on drivers who kill or mame pedestrians or bicyclists.

Swan song! Hear how Randi Lass helped save three frozen fowls on BPR!

Listen now: What does a swan sound like when it screams?

Hear it! Tabor Court resident wants to stop development at Angel Guardian home

Listen now: Pauline “Doll” Castagna joins Vince to talk about her plans for the largest development site in Southern Brooklyn!

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