Sections

Sign up for daily news e-mails!

CNG Radio

Johnny & Barry

Listen: ►iTunes ►RSS

News archive

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Read ’em and eat! Fest to celebrate food mags of all flavors

Books: Get ’em while they’re hot — and still in print! Comment

Monday, April 6, 2015

Passover variety show features acts inspired by Biblical plagues

Theater: Pharaoh, let my people show! Comment

Ready for his closeup: Ridge photographer develops first solo show

Art: It is his first shot at the big time. Comment

Saturday, April 4, 2015

What to read this week

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

Friday, April 3, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Silly dances, Smorgasburg, satirical comic strips, and other great things to see and do in Brooklyn, April 3–9. Comments (1)

Thursday, April 2, 2015

No debate on budget: Gentile, Donovan agree they don’t like GOP’s $ plan

Bay Ridge: At the first Brooklyn debate in the race to fill the congressional seat vacated by tax-cheat Michael Grimm, both candidates said they would have voted against the Republican-controlled House of Representative’s proposed federal budget. Comments (6)

Cobble Hill photographer captures a disappearing Brooklyn

Art: Take a look now — before it is gone. Comments (5)

New ‘Miss Norway’ crowned in Dyker

Dyker Heights: She’s one striking Viking. Comments (24)

Easter food around the world, around Brooklyn

Dining: Talk about a moveable feast! Comment

Crummy’s hopes high, thanks to Brook Lopez

Flagrant Fowl: This week, our avian Nets columnist shoots from the beak. Comments (1)

The Brooklyn Paper: Now hiring

Page 1: Look, we’re not going to lie to you: this wasn’t an easy one to get out. That’s why we need your help producing the next Brooklyn Paper. We need reporters, columnists, and editors. No foolin’. So if you think you’ve got what it takes, send us a resume. We’ll take care of the rest. Oh, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn. We certainly are.

The Dad assesses his value

The Dad: This week, the Dad tries to stack stock of what he has to offer his almost-grown-up girls. Comments (2)

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Kitty pity! Councilman rescues shot, pregnant cat from BQE

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Imagine this: You are a cat, you are pregnant, you have been shot, and you are walking along the BQE. Would you bite Steve Levin when he tries to rescue you? Comments (10)

Axe women! Female guitarists to shred at the Knitting Factory

Music: Move over guitar heroes — it is time for some guitar heroines. Comments (2)

Special feature

Photo Galleries: Acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky dropped by his old middle school, Mark Twain IS 239 in Coney Island, to be inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Comment

No filter: Red Hook Houses kids snap photos for new book

Books: Take a look inside. Comment

Come work for the Community News Group!

The Brooklyn Paper is seeking reporters and an Arts Editor! Comment

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Idle worship! Mayor’s cars running while he jogs at Slope Y

Park Slope: He is burning calories — and fossil fuels! Comments (17)

Looking at the best

The Greatest Story Ever: It’s official: The Brooklyn Paper is the best of the better. Comment

Terror at 85 feet

Photo Galleries: When Luna Park’s Cyclone roller coaster stalled near the top of its first hill during the second ride of the season on March 29, trapping a dozen riders 85 feet above Coney Island, nobody at the amusement park bothered to contact the police or fire department. Comments (5)

Construction to begin on long-awaited Pulaski Bridge bike lane

Mean Streets: It will protect and serve — bicyclists traveling from Queens to Greenpoint. Comments (6)

Musical beer-ter! Thespians staging ‘Urinetown’ in a bar

Theater: And you can take part! Comment

Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks

Art: Eight of the late Park Slope-born artist’s notebooks will be on display to the public for the first time ever. Comment

Monday, March 30, 2015

Rock ’n’ roll junior high school!

Awesome: Middle school kids in Williamsburg are teaching each other how to play guitar. Comment

Oh baby! Red Hook tenants say building unsafe for their new kids

Red Hook: A Red Hook landlord who leased cheap apartments in a less-then perfect building is putting the lives of toddlers in danger as he jacks up rents and disregards necessary repairs, claim some long-time tenants who have procreated since moving in — and now expect a better living environment. Comments (20)

Gutterball! Owner of former Maple Lanes backspins on promised parking

Bay Ridge: Developers bowled over Maple Lanes in Bensonhurst last week to make way for an apartment complex, but they are mum on details about the project — including why they suddenly changed designs and why they aren’t providing any parking for the 128-unit development. Comments (17)

Spin again! P’Park carousel takes second turn at opening day

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The circling steeds failed to draw people out into the cold spring air on Friday, but when the sun came out two days later, so too did parents and tots. Comment

Friday, March 27, 2015

Businesses rail against weekend L train closure

Williamsburg: They are raising L. Comments (26)

Cops seeking attempted rapist

Williamsburg: Cops are looking for a man who beat and attempted to rape a woman after following her into her Williamsburg apartment building. Comments (6)

Cops: Man tried to lure child into car

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a man they say tried to lure an 11-year-old into his car and then followed her on foot for a short while before she ran away. Comment

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Growing pains: P’Slope group to explain how Methodist expansion will affect neighbors

Park Slope: Get the low-down on what is going up. Comments (1)

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!