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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

It’s Red hot: Indian funk fusion band brings the party to Park Slope

Music: This band is bhang-ing! Comment

Stick in the past: Doc honors Brooklyn’s forgotten street game

Cinema: Stickball meets baseball! Comment

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Get Giglio with it! Italian festival wants hipsters to join in

Event: Hipsters are welcome at the feast! Comments (4)

Fairy mixed up: Modernized ‘Midsummer’ doesn’t move

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This tale of lovers lost in the woods has gotten itself turned about. Comments (2)

Monday, July 4, 2016

Two kids from another country invade my house

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, Lenore has a tough time saying goodbye to her exchange students. Comment

Friday, July 1, 2016

The Gowilla in the room

Property-ganda! Gowanus developer publishing local newspaper

Gowanus: Call it the real-estate-run media! Comments (4)

Tale of the tape: Gowanus Gowilla vs. Brooklyn Paper

Gowanus: A completely unbiased analysis. Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: We’ve got fireworks, comedy, and dad rock in Coney Island! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Thursday, June 30, 2016


Hot dogger Joey Chestnut bounces back from love-lorn defeat

Event: The way to a man’s stomach is through his heart. Comment

Tall tales

Growing pains: Supertall construction to close Flatbush Ave. Ext. lane

Downtown: Brooklyn’s soon-to-be tallest tower isn’t just pushing into Downtown’s skyline. Comments (6)

Supertall will come with super subway entrance

Downtown: This building’s grand opening will come with a grand opening. Comments (2)
✔ Poll

Rock the vote: Help rename the hated Staten Island Yankees

Ups & Downs: We won’t have the Yankees to kick around anymore. Comments (8)

A gate idea: Remove security gates from Fifth Avenue, local biz leader says

Shopping: He wants to shut off a part of Sunset Park’s past. Comments (13)

Get along! Stef demands we set aside our grievances

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie wonders why even adults continue to act like teenagers. Comment

We’re gonna need a bigger Brooklyn Paper

Page 1: It’s all psychological. You yell, “Barracuda,” everybody says, “huh, what?” You yell “Shark,” we’ve got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July. So shut off that engine, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Fast friends: Balady hosts Ramadan meal for community

Bay Ridge: They made fast work of this dinner. Comments (9)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Park Slope Food Co-op suspends four members over Israel boycott spat

Co-op d’Etat: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has claimed its first casualties … of the Park Slope Food Co-op. Comments (38)

Primary primacy: Incumbents all sail to victory

Politics: Meet the new reps, same as the old reps. Comments (2)

Cyclones pitching dulls Spikes

The Ride: Brooklyn’s pitching once again took center stage on Tuesday night as starter Harol Gonzalez tossed a gem in the series-opener at State College. Comments (2)

Finally on the market: Williamsburg Whole Foods opening in July

Williamsburg: Williamsburgers have a Whole lot to look forward to. Comments (4)

War of the roses! Thieves stealing bushes from Ridge park

Bay Ridge: That’s plucked up! Comments (2)

Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Appetite for destruction: Daredevil’s brush with death eating Nathan’s atop Wonder Wheel

Awesome: He took hotdogging to new heights! Comments (6)

Reyes misses pop-up, goes 0–2 in Cyclones win

The Ride: The Clones scored three runs in the ninth to force extra innings at MCU Park on Monday night as the squad rallied to take down Hudson Valley in Jose Reyes final warm-up with the team. Comment

Kensington hero saves goose from certain death on Ocean Pkwy.

Wild Brooklyn: This wild goose chase was no wild goose chase! Comments (4)

Predators coming closer to Brooklyn beaches, experts say

Wild Brooklyn: The sharks are circling, and has the scoop! Read more…

Smokes and the bandit: Thief breaks into deli via cellar, steals cigarettes

Boerum Hill: A burglar broke into a Boerum Hill deli via its basement and made off with cigarettes and cash on June 4, according to a police report. Comment

Playing dirty! Kids enjoy messy games in Prospect Park

Park Slope: These kids messed themselves — for fun! Comment

My fair lady: Smith St. fete honors late local leader Bette Stoltz

Carroll Gardens: It was a trip down memory lane. Comment

Monday, June 27, 2016

Jose can you see?

Cyclones fans herald Reyes’s controversial return

Cyclones: More than 7,000 fans packed into MCU Park on June 26 to catch Jose Reyes in his first game with the Brooklyn Cyclones after the Rockies dropped him for allegedly beating his wife. Comment

Reyes shows up, and Cyclones put on pitching clinic in win

The Ride: The fans packed MCU Park on Sunday to see Jose Reyes make his return to the Cyclones, but it was starting pitcher Erik Manoah who stole the spotlight in the win over Hudson Valley. Comment

Shocking footage shows attempted rape in Windsor Terrace

Windsor Terrace: Police have released shocking footage of what they say is a predator attempting to rape a woman right outside of Prospect Park in Windsor Terrace on Sunday. Comment

Screwdriver-wielding robbers wake, punch sleeping victim

Bushwick: What a pair of tools. Comment

Meet five famous Green-Wood Cemetery residents killed by gunfire

Greenwood Heights: Brooklyn’s biggest house of the dead says it doesn’t need more gun-violence victims. Comments (5)

Nets draft Brooklyn native

Nets: Former Abraham Lincoln star Isaiah Whitehead was selected 42nd overall by the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association draft on June 23. Comments (1)

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Brooklyn bound: Mets send Reyes to Cyclones

Cyclones: The Mets and Jose Reyes are back together after the team signed him to a minor-league deal on June 26. He’s slated to start two games with the Cyclones. Comments (3)

Brooklyn bats can’t mount comeback

The Ride: The Cyclones tried to stage a rally in the ninth inning on Saturday night, but came up short, falling to Hudson Valley in the first game of the series at MCU Park. Comment

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Cyclones avoid sweep in Connecticut

The Ride: Brooklyn’s pitching once again excelled as the squad sanpped a two-game losing skid wtih Friday’s victory over the Tigers. Comment

Friday, June 24, 2016

Bridge Park: These goats will not face the slaughterhouse like last herd

Fuzzy Brooklyn: The kids are all right. Comments (15)

Brooklyn Paper Radio


Cyclones skipper: We will right this ship

Podcast: Brooklyn Cyclones’ manager Tom “The Gamboa Constrictor” Gamboa said new blood is going to energize his slumping team. That and much more on Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comment

Zigun: ‘I’d let Budweiser sponsor Mermaid Parade’

Podcast: The sideshow impresario told Brooklyn Paper Radio he would gladly abide if the the vanilla beer giant sponsored his annual carnival of weird, because it has gotten too big for arts group Coney Island USA to back. Comment

Trolley dodger! Menchaca on streetcar: ‘I’m not for it’

Sunset Park: The plan banks on property values going up, but rents are already off the rails in Sunset Park, and the councilman said he can’t get on board with an engine for displacement. Comments (33)

Offense continues to struggle in Cyclones loss

The Ride: Brooklyn’s woes with a bat have become a bit of a trend to start the season and the story stayed the same on Wednesday as the Cyclones fell to Connecticut for the second straight night. Comment

Reporter wins prestigious community award

Sunset Park: Talk about good news! Comments (3)

Tot desking: Slope coworking space combines office and child care

Park Slope: Infants and paperwork — together at last! Comments (1)

Thursday, June 23, 2016

F yeah! Architect designs second York Street subway exit

DUMBO: Call it an exit strategy. Comments (10)

Cyclones rally falls short

The Ride: Brooklyn tried to muster up some late-game offense in Connecticut on Wednesday, but came up short against the Tigers. Comment

Flower children! Kids celebrate summer at Waterfront District urban farm

Columbia St Waterfront: Now this is a garden party! Comment

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Reyes’ return drawns fans, sparks Cyclones

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Former Mets All-Star Jose Reyes played in two games with the Cyclones this week after signing a minor-league deal on June 25. His return to New York brought out fans and a new spark from the Brooklyn lineup. Comment

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