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September, 2017

Antics on Atlantic: Fun and food abound at borough’s oldest street fair

Cobble Hill: It’s fall’s biggest block party! Comment

Running to remember: Thousands travel route of late firefighter at annual 5k fund-raiser

Red Hook: They followed the footsteps of a fallen hero. Comment

Story time: Readers revel in literary fair’s bounty

Downtown: It was a book bonanza! Comment

Bites of North Brooklyn: Taste food fest offers culinary tour of Williamsburg, Greenpoint

Williamsburg: They came, they saw, they tasted! Comments (3)

Comforting a community: Coney’s ‘Night Before’ ceremony at MCU Park honors the fallen of Sept. 11

Photo Galleries: It was a moving night for a community seeking comfort. Comment

Winning by a whisker: Well-groomed gents compete at Coney’s annual mustache competition

Photo Galleries: Talk about hair-raising! Comment

Golden Carnival shines: Millions revel in West Indian Day Parade celebrations despite violent outbreaks

Crown Heights: A few miscreants did not rain on this milestone march. Comment

August, 2017

An af-fair to remember: Nursing home celebrates annual Caribbean festival with party for residents

Crown Heights: These seniors have the carnival spirit! Comment

Where fashion ‘sits’: Dressed up canines compete in library’s costume contest

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Haute dog! Comment

Baby drivers: Kids zoom down 17th Street in 10th-annual derby race

Park Slope: They hit the Slope! Comment

Reflecting on resistance: Pre-J’ouvert event honors parade’s history of cultural activism

Prospect Heights: It was a spirited step back in time. Comments (1)

Getting high: We visit three new rooftop bars

Nightlife: They’re raising the roof! Comment

Staring at the sun: Brooklynites look up at library’s eclipse event

Clinton Hill: All eyes were on the sky! Comment

Pavement party! Summer strollers take Slope’s Fifth Avenue

Park Slope: It was a walk to remember! Comments (1)

Schooner the better: Floating restaurant opens off Pier 6

Dining: It’s aboat time! Comments (4)

Party patrol! Cops mingle with community members at anti-crime events across borough

Photo Galleries: Talk about the fun police! Comments (2)

Let the good times stroll! Bay Ridge hosts Summer Stroll for residents

Bay Ridge: Summertime and the living is easy! Comments (3)

July, 2017

Pure ecstasy! Cyclists pedal and party at Bklyn bicycle rave

DUMBO: These bikers got the beat! Comment

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The ferry tale of South Williamsburg

Ferry Tales: Set sail for the hippest ’hood. Comments (3)

Giant new brewpub opening Downtown tomorrow!

Dining: It’s a big brews-er! Comment

Ferry tale of Dumbo

Ferry Tales: Time to sail down under — the Manhattan Bridge! Comments (1)

Winning ‘Formula’: Race fans bring surge of activity to Red Hook during event

Red Hook: Talk about a jolt of excitement! Comments (2)

Council candidate on city’s ‘bad landlord’ list

Sunset Park: A Council candidate owns properties listed among the city’s 250 most worst-maintained buildings — in the district he wants to represent. Comments (1)

Canine chic! Decked out dogs dazzle at P’Slope pup fashion show

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Don’t call it a catwalk! Comments (2)

Art-lovers of all ages celebrate International African Arts Festival

Fort Greene: Call it a creative union. Comment

Race to completion: Formula E officials finish track, unpack cars ahead of weekend event

Red Hook: They’re all charged up and ready to roll! Comment

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: The week we’ve got dolled-up doggies, a French festival, the classic “Casablanca,” and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

The spin zone! Prospect Park plants a field of yellow pinwheels

Art: They didn’t stick a pin in it — they stuck 7,000 pins in it! Comments (4)

What a blast! Independence Day fireworks draw revelers across borough

Photo Galleries: O say, did they see! Comments (2)

Champ of the chomp Joey Chestnut breaks hot-dog-eating record with six dozen dogs

Photo Galleries: He’s the top dog! Comments (3)

The ferry tale of Red Hook

Ferry Tales: Paint the town Red! Comments (3)

Diving in! Borough residents celebrate city pools’ opening day

Photo Galleries: They welcomed summer with a splash! Comments (1)

June, 2017

Out to lunch: Bay Ridge tykes ride ferry they named ‘Lunchbox’

Bay Ridge: Call it a kiddie cruise! Comments (3)

Legal parties: Brooklyn Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association host back-to-back events

Downtown: They exercised their legal right to assemble. Comments (1)

Cyclones drop home-opener to hated Staten Island Yankees

The Ride: A Cyclones first baseman Jose Maria grounded into three double plays and reliever Joe Napolitano gave up four runs in two innings as the Cyclones fell to the hated Staten island Yankees 7–4 at MCU Park. Comment

Fish and chicks! Coney’s mermaid parade makes a splash

Photo Galleries: Talk about wet ’n’ wild! Comments (1)

Taste the rainbow: Brightly colored foods to nosh during Pride

Dining: Brooklyn is chasing rainbows — and catching them! Comments (6)

Gastronomic guide: Our reporters’ favorite fare at just-opened Dekalb Market Hall

Downtown: Talk about food for thought! Comments (8)

Bushwick bounty: Local food and drink vendors assemble for annual fest

Bushwick: It was a mouthful! Comments (1)

Food on view: Cecconi’s opens on Dumbo waterfront

Dining: A swank new spot in Brooklyn Bridge Park! Comments (1)

Pride hits Park Slope! Bklyn celebrates queer community with 21st annual event

Park Slope: Kings County has never been prouder of its queens. Comments (3)

Puppy party! Local dogs, owners celebrate at shelter’s street fair

Fuzzy Brooklyn: It was a dog’s day out! Comment

Student skippers: Teen sailors take to East River in handmade boats

Brooklyn Heights: It’s their first step toward first mate! Comment

Civil righteous: Hillary Clinton urges voting, praises diversity in address to Medgar Evers graduates

Crown Heights: She may have lost, but she found her voice. Comments (15)

Ladies night! We celebrate Brooklyn’s strong, selfless women

Dyker Heights: Like the borough they’re from, the Brooklyn Women of Distinction Class of 2017 are a tapestry. Comments (2)

Immersive reporting: Our reporter takes the ferry to work

Bay Ridge: Call it a ferry-tale commute. Comments (5)

May, 2017

Towering animal sculptures take over B’Bridge Plaza

Brooklyn Heights: Octopus and orangutan and eagle — oh my! Comments (2)

Marco! Polo! Somebody help!: Mom-and-pops gather to save Brooklyn as we know it

The Corner Store: These guys have got a lot on their plate. Comments (3)

Inner child: Coney Island Childs restaurant reopens as funky food hall Sunday

Breaking Chews: This space is all grown up! Comments (3)

Goats return to clean Prospect Park!

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They’re baaaaa-ck!* Comments (2)

Bishop Thomas Daily, controversial leader of the Brooklyn Archdiocese for 13 years, dies at 89

Photo Galleries: Retired Bishop Thomas Daily, the Bishop Emeritus of the Brooklyn Archdiocese, whose legacy included fund-raising triumphs, a highly publicized clash with a governor over abortion, and the taint of pedophile priest scandals in two dioceses, died on May 15 at age 89. Comment

Kids learn about activism at Cadman Plaza Park

Downtown: It was their privilege to attend. Comments (5)

Changing of the guard at the Brooklyn Bar Association

Photo Galleries: Once again, it was out with the old, in with the new. Comment

It’s the senior Olympics! Torch relay kicks off senior games

Photo Galleries: Torch relay kicks off senior games Comment

Give it a whirl! Artsy water feature opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: This art is water under the bridge! Comments (6)

Give it a whirl! Artsy water feature opens in B’klyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: This art is water under the bridge! Comment

April, 2017

Etsy-does it! Dot-com’s super green office a pleasure to visit — or work in

DUMBO: A visit to this Dumbo office building owned by Jared Kushner makes it easy to see why you would want to work at Etsy, and not just because of the free bagels. Comments (10)

Kids celebrate Earth Day in  Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Call it a b-earth day party! Comment

Coney Island’s amusement district kicks off the season

Photo Galleries: It’s game-on at the People’s Playground! Comments (1)

A look at Brooklyn Steel, Williamsburg’s newest music venue

Music: It’s Steeling the spotlight! Comments (4)

Islander legend Pat LaFontaine delivers hockey gear to Flatbush tweens

Flatbush: Call it an ice gesture. Comment

March, 2017

Hooley moley! Farrell’s barkeep takes Paddy’s Day off — to lead the Park Slope parade!

Park Slope: It’s the luck of the Irish bar owner! Comment

Fire drills: Female firefighters train next generation of Bravest in Bushwick

Bushwick: They’re breaking down doors — and glass ceilings! Comments (1)

Meet Seamus, mascot of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Call it the luck of the labradoodle. Comment

The perfect storm photos!

Photo Galleries: Look, Winter Storm Stella wasn’t quite the borough-burying blizzard we were promised, but unlike the so-called meteorologists at the National Weather Service, our photographers are pros and they always deliver. So soothe your disappointment over Tuesday’s tempest in a teapot by checking out their epic snow snaps. Comment

Raising the ‘Roof’: Kids ride ponies, parents fall off the wagon at ‘Fiddler’-themed Purim party

Park Slope: This party was Pur-im entertainment! Comments (2)

Chabad of Bay Ridge paints new picture of Purim with arts fest

Bay Ridge: It was a multimedia Megillah! Comment

Locals salute naval legend Commodore Barry

Fort Greene: But not with bagpipes — those were all taken. Comment

February, 2017

Buzz words! Kids have f-u-n at Bed-Stuy spelling bee

Bedford-Stuyvesant: What’s better than a talking dog? A spelling bee! Comments (1)

Horsing around! Mini-pony visits local seniors

Photo Galleries: A miniature therapy horse trotted into the Boro Park Center on Feb. 20 to brighten up seniors’ day with some love from the fluffy foal. Comments (1)

Sunset Park, Bay Ridge tumbleweeds on day of ‘immigrant strike’

Photo Galleries: Immigrants in Sunset Park and Bay Ridge shuttered their storefronts and stayed home from work on Thursday as part of a national protest against President Trump administration’s policies toward immigrants. Comments (6)

Harvey Lichtenstein, Brooklyn arts icon, dead at 87

Photo Galleries: The man who turned around the Brooklyn Academy of Music died on Saturday. Comment

Soft news! How Brooklyn spent its snow day

Photo Galleries: Hey Brooklyn, we see you out there shovelling your walk, breaking out the sleds, and chucking snowballs. Here’s what your neighbors were up to during Winter Storm Niko. Comments (1)

She’s all tat: Feminists get inked to support Planned Parenthood in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: They’re wearing their politics on their sleeves! Comments (11)
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A robot will park your car at this Clinton Hill condo building

Clinton Hill: Now if they can just invent driverless cars! Comments (6)

For whom the bridge tolls: Brooklynites demand two-way fee on VZ — to keep New Jersey out

Park Slope: They want to build a wall — and make New Jersey pay for it! Comments (13)

NYU engineering school evacuated after rooftop machinery malfunctions

Downtown: The irony of machinery failure hobbling a building full of tech geniuses was, of course, not lost on the whiz kids.. Comment

Closed borders, bodegas: Yemeni workers protest ‘Muslim ban’

Awesome: Talk about bodega heroes! Comments (21)

Where is Georgetown? We answer the question on everyone’s mind!

Awesome: #GeorgetownExists Comments (2)

Georgetown, a visitors’ guide

Photo Galleries: I’m gonna let you in on a little real-estate secret. You ready? One word: “Georgetown.” Comments (2)

January, 2017

Getting cocky! Sunset Park celebrates Year of the Rooster

Sunset Park: Tens of thousands said ni hao to the Year of the Rooster at Sunset Park’s annual Lunar New Year Parade on Jan. 29. Comment

Triple play: Lesbian, gay, and straight couples sing ‘Marry Me a Little’

Theater: Love is love is love! Comment

Black Lives Matter leader at MLK tribute: ‘Klansmen dressed in suits are being sworn into office’

Fort Greene: Activist Opal Tometi was the keynote speaker at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s annual event. Comments (7)
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Inking a deal: Reporter gets ‘$13 tattoo’ on Friday the 13th

Photo Galleries: He interviewed the artist live on video while he was getting inked. Comments (2)

Hammer-jackers: Foursome steals jackhammers from hardware store

Gowanus: Stop. Hammer time. Comment

The Chuck stops here: Schumer’s Park Slope pad already a protest hotspot!

Park Slope: There have been three protests over the past three nights demanding he fight various Trump nominations. Comments (8)

Here they are — your 2017 Mulchfest photos!

Photo Galleries: It is the circle of plant life. Comment

Camels, llamas, ponies march down Graham Ave. for Three Kings Day Parade

Williamsburg: They were hot to trot! Comments (1)

Immersive reporting: Journo takes ‘Polar Plunge’

Photo Galleries: Plus a slideshow from the chilly New Year’s Day tradition. Comment

Yo, baby! Meet Brooklyn’s first newborns of 2017

Photo Galleries: Welcome to Brooklyn! Comments (2)

Prospect Park’s NYE fireworks show is a blast!

Prospect Heights: Check out our photos! Comment

December, 2016

Festival of de-Lights! Dumbo Hanukkah party has magic show, giant latkes

DUMBO: This kid gives it two enthusiastic thumbs up. Comment