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Friday, July 1, 2016


L&B Spumoni Gardens owner gunned down in Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights: It’s the neighborhood first shooting in two years, and sources say it was a mob rub-out. Comments (2)

Dice’s sound advice: Don’t take a 9-year-old to my Coney Island show

Podcast: The legendary Brooklyn-born comedian and self-proclaimed “great dad” gave parenting advice to hosts Gersh Kuntzman and Vince DiMiceli — and promoted his show in Coney Island July 30 — on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (2)

The Gowilla in the room

Property-ganda! Gowanus developer publishing local newspaper

Gowanus: Call it the real-estate-run media! Comment

Tale of the tape: Gowanus Gowilla vs. Brooklyn Paper

Gowanus: A completely unbiased analysis. Comment

America, f--- yeah!


Red, white, and brew! Brooklyn’s American Ale vs. Budweiser’s America

Dining: It’s American Ale — because Finland demanded it! Comment

Where to watch the fireworks on July 4th

Nightlife: It will be a blast! Comments (3)

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

Cyclones blown out in State College finale

The Ride: Brooklyn was nursing an early lead on Thursday night, but couldn’t maintain control as the Spikes lineup exploded in the final game of the series. Comment

Overture to the People’s Playground: Pols open Coney’s new amphitheater

Coney Island: And these big names were just the opening act. Comment

Thursday, June 30, 2016

BQE in crisis!

City officials hate him! Discover one weird trick Gov. Cuomo is using to avoid paying for BQE fix

Fixing the BQE: The decaying Brooklyn Heights portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is too crummy to qualify for state funds, city officials say. Comments (4)

Can you dig it? Residents: Tear down Heights BQE and build a tunnel!

Fixing the BQE: The triple cantilever has to go, Heights residents told city officials last night. Comments (8)

An inside job: City will cut open triple cantilever for first time ever!

Fixing the BQE: Finally, a chance to see the gooey inside of the world’s most-dangerous highway! Comments (4)

Residents: Delay Pier 6 towers to create BQE construction site

Fixing the BQE: And other tidbits from the triple-cantilever repair meeting. Comment

Hot dogger Joey Chestnut bounces back from love-lorn defeat

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

Cyclones win streak snapped in State College

The Ride: Brooklyn played in yet another extra innings game on Wednesay night and, once again, came up on the wrong side of the scoreboard, snapping a three-game win streak. 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 (4)

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 (4)

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 (8)

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 (3)

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 (30)

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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

Achievement unlocked: Teen metal band finally releases its debut album

Music: Chaos is no longer a theory! Comments (4)

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