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Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

Park Slope police: We can’t stop rowdy revelers screaming after they leave bars

Brooklyn Is Angry: Neighbors of Woodland and Bleachers bars formed a community group called Neighbors Against Nuisance from Woodland and Bleachers. Comments (6)

Up against the wall: ‘Cop Watch’ mural teaches civil rights

Sunset Park: Call it an arresting image. Comments (2)

Teutonic nights: Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Brooklyn

Nightlife: We’re keeping you prost-ed! Comment

City grabs land for new school on Ridge–Sunset border

Sunset Park: They’re one step closer to adding 976 desks to one of the city’s most overcrowded school districts. Comments (5)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Drink up! This week, Brooklyn is the Borough of Beer, with special events looking at the past, future, and current state of brewing. Plus Bushwick Open Studios! Comment

Factory fresh! Rooftop garden opens in industrial Greenpoint

Greenpoint: The greenery is small, but the scenery is epic. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

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Gridlock Sam on Brooklyn Paper Radio: Driverless cars are our terrifying future!

Podcast: This week on Brooklyn Paper Radio, the transit guru predicts the future of transportation — and it doesn’t look good. Or does it? (No). Comments (1)

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A-maize-ing! Corn growing on Gowanus Expressway

The Greatest Story Ever: There is more than a kernel of truth to this one, experts say. Comments (6)

What a bus-t: Bridge Park neighbors don’t want B63 driving through loop road

Mean Streets: Locals really threw this plan for a loop. Comments (8)

Dems the rules: More drama from the Democratic County Committee meeting

Party Line: Plus: Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind probably endorsing Donald Trump. Read more…

Let me entertain you? Nah. This ‘Gypsy’ doesn’t come up roses

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: As the song says, “you gotta get a gimmick, if you want to get ahead,” and the production of “Gypsy,” running through Oct. 9 at the Gallery Players in Park Slope, really needs a gimmick of its own. Comments (1)

Checkin’ in with … Brooklyn’s first female Hasidic judge

Kensington: Lawyer and Borough Park community activist Rachel “Ruchie” Freier is the new judge for the Fifth Judicial district civil court, which covers Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge. Comments (6)

Brush with the law: Painter makes arresting images of police

Art: Bushwick Open Studios is burning! Comment

You need a sick day every once in a while

Fearless Parenting: Stephanie and Oscar are sick, and that’s the perfect time to relax. Comments (1)

The Brooklyn Paper: It’s a can of corn

Page 1: Call us corny, but we’re still really shucking excited about this and every edition of the Brooklyn Paper, and we’re going to scream about it until we’re a little husk-y. So cover your ears and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Formula eek! Red Hook leader: No one told us about the massive car race coming here next year

Red Hook: The cars aren’t the only things keeping quiet in this race! Comments (2)

Talking trash

Lander: Zoned collection will be safer, cleaner, cheaper

Perspective: Arguing for the affirmative... Comments (3)

Garbage hauler: Zoned collection will kill business, customer choice

Perspective: And for the negative... Comments (3)

Bow wonder! Cello prodigy plays Red Hook show

Music: Call him Yo Yo Shaw! Comment

Ding dong, the Prospect Park West bike lane lawsuit is dead

Mean Streets: After six years, the critics conceded that it would be impractical to get rid of the lane now. Comments (14)

Park Slope Y celebrates nabe’s newest Americans

Park Slope: There’s coming to America, and then there’s becoming an American. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Eureka! Bargain hunter strikes gold at Atlantic Avenue street fair

Awesome: Also, we have awesome photos of alpacas. Comments (6)

Fashion victims: Rescue dogs hit the catwalk in Crown Heights

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They raised the woof! Comments (1)

Hot dog! City names corner for Nathan’s founder

It’s the sweet taste of recognition. Comments (1)

A world of good: Runners from across the globe honor 9-11 heroes in Tunnel to Towers run

Red Hook: The run retraces the steps of fallen Park Slope firefighter Stephen Siller, who sprinted to the Twin Towers on 9-11. Comments (1)