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Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Support is right here in our backyard

Breast Cancer Awareness: Workshops, wig programs, and support groups in Brooklyn. Comment

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016


Alamo Drafthouse’s screen queen: ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ stinks!

Podcast: Learn everything you need to know about the new Alamo Drafthouse as Cristina Cacioppo, the programmer at the soon-to-open dinner-and-a-movie house in America’s Downtown, breaks down her favorite movies of all time — including “Babe: Pig in the City” and “Ishtar,” but nixes one of the most important Stephen King novella-turned-movies of our generation! Comment

Bossert Hotel opening pushed back again

Brooklyn Heights: The opening of Brooklyn Heights’ newly restored Bossert Hotel has been pushed back yet again and won’t accept guests until sometime next year, despite promises that the high-end Montague Street inn will welcome guests this month, Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (1)

Police brass blames Sunset Park for violent Bay Ridge crimes

Bay Ridge: “It was circumstances that it took place here — it was really probably going to happen in [Sunset Park],” a top detective said about a Bay Ridge woman found beaten to death in Owl’s Head Park. Comments (25)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a “Simpsons” special, a beer bash, some silent cinema, funny femmes, and music men! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Stranger flings: Four Halloween parties inspired by ‘Stranger Things’

Nightlife: This one goes to Eleven! Comment

Beloved Red Hook bar Rocky Sullivan’s moving down the street

Nightlife: Oh beer! Comment

Police: Woman slugged outside controversial watering hole

Park Slope: Cops arrested a man for allegedly slugging a woman in the face as she exited the controversial Woodland restaurant on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 14. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

A likely ‘story’: Park tower will be a bit higher than expected

Bridge ‘Park’: It doesn’t measure up! Comments (2)

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Worth a shot? Locals balk as city considers heroin-injection facilities

Bay Ridge: Brooklynites to city: “Are you high!?” Comments (7)

‘Phoenix Hotel’ replaces shuttered bordello, worrying locals

Sunset Park: Is it a fresh start or a repeat of the past? Comment

Sak it to me! Shoppers welcome fashion outlet to Sunset Park

Shopping: Call it Saks Third Avenue. Comment

Nearest and beer-est: Local beer fest gets bigger than ever

Event: There are some new kids on the Block! Comment

Thousands walk in Prospect Park in breast-cancer benefit

Park Slope: More Brooklynites than ever strapped on their sneakers and donned pink for Making Strides in Brooklyn on Oct. 16, when the American Cancer Society celebrated its final breast-cancer walk in Prospect Park before the charity event heads south to Coney Island. Comments (7)

Book for hubby tells how to ‘Stand by Her’

Breast Cancer Awareness: Bedford-Stuyvesant author John W. Anderson offers advice for husbands, fathers, sons, brothers, and friends accompanying a breast cancer sufferer on her journey. Comment

Brooklyn Paper Profile: Alec MacGillis

Page 1: In this week’s former Brooklyn Paper reporter profile, we turn the time machine dial back to 1998, when a young Yale graduate named Alec MacGillis became our Bay Ridge reporter. In those halcyon days when profits were soaring, MacGillis cover such exciting topics as the proposed Mega-Mall in Dyker Heights, which was slated to rise up above the railroad tracks between Eighth and 14th avenues, as well as, well, let’s put it this way: He always kept hustlin’, Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Elephant instrument: Montreal rock band puts sitar front and center

Music: It’s a sound you’ll never forget! Comment

Windsor Terrace air condition business out as apartments go up

Windsor Terrace: Nineteenth Street is losing its cool. Comments (1)

This year’s model! Congregation Beth Elohim’s latest designer sukkah a Bedouin tent

Awesome: Is that a sukkah? You Bedouin! Comment

‘Spark’ to it! Children’s Museum opens outpost at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: The kids are all light! Comment