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Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

Sense of an ending

Art: The end of the world is coming — and it will be animated. Comment.

WATCH: Boro’s first parkour gym is really off the wall!

Bushwick: In some workouts you hit the wall — in this one you jump over it. Comments (12).

Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

Brooklyn’s lost world

Exploring the dark corners of the abandoned Domino Sugar factory and then canoeing down the East River in search of hidden, decaying spots on the shore is a typical weekend for Nathan Austin. Comments (19).

Jewish group leads fight against Coney Island casino

Allowing gambling in Coney Island would bring debauchery, sin, and seedy characters to the People’s Playground, a Sephardic organization claims. Comments (12).

Aussie lie leads Polish family to Israel in new film

Cinema: Throw some gefilte fish on the barbie! Comments (1).

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Carmine gets more than he bargained for while shopping on Staten Island

Sunday Screech: How many times have you seen someone get arrested for shoplifting? Comments (7).

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Hip wedding expo says ‘I don’t’ to traditional ceremonies

Saying I do has never been so ironic. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Sweet and low! That’s the rent if you want to open a business next to Domino Sugar

Williamsburg: The new owners of the Domino Sugar Factory are eager to make a good impression in Williamsburg — so they’re offering a sweet deal to emerging Brooklyn entrepreneurs. Comments (5).

Home on the stage: Silent Barn opens its doors to artists

There’s plenty of space in the barn for everyone. Comments (1).

Big Brooklyn bus boost begins Sunday

Straphangers rejoice — Brooklyn is getting its buses back! Comments (26).

Our Bartoonist samples Brooklyn’s namesake cocktail

Bar Scrawl: Forget a Manhattan — have you ever ordered yourself a Brooklyn? Comment.

Eli’s found something to believe in

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie learns her son now believes in god — or something like it. Comments (3).

PHOTOS: Swimmers brave the cold for the 2012 Polar Bear dip in Coney Island

Photo Galleries: Who needs Hawaii in January? Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

Scientists to Sandy-slammed Brooklynites: Bring out your dirt

If you ever wanted to get the real dirt on Hurricane Sandy’s impact on Brooklyn, here’s your chance. Comment.

Back at it

Page 1: Happy New Year, readers! We hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are geared up for more awesome community journalism heading into 2013. We certainly are. This year, The Brooklyn Paper has a simple resolution — and we swear we’ll stick to it: to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn. Comments (1).

What’s next for the Nets?

Nets: It’s turmoil at the “Rust Bowl” after Nets coach Avery Johnson got canned! What’s next for Brooklyn’s new home team? Our columnists weigh in.

A test of Williams

Back Court: Whether he wanted it or not, the Brooklyn Nets are now Deron Williams’s burden to bear. And so far, Nets fans don’t have much proof he’s up to the task. Comment.

New coach, same mediocre play

Front Court: For the first two games under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, the Nets appeared to have righted the ship. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

Test finds metal under Atlantic Ave. — rail booster thinks it’s a locomotive

That urban legend about an old locomotive buried under Atlantic Avenue may be more than just a train of thought. Comments (12).

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

Brooklyn’s 13 to watch in 2013

No one knows what the future holds — but that doesn’t mean we can’t make educated guesses. These movers, leaders, shakers, and makers will likely have a profound impact on Brooklyn in 2013, our panel of experts concluded. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 31, 2012

Feds force city to keep sewage out of Gowanus; call for giant canal-side basins

Cleaning Our Waterways: The major revelation changes the shape of the much-hyped Superfund project. Comments (4).

Don’t miss these bands in 2013

Our music expert highlights some on-the-rise acts bound to make noise in the new year. Comments (4).

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