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Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

All about that brass: Balkan music fest showcases Raya Brass Band

Music: These bands are Balkan up! Comment

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

Doctor’s notes: New musical needles health care industry

Theater: Turn your head and laugh. Comments (2)

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Resolving to resolve this whole resolution problem

Rhymes with Crazy: It’s easy to keep your resolutions as long as you’re willing to bend a little. Comments (1)

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Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: In this new year, Brooklyn is looking to the stars — “Star Wars” and “Star Trek!” George Takei pays a visit to the Bell House, the Muppets drop in on Luke Skywalker, and we all look to the future. All this, and music stars, too! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Geek love: Book uncovers dating lives of female fantasy fans

Boro of Nerds: Call it the romance of the nerds. Comments (1)

A weekend getaway in Red Hook

Red Hook: Charming secluded seaside town or transit-starved industrial district? We road test Brooklyn’s apparent new holiday hot-spot. Comments (3)

Holiday cheer! Did I drink too much this season?

The Dad: This week, the Dad tries to reconcile his choice to imbibe or not to imbibe in front of his teens. Comments (5)

Center’s stage: New music series at East Midwood Jewish Center

Music: Midwood has a new music spot! Comment

Resolutely, The Brooklyn Paper

Page 1: Every year, The Brooklyn Paper makes the same New Year’s resolution, and every year, The Brooklyn Paper keeps it. That’s because our resolution is — and will always be — to bring you the best in communty news, day in and day out. Except New Year’s Day, when we take the day off. So keep your promises, and keep hustlin’ Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Controversial Vinegar Hill school rezoning gets passing grade

Class Action: The city will to go ahead with a controversial plan to expand a Vinegar Hill elementary school zone next year to include students from Dumbo, after a panel of public school parents voted Tuesday to approve the scheme. Comments (2)

Sweating bullets: NRA photo threatening Brooklyn pols ignites firestorm

Talk about a powder-keg situation. Comments (4)

TONIGHT: Cadman Plaza West residents will discuss proposed Pineapple Walk tower

Brooklyn Heights: Tenants of a Cadman Plaza West co-op building will host a public forum on Wednesday night to urge residents of a neighboring building to turn down a lucrative offer to sell part of their property to developers, who want to build a 40-story tower and shopping complex there. Comment

Mountain do! Red Hooker trains for Kilimanjaro on Brooklyn Bridge

Red Hook: Talk about peak condition! Comment

Looking forward

The 16 to watch in 2016

The people, organizations, elections, and sundry other issues to keep an eye on over the next 12 months. Comments (5)

The Brooklyn New Year’s Resolution Accountability Project

Did every Kings County mover and shaker who promised to lose weight in 2015 follow through? We asked! Comment

Towering ink-ferno: Tattoo artists paint model water towers

Art: This show is more than skin-deep. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

Pioneering Williamsburg gallery Pierogi ditching nabe for up-and-coming borough of Manhattan

Changing Brooklyn: Williamsburg is now so mainstream, art galleries are fleeing to Manhattan for an edgy alternative! Comments (3)

Religious conversions: Greenpoint parish joins long line of boro churches turning residential

Changing Brooklyn: It is the Borough of Churches no more! Comment
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Dive in to Brooklyn Paper Radio!

Podcast: This week, Christopher Swain — the only man with enough guts to swim the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek — tells us what its like to be the only mammal to ever survive a dunk in both. Comments (1)

Ringing in the new year

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

No tannenbaum! Where to dump your old Christmas tree for Mulch Fest 2016

Photo Galleries: The yuletide season is behind us, but Brooklyn’s most beloved holiday tradition is just beginning! Comments (1)

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015

DeBlasio: I won’t rezone promised Bushwick Inlet Park land for apartments

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: It may not be a park — but at least it won’t be condos. Comments (10)
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Finally! Robot shop opens in Williamsburg

Boro of Nerds: These are the droids you’re looking for Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Cops collar guy with ‘Team U.S.A.’ tattooed on his forehead for alleged subway masturbation marathon

Crown Heights: Police arrested a man with “Team U.S.A.” tattooed on his forehead, who they say masturbated on a subway train while ogling a female straphanger on Sunday afternoon. Comments (5)

Extended shelf life! Slope Key Food development will likely have grocery store: source

Changing Brooklyn: It is almost a lock. Comments (12)

Van Brunt suite: Developer plans hotel in Red Hook

Red Hook: A seaside getaway is just a B61 bus-ride away! Comments (4)