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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Stout of place: Our arts editor tries home-brewing

You probably won’t ruin your beer. Comments (3)

Monday, March 20, 2017

Drood, where’s my cast? Theater recruits audience for ‘Mystery’ musical

Theater: No one knows whodunnit! Comment

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Why we need a Playboy museum! In Vegas!

Rhymes with Crazy: Because how else are we going to remember the great things Hugh Hefner did for womankind! Comment

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Once you leave the pub, check this list for revolutionary musical theater, a Park Slope parade, dancing boys, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Shelling out: Outdoor spring ceremony is egg-cellent!

Event: Egg-cept the challenge! Comments (2)

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Deutsch: I’ll dump $249K in pay to stay a councilman

Party Line: Plus: An opponent for Menchaca, and Where’s Gonzalez? It’s all at BrooklynDaily.com! Read more…

Acts of war: Musical reveals hidden history of D-Day rehearsal

Theater: A bit of history has landed on the shores of Dumbo! Comments (2)

Pow ’er up! Colorful exhibit re-imagines old images

Art: Her paintings pack a punch! Comment

Kiss me! I’m The Brooklyn Paper!

Page 1: Sure, we were founded by a Jew and are now edited by and Italian, but this week, everyone has a bit of Irish in them — including The Brooklyn Paper. I mean, just look around the room: There’s Ruth Brown walking around with a shillelagh ! There’s Bill Roundy getting up to some shenanigans! There’s Leah Mitch with a pot of gold! And thankfully, there’s Courtney Donahue with a pint of Guinness! She’s actually Irish. Or from Boston or something. So top of the mornin’ to ya, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Meet Seamus, mascot of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Call it the luck of the labradoodle. Comment

The perfect storm photos!

Photo Galleries: Look, Winter Storm Stella wasn’t quite the borough-burying blizzard we were promised, but unlike the so-called meteorologists at the National Weather Service, our photographers are pros and they always deliver. So soothe your disappointment over Tuesday’s tempest in a teapot by checking out their epic snow snaps. Comment

On their feet: Jamaican dance group honors its founder

Dance: They are playing tribute. Comment

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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This storm’s a bust! So listen to Rep. Nydia Velazquez rip into racist Rep. Steve King on Brooklyn Paper Radio!

Podcast: On today’s show, Brooklyn Rep. Nydia Velazquez condems her immigrant-hating colleague Rep. Steve King! Comments (12)

Stellaaaa! It’s our blizzard liveblog

Can’t you hear me yell-a? You’re putting me through hell-a! Stella — Stellaaaaaaaaaa! Comment

Park and deride

Bridge Park: Activists’ math is wack — we need cash now!

Bridge ‘Park’: They’re calling it a calculated move — with bad calculations! Comments (1)
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Keeping the faith: Locals want to rethink planned plaza under Brooklyn Bridge

Bridge ‘Park’: Wooooah-oooooh, Brooklyn Bridge Park is halfway there in planning a new plaza, but — woooooah-oooooh — locals are livin’ on a prayer that they can change park honchos’ minds. Comments (6)

What the truck?!? New sanitation trucks leave Bay Ridge streets littered with junk

Bay Ridge: They just can’t get enough junk in the trunk. Comments (6)

Same Bat-time, different Bat-design: Makeover coming for Gowanus ‘Batcave’

Changing Brooklyn: Holy renderings, Batman! Comments (2)

Purim-palooza!

Raising the ‘Roof’: Kids ride ponies, parents fall off the wagon at ‘Fiddler’-themed Purim party

Park Slope: This party was Pur-im entertainment! Comments (1)

Chabad of Bay Ridge paints new picture of Purim with arts fest

Bay Ridge: It was a multimedia Megillah! Comment

Monday, March 13, 2017

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A blizzard is bearing down on Brooklyn — here’s what you need to know

It’s the storm of the century of the year! Comment

Wait-list is back at PS 8 — just a year after controversial rezoning

Class Action: After one wait-list-free year, the over-crowded Brooklyn Heights school had to put 22 kids in purgatory for the upcoming school year. Comments (3)

Shelved! Windsor Terrace library closed for at least a month

Windsor Terrace: The Windsor Terrace Library is checking itself out. Comments (1)
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Rise of the machinery: Thrilling footage of 10-story rooftop heater installation

Downtown: They’re raising the roof…-top machinery! Comment

Planned Parenthood supporters take aim at Rep. Donovan

Dyker Heights: Brooklynites lined 13th Avenue in front of Rep. Dan Donovan’s Dyker Heights office on March 8 demanding the pol protect Planned Parenthood’s funding after House Republicans unveiled a bill that seeks to effectively defund the reproductive health care provider. Comments (7)

Friday, March 10, 2017

✔ Poll

Vox pop: Are you on board with DeBlasio’s booze cruise?

Vox Pop: Mayor DeBlasio’s new city-wide ferry service will serve booze on board — but do Brooklyn’s seafaring straphangers want to commute to work in a floating bar? We asked them: Comments (6)

Bomb Threats

Another bomb threat against Brooklyn Jewish center

Midwood: Someone texted in a bomb threat to a Midwood Jewish center on March 10, prompting an evacuation of the Coney Island Avenue building around 8 am. Comments (5)

Bomb scare rocks Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights

Crown Heights: Someone sent a bomb threat to the Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights on Thursday, prompting police to evacuate the building while they hunted for explosives that, fortunately, never materialized. Comment

What a schmuck! Thief loots coats at Midwood shul

Midwood: Cops are searching for the sacrilegious sneak who stole phones and religious items from an Avenue L shul on March 3. Comment

Bisque-y business! Luke’s Lobster takes over Bridge Park Smokestack Building, adds booze

Breaking Chews: It is a shellfish use of space! Comment

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Talking trash

Cannery no! New bins illicitly bear Councilman Menchaca’s name

Red Hook: Talk about naming and shaming! Comments (11)

... but they look great otherwise

Red Hook: Lose the Menchaca, take the cans. Comment