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Saturday, July 22, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 21, 2017

Petition drive seeks to bring city’s bicycle-rental scheme to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Citi Bike may be rolling to the Ridge. Comments (47)

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got the return of Union Hall, a party on a boat, and cartoons galore! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Moving music: Cabaret singer’s ode to relocation

Music: All roads lead to Brooklyn — whether you like it or not! Comment

Thursday, July 20, 2017

‘Crowning’ achievement: Deal brings 600 rent-regulated units to Heights

Crown Heights: Call it an exercise in stability. Comments (4)

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Packing pints: B’Burg bar serves alcoholic, brew-infused ice cream

Williamsburg: Talk about an ice cold beer! Comments (1)

Making Greenpoint greener: Local group hosts afternoon of park beautifying, tree education

Greenpoint: They branched out! Comments (3)

Jokes and junk: Female comics quip about their bits

Gowanus: They’re all bit parts! Comments (2)

Ferry tale of Dumbo

Ferry Tales: Time to sail down under — the Manhattan Bridge! Comments (1)

Twenty-five reasons I love traveling with my son

Fearless Parenting: This week, Steph goes on a road trip with her 13-year-old. Comments (2)

The Lost Papers of The Brooklyn Paper

Page 1: We’ve delved deep into the archives of The Brooklyn Paper and found some things you’ve probably never seen before. Buried in the basement of the Joralemon Street residence of our former owner, and in a Dumbo warehouse where he kept old issues of Brooklyn Bridge Magazine, The Phoenix, and actual Brooklyn Eagles he delivered as a boy, the Lost Papers of The Brooklyn Paper will keep you spellbound and will ensure you keep hustlin’, Brooklyn!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Good-government guru calls out councilman on BPR!

Podcast: Citizens Union chief Dick Dadey tells Gersh and Vince that Councilman David Greenfield’s decision to step down and choose his successor was an “F-you” to voters. Comments (3)

Winning ‘Formula’: Race fans bring surge of activity to Red Hook during event

Red Hook: Talk about a jolt of excitement! Comments (2)

Raccoon killed after charming Clinton Hill locals

Wild Brooklyn: The only crime he was guilty of is stealing our hearts. Comments (7)

Clones take down Evil Empire

The Ride: We’re back in the win column! Comment

String a different tune: Gay puppet musical comes to Park Slope

Theater: This ain’t your kids’ puppet show. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Powerful councilman to step down, choose own successor

Politics: The timing of Councilman David Greenfield’s announcement leaves little opportunity for anyone to run against his hand-picked replacement. Comments (5)

Activists: The Pier 6 ruling is bigger than B’Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: This case’s outcome goes far beyond the green space’s confines. Comments (3)

Canine chic! Decked out dogs dazzle at P’Slope pup fashion show

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Don’t call it a catwalk! Comments (1)

Trumping hate: Myrtle Ave. shopkeepers promote inclusivity with new campaign

Fort Greene: These vendors are in the business of love. Comments (9)

Cyclones winning streak ends at … 1

The Ride: Don’t get excited, folks. The Clones have lost again. Comment

Monday, July 17, 2017

Rat Pack-age!

City spends millions to fight rodents with new trash bins, more rubbish removal

Bushwick: This plan is a bunch of garbage. Comments (10)

Squeak thief! Rodent stole woman’s mail for two months, exterminator says

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Talk about a pack rat! Comments (2)

City extends deadline for locals’ comments on divisive B’Hill towers

Boerum Hill: Call it a positive development. Comments (4)

Finally! Cyclones win a game!

The Ride: Funky Cold Medina did it in the ninth! Comment

Art-lovers of all ages celebrate International African Arts Festival

Fort Greene: Call it a creative union. Comment

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Cyclones blown away by State College in humiliating loss

The Ride: This is getting ridiculous. Comments (1)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Cyclones spiked by State College

The Ride: How did we ever win six? Comment

Friday, July 14, 2017

The people’s courts: Locals cry foul over unauthorized tennis coaches hogging hardtops

Fort Greene: This match is not love-love. Comments (5)

Cyclones again get scrapped by Mahoning Valley — again!

The Ride: The trip to the chasm has been terrible! Comment

Race to completion: Formula E officials finish track, unpack cars ahead of weekend event

Red Hook: They’re all charged up and ready to roll! Comment

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Cyclones again get scrapped by Mahoning Valley

The Ride: Our boys had a 4–2 lead going into the ninth, and blew it! Comment