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Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

Paper moon: Dumbo exhibit will leave visitors moonstruck

Art: Talk about the dark side of the moon! Comments (1)

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

Heads up! Art video of fancy hijabs screening at Barclays Center

Art: They’ll be queens of the screen! Comment

Great Danes! Get ready for Danish Mardi Gras!

Event: It’s finally Fastelavn! Comment

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

Scare tactics: How movies make us fear for our children

Rhymes with Crazy: Turns out the most dangerous place for your kid is Hollywood. Comments (4)

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Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Musicals, kitty cats, and smashing the patriarchy with tattoos! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

It’s a Super weekend in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Our friends at BrooklynDaily.com will help you prepare for the big game in Bay Ridge! Read more…
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‘Audio’ video: Doc details demise of Wiliamsburg venue Death by Audio

Cinema: There is life after Death By Audio. Comments (1)

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

Your guide to Brooklyn’s best Super Bowl-adjacent activities

Nightlife: The Puppy Bowl, pre-gaming, and chili cook-offs! Comment

State no help to families stranded by WT day-care closure, parents say

Windsor Terrace: Baby, it’s cold outside for these babies. Comments (2)

Myrtle teach: Fort Greene artwalk celebrates black history month

Art: Take a stroll down memory avenue. Comment

Today: Yemeni bodega owners closing stores to protest Trump’s travel ban

Brooklyn Is Angry: This could be a good day to pack lunch. Comments (28)

Brooklyn journalists face felony rioting charges for inauguration protest coverage

Three Brooklynites were among six journalists arrested and hit with felony rioting charges while covering inauguration protests in the nation’s capital on Jan. 20. Comment
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The Brooklyn Paper: Confirmed!

Page 1: No blocks here — readers of the Brooklyn Paper unanimously confirm our nominations for news every week! So vote for our cabinet of community reports and you keep hustlin’, Brooklyn.

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

EXCLUSIVE

Dangerous levels of lead found in Bay Ridge Middle School’s drinking water

Bay Ridge: In some cases the levels were higher than those found in Flint, Michigan last year. Comments (7)
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Trumpbusters: Nadler takes on The Donald on BPR!

Podcast: Rep. Jerry Nadler (D–Bay Ridge) spent most of Saturday at John F. Kennedy Airport fighting the President’s executive order barring refugees from entering the country, and a portion of Tuesday talking to us about it. Comments (5)

Thin ice: Barclays split could send Islanders back east

Atlantic Yards: Isle be back! Comments (18)
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City Point concierges strike for right to unionize

Downtown: They shall not be moved — to another union! Comment

Vox pop: Bay Ridgites on Trump’s travel ban

Vox Pop: Brooklynites took to the streets this weekend over President Trump’s ban on citizens of Yemen and six other Muslim-majority countries entering the U.S. So we took to the streets of Bay Ridge — home to the borough’s largest Yemeni community — to find out what people there think. Comments (25)
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Keep swinging: Bushwick celebrates 1930s jazz

Music: Everything old is new again. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Protesters bring literal spines to Chuck Schumer’s house

Park Slope: You’ve got to give him props! Comments (21)

Trump travel ban strands Crown Heights doctor in Sudan

Crown Heights: A Crown Heights doctor is stuck in his native Sudan thanks to President Trump’s travel ban, and can’t return to the U.S. to continue doing God’s work: saving Brookynites’ lives. Comments (2)

Getting cocky! Sunset Park celebrates Year of the Rooster

Sunset Park: Tens of thousands said ni hao to the Year of the Rooster at Sunset Park’s annual Lunar New Year Parade on Jan. 29. Comment

Rubber sold! Locals wheely excited about new pedestrian island made from old truck tires

Prospect Heights: This is where the rubber meets the road! Comments (4)

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Trumped

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens student stranded in Iran by Trump’s ban

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Saira Rafiee says she was returning from a vacation to see her family when Trump signed the executive order. Comments (4)

Brooklynites party outside federal courthouse after judge blocks Trump’s deportations

Downtown: A packed Cadman Plaza East erupted with people singing, chanting, and cheering alongside a live brass band. Comments (15)

Thousands protest Trump policies at JFK

Our sister publication in Queens has all the action! Read more…

Park Slope’s ‘activist happy hour’ offers drop-in advocacy for busy protesters

Park Slope: In Park Slope, change doesn’t happen overnight — it happens over coffee. Comment

Emergency swervice! FDNY ambulances block sidewalks, bus stops, and fire hydrants

Sunset Park: Scofflaw Fire Department ambulance drivers are parking on sidewalks, in bus lanes, and, ironically, in front of fire hydrants, locals say. Comments (38)

Feel the berm!

Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 Uplands area is going in — and up! This massive berm will offer a backdrop to gardens, lawns, seating, and something called a “rain garden.” It is supposed to be finished by spring.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

The spin starts here

Wax on! New record store opens in Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens: It’s the vinyl destination! Comments (4)
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The five weirdest albums you can buy at Almost Ready Records

Music: Lounge folk, pro wrestlers, straight-edge hip-hop, and more! Comment

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

State suing Board of Elex for ‘illegal’ voter purge

Politics: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has joined the suit brought by a good-government group and the Feds. Comments (7)

Jeffries: Trump is ‘reality-show host masquerading as president’

Clinton Hill: The congressman gave his State of the District address Downtown last night. He didn’t talk a lot about the district. Comments (5)
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MT-spray! Gross water is flowing out of 7th Ave. station walls

Prospect Heights: It is gush hour at the Seventh Avenue subway stop! Comments (2)

Hummus-town hero! Sahadi’s wins prestigious food award

Awesome: The Oscars of the food world has finally confirmed what Brooklynites have known in their hearts and stomachs for more than 70 years — that Sahadi’s grocery store in Brooklyn Heights is one of America’s great culinary institutions. Comments (8)

Unblocked! City removes ugly barricades under Manhattan Bridge after article in this paper

DUMBO: Talk about overcoming obstacles! Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Clean start: Sunset Park is about to get its first in-patient detox facility

Sunset Park: Locals say it’s going to bring in addicts from outside the neighborhood, but the operator says there are plenty of people right in Sunset Park and Bay Ridge who need help. Comments (1)