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May, 2017

Towering animal sculptures take over B’Bridge Plaza

Brooklyn Heights: Octopus and orangutan and eagle — oh my! Comments (2)

Marco! Polo! Somebody help!: Mom-and-pops gather to save Brooklyn as we know it

The Corner Store: These guys have got a lot on their plate. Comments (3)

Inner child: Coney Island Childs restaurant reopens as funky food hall Sunday

Breaking Chews: This space is all grown up! Comments (3)

Goats return to clean Prospect Park!

Fuzzy Brooklyn: They’re baaaaa-ck!* Comments (2)

Bishop Thomas Daily, controversial leader of the Brooklyn Archdiocese for 13 years, dies at 89

Photo Galleries: Retired Bishop Thomas Daily, the Bishop Emeritus of the Brooklyn Archdiocese, whose legacy included fund-raising triumphs, a highly publicized clash with a governor over abortion, and the taint of pedophile priest scandals in two dioceses, died on May 15 at age 89. Comment

Kids learn about activism at Cadman Plaza Park

Downtown: It was their privilege to attend. Comments (5)

Changing of the guard at the Brooklyn Bar Association

Photo Galleries: Once again, it was out with the old, in with the new. Comment

It’s the senior Olympics! Torch relay kicks off senior games

Photo Galleries: Torch relay kicks off senior games Comment

Give it a whirl! Artsy water feature opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: This art is water under the bridge! Comments (6)

Give it a whirl! Artsy water feature opens in B’klyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: This art is water under the bridge! Comment

April, 2017

Etsy-does it! Dot-com’s super green office a pleasure to visit — or work in

DUMBO: A visit to this Dumbo office building owned by Jared Kushner makes it easy to see why you would want to work at Etsy, and not just because of the free bagels. Comments (10)

Kids celebrate Earth Day in  Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Call it a b-earth day party! Comment

Coney Island’s amusement district kicks off the season

Photo Galleries: It’s game-on at the People’s Playground! Comments (1)

A look at Brooklyn Steel, Williamsburg’s newest music venue

Music: It’s Steeling the spotlight! Comments (4)

Islander legend Pat LaFontaine delivers hockey gear to Flatbush tweens

Flatbush: Call it an ice gesture. Comment

March, 2017

Hooley moley! Farrell’s barkeep takes Paddy’s Day off — to lead the Park Slope parade!

Park Slope: It’s the luck of the Irish bar owner! Comment

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Fire drills: Female firefighters train next generation of Bravest in Bushwick

Bushwick: They’re breaking down doors — and glass ceilings! Comments (1)

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

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

Locals salute naval legend Commodore Barry

Fort Greene: But not with bagpipes — those were all taken. Comment

February, 2017

Buzz words! Kids have f-u-n at Bed-Stuy spelling bee

Bedford-Stuyvesant: What’s better than a talking dog? A spelling bee! Comments (1)

Horsing around! Mini-pony visits local seniors

Photo Galleries: A miniature therapy horse trotted into the Boro Park Center on Feb. 20 to brighten up seniors’ day with some love from the fluffy foal. Comments (1)

Sunset Park, Bay Ridge tumbleweeds on day of ‘immigrant strike’

Photo Galleries: Immigrants in Sunset Park and Bay Ridge shuttered their storefronts and stayed home from work on Thursday as part of a national protest against President Trump administration’s policies toward immigrants. Comments (6)

Harvey Lichtenstein, Brooklyn arts icon, dead at 87

Photo Galleries: The man who turned around the Brooklyn Academy of Music died on Saturday. Comment

Soft news! How Brooklyn spent its snow day

Photo Galleries: Hey Brooklyn, we see you out there shovelling your walk, breaking out the sleds, and chucking snowballs. Here’s what your neighbors were up to during Winter Storm Niko. Comments (1)

She’s all tat: Feminists get inked to support Planned Parenthood in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: They’re wearing their politics on their sleeves! Comments (11)
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A robot will park your car at this Clinton Hill condo building

Clinton Hill: Now if they can just invent driverless cars! Comments (6)

For whom the bridge tolls: Brooklynites demand two-way fee on VZ — to keep New Jersey out

Park Slope: They want to build a wall — and make New Jersey pay for it! Comments (13)

NYU engineering school evacuated after rooftop machinery malfunctions

Downtown: The irony of machinery failure hobbling a building full of tech geniuses was, of course, not lost on the whiz kids.. Comment

Closed borders, bodegas: Yemeni workers protest ‘Muslim ban’

Awesome: Talk about bodega heroes! Comments (21)

Where is Georgetown? We answer the question on everyone’s mind!

Awesome: #GeorgetownExists Comments (2)

Georgetown, a visitors’ guide

Photo Galleries: I’m gonna let you in on a little real-estate secret. You ready? One word: “Georgetown.” Comments (2)

January, 2017

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

Triple play: Lesbian, gay, and straight couples sing ‘Marry Me a Little’

Theater: Love is love is love! Comment

Black Lives Matter leader at MLK tribute: ‘Klansmen dressed in suits are being sworn into office’

Fort Greene: Activist Opal Tometi was the keynote speaker at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s annual event. Comments (7)
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Inking a deal: Reporter gets ‘$13 tattoo’ on Friday the 13th

Photo Galleries: He interviewed the artist live on video while he was getting inked. Comments (2)

Hammer-jackers: Foursome steals jackhammers from hardware store

Gowanus: Stop. Hammer time. Comment

The Chuck stops here: Schumer’s Park Slope pad already a protest hotspot!

Park Slope: There have been three protests over the past three nights demanding he fight various Trump nominations. Comments (8)

Here they are — your 2017 Mulchfest photos!

Photo Galleries: It is the circle of plant life. Comment

Camels, llamas, ponies march down Graham Ave. for Three Kings Day Parade

Williamsburg: They were hot to trot! Comments (1)

Immersive reporting: Journo takes ‘Polar Plunge’

Photo Galleries: Plus a slideshow from the chilly New Year’s Day tradition. Comment

Yo, baby! Meet Brooklyn’s first newborns of 2017

Photo Galleries: Welcome to Brooklyn! Comments (2)

Prospect Park’s NYE fireworks show is a blast!

Prospect Heights: Check out our photos! Comment

December, 2016

Festival of de-Lights! Dumbo Hanukkah party has magic show, giant latkes

DUMBO: This kid gives it two enthusiastic thumbs up. Comment