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Thursday, March 26, 2015


Bushwick native uses art and Etch-A-Sketch to fight gentrification

A homegrown Bushwick artist is hoping to etch out some space for her neighborhood’s old school population. Comment.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015


New York swoll! Bar offers punk-rock workout classes

Hey! Ho! Let’s go! Comments (1).
Carroll Gardens

Teens punch girl during brawl

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment.

The best punk rock workout songs

‘Blitzkrieg Bod’ instructor Haley Groat shared her favorite rock songs for building rock-hard abs. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Burglar loots home of valuables

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


‘Heather Has Two Mommies’ to be re-launched in Dumbo

Twenty-five years on, and Heather still has two mommies — but now they’re married. Comment.

P’Height food writer offers modern twists on Passover staples

These aren’t your bubbe’s matzo balls. Comment.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Fort Greene

New novel details the horrors of apartment-hunting in Brooklyn

This is a different kind of scary story. Comment.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Boerum Hill

Bensonhurst author describes leaving the Hasidim

This writer is in the spotlight, losing his religion. Comment.
Park Slope

Film night celebrates the lesser-known works of William Shatner

Boldly watch what no man has seen before. Comment.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mean Streets

Cement truck topples over in W’burg, bystander scoops cement into pothole

A cement truck driver injured his back on Tuesday morning when the loaded truck he was driving tipped over, spilling wet cement all over Varick Street in Williamsburg, officials said. What happened next was someone making the best of a bad situation. Comment.

Espresso yourself! Big coffee and tea festival moves to Greenpoint

This event comes with some perks. Comment.
Fort Greene

Everybody dance now! Learn moves from upcoming Mark Morris shows

You can dance if you want to. Comment.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Park Slope

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade rolls through Slope

Hundreds of bagpipers, dancers, military veterans, and others in the Irish spirit marched in the Brooklyn Saint Patrick’s Day parade on March 15. Comment.

Cobble Hill couple attempt to record every Carter Family song

This Brooklyn family will not let the circle be broken. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Brooklyn-Queens caress-way: Locks on freeway pedestrian bridge mark lovebirds’ bonds

The trend of lovebirds affixing padlocks to Brooklyn’s scenic bridges has spread to a decidedly un-picturesque pedestrian bridge over the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Carroll Gardens. Comment.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Crown Heights

Cradle will rock: New children’s museum head has big plans, defends new direction

In the wake of a scathing New York Times article where current and former staffers accused the Brooklyn Children’s Museum of forsaking its roots in Crown Heights, new president Stephanie Wilchfort says it is still for everyone, including the rest of Brooklyn. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Ken Burns does Brooklyn

It was the shortest Ken Burns sequence in history. Comment.

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