Bill Murray’s son serving five-course food-scrap dinner — for just $21!

Dining: Didn’t we cook this yesterday? Don’t mess with me, pork chop! Comments (1)
Music: Hail to the queens! Comments (1)

Designer babies part of the brave new world

Rhymes with Crazy: Who would have thunk that we could make sure our kids were healthy before they were even born? Comments (3)

Reader to Boro prez: Up and ‘Adam’

Letters: Each time I visit Planned Parenthood, I walk through a metal detector and have my belongings searched before I can see a doctor. For years I accepted this seemingly minor imposition. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Charlie Marquardt didn’t always plan on playing college basketball for his father, but after four years of competing at Molloy College, the former Blue Devils standout wouldn’t change a moment. Comment

Ruffled feathers: Blackbirds part ways with coach after 20-win season

High School Sports: Long Island University Brooklyn has decided to part ways with head coach Jack Perri. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got mermaids, puppets, a tribute to William Shatner, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge is still shamrockin’!

Bay Ridge Nights: Saint Patrick’s Day has come — but not gone — in Bay Ridge! Comment
Brooklyn Is Angry: A 9-year-old Sunset Park girl was left bloodied and traumatized last week after a reckless city snow-plow operator on the Gowanus Expressway sent bowling-ball-sized hunks of ice crashing through her Third Avenue window. Comments (3)

My childhood soccer coach is running for mayor: Our reporter tells all

Party Line: See it at! Read more…

Battle of the Badges takes center ice at Barclays

The 44th Annual NYPD vs. NYFD hockey game returned to its Brooklyn roots, making its debut at Barclays Center on March 18. Comment

Hot Prospect

Event: This ice rink is red hot! Comment

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Girls soccer coach runs for mayor

Party Line: Plus: Acting DA Gonzalez set for announcement, Republicans said split in Ridge Council race Comment

The future is female? What about my boys?

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie sees a woman wearing a “Future is Female” T-shirt, and then the magic happens. Comments (6)

Second-half heroes: Madison clinches city title after halftime changes

The No. 3 Lady Golden Knights didn’t play their best basketball in the first half on March 18, but the squad turned things around down the stretch to capture a “B” city crown. Comment
Digital editions: Nobody hits the hardwood like The Brooklyn Paper. That’s because our photographers dominate the boards, while our red-hot reporters pound the ball inside, play solid D, and make a living Downtown. Sure, our editors live and die by the outside shot, but they’ve also been known to take a smart foul to leave our readers dribbling! That’s right! There’s no better place than on the court to keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Canarsie: The city is taking a crucial step towards taking over responsibility for hundreds of unmapped streets — the private byways in many neighborhoods which homeowners are now burdened with maintaining. Comment

Remember the Redshirts

Captain’s Log: And he wants a memorial placed there so that history never forgets the name “Maryland 400.” Comments (2)
Health: It’s Brooklyn’s number two comedy show! Comments (3)
Changing Brooklyn: The city must give residents more say over a planned $7-million makeover of Fort Greene Park’s Myrtle Avenue entrances, neighbors are demanding. Comments (10)

Of course Wonder Woman shaves her pits!

Not for Nuthin’: After logging out of my e-mail account at Hotmail, the MSN home page came up and I happened to come upon an item where the tweeter people were upset at the depiction of the new Wonder Woman because, are you ready? Her armpits were clean shaven. Comment
Dyker Heights: Call them guardian angels. Comments (5)
The top-seeded Brooklyn Law and Tech boys basketball team gave up the game-winning basket with one second left on the clock, falling to Walton in the city final on March 18. Comment

In the drivers seat: Lincoln point guard leads late-season run

Donald Cannon Flores has become a force for the Railsplitters this season, filling his stat line and setting up his teammates as the squad keeps rolling towards the Federation tournament. Comment

Clipped wings: Falcons falter in city semis

The tenth-seeded Grady boys basketball team came up short of upsetting No. 3 Walton in the city semis on March 15, falling 59–54 at Baruch College. Comment

Today on Brooklyn Paper Radio: Where have you gone, Obamacare?

Podcast: In two action-packed segments of Brooklyn Paper Radio, a former Brooklyn Paper reporter says Obamacared saved her — and her husband’s — life. And now she faces thousands of dollars in medical bills if Donaly Trump’s new healthcare plan becomes law. That, plus historian and academic Joe Dorinson on Jackie Robinson, Joe DiMaggio, and a new baseball exhibit at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Comments (2)
Gravesend: Construction has stalled on the controversial waste transfer station in Gravesend after workers unearthed a concrete duct riddled with asbestos — a notorious carcinogen. Comment
President Trump’s dream budget is a nightmare for Brooklyn artists! Comments (20)
Sunset Park: They’re brushing up on the fundamentals! Comment

Locals: MTA deaf on Sheepshead Bay Road elevator

Sheepshead Bay: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is “stonewalling” Community Board 15 by refusing to set up a meeting to discuss getting a much-needed elevator at the Sheepshead Bay Road subway station, board members charge. Comment
Fort Greene: Forget rooftop pools and heated dog runs — Brooklyn’s hottest new luxury building feature is a famous neighbor! Comments (21)
Sunset Park: It’s on the books! Comments (2)

Snow plow finds body of murdered teen

Crime: Police are searching for the goon who killed 19-year-old Trevon Dickens of East New York and left him to die in the middle of E. 91st Street in East Flatbush on March 15. Comment
Mean Streets: The city aims to install two protected bike lanes along four miles of Fourth Avenue from Boerum Hill to Bay Ridge. Comments (52)
Flatlands: The city is showering Jacob Joffe Park with upgrades. Comment

Where to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at have the scoop! Read more…
Bay Ridge: They hope it’s the birth of something great. Comment
Marine Park: Gooooooaaaaaal! Comment
Ditmas Park: The four men beat the victim with his own cane and sent him to the hospital with broken bones, police say. Comments (15)
Bushwick: They’re breaking down doors — and glass ceilings! Comments (1)

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