Brooklyn State of Mind
Park Slope residents are fed up, and this time it’s not about those ice cream pushers in the park.
The Brooklyn Paper, in an act of investigative derring-do, has confirmed what residents have long suspected—a secret parking spot-saving scheme run by the doormen of pricey buildings on Prospect Park West.
The Brooklyn Paper editor Gersh Kuntzman is leaving the News Corp.-owned weekly for a position at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, The Observer has learned.
In addition to teaching the craft of journalism, Mr. Kuntzman will oversee its practice on The Local-Fort Greene, CUNY’s hyperlocal online news collaboration with The New York Read More
off the record
The Great Media Thaw brought journalism job-hopping back in style (for the time being), but one outer-borough publisher is taking a stand.
On July 13, two weeks after Daniel Bush, a 20-something news editor and reporter for the Brooklyn Downtown Star and Queens Ledger, announced he’d be hopping to the Brooklyn Paper, his publisher Walter Read More
When Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation bought the Brooklyn Paper back in March (following rumors of financial trouble) editor Gersh Kuntzman promised that it would remain “the same great paper that you have always loved.”
Maybe he was right!
Today The Brooklyn Paper trumpeted: “We win–again! More awards for your Brooklyn Read More
Brooklyn Paper senior reporter Mike McLaughlin just got dumped — now he needs a new girlfriend and, more importantly, a new apartment.
Cue the cameras! Mr. McLaughlin will be chronicling his search for love and shelter in a new weekly video segment called "The Search."
"It’s a classic New York story," Read More
The Brooklyn Paper is reporting [via Eater] that Park Slope’s hallowed Tea Lounge is closing in July after nearly seven years on the corner of Seventh Avenue and 10th Street:
[Co-owner Greg] Wolf blamed his landlord, Georgina Tufano, for doubling the rent on his small storefront, though he declined to reveal the dollar Read More
Pageant queens will soon be joining hipsters, baby carriages, and luxury condos as things that are characteristic of Brooklyn these days. That’s right, following a 16-year hiatus, the Miss Brooklyn pageant returns to the borough on Feb. 23, when eight 17- to 24-year-old contestants will vie for the title, a $1,000 scholarship, and the chance Read More