Last week, The Brooklyn Paper made (largely unattributed) waves with a trend story on the “babyccino,” which is what some Brooklyn baristas are willing to call “steamed milk” if it keeps the borough’s powerful twee parent contingent happy. After being picked up by Daily Intel, the “espresso shots for tots” popped Read More
The Brooklyn Paper, perhaps searching for a new obsession now that its fixation of yore—Atlantic Yards—is a fait accompli, is continuing its crusade to rescue the animals of Prospect Park from a recent spate of lakeside violence, one that has prompted the paper to dub the greensward’s body of water “The Lake of Death.”
On Friday, Read More
Jonathan Safran Foer sat down with The Brooklyn Paper‘s Gersh Kuntzman to discuss his latest book, Eating Animals. Over a lunch of lentil soup (J.S.F.) and a chicken sandwich (Kuntzman), they sparred on topics ranging from factory farms to Foer’s self-professed status as a non-journalist writing nonfiction.
And yet! Though J.S.F. may Read More
The Post continues its Brooklyn adventures. Last month it started throwing in The Brooklyn Paper for the borough’s subscribers; now, its website offers a new Brooklyn bonus–The Brooklyn Blog, written by Post reporter Rich Calder
According to his bio, Calder lives in Carroll Gardens and has covered Brooklyn-related topics such Read More
Rupert Murdoch bought The Brooklyn Paper in March, and its stories appear on the Post web site. But, as of this Friday, the two papers’ print editions will also be a package deal: Post subscribers in “selected areas of Brooklyn” will receive The Paper as well.
From the announcement that appeared in Read More
On the evening of Thursday, March 26, staff members of The Brooklyn Paper gathered at their favorite Dumbo happy hour spot, a bar and restaurant called Superfine, for one last round of post-work drinks in the neighborhood the scrappy weekly broadsheet has called home for the past five years.
Editor in chief Gersh Kuntzman, looking Read More
It’s not the first time Rupert Murdoch has come knocking at the doors of The Brooklyn Paper, the Brooklyn newspaper chain that covers Brooklyn from Bay Ridge to Greenpoint.
But it is the first time the independent news outfit’s founder and owner of 31 years, Ed Weintrob, felt inclined to listen.
As we Read More
The Observer has learned that the 31-year-old independent newspaper, The Brooklyn Paper, has been purchased by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.
The Brooklyn Paper‘s editor (and onetime Observer profile subject) Gersh Kuntzman and its publisher Celia Weintrob confirmed the news.
“We’re very excited,” said Mr. Kuntzman in an interview.
He said that he has not Read More