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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Young guns start door-to-door gym service in Ridge

Bay Ridge: They’re here to pump — you up! Comment.

Appetite for instruction! Williamsburg school teaches Rock 101

Awesome: The halls are alive with the sound of music at Williamsburg’s Juan Morel Campos Secondary School. Comment.

Totally wired! Hackers throwing party robot-themed art party

Weird Art: Actual robots will be in attendance. Comment.

Where to watch outdoor movies in Brooklyn this summer

Cinema: Brooklyn’s outdoor film festivals don’t show the latest blockbusters, but who needs the new “Star Wars” movie when you can see real stars? Comment.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Your perfect day in Coney Island

Event: Coney Island truly is the People’s Playground. Brooklyn’s entertainment capital has amusements to delight every visitor, young or old. So jump on the F train and follow our guide to having fun in the sun-soaked neighborhood at any age. Comments (4).

Game on! A look ahead at this year’s Cyclones season

Cyclones: Our Boys of Summer are back on June 20. Comment.

The best beach reads this summer

Books: Brooklyn booksellers offer their top picks. Comment.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Taking stock: It’s tough to find sale items these days!

Rhymes with Crazy: Not everyone shares my hobby, but let me put it out there. It is grocery shopping. Nothing I enjoy more. And since we live in the city, I’m shopping all the time, because who has space for those container ports of Country Crock the folks in the suburbs stock up on? Comments (1).

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Oh, scrappy day! City brings composting pick-up to Greenpoint

Greenpoint: The city is expanding its fledgling food-waste recycling program to Greenpoint next month, offering curbside collection of table scraps and yard trimmings, which it will transform into plant food and, eventually, natural gas. Comments (18).

Where to drink boozy slushies this summer

Dining: They’re the hottest cold drink around! Comments (3).

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Cats, fairs, dance, John Waters — it is all happening in Brooklyn. Comment.