Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine’s has had it with the weatherman!

Look, these guys get paid too much to do too little! Comment.

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Midwood

Footprints lead to fingerprinting

This crook didn’t know how to cover his tracks. Comment.
Coney Island

Protect and swerve: Police vehicle hits eldery woman

A 74-year-old woman is stable condition after a police officer hit her with one of the department’s three-wheel scooters as she crossed Surf Avenue on Jan. 25. Comment.
Borough-wide

Bigfoot expert: ‘Sasquatch’ video ‘too good to be true’

A leading Bigfoot expert says that video evidence of a Sasquatch skulking through Prospect Park on Tuesday morning was probably fabricated — but that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Comment.
Courts

DA tosses first non-murder conviction, allowing immigrant to stay

Brooklyn’s top prosecutor is asking a judge to throw out the 1986 burglary conviction of an immigrant facing deportation. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Bay Ridge

Your guide to the best places in the Ridge to catch the big game. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Get real! Muslim ‘no-go zones’ are Europe’s sordid big secret

French and British leaders went bananas after Fox News mentioned Europe’s “no-go zones,” but the media has reported on these self-segregated mini-caliphates for decades, writes our columnist. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Canarsie

Belt Parkway construction to continue until March

Drivers whose commute includes the Belt Parkway might experience delays between Canarsie and Sheepshead Bay because of construction that began last week and will last until March, according to a traffic advisory from the Department of Transportation. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Tunnel vision: Cross-harbor freight plan raises concerns

Bay Ridge’s most crowded trucking corridor could face a deluge of even more vehicles if a long-stalled freight-tunnel project succeeds in connecting the neighborhood to the New Jersey waterfront, the Port Authority revealed to local leaders at Borough Hall on Jan. 22. Comment.
Bay Ridge

City has powerful weapon against illegal converisons — but doesn’t use it

A software system the city uses to clamp down on residents who illegally rent their apartments over the internet should be used to put an end to the illegally dicing up of homes in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, pols said. Comments (2).
Gowanus

Musical bingo replaces spinning balls with spinning tunes

Numbers are for old people. Comment.
Standing O

Take a bow for a great play

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment.
Gravesend

The Boody Blues: School’s genre-bending concert draws scores

It was standing room only at David Boody Junior High School’s annual winter concert on Jan. 22. Comment.
Boerum Hill

Step into an immersive fairy tale in Boerum Hill

There is a whole universe being built inside a Boerum Hill arts venue. Comment.
Joe Knows

Freshmen duo big reason for Lincoln’s success

There were concerns about Abraham Lincoln when the season started. How would a new coach and the first roster in nearly a decade without a highly ranked college recruit fare after losing so much star power? Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Borough-wide

Kill shot: Bronx beats Brooklyn in handball tourney

The streak is over. Team Brooklyn lost the annual handball tournament against the Bronx for the first time in history on Jan. 24. Comments (1).
Williamsburg

And we’re st-rolling! New short features a walk through Park Slope

Hey, he’s walkin’ here! Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Sno-nado! Joanna battens down the hatches!

How difficult was it to get ready for the storm of the decade of the century? Well put it this way: It was much easier to shovel. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Slush mush: Boy scouts hold sled race in snowy Coney

Scouts from all over the borough trooped to Coney Island for the Klondike Derby — the Winter Games of Boy Scout competitions — on Jan. 24. Comment.
Park Slope

Fool me twice! Slope duo pen children’s book on storied dessert

Talk about a sweet story! Comment.
Borough-wide

Bigfoot’s backyard? ‘Sasquatch’ sighted in Prospect Park

One local videographer claims to have gotten the surprise of his life when trying to record Monday night’s snowfall. Comments (2).
High School Sports

Bedford falls to Springfield Gardens in clash of Class A heavyweights

Bedford Academy missed an opportunity to show it was the top Class A team in the Public School Athletic League. Comment.

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