Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bay Ridge

Bunny in your bonnet! Easter hats at Saint Pat’s

Saint Patrick’s Academy held its 11th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 11. Comment.
Coney Island

Ride on! Crowds cram Coney commencement

The People’s Playground is back! Comment.
Boerum Hill

Robopera: Boerum Hill opera combines androids and arias

Bow down to your new robot opera-lords. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Ai Wei-where? Ai Weiwei’s art is coming to Brooklyn — but he is not

The artist is not present. Comment.
Standing O

100 candles and counting for golden Jack Torres

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

Burning Bushwick! Second anti-Lopez activist files for Espinal Assembly seat

Maybe the third time’s the charm. Comment.

Basket case: We go hunting for Brooklyn’s best Easter chocolates

Forget about eggs — the borough’s top chocolatiers are making chocolate-dipped Peeps, two-foot tall bunnies, and chocolate-coated matzoh this Easter. Comment.
Joe Knows

Trapani the key to Fontbonne’s quest for repeat

Nicolette Trapani is the difference-maker for Fontbonne Hall. Comment.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Prospect Heights

American idled! Reporter auditions to sing national anthem at Barclays

Any reporter worth her keyboard is willing to make a fool out of herself on video. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Happy hopping! Kids search for Golden eggs

Thousands of kids and parents hippity-hopped to Shore Road Park on April 13 for the 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge). Comment.
Cobble Hill

Cut it out: Weird collection of collages coming to Cobble Hill gallery

This art show works on paper. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Honoring a fallen hero closes wound — it doesn’t open them.

This week, Joanna gets all politcal and stuff. Comment.
High School Sports

Improved Castellano tosses gem for pitching-rich Grand Street

New management for Grand Street Campus’s baseball has improved the team — and the pitching of senior Emanuel Castellano. Comment.
High School Sports

Miller’s Time: Senior ace hopes to pitch Berkeley Carroll to state title

Ian Miller knows there is a glaring gap in his legacy as a member of the Berkley Carroll baseball team as he heads into his senior season. Comment.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Bay Ridge

Over and out! Exit for Ridge lawman

It’s a changing of the guard in Bay Ridge. Comment.
Marine Park

Picture this: School art night brings young and old together

This school got creative with family night. Comment.

Flashback! Fireworks to return to East River this July 4th

Macy’s is finally doing the right thing. Comments (1).
Windsor Terrace

Church in state! Bishop Ford to close after 52 years

Bishop Ford High School, a 52-year-old Windsor Terrace Catholic academy, announced on April 14 that it will close its doors at the end of the school year in June, due to declining enrollment and income. Comments (1).
Bay Ridge

Burn before reading: Bay Ridge fire investigator pens hot new novel

Author Shelley Reuben both solves and writes mysteries. Comment.

Will you be’s next ace reporter?

Think you have what it takes to cover local news in the most exciting borough in New York City? Then apply for a job at! Comment.
High School Sports

Defending champion Fontbonne powers past St. Francis Prep

Fontbonne Hall wasted no time reminding St. Francis Prep which team is the defending champion. Comment.
High School Sports

Broughton wins twice at Mayor’s Cup, Medgar Evers takes girls team crown

Shayla Broughton wasn’t quite as quick as she was in the trials, but she was fast enough to win the 100-meter hurdles at the Mayor’s Cup championships at Ichan Stadium last Saturday afternoon. Comment.
High School Sports

Midwood jumper Blount-Oden looks forward to strong outdoor season

Taj Blount-Oden is hoping for a big finish to his high school career after a knee injury cut his junior season short. Comment.

Monday, April 14, 2014


Prescription for smiles: Med students secretly redo young cancer patient’s bedroom

A Canarsie kid battling cancer got a big surprise when he came home to his room to find that the Heat was on — his walls. Comment.

SNEAK PEEK: We take a spin around the new Prospect Park roller rink

There is nothing like falling on your butt to start the workday. Comment.

Tzedakah! Brighton groups feed hungry for Passover

They made the seder even greater. Comment.

Carol Grimaldi passes away at 75

We remember the legendary pizzaiolo. Comment.

Curb appeal: Disabled woman says faulty sidewak ramps unsafe

She was on a roll, but was any one listening? Comment.

A chilling read: Quirky P’Heights ice cream parlor releases cookbook

Get the inside scoop on Ample Hills Creamery’s madcap flavors. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s pockets are loaded with notes

It’s that time of year — when Stan remembers what he told himself he wouldn’t forget. Comments (3).

NYC etiquette master talks being on your best Brooklyn behavior

Manners-minded artist Nathan Pyle on borough driving habits and nagivating the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment.

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