The Brooklyn Stickball Old Timers’ 43rd annual tournament pitted younger players against their older counterparts for a series of stickball matches on 80th Street between Third and Fourth avenues. Comments (1).
Brooklyn’s canaries and larks sang up a sweet storm in Bay Ridge for the fifth annual elder song competition, proving that the borough’s golden crooners are neither old nor cold when it comes to exercising their vocal chords. Comment.
Builders of the controversial Sheepshead Bay mosque say they are getting ready to unload a new barrage of civil litigation after their countersuit against opponents of the Voorhies Avenue house of worship was shot down by a Brooklyn judge. Comment.
What should the city do with 370 Jay St.?
The MTA has finally pulled out of its largely abandoned headquarters on Jay Street in Downtown. We asked two area leaders what they want to see happen next. Click below for their opinion pieces.
The city opened a $2.3-million fieldhouse at Leon S. Kaiser Park, ending an almost decade-long renovation project that transformed the aging Coney Island playground on W. 29th Street into a state-of-the-art open space. Comment.
It’s hats off to the new president and CEO of the Brooklyn Public Library. Linda Johnson, the head bookworm, has been charged with transforming the library to serve a digital-age population — ’cause these kids today, they don’t know from books. Comment.
Brooklyn-based composer and experimental guitar guru Marc Ribot will perform his original musical score to Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid” live at a screening of the film at PS 10 in the South Slope on Oct. 15. Comment.
A pair of pint-sized scholarly scofflaws, who owe a total of $4,223.85 in overdue fees for books they haven’t returned to the Library, will be exonerated thanks to a city-wide program that grants amnesty to library outlaws under the age of 18 — as long as they start borrowing again. Comment.
A Brighton Beach homeowner says that the alley behind her house has become overrun by rats and Dumpster-diving bums ever since the Walgreens pharmacy next door started storing its garbage there. Comment.