Monday, Jan. 31, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Abominable snowmen

76th PrecinctCarroll Gardens-Cobble HillSnow jerksFour creeps pelted a man with snow and ice and robbed him on Hoyt Street on Jan. 30.Baltic bummerSomeone stole a fancy Lexus from Baltic Street overnight on Jan. 26.Another bummerSomeone stole a 2010 Toyota from Baltic Street on Jan. 26. Robbed for $2A fearsome foursome robbed a man on Hoyt Street on Jan. 22. Comment.
Crime

DA: Sex triangle almost leads to baby’s murder

A jilted wife pregnant with her husbandSex traffickers celledArtic Anyone with information about someone who is being forced to work as a prostitute is asked to call the Brooklyn Sex Trafficking Unit Hotline, at (718) 250-2770. Comment.
Features

Principal Domicick D’Angelo: Our man of the year

Gravesend native Dominick A. DDominick became an educator after a successful 17-year career in business. He took the helm of Intermediate School 228 in his native Gravesend in 2007, transforming the 80-year-old school into one of the most innovative middle schools in New York City. He aggressively sought to make David A. Boody the city Comment.
24/7

This month, BAM is the Church of Sarandon

Thanks to Susan Sarandon, there are many great, iconic moments in the film lexicon: her sporting vintage sunglasses behind the wheel of that fated blue Thunderbird convertible in Comment.
24/7

It’s Regina Opera’s annual ‘Salute to Broadway’

Broadway is coming to Bay Ridge.Salute to Broadway at Regina Hall [1210 65th St. at 12th Avenue in Bay Ridge, (718) 259-2772], Feb. 6 at 3 pm. Tickets $12 ($5 for teens, free for children). For info, visit www.reginaopera.org. Comment.
24/7

Enter — or just eat at — the best red velvet cake contest next week

Get ready to see red. Red velvet cake, that is.Brooklyn eating, Borough President Markowitz. Though the real winner will be you, dear reader, as once the judgingRed Velvet Cake contest at the Brooklyn Historical Society [128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 222-4111], Feb. 11 at noon. Free. For info, visit www.nycreates.org. Interested participants can e-mail jeloisehooper@aol.com. Comment.
24/7

Love stinks! The Valentine’s Day guide for people who hate Valentine’s Day

Whoever said that one is the loneliest number obviously never celebrated Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn. Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Basement window boob sought

Kings Courier

Hatemonger attacks BMW

Flatbush

Man picks fight with ice pick-wielder

Brooklyn Courier

Fifty cents just ain’t enough

76th PrecinctCarroll Gardens-Cobble HillTwo-bit crookA jerk jumped on a womanSomeone burglarized a Van Brunt Street restaurant overnight on Jan. 22. Comment.
Canarsie

Search for missing 7-year-old languishes into second year

Still missingIt was cold this week, but not as cold as the NYPDCommercial conundrumTwo Canarsie businesses were looted last week, both on Jan. 16.Store raidThugs held up a Flatbush Avenue store on Jan. 10, but were unable to open the safe.Caught in the actA thief busted his way into an Avenue I home on Jan. 13, but made a hasty retreat as soon as he was discovered.Opening rushA trio of thieves jumped a Flatbush Avenue tattoo parlor employee just moments after he opened the store on Jan. 16. Comment.
Borough-wide

Craigslist caper

Bay News

Salmon swiper celled!

Bay News

Man shot dead outside Marlboro Houses

Crime

City’s first ‘animal hoarders’ are indicted

A Williamsburg couple are the first people indicted under New York’s new animal-hoarding law — and the two are now facing one to two years in prison for keeping over 100 animals in a loft in Williamsburg. Comment.
Features

Our award winners are ultra-deserving

The Bensonhurst West End Community Council is celebrating its 50th Anniversary on March 24 at the exquisite Riviera at the corner of Stillwell and Neptune avenues in Coney Island. I spotlight our 2011 honorees in these columns to show why they so deserve their awards. Executive board member Michel Rizzotto nominated Frank Carone as our Business Man of the Year. Comment.
Features

The Left doesn’t see the light, but Stan does

Ten minutes after the tragedy in Tucson hit, the left wingers were out there on the airways attempting to gain political capital on the crisis. Shame on it, and good for America for not buying its bovine excrement. The latest poll results are in and weChris Matthews, a left wing, bomb-throwing, trouble-maker himself, was busy the other night focusing negative comments in the direction of Mark Levin and Michael Savage. Comment.
Dining

Don’t want to cook this Thanksgiving? Use our guide

Want to know what we’re thankful for this Thanksgiving? These following restaurants, which will be keeping their ovens and stoves running this Nov. 25 so you don’t have to. Here’s a sampler of Thanksgiving menus across the borough, depending on what you’re looking for. Comment.
Dining

A salty, gooey take on an American classic

Forego the usual pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving and take a stab at this salted caramel apple pie, courtesy of the ladies behind Four and Twenty Blackbirds. The newish Gowanus bakery has quickly gained fans for its classics pies, with a twist. Comment.

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