Monday, March 19, 2012

24/7

Brooklyn has gone condimental!

Condiments this fancy haven’t been made in factories this hip since the days of Andy Warhol. Comment.
Park Slope

‘Raisin in the Sun’ doesn’t prune with age

There are no wrinkles in this theatrical remake. Comment.
Canarsie

Map quest over for Jeffries

A federal judge capped off a tumultuous week of cartography by releasing a final draft of Brooklyn’s Congressional districts that will keep Fort Greene and Clinton Hill in a historically black electoral zone — a big win for House hopeful and Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, who considers the neighborhoods his political strongholds. Comment.
Park Slope

Meat Madness: Slope hot dog shop pits franks against burgers

At the end of this tournament, Park Slope will have a true top dog — unless the burger wins out. Comment.
Borough-wide

‘Family’ publications rake in the awards — again!

Industry lauds magazines for excellent writing and layout. Comment.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Big Screecher

The Godfather of columnists sounds off on ‘The Godfather’ — and negative Italian stereotypes!

This week, Carmine makes it clear that he is not in the mob. Comments (2).

Friday, March 16, 2012

The Newsstand

This week’s Courier Life Newspapers are online

Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Comment.
Williamsburg

Apple in stereo: Fiona comes to W’burg

The current wave of ’90s nostalgia has reached its crest — everyone is wearing flannel, “Beavis and Butthead” is on the air again, and, most importantly, Fiona Apple is back. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Roadway ruckus! Bay Ridge panel slams city plan to shrink 86th Street

Residents say the city’s proposal to remove two lanes of traffic from 86th Street between Fourth Avenue and Shore Road will create a massive backup on the popular thoroughfare. Comments (4).
Sheepshead Bay

City: No waterfront access for Brigham St. park

Boaters think that a public dock would be a boon for the area, but city officials say no way. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Erin get over it!

St. Patrick’s Day means hangovers — and Bloody Mary’s at the Wicked Monk. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Betim Kaziu will rot in a cell!

The wannabe terrorist from Sheepshead Bay got his just desserts when a judge slammed him with a 27-year sentence for trying to kill Americans. Comments (2).
Weekend Watch

The trains are working fine — just in time for spring!

There are very few problems on the rails this weekend. Enjoy! Comment.
Red Hook

Student ‘superheroes’ use art to defeat conflict

Alfred University students helped Red Hook youngsters put violence in its place. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Knife-wielding thugs steal man’s phone

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Bay Ridge

Rising again! Shuttered Leske’s bakery to open under new management

Two neighborhood buds want to bring a taste of Norway back to Bay Ridge. Comments (1).
Coney Island

March is the new August!

Almost everyone was outside enjoying the 71-degree weather yesterday. Where were we? Stuck inside — writing this weather story! Comment.
Marine Park

Dangerous duo shoots man on E. 72nd Street

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Hit the brakes! Stalled Belt Parkway rehab starts next month

The city says all of the work will be done at night. Comment.
Borough-wide

A Pan-era begins Downtown

Bakery chain opens up on Adams Street. Comment.
Standing O

Broadway comes to Marine Park with ‘Anne Frank’

Junior HS students perform to SRO crowd and knock it out of the park! Comment.
BoroBeat

School carnival a real money-maker

Students, parents, and staff of PS 312 raised funds for classroom supplies and programming at the Bergen Beach school’s annual spring carnival. Comment.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Rep. Bob Turner runs for Senate to save career

The rookie GOPer announced that he’ll run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. He just needs $15 million and a lot of luck! Comments (1).
Bay Ridge

Parents sue Adelphi Academy for $28 million

A family claims the Bay Ridge prep school roughed up their son, then expelled him and his brothers in retaliation. Comments (4).
Coney Island

Cyclones bring Donnelly back!

The most coveted job in all of baseball (yes, of all baseball) is Rich Donnelly’s again. Comment.
Bay Ridge

March madness: Norwegian Day Parade to move from Fifth Avenue to Third

The annual procession breaks with years of tradition to generate more interest — and more dollars. Comments (2).
Not for Nuthin’

Rush Limbaugh was just as offensive when he attacked Italians.

This week, our National Affairs and Rush Limbaugh columnist takes another swipe at the radio host. Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Kids and parents celebrate Purim through theater!

Parents dressed like Mordecai for their retelling of the Purim story, but the kids stole the spotlight when they took to the stage for their retelling — dressed as superheroes! Comment.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Fishing fleet floundering under blackfish ban

The state cut blackfish season short in New York this year, and Sheepshead Bay fishermen say business has never been the same — and now it looks like the state’s decision was made on bad information. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Youth uprising! Upstart political club vows to take on the GOP — and the Democratic establishment

Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon is ready to take on the Kings County Democratic Party — as soon as she finds a place to hold her meetings. Comments (4).
Speak Out

Concrete Boardwalk for Coney? Lou says ‘no way.’

This week, america’s oldest and most cherished columnist Lou Powsner says that in his nearly 93-years, he has never heard of anything as absurd as a concrete Boardwalk. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

“The Champagne Diaries” author creates a buzz at The Bookmark Shoppe

A flute of fizz is fine, says the Bay Ridge blogger, who served up her sensible lifestyle diet plan at the Bay Ridge book store. Comment.
BoroBeat

Purim preservation

This synagogue threw a rocking Purim party in an attempt to attract some younger members. Comment.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Coney Island

City: Concrete, plastic to replace Boardwalk’s wood

The city’s Public Design Commission gave the Parks Department the go ahead to rip out the Brighton Beach Boardwalk and replace it with concrete and plastic slabs, leaving longtime residents and preservationists outraged. Comments (2).
Brighton Beach

Parents: Save Grady High!

Parents, teachers and students say Grady High School has improved over the last two years and shouldn’t be closed this summer. The city disagrees, claiming Grady is far from a grade-A school. Comments (2).
Mill Basin

It’s all over: Aviators fall to Whalers 5–4, on a fluke play!

A freak accident gave the Whalers the win — and ended Brooklyn’s dreams of hoisting the coveted Federal Hockey League Commissioner’s Cup over their heads. Comments (27).
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan backs up his talk with numbers

This week, our columnist gives us the good and bad, according to the latest polls. Comments (1).
Park Slope

Becoming the next Walt Whitman has never been easier

It’s taken you years to write that book, now go to the Brooklyn Public Library’s main branch and have it published within minutes. Comment.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Letters

Readers: The Bay News got it wrong

Every now and then our readers let us have it. Enjoy! Comments (1).
Mill Basin

Still in the fight! Aviators thrash Whalers 5–2

Brooklyn forces a winner-take-all game three as they fight for a spot in the Federal Hockey League’s semi-finals. Comment.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Marine Park

Cops solve Marine Park sex attack

Investigators nabbed three men responsible for the March 6 rape and robbery at a Nostrand Avenue auto-leasing business, but cops still don’t know why the thieves swiped the company’s files. Comments (1).
Mill Basin

Heartbreaker! Aviators crash and burn in playoff nail-biter

It was a heck of a game, but the A’s fell to the Whalers 5–4 during an intense extra session — putting their shot at the coveted Commissioner’s Cup in jeopardy. Comments (1).

Friday, March 9, 2012

Mill Basin

It’s on! Aviators kick off playoff season at 7:35 pm!

Brooklyn begins its first of three game series against the Danbury Whalers tonight. Comment.
Marine Park

Brooklyn’s big adventure

The puppy swiped from a Flatbush Avenue pet store last month, which workers have named Brooklyn, has been brought back to Puppy Paradise with quite a story to tell his fellow canines. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Cops: American flag filchers will get away with their crimes

A crew of thieves swiped three flags from a Bay Ridge street last month, but cops don’t believe these Old Glory-hating goons will be in custody anytime soon. Comments (2).
Kensington

Kensington’s French kiss off

Residents are shooting down a city plan to turn the corner of Church Avenue and Beverly Road into a “Parisian” plaza, claiming that this French connection would turn the corner into a hang out spot for red blooded American layabouts. Comments (10).

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Marine Park

Pinched puppy found!

Workers at Puppy Paradise have been reunited with the $1,400 puppy stolen from their shop — and it feels so good! Comment.
Standing O

Sisterly love — give a little hug!

Standing O, Brooklyn’s biggest booster, is back! Comment.
Midwood

All strung out: Verizon wires up E. 16th Street

Residents lose a year-long battle against the communications giant — and they’re not happy about it. Comment.

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