Friday, April 20, 2012

Park Slope

Night on the ‘Town’ — Gallery Players take on Broadway classic

It’s a big Broadway play in a little Brooklyn theater. Comment.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Coney Island

Weird sisters: Sideshow women talk feminism in Coney

A panel of professional women will convene in Coney Island to discuss female independence and entrepreneurship — but don’t be surprised if they show up wearing nipple tassels or bedazzled, lobster claw gloves. Comment.
BoroBeat

Whacky party! Seniors make and destroy art in same day

It’s certainly more action-packed than crocheting. Comment.
Fort Greene

Gowns up for grabs: Free prom dress giveaway

These do-gooders give new meaning to the term “dress for success.” Comment.
Flatbush

Slashing on Kenilworth Place

A bloody attack leads this week’s 70th Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Letters

A concrete Boardwalk is unacceptable

This week our readers talk about a Brooklyn icon — the Coney Island Boardwalk. Comment.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Big Screecher

What’s the 411? Carmine is angry!

This week, our columnist unloads on the phone company! Comment.

Friday, April 13, 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.
Sheepshead Bay

FBI raids four homes in extortion probe

Federal investigators swarm homes in Brighton Beach, Sheepshead Bay, Homecrest, and Marine Park as they took four suspects into custody on Wednesday. Comment.
Flatbush

NYPD: We’ve nabbed skylight schemer

Police say they’ve arrested the man responsible for a string of Flatbush burglaries. Comments (2).
Weekend Watch

MTA levels sights on the G train, at least this weekend

Try not to consider it a harbinger of what’s to come, but the G train is barely running this weekend. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

On Patriots’ Day, remember how awesome America is

This week, our columnist cheers the birth of a nation. Comment.
Kensington

Brooklynites really want to save the G train

The movement to save the beloved G train extension is picking up Brooklynites faster than a rush-hour train. Comment.
Dining

New Mexican: Lights on for DUMBO’s new Gran Electrica

Gran Electrica is adding a jolt to DUMBO’s oft-maligned food scene. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Vicious thug slams man with metal object

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Bay Ridge

Business group won’t remove Bay Ridge’s rogue benches

The 86th Street Business Improvement District will not remove two benches that were mysteriously bolted onto Fifth Avenue under the cover of darkness last month to displace a controversial gyro cart, claiming that it shouldn’t be responsible for cleaning up someone else’s mess. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Who’s coming to this year’s BayFest?

The Sheepshead Bay festival promises some special headliners this year. Check it out! Comment.
Bay Ridge

Loading zoned out

The city is moving a controversial loading zone from one side of Fourth Avenue to the other, but the merchant getting the parking-free area doesn’t want it. Comment.
Atlantic Yards

Prokhorov isn’t looking for a Brooklyn pied-a-terre

The owner of the Brooklyn-bound Nets bought the $1-billion Barclays Center — but he won’t pony up for a new home in the borough. Comment.
Marine Park

Police: Thug robs man — then shoots him

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comments (1).
Art

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … Supermensch!

Move over, Elijah — a new Jewish superhero is coming to the rescue. Comment.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Flatbush

With an assist from democracy, residents vote for security

Safety beats out all other concerns as Councilman Jumaane Williams’ first participatory budgeting process ends. Comment.
BoroBeat

Rewarding positive behavior

PS 249 kicked off its new incentive program with a party filled with performances, music, and dancing. Comments (1).
Marine Park

Cheat gets 15 years

Suspected of murder, Robert Delvicario goes away for fraud. Comment.
Flatbush

Will the city landmark the oldest Sears in Brooklyn?

The oldest Sears in Brooklyn could soon be a historic landmark, joining the famed Parachute Jump and Green-Wood Cemetery on the borough’s roster of preserved sites. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Oh, the drudgery! I’m on vacation, but still doing work

This week, our columnist figures out how much time she has spent in her life folding towels. And it isn’t pretty. Comments (1).
Bensonhurst

Violent thug tries to steal woman’s iPhone

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

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Kensington

Welcome to ‘Frooklny’!

The Kensington Post Office makes a pick-up slip slip-up. Comment.
Canarsie

Water world! Seltzer men continue to churn up the bubbly

Workers at the city’s last remaining seltzer factory, Gomberg Seltzer Works, make the refreshing beverage just like their grandparents did a century ago. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Will food cart-hating merchants cease and desist?

A manager of an embattled food cart has gotten his lawyers involved in the ongoing struggle to stay on Fifth Avenue. Comment.
Atlantic Yards

Long Island’s asbestos could send hockey to Barclays Center

Nassau Coliseum’s asbestos problem could be the Barclays Center’s biggest coup. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Critics: Greenfield threw his weight around during CB12 election

Some claim that the Bensonhurst councilman forced the board into voting in an unqualifed candidate as chairman of the community panel. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Rack ‘em: Bay Ridge meters to serve bikes instead of cars

Merchants are cheering a city proposal to turn the obsolete parking meter poles into bicycle racks when the new muni-meters are installed. Comment.
BoroBeat

Kids learn the art of the bow in Marine Park

Children, teens, and adults flocked to Lenape Playground to learn how to sling arrows on April 8. Check out the photos in our slideshow for all the fun. Comment.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Election experts: Fidler will win Kruger’s seat

Fidler is poised to win the battle for the more than 300 ballot challenges — votes that will put him over the top in the race to replace disgrace state Sen. Carl Kruger, election experts say. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

Students jazz up Broadway musical

Kids at the Marine Park school blew the audience away with their production of the 2002 Broadway musical. Comments (1).
Midwood

Block war: Midwood residents pan plaza plan

Residents shot down the city’s plans for Elm Avenue, claiming a pedestrian plaza will bring an already congested area to a screeching halt. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s ideas for seeing the new Hanoi Jane flick

This week our columnist considers Jane Fonda’s new movie. Comment.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Link

Easter morning bloodbath in Sheepshead Bay

An unhinged gunman opened fire on several police officers during a wild shootout inside a Nostrand Avenue apartment near Avenue T early Sunday morning. When the smoke cleared, four cops suffered non-life threatening injuries and the gunman was in critical condition. The New York Post has the story. Comment.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Marine Park

Reporter arms himself with bow and arrow — and takes aim at editor

Click through and see what happened! Comment.

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