Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Coney Island

Cops: Man threatens woman’s life with metal rod

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Three injured as fire rips through Ridge apartment building

A massive blaze scorched the third and fourth floors of a Bay Ridge apartment building on Nov. 23 — injuring two residents and a firefighter, officials said. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Clinton Hill

Finally, a happy hour for parents

Have a kid and save on beer! Comment.
Flatbush

Gym rats to flood Flatbush

Blink Fitness says it can help fix the obesity problem in Flatbush. All you need to do is bring is your towel. Comment.
Atlantic Yards

Under a-taxi! Arena cabs turn streets into parking lot, neighbors say

Read their lips: no more taxis! Comment.
Music

Best folk friends forever

Formed in the youthful days of college, Bombadil is a North Carolina pop-folk quartet that has survived the years by sticking to what matters — the music. Comment.
Theater

When attending a play set in Rome …

Et tu, audience? Comment.
Flatbush

Cops: Teen stabs, chokes young boy

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from the 70th Precinct. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

Letters

Giving thanks to Brooklyn

Despite all that’s happened over the last few weeks, our letter writers are still giving thanks. Comments (1).

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine’s got a few words for a few things

This week, Carmine has a few things to say about a few things. So read it. Comment.
Borough-wide

Ida’s hot, and so are her picks

Our football favorite Ida Eisenstein calls the shots. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Sandy-ravaged Cherry Hill Market reopens

Life is returning to Hurricane Sandy-slammed Emmons Avenue. Comment.
Theater

Fairy tale search for a star

Disney’s got talent! Comment.
Midwood

Star-stricken! Midwood film studio is a parking hog, residents say

Avenue M’s famed stage is the setting for an increasing number of big budget productions, but residents say it’s coming at their expense. Comments (2).
Gravesend

Christmas Fair a holiday hit

Our Lady of Grace Church’s annual Christmas Fair had something to offer the whole family — including a visit with St. Nick. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Israel’s offensive in Gaza is a necessary evil

Jews have contributed more than their fair share to humanity — despite being vilified – our columnist says. Comments (1).
Gavel to Gavel

Woman charged with Medicaid fraud

The arrest leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Crook loots electronics from Avenue Z store

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Borough-wide

It’s Thanksgiving!

Turkey was on everyone’s mind this week as scores of borough business leaders opened up their hearts — and refrigerators — to supply residents with free birds for their Thanksgiving table. Gobble up all the good will in our slide show! Comment.
Mill Basin

Cooking turkey by the ton

The El Caribe Country Club in Mill Island will be providing Thanksgiving dinner to 3,000 Hurricane Sandy victims today — and the sweet potatoes have never tasted sweeter! Comments (1).
Standing O

Standing O is thankful for Brooklyn!

We’re putting down our turkey leg (but just for the moment) so we can give a few special Brooklynites the atta boys they deserve. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Borough-wide

Updated: Cops charge ‘John Doe Duffel Bag’ with killing spree

Police say they have arrested Southern Brooklyn’s shopkeeper killer. Comment.
Mill Basin

What a pain in the glass!

A glass-bashing vandal attacked at least four vehicles parked along E. 57th Street in Mill Basin on the night of Nov. 15, busting out the cars’ windows. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Sandy refugees flood Bay Ridge

Hurricane Sandy victims from the Rockaways, Breezy Point, and Staten Island are looking to Bay Ridge for sanctuary — but neighborhood realtors say they don’t have enough open houses for the glut of new residents. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Tonight! Put aside your political ideologies for a good cause

Two Bay Ridge political leaders on opposite sides of the aisle will be setting aside their ideologies for a good cause tonight — aiding Hurricane Sandy victims. Comment.
Coney Island

Sandy leaves Coney Island Hospital in critical condition

Coney Island Hospital is open, but still healing from Hurricane Sandy’s assault, city hospital officials said yesterday. Comments (1).
Not for Nuthin’

Not for Nuthin’, but enjoy that turkey

You guessed it: A column discussing things to be thankful for. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Wheelers: We’ll be wheeling again

The kitchen’s gone, the equipment’s gone, and the floor is gone, but Wheeler’s Restaurant will be back, according to the Sheepshead Bay staple’s proprietor. Comments (6).
Gravesend

Boody students donate their time — on a weekend!

Students from IS 228 organized five vans full of supplies for Coney Islanders in need following Hurricane Sandy. Comments (1).
High School Sports

New Utrecht wins third soccer title

Talk about going down to the wire! Comment.
Coney Island

Picking up the pieces — volunteers help clean out Mermaid Avenue green space

People came from across city to help clean out the Santos White Community Garden in Coney Island. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Borough-wide

City stops axe men from clearing downed trees, critics say

Talk about being cut off! Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Be kind, rewind, sip wine

Videology, one of Brooklyn’s most beloved video rental joints, has found a timeless formula for keeping its business open: booze. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen’s cry for help

Gerritsen Beach residents say the city ignored them after Hurricane Sandy — until community leaders forced it to pay attention. Comments (5).
High School Sports

Dutchmen survive Shark attack in 38–30 overtime squeaker

Erasmus Hall’s Dutchmen flew over the Sheepshead Bay Sharks in an overtime win people will be talking about for months. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Rockin’ out for a good cause

Frankie Marra headlined a benefit concert for Hurricane Sandy victims at the Salty Dog Restaurant on Sunday — where more than $14,000 was raised. Comment.
Gowanus

Rosanne Cash sings for Red Hook

Now you can square dance for a cause. Comment.
Borough-wide

New York Marathon didn’t work out, but Brooklyn’s did 

Nearly 500 long-distance runners pounded the pavement in Prospect Park for the second annual Brooklyn Marathon on Nov. 18. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Cops: Bike bandit snatches girl’s cellphone

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

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Hurricane Sandy makes strange bedfellows

It turns out Brooklyn politicians are willing to help out those across the aisle — it just takes a hurricane to get them to do so. Comments (2).
Marine Park

‘Wildman’ Steve Brill: Marine Park is better than any grocery store

No matter what natural disaster looms around the corner, there remains one habitat in Brooklyn where residents can literally live off the land — Marine Park! Comments (1).
Coney Island

Coney recovery effort drafts Johan Santana

Mets ace Johan Santana voluteered in the Sandy relief effort, handing out lunches in Coney Island. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s thankful for many things, including O’Reilly

This week, Stan gives us the run down on Papa Bear’s books, and offers some Thanksgiving advice. Comments (3).

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

High School Sports

Bishop Ford wins second straight football title

The Bishop Ford Falcons are champions — again! Comment.
Art

A femur for a good cause

Throw them a bone! Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

High School Sports

Wings clipped! St. Edmund Eagles fall to Crusaders

A lackluster performance by the St. Edmund Eagles cost the Sheepshead Bay soccer squad a shot at the Catholic School Athletic Association crown. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Scare tactics: Masked thieves knock over Ridge bank, say police

Cops are looking for two costumed crooks who held up a Bay Ridge bank last month. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Coney Island

Eldorado back for another season

The Eldorado will be back for another season — once workers finish cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

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