Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012

BoroBeat

New look for Church Avenue butcher shop

Meat Palace Supreme gets a makeover. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012

Midwood

A slice of modernity in Midwood

Posh Tomato brings a new type of pizza to midwood — and uses an iPad as a cash register! Comments (4).
Ditmas Park

Big love! A cafe owner’s huge missive to Ditmas Park

After Cafe Madeline’s former owner dissed the area, its new owner has some kinder words for the neighborhood. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Knife-wielding thug attacks man, steals cellphone

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

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012

Big Screecher

Awards season! And I ain’t talking about the Oscars!

This week, our beloved columnist gets ready for his annual awards dinner. Comment.
BoroBeat

New look for Church Avenue butcher shop

Meat Palace Supreme gets a makeover. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 3, 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

Vandals draw KISS masks on Madonna and child statue

Graffiti writers scribbled what appears to be KISS makeup on beloved statues of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus that have greeted parishioners outside of Williamsburg’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for more than 60 years. Comments (2).
Coney Island

Nigerian princess and burlesque star to host Valentine’s Day bash

Princess Pat — a.k.a. musician and burlesque performer Patience Mukoro — will bear (almost) all in name of love and harmony in Sideshows by the Seashore’s second annual Valentine’s Day For Lovers and Losers party on Feb. 14 in Coney Island. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Ida says the Giants will be victorious!

Our pigskin prognosticator reveals her Super Bowl pick. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Long live the Navy SEALs!

The “men with green faces” are second to none when it comes to rescuing Americans in danger while protecting U.S. interests across the globe. Comments (1).
Standing O

They’re doing good deeds — on the wings of ‘Eagles’!

Standing O, Brooklyn’s biggest booster, is back with this week’s short list of the borough’s brightest do-gooders. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Skyscraper outcry!

The City Council approved a plan to designate a stretch of Downtown as a historic district, landmarking 21 skyscrapers in the process. Some neighborhood advocates are thrilled that these buildings are being preserved, but others are furious about expected increases in taxes, costs and regulations. Click below for two views.

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Speak Out

Lou speaks out: Bring casinos to Coney

This week, our 92-year-old columnist says its time to bring gambling — and all its benefits — to the People’s Playground. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Railsplitter coach rails on team after humiliating loss

Coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton forces his team to listen in on an interview where he rags on his players — how’s that for a pep rally! Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Bay Ridge

Two-hour meters coming to Bay Ridge

The city will double parking times along Third and Fifth avenues in April. Comments (4).
Bay Ridge

Eagle Scout takes on state Sen. Marty Golden

Democrat Gounardes calls the six-term Republican legislator a hypocrite during his campaign kick-off. Comment.
Canarsie

Mom busted for abandoning kids on street corner

The story of a woman who will not be named mother of the year leads this week’s 69th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

Pint-sized PS 329 ‘entrepreneurs’ become business owners

Students at the Coney Island school are studying the ABCs of starting their own companies. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Tenure, schmenur, something’s gotta give

This week, our columnist goes off — again — on tenure for teachers. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Prospect Heights

UPDATE: Islanders to play in Brooklyn!

The Barclays Center announced today that the New York Islanders will face off with the New Jersey Devils in Brooklyn in October. Comments (8).
Coney Island

Mind the gap! New cement Boardwalk is a stumbling ground, residents say

The famed footpath’s cement woes are only just beginning, critics claim. Comments (6).
Bay Ridge

Loading zone leap! City moving controversial Fourth Ave. drop-off spot

The loading zone’s been moved a block — and neighbors are rejoicing! Comments (3).
Mill Basin

Death flight: Bird lovers say Four Sparrows car dealership will kill habitat

The NYC Audubon says toxins will kill the nesting space — and the birds will kill themselves by flying into the building’s glass windows! Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Rockin’ out at PS 255

Special-needs students from the Sheepshead Bay school brought the house down during their Rock-N-Roll show on Jan. 24. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

What’s in a name? That other hockey-playing Cam Neely a Brooklyn-born skater

And he loves being compared to the Boston Bruins great! Comments (1).

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012

Bay Ridge

Grimm: I’m not a campaign finance crook

The Bay Ridge legislator is refuting a stunning report that he violated campaign finance rules by strong-arming Jewish donors. Comments (3).
Midwood

License to kill: Midwood leaders demand pit bulls terrorizing area be shot on sight

Police have been unable to capture the two terrors stalking neighborhood pets. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Happy day! Greenhouse Cafe’s 12-hour ‘happy hour’ makes it boro’s jolliest bar

Bay Ridge watering hole named the champ of cheap booze. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

It’s Groundhog Day. Haven’t I heard that before?

This week, Stan discusses his favorite holiday — and movie. Comments (2).

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012

Letters

Joanna has no idea what ‘tenure’ means

Once again, our columnists are put through the ringer. Comment.
Mill Basin

Beached! Aviators fall to Whalers, 8–3

So much for that winning streak. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012

Midwood

Man killed in grisly hit-and-run

A motorist mows down a father of three on Coney Island Avenue — moments after a van clipped him on the same stretch of road. Comment.
Mill Basin

Aviators hobble Akwesasne Warriors in 8–3 victory

Brooklyn’s stellar winning streak extends to five. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 27, 2012

Brighton Beach

Erased! Kruger’s district yanked off new state senate map

Senate Republican leaders made some drastic changes to Brooklyn’s senate district lines — and did away with disgraced state Sen. Carl Kruger’s district. Comment.
Marine Park

Teen busted for E. 37th Street robbery

Cops nabbed one of three muggers who beat up a Chinese food delivery man on Tuesday night. Comments (2).
Link

Where the boys are: Bay Ridge is one big bachelor pad

Our pals at the Brooklyn Paper had this great story about how there are more single guys than girls in Bay Ridge — but the ladies aren’t too happy about it! Comment.

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