Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine speaks from his pal Ed’s heart!

This week, it’s a very special Carmine. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Feds: Sheepshead Bay will get disaster recovery center

Sheepshead Bay residents who remain without heat and hot water are getting what they really wanted for Christmas — a disaster recovery center. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Xaverian falls over fouls

The Xaverian Clippers learned a hard lesson last Thursday — nice guys finish last. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

We’re to blame for gun violence — lock, stock, and barrel

Gun control is a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t go nearly far enough to address our epidemic of violence, sez our columist. Comment.
High School Sports

Archbishop takes Bishop

Jill Conroy expects more than the lackluster performance her veteran Bishop Ford Falcons girls basketball team turned in during a 57–50 loss to the host Archbishop Molloy Stanners on Saturday afternoon. Comment.
High School Sports

Senior guard leads Fontbonne to victory

The Bonnies were down at the half, so Cindy Henderson stepped up. Comment.
High School Sports

It’s award time for Brooklyn’s high school footballers

One thing is for sure: Brooklynites were ready for some football this year. Comment.
BoroBeat

Kids rock Kings Plaza for Christmas

Pint-sized performers from PS 361 received a standing ovation for their show at the Avenue U shopping center on Dec. 19. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Marine Park

Police: Suspect jabbs man with fork

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

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

Midwood

PHOTOS: Midwood man makes unbelievable robot costumes from household objects

Domo arigato, Peter Kokis — for showing us these costumes just when we needed you! Comment.
Borough-wide

Marty’s new goal: Pro soccer in Brooklyn

Borough President Markowitz wants to bring professional soccer to Brooklyn — but making his plan a reality will be more difficult than scoring a goal over a wall of German national team defenders, soccer insiders say. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Instead of bans, let’s teach respect

This week, our columnist says we need to make sure our kids respect one another before we start banning guns. Comments (2).

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

It’s Only My Opinion

Stan has the Christmas’ numbers

This week, our columnist breaks down the holiday cheer. Comment.
Borough-wide

Claus country runner! Cobble Hill ‘Santa’ jogs Brooklyn Bridge every Christmas

Santa Claus is coming to town — and he’s running in, right over the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Coney Island

Sitt gets hip: Coney magnate courts trendy shops

The real estate magnate who plans to turn Coney Island into a glitzy waterfront enclave of hotels and condos says he wants to keep the People’s Playground’s weird vibe alive — by renting space to quirky Brownstone Brooklyn-style small businesses this summer. Comments (2).

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Borough-wide

R riders rejoice: Sandy-slammed line runs to Manhattan again

The R train doesn’t have a reputation for being speedy, but ecstatic Brooklyn straphangers say Friday’s restoration of interborough service on the hurricane-damaged line saves them tons of time. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Bay Ridge

15 years later, ex-Ridge councilman running for mayor

A former Bay Ridge councilman known as a maverick long before that was considered politically cool is running for mayor — for the third time. Comments (1).

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