Rapid Realty, the Brooklyn-based apartment rental agency in New York City, is expanding by leaps and bounds. New offices have just opened in Boston, New Jersey and Long Island, the company just won a couple of impressive awards, and it also leads the way in the number of…company-related tattoos sported by employees! Comment.
Our readers are on-point, once again, offering their opinions on a pepper-spray incident in a local school, Anthony Weiner’s mayoral aspirations, the new teacher evaluation system, One World Trade Center, and more.
Read on for other gems on “Sound Off to the Editor.” Comment.
Anthony Weiner was honored for the first time since he sent photos of his private parts over the internet, then lied about it, then apologized for it, then quit Congress, then ran for mayor. Comments (4).
The Elizabeth Leary Public School hosted its first in-school chess tournament on May 31, and teachers say the kids from grades second through seventh displayed a focus and dignity uncharacteristic of their age. Comments (1).
Mayor Bloomberg and President Obama are in fine company when it comes to being the target of loons, according to our columnist, who reminisces about this newspaper’s brush with “poisonous” hate mail. Comment.
Cops arrested a suspect in the murder of a Midwood woman, finding him in a Brooklyn psychiatric facility after a failed suicidal leap before a subway train and a note linking him to the crime. Comments (2).
A group of bookworms who fear the city will cut funding to the Brooklyn Public Library next year will hold a “read-in” at the Central Branch this weekend to get the word out that it takes green to keep free books flowing. Comment.
Fontbonne Hall Academy’s historic softball season came to an end when a screaming line drive in the Catholic league’s state championship game smacked pitching ace Nicolette Trapani in her throwing hand. Comment.
The NYPD plans to install 11 of its lamppost-mounted surveillance cameras in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, and Coney Island over the next three years — to the applause of some and the confusion of others. Comments (5).