Brooklyn Courier

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Downtown

Cyborg night: Robot will turn on Downtown Christmas lights

This is the droid MetroTech Commons was looking for. Comment.
Boerum Hill

Zorn again! Legendary composer celebrates 30 years of ‘Cobra’

John Zorn is bringing his famous composition back to where it all began — sort of. Comment.
Park Slope

Fiend in lobby robbery: “Get your f------ hands on the wall!”

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Crook snatches child’s phone on F train

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Goon grabs teen’s headphones off his head on Jay

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Red Hook

Pro-creations! Red Hook show features art inspired by parenthood

Meet the parents — then meet their artwork. Comment.
Williamsburg

Bedford-Stuyvesant writer pens new play in under a month

Time is on his side, yes it is. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Park Slope

Trash talk! Park Slope ‘pollution tourist’ on vacationing in Chernobyl

You’ve spent winter on the Gowanus, now try summer in Chernobyl! Comment.
Downtown

B’Heights guitar vet teams up with Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon

More than two decades after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Loren Connors is still rocking. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Gowanus

Boom! Greenpointer explains spontaneous human combustion

It is actually a real thing that happens. Just not very often. Comments (1).
Williamsburg

Slurred speech: Writers to give boozy TED-style talks

PowerPoint presentations usually drive people to drink, not the other way around. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Gowanus

Pin-art-a! Gowanus art installation is made to be smashed to pieces

Art is dead — or it will be after this show is done with it. Comment.
Fort Greene

Pickpocket steals phone, pal punches mark

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment.
Park Slope

Scoundrel swipes $6,000, passport from car

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Pirate rips senior’s purse from her hands

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

DA: Send latest bridge climber to the slammer

“This is not a game and we will be seeking jail time,” Ken Thompson said. Comments (1).
Boerum Hill

Right turn! Artists create flip-books for Boerum Hill exhibition

To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is an art show, turn, turn, turn. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Vinegar Hill

Sweets thief sours, brandishes blades

Cops cuffed a man on Nov. 2 who they say stole cotton candy from a York Street market, then returned a few minutes later and threatened an employee with three knives. Comment.

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