Brooklyn Courier

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Gowanus

Musical bingo replaces spinning balls with spinning tunes

Numbers are for old people. Comment.
Boerum Hill

Step into an immersive fairy tale in Boerum Hill

There is a whole universe being built inside a Boerum Hill arts venue. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Williamsburg

And we’re st-rolling! New short features a walk through Park Slope

Hey, he’s walkin’ here! Comment.
Park Slope

Thieves swipe pricey bags from luxury shop

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

Hungry bandits swipe food from delivery man

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

Fool me twice! Slope duo pen children’s book on storied dessert

Talk about a sweet story! Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Teen swipes purses in two elevators

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

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Williamsburg

Busker plans to sue city for unlawful arrest

The subway musician who police arrested for loitering while singing on a Williamsburg subway platform — even after an officer read him a law saying what he was doing was legal — is suing the city for wrongful arrest. Comment.
Williamsburg

They Might Be Giants has big plans for 2015

It has been 33 years since its first live show, and 25 years since “Birdhouse in Your Soul,” but this will not be the year that They Might Be Giants slows down. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Williamsburg

Rumble in the box! W’burg theater hosts Cardboard Robot Battle

Talk about paper cuts! Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Bushwick

Let it flow: ‘Bushwick’ beer company hails its first ale

Braven’s first variety is here, but like much of Brooklyn Brewery’s product, it is being brewed upstate. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Prospect Heights

Activists: Dem convention needs party police

Activists who live near Barclays Center are demanding that the city come up with a plan to soften the impact of the Democratic National Convention, should it come to Brooklyn in 2016. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Williamsburg

Williamsburg bar throws sad dance party

They will bring the music, you bring the tears. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Greenpoint

New doc chronicles Bay Ridge hardcore band Indecision

Indecision lives and dies and lives again in New York City. Comment.
Greenwood Heights

Bad blue blood: Brooklyn cop seeking top spot in police union trashes foe

A Greenwood Heights cop is trying to oust longtime police union head Pat Lynch as Lynch battles City Hall. Comments (1).
Prospect Heights

Group think: Philosophers host free public lectures for the masses

Socrates said the un-examined life is not worth living — this is where you can start digging in. Comment.
Fort Greene

Thug grabs, threatens, and robs elderly woman

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

Burglar swipes purse from home

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

Pistol-packing pirates rob delivery men

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

Crook takes employee’s wallet

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

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Greenpoint

The artwork formerly known as prints

A Greenpoint artist is creating modern works with traditional Japanese printing techniques. Comment.
DUMBO

New novel explores life between Brooklyn and Haiti

This is a very different tale of two cities. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Fort Greene

Opera explores gentrification through Brer Rabbit, funk music

Displacement — thereby hangs a tale. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Downtown

In Brooklyn, Bratton defends broken-windows policy

Top cop promises to keep up enforcement of minor offenses during talk with Chamber of Commerce. Comment.
Fort Greene

Primate scientist swings into BAM

Jane Goodall is coming to Fort Greene for a lecture in April. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Prospect Heights

The Nets are for sale

The Nets’ Russian oligarch owner is looking to unload the team. Comment.
Fort Greene

Ditmas Park bros and Sufjan Stevens collaborate on rodeo film

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’... Comment.
Bushwick

The reel thing: Bushwick recording studio releases cassette tape

Bust out your boom box and get your fingers ready for some manual rewinding. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

DUMBO

Huge pro wrestling show slams into Dumbo

Call it the five moves of Dumbo. Comment.
Fort Greene

Cops: Teen threatens and robs Chinese food restaurant

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

Mugger knocks man out in elevator

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

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

DUMBO

Judging a look by its cover: Dumbo retailer hawks bogus ‘Made in Brooklyn’ gear

We get to the bottom of a prominent shop’s borough-centric gift line. Comments (1).
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Free to move about the country: Murder exoneree overjoyed, planning vacation

The latest man exonerated following a wrongful murder conviction under former district attorney Charles Hynes wants to dedicate his life to helping free innocent people in prison — but first, he is hitting the beach. Comment.
Boerum Hill

Truck yeah! P’Slope illustrator turns garbage trucks into superheroes

This guy loves talking trash! Comment.
Fort Greene

Setting a high barre: Famed Russian ballet company comes to BAM

They’re from Russia, with love for our multipurpose concert halls. Comment.

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