Brooklyn Courier

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Williamsburg

Shredding anniversary! Noise rockers Deerhoof celebrate 20 years

Deerhoof has lasted longer than most marriages. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Gowanus

Spend Halloween in the company of serial killers

Now these are some real monsters. Comment.
Fort Greene

Fare-beaters rough up, rob cabbie

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

Cops: Grocery worker stole $3,300 in change

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

Toughs rob teen of phone Downtown

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

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Park Slope

Loonie tunes! Musical shows Canadians can get mean, eh?

They are mad as heck, and if you don’t mind, they would prefer not to take it any more! Comment.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Gowanus

Monster bash! The Zombie Prom lurches into Gowanus

The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun! Comment.
Greenpoint

Author explains why his family fled Greenpoint

Spoiler — it involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

BoroBeat

Stroll patrol: Brooklynites on the march against breast cancer

Thousands of do-gooders flooded Prospect Park last Sunday to honor people killed by breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and raise money to end the disease. Comment.
Fort Greene

Reporter gets extraterrestrial at the Navy Yard

It’s one small step for our reporter, one giant leap for Brooklyn. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Gowanus

Raise the roof! Bluegrass musicians hold concert to save church ceiling

Call it a blue-grass-roots effort. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

The walking dead! Spooky street tour comes to B’Heights for Halloween

This is not your grandmother’s walk in the Heights. Comment.
Fort Greene

School of shock! F’Greene music teachers host musical haunted house

They are raising the dead — and the roof! Comment.
Fort Greene

Bad date steals from passed-out man

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

Crook, caught, throws laptop at victim-turned-sleuth

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

Atlantic Avenue store looted twice in two days

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

Hoodlums rob man at knifepoint in McLaughlin Park

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

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Mean Streets

Dump truck kills senior outside Barclays Center

A dump-truck driver struck and killed an elderly woman near the Barclays Center on Monday afternoon, cops and FDNY officials said. Comment.
Fort Greene

‘Dark Crystal’ creators will visit BAM for puppet film fest

You look like Gelfing, smell like Gelfing, maybe you are Gelfing! Comment.
DUMBO

Young at art: Rising choreography stars dance into Dumbo

They are dance-stepping out! Comment.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Cobble Hill

You’re making grilled cheese all wrong!

Get ready for a chewed awakening from a new book of unconventional ideas to make conventional dishes even tastier. Comment.
Mean Streets

Two dead in motorcycle crash that sent them flying off Gowanus Expressway

A nighttime group motorcycle ride turned tragic early this morning when a biker and passenger plunged from the Gowanus Expressway to their deaths, according to cops. Comment.
Gowanus

Artist adorns Gowanus Canal with ‘roses’ made from Ralph Lauren shirts

There is something blooming on the Gowanus Canal, and, no, it is not toxic algae. Comment.
Gowanus

Gowanus play set in world overrun by flies

This play is generating a lot of buzz — literally. Comment.
Park Slope

Six-string star spends down-time playing Park Slope

Smokey Hormel’s guitar playing is one of the worst kept secrets in rock. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Fort Greene

Multimedia opera probes Wikileaks and Chelsea Manning

Call it a covert ops-era. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Gowanus

Bosom buddies! Moms search for friends at speed-dating night

This is no child’s play. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Prospect Heights

Bands from mysterious island to rock Brooklyn venue

Four bands from bucolic Staten Island (pronounced stat-NUY-lin) will perform their people’s traditional music at a Brooklyn bar. Comment.
DUMBO

Yo! Magnetic Fields frontman pens book on two-letter Scrabble words

Good Scrabble words come in small packages. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Paws-some: Shaman blesses dogs at Grand Army Plaza

A Prospect Heights mystic worked her magic on a bunch of fidos on Oct. 11. Comment.
Fort Greene

Goon tries to mug kid outside of school in Clinton Hill

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

Woman fights off would-be robber at Seventh Avenue station

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

Bandits rob delivery guy of food, phone, and cash in Red Hook Houses

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

Buried bones: NYPD unearths body in Crown Heights yard

Police found skeletal human remains in the backyard of a Crown Heights building on Oct. 9. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Dial ‘L’ for lockup: Man threatened cops with phone in gov building, officers say

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

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Prospect Heights

Kings Bay Y head attacked at Barclays

A pro-Palestinian protester punched the director of the prominent Sheepshead Bay Jewish organization in the face outside of an exhibition basketball game at the Barclays Center on Wednesday night, according to police. Comment.

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