Brooklyn Courier

Friday, July 25, 2008

Williamsburg

Gavel to Gavel - What’s on the court calender

Who works for who? Comment.
Williamsburg

Consumers’ Corner

Hey, there’s no reason why you should have to head out on your next shopping safari alone. It can be a jungle out there, so why not bring your pals at the Consumer Corner along to help out. Just take a few minutes to read the space here and we’ll try to point you in the right direction. Comment.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Williamsburg

‘The Girls Next Store’ hit the town - Playboy Bunnies strut their stuff on Coney’s boardwalk & get an official welcome

They’re always playful and oftentimes amusing – so Coney Island was a no-brainer for them. Comment.
Williamsburg

‘Straight Pride’ parade planners silent - LGBT community unsuccessful in reaching out to TCOOO record label

Organizers aren’t being straight up about their straight pride parade. Comment.
Williamsburg

‘Moore’ to come from street market

It appears as if the Moore Street Market (aka “La Marqueta de Williamsburg”), the venerable fresh-produce market that has fallen on hard times in recent years, will not close any time soon. Comment.
Williamsburg

Tunnel maven sets eyes on small screen - Top cable producers court Bob Diamond, who gives tours under Atlantic Avenue

A documentary starring Brooklyn tunnel maven Bob Diamond is already attracting robust attention from top cable channels, the film’s co-producer told this paper this week. Comment.
Williamsburg

Towering Giglio rises high over bklyn once more

Last Sunday, as Festival Capo Phil Manna shouted a series of commands in Italian, 120 men braced themselves and lifted the three-ton, 65-foot Giglio tower off the ground to the roaring approval of a crowd of 12,000 people assembled in Williamsburg’s streets. Comment.
Williamsburg

Third time’s the charm - Councilman Yassky to reintroduce stalled bike bill

City Councilmember David Yassky is redoubling his efforts to push a bill requiring office buildings to accommodate bicycle parking for employees. Comment.
Williamsburg

The elderly and the fresh-faced, living together - Home sharing program helps match young and old

Younger New Yorkers have responded to New York Foundation for Senior Citizens’ expanded Home Sharing Program, a unique affordable housing option and free matching service, which has recently allowed younger “hosts” under the age of 60 to share their homes with older “guests.” Comment.
Williamsburg

Storefront eyesore - CB 1 calls for action at vacant sites near public housing

In a neighborhood whose real estate has become highly prized in recent years, it is somewhat curious to observe the vacant storefronts surrounding the Williamsburg Houses, the 20-building, 1,628 unit New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) housing development stretching from Leonard Street to Bushwick Avenue between Maujer and Scholes streets. Comment.
Williamsburg

Public schools in the money - City Council awards hundreds of thousands of dollars to BK institutions

Brooklyn public schools are thousands of dollars richer. Comment.
Williamsburg

Property sales drop in BK, sez study - But Greenpoint & Williamsburg see increase compared to same time last year

Reflecting a troubled economy, the sales of residential properties borough-wide dropped nearly 44 percent this quarter compared to the prior year’s quarter, according to a recently released study. Comment.
Williamsburg

Nothing’s stopping these scholars from reaching great heights

The Children’s Hospital at Downstate awarded scholarships to Jurrell Rodgers and Kyron Galvez for achieving academic excellence while overcoming chronic asthma. Comment.
Williamsburg

Keeping cool at Mccarren Park pool

Brooklyn residents took a respite from their barbecues and the heavy humidity to cool down at Sunday’s McCarren Pool Party (780 Lorimer Street) sponsored by the Open Space Alliance and JellyNYC. Comment.
Williamsburg

Help for war-torn country right here - Local man wages campaign to help the children of his native Sierra Leone

A Coney Island immigrant is on a one-man crusade to help young amputees crippled from the “Blood Diamond” Civil War in Sierra Leone, Africa. Comment.
Williamsburg

Get your tickets right here in Brooklyn

Broadway and Off-Broadway lovers can now get their discounts right here in Brooklyn without any of the crowds and elbow-shoving of Manhattan. Comment.
Williamsburg

Day in court for ‘Finger Building’

The final battle in the protracted war over the “Finger Building” on 144 N. 8th Street will take place next Tuesday at the city’s Board of Standards and Appeals. Comment.
Williamsburg

Early bird gets backlash - Pols call de Blasio beep endorsements ‘premature’

City Council member Bill de Blasio may yet wind up succeeding term-limited Marty Markowitz as borough president, but the race won’t be a Sunday walk in Prospect Park. Comment.
Williamsburg

Dead end for street light - DOT denies request for busy corner

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has denied a move to install a traffic light at the corner of Humboldt and Withers streets again, despite the efforts of residents who remain concerned about cars speeding through the intersection throughout the day. Comment.
Williamsburg

Center for nursing celebrates 30 years of caring in Brooklyn

The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (CNR), a member of the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services (BAFHS), celebrated 30 years of caring for the community with an Awards Ceremony and Reception recognizing individuals who have given invaluable contributions to CNR, the healthcare industry and the Brooklyn community. Comment.
Williamsburg

BURG ‘N’ POINT - New works all in the name of art - A new graffiti store, a one-man show and ‘trash art’ dominate the weekend scene

Williamsburg Every Second was back in all its glory this weekend, but luckily for me it wasn’t the only cool thing going on around town. Alphabeta, a newly opened graffiti supply store in Greenpoint, hosted an opening this past Thursday for Austrian street artists in collaboration with Overspray Magazine. The party was packed, thanks to the hot-but-not-too-hot summer swelter which carried over into Friday bringing a smile to those out enjoying their monthly culture fix. Comment.
Williamsburg

Bklyn bids farewell to fallen officer - Funeral for 1st Lieutenant Daniel Farkas

Police and military brass, along with rank-and-file members of the NYPD and military, stood three deep at attention along Ocean Avenue last week to bid a final farewell to one of their fallen comrades. Comment.
Williamsburg

BK housing services award their best - Tenant advocacy group honors those who fight the good fight in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Housing and Family Services, the 37-year-old non-profit tenant advocacy organization, held its annual awards dinner recently. Comments (1).
Williamsburg

BK attorneys reel after budget cuts - Legal service organizations fear the coming

Brooklyn’s non-profit attorneys expressed shock and disappointment upon hearing news that the newly passed $59.1 billion New York City budget will include cuts that will hinder legal service organizations from providing counsel to Brooklyn’s most vulnerable populations. Comment.
Letters

Simple politics of fear

The only title worthy of Shavana Abruzzo’s recent column (Questions loom about Bam’s blood ties”) would have been “Guilt By Association On Steroids.” Comment.
Letters

Bad, bad Bwana

Editor’s Note: The following letters are in response to “Questions loom about Bam’s blood ties,” by Shavana Abruzzo’s “A Britisher’s View,” 7-3 issue. Comment.
Letters

Another fan favorite

Editor’s Note: Shavana Abruzzo is not Jewish. Comment.
Letters

And yet another

The desperation that Shavana Abruzzo and people that share her mindset now feel is palpable. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Victory for Latino food vendors - Food stand favorites pass city inspections; customers hungry for return

Authentic Latin American fare will finally return to Red Hook this week or next — but it might cost you a bit more to enjoy it. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Sweeter sweeping - New rules, signs in effect

The alternate side of the street shuffle began anew this week in Park Slope, as a two-month suspension of parking regulations came to an end. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Summer’s cooler inside the library - Events and programs for the entire family to come and enjoy

The summer may be half over but the excitement has only just begun at Brooklyn Public Library. There are tons of activities, programs and events that the whole family can enjoy. All programs are free and open to the public. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Storytime

Come to the Hoyt Street Association’s free “Stories in the Garden” series, every Tuesday at 7 p.m., now to July 29 at the Hoyt Street Garden, corner of Hoyt Street and Atlantic Avenue. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Still time for these summer kids programs

Shockingly, the summer is half over. But for Windsor Terrace youngsters ages 4-6, it’s not too late to take advantage of two free programs designed to foster appreciation of their neighborhood and natural environment. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Small business workshops

The New York City College of Technology Small Business Development Center, Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation, and Capital One Bank present a free workshop for new small businesses and entrepreneurs. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

School fair

Parents and students interested in attending a brand new middle, high or transfer school in September are invited to attend “The New School Information Fair,” presented by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the NYC Department of Education. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Same old, same old at the polls

It doesn’t appear that this year’s big political shake-up in Albany is going to trickle down to its representatives in Kings County. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Residential sales plummet

Reflecting a troubled economy, the sales of residential properties borough-wide dropped nearly 44 percent this quarter compared to the prior year’s quarter, according to a recently released study. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Prospect Heights making ‘history’ - Neighborhood moves closer to official landmark designation

The Landmarks Preservation Commission will “calendar” the Prospect Heights Historic District, the first step toward protecting one of Brooklyn’s finest — and most endangered — historic neighborhoods. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Pork store feels the pinch - A&S looks for new digs as Fifth Avenue rents skyrocket

Skyrocketing rents are causing a Park Slope staple to pack up and move on. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Playmates make Coney Island hotter

They’re always playful and oftentimes amusing – so Coney Island was a no-brainer for them. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Mum on ‘Straight Pride’

Organizers aren’t being straight up about their straight pride parade. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

More voter prefer Marty - ‘Mayor’ Markowitz ahead in Quinnipiac poll

“Mayor Marty” continues to have a nice ring to it with city voters, according to the latest poll related to the 2009 mayoral race. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Lower sex drive

One issue that often is overlooked is the importance of sexual intimacy. It may be surprising to know that approximately 40 million American women suffer from some type of sexual disorder — the most common being Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), sometimes referred to as low sex drive. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Life, law and teens

Blacks and Jews in Conversation, Inc. and The Red Hook Community Justice will sponsor the judicial panel, “Youth Courts Workshop, Against Crime: Judges Share Lessons on Life and Law with Brooklyn’s Teens,” July 30 from 5-7 p.m. at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, 88-94 Visitation Place. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Kings County Democratic Committee gala - Governor, speaker attend awards ceremony with local elected officials

Shedding their differences after endorsing either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama in the Democratic primary, Brooklyn’s political elite came together to honor community leaders and celebrate what could be a banner year for Democrats at the polls at the Kings County Democratic Committee’s annual cocktail party and dinner. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Kayakers are all wet - Sportsmen get too close to Brooklyn waterfall

They’re beautiful and breathtaking, but dangerous if you’re boneheaded enough to get too close. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Hatin’ on the endorsements - Political rivals jeer de Blasio’s congressional support

City Council member Bill de Blasio may yet wind up succeeding term-limited Marty Markowitz as borough president, but the race won’t be a Sunday walk in Prospect Park. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Greenbacks for Thomas Greene Pk

The Friends of Douglass/Greene Park announced that $800,000 in capital funds has been allocated towards renovating Thomas Greene Park. The park abuts a popular swimming pool (the “Double D”) to the west and is bordered by Third Avenue, Douglass and DeGraw streets. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Graham delivers address - Markowitz aide at Touro College School of Health Science

Yvonne J. Graham, assistant to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, addressed 23 graduates of the Touro College School of Health Sciences at a pinning and awards ceremony that attracted a crowd of approximately 300. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Golden’s ‘payback’ to U.S. veterans - New law gives returning veterans more time to pay off financial debt

City employees called to serve in Afghanistan or Iraq will now receive a little more financial security thanks to a recently signed state law. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Get your stuff; storage closing

Hundreds of residents who rented space from a Carroll Gardens storage facility could be in danger of losing their most prized possessions, city officials said this week. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

French claim Brooklyn for their very own

Vive la France! Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Fourth annual Brooklyn hip hop festival

Brooklyn was fly as mom, dad and the kids packed da house for the fourth annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival in DUMBO, headlined by the legendary KRS-One and DJ Premier. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Final farewell to an Iraq war hero - Funeral services for Daniel Farkas held at Ocean Avenue synagogue

Police and military brass, along with rank-and-file members of the NYPD and military, stood three deep at attention along Ocean Avenue last week to bid a final farewell to one of their fallen comrades. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Even asthma can’t hold back these youngsters

The Children’s Hospital at Downstate awarded scholarships to Jurrell Rodgers and Kyron Galvez for achieving academic excellence while overcoming chronic asthma. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Cutting-edge cardiology - NYM Hospital does atrial fibrillation

New York Methodist Hospital began offering a complete range of treatments for atrial fibrillation, including a procedure called ablation. Doctors performing an ablation who are specialists in the cardiology subspecialty known as electrophysiology, use an advanced mapping system to locate the source of the patient’s heart arrhythmia, and then eliminate this source with techniques that may involve applying radiofrequency energy. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Council funds BK students - Special school projects receive money to continue

Brooklyn public schools are thousands of dollars richer. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Coney Island man aids children of ‘blood’ war - Non profit helps support orphaned kids

A Coney Island immigrant is on a one-man crusade to help young amputees crippled from the “Blood Diamond” Civil War in Sierra Leone, Africa. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Concerts

The Old First Reformed Church presents “Free Summer Concerts” every Wednesday in July at 8 p.m. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Check into ‘Nu Hotel’ - 93-room facility debuts on Smith Street

The borough’s portfolio of hotel’s got fatter last week, with the opening of Nu Hotel, in Boerum Hill. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Brooklyn students score scholarships

Commerce Bank announced the recipients of its annual American Dream Scholarship program, which awards $1,000 to local graduating seniors who achieve both academic excellence and serve the community. Comment.
Greenpoint

‘Straight Pride’ parade planners silent - LGBT community unsuccessful in reaching out to record label that announced plans

Organizers aren’t being straight up about their straight pride parade. Comment.
Greenpoint

Thumbs up for Transmitter Park plans

At this month’s Community Board 1 meeting, residents embraced the Parks Department’s updated renderings for Transmitter Park, which will give Greenpoint residents rare access to the East River waterfront by 2010. Comment.
Greenpoint

Stop on traffic light - DOT denies community request for busy corner

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has denied a move to install a traffic light at the corner of Humboldt and Withers streets again, despite the efforts of residents who remain concerned about cars speeding through the intersection throughout the day. Comment.
Greenpoint

State Senate, Assembly seats sceure - No Albany shakeup foreseen in ’09 as pols run unopposed & only a few face primaries

It doesn’t appear that this year’s big political shake-up in Albany is going to trickle down to its representatives in Kings County. Comment.
Greenpoint

Renewed call for Newtown - Officials urge EPA to clean up creek

Congressmembers Anthony Weiner and Nydia Velazquez urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to designate Newtown Creek a Federal Superfund site, despite the near-depletion of funding available for the program over the past ten years. Comment.
Greenpoint

Property sales drop in BK, but nabe sees increase

Reflecting a troubled economy, the sales of residential properties borough-wide dropped nearly 44 percent this quarter compared to the prior year’s quarter, according to a recently released study. Comment.
Greenpoint

Keeping cool at McCarren Park pool

Brooklyn residents took a respite from their barbecues and the heavy humidity to cool down at Sunday’s McCarren Pool Party (780 Lorimer Street) sponsored by the Open Space Alliance and JellyNYC. Comment.
Greenpoint

Fighting the green fight in the nabe - Locals spruce up trees along Manhattan Avenue through Parks Department initiative

Parks Department staff and volunteers from the community spread out on Manhattan and Greenpoint avenues Saturday morning to give Greenpoint’s trees a little tender loving care. Comment.
Greenpoint

Yassky renews push for bike bill

City Councilmember David Yassky is redoubling his efforts to push a bill requiring office buildings to accommodate bicycle parking for employees. Comment.
Greenpoint

Brooklyn bids sad farewell to fallen officer - Funeral for 1st Lieutenant Daniel Farkas

Police and military brass, along with rank-and-file members of the NYPD and military, stood three deep at attention along Ocean Avenue last week to bid a final farewell to one of their fallen comrades. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

88th Pct. chief has eye for small stuff

When it comes to fighting crime, Captain Anthony Tazzo plans to sweat the small stuff. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Taking a very wrong turn 2 deck - New report slams downtown development

A report released last week slammed Downtown Brooklyn’s redevelopment, alleging its 2004 rezoning has displaced scores of residents and small businesses. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Storage company is booted out of its own space - Clients urged to pick up their stuff

Hundreds of residents who rented space from a Carroll Gardens storage facility could be in danger of losing their most prized possessions, city officials said this week. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

School programs score extra cash

Brooklyn public schools are thousands of dollars richer. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Same old, same old at polls - Few new choices for voters come election day

It doesn’t appear that this year’s big political shake-up in Albany is going to trickle down to its representatives in Kings County. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Rockin’ the joint on Rockwell - It’s high living in the lap of luxury for condo owners

From a former piano factory to luxurious condominiums. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Revamped street cleaning - New rules give motorists more time to breathe

The alternate side of the street shuffle began anew this week in Park Slope, as a two-month suspension of parking regulations came to an end. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Residental sales in Brooklyn nosedive - New realty report finds selling prices on the decline as well

Reflecting a troubled economy, the sales of residential properties borough-wide dropped nearly 44 percent this quarter compared to the prior year’s quarter, according to a recently released study. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Opponents jeer de Blasio endorsements

City Council member Bill de Blasio may yet wind up succeeding term-limited Marty Markowitz as borough president, but the race won’t be a Sunday walk in Prospect Park. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Hot guns equal cold hard cash

With the Lord’s help, the streets of Fort Greene will be gun free. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Doubts surround ‘Straight’ parade

Organizers aren’t being straight up about their straight pride parade. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Checking into something ‘Nu’ - A close look at a new hotel from the inside out

The borough’s portfolio of hotel’s got fatter last week, with the opening of Nu Hotel, in Boerum Hill. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Taking a wrong turn downtown - New report is critical of development; says many have been displaced

A report released last week slammed Downtown Brooklyn’s redevelopment, alleging its 2004 rezoning has displaced scores of residents and small businesses. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Something ‘Nu’ in Boerum Hill

The borough’s portfolio of hotels got fatter last week, with the opening of Nu Hotel, in Boerum Hill. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Schools score more cash

Brooklyn public schools are thousands of dollars richer. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Residential sales in Brooklyn plummet - Selling prices on the decline as well

Reflecting a troubled economy, the sales of residential properties borough-wide dropped nearly 44 percent this quarter compared to the prior year’s quarter, according to a recently released study. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Popular stands pass muster

Authentic Latin American fare will finally return to Red Hook this week or next — but it might cost you a bit more to enjoy it. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Oliver House forces closure of subway entrance

Six to eight months. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Livin’ large on Rockwell Place

From a former piano factory to luxurious condominiums. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Hatin’ on big Bill’s endorsements - Opponents jeer de Blasio’s congressional supporters for borough prez

City Council member Bill de Blasio may yet wind up succeeding term-limited Marty Markowitz as borough president, but the race won’t be a Sunday walk in Prospect Park. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Dwight Street neighbors stop traffic for fun and games

Red Hook was jumpin’ with block party fever as residents of Dwight Street banded together for the annual community frolic. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Doubt follows ‘Straight Pride Parade’ - Gay advocates, elected officials fail to get meeting with organizers

Organizers aren’t being straight up about their straight pride parade. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

DeGraw delights in summer

Carroll Gardens bubbled with block party fever as homeowners and their friends celebrated summer with an outdoor revel. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Belly up on Bond Street

Hundreds of residents who rented space from a Carroll Gardens storage facility could be in danger of losing their most prized possessions, city officials said this week. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

37 years of family building - Brooklyn Housing & Family Services holds gala

Brooklyn Housing and Family Services, the 37-year-old non-profit tenant advocacy organization, held its annual awards dinner recently. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Victory for Latino food vendors - Many fan favorites pass city tests

Authentic Latin American fare will finally return to Red Hook this week or next — but it might cost you a bit more to enjoy it. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Taking a very wrong turn downtown - New report is critical of development; says many have been displaced

A report released last week slammed Downtown Brooklyn’s redevelopment, alleging its 2004 rezoning has displaced scores of residents and small businesses. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Storage Co. is evicted

Hundreds of residents who rented space from a Carroll Gardens storage facility could be in danger of losing their most prized possessions, city officials said this week. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Schools score more

Brooklyn public schools are thousands of dollars richer. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Same old, same old at the polls - Brooklyn voters will faced with few challenges on election day

It doesn’t appear that this year’s big political shake-up in Albany is going to trickle down to its representatives in Kings County. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Residential sales in BK plummet - Latest real estate figures show decline in selling prices as well

Reflecting a troubled economy, the sales of residential properties borough-wide dropped nearly 44 percent this quarter compared to the prior year’s quarter, according to a recently released study. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

New signs, new parking rules take effect - Revised regulations should be huge relief for neighborhood motorists

The alternate side of the street shuffle began anew this week in Park Slope, as a two-month suspension of parking regulations came to a end. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Literacy opens whole new worlds

A beaming group of New Yorkers, including 50 year-old Linda Swinson of Sheepshead Bay, 46 year-old Adwoa Nyamekye of Flatbush and 34 year-old Mourad Dahmoun of Fort Hamilton, took center stage and demonstrated skills that would have been unimaginable just a year ago: they read out loud from essays, stories, and poems that they themselves had written. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Inside high-rise living

From a former piano factory to luxurious condominiums. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Foes jeer de Blasio endorsements

City Council member Bill de Blasio may yet wind up succeeding term-limited Marty Markowitz as borough president, but the race won’t be a Sunday walk in Prospect Park. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Daisy cooks at home in Brooklyn

The fresh fragrance of cilantro filled the air. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Check into the ‘Nu Hotel’

The borough’s portfolio of hotels got fatter last week, with the opening of Nu Hotel, in Boerum Hill. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn students go ‘glossy’

For students at Dr. Susan S. McKinney Secondary School of the Arts, assistance from the editors of Martha Stewart Living in producing their own school magazine was definitely “a good thing.” Comment.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Letters

‘Mass’ dissatisfaction

I have to applaud Shavana Abruzzo’s “A Britisher’s View” column on the “MTA not going your way” for focusing on the arrogance and indifference of the MTA board to the daily plight of New York City commuters (“MTA not going your way,” 6-26 issue). Comment.
Letters

Dying for energy

Re: “Not for Nuthin” column by Joanna P. DelBuono. Comment.
Williamsburg

NOT FOR NUTHIN’ - Pop go the summer headlines

It’s not even the dog days of August yet and the headlines have already gone to the doggie in the window. Comment.
Williamsburg

IT’S ONLY MY OPINION - General Motors: Running on empty

On July 2, one headline in the business section shouted, “GM OVERTAKES TOYOTA AS NATIONS NUMBER ONE AUTO MAKER”. Sounds great. Right? Comment.
Williamsburg

GUEST OP-ED - A ‘Golden’ opportunity for change

State Senator Marty Golden is a name familiar to many of us. He has made it a habit to talk about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Not that anyone asked him to, but he has and one might say he’s a little obsessed with the topic. And not in a good way. Comment.
Williamsburg

A BRITISHER’S VIEW - Iran’s nuke dreams become an official nightmare

As far as fork-tongued nations go, Iran tops the list. Comment.

Monday, July 21, 2008

Williamsburg

GAVEL TO GAVEL

Toxic workout Comment.
Williamsburg

CONSUMERS’ CORNER - Summer recreation & deals

If you weren’t a savvy comparison shopper before, you’re probably learning very quickly. The Consumer Corner is here to help. Each week we look around the borough for the best deals that Brooklyn merchants have to offer. Check out what we have this week. Comment.
Williamsburg

BUSINESS BROOKLYN STYLE: Always in good hands with Allstate - Complete Insurance coverage for today’s modern challenges

“You’re in good hands with Allstate,” is not just rhetoric. Comment.

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