Brooklyn Courier

Friday, Aug. 1, 2008

Letters

Where do they get off?

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.
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Sticking with my Ford

Re: “Who needs manuals? Just give me the pictures,” “Not For Nuthin’” by Joanna P. DelBuono, 7-3 issue. Comment.
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Greed turns to murder

Re: “Not for Nuthin” column by Joanna P. DelBuono. Comment.
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Gauntlet is thrown

We, recently, witnessed the “official” closing of Victory Memorial Hospital when the state removed the facility’s operating certificate. Comment.
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Big fan of Joanna

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

Take a train ride to nostalgia

The August 2 ‘Multi-Anniversary Tour of the IRT’ is the final in the New York Transit Museum’s Summer Nostalgia Train Excursions. Comment.
Williamsburg

Shifting sands yield fantastic seaside creations

A bloodthirsty crocodile emerged from the beach in Coney Island, drawing a large crowd to the shore’s famous boardwalk. But it didn’t come alone. From the sandy scene also sprang a dinosaur, a race car and Jesus Christ. Comment.
Williamsburg

Next best thing to the drive-in

Come to the park for Movies With a View 2008, featuring great films, plus Brooklyn Radio setting the scene each night with pre-movie mood music from some of New York City’s best DJs. Comment.
Williamsburg

Fun at Tillie’s

July cultural events at Tillie’s include art, readings and music performances. Tillie’s is at 248 DeKalb Avenue; call 718-783-6140 or visit www.tilliesofbrooklyn.com for more information. Comment.
Williamsburg

Free-range raging at the Micro

Brooklyn’s Micro Museum presents, as a part of Big Ideas 2008-2010 National Visual Artists, Raging Against The…, on Saturdays, 12-7 p.m., July 26-September 20. An opening party is slated for July 26 from 8-11 p.m. Comment.
Williamsburg

Dancing on the cutting edge

Human Landscape Dance will stage free performances of “Rituals of the First Year,” an innovative modern dance concert, in Prospect Park, July 27 from 12-2 p.m. Comment.
Williamsburg

Birds of a feather flock together – join ‘em

When people refer to wildlife in New York City, most folks may conjure up images of New York’s striving nightlife culture or perhaps some of the colorful parades that gallivant up and down the streets of the five boroughs. Comment.
Williamsburg

Big top fun and games

The circus is coming to town. Comment.
Williamsburg

Provocative artistry makes the waterfront ‘Hot’

The art scene in Brooklyn will be officially hot this summer, twice, with double-barreled events sponsored by the city’s largest artist-run organization. The fifth annual Summer Show, “Hot!” of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) will open July 26 in its historic Civil War-era warehouse galleries in Brooklyn’s booming Red Hook section. Comment.
Williamsburg

Five times the femininity comes to Ad Hoc Art

A fresh breeze of West Coast air courtesy of five female pop surrealist artists will be blowing through Ad Hoc Art on July 25, as the gallery will open its new show, “5 Identities 5 Destinations.” Comment.
Williamsburg

Brick Theater Film Festival keeps the movies rolling

The Brick Theater Film Festival may be drawing to a close, but there are still several exciting productions to experience before the month is out. Comment.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Letters

That all ya got?

The desperation that Shavana Abruzzo and people that share her mindset now feel is palpable. Comment.
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Sins of the father

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

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.
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In Ford’s corner

Re: “Who needs manuals? Just give me the pictures,” “Not For Nuthin’” by Joanna P. DelBuono, 7-3 issue. Comment.
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Beacon of liberty

“The United States of America” Comment.
Williamsburg

NOT FOR NUTHIN’ - A series of unfortunate events

My grandmother always intoned, “Darker than midnight it can’t get.” Comment.
Williamsburg

IT’S ONLY MY OPINION - Meet the Press struggles with void

Another great American loss — Tony Snow — Age 53. The following are quotes from some of the accolades heaped upon the committed conservative the day he passed away. Comment.
Williamsburg

A BRITISHER’S VIEW - Why celebrate the murder of a little girl?

In bartering five Lebanese prisoners for two of her kidnapped soldiers who, unbeknownst to her, were dead on arrival, Israel has shown grace and humility under extreme provocation. She can be proud of that. Comment.

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