Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010

Williamsburg

Anno Domino: City Planning certifies waterfront project

For Domino Sugar’s developers, it’s a sweet start to the new year. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010

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Old Glory inverted atop Ratner mall

Keen-eyed last minute holiday shoppers may have thought something was awry on Dec. 24 if they looked at the state of Old Glory flying atop the Atlantic Terminal Mall. The flag was being flown upside down — a signal of dire distress. Was this a not-so-subtle comment on the state of the retail sector? Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Brooklyn penthouse in the sky

Want a Brooklyn apartment that looks down on the iconic Williamsburg Bank Building, now known as One Hanson Place? Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Downtown Brooklyn businesses see more fees in 2010

Merry Christmas! Now pay more. Comment.
Williamsburg

2009: Groundbreaking and breakdancing in Williamsburg parks

North Brooklyn’s parks have had an eventful year, from two long-awaited groundbreakings to the debut of a popular summer concert series at a new riverside venue. In addition, there were a number of small yet significant improvements throughout the park system. Here is a look back and forward with North Brooklyn Parks administrator Stephanie Thayer. Comment.
Williamsburg

Reform the BSA now, say critics

News that the much-maligned Department of Buildings [DOB] is “upping its game” and at least trying out new reforms should put smiles on the faces of all those who feel the agency has too often dropped the ball on controversial construction projects. Comment.
BoroBeat

‘Santa’ Bloomberg brings Christmas Cheer to seniors

Some of Brooklyn’s most venerable residents who gathered at the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Center Christmas morning shared their holiday with a very special guest: Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Comment.
Williamsburg

Christmas Eve pop

Christmas Eve pop Comment.
Williamsburg

City to EPA: Commit or quit

The EPA’s deadline for public comments on cleaning up Newtown Creek ended on December 23, and the city has responded with a comprehensive report that neither supports nor opposes Superfund designation. Comment.
Williamsburg

Enjoy the view from One Hanson Place, Bklyn’s tallest building

Want a Brooklyn apartment that looks down on the iconic Williamsburg Bank Building, now known as One Hanson Place? Comment.
Williamsburg

Teen dies in Harrison Place fire; cops on the hunt for arsonists responsible

A man tending to his clothes at a late-night laundry may be able to help cops in their search for the two arsonists who lit up a Harrison Place apartment building where a 17-year-old girl was killed. Comment.
Williamsburg

Mayor brings cookies, DEP oversight over

The DEP no longer stands for Double Extra Probation. Comment.
Williamsburg

Your guide to upcoming civic meets

The following is a list of local community organizations that are meeting in the near future in your area. If you have any information that can update this listing, newspaper at 718-260-2529. All meeting notices are accurate as of press time, however, they are subject to change from the organization. Please contact the organization at the number provided for confirmation of date, time and location. Comment.
BoroBeat

Quite a haul of toys at borough hall

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz turned the Rotunda of Brooklyn Borough Hall into a festive holiday toy store when he handed out hundreds of new toys and books collected during the annual Borough Hall toy drive. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Robbed of cell

Robbed of cell Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Farmers’ markets at Can Factory

Community Markets’ Park Slope Farmers’ Market will join The Makers Market, January 10, indoors at The Old American Can Factory, an historic industrial & cultural complex on Third Street betweenThird & Fourth avenues, just one and a half blocks from the Farmers Market’s current outdoor location. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Guide to civic meetings

The following is a list of community organizations that are meeting in the near future in your area. If you have any information that can update this listing, or any comments pertaining to organizations not yet covered, call this newspaper at 718-260-2529. All meeting notices are accurate as of press time, however, they are subject to change from the organization. Please contact the organization at the number provided for confirmation of date, time and location. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Writing and photography workshop for teens

Attention teens — reserve your spot now for Projections, an eight-week high school creative writing and urban landscape photography workshop, centered around New York poems and landmarks. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Unfair BSA needs reform, Bklyn critics say

News that the much-maligned Department of Buildings [DOB] is “upping its game” and at least trying out new reforms should put smiles on the faces of all those who feel the agency has too often dropped the ball on controversial construction projects. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Affordable eco-friendly Co-ops in Fort Greene

If you haven’t yet applied for the Atlantic Terrace, applications must be postmarked no later than January, 6. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

The gospel according to Cusato

If Jesus’ apostles were from Brooklyn, the Bible would have been for mature audiences only. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Annex hot seat

Berkeley Carroll’s controversial rebuild plan will get a public hearing in the new year. Comment.
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Cigarette attack

Cigarette attack Comment.
BoroBeat

Read all about it: Holiday cheer is grand

Yuletide was the good word when budding bookworms united for a holiday literacy party at the Patrick Daly School, presented by Red Hook Rise in conjunction with the PAVE Academy. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Note passing nincompoop

Note passing nincompoop Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

100 years with the BHA

A Brooklyn Heights civic group whose long history of battling for the neighborhood dates back to the Taft administration is readying to highlight another worthy cause: itself. Comment.

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