Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Area Kids is robbed

76th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

At least these thieves were polite

77th Precinct Comment.
Williamsburg

Jew got mail! Prominent rabbi sent slimy e-mail to undermine rival

Earlier during the public review process for the development, Rabbi David Niederman, an influential Community Board 1 member and supporter of Councilman Steve Levin, urged his fellow Hasidic colleagues to reject the proposal, known as Rose Plaza, because its developer is a key supporter of a rival social services organization. Comment.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Williamsburg

UPDATE: Jew gotta be kidding! Niederman ‘e-mail’ may have been faked!

A controversial e-mail from a Satmar Hasidic rabbi that urged opponents to vote down a divisive Williamsburg development project may have been fabricated! Comment.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Williamsburg

It’s a wheely bad time on the Williamsburg Bridge

Pedestrians and bicyclists were at each other’s throats this week on the remaining Williamsburg Bridge bike path now that the city has closed the southern lane for repairs that will drag on through the entire spring biking season at least. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Minor change means big inconvenience on small Cobble-Carroll streets

Residents of three tiny streets in Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens, long accustomed to separating their recyclables, will now have to separate the days on which they put them out. Comment.
Williamsburg

Rose in full bloom! Levin and developer ink deal on eve of Council vote

Williamsburg Councilman Steve Levin dropped his opposition to a controversial waterfront project after the developer agreed to increase the number of family sized apartments — and price all of the 74 large units at below-market rates — and the project sailed through a key Council vote hours later. Comment.
Williamsburg

He was a one-man — make that one-teen — crime wave

Williamsburg has seen a spike in robberies in recent weeks, but police believe they have their man — or rather, their boy. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Cops to bikers: Don’t make us clean up after you

Cops in Carroll Gardens are cracking down on bicycles chained to city street signs, vowing to liberate the neglected machines with the power of the law — and a good set of bolt cutters — on their side. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

More burglary at Trader Joe’s

76th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

New left-turn bans on Flatbush go into effect on April 15

Drivers in Prospect Heights and Park Slope will no longer be able to make left turns onto Flatbush Avenue starting on April 15, part of the city’s effort to calm the neighborhoods’ deadly Main Street. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

A ‘lot’ of pain at Red Hook supermarket as grocer bans cars overnight

The free ride is over in a Red Hook parking lot — and it has some residents overheated. Comment.
Williamsburg

Marty says Domi-YES!

Borough President Markowitz backed the controversial Domino Sugar redevelopment on Friday, praising the $2-billion condo plan at the abandoned waterfront refinery as “ambitious” and “vibrant” —even as he ordered up a few minor tweaks. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

It’s a 10th Street freeze out for car owners

Everyone knows that Park Slope is a car thief’s paradise — but something about one quiet block makes it a crook’s nirvana! Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Correction official admits: We bussed up — but it won’t happen again!

Looks like lunch time’s over at the Brooklyn House of Detention. Comment.

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