Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Williamsburg

Tennis anyone? McCarren volunteers fix court that the city forgot

A rag-tag ring of racketeers has taken it upon itself to refurbish a decaying tennis court in McCarren Park after the city claimed it was too broke to fix it. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Unfair fowl! Heights Key Food appears to have doctored ‘sell-by’ date on a chicken

Talk about fowl play! A Brooklyn Heights Key Food was under state scrutiny last week after a woman alleged that store workers placed a new “sell by” label on her chicken — 11 days after the date on the original label had passed. Comment.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Williamsburg

This real life WWII vet will lead the Greenpoint Memorial Day parade

After 91 years, nearly all of them spent in North Brooklyn, it is Pasquale Sparano’s time. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Skateboarder ripped!

78th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

‘Cold Blood,’ hot price! Truman Capote’s Heights home for sale

He lived in Brooklyn. By choice. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Squibb Park work underway in the Heights

Brooklyn Heights’ next big makeover is underway — the resurrection of the long-defunct Squibb Park into a gateway to the new Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Once bitten

77th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Toxic timebomb! State sues chem company for PCBs under Red Hook Park

State authorities have discovered “unacceptable” levels of cancer-causing chemicals near Red Hook Park — and the villain is the same company recently fingered by the feds for fouling the Gowanus Canal. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Bright idea for Grand Army Plaza — new traffic light in circle of hell

The hair-raising traffic pattern on the western side of Grand Army Plaza will soon be tranquilized by a new red light to deter drivers from jockeying for position at the most dangerous point in what easily could have been Dante’s 10th circle of hell. Comment.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Brutal morning on the F train

76th Precinct Comment.

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