Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Gym-nauseam! PS 39 loses its recreation space!

Parents at a historic Park Slope elementary school that’s too small to have its own gym are fuming that the city will no longer rent out a recreation area for the kids across the street. Comment.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Williamsburg

¡Ay, papi! Vicino’s to close!

Williamsburg’s last Puerto Rican restaurant will soon be saying, “Adios!” Comment.
Williamsburg

Holy roller!

Next year in Greenpoint! Comment.
Williamsburg

It’s Oedipal! Restler runs against Warren, but campaigns against Steve!

A war of words is breaking out between two young challengers for North Brooklyn’s next Democratic District Leader — and Brooklyn’s judges are in the middle of it. Comment.
Williamsburg

Levin leads anti-Domino charge

A Williamsburg lawmaker slammed the Domino Sugar redevelopment plan as too big and too expensive for a neighborhood already burdened by packed subways and gentification. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Ikea to city: No bike lanes!

A city plan for new bike lanes to the Ikea superstore would be so “dangerous” according to the store’s manager that he’s threatening to renege on some promises to the community if the project goes forward. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Now this DUMBO plaza is finally a ‘Pearl’

DUMBO’s Pearl Street Triangle — which is as beloved as it is mocked — would become a pedestrian oasis complete with movie screenings and ample seating under a visionary plan put forth by three architects. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Pols on BQE repairs: Our way <i>is</i> the highway!

A state plan that could rip out a portion of historic Brooklyn Heights to repair the aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is nine miles of bad road, local pols said this week. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Pier 1’s ‘danger domes’ are cordoned off

The hot metal play domes that caused such a ruckus when they scalded children during the opening days of the Pier 1 section of Brooklyn Bridge Park earlier this month have been placed off limits. Comment.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Jeep thief wrangled

76th Precinct Comment.
Williamsburg

Williamsburg Walks returns this weekend

Reclaim the streets! Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

City and beer company raise a glass on Columbia compromise

Beer trucks will no longer ply quaint Columbia Street and will travel along the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway for at least the next six months, city and state officials announced this week. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

A ‘formula’ crime

77th Precinct Comment.

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