Brooklyn Courier

Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010

Williamsburg

It could be home cooking for Automotive HS

Touchdown Greenpoint — but there’s a flag on the field! Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Light in August! DUMBO gets its first traffic signal

Aw, DUMBO — our little neighborhood has finally grown up. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Brutal mug on Nassau

84th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Two iPhone muggings

76th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Pipe dream! State is considering long tunnel to bypass BQE

Dig they might! Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Headlock hooligans

77th Precinct Comment.
Williamsburg

Pool party saved! JellyNYC and Open Space Alliance reach deal to save Aug. 29 show

The briefly canceled Pool Party is back on. Comment.
Williamsburg

Cops: We’ve collared one of two men in Driggs shooting

Police arrested a suspect on Friday night in the shooting of a Williamsburg rabbi’s son that has rocked the neighborhood’s Hasidic community for two weeks. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Saving lives is just part of his broad appeal

Lifeguard Luis Lecodet is not only this week’s “Hottie of the Double-D”— he’s also our first ever “Angel of the Double-D!” Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

‘Lots’ of problems on one Carroll Gardens block

Homeowners have turned their Carroll Gardens block into a “trailer park” by illegally using their front yards as parking spaces — and the city says it will finally crackdown on the brazen practice. Comment.
Williamsburg

Big homeless shelter planned for Greenpoint

The New York-based nonprofit HELP USA, one of the country’s largest builders and operators of transitional and permanent low-income housing, is moving towards building one of the largest shelters in North Brooklyn in a four-story industrial building on McGuiness Boulevard at Clay Street. Comment.
Williamsburg

Last pool party? Unlikely

The final Pool Party on Sunday marked the end of an era of dance parties and free summer music in Williamsburg — but nobody’s really worried that a new era won’t start up without a pause. Comment.
Williamsburg

Lobsterman’s fans boiling mad at city

Devoted lobster roll lovers have a message for the Health Department: Free Dr. Claw! Comment.
Williamsburg

Total recall! Williamsburg cheese factory pulls back tainted grub

A Williamsburg cheese manufacturer voluntarily recalled two of its products this week after state workers in Rhode Island found bacteria that could have led to a health disaster. Comment.
Williamsburg

Art attacked! Vandals hit sculpture about human kindness!

Some jerk broke Greenpoint’s heart on Thursday — that is, the expensive glass heart piece in McGolrick Park. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Another bike lane spat! City will block off ‘loading zones’ on Prospect Park West

The city is still fine-tuning its Prospect Park West bike lane — this time installing granite blocks so that drivers won’t use no-parking zones along the 20-block strip as de facto loading zones. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

She’s hot on the city’s best public pool

It might have been her first time at the Douglass-Degraw Pool, but it certainly won’t be Stephanie Frangipane’s last dip. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

This guy was no charity case

84th Precinct Comment.
Williamsburg

Outbreak: Two transit workers have TB!

Two transit workers in Greenpoint have contracted tuberculosis in an outbreak that city health officials are working feverishly to contain. Comment.
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iCrimes and misdemeanors

76th Precinct Comment.

Monday, Aug. 30, 2010

Williamsburg

Now these people know how to party

Punk rock and community activism came under one roof at a benefit concert at Glasslands on Kent Avenue last week to raise money for Neighbors Allied for Good Growth. Comment.

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