Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010

Williamsburg

Rose Plaza’s thorns pricking ‘Burg leaders

Two sides of a Hasidic religious schism traded words in a public hearing Wednesday morning as the City Planning Commission heard testimony over whether a controversial development project, known as Rose Plaza, should be built on the Williamsburg waterfront. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010

Williamsburg

Fulton Takes a Bite Out of Crime

Crime has been on the decline in North Brooklyn for the past year, but Deputy Inspector Dennis Fulton wants community members to take crime prevention into their own hands. Comment.
Williamsburg

Nominate Burg’s Most Eligible Bachelor!

Have you ever attended an East River summer concert, hung out at Union Pool or wandered into a community board meeting and thought, “Who’s that cute boy in the corner?” Comment.
Williamsburg

City Reliquary Needs Your Help

The little storefront museum that celebrates Brooklyn’s underdog spirit with exacting curatorial detail and a passionate devotion to artifacts large and small may be in danger of closing. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Cops to target Park Slope egg bandit

Hard-boiled cops are vowing to step up patrols in order to scramble Park Slope’s egg-tossing bandit. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Charter school relocation

The Summit Academy Charter School may have found a new home. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

DOE: PAVE can stay at P.S. 15

The PAVE Academy Charter School is staying put in P.S. 15’s building. Comment.
Williamsburg

Infamous Idiotarod Rides Again

Registration has been a discombobulated mess, no one knows the route, and it is expected to be 26 degrees with a 50 percent chance of snow on Saturday, but that has done little to diminish Brooklynites’ unbridled enthusiasm for the 2010 Idiotarod. Comment.
Williamsburg

Hasid vs. Bikester Debate Settles Little

A debate between the Hasidic community in South Williamsburg and cycling advocates over the removal of the Bedford Avenue bike lanes revealed that both sides have irreconcilable differences over improving transportation in Williamsburg. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

84 Precinct honors Cop of the Year

Local streets are safer thanks to the efforts of Police Officer John Bolden, named Cop of the Year by the 84th Precinct Community Council last week. Comment.
Williamsburg

EWVIDCO “Cooks” Up Industrial Space in Burg

Light manufacturing is dead. Long live light manufacturing! Comment.

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