Brooklyn Courier

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Fort Greene

Seeing Green! Cee Lo headlines this weekend’s free Afro-Punk Festival

You’d be foolish to pass up this two-day music extravanganza at Commodore Barry Park. Comment.
Red Hook

Our competition sponsors a music festival — and we cover it

Who says old school print newspapers are good for nothing? Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011

Greenpoint

The ship has hit the fan! Kayakers brave Newtown Creek

The North Brooklyn Boat Club has its second-ever flotilla. Comment.
DUMBO

Dog daze! ‘Hipster Puppies’ invade DUMBO

Bearded, plaid-wearing hipsters are coming to DUMBO this month — but don’t worry, these ones won’t lock you into a conversation about Slavoj Žižek or Animal Collective. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Cut and run! Theives strike and councilman’s grandkids bris

It’s the unkindest cut. Comment.
Park Slope

Fourth Avenue floods over — and city can’t fix it until 2013

It’s raining, it’s pouring, the city is snoring, say Fourth Avenue business. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Last chance to drink beer and look at Jackie Robinson’s sweaty jersey

Enjoy the Brooklyn Historical Society’s beer garden party one last time on Aug. 25 Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011

Park Slope

The boy from aahhs! Kiwi chef Mark Simmons opens his own place

The former “Top Chef” competitor now has his own New Zealand-themed joint. Comment.
Crown Heights

Balled over! Get out your tux — and add some red — for this party

Nightlife gurus Gemini and Scorpio are at it again. Hope you like Bauhaus. Comment.
Greenpoint

Up on the roof! New troupe does Shakespeare under the stars

A new theater company devoted to performing Shakespeare’s classics in unexpected places is starting off on the right foot — with a production of “The Tempest” on a Greenpoint rooftop. Comment.
Fort Greene

Brooklyn’s finest! Fort Greene Park hosts literary heavyweights this Saturday

Rick Moody, Bryonn Bain and Bernice McFadden are just some of the writers who’ll represent at an annual literary festival. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Two injured in Midwood car accident

Four cars damaged in collision on E. Ninth Street and Avenue L. Comment.

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