Brooklyn Courier

Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Bank robber hits Ave. U Capital One Bank

A bank robbery leads this week’s crime blotter for Midwood, Homecrest, Avenue U and Kings Highway. Comment.
Gowanus

They’ve got the beat!

Ska legends The English Beat come to Brooklyn on Sept. 2. Get ready to skank. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

Vinegar Hill

The 21st century Navy Yards

Curved buildings with mushroom roofs! Giant 3D printers spewing out ships! Swarms of high-tech workers making electric cars! It’s all part of “Super Dock,” a futuristic science park designed by radical eco-architect Mitchell Joachim. Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Motorcycle fans reveled in borough’s largest vintage chopper show

Fans revved up their engines at Williamsburg’s vintage motorcycle show Sunday. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011

Atlantic Yards

Ratner finally moves ahead with residential Yards tower

Developer Bruce Ratner moved forward this week with the construction of the first of his long-stalled residential buildings in the Atlantic Yards mega-project, filing city paperwork to begin a 33-story building adjacent to the Barclays Center. Comment.
Clinton Hill

Dress to success! Urban Outfitters’ own ‘Project Runway’ lands Pratt kids a big break

Three students skipped summer vacation to toil away with needle and thread. Now their artsy duds are at Urban Outfitters locations nationwide. Comment.
Bridge ‘Park’

Pier 5 plan moves ahead

Brooklyn Bridge Park will get a major recreational facility on Pier 5 by the end of next year now, city officials said on Tuesday. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

BoroBeat

Wanted: A purr-fect caretaker for Greenpoint’s feral cats

The wild felines of India Street need some loving. Comment.
Bridge ‘Park’

You won’t go Austro-hungry at the Vienna Music Film Festival on Monday

This event includes opera, music, film and wienerschnitzel. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

You tawkin’ to us?!

Heights woman shows off documentary on the New York accent. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Red Hook

Our competition sponsors a music festival — and we cover it

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

Let’s get ready to bend-genderrrrs!

The Transman pageant is back! Comment.

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