Brooklyn Courier

Friday, Sept. 2, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Silver swiper hits Ocean Parkway

Plus crimes from Midwood, Homecrest, Avenue U and Kings Highway Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

Downtown

Schlock an awwww at Gage and Tollner site

City officials are upset over a cheap jewelry store’s renovations to a historic Brooklyn restaurant space. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

Mean Streets

Emergency roadwork to hit BQE

Expect nighttime delays on the hurricane-battered byway. Comment.
BoroBeat

Welcome to Turturro’s ‘Passione’

The Park Slope actor has created a musical tribute to Naples. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Well, island be damned! City listens to residents, removes traffic-calming cement from Fort Ham Pkwy

The city has removed a controversial set of concrete islands on Fort Hamilton Parkway in Borough Park, bowing to demands of residents who claimed the devices would cost lives by slowing down ambulances en route to Maimonides Medical Center during emergencies. Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Fort Greene’s martyrs remembered

Brooklyn’s history geeks commemorate prison ship martyrs in Fort Greene Park. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

Fort Greene

Bollard backtrack! MTA reverses course on Atlantic Terminal security sarcophagi

Exclusive: The massive coffins in front of the Long Island Rail Road terminal will be replaced with reasonable security measures. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Cops catch suspect in coin dealer death

Police arrested a man Friday believed to be among a trio of violent thugs who murdered a Gravesend coin dealer earlier last week. Comments (7).
Brooklyn Courier

Muggers beat Gravesend coin dealer to death

Three thugs abducted a Gravesend coin dealer outside of his shop early Tuesday evening and brutally beat him to death before dumping his battered body in Midwood, according to police. Comments (1).
Fort Greene

LIRR bollards — a timeline of a disaster

The MTA’s decision to remove the controversial ring of “Egyptian tombs” around its Long Island Rail Road terminal at Atlantic and Flatbush avenues begins the final chapter on a long and painful saga. Here’s a timeline to recall the entire debacle. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

Park Slope

Zito’s Sandwich Shop is an old-school treat

The new Park Slope panini palace is a throwback to the good ol’ days. Comment.
Gowanus

They’ve got the beat!

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

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