Brooklyn Courier

Friday, Sept. 23, 2011

BoroBeat

BAM gala celebrates a classic

What would you do for your 150th birthday? Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011

Brooklyn Heights

Cop fires bullet into apartment — by accident!

A police officer accidentally fired a bullet into a residential building on busy Atlantic Avenue on Tuesday after a driver tried to run him over. Comment.
BoroBeat

First theater poised to shatter the booze ceiling

The new indieScreen could be the first to get a liquor license for in-theater drinking. Comments (1).
Williamsburg

One last delicious look back at Taste Williamsburg

Appetites were conquered, thirsts were slacked, and dreams were realized at the annual food fest. Comment.
DUMBO

Played out! After failed theatrical career, Slope writer calls it quits

Ed Schmidt is giving it all up — his books and his playwriting career — in one mega-tragicomic show. Comment.
Prospect Heights

A ‘Biggers’ bang on race relations at the Brooklyn Museum

A mid-career retrospective on Sandford Biggers shows off this gutsy and whimsical artist. Comment.
Columbia St Waterfront

Kid rock! Super Sonic Kindie Music Festival makes waves on Saturday

A children’s music festival featuring Elizabeth Mitchell and Karen K and the Jitterbugs is coming to the Columbia Street Waterfront District. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011

Atlantic Yards

Ice try! Ratner now says he wants Islanders at Barclays Center

Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner said he’s “hoping” that the New York Islanders will move to the Barclays Center once the struggling team’s lease at the Nassau Coliseum expires in 2015 — a reversal of his longtime claim that the Prospect Heights arena would be too small to host pro hockey games. Comments (1).
Fort Greene

Learn about wine at the ‘Riot’ this weekend

Skylight One Hanson hosts an all-you-can-drink (er, we mean, all-you-can-learn) wine event. Comment.
BoroBeat

Take a spin on Jane’s Carousel

Our exclusive slide show from the first week of the hot new carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (3).
Williamsburg

Adrian Grenier loves Devin Ratray!

The “Entourage” star and pal Ratray star in “True Bromance,” the highlight of this year’s Willifest! Comments (2).
Park Slope

At Gallery Players, this ‘Dog’ has teeth!

Love is overrated — and often gets in the way — in Douglas Carter Beane’s “The Little Dog Laughed,” which wraps up its first New York revival at the Gallery Players this weekend. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

DUMBO

DUMBO’s art weekend turns a neighborhood into a gallery

This weekend, DUMBO’s quiet streets will turn into a playground of giant love letters, blindfolded wrestling, a fluorescent Walt Whitman — and even a 3D universe on the Manhattan Bridge. Comment.
Columbia St Waterfront

Pack rat puppets on stage at Clockworks!

And you thought the Collyer Brothers were just some mentally ill hoarders. Now, they’re also great theater. Comment.
Park Slope

Deals on wheels! The Bike Jumble is coming this Saturday

The annual bike flea market returns to the Old Stone House in Park Slope. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

BoroBeat

Mother of God! Faithful honor Mary in Carroll Gardens

Italian-Americans hailing from the town of Mola di Bari in Italy honored their patron saint — a little lady named the Blessed Virgin Mary — with an elaborate parade in Carroll Gardens with celebrants carrying her statue, with a knife through her heart, above the crowd. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

BoroBeat

Fightin’ FInest square off at Gleason’s

Flying fists and skillful strategy were part of the action when cops squared off against the DUMBO Destroyers at St. Ann’s Warehouse to raise money for the area’s business improvement district. Comment.

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