Brooklyn Courier

Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Hit the brakes! Bicycle thief nabbed on Avenue K

Plus a smattering of other crimes from Midwood’s 70th Precinct. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Historical Society celebrates ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ and its Brooklyn roots

For one thing, author Norman Juster and illustrator Jules Feiffer lived in the same Brooklyn Heights building. Not bad. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

Gowanus

Get ‘Farked’ up at this nerd news party

Fans of Fark.com — our favorite weird news aggregator — are getting together for a completely normal party on Friday. Comments (113).
Williamsburg

Badger-rific! New bar offers refuge for Wisconsin ex-pats

Ex-pat Midwesterners have a home-away-from-home in Burnside, a new Williamsburg bar specializing in food, beers, and cocktails of the fly-over states. Comment.
BoroBeat

‘Lawrence P. Dorsey Way’ unveiled to cheering crowd of residents and artists in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

The unpretentious art patron and area merchant showcased the works of internationally-acclaimed African-American artists — now, his legacy will live on at the corner of Rogers Avenue and Fenimore Street. Comment.
BoroBeat

Court Street Fest beats back historic nor-easter!

Food, rides and more ramp up fall fun in Downtown Comment.
Fort Greene

BAM-boozle! Brooklyn Brewery releases a craft beer for Academy of Music

Brooklyn’s about to get BAMboozled — and by BAMboozled, we mean boozed up at BAM. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Man fights off muggers!

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

Fort Greene

Eat it! Potluck party to celebrate ‘Edible Brooklyn’ cookbook launch

This is an event not to be missed (burp). Comment.
Williamsburg

Greeks bearing gifts! All month, it’s ‘pay what you wish’ at W’burg eatery

Homer was wrong — don’t be afraid of Greek presents. At Santorini Grill, you can eat what you want — and pay what you want. It all starts on Friday. Comment.
Fort Greene

Crime is crazy bad in Fort Greene

Lots more iPhone thefts. And more crime at Atlantic Terminal Mall. Just lots of crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct (you know, the usual). Comment.
Williamsburg

So, what would I actually pay?

The Pikilia greek spread platter comes with four traditional spreads: A hummus of sun-dried tomatoes and roasted red peppers, which was tasty, if not unremarkable; melitzanosalata, a smoky eggplant spread with a serious garlic kick; a strikingly flavorful tzatziki that is the best I’ve had in a long time; and taramosalata, Comment.

Monday, Oct. 31, 2011

Fort Greene

Bitters is better! New book explores the cocktail’s forgotten friend

Don’t be bitter — but buy some bitters! And enjoy our two recipes! Comment.

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