Brooklyn Courier

Monday, Dec. 5, 2011

Park Slope

Want soul? You’ll be going up with OTiS

The Park Slope-based outfit is determined to let the world know that Brooklyn’s got a soul scene — even though you might not know it. Comment.

A new ‘Under the Bridge’ record — under the bridge

Seventy-three locals made world history last week, standing in the Manhattan Bridge Archway in DUMBO and belting out a 1990s anthem. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011


This little ‘Light’ of theirs — they’re gonna let it shine

A new musical about hope and dreams — bring the family. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 25, 2011


A budget ‘Babes’ at the Brick

A new rendition of the Christmas classic, “Babes in Toyland,” is a recession spectacular! Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011


Borough races into athletic history with ‘Brooklyn Marathon’

Read, set, GO! Runners storm the site of the Battle of Brooklyn for the first-ever borough marathon at Prospect Park. Comments (4).
Prospect Heights

Burlesque-Dixieland fusion!

Rosie 151, the Red Hook Ramblers and the Way Station — perfect together. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Bawled ‘Eagle’! Newspaper HQ to become nondescript apartments

A developer wants to raze the squat offices of the Brooklyn Eagle for a new apartment building — but a Brooklyn Heights leader thinks his design is too boring for the neighborhood. Comment.
Fort Greene

All in all you’re just a ‘nother brick in the face

For the 10th consecutive week, there is lots and lots of crime in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Keep those comments coming. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Gunpoint mug on Baltic Street

Plus all the crime from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment.

Bashed with a bike lock

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Another iPhone swiped

Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011

Park Slope

Woman beaten up by man on a scooter

Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

Cops: We have teen terrors

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Mirror, mirror off my car

A thief swipes the side-view mirrors. Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 21, 2011


Brooklyn Philharmonic flutist strikes a sweet chord at the Midwood Senior Center

Brooklyn virtuoso David Wechsler had seniors gobbling up his wow works when he performed a solo concert for an early Thanksgiving party on Nov. 16. Comment.

Grimaldi’s will serve its final pie — then move next door

We knew it was coming. The iconic DUMBO pizzeria lost its lease, but it’s opening a fresh new parlor next door. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Atlantic Yards

PRE-FABULOUS: Check out Ratner’s jigsaw towers!

Here’s your first look at Bruce Ratner’s pre-fabricated residential towers that will go up at Atlantic Yards! Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

A ‘hole’ new station

Neighbors of the Avenue J station say its Swiss-cheese fence is making the MTA bad neighbor. Comment.

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