Brooklyn Courier

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Burglar breaks into Midwood home

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

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Porn to be mild! Come for the smut, but stay for the classics

At Cinema Kings Highway, you can watch “Shaving Ryan’s Privates” and then hop upstairs to watch the adult classic’s inspiration. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011

Williamsburg

Talk about mixed doubles! Ping pong club seeks beer license

There is nothing better than free table tennis and cheap beer. Comment.
BoroBeat

A tree glows at Borough Hall!

Boroughites flocked to their “White House” and flicked on the cheer with a tree illumination in Downtown. Comment.
Fort Greene

Thief steals headphones right off a man’s head!

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment.
Park Slope

Thief steals fancy scooter

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

Talk about a rim job? Man scammed in car parts flim-flam

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

Australian has one L of a ride

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

Robbed while changing a flat!

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

Teen gunman mugs two

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

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011

Mean Streets

Report: Hit-and-run trucker must have known that he’d killed cyclist!

The Williamsburg cyclist killed by a truck driver last month was not cruising in the driver’s blind spot, but was actually rear-ended by the trucker, a just-released bombshell accident report reveals. Comments (1).
Bushwick

All tied up! Jacko-themed Puppet festival comes to Bushwick

Who needs the Muppets when you can check out the Michael Jackson-inspired Band of Puppets Fest? Comment.
Cobble Hill

Mac attack: Sadie’s Kitchen opens in Cobble Hill!

Can Sadie’s Kitchen — a Southern prepared foods shop-slash-gourmet mac and cheese parlor with a 1930s diner-meets-country kitchen interior (oh, another one of those!) — beat the curse of 243 Degraw St.? Comments (1).
Bridge ‘Park’

Secret’s out! Under pressure, Bklyn Bridge Park reveals hotel selection committee members

Brooklyn Bridge Park has released the names of the city officials who will ultimately decide which hotel and luxury condo complex is built on Pier 1 — succumbing to pressure after locals slammed park officials for a lack of transparency. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Teens beat up man at Buttermilk Channel

A diner has a smoke outside a fancy restaurant — but that’s not how these local teens “roll.” Plus all the crime from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Sugar shack: Six storefronts transform into an erotic candyland

This art exhibit is food porn — literally. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 5, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Hodges snubbed again!

Hall of Fame’s ‘Golden Era’ committee passes on Dodgers icon Gil. Comments (10).
DUMBO

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.
BoroBeat

Colson Whitehead’s hilarious angst on display at St. Joseph’s College

The acclaimed author puts it all on the line at a reading at the Fort Greene school. Comment.

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