Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012

Fort Greene

War horse! Spacey’s reign of terror comes to BAM

Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at BAM on Jan. 10 to play Richard III in the institution’s most highly-anticipated play in years. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011

Bushwick

Chew on this!

Storefront Bushwick and Norte Maar, two Bushwick galleries, celebrate the new year with two new openings — plus snacks and mimosas! Comment.
Park Slope

Sweet charity: Faithful flock to help crumbling church

The Old First Reformed Church hasn’t held a single fundraiser to repair its crumbling roof — but the money keeps pouring in. Comment.
Gowanus

Laughy New Year! Comedians crack their first jokes of 2012

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before — but at the sixth annual 50 First Jokes comedy extravaganza event at the Bell House on January 4, the material is so new that chances are, you haven’t. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011

Park Slope

‘Kung fu’ judge’s kin sues Park Slope assisted living center

Prospect Park Residence was supposed to be Judge John Phillips’s salvation — but it ended up killing him, the jurist’s nephew claims. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011

Windsor Terrace

Comedian Doug Moe is Brooklyn’s worst dad!

You may not find that funny — but, trust us, it’s pretty hysterical. Comment.
Park Slope

BUGS infestation! New charter school gets ready to sting Park Slope

A group of corporate big-shots want to open a “community based” middle school in the neighborhood - but some parents want to take a fly swatter to the idea. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 26, 2011

Boerum Hill

It’s closing time for New St. Clair Restaurant

Famed “flipper” Joe Sitt said the space would be reborn “as soon as possible.” As what? He won’t say. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011

Park Slope

No Hail Marys — just hailing plaster

Thanks to some ceiling damage, the Old First Reformed Church will be closed to Christmas services — but the show will go on, Pastor Daniel Meeter promises. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 23, 2011

BoroBeat

Fans mourn demise of ‘Bored to Death’

A few hundred super-fans of HBO’s mysteriously canceled Brownstone Brooklyn ode, “Bored To Death,” flocked to the Brooklyn Inn on Wednesday night after the show’s creator Jonathan Ames mentioned on Twitter that he and one of the stars, John Hodgman, would be drowning their sorrows. Comment.

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