Brooklyn Courier

Monday, May 21, 2012

Williamsburg

Celebrate Brooklyn’s riding obsession at Bicycle Fetish Day

It’s a fetish fest — but the only chains you’ll find are the ones attached to bicycles. Comment.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Williamsburg

Zombie apocalypse imminent

Human beings will enter a Williamsburg bar May 27 and walk out on to the streets transformed — and with stagger in their step. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

France says ‘merci’ to Heights veteran — 68 years after the fact

Better late than never. Comment.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Prospect Heights

Horseshoe seating for hockey puts Barclays on thin ice

The Barclays Center will debut an unconventional horseshoe-shaped seating configuration for a preseason hockey game this fall — raising questions about whether the undersized arena could truly accommodate an NHL franchise. Comments (3).
Park Slope

J.J. Byrne gains ground against ol’ George

A popular Park Slope playground reopened last week with a new name honoring a long-forgotten borough president — marking a minor victory for the barely remembered politico over the landmark-hogging forefather who snatched away his legacy. Comment.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Brooklyn Heights

No bike share south of Atlantic Avenue this year

The city will install 148 bike share stations in DUMBO, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Fort Greene, Brooklyn Heights, and Downtown — but Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and Cobble Hill will be left out in the cold until next year. Comment.
BoroBeat

Stars rock out for New York Methodist Hospital

New York Methodist Hospital’s surgeons, physicians, nurses, and guests rocked out with stars at the Brooklyn Museum for the medical center’s annual fundraiser on May 12. Comment.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Fort Greene

Jimmy Kimmel says Brooklyn isn’t a punch line — chew on that, Portland!

The late-night star, and Mill Basin native, is bringing his show to Brooklyn, so we decided to pester him about the borough where he was born. Comment.
Williamsburg

Romeo and Juliet survive in modern take on Shakespeare’s classic

Spoiler alert: in this adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet,” the star-crossed paramours live to love another day. Comment.

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