Brooklyn Courier

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012

Williamsburg

Deja vu! Restler district leader race too close to call

Williamsburg’s Democratic district leader fight was too close to call on Thursday night thanks in part to Assemblyman Vito Lopez, the embattled party boss who political insiders say got Northern Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities to come out in droves and vote for Chris Olechowski, the candidate he hand-picked to take out one-term incumbent — and longtime Lopez critic — Lincoln Restler. Comments (5).
Gowanus

Shiny! ‘Firefly’ fans to hold sci-fi all nighter tomorrow

Suit up and stay up to watch your favorite sci-fi TV series. Comments (1).

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

Fort Greene

One killed, four injured following Carlton Avenue collapse

A construction worker was killed and four others were injured — one seriously — on Monday morning when the Carlton Avenue building they were working on collapsed underneath them. Comment.
Williamsburg

Model citizens: Williamsburg Fashion Weekend nixes runway for the stage

In a neighborhood known for its sometimes-schizophrenic style sensibilities, a carnival fashion show is just right. Comment.

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