UPDATE: NYPD brass says the culprits probably had an elaborate plan and the climbers may have worked in construction. This much they do know: the pranksters blocked the flag lights with baking tins. Comment.
Jewish and Muslim leaders came together on Tuesday to denounce two weekend incidents in which people bearing Israeli flags targeted Bay Ridge Muslims at mosques, prompting one set of worshippers to hurl bottles back. Comment.
Trimming tree branches near power lines is a familiar practice, but one Canarsie resident said a profound pruning has left the trees in her neighborhood looking like they were blown apart. Comments (2).
The Nets ditched their much-maligned mascot the Brooklyn Knight last week, meaning the hunt is on for a replacement that captures the essence of Brooklyn.
We know Nets management is plenty busy looking for ways to fill seats next season after this spring’s meltdown at the hands of the Miami Heat, so we figured we would offer up some suggestions for the team’s next cheerleader in chief. Comment.
A plan to rent out a big chunk of the Red Hook library branch that would close the prose palace for at least eight months is an unnecessary privatization of public reading space, say bookworms who plan to pack public hearings next week and voice their opposition. Comment.