Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Trump tower talk true: Source saw rendering

The rumors that Trump Village Shopping Center will be demolished to make way for a massive residential tower were finally confirmed this week by a source who has seen a rendering of the development. Comments (1).
Standing O

What the frack? Another perfect score

Eco-conscious Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz scored top marks for his green advocacy from eco-activists. Comment.
Marine Park

Belt Parkway blackout

Overhead lights damaged by Hurricane Sandy are still awaiting repair two years after the storm. Comments (1).

Shredding anniversary! Noise rockers Deerhoof celebrate 20 years

Deerhoof has lasted longer than most marriages. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Building it back

More than two years after Hurricane Sandy, some Gerritsen Beach locals in the city’s Build It Back Sandy recovery program are finally getting their homes elevated or rebuilt. Comment.
Joe Knows

Whitehead adjusting well to spotlight at Seton Hall

The majority of the buzz around Seton Hall’s season is because of Isaiah Whitehead, but the talented freshman and former Abraham Lincoln basketball star has no desire to further feed the frenzy around him. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Marine Park

Kids dress up for ‘Mall-o-ween’

They had a ball at the mall! Comment.
Marine Park

Celebrating autumn in Marine Park

Every season means a new beginning. Comment.

Go on a guided walking tour of H.P. Lovecraft’s life in Brooklyn

Call it the crawl of Cthulu. Comments (1).

Spend Halloween in the company of serial killers

Now these are some real monsters. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Ebola’s here, and Joanna is starting to panic

This week, our national-issues columnist scowers the web for all things Ebola — and comes back with some tough questions for our leaders. Comments (2).

Stabbed to death in Canarsie

Police have arrested the man they say killed his roommate in Canarsie on Oct. 24. Comment.
High School Sports

Bad year away returns McKennon with new worldview

Thomas Jefferson senior guard Jaquan McKennon’s parents always told him how tough the world could be, but it took a year living far from home without heat or running water to make him believe it. Comment.
High School Sports

Poly Prep rebounds from first defeat

Poly Prep is back to its winning ways. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Marine Park

Zombies chase runners at Aviator

Run for your lives! Comment.

Senior killed by driver in Flatlands

A senior citizen died after being hit by a driver in a sports utility vehicle in Flatlands on Oct. 26. Comment.
Bay Ridge

The honeymoon is over: Revamped R train panned for poor service

You can’t spell erratic without a double dose of “R.” Comment.
Coney Island

Lightning strikes twice

The atmosphere was electric when the Brooklyn Bolts crushed the formerly undefeated Omaha Mammoths 15–13 with a last-minute field goal on Oct. 24. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Strum along if you know it! Ridge bar offers guitar karaoke night

This is one for the average Joe strummers! Comment.
Park Slope

Loonie tunes! Musical shows Canadians can get mean, eh?

They are mad as heck, and if you don’t mind, they would prefer not to take it any more! Comment.
High School Sports

O’Connor picks up 100th win in Lincoln rout of Clinton

On the night coach Shawn O’Connor picked up the 100th win of his career, his program showed how far it has come during his tenure. Comment.
High School Sports

Coach: Team strife led to South Shore loss to Flushing

South Shore defeated itself before ever stepping onto the football field for a key game against Flushing last Saturday afternoon. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Mill Basin

Halloween house happily haunts Mill Basin ‘hood

On Halloween night, Mill Basin locals can visit a spook house right in their own backyard. Comment.

Shots fired in attempted jewelry store robbery

Police are looking for three men who attempted to rob a Midwood jewelry store on Oct. 22. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Golden boy: Government watchdog endorses Ridge incumbent

A political-corruption watchdog group has endorsed the campaign of a Brooklyn politician under investigation for corruption. Comment.

Monster bash! The Zombie Prom lurches into Gowanus

The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun! Comment.

Author explains why his family fled Greenpoint

Spoiler — it involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Comment.

A tribute fit for the King: Midwood man’s home is ‘mini-Graceland’

The King lives — in Midwood. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan offers some advice

This week, our columnist tells you how there can be such a thing as a free lunch. Comments (4).
High School Sports

Streak busters: Fontbonne snaps St. Francis Prep’s seven-year run as regular season champs

Fontbonne Hall can say something no Brooklyn-Queens girls’ volleyball team but St. Francis Prep in has been able to say in the last seven years. Comment.

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