Sunday, May 22, 2011

Borough-wide

Motorist arrested after near run in with NYPD truck

Talk about a wild ride! Comment.
High School Sports

Mom by her side, Appel commits to play volleyball at Molloy College

There are three constants for Shannon Appel whenever she sets foot on a volleyball court — the ball, a net and her mother, Maryann. Since Appel’s father Eddie died six years ago, Maryann has not missed a single match. Comment.
Borough-wide

Surf’s up: Lincoln’s Stokes picks Hawaii

Everyone’s favorite vacation spot will be Shaquille Stokes’ home the next four years. Comment.
High School Sports

Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ heads for Coney Island

Coney Island is getting trippier than usual. Comment.

Friday, May 20, 2011

24/7

Great weekend reads from our bookworms

The BookMark Shoppe’s pick: “Cleopatra’s Daughter” Comment.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Brooklyn Heights

Man, this guy was pissed off!

84th Precinct Comment.
24/7

Mark your calendars — the Celebrate Brooklyn schedule is out now

Come on and celebrate. Comment.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Two Softee men go hard on each other

77th Precinct Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Gunning for store receipts

Utica raid Comment.
Kings Courier

Hookah attack! Punk uses pipe as weapon in Avenue U skirmish

Hookah hang-up Comment.
Flatbush

Mom killer arrested

Mom murderer Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Another teen wolfpack attack

76th Precinct Comment.
Borough-wide

Bakery gets the dough stolen

68th Precinct Comment.
Crime

Witness: Murder suspect wanted smoke after getting shot

Talk about being cold blooded! Comment.
Borough-wide

City: New faux Boardwalk will have less cement

The Parks Department offered a new compromise to concrete-wary Boardwalk lovers Tuesday night, proposing a smaller cement roadway that’s 4-feet slimmer than the strip residents protested in March. Comment.
Features

Finding old friends in the warmth of Florida

One of the few occasions that we left our Willow Wood, a spacious, serene area, was when Estelle Horwitz, widow of our past city councilman Sam Horwitz visited. She had gotten authority to join a gathered group of past and present Sea Gate residents who were partying at a Floridian luncheon at a palm-studded Deersfield Beach lakeside hotel. Comment.
Features

Osama’s dead … and other things I learned on the InterWeb

OK, I lied. Here’s what I’m going to add to it. Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

CVS swap: New pharmacy will replace Flatbush Avenue mainstay

Call it the CVS shuffle. Comment.
Canarsie

Get me oughta here!

A group of longtime Canarsie civic leaders are demanding the neighborhood splinter from Community Board 18 and get their own city-sanctioned civic group, claiming the expansive board dumps on them as it treats residents of Marine Park, Mill Island, Mill Basin and Bergen Beach like gold. Comment.
Borough-wide

The Brooklyn Bridge is forever — so get a tattoo of it

The only way to show true love for Brooklyn is to ink the deal. Comment.
High School Sports

Defending champ Madison content with Tottenville loss

Admittedly, expectations were low. Madison was coming into Tottenville with a freshman pitcher in the circle and expecting a Pirates team hungry for revenge after the Knights beat them in last year’s PSAL Class A city title game. Comment.
High School Sports

Eddie and the ‘losers’

Eddie Gazzillo lost a bunch of weight and, in return, gained national notoriety – more than he ever could have imagined as a New York City high-school football coach. Comment.
Borough-wide

Spring in his step: Whitehead drawing early interest from North Carolina, St. John’s, others

Isaiah Whitehead is only a freshman, but he’s already drawing interest from colleges. Comment.
Features

Another reminder that a silent killer is always on the rise

Happy nations have horribly high suicide rates. Comment.
Bay News

Marty eyeing Ringling site for Coney concert series

The new greatest show on Earth may be Borough President Markowitz’s Coney Island summer music series. Comment.
24/7

Follow his ‘cue! Learn how to make Kansas City ribs with Matt Greene

Brooklyn is in no short supply of barbecue, thanks to restaurants like Fette Sau, Fatty ’Cue and Pies ’N’ Thighs in Williamsburg and competitions such as the Grillin’ on the Bay cook-off in Sheepshead Bay. And now, you can get in on the saucy action with a rib-smoking class at the Brooklyn Kitchen in Williamsburg. Comment.
Flatbush

The god squad

A group of pastors, priests and ministers in East Flatbush are banding together to fight pervasive gang violence — with the power of prayer. Comment.

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