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Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011

Bay News

Remembering Steven Solarz

In the annals of Brooklyn politics, young Stephen Solarz carved a decisive niche that culminated in action, near-upheaval, victory and an unforgettable defeat. Comment.

Marty ushers in ‘Year of the Rabbit’ in Bay Ridge

Quirky Ed Eisenberg even donned bunny ears for the occasion. Comment.
High School Sports

Prescott shoots Transit Tech past Eagle, into second round

Anthony Prescott felt sporadic shots of pain in his lower back. He was bleeding from his lip, a napkin soaking up the blood. Comment.
High School Sports

Buford, Poly Prep put an end to Collegiate hex

Alex Buford uses his father Darryll’s memory as motivation every time he steps on the court. Comment.
High School Sports

Youth is served: Lions claw Cross

On a night Holy Cross honored its seniors, it was the Bishop Loughlin freshmen who helped the Lions celebrate a 68-64 victory in both team’s regular-season finale at William J. O’Meara Gymnasium on Feb. 15. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Ford wins key game against Loughlin for missing coaches

It’s hard enough going into a hostile environment like Bishop Loughlin. But last week, Bishop Ford had to do it without its main coaches. Comments (3).

Coney Island sizzles in 65-degree winter heatwave

For invigorated pedestrians, a walk on the Riegelmann Boardwalk was a step away from spring. Many welcomed the opportunity to take in a leisurely stroll, fly a kite or just relax on a bench along the world-famous footpath, which was masked by snow days earlier. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011

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Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011


Give a pint (of blood), get a pint (of beer) at Kelso on March 4

Now this is what we call fair trade. Comment.

Geoffrey Rush is just insane — freakin’ <i>insane!</i> — in Gogol’s ‘Madman’ at BAM

Geoffrey Rush should win an Oscar for “Diary of a Madman” at BAM. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011


Bedfellows! Rival pols Levin, Restler battle — together and apart — to move MTA bus depot

Two young political rivals are working separately to move the MTA from a waterfront lot in Greenpoint that has been slated to become a park since 2005. Comment.

Home on the range! Brooklyn Museum reaches new heights with tipi exhibition

This exhibit puts the art in artifacts. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 21, 2011

Brooklyn Heights

Nasty pistol-whipping

84th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Another iPhone is swiped

77th Precinct Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Pedal pain: Bicyclist shot on E. 54th Street

Bicyclist shot Comment.
Kings Courier

B44 beat down

B 44 bash Comment.

City: There’s only ‘one way’ of looking at Martense

A Flatbush community board approved a controversial city plan to turn Martense Street into a one-way route between Flatbush and Bedford avenues to help improve the safety at nearby Church Avenue — provided that the city install humps to keep drivers from speeding on the side street. Comment.

Senior dies in fire

Killed in fire Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Punched for a cellphone

76th Precinct Comment.

Condo crumble: OceanRock condos are falling apart, according to residents

Canarsie’s OceanRock condo owners say their homes are leaking like a sieve — and they think the builder is to blame. Comment.

Bus bruiser busted

Bus blitz Comment.

Man beaten outside Capri Nightclub

68th Precinct Comment.

Snow bound Brooklynites: We want a refund!

Southern Brooklynites left buried during the late December blizzard want Mayor Bloomberg to pay for his inaction — literally. Comment.
Bay News

Note-passing nincompoop hits Bensonhurst

Bank botch Comment.

Unholy act!

A heartless hooligan ripped open the hearts of congregants attending the Avenue Z Jewish Center on Feb. 5 when he broke inside the house of worship and tossed around a Torah as if it were a frisbee — nearly tearing the cherished parchment in two. Comment.

Schools out? City and developer want to build on the same Kensington plot

They didn’t do their homework. Comment.

Lutheran celebrates ‘Year of the Rabbit’

Visitors to Lutheran Medical Center had a reason to pause, smile, clap and toe-tap last Friday when the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association rang in the New Year with a joyous celebration in the lobby. Comment.

Kid’s ‘love’ art show at Gallery 364

Proud pint-sized Picassos were in a class by themselves when they displayed their awesome masterpieces at Gallery 364 for Valentine’s Day. Comment.

PS/IS 104 honors Dist. 20 family advocate

District 20 family advocate William Chin usually spends his days navigating puzzled, curious and frustrated parents through the Department of Education maze. Comment.

Dem bums! Los Angeles Dodgers exploit Brooklyn roots — again!

Well you can say this for the Los Angeles Dodgers — they’ve got balls. Comment.

All quiet on the temple’s front

They must really be the chosen people! Comment.

Bereaved mom slaps Kruger

A grief-stricken mom says state Sen. Carl Kruger is using her dead son to promote a bill that will force people to shut off their iPods when they cross the street — even though her child’s death had nothing to do with the popular device. Comment.

Taking a pass on gas

The proposal for an offshore gas processing plant that environmental watchdogs warned could blow the entire borough off the face of the earth has been killed by an unlikely savior — New Jersey. Comment.

Shopping for a dress — with reinforcements

It’s prom dress shopping time again. Any type of shopping with a teenager is difficult, but prom dress shopping can be particularly explosive. Comment.
Bay News

Feeling snubbed in Manhattan Beach

So much for a powwow. Comment.

Songwriters Exchange is on the road again

The Brooklyn Songwriters Exchange has been quite the little nomad. Comment.

Get a load of Scott Brindl’s sausage

You can take the boy out of Bensonhurst, but you can’t take the Bensonhurst out of the boy. Comment.

Canarsie cops narrow in on ‘5 am rapist’

Canarsie’s top cop says the “5 am rapist” will soon be doing time. Comment.

Randi Garay is our Parent of the Year

Randi Garay, this year’s Bensonhurst West End Civic Association’s Parent of the Year, was born to Ilene and Ned Kuskin, lived on Bay Parkway with her sisters until they moved to Harway Terrace where her grandparents Sylvia and Harold Feinberg lived. Comment.

Stan reports back on the numbers

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