Even on the best of days, a butcher’s job is never easy. And right now the Silver Star Meat Market is fighting through tough economic times — and competition from the recently opened German-based Aldi supermarket — but if history is any indication, this little meat market will remain a cut above the rest. Comment.
The government shutdown hasn’t stopped Brooklyn’s congressmembers and senior senator from holding themselves to a higher standard, writes our columnist, whose survey revealed that Brooklyn’s representatives on Capitol Hill were holding onto their fat salaries for the course of the shutdown, despite being off the job. Comments (1).
Trees that came crashing down during superstorm Sandy and their un-dead arboreal brethren have been chopped up and had their body parts scattered around a secluded area in Prospect Park to form a newly opened children’s play space. Comment.
Nazareth forward Yazmine Belk has decided she has more in common with Virginia Commonwealth University than the other schools vying for her — in fact, she said it offers everything she was looking for. Comment.
The Council hopefuls battling to represent Coney Island clashed over policing tactics at a recent forum, and the Republican candidate managed to drag his Democratic opponent decidedly to the right. Comments (11).
The controversial music and food festival that wrecked Prospect Park for two years in a row will not be invited back to party, a Parks Department official told city council at a Thursday hearing. Comment.