Brooklyn Courier

Monday, May 7, 2012

Park Slope

Attention deficit theater

You’ll laugh, you’ll scream, you’ll cry — but make it quick because each of these plays are ten minutes long. Comment.
Fort Greene

Play tackles Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement

The Irondale Ensemble’s new show brings the borough’s abolitionist movement to life — with surprising results. Comment.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Windsor Terrace

Dairy scary! Raccoons drink up at Windsor Terrace school, neighbors say

Careless custodians at a Windsor Terrace school have turned the surrounding block into a cafeteria for hungry raccoons — and rotten milk is always on the menu, according to angry neighbors. Comment.
Park Slope

Baseball history highlights Brooklyn-born Jewish stars

Brooklyn-born Jewish big leaguers who helped shape the national pastime — and inspired baseball fans across the borough — recall their playing days in “Jewish Major Leaguers in Their Own Words,” a new oral history edited by Park Slope writer Peter Ephross. Comments (1).

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Williamsburg

Buy land and buy sea? East River ferry operator wants to accept Metrocards

The operator of a ferry line that connects Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and DUMBO with Manhattan wants to accept MetroCards — a proposal that could streamline payment and lure more landlubbers to commute across the East River, transit advocates say. Comment.

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