Brooklyn Courier

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

Brooklyn Heights

We should celebrate Brooklyn’s historic vitality!

Williamsburg

Vandals draw KISS masks on Madonna and child statue

Graffiti writers scribbled what appears to be KISS makeup on beloved statues of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus that have greeted parishioners outside of Williamsburg’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for more than 60 years. Comments (2).
Brooklyn Heights

New historic district will harm, not help!

The creation of a Downtown Brooklyn Skyscraper Historic District is unwarranted, and would add burdensome costs for local property owners and retail tenants. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Prospect Heights

UPDATE: Islanders to play in Brooklyn!

The Barclays Center announced today that the New York Islanders will face off with the New Jersey Devils in Brooklyn in October. Comments (8).
Carroll Gardens

What’s in a name? That other hockey-playing Cam Neely a Brooklyn-born skater

And he loves being compared to the Boston Bruins great! Comments (1).

Friday, Jan. 27, 2012

Prospect Heights

Fight or move! GOP cuts Adams out of his own district

State Sen. Eric Adams might be forced to pack up his apartment and move thanks to new district lines drawn up by his political rivals in Albany. Comment.
Prospect Heights

The old switcheroo: Retro-style vending machine trades trash for treasure

There’s take penny, leave a penny — and now there’s take an Aladdin DVD, leave some Band-Aids. Comment.

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