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Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013


La Gringa Taqueria to host screening of “Romeo + Juliet” on Valentine’s Day

Nothing says “I love you” like tacos and dual suicide. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Cobble Hill

It’s the house special

New restaurant Battersby is fine dining in the living room. Comment.

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King’s County fair

Roosevelt Dime to headline country music festival. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013


Dumb love

Sometimes, all you need is stupid. Comment.

Granny power! New book highlights activist grandmothers

They don’t call her grand for nothing. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

Cobble Hill

From Craigslist to the book list

Writer Rebecca Dana pens her first book, inspired by a unique living situation with a jujitsu-practicing rabbi she met through, where else? Craigslist. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Fort Greene

‘The Suit’ at BAM

Apartheid-era South Africa is the true leading character in this tale of a husband and wife torn apart. Comment.

Disney characters thrill young hospital patients

Kids at Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Pediatric Hematology and Oncology unit got a big treat when Disney on Ice stars Mickey and Minnie stopped by on Jan. 23. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Cops: Hanson Place bank robber escapes with cash after passing holdup note

Cops want the public’s help catching a brazen crook who knocked over a Carver Federal Savings Bank on Hanson Place on Jan. 22. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

Park Slope

Knife-toting thugs threaten teen

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Police: Suspect beats man in W. Ninth Street store

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment.

Intruders tie up tenant, rob home

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Suspect whacks man with pan

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Thieves steal beams, pipes from construction site

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Park Slope

C notes for Slope music school: Amy Winehouse charity gives $25K

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is singing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse after the Grammy-winning crooner’s parents donated $25,000 to the Park Slope arts academy. Comments (3).
High School Sports

Bishop Ford tops All Hallows after slow start

Bishop Ford broke out after a lethargic first half and earned a comfortable 51–38 win over visiting All Hallows Catholic boys basketball Wednesday night. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012


Brooklynites toss old electronics at e-waste recycling drive

That giant desktop computer and 17-inch monitor you bought in 2003: $2,200 Comment.

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