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Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

This building will take the “flat” out of Flatbush! Comment
Theater

Here we go a-‘Carol’-ing

What the Dickens? Four versions of ‘A Christmas Carol’ will play this weekend Comment
Coney Island

Attorneys fête local judges at annual bash

Coney Island

Attorneys fête local judges at annual bash

Legal eagles with the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn packed Gargiulo’s eatery in Coney Island on Dec. 6 for the group’s annual Judges Night. Comment
Borough-wide

On Gay City News: Lesbian comedian soldiers on after anti-gay rabbis nix Brooklyn parties

Our pals at our sister website, Gay City News, have the latest on a lesbian comedian’s search for new venues for an upcoming New Year’s Eve set after two borough spots cancelled on her amidst pressure from Orthodox Jewish leaders. Click to give it a read! Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018

Nitehawk Cinema bigwigs are opening the historic Pavilion Theater they’ve been renovating for years on Sunday to members of a Park Slope civic group, who will screen the movie house’s debut flick ahead of its looming grand opening to the public. Comment
Bensonhurst

Report: Cops cuff man for killing off-duty firefighter in apparent fit of road rage

Police reportedly arrested the man whom they suspect killed an off-duty Coney Island firefighter during an apparent bout of road rage that turned deadly after his and the victim’s cars collided on the Belt Parkway on Sunday. Comments (1)
It’s a beloved holiday tradition! Comment
Coney Island

Cashing in on Coney: Local group moves forward with plan to bring business-boosting ‘bid’ to nabe

A contingent of Coney Islanders this month kicked off the formal process to create a city sanctioned business-boosting group in the neighborhood, which they say will stimulate the local economy by beautifying the area, providing support to mom-and-pop shops there, and attracting more tourists. Comments (4)
A man died on Monday after his coworker drove into him on the Cobble Hill set of an in-production television series executive produced by rapper 50 Cent, cops said. Comment
Williamsburg

Police arrest man for urinating on, damaging Williamsburg church’s statues

Only god can judge him now. Comment
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On Brownstoner: The rise and fall of Red Hook’s Revere Sugar

Our pals at our sister website, Brownstoner, worked with a local real-estate firm on a deep dive into the history of one of Brooklyn’s most prolific Big Sugar companies, whose refinery complex still defines Red Hook’s waterfront long after workers vacated the buildings. Click to give it a read! Read more…

Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

It took a borough — or two — to save this kitty! Comment
Gravesend

Classroom cheer: IS 281 students and families celebrate season

They ate, drank juice, and were merry! Comment
Gowanus

Honky tonk holidays: Sweetback Sisters celebrate 10th annual singalong spectacular

Call it the Jingle Bell House. Comment
The owners of the beloved Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in Brooklyn Bridge Park must close their store inside the historic fireboat station at Fulton Ferry Landing by the end of the year, after green-space stewards handed the keys to the property to the folks behind another borough scoop shop, Ample Hills Creamery. Comment
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