Friday, May 1, 2009


Ouch! Beware of credit card fine print and penalty pricing

Do you know what penalty pricing is? Well, read the fine print on your credit card agreement and you may find out that because you were just a few days late making a monthly payment you were not only charged a late payment fee, but the lower rate you signed up for is now as high as 29.99%. Comment

Kruger, Sampson keep vote on gay marriage under wraps

The “nays” that could torpedo the gay marriage bill in the State Senate could come from Brooklyn legislators. Comment

And the answer bright Brooklynite: Local college student earns spot on ‘Jeopardy!’ college challenge

Marine Park-raised Kadeem Cooper isn’t fazed by bright lights or big questions. Comment

Gotcha! More traffic cameras

Brooklyn drivers have another reason to mind their road manners: more red light cameras are on their way. Comment

Working on the railroad: stimulus cash for D, M lines

Federal stimulus money will be pouring into Brooklyn for work along the D and M subway lines. Comment

Counting cars on the Bridge: Some view new tracking system as a plus for gridlock-busting

 Having antennas on the Brooklyn Bridge tracking your every movement may give some people reason to pause, but not everyone is convinced it’s a bad idea - especially if it helps alleviate traffic. Comment

One night, three rezoning proposals!

Brooklyn residents have hit the rezoning trifecta. Comment

Straight through the floor: Brooklyn home sales continue to plummet; overall sales down 57%

Brooklyn’s housing bottom has not yet been reached, a study released this week indicates. Comment

Coney circus signed: Ringling Bros. to set up big top

Ladies and gentlemen, and children of all ages will have 84 opportunities to catch a miniature version of “The Greatest Show on Earth” in the heart of Coney Island this summer. Comment

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