Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010


Put on your ‘ride’ stuff for Tweed bike event this Sunday

Get out your 19th-century knickers, gloves and shirtwaists — it’s time for the Tweed Ride. Comment

Friday, Nov. 19, 2010


Who could ask for anything more (than an Ethel Merman tribute)?

She’s got rhythm and music, so who could ask for anything more from a singer performing an Ethel Merman tribute concert? Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010


The Atlantic Yards saga is now a play

The battle over Atlantic Yards may be over, but it’s still brewing on stage. Comment
Kings Courier

One word: Plastics

Call it a concrete bungle! Comment

Open season: Orthodox Jews march against stores

Shop till you drop — except on Shabbat! Comment

On the Boardwalk, there’s one word — plastics

Call it a concrete bungle! Comment
High School Sports

Xaverian battles valiantly despite playoff loss

Joe DeSiena hates to lose, which made the feeling as he walked across the field Saturday night following Xaverian’s 14-7 loss to Fordham Prep in the CHSFL Class AAA quarterfinals a rarity. Comment

Cooking 101! This is the time to brush up on your skills

Whether you’re a complete amateur or consider yourself a budding Batali, cooking lessons are a way to fine-tune your skills, or learn new ones. And with the holidays upon us, there’s never been a better time to perfect your braising technique or try your hand at baking bread. Here’s a roundup of classes at three Brooklyn cooking institutions. Comment

The best pumpkin maple soup ever

Nothing says fall like soup and pumpkins. So good thing that Nissa Pierson at Ger-Nis Culinary and Herb Center in Park Slope has offered us her pumpkin maple soup recipe. Comment

This Brussels sprout recipe will turn you from a hater

There’s no hating on Brussels sprouts when they’re combined with with apples and mint in this simple and tasty recipe from Ger-Nis Culinary and Herb Center. Comment

Baked shares its cupcake recipe

“I love the idea of anything maple,” admits Matt Lewis. Comment

Monday, Nov. 15, 2010


Accidents waiting to happen!

I had a few things to say at the Bensonhurst West End Community Council meeting in the Harway Terrace Community room on Oct. 28. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Bank robbery on Fulton

84th Precinct Comment

Gunned down on Church Ave.

Bullets over Church Ave. Comment

Thieves raid home

Unwanted guests Comment

Dry cleaner cleaned out

68th Precinct Comment

Coney Island is only getting better

Last February, the city took a major step toward the revitalization of Coney Island when they designated Central Amusement International to develop and operate a number of properties in the historic amusement district, with an eye toward transforming the neighborhood into a thriving, year-round seaside destination. The first phase of this transformation was realized in May with the opening of the new Luna Park on the vacant former site of Astroland. Comment

Bed bugs found in PS 207

A Marine Park school bed bug sighting is making some parents’ skin crawl. Comments (2)
Bay News

Family of boy killed by bus to sue city

The mother of a 4-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a bus on Oriental Boulevard last month says that the streets of Manhattan Beach are extremely dangerous for pedestrians and plans to take legal action to prevent future fatal traffic accidents. Comment
Bay News

Killed in apartment building

Gunned down Comment

Blame the messenger: Gerritsen Beach wants to unplug website for “unscrewing” the community

With a click of a mouse, blogger Daniel Cavanagh has become Gerritsen Beach’s most reviled citizen. Comment

The Halloween blame game

To some Gerritsen Beach residents, the blame for last week’s egg-throwing Halloween hooliganism falls squarely in one place: on the out-of-neighborhood businesses that sold the kids the eggs in the first place. Comment

Gerritsen board prez: Press can stay — for now

The head of the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Association has ruled that the press can attend the group’s meetings — for now defying a large bloc of members who want their discussions to remain behind closed doors. Comment
Bay News

The brief history of football in New York — and Brooklyn

New York was once alive with sports — street corner jibes about which of the three baseball teams was your pride, your deep faith. In the American League, we had the always well-tended Yanks of high spending, multi-million dollar owners. In the national league, of course, our beloved Dodgers and, over in Manhattan, the Giants (named so because, in the early years of the game, the won so often). Comment
Brooklyn Courier

The story this week? Two teen gangs

76th Precinct Comment

Strivelli Players bring pre-war Berlin to Christ Church with “Cabaret”

Danielle Giovinazzi channeled her inner Sally Bowles down to the thigh-high stockings, tail coat and bowler hat, wowing the crowd with her star role in the Strivelli Players’ production of the stage and big-screen classic, “Cabaret.” Comment

The future of Coney Island

The operators of Luna Park declined to renew the leases of nine old-school Coney Island businesses, including the Depression-era Ruby’s Bar and the retro-chic Shoot the Freak booth. What does it mean for Coney Island? We asked two experts to weigh in. Comment

Where’s our thanks?

The people that are calling the shots in Coney Island, they don’t have the right to call the shots. They know nothing about Coney Island. Comment
Bay News

Residents want dangerous trees pruned now

Branches big and heavy enough to dent a car have fallen from an E.26th Street tree — nearly hitting the driver of the car — but the city says it will take a month before it can give the 30-year-old behemoth the trimming it desperately needs. Comment

Reach out and bust these guys!

Cops need your help in reaching out, touching — and then arresting — a crew of cellular raiders who have stolen more than 50 phones from AT&T and T-Mobile stores throughout the borough. Comment

Pie in the sky

It’s the best pizza money can’t buy! Comment

License to drive — me crazy!

This past month was a test of my endurance — my daughter is officially licensed to drive. Comment

Coney Island doesn’t have to be a Sitt-ing duck

Britain’s Stonehenge was just a grouping of rotting, prehistoric earthen works — and its City of Bath just a place where the Romans took a dunk and a dump — before some egghead figured out that if they were preserved people would actually flock to them for the chance to hobnob with history. Comment
High School Sports

Kearney erases bad memories with semifinal win over CK

Shannon Fahy admitted that she and her team were having flashbacks to a year ago. Comment
High School Sports

Late lead slips away from Goldstein

Following a first-round win filled with scoring frustration, Leon Goldstein picked up on a disturbing trend when scouting Bard, its next opponent. The Raptors had allowed just eight goals during the regular season, four to top-seeded Beacon. Comment
High School Sports

Fontbonne bounces back in third-place match, bound for states

When Linda Strong got home on Oct. 28, she sat down and almost cried. Her favored Fontbonne Hall squad was upended by Archbishop Molloy in the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Division I semis and the Bonnies coach compared the feeling afterward to losing her best friend. Comment
High School Sports

Field a dream: E-Hall persevering despite lack of practice space

Erasmus Hall is one of the PSAL’s elite football teams. Yet its practice field situation has to be one of the league’s worst. Comment

Low budget, high ambitions at Zero Film Festival

Hollywood, take note. Comment

Boys & Girls’ Nichols finds perfect fit in Hofstra

Malik Nichols wanted three things out of college: a program close to home, a coaching staff he felt comfortable with and the opportunity to contribute immediately. Comment

Down to five: Lincoln All-American makes cuts

And then there were five. Comment

Late BIG artist’s life celebrated in front of her mural

Christine Palmer-Persen’s face glowed with pride on Sunday as she stood in front of the heart-warming mural across from the Sheepshead Bay train station, lovingly painted by her late sister, Faith, to salute the serene waterfront community. Comment

Bramson ORT’s new Extension Center opens in B’hurst

Just add property owner to Bramson O.R.T.’s resume. Comment

Stab’s America — by the numbers

In 2002, in the wake of 9-11, there were 1,463 claims of discrimination against Muslims in U.S. workplaces. As things quieted down, that number dropped significantly until 2008, when it climbed to 1,304. Coincidently (?) that was the year Barack Hussein Obama ran and was elected president. With his popularity slowly sinking into the sunset, bias claims rose again to a new high of 1,490 last year. Another fluke? Maybe — maybe not. Comment
Mill–Marine Courier

Man shot in neck

Shot in neck Comment
Kings Courier

Bag snagging boob busted

Brazen boob Comment

Owl’s Head Park, a haunted, howling green for Halloween

Do to an error, this story did not continue on the inside of the paper, was the cover promised. We regret the error. Comment

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