Sunday, April 10, 2011


Library’s books to get cooler

Bookworms won’t have to suffer through a long, hot summer at the Dyker Heights library because the city is going to replace the branch’s 37-year-old-air conditioning system — but they’ll have to go two months without its services before they can feel the cool. Comment

Steeples saved!

Hallelujah! Comment
High School Sports

New mix brings high hopes to Poly Prep

Poly Prep’s mission last year was simple: Get to the New York State Association of Independent School’s Athletic Association’s title game and win. Nothing else mattered for the senior-laden club. Not a fourth straight Ivy League crown or its 56 straight league wins, which was snapped by Fieldston. Comment

Midwood’s Smith finds the right fit in Fordham

Bryan Smith verbally committed to Fordham University for the same reason he remained at Midwood for four years when other high-profile schools came calling: loyalty and academics. Comment

Midwood’s Nikovic commits to Queens College, completing memorable year

Enees Nikovic’s greatest strengths on a basketball court are his soft hands and quick feet to go along with a 6-foot-7 frame. He’s quite the decision maker, too. Comment

Stan likes to tell you what he hates

You’ve read about many of the things I like in this space, but here are some that I don’t like. Comment

Shattered Japan gives lesson in humanity

Valiant Japanese survivors of the massive March 11 earthquake and tsunami can give all of us a lesson in composure and civility as they try to piece together their torn lives in the midst of one of the worst disasters in the history of the world. Comment

Weekend reads from our bookworms

The BookMark Shoppe’s pick: “Viola in the Spotlight” Comment

Markowitz will sing his bike lane parody at satire showcase

Borough President Markowitz is taking his anti-bike lane stance to the musical stage! Comment

Friday, April 8, 2011


Buster Keaton — with a live swing accompaniment — at Jalopy

It’s a marriage made in old timey heaven. Comment

Greek is the word at this Hellenic version of ‘Medea’

Don’t let the costumes fool you — this ain’t no toga party. Comment

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