Sunday, May 29, 2011

High School Sports

The X-Men clincheth: Xaverian wins B/Q division title, but not satisfied

The final out of a 9-0 victory was a strikeout looking and the post-game celebration was equally routine for Xaverian. Comment
High School Sports

Finding its groove, Grand Street run-rules Madison, clinches division

When Grand Street Campus won the prestigious Monroe Tournament in mid-April, it left The Bronx on Good Friday with an unmistakable swagger, with a nobody-can-touch-us edge to them. The attitude wasn’t all positive – it led to overconfidence, and to some degree, the Wolves’ shocking loss to Midwood just last week. Comment

Patriotism on parade

For a traditional Memorial Day, hit one of the four parades around our town. Comment

Take the ‘Gateway’ to Native American culture this weekend

When you can find hula-clad performers, intricate feathered headdresses and a daring dance with fire in Brooklyn, that can only mean one thing — Floyd Bennett Field’s annual celebration of Native American culture is back. Comment

Who’s your crawdaddy?

If you’ve never had the singular pleasure of diving face first into a bucket of boiled crawfish, head to Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop in Ditmas Park on June 4 when the tavern hosts its second annual boil. Comment

Thursday, May 26, 2011


Great history tour in Bay Ridge on Saturday

This historical tour is much more than a walk in the park. Comment

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


It’s outdoor drinking season — here’s our guide

With tank top and flip flop season upon us that can only mean one thing — it’s time to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. Comment

Tuesday, May 24, 2011


RELOCATED! Brooklyn Bridge Park’s dance party tomorrow is moved to Tobacco Warehouse

Celebrate Brooklyn’s Brooklyn Bridge Park dance party is not only hot, but now it’s wet, too. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Latin Kings detroned on Smith Street

84th Precinct Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Wallet snatched at Fairway

76th Precinct Comment

FBI gunning for good relations with Muslim-Americans

The FBI built bridges with Brooklyn’s Muslim community last weekend with the help of some really serious firepower. Comment

Usama, get your gun! FBI reaches out to Muslim youth — with firepower

The FBI built bridges with Brooklyn’s Muslim community last weekend with the help of some really serious firepower. Comment

Monday, May 23, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Parking problem on Flatbush

77th Precinct Comment
Mill–Marine Courier

Hot wheels found in Flatlands

Car thief crackdown Comment
Kings Courier

Thief makes off with iPhone

iPhone swipe Comment

Woman nearly loses arm in cellphone robbery

Arm-wrenching experience Comment

Wholesaler robbed at Terminal Market

Tropical takeaway Comment

Trash talk! City removed cans in Bay Ridge — now nabe is dirtier than ever

Some Bay Ridgites are saying that litter along Fourth Avenue has gotten worse since the city removed public garbage cans at the request of a local panel that thought doing so would make the neighborhood cleaner. Comment

Sewer salvation!

Flush in peace, Southern Brooklyn! Comment
Bay News

Poverty made him do it

Pauper heist Comment

Building bridges with bombs

The FBI is building bridges with Brooklyn’s Muslim community with the help of some really cool — and downright dangerous — tools. Comment

Pier pressure

The National Parks Service wants to use food stands and a farmer’s market to feed hungry park-goers at the Canarsie Pier because it can’t find anyone to rent a dilapidated restaurant there that’s been closed for years — leaving pier users packing their own lunches. Comment

Light ‘em up!

The nights are about to get a little brighter for some Bay Ridge residents who think their dark streets breed rowdy teenagers. Comment

Bill would offer anti-bullying classes

Schools will be asked to teach lessons that discourage bullying if a Southern Brooklyn lawmaker’s bill passes. Comment

Sign of the times

Cleaning the Earth can be pretty messy at times. Comment

This time around, the end of the world has nothing on me

In my growing up years, whenever I would obsess over some tiny matter, my mom would always say to me, “Don’t sweat the small stuff. If you have to worry about something, make sure it’s big, like the end of the world.” Comment
High School Sports

Getting offensive: Xaverian pounds Molloy in B/Q first-place clash

Elvin Soto had plenty of motivation when he took the short walk down Shore Road for the Brooklyn/Queens Class AA division showdown with Archbishop Molloy last Wednesday. Comment
High School Sports

Zipping right along, Zapata blanks GW as Poly Prep knocks off another city power

With his steely poise and focus under pressure, penchant to finish what he starts and impressive 5-0 record, Andrew Zapata gives off a Roy Halladay-like vibe. It isn’t by accident – the Poly Prep sophomore fashions himself after the Philadelphia Phillies’ superstar right-hander. Comment
High School Sports

Sinodinos’ switch sparks Kearney to rout of Fontbonne

Amanda Sinodinos got things righted at the plate with a simple switch. Comment
High School Sports

Offensive onslaught produces statement win for Berkeley Carroll

Berkeley Carroll prides itself on playing anybody anywhere, whether it’s Ivy Prep League dynamo Poly Prep or PSAL powerhouse James Monroe. Comment
High School Sports

Cleaning up: Madison’s Abadia has been ‘a hitting machine’ this season

Joseph Abadia figured it was an experiment when he saw his name written into the cleanup spot. The speedy James Madison senior infielder hit second last year and first early this spring. Comment

Pakistan — a dim bulb or a blatant accessory to terror?

It’s now abundantly clear that Islamic Republic of Pakistan is two-faced. Comment

Stan crunches the number, and tells you what he thinks

According to the Associated Press, nearly 23 million people in the United States woke up early to watch Kate marry the Prince. To them, and to the bride and groom, I say mazel tov. Comment

Stan says the polls don’t lie

The CBS-New York Times poll also has the “No” number at 70 percent. An NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll? Sixty-three percent. Reuters? Sixty-nine percent. And Pew research has the number at 73 percent. Comment

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