Monday, Dec. 5, 2011

Park Slope

Want soul? You’ll be going up with OTiS

The Park Slope-based outfit is determined to let the world know that Brooklyn’s got a soul scene — even though you might not know it. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011


Dirty Brooklyn! Our borough spawned legendary pornographers!

Really? Yes, Screw magazine publisher and Penthouse legend Bob Guccione our favorite sons of Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 28, 2011

Coney Island

The ol’ bump and rhyme! Striptease and poetry come together at Coney

Sideshows by the Seashore does it again. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011


This little ‘Light’ of theirs — they’re gonna let it shine

A new musical about hope and dreams — bring the family. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011

Big Screecher

Carmine finds teens who care — and keep this place clean!

I’m madder than a squirrel who’s lost the map to his nuts after spending all summer hiding them over the fact the media today focuses all of its attention on the bad things that young people do, instead of pointing out all the positives that are begging to be written about! Comment
The riding club held its 23rd annual Christmas Toy Run in Coney Island, delivering early holiday gifts to kids. Comments (1)

Friday, Nov. 25, 2011

Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Everyday is ‘Thanksgiving’ in America!

A Britisher’s View wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving — and puts gratitude in perspective with some food for thought. Comments (2)
Sheepshead Bay

Thumbing for trouble

A mad hitchhiker leads this week’s 61st Precinct police blotter. Comment
Gavel to Gavel

Four arrested for alleged sex trafficking

Two sex-trafficking indictments lead this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comments (2)

Goon busted for burglary

Plus a smattering of other crimes at Canarsie’s 69th Precinct. Comment
Former congregants and students of St. Anselm’s Parish returned on Saturday for a mass and wine and cheese party to kick off a year of celebrations marking the 90th anniversary of the Bay Ridge church. Comment
Marine Park

Board battles Ave. S turn ban

Members of a local civic panel say the city is taking a wrong turn by planning to ban traffic from going down Flatbush and Utica avenues from Avenue S, claiming bureaucrats misunderstood them when they asked them to calm traffic two blocks away. Comment

Hate comes to Avenue J

A bias crime at the Avenue J station leads this week’s 70th Precinct police blotter. Comments (2)

A budget ‘Babes’ at the Brick

A new rendition of the Christmas classic, “Babes in Toyland,” is a recession spectacular! Comment

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011

Marine Park AIR-SEA WAR

Aviator out-shoot Privateers

Marine Park AIR-SEA WAR

Aviator out-shoot Privateers

Well blow me down! Comment
Marine Park

Man blinded in assault

A brutal attack at a Farragut Road factory leads this week’s 63rd Precinct police blotter. Comment
Marine Park

Join the Marine Park wild carrot hunt!

Duck season! Wabbit season! Marine Park carrot season! Comment
Harbor Watch

Dr. Thomas Yechout named ‘Professor of the Year’

Dr. Thomas Yechout, a professor in the Air Force Academy’s Aeronautics Department, was recognized for writing an engaging flight mechanics textbook and for inspiring the Academy’s cadets. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011


Goon flashes gun for $46

A gunpoint robbery on 17th Avenue leads this week’s 62nd Precinct police blotter. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Not for Nuthin’, but enjoy that Turkey

You guessed it: A column discussing things to be thankful for. Comment

Borough races into athletic history with ‘Brooklyn Marathon’

Read, set, GO! Runners storm the site of the Battle of Brooklyn for the first-ever borough marathon at Prospect Park. Comments (4)
Pie-eyed Ridgites showed up for the second annual Bay Ridge Pie Social on Sunday to show off their baking skills, sample the sweet treats, and raise money for a good cause. Comment
Mill Basin

Aviators fall to Cape Cod in ugly 8-2 loss

So much for that winning streak. Comment
Prospect Heights

Burlesque-Dixieland fusion!

Rosie 151, the Red Hook Ramblers and the Way Station — perfect together. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Bawled ‘Eagle’! Newspaper HQ to become nondescript apartments

A developer wants to raze the squat offices of the Brooklyn Eagle for a new apartment building — but a Brooklyn Heights leader thinks his design is too boring for the neighborhood. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011


Free Dom DeMarco! Reopen Di Fara!


Free Dom DeMarco! Reopen Di Fara!

Mice are the latest creatures to flock to Di Fara Pizzeria — and the Health Department is cracking down. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Bruising brothers arrested for assault

An attack inside a Brighton Beach Avenue store leads this week’s police blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Kara-NO-ke! Board slams karaoke bar’s liquor license bid

No booze for you! Comment
Students at the Mill Basin center raised $6,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital during their Kick-A-Thon on Saturday. Comment
Mill Basin

Aviators end the hex at their home

Mill Basin

Aviators end the hex at their home

The hex at the Hangar has been broken! Comment
Park Slope

Woman beaten up by man on a scooter

Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Cops: We have teen terrors

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Monday, Nov. 21, 2011

Bay Ridge ✔ Poll

Off course! Ridgite wants Marathon out of his hood!

A Bay Ridge man who walks with a cane is running out of patience with the New York City Marathon, and is demanding the racers avoid his neck of the woods so Ridgites can get one more enjoyably fall day on their calendar. Comment
Ditmas Park

Private investigator is now on the Rubin case

The family of the missing cafe owner Josh Rubin also offers a $5,000 reward for information leading to his return. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridge rage: Restauranteur says controlling CB10 has him thinking of moving — to Park Slope!

A Third Avenue restaurateur says that he made the worst mistake of his life when he bowed down to a local civic panel so he could get a liquor license — and now he’s considering a move to Park Slope! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Some Ridgites stand behind scandal-scarred precinct

Dozens of residents showed their support for cops at the beloved Six-Eight during the precinct’s monthly community council meeting on Tuesday, offering thanks, praise — and a giant blue ribbon — to its top cop less than one month after five officers who worked there were charged in a gun-running scandal. Comments (3)
It’s Only My Opinion

Turkey chow mein never tasted so good

This week, Stan tells us the best way to ensure a tasty Thanksgiving dinner — made to order! Comments (4)

Brooklyn Philharmonic flutist strikes a sweet chord at the Midwood Senior Center

Brooklyn virtuoso David Wechsler had seniors gobbling up his wow works when he performed a solo concert for an early Thanksgiving party on Nov. 16. Comment
Marine Park

Here’s a recipe that will put those wild carrots to good use

Once you’ve foraged all the wild carrots you can carry out of Marine Park, here’s a simple, flavorful soup “Wildman” Steve Brill says you can whip up in minutes. Comment

Grimaldi’s will serve its final pie — then move next door

We knew it was coming. The iconic DUMBO pizzeria lost its lease, but it’s opening a fresh new parlor next door. Comment
Marine Park

Tame those wild carrots — and put them to good use

Once you’ve foraged all the wild carrots you can carry out of Marine Park, here’s a simple, flavorful soup Wildman Steve Brill says you can whip up in minutes. Comment
A new book explores the family legacy of the Great Bridge. Comment
The borough of Nathan’s has a new frank. Comment

Wiener’s of the world unite! It’s our sausage smorgasbord!

Our guide to the borough’s best brats. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011

Mill Basin

Aviators cripple Dashers in 9-3 victory

Call it a three-peat repeat. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011


Gunman slays high school hoops player

An unhinged gunman hunted down and executed a 17-year-old high school basketball player on Friday afternoon following a bloodthirsty confrontation on E. 76th Street — just a few short blocks from South Shore High School. Comments (1)
Mill Basin

Victory at home! Aviators drown Bluefins, 5-3

Finally, the hex at the Hangar is broken! Comment
Students, staffers and supporters mixed business with pleasure when they dressed up in costume for their third annual benefit walk. Check out their costumes in our slideshow. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Here’s your first look at Bruce Ratner’s pre-fabricated residential towers that will go up at Atlantic Yards! Comment
Meadows of Shame

Hundreds demand: Park must be safer!

Prospect Park needs stepped-up enforcement of roadway speed limits, better signage and more cops, park-goers demanded at a packed hearing on Wednesday night, less than two weeks after a park pedestrian was nearly killed in a crash with a cyclist. Comment
An early morning murder kicked off a bloody day in the 61st Precinct. Comment
Marine Park

Punchless Aviators fall to Whalers, 3-1

Another match up against Danbury ends in defeat for our Boys of Winter. Comment

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