Monday, Jan. 31, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Abominable snowmen

76th PrecinctCarroll Gardens-Cobble HillSnow jerksFour creeps pelted a man with snow and ice and robbed him on Hoyt Street on Jan. 30.Baltic bummerSomeone stole a fancy Lexus from Baltic Street overnight on Jan. 26.Another bummerSomeone stole a 2010 Toyota from Baltic Street on Jan. 26. Robbed for $2A fearsome foursome robbed a man on Hoyt Street on Jan. 22. Comment

DA: Sex triangle almost leads to baby’s murder

A jilted wife pregnant with her husbandSex traffickers celledArtic Anyone with information about someone who is being forced to work as a prostitute is asked to call the Brooklyn Sex Trafficking Unit Hotline, at (718) 250-2770. Comment

Principal Domicick D’Angelo: Our man of the year

Gravesend native Dominick A. DDominick became an educator after a successful 17-year career in business. He took the helm of Intermediate School 228 in his native Gravesend in 2007, transforming the 80-year-old school into one of the most innovative middle schools in New York City. He aggressively sought to make David A. Boody the city Comment

Boldly going where they haven’t been in 100 years

Admiral, there be whales here!Twenty-five years later, it seems this Leonard Nimoy-directed flick was prophetic after all, because now the humpbacks, along with dolphins and seals, are back in the waters […] Comment

This month, BAM is the Church of Sarandon

Thanks to Susan Sarandon, there are many great, iconic moments in the film lexicon: her sporting vintage sunglasses behind the wheel of that fated blue Thunderbird convertible in Comment

It’s Regina Opera’s annual ‘Salute to Broadway’

Broadway is coming to Bay Ridge.Salute to Broadway at Regina Hall [1210 65th St. at 12th Avenue in Bay Ridge, (718) 259-2772], Feb. 6 at 3 pm. Tickets $12 ($5 for teens, free for children). For info, visit Comment

Enter — or just eat at — the best red velvet cake contest next week

Get ready to see red. Red velvet cake, that is.Brooklyn eating, Borough President Markowitz. Though the real winner will be you, dear reader, as once the judgingRed Velvet Cake contest at the Brooklyn Historical Society [128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 222-4111], Feb. 11 at noon. Free. For info, visit Interested participants can e-mail Comment

And for those of you who love love…

A themed dinner in a warehouse. Whiskey pairings for two. BBQ goodness. Sounds like ValentineMeltThis dating destination is a natural choice for a romantic meal for two in general, making it an obvious […] Comment

Love stinks! The Valentine’s Day guide for people who hate Valentine’s Day

Whoever said that one is the loneliest number obviously never celebrated Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn. Comment
Mill–Marine Courier

Basement window boob sought

No entryA thief broke into an E. 55th Street home on Jan. 9, but ended up fleeing empty-handed.Check kiter searchA check kiter is being sought for trying to bilk $16,000 from a Marine Park resident.Door […] Comment
Kings Courier

Hatemonger attacks BMW

Bias attack on BMWA week-old attack on a 2011 BMW is being investigated as a bias crime, officials said.Sex assault investigatedPolice are looking into a 13-year-old girlBeaten with pipeTwo thugs jumped a 60-year-old man on E. 12th Street on Jan. 21 Lemonti lootThieves broke into the Lemonti fur store on McDonald Avenue on Jan. 18, although it was unclear if anything was taken.Station stealA thief made off with a 51-year-old womanCompu-swipeA thief turned in a broken laptop for a working one on Jan. 14 during a visit to a computer repair shop on Avenue U.Wallet whiskA thief entered a Quentin Road store on Jan. 16 Comment

Man picks fight with ice pick-wielder

Stabbed in the eyeA drunken thug attacked another man with an ice pick on Jan. 18, stabbing his victim in the eye during the violent exchange on Martense Street.Changing localesIt seems that the trio of trigger-happy thugs who have been raiding East Flatbush supermarkets have begun looking for greener pastures.Caught in the actA thief busted his way into an Avenue I home on Jan. 13, but made a hasty retreat as soon as he was discovered.Door kicker soughtA thief kicked in the door to an E. 56th Street home on Jan. 13, but ended up taking nothing.More door entriesSomeone forced his way into an E. 58th Street home on Jan. 14, taking $260 and a cellphone.Gunned downA gunman shot and killed a 25-year-old man during a fierce Jan. 10 exchange on Church Avenue. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Fifty cents just ain’t enough

76th PrecinctCarroll Gardens-Cobble HillTwo-bit crookA jerk jumped on a womanSomeone burglarized a Van Brunt Street restaurant overnight on Jan. 22. Comment

Search for missing 7-year-old languishes into second year

Still missingIt was cold this week, but not as cold as the NYPDCommercial conundrumTwo Canarsie businesses were looted last week, both on Jan. 16.Store raidThugs held up a Flatbush Avenue store on Jan. 10, but were unable to open the safe.Caught in the actA thief busted his way into an Avenue I home on Jan. 13, but made a hasty retreat as soon as he was discovered.Opening rushA trio of thieves jumped a Flatbush Avenue tattoo parlor employee just moments after he opened the store on Jan. 16. Comment

Craigslist caper

68th PrecinctBay RidgeCraigslist caperSome jerk stole a MacBook from a Bay Ridge Avenue home on Jan. 23, right after telling the pricey laptopapartment, which is between Fifth and Sixth avenues, at about […] Comment
Bay News

Salmon swiper celled!

Heading upstreamA 21-year-old thief was arrested on Jan. 29 when he was caught trying to make off with $125 worth of salmon from the Avenue Y Stop & Shop.Headphone grabA quick-moving thug ripped a […] Comment
Bay News

Man shot dead outside Marlboro Houses

Shot deadA gunman shot a 23-year-old in the back of the head Bank jobA daring thief tunnelled his way into the Sovereign Bank on 86th Street on Jan. 15, but ended up fleeing with his tail between his […] Comment

City’s first ‘animal hoarders’ are indicted

A Williamsburg couple are the first people indicted under New York’s new animal-hoarding law — and the two are now facing one to two years in prison for keeping over 100 animals in a loft in Williamsburg. Comment

Our award winners are ultra-deserving

The Bensonhurst West End Community Council is celebrating its 50th Anniversary on March 24 at the exquisite Riviera at the corner of Stillwell and Neptune avenues in Coney Island. I spotlight our 2011 honorees in these columns to show why they so deserve their awards. Executive board member Michel Rizzotto nominated Frank Carone as our Business Man of the Year. Comment

The Left doesn’t see the light, but Stan does

Ten minutes after the tragedy in Tucson hit, the left wingers were out there on the airways attempting to gain political capital on the crisis. Shame on it, and good for America for not buying its bovine excrement. The latest poll results are in and weChris Matthews, a left wing, bomb-throwing, trouble-maker himself, was busy the other night focusing negative comments in the direction of Mark Levin and Michael Savage. Comment

Don’t want to cook this Thanksgiving? Use our guide

Want to know what we’re thankful for this Thanksgiving? These following restaurants, which will be keeping their ovens and stoves running this Nov. 25 so you don’t have to. Here’s a sampler of Thanksgiving menus across the borough, depending on what you’re looking for. Comment

A salty, gooey take on an American classic

Forego the usual pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving and take a stab at this salted caramel apple pie, courtesy of the ladies behind Four and Twenty Blackbirds. The newish Gowanus bakery has quickly gained fans for its classics pies, with a twist. Comment

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