Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014


Punk’s not dead! Music writer revives ’80s hardcore scene in Dumbo

Get out your Doc Martens and your reading glasses. Comment

Greenpointer combines psych rock with traditional Greek music

Dave Shuford plays 18th-century intruments in his band Rhyton. Comment

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

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Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Big Screecher

Read Carmine now

Alas, he may have cribbed some of it. Comment

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

As temps drop, Bay Ridge heats up!

Winter weather is here, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a hot night in Bay Ridge! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Anarchists are killing America, much to the delight of ISIS and other demonic dregs

Artless Americans are destroying this great nation, writes our columnist. Comments (2)

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Marine Park

‘Tis the season to brunch with Santa

Marine Park

‘Tis the season to brunch with Santa

Santa’s helpers will eat up this holiday deal! Comment

Express your elf! Artists open Christmas tree lot in Bushwick

In addition to buying trees, you can catch film screenings and watch an elf making mittens from old sweaters. Comment
Paper or plastic? Both could cost you if a new bag-fee bill passes the Council. Comments (4)
Park Slope

Uncover rare and vintage titles at this Park Slope book fair

What is better than receiving a new book for Christmas? Getting an old book! Comment
Bay Ridge

Happy belated! Pols celebrate bridge birthday at monument unveiling

Brooklyn was the last to leave the party. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Akselrod out: Republican candidate resigns as president of Democratic club

After switching parties to run for office as a Republican, Ben Akselrod has resigned as the president of Bay Democrats — but he remains a member, and part of the group’s newly created executive board. Comments (3)
Kyron Jones had been trying to start a football program at Eagle Academy II for seven years before the school finally gave him the green light this year — and the team has won a city title in its very first varsity season. Comment
Joe Knows

Early lessons have Williamsburg’s Ochoa set for stardom

Zachary Ochoa’s successes in and out of the ring are grounded in the lessons he learned as a 13-year-old kid who had just picked up boxing. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Brighton Beach

Two dead, one injured in Brighton murder-suicide

A Brighton Beach man killed his father and stabbed his sister before jumping to his death from an Ocean View Avenue apartment building on Dec. 2, according to police. Comment
Coney Island

Robbed at gunpoint

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man they believe stole $800 at gunpoint from a Neptune Avenue gas station on Nov. 29. Comment

Musicians form new bands in 12 hours for Brooklyn Rock Lottery

Gabba gabba hey you never know! Comment
Gerritsen Beach

Conviction in grisly Gerritsen Beach murder

The man accused of suffocating his 14-year-old girlfriend and then trying to burn her body in Gerritsen Beach was convicted of second-degree murder on Dec. 2. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridge theater company stages weighty musical ‘Parade’

Bay Ridge loves a parade, but this one is no celebratory romp down Third Avenue. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo says leave the Obama kids alone!

Yes, the President’s children are off limits, but no, a person shouldn’t lose their job over it! Comment
High School Sports

Erasmus Hall heads for title game at Yankee Stadium

Erasmus Hall’s roster was filled with unproven players when the season began, but they’ve proven themselves now. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Back to the Bronx: Lincoln shuts out Grand Street to earn return trip to title game

Lincoln played all season with the mindset that the undefeated city championship it won last year did not belong to this team. Now this group of Railsplitters is one win away from a crown to call its own after a dominant victory over Grand Street on Nov. 29. Comment

Daily News PR giant John Campi dies of heart attack at 75

Iconic New York Daily News executive John Campi — a marketing genius who enriched “New York’s hometown newspaper” with clever, blue-chip campaigns — died of a heart attack at a New Jersey hospital on Nov. 28. The former vice president and director of promotions was 75. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Coney Island

Date turns into kidnapping

It was a brutal way to start Thanksgiving. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Wrecking ball to kick-off construction of Sheepshead Bay tower

Work is set to begin soon on a controversial tower in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Bay Democrats host Thanksgiving feed in Gravesend

It was okay to talk politics at this Thanksgiving table. Comments (3)

Fatal police shooting of Red Hook man echoes Gowanus tragedy

The fatal shooting of a Red Hook man by a rookie cop on Nov. 20 could have been prevented, said the father of the victim of a similar shooting that took place in Gowanus in 1994. Comments (1)

Sinterklaas is coming to town!

The jolly old man with a festive, fur-lined red suit and bushy beard is coming to town — but don’t call him Santa Claus. Comment
High School Sports

Franklin Roosevelt scores first-ever football title

Franklin D. Roosevelt came back from early losses this season to win its first-ever city title on Nov. 29. Comment
High School Sports

Fort Hamilton claims Class A crown for third-straight city volleyball title

Marlena Budna’s trademark shot sends the volleyball down to the court hard and fast, but the most important shot of her career was nothing like that. Comment
High School Sports

Goldstein wins second girls’ volleyball title in four years

Leon Goldstein started its celebration a bit too early as Riverdale-Kingsbridge served up a deep ball that appeared headed out of bounds. Comments (1)

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014


Homegrown holiday market


Homegrown holiday market

Holiday gifts from Manhattan? Fuggedaboutit! Comment

Board pans Sunset Park mega-development

Sunset Park’s community board has signalled to the developers of a massive mixed-use project that it won’t be easy getting the neighborhood’s blessing. Comments (2)
It’s Only My Opinion

A little of this, and a little of that

This week, our columnist prays for President Obama’s health. Comments (17)

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Brighton Beach

It’s turkey time!

Thanksgiving came early to the Shore View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Comment
Bay Ridge

‘Nothing is sacred’

Call us the borough of church break-ins. Comment

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