Monday, July 30, 2018

Walk this way

She makes walks down memory lane. Comment
Park Slope

A stroll through the Slope: Putting the guidebook to the test

This guidebook gave me a run for my money! Comment

Sunday, July 29, 2018

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Rhymes with Crazy

Here’s why I now love Mr. Rogers more than ever before

Our columnist says why her appreciation for the show she was bored with as a kid has grown significantly. Comment

Crack down hard on speeding drivers

If R. Lachant wants a solution to the dangerous conditions that we live under, then [she] needs to contact the U.S. Navy. You see, on aircraft carriers they have cables that catch aircraft landing on the decks, and since speeds of these aircraft are equal to these speeding non-caring drivers, we should put these cables on every street corner and catch the bottom of these cars ripping out their underbellies. If your vehicle goes a certain speed (let’s say, warp drive 2 or close to the sound barrier) then automatically these cables are activated. Of course, Lachant is not alone. Mill Basin and Bergen Beach are absolutely the worst when it comes to safety. Stand on Avenue U and E. 66th Street and watch as cars zip by at race car speeds, easily over 100 mph, 24 Comment

Saturday, July 28, 2018


Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for July 28. Comment

Friday, July 27, 2018

It was a night to remember someone who remembered everyone else. Comment
Prospect Heights

Tree’s removal cuts deep: Botanic Garden members cry foul over plan to replace old plant with young sapling

Some Brooklyn Botanic Garden fans blasted its staff for recently chopping down a stately old London plane tree in favor of a younger plant, claiming the green thumbs’ switcheroo reeks of arboreal ageism. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The fun runs free in the Ridge

It is a packed weekend of free summer fun in the Ridge! Comment
Party Line

Dems spar over Reform Party

One of the Democratic challengers vying to unseat Bay Ridge’s lone Republican state pol handed back the cash he received from leaders of the Brooklyn Reform Party after critics blasted him, charging that taking the donation meant he supports the party’s anti-immigration rhetoric. Comments (6)
A group of mourners gathered on Tuesday to sing hymns and say prayers on the Bushwick pavement where a hit-and-run driver fatally ran over a 4-year-old girl one month prior, kicking off a year of such vigils to mark each month that passes since young Luz Gonzalez’s tragic death. Comments (2)

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Call them camera shy. Comments (4)
Call them ladies who lager. Comment
Oh holy nights! Comment
Crown Heights

Gov. dedicates millions to grow boro’s community gardens

The governor is showering 22 Kings County community gardens with $3.1 million in state capitol funding as part of a billion-dollar-effort to improve the quality of life for residents in some of the borough’s lower-income neighborhoods. Comment
Standing O

Taking a walk for brain awareness

Standing O

Taking a walk for brain awareness

Walkers laced up their trainers, put on their tees, and put soles to the pavement at the 6th annual Brooklyn Brain Aneurysm Awareness 1K walk in Marine Park on June 9. Comment

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Fort Hamilton

Special delivery: Judge stops deportation of undocumented pizza delivery man and demands his release from jail

A judge stayed the deportation of undocumented immigrant Pablo Villavicencio-Calderon and demanded he be immediately released from detention on July 24, nearly two months after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained the pizza deliveryman at Fort Hamilton Army Base on June 1. Comment
It is finally clean-up time. Comment
Bay Ridge

On the stroll again

Bay Ridge

On the stroll again

Bay Ridge locals and visitors flocked to Third Avenue for an evening of fun and frolic at this year’s second Summer Stroll on Friday, July 20. Comment
Fort Greene

Making a splash: NYC Ferry launches first jumbo boat in East River

The first super-sized boat to join city’s fleet of ferries started shuttling commuters across the East River last weekend, allowing even more straphangers to trade trips through crumbling subway stations for travel on the high seas, according to leaders of the service. Comments (1)
Crown Heights

Graphic violence: Famed comic book writer pens ‘Brooklyn Blood’

Brooklyn is in his blood! Comment

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Sheepshead Bay

Safe harbor: Refugee couple who fled death threats in Iraq starts new life in Sheepshead Bay

A young couple who fled death threats in their native Iraq when they were teenagers are now raising their young daughter in Sheepshead Bay with the support of a Downtown group that helps immigrants and refugees resettle in Brooklyn. Comment
Fort Greene

Fighting for a full package: Anti-circumcision group calls for end to practice outside Atlantic Terminal

Costumed protestors in all-white getups with red-stained crotches on Monday took to the streets outside Atlantic Terminal, where they preached what they claimed are the dangers of circumcising baby boys to passersby, slamming the medical procedure as unnecessary, painful, and a form of child abuse. Comments (3)

Endangered species: Street mosaics of animals getting paved over

His art has faced some bumps in the road! Comment
Dapper pups dressed in the latest canine couture turned out for a beloved Park Slope bar’s dog fashion show on Saturday, where the furballs’ finery won them even more affection from neighbors than usual, according to one mutt’s mom. Comment

Monday, July 23, 2018

A Tuesday meeting to discuss plans for some of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s last undeveloped land beneath its namesake span quickly devolved into back-and-forth bickering about dots, leading an exasperated member of the green space’s community-advisory group to question why some of her colleagues even bothered to show up. Comment

Friday, July 20, 2018

Coney Island

Down by the riverside

Coney Island

Down by the riverside

Youngsters in Coney Island flocked to Kaiser Park to learn about New York’s many waterways and waterfronts for “City of Water Day” on July 14. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Safety fur-st! Locals receive lesson in animal CPR

More than a dozen animal lovers learned how to give vital mouth-to-snout resuscitation to their furry friends at a Brooklyn Heights rescue’s first-aid seminar on Wednesday. Comment
With liberty and justice for ball! Comment

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