Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009


Speak Out

Branson−in−Ozarks is the recreational oasis that Bloomberg never built in 8 years of promises. Comment

Big Screecher

Because of a sudden illness, I was unable to attend a cousin’s daughter’s long−awaited wedding. And in last week’s column I spoke of the absurdity of the photographers taking over 1,500 photos, causing a 90−minute delay in the reception. This column is based on the hundreds of photos taken and by what my wife Sharon described of the reception. Comment

Vendors stepping on toes

A group of gray panthers is on the march against the produce stores that display fruits and vegetables too far outside their store. Comment

Spice up your home with Caterina Designs

Discerning shoppers can take Brooklyn’s own “Silk Road” to some of the most exotic and exclusive housewares from Central Asia, thanks to the opening of Caterina Designs in Bay Ridge. Comment

Street effort to honor Bklyn poet laureate

Many knew him as Brooklyn’s poet laureate, but to those who live in the tight−knit Gravesend community, the late Ken Siegelman was also a beloved friend and neighbor. Comment

SUNY chancellor makes a stop in Brooklyn

Nancy L. Zimpher, PhD, the 12th Chancellor of the State University of New York, the nation’s largest comprehensive public university system with some 440,000 students, spent nearly a full day touring the SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, meeting with a diverse cross−section of its staff, as well as with the elected officials and community leaders which the institution serves. Comment

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