Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Friday, Dec. 25, 2009


Blowout on the Belt Parkway

Here we go again. It took me a flat tire to hear the Biggest Screech in New York City. Comment

Ridge library plans stalled

The Fort Hamilton branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) likely won’t be reopening this spring as originally planned. Comment

No ‘Coney Island Center’ without environmental study

Borough President Marty Markowitz’s drive to build his new $64 million “Coney Island Center” at Asser Levy Seaside Park will not go forward until an environmental assessment is done. Comment

A matter of pride

Community Board 13’s head remains firmly in the sand this week after once more failing to heed neighbors’ demands for an active role in Borough President Marty Markowitz’s drive to construct a new $64 million amphitheater inside Asser Levy Seaside Park. Comment

Hope for diabetes sufferers in Brooklyn

There’s hope on the horizon for the 155,000 Brooklynites coping with diabetes, medical experts recently forecast. Comment

Underground Clown: brand on the run

Move over, Tillie — there’s a new clown in town. Comment

Firefighters take time for the kids

Smokeeaters from Engine 330-Ladder 172 take time out from fighting fires to conduct a Toys for Tots gift drive at their Bensonhurst firehouse, 2312 65th Street, in conjunction with the 68th Precinct Youth Council and the Danish Athletic Club. Comment

Lady moody square in the holiday spirit

‘Tis the season of glad tidings and borough revelers brought plenty with them when they jumpstarted Yuletide festivities at Lady Moody Square. Comment

Living Nativity at the New Utrecht Reformed Church

Parishioners felt the spirit of the holy night during a living Nativity at the New Utrecht Reformed Church in Bensonhurst. Comment

Coronet of hope sparkles in Coney Island

The coronet of hope sparkled for a rainbow of people when the Amethyst Women’s Project presented a holiday party at KeySpan Park. Comment

Brighton beach marks the festival of lights

Dancing in the streets fanned the spirit, bathing Brighton Beach in the glow of the faithful as Chanukah celebrations got underway outside the home of an eminent religious leader. Comment

Holiday spirit on display on Bay 20th Street

Yule be in for a treat! Tired of wrapping Christmas gifts and stirring the eggnog? Unwind by taking a festive evening stroll along Bath Beach and feast your eyes upon the glittering holiday manse at 79 Bay 20th Street, where animated Frosties and Santas dance on a carpet of shimmering lights to jumpstart the season of good cheer.Photo by Steve Solomonson Comment

IS 14 students cool as ice

Starry-eyed youngsters kicked off the holidays against the glow of an iridescent, snow-flaked stage, wowing the crowd with a rollicking winter concert at Intermediate School 14. Comment

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