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Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010


Here’s one you didn’t read about in the papers

There it was, clear as day on the press release: “X-ray invisible knives??? Assemblyman Colton targets potential terrorist weapon: Introduces bill to ban undetectable knives.” Comment

Rocking the suburbs: Slaughter keys Boros comeback in Metro Classic

A long day of basketball ended with a bitter defeat to the Playaz Club (N.J.) in the quarterfinals of the iS8/Nike Fall Tip-Off Classic and all Mike Taylor and Antione Slaughter had in mind was getting back to Brooklyn. Comment

Say hello to Brooklyn’s undefeated rubgy team

Here they are, your undefeated Brooklyn Rugby players. Comment

Sheepshead Bay mosque is back on

The Sheepshead Bay mosque is no longer living on a prayer. Comment

Hole of a job: It takes one hour to fix 6-month-old hole

It took the city just one hour to fix a Hubbard Street sinkhole that residents had been complaining about for six months. Comment

Powwow planned for embattled Manhattan Beach civics

The tragic death of a four-year-old hit by bus while crossing Oriental Boulevard could bring two rival Manhattan Beach civic groups to the same table — but don’t expect them to stay there for too long. Comment

City: Cement will make a better Boardwalk

The test results are in — and a concrete Boardwalk is inevitable! Comment

Man nearly killed in bloody 63rd Street skirmish

Deep cuts Comment

Victim of hate crime remembered: Bench named in honor of Michael Sandy

Plumb Beach will always have a place for Michael J. Sandy. Comment

Neighborhood group and community college slug it out on softball field

The Yankees may have lost the pennant, but America’s pastime was alive and well in Manhattan Beach on Oct. 24. Comment

HBO star skates for cancer at Abe Stark

Pressing flesh with a celebrity, raising thousands of dollars for a killer disease and enjoying a trip down memory lane? Comment

P.S./I.S. 206 gets A-plus for PlaNYC playground

Budding Michael Jordans didn’t tip-toe around the fun last week, teaming up instead for a game of hoops on their new basketball court during a ribbon-cutting for the snazzy, just-opened playground at P.S./I.S. 206 — complete with sweet dance and music presentations. Comment

Sea of howlin’ fun at NY Ascarium

Buzz Lightyear hobnobbed with Batman while Spiderman whizzed around with butterflies, immersing thrill-seekers in a sea of spine-tingling escapades at the New York Aquarium, which morphed into a spooktacular Ascarium over the weekend to celebrate the year’s most phant-astic day. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010


Group to Gravesend: Get rid of the Nazi next door

A radical Jewish organization is trying to rally Gravesendresidents against a white supremacist living on West Street, but locals don’t seem phased about the extreme views of their neighbor, Allen Rouse. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 25, 2010


Hole ‘lotta complaints

The city says it won’t fix a six-month old sinkhole on Hubbard Street until it figures out how it got there, so someone has taken matters into his own hands — with a makeshift patch job. Comment

Pot lover bites cop

Marijuana menace Comment

Coney robber bust

Cops say they’ve arrested a one-man crime wave who spent his summer targeting senior citizens in Coney Island’s western end. Comment

They’re Wyld about this Chyld

A controversial tattoo parlor in Gerritsen Beach is expanding — and even its former opponents are happy about it. Comment

A grand collapse, and the loss of NY football

In a recent column, I waxed poetic about the days when football ruled our weekends, and what it meant to us to attend a game, be it at Ebbets Field, the Brooklyn College, or a local school yard. Comment

Carmines tips on keeping personal info safe

Of course you’ll be hit with interest and fees that would make legitimate banks blush, that is if the bank doesn’t issue similar credit cards with abhorrent interest rates. Comment

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