Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, March 14, 2010


B-13 Bus Line’s Unlucky Number

The only bus that provides service directly to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (374 Stockholm Street) may be cut by the MTA if the transportation agency’s proposals are adopted later this year. Comment

Thursday, March 11, 2010


Greenpoint Goes Green with Town Square

Spring is in the air! Comment

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Dolphin Spotted in Newtown Creek

Dolphins may be among the smartest mammals in the animal kingdom, but how exactly did one end up in Newtown Creek? Comment

Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Gunning for wallets

Gun run Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Civil rights veteran talks to St. Saviour students

The Honorable Judge Lewis Douglass, a lifelong advocate of civil rights who has a long standing history and involvement in the movement, celebrated Black History Month at Saint Saviour High School. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Fixing school food the agenda of CEC 15 meeting

The District 15 Community Education Councilis co-sponsoring a forum featuring Janet Poppendieck, author of “Free For All: Fixing School Food in America,” March 18, 7-9 p.m. at MS 462 Secondary School for Law, 237 Seventh Avenue between Fourth & Fifth streets in Park Slope. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Ticket to cell

Movie menace Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cell swiper nabbed

Cell swiper nabbed Comment

Coffee and Pie (and Ice Cream), Oh My!

What’s better than a cup of slow-drip coffee, vanilla ice cream, and a side of fried chicken with apple pie with cheddar crust on a chilly March evening? Comment
Brooklyn Courier

P.S. 15 parents sue city

Red Hook parents are appealing the city’s decision to keep a charter school in P.S. 15’s building. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

City to move nearly 500 workers to Downtown Brooklyn

Riders on the B54 bus going to Jay Street/Borough Hall and others in Downtown Brooklyn may soon see an ease in security measures. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Gowanus pipeline raises eyebrows

Plenty of things — both dead and alive — have turned up over the years floating in the Gowanus Canal, but inanimate objects are producing consternation this week among community activists. Comment

Delays at The Edge, Alterations at Ikon

Two Williamsburg condominium towers faced unexpected obstacles last week as city codes and procedures forced developers to briefly delay or alter their plans. Comment

New Deli “Looms” Over Flushing Ave

Finding a reliable place for a bite to eat on an industrial stretch of Flushing Avenue separating Williamsburg and Bushwick has long been a challenge. Comment

Cooper Park Boils Over Boiler

The boilers under a Williamsburg public housing building that worked intermittently on weekends have rankled its tenants, most of whom work longer hours than the boiler. Comment

Tennis Bubble, Restaurant Coming to McCarren?

The bubble has burst in Williamsburg’s housing market, but could a new one be built over the McCarren Park Tennis Courts in the coming years? Comment
Brooklyn Heights

U.S officials look at Downtown Brooklyn for economic abuse

While advocates for the poor admit that a local economic boost hardly compares to life-and-death abuses around the world, they appeared downright giddy to get federal officials to inspect a downtown Brooklyn site as a possible blemish on this country’s human rights record. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Park Slope peace keepers honored

All it took was a set of eagle eyes and a glance. Comment

New Domino, same plan

For New Domino’s developers, density may be destiny. Comment

Monday, March 8, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Park Slope Schoolhouse begins construction on new child care center

Construction on the ground and basement levels of 556 Fifth Avenue, which is being renovated to serve as the new facility for the Park Slope Schoolhouse Child Care Center, has begun. The center is currently located at 515 Sixth Street. Comment

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