Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010


This week at Brooklyn Bowl

As the winter sting bites harder, Brooklyn Bowl turns up the heat. Whether you want to sing and dance your heart out on Karaoke Killed the Cat, or fill up on crunchy fried chicken and beer, Brooklyn Bowl is the place to be. Comment

Woodhull’s Budget Woes

Woodhull Medical Center is attempting to absorb an estimated $2.8 million in new cuts in the wake of an $8.2 billion gap in the state’s fiscal year. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010

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Setback for Summit

Summit Academy Charter School isn’t broken up about opposition to its proposed move to Butler Street. Comment

1 on 1 with Stuff Hipsters Hate

Andi Bartz and Brenna Ehrlich, who hail from Spanish Harlem and Greenpoint, respectively, are the authors of the popular Tumblr blog “Stuff Hipsters Hate” (http://stuffhipstershate.tumblr.com). Comment
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Sitt has great expectations for Red Hook site

A Red Hook developer might be thinking out of the box, but as far as the city knows, Joe Sitt is thinking big box. Comment
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Person of interest sought in Red Hook slaying

Police say they have identified “a person of interest” in the murder of a 26-year-old Red Hook resident killed earlier this week. Comment

Pool’s Leaky Boiler Leaves Swimmers Out Cold

A popular neighborhood pool’s broken boiler is raising shivers among Williamsburg’s swimmers used to exercising in warmer waters. Comment

Dominican Williamsburg Helps Haitians

In the heart of the south side, Williamsburg’s Dominican community has responded to the devastation that has ravaged the nation of Haiti on Caribbean island where many trace their ancestral roots, Comment
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Windsor Terrace’s Butterfly Lady Working to Enlarge Flyers’ Habitat

Many of her Windsor Terrace neighbors know Jennifer Hopkins as the butterfly lady. Comment
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Rolling iPhone raider

Rolling iPhone raider Comment
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Cops raid car service

Cops raid car service Comment
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Fed Ex follies

Fed Ex follies Comment
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Wheely good timing: Bike thief nabbed

Cops have put the brakes on a bicycle thief who may be responsible for five free-wheeling heists. Comment
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Berkeley Carroll hearing delayed

Objections made by a city agency have delayed the airing of a Park Slope private school’s controversial plan to a commission that could ultimately decide its fate. Comment

Wild ride

Wild ride Comment

Come Surf on Ben Sargent’s Turf

If something in your Greenpoint building smells fishy, it might actually be fish. Comment

Schumer Cannonballs Into Pool Party Negotiations

Senator Chuck Schumer hopes to make a big splash in Williamsburg this summer. Comment
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Kingsboro Temple Church Raises Funds For Haiti

The vast devastation of Haiti can be difficult to comprehend, but a group of Brooklyn residents in Park Slope are mobilizing to do their part to help the distressed region where the death toll is nearly 200,000 and hundreds of thousands more are homeless. Comment

“Idiots” Freeze Their Carts Off

Brooklyn’s “idiots” put the cart before the horse at Saturday morning’s Idiotarod, and both were freezing. Comment

Monday, Feb. 8, 2010


Mardis Gras Party Making Wavves

Known for its ostentatious pageantry, sparkly purple and gold beads, and ebullient brass ensembles, Mardis Gras is coming to Williamsburg in a way more befitting of Bedford Avenue than Bourbon Street. Comment
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If Senesh plan advances, CGNA says no to free space

It might be back to the drawing board — and the funeral home — for a local civic group at odds with a school that donates its space for the group’s monthly meetings. Comment

New Tournament Separates the Skee from the Brew

Despite their fancy terminology filled with references to “hundies,” “finding the forty” and “skeason,” skee-ball is not really all that complicated. Comment

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