Brooklyn Courier

Monday, July 16, 2012

Park Slope

Folk-punk group comes to Brooklyn

Cobalt and the Hired Guns are coming to Union Hall in Park Slope — and they’re bringing their patented folk-punk style with them. Comment

Would you drink these libations inspired by the Gowanus Canal?

Naming your establishment after a local landmark is one thing, but taking the more than undrinkable Gowanus Canal as the impetus for a beverage — and serving it up to patrons — is walking a line between the playfully ironic, and plainly daring. Comment

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Meadows of Shame

Invasive species coats Prospect Park lake in green sheen

An invasive pond fern has taken over the Prospect Park lake, and nature lovers fear the verdant gunk will choke out aquatic life and make turtles blind. Comment

Wednesday, July 11, 2012


Kobayashi actually ate 58.5 hot dogs on July 4 — not 68.5!

Talk about a disappointing meal. Comment

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