Brooklyn Courier

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014


In ‘Gowanus Idol,’ Ira Glass will judge singing comedians

“Ira will probably be the Paula Abdul equivalent,” said one organizer. Comment

Downtown shooting: Photo project documents rapidly changing ’hood

A group of local shutterbugs has been posting snapshots of Downtown life online — now they’re getting an exhibition. Comment
Fort Greene

Ladies’ night! Young and old-school female emcees to perform free BAM show

The beat will drop — but the pitch will not. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014


Puppy love! Animal rescue bash to feature pit bull kissing booth

Dog lovers, get ready to put your moniker where your mouth is! Comments (1)

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014


Dad Halen! Van Halen tribute band reunites for G’point show

Get ready to Roth! Comment

Junior’s owner: I turned down $45 million and won’t sell

The iconic Downtown cheesecake bakery’s owner says he reconsidered his plan to unload his building after he thought about what closing would entail. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Passenger attacks cabbie

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Police: Blade-wielding woman threatens lady

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Upset stomach: Trio swipes drug store’s antacids

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Park Slope

Park Slope play merges hip-hop and hallucination

It is a dance-topian future. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Prospect Heights

High-heels step out of the closet — and into the Brooklyn Museum!

Shoes. Shoes. Shoes. Oh my god, shoes! Comments (1)

Brooklynites: Bless these Mets

Brooklyn turned out to celebrate its love for the orange and blue this weekend at a Mets–themed shindig in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday called Mets Jam. Comment

Grime of passion! W’burg artist combines Japanese printmaking with dirt

And you thought dirty water was just for hot dogs. Comment

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