Brooklyn Courier

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014


America the booze-iful! W’burg bar creates a cocktail for every state

A drive to all 50 states would take a long time — especially when you factor in Hawaii. But a new Williamsburg bar is offering an alcohol-soaked road trip that will allow patrons to circumnavigate the states from the comfort of their bar stools. Comment

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014


Letting off steam! Transit Museum to throw steampunk party

Downtown is getting steamy! Comment

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014


Fruit of the zoom: W’burgers face off at adult pinewood derby

They may not be Boy Scouts, but they have mastered the esoteric art of the model-car race. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

Soggy doggies! Cobble Hill photographer snaps wet pooches

These photos really made a splash. Comment

Brooklyn musicians play tribute to Patsy Cline and Willie Nelson

Break out the rhinestones and herbal refreshment. Comment

Night shift! Dumbo Arts Fest exhibit looks at life after work

What do New Yorkers do when they aren’t at work? A group of part-time photographers are trying to find out in their own spare time. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Fort Greene

All the Brooklyn locations in BAM’s subway film series

Don’t waste your money on movies that only feature other, lesser boroughs. Comment

Roughing it! Artist builds kitchen out of sandpaper in Dumbo

What’s cooking? Gender politics. Comment
Fort Greene

Police: Schemer tries to pass fake bills, attacks clerk with scissors

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

Thief swipes laptop from church moments before mass

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

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014


Starbucks rebuffed for stealth tactic in W’burg booze bid

Williamsburg’s community board has sent coffee giant Starbucks back to the drawing board after it left its name off the paperwork for a liquor license at its second location in the neighborhood. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Red Hook

Drama on the high seas in Red Hook

A roving band of seafaring actors has embarked on a string of performances of its show “Hacked: The Treasure of the Empire” at Gowanus Bay Terminal — aboard a 98-feet-long tall ship. Comment

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014


Cosmos soccer clinic out of this world

Slope kids kicked for the stars this week at a soccer tutorial hosted by the Long Island pro team the New York Cosmos. Comment

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