Brooklyn Courier

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Park Slope

Trash talk! Park Slope ‘pollution tourist’ on vacationing in Chernobyl

You’ve spent winter on the Gowanus, now try summer in Chernobyl! Comment

B’Heights guitar vet teams up with Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon

More than two decades after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Loren Connors is still rocking. Comment

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014


Boom! Greenpointer explains spontaneous human combustion

It is actually a real thing that happens. Just not very often. Comments (1)

Slurred speech: Writers to give boozy TED-style talks

PowerPoint presentations usually drive people to drink, not the other way around. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014


Pin-art-a! Gowanus art installation is made to be smashed to pieces

Art is dead — or it will be after this show is done with it. Comment
Fort Greene

Pickpocket steals phone, pal punches mark

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

Scoundrel swipes $6,000, passport from car

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Pirate rips senior’s purse from her hands

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

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

DA: Send latest bridge climber to the slammer

“This is not a game and we will be seeking jail time,” Ken Thompson said. Comments (1)
To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is an art show, turn, turn, turn. Comment

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Vinegar Hill

Sweets thief sours, brandishes blades

Cops cuffed a man on Nov. 2 who they say stole cotton candy from a York Street market, then returned a few minutes later and threatened an employee with three knives. Comment
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