Wednesday, April 25, 2018

For the love of sod

Wild Brooklyn: These Brooklynites love their Mother! Comment
Crime: Cops busted a man suspected of brutally slashing another guy and leaving him for dead on a Borough Park street early Sunday morning. Comment

Play, Boy! All-girl group Boytoy launches new album

Music: They’re not the boys from Oz! Comment
Dining: Two cultures meet on a dish. Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Monumental discourse: Cemetery leaders setting meeting with neighbors about controversial statue

Greenwood Heights: The top brass at a local graveyard will meet with critics seething over a plan to adorn the necropolis with a polarizing statue that city officials banished from public display. Comments (9)

No-fun zone: City forces promoter to cancel second bash at PLG building

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The city pulled the plug on a promoter’s April 21 party planned for a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residential building the day before the event — the second year in a row officials stopped the host from partying at the complex due to lack of permits. Comments (7)

Underground crime


Man exposes himself on train in Prospect Heights

Prospect Heights: Cops are searching for an alleged exhibitionist who revealed his genitals to a woman while aboard a subway in Prospect Heights. Comments (4)

Cops cuff suspected subway groper

Park Slope: Police on April 18 arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on a Bay Ridge–bound R train last month. Comments (4)
Dance: They’re stepping back into Brooklyn. Comment

Monday, April 23, 2018

Blind Spots: Mayor DeBlasio is okay with the city’s multi-million-dollar business with private-sanitation company Action Carting, whose drivers have hit and killed five people in the last decade, according to his spokesman. Comments (15)

Reformer’s road: Civic leaders vote to name Downtown street after black activist-journalist who lived there

Downtown: A Downtown street may soon bear the name of a pioneering African-American journalist who settled in Kings County amid her career using the pen to fight racism and champion civil rights. Comment
Co-op d’Etat: Members of a Clinton Hill co-operative market are clinking glasses of kombucha because do-gooders donated enough cash for the store to set up shop inside a new space after its landlord sold its current building last month. Comment
Nightlife: They’ll leave their glasses on! Comment
Dining: A bar set to open on 39th Street between Third and Fourth avenues will cause the same late-night nuisances as the seedy establishment that previously occupied the space, complained locals at a recent community-board meeting. Comment

Caught: Police cuff guy who gave tot a knuckle sandwich on G train

Boerum Hill: Authorities on Thursday arrested a man suspected of slugging a kid while riding a G train last month. Comments (2)

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