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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Whatta trade! Clones acquistion — from Staten Island — helps beat Yanks

The Ride: The Mets and Yankees can make a trade — and the Mets can get the best of it! Comment

A brief history of children’s games (played outside)

Rhymes with Crazy: Too many kids don’t get enough sun. Introduce these oldies but goodies and they’ll happily head outdoors! Comments (2)

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Cyclones drop opener on the Rock

The Ride: Here’s the first pitch … and the season’s over. Comment

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, June 15, 2018

Meadows of Shame: Toxic blue-green algae is blooming on Prospect Park Lake for the fifth-consecutive summer, according to state environmental sleuths, and stewards of Brooklyn’s Backyard are banning pooches from its water because the goop can be fatal to dogs and harmful to their humans. Comments (1)

Author gets intimate: Acclaimed Haitian-American writer talks hot-button topics at P’Heights library

Books: A celebrated Haitian-American author will discuss how such polarizing issues as immigration and terrorism influence her craft during a free lecture at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch on Sunday. Comment

Today dream: A modern ‘Midsummer’ plays Carroll Gardens

Theater: This show has a most rare vision! Comments (1)

Trashed: Driver for private hauler smashed into parked cars while drunk, DA says

Mean Streets: A driver for a private carting company was drunk behind the wheel when he crashed into several cars outside a 60th Street apartment complex in Mapleton on June 9, according to the district attorney, who charged the motorist with operating a vehicle under the influence at his arraignment the next day. Comments (1)
Greenpoint: The owner of a beloved Polish deli in Greenpoint may be forced to close it this summer because her landlord upped the rent, but a fan is stepping in to save the old-fashioned delicatessen by helping to find it a new home in the neighborhood. Comments (3)
Dining: They took a bite out of Bushwick! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got mermaids on the march, a paen to a Prospect Park’s planner, bros with beer, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Event: There is plenty to sea — and do! Comments (2)

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