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Flatbush to LPC: Us, too!

Flatbush: The neighborhoods of Victorian Flatbush have long been known as quiet enclaves whose detached homes, dating to the early years of the last century, are gracious survivors. Comment

No Sugar Please, Levin Opposes Domino

Williamsburg: City Councilmember Steve Levin (D-Williamsburg) joined a growing list of opponents to the New Domino rezoning by stating his support for Community Board 1’s recommendation of disapproval. Comment

Bay View Community Center expected to open finally this spring

Canarsie: In 2006, the new Bay View Houses community center was 75 percent complete, and was expected to open in the early part of 2007. Comment

Cops trying to get a jump on jump up parties

Canarsie: The 69th Precinct is moving to put the muffler on loud parties before they start for the summer. Comment

Counting down to Miss Norway contest

At the end of this month, a new Miss Norway will be crowned in Brooklyn. Comment

Eight eagle eyes are better than two

They’re double trouble — for criminals. Comment

Judge takes it back to court

Jonathan Judge may have been tossed off the ballot in the upcoming 44th District City Council special election, but he’s not going down without a fight. Comment

Pinkston, Loughlin fall short in championship bid

High School Sports: He had just scored a game-high 34 points in the CHSAA Class AA intersectional title game, an instant classic that went three overtimes. Jayvaughn Pinkston ended his storied high school career on a bang, but he did so without a ring. Comment

Ford rues missed opportunity, looks toward future

High School Sports: Bishop Ford outplayed St. Michael Academy for two and a half quarters. The Falcons led by 12 just about midway through the third quarter. They had an answer for most of the Eagles’ runs. Comment

Supporting cast carries South Bronx into first hoops final

High School Sports: Doug Porter never thought twice. Comment

McDonough’s seven 3s lead Goldstein into ‘B’ finals

High School Sports: Brittany McDonough proved too much for Brooklyn to handle. Comment

Jones takes cue from coach and guides Bedford into ‘A’ final

High School Sports: When Robert Phelps took over the boys basketball program at Bedford Academy this fall, Brent Jones began looking into his past achievements. Comment

Neo-psychedelic 3D art show

The Year of the Head Chakra, a 3D art show, is at the Mighty Tanaka Studio in DUMBO, at 68 Jay Street (Suite 416), March 19-April 10. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12-7 p.m. There is an opening reception, March 19, 6-9 p.m. Comment

Livi.Lu.Lu girlie line will make your Easter gift basket “Easter-riffic”

Here are some precious “Easter-riffic” youth bath & beauty items from Herban Renewal’s Livi.Lu.Lu girlie gift line. The all-natural sparkling lotions, shimmering bath gels, glittery […] Comment

Photographs explore relationship between the natural world and civilization

The show explores the relationship between the natural world and civilization, how we look at nature and the wild and attempts to co-exist with or capture what is often too wild to be controlled or contained. Comment

‘Alice’ ain’t so wonderful

Tim Burton is back with Disney - and that couldn’t be worse news for his fans. Comment

Brooklynite turns 102

Sylvia Meyer has seen more than most...birthdays, that is. Comment

City to take waterfront plan from shore to shore

The Department of City Planning is embarking on a year-long, five-borough waterfront listening tour, an initiative aimed at crafting a long-term vision for over 500 miles of some of the city’s most coveted property. Comment

CB 14 gearing up for spring youth conference

For the third year in a row, teens in central Brooklyn will be able to network with prospective employers as well as with professionals who can help them hone their job-seeking skills at a youth conference organized by Community Board 14. Comment

Bracing for budget cuts in District 20

District 20 schools are facing “lean times.” Comment

Give kids yogurt: not chips, parents say

The city Department of Education (DOE) may consider Doritos healthy for students but parents don’t. Comment

Quick citrus soak give shrimp sensational savor

Sometimes the most traditional recipes are the best. Comment

Park Slope merchants fear meter hike

Brooklyn Courier: Pricier parking meters might make it heaven for drivers searching for a parking spot — but if the city raises rates in Park Slope, it will be a living hell for local shopkeepers, merchants said this week. Comment

Festival for ‘all things bike’

The Spring Cycling Festival is coming to Brooklyn, March 19-21 at Ride Brooklyn, 468 Bergen Street in Fort Greene. Comment

Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K Run in Prospect Park

The 13th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K Run is slated for May 2, 11 a.m. (rain or shine) in Prospect Park. Comment

Sex: How to talk with your kids about it

Parenting: “Talking with your kids about sex matters. But what also matters is what you say, how you say it, and that you’re addressing teens’ real concerns with advice that’s relevant to their lives,” says Madison. Comment

“The Thugs,” a dark comedy about murder in the workplace

Danger looms in the most unexpected and mundane places in this thrilling comedy about office politics and the everyday challenges to human existence. Oh, and that heavy breathing in the dark. Comment

“To Our Idols” and “Bodies of Work” showcased at RoCA

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) showcases two new groupings of more than 27 artists and their artworks in “To Our Idols” and “Bodies of Work.” Both shows are on view through April 3 in the sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 galleries at the Rockaway Center for the Arts (RoCA) at Fort Tilden in the Gateway National Recreation Area in Rockaway, Queens. Comment

Film series explores the lives of women in the Muslim world.

BAMcinématek presents “Muslim Voices: The Female Perspective,” March 26-31, seven feature films, which explore women’s lives in the Muslim world. Comment

Klutz gets ‘Krispy’

There’s just something about Rice Krispies that makes me smile. Comment

Check out The Air Festival

Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX) announces The Air Festival 2010, April 9-May 2 featuring Artists-In-Residence Luciana Achugar (dance), Abigail Browde (theater), Victoria Libertore (theater) and Jennie MaryTai Liu (dance). Comment

Dancewave cashes in

Brooklyn Courier: A Park Slope dance troupe is one step closer to international acclaim. Comment

Bridging the divide between Park Slope and Ghana

Brooklyn Courier: Charitable St. Francis Xavier School fifth and sixth graders have embraced and corresponded with the Ayeltige Primary School in Ghana so that they can enjoy a cultural exchange as well asdonate money and supplies to the West African Catholic institution. Comment

Grabbing some justice

Brooklyn Courier: Grabbing some justice Comment

Low expectations

Brooklyn Heights: Low expectations Comment

City Planning Offers a “Rose” for ‘Burg

Williamsburg: This “Rose” has been revived. Comment

Newtown Creek’s New Labs

Williamsburg: The city’s largest wastewater treatment plant keeps coming up with ways to better treat our waste. Comment

Along canal, EPA plays corporate detective

Six degrees of separation from polluting the Gowanus Canal doesn’t mean a company has necessarily escaped a hefty cleanup bill. Comment

Hold The Sugar! Board Rejects New Domino

Williamsburg: In the end, it was a sugar overload. Comment

A Kefi Cafe in ‘Burg?

Williamsburg: Is popular Greek chef Michael Psilakis, of the Upper West Side institution Kefi (505 Columbus Avenue and 84th Street), looking to bring warm feta salad, pork souvlaki, and walnut ice cream to Williamsburg? Comment

Hold That Coffee! Starbucks Not Coming to ‘Burg

Williamsburg: A Williamsburg bagel store’s rent will double next year, leaving its owner scrambling, and sparking fresh concerns from local merchants that another chain could soon be taking its place. Comment

City takes control of Brooklyn Bridge Park

After months of negotiations, the state on Wednesday handed the reins of Brooklyn Bridge Park over to the city, while remaining to ride shotgun. Comment

Let kids eat cupcakes, parents say

Next week, Brooklyn parents will protest the city Department of Education’s (DOE) new bake sale rules — by making cupcakes. Comment

Groundbreaking signals start of Barclays Center arena

As this paper went to press, two Brooklyn groundbreakings were scheduled to take place Thursday, March 11 relating to the 22-acre, Atlantic Yards project starting at the Flatbush/Atlantic Avenues intersection and moving southeast. Comment

Anti-gay attack stuns Carroll Gardens

Last week’s anti-gay attack on Luquer Street has put a stain on Carroll Gardens, as well as the entire borough, residents and elected officials said last week as they encouraged the police to make a quick arrest. Comment

Better pay up: Bklyn’s tax delinquents put on parade

Brooklyn is known for many things. Now it’s known for harboring the state’s biggest tax debtor. Comment

Annual parade kicks off Little League baseball/softball season

Nearly 2,000 little leaguers, their friends, families, local community leaders and elected officials will kick off the 2010 baseball season in Prospect Park with a parade through Park Slope and on into the park, April 10. Comment

Library chief resigns after botched booting plan

If it were a book, Brooklyn Public Library head Dionne Mack-Harvin’s fall from grace would have been a tragedy in which the main character falls on her sword. Comment

A safe haven in Park Slope for nearly 20 years

Tucked away in the rows of brownstones in Park Slope is a library — the biggest of its kind — dedicated to documenting and sharing the lives of lesbians the world over. Comment

Borough takes ‘wait and see attitude’ toward Charter Revision Commission

Community boards across the borough are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best this week now that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the members of the new Charter Revision Commission. Comment

Weill Music Institute presents Family Concerts

Highlights for Families at Carnegie Hall (recommended for children ages five through 12) include, May 15 at 1 p.m., Polygraph Lounge. This musical duo, comprised of Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer, help the audience answer the big musical question of the concert: “What is a sound maker?” Pre-concert activities, led by Polygraph Lounge, will begin one hour prior. Comment

Acclaimed actor/director Rickman presents adaptation of “Creditors”

Anxiously awaiting the return of his new wife Tekla (Anna Chancellor) from a trip, artist Adolph (Tom Burke) finds solace in the words of a stranger (Owen Teale). But comfort soon turns to destruction as old wounds are opened, insecurities are laid bare and former debts are settled. Comment

Mental Health Film Fest facilitates healing through the arts

The New York City Mental Health Film Festival returns to Brooklyn this month. Comment

On March 27, Brooklyn center of grilling universe

Five years ago, Grillin on the Bay formed primarily as a way to raise money for the St. Mark School in Sheepshead Bay. Since, it’s become one of the premier spots for grillers in the city, from top restaurant chefs to Brooklyn backyard grillers. Comment

Spring lineup of Weill Music Institute events around NYC

This spring, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) presents public events at Carnegie Hall and in neighborhoods across NYC. Comment

Wildman’s eating tour returns to Prospect Park

Naturalist “Wildman” Steve Brill will lead a foraging tour of Prospect Park, beginning at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, 11:45 a.m., March 27. Comment

PS 255 students earn awesome accolades

Some of Public School 255’s distinguished little learners were awarded with Student of the Month accolades for “serving as exemplars in their schoolwork, their thoughtfulness, and their kindness for others,” according to the school’s Project Arts Liaison, Miriam Rankin. Comment

City OKs Berkeley Carroll plan

The city this week approved the expansionist plans of a Park Slope private school, a controversial scheme that continues to vex some residents who fear the new building will catalyze the very dissolution of the district’s historic character. Comment

Four 76th Precinct cops receive high praise, awards

Brooklyn Courier: On Jan. 11, officers Damien Clarke and Jesse Zhong were on routine patrol when they heard a crash in the vicinity of 276 Van Brunt Street. The cops, according to Captain Kenneth Corey, the commanding officer of the 76th Precinct, expected to see a car accident — but instead saw a damaged roll down security gate. Comment

Future of Fourth Avenue: dreams mixed with skepticism

Panelists participating in the Park Slope Civic Council’s Future of Fourth Avenue forum at St. Thomas Aquinas Church earlier this week said all the right things about diversity, safety and accessibility, but residents weren’t buying any of it out without skepticism. Comment

Beyonce and mom help recovering Brooklynites

Looking every bit as beautiful and glamorous as her superstar persona, pop diva Beyoncé, and her mother Tina Knowles came to DUMBO last week to helppeople addled by drug and alcohol addiction. Comment

Crime slides in 76th Precinct

Brooklyn Courier: Despite a trio of Red Hook robberies that kept residents wary last month, overall crime in the 76th Precinct continues to slide in the 76th Precinct. Comment

Scarano Scarred From Being Barred

A starchitect no more. Comment

Spike Hill Is Williamsburg’s St. Patrick’s Day Central

Williamsburg: Williamsburg’s Spike Hill will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2010 with five days of music, food and festivities, March 13-17. Comment

Furniture fiend

Mill–Marine Courier: Furniture fiend Comment

Doused with acid

Kings Courier: Doused with acid Comment

Rolling thunder: Motorcyclist makes big noise in robbery

Canarsie: Robbed of deposits Comment

National juried art show on display

There will be an opening day meet the artists reception, March 13 from 1-6 p.m., with an awards ceremony at 3 p.m. BWAC is at 499 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook. Comment

Powell vs Towns, take three

Is three times the charm for Powell? Comment

Impending reforestation for Fresh Creek Preserve

Canarsie: Change is coming soon to the Fresh Creek Nature Preserve. Comment

Guild president honored by CB 10

For many Ridgites, the Guild for Exceptional Children is the face of developmental disability in the community. Comment

Few clues in Bklyn hit and run

Three days after she was left to die in the street, investigators have few clues about the motorist now being sought for running down a 37-year-old Dyker Heights resident as she crossed Fort Hamilton Parkway early Sunday morning. Comment

Molotov menace hits local home

Home firebombed Comment

Beloved Bay Ridge merchant James Modafferi dies

Editorial: Brooklyn lost one of its unique sons last week when James Modafferi was taken from us — far too soon — at age 66. Comment

Seagate identity thieves nabbed for murder

Swiping Irina Malezhik and Viktor Alekseyev’s identities wasn’t enough. Comment

Illicit homosexual sex continues to plague Plumb Beach

Bay News: The Plumb Beach rest stop may be desolate and littered with used condoms, but federal police Monday denied doing a massive sting targeting alleged illicit homosexual behavior to bolster their arrest numbers. Comment

Unholy accident: Woman killed outside church

Congregants at a small Gravesend church are still reeling from the harrowing accident that followed Sunday services — a motorist’s simple mistake that led to one worshipper’s death and several injuries. Comment

Lox of luck to not being kosher

A Brooklyn bris without a lox plate is like Coney Island without the ocean. Comment

Butcher shop shooting solved

Bay News: Butcher shooter busted Comment

Get ready! Here’s your chance to become a Beach Bum

Hey ladies! It’s time to get in touch with your inner beach bum. Comment

CAI buckles up in Coney Island

Get ready to ride, Brooklyn. Comment

Snowbound outer boroughs should be treated differently, says legislator

With snow removal treated vastly differently in Manhattan and the outer boroughs, one local legislator has a modest proposal for the city administration: Delay the return of alternate side parking in the boroughs where snow and ice-bound streets make it difficult, if not impossible for residents to move their cars. Comment

Judge gets tossed from 44th District City Council race

Amid alleged dirty politics, Republican candidate Jonathan Judge was thrown off the ballot Tuesday for the special 44th District City Council election. Comment

From Brisbane to Brooklyn

For the rent you’re paying now, you could live comfortably in Brisbane, Australia. Comment

ASDIG on the road again

Ben Daniels should hate being on tour. Comment

BWECC 2010 “Parent of the Year Award” to PS 177’s Heather Fiorica

Perspective: Heather Fiorica has been involved in the public school community since her daughter Brieanne was first enrolled at PS 177.She is a dedicated parent who is an active partner in the education of her child, as well as other children. She has been a Learning Leader and the PS 177 Title I Chairperson in 2006.For the past two years, Heather, along with Maritza Fernandez, has served as Co-President of the Parent Teacher Association. She is also a member of the School Leadership Team. Heather with her co-president represents PS 177 on President’s Council. Comment

Man killed in Ave. D collision

Flatbush: One person was killed early Sunday following a harrowing collision at the corner of Utica Avenue and Avenue D in East Flatbush. Comment

Gun-toting goons wanted for robbery spree

Flatbush: It’s downright un-fare. Comment

Wanted by Third Avenue residents: A good night’s sleep

Area residents continue to be up in arms over late-night noise emanating from a pair of local watering holes. Comment

Cops kill Gerritsen Beach youth

Bay News: A Gerritsen Beach man armed with a fake pistol was shot and killed during a harried standoff with police Monday afternoon, officials said. Comment

Wild possums loose in Brooklyn

Wild possums are destroying Brooklynites’ gardens, threatening small dogs and terrifying teenage girls. Comment

Powell vs. Towns, round three

Is three times the charm for Powell? Comment

Your weekly newsbriefs

Bklyn’s not ‘Finest’ Comment

BPL executive director resigns

One chapter is closing at the Brooklyn Public Library. Comment

Local chapter of DAR celebrates fifth anniversary

Members of the Brooklyn Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated its fifth year anniversarywith a birthday celebration skit highlighting “Women in History” during a gathering at the home of member Eugenie Roussel. Comment

The high cost of teenagers

Perspective: I ask this question toparents ofteenage children - does the shopping, spending and needing ever end? Comment

Muslims may come to their senses, yet!

Perspective: It took eight years to address a wrong? Comment

Philson, Oliver claim state girls indoor crowns

High School Sports: Lateisha Philson was so nervous she was shaking. The Benjamin Cardozo sophomore had never beaten Saratoga’s Madalayne Smith in the 55 meter hurdles and was about to race her again for a state title. But before the start she took a deep breath and remembered something her mother Lori was constantly telling her. Comment

Melee Erupts at MTA Brooklyn Hearing

A hearing on proposed Metropolitan Transportation Authority service cuts devolved into chaos after a woman — who tried to speak without first being called to the microphone — was arrested. Comment

Parents to DOE: give us a say

Another day, another town hall, another plea for the city Department of Education (DOE) to better involve parents in the school system. Comment

A taste of SXSW, in Brooklyn

South by Southwest, the annual marathon indie music festival, has hundreds of bands, and even more music fans, flocking to Austin next week. Comment

Kruger takes next step in taxing Native American cigarettes

State Senator Carl Kruger is still fired up about taxing tobacco. Comment

Borough’s restaurant week kicked off with food, glorious food

The rotunda at Brooklyn Borough Hall was filled with delicious aromas as Borough President Marty Markowitz kicked off Dine in Brooklyn, an annual event in which restaurants across the borough offer special menus at special prices as a way of introducing diners to their offerings. Comment

Peace groups protest seven years in Iraq

Peace Action Bay Ridge, with Interfaith Bay Ridge, will protest seven years of war in Iraq, March 19 from 9-10:45 a.m. outside of Congressman Michael McMahon’s Office, 8505 Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge. Comment
Fashion: Dangerous Mathematicians moves to Brooklyn. Comment
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Editorial: Mayor Bloomberg’s announcement that the city will take over the construction of the unbuilt portions of Brooklyn Bridge Park has changed very little for the Brooklynites who will use this supposedly public park. Comments (6)

Celebrating a Sloper’s ‘Genius’

Books: The literati of Park Slope turned out to toast author David Shenk on the publication of his latest groundbreaking work, “The Genius in All of Us — Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent and IQ is Wrong.” Comment

A big Domi-NO from CB1

A big Domi-NO from CB1

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Community Board 1 rejected the $1.2-billion redevelopment of the old Domino Sugar factory on Tuesday night. Comments (10)
Atlantic Yards: Exclusive: Developer Bruce Ratner appears to be bringing in an all-star team to Atlantic Yards — and we’re not talking about his pathetic Brooklyn-bound New Jersey Nets. Comments (5)

City seals deal to take over Brooklyn Bridge Park

City seals deal to take over Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: The city on Wednesday officially took over development of — and funding for — Brooklyn Bridge Park, an agreement that supporters say “guarantees” that the waterfront development will indeed be completed. Comments (1)
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Gersh is back on the bike!

Mean Streets: Join our biking editor as he makes his maiden two-wheeled commute of the season. Comments (3)

Here’s a toothy preview to ‘Dine in Brooklyn’ week

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Our staff did the eating, so you’ll know where to go. It’s a little service we provide. You’re welcome. Now, get eating. Comments (1)

Dooley has no ‘Butts’ about this book

Dooley Noted: You gotta love “The Butt Book” by Artie Bennett. Comments (5)
Dining: The demise of respected eatery Bussaco in the heart of Park Slope appears to have been greatly exaggerated after a dishy feud with a chef who didn’t even last at the joint for two months! Comments (1)
Parenting: Moms and Dads in Park Slope are guilty of Nannygate. Comments (35)
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The City Planning Commission voted on Monday to approve the controversial Rose Plaza on the River, a mixed-use, 800-unit apartment complex along the Williamsburg waterfront — a decision that bucks Borough President Markowitz’s rejection in January. Comments (5)
Politicrasher: Our columnist yearns for the days when the governor did his job by day and slept with prostitutes by night. Comment

What a drag! Two new plays about men in dresses

What a drag! Two new plays about men in dresses

Theater: It’s our first ever “Men in Drag” special issue of GO Brooklyn, featuring reviews of the two hot shows: St. Ann’s Warehouse’s production of “A Life in Three Acts,” about English drag legend Bette Bourne, and The Heights Players’ “Leading Ladies,” a predictable, but fun, tale of two actors who go undercover to steal an estate. Click below for The Butcher of Flatbush Avenue Extension’s twin reviews!

Diaper Diva tries to avoid the camp crimp

Smartmom: Smartmom talks her twin sister through the toughest job she’ll have love: Being camp counselor to her 5-year-old this summer. Comments (2)

He had knife and pot

Park Slope: This guy was a criminal two times over. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (2)

BRAWL! College kids scuffle on Henry Street

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights residents remain miffed about an entire weekend of partying, fighting and rabble-rousing, allegedly by students in the St. George dormitories on Henry Street. Comment

Burglary on your block? Check out The Brooklyn Paper’s new interactive crime map

The Brooklyn Paper’s most-loved column — the weekly Police Blotter — enters the modern age this week with a new feature that gives you maps of all the crimes in our coverage area, allowing you to search block-by-block, crime-by-crime or precinct-by-precinct. Comments (1)

Want to fix Fourth Avenue? Slow ‘em down!

Mean Streets: In all the talk about how to fix Fourth Avenue, a consensus is emerging around one single idea: slow those cars down! Comments (16)
We’re not talking about overdue book fees — we’re talking about a serious fundraising drive! Comment

Irish ayes! Sweet Melissa gives us a great soda bread recipe

Dining: It’s St. Patrick’s Day, so make your own soda bread! Comments (1)

5 Burro finally adds its second borough

Foodie-in-Chief: A great Mexican joint expands to Brooklyn from Queens. Comments (3)

The tastiest restaurant gossip — including a possible closing

Foodie-in-Chief: The skinny on Brooklyn’s opening, closing and restaurant rumors. Comments (6)

‘Thistle’ work — new old-school eatery in the South Slope

Dining: Thistle Hill Tavern is coming soon to take you back in time. Comments (2)
Cleaning Our Waterways: The federal government has widened its search for the culprits responsible for making the Gowanus Canal one of the most polluted spots in the nation, giving it the dishonor of being named a Superfund site earlier this week. Comments (4)

New battle in the War of the Rosé!

Red Hook: The ink wasn’t even dry on the approval of a new Red Hook wine store’s liquor license when an opponent stormed in and got the ruling overturned! It’s exciting stuff! Comments (5)
Mean Streets: City officials have pledged — again — to improve conditions for pedestrians at the terrifying intersection of Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue, but some locals are saying that they’ve heard it all before. Comment

Judge in Yards case gets a powder-filled threat

Atlantic Yards: The judge who approved the state’s seizure of properties in the Atlantic Yards footprint earlier this week received a letter containing a suspicious white powder on Thursday, causing an evacuation of the entire 24th floor of the Kings County Supreme Court on Jay Street in Downtown. Comments (7)

Scarano, starchitect of the ‘new Brooklyn,’ loses right to file plans

DUMBO: Brooklyn’s most-polarizing — and prolific — architect has been banned from filing construction plans for playing fast and loose with city regulations. Comments (2)
Transit: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has curtailed some of its Draconian transit cuts, including the Z train and a handful of bus lines, but now have their sights on curtailing nighttime service on Park Slope’s beloved B67, officials announced at Wednesday’s community meeting at the Brooklyn Museum. Comments (1)

Radegast Hall plots the inevitable — expansion

Nightlife: Some banks were too big to fail, but Radegast Hall was too small to succeed. So an expansion is on the way. Comments (2)
Greenpoint: These bottlenosed bastards should find some other place to play! Comments (11)

Pies ‘n’ Thighs is back!

Foodie-in-Chief: The chicken-fried drought is over! Pies ’n’ Thighs — Williamsburg’s beloved Southern food and barbecue joint — reopened on Monday. Comments (5)

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