Fear not Red Hookers: an obscure Manhattan business group is not encroaching on Pier 41 — even though more than a dozen weathered planters appear to indicate otherwise. Comment
The 86th Street Business Improvement District will not remove two benches that were mysteriously bolted onto Fifth Avenue under the cover of darkness last month to displace a controversial gyro cart, claiming that it shouldn’t be responsible for cleaning up someone else’s mess. Comment
It’s 2012 and some say the end times are upon us. The Brooklyn Paper has not been able to confirm that assertion, but just in case the borough will soon be rocked by cataclysmic events or great changes, it can’t hurt to prepare for the worst. That means gathering a wealth of knowledge about all of the vital happenings in Brooklyn, obtaining a guide to locations across the borough that offer sustenance and provisions, and stockpiling a means of entertainment that can brighten even the darkest days.
Thankfully, The Brooklyn Paper can do all that — and more — to keep you hustlin’, Brooklyn. Comment
Check out the latest show at Interstate Projects featuring some of the most influential feminist artists in the business. Comment
Fred Rubino, the newly appointed head of North Brooklyn schools and a beloved former principal who nurtured the IS 318 chess club and saved it from city budget cuts, died from a heart attack in Greenpoint on April 2. He was 56. Comments (2)
The Feelies are still rocking after more than 30 years, and shockingly, so too are their fans. Comment
This week, our fearless mom yells some sense at her overly confident son. Comment