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Monday, March 30, 2015

Oh baby! Red Hook tenants say building unsafe for their new kids

Red Hook: A Red Hook landlord who leased cheap apartments in a less-then perfect building is putting the lives of toddlers in danger as he jacks up rents and disregards necessary repairs, claim some long-time tenants who have procreated since moving in — and now expect a better living environment. Comments (5).

Rock ’n’ roll junior high school!

Awesome: Middle school kids in Williamsburg are teaching each other how to play guitar. Comment.

Gutterball! Owner of former Maple Lanes backspins on promised parking

Bay Ridge: Developers bowled over Maple Lanes in Bensonhurst last week to make way for an apartment complex, but they are mum on details about the project — including why they suddenly changed designs and why they aren’t providing any parking for the 128-unit development. Comments (10).

Friends with benefits: W’burg duo White Hills attracts famous fans

Music: Fame is fleeting, but an experimental rock album is forever. Comment.

Spin again! P’Park carousel takes second turn at opening day

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: The circling steeds failed to draw people out into the cold spring air on Friday, but when the sun came out two days later, so too did parents and tots. Comment.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

It’s over! Carmine’s column canceled, replacement sought

Sunday Screech: Oh, man, wait until Carmine reads about this! Comments (13).

Friday, March 27, 2015

Businesses rail against weekend L train closure

Williamsburg: They are raising L. Comments (22).

Cops seeking attempted rapist

Williamsburg: Cops are looking for a man who beat and attempted to rape a woman after following her into her Williamsburg apartment building. Comments (6).

Bartoonist hits a sweet spot

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits a combination bakery and bar in Crown Heights. Comments (1).

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Puppet burlesque, BritPop Bingo, and operathon, and other great things to do in Brooklyn, March 27–April 2. Comment.

Bay Ridge is still going green

Bay Ridge Nights: Over at BrooklynDaily.com, it is week four of Bay Ridge Nights’ exhaustive Saint Patrick’s Day coverage! Comment.

Cops: Man tried to lure child into car

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a man they say tried to lure an 11-year-old into his car and then followed her on foot for a short while before she ran away. Comment.