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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. Comment.

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 (1).

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

Music: Fame is fleeting, but an experimental rock album is forever. 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 (9).

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.