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Monday, June 29, 2015

Car squawk! Uber slams councilman over livery law

Brooklyn Heights: The internet taxi service sent out an e-mail going after Councilman Steve Levin’s plan to limit the company’s car count. Comments (20).

Same old story: Eight-story Hook old-folks home raises height concerns

Red Hook: Neighbors worry it will tower over the area’s four-story buildings. Comments (4).

Greenpoint mega-development’s below-market buildings will segregate the poor, say neighbors

Changing Brooklyn: Forget the poor door — this housing complex will have poor buildings. Comments (4).

Katz’s homer leads Cyclones over Doubledays

The Ride: This rain-shortend victory must have been exciting! Comment.

Young blood: Brooklyn Heights whiz kid invents wound-sealing gel

Boro of Nerds: His work was in vein but not in vain. Comments (3).

All that may become a man

Theater: All the world’s a stage, and all these men and women are equal players. Comment.

Man shot outside Fort Greene bar

Fort Greene: A gunman shot and wounded a man outside a popular Fort Greene bar on early Saturday morning, according to a report. Comments (1).

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Looking back on the Apple Watch

Rhymes with Crazy: This week, our columnist wonders what will become of the latest World’s Coolest Gadget. Comment.

Rain out, Yanks loss puts Clones in first place!

The Ride: Who woud have thought you could get so much accomplished without doing anything? Comment.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Katz’s homer leads Cyclones over Tigers

The Ride: Another win for the first-place Clones! Comment.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Last call! Promised below-market housing could die at Rheingold site

Bushwick: Bushwick residents are demanding the new developer of a portion of the old Rheingold brewery deliver on the promises of below-market housing and money for schools and parks that previous developers — who needed a zoning change to get the job going — had pledged to provide. Comments (15).

Slave to history: Army won’t change ‘racist’ street name despite plea from black leaders

Fort Hamilton: Members of Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network rallied in front of Ft. Hamilton on June 25 to denounce General Lee Avenue — named for Gen. Robert E. Lee — and call for a less racially charged moniker. Comments (21).

Atlantic Yards’ ‘Pacific Park’ park plan unveiled

Prospect Heights: A public promenade at the center of the Pacific Park mega-development in Prospect Heights will feature a dog run, a basketball court, a bocce court, and areas for tots to play, according to a new master plan released by developers. Comments (20).

Love wins!

The Supreme Court just legalized gay marriage nationwide! Go celebrate with our pals at Gay City News. Read more…

Reverses! Cyclones lose 2–1 a night after winning 2–1!

The Ride: It was more of the same, only different for our beloved boys of summer. Comment.

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn this week offers chances for eating, drinking, and dancing — what else do you need? Comment.

Big bat coming Cyclones way. Or is it?

Diamond Dave’s Cyclones Report: Who knows how good Mets fourth-round pick David Thompson will be? Diamond Dave fills you in! Comment.

Bay Ridge heats up for summer

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at help you to kick off your summer vacation in Bay Ridge this weekend! Comment.

Times are Tuff: Puppet festival launches album by Tuffy Tiger

Event: Here comes Tuffy! Comment.