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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Cyclones squeak one out in the ninth

The Ride: Sloppy play by the Ironbirds allowed the Cyclones to come back from a 2–1 deficit in the ninth. Comment

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 13, 2018

Rush to redemption: Gov. demands special state Senate session to vote on speed-camera bill, slams GOP for inaction

Politics: State Senators must return to the capital for a special session to vote on a bill to double the number of speed cameras allowed citywide before the current camera program expires on July 25, Gov. Cuomo announced on Friday. Comments (5)
Downtown: A man shot two pedestrians on Fulton Mall after whipping out a gun on another guy he also shot amid a Friday the 13th fracas on the commercial strip in broad daylight, witnesses said. Comments (6)
Downtown: You missed a spot! Comment

Whiplash! Golden reverses again, demands Senate reconvene for vote on speed-camera bill

Mean Streets: Bay Ridge state Sen. Marty Golden bowed to weeks of protests from constituents demanding he save speed cameras on Wednesday, when he called on the Senate’s Republican majority leader to reconvene the body to vote on a speed-camera bill that would double the number of cameras citywide before the current ones switch off on July 25. Comments (3)
Prospect Heights: Dozens of Kings County jitterbugs cut a rug as a swing band played tunes outside of Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch on Wednesday at the first of five boogies the book lender is hosting this season. Comment
Kensington: Youngsters packed Kensington’s DiGilio Playground on Thursday after officials snipped a ribbon at the just-renovated fun zone following a 14-month-long makeover, it’s first in 20 years, according to the Department of Parks and Recreation. Comment
Event: They are cleaning up a dirty joke joint! Comment

Two Clones pitchers shutout Ironbirds

The Ride: Jaison Vilera and Mac “Rhymes with Closer” Lozer gave up just five hits combined against the Ironbirds. Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a circus in a cemetery, a Bastille Day bash, a mini comic con, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Event: Watch the final matches of the world’s biggest game — now updated with more locations! Comments (1)

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Greenwood Heights: Is there a way to not see them? Comments (14)

Backpedaling! City delays rollout of dockless-bike plan in Coney

Coney Island: The city is delaying plans to bring a dockless rental-bike pilot program to Coney Island until later this year, the Department of Transportation recently announced, citing ongoing construction projects and the area’s large summer crowds. Comments (4)
Nightlife: This bar has plenty of breathing room. Comment

Ironbirds bomb Cyclones

The Ride: Starter Briam Campusano gave up four runs in just two-thirds of an inning, as the Cyclones fell. Comment

The Brooklyn Paper: We’re gunning for Machado

Page 1: Look, we know we’re on a pace for another great season (our 40th!) and we know we’ve got the team that can get us another championship. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get better. So rest assured, before the trading deadline comes and goes, we’ll pick up the best players available — even if we have no place for them to play! As usual, our farm system is stacked, and sometimes you have to trade up. So keep an ear out for the latest rumors, because they are probably true. The Brooklyn Paper is about to get even better. Oh, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

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