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Monday, July 28, 2014

Litigation treatment! Activists sue Methodist over expansion

Park Slope: These Slopers still have some fight left in them. Comments (11).

UPDATED: Delayed tickets have drivers fuming

This gives a whole new meaning to the term “ticket blitz.” Comments (20).

Glass to the music! Google funding Ft. Greene studio’s Parkinson’s-dance app

Dance: A Fort Greene dance center is trying to use Google’s nascent face-computer to help people with Parkinson’s disease get their groove back. Comments (1).

Marine life: Author pens book on childhood in M’Park

Books: Bay Ridge had Hubert Selby, Jr., Boerum Hill has Jonathan Lethem — and now, Marine Park has Mark Chiusano. Comment.

Help find this Fort Greene teen

Fort Greene: Police are asking for help in finding a 16-year-old girl who they say disappeared from Fort Greene on Wednesday. Comment.

Clones in it to win it against Spinners

The Ride: The Cyclones bats came back with a bang on Sunday night in Massachusetts. Comment.

Riffs up

Surf’s up! Brooklyn band to open for surf rock legend Dick Dale

Music: Dust off those huaraches and break out the Sex Wax! Comment.

Tubular tunes: A Brooklyn surf rock roundup

Music: We have braved rip currents an sandy trunks to bring you the best in the borough’s surf music scene. Comment.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Carmine takes a turn as Brooklyn Paper quizmaster

Sunday Screech: The Screecher’s television is on the fritz, which means this week’s column is a wild, brain-busting ride. Comment.

Cyclones come out of series vs. Lake Monsters on top

The Ride: The Mini-Mets bested the Vermont team in a nail-biter made more bearable by some family fun. Comment.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Ferry timely! G’point boat service restored as G’s Queens connection cut

Greenpoint: The city promises that Greenpoint ferry service is coming back this morning, hours after the G train’s Queens tunnel shutdown. Comments (2).

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.

Lake Monsters hose Clones at home

The Ride: The Vermont team brought the series to 1–1 on Friday night. The Cyclones try to redeem themselves at home this evening. Comment.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Red Hook library privatization plan panned

Red Hook: Red Hookers want to close the book on a bid to carve up nearly half of the neighborhood’s library branch for a private group to rent out to artists. Last night members of the local community board said if the library moves forward without giving them more information, they are against it. Comments (11).

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Celebrity basketball, food trivia, star-gazing, and other things to do in Brooklyn, July 25–31. Comment.

Break-in turns home invasion when W’burg woman walks in

Williamsburg: Police are on the hunt for a pair of thieves who they say burglarized a woman’s Williamsburg apartment and, when she walked in on them, trapped her and stole her laptop. Comments (6).

New York stories: Performers share tales of moving to the big city

Nightlife: They wanted to be a part of it — New York, New York! Comments (6).

Ridge cops searching for larceny crew

Bay Ridge: Police are searching for four teens they say went on a cash- and purse-snatching spree in Bay Ridge on June 9. Comments (3).

Brooke says Conforto’s the straw that stirs the drink

Brooke Lynn at Bat: Adding the slugger to a weak Cyclones lineup should wake things up, our columnist proclaims. Comment.

Cyclones mop MCU Park with Lake Monsters

The Ride: The Cyclones’ success at home continued on Thursday as Scarlyn Reyes pitched perfectly into the fourth inning and the Clones picked up another win at home. Comment.

Biz alliance honors builders

Williamsburg: Brooklyn is building momentum. Comment.