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Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

The Eastern Parkway way: Plumage procession at West Indian Day Parade

Crown Heights: Hundreds of thousands of revelers flocked to Crown Heights on Sept 1. to shake a tail-feather and scarf a jerk-chicken leg or five as part of the annual West Indian American Day Parade. Comment.

P-rhyme time! Poets pen pieces about ‘Full House’ and ‘Mad Men’

Books: Roses are red, violets are blue, television can inspire high-brow art, too. Comments (1).

VIDEO: Motorist mutiny on Flatbush as drivers flout left-turn ban

Mean Streets: Talk about a hard left. Comments (20).

Husband and wife share role of transgender woman in new opera

Theater: Opening minds is a two-person job. Comment.

Cyclones win! As their playoff dreams die…

The Ride: The Cyclones got the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat all at once on Monday night when they beat the hated Staten Island Yankees but nevertheless saw their playoff hopes dashed thanks to an obscure bit of the New York–Penn League rules. Comments (2).

Councilman to MTA: Viaduct repairs have to run express

Park Slope: Here we go again. Comments (1).

Pols push MTA bedbug alert law

Transit: Bedbugs have been spotted on at least 14 subway cars in the past month — including Brooklyn’s N train — and a Bensonhurst assemblyman wants the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to sound the horn whenever the dreaded pests are found on a train or bus, but the state agency says there is no need to inform the public of when creepy crawlies are hitching a ride. Comments (1).

Top that! Boro pols fund new roof for Bay Ridge Library

Bay Ridge: Borough President Adams and Councilman Vincent Gentile have allocated money from their capital budgets to re-top the Ridge Boulevard library. Comments (3).

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Happy Labor Day!

Awesome: It’s Labor Day, and you know what that means. Comment.

Take that, Yankees! Clones crush rival but playoff bid down to wire

The Ride: The Cyclones are still in a dead heat with the Connecticut Tigers for the wildcard playoffs slot with one game left to play, but boy demolishing the hated Staten Island club last night felt good. Comment.

Man fatally hit crossing street in Midwood

Midwood: A 62-year-old pedestrian died after he was struck by the driver of a sports utility vehicle in Midwood on Aug. 28, police said. Comments (1).

Parton glances: Fans throw Dolly Parton tribute show

Nightlife: And they will always love her. Comment.

Police seek Bensonhurst sex fiend

Bensonhurst: Cops are searching for a creep who is groping women in Bensonhurst. Comment.

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Carmine can’t believe he’s not the center of attention!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher says you better stop watching the YouTube and start reading the Screecher! Comments (4).

Cyclones playoff hopes on the brink with two left

The Ride: The Cyclones are now tied with the Connecticut Tigers for the wildcard playoff berth after the Valleycats took out the brooms and swept Brooklyn on Saturday night. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Cyclones playoff hopes in the balance as they drop another

The Ride: The Cyclones keep on slipping, slipping, slipping, into the future. They gave up a second straight game to the Valleycats, dropping their lead in the standings to just one game ahead of the Connecticut Tigers with two left to play. Comment.