What a year it was — from the installation of the Long Island Rail Road’s massive stone bollards at its new Atlantic Terminal to the snowstorm of the century during the last week of 2010. And through it all, The Brooklyn Paper has been there for you (try to remember us with something nice next Christmas!). But without further ado, here it is — our loving, somewhat cynical tribute to 2010. Comments (3).
Brooklyn Is Angry: The winter of Brooklyn’s discontent lingered into Wednesday as borough streets from Williamsburg to Sheepshead Bay remained unplowed more than 72 hours after the city’s fifth-worst snowstorm dumped two feet of snow. Comments (11).
Brooklyn received a one-two punch this week — first when Mother Nature pummeled us with the fifth-largest snowstorm ever, then when City Hall didn’t do enough to clear the streets of the most-important borough. Comments (55).
Cobble Hill: A legendary railway explorer will sue the city to regain access to the abandoned subway tunnel under Atlantic Avenue that he rediscovered decades ago, but was evicted from earlier this month. Comments (5).
The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Kraft mac ’n’ cheese is the greatest thing in the world — if you’re 4-years-old. Thankfully, Greenpointers of slightly more advanced ages have a delightful alternative to the safety-vest-colored main course. Comment.
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Here’s the perfect Christmas Eve story: A church official cooked the books to suggest that a politically active Bedford-Stuyvesant parish that Brooklyn Diocese officials wanted to close was financially unstable. Comments (3).