Weekend Watch: Spring is in the air — but that doesn’t mean things will be turning up roses for F train riders this weekend, as the troubled line won’t be running between Jay Street-Metrotech and 18th Avenue. Comment.
Bay Ridge: Some Bay Ridgites are saying that litter along Fourth Avenue has gotten worse since the city removed public garbage cans at the request of a local panel that thought doing so would make the neighborhood cleaner. Comments (10).
Cobble Hill: The former PTA treasurer accused of swiping nearly $100,000 from a Cobble Hill public school won’t face any jail time if she returns every dollar — and parents at the school feel like they’ve been victimized again. Comments (10).
Bay Ridge: Opening arguments in the trial of the century — a former district leader charged with pretending to be a lawyer at a relative’s meaningless preliminary hearing. It’s a barn-burner, folks! Comment.
Downtown: Officials at the Fulton Street Macy’s will transform the emporium’s ugly parking garage into a work of art, after city officials, shoppers and residents demanded that the store’s shabby façade better fit into a Fulton Mall that’s evolving from low-end to upmarket retail. Comments (12).
Cobble Hill: Parents of the privileged teens who torched a Cobble Hill playground have set aside $50,000 to cover the damage, but critics say the PR move amounts to little more than a cynical sociology lesson about class — and, perhaps, the lack thereof. Comments (23).
Sunday Screech: Seventy-five year old Carmine Santa Maria has been screeching about problems in Brooklyn for years in the pages of our much vaunted sister publication, the Brooklyn Graphic. Now, he brings his trademark piss and vinegar to BroolynPaper.com. Enjoy! Comments (6).