Courier Life’s

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Marine Park

DEADLINE: Bilked Sandy vics have less than a week to file for claim review

Justice has a deadline, and it’s about to expire. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Playing with fire

A landlord who did illegal gas work on a Bay Ridge apartment building came close to blowing it and its hundreds of residents sky high, tenants say. Comment.
Marine Park

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge closures

Rockaway residents will be barred from Brooklyn overnight for a few days next week. Comments (1).
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is hopping and howling

Costumed canines, boozy bingo, and a whole lotta live music are waiting for you in Bay Ridge. Comment.

Waste watcher: Historian dredges up Gowanus Canal’s dirty history

The only thing filthier than the Gowanus Canal are the tycoons who built it. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Dim City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito invites cop-killer groupie to public forum

Gotham’s second top official was way off-mark in giving the floor to an undying fan of a cop murderer, writes our columnist. Comment.

Great expectations: History and hype weigh on Islanders in inaugural Brooklyn season

Pucker up, Brooklyn. The Islanders are here, and their inaugural season at Barclays Center is upon us. Here’s what you can expect this season from Kings County’s newest professional sports team. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

Shipwrecks of Jamaica Bay

Much of the wreckage wrought by Hurricane Sandy three years ago has been cleared away — at least on land — but the surrounding seas tell a different story. Comment.

Sobering thought: Pre-K site with no running water gave alcoholic hand sanitizer to tots

Hand sanitizer may kill germs, but the idea of giving it to pre-schoolers makes these parents sick. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Verrazano-Sharrows Bridge: MTA considering bike path on Narrows span

At long last, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seriously considering adding a bike path to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge — seriously. Comments (1).

Room with a you: ‘Houseworld’ makes visitors confront themselves

Don’t call it a haunted house! Comment.
Prospect Heights

Old Master is new to you: Exhibit spotlights the ‘Missing Impressionist’

It is time for this artist to make an impression! Comment.
Joe Knows

Ponds a fitting local face for St. John’s

Shamorie Ponds is Chris Mullin’s most important recruit to date. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Bay Ridge

Ridgites, ragamuffins herald autumn with Third Avenue celebrations

Ridgites welcomed in fall with local flair over the weekend. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

While you were sleeping

Late-night larcenists are breaking into Sheepshead Bay homes while folks sleep, police say. Comments (1).
Boerum Hill

Building up: New bar Robert is built on Bond street

Building on Bond owners will open their new bar Robert tonight. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

What about Chicago, Mr. President?

After the President made a speech in the wake of the mass shooting in Oregon, our columnist wonders why he doesn’t take to the podium about all the gun violence in his home town. Comment.
High School Sports

Fast start powers Lincoln past Curtis

It wasn’t a highlight-reel victory, but Abraham Lincoln was still able to build momentum heading into an important Friday night contest with Grand Street in Coney Island this week. Comment.
Sponsored Content

Celebrate 45 years of Tio Pepe with delicious cusine

When in Greenwich Village, visit Tio Pepe. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Manhattan Beach

Jam Master: Hip hop legend Darryl McDaniels schools Kingsborough students

Here we go Kingsborough. Comment.

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All creatures great and small: Churches bless pets across Brooklyn

Pet owners across the borough brought their furry friends to church over the weekend for the annual round of animal blessings. Comment.

High spirits on Sunset Park

It was a boozy bounty for Brooklynites! Comment.

Late advertising big Sheldon J. Kravitz was a Brooklyn success story

Brooklyn-born “Mad Man” Sheldon “Shelly” Kravitz — an advertising icon who partied with Frank Sinatra, played in a swing band, and trumpeted Trans World Airlines to the masses — died on Oct. 3 of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 85 years old. Comment.

Fatal blast rocks Borough Park, killing two and injuring more than a dozen

A massive gas explosion obliterated a 13th Avenue building in Borough Park on Saturday, killing two, injuring 13, and igniting a blaze that spread to three neighboring structures. Comment.
Marine Park

Standing against breast cancer — with couches and recliners

Talk about a love seat. Comment.
High School Sports

Fort Hamilton fails to finish off Tottenville

Fort Hamilton is still in search of a signature win. Comment.

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