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Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Comptroller Stringer in Brooklyn


Stringer zingers: Comptroller criticizes mayor, but supports Coney land-grab

The city’s top financial watchdog supports Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to seize private land in Coney Island from hold-out landlords in order to expand the amusement district — but on other issues, he and Mayor Tall just don’t see eye to eye, Comptroller Scott Stringer recently told this paper. Comment.

Cut it out! Commission wants to ax city red tape binding small biz

They want to help Brooklyn get down to business. Comment.

Landmark case


Activists to city: Landmark aging Southern Brooklyn historical sites

The city must recognize the role Gravesend and Coney Island played in shaping the borough by landmarking two historic sites, local preservationists say. Comment.
Windsor Terrace

Split wood: Cemetery officials, activists differ on Green-Wood landmarking

Honchos at Green-Wood Cemetery want the city to reject a proposal to landmark the historic burial ground, but preservationists say portions of the boneyard need city protection. Comment.

Jacobs, Quillin bout to be game-changer for victor

Danny Jacobs and Peter Quillin understand just how high the stakes will be when the two finally meet in the ring at Barclays Center on Dec. 5. Comment.

Feeling Grand: Wolves top Lincoln to reamain unbeaten

Grand Street returned last Friday night to the place where its championship run ended with a humbling thud last year, and cement itself as one of the favorites for the title this time around. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

He’s no ‘Schmuck’

The borough honored the life and work of a beloved Brooklyn photographer, writer, and comic book illustrator on Oct. 4, when the corner of Hubbard Street and Shore Parkway in Sheepshead Bay was co-named “Seth Kushner Way.” Comment.
Red Hook

Swell performance: Opera company stages show on a barge

This opera will have a Debussy debut — at sea! Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Class for codgers: Kingsborough welcomes new old students for new aging program

You can call these seniors freshmen — seriously, they’ll get a kick out of it. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

City’s worst contractor shuttered

The city finally cracked down on the most reckless construction business in the city. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Hillary or the Socialist — or Biden?

In which our columnist considers the former First Lady’s veracity, and ponders how well the current vice president’s popularity would hold up if he actually entered the presidential race. Comments (9).

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment.

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Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Big Screecher

It happened again! Carmine eats his face off!

No one takes more advantage of an all-you-can-eat buffet than our beloved Screecher! Comment.

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