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Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Canarsie

18 alleged gang members charged with ‘hunting’ Canarsie residents

Prosecutors are charging more than a dozen alleged Flatbush gang members with murder and conspiracy for going on “hunting expeditions” to gun down rival gangsters — and even civilians — simply for living in Canarsie. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge will have a Super weekend!

The Big Game is Sunday, but Friday and Saturday still have plenty of shows! Comment.
Transit

POLL: Mayor is on board with developer-backed streetcar plan — are you?

It is a streetcar named DeBlasio. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Illegals, not American travelers, may be bringing Zika to our shores

Connect the dots between illegal immigration and the Zika virus in the USA, writes our columnist. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Coney Island

A good turn! Historic designation likely for Coney’s carousel, Feds say

They’re coming around. Comment.

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Crime

Divine intervention: Guardian Angels returning to Brooklyn

Heaven help us! Comments (1).

Genders with pets

DUMBO

Of meows and men: Photo book focuses on cats and their manly owners

There’s nothing feminine about having a pussy! Comment.
24/7

Puppy love: Equal time for women with dogs

Ladies discuss their canine companions! Comment.
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Sailor of the year, a cool school, and a youth group getting a grant! Standing O shouts out to Brooklynites who make our borough a better place. Comment.
High School Sports

Lion tamers: Stanners move into first place after quelling Loughlin uprising

Bishop Loughlin has been the comeback kids his season and nearly rode the trend to a commanding lead in its division. Comment.
High School Sports

Lewis buries Wolves with seeding at stake

It wasn’t the type performance Grand Street wanted and certainly not the ending with playoff seeding on the line. Comment.
Joe Knows

Xaverian back in hunt for city title

Xaverian is back in the championship mix — even after a major roster overhaul. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Brooklyn bacchanalia

Williamsburg

Goes down Easy: Mardi Gras party has big eats and big beats

The Big Easy is coming to Williamsburg! Comment.
Nightlife

Fat chances: More spots to celebrate Mardi Gras

Head out with your krewe to these Brooklyn spots! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Alma matters! Locals want Sanders-Clinton debate at Bernie’s Brooklyn high school

They want to bring this grassroots candidate back to his class roots. Comments (1).
Not for Nuthin’

Jo’s getting into the ad game

Our columnist looks forward to this weekend’s Super Bowl ads — and makes a plug of her own. Comment.
Fort Greene

Working blue: Police perform in improv show

These officers have put together a different kind of line-up. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Dastardly duo knocks down woman in elevator

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.
High School Sports

Hot-shooting Glynn not enough for Bonnies

Meghan Glynn’s unmasking was nearly enough to deliver Fontbonne Hall its biggest win of the season. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Mill Basin

No alternative: Alt-side would quash Mill Basin’s derelict cars, but locals say resistance too strong

Derelict and unregistered cars plague Mill Basin and Flatlands, but locals say the cure would be worse than the disease. Comments (2).
Bay Ridge

Last rites: Wicked Monk celebrates lost brother Russell Titland

Bay Ridge mourned a taste-maker. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Love is on the air at Brooklyn Paper Radio

Ever wonder what it’s like to date Most Hated Man in America (last week, at least) Gersh Kuntzman? Us neither... But that didn’t stop his paramour from writing in when Kuntzman and Brooklyn Paper Radio co-host Vince DiMiceli sat down with Brokelyn.com contributor Margaret Bortner to talk about dreadful dates on air yesterday. As always, our pals at Brooklyn Paper Radio have the story. Comment.
Canarsie

UPDATED: Police say man killed himself in custody

Officials say they had just checked on him 10 minutes before. Comment.
High School Sports

South Shore falls to out-of-staters in Mecca Challenge

South Shore played as poorly as it prepared. Comment.

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