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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Coney Island

Airing grievances: Pol wants rules changed so he can buy air conditioners for schools

He needs city accountants to chill out. Comment
Mill Basin

Curb appeal: Homeowner wants city to fix sidewalk it broke

He won’t curb his enthusiasm. Comment
Gerritsen Beach

Calls for more traffic lights after Gerritsen teen’s death

They have no need for speed — just urgency. Comment
Sheepshead Bay ►Video

Cops hunting Sheepshead Bay shooter

Police are searching for the goon who shot a teen in front of an Avenue X deli on July 25. Comment
Downtown

Back on tracks: Experience the history of Coney Island travel

Take a trip to yesterday! Comment
Williamsburg

Lily of the film: Giglio takes starring role in new mob movie

It is ready for its close-up! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo does her Stan impression

Jo takes on “heat domes,” anti-Trumpers, and some great sci-fi movies in store for this summer in a grab-bag column inspired by wordsmith Stan Gershbein. Comment
Bay Ridge

Dastardly duo robs man at knifepoint

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Downtown

Blackbirds hoops phenom misses shot at Rio

Long Island University’s all-time leading scorer had dreams of Olympic glory this summer, but a training-camp injury will keep him from playing in Rio. Comment

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Coney Island

Checkin’ in with … 60th Precinct’s Deputy Inspector William Taylor

Coney’s top cop says he’s ushered in the steepest drop in crime in any precinct citywide by focusing on the “Dirty 30” — a group of baddies he says cannot keep their noses clean. Comment
BoroBeat

Attack of the Clones: ‘Star Wars’ battle plays out during Cyclones game

Good and evil clashed in a momentous battle at MCU Park on July 23, and it was not the hometown Brooklyn Cyclones against the hated Staten Island Yankees — it was between the Jedi and Sith. Comment
BoroBeat

Clash of clans: Families compete in park race

Talk about running in the family! Comment
Williamsburg

Bust a gut-ter: Comedy show rolls into bowling alley

These comics are in the know! Comment
Bushwick

Back to life: ‘Ghost Quartet’ returns to Bushwick

It’s Halloween in July! Comment
Bay Ridge

Hot wheels! Bus ignites on hottest day of year

Talk about firing on all cylinders! Comment
Fort Greene

Brooklyn native ready for second shot at Olympic glory

Fort Greene-born Lia Neal is set to appear in her second Olympic Games when she joins Team USA in Rio next month — and this time she’s determined to dominate the competition. Comment
Prospect Heights

Frampton comes alive in Brooklyn: Irish fighter set for Barclays bout

Irish boxing sensation Carl Frampton is set to battle in the Barclays Center ring, taking on featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz on July 30. Comment

Monday, July 25, 2016

Sheepshead Bay

Checkin’ in with … 61st Precinct’s Capt. Winston Faison

Under his watch, the precinct has seen the sixth-largest reduction in crime citywide. Comments (3)

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Bay Ridge

State-funded ‘Guild’ gets city cash when Albany can’t pay

Call it an exceptional gift. Comment
Williamsburg

Williamsburg artist: Zara ripped off my jewelry — and did a terrible job!

He would like to report two crimes against fashion! Comment
Williamsburg

She’s got spirit! Web series stars Ridge ghost hunter

Who you gonna call? Janice Gunter! Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Another terror attack overseas and our borders remain unsecure

Our columnist is not a fan of how the U.S. is taking in overseas refugees. Comments (5)

Sunday, July 24, 2016

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!
Borough-wide

Diner-saur! Reader choked up over Del Rio

I was sad to find out that the Del Rio Diner on Kings Highway is closing on July 25. When I asked someone there why, I was told that deliveries became much too expensive to continue operations. Comment

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