Courier Life’s

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016


House of the crammed: City must raze Flatlands hoarder home, neighbors say

Talk about a full house! Comment.

Serial killer convicted

A 67-year-old Bensonhurst native murdered three Brooklyn shopkeepers in cold blood over the course of five months in 2012, a jury found on Feb. 10. Comment.
Park Slope

Slice of heaven: ‘Pizza Project’ documents endangered local shops

They finally shot their piece of the pie! Comment.
Prospect Heights

Tour of booty: ‘Love and Lust’ at Brooklyn Museum

Make a date with the saucy history of Coney Island! Comment.
Standing O

Standing O is adding up the accolades

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment.
High School Sports

Shamorie Ponds managing growing star power

New York City’s uncontested best high-school baller is ready for the next step. Comment.
Joe Knows

Lincoln, Robeson biggest threats to Brooklyn champ Jefferson

One potential public Brooklyn high-school basketball finale match-up stands out among the rest — Lincoln versus Jefferson. Comment.
High School Sports

Everywhere a sign! Brooklyn’s gridiron Goliath’s commit

They’re all signed up! Brooklyn football players committed to colleges this past week. Here’s a breakdown of which programs will be blessed with which players. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Sheepshead Bay

What the flood? Calls to beef up resiliency after light snow causes inundation in coastal nabes

They’ve had it up to here! Comments (5).

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Bad romance


Love less: Game show busts up couples

This weekend, learn that love is a lie and we all die alone. Comment.

Singled out: Things to do for the broken-hearted

Misery loves company. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Flag on the play: Jo hated superbowl 50

Watching Super Bowl 50 was like watching two elks, antlers locked in battle, for two hours on National Geographic — it was sleep-inducing. I was hoping for halftime before the first quarter was done. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Scoundrel drives off in idling car

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

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Sea Gate

Sea Gate officer saves choking baby

When she had an allergic reaction, he reacted. Comment.

Mush it to the limit! Scouts compete in Coney Island sled race

It’s Brooklyn’s Iditarod! Comment.
Bay Ridge

Ridge leader Larry Morrish dead at 71

Larry Morrish, the Bay Ridgite who helped found the Bravo volunteer ambulance and the neighborhood’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, died on Feb. 8 at the age of 71. Comments (2).

Unholy harmony: Secular gospel band spreads the love

They have kicked Jesus out of the band. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Critical split: Art panel ditches Manhattan for better borough

Brooklyn is where the art is! Comment.

Brooklyn Paper Radio: Gersh rips into DeBlasio’s streetcar plan

Who doesn’t love streetcars? Gersh Kuntzman, that’s who. The guys take Brooklyn-Queens Connector planner Harris Schechtman to task. Plus they talk to some Bushwick hipsters who sell milled-to-order grains. It’s all on Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comment.

Driver kills 85-year-old East Flatbush man

An 85-year-old East Flatbush man died after a 25-year-old plowed his car into the man on Feb. 6. Comment.
High School Sports

Mr. Fourth Quarter: Smith’s late-game heroics power Jefferson past Christ the King

The fourth quarter is first in Curtis Smith’s heart. Comment.
High School Sports

Reid’s 30-point night leads Lions to bounce-back win

Milicia “Mimi” Reid shed her slump in Bishop Loughlin’s most complete performance of the season. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Manhattan Beach

Teetoddlers: Board fights Manhattan Beach beer license fearing underage drinking

Shirley Temples anyone? Comment.

Off your trolley


Pols to mayor: Fix Southern Brooklyn transit before building flashy streetcar

They’re rail-y riled up over this. Comments (8).

Put a turd on it! Portland pol-turned-transit guru says most streetcars stink

It is a streetcar named quagmire. Comments (1).
High School Sports

How Grand! Three Wolves sign football scholarships

Taysir Mack needed every last second to decide his future. Comment.
High School Sports

Signing with Ohio State bigger than football for Erasmus’ Wint

This Buckeye bucked the trend. Comments (1).
Coney Island

On Board! Council wants Boardwalk landmarked

Call it board-based support. Comments (2).
It’s Only My Opinion

Vacation pics are a ‘welcome mat’ for burglars

In which our tech-savvy typist warns you not to brag to the whole world when you’re out of town on vacation, beause you never know who might be paying attention. Comments (3).
Park Slope

The mane event: ‘My Little Pony’ fans herd into Brooklyn

It’s no dog-and-pony show. Comment.

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