Courier Life’s

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015


Sporting heroes: Wounded vets triumph in Prospect Park triathlon

They were heroes on the battlefield, and now they’re champions on the sporting field. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Wasting away: City won’t fix private sewer damaged by Sandy

All they want is a newer sewer. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Parents meet with pol at “grimey” playground

They weren’t playing anymore. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

‘I Am Nancy,’ a Brooklyn man’s journey to womanhood: Part 3

Caitlyn Jenner is paving the way for transgenders like her to be accepted into mainstream society, says Brooklyn resident Nancy Owen (not her real name), who talks with A Britisher’s View in this final installment of a three-part column on being born a woman in a man’s body. Comment.
Coney Island

Monster mash-up: ‘Ghoul A Go-Go’ hosts screening on Coney Island

It will be a frightfully good time! Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge’s heavy (metal) heart

It is a sad week, but Bay Ridge will pull through. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Bay Ridge

Lark in the park! Shakespeare troupe takes stage in Owl’s Head

All the Ridge’s a stage! Comment.
Dyker Heights

Root of the problem: Dyker residents see new street trees as arboreal assault

They’re sending in the tree-inforcements. Comment.

Ridge Revolution anniversary highlights black history

It was America’s original Rainbow Coalition. Comment.

Infectious tunes: Rock opera explores the social life of bacteria

Human behavior is under the microscope. Comment.

Rising fun: Local writer kicks off Japanese festival in Williamsburg

It may not be as cool as Brooklyn, but Japan has its points. Comment.
Joe Knows

Opener will give glimpse of future for Lincoln, Erasmus

We will learn plenty a week from now in Coney Island. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Mean Streets

Fine line! Residents say bike lane led to alternate-side tickets

Bay Ridge residents say a new bike lane on 72nd Street resulted in double-parking tickets duing street cleaning for the first time in years! Comments (3).

Bush Terminal Park is Brooklyn’s best kept secret

It is Brooklyn’s secret garden. Comment.
Marine Park

Every breath — and dollar — counts

A Marine Park family is hoping the community can help raise the money it needs to save the life of a young woman fighting a deadly disease. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Liberation song: Daughter of Holocaust survivors performs WWII love songs

She can carry a tune — from World War II to the present. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Baring boobs for a buck isn’t liberating

As the Mayor clamps down on toplessness in Times Square, our columnist takes a firm stance against self-objectification. Comments (1).
Marine Park

Women’s pro hockey coming to Aviator

The Islanders aren’t the only professional hockey team hitting the ice in Brooklyn this fall. Comment.
High School Sports

Fresh faced Lincoln thinking three-peat

It’s a whole new world for the Railsplitters this year. Comment.
High School Sports

Former Medgar Evers star Patterson prepping for big year

Danielle Patterson was already getting major college interest even before she suited up as a high school basketball player. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015


Locals raising money for child of Sunset Park accident victim

Every bit helps. Comment.

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Feast of tradition in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst revelers feasted and celebrated the neighborhood’s Italian heritage at the 40th-annual 18th Avenue Feast, a cherished borough tradition that kicked off on Aug. 20 and will rage on through Aug. 30. Comment.
Mill Basin

Hard times! Award-nominated Mill Basin food truck may leave ‘hood.

The delectable burgers at Mill Basin’s Hard Times Sundae food truck may be hitting the road. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Loaded Wolves aim to be grand

The only thing the Grand Street football team remembers about the best season in program history is the zero that ended it. Comment.

Erasmus looks to gain from pain of city final loss

The pain sunk in and sunk in deep for Erasmus Hall’s returning players. Comment.

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