Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Columbia St Waterfront

Pok Pok perfection

These sweet, sticky chicken wings fly out the kitchen. Comment.
Music

Calexico to play Prospect Park bandshell

Prospect Park is far from the desert, but for one night this summer, the sounds of the arid southwest will pulse through Brooklyn. Comment.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

The Newsstand

Brooklyn Weekly is 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.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine enjoys a martini made the right way — with Grey Goose!

No body had more fun at the United Federation of Teachers dinner at El Caribe than the Screecher himself! Comment.
BoroBeat

Children’s museum celebrates children and Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum hosted a gala, themed “Ignite the Imagination,” on Wednesday night. Comment.
Books

The lady and the tramp

A real estate agent and the artist he’s tasked with clearing out from a Park Slope building are characters in a new romantic comedic novel. Comment.
Borough-wide

May recap delivers the news behind some of our top headlines

We recap some of the past month’s most interesting stories. Comment.

Friday, May 31, 2013

24/7

Sir films-a-lot

It’s not the size of the butt, it’s the music it makes. Comment.
High School Sports

Fontbonne Hall ends historic season with loss in title game

Fontbonne Hall Academy’s historic softball season came to an end when a screaming line drive in the Catholic league’s state championship game smacked pitching ace Nicolette Trapani in her throwing hand. Comment.
24/7

Bushwick Open Studios returns

Knock, knock, artists. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Troubled Muslim psyche is a world problem

The Rocky Horror Muslim Show continues, writes our columnist — from holy warriors beheading a soldier in Great Britain, to Palestinian Muslims arrested in the U.S. for a cigarette-smuggling scheme that allegedly funnelled funds to terror groups. Comment.
Letters

Weiner’s hot for public office

Opinionated readers “Sound off to the editor” on one of the most widely-read pages in town. Comment.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

24/7

Homegrown film: Documentary traces American roots of Indie Pop

This music is from a different sort of British invasion. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

I’ll take menopause over another kid

This week our columnist determines she is happy with her hot flashes. Comments (3).
Sheepshead Bay

Plumb Beach bike path to close for 7 months

The Plumb Beach bike path will close this week for up to seven months so that the Army Corps of Engineers can finish their critical anti-erosion project. Comments (4).
BoroBeat

Bergen Beach Civic president steps down after 29 years

Flo Hirsch was honored with plaques, proclamations, and many a kind word when she concluded her service with the civic association at a May 23 meeting. Comment.
High School Sports

Fontbonne Hall softball to vie for Catholic state title for 1st time

Fontboone Hall Academy’s softball win sends them to their first ever Catholic state title game, where they will play the defending champs. Comment.
Borough-wide

Private school baseball tourament needs improving

The private school state baseball tournament is in desperate need of a makeover to put it on par with the playoffs in the city’s other high school leagues. Comment.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Manhattan Beach

Weiner rising: Manhattan Beach Community Group to honor Anthony tonight

If he wants to take pictures of his crotch, it’s okay with them. Comments (4).
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Pieing the competition: Bed-Stuy Saraghina’s coppa pizza joins the greats

Outside of Naples, Italy, the fiercest contest for best pizza is right here in Brooklyn. Comment.
BoroBeat

Nation’s oldest Memorial Day Parade marches in Bay Ridge

The nation’s oldest Memorial Day parade marched for the 146th time just blocks away from where the British invaded the Narrows in 1776, and started the first major battle of the Revolutionary War. Comment.
Mean Streets

Bicyclist, 74, killed while riding in Hurst

It was a bloody Memorial Day weekend in Bensonhurst, where two people died in separate car collisions. Comment.
High School Sports

Clippers blow chance at top seed in loss to Fordham Prep

It was apparent from the outset that the Clippers weren’t going to like the outcome of Xaverian’s seeding game against Fordham Prep on Sunday. Comment.
High School Sports

Cuas enjoying dominance as Grand Street baseball ace

Alex Cuas is thriving in his role as the ace pitcher of the Grand Street baseball team. Comment.
High School Sports

Star’s late bat change helps Fontbonne win crown

One small change made all the difference in the Fontbonne Hall softball team winning its first Brooklyn-Queens diocesan softball title. Comment.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Gravesend

Court: Hurst garbage depot is ok

A State Supreme Court justice scrapped Assemblyman Bill Colton’s hopes of keeping a city trash transfer terminal off of Gravesend Bay. Comment.
High School Sports

Threepeat! Maldari pitches Poly to third-straight baseball crown

Phil Madari went the distance and shortstop Anthony Prato drove in the lone run as the Blue Devils beat Fieldston 1–0, earning their third-straight Ivy League crown. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Dollar bandit has been caught

A teenage boy was arrested Friday, accused of robbing or attempting to rob six school kids of $1 each at knifepoint. Comment.
Marine Park

Marine Park civic group mixes it up over constitution

Marine Park Civic Association erupted into chaos after it refused to hold a review of new bylaws, and instead voted to change its constitution, potentially giving its board the power to revoke memberships. Comments (3).

Monday, May 27, 2013

Coney Island

Coney Island opens for Memorial Day weekend

June 21 may be weeks away, but the season started for the borough when Coney Island came back for Memorial Day weekend — bringing with it the eternal beach and attractions new and old. Comments (1).
Mean Streets

Southern Brooklyn dodges ‘CitiBike’ bullet

Residents across Southern Brooklyn are breathing a collective sigh of relief that they’re being spared the wrath of CitiBike. Comments (4).
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan says buy American — if it exists

This week, our columnist wonders whatever happened to “Made in the U.S.A.” Comments (9).

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Mean Streets

Woman trapped for 20 minutes of terror in flipped over ambulance

Firefighters rescued a woman who was trapped inside a flipped ambulance on Friday morning. Comment.
Flatbush

Five Injured in hit-and-run collision on Church Avenue

Five pedestrians were hurt when a dollar van struck a Chrysler stopped along Church Avenue Friday morning. Comments (2).

Friday, May 24, 2013

Marine Park

UPDATE: Pepper spray unleashed at Marine Park school

Four teenaged girls were arrested for allegedly unleashing a cloud of pepper spray in the Marine Park Junior High School cafeteria that sent two students to the hospital. Comments (28).
Williamsburg

Chain, chain, chain: Bike Fetish day returns

These freaks will do anything for a good Schwinn. Comment.

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