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Monday, Jan. 21, 2013


This will be one Rad party: It’s Gilda’s night in Williamsburg

To help remind us that “it’s always something,” Williamsburg screening room Videology will show a retrospective of comedian Gilda Radner’s work from her Saturday Night Live days during the 1970s and 1980s. Comment.

The low down on getting high

Heroin’s a hell of a drug. Comment.
Park Slope

Sword in the brownstone

An artist has turned the neighborhoods of Park Slope and Bay Ridge into characters in a new graphic novel. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 20, 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. Comment.

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Let’s not be gun-shy, says one reader

Our letters to the editor are back, and will be here every Sunday on! Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013

Big Screecher

How Sovereign bank is ruining my pal’s life

This week, the Screecher fights to defend what is sacred — and $110. Comments (1).

Book with a twist

The new Miss America lives in Windsor Terrace, is dead, and now a contortionist gets ready for her big interpretation of Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse-Five” — and so it goes in Brooklyn. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s print editions are now online

Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Comment.
Weekend Watch

Here’s your chance to ride the F express

Manhattan-bound straphangers will skip almost every stop this weekend. Comment.

Ida’s picking the divisional championships with no fear

Our pigskin prognosticator is rolling through the playoffs, posting a jaw-dropping 6-2 record, and her associates say she has no plans on slowing down Comment.

Reading at the edge of town: Authors talk Springsteen in Greenpoint

They will work for their love. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Be Penta-gone, Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraskan Sen. Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Pentagon head is a boon for world despots, but a bust for advocates of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, according to our columnist. Comment.

Investment bank gives $1,000 gift cards to storm survivors

Hurricane-hurt families each received $1,000 from financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald on Jan. 11 to help with their recovery efforts. Comments (5).

Lego-mania! Lego robots duke it out Downtown

Kids trade pirates for robots but keep the Legos Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

Dyker Heights

Egypt’s Coptic Christians seek solace in Dyker Heights

It’s happening again: Refugees flee turmoil for the safety of Brooklyn. Comments (1).
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than usual Comment.
Coney Island

Game on! Coney Island Arcade owner battles eviction in court

A Coney Island landlord is trying to pull the plug on a Bowery Street arcade that he claims fell behind on rent, but the man behind the video games says he is a good tenant — and has scans of his cashed checks to prove it. Comment.
High School Sports

Defensive-minded Brown becoming complete player at Manhattan

Brooklyn’s own Rhamel Brown has learned how to score — just not how to boast. Comment.
High School Sports

Archbishop Molloy runs past ‘cocky’ Loughlin

Bishop Loughlin’s boys saw their 11-game winning streak snapped on the court when they overlooked Brooklyn-Queens opponent Archbishop Molloy’s fight for the win. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Bay Ridge

Denied! Owls Head Park basketball players say city not taking care of courts

The city’s poor maintenance of Owls Head Park’s basketball courts has players falling instead of balling, say angry Bay Ridge hoopsters who are tired of being broken while on a fast break. Comment.

Sign of genius: Avenue U subway display lets commuters stay warm

A new light-up sign is helping Gravesend straphangers get the train — and more importantly stay warm. Comments (5).
Not for Nuthin’

‘Girls’ wins at the Globes? I don’t think so

This week, Jo can’t figure out how the HBO series “Girls” can win anything. Comment.

It’s that time of year again when Brooklynites make their own mulch

On the 19th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me — lots of mulch! Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

Marine Park

City blames Sandy for latest Marine Park field house setback

The long-delayed opening of Brooklyn’s most expensive field house, which was supposed to happen before Christmas, has been — wait for it — delayed again. Comments (2).

Pols sue to get Canarsie on list for Sandy food aid

The city has been slapped with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to help Canarsiens after Hurricane Sandy. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

So long, Celia

She’s going away — but she won’t be forgotten. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013


Brooklyn vs. South Carolina: Where would you rather live?

Hurricane Sandy-displaced Brooklynites should trade in their tiny homes and dangerous, urban lifestyles for a taste of Southern hospitality, says a South Carolina resort owner who wants to rent out rooms at his place for about $21 a day. Comments (1).

Police presents! Sal says he would hire more cops

Sal Albanese’s says more cops are the answer to the city’s problems, and he’d hire them if you elect him mayor. Comments (1).
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan got some questions for you to answer

This week, our columnist wants to know what you think about the ramblings in his head. Comments (15).

Inn is in! Hampton is the latest hotel opening Downtown

It’s not the Hamptons — but it will still cost you about $175 per night. Comment.
Park Slope

Neckerchiefs and khakis for everyone! Slope scout group open to gays, gals

A Windsor Terrace dad has earned a merit badge for embracing diversity. Comment.
High School Sports

Nazareth the team to beat after taming Ford

Nazareth is really showing off its “A” game this season. Comment.

Could be a contender! St. Edmund beats Bonnies for first time in six years

Beating a “Bonnie-fied” contender has its benefits. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013

Checkin’ in with

Here she is! Park Slope beauty wins Miss America

Brooklyn really is the best! Comments (1).

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Bay Ridge

Food carts to blame for Ridge ice cream parlor’s demise, politician claims

State Sen. Marty Golden claims food carts starved iconic Bay Ridge eatery Hinsch’s to death — but the beloved luncheonette’s owner says his business actually withered away because of the neighborhood’s fat rents and changing tastes. Comment.

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