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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Fort Greene

Bargain bin bounty: The Found Film Festival dusts off forgotten footage

This roving film festival takes old VHS tapes from the basement and puts them on the big screen. Comment.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Williamsburg

Food fight! Cookbook authors face off live on stage at Food Book Fair slam

A battle of words is cooking in Brooklyn. Comment.
Bushwick

Bushwick in bloom: Big Green Theater Fest grows

This festival is growing like a weed! Comment.
DUMBO

A very novel novel: Dumbo-published thriller penned by anonymous author collective

This historical thriller offers an intriguing look at some fresh fictional possibilities. Comment.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

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! Comment.

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Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Big Screecher

Celebrate Holy Week the Carmine way

This week, the Screecher remembers what the holidays are really all about. Yeah, its food and family. Comment.
Sponsored Content

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Think you have what it takes to cover local news in the most exciting borough in New York City? Then apply for a job at BrooklynDaily.com! Comment.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Marine Park

Little league gets a little help

It’s a whole new ball game for a local little league. Comment.
Marine Park

Bunny Brunch

They hopped in from all corners of the borough. Comment.
Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.
Prospect Heights

A Swoon song: Famed street artist builds giant tree inside Brooklyn Museum

The museum’s rotunda has been transformed into a fanciful landscape. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is hopping!

Looking to pass over Passover and grease your Easter? Look no further than a night out in Bay Ridge. Comment.
Borough-wide

Beep goes green

Borough President Adams is going green — in more ways than one. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

End of the road for Rev. Al

The rabble-rousing reverend needs to atone for past sins with a redemption campaign, writes our columnist. Comment.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bay Ridge

Bunny in your bonnet! Easter hats at Saint Pat’s

Saint Patrick’s Academy held its 11th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 11. Comment.
Coney Island

Ride on! Crowds cram Coney commencement

The People’s Playground is back! Comment.
Boerum Hill

Robopera: Boerum Hill opera combines androids and arias

Bow down to your new robot opera-lords. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Ai Wei-where? Ai Weiwei’s art is coming to Brooklyn — but he is not

The artist is not present. Comment.
Standing O

100 candles and counting for golden Jack Torres

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment.
Will’s Watch

Burning Bushwick! Second anti-Lopez activist files for Espinal Assembly seat

Maybe the third time’s the charm. Comment.
Dining

Basket case: We go hunting for Brooklyn’s best Easter chocolates

Forget about eggs — the borough’s top chocolatiers are making chocolate-dipped Peeps, two-foot tall bunnies, and chocolate-coated matzoh this Easter. Comment.
Joe Knows

Trapani the key to Fontbonne’s quest for repeat

Nicolette Trapani is the difference-maker for Fontbonne Hall. Comment.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Prospect Heights

American idled! Reporter auditions to sing national anthem at Barclays

Any reporter worth her keyboard is willing to make a fool out of herself on video. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Happy hopping! Kids search for Golden eggs

Thousands of kids and parents hippity-hopped to Shore Road Park on April 13 for the 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge). Comment.
Cobble Hill

Cut it out: Weird collection of collages coming to Cobble Hill gallery

This art show works on paper. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Honoring a fallen hero closes wound — it doesn’t open them.

This week, Joanna gets all politcal and stuff. Comment.
High School Sports

Improved Castellano tosses gem for pitching-rich Grand Street

New management for Grand Street Campus’s baseball has improved the team — and the pitching of senior Emanuel Castellano. Comment.
High School Sports

Miller’s Time: Senior ace hopes to pitch Berkeley Carroll to state title

Ian Miller knows there is a glaring gap in his legacy as a member of the Berkley Carroll baseball team as he heads into his senior season. Comment.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Bay Ridge

Over and out! Exit for Ridge lawman

It’s a changing of the guard in Bay Ridge. Comment.
Downtown

Flashback! Fireworks to return to East River this July 4th

Macy’s is finally doing the right thing. Comments (1).
Windsor Terrace

Church in state! Bishop Ford to close after 52 years

Bishop Ford High School, a 52-year-old Windsor Terrace Catholic academy, announced on April 14 that it will close its doors at the end of the school year in June, due to declining enrollment and income. Comments (1).
Marine Park

Picture this: School art night brings young and old together

This school got creative with family night. Comment.
High School Sports

Defending champion Fontbonne powers past St. Francis Prep

Fontbonne Hall wasted no time reminding St. Francis Prep which team is the defending champion. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Broughton wins twice at Mayor’s Cup, Medgar Evers takes girls team crown

Shayla Broughton wasn’t quite as quick as she was in the trials, but she was fast enough to win the 100-meter hurdles at the Mayor’s Cup championships at Ichan Stadium last Saturday afternoon. Comment.
High School Sports

Midwood jumper Blount-Oden looks forward to strong outdoor season

Taj Blount-Oden is hoping for a big finish to his high school career after a knee injury cut his junior season short. Comment.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Canarsie

Prescription for smiles: Med students secretly redo young cancer patient’s bedroom

A Canarsie kid battling cancer got a big surprise when he came home to his room to find that the Heat was on — his walls. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Tzedakah! Brighton groups feed hungry for Passover

They made the seder even greater. Comment.
Borough-wide

SNEAK PEEK: We take a spin around the new Prospect Park roller rink

There is nothing like falling on your butt to start the workday. Comment.
DUMBO

Carol Grimaldi passes away at 75

We remember the legendary pizzaiolo. Comment.
Borough-wide

Curb appeal: Disabled woman says faulty sidewak ramps unsafe

She was on a roll, but was any one listening? Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s pockets are loaded with notes

It’s that time of year — when Stan remembers what he told himself he wouldn’t forget. Comments (6).

Friday, April 11, 2014

Gravesend

Gravesend jumper steps down

They talked him off the ledge, literally. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Neighbors: planned after-school site could put kids in harm’s way

Kids and cars could make a lethal combination, say neighbors of a new development in Brighton Beach. Comment.

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