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Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

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
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine’s shopping spree ruined — by Access-A-Ride

It happened again! Comments (1)
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Bay Ridge

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Take a ride in Bay Ridge’s Christmas cab!

It’s a rolling winter wonderland! Comment

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Flip service: ‘Fool’s Mass’ a comedic take on Catholic liturgy

This liturgy is not to be taken literally. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is getting ready for the King

We want to say one word to you. Are you listening? “Polyester.” Comment
A Britisher’s View

Forget about ‘hope and change,’ Obama has become the leader of mope and mange

President Obama’s national speech after the San Bernadino Islamo-terror attacks makes a case for his impeachment, while Americans stand on the brink of an ideological collapse. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Borough-wide

Affordable for whom? Many Brooklynites make too little to benefit from mayors’ housing proposal: Comptroller

Mayor DeBlasio must re-tool his plan to force developers to create affordable housing, because the scheme won’t help low-income residents who need it most, says the city’s top accountant. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Flea flicker: Trashy Ocean Ave. vendors must go: Locals

Cops must crack down on illegal street vendors who are trashing a section of Ocean Avenue, frustrated locals say. Comment
Borough-wide

Still simmering: Public housing residents will wait another two winters for permanent boilers

And other revelations from this paper’s sit-down interview with New York City Housing Authority head honcho Shola Olatoye. Comment
BoroBeat

Mazel tot! Ridge Hanukkah celebration focuses on kids

Bay Ridge Jewish Center’s Hanukkah celebration was all about the bubelehs. Comment
Music

Blowing, they’re cool: Brass-playing hip-hop band throws hot party

This party will be hot as burning pitch! Comment
Williamsburg

Caliphs of comedy: ‘Hilarious Muslim’ show breaks down stereotoypes

This comedy show will be haLOL! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is sending out the b-day wishes

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Joe Knows

Wolves enjoy playing villains to the end

You don’t have to like Grand Street, but that doesn’t change the history it made winning its first city championship. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Bay Ridge

A for effort: Lauded proposed school won’t help overcrowding

They’re crammed if they do and crammed if they don’t. Comment
Gowanus

Sweet stuffed! Gorge on baked goods at cookie competition

Time to get into the kitchen! Comment
BoroBeat

A shamash smash! Kings Bay Y lights up for Hanukkah

These kids will be glowing for days — eight, hopefully. Comment
Borough-wide

Senior gunned down at restaurant

A gunman killed a guy in a Seventh Avenue restaurant in Sunset Park on Dec. 7. Comments (4)
Not for Nuthin’

Jo: The tolls are too damn high!

This week, our columnist says she’s trapped off the continent because the cost of getting her car there is too high! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Gowanus

Red-letter day! See Kentile Floor’s ‘K’ this Friday

It’s a special K! Comment
Coney Island

Creep on a spree: Cops seek man who raped one, robbed two in under an hour

Cops are hunting a gun-wielding sicko who raped and robbed a woman inside her Coney Island apartment building and then robbed another woman in a nearby apartment building less than an hour later on Dec. 6. Comment
Prospect Heights

Brooklyn’s boxing rabbi victorious after two-year sabbatical

Park Slope’s scrappy scholar Yuri Foreman beats Lenwood Dozier, Will Rosinsky falls to Joe Smith Jr., and more in our Barclays Center boxing round-up. Comment
High School Sports

Cougars fall to Truman in bowl title game

There was no dramatic comeback this time. Comment
High School Sports

Big Mack: Star receiver’s late grab seals Wolves’ first title

Taysir Mack rewarded his teammates’ faith in him with Grand Street’s first-ever city championship win. Comment
Borough-wide

Next level: Jacobs’ star rises higher after first-round TKO of Quillin

A mega-star is born. Comment

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

EXCLUSIVE: Hot diggety! Judgment goes to the dog in attempted ‘Bassassination’ suit

This dog had his day — in court! Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s got a lot on his mind

In which our jolly journalist offers some holiday shopping tips, dispenses some knowledge on how to use the word “ATM,” and wonders just when is the right time for Hanukkah? Comments (4)

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Flatlands

Flatlands flayer gets 20-to-life: Stabbed victim 29 times, hid body in own bedroom

A Flatlands man got at least 20 years in the slammer for stabbing an acquaintance to death and hiding the body in the bedroom of his E. 54th Street home last year, officials announced on Dec. 3. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Owl be home for Christmas: Ridge park a nest of holiday cheer at tree lighting

Ho, ho, hoot! Comment
Williamsburg

Activists: Trash this Williamsburg waste station!

Folks living near the under-construction Gravesend waste transfer station aren’t the only ones pushing back against the city’s trash plans. Our sister publication, The Brooklyn Paper, dishes the dirt on what Williamsburgers are doing to kick their transfer stations to the curb. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cops seek Ridge senior’s attacker

Police released a sketch of a brute they say broke a 65-year-old man’s hip and wrist during a 92nd Street altercation on Nov. 13. Comment
Marine Park

Bright idea: Marine Parkers enjoy church’s tree-lighting from home

Sometimes the best seat in the house is on the stoop. Comment

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