Courier Life’s


Friday, Aug. 26, 2011


This week’s weekend reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comment

They’ve got the beat!

Ska legends The English Beat come to Brooklyn on Sept. 2. Get ready to skank. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011


The only preview of Sunday’s arm-wrestling championship you will ever need!

Our reporter takes on the best grapplers in the world. How did he do? Watch the video! Update: This event has been canceled. Comment

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Noodle town! Brooklyn is the hot place for steaming bowls of ramen

Wood burning, thin-crust pizzas. Cupcakes. The locavore movement. Fifteen-dollar cocktails with exotic citrus and herb infusions. Gourmet Cup O’ Noodles? Comment

Your guide to the best noodles in town

Manhattan may be home to such esteemed ramen-temples as Ippudo and Momofuko, but these slurp-worthy spots make Brooklyn a true noodle destination. Comment
Coney Island

Finally, a burlesque ‘tribute’ to the ‘Governator’

Arnold Schwarzenegger may be the ultimate macho movie star, but that doesn’t mean he couldn’t do without some feathers and glitter. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011


Arms and the man (and woman)! Meet Bklyn’s true power couple

This Downtown couple make up some of the best arm wrestlers in the city. Comment

Arms race! Reporter takes on the best arm wrestlers in the borough — and loses!

Let’s get down to grummmmmblllllle: I got beaten by a girl. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’

You won’t go Austro-hungry at the Vienna Music Film Festival on Monday

This event includes opera, music, film and wienerschnitzel. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

You tawkin’ to us?!

Heights woman shows off documentary on the New York accent. Comment

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Red Hook

Our competition sponsors a music festival — and we cover it

Who says old school print newspapers are good for nothing? Comment

Let’s get ready to bend-genderrrrs!

The Transman pageant is back! Comment

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