Tuesday, July 3, 2012


Kids shine on the dance floor

Young students at PS 207’s Early Childhood Center celebrated the end of the year by thrilling parents and teachers alike by cutting a rug. Comment

Monday, July 2, 2012


Video game theater series gives audience the controller

The players are on stage — and in the seats, too. Comment

Counting Crows come home to roost

Some children of Generation X have been waiting for this moment since 1991. Comment

Cops: ‘Swordsman’ attacked driver

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from the 70th Precinct. Comment

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Read more…

Simmering Ridge food vendor wars boil over

Readers offer some food for thought about the ongoing battle between street kitchens and brick and mortar restaurants. Comment

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine breaks down the back of a buck

This week, the Screecher shows you why he loves America, but hates parting with dollar bills! Comment

Friday, June 29, 2012

Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…

Cops: Fork over your fireworks

Call it a pyrotechnic pardon. Comment
Marine Park

Manzola: Civic is breaking its own rules

A man who was booted from the civic’s executive board for being argumentative now claims he was denied his right to be re-nominated. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Clones star has new glove in his life

It takes time to get over your first glove — just ask Cyclones first baseman Cole Frenzel. Comment
Weekend Watch

Will this be your lucky weekend on the rails?

Trains at a distance have every man’s wish aboard. But for some, they never arrive. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Is Borough President Markowitz Sar-serious?

This week, our columnist questions Borough President Markowitz’s decision to appoint a controversial Arab American civic leader to a Bay Ridge community panel. Comments (4)
Marine Park

Police: Man scares off would-be robbers

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: We need to lock up Pigeon Park

Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: We need to lock up Pigeon Park

Drifters are taking over the park after dark, claim angry dwellers who want the greenspace closed. Comment

Unicyclists unite! Free-wheelers band together to fight one-wheeled bias

A man who beat the rap for riding his unicycle lawfully on a sidewalk reached out to a fellow rider slapped with a similar violation. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Turner loses senate bid

Sheepshead Bay

Turner loses senate bid

Rep. Bob Turner’s days in Washington are officially numbered. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Trash talk: Merchants say Sheepshead Bay Road has become a garbage dump

Sheepshead Bay store owners say they are sick of walking past overflowing corner garbage cans. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Clones get up, stay up against Renegades

Brooklyn’s boys of summer secured an early lead and held onto it. Comment
Standing O

Self-taught musician is one of a kind!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting to the beat! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

World War II vet gets his degree — at 85!

A Sheepshead Bay freedom fighter becomes one of Kingsborough Community College’s oldest grads. Comment

Students show off LEGO chops at PS 188

Students at the Coney Island school put their construction skills to the test during a fun — and educational — event on June 23. See their masterpieces in our slideshow. Comment
Gavel to Gavel

DA Hynes drops charges against accused sex abusers

It leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment

Thief ransacks man’s bedroom

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Wednesday, June 27, 2012


Landslide! Jeffries trounces Barron at the polls

He’s our new Towns! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Controversial Arab-American activist appointed to community board

Bay Ridge community leaders are lashing out against Borough President Markowitz’s decision to appoint a controversial Arab-American activist to a neighborhood advisory panel, claiming that a woman who’s admitted to having loose connections to Islamic extremist groups should not have been given the job. Comments (18)
Saying goodbye is never easy — especially when you’re going to separate minimum-security prisons. Comment

Unholy act: Silver bandits fleece shuls of $400 shawls

Ceremonial shawls covered in precious metal are disappearing left and right in Midwood. Comment
Merchants of Third Avenue President Bob Howe, his family, and his neighbor’s family lost their homes in a fire over the weekend. This week, Ridgites are doing everything they can to help these families in need. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Fast and Furious? How about Dumb and Dumber?

This week, Joanna takes a bite out of stupidity and duplicity. Comment
Coney Island

Cyclones throw away a win

Two Cyclones throwing errors allowed the Hudson Valley Renegades to take a two-point lead in the seventh, giving the Baby Rays a 4–2 win at Dutchess Stadium. Comment
Brooklynites came out to fight cancer during the 13th annual Relay For Life, held on Fort Hamilton High’s track on Saturday. Comment

Police: Man threatens woman with needle

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Coney Island

Hot dog switcheroo! Nathan’s contest start time changed … again

Get ready for an early lunch: the Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest will start at noon, not 3 pm, as planners had previously announced. Comment
Coney Island

Zigun won’t forget this year’s Mermaid Parade

Scantily-clad mermaids, nymphs, and mermen came out in full force on Saturday for the 30th annual Mermaid Parade, and celebration founder Dick Zigun will actually remember it this year! See all the wacky fun in our slideshow. Comment

Fire sale! ‘Hot sheet’ hotel opponents will help developer sell property

If you can’t beat ‘em, help ‘em find a buyer. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Renegade rout! Cyclones’ pitchers leave Hudson Valley scoreless

The Clones pitching staff blanked the Hudson Valley Renegades at home in Coney Island on Monday night, continuing the team’s winning streak and once again lifting them to the top of the McNamara division. Comment

Teens battle to see who will be named Iron Chef — and who will be chopped

Students at PS 230 in Kensington joined the borough’s foodie frenzy on Saturday, wowing judges with their culinary creations. Comment
Dyker Heights

Piano students bring down the house at senior citizen home

Residents at the Norwegian Christian Home were treated to a piano recital with tunes from all genres and generations. Comment
Coney Island

Cops: Knife-toting attacker slashes man

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Coney Island’s 60th Precinct. Comment

Monday, June 25, 2012

Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge to city: We want our own bike lane plan

Talk about going off the grid! Comments (1)
Brighton Beach

Cat hoarder evicted

Brighton Beach

Cat hoarder evicted

A Brighton Beach woman who had 45 cats has to move out of her apartment by July 31 — even though she downsized her brood to just two kitties. Comment
Dozens flocked to MCU Park on Friday to remember announcer Warner Fusselle, the voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones — a voice that was silenced on June 10 when the 68-year-old succumbed to a heart attack. We asked former Brooklyn Paper columnist Ed Shakespeare to tell us about working with the keeper of the Catbird Seat. Comment
Coney Island

Mini Mets have big bats: Cyclones offense unstoppable in Aberdeen

An explosive offense gave the Cyclones the edge for the second night in a row, securing a Brooklyn victory in the rubber match of a three-game road series against the Aberdeen Ironbirds. Comment
Brighton Beach

Trump Towers is the new ‘Oz’

Students from PS 100 staged the classic musical for seniors at the Brighton Beach complex. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan sorts through the scraps of paper on his nightstand

This week, our columnist talks about the little bits of trivia sitting near his bed — and his addiction to 99-cent stores. Comments (2)

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Coney Island

Power play! Heavy hitting helps Clones topple Ironbirds

Brooklyn’s boys of summer came out on top — thanks to the long ball. Comment

Saturday, June 23, 2012


Cyclones fall to Ironbirds, 6–1

The Clones lose the first of a three-game road trip to Maryland. Comment

Friday, June 22, 2012

Coney Island

Let them eat cupcake! New eating contest comes to Coney

Competitive eating in Coney Island just got a bit sweeter. Comment
We can’t stop singing their praises. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Loathed Staten Island Yankees stomp all over the Cyclones

This one hurt! Comment

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