Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Park Slope

Zen concert

Get your “om” on! Comment

Ministry of silly dances


Ministry of silly dances

Sometimes breaking a leg is the best way to tickle your funny bone. Comment

Monday, April 8, 2013

Feel free to touch the art in this walking tour led by an ex-graffiti artist who is treating the streets of North Brooklyn much the same way vandals do — like an art gallery. Comment
The night before April 20 is a celebration all on its own. Comment

Sunday, April 7, 2013

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! Read more…

Di Fara’s full menu returns

Di Fara’s much-missed full menu will return after a decade-long hiatus. Comments (1)

Thanks — and no thanks - Shavana

Readers take on the important issues of the day — on the best letters’ page around! Comment

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Big Screecher

The Big Screecher survives a shower of terror

I’m madder than a Titanic survivor who choked on an ice cube and fell in a puddle, where he was promptly struck by lightning and bit by a malarial mosquito over the fact that water safety just isn’t a priority at some hotel bathrooms in this country. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cyclists push for Verrazano bike lane

Bay Ridge

Cyclists push for Verrazano bike lane

Getting to Staten Island won’t require as many wheels as it used to if a group of cycling advocates gets its way. Comments (2)
Fort Greene

Caesar on the move

When in Africa, do as the Romans did — kill Caesar. Comment

Friday, April 5, 2013

Park Slope

Noodles in the sky

Lunch can be an exercise in carb-dodging and the healthy option, like a salad, pales in comparison to the satisfying option: a steaming bowl of noodles. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Jwoww, the Housewives, and DA Hynes? It’s time for a reality check!

Brooklyn’s top crimefighter lost the case for sanity when he agreed to star in a reality TV show about the district attorney’s office, according to our columnist. Comment

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Coney Island

Seashore comes to Atlantic Avenue

Coney Island

Seashore comes to Atlantic Avenue

The dim tunnels of the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station and the enticing lights of Coney Island can seem worlds apart at times — but a new art installation from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is bringing them closer together than ever. Comment

Cramping their style


Cramping their style

It takes a fan to start a fire. Comment
Marine Park

Priest laid to rest under cloud

His body has been buried, but his legacy has not. Comments (3)
Joe Knows

Poly’s Zapata acing leadership test

It is easy to understand why Poly Prep’s Andrew Zapata is the city’s most dominant baseball pitcher without even watching him throw the ball. Comment
Standing O

Brooklyn legal eagle joins NYPD charity

Brooklyn lawyer joins the board of New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund. Comment
Marine Park

Locals still fighting ‘monstrous’ synagogue expansion

Grass-roots opposition to the dramatic expansion of a Nostrand Avenue synagogue remains sharp, despite a recent vote by Community Board 18 to recommend that the Board of Standards and Appeals approve the Jewish center’s super-sized plans. Comments (29)

Month in Review: The stories that shaped March

We look back at the month that was. Comment

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Coney Island

Cyclones honor Ebbets Field with 1913 ticket prices

100 years later, and Brooklyn’s still swinging! Comment
Bay Ridge

Mirror, mirror, off the wall

The Bay Ridge Manor took a good look at itself — and decided to throw out its mirrors! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Can women priests be far behind?

Holy smokes Not for Nuthin’ takes on the Holy See Comments (2)
Thousands of tots came out for the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Shore Road Park! Comment
High School Sports

Pitch-rich Poly eyes third-straight state title

High School Sports

Pitch-rich Poly eyes third-straight state title

No matter whom you talk to from the Poly Prep baseball team, his assessment is the same: this is a club based on pitching — deep, talented pitching. Comment
High School Sports

New coach to lead inexperienced Xaverian baseball team

A lot has changed for Xaverian’ baseball team in a short time. Comment

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Bay Ridge Courier

Game on!

The next phase of intergalactic conquest and post-apocalyptic adventure will be brewing right here in Kings County with New York University introducing a slew of new programs dedicated to developing the video games of the future as the univeristy consolidates of all its digital media degrees under one roof at Metro Tech Center in Downtown Brooklyn. Comment
Marine Park

On the hunt — for eggs!

It’s hunting season in Brooklyn. Comment
Bay Ridge

Another pedestrian hit in Bay Ridge

A car struck and killed a woman as she crossed Fourth Avenue near the corner of 86th Street on April 1 — the latest in a series of collisions in accident-plagued Bay Ridge, and on a thoroughfare the city has targeted for a controversial overhaul. Comment

Williamsburg native leads Louisville to Final Four

Williamsburg’s Russ Smith will have a lot on his mind when hits the court for the Final Four this weekend, after mourning the death of his high school coach and watching his teammate suffer a horrifying injury. Comments (1)
High School Sports

All-Brooklyn girls basketball honors

Brooklyn produced plenty of Division-I players and champions this season. Comment

Monday, April 1, 2013


Bath Beachers: Gird us against another storm surge

Residents of Bensonhurst and Bath Beach, and their local leaders, say it’s high time they get their own sea wall before the next major storm brings another high tide over the Belt Parkway. Comment
Mill Basin

Bus benches for Mill Basin

Mill Basin

Bus benches for Mill Basin

Seats for straphangers are coming to Mill Basin — but will vandals use them more? Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

One-man show honors Jewish Nazi hunter

An award-winning stage portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal informs, moves, and reminds. Comment

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Plumb Beach to shut for repairs

The US Army is invading Plumb Beach this summer — to make the world safe for the Belt Parkway. Comments (11)

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Big Screecher

Screecher preaches about teacher’s sweetness

I’m madder than I was back in high school when the Brooklyn Tech yearbook club failed to name the then Young Screecher “most likely to Screech” about the way people forget how education shaped their minds and the minds of tomorrow. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Roll N out

As many as 100 Con Edison customers in Sheepshead Bay were left without power Friday after four sections of overhead power lines were damaged in a fire near the Emmons Avenue Roll N Roaster restaurant, which was forced to evacuate. Comment

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