Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Ira and George

A one man musical tells the story of Gershwin siblings. Comment
All you need is a love of Paul, John, George and Ringo to come together with all the lonely people of Brooklyn to enjoy Union Hall’s Beatles Sing-Along. Comment

Monday, June 17, 2013

Park Slope

From Boston, with laughs, with love

Comedy show benefit supports marathon bomb victims. Comment

Sunday, June 16, 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…

‘Sound Off to the Editor’ — where readers take to the soapbox

Check out the liveliest letters page in town, as readers wax off about the mayoral race, Sheepshead Bay’s homeless, Hurricane Sandy’s wreckage, Iraq, and other topics of the day. Comment

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine gets the respect he commands

This week, the ol’Screecher gets thanked for his hard work as a cake judge at this year’s Relay for Life in Bergan Beach. Comment

A woman in a man’s world

An actress is taking on the role of Julius Caesar in a new production of the Shakespeare classic. Comment

Animal farm

A lecture night is all about how to raise your own chickens in the city. Comment

Friday, June 14, 2013


Cookie dough talk

The paper chats with Christina Tosi, the chef and founder of Momofuku Milk Bar. Comment
Bay Ridge

Storefront displays

Bay Ridge art walk joins business owners and artists. Comment
A Britisher’s View

On Flag Day, show your true colors!

The Stars and Stripes exemplify the unique, American identity — and Flag Day is an opportunity to pay tribute to the most famous banner in the world, says our columnist. Comment

Thursday, June 13, 2013

These massage parlors are making people anxious! Comments (15)
Two Homecrest neighbors won a hard-fought victory in their legal battle against the owner of a bizarre, unfinished building after judge ordered the Board of Standards and Appeals to rereview the permits. Comment
High School Sports

Eduard Nogay’s lesson for us all

Eduard Nogay’s fighting spirit and joy for life should provide inspiration and a learning experience for all of us. Comment

Neighbors complain one-family home contains three unruly families

A bitter feud has erupted between the owner of a one-family Midwood home being rented out to no fewer than three families, and the neighbors who complain these families constantly party, come and go at all hours of the night, and smoke marijuana in front of neighborhood children. Comments (4)

Sunday School Union turns 184

The annual Sunday School Union of eight borough churches marched for the 184th time on Sunday. Comment
Brighton Beach

Downstaged! Asser Levy bandshell a wreck, residents say

The music died — and neighbors fear the venue will too. Comments (3)

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Luna Park owner Zamperla announced plans to build a new Thunderbolt roller coaster — named for the famed attraction the city razed in 2000, next to where its predecessor once stood. Comment
Bay Ridge

Community Board approves plan to slow down Fourth Avenue

Community Board 10’s traffic panel voted to approve the entire city proposal for reforming the Fourth Avenue corridor — except for one thing. Comment

Journey to the East in McKinley Park


Journey to the East in McKinley Park

More than 1,000 people gathered in Dyker Heights on June 9 for the 11th annual Pan-Asian Heritage Celebration. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Sir Paul was a blast in Brooklyn

This week, our columnist reviews Paul McCartney’s concert in Brooklyn. Comment
More than 120 kids in the Sunset Hoops youth basketball league hit the courts in Leif Ericson Park on June 8, opening up the summer season with an assist from the borough’s professional team. Comment

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Coney Island

Anchors away! Business group pushing ferry from Manhattan to Coney

Coney Island could get a new kind of water ride if a business group gets its way - a ferry service to bring people from Lower Manhattan to the Playground of the World. Comments (5)
Coney Island

Coney Island hosts handball’s grand slam

Coney Island saw 96 of the city’s best male and female handball players play in the third annual Red Bull Slaps handball tournament on June 8. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Telecom scores first-ever city baseball title

High School Sports

Telecom scores first-ever city baseball title

Telecommunications took home its first-ever city baseball title on Sunday by playing, and winning, as a team. Comment
High School Sports

Heavy-hearted Fort Hamilton falls in second-straight flag football final

Fort Hamilton’s day began and ended with tears. Comments (1)
Nicolette Sinagra, New Utrecht’s former star shortstop, became the lead-off hitter for the Molloy College softball team, and in the process led the Lions to its best season in history. Comment

Monday, June 10, 2013

Mean Streets

Victims cry: Slow down Fourth!

Victims of deadly Fourth Avenue’s raceway-like atmosphere showed up in force on Wednesday night to convince car-friendly members of Community Board 10 that they should approve a plan aimed at significantly slowing down traffic on the dangerous boulevard. Comment
Park Slope

Hooked swans rescued in Prospect Park

Three swans that call the Prospect Park Lake home were found stuck with barbed hooks last weekend. Comments (3)

Brooklyn congratulates the Class of 2013 with pomp-filled ceremonies

Brooklyn high schools aced graduation day, with ceremonies across the borough. See our slideshow of some of the ceremonies. Comment
Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen Beach invaded by 500 volunteer builders on anniversary of D-Day

Call it “Saving Gerritsen Beach.” The storm-battered, working class neighborhood was invaded June 6 by an army of more than 500 volunteers, who swept in to replace fallen fences, repaint battered walls, and retile the flooded floors of homes and civic structures that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy, exactly 69-years after D-Day, when the U.S. swept into France in World War II and sent the Nazis hightailing it to Berlin. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan teaches lessons learned the hard way

This week, our columnist has some nifty advice for the Class of 2013. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Courier

Nets’ dance team is holding open auditions

Bay Ridge Courier

Nets’ dance team is holding open auditions

The Brooklynettes - the Nets’ dance team- is holding auditions for new members. Comment

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Coney Island’s neonatal intensive care unit held a tea party on June 5 to bring together the staff and the children they helped bring into the world. Comments (2)

Saturday, June 8, 2013


Summer fun for kids with different tastes

Not that lanyards and kickball aren’t great, but Brooklyn campers deserve something different. Comment
Marine Park

Seniors swing to Dixieland jazz

Marine Park was abuzz with dancing and singing June 4 at Councilman Lew Fidler’s 11th annual Concert in the Marine Park, which featured Brooklyn-based jazz band the Dixie Rascals. Comment

Friday, June 7, 2013


GRRR! Train tunnels to be closed for repairs

The R train’s link to Manhattan will be out of service for more than a year, and the G’s link to Queens will be closed for 12 weekends between July 6 and Dec. 15. Comments (5)
Sheepshead Bay

Swan song: Rescued bird suffering from lead poisoning

A sick swan rescued near E. 19th Street in Sheepshead Bay was diagnosed with lead poisoning by wildlife rehabilitation experts in Manhattan. Comments (1)

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