Tuesday, July 9, 2013


The farmhouse next door

The Wyckoff museum invites folks to spend some time on their stoop. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

City sleuths

Brooklyn Heights street play has audience collecting the clues. Comment

Monday, July 8, 2013


Sardines and jazz


Sardines and jazz

Check out a free concert this summer at Kingsborough featuring the fantastic Hot Sardines. Comment
The Best Thing We Ate This Week

Glaze of glory

The Best Thing We Ate This Week

Glaze of glory

Greenpoint Peter Pan Donut and Pastry Shop achieves doughy perfection. Comment

Sunday, July 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! Comment

‘Sound off to the Editor’ gives readers their say

Lights on the Parachiute Jump, Anthony Weiner’s red party pants, and Senate “gangsters” are just some of the thought-provokers provided by our well-informed readers on the liveliest letters’ page in town. So get reading. Comment

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine can’t wait for this year’s election

I’m madder than Gary Busey after he accidentally stumbled into a Nick Nolte look-a-like convention — and nobody recognized him — over the fact that I have no idea who I’m going to elect mayor once I release my all-powerful endorsement. Comment

Shot through the art


Shot through the art

Brooklyn rock musician and perfromance artist of Japanther checks in with the paper. Comment

Friday, July 5, 2013


Find Serenity in a bar

“Firefly” trivia night tests your Brown Coat knowledge. Comment
It was fun, games, and an impromptu performance from a young YouTube star at the annual Flatbush Avenue Street Fair on Sunday. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Brooklyn all-stars play at Yankee Stadium

Emanuel Castellano watched the torrential downpour splash inside the Yankee Stadium dugout and hoped his chance to play on the hallowed field would not turn into a washout. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Wannabe mayors need to stop gunning for ‘stop-and-frisk’

The NYPD’s stop-and-search program is contentious, but it’s also an important weapon in NYPD’s crime-prevention arsenal, writes our columbnist. Comments (1)

Thursday, July 4, 2013


All the news that’s hip to print

Get a taste of the underground art scene. Comments (1)
Joe Knows

Lincoln’s Stephenson doesn’t forget his Coney roots

Everyone knows Stephenson the tough competitor, but most people don’t know the caring, smiling, respectful and always-willing-to-give 23-year-old who is often seen around his Lincoln family. Comment
Standing O

Genesis students are off and running

Standing O congratulates Xaverian’s middle-school Class of 2013. Comment
High School Sports

All-Brooklyn Softball Honors

Fontbonne Hall’s historic season was the highlight of the softball campaign in Brooklyn. Comment

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Dyker Heights

Knights of Columbus holds city’s oldest Independence Day parade

America’s birthday isn’t until July 4, but Dyker Heights threw a party five days early. Comment
Coney Island

It happened again! Dead dolphin washes up on Coney Island beach

A bottle-nosed dolphin was found belly up on Coney Island Beach Sunday evening, marking the fourth time this year humanity’s favorite sea mammals have found a terrestrial grave on Brooklyn shores. Comment

‘World Kid’ Ali’s Next Fight Scheduled for Barclays Center

Canarsie-born boxer Sadam Ali will soon be on a card at Brooklyn’s arena, thanks his signing with Golden Boy Promotions, which has an exclusive deal to arrange fights at the stadium. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Off with her head — or at least her show

This week, our columnist wonders if powerful women on television have a target on their backs. Comment
Mill Basin

Memorial wreath cast for late son of Mill Basin

He’s gone, but not forgotten. Comment
Painter Igor Korotash updated the Bay Ridge standby’s signature ceiling mural last month — 20 years and two avenues after he first began. Comment

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The state has blood on its hands, say Kensington residents who demand the state make a deadly intersection safer. Comment
Cobble Hill

Judge: Open the books on LICH

A judge wants to see just what’s going on under the hood at Long Island College Hospital. Comment

June recap delivers the news behind some of our top headlines

We recap some of the past month’s most interesting stories. Comment
An angry message tweeted out by potty-mouthed movie star Samuel L. Jackson about a get-rich-quick opportunity predicated on the death of bees was actually part of an intricate plot to raise money to save the insects by a Brooklyn-based honey mogul. Comment

City decideds to not cut library’s budget for first time in five years

The city did not cut the Brooklyn Public Library’s budget for the first time in five years. Comment

Monday, July 1, 2013

Marine Park

Bocce Club election is a battle of the sexes

A member of the Marine Park Bocce Club’s so called “new generation” claims he’s the man to breathe new life into the aging club, and promote gender equality in what many senior members still consider a men’s-only sport. Comments (4)

Albanese: Cuomo’s Sandy buyout should be extended to renters

Talk about a security deposit! Comment
Brighton Beach

Storobin seeks GOP, Conservative line in race for Nelson’s seat

David Stororbin has thrown his hat into the race to replace councilman Michael Nelson as the Conservative, Independent, School Choice, and Republican candidate, thus placing himself as the opposition to the winner of the upcoming Democratic primary. Comments (4)
It’s Only My Opinion

Wrong again, Mr. Biden. Bush won fair and square

This week, Stan calls the vice-president on his latest untruth. Comments (1)

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Bay Ridge

Hit-and-run driver kills Dyker grandpa

A flatbed truck driver struck and killed a 68-year-old cyclist at the corner of 65th Street and Sixth Avenue and then sped off on June 28, according to cops, who already have the suspect in custody. Comment

Saturday, June 29, 2013


Nets draft Duke’s Plumlee, agree to blockbuster trade with Celtics

Mason Plumlee gets to play for another Coach K. Comment

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