Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Nothing says “I love you” like tacos and dual suicide. Comment

Jilted jokesters

They’ve been rejected by Hollywood — and love. Comment

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Cobble Hill

It’s the house special

New restaurant Battersby is fine dining in the living room. Comment

King’s County fair

Roosevelt Dime to headline country music festival. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 27, 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

Indiana reader wants lowdown on Coney

My class is reading “A Walk Across America,” a book about Peter Jenkins walking across America to learn about the country. We decided to pick a state and learn about it, just like Peter. I picked New York for the state, and Coney Island as my “city.” Comment

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013

Big Screecher

Oh, man. Carmine has really had it with Sovereign Bank

This week, Carmine reiterates his disdain for Sovereign Bank. Comments (1)

Dumb love

Sometimes, all you need is stupid. Comment
They don’t call her grand for nothing. Comment

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

Cobble Hill

From Craigslist to the book list

Writer Rebecca Dana pens her first book, inspired by a unique living situation with a jujitsu-practicing rabbi she met through, where else? Craigslist. Comment
A Britisher’s View

France takes on radical Muslims

The United States is a multicultural monarch, but its head is in the sand when it comes to radical Islam, leaving nations like France to act against shariah-shriekers looking to gain ferocious footholds across the globe, says our columnist. Comment

Peace and quiet! Ridge religious groups hold candlelight vigil for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dozens of Ridgites gathered at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Monday to remember Dr. King, Jr. and pray for peace. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Fort Greene

‘The Suit’ at BAM

Fort Greene

‘The Suit’ at BAM

Apartheid-era South Africa is the true leading character in this tale of a husband and wife torn apart. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

E-readers- Nook, line and sinker

This week the Nook hooked our columnist. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than usual Comment
Kids at Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Pediatric Hematology and Oncology unit got a big treat when Disney on Ice stars Mickey and Minnie stopped by on Jan. 23. Comment
Prospect Heights

Cops: Hanson Place bank robber escapes with cash after passing holdup note

Cops want the public’s help catching a brazen crook who knocked over a Carver Federal Savings Bank on Hanson Place on Jan. 22. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013


Parking perk poached: No more free parking for community board chairs

Chairs of community boards will have to park like the rest of us humble folk, after City Hall pulled their freebie parking permits. Comments (3)
Coney Island

Fantasy team! Cyclones to host Te’o-inspired ‘Fictitious Friday’

Mark the date! Expect a night of “real” fun when the Brooklyn Cyclones lampoon sports stars on June 21. Comment
Speak Out

The Mayor, the Boardwalk, the Radio, and Lou Powsner

This week, Lou recalls a radio a recent radio broadcast, and his time on the air. Comments (2)
High School Sports

Sick player recovers to shoot Loughlin past Xaverian

Bishop Loughlin guard Mike Williams was feeling so light headed and dizzy that Lions coach Ed Gonzalez sat him to start the third quarter and considered not playing him again. Comment
High School Sports

Xaverian names new football coach

Xaverian High School has fired its varsity football coach after a 2–7 season and replaced him with a former Clippers assistant. Comment

Monday, Jan. 21, 2013


Jeffries: If push comes to shove, I will ‘get Brooklyn’ on Rep. Paul Ryan

When you’re the new guy trying to get respect in the big House, you go after the craziest person in there. For freshman Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D–Fort Greene), that man is Rep. Paul Ryan (R–Wisconsin). Comment
The city has finally agreed to build a plaza outside the Parkside Avenue Q station — but the neighborhood activists who have long fought for the public space will be the ones footing the bill. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Once again, Stan’s got the numbers

This week Stand provides the statistics Comment
Park Slope

C notes for Slope music school: Amy Winehouse charity gives $25K

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is singing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse after the Grammy-winning crooner’s parents donated $25,000 to the Park Slope arts academy. Comments (3)

Prep rally! School raises $6,000 for charity with dance show

Students at Poly Prep High School raised money for special-needs charities with the annual Afternoon of Student Choreography show on Jan. 13. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
High School Sports

Bishop Ford tops All Hallows after slow start

High School Sports

Bishop Ford tops All Hallows after slow start

Bishop Ford broke out after a lethargic first half and earned a comfortable 51–38 win over visiting All Hallows Catholic boys basketball Wednesday night. Comment
High School Sports

Bonnies top rival Kearney

Fontbonne Hall’s Cindy Henderson had to slow down to deliver the Bonnies an important win. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013


St Edmunds transforms civic meeting into symphony

This band is more than meets the eye. Comment

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

Bay Ridge

Golden under the gun — Brooklyn Republicans blast GOP pol for assault rifle vote

Brooklyn Republican leaders are up in arms over state Sen. Marty Golden’s support for New York’s tough new gun law. Comments (1)
Checkin’ in with

Miss America is leaving the borough!

Checkin’ in with

Miss America is leaving the borough!

But Mallory Hagan, Brooklyn’s latest success story, promises she will be back. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

High School Sports

Blocked shot: The story that couldn’t be told

Our columist argues that everyone benefits when reporters write about high school sports. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012


Brooklynites toss old electronics at e-waste recycling drive

That giant desktop computer and 17-inch monitor you bought in 2003: $2,200 Comment

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Sandy hit ‘em hard — but they’re back and ready to serve you once more!

Emmons Avenue is beginning to take shape again, with some businesses re-iopening along the Sandy-scarred waterfront. Comment

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