Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Coney Island

Wild ride — new documentary takes viewers through tangled Coney revitalization process

Will Bredderman: So, congratulations on the film finally opening — but why not in Brooklyn? Comment

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

The Newsstand

Brooklyn Weekly is now online

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

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine never goes out of style

Henceforth, Carmine will be an absolute pleasure to read. Comment
High School Sports

Brooklyn Collegiate deserves respect

It’s time to give the Brooklyn Collegiate girls basketball team the respect it has earned. Comments (1)

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013


Bookish attractions

What does $5 get you in a DUMBO cathouse — a poem job. Comment
Park Slope

Park Slope kids excel at improv

A hip theater company may be training the kids to be the poor struggling actors of tomorrow, but they’re all having a good time doing it. Comment
Mill Basin

Stranded boat falls through the cracks

Flatbush Avenue’s newest roadside attraction — an abandoned motorboat — could be there to stay. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Brooklyn College is no place for an anti-Israel rally

Brooklyn College is in a lowly class of its own for welcoming pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel rabble-rousers on campus, writes our columnist. Comments (6)
Prospect Heights

True grit at the museum: New sculptures pay tribute to Williamsburg Murals of ’30s

When the going gets tough, the tough get sculpting. Comment
Bay Ridge

Fender defender! Gentile fights to keep board chair parking perk

Councilman Vincent Gentile is gearing up for a head-on collision with the mayor over parking permits for community board chairs — questioning hizzoner’s grip on reality — and civilian parking advocates are on the Bay Ridge pol’s side! Comments (3)
Weekend Watch

The F express makes a surprise return!

MTA throws a few curves, gives a few gifts for Superbowl weekend. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Locals: Redistricting Commission whitewashed dissent

The aim is to create a “Super Russian” Council district in Sheepshead Bay, but some locals say the tactics smack of the old Soviet Union. Comment

Chocolate maker moving

Parting is such sweet sorrow – especially when it’s Jacques Torres who’s leaving. Comment

Pols lash out at pro-Palestine event at Brooklyn College

A college-sponsored lecture with two prominent Palestinian-rights advocates is ruffling feathers in Flatbush Comments (3)

Middle school spellers

Middle school scholars competed at the Bay Academy’s district-level spelling bee on Jan. 28, with nine E-X-C-E-L-L-E-N-T students spelling their way to the city-wide championship. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013


Owner: Hinsch’s will stay open — later than ever!

It’s Hinsch’s 3.0! Comments (9)
Brighton Beach

Kingsborough student takes off after slashing schoolmate on bus

Authorities are seeking a college slasher after he assaulted a fellow student on the bus. Comments (2)

Don’t call it a fake-off: Bakers compete in vegan bake-off

It may be a vegan contest, but expect the competition to be bloodthirsty. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Deck the living room — all year long!

Yule be glad that you left the Christmas tree up, sez our columnist, hoping to start a new, year-round trend. Comment
Standing O

A big Standing O ‘Hello’ to TD Bank on Kings Highway!

Yippee, a new TD Bank has opened, the 100th no less, and guess who was on hand to celebrate? Standing O and Borough President Markowitz. Comment
Mill Basin

Neighbors blast loud bar, lame authorities

Who does the State Liquor Authority answer to? Not the people, according to Mill Basin residents who have been complaining about the same bar and lounge for five years. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013


King’s big fourth quarter not enough for St. Edmund

St. Edmund’s Altine King is not quite fit to rule over the court — at least not yet. Comment

Demoted Xaverian football faces tough rebuilding process

Recently hired Xaverian football coach Mike Jioia faces a rebuilding job in a new league format because of losses to graduation and more key players potentially leaving the school. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Bay Ridge

Brooklyn DA: No plea deal for drivers in 93 Lounge rundown

The drunk drivers who allegedly ran down four other revelers early on New Year’s Day outside a controversial Ridge nightclub won’t get off easy, says Brooklyn’s top lawman. Comment
Bay Ridge

Brooklyn bigwigs converge on Bay Ridge

The biggest names in the borough paid tribute to the growing Bay Ridge Community Council at the civic association’s annual luncheon on Jan. 26. Comment
Park Slope

Escaped murder suspect nabbed

A Park Slope homicide suspect’s day-long bathroom break is over, police said. Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

It’s Only My Opinion

Cruise ships, Key West, and Hillary Clinton

This week, our columnist discusses Hil’s spill. Comments (9)

DA Hynes: Six million counterfeit cigarettes from China seized

Detectives with the Brooklyn district attorney’s office seized more than 30,000 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes from a Borough Park warehouse Thursday night. Comment

Feel Disney on Ice!

Kids from Helen Keller Services for the Blind got to truly experience the Barclays show Comment

Green-Wood time capsule yeilds soggy stash

A time capsule found at Green-Wood Cemetary held a stash of books – all ruined by water damage. Comment
High School Sports

Lions tamed late by Christ the King

Bishop Loughlin’s loss to the Royals on Friday night was a tough one for the team to swallow. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013


Feds: Apply for assistance before Feb. 27

Superstorm Sandy victims have another month to register for government assistance. Comment

Bus strikes, kills woman in Canarsie

A bus driver ran down a woman in Canarsie this morning, killing her instantly as her loving husband looked on. Comment
Harbor Watch

Fort Hamilton honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with march on grounds

Army personnel and civilians honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with march on base grounds on Jan. 17. Comment

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013


Dolphin swims into — then dies in — Gowanus Canal

Our pals at have the whole story on today’s terrible dolphin death. Check it out. Comment
Marine Park

Marine Park’s ad-hoc loo attacked!

The pipes froze inside Marine Park’s temporary, and oft-vandalized bathrooms, but experts say this time wild animals are to blame, not humans. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Ex-Presidential candidate, Sheepshead Bay outdoorsman dies

Who will clean up Plumb Beach now that Sherlock Litter is gone? Comment

Tech mate! DUMBO’s tech incubators hatch the next generation of boro entrepreneurs

Forget storks: this is where techies come from. Comment

The ‘Kings’ is coming back! Really!

Kings County will again have a theater fitting of its name Comment
Park Slope

The dough rises! Leske’s Bakery to open second location in Park Slope

Park Slope is about get a taste of Bay Ridge. Comments (2)

Blackbirds bounce back against Terriers

Long Island University came back against rival and host St. Francis College to pull off a 78–68 victory. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Prospect Heights

Cops: Murder suspect on the loose!

An alleged murderer escaped from police custody this morning. Comment

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