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Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

Coney Island

Coney conjuring: Show makes winter blues magically disappear

Sideshows by the Seashore is hosting a weekly magic show to keep the crowds coming back to Coney all winter long. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Politics

Proclamation domination! Markowitz has issued more honorary citations than any other Beep, by far

As the 12 years of Marty Markowitz’s tenure as borough president draw to a close, we will be reflecting each week on what he has done with his time in office. For starters, he has issued more proclamations than you would believe! Comment

Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Marine Park

Marine Park renovations inch forward

The money is there, the plans have been made, but everyone is still waiting to see if the improvements to Marine Park will ever happen. Comments (2)

Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are 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
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine’s column almost didn’t happen this week!

What happens when the Screecher gets a shot he doesn’t want? Read this week’s Screech to find out! Comment

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Bay Ridge Nights

Kiss 2013 goodbye in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights knows all the best places to take a cup of kindness and forget your old acquaintances. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

Politics

The President on line one

As Brooklynites prepare to say so long to their Borough President of the past 12 years, we wanted to check in with the man who will be sworn in to that job on New Year’s Day. Comments (1)
Bensonhurst

Application congratulation

These are the first steps of the rest of their lives. Comment
Standing O

Flatbush BID welcomes new executive director

Standing O give a shout out to Lauren Elvers Collins, the new executive director of the Flatbush Business Improvemement District. Comment
Park Slope

Dating gets another challenge: Charades!

Unattached men and women looking for someone special to smooch on New Year’s Eve could get lucky at Union Hall’s boozy board game singles night. Comment
Fort Greene

Swing into 2014: Go back in time for New Year’s Eve at this speakeasy ball

We might be on the verge of 2014, but Gemini and Scorpio wants to party like it is 1929. Comment
Borough-wide

Hot Pepper: Temple guard, sharpshooting Owls blitz Blackbirds at Barclays

As Long Island University struggled to find its shooting stroke, Temple and Dalton Pepper treated the Barclays Center rims like the ones in the playground back home. Comment
Joe Knows

Fitness centers like Lincoln’s best way to combat obesity

It was near the very end of all the pomp and circumstance surrounding the opening of Abraham Lincoln’s new fitness center that I heard something that really hit home. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

Borough-wide

Community First is first in toys — again!

Santa’s got some competition. Comment
Bay Ridge

Saint Anselm’s winter wonderland!

Nothing melts in this Winter Wonderland — except your heart! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Merry Christmas from Jo, and her monther’s elf!

This week, Joanna fondly remembers her mother’s elf on a shelf. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

Coney Island

City’s Coney Christmas gift — leases to Wonder Wheel Park, Luna Park through 2027

Coney Island’s biggest attractions have a new lease on life! Comment
Crime

Holiday Horror: Mill Island father kills 3-year-old son, self in death leap

A Mill Island father hurled his 3-year-old son from the 52nd floor of a Manhattan apartment building on Sunday, before following the boy to his death in a suicide plunge, cops said. Comments (1)
Crime

Readers and local leaders to cops: We want our blotter back!

Readers of this paper want their weekly police blotter back and they are letting cops know about it. Comment
High School Sports

Wounded Tripp eager to return to Brooklyn Collegiate hoops line up

Jahlil Tripp sat in the bleachers, crutches in hand, knowing things could have been much worse. Comment

Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

BoroBeat

Days be merry in Brighton! Neighborhood group hosts holiday blow-out

The Brighton Neighborhood Association threw its annual holiday bash at National Restaurant on Dec. 18. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan rewinds, and hands out his awards

This week, out columnist reflects on the year’s most interesting occurrences. Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Record-breaking Brickman driving Long Island University’s success

If you walked past Jason Brickman in street clothes, you would likely never guess that he is one of the nation’s top point guards. Comment
High School Sports

Loughlin stars reach milestones in victory over St. Francis Prep

Bishop Loughlin’s Khadeen Carrington and Mike Williams were both nearing milestones heading into their home opener, and they wanted to achieve them together. Comment

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

Borough-wide

Mammoth recycling center opens on Sunset Park waterfront

Brooklyn takes trash from nobody — but soon it will be taking recyclables from throughout the city and beyond. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Burn-outs! Kids seared in weed-related explosion

Two kids’ plan to get high went up in smoke — and took them with it. Comments (1)
Park Slope

Alternative oyster: Grand Central Oyster Bar opens its Slope location

And the Manhattanization of Brooklyn continues – with bivalves. Comment
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