Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014


Have truck, will travel: Photo show snaps Mexican carpoolers

This exhibition will may you think twice before complaining about New York rush hour. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014


Chock full: Top chocolatiers visit Gowanus for tasting party

This golden ticket will get you into a room of chocolate — and you won’t have to go searching through Wonka Bars to find one. Comment

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Crown Heights

Hungry horticulture: Carnivorous plant expert offers science lesson with bite

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is turning into a “Little Shop of Horrors.” Comment
Forget NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” — the Brooklyn Academy of Music is screening a live Chekov play. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014

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

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Big Screecher

Celebrate the New Year with Carmine’s Christmas miracle

This week, the Screecher learns the true meaning of Christmas when someone who wasn’t born in this country helps him out of a jam. Comment

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

New venue Radio Bushwick is hosting a birthday party for Elvis Presley, with live music, and dance, costume, and trivia contests. Comments (1)
A Britisher’s View

Bill’s DeBlah over Kings Plaza flash mob

Why did the new mayor ignore the melee at Kings Plaza Shopping Center that scared and intimidated shoppers on the eve of his watch? Our columnist wants to know. Comments (6)
Red Hook

Root down: ‘Fiddling poet’ throws roots music showcase

Get back to your roots at the Jalopy Theatre, with a variety show combining Appalachian string-band music with Irish, country, bluegrass, and even some percussive dancing. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Brand new park to rise at Brigham Street

The city has plans to turn a blighted spot in Sheepshead Bay into a lush new park with a playground for the kids. Comments (4)
What was the most rented movie? Biggest-selling book? Most requested karaoke song? We found out! Comment
Standing O

Be Proud Foundation thanks New York’s Finest

You’re so fine: Founder of the Be Proud Foundation thanks cops, firemen, and America. Comment
Joe Knows

Lincoln, Nazareth put hoops world on notice

Abraham Lincoln and Nazareth put the city and the rest of the nation on notice before Christmas. Comment
High School Sports

Lincoln’s Rodriguez to join teammate Whitehead at Seton Hall

Desi Rodriguez saw no reason to wait, even though he knew his recruiting stock could go higher. Comment

Resolution revolution! Prominent Brooklynites share their 2014 self-improvement plans

It’s that time of the year — the beginning — when people the world over vow to cut back on booze, lose that winter weight, and make the world a better place. We asked a cross-section of Brooklyn’s movers and shakers for their New Year’s resolutions and what they came up with might surprise you. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Not for Nuthin’

Knitting my way into the new year

This week, our columnist tells you about her new passion. Comment

Public information cop shines light on blotter blackout as it turns one month old

The police department’s blotter blackout is a month old and someone at police headquarters finally admitted there has been a drastic change in its media policy following week after week of denials. Comment
High School Sports

All-Brooklyn Football Honors

High School Sports

All-Brooklyn Football Honors

Brooklyn was again the place for premier high school football in New York City — including some of the nation’s best players. Comments (5)

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013


Woman killed crossing Foster Avenue


Woman killed crossing Foster Avenue

A motorist struck and killed a Canarsie woman in the early morning Monday, mowing her down as she attempted to cross Foster Avenue, cops said. Comment

The year in review!

What a year it has been for Brooklyn! Comments (1)
Oh, what Marty could have done with another year. Comment

Saint’s remains come to Brooklyn


Saint’s remains come to Brooklyn

The borough of churches welcomed a Portuguese saint this December — 782 years after his death. Comments (1)

Freshman fifty: Comedians perform their first jokes of the year

See 50 comedians in one night at “50 First Jokes,” an annual tradition where local funny people share their first jokes of the year. Comment
High School Sports

St. Edmund can’t hold off Springfield Gardens

St. Edmund kept its composure against Springfield Gardens for three quarters, and even took a seven-point lead into the final frame — but the lead didn’t last, thanks to Springfield Garden’s pressure defense. Comment

Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Gardeners had hoped to bury Borough President Markowitz’s planned Coney Island amphitheater — but instead got plowed under themselves. Comment
Mill Basin

Brawl at the mall!

You’ve seen Black Friday — introducing Black and Blue Thursday. Comment
Will’s Watch

Worked over! Brooklyn’s gain in Council speaker battle is Democrats’ loss, experts say

Seddio healed schism in borough delegation, but surrendered power to Working Families Party Comments (1)

Pre-K tots travel to Grady HS for Christmas party

Students from PS 253’s pre-K class traveled to William E. Grady Career and Technical High School on Dec. 20 for a lunchtime visit with Santa Claus. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Watch what you say and do — cameras are everywhere

Warning: wherever you go, whatever you do, make sure you don’t do something you are not supposed to do. You never know when you are being videotaped. Comments (7)
High School Sports

Medgar Evers’ freshman Patterson has mature game

Danielle Patterson is a different kind of freshman. Comments (2)

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Bay Ridge

Christmas crash: Holiday hit-and-run in Bay Ridge

What should have been a joyous day turned tragic when a Bay Ridge senior was struck on 69th Street by hit-and-run driver on Christmas morning. Comment
A Britisher’s View

NYPD cuffs reporters in police blotter blackout

Police blotters are among the top reads of this paper, but a recent NYPD decree obstructed reporters from accessing victim complaints at Brooklyn stationhouses. That means readers won’t get all the facts about lawless activity in their communities, making the directive a crime against community, writes our columnist. Comment
High School Sports

Year’s best in Brooklyn high school sports

The Coney Island school pulled off a rare double dip. It won the Public School Athletic League’s Class AA boys’ basketball title for the first time since 2009, and more recently earned the league Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013


Living nativity in Bensonhurst

The congregants of the New Utrecht Reformed Church spent a balmy Saturday afternoon reenacting the first Noel. Comment
Mill Basin

Christmas Eve crash

A woman had to be pried out of her Jeep by firefighters on Sunday, after her vehicle flipped onto its side following a nasty crash in Mill Basin. Paramedics and firemen rushed to the scene of the accident on Utica Avenue near Avenue J at 6 pm, where they found the victim trapped inside her car, suffering from serious injuries. Comment

Fatal hit and run in East Flatbush

A reckless roadster struck and killed a 72-year-old Brooklyn man while driving his white Jaguar on Avenue D in East Flatbush Monday, and then fled in his sports car. Comment

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