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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Williamsburg

Mind over music: Neuroscientist will transform brainwaves into live music

This musical performance will be tripping the light fantastic. Comment

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Downtown

Animation domination: Anime festival takes over MetroTech

MetroTech is turning Japanese, we really think so! Comment

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Crown Heights

Flexible fantasy: ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ yoga comes to Crown Heights

Call it a twisted way to get gaming geeks off the couch. Comment
Park Slope

Bake and shake: P’Slope baker combines cocktails and pies

Most people make their margaritas with crushed ice in a salt-rimmed glass. Alison Kave serves hers fresh from the oven with a buttery crust. Comment

Monday, March 10, 2014

Fort Greene

Scorsese film fest pairs flicks with classic influences — and a piano

The Brooklyn Academy of Music is kicking off its latest film series with a very quiet bang. Comments (1)
Greenpoint

Major League ladies: Book launch celebrates female baseball writers

The ladies had won it. With pen and pad they’d done it — they’re talkin’ baseball. Comment

Sunday, March 9, 2014

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, March 8, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine’s lost his car keys! And his candy!

This week’s Carmine, as always, has a happy ending. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

Friday, March 7, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Homecrest ‘monstrosity’ slain

They’re bringing down the house — finally! Comments (1)
Williamsburg

Rock with you: Audience members star in Michael Jackson musical

This one is sure to be a thriller. Comment
Borough-wide

Women tackle football in Red Hook

Snow was still on the field when the New York Sharks, a women’s professional football team, came to Red Hook last Saturday for its first practice to kick off its 15th season. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Get ossified early in Bay Ridge Nights

Slainte! Saint Paddy’s Day is still more than a week away, but shamrock season has already started in Bay Ridge. And Bay Ridge Nights has a modest proposal or two for your week’s end. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Shavana reacts to Spike’s tirade

Fading moviemaker Spike Lee’s potty-mouthed tirade against gentrification is one more example of his failing street cred, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Coney Island

Garden of thorns! Evicted Coney planters declare legal war on city

These gardeners are sowing the seeds of discontent. Comments (2)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is shouting out to the best darn nurses anywhere. Comment
Will’s Watch

Golden fails to boot GOP head

The leadership-hungry Brooklyn Republican Party just got Eaton — again! Comment
Flatbush

Becoming Kings again

This blockbuster renovation project is running ahead of schedule. Comment
Borough-wide

Swans are out of the frying pan into the line of fire

Either way, their goose is cooked. Comments (2)
Bergen Beach

Femme fatale charged with husband’s stabbing death

Police arrested a Bergen Beach woman on March 3 on suspicion she stabbed her common-law husband to death in the bed they shared. Comments (6)
Prospect Heights

Brooklyn Museum’s new civil rights exhibition goes beyond old photos

The civil rights movement is making a comeback in Brooklyn. Comment
Borough-wide

A different kind of Whitney: Show puts feminist twist on the Biennial

Manhattan may have the “Whitney Biennial,” but Brooklyn now has the “Whitney Houston Biennial.” Comment
High School Sports

South Shore reaches second-straight title game with rout of Midwood

Some traditions are made to be broken. Comment
Joe Knows

South Shore must seize unique championship opportunity

South Shore’s current trip to the final is unlike any of the three previous times it earned the right to play for the Public School Athletic League’s Class AA girls basketball city title. This situation puts it in its best position yet to finally claim the elusive crown. Comment

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Marine Park

Stop trap fixed!

It’s a victory for Marine Park drivers. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge

Cops nab alleged scammers posing as CB10 fund-raisers

Talk about low-level corruption! Comment
Prospect Heights

A game of Ticketmaster: New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode to hit Barclays Center weeks early

King’s Landing is coming to Kings County. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo reviews the Oscars

Here it is! Our columnist annual look back at the biggest night in Hollywood! Comments (2)
Park Slope

Guitar heroine: Mamie Minch doesn’t just play guitars — she also repairs them

With a name like Mamie, this Park Slope musician was born to play the blues. Comment
Borough-wide

Councilman and financial expert are Black History Month honorees at Restoration Plaza

Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-East New York) and financial consulltant Kenneth Marable were award winners at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s Black History Month tribute in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Comment
High School Sports

Bishop Loughlin outlasts Iona Prep, moves into city semifinals

Bishop Loughlin put its depth and athleticism on display as it began its quest for a city title Comment

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Manhattan Beach

Remembering a stalwart of Manhattan Beach

Outspoken community advocate and long-time resident Ed Eisenberg died March 1 at the age of 79. Comment
BoroBeat

All downhill from here

Boy Scouts from across the borough competed for pinewood derby supremecy at Kings Plaza on March 1. Comment
Prospect Heights

Coming soon: The pie-brary

Book lovers flocking to the Central Library will soon be able to purchase some treats to keep their literary flights of fancy aloft when a Gowanus pie shop opens an outpost in the lobby. Comment
Cinema

And the Oscar goes to — Brooklyn!

Leave it to Brooklynites to steal the show. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Can-wielding thugs attack man on Bergen

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
High School Sports

Hot-shooting Hiltunen sends Kearney to second-straight diocesan title

Emily Hiltunen knew that to win, she had to keep her head in the game — and put out of her head the fact that this game was the diocesan championship. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Long Island University’s Brickman tops 1,000 assist mark

Senior Night was a historic one for Long Island University men’s basketball thanks to senior guard Jason Brickman. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Berkeley Carroll sees historic season end short of a state title

Berkeley Carroll’s historic season fell one win short of its ultimate goal. Comment

Monday, March 3, 2014

Borough-wide

Chartered course! “Co-locations” approved at Southern Brooklyn schools

Charters have won the day in Southern Brooklyn. Comments (9)
Sheepshead Bay

Schools on alert Friday after gun threat

It was business as usual for students at three Southern Brooklyn high schools on Feb. 28, even after threats of a school shooting surfaced on social media. Comment
Gravesend

Gravesend school rings in the Lunar New Year — finally!

It might not be so new anymore, but that didn’t stop these kids from ringing in the Year of the Horse! Comment
Nightlife

Borough of Kings cakes: It’s Mardi Gras, baby!

Laissez les bons temps rouler, Brooklyn! Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan on Snowden, music, and Chris Christie

This week, our columnist let you know where he stands on, well, click to find out. Comments (3)
Borough-wide

We brief readers on news from the past month

Our monthly review helps readers catch up on the headlines they missed in February. Comment

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Jumpstart my heart

Kids from PS 197 raise money for heart research. Comment
Coney Island

Coney’s coach! Cyclones hire new skipper

A new skipper for Brooklyn’s Boys of Summer is stepping up to the plate! Comments (1)
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