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Monday, May 19, 2014

Coney Island

Wood is good! Coney and Brighton pols hope to crack concrete Boardwalk plans

Brooklyn Heights

The story of Brooklyn’s pie society

Pizza historian Scott Wiener will explain how the cheesy finger-food became a staple of New York fare and how his home borough helped get it there. Comment

Sunday, May 18, 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, May 17, 2014

Big Screecher

For Carmine, every cloud has a silver lining

This week, the Screecher re-lives a column he wrote 20 years ago (or 14, but whose counting?). Comment

Friday, May 16, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

SUNDAY: BayFest will be a Bay feast! Annual street fair to include food, giant potato truck

Sheepshead Bay’s annual street festival will feature a special guest this year — a giant potato. Comment
Books

Urban foraging book gives new meaning to ‘street food’

Ava Chin is a hunter-gatherer of the urban variety. Comment
Williamsburg

Join the club! Cinema Club celebrates three years of indie screenings

What do you do when you can’t find a club that will accept you as a member? Start your own. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Everybody’s going off the deep end at Bay Ridge Nights

Everybody’s working for the weekend — and here at Bay Ridge Nights, we’re working for you. Comment
Gowanus

Gigglechicks: Ladies that make us laugh coming to Gowanus

Finally, living proof that girls are funny. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Bam and Hill must face the music over Benghazi

The new House investigation into the U.S. embassy terror attack in Benghazi, Libya, needs to nail Bam and Hill for their botched response, writes our columnist. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Mill Basin

Stringer to Build It Back: Show me the money!

The city’s much-maligned Build It Back program is working great — for is contractors. Comment
Marine Park

Cop-out in Marine Park street chaos

A malfunctioning stoplight at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U snarled traffic at the junction the afternoon of May 11 — and police did not respond for hours, leaving drivers snarling as well. Comment
Gerritsen Beach

Rising back

The local committee tasked with recommending projects to improve storm resiliency in Gerritsen Beach and Sheepshead Bay has a good chance of getting funding for all the initiatives — except the one the community wants the most. Comments (1)
Event

Bike Brooklyn’s old timey crime scenes

Take a tour of Brooklyn’s sordid mafioso history — and check out some books while you’re at it. Comment
Borough-wide

Play fair! Brooklyn’s carnival is back

What are you doing reading the paper? There’s a fair in town! Comment
Standing O

Gowanus Canal is a green, clean waterway

Standing O salutes the volies that keep the waterway clean and green. Comments (1)
Will’s Watch

Adams heir apparent crossing a line, watchdogs say

A candidate seeking Borough President Adams’s old seat in the state senate is distributing literature that is raising political watchdogs’ eyebrows. Comments (3)
Joe Knows

Confident Midwood earns spot among city’s top teams

This was the season the Midwood baseball program has been building toward, and it hasn’t let the expectations go unfulfilled. Comment

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Not for Nuthin’

What I learned from watching The Learning Channel

Here’s a hint: it has something to do with sex. Comment
Manhattan Beach

Caught in a Babs romance

An accomplished singer is tackling Barbra Streisand’s intimidating songbook in Manhattan Beach. Comment
Canarsie

The Clash in Canarsie: Pro boxing comes to local gym

It’s the Battle of Brooklyn — but this time, the whole borough wins. Comment
High School Sports

Poly Prep happy with tight loss to Fieldston

Poly Prep didn’t earn a victory over Fieldston, but it did restore some confidence. Comment
High School Sports

Castillo, Telecom bash New Utrecht to clinch division crown

Telecommunications knows there is no room for slip ups this time of year, with teams jockeying for playoff seeding, and the Yellow Jackets took care of business with an impressive performance against second-place New Utrecht. Comment

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Bay Ridge

Newspaper caper! Paper box thief strikes again in Bay Ridge

A literacy-loathing larcenist has stolen nine Bay Ridge Courier sidewalk boxes since the end of April, robbing the Ridge of its only real newspaper. Comments (1)
Williamsburg

Missing designer found dead in East River

Police pulled the swollen body of missing fashion designer Jay Ott out of the East River Thursday morning, ending a nearly two month search for the man friends described as depressed. Comment
Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights car crash leaves cyclist in critical condition

It was a bloody Sunday in Dyker Heights. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Prato’s late heroics give Poly comeback win over Fieldston

Anthony Prato came up to the plate with a runner on second and no one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, and he didn’t let his chance to play hero get away. Comment
Borough-wide

Sharks devour Washington Prodigy

Coming off a slim victory over the league champions on the road last week, the New York Sharks women’s pro tackle football team came home to devour the Washington Prodigy on Saturday at Floyd Bennett Field at Aviator Sports Complex. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Viking Fest back at Owl’s Head

Velkommen to Bay Ridge! Comment

Monday, May 12, 2014

Dining

Swallow your pride: Wine tasting pits Brooklyn’s booze against Europe’s finest

Judge not lest ye be judged — but if you ain’t from here, fugheddaboudit. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

When it comes to workers, you pay for what you get for

This week, Stan says Prseident Obama is right, women do make less money than men. But he knows why. Comments (2)
Williamsburg

Liftoff! W’burg kids headed to space camp in Turkey

Houston, they have some plane tickets. Comment

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Bergen Beach

Holey moley! Manhole explosion rocks Bergen Beach

A manhole exploded in Bergen Beach and sent a sewer cover tearing through a nearby parked car on May 9. Comments (1)
Transit

G-train work means no night moves

The pain is coming into the station for night owls. Comment

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Bay Ridge

Paper chase: Our newspaper boxes mysteriously disappear from Bay Ridge

Have you seen our boxes? Comments (1)
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