Monday, June 2, 2014

Marine Park

Get bent! Free yoga classes in Marine Park

If you think yoga classes are beyond your reach, this is the class for you. Comment

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Prospect Heights

Zimmer-men and women to play whole Bob Dylan album for his birthday

A group of musicians will bring it all back home and revisit “Highway 61 Revisited” as they celebrate Bob Dylan’s 73rd birthday with a tribute show in Prospect Heights on May 30. Comment

Tuesday, May 27, 2014


Get the scoop on cooling cones

If the name doesn’t say it all, don’t be surprised to find foods like chorizo, beets, celery, pumpernickel, manchego, or olive oil in your fresh scoops of this small- Comment
The synth-pop practitioners who make up Young Heel do it themselves, but you wouldn’t know it to listen to them. Comment

Monday, May 26, 2014

Coney Island

Open season at Coney Island!

The People’s Playground is back! Comment
Any day now, it’s going to be time for some al fresco dining. Comment

Head outdoors for a breath of Brooklyn

The borough’s urban jungle has plenty of mileage for the intrepid, so branch out and see what exploits lie beyond your stoop. Comment
Prospect Heights

Walk back through knish-tory with this food historian

Former Brooklyn Paper contributor and still knish buff Laura Silver has penned a book about her beloved pastry and will spread the love at the Central Library on Wednesday. Comment

Turn the page on the best beach reads

The BookMark Shoppe’s Picks. Comment

Sunday, May 25, 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. Comment

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine channels Al Pacino … and Costanza!

This week, the Screecher things he’s out, and they pull him back in! Comment

Friday, May 23, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

BayFest overflows: Sheepshead Bay swells with visitors for annual fair

Sheepshead Bay’s flagship street fair drew huge crowds over the weekend. Comments (3)
An occult bookstore in Bushwick is hosting a 24-hour variety show and streaming it online to fund the installation of a garden. Comments (3)
A Britisher’s View

U.S. veterans, dead and alive, deserve our gratitude and support on Memorial Day — and every day

Memorial Day is more than a day for shopping, barbecues, and welcoming summer, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices of our battlefield bravehearts — deceased and living — writes our columnist. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge Nights

It’s Memorial play weekend in Bay Ridge

It’s Memorial Day Weekend — and Bay Ridge Nights knows how to make it one to remember! Comment

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Bay Ridge

Ridge civic superhero passes on

Bay Ridge activist Maureen Stramka — a member of scores of community groups — passed away on May 16. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Bay Ridge

Car wars! Ridgites say livery cabs are taking over block

Neighbors along 74th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues say that a car service is clogging their block with vehicles — and leaving little room for anyone else. Comment
Call it Arab Spring cleaning! Comments (1)
Will’s Watch

Sources say Cymbrowitz in plot to privatize Brighton’s beach

Call it Brighton shock. Comments (5)
Joe Knows

New softball playoff format misguided

The Public School Athletic League’s expanded softball playoff format doesn’t help anyone. Comment

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Marine Park

Fatal crash on Flatbush Avenue

Marine Park

Fatal crash on Flatbush Avenue

Two people are dead after a collision at a notoriously dangerous intersection on the border of Marine Park and Mill Basin on May 19. Comments (6)
Bay Ridge

Police say family argument led to murder and attempted suicide

A family dispute in Bay Ridge left a mother dead and her husband and child hospitalized early Tuesday morning in what police describe as a murder and attempted suicide. Comment
The conflagration gutted a floor of the Ocean Avenue complex. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna has advice for the city’s first lady

This week, Jo answers Chirlane McCray, and has some advice about her public relations rep. Comment
Coney Island

End of the road: Runner dies after collapsing at Half Marathon finish line

Organizers have not identified the deceased athlete. He suffered a heart attack after finishing the grueling race, according to reports. Comment

All’s fair in Southern Brooklyn

Newcomers to the annual Kings County Fair at Aviator Sports Center said Brooklyn’s largest carnival is a real gem. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ride of the Valkyries! Scandinavians seize Ridge over weekend

This ain’t the History Channel, folks! Comments (1)
The Prospect Park Zoo’s flock of sheep got a haircut over the weekend, to the shear delight of onlookers. Comment

Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Tlaxcala vista, baby! Mexican expats whip each other for tradition’s sake

When a Spanish colonist comes along, you must whip him. Comment
Marine Park

Role models: Boys and Girls club holds fashion show

Call them model youth. Comments (1)

Two long-serving assemblywomen announce retirement

Two of Brooklyn’s leading ladies are bowing out. Comment
A flock of athletes, 25,500 of them, ran so far away at the Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday. Comment
Catholic advocates’ Hail Mary pass to save their beloved Windsor Terrace parochial school may be falling short, leaving some to question their very beliefs. Comments (5)
Brooklyn Tech thinks of itself as a second-half team — and proved it in the championship game. Comment
High School Sports

Eagles holds off Bronx Science for boys’ lacrosse title

High School Sports

Eagles holds off Bronx Science for boys’ lacrosse title

Eagle Academy for Young Men II stuck to what it did all year and got a stellar performance from goalie Victor Godette to complete an undefeated championship season. Comment
High School Sports

Nazareth baseball thriving in return to Catholic League

Nazareth baseball returned to the Catholic High School League and showed it can be one of its top teams. Comment
High School Sports

Early decisons, depth foster Midwood’s best season

High School Sports

Early decisons, depth foster Midwood’s best season

Michael Giordano had some difficult choices to make at the start of the season, but those decisions paid off. Comment
The Subway Series remains a main event for Brooklynites, and fans would like to see the Mets and Yankees face off more than just four times each season. Comment

Monday, May 19, 2014

Manhattan Beach

Zombtrees attack Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach

Zombtrees attack Manhattan Beach

Residents are living in fear of falling branches, but the city ignores their cries for help. Comment
Brighton Beach

Untamed talent! Brighton kids go wild in musical

Brighton Beach

Untamed talent! Brighton kids go wild in musical

It’s a jungle in there! Comments (4)
It’s Only My Opinion

Things not to do in Denver when you’re on dope

Stan has some advice for those kids thinking of going to the mile-high city less for the mile and more for the high. Comments (1)

Friday, May 16, 2014

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The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Street Fair will be back in Park Slope this Sunday, but don’t expect the standard assortment of lemonade stands, sausage huts, and sunglasses kiosks that typically crop up when city streets are cordoned off. Comment
High School Sports

Bonnies’ quest for consecutive titles ends with semifinal loss to St. Francis Prep

Fontbonne Hall made history last season by winning the school’s first diocesan title, but history did not repeat itself. Comment

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Neighbors are more upset about the noise and dust the impending demolition of the 103-year-old Jackson Street Settlement House will kick up than the fact that legendary Kings County novelist Betty Smith taught sewing to the kids of immigrants there or that the Williamsburg institution made an appearance in her lesser-known second novel “Tomorrow Will be Better.” Comment

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