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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Pursue happiness at these Independence Day events around the borough. Comment

Monday, June 30, 2014

Who needs Shakespeare in the park when you can see a political rock musical in Park Slope? Comment

Sunday, June 29, 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
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comments (2)

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine cheers his pals at Onora

This week, the Screecher complains about one thing, then cheers another. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Gowanus station reopened with fake signage in April 2013 after a pricey, botched overhaul, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority still has not replaced the paper cut-out letters with actual tile. Comment
Cops cuffed a guy who they say stole an outer-borough cab on June 17 after a protracted drunken fit in which he peed on the seat of another cab and attacked its driver. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge reaches boiling point!

Led Zep, New Orleans funk, and Brit-pop — the Ridge has it all this weekend! Comment
Brooklyn is doing the right thing — again. Comment
This pedal-powered expedition through the People’s Playground combines education with perspiration. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Sodom-on-the-Sea is no longer a fish out of water, thanks to new Thunderbolt and other improvements

New improvements and rides — including the Thunderbolt roller coaster — are helping return Coney Island to its glory days, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, June 26, 2014

“The guy’s head was in the back seat,” a police spokesman said. Comment
Gravesend

Gravesend gross-out!

A river of black sludge flowing into Gravesend Bay is grossing locals out, but the city says it could be a lot worse. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

Cops: Watch out for the green dot

Cops are warning Brooklynites: if somebody asks you for a “Green Dot,” that’s a red light. Comment
Gowanus

A bizarre bazaar! Morbid Anatomy Museum hosts a flea market

Running low on taxidermied bats and lamps made from lamb skeletons? Stock up here! Comment
Joe Knows

Experience, support group have Lincoln’s Whitehead set up for college success

Isaiah Whitehead has been getting some reminders that his time as Abraham Lincoln’s star basketball player is coming to a close, and an even greater challenge awaits him at Seton Hall. Comment

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Bergen Beach

Chemical spill at Bergen Beach school

Bergen Beach

Chemical spill at Bergen Beach school

A chemical spill at Roy H. Mann Junior High School caused minor injuries for two custodians. Comments (1)
A beloved Red Hook snack factory that bounced back from Hurricane Sandy has opened a frozen treat shop just in time for summer. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

What a shock! Electric rates go up despite Gov’s promise

This week, Jo is in for a surprise when she reads her bill. Comments (2)
Ain’t nothing like the surreal thing, baby! Comment
High School Sports

Pretlow tapped as new Lincoln boys’ basketball coach

Abraham Lincoln has a new head coach, but Kenny Pretlow doesn’t expect much to change around the school’s storied boys’ basketball program. Comment

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Borough-wide

Duck, duck — goose!

A pair of Prospect Park ducks adopt an abandoned gosling. Comment
BoroBeat

Throngs in thongs

BoroBeat

Throngs in thongs

This year’s Mermaid Parade brought hundreds of thousands to Sodom by the Sea. See our slideshow for all the fishy fun. Comment
Brighton Beach

Museum to celebrate Russian immigrants

A new museum aims to show that Russian immigrants are as American as the Motherland and apple pie. Comments (2)
BoroBeat

Foam on!

The 5K Foam Fest mixed obstacles, mud, and foam at Aviator Sports and Events Center on June 21. For all the sudsy fun, see our slideshow. Comments (3)
Prospect Heights

VIDEO: Drummers and horn players take over library steps

They came marching in. Comment
Development

Brooklyn cleans up at architecture awards

Development

Brooklyn cleans up at architecture awards

We’re number one! And numbers two through seven! Comment

Monday, June 23, 2014

The Greatest Story Ever

Sold! BrooklynDaily has a new owner!

Local-news moguls Les and Jennifer Goodstein are in the process of buying the Community Newspaper Group, the umbrella company that publishes the Bay News, the Mill Marine Courier, the TimesLedger of Queens, the Bronx Times, and several other weekly papers and specialty magazines, the husband-and-wife team announced this morning. Comments (5)
Sheepshead Bay

Cats on the lam

Caretakers are moving the Plumb Beach felines to an undisclosed location out-of-state. Comments (7)
Marine Park

Marine Park improvements finally happening!

The bocce boys of Marine Park had better grab their balls. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan on growing up in the Family Circus

This week, our columnist rembers what it was like to raise four kids — when he was a kid. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Grand Street duo helps Maryland baseball to best season yet

Kevin Martir and Jose Cuas were baseball stars in high school, and now they’ve helped turn-around the University of Maryland team into a stellar program. Comment

Sunday, June 22, 2014

PS 207’s Early Childhood Center had its annual Memory Day on June 19 — when students showed off dances they learned throughout the school year. Comment

Friday, June 20, 2014

Mean Streets

Trash crash! Garbage truck slams into Bedford-Stuyvesant bodega

A garbage truck slammed into a deli in Bedford-Stuyvesant early this morning, injuring seven. Comment
Workers started dismantling the Kentile Floors sign on Thursday night and by Friday morning the beloved Gowanus landmark was without its “K,” “E,” and most of its “N,” but the remaining characters will shine one last time tonight. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Closed for business: Police crack down on illegal flea market

Police are finally responding to long-standing complaints about an illegal flea market that leaves a block of Ocean Avenue looking like a dump every weekend. Comments (5)
Bensonhurst

Bands in the basement

A group of Southern Brooklynites have started a do-it-yourself music venue in a Bensonhurst basement so local bands would have a place to play in a section of the borough not known for its music scene. Comments (3)
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