Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014


Pump-king! Brooklyn pumpkin ales go head to head

Orange you curious who makes the best pumpkin beer in Brooklyn? Comment
Bay Ridge

Passion play: Mill Basinite writes musical about people who fly off the handle

It’s a chorus line of catharsis. Comment

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Fort Greene

Breakout Tabernacle Choir singer launches debut solo album

It is about time Alicia Olatuja took another solo. Comment
Ditmas Park

Musician will perfom live to ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in Ditmas Park church

This phantom of the opera is always keeping score. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 12, 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, Oct. 11, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine takes a trip down memory lane

This week, the Screecher remembers some of the hightlights of the Derek Jeter era. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Marine Park

Waterfront panel seeks local ideas for superstorm preparations

The committee tasked with selecting projects to make Southern Brooklyn’s waterfront more resistant to future superstorms wants to hear your ideas before its final meeting. Comment
Clinton Hill ►VIDEO

Cop’s knockout hit that family says gave teen brain damage

A police officer apparently knocked out a Clinton Hill teen with one blow after stopping him for smoking a cigarette, hitting him so hard he now has neurological problems, according to the boy’s family. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge goes up to 11

If the Ridge is a-rocking, do come a-knocking! Comment
Marine Park

Our blessed friends: Pets visit church through the doggy door

Over the weekend, churches across the borough became animal houses of worship. Comment

Beep: Revoke Gowanus parole plan

There is plenty of room Downtown to house the parole office Gowanus residents are fighting to keep out of their neighborhood, according to Borough President Adams. Comments (1)
Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg paid a visit to Flatbush on Tuesday to shoot scenes for the movie “Saint James Place,” a thriller about the Cold War. Comment
A Britisher’s View

George, Amal, and Muslim thugs

George Clooney’s wedding to Amal Alamuddin made headlines, but there was no buzz about the bride’s unblushing ties to nuts, says our columnist. Comments (1)
Fort Greene artist Dread Scott buckles under pressure, then gets back up again. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Brighton Beach

Rumors fly of Trump Village Shopping Center closure

Locals are aghast at word that the Trump Village Shopping Center may be demolished and a 40-story tower could replace the shopping oasis for nearby residents. Comments (60)

Molto bene!

A long-delayed Italian cultural center in Bensonhurst held its first public event on Oct. 7. Comment
Coney Island

Bolts ready for first snap

The Brooklyn Bolts are just days away from kicking off their first game at MCU Park on Oct. 15, and the baseball stadium has already been transformed into a gridiron colosseum. Comments (2)
Brooklyn Heights

Roebling suite: Musical celebrates the Brooklyn Bridge

The play will explore the lives of both the Roebling family and the poet Hart Crane. Comment

Swipe out! ‘Tinder Live’ takes aim at dating app

Swipe right for this show. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Dyker Heights

Pedestrian killed in Dyker Heights

A Dyker Heights woman died after a driver hit her near the intersection of 86th Street and 14th Avenue on Oct. 6. Comment

Killarney Pub closing tomorrow after farewell bash

The luck of the Irish has run out. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Let’s wipe out erectile dysfunction before ebola

This week, Joanna puts her tongue firmly in her cheek. Comment
Coney Island

From funhouse to playhouse

Coney Island’s unofficial mayor is planning his second act. Comment

Blue notes: The Big Eyed Blues Fest blows into Brooklyn

Brooklyn has got the blues. Comment

Photographer captures nature and decay in Gowanus

It is Gowanus after dark. Comment
“Good sausage, good pretzels, good beer, and good-looking women,” priest Josef Henning said. “That’s Oktoberfest.” Comment
Clinton Hill

Sandy comeback cafe gives Myrtle Avenue an espresso shot in the arm

A Red Hook coffee roaster that got slammed by Hurricane Sandy is back and brewing up mugs of its black gold at a new cafe in Clinton Hill. Comments (1)

W’burg club owner in dance battle with the city

The owner of a Williamsburg nightclub cannot take much more of the city’s cabaret law. Comment
High School Sports

Grand Street rebounds with win over New Utrecht

Grand Street has bounced back from its loss to Abraham Lincoln. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Coney Island

Police pinch jewelry snatcher

Police have nabbed the man they believe sent a woman tumbling face-first into the ground after he yanked a chain from around her neck at a Coney island bus stop back in July. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Knife-wielding man shot dead by cops

Police shot dead a knife-wielding Sheepshead Bay man after he threatened his mother’s life on Oct. 3. Comment

Woman struck by driver while trying to save dog

A woman was hit by a car in Gravesend on Oct. 3 as she attempted to resuscitate her dog after it was hit by a different vehicle just moments before. Comment

Zumba for a cause

A sea of Zumba dancers decked out in pink braved the rain to shimmy for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Comment
Joe Knows

Fontbonne proves it can win diocesan volleyball

St. Francis Prep has had a stranglehold on the Brooklyn-Queens girls’ volleyball title for the last seven years. Fontbonne Hall showed that grip might be loosening. Comment
High School Sports

Dutchmen defense stars in tight victory

Erasmus Hall can no longer claim to be the young and inexperienced underdog. Comment
High School Sports

Cougars take firm grip on first place with victory over Brooklyn International

Franklin D. Roosevelt proved it is still the team to beat in the Brooklyn A West Division. Comment
High School Sports

Rueda’s three touchdown passes power Brooklyn Tech past Canarsie

Big plays by the Brooklyn Tech defense and quarterback Elijah Rueda provided a comeback victory in a game that had been dominated in the second half by host Canarsie. Comment
High School Sports

Jefferson can’t sustain fast start in loss to Flushing

An onside kick and a first-quarter lead proved to be the lone highlights as Thomas Jefferson’s two-game win streak came to an end. Comment

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Mill Basin

Belt Parkway gets overnight detour

Night owls who drive on the Belt Parkway between Canarsie and Mill Basin will have to find another route starting Oct. 6. Comment

Fire truck hits pedestrian in Midwood

It was the second accident involving that FDNY ladder company — on the same avenue — in as many months. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Zombtrees still loom over Sheepshead Bay

Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, trees damaged by its salty storm surge still threaten the public. Comment
Coney Island

Preemie party!

Coney Island Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hosted its second-annual reunion on Oct. 1 Comment
Candidates for Bay Ridge’s state senate seat got out of their chairs and into each others faces as they squared off over what rights New York should extend to non-citizens at the candidates’ second debate on Oct. 1. Comments (3)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan calls out the double-talk on ‘war’

Our columnist compares Al Kelly to John Kerry Comments (9)

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014


Gunfire in Canarsie

Police are looking for two men who opened fire on each other after a heated argument in Canarsie on Sept. 30. Comment

Police beat down: Cops berated at town hall on police brutality

Police brass faced the ire of outraged Sunset Parkers for three hours at a town hall meeting on Oct. 1. Comment

DA to bigots: Watch out

Brooklyn’s top lawman is getting tough on hate. Comment
Manhattan Beach

Haute cute-ture! Fashion class for kids at Kingsborough

High fashion is about to get a little shorter. Comment
A throng of onlookers who gathered to watch transit officials open a time capsule Downtown on Wednesday were disappointed when the capsule turned out to contain a pile of mud. Comment

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