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Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Bay Ridge

Strum along if you know it! Ridge bar offers guitar karaoke night

This is one for the average Joe strummers! Comment

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun! Comment
Greenpoint

Author explains why his family fled Greenpoint

Spoiler — it involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 26, 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. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine can’t spend money even when he wants to

This week, the Screecher tries to dip into his wallet, but, thankfully, the credit card company is looking out for him! Comment

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Event

The definitive list of 2014 Brooklyn Halloween events

Event

The definitive list of 2014 Brooklyn Halloween events

Get ready, Spook-lyn! Comments (1)

Walk in the park — for a cause

Thousands of do-gooders flooded Prospect Park last Sunday to honor people killed by breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and raise money to end the disease. Comment
Fort Greene

Reporter gets extraterrestrial at the Navy Yard

It’s one small step for our reporter, one giant leap for Brooklyn. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Find romance in the Ridge!

The temperature is dropping, but things are really steaming up in Bay Ridge! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Cops gone wild, part 1

A Brooklyn cop-brutality victim, who received the largest verdict ever delivered in a national case 20 years ago, speaks with our columnist in this first installment of a two-part column on corruption in the NYPD. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Locals rally against closure of Trump Village shopping center

The rumored closing of the Trump Village shopping center has flung the area’s seniors into fighting mode. Comments (14)
Gowanus

Raise the roof! Bluegrass musicians hold concert to save church ceiling

Call it a blue-grass-roots effort. Comment
Bay Ridge

Uncle Thor wants you

Bay Ridge

Uncle Thor wants you

Would you be voted off the fjord? Comment
Bay Ridge

Shore Road Parks gets spiffed up

Bay Ridge

Shore Road Parks gets spiffed up

Dozens of volunteers spent their weekend morning cleaning up Shore Road Park on Oct. 18. Comments (1)
Standing O

Standing O shouts out to new Healthfirst office

Standing O is putting out the mat and turning on the lights for new managed care facility. Comments (1)
Gerritsen Beach

Strong technical performance earns Hardy second title

Another bout, another belt for Gerritsen Beach native Heather “The Heat” Hardy. Comment
Joe Knows

Don’t let a chance to live your dream pass you by

John Franco has made it in life. He is now trying to make sure New York City’s youth have the opportunities and guidance to help them make it too. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Mystery deaths in Sheepshead Bay

Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were discovered on Oct. 20 in Sheepshead Bay. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Sprucing up Sheepshead Bay Road

It may be harvest season, but a group in Sheepshead Bay was doing some planting last weekend. Comment
Marine Park

Sinkhole traps truck in Marine Park

A delivery truck got stuck in a Marine Park sinkhole for nearly two hours on Oct. 20. Comments (1)

Spoo-Kings County

Brooklyn Heights

The walking dead! Spooky street tour comes to B’Heights for Halloween

This is not your grandmother’s walk in the Heights. Comment
They are raising the dead — and the roof! Comment
Marine Park

Runner show true colors at Aviator

Marine Park

Runner show true colors at Aviator

Last Saturday’s Color Run at Aviator Sports and Events Center gave runners a chance to chase the rainbow. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

A storage bin could make a good home for this homeless pack rat

This week, our columnist has some advice for the city on what it should do with its homeless. Comments (1)
Brighton Beach

Grandmothers become glam-mothers

These grandmas know how to shine in the spotlight. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Seniors: This program divided cannot stand

Elderly residents of Trump Village are urging a local senior support organization to reverse a recent split in its programing they say cuts them off from some of its services. Comments (1)
Police arrested a homeless man they believe defaced the 9-11 memorial at MCU Park with white paint on Oct. 17. Comment
Mean Streets

Dump truck kills senior outside Barclays Center

A dump-truck driver struck and killed an elderly woman near the Barclays Center on Monday afternoon, cops and FDNY officials said. Comment
Fort Greene

‘Dark Crystal’ creators will visit BAM for puppet film fest

You look like Gelfing, smell like Gelfing, maybe you are Gelfing! Comment
Borough-wide

Erasmus Hall rallies past Fort Hamilton in overtime

Erasmus Hall added to its string of close, comeback victories last Saturday to remain undefeated. Comment
High School Sports

Big first-half finish powers Lincoln over Curtis

It took Abraham Lincoln less than two minutes to change the direction of the game against Curtis. Comment
Borough-wide

Former Bishop Ford star Lewis named starting point guard at St. John’s

Aaliyah Lewis is ready to lead the charge for the Red Storm. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Flatlands

Fatal stabbing in Flatlands

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Oct. 19 for allegedly stabbing his mother to death in Flatlands. Comment
Borough-wide

Maimonides Halloween Bash!

Jake the Dog from “Adventure Time” stopped by the Halloween party at Maimonides Medical Center on Oct. 13. Comment
Bensonhurst

Charge ‘em! Two nabbed for phony credit cards

Credit where credit is due. Comment
A nighttime group motorcycle ride turned tragic early this morning when a biker and passenger plunged from the Gowanus Expressway to their deaths, according to cops. Comment
There is something blooming on the Gowanus Canal, and, no, it is not toxic algae. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

More hateful graffiti in Sheepshead Bay

There is more vitriolic verbiage defacing in Sheepshead Bay. Comments (2)
Gowanus

Gowanus play set in world overrun by flies

This play is generating a lot of buzz — literally. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan brings out the ‘Dragnet’

Not a week passes when I don’t read something in the newspaper that I find unintelligent, and I catch myself responding with the theme from “Dragnet” —Duuumb de DUMB dumb. Comments (3)

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

World’s Greatest Brooklyn Bolts Coverage

Shock jocks! Bolts bury Boston in record-breaking win

World’s Greatest Brooklyn Bolts Coverage

Shock jocks! Bolts bury Boston in record-breaking win

The Brooklyn Bolts electrified fans at MCU Park on Oct. 15 with a record-shattering victory in the team’s first home game of the season. Comment
Summer may be over, but the dog days aren’t. Comment
Bay Ridge

Duel in Dyker: Candidates spar over campaign finance

The Ridge’s assemblyman wants to put your money where his mouth is. Comments (1)
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