Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Just because civilazation has broken down, it doesn’t mean your love life has to! Comment
Park Slope

Slope pianist goes Bach to the future

Park Slope

Slope pianist goes Bach to the future

Simone Dinnerstein is taking New York City Bach to school. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014


Chisholm-ed in stone: New book celebrates first black Congresswoman

If Brooklyn College professor Barbara Winslow has her way, Shirley Chisholm will soon be a household name. Comment

Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

Cobble Hill

An entire book about the Nets’ first season in Brooklyn

Sports writer Jake Appleman explains how he filled 256 pages with a single season of basketball. Comment

Young Yeller creates big pop sounds from small Greenpoint bedroom

Many musicians give up dreams of pop stardom for sensible day jobs — but Jesse Brickel has done the exact opposite. Comment

Outside in: Bushwick street artist moves his work indoors

Luis Rosenfeld’s glossy black and white photos are typically found on the streets of Bushwick. But for one month, you can see them in wrmer surrounds. Comments (1)
Our monthly review helps readers catch up on the headlines they missed in January. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 2, 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. Comments (3)

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Big Screecher

Find out who gets a ‘Carmine’ this awards season

He’s done it again! Carmine names his awardees! Comment

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

A Britisher’s View

Councilman Menchaca’s ‘illegals’ gig champions the lawless over the lawful

The new head of the City Council’s Immigration Committee has vowed to push for municipal IDs for illegal immigrants — a bad move, according to our columnist. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Marine Park

Fed cash flows for bridge

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will finally be reimbursed for millions of dollars in repairs it made in Marine Park after Hurricane Sandy. Comments (1)
Will’s Watch

The ‘Greenfielding’ of Brooklyn politics

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s new, supposedly “Progressive” Council has is supposedly fighting for the 99 percent, but one of its first moves bows down to Brooklyn’s ultimate insider and real estate millionaire ally — Borough Park Councilman David Greenfield. Comment
Standing O

Bay Democrats move into new home after Sandy

Standing O says, “Welcome home and come on down,” to the Bay Democrats. Comment
Break out the spandex and leg warmers! Comment
Crown Heights

Strange sounds: Animal-human hybrids perform at experimental music night

A night of weird and wonderful music in Crown Heights will feature a performance group dressed as animal-human hybrids. Comment
Fort Greene

Maestro of puppets: Mexican marionette show reinvents ‘Sleeping Beauty’

A theater company that uses puppets on strings to pull at families’ heart strings is putting on a modern-day version of “Sleeping Beauty.” Comment
Joe Knows

Fast start to college career preview of greatness to come for Baird

Former Medgar Evers track star Kadecia Baird had a better start to her college career than she had in her homecoming race at the Armory last Saturday. Comment
High School Sports

Slow second half against Molloy sends Xaverian to another close defeat

Experienced teams can find ways to win basketball games, but a young Xaverian squad has allowed winnable games to slip away. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014


MEET WILL BREDDERMAN: Our reporter talks Rep. Grimm’s NY1 threats — on NY1

You read his ace coverage of Rep. Michael Grimm’s State of the Union address meltdown. Now you can watch reporter Will Bredderman discuss Grimm’s history of temper flare-ups on NY1’s “Inside City Hall.” Comment

Grimm apologizes for verbal assault

Our pals at have an update to the Rep. Michael Grimm story that is making the rounds today. Check it out. Comment
Coney Island

Home run! Cyclones score 2014 All-Star Game

Who needs the Super Bowl — the New York-Penn League All-Star Game is coming to Brooklyn! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo wants to learn Justin Bieber’s parents a thing or two

This week, our columnist explains how to handle a train-wreck superstar kid — with good parenting! Comments (1)

Bushwick’s Oneida keeps avant-rocking on

The members of Oneida are not fans of downtime. Comment

St. Francis College suffers third-straight loss after early season success

The impressive start the St. Francis women’s basketball team enjoyed this season seems to be losing steam. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Bay Ridge

Kids rock! Children sing for peace in Bay Ridge

They sing to unite the world — and the borough! Comment
The world-renowned Russian anarchists who plan to appear at a Feb. 5 concert at the Barclays Center are actually disciples of the Antichrist, according to one man of the cloth. Comment
Bay Ridge

Rock on! Concert pays tribute to Ridge arts visionary

Gone, but not forgotten. Comments (1)
Brooklyn Heights

Fresh Kiehl’s! Skin-care store marks Brooklyn opening with road rash bash, park cash

The Manhattan-based skin-care retail chain Kiehl’s Since 1851 is opening its first Brooklyn location on Jan. 31 with a skateboarding clinic and a gift to a beloved park. Comment
High School Sports

Hot shooting Whitehead powers Lincoln past South Shore

The Abraham Lincoln boys’ basketball team found itself down for the first time against South Shore with six minutes left in the game, but he Railsplitters never trailed again thanks to the play of Seton Hall commit Isaiah Whitehead. Comments (1)

High-flying Blackbirds top Mount St. Marys

The freezing temperatures and snow outside certainly had no effect on Long Island University’s shooting over the weekend. Comment
High School Sports

Up-and-coming Crawford shines at New Balance Games for Robeson

It wasn’t love at first sight with track and field for Paul Robeson’s Amanda Crawford, but it was meant to be. Comment

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

Coney Island

Go yeast! New brewery coming to Coney

The People’s Playground’s alcohol content is about to rise! Comment

Fire in frigid Flatlands


Fire in frigid Flatlands

An early morning fire in Flatlands claimed a three-story, Victorian-era home on Brooklyn Avenue Friday, but spared the lives of its inhabitants, who escaped with only minor injuries. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan takes on the Santa clause

Our columnist points out that sometimes there are shades of gray, but other times things are black or white. Comments (5)

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

A state agency has declared the birds per-swan-a non grata, and aims to exterminate the entire population. Comments (18)
The Park Slope Food Co-op knows it could lose business to a fledgling do-good food store in Windsor Terrace, and it does not care. Comment

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