Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

This karaoke night has both kinds of music — country and western. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Call it a Coney photo album. Comment
At experimental art show, the audience holds the spotlight. Comments (1)

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Park Slope

Sharkmuffin attack! W’burg trio sinks its teeth into the music world

As its name suggests, this garage rock trio is both sweet and fierce. Comment
Boerum Hill

Rugging up: Boerum Hill artist weaves photos into prayer rugs

This artist mixes the spiritual with the arboreal. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 23, 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! Read more…

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine can’t believe what they did to that giraffe!

This week, the Screecher claims there are better things to do with giraffes then feed them to lions, and explains why he honors who he honors with Carmine Awards. Comment

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Coney Island

Back it up! Councilman claims city Sandy program failed to reach Coney Islanders

Coney Island’s councilman wants to send the city’s post-Sandy rebuilding effort back to the drawing board. Comment
Clinton Hill

Do the write thing: Rosie Perez reveals traumatic childhood in new memoir

The Brooklyn-born and bred actress reveals her difficult upbringing in Bushwick and an upstate New York orphanage. Comments (3)

Trial and error! Brooklyn mother seeks to free son in case made for Hollywood

A Brooklyn mother is hoping the new district attorney will give a second chance to her son, who was convicted of murder in 2005 — and whose story will soon be a film starring actor Chris Noth. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Greet the heat in Bay Ridge

Celebrate the return of the sun with a night out in the Ridge! Comment
A Britisher’s View

‘A Tale of Two Cities’ has DeB-n-bish cooking cronyism in a petri dish

Mayor DeBlasio abused his office when he made a phone call to an NYPD boss that helped to spring his pal from prison, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Marine Park

Locals want halt on stop trap

Marine Park

Locals want halt on stop trap

Marine Park residents say the police department is using a confusing stop sign to trap motorists and drum up ticket revenue. Comments (11)
Marine Park

Mall brawl

Marine Park

Mall brawl

Witnesses said it was December déjà vu. Comments (4)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

Brooklyn artist spreads the ‘Love’


Brooklyn artist spreads the ‘Love’

He may not be on par with the world-famous Banksy yet, but one Brooklyn artist is aiming to raise the level of “street art” in the borough with a positive message and a catchy tag. Comment
Get ready to get sweaty, with a Bloody Mary mix-off and a talk on the history of hot sauce. Comment
Greenwood Heights

Underground history: Cemetery hosts Black History Month tour

There is no need to dig up the past at this educational event — just drive quietly through it. Comment
Will’s Watch

All in the family! Recchia campaign paying rent to wife

Talk about a sweetheart deal! Comments (2)
Joe Knows

Hardy’s success a lesson that all is never lost

Heather Hardy’s inspirational story grows with each victory. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Coney Island

Last go-round — famed Coney ride-maker passes on

It is the end of an era — and a long, great ride. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

What is up with the youth of today?

Have you ever noticed that sometimes there are more questions than answers? Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Snow-sculptors battle in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklynites of all ages turned out on Saturday for a very cold snow-sculpting contest at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment
Our pals at have the lowdown on the other Brooklyn’s latest sensation. Read more…

Blackbirds end four-game skid with tight Battle of Brooklyn victory

What a difference a week made for the St. Francis College and Long Island University men’s basketball teams. Comment

Johnson, Plumlee have high hopes for Nets after All-Star weekend

New Orleans, LA — The National Basketball Associations’s 63rd All Star Weekend featured the league’s top talent, including Mason Plumlee and Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

Bay Ridge

Street ‘artists’ hit expressway

Bay Ridge

Street ‘artists’ hit expressway

The canal isn’t the only Gowanus that needs cleaning. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Women stab man with a knife as he tries to break up fight

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
High School Sports

Lincoln claims second-straight borough title with Stephenson in stands

Abraham Lincoln made it clear that it has the best squad in the city last Sunday, with one of its most famous alums in attendance. Comment
High School Sports

Boys & Girls reclaims Millrose Games crown

Boys and Girls track star Richard Rose has experienced the highs and lows of the Millrose Games. Knowing how losing feels only made the elation of victory more thrilling. Comment
High School Sports

Medgar Evers races to fourth-straight Millrose Games relay title

Winning at the Millrose Games has become an annual even for the Medgar Evers girls’ track team. This year’s group wasn’t about to let that end — despite not featuring the big names it did in the past. Comment

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

Mill Basin

Emergency call! Goons loot phone Flatbush Avenue phone store

Three thugs bound and pistol-whipped employees of a Flatbush Avenue Metro PCS store before ripping off more than 100 phones and $2000 in cash last Friday, according to authorities. Comment

Eric Adams by the numbers

The beep wants to use real-time data to bring city services like snow removal out of the “Ice Age.” Comments (1)

Reppin’ Brooklyn! Flatbush Congresswoman wants soft landings for borough musicians’ gear

A Flatbush pol is demanding airlines take better care of Brooklyn musicians’ precious cargo. Comment

The cheapest digs in Dumbo

Here is how to apply for a sweet deal in the high-rent neighborhood. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan does the math so you don’t have to.

You guessed it! It’s another one of Stan’s “By the Numbers” columns. Comments (3)
High School Sports

Streaking Fontbonne claims division title after slow start

Fontbonne Hall’s season didn’t start very promisingly, but it finished strong. Comment

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Clinton Hill

Listen up! Spike Lee to give free lecture at Pratt

Brooklyn’s prodigal son will return. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014


Snowstorm wreaks havoc across Brooklyn


Snowstorm wreaks havoc across Brooklyn

A pregnant woman’s death by snowplow and the collapse of an East River Ferry pier in Greenpoint are just a few of the worst incidents during today’s relentless snow and sleet storm. Comment

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