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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Carroll Gardens

Dosa, so good: New eatery brings South Indian cuisine to Brooklyn

Pancakes for dinner? That is the order of the day at Dosa Royale. Comment
Park Slope

Spaced out: P’Slope author writes crime thriller about Nigerian space program

When Deji Olukotun combined his two careers of law and literature, he came up with a novel that is out of this world. Comment

Monday, March 3, 2014

Bay Ridge

Spice girl: Bay Ridge icon pens new cookbook

Tanoreen’s Rawia Bishara shows you how to make her beloved Middle Eastern food at home. Comment
Prospect Heights

Still waiting for the man: Bands play birthday tribute to Lou Reed

It sounds like a perfect day. Comment

Sunday, March 2, 2014

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

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

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Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine screeches for Anne Pollizzi

This week, Carmine gives a shout-out to another of his Carmine Award winners! Comment

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Park Slope

Cheap laughs: circus offers discount to customers in clown makeup

Amateur clowns will be laughing all the way to the bank at this circus show. Comment
Cinema

Brooklyn bars celebrate Oscars with Hollywood-inspired drinks

The special ingredient in these cocktails is movie magic! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge Nights is on the March!

Ring in the beginning of March with a night out in Bay Ridge Nights. Comments (1)
A Britisher’s View

Israel boycotters are squawking up a storm, but let’s see them take on a real rogue regime

Israel boycotters are all squawk and no chutzpah, claims our columnist. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Will’s Watch

Updated: Donors bid for LICH

Two of the top contenders for taking over the ailing medical center’s Cobble Hill property are big-time donors to the 2014 re-election campaign of Governor Andrew Cuomo — who controls the levers that will determine the facility’s fate. Comments (6)
Midwood

Ocean Parkway driving locals crazy

Run, don’t walk — if you want to cross Ocean Parkway. Comments (5)
Williamsburg

B’wick performance artists to live in giant hamster wheel for 10 days

This sounds like a wheel-y uncomfortable living situation. Comment
Standing O

Rebuilding and protecting us, one building at a time

Standing O is sends a shout-out to New York Tech Professor Illya Azaroff for being honored by the American Institute of Architects. Comment
Coney Island

NY Rangers coach local youth

It was a hockey charity hat trick. Comment
Borough-wide

Borough President celebrates Black History Month

Borough President Adams hosted his first Black History Month Celebration Monday night with an event at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Comment
Downtown

Dancing about movies: New fest pairs films with live performance

Most film screenings begin with a warning to turn off your cellphone. Not these ones. Comment
Joe Knows

Brooklyn high school hoops will make this a special March

March should belong to Brooklyn’s basketball teams. Comment
Williamsburg

What a crock! This cookoff has pots of chili — but no pot chili

There is just one thing you cannot put in your dish at Barcade’s Underground Chili Extravaganza... Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

Midwood

Midwood ready for its close-up

They’re already saying “Cheese.” Comments (2)
Dining

Could Brooklyn lose its flavor? Borough’s landmark restaurants aren’t landmarked

Nothing is stopping these iconic Brooklyn eateries from going the way of the dodo. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

My wallet’s being Disney-fied

This week, our columnist wonders why it cost so much — and soon to be more — to go to Disney World. Comment
Park Slope

Book revue: Comedians take literature low-brow

Here is a new twist on spending Friday night in with a good book. Comment
Williamsburg

Bloody brilliant: Live horror show slays at W’burg theater

There will definitely be blood. Comment
High School Sports

Midwood’s Hector surges to 1000-meter city title

Midwood’s Billy Hector wouldn’t be denied the lead twice. Comment
High School Sports

Big second half from Charles powers Xaverian to playoff win

Sayon Charles went from out of sorts to in sync after halftime — and it pushed Xaverian to a playoff win. Comment
Borough-wide

Hot-shooting Terriers best first-place Robert Morris in overtime

St. Francis College had already lost a double overtime thriller to Robert Morris earlier this season and the Terriers weren’t going to let that happen again. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Bay Ridge

Ridge leader nabbed in mob sting

A prominent Bay Ridge civic leader was arrested earlier this month for his alleged role in an international gun-smuggling, drug-trafficking, and money-laundering ring. Comment
Bensonhurst

Not in my BWECC-yard! Bensonhurst residents upset Coney shelter coming to Stillwell Avenue

A Coney Island charity is opening a Bensonhurst outpost under the Bay 50th Street train station — but some locals are concerned about the sort of characters it will bring their neighborhood. Comments (4)
Brooklyn Heights

Bling ring shipment purloined from vestibule

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

Carrington’s 42-point performance propels Loughlin past Christ the King for diocesan title

Bishop Loughlin coach Ed Gonzalez has an eye for when star guard Khadeen Carrington is going to shine, and he saw the signs before the Lions took the floor for the diocesan championship game. Comment
Park Slope

Remembering ‘the mayor of Fifth Avenue’

Small business champion and longtime Park Slope activist Albert Cabbad passed away in his Bay Ridge home last week. He was 88. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Medgar Evers makes history with sweep of city indoor track titles

Medgar Evers enjoyed an historic day at the Public School Athletic League indoor track and field championships. Comment
High School Sports

Defending city champion Nazareth riding 16-game winning streak into playoffs

Nazareth boys’ basketball coach Todd Jamison saw a change in his team after an overtime loss to Bishop Ford in early January. Comment

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Marine Park

They got the gold in gusto: Students cheer U.S. Olympians

They all medaled in spirit. Comments (2)
Politics

DA taps three legal eagles to investigate predecessor’s convictions

District Attorney Ken Thompson has selected a trio of power attorneys to pick over the legacy of the man he defeated last November — 23-year top lawman Charles “Joe” Hynes. Comment
Features

Get ready for CNG’s 2014 Brooklyn Women of Distinction

Our annual salute to Kings County’s women profiles a rainbow coalition of 25 notable females around town. Don’t forget to look for it in our April 18 issue. Comments (1)
Williamsburg

Getting milit-art! Landlord to decorate with pics by veteran

The next time you want some insight into the minds of those who fight wars, just step inside a building owned by this real estate company. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

So many questions, so many answers

This week our columnist once again answers his own questions for your enjoyment. Comments (12)
Health

Tomorrow: Free heart screening for hacks

No, not computer geeks. Livery cab drivers! At Maimonides Medical Center Comment

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Borough-wide

EXCLUSIVE: Ferry company responsible for collapsed dock never inspected underwater

The city put the corporation that runs the East River Ferry in charge of inspecting the Greenpoint pier it uses and the company never did more than kick the tires ahead of the dock’s terrifying Feb. 13 disintegration, according to a source close to the investigation. Comment
Downtown

‘Cake sale! Junior’s is on the block and sky’s the limit for developers

Get your cheesecake while you can, Brooklyn. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

Bensonhurst

Real tough guy bowls over old lady for her handbag

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

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