Monday, March 16, 2015

Fort Greene

Traditional Japanese drummers to put their backs into it at BAM

It’s the pound of music. Comment

P’Slope writer rails against social media in new book

A Park Slope author has written a new book outlining what he sees as the potential perils of our collective addiction to social media. Comments (1)

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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, March 14, 2015

Big Screecher

Snow melts Carmine’s Carmine Awards gala

When you plan an event in March, you don’t expect it to get snowed out! Comment

Friday, March 13, 2015


Flay-grounds: Bay Ridge, Dyker lead borough in playground injury lawsuits

Around Bay Ridge, you play at your own risk. Comment
Bay Ridge ►Video

Blow the house down: Harmonica virtuoso to play Bay Ridge

This guy really harps on. Comment
Gerritsen Beach

New grist for the old mill

The Gerritsen Mill, which was built in the 1630s and stood for three centuries, will be featured on a sign that will be displayed in the Salt Marsh Nature Center. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge Nights

Ridge go bragh — it’s St. Paddy’s Day!

Oh Danny boy, the pubs, the pubs are calling! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Iranian nuke deal legitimizes a top global menace

Iran is a top state sponsor of terrorism, and its nuked-up Islamic republic could destroy the free world, writes our columnist. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Studio space race: Artists look back on five years of gentrification

They’re painting by numbers. Comment

Thursday, March 12, 2015


Five shades of green: Your guide to Saint Patrick’s Day in Brooklyn

It’s the time of the year for green beer — Saint Patrick’s Day is on Tuesday — and you may be overwhelmed by the number of bars offering it alongside Guinness, corned beef, and cabbage. To ease your sense of vertigo, we have drafted a handy list of standout pubs and what they have planned for the occasion. Comment
Marine Park

Speed racers at Kings Plaza

Ready, set, roll! Comment
Bensonhurst ►Video

Cops hunt pervert who groped girls in Bensonhurst

Police are searching for the creep who they said groped two young girls in Bensonhurst this month. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Party pooper: Pol aims to ban booze boats from Sheepshead Bay

The party may be over soon for Sheepshead Bay’s booze-cruise captains. Comments (5)
High School Sports

Clippers ship into city title game

Xaverian ground and pounded its way to its first city championship game in a decade. Comment
Joe Knows

Spotlight bright on historic PSAL girls’ hoops final

A Brooklyn boys’ basketball team will not compete for a Public School Athletic League Class AA city title for the first time since 1999, shifting the borough’s spotlight to intriguing and historic girls’ final. Comment

Dance denied: St. Francis falls to Robert Morris in title game

St. Francis Brooklyn’s heroic comeback attempt fell short — and with it, the chance of that elusive NCAA tournament bid. Comment

Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Unshakable Harway Terrace goes dark

Co-op towers that weathered Sandy unscathed blame blackout on melting snow. Comment
Mill Basin

Inferno rips though Mill Basin

A terrifying four-alarm fire blazed for nearly three hours in Mill Basin on March 9 and destroyed four homes in what residents say was the worst inferno ever to strike the waterfront neighborhood. Comment
Fort Greene

Primp brisket: Cooks battle to be crowned New York’s Brisket king

Smoke ’em if you got ’em. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna has some thoughts on ‘wildbirth’

What the heck is wrong with women today? Do they really believe that in order to get back to nature, prove their strength, and show fortitude they have to give birth in the middle of nowhere? Or is it just to gain attention? Comment
High School Sports

Fraser’s big fourth sends Vikings to third-straight title game

He asked, and she answered. Comment
High School Sports

Grand Street roars past Bergtraum into first-ever girls’ hoops title game

Grand Street is one step closer to the school’s first Class AA girls’ basketball city championship. Comment

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Sheepshead Bay ►Video

Suspicious activities around local shuls raise alarm

Police and residents are on alert in Sheepshead Bay after two men were spotted taking video outside two Ocean Parkway synagogues over the weekend. Comment

Sunset Parking: Industry City redevelopment needs public land for car lot

A plan to invest nearly $1 billion of private money in Sunset Park’s Industry City could bring hundreds of new parking spots to an area where car space is at a premium, but the proposal relies on the city playing ball. Comments (5)

Police shoot alleged gun-toter Downtown

Cops shot a man who they say pulled a gun on them Downtown early on Saturday morning. Comment

Sober Saint Patrick’s Day: Where to celebrate without the hangover


Sober Saint Patrick’s Day: Where to celebrate without the hangover

Most people associate Saint Patrick’s Day with getting wasted. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Comment
Mean Streets

City puts big bucks towards Fourth Avenue overhaul

Separated bike lanes are among the proposed new features on the crash-prone thoroughfare. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Xaverian heads to first semifinal since 2005

Nyontay Wisseh finally did he was told and couldn’t have picked a better time. Comment

Terriers one win away from historic NCAA bid

Top-seeded St. Francis Brooklyn knocked off upset-minded visitors No. 5 St. Francis University 62–48 in the Northeast Conference semifinals on March 7 to secure a spot in Tuesday’s championship game. Comment
High School Sports

Jefferson clipped by Wings in semifinals

After three-straight appearances in the city championship game, many expected Thomas Jefferson to be back again this year — but Wings Academy had other ideas. Comment
High School Sports

Kangaroos bounced from playoffs by Cardozo

Boys & Girls defied expectations this season with a deep run in the postseason in the company of powerhouses such as Thomas Jefferson, Wings Academy and Benjamin Cardozo. Comment

Monday, March 9, 2015

Bay Ridge

Inn on the outs: City may shutter much-derided hotel

The long reign of the Prince Hotel may soon come to an end. Comment
Bay Ridge

Eco docked: Ridge’s floating classroom may not open this year

Bay Ridge’s newest waterfront attraction may be off limits this summer because of a faulty design. Comments (1)
Gerritsen Beach

Dr. John’s Playground is getting a shot in the arm

A Gerritsen Beach playground named after a legendary local doctor is getting major surgery next year to help treat a serious problem with water retention. Comments (4)

I want you back! Singer revives Motown shows from classic Brooklyn theaters

You don’t need to hear it through the grapevine — you can hear it in Brooklyn! Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan counts topics on FOX News

In which our columnist informs the outgoing Attorney General how many different things his favorite cable news channel has to talk about. Comments (2)

Friday, March 6, 2015


Mother and daughter disappear in Flatbush

Police are searching for a mother and daughter who vanished from their home in Flatbush on Feb. 28. Comments (1)
It was the same story told in a whole new way. Comment
More than two frigid weeks after a 20-year-old autistic man vanished from his Marine Park home, his mother said she is certain he is still alive — and she needs the public’s help finding him. Comments (17)

A final turn of the key: Downtown cops leave slain officers’ lockers as memorials

The lockers once used by Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the Downtown police officers murdered in Bedford-Stuyvesant in December, have been packed with mementos and sealed up for good, never to be used by another cop. Comment

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