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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Williamsburg

Read ’em and eat! Foodieodicals fest to celebrate food mags of all flavors

Get ’em while they’re hot — and still in print! Comment

Monday, April 6, 2015

Bushwick

Passover variety show features acts inspired by Biblical plagues

Pharaoh, let my people show! Comment
Gowanus

Ready for his closeup: Ridge photographer develops first solo show

It is his first shot at the big time. Comment

Sunday, April 5, 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! Comment
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comments (1)

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine gets right to the point

This week, Carmine’s short column is long-winded! Comment
Talk about a moveable feast! Comment
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, April 3, 2015

A Britisher’s View

Three calamities in one week deliver a grim reminder of our mortality

We are all a step away from the type of disasters that claimed seven children in a Midwood fire, killed everyone aboard a doomed jet in the French Alps, and injured 25 people in a building explosion in the East Village, writes our columnist. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge sings the weekend blues

Bay Ridge has got the blues! Comment

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Marine Park

Brunch with the bunny

Kids and parents celebrated the warmer weather with the Easter Bunny Brunch at Aviator Sports and Events Center on March 29. Comment
Dyker Heights

New ‘Miss Norway’ crowned in Dyker

She’s one striking Viking. Comment
Standing O joins with Senator Golden in recognzing these most remarkable women. Comment
Bay Ridge

No room for debate!

At the first Brooklyn debate in the race to fill the congressional seat vacated by tax-cheat Michael Grimm, both candidates said they would have voted against the Republican-controlled House of Representative’s proposed federal budget. Comment
Borough-wide

Flood insurance rates reach new high-water mark

Homeowners in Southern Brooklyn wish this was just a bad April Fool’s Day prank, but no such luck. Comment
Bushwick

Cobble Hill photographer captures a disappearing Brooklyn

Take a look now — before it is gone. Comment
Joe Knows

A series of wrong turns in Albany

A word of advice: you may want to get a ride from someone other than me in Albany. Comment

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Gravesend ►Video

Cops seek Gravesend liquor store robber

Police are asking for the public’s help finding the gun-wielding man who robbed a liquor store in Gravesend on March 27. Comment
Borough-wide

How con-seder-ate! Jewish groups hand out kosher-for-Passover food

In a time of deprivation, they made sure everyone had enough. Comment
Marine Park

An egg-cellent time in Marine Park

Hundreds of kids celebrated the holidays with an Easter egg hunt at Marine Park on March 28. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo shakes her head at tween hang-gliding

Parents have a responsibility to say ‘no’ to kids’ dangerous demands, our columnist writes. Comments (7)
High School Sports

Vikings Fraser continues dominant post season with record performance

ALBANY – Brianna Fraser did have something to enjoy despite her South Shore team falling to Christ the King in the state Federation semifinals. Comment
High School Sports

Canarsie native Alkins may have played final game at Christ the King

Rawle Alkins sat on the end of scorers’ table staring into an uncertain future. Comments (1)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Coney Island

Terror at 85 feet

When Luna Park’s Cyclone roller coaster stalled near the top of its first hill during the second ride of the season on March 29, trapping a dozen riders 85 feet above Coney Island, nobody at the amusement park bothered to contact the police or fire department. Comment
And you can take part! Comment
Prospect Heights

Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks

Eight of the late Park Slope-born artist’s notebooks will be on display to the public for the first time ever. Comment
The design for the new seven-story condo building set to replace Emmons Avenue’s iconic El Greco diner has some residents calling for the developers to go back to the drawing board. Comments (1)
Gerritsen Beach

Wildfire in Gerritsen Beach

The fire department is investigating a mysterious brush fire that erupted in a field in Gerritsen Beach on March 29. Comments (21)
High School Sports

A-OK: Big fourth quarter sends Nazareth to Federation ‘A’ crown

ALBANY – There were plenty of times Nazareth could have given up on its season, hung its heads and said, “wait ’till next year.” A state Federation championship is the Lady Kingsmen’s prize for not doing so. Comment
High School Sports

Bobcats’ late charge falls short in Federation ‘B’ semifinals

ALBANY – The press was both friend and foe to the Bobcats. Comment
High School Sports

Vikings fall in Federation semis despite record 46 points from Fraser

ALBANY – Even an historic performance from Brianna Fraser was not enough to secure a state title for South Shore this year. Comment

Monday, March 30, 2015

Developers bowled over Maple Lanes in Bensonhurst last week to make way for an apartment complex, but they are mum on details about the project — including why they suddenly changed designs and why they aren’t providing any parking for the 128-unit development. Comment
Two Bay Ridge parochial schools are melting the glass ceiling and turning it into beakers. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan looks at Hillary’s record

In which our columnist compares the former New York senator’s record for upstate job creation to Gov. Cuomo’s. Comments (5)

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Borough-wide

Russell’s ‘A’ game powers Nazareth into Federation final

Erkyah Russell watched from the sidelines as Nazareth’s commanding, 16-point, first-quarter lead disappear in the second frame, and she knew she had to come in and make a difference. Comment

Friday, March 27, 2015

Canarsie

Cops searching for missing 13-year-old girl

Police Department are asking the public’s help finding a 13-year-old Canarsie girl who disappeared from her East 82 Street home on March 25. Comment
Coney Island

Special feature

Acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky dropped by his old middle school, Mark Twain IS 239 in Coney Island, to be inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Comment
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