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Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Williamsburg

Twisted vista: Artist builds warped sculpture of view from his apartment

Patrick Jacobs wants to bring his audience home — sort of. Comment

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Park Slope

Zlatne Uste brings the Balkan beat back to Park Slope

The folk music fest returns to Grand Prospect Hall. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

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
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine’s year begins and ends with food!

This week, the Screecher recaps his best meals of Christmas past. Comment

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Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Bergen Beach

SUNDAY: Fight cancer with Zumba

Get ready for a dance battle — against cancer! Comment
Bergen Beach

Locals: Cold weather makes bus depot fumes even worse

For Bergen Beach residents near the neighborhood’s crowded bus depot, the cold weather is getting them hot under the collar. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bundle up in Bay Ridge

The cold never bothered us anyway. Comments (1)
A Britisher’s View

Toss swindling Michael Grimm in jail — and throw away the key

Induct disgraced ex-congressman Michael Grimm into Brooklyn’s political Hall of Shame for being a garden-variety crooked pol, writes our columnist. Comments (2)
Canarsie

Methodist opens new sports injury center in Canarsie

The same treatments that help professionals rebound from crippling sports injuries are now available to Brooklyn’s wounded weekend warriors. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Bay Ridge

Nordic Delicacies set to close

Bay Ridge is bidding “farvel” to a neighborhood institution. Comments (2)
Flatbush

Shooter on the loose in Flatlands

Police are looking for the suspect who shot and killed a 21-year-old man in Flatlands on Jan. 6. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridge pols line up for Grimm’s old seat

Three Brooklyn politicians are eyeing the congressional seat left vacant by tax cheat Michael Grimm, who stepped down on Jan. 5 after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion. Comment
Brighton Beach

Boardwalk balk: Locals blast assemblyman for funding flip-flop

A Sheepshead Bay politician who promised to ensure the borough’s largest Boardwalk would remain wood is a hypocrite who doesn’t care if the planks are ripped up and replaced with cement and plastic, angry beachcombers said this week. Comments (20)
Williamsburg

Female and gay comics spoof bro-medians

Dude jokes like a lady. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Plumb Beach path paved

Sheepshead Bay cyclists rejoice! The 450-foot unpaved stretch of the Plumb Beach-Sheepshead Bay bike path that created a sand trap for cyclists has finally been repaved after more than two years of neglect. Comments (6)
Brighton Beach

Cash-machine crook in Brighton Beach

Police are asking for the public’s help finding the man they say robbed a 34-year-old woman at a Brighton Beach bank on Nov. 24. Comment
Williamsburg

’90s Brooklyn rockers Dead Air reuniting for one night only

After 20 years of dead air, they’re making noise again. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

I spy! Jo says it’s OK to snoop!

This week, our columnist lets you know that it just fine to keep up with your kids on Facebook — or by reading their diaries behind their backs! Comment
Park Slope

Say a little Moliere for you: A modern ‘Miser’ in P’Slope

Almost three centuries before Scrooge McDuck and his freeloading nephews, there was this guy. Comment
Borough-wide

Terriers cruise past Bryant for fifth-straight win

If this is the year St. Francis College captures its first-ever Northeast Conference men’s basketball title, it can point to a home win over Bryant as the first step on the road to the crown. Comment
High School Sports

Young Lions tamed by veteran Iona Prep

Bishop Loughlin is going to go through some growing pains this year with its young and relatively inexperienced team. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Dyker Heights

Cops turn backs on mayor again at fallen officer’s funeral

The third protest by police near the bodies of their fallen colleagues came over the police commissioner’s demand that officers contain their contempt for DeBlasio. Comments (3)
Canarsie

Canarise man disappears

Police are looking for a 34-year-old man who hasn’t been seen since Jan. 1. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Attempted car-jacking in Sheepshead Bay

Police are on the hunt for a man who tried to car-jack a woman in broad daylight on the corner of E. Sixth Street and Avenue Z in Sheepshead Bay on Jan. 1. Comment
Bushwick

Walt-ered states: Art show is inspired by Walter White and Walt Whitman

Heisenberg lives! Comment
Flatlands

Cops seek Flatlands shooter

Cops are looking for the man they say shot a 36-year-old man outside of a nightclub in Flatlands on Jan. 2. Comment
Williamsburg

Park Sloper makes sci-fi sculptures from old toys

It is a whitewash! Comment
Borough-wide

No rest for former Blackbirds baseball stars

For two Long Island University baseball alums, their work ethic is the difference between making it and striking out. Comment
High School Sports

All-Brooklyn Football Honors

Brooklyn was again the premier football borough in New York City — and even more than usual this year. Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Happy New Year!

Coney Island

New Year’s by the sea: Ringing in 2015 in Coney Island

An aide to Borough President Adams said that ringing in the new year in Coney Island could become a new tourist tradition. Our reporter put the hypothesis to the test, braving the ocean breeze on the Boardwalk, renting a room at a by-the-hour motel, and the next morning, taking the polar bear plunge. Comment
BoroBeat

PHOTOS: Grand Army Plaza fireworks herald start of 2015

The annual fireworks display at Grand Army plaza drew scores of people too smart to travel overseas to Manhattan to ring in the new year. Relive all the action with our slideshow. Comment
Borough-wide

Woah, baby! First newborn of 2015 a Brooklynite

Several borough parents rang in the new year with a little bundle of joy, including one at the stroke of midnight. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Cops seek robber in Sheepshead Bay

Police are looking for the gun-wielding man they say robbed a convenience store in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 31. Comment
Clinton Hill

Steam dunked: Pratt whistles go silent after final New Year’s blast

Pratt Institute’s chief engineer blew off some steam for the last time on New Year’s Eve. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan on terrorism, torture, and the Red Brigade

In which our columnist asks President Obama out to a movie. Comments (8)

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