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Monday, May 18, 2015

Park Slope

Park Slope journalist reveals the stories behind his oddball stories

This writer wants you to put down the smart phone and pick up a ballpoint pen! Comment

Sunday, May 17, 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, May 16, 2015

Big Screecher

Face it! Carmine is ‘Mr. Nice Guy!’

This week, the Screecher lets you know just how nice he really is! Comment

Friday, May 15, 2015

Bensonhurst

Trashed: Mayor ignores Bensonhurst’s call for more sanitation service

Mayor DeBlasio’s executive budget doesn’t give Bensonhurst garbage collection the boost local leaders wanted. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge Nights

Vikings invade Bay Ridge!

Vikings are invading Bay Ridge — beskytt ølene!* Comment
Marine Park

Locally hewn: Woodworkers craft Marine Park timber

Wood you look at that! Comment
A Britisher’s View

America coddles blacks who behave badly

Where is the furor over black crime and white plight, inquires our columnist. Comments (5)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Carnival of books

Dozens of locals celebrated the borough-wide bicycle tour at the Bike the Branches Friends Carnival at the Sheepshead Bay Library on May 9. Comment
Bay Ridge

Mass appeal: Doc to talk Italian-American devotional art in Bay Ridge

A Bay Ridge wine bar that also slings oysters is serving up some “Mary on the half-shell.” Comment
Standing O

Hail to the new chief!

Standing O salutes the new president of the Society of Old Brooklynites. Comment
Bay Ridge

Allegory of the Kaves: Ridge artist featured in Brooklyn film fest short

This lord is expanding his dominion. Comment
Coney Island

Boardwalk Mother’s Day karaoke hits all the right notes

It was the mother of all sing-alongs. Comment
Brighton Beach

Remembering victory and loss

More than 250 people attended the Victory Day celebration hosted by the Be Proud Foundation at the National restaurant on May 8. Comment
BoroBeat

Flatbush biz leaders toast Markowitz at Kings Theatre

It was a gala fit for Kings. Comment
Joe Knows

PSAL gets failing grade for Dick’s debacle

The Public Schools Athletic League failed at its only job — to act in the best interest of its kids. Comment

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

Society of Old Brooklynites elects new president

Meet the new boss of the old Brooklynites. Comment
Coney Island

Luna lockers looted

An eagle-eyed go-kart rider fingered a guy who allegedly looted a locker at Luna Park on May 10, but the cretin behind two other cubby-related cribbings that day appears to be still at large. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Rising stars of Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay has no treble finding talent! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Where is Al Sharpton on Mississippi police murders?

This week, our columnist wonders why the activist doesn’t say something — anything — about the murder of a black officer in Dixie. Comments (6)
Marine Park

Nothing but net

Families tried their hand at seining — fishing with a net — with the Urban Park Rangers at the Marine Park estuary on May 10. Comment
Borough-wide

Xaverian ace Amato tosses perfect game against Molloy

Robert Amato was simply perfect. Comment
High School Sports

Grand comeback: Wolves rally twice to top Telecom

Grand Street looked like it was out of the game against Telecommunications before it rallied for an important win. Comment
High School Sports

Bonnies shut out by St. Francis Prep in diocesan semifinals

Fontbonne Hall ace Bianca Marletta did all she could, but two early runs were too much to overcome for and her team. Comment

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay teen disappears

Police are looking for a 17-year-old boy who vanished from Sheepshead Bay on May 6. Comment
Bay Ridge

‘Love locks’ trend spreads to Bay Ridge

Call it Bae Ridge. Comment
Park Slope

Stretch comedy: Park Slope studio offers ‘laughter yoga’ class

Talk about a twisted sense of humor! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Temporary fix: Cherry Hill may get 10-year reprieve

The controversial Sheepshead Bay supermarket that has been operating illegally for nearly six years took a major step towards legalization on May 7 when the local councilman threw his support behind a text amendment that would allow the business to operate for the next 10 years. Comments (1)

Monday, May 11, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Help bust this burglar

Police have released a photograph of the suspect they say robbed a man’s home in Sheepshead Bay on April 17. Comment
Red Hook

Africa’s top contemporary art coming to Red Hook

Manhattan’s fancy contemporary art fair Frieze is this weekend, but you can save the ferry fare, because Brooklyn is having its own fancy contemporary art fair Comment
Coney Island

Stop gap: Lack of stop sign, crosswalk endagers Coney seniors, say activists

They will not yield. Comment
Canarsie

Off-duty cop killed in motorcycle accident

An off-duty police officer driving a motorcycle died after he was struck by the driver of a sports utility vehicle in Canarsie on May 4, according to the police department. Comment

Friday, May 8, 2015

Borough-wide

Jewish museum to screen long-lost Hitchcock Holocaust film

Our pals at The Villager have the inside story on a 1945 documentary about Nazi concentration camps directed by Alfred Hitchcock, screening for the first time on May 19. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Pedestrian in critical after collision

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car in Sheepshead Bay on May 6, according to police. Comment
Fort Greene

UPDATED: Cops free Snowden statue after rogue artists turn themselves in

Authorities have finally released the bust of whistle-blower Edward Snowden that rogue artists famously erected in Fort Greene Park last month, after two of the artists responsible came forward. Comment
High School Sports

Mistakes catch up to Madison in loss to Tottenville

A young James Madison team has already exceeded expectations this season, but proved it still has some growing up to do in a loss to league power Tottenville. Comment
Borough-wide

Malignaggi returns to ring at Barclays after long layoff

Paulie Malignaggi isn’t dead yet — and he intends to prove it by reviving his boxing career. Comment
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