Sections

Monday, June 8, 2015

Borough-wide

Dancing with droids: Robots perform at BAM

These robots want to boogie. Comment

Sunday, June 7, 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 (2)

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Big Screecher

Holy screech! Carmine’s weight gain caused by train!

This week, the Screecher lays it on the line — the D Line — which science has now proved cause his weight gain! Comment

Friday, June 5, 2015

The beloved diner is gone, but the residential tower cooked up to replace El Greco is getting ready to rise. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is Dublin up on St. Paddy’s

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya, Bay Ridge! Comment
A Britisher’s View

CAIR’s Muslim lawsuit snubs our national security

Muslims should be the first to want to help in the war on terror, but they appear to be the last, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Call it an out-of-left-field trip. An administrator at Poly Prep Counrty Day School took a group of pupils on a trip to Cuba where he provided them with booze, Cuban cigars, and hookers while he scouted out a private investment opportunity — all on the Dyker Heights school’s dime — a lawsuit alleges. Comment
Mill Basin

Street co-named for slain bus driver

A Mill Basin street was co-named in honor of a slain bus driver last week in a ceremony at the Flatbush Bus Depot. Comment
Standing O

Raising a glass of champagne for Tillie Fienberg

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Manhattan Beach

One if by land, two if by seawall

The Army Corps of Engineers pitches two plans to prevent floods around Jamaica Bay — a seawall across the inlet, or a network of barriers around the coastline. Comments (2)
Marine Park

Night moves at Aviator

Marine Park

Night moves at Aviator

Part 5k run, part electronic music festival, all light-and-laser fun, the Night Nation Run touched down at Aviator Spots and Events Center on Saturday and runners had a wild time. Comment
Crime

‘Fake’ lawyer needs real lawyer: Cops

A Sunset Park man faces up to 15 years in prison after an undercover investigation revealed he had allegedly posed as an attorney and charged thousands of dollars for bogus immigration services. Comments (1)
Joe Knows

Madison semis loss a step forward in softball title quest

It was not the ending to the season James Madison wanted. Comment

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A pack of two dozen pooches and a rat named Betty strutted their stuff on the Boardwalk during Deno’s Wonder Wheel’s annual Pet Day costume contest on May 31. Comments (1)
Downtown

‘Grease’ enlightening: Comedy group tackles lack of diversity in the musical

They are greasing the wheels of progress! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna takes on the ‘Pink Tax’

Fed up with advertizers shilling overpriced products to women, our columnist offers some shopping tips. Comments (2)

Life's a beach!

Coney Island

Up the creek: Volunteers count sea life, clean Coney estuary

It was a net positive. Comment
Borough-wide

City calls for volunteer beachcombers

The city is looking for a few good eyes — to help keep Brooklyn’s waterfront safe from trash. Comment
Greenwood Heights

Artists to give haunting performances at Green-Wood Cemetery

These performers will take their work to the grave. Comment
High School Sports

Late lead gets away from Madison in semifinals loss

James Madison never recovered from the emotional swing of the game’s biggest play. Comment

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Bensonhurst

PS 204 salutes veterans

Give these kids an “A” in patriotism. Comment
Bay Ridge

‘Miracle’ mile

The Fifth Avenue festival went off without a hitch — despite predicted thunderstorms that held off until just after the 16-block party wrapped up. Comment
Gravesend

Pedestrian struck in Gravesend

A Gravesend man was critically injured on May 30 when a driver struck him at Bay 54th Street and Cropsey Avenue. Comment
Borough-wide

Flashy Flatbush native Colbert wins pro debut at Barclays

Chris “B-Hop” Colbert was so confident he would win his first professional fight he was more concerned with just living up to his own hype — and his nickname. Comment
Borough-wide

Gerristen Beach’s Hardy back in the win column with split-decision victory

That last time Heather “The Heat” Hardy competed at Barclays Center, the fight didn’t end with the usual celebration when an accidental head butt led to a no contest, so the Gerritsen Beach native was glad to get back to her usual routine a little more than a month later, lifted up around the boxing ring in jubilation. Comment
High School Sports

Madison title run cut short

James Madison saw its dream of playing for a city title at Yankee Stadium cut short on Saturday when Tottenville’s Brandon Seltzer looped a walk-off single over Madison’s drawn-in infield in the bottom of the eighth inning. Comment
High School Sports

Volleyball title slips away from Boys & Girls

The Boys & Girls players allowed overconfidence to creep in, and it cost them. Comment

Monday, June 1, 2015

Gravesend

BWECC-tacular! Communtiy council’s gala a smash

Members of the Bensonhurst West End Community Council had a blast at their annual dinner-dance at Mill Island’s El Caribe on May 27. Comment
Brighton Beach

Cops search for Q-train groper

Cops are searching for the creep who copped a feel on a 26-year-old woman at the Q train’s Brighton Beach Station on May 22. Comment
Brighton Beach

Senior volunteer saluted

A Brighton Beach senior who loves to lend a hand was honored at an event celebrating senior volunteers last week. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s advice on wedding plans

In which our columnist considers cost-effective wedding venues, extravagant baseball salaries, and Hillary’s favorite excuse. Comments (4)
Canarsie

Two sought in Flatlands shooting

Police are asking for the public’s help finding two suspects they believe were involved in a shooting in Flatlands on May 27. Comments (1)

Friday, May 29, 2015

High School Sports

Madison returns to semifinals with comeback win over Bronx Science

Samantha Mendelsohn doesn’t usually show much emotion on the diamond, but the sophomore catcher couldn’t help herself after driving in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning on Thursday. Comment
Crime

Grave end in Gravesend

One man is dead and another is in critical condition after someone shot them in the deceased’s Stillwell Avenue apartment on May 26. Comments (2)
Classifieds

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads
Community News Group

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!