Sections

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Music

Color coordination: Rock stars and color guards team up

These artists are changing the color guard. Comment

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Boerum Hill

The Hole story: Photo exhibit focuses on derelict section of Brooklyn

It is a hole ’nother world. Comment

Monday, June 22, 2015

DUMBO

Trace the music

Call her the artist from Down Under — the Manhattan Bridge. Comment

Sunday, June 21, 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. Comments (1)

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine: Give the vets what’s coming to them!

This week, the Screecher demands — no, DEMANDS — veterans get treated with the respect they deserve. Comments (1)
DUMBO

Get the scoop

New book blows the lid off artisan ice cream! Comment

Friday, June 19, 2015

Flatbush

Star-spangled ban — err

An American flag posted outside of the Flatlands Volunteer Ambulance Corps since shortly after Sept. 11, 2001, has drawn the ire of the Department of Sanitation, but corps members were able to dodge the citation because of a strange mistaken-identity mishap. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

One way? No way!: CB15 pans city plan for Sheepshead Bay Road

The city floated a plan to Community Board 15 to turn part of Sheepshead Bay Road one way, and close a stretch of E. 15th Street altogether — but the idea sank like a rock. Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Five ways to re-re-purpose Boardwalk timber

Wood from the Coney Island Boardwalk is currently on display at an Italian world’s fair. What should happen to it after the fete is over? We have some ideas. Comment
Gowanus

Sport of kings: “Invisiball” stages a faux soccer match

These performers have no balls. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Unholy rollers: Vandals knock over Virgin Mary statue in Brooklyn Heights

The priest at St. Charles Borromeo Church says the church will have to pay thousands of dollars to restore the statue. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

In Bay Ridge, it’s time for Pop Rock

Dad’s rockin’ the Ridge. Sunday is Father’s Day, and there’s nowhere better to hear music much loved by “men of a certain age” than Bay Ridge — the home of the dad rock cover band. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and most of Brooklyn’s Council members love a terrorist

The city’s second top official — and all but one of Brooklyn’s Council members — want remorseless Puerto Rican terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera to be released from prison, but their sordid solidarity is a slap to his victims, writes our columnist. Comments (1)

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Gravesend

Senior disappears in Gravesend

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing Gravesend senior. Comment
Borough-wide

In step: Cops, locals keep peace at Sunset Park Puerto Rican parade

This procession has made serious progress. Comment
Standing O

Goodbyes, hellos and summer tips

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Borough-wide

Droid rage: Bots battle at Industry City robotics competition

It was a robo rumble. Comment
Brighton Beach

Rainbow coalition: Colorful play a school collaboration

It was a color-aborative effort. Comment
Fort Greene

Shreds of truth: New doc follows metal band “Unlocking the Truth”

This movie features a full metal racket. Comment
High School Sports

Blackbirds commit Camilo earns Mayor’s Cup MVP honors

Most-valuable-player honors were the furthest thing from Andy Camilo’s mind as the rain began to fall at MCU Park. Comment
Joe Knows

Tougher task awaits Malignaggi in new return bout

Paulie Malignaggi’s long-awaited return to the ring just got a whole lot more interesting. Comment

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Coney Island

Young woman vanishes in Coney Island

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a young Coney Island woman who disappeared on June 12. Comment
Gravesend

Following Dattilo’s way

A Gravesend street was co-named over the weekend to recognize a woman for her service to a local church where she mentored young adults and volunteered in the surrounding community. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Teenage wasteland: Students curate an exhibit about Brooklyn’s sewer system

A group of teens have uncovered the secrets of the sewers. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo on fake black lady: Whatevs

Considering the real problems in our country, our columnist thinks that Rachel Dolezal isn’t worth the fuss. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Students dance about ‘Life’

Dance students at IS 234 offered a moving lesson in life. Comment
Marine Park

Patriots with paddles: Vets canoe in Jamaica Bay

Veterans and their families came to Jamaica Bay’s Gateway National Recreation Area on June 14 for a Flag Day event filled with water-bourne fun. Comment
High School Sports

Xaverian hurlers lead stellar Catholic league pitching in Mayor’s Cup win

Xaverian’s John Bini didn’t know what he was getting himself into while warming up in the Catholic league bullpen before entering the Mayor’s Cup baseball all-star game. Comment
High School Sports

Telecom softball stars show off arms at Mayor’s Cup

Don’t run on Telecommunications’s Emily Bianchino and Susen Gutenkunst. That’s what the Catholic league players learned early in the Mayor’s Cup softball all-star game. Comment

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Coney Island

Double trouble: Cyclone gets stuck — again

Luna Park’s Cyclone roller coaster stalled before the first drop for the second time this season on June 13. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Trick play ensures Goldstein flag-football crown

The play devised just for the championship delivered Leon Goldstein’s first flag-football title. Comments (6)
High School Sports

Worth the wait: Recruiting journey lands Naz’s Jackson at Detroit

Brittney Jackson’s patience was finally rewarded — just about when it was running out. Comment

Monday, June 15, 2015

DUMBO

Dances with wolves: Pooches party at puppy prom

The dancers at this prom had two left feet. Comment
Bay Ridge

Punch sucker: Cops seek attacker in Ridge bus beatdown

Cops are searching for the cretin who clouted a straphanger on a bus at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 72nd Street in Bay Ridge on April 25. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Pod people: Sensory deprivation center opens in Carroll Gardens

They’re floating a new therapy, and that therapy is floating. Comment
Dyker Heights

Chalk it up to art

McKinley Junior High held its third-annual Chalk Art Competition on June 10, allowing participating students to spend the entire school day out on the playground creating their own compositions with multi-colored chalks. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Flag philanthropy: Local biz donates star-spangled banners to school

One Marine Park school celebrated Flag Day early thanks to a donation of flags. Comment
Marine Park

Drama kings: PS 207 puts on ‘Lion King’

These kids rocked Pride Rock. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan: Fasten your seat belts

In which our columnist plays a guessing game, ponders a beautiful mind, and offers his Oscar pick. Comments (2)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill deli re-brands as artisanal emporium to protest rent hike

Heroes are now “hand-fried chicken cutlet sandwiches.” Comment
Bay Ridge

Star power: J. Lo and Ray Liotta film in Ridge

Don’t be fooled by the Bay Ridge shot, she’s still Jenny from the block. Comment
Windsor Terrace

Local support, federal cuts for Brooklyn veterans

Locals raised money for veterans in Brooklyn last weekend, even as budget cuts in Washington are forcing part of the borough’s veterans’ hospital to close. Comments (4)
Politics

Judge: Lopez must pay his $300K sexual harassment fine

If he doesn’t, the attorney general can start seizing his assets. Comment

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Coney Island

Fin-der bender: Coney-bound shark dies in Florida car crash

It was like a real-life Sharknado. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Oh, what a night! Courier celebrates our 2015 Women of Distinction!

Brooklyn’s “Women of Distinction” received trophies and tributes at Sirico’s Caterers in Dykler Heights on June 10, and we covered all the action! Comment
Classifieds

Sign up for daily news e-mails!

News archive

CNG Radio

Brooklyn Paper Radio

Listen: ►iTunes ►RSS

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads
Schneps Community News Group

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter:

Optional: