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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bridge ‘Park’

Hands-on experience: Park sculpture says ‘Please Touch the Art’

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Afro-centric!: Photo show celebrates natural hair

This show has locks to love. Comment

Monday, June 29, 2015

Carroll Gardens

All that may become a man

All the world’s a stage, and all these men and women are equal players. Comment

Sunday, June 28, 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, June 27, 2015

Big Screecher

Screecher dances with stars in Atlantic City

This week, Carmine takes another trip down south, and has the time of his life. Or does he? Comment

Friday, June 26, 2015

Marine Park

In the zone: Congresswoman joins fight against zoning change

Locals opposed to Mayor DeBlasio’s sweeping plans to loosen height restrictions for new construction have enlisted a powerful new ally in the fight. Comments (4)
BoroBeat

Joystick division! Retro and futuristic video games face off at arcade expo

The past and the future of video gaming faced off at the New York City Arcade 2015 show Downtown on June 18, where joystick jockeys had the chance to road-test both the classic arcade-style games of yesteryear and the virtual reality technology set to take the industry by storm in years to come. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge heats up for summer!

Free movies, a very educational happy hour, and a whole lot of rock are waiting for you in Bay Ridge this weekend. Comment
Park Slope

Times are Tuff: Puppet festival launches album by Tuffy Tiger

Here comes Tuffy! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Away, you mouldy rogue! Teacher is a Shakespeare mutineer for being bored with the bard

Our columnist says this to the California teacher who wants to boot the bard from her curriculum: “There’s no more faith in thee than in a stewed prune.” Comments (1)

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Fort Hamilton

Fighting mad: Veterans protest planned closure of hospital wing

Brooklyn’s war veterans are up in arms over budget cuts that will shutter a wing of the borough’s veterans hospital. Comment
Bensonhurst

Hazard lights: Locals say new Belt Parkway lamp posts are dangerous

The new lamp posts recently installed along a portion of the Belt Parkway are a hazard to drivers, according to locals who are pushing to have them moved behind safety barriers, despite the city’s assurances that the light poles are safe. Comment
Standing O

Shoutouts to science researchers at Fontbonne Hall Academy

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Coney Island

Pol: We need ears in Coney Island

Coney Island’s councilman wants the police department to deploy a gunshot-locating technology in the 60th Precinct after a recent string of shootings, including a June 14 incident that injured two people — one a senior citizen — less than a block away from a middle school and a park. Comments (1)
Park Slope

Open by luck: Slope arts mainstay schedules a career retrospective

His life is on display. Comment
Borough-wide

City stars unable to rebound from penalties at Empire Challenge

Stormy weather at Shuart Stadium delayed the start of the Empire Challenge all-star football game more than a half hour, but even after the rain cleared up, the dark cloud that has haunted the New York City team in recent years remained. Comments (1)
Joe Knows

Parker putting college snubs behind him

Chris Parker gets why people want him to use the Empire State Challenge all-star football game as a way to show colleges exactly what they passed up on. Comment
High School Sports

Poly’s Femiano in New York City state of mind at Empire Challenge

Brenden Femiano grew up watching the Empire Challenge hoping one day to play in the all-star game between Long Island and New York City schools. He just always figured it would be for Long Island, before he transferred to Poly Prep. Comment

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Bay Ridge

Mama’s ploy: Disgraced Rep. Grimm’s mom asks judge for clemency

In a desperate bid for leniency at his upcoming sentencing, tax cheat and former congressman Michael Grimm gave the judge a note from his mommy. Comment
Bay Ridge

Protestors clash with Golden, call for ‘fair’ rent regs

Things almost got ugly when housing advocates protested in front of state Sen. Marty Golden’s Bay Ridge office on June 19. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna crawls back into her Nook

Tired of beading and yarn-crafts, our columnist breaks out the e-reader to pass the time. Comment
Coney Island

Wheeling and healing: Wonder Wheel raises money for Alzheimer’s

Talk about a money spinner! Comment

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Coney Island

Darling it’s better down where it’s wetter: Mermaid Parade marches on in rain

Rain, rain can’t make the Mermaid Parade go away. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

The secret to long life is… Brooklyn! Borough’s ‘Miss Susie’ is oldest person on the planet!

Spry super-centenarian Susannah “Miss Susie” Mushatt Jones — who will turn 116 on July 6 — is now the oldest living person on Earth. Comment
Coney Island

Cyclones return to Coney Island in home opener

Brooklyn’s boys of summer had a somber evening at MCU Park on June 20, losing their home opener and paying tribute to a fallen hero. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brooklyn’s Burlap To Cashmere fabricates new album

They’re picking up the threads of an old act. Comment
High School Sports

All-Brooklyn softball honors

There was no postseason softball hardware brought back to Brooklyn at the highest level this season, but the borough still produced some of the best talent and teams in the five boroughs. Comment
Borough-wide

Lost season has former Berkeley Carroll star Paller enjoying success

Robb Paller hasn’t looked at baseball the same way since a broken leg cost him his entire sophomore season at Columbia University. Comment

Monday, June 22, 2015

Marine Park

Sweet memories at PS 207

Kindergarteners and first-graders at PS 207 held their end-of-year Memory Day celebrations last week at the Marine Park school. Comment
Coney Island

Hum and haw: Organizers mum on Coney seaside concerts

They aren’t singing just yet. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s advice: Don’t be stupid

In which our columnist commends Dads, condemns stupidity and wishes luck to a true patriot. Comments (12)

Friday, June 19, 2015

Brighton Beach

Hero cop slashed by knife-wielding maniac

A transit cop is in stable condition after he shot and killed the man who slashed him in the neck with a hunting knife in Brighton Beach on June 18. Comment
Canarsie

Charged account: Cops say suspects sought false credit

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man and woman wanted for grand larceny after they opened up charge accounts at two store under false names and made purchases totalling $900. Comment
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