Thursday, July 9, 2015

Video has not killed the sculpture star. Comment

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Some hidden history is coming out. Comment

Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Touch the Sky: Rapper Skyzoo reaches out to his hometown audience

There is no place like home. Comment

Monday, July 6, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Parking not: CB15 blasts zone-busting development

Locals answered his “No Parking” sign with a “Stop” sign — but he refuses to yield. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Funky brunch: Wahlberg brothers come to Coney to promote family burger joint

Marky Mark made his mark in Coney Island last week. Comment

Sunday, July 5, 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

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Big Screecher

Happy Fourth! Celebrate with Carmine and Donny Wahlburger!

Look, you knew the Screecher would some day break bread with the coolest “New Kid,” didn’t you? Comments (1)

Friday, July 3, 2015

Coney Island

Gut check: Runner-up ready to beat Chestnut at hotdog-eating contest

He says there will be a new top dog-eater in town. Comment

Fired up!


Fired up!

It’s news you can fuse! Comment
Coney Island

Coney Island eats!

Coney Island

Coney Island eats!

Nathan’s Famous Comment
Manhattan Beach

It’s Gee-nius!: George Gee Swing Orchestra kicks of concert series

Don’t rain on his parade! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge goes off with a bang

Food, tunes, and fireworks — nobody does Independence Day like Bay Ridge! Comment
Coney Island

Major minors: Here’s our All-Cyclones MLB team

Plenty of Cyclones have made it to the show, but these guys did it better than most. Comment
Harbor Watch

Changing over

The outgoing US Army Recruiting Battalion commander ceremoniously passed the flag over to his replacement at Fort Hamilton Army Base on June 26. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Happy Birthday, America — you look great at 239!

There are at least 239 reasons to celebrate the United States of America — one for each year of its glorious existence, writes our true-blue columnist. Comment

Thursday, July 2, 2015


Rover rescue

They say cats have nine lives, but nine puppies in Gravesend could have lost the only lives they have if not for some generous animal rescuers from the neighborhood. Comment
The invasion long dreaded by denizens of the People’s Playground has finally come to pass, as costumed characters driven out of Times Square by a police crackdown have descended onto the Coney Island Boardwalk. Comment

Flag razing: Old Glory pulled down by thief

Just days after prevailing against the city’s attempt to pull it down, the star-spangled banner on display outside the Flatlands Volunteer Ambulance Corps was stolen right off the pole by flag-hating fiend. Comment
Standing O

Welcome to Big Apple Bank

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

Industrial-strength drinks: Industry City gets a vodka tasting room

If you build it, they will come. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Cherry Hill celebrates independence — America’s and its own

Cherry Hill Market threw an early July Fourth party last week, celebrating both America’s independence and its own freedom from a long-standing legal threat that could have put the market out of business. Comment
Joe Knows

Family inspired Fort Hamilton’s Papadakos to excell in flag football

Football was in Maria Papadakos’s blood long before she became Fort Hamilton’s flag football quarterback. Comment

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bay Ridge

Idol v. Idol

The letter from lawyers for “American Idol” threatening legal action if Bay Ridge’s Senior Idol singing contest doesn’t change its name raises the question of whether the two really could be confused. Check out this slide show and you tell us. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Cyclones battle bullying

Coney Island

Cyclones battle bullying

Bullying just got thrown out at the plate. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Finallly, Jo weighs in on same-sex marriage

This week, Jo weighs in on same-sex marriage. Comments (4)

Fleece of mind: Lawman says Brooklyn ‘psychic’ scamed Iowans

He should have seen this coming. Comment
They got down to bid-ness. Comments (1)

Inside the Nets draft-day moves

We’ve thought about this for a week, and now, without further ado, we present our analysis of the Nets moves! Comment

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In a desperate attempt to reverse plummeting ratings, “American Idol,” a network television talent show, is seizing on the coattails of one of Bay Ridge’s most popular institutions — Brooklyn Senior Idol. Comments (2)
Mill Basin

Help for homeowners

Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush hosted a free “Help for Homeowners” event at the American Legion Hall on Avenue N in Mill Basin on June 20. Comment

Happy Lunar New Year!


Happy Lunar New Year!

The city has added another new holiday to the school calendar. Comment

New nest for the Nets

Brooklyn’s home team previewed its unfinished Sunset Park practice facility. Comment
Park Slope

Singers with chops: Piper Theatre serves up bloody ‘Sweeney Todd’

Call him the demon barber of Third Street. Comment

Highway to swell: Federal designation may unlock grants, sink private plans for waterfront

Two waterfront shipping facilities are now part of America’s Marine Highway System, expanding availability of federal grants for the publicly owned sites, Mayor DeBlasio announced on June 29. Comment

Monday, June 29, 2015

Brooklyn Heights

Car squawk! Uber slams councilman over livery law

Brooklyn Heights

Car squawk! Uber slams councilman over livery law

The internet taxi service sent out an e-mail going after Councilman Steve Levin’s plan to limit the company’s car count. Comment
Dyker Heights

Bill please: Mayor holding up ‘illegal home conversion’ bills

Legislation to combat illegal home conversions that Borough President Adams and two Brooklyn councilmen promised months ago is still on the drafting table because of a legal snag. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan looks at the U.S. — by the dollars

In which our columnist uses dollar figures to consider the national debt, charities, and the cyclical paradox of state lotteries. Comments (4)

Friday, June 26, 2015

Fort Hamilton

Slave to history: Army won’t change ‘racist’ street name despite plea from black leaders

Members of Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network rallied in front of Ft. Hamilton on June 25 to denounce General Lee Avenue — named for Gen. Robert E. Lee — and call for a less racially charged moniker. Comments (6)

Return rebooted: Malignaggi back in the ring at Barclays

Paulie Malignaggi didn’t expect another fight coming this soon after he was forced to pull out of his last one in May, but he says he is ready to fight Danny Garcia at Barclays Center on Aug. 1. “This opportunity just fell into my lap,” the Bensonhurst native said. “It was unexpected, but I am all about competing against the best. As surprised as I was, it was an opportunity I couldn’t say no to.” Comment

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Fort Hamilton

Take it or Lee-ve it! Civil rights advocates demand Fort Hamilton surrender Confederate-named street

A black community leader and a congressman want Ft. Hamilton to rename a street named for a Confederate general who was stationed there before the Civil War. Comments (3)

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