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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

DUMBO

Canine lives: Rescue a robot dog at game festival

Don’t screw the pooch! Comment

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Gowanus

String theory: String band Bellehouse drops new album

This band isn’t just stringing its audience along. Comment

Monday, July 13, 2015

Prospect Heights

The Height stuff: Musicians stream to music fest in Prospect Heights

They are taking this music scene to new Heights! Comment
Borough-wide

Spies like us: New play casts the audience as secret agents

For this show, the audience takes the stage. Comment

Sunday, July 12, 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, July 11, 2015

Big Screecher

Why can’t Carmine cross the road?

The answer’s simple, silly! There’s no crossing guard! Comment
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 10, 2015

Coney Island

Seaside Summer Concerts are back — but just for three days

The sound of music will return to the seaside this summer, but the free concerts will be rocking a different venue this year, and just for one weekend. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge punches above its weight this week

An Ultimate Fighting screening heats up the Ridge, while local bands hit the Slope! This Bay Ridge Nights cannot be contained! Comment
Gowanus

Making hits: Violent Femmes footage punches up music doc

The movie was missing something, so they had to add it up. Comments (1)
A Britisher’s View

Dopey flag burners were booted from Fort Greene Park — in a blaze of glory

Disarm NYPD’s braggarts made a big to-do about burning flags at Fort Greene Park to rip Uncle Sam, but they high-tailed it out like wusses when the big boys arrived, leaving the Finest — against whom they were protesting! — to save them, chortles our columnist. Comments (2)

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Dyker Heights

Stoop shrimp gross out Dyker residents

Talk about al fresco dining! Comments (6)
Sheepshead Bay

Another sex scandal at James Madison

James Madison High School is reeling from its fourth sex scandal in six years after a report that a 38-year-old special education teacher engaged in sexual activity with one of his students on and off school grounds every day for two months. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge

Salam-bast: Dark comedy skewers assumptions about Muslim life in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge is the backdrop for a new web series about life in the neighborhood as a Muslim — with superpowers. Comment
Marine Park

Waiting for water

The operators of the Marine Park Golf Course are just trying to keep their head above water, but it’s getting the water that’s the problem. Comment
Joe Knows

Catholic league left Alkins no choice

The city’s best boys’ basketball player is leaving — and he couldn’t be more right in doing so. Comments (1)

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Borough-wide

Sweeter sixteen: Miss Susie, world’s oldest person, turns 116

She’s the only living person whose life has spanned three centuries. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Un-wise crack: Golden makes homophobic joke

State Sen. Marty Golden took some heat for posting a homophobic joke to his personal Facebook account last weekend. Comment
Coney Island

Cyclones double-dip with 2nd ‘Seinfeld’ Night

Cyclones fans got to see their team win, watch one player set a team record, and meet some of the faces from their favorite show. They got it all! Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna reveals her secret shame

She shakes her head at folks on reality shows, but our columnist recently came to terms with the fact that she has more in common with some of them than she thought. Comment

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Dyker Heights

Mom and son missing from Dyker

Police are searching for a Dyker Heights woman and her toddler who both disappeared on July 4. Comment
Coney Island

Senior fights off three would-be robbers

Police need the public’s help tracking down three suspects accused of trying to rob a Coney Island senior on June 15. Comment
Harbor Watch

Fort of July

Brooklyn’s Army base threw America an early birthday bash with food, fireworks, and a Motown revue on July 3. Comment
Midwood

Grand old folks celebrate grand old flag

A Midwood retirement home held its first-ever July Fourth parade. Comment
Gravesend

On a roll for veterans

These guys are in it for the long haul. Comment
Borough-wide

Former Bishop Kearney track star Gallagher qualifies for world championships

Kerri Gallagher exceeded her own expectations at the U.S.A. Track and Field Outdoor Championships, moving her closer to putting her name among the world’s best runners. Comment
High School Sports

2015 All-Brooklyn Baseball Honors

Brooklyn continues to be a baseball-rich borough. Comment

Monday, July 6, 2015

Marine Park

‘Nuther mudder at Aviator

Spas aren’t the only place to get a mud bath. Comment
Coney Island

Stomach upset! Stonie dethrones Chestnut in Nathan’s hot-dog-eating contest

We have a new wiener! Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan explains about his ‘roommate’

In which our columnist reveals the origin of the nickname he has for that special someone in his life. Comment
Borough-wide

Former Grand Street duo parting ways for pro baseball careers

Jose Cuas and Kevin Martir will have to continue their baseball careers without each other for the first time. Comment
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