Monday, July 20, 2015

Prospect Heights

Lay on hands: Interactive art show features trashy altars

This show has a touch of the divine. Comment

Bearly there: Photographer documents a dying tradition

They are images that bear watching. Comment

Sunday, July 19, 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

Canarsie museum is history

The neighborhood’s Quixotic chronicler — who created a museum, wrote a book, and produced a documentary all to celebrate Canarsie history — has closed shop and moved away, citing locals’ lack of interest. Comments (8)

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Big Screecher

Police Commissioner Tom Selleck has disgraced his badge!

I’m madder than a school of fish in a California reservoir over the fact that my favorite police commissioner has gone behind our backs and done something that I never thought he would do: steal water! Comments (2)

Friday, July 17, 2015


Congratulations to the newest Plebe

Tassels off to Dorienne Peters, a graduate of Brooklyn College Academy, for her induction into the Naval Academy Class of 2019 to begin a challenging week of basic midshipman training as part of the Plebe Summer program. Comments (1)
A Britisher’s View

‘Black lives matter,’ claim black leaders, but apparently only when the culprits are white

The black-lives-matter mob is rampaging against whites, while ignoring America’s black crime and delinquency epidemic, writes our columnist. Comments (5)

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Massively multi-player

A start-up competitive video game league comes to a Sheepshead Bay theater. Comment

Fur is flying: Cat circus pounces into Brooklyn

It is the cutest show on earth! Comment
Coney Island

Kids come out to play with Cyclones

It was an inside-the-park home fun. Comment
Standing O

Standing O says, ‘Mazel tov!’

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

Kids with clubs

Marine Park Golf Course offers free lessons for youngsters. Comment
Prospect Heights

Arockalypse!: Time-travelling Sky Captains warn of future catastrophes

The end is nigh! Comment
Joe Knows

Stars align for Betances with Yanks

Coach Melvin Martinez certainly isn’t surprised by former player Dellin Betances’s success with the New York Yankees. Comment

Safety seminar for seniors

Safety first! Comment

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Coney Island

Elderly woman raped in her home

A man raped an 82-year-old Brighton Beach woman in her home in the early hours of July 13, and police are asking for the public’s help in finding the culprit. Comments (1)

City to Green-Wood: Weir not with you

They’re worried a rotten apple would spoil the bunch. Comment
Coney Island

Cy-clone wars at MCU Park

This was the fun fans were looking for. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo says those flag-burners have it all wrong

Protesters recently burned the American flag saying it was a “symbol of oppression,” but our columnist reminds them that, on the contrary, it’s a symbol of their right to be “numbskulls.” Comments (3)

Library unveils new television studio at Coney branch

Lights, camera — Coney! Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Community comes together to break fast

Save room for Iftar dinner mints! Comment
Marine Park

These colors do run

The sky was black over Floyd Bennett Field the night of June 11, but it looked like a box of crayons had spilled on the ground. Comment
Bay Ridge

Strained glass: Opinions mixed over glassy condo replacing convent

It’s a religious conversion! Comment
Marine Park

Congregating with creation

Members of the congregation from Progressive Temple Beth Ahavath Sholom got back to nature on July 11, gathering at the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park for an outdoor Shabbat service. Comment

Islanders in Brooklyn


Barclays Center treating Isles to first-class facilities

Barclays Center is making its newest tenants feel right at home. Comment

Islanders come to Brooklyn — and a hockey team too

They were cheering for the home team, but most of the fans were still visitors. Comment
High School Sports

The year’s best in Brooklyn high school sports

Who were the top clubs in Kings County regardless of sport, and the best of them all? Sports editor Joseph Staszewski gives you his picks for the best of the best for the 2014-15 school year. Comments (1)

Monday, July 13, 2015


John Dewey principal fired over grade-fixing report

This principal got all Fs — as in fudged, fixed, and now — fired. Comment
Park Slope

Farmer-ceuticals: Slope rancher wants to open pot dispensary in G’wood Heights

He is seeking greener pastures. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Some quotes from Stan’s notes

In which our columnist considers several overeard remarks that he jotted down in his notebook. Comments (12)

Brooklyn boxing


Consistent, focused training has Malignaggi confident heading into Garcia fight

Turning back the clock in his training has Paulie Malignaggi confident he can do the same with his boxing career. Comment
Cobble Hill

Borough’s boxers take a licking at ice cream event

I scream, you scream, we all scream for … boxing? Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Councilman hosts Sheepshead Bay job fair

Councilman Chaim Deutsch (D– Sheepshead Bay) held a job fair for locals at his district office on June 6. Comment

Friday, July 10, 2015

Bay Ridge

Collateral damage

Corner-cutting contractors forced an innocent Bay Ridge restaurant to close when a house they were working on next door threatened to fall on the eatery on July 9. Comments (5)
Sheepshead Bay

Gun scare at Madison High School

A Brooklyn resident was arrested at James Madison High School on July 8 for allegedly trying to bring drugs into the troubled Sheepshead Bay school. Comment
Bay Ridge

Pol gets city to pay for promenade fix

The Parks Department has finally found the dough to repair more than two dozen sinkholes that riddle the Shore Road Promenade. Comments (2)

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