Monday, Aug. 3, 2015


Teaches of peaches: Local food writer focuses on the summer fruit

Going to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches? For that you need recipes! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 2, 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

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

Rhymes with Crazy

New York City Slang for a new generation

This week, the Screecher is sick so our guest columnist defines the new words she heard around the Big Apple. Comment

Friday, July 31, 2015


Individual ‘Ayn-them’: Ayn Rand adaptation aims for middle ground

The theater is getting a little Rand-y. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge attacks the weekend

Free flicks, tons of music, and a party in the park are waiting for you in Bay Ridge this weekend. Comment

‘Hunger Games’ appetizer

If you’re hungry for a taste of “Mockingjay,” head over to Prospect Park on Wednesday. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Forced shunning a silent killer

Faigy Mayer committed suicide because her ultra-religious family shunned her — a form of aggression that is pervasive and virtually ignored, writes our columnist. Comments (2)

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

Claw-Back: The Sequel

Months after Sandy victims fended off a push by federal agencies to claw back relief payouts from those who got help from more than one source, the government is making another grab. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

In the market for convenience: Brighton Beach seniors clamor for supermarket

Brighton Beach’s senior citizens have not had an American supermarket for nearly three years — and they are hungry for some convenience. Comments (3)
Fort Greene

Sound of violence: Anti-lynching play uses audio footage of Eric Garner

In this play, the present haunts the past. Comment
Coney Island

Agency wants to move Coney flood barrier up the creek

Could Coney Island Creek become the Great Barrier Creek? Comments (1)
Joe Knows

Former Ford star set to put hoops career back on track

Chaz Williams is ready to move past a forgettable start to his professional basketball career. Comment

Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Loading zone out: City quietly nixes parking spots on 5th Ave.

It’s a communication gap so big you could park a truck in it. Comment
Bay Ridge

Dabka dance party in the Ridge

The 9th-annual Arab American Bazaar at Shore Road Park in Bay Ridge on July 26 marked the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with a celebration Arab heritage. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna is on Team April after latest ‘Sharknado’

Some people may think that three spins in the Sharknado is enough. But our columnist answers, “Oh hell no!” Comment
Harbor Watch

Sailors claim softball victory

Fort Hamilton Army Base hosted the fifth annual First Responders Picnic and Softball Competition, pitting military teams and cops and firefighters against each other. Comment

Top Flight: Aviator youth hockey program reaches Tier 1

The city’s best young hockey players no longer need to leave the five boroughs to play at the highest level. Comment

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Coney Island

City Council co-names a street in Coney to honor Courier columnist and activist Lou Powsner

Courier “Speak Out” columnist Lou Powsner will be immortalized in his beloved People’s Playground, as the city votes to name a street after the iconic ink-slinger and dedicated community activist. Comments (1)

Long paw of the law

Call it puppy payback. Comment
Park Slope

Pop shots: Performer takes aim at the history of American music

This costumed chameleon is breathing new life into some threadbare tunes. Comment

Jacobs wants focus on bright future instead of inspiring past

Danny Jacobs wants to be known as more than the first fighter ever who survived cancer and went on to win a world title. Comment
High School Sports

Harris-Legree adjusting slowly to fast-paced Grand Street

Sharif Harris-Legree found out pretty early on how different life will be in a Grand Street uniform. Comment

Monday, July 27, 2015

Coney Island

Seaside Summer Concerts rock Coney Island once again

Gettin’ down with Coney and the Gang! Comments (2)

Print jobs: Shortly after layoffs, MakerBot opens new factory, begins hiring

The Brooklyn tech darling that laid off 100 people in April has just opened its new factory in Sunset Park — and now the company is hiring. Comment
Coney Island

Class on Coney’s coast

They’re exploring the mystique of Coney Island Creek. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan gets pazzo about his pasta

In which our columnist reveals his family’s traditional pasta sauce. Comments (7)
Cobble Hill

Marriage material: Local author discusses attending 30 weddings

Weddings: fun-filled festivities or matrimonial misery? Comment

Friday, July 24, 2015


Sampson guilty, faces 20 years in prison

State Sen. John Sampson faces up to 20 years in prison after a federal jury found him guilty on three charges on July 24. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Cops seek sneaky thief

Police are asking for the public’s aid in finding a woman suspected of sneaking into a 28th Avenue home in broad daylight on July 14 and making off with $120. Comment
Bay Ridge

Sayon-R-a: Late-night R trains won’t reach Ridge next two weeks

The Rarely will be even tougher to find for the next two weeks. Comment
Fort Greene

Blood brothers: New film stars a reformed Fort Greene gang leader

It has a story that is gangbusters. Comment
Marine Park

Grog jog at Aviator

This is a great way to get rid of your belly — without missing out on the beer. Comment

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