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Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

The Pope in New York

Borough-wide

Welcome to New York, Your Holiness

New York CIty, meet the People’s Pope! Comment
Borough-wide

What’s it like to be a Pope? A day in the life of Francis

You need the stamina of a workhorse, the patience of Job, and the endurance of an Alvin Ailey dancer to be the Servant of the servants of God — at least judging from the diverse and demanding duties of a Pope. Comment
Borough-wide

Read all about the Pope!

New book focuses lens on the Pontiff. Comment
Borough-wide

Venerable Vatican is the world’s tiniest nation

Monaco is widely regarded as the world’s smallest country, but that tall honor belongs to a micro-state an eighth the size of Central Park, located 400 miles away in the Italian capital of Rome. Comment
Borough-wide

Popes and their food - an interesting bill of fare

The disciple Matthew said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ ” Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

DUMBO

Spiritual successor: Americana jamboree revives old music and old festival

Americana is bigger than country. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 20, 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, Sept. 19, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine loves America and speaking American!

And when Carmine speaks, he speaks loudly and with emphasis. Comment

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Jersey City

Borough-wide

Jersey bounce: Islanders fans dis new Brooklyn uniform

What’s black and white and got Islanders fans seeing red all over? Comment
Borough-wide

Poll: What do you think of the Islanders’ new Brooklyn jersey?

These colors remind us of something... Comment
Downtown

Book of Kings: Fodor’s releases travel guide to Brooklyn

Finally, a guide to the only place that matters. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The world comes to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge has gone international. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Muslim nations barely lift a finger to help suffering Syrians

The West should not feel obligated to clean up Muslim-created messes, writes our columnist. Comment
Veterans Affairs

Our veterans have earned the best services we can provide

This new column from the founding president of the United War Veterans Council will be sharing information about issues that affect veterans and their families. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Marine Park

Clawback backoff

The feds have finally agreed to stand down on their shake down of Sandy victims. Comment

It's called Vitiligo

Dyker Heights

Tattoo announces Dyker woman’s skin disorder

She wears her condition on her sleeve. Comment
Dyker Heights

Vitiligo veritas

Some famous people have the condition, but you may not know it. Comment
Brighton Beach

Locals: U-turn-about is fair play

The city may finally reverse course on allowing U-turns at a crowded Brighton Beach intersection — but only after this paper helped the city figure out that the regulation was its responsibility. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Behind the Wheel: Film fest doc interviews Coney carnies

They are working for the weekend! Comment
Standing O

Standing O wishes Rose Fremder Mazel Tov!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is sending out champagne toasts Comment
Red Hook

On the hoof: Dance show sends audience hunting across Red Hook

This show is guaranteed to move you. Comment
Joe Knows

Grand Street can’t let emotions be downfall

Keep calm and play on. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Marine Park

Local animal rescue group hosts Marine Park adoption event

Marine Park became Marine Bark on Sept. 12, as local animal-rescue organization Rescue City hosted a pet adoption party at the lush green space. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Topless toddler crosses a big, red line

People can agree to disagree about toppless women in Times Square, but when one of them brings along a 2-year-old in pasties, our columnist says that’s criminal. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Matured Wolves aim for elite status

Jocelyn Aguilar is willing to do whatever it takes to ensure she has a winning senior girls’ soccer season at Grand Street. Comment
High School Sports

Road win keeps Midwood rolling

Midwood won just four games all of last season, but it is showing that it can be a player in the Public School Athletic League playoffs this year. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Bay Ridge

Still standing: Bay Ridge remembers 9-11 at Veterans Pier

They haven’t forgotten — and they never will. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

It’s a mitzva! Sheepshead Bay market provides seniors kosher food for high holidays

This event helped senior citizens enjoy a greater seder. Comment
Borough-wide

Adams: Jouvert here to say

Borough President Adams said he wants to form a task force to quell fears about the annual Jouvert fests that occur overnight before the annual Labor Day Parade down Flatbush Avenue. Comment
High School Sports

How Grand: Late score lifts Wolves to thrilling win

Kyle Brisfere didn’t lose his confidence when a sure-thing touchdown pass slipped through his fingers on the second play of the game’s final drive with Grand Street trailing. Comment
High School Sports

New Utrecht beats Canarsie to remain undefeated

It wasn’t the perfect win, but New Utrecht will take it. Comment

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Downtown

Brooklynites remember 9–11 victims at Borough Hall ceremony

The families of 9–11 victims gathered with local pols, fire and police officials, and religious leaders at Borough Hall on Wednesday morning to remember the men and women who died in the 2001 attack. Comment
Bay Ridge

In a series of unfortunate events, bike lane causes tree to fall on car

The creation of a bike lane on 72nd Street was the first domino to fall in a chain of events that led to a tree crushing a car on Sept. 8, locals said. Comments (10)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan recalls flights of fancy

In which our columnist considers airline baggage fees and security screening. Comment
Marine Park

Why wait? New urgent-care clinic on Avenue U promises walk-in service

Marine Park just caught a break. Comment
Bensonhurst

Union: ‘Can you hear us now?’

Verizon Wireless workers gathered outside the company’s 86th Street store in Bensonhurst on Sept. 10 to protest the possible termination of union leader Bianca Cunningham. Comment

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Gravesend

Charity founded to honor 9-11 hero aids family of fallen Finest

The family of slain police detective Wenjian Liu finally had a reason to smile last week, thanks to a charitable organization’s kind act. Comment
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