Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Brooklyn Heights

Stick in the past: Exhibit looks back to Brooklyn’s forgotten hockey team

Before the Islanders, we had the Brooklyn Americans. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015


King of the spill: ‘Macbeth’ plays at Bushwick recycling center

Confusion now hath made his masterpiece! Comment

Berning man: Musician organizes benefit concert for Bernie Sanders

Bushwick is Berning! Comment

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015


Turn it up!: New venue’s first night will start soft and end loud

This opening night will be all crescendo. Comment
It’s not your typical hospital art. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 27, 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. Comments (2)

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine answers what’s in a name

This week, the Screecher has all the answers, and as usual, you don’t even know what the question is. Comment

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Community Board 13 finally has a new district manager. Comments (6)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge gets high- and low-brow

Embrace culture high and low in Bay Ridge this weekend! Comment

Pets and the pastor

All dogs may go to Heaven, but a blessing here and there never hurt. Comment
Volunteers from the Greek Orthodox community of Bay Ridge came together and peeled potatoes, whisked pastry batter and carved meat for gyros to prepare for the 12th-annual Holy Cross Greek Cultural Event. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Community Board 18 bows to islamo-protestors over liquor license

No cheers to CB18 for buckling to Muslim protestors and rejecting a new restaurant’s lawful application for a liquor license. Comments (2)
High School Sports

Six Packed: Erasmus Hall forces six turnovers to upend Curtis

Erasmus Hall made the most of the other team’s mistakes last Saturday, despite making several of its own. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Famed Midwood pizzeria Di Fara celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sept. 22 with the debut of a special-edition pizza and a gut-busting pie-eating contest that had even the biggest slice savorers swooning Comment
Brighton Beach

Preemie party

Brighton Beach

Preemie party

Coney Island Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hosted its third-annual reunion party on Sept. 16. Comment

Midwood woman missing for nearly a month

Police are asking the public’s help in the search for a Midwood woman who has been missing for more than three weeks. Comment
Call him the Surf ’n’ Turf Bandit! Comment
Standing O

It’s thumbs up for Fay Gritz

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is celebrating 103 years of a wonderful life. Comment

No kidding: TV writer pens serious young adult novel

He’s getting heavy. Comment
Here’s a story you won’t bristle at. Comment
Joe Knows

Bonnies adjusting to championship pressure

Fontbonne Hall is still getting used to life at the top. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

The puck is about to drop on the New York Islanders’ inaugural season in Brooklyn, but fans got a head start on the action on Sept. 21. Comment
Bay Ridge

Good vibrations: Workers replacing old R Train tracks to reduce noise, shaking

The squeaky rail is getting the grease. Comments (2)
Not for Nuthin’

Emmys had more lectures than laughs

After being talked at for three unfunny hours about a lot of social causes, our columnist wonders when television award shows stopped being entertainment. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Midwood holds off Utes to remain unbeaten

The Hornets continue to sting opponents. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015


Flatbush street fair celebrates 40th year

They had a frolicking good time! Comment

Beer and loathing


Beer and loathing

Community Board 18 has rejected a Flatlands restaurant’s application to sell suds and wine next to a mosque. Comment
Five dangerous intersections around Brooklyn are getting a safety-minded redesign to protect pedestrians. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Late Riverdale goal does in Poly Prep

High School Sports

Late Riverdale goal does in Poly Prep

A late goal by Riverdale freshman Julian Burden killed Poly Prep’s hope of a comeback last Friday. Comment
High School Sports

Switched hitter: Fontbonne’s Greenstein adapting to position change

Emily Greenstein has been a middle hitter since she was 11 years old, and always wondered what life on the outside was like. Comment

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Bay Ridge

Thicker than water: Ridge blood drive inspired by restaurateur’s family

This blood drive was not in vain. Comment
What’s cookin’ daddy-o! Comment
He must have done the right thing. Comment
Clinton Hill

Alums, students say St. Joseph’s College dropped the ball with athletic director’s dismissal

Long-serving St. Joseph’s College coach and athletic director Frank Carbone was abruptly fired from his position at the Clinton Hill school last week, leaving many alumni angry and petitioning for his return. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan shares his gripes, and yours too!

In which out columnist considers more gripes — his own and those submitted by readers. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015


Cereal offenders! Heroin ring hid drugs in boxes of Apple Jacks: DA

Talk about finding a prize in your cereal box. Comments (2)

Mom-strocity returns! Thieving PTA mom is back in office

The Edward R. Murrow High School parent-teacher association just unwittingly elected the mom who infamously pilfered $100,000 from a Cobble Hill elementary school in 2010. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Schack attack!

Critics say a Ridge pol ‘sold out’ her neighborhood to protect herself in the nomination for the 46th District Assembly seat. Comments (36)
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