Monday, Oct. 26, 2015


They’ve got it ‘Made’: New book celebrates Brooklyn’s culinary creators

Locavores have some new required reading! Comment

Sunday, Oct. 25, 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, Oct. 24, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine eats his way through Altantic City

The penny slots again paid off big-time for the Screecher and his lovely wife Sharon as they celebrated her birthday Carmine-style in the restaurants of Jersey South. Comment

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Coney Island

A lift to the train

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority must build an elevator at the F train’s Neptune Avenue stop or hundreds of disabled and senior residents living nearby will be left stranded and vulnerable the next time Mother Nature comes calling, locals say. Comments (4)
Bay Ridge

Bicycle blues: Greenway would kill Ridge parking spaces

Community leaders in Bay Ridge want the city to put a bike path on a stretch of Second Avenue and Wakeman Place near Owl’s Head Park, but not if they have to lose 46 parking spots to do it. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Will you survive the Bay Ridge Nights?

Aliens, Brits, and meteorites are invading the neighborhood this weekend. But follow our directions and you can make it out alive — and with a buzz to boot. Comment

Fright nights: The definitive guide to Brooklyn’s Halloween events

Get ready, Boo-klyn! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Pales-whiners don’t want a state, they just want to destroy Israel and kill Jews

Bogus propaganda and a grimy PR campaign fuels the Palestinian objective of annihilating Israel and Jews, writes our columnist. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Sunset Park’s 39th Street is a hotel Mecca


Checkin’ inn! Travelers flock to Sunset Park for cheap hotels

The semi-industrial 39th Street — just steps away from the majestic Gowanus Expressway — may seem an out-of-the-way destination, but you can’t beat rooms with nightly rates more than $100 cheaper than Downtown and Manhattan, guests say. Comment

Full-service flop house busted in hooker sting

Cops raided a 39th Street hotel in Sunset Park and cuffed the owners and a manager for allegedly running a brothel on Oct. 15. Comment
Marine Park

Show me the green! Golf honchos want city-funded well

It’s a match made in Golf Heaven! Comment
Coney Island

A bumpy ‘Ride’: Amusement park play dizzies but doesn’t dazzle

This horror show is light on fright. Comment
Red Hook

Talking tour: Writers create stories out of visual art show

Visual art gets a voice this week. Comment
Standing O

Clean up, everybody do your share

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

The mini Mad men of Canarsie

They go in kids, but they come out Mad men. Comment
Joe Knows

Whitehead seeks new beginning with positive vibes

Isaiah Whitehead believes the power of positivity will bring a new day to the Seton Hall men’s basketball team. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015


Rebels with a cause ride for breast cancer

More than 100 motorcyclists motored through Brooklyn for the ninth-annual Ride2Live tour to benefit Maimonides Breast Cancer Center on Oct. 17. Comment
Red Hook

Whale of a tale! ‘Moby-Dick’ adaptation performs on the water

They are fresh on the boat! Comment
Coney Island

Home-ice advantage for hockey fan’s Coney fete

Rabid sports fans throw parties during big games all the time, and now the Rangers — New York City’s other hockey team — are returning the favor. Comments (2)
Coney Island

An Eek! preview of Halloween costumes

Coney Kids got to try out their Halloween costumes a few weeks early at the Fall Festival in Kaiser Park on Oct. 17. Comments (1)

Cops: Teen retaliates after grocer refuses to sell him a cigarette

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

How can rich ladies gripe about inequality?

After the women of “The View” thrill at Bernie Sanders railing against income inequality, our columnist wonders why they make so much money. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Coney Island

F-ast and F-urious: Coney Islanders demand return of express F train

People’s Playground residents say it’s time to restore express F train service to the busier-than-ever amusement district. Comments (1)

Mind my business! Entrepreneurs tell Stringer how to fix burdensome biz regs

They just want to get down to business. Comment
High School Sports

Jarrett’s score sparks unbeaten South Shore to big second half

Omar Jarrett knew he needed to send a message to his team — and he delivered it load and clear. Comment

Pucked up! Riveters drop home opener

They wanted to make an impression on their new fans — but not like this! Comment

Daring Devils’ shot from left field nabs win

A long-shot goal created the momentum Poly Prep needed to best defending champion Riverdale 2–0 in Ivy League boys’ soccer NYSAISAA play last Wednesday. Even the player who made the 30-yard score knew it was a wild idea, he said. Comment

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015


Get the lead out!

Cops bust Canarsie man’s alleged gun-running ring. Comment

Costumed capers at Maimonides

Maimonides Medical Center’s pediatric patients transformed into princesses, Power Rangers, and other fantastical characters at the Spirit of Children Halloween party on Oct. 14. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Who was Coulter pandering to?

In which our columnist considers Ann Coulter’s excuse for her anti-Semitic remarks, the appeal of Will Smith and Louis Farrakhan, and the foolishness of Republican sniping. Comments (3)
Sheepshead Bay

Park and deride

Sheepshead Bay residents refuse to park their complaints about a controversial rezoning plan. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015


In the fight together

Community News Group donated the proceeds from our Oct. 2 Pink Paper issue to the American Cancer Society to raise awareness about breast cancer. Comment
Brighton Beach

Once-toxic site to become healthcare facility

Turn that brown upside down. Comment

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