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Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

Crown Heights

Reason for the season-ings: Book from Do or Dine chef explains the laws of flavor

The inventive chef behind the beloved but recently-shuttered Do or Dine restaurant has a new project: a cookbook. Justin Warner’s “The Laws of Cooking (and how to break them)” explains the flavor principles that led him to create dishes like foie gras donuts and Dr. Pepper-drenched frog legs by relating them to 11 common foods — such as “The Law of General Tso’s Chicken: Spicy meets Sweet.” Comment

Sunday, Nov. 1, 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
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comments (1)

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Big Screecher

Screecher needs a wallet that don’t hurt his butt!

Who would have thought Carmine buys stuff off the television — oh, wait, we all knew that. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Crown Heights

Souled for a song: Band hosts a party parade with spirit

Call them Joan of park! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge goes vampire-batty for baseball

Baseball and Halloween bashes are on deck in Bay Ridge this weekend. We don’t know whether to be ecstatic over the Mets’s World Series bid or petrified by all the spooky goings-on around the neighborhood, but either way, we are s------ ourselves with excitement! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Atrophying auteur Quentin Tarantino’s anti-cop rant is ‘Fuzz Fiction’

Past-it moviemaker Quentin Tarantino should stop being the “Hanoi Jane” of cop bashers and start making movies that aren’t box-office flops, writes our columnist. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Special election coverage

Community questions over national issues dominated a town hall debate between candidates for the 46th Assembly District Lucretia Regina-Potter (R) and Pamela Harris (D) on Oct. 27 — even though neither candidate will have control over such issues an assemblywoman in Albany. Comments (3)
Get the skinny on the Republican and Democrat candidates vying to replace former Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny in the Bay Ridge-and-Coney Island district. Comment
The Beep took the borough out to the ball game! Comment
Borough-wide ►Video

See crack reporter Colin Mixson on TV!

Standing O

Diggity, dig, dig!

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

Before the doe-saster: ‘Fawnbook’ imagines an analog apocalypse

Hold on for deer life! Comment
Joe Knows

New Xaverian girls’ coaches set strong foundation

Xaverian athletics has made three strong hires ahead of the formerly all-boys school’s plan to go co-ed next year. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Bensonhurst ►Video

Old school: New Utrecht High celebrates centennial

New Utrecht? More like old Utrecht! Comment
Bay Ridge

Ripe for fun: Ridgites welcome fall at pier pumpkin fest

Everybody had a gourd time! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Yes we can! Pols expand Southern Brooklyn garbage service

They’re hoping to clean up Southern Brooklyn streets. Comments (2)
Fort Greene

Cutting remarks: Barber tells stories from the trimming biz

It’s shear entertainment! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Kids getting swag for good grades is ridiculous

“Kids are getting cars, Louboutins and spa retreats for good grades,” screamed the headline in a the New York Post on Oct. 24. Comment
Borough-wide

Terriers aim to keep the hype alive

St. Francis wants to keep the good times rolling. Comment
High School Sports

Poly Prep routs Cheshire Academy

Poly Prep bounced back in a big way. Comment
High School Sports

Hornets buzz past Fort Hamilton for division crown

The veterans on Midwood’s girls’ volleyball squad remember how it felt to narrowly lose a city title two years ago, and how it felt being upset in the semifinals last season. They don’t intend to feel that way again. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Meet the Mets — because most of them were made in Brooklyn! Comment
Coney Island

Field of screams! Costumed kids take over MCU Park for Halloween parade

It was a monster menagerie when half-pint hobgoblins invaded MCU Park for the Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade on Oct. 24. Comment
Marine Park

Re-animated: Marine Park civic revives Halloween walk

State Senator Marty Golden (R-Marine Park) revived Marine Park’s All Hallows’ Eve celebration on Oct. 24 — marking the neighborhood’s first Fall festival since a lawsuit two years ago forced the group to cancel amid fears its liability insurance would skyrocket. Comment
High School Sports

Grand Street goes to the air to take down Erasmus

Grand Street’s passing attack finally took the air out of Erasmus Hall. Comment
High School Sports

Late second goal hands Poly tough defeat

It was a familiar blow to the Blue Devils, but this one was the toughest to take yet. Comment

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

A bus depot whose idling coaches are besieging neighbors with loud noise and toxic fumes has kicked its assault into high-gear, locals say. Comments (4)
Borough-wide

Hot to tot! Sunset Parkers want shuttered brothel turned into school

Call it “The School of Hard...” nevermind. Sunset Park parents want to turn an alleged whorehouse into a house of learning. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

America by the numbers

In which our columnist cites some of the figures that – for better or worse – add up to America. Comments (4)
Brighton Beach

Golden girls show off golden pipes at Brighton Beach ‘grandma pageant’

It was a granny award-winning show. Comments (1)
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