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Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Rezoning

Board to death: Majority of community boards reject mayor’s upzoning

Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to upzone the city in the hopes of making new developments more affordable and less ugly is a dud, say the majority of Brooklyn’s community boards. Comments (3)
Prospect Heights

Sign here: Exhibit pays tribute to Coney Island banners

It’s a sign of the times — and of the place. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 29, 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, Nov. 28, 2015

Big Screecher

Carmine’s steamed at stores open on Thanksgiving

When you disrespect Carmine’s favorite holiday, you disrespect him. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Gravesend

Get rolling! Cops must catch handicap parking pass pilferers: Gravesenders

The disabled need the police to get moving. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Christmas trees are all aglow in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge is getting lit this week! Comment
Gowanus

Save the date! Rugby team raises cash with sexy calendar and date auction

They’re going for the gold! Comment
Brighton Beach

Cops seek Brighton laptop-nappers

Cops are hunting for a thieving couple who they say nabbed a pricey medical computer from a Brighton Sixth Street doctor’s office on Oct. 29. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Standing O

Standing O shares the thanks

Giving shout-outs of gratitude this Thanksgiving. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Everyday should be Thanksgiving in the land of the free and the home of the brave

Be thankful for living in the greatest nation on earth, writes our columnist. Comment
Joe Knows

Frink bringing star power to LIU

Long Island University men’s basketball may have found the star it was looking for. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Gravesend

Water you waiting for? Pols to mayor: Halt dangerous dredging in Gravesend Bay

They say they have the mayor dead to rights. Comment
Flatbush

Novel graphic: Flatbush shop selling new Batman with one-of-a-kind cover

Holy limited-edition cover, Batman! Comment
Canarsie

Chrome for the holidays: Motorcylce Santa, biker groups give gifts at Canarsie shelter

Santa doesn’t always ride a sleigh. Comment
Gowanus

Get on board! ‘Night Train’ comedy show tapes TV specials

It’s heading for the station! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Refuse refugees until we can vet them

And the debate rages on. Should we let the Syrian refugees in or not? Politically correct folks delight in reminding us that we are all a product of immigrants and ask “How dare we refuse to take in refugees yearning to be free?” Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

They gobbled it up! Ridgites dive into The Brooklyn Market’s pre-Thanksgiving meal

What, no leftovers? Comment
Crime

Ogres swipe hoverboards from teens

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
High School Sports

Xaverian grounds Pilots for elusive crown after disappointing past two years

The third time was the charm for Xaverian. Comment
High School Sports

Tigers power through Lincoln, into semifinals

Fort Hamilton has practically ensured a new Public School Athletic League football champion. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Greening Marine Park

Marine Park

The ball’s in your court! Recreationists: Marine Park renovation we requested robbing us of basketball, tennis

Marine Parkers who pined for a renovated park are now miffed the gussying up is going to take so long. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Green-lighted: Marine Parks other planned renovations

Your guide to the Marine Park renovation Comments (2)
Marine Park

One voice saying ‘no’: CB18 nixes upzone plan out of solidarity with other Brooklyn boards

It’s a case of neighbors watching out for neighbors. Comment
Red Hook

Ruckus raised! Weekly roots music show celebrates ten years of tunes

This show has deep roots! Comment
Borough-wide

A fighter through and through

What started as a way to stay in shape in high school has become a way of life for one Brooklyn firefighter-turned-prizefighter about to compete at Barclays Center. Comment
High School Sports

Wall of defense: Erasmus shuts out South Shore to reach semifinals

It’s the case of the old adage: Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. Comment

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Bensonhurst

Last checkout: Bensonhurst Waldbaum’s is no more

You could have bought everything in the store and still used the “10 items or less” checkout lane. Comment
Canarsie

Slice of paradise: Community names wedge-shaped park for local vet

It was another feather in this hero’s cap. Comment
Borough-wide

Prime real estate: Amazon expanding to Sunset Park

Sunset Park is about to get a big delivery. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s thankful for column fodder this Turkey Day

In which our scribe puts a critic in his place by describing just how he cooks up with all these thought-provoking topics he writes about. Comments (10)

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Borough-wide

Back it up! Board wants proof developer’s plan won’t hurt Sheepshead Bay parking

Developers hoping to enlarge an Emmons Avenue medical building to accommodate more employees — while also shrinking its parking garage — have a month to prove the parking-space-killing plan isn’t bonkers if they want the local community board’s backing. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Upzone backfire! Board 7: Rezone for ‘affordable housing’ would have opposite effect

They say they can see the unforeseen consequences. Comment
BoroBeat

Model patients: Breast-cancer survivors, doctors put on fashion show

They catwalked for a cure. Comment
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