Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Ain’t no party like a political party! Comment

Sunday, Feb. 8, 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 (1)

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Big Screecher

Snow-bound! Carmine’s car gets stuck!

It happened again! Carmine found the biggest pile of snow in Brooklyn, and got stuck in it! Comment

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new lit. Comment

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Cross-harbor tunnel

Bay Ridge

Burrowing into Bay Ridge

Government big wigs want to cut down truck traffic in the city by moving cargo into Brooklyn directly from the New Jersey waterfront, so the Port Authority has outlined 10 proposals, including a rail tunnel under the harbor to Bay Ridge. Here’s the breakdown: Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

More than a century in the making: A tunnel timeline

The Cross Harbor Freight Program has a storied history — mainly of exploratory studies. Comment

Bodies of work

Park Slope

An artist is moving his entire bedroom into a Park Slope gallery

It is art irritating life. Comment
Human hamster wheels and live births. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Chill out in Bay Ridge this weekend

It is gonna be another cold one this weekend, but that doesn’t mean the Ridge’s music scene is on ice! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Bam’s political insanity

The leader of the free world is in the late stages of political dementia, judging from his loony policies, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015


Flatlands Senior disappears from hospital

Police are looking for a 63-year-old Flatlands woman who vanished from the Brookdale Hospital on Feb. 3. Comment
New ferry service is tying up in Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Sex-ed on the street

A racy new shop in Flatlands has parents worried that their kids might learn about the birds and the bees before the ABCs. Comment
Brighton Beach

Trump class cram concerns

Brighton Beach residents are worried about the impact of a proposed 40-story tower on the already-crowded schools — despite the developer’s plan to fill the building with young hipsters and childless couples. Comments (8)
Diana Ross probably isn’t used to being the opening act. Comment
Standing O

Raise a pompom and put your best foot forward.

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Gouda night, Gouda night! Havarti is such sweet sorrow, that I’ll say Gouda night until this bite becomes Parmigiano. Comment
It is the spice of life. Comment
Joe Knows

Terriers’ Jones willed his way into program lore

Brent Jones is finally in total control of his game — and his team’s destiny. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Craigslist ad leads to gun-point robbery

Police are looking for two men who allegedly lured a man to Sheepshead Bay then robbed him at gunpoint on Jan. 28. Comment
Marine Park

Fire, frozen hydrants in Marine Park

The Fire Department is investigating a two-alarm fire that blazed for nearly an hour in Marine Park on Jan. 31. Comment
Bay Ridge wants to get its grooves back. Comment
They’re pinball wizards, there has to be a twist! Comment

Fort Greene filmmaker tells ‘300’ from Persian perspective

This isn’t Sparta. Comment
Coney Island

Burglar steals “Spiderman mask” from MCU Park: Police

He’s not your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo’s Super Bowl picks — for best commercial

She’s done it again! Our own Joanna DelBuono tells you which commercials made her pee her pants! Comment
High School Sports

Williams’s last-second shot propels Loughlin over Hayes

When Keith Williams stepped past a Cardinal Hayes defender, shot off one foot and buried the ball at the buzzer to give Bishop Loughlin its biggest win of the season, it was a moment of redemption both for him and his team. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015


Flatlands teen disappears from Queens hospital

Police are looking for a 16-year-old Flatlands girl who vanished from a hospital in Queens on Jan. 30. Comments (2)
Park Slope

Dog-walker beaned by manhole cover in explosion

A man landed in the hospital on Monday morning when an underground explosion near Prospect Park sent a manhole cover crashing into his head, according to witnesses and officials. Comment
Bay Ridge

Locals: Poorly timed signals slow Fourth Avenue

Ridgites complain that the city never adjusted traffic signals on Fourth Avenue to jibe with the new 25-miles-per-hour speed limit, slowing commutes with congestion and red lights. Comment
High School Sports

South Shore’s Fraser earns historic McDonald’s All-American nod

South Shore’s Brianna Fraser made history for her school when she was selected last week as a McDonald’s All-American. Comment
Fort Greene

Oh my gods! F’Greene author schools kids on Greek mythology through comics

This story time will be epic! Comment

On Point: Matured Isaac has Xaverian rolling

There was a time when Doyin Isaac wasn’t intended to be Xaverian’s point guard this season — but now the Clippers can’t imagine anyone else running the team. Comment
High School Sports

Canarsie native Smith fitting right in as South Shore assistant coach

Canarsie native and former St. John’s University women’s basketball standout Shenneika Smith is learning a lot from her move from the court to the sideline as assistant coach at South Shore. Comment
Boys and Girls never wavered in its offensive attack against the Queens High School of Teaching on Saturday, and it paid off with a convincing win. Comment

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Borough-wide PHOTOS

Firefighters battle Williamsburg blaze

Borough-wide PHOTOS

Firefighters battle Williamsburg blaze

The waterfront Williamsburg warehouse that went up in flames early on Saturday morning is still smoldering, and fire officials say it could continue for weeks. Comment

Burglars strike Gravesend homes

Police are looking for a pair of punks who purloined thousands of dollars from two W. 16th Street apartments on Jan. 20. Comment
Marine Park

CrossFit for kids: Aviator to offer high-intensity workout for youngsters

This big fitness craze is targeting a small audience. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan reflects on the olden days

In which our columnist recalls ‘going steady,’ identity theft, and the perils of yellow snow. Comment
Coney Island

Work begins on Coney concert venue

Minor work has begun on the controversial project to transform the historic Childs Restaurant in Coney island into an amphitheater, locals say. Comments (2)
The Paramount Theatre is coming back, baby! Comment

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015


Footprints lead to fingerprinting

This crook didn’t know how to cover his tracks. Comment
A 74-year-old woman is stable condition after a police officer hit her with one of the department’s three-wheel scooters as she crossed Surf Avenue on Jan. 25. Comment
A leading Bigfoot expert says that video evidence of a Sasquatch skulking through Prospect Park on Tuesday morning was probably fabricated — but that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Comments (1)

DA tosses first non-murder conviction, allowing immigrant to stay

Brooklyn’s top prosecutor is asking a judge to throw out the 1986 burglary conviction of an immigrant facing deportation. Comment

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