Friday, March 11, 2016


Beer in a shot: Whiskey tastes of Brooklyn brew

It’s Irish whiskey — from Brooklyn! Comment

Tuesday, March 8, 2016


Pas de new: Ballet duo debut dance of love and time

It’s a new home and new show! Comment

Monday, March 7, 2016

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Art appreciation: Exhibit keeps it real estate

Gentrification isn’t all bad! Comment

Sunday, March 6, 2016

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!

Saturday, March 5, 2016


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Spin Cycle

Looks like New York values will decend on White House

Our political prognosticator says there’s a lot to like about Hillary — and a couple things about the The Donald. Comments (1)

Friday, March 4, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is ready to sing out

Music in the air, and there is something for everyone! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Why are feminists so hush hush about female genital mutilation?

The sordid practice of mangling vaginas to sate sadistic men is a non-issue for feminsts on International Women’s Day, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Bay Ridge ►Video

Suspected Bay Ridge animal killer caught on tape

Bay Ridge animal lovers released a video this week of the man the believe responsible for poisoning neighborhood cats, dogs, and birds. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Boughed to pressure: Con Ed removes new utility pole after tree-lover’s outcry

She planted the seed of doubt. Comment

Beat is back: Antibalas keeps bumping at Brooklyn Bowl

This bands wants get you moving — but they are staying in place! Comment
Standing O

Three cheers for eco-friendly construction!

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

Tensions pushing Catholic girls’ hoops leagues further apart

Can’t they all just get along? Comment

Wednesday, March 2, 2016


By the people, for the people: Gravesender films community board meeting for home-bound, seniors

Finally — a community board meeting you can watch over and over again! Comments (2)
Borough-wide ►Video

Hole new problem: Sunset Park’s second massive sinkhole in less than a year

Water has been flowing into a basement next to the sinkhole for weeks, a resident says. Comments (1)
Fort Greene

No holds Bard: Lost play a ‘greatest hits of Shakespeare’

It’s a new show from a 452-year-old writer. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo never saw the Oscar movies — and they all stink

This week, Jo doesn’t just have a problem with the weak Oscar crop — she has a problem with the whole darn system. Comment
Bay Ridge

Brute pepper sprays and robs woman

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
High School Sports

Leaders of the pack: Packer’s Pelicans win private-school Class-C crown

Blake Martin’s poor shooting in the league playoffs didn’t carry over into the state tournament. Comment

Relentless Royals dash Loughlin’s title hopes

Bishop Loughlin’s girls out-played a tired Christ the King squad the last time the teams met — but a rested Royals club was a different story. Comment

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Sheepshead Bay

Dead in the water: City-state disagreement killing storm resiliency project

Is it money down the drain? Comment

Holy rollers! Proposed church-adjacent bus stop a sin, parishioners say

This church’s doors are always open — just not for a new bus stop. Comments (4)

Councilman on Brooklyn Paper Radio: I never did LSD, and I have questions about the Mayor’s trolley

Councilman Brad Lander joined our pals at Brooklyn Paper Radio to talk about the mayor’s controversial plan to bring a trolley to the Brooklyn waterfront, a plan to construct apartments on the site of Park Slope’s beloved Fifth Avenue Key Food, and, of course, LSD. Comment
Fort Greene

Magical mystery tour: ‘Pericles’ becomes a fairy-tale travelogue

The little-produced Shakespeare play “Pericles” is pretty much bonkers, and this new production leans right into it. Comment
High School Sports

Smith’s sizzling shooting sends Jefferson to semifinals

Curtis Smith got hot in warm–ups and never cooled down. Comment

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016


People’s Playground celebrates Black History Month

Coney Island’s white sands are full of black history. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan wants revenge on Montezuma

In which our hawkish essayist subtly suggests the U.S. go to war with our southern neighbors. Comments (10)
High School Sports

Stanners slip past Xaverian in second half of diocesan semifinals

Jack Alesi’s mind couldn’t let the third quarter go. Comment
High School Sports

Girls’ hoops coaches frustrated with changing Catholic state playoff criteria

Catholic high-school girls’ basketball coaches are demanding league officials pick a playoff plan and stick with it — rather than continually changing the league’s playoff structure. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016


Threes for one: De La Santos shoots Loins to first ‘AA’ diocesan title game

Bishop Loughlin turned to its budding freshman star to carry the team past Mary Louis in a win-or-go-home game in the diocesan semifinals. Comment

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016


Singing their praises! Ridge civic honors ‘unsung heroes’

These folks are really tuned in to Bay Ridge. Comment
Bay Ridge

Home sob! Brooklyn mourns the passing of Dem Bums’ historian Tom Knight

Brooklyn sports columnist Tom Knight, who enjoyed a long and distinguished career illuminating fans about baseball and the Brooklyn Dodgers, died at age 89. Comment
High School Sports

Lions down Christ the King in OT to earn diocesan final berth

The regulation buzzer washed away any uneasy feelings of déjà vu Bishop Loughlin was feeling and carried it to a win. Comment

Friday, March 6, 2015


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Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

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