Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Spelled out: Adult spelling bee has final spell-check

They are getting in the final word. Comments (1)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Boerum Hill

Coda of conduct: String fest starts with no conductor

There is no one pulling the strings. Comment

Monday, March 21, 2016

Harbor Watch

Booklyn native fights PTSD with boxing

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder hits home. Comment

Crowd control: Stand up night fights for attention

Here, the comedy is front, but maybe not center. Comment
Harbor Watch

Ft. Ham to host West Point Day April 2

The Hellcat Pipes and Drums will be there! Comment

Sunday, March 20, 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! Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, March 19, 2016


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, March 18, 2016


My love-hate relationship with the map tech

I love my global positioning system, but I also hate it. Hence the headline. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

St. Paddy’s keeps rolling in the Ridge

The Saint Patrick’s Day party can’t be stopped by a little thing like St. Patrick’s day being over! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Muslim subway posters fall flatter than steam-rolled frittatas

The Muslim brand needs more than a subway poster campaign to restore its fallen image, writes our columnist. Comments (34)

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Sheepshead Bay

‘Courts’ and appeals

It’s the ghost town of Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Ride on! Refurbed Cyclone looks like a million bucks!

Coney Island’s iconic coaster is refurbished and looking better than ever. Plus, Luna Park opens this weekend! Comment
Bay Ridge

New school could rise in Ridge

Plans for a new school — possibly for Bay Ridge Prep — could soon rise on 89th Street. Comment
Bay Ridge

Pipe dreams! New Bay Ridge sinkhole reminds residents to show their sewer lines some love

You too can help prevent sinkholes! Comments (2)
Prospect Heights

Silent riding: Kids’ book recalls 1930s Coney trip with deaf dad

He wrote the sounds of silence. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should beware the Ides of March

Our columnist sounds off on The Donald and party politics. Comment

Kids get read, set, and sing!

Students at PS 1 in Sunset Park showed of their newly learned oral chops! Comment

South Shore on the verge of a dynasty

South Shore has come a long way and finds itself in the conversation with the great girls’ hoops programs. Comment

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


Parents to schools chief: End Coney charter school

Parents’ anger with the co-location of two Southern Brooklyn public schools and Coney Island Preparatory Charter School boiled over Tuesday night when they unloaded on city Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina at a town hall meeting hosted by the head of the city’s public schools at IS 228 in Bensonhurst. Comment
Marine Park

Border town: Stuart Street residents say precincts’ boundaries affect enforcement

A Marine Park street that sits at the border of two police precincts is an enforcement dead zone, say residents who claim police ignore their pleas to make sure there are boots on the ground. Comments (1)

Telecom holds off Lions’s rallies for crown

Telecommunications appeared to have already secured a city title after grabbing a 15-point advantage after the first quarter — but holding the lead ended up being tougher that gaining it. Comment

Foam fight: Latte art throwdown brings the buzz

It is a battle of the baristas! Comment

Voices rise! ‘Sing!’ returns to Brooklyn

This year, Midwood High School won, but everybody had a blast Comment

Locals gather to fight hate and anti-Semitism

They’re fighting hate with hope and unity. Comments (2)

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

High School Basketball Playoffs Roundup


Wave of joy: Jefferson rolls to first city title in 62 years

East New York rejoice! Comment
Bay Ridge

In charge: Underdog Clippers topple Loughlin for city crown

A game-sealing charge was a much more fitting end than any dramatic winning basket would have been for this Xaverian group. Comment

Great Scott: Sophomore powers South Shore to second straight crown

Anwar Gladden has pushed Earlette Scott hard all season, trying to bring out the most in the talented sophomore. It worked at just the right moment. Comment

Police: Dirtbag tried to rape Sunset Park woman at knifepoint in her building’s lobby

Police are looking for a dirtbag who they say tried to rape a woman at knifepoint in her Sunset Park apartment building on Saturday night. Comment

No quarter: Industry City nixes dorms — now locals want it to scrap hotels, too

There is no room for the inn! Comment

The Easter Bunny came early

Kids hunted for eggs and won prizes during Our Lady of Grace Church’s annual Easter egg hunt on March 12. Comment

Jefferson’s Ponds eyes second Garden party with Red Storm

Jefferson’s Shamorie Ponds got a taste of winning championship at Madison Square Garden. Comment

Monday, March 14, 2016

Gerritsen Beach

Back off! Gerritsen Beachers: We’re overrun by Build it Back!

They just can’t win. Comments (5)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s raising the bar for airports

In which our author decries not-rigorous-enough airport security, opines on befriending lushes, and characterizes the humble barber shop as the modern-day Greek Agora. Comments (6)

Saturday, March 12, 2016


Role-players power Loughlin into title game

High School Sports

Yes Wi Can: Wisseh wills gritty Xaverian back to Catholic title game

He’s a real whiz. Comment

Friday, March 11, 2016

Marine Park

What the fund!? Marine Park legislator inexplicably has Council’s highest budget

They can’t account for this one. Comments (1)
Ditmas Park

Coward slashes Ditmas Park woman from behind

A man wearing an American flag bandanna over his face slashed a woman in Ditmas Park on March 10. Comment

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