Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Bushwick ►video

Earth father: Rev. Billy sings green gospel

He’s not saving souls — he’s saving the planet! Comment

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Fort Greene

Pop goes the journal: ‘Pop-up Magazine’ takes the stage

It is no page-turner! Comment

Monday, March 28, 2016

Gowanus ►video

Dropping Outs: Online sitcom launches new season in Gowanus

It is time to get in on “The Outs!” Comment

Sunday, March 27, 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

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Mean Streets

Grinds her gears: Bushwick panel ignores pol’s bike-lane warning

A local elected is trying to protect bike-riding Bushwick hipsters from themselves. Comment

Friday, March 25, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

On Easter weekend, the Ridge keeps hopping!

Bay Ridge’s biggest day may be in the rear-view mirror, but there are plenty of reasons to keep on truckin’. Comment

Egg-stravaganza!: Brooklyn’s best Easter egg hunts

Brooklyn is hopping with Easter egg hunts! Grab a basket and head out to one of these ovoid-tracking actitivies. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Riding the Cyclone Roller Coaster is a Brooklyn rite of passage

Whoopee! Our columnist recalls her maiden voyage on the wooden warrior. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 24, 2016


Hell house! Locals: Bath Beach squatter’s paradise is a disaster waiting to happen

Bath Beachers are demanding the city clean up an abandoned home on Bay 31st Street that unruly squatters use as a flophouse. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Stop hammer time! Ridgites want freeze on home-enlargement permits

They won’t permit it any longer! Comments (4)

Reviving F express too costly, transit expert sez

Reviving express F train service is a pipe dream, because the resurrected orange bullet would negatively impact other riders’ commutes or just plain cost too much, according to a former Transit Authority bookkeeper and regular F train rider. Comments (1)
Prospect Heights

Teutonic tunes: Cabaret show sings from ‘Vienna to Weimar’

Willkommen! Comment
Standing O

Rocking out to the band

Standing O is celebrating 23 years of rock and roll with the Bay Rockers Comment
Joe Knows

Ponds turned hype into history

Shamorie Ponds delivered — on everything. Comment

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Marine Park

Chair apparent: Funeral home in Marine Park making way for furniture giant

They’re moving everything — and the kitchen sink! Comments (1)

Help nab this subway perv

Police are asking for a hand finding the jerk who masturbated on an N train in Sunset Park last week. Comment

An ice gesture! Hockey teams face off to raise money for the blind

It was a breakaway success! Comment

Buzzing in! Midwood native returns to Brooklyn to play Buzz Lightyear in Disney stage show

He flew all around the galaxy and now he’s back performing in his hometown. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo jumps on the Trump bandwagon after Brussels attacks

“So far, Donald Trump hasn’t said anything that turned out to be false,” our columnist writes. Comments (5)
Bay Ridge

Crook takes off with store’s safe

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Marine Park

Bicyclists rejoice! Board approves new protected bike lane proposal

Its a bike lane made in heaven. Comment

Two for good luck! Brooklyn doubles up on St. Paddy’s parades

They had everybody seein’ Dublin! Comment
Bay Ridge

Smooth sailing: Ridgites would take slower ferry over unreliable R

Seems like anything is better than the R train. Comments (7)
High School Sports

South Shore falls to Ossining in semis

This one hurt. Comment
High School Sports

Lions can’t claw back semifinals game

The game and the situation were familiar. The ending — not so much. Comment
High School Sports

Jefferson holds off Aquinas for first Federation crown

Jefferson star Shamorie Ponds had to watch a quarter of the final game of his illustrious high-school career from the bench, but he still exerted his influence on the game. Comment
High School Sports

Elmont denies Tele state final berth: Loss ends Chris Weil’s 25-year career as Yellow Jackets coach

Telecommunications coach Chris Weil feels like he’s going out a winner — despite his team’s 17-point loss to Elmont in the state Federation class A boys’ basketball semifinals. Comment

Monday, March 21, 2016

Mean Streets

Pedal to the nettle: Guy plows into flower shop

Opps a daisy! Comment

Maniac shoots Canarsie man in front of his home

A gun-toting goon unloaded on a Canarsie man in front of his Avenue L home on March 18. Comment

Murrow’s chess team brings home gold

The borough’s best chess players have done it again, and now the team is heading to Atlanta for a shot at a national title! Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan measures his success one cruise at a time

This week, our columnist says his lifestyle is his favorite thing, and that he just might vote for Trump. Comments (16)

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Coney Island

Sunday’s Cyclone, Wonder Wheel opening celebrations cancelled due to snowstorm

Snow way! Comment

Orange Wave roll into Federation final behind Division-I duo

ALBANY ¬¬ Six days after a total team effort propelled Jefferson to its first city championship in 62 years, it leaned on its two stars for dominant second-half performances to continue its historic season. Comment

Friday, March 18, 2016

Marine Park

Story with a spin: Marine Parker will be on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Dent dant dent da da da dent dent dent da da da dent dent dent da da da daaaaaaaa! Comment
Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Prep confirms it is considering building new schoolhouse

A spokesman for Bay Ridge Preparatory School confirmed to the Courier that the institution is looking to build a new six-story schoolhouse on 89th Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues after we reported that its architect filed permits for such a building on March 11. Comment

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