Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Park Slope

All about that brass: Balkan music fest showcases Raya Brass Band

These bands are Balkan up! Comment

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

Turn your head and laugh. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

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! Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Big Screecher

Classic Carmine: A visit to the Guggenheimlich!

We look back at the time Carmine headed to the city for a day of art and eating. Well, actually, just eating. Comments (1)

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Chill out with classic rock in the Ridge

Despite the cold, Bay Ridge bars are still hot! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Trumping logic! America’s love affair with The Donald

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign surges onward with the shelf life of Yoo-Hoo, writes our columnist. Comments (1)

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

With the proposed B82 Select Bus Service grinding locals’ gears in Canarsie and Sheepshead Bay, we caught up with straphangers using the borough’s first select bus, the B44, to see how it’s going two years after it first rolled out. Comments (1)

Center’s stage: New music series at East Midwood Jewish Center

Midwood has a new music spot! Comment

Looking forward


The 16 to watch in 2016


The 16 to watch in 2016

The people, organizations, elections, and sundry other issues to keep an eye on over the next 12 months. Comment
Did every Kings County mover and shaker who promised to lose weight in 2015 follow through? We asked! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Call it the romance of the nerds. Comment
Joe Knows

Brooklyn stars powering Pirates hot start

They’re off to one Hall of a start. Comment
High School Sports

Tipping point: Comeback kids Loughlin can’t rally without stars

Bishop Loughlin has proven it can rally a comeback win — just not without its top players. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Talk about a powder-keg situation. Comment

Lane drain: Bus service would remove lane from Flatlands Ave., Kings Highway

They’re shouting “Stop the bus.” Comments (3)
This show is more than skin-deep. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo’s New Year’s resolution grace period

Jo starts her New Year’s weight-loss regimen two days late, becasue all the leftovers were weighing on her mind. Comment
High School Sports

Panthers panting

High School Sports

Panthers panting

Turn-around victories continue to elude Bedford Academy. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

It is the Borough of Churches no more! Comment

Revelers avoid Times Square in favor of the People’s Playground

Times Square? Fugheddaboudit! Comment

Big splash! Polar plunge draws record number of swimmers

These polar bears are anything but endangered. Comment
Our pals at The Brooklyn Paper have a great interview with the only man who has the guts to take a swim in the Gowanus Canal — and Newtown Creek! Yeesh! Read more…
High School Sports

2015’s best in Brooklyn high-school sports

The Wolves have come a long way in short time, and the program once known mainly for baseball and wrestling stretched its wings in a big way in 2015. The Grand Street football team won its first public school city title at the highest level and did so without a single loss. The girls’ soccer team garnered a division crown and reached the quarterfinals, and boys’ soccer and girls’ basketball squads each reached the city title game for the fi Comment
High School Sports

Still growing: Boys and Girls ladies’ basketball needs maturity, coach says

The Boys & Girls High School girls’ basketball team has the talent, but not the maturity, and that’s irking its head coach as the squad readies for this season’s difficult second half. Comment

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016


Today on Brooklyn Paper Radio: Christopher Swain

Brooklyn Paper Radio returns from a brief vacation with the man who swam the Gowanus Canal and, for good measure, Newtown Creek! Comment
Sunset Parkers are demanding the city and a homeless shelter operator reign in wild residents at a controversial hotel-turned-shelter. Comments (14)
The Department of Transportation extended a Coney Island Avenue sidewalk into a Belt Parkway on-ramp, and now drivers have to swerve to avoid the precarious outcropping, locals say. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Your tag is showing! Sheepshead Bay graffiti complaints up amid police initiative

Blame the police for an explosion of graffiti complaints in Sheepshead Bay. Comment
The yuletide season is behind us, but Brooklyn’s most beloved holiday tradition is yet to begin! Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Crticisms of ‘The Donald’ all trumped-up

In which our political pontificator points out just how mega-builder Donald Trump’s presidential qualifications stack up, defends the practice of racial profiling, and gives precocious youth some pointers on college applications. Comments (7)

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016


Sound Off to the Editor

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

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015


Your favorite stories of 2015!


Your favorite stories of 2015!

Talk about citizen journalism! Here are our top-ten most-read stories from the past year — curated by you, our readers. Comment

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