Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Manhattan Beach

Wild sing: Cabaret show uncovers scandals of the 1920s

He is singing the notes on a scandal! Comment

Monday, May 16, 2016


A reel Weiner: Outdoor film series launches with Carlos Danger doc

Get high and get an eyeful! Comments (1)

Sunday, May 15, 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!

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comments (2)

Saturday, May 14, 2016


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)
Spin Cycle

Tom’s eyes are opened during trip to Germany

This week, our columnist says we’ve got a lot to learn from our allies in central Europe. Comments (1)

Friday, May 13, 2016

Party Line

Golden ally issued deceptive robocalls in county chairman race

And he admitted so in court this week. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge Nights

Vikings invade Bay Ridge

Resistance is futile! Comment

Chaos in the ring: ‘Bianco’ circus show is a thrilling mess

This nerve-wracking show is in tents! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Cower-dy Arabia! Saudis in a falafel over 9-11 bill

The proposed legislation could open up a can of worms about who was behind 9-11, but victims’ families deserve the whole truth about America’s worst day, writes our columnist. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 12, 2016


Beep Adams makes pilgrimage to Ridge mosque

It was a Hajj to Bay Ridge’s Muslim Mecca. Comment
Standing O

Mom’s rule at hair salon

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Bay Ridge

Once upon a crime: Wine bar uncorks Ridge’s bloody history

He is pouring over criminal history! Comment

Quick-moving scoundrel swipes man’s wallet

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Joe Knows

Lincoln long-shot Williams get second chance with Giants

Ishaq Williams’s football career nearly ended in disgrace. Comment
High School Sports

Terriers out-slug Fontbonne with first place on the line

Fontbonne Hall is not letting a forgettable performance wrest its focus from the greater goal. Comment

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Sheepshead Bay

Wheely bad idea! New bus stop under creepy overpass will lead to rape, riders say

Sheepshead Bay straphangers are demanding the city move a bus stop from a creepy underpass before someone is raped. Comments (2)

Islands in the fun! School hosts Hawaiian luau

Aloha joy! Comment
Coney Island

Cats outta the bag! Grocery magnate, developer buys Coney property

Billionaire supermarket mogul and developer John Catsimatidis is betting on the Coney Island waterfront. Comment

Sixth scents: Lecture on history of psychic dogs

They can smell the future! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Prez race should not be a popularity contest

Can we get over ourselves and cut the crappola already? This whole Republican-Democratic nomination process has spiraled into a juvenile high-school election. Deciding who gets to sit in the White House for the next four years has devolved into a popularity contest. Comment
Greenwood Heights

Three suffer broken legs after accident at metal works

Oh the iron knee! Comments (1)

Phony cops flash fake badges and rob man

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
High School Sports

Nazareth’s Russell finds ‘perfect’ fit at Western Carolina

Erykah Russell nearly made a rush decision she was going to regret. Comment

Tuesday, May 10, 2016


Book ’em! Historic courthouse, police office could be Sunset Park’s new temporary library

If the city lets a developer buy the nearby library branch and rebuild it with apartments on top. Comment
Coney Island

Community eroding: Demands for public investment in Coney as developer buys shuttered social services center

They say it’s not the People’s Playground anymore. Comments (5)
Mill Basin

Planks for the hospitality: Calls for city to board up dangerous ‘squatter house’

Police need to stop sitting on their hands and board up a long-foreclosed house occupied by squatters, Mill Basin residents are demanding. Comments (1)
Bergen Beach

Cops shoot dagger-wielding attacker

Police say he lunged at them with a knife. Comment

They had a ball! Mets go to bat for Little Leaguers

Brooklyn and Queens wound up on the same winning team during a Mets’ youth baseball clinic for St. Athanasius Little League at Citi Field. Comment
High School Sports

Stealing the win: Aggressive Xaverian swipes bases, victory from Knights

Talk about a slippery team. Comment
High School Sports

Signings worth the wait for Cougars hoops duo

The were no more sad faces for Medgar Evers high-school seniors Alisicia Machado and Mikala Casimir — only big, wide smiles. Comments (1)

Pitching in: Shift to mound has Jerez’s career thriving

A hometown hurler’s rise continues. Comment

Monday, May 9, 2016


Elderly woman dies in Canarsie car crash

An elderly woman died after crashing her car into a utility pole in Canarsie on May 6, officials said. Comment

On paw-rade! Dogs strutt their stuff in Marine Park

Call it Marine Bark! Comment
Mill Basin

Mill Basin Holocaust rememberance keeps memories alive

The story must survive. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan talks softly and carries a big bat

In which our correspondent moderates a political discussion among friends. Comments (1)

Saturday, May 7, 2016


Canarsie chef opens Fort Greene restaurant thanks to public housing program

He’s Jamaican it! Comment

Friday, May 6, 2016

Williamsburg ✔ POLL ✔ poll

MTA offers two options for L train closure: bad and worse

What the L kind of choice is that? Comments (2)

Board of Elex suspends honcho over Democratic primary purge

But she can continue her run for district leader in Bay Ridge. Comments (7)

Thursday, May 5, 2016


Man leaps from six-story Midwood building

He lived, but is probably going to die, authorities say. Comment

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