Wednesday, June 8, 2016


Your guide to Brooklyn’s essential summer concerts

Where to rock out of doors this season! Comment

Tuesday, June 7, 2016


Brothers bloom: Folk band goes from subway to park

They’re moving on up! Comment

Monday, June 6, 2016


Carnal games: Porn parody show hosts carney activities

It’s a pornocopia of fun! Comment

Sunday, June 5, 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!

Law and marauder! City’s ‘unfair’ ticket blitz

Last Wednesday, immediately after one o’clock, when alternate side parking ends, my elderly mother went out to move her double-parked car back across the street. I was helping her get outside, since she is still recovering from back surgery. To my shock, I could see the orange envelope on her windshield as soon as I opened the front door. Comments (1)

Friday, June 3, 2016


Green screen: Film fest launches in Sunset Park

You won’t be ignored, Brooklyn! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Get a pizza paradise in Bay Ridge

You’ve had a tough four days of work since Memorial Day, so take Friday night off and rest up. The rest of the weekend is busy! Comment
A Britisher’s View

The rise of the Muslim politician in the West imperils free societies

The historic election of London’s new mayor — the first Muslim to lead a major Western city — underscores the free world’s Islamification, writes our columnist. Comments (5)

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Sheepshead Bay

Neighborhood divided: Locals at odds over proposed homeowners association

Call it a homeowners dissociation! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

Rockin’ rollers: Skate party showdown in Prospect Park

Two challengers have entered the rink! Comment
High School Sports

Alvarez leads Nazareth to championship

A do-or-die situation in the sizzling heat of Canarsie’s American Legion baseball fields was no sweat for Nazareth’s Rolando Alvarez. Comment

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Dog days of summer

Coney Island

On a roll: Nathan’s pumps out thousands of franks for anniversary fete

These dogs had their day! Comment
Coney Island

Dog fight! Nathan’s and Feltman’s battle for hot dog supremacy

It was a wiener-waving contest! Comments (1)

Going with the flow! City to install water-bottle-fillers in Flatlands park

It’s the future of hydration! Comment

Gag-meistress of ceremonies! Comedian Ophira Eisenberg will emcee our Women of Distinction gala

Grab your tickets! Our Brooklyn Women of Distinction Gala DInner and Awards ceremony on June 7 at Sirico’s Caterers promises to be a blast, with NPR’s “Ask Me Another” comedian Ophira Eisenberg as emcee. Comment

Where to see Shakespeare in the parks of Brooklyn

The parks are alive with the sound of Shakespeare! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

‘Bloody’ weekend in Chcago should be a wake-up call

Another bloody Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago, and yet there is not a peep from Mr. Al Sharpton, the Black Lives Matter group, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, or our illustrious president who hails from the great state of Illionis. What gives? Comments (1)

Brooklynites honor vets, memories at Memorial Day events

Brooklynites commemorated the Americans who have died serving their country — and honored those who have returned — at Memorial Day events across the borough on Monday, marking the occasion with traditions old and new. Comment
High School Sports

Skipper to Xaverian squad: Stop trying so hard

The team’s coach wants players to dial it back a bit. Comment

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Dyker Heights

Driver smashes through Dyker insurance agency

Luckily, they were covered. Comment

Clean-up a creek: Volunteers freshen Canarsie inlet

They made Fresh Creek even fresher! Comments (1)
High School Sports

Balancing act: Poly’s Bakst a team-first majors prospect

“Prospectability” isn’t a word, but if it was Daniel Bakst would have it – in spades. Comment
High School Sports

Tele topples Francis Lewis in tourney win

Kristen Gutekunst heard the crack of the bat on the ball and knew this one was going to travel. She just didn’t know how far. Comment
High School Sports

Poly softball takes championship

Honor Sankey felt the ball hit her glove and squeezed as hard as she possibly could. She wasn’t letting go. Even when she heard the cheers of her teammates and felt bodies piling on top of her in a post-celebration huddle, the Poly Prep senior couldn’t bring herself to let go of the ball. Sankey may never actually give it back. Comment
High School Sports

Poly Prep reclaims title in blowout win

Poly Prep baseball team finally got that chip off its shoulder. Comment

Monday, May 30, 2016

It’s Only My Opinion

The buck starts here! Stan’s got ‘America by the dollars’

In which our correspondent runs down how America is spending its hard-earned dollars — and who is raking ‘em in. Comments (5)

Friday, May 27, 2016


Give ’em L! Riders say MTA didn’t promote Canarsie L train meeting enough

It’s a service advisory — from the straphangers! Comments (1)

Sunset Park’s wifi stolen! Locals: ‘Wait, the park had wifi?’

If a network falls in the woods and nobody is on it, does anyone make a sound? No! Comments (1)

Brooklyn is looking HOT!

... and we aren’t just talking about the weather! Comment

On fleet: Seafaring soldiers arrive in style

Brooklynites gathered along the waterfront to welcome more than a dozen vessels rolling underneath the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge and into New York Harbor for the first day of Fleet Week on May 25. Comment

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