Friday, Aug. 5, 2016


Raising the roof: Where to drink up in the air

Time to get high! Comment

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Crown Heights

Achievement unlocked: Teen metal band finally releases its debut album

Chaos is no longer a theory! Comment

Monday, June 27, 2016


Your congressional election primary guide

Never heard of half these people? We’ve got you covered. Comment
Fort Greene

Tales out of school: Play shows teachers are people too

This show will teach you a lesson! Comment

Sunday, June 26, 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!

Jeerleader! Cyclones’ gals too sexy for family fun

On Father’s Day I saw the Brooklyn Cyclones with my kids as a school event. The air was cool and briny, the Cyclones won, and who does not love a ride on the Thunderbolt afterwards. So, go Cyclones! Comment

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Spin Cycle

Thoughts of dad, and all he did

Tom cheers his father, a holocaust survivor who lost most of his family during World War II. Comments (1)

Friday, June 24, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge starts Friday night right!

Friday night’s all right for parties! Comment
Harbor Watch

‘American Idol’ winner to wow the troops on July 1

Grammy Award-winning singer Fantasia will headline a July 1 Salute to the Troops concert at Fort Hamilton Army Base. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Crunch time! The Islamo-adulteration of the West

We need a frank, national chat about a community that’s front and center of global terrorism, writes our columnist. Comments (7)

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Bay Ridge

Long-awaited ‘illegal conversion’ bill is here, but doesn’t protect victims, critics say

Many locals love it, but some say it’s a dicey bill. Comments (3)
Party Line

Kagan drops assembly challenge against Cymbrowitz

And Coney Island pols are putting up their own guy in to solidify power in Southern Brooklyn, their Bay Ridge rivals say. Comments (5)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

Breaking bread: Muslims, Jews come together for Ramadan feast

They all came to the table! Comments (1)
Carroll Gardens

Tooning out: Comic stars dogs of quiet desperation

In his stories, it’s a dog’s life. Comment

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Gerritsen Beach

Rebuilding relationships: Build It Back contractors back down after complaints

It’s a community win! Comments (2)
Marine Park

Local cops need city’s help towing illegal cars, pol and police honcho say

They need to bring in the big guns. Comments (2)

Taking the shot: Basketball opera scores points against gun violence

This show is a courtside drama. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo demands Obama apologize to America for Orlando massacre

Last week I was angry, this week I’ve graduated to flat-out disgusted and ashamed by an administration — no, a president — who consistently betrays the American people who voted him in not once, but twice. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Clones’ infielder looking to spark squad

Brooklyn’s Nick Sergakis is willing to do whatever it takes to help his team at the plate — even if it means getting beaned. Comment
High School Sports

Loughlin hoops comes up short at Rucker

The Bishop Loughlin boys basketball team couldn’t hold on to a late-game lead, falling to St. Raymond’s in a summer league matchup on June 20. Comment

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Bay Ridge

Prince Hotel owner files to fix violations, but critics say he’s making them worse

They’re shoring up for a legal battle. Comment

Clones lose big in season opener

They dropped the ball. Comment

Made with love: Bake sale raises money for sick local kid

What a sweet story! Comment

Mets super-fans set to appear on trivia show

Two Brooklynites are ready to prove they’re the biggest Mets fans around as they face off against the team’s television and radio broadcasters on trivia show “Beat the Booth.” Comment
High School Sports

Brooklyn athletes clean up at Wingate Awards

Brooklyn’s best high school athletes were honored on June 17 at the Public Schools Athletic League’s annual Wingate Awards. Comment

Monday, June 20, 2016

Mermaid Madness


Shock-rocker pops question to burlesque queen at Mermaid Parade

Well what else did you expect to happen? Comments (1)
Coney Island

Reporter’s notebook: Public-drinking crackdown at Mermaid Parade

I got a ticket for sipping a beer on the Boardwalk, and longtime revelers said it was the only thing they hadn’t seen at the boozy march. Comments (1)
Marine Park EXCLUSIVE ►Video

Parks Department: ‘We will not use goats to trim overgrown community center roof’

Well doesn’t that bleat all! Comments (2)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan stands up for public free speech

Unless it’s flag-burning — then our columnist cannot abide. Comments (3)

Saturday, June 18, 2016


Smooth move! Greenpoint dad offers free ironing at bar

It’s the weirdest news to come out of Downtown… this week. Comment

Friday, June 17, 2016

Bay Ridge ►Video

Overnight R train to run borough-wide starting this fall

It’s about to get a lot easier coming home to Bay Ridge late at night. Comments (2)
Marine Park

Sears ya later! Department store departing Kings Plaza, makeover to follow

And everything must go! Comments (49)
Bergen Beach

Tomorrow: Bergen Beach bake sale for local child with advanced cancer

They’re cooking up a good deed. Comment

Beam them up! Kensington middle-schoolers tour solar-powered plane

They really warmed up to this field trip. Comment

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