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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Greenwood Heights

Play of the dead: Cemetery hosts a night of 19th Century entertaiment

It’s a graveyard smash! Comment

Monday, July 11, 2016

Park Slope

Hack and splash: ‘Psycho Beach Party’ comes to Slope

It is going to be a bloody good time. Comment

Sunday, July 10, 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!
Borough-wide

Fugghedaboutit! AP says it IS Crazy Joe

Anyone who grew up in Downtown Brooklyn knows Joe Gallo was slain at Umberto’s Clam Bar in Little Italy in 1972. They also know his funeral was at Guido’s funeral home, followed by burial at Green-Wood Cemetery. Comment

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Spin Cycle

Balancing fatherhood and alumni pride

Tom looks back on his Alma mater as his daughter visits colleges. Comments (1)
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 8, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge Nights is here all week, folks!

There is more to do in Bay Ridge than you can shake a Roman candle at! Comment
Bay Ridge

Fast, feast, fest!: Bay Ridge parties for the end of Ramadan

Celebrate a bazaar decade! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Booters! PS 24 is not a cool school for playing soccer with a human rights hooligan

Penalty! The Sunset Park school sold its soul to score a free soccer field from an Islamo-government that oppresses and tortures people, but it can still redeem itself and return the foul handout, writes our columnist. Comments (2)

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Kensington

Extra! Extra! Eid all about it! Kensington heralds end of Ramadan

They celebrated until the moon went down and the sun came up! Comment

We're on a roll!

Coney Island

Eat on the brat! ‘Wurst-eating contest takes on Nathan’s

You can’t beat the big dogs. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Clones go to the dogs at ‘Coney Island Franks’ night

For one night, they were the biggest wieners in baseball. Comment
Coney Island ►Video

Media consumption: Journo readies for next year’s Nathan’s contest

He’s one hungry reporter. Comment
Party Line

Rift widens among former Lopez acolytes

The disgraced Democratic honcho’s political machine continues to crumble. Comments (1)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

Mine verses yours: Poets perform show about growing up in borough

Brooklyn is theirs for the talking! Comment

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Coney Island ►Video

Making waves: Jet Skiers clash with swimmers along Brooklyn shores

Here's a video shot last summer It’s a case of Sea-Doos and sea don’ts. Comments (6)
Georgetown

Great depression! sinking streets fill Georgetown, locals say

They are in deep, and the city is letting them drown. Comments (1)
Dyker Heights

Do-gooders raise cash for sick Dyker teen

Hundreds of people packed Indigo Murphys in Dyker Heights on June 30 to raise money for local teen Giuseppe Parrelli, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder and skin cancer. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo is hungry for ‘Sharknado 4’

Our fan of fins is in a frenzy over news that SyFy will be releasing the fourth installment in its camp-thriller series. Comment

Meet Brooklyn's baseball all-stars

High School Sports

Poly Prep star best in Brooklyn baseball

Poly Prep’s Daniel Bakst was a force to be reckoned with on the diamond this spring, leading the charge as the Blue Devils captured a state title. Comment
High School Sports

Here they are! Your Brooklyn baseball honors

Brooklyn boasted some of the best baseball talent in the city this spring — and here are the players who stood above the rest. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Yanks for everything: Derek Jeter’s orgnaization honors Brooklyn high-schoolers

Jeter’s Leaders recognized two Brooklyn students for their community service. Comment
Coney Island

Mind games: Cyclones infielder finds success after changing mental approach

Brooklyn third baseman Blake Tiberi is hitting his stride at the plate after some early-season struggles, and it’s all because he’s changed his mindset. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Dyker Heights ►Video

Updated with video: L&B Spumoni Gardens owner gunned down in Dyker Heights

Police have released footage of the suspect. Comments (3)

Franks for the memories

Coney Island ►Video

See it!: Vegans, contestants duke it out at Nathan’s competition

I also got attacked by PETA 2 minutes into the competition, knocked over all my plates and doused me in fake blood pic.twitter.com/ha122LOWxh Comment
Coney Island

Big wiener! Chesnut reclaims hot-dog-eating title, sets contest record

He’s the champ of chomp once more. Comment
Manhattan Beach

Contemplating freedom: Boro’s banned-in-China meditation sessions

Acolytes of a persecuted spiritual movement breathe free in Brooklyn. Comments (2)

Monday, July 4, 2016

Coney Island RIGHT NOW

Hot dog — it’s a liveblog!

We’re serving up the Nathan’s hot-dog-eating contest live, and frankly, this coverage is so down-and-dirty, you’ll need napkins at home. Comment

Spectacular Coney Island!

Coney Island

The spin zone: Coney Island’s latest thrill ride

It’s got a tilt and a whirl! Comment
Coney Island

Wall street mural: Coney Art Walls dazzle diners

It’s a maze of amazing art. Comment
Coney Island

Home plates: New picnic area opens in MCU Park

Take me out to the outfield! Comment

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Coney Island

Dog fight! Top frank-eaters, former friends in searing feud

Heated competition has put this friendship on ice. Comment

Friday, July 1, 2016

Crime

Warning! Scammers targeting Hurricane Sandy victims, city sez

It’s a new low. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Overture to the People’s Playground: Pols open Coney’s new amphitheater

And these big names were just the opening act. Comments (6)
Coney Island

Cancer survivors: It’s your chance to throw the first pitch at a Cyclones game

Talk about relief pitchers! Comment
Dining ►Video

Red, white, and brew! Brooklyn’s American Ale versus Budweiser’s America

It’s American Ale — because Finland demanded it! Comment

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Coney Island

Nets introduce Whitehead to hometown crowd

The team’s newest addition made his debut in his native Coney Island. Comment
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