Wednesday, July 27, 2016


Back on tracks: Experience the history of Coney Island travel

Take a trip to yesterday! Comment

Lily of the film: Giglio takes starring role in new mob movie

It is ready for its close-up! Comment

Monday, July 25, 2016


She’s got spirit! Web series stars Ridge ghost hunter

Who you gonna call? Janice Gunter! Comment

Sunday, July 24, 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!

Diner-saur! Reader choked up over Del Rio

I was sad to find out that the Del Rio Diner on Kings Highway is closing on July 25. When I asked someone there why, I was told that deliveries became much too expensive to continue operations. Comment

Saturday, July 23, 2016


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Spin Cycle

The death of a legendary journalist

Fact it, they don’t make them like they used to. Comment

Friday, July 22, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

The Ridge is rockin’ out

The streets are alive with the sound of music! Comment

Mini masterpieces


Crushing it: ‘Got a Girl Crush’ zine features bad-ass ladies

The sisters are doing it for themselves. Comment

The zines we’ve seen

Brooklyn is still a powerful draw for artists! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Dimwits: Baby, I’m an anarchist — against the USA!

Knock it off. Extremists, antagonists, constipated progressives, and ornery apologists need to stop their useless uprising, and celebrate life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in America or move to a real police state, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, July 21, 2016


Dine and dashed: Brooklyn’s 24-hour greasy spoons are toast, insiders say

Gravesend staple Del Rio’s closing is just the appetizer, according to industry experts. Comments (43)

Howl’s Head Bark! Dog show packs Ridge park

Owl’s Head Park has really gone to the dogs! Comments (2)
Party Line

Challenge to Thai’s petitions not racism — just politics, insiders say

In other news, one of the challengers apparently has no idea who Thai is… Comments (2)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

With or without U2: Cover band rocks Aviator

The night was unforgettable. Comment

Third Ave. first for fun: Ridge’s stroll draws all walks

This four-part street fair gets off on the right foot. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Sweet talkers: Panel will discuss history of ice cream

They are the cream of the crop! Comment

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bay Ridge

Gone to pot! Planter vandalism sign of Fifth Ave.’s decline, biz owners say

It’s a case of bouquets and brickbats. Comments (2)

First stop, Brooklyn: First stations to get wifi under new state plan will be in Kings County

These subway stations are going wireless — but there are some strings attached. Comments (1)
Checkin’ in with

Checkin’ in with…Adam Diamond, Georgetown’s fresh-faced civic leader

A hungry young politico from a Brooklyn little-known sub-neighborhood wants to put his community on the map. Comments (3)
Not for Nuthin’

Jo: ‘Did Melania plagarize? Who cares — our country is doomed’

Our columnist asks: Don’t we have bigger fish to fry than Donald Trump’s wife? Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Louts attack and rob man in Dyker Heights

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Dunn with the bullpen: Mets first-rounder set to start in Brooklyn

Meet the Clones’ new opening pitcher. Comment
Marine Park

Sharks look for redemption in all-star game

The New York Sharks came up short of an Independent Women’s Football League championship earlier this month, falling 40–34 to the Minnesota Vixens in the second round of the playoffs, but the squad is not sunk yet. Comment
High School Sports

Blue Devil for life: Poly Prep pitcher commits to Duke

Poly Prep junior Oliver McCarthy made sure he’ll always be a Blue Devil after commiting to play baseball at Duke. Comment

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Coney Island UPDATE ►Video

Shark! Coney beaches reopened after predator sighting

Come on in, the water is fine! Comment
Dyker Heights

Tree falls on car parked illegally in front of church

Its a no-parking sign from above. Comments (7)
Gerritsen Beach

Distemper tantrum: Virus has Gerritsen Beach’s Raccoons acting kooky, experts suspect

They’re going wild! Comments (1)
Boerum Hill

Wages of sing: Volunteer orchestra performs devilish opera

It’s a sinfully good show! Comment
Fort Greene

Brooklyn native joins Wisconsin women’s hoops staff

Brooklyn native Craig Carter has spent the last 15 years making a name for himself coaching men’s basketball, but a new opportunity on the women’s side of the game was too good to pass up. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Meet Xaverian’s new boys basketball coach

Clippers’ long-time junior varsity coach Tom Burns is set to take over the varsity program next season, replacing Jack Alesi. Comment

Monday, July 18, 2016

Gerritsen Beach

Drunk driver killed teen cyclist, police say

He was in the wrong lane when he hit the 17-year-old, officials believe. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Shore Theater renderings revealed!

The fanciful drawings show a glassy facade, a tree-lined Stillwell Avenue, and even a pool on the roof. Comment
Bay Ridge

Pair pulls blade, baton on Ridge man in suspected hate crime

One of the goons called him a “f------ Arab” for leaning on his car, which was parked in front of a mosque. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Secure the border — for our kids’ sakes

Pointing to the recent terror attacks on a Turkish airport, our columnist has at least 45 good reasons to tighten our country’s perimeter. Comments (16)

Friday, July 15, 2016


Wild abandon: Deserted house crawling with raccoons, neighbors say

A Georgetown resident who tried to clean up a derelict E. 65th Street house was chased off by a pack of raccoons, and now locals are demanding the city step in and secure the pest-infested dwelling. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Sarsour: An Arab American will run for open Bay Ridge Council seat

The self-proclaimed controversial head of the Arab American Association of New York told our pals at Brooklyn Paper Radio that 2017 is going to be an exciting year. Comment

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Standing O

Outward Bound!

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

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