Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016


Killing them softly: Slasher musical mocks rock festivals

It’s got horrible deaths by the score! Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016

Coney Island

Select all: Election play tackles every topic

Talk about political theater! Comment

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016

Coney Island

Carnies get classy: Sideshow school teaches fire breathing and more

Want to run away and join the circus? Then step right up! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 14, 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!

Reader: Thanks, Shav, for ‘dangerous’ Linda column

Thank you, Shavana Abruzzo, for your piece on Linda Sarsour (“Vote of no-confidence for ‘Cancelwoman’ Sarsour,” A Britisher’s View, July 29). Comment

Friday, Aug. 12, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Saying goodbye to the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights reporter Dennis Lynch is heading into the sunset! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Friends, Romans, Brooklynites! ‘Julius Caesar’ plays in the park

Beware the ides of November! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Muslim v. Christian refugees — let the conversation begin

Selective compassion? Syrian Muslim refugee are entering the U.S. by the thousands, but Christian asylum seekers are receiving the shaft, writes our columnist. Comments (7)

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016


Mayor Blasé: Hizzoner cares more about image than Sandy recovery, critics say

Mayor DeBlasio needs to stop worrying about his image and start helping victims of Hurricane Sandy fix their homes, leaders said this week. Comments (4)
Party Line

Ragusa on the defensive

And Charles and Inez Barron are voting for “reparations now” in the November presidential election. Comments (15)
Fort Greene

Rice guys finish first: Jollof competition at African food fest

It is time for the great jollof-off! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

Southpaw set for success in Brooklyn

Lefty Thomas Szapucki hasn’t given up anything since he was promoted to the Cyclones last month and that’s just how he likes it — recording a 0.00 earned run average in his first two starts. Comment

The swing of things: Former Grand Street baseball star tries to get back on track in Tri-City

Kevin Martir had a reputation as a hitter during his high school days at Grand Street Campus, but now the former star is struggling at the plate — and he’s determined to change that. Comment

Lion’s roar: Loughlin basketball star proves himself on city stage

Bishop Loughlin hoops standout Keith Williams did his best to showcase his on-court talent during the sixth annual Big Strick Classic in the Bronx, competing with Team New York City. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016

Bay Ridge

Put a lid on it! Ridgite recycled colorful bottle caps into folk art

This “green” artist has a rainbow palette. Comments (4)

It’s in the bag: Fairway Market still coming to Georgetown

But locals aren’t sure it will be their bag. Comments (29)

Porch pickers! Guitarists play in front of Lott House

Encore! Comment
Bay Ridge

Yuuuuuuge news! Trump photo back at Schnitzel Haus

They’re making Bay Ridge great again! Comments (18)
Clinton Hill

The big sleep! Performance features a 30-person mattress

They’ve made their bed — now you can lie in it! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo squashes SyFy’s new spider flick

Spoiler alert! “2 Lava, 2 Lantula” didn’t have a leg to stand on — let alone eight! Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016

Dyker Heights

House of the crammed: Shuttered two-family home had 31 people in it

It’s how Dyker Heights’ other half lives. Comments (15)

What a gas! Car show raises cash for charity

They really got into gear! Comment

Ascension: Former Bishop Ford star transferring upstate to Siena

Former Bishop Ford basketball standout Aaliyah Jones started her college career at Fordham, but now she’s ready for a change of scenery. Comment

South Shore star heading to Seton Hall

Selena Philoxy has one season of high-school hoops left, but she’s already cemented her college future, committing to Seton Hall. Comment

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016


Police: Drunk driver hit senior

A Midwood senior is clinging to life after a drunk driver allegedly hit him on Avenue T on Saturday. Comment

Study en route for new subway line

A century-old idea to extend the subway from Crown Heights to Marine Park is picking up steam. Comments (11)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s on a roll!

In which our columnist continues his critique of Hillary — and offers some advice about how to eat a hot dog. Comments (16)

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

Podcast ►Audio

Today! Listen to Brooklyn Paper Radio with or without Gersh!

It’s up to you, and we’ll check the numbers to see if we should bring him back. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

See it: Kid injured in jet ski accident

A jet skier cut open his leg and had to go to the hospital after an incident in a Sheepshead Bay marina on Aug. 3. Comment

Summer games! School’s block party is a mini-Olympics

It was a special day. Comment
Coney Island

Brush with fame: Kids paint mural with acclaimed artist in Coney

They drew on the People’s Playground’s colorful past! Comment

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