Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Prospect Heights

Blast from the pasta: Brooklyn was once the nation’s noodle capital

Expert discusses the borough’s history with pasta. Comment

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Prospect Heights

Blue man troupe: ‘Avatar’-inspired circus show comes to Barclays

It’s out of this world! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 28, 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: Taste should trump tradition at Schnitzel Haus

I have reached out in the past to the community board and council members about parties in city parks, particularly Scrangello Park on W. 13th Street between Avenues U and V, yet the parties continue. Comment

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is kidding around!

You think writing this column is kids’ stuff? It is! Comment
Park Slope

New look for Old Stone: Historic house opens permanent Battle of Brooklyn display

It’s a revolutionary exhibit! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Today is every dog’s day!

Faithful Fido has loved, nurtured, and saved us through the ages — National Dog Day on August 26 celebrates this savvy and soulful force of nature. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016


City: ‘Polite sign is still illegal’

Oh please! Comments (2)
Party Line

McCreight takes heat over Trump Village redevelopment

A political hopeful got an icy reception in Brighton Beach when he stumped against a long-maligned 40-story tower planned over the old Trump Village shopping center. Comments (3)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

Brighton shiny: Festival in Little Odessa celebrates 40th year

This year’s party will be extra jubilant! Comment

Dub-ble take: DJ tries to revive music genre

He’s bringing a dab of dub to Brooklyn! Comment

Just keep swinging: Cyclones shortstop working to improve his presence at the plate

Michael Paez has struggled at the plate this summer, but the Brooklyn second baseman and former national champion is determined to change his approach and start putting bat on ball. Comment
High School Sports

Hoop hype: Nation’s top recruits descend on Brooklyn for Elite 24 game

These high-school stars have graduated to a new level of fame. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016


Man slashes woman in massage parlor

A Sunset Park woman is recovering after a knife-wielding maniac viciously slashed her in the neck, head, hands, and chest in a Seventh Avenue massage parlor on Aug. 23. Comments (2)
Bensonhurst ►Video

Show stopper! Grappling with its own rule book, state erroneously halts wrestling match

Let’s get ready to grumble! Comment
Marine Park ►Video

‘Protected lane’ endangers cyclists and protects parked cars, advocates say

Call it a “roll” reversal. Comments (15)

Tip of the hat: ‘Busker’ fest brings street performers to Coney

Don’t call it a bored walk! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Trump — what’s the worst that could happen?

There are none so blind as those who will not see. Comments (7)
Bay Ridge

Blade-wielding crook swipes man’s phone

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Soarin’ high: Blackbirds ready to build on last season’s dominance

These Blackbirds are ready to take flight. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016


Get rolling! Sunset Parkers demand city take bike lane request seriously

Sunset Parkers who have been demanding a cycling path on Fourth Avenue for years are miffed that Marine Park got a lane it did not even ask for. Comment
Coney Island

Shore ’em up! Sculptors make art with Coney’s beach

This took more than a grain of talent. Comment
Coney Island

Hard-hitting Hardy: Gerritsen Beach native clinches featherweight championship

She’s still perfect. Comments (1)

Tagging in: Nets guard, wrestling stars visit children’s hospital

They made a dominant tag team. Comment

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

News from bklyn's avenue of death & destruction

Marine Park

Vigil for man killed by hit-and-run ‘dollar van’ driver on Flatbush Ave.

A neighborhood came together on Aug. 18 to offer hope and prayers during a candlelight vigil for Angel Sagardia, who was killed on Aug. 12, when a livery driver struck him as he tried to cross a busy street in Marine Park. Comment
Marine Park

Public street, private meeting: Pol waives off locals, press during meeting on city sidewalk

A local pol held a “private” meeting on a public street on Aug. 19 — turning away constituents, the press, and neglecting to invite other area representatives. Comments (12)

Meadow on the mend: Injurious park getting a safety makeover

A dangerous park is getting an overdue makeover. Comment

‘Family fun day’ a last hurrah before school

They bade summer farewell as school bells get ready to ring. Comment
Bay Ridge

Pol: Ridge school chairman should step down after bullied student’s suicide

A councilman says chairman Mike Long is not fit to lead, because he has a history of opposing anti-bullying legislation. Our pals at Gay City News have the full account. Comment
The Greatest Story Ever

O brave nude world! Naked women to perform ‘Tempest’ in Prospect Park

It’s Shakespeare in the buff! Comment

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016


Salty dog! Police rescue pup from Gravesend Bay

Call it a soggy dog story. Comment
Brighton Beach

State: We can’t put a lid on toxic ‘Trump’ land

A simple cap can’t make this polluted Brighton Beach site great again. Comments (10)
Manhattan Beach

Break the cycle: As city repaints controversial bike lane, locals renew calls to move it

The city must move an unpopular Manhattan Beach bike lane from a busy street to a serene waterfront promenade, locals are demanding. Comments (1)

Two cars, garbage truck collide on Bay Parkway

Five people — including a 6-year-old girl — are in the hospital after a driver collided with a garbage truck on Bay Parkway near 77th Street this morning. Comment

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