Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Clinton Hill

Tragically hip: Play looks at the ‘Last Hipster in Brooklyn’

What is a hipster, anyway? Comment

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Clinton Hill

Fifty shades darker: Black burlesque troupe shakes it up

Burlesque is the new black. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 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! Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comments (10)

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

The media needs to start ignoring Donald Trump

This week, our columnist pleads with his colleagues to stop doing stories about GOP’s Presidential front-runner. Comment

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

It’s a show-storm in Bay Ridge!

No blizzard will keep Bay Ridge from rocking out! Comments (1)
A Britisher’s View

Hey, Mr. Mayor, Brooklyn’s community gardens don’t deserve a date with the wrecking ball

Community gardens make the community grow and City Hall must rethink razing four Brooklyn green spaces that are a borough asset, writes our columnist. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Coney Island

Bullard’s revenge! Coney landowner’s family may have foresworn sale out of spite

You can’t put a price on revenge. Comments (4)
Marine Park

Have judge — will gavel! Pol: Treasury-hired traffic judges too partial to making the city money

He says the city shouldn’t be judge, jury, and executioner. Comments (1)

A night at the (space) opera


Lose the Force!: Space opera show looks beyond ‘Star Wars’

This space survey is skipping the galaxy far, far away! Comment
Fort Greene

Launching into song: Astronaut opera opens at BAM

It is a literal space opera! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

No safety net: Brooklyn can’t afford any more missteps

The Nets are at a self-made crossroads. Its lack of draft picks leaves the club little margin for error when choosing the path it hopes leads out of the National Basketball Association’s basement. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016


Where ya bean? Sunset Park finally gets a hipster coffee shop

Cue the Whole Foods. Comment
Cobble Hill

Land of milk and hummus: Film looks at Israel’s food culture

This food film shows us a melting pot. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo wants Spike Lee’s Oscars seat

Our columnist thinks that Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith boycotting the Oscars is tougher to stomach than the crop of duds the Academy nominated. Comment

Sneak robs homeowner without detection

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

DeBlasio looks to the future at BAM’s annual MLK tribute

Monday marked the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death — but Mayor DeBlasio is already thinking about the 50th. Comment
High School Sports

Spellman foils slow-starting Medgar Evers

The Medgar Evers girls’ basketball team started the season strong — and then lost its steam. Comment
High School Sports

Canarsie’s Alkins starting final recruitment phase

Hometown hero Rawle Alkins made a stop home in New York on his journey to greatness. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Bay Ridge

Brake in the case: Cops have no record of brick-smashing Ridge crash

The investigation must have hit a wall. Comment
Bay Ridge

Civil Ridgites movement: MLK Day march against Muslim bashing

They’ve preached an understanding! Comment
Mean Streets

Police: Guy drove car into Gowanus Canal after alleged hit and run

Now he needs a bath — and a lawyer. Comment

Listen: Union rep says Sweet’N Low closure a real estate boondoggle

A food-workers’ union honcho says owners are salivating over the prospect of selling the land. Our pals at Brooklyn Paper Radio have the scoop. Comment

Jewell sparkles as Terriers rout Sacred Heart

St. Francis College got the bounce-back win it needed thanks a stellar effort from Tyreek Jewell. Comment
High School Sports

Syncing feeling: Stars align in South Shore win

Their connection transcends words. Comment
High School Sports

Robeson back on track after player’s stroke

Basketball hasn’t been at the forefront of Paul Robeson players’ minds since teammate Rikky Degale’s shocking stroke. Comment

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

Bay Ridge

Hunger pain! Wicked Monk chef Russell Titland dies at 47

Late Wicked Monk executive chef Russell Titland was a sizzling force in and out of the kitchen. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Sands of grime: Markowitz’s 40-year-old prediction about Plumb Beach never came true

He was hoping for a shore thing! Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Wasser-name again?

In which Stan takes on the head of the Democratic National Committee, Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Dyker Heights

A moveable feast? 9-11 rule a roadblock to Dyker group’s street fest expansion plan

They want to take back the street! Comments (3)

Chug along! Ridge bar toasts R train centennial

They wined about the R train. Comments (1)

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