Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Gowan' down!

Park Slope

Foam art: Artist turns trash to treasure

He’s a polystyrene polymath! Comment

Go Gowanus: Artists to catch at neighborhood’s Open Studios

It’s an Open invitation! Comment

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016


Psycho cinema! Bushwick slasher flick plays Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

The rent is high — but the body count is higher! Comment

Sunday, Oct. 9, 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!

Read this! Ed tells Bill to be a ‘mensch’

Bill Glassman, I thought that it was very unfair and not very nice of you to single me out on the letters page (“Reader sounds off about ‘Sound Off’ hogs,” Sept. 23). Comment

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

October is for fests!

Welcome the fall with festivals — and beer! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Free speech is our first line of defense against theocratic fascists

Our columnist “sounds off” to readers she says are sabotaging her right to free speech. Comments (10)

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Party Line

Inside the Brooklyn Dem. Party’s ‘undemocratic’ voting rules

Plus Rep. Dan Donovan catches flak for missing debates. Comments (1)
Standing O

Welcome aboard!

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

Great hair days: ‘Hairspray’ show says ‘Welcome to the ’60s!’

It’s a big show about big hair! Comments (1)

Former Indiana hoops star looking for second chance in Brooklyn

Nets rookie guard Yogi Ferrell is looking for a brand-new opportunity in Brooklyn. Comment
High School Sports

Back on track: Lincoln bounces back with win over Midwood

Plus all the week’s scores. Comment
High School Sports

Buzzworthy: Hornets girls’ soccer notches win in first-place tilt

Midwood stung back with a vengeance. Comments (2)

Hometown hero: Brooklyn native aims to inspire during rookie season with Nets

Nets rookie Isaiah Whitehead doesn’t want to change the world — just Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

Borough-wide BREAKING


Click through to BrooklynPaper.com for the full story. Comment

The Brooklyn angler

Sheepshead Bay

Casting doubt: Locals want to give footbridge fishermen the heave-ho

They want a crackdown on hookers — but not the ones you think. Comments (5)

Reporter’s notebook: ‘I watched a fisherman land, release a seagull’

A fisherman snagged a flying seagull while casting his rod into Sheepshead Bay, but quickly freed the fowl — apparently without injuring it — on Oct. 3. It was a traumatic experience for the few who were gathered around and witnessed the bird’s pain, but as soon as the experienced angler felt a stronger-than-normal tug on his line, he jumped to his feet to rescue the little fellow and even assured the bird it would make it out alive. Comment
Brighton Beach

Now they tell us!: Notice of Trump Village cleanup meeting came too late, locals say

It’s going to be a yuuuge undertaking. Comments (1)

Down the pipe: Long-awaited sewer fixes coming to Canarsie

They want to keep the sea out of Canarsie Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Old standards: ‘Senior Idol’ a hit in Bay Ridge

Talk about golden oldies! Comment
Borough-wide ►Video

Friday’s ‘Jeopardy!’ stars a resident from this Brooklyn neighborhood

What is Prospect-Lefferts Gardens? Comment

The diva of Bath Beach: 89-year-old soprano to lead opera concert

This seasoned soprano is showing her range! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo cant wait for this election to be over

So she can watch television in peace! Comment

Brutes attack and rob a man on his smoke break

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

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

Borough-wide BREAKING

District Attorney Ken Thompson: ‘I have cancer’

But that’s about as much as the elected is saying, citing privacy. Comment
Coney Island

Apartments dumped 200,000 gallons of sewage per day into Coney Island Creek

Talk about being up s--- creek. Comments (6)
Sheepshead Bay

New tower looms over Sheepshead Bay

The once-quaint fishing village of Sheepshead Bay is forever changed. Comments (5)
Park Slope

Brass band achieves Nirvana: The cover songs are... whatever, Nevermind

Grunge music is blowing up! Comment

Holy cow! Priests bless animals across borough

Oh my dog! Comment
Bay Ridge

Ragamuffins make it an even 50! March celebrates half a century

Vampires, superheroes, and princesses took over Third Avenue for the Ragamuffin Parade on Oct. 1. Comment
High School Sports

Dark Knights: Madison drops first game of season in lopsided loss

The James Madison football team hopes learn from this one. Comment
High School Sports

Devil may care: Poly baseball star risks injury for gridiron grit

One of the country’s best high-school pitchers is throwing caution to the wind. Comment

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

Bay Ridge ►Video

Cops release video of Owl’s Head Park slaying suspect

He’s the last person seen with victim Jennifer Cohen alive. Comment
Dyker Heights

Dumped! City hauls off block’s hated dumpster

After an article in the Bay Ridge Courier. Comment
Harbor Watch

Shipping out: Ft. Hamilton sends reservists to Afghanistan

Godspeed. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s family never took welfare

Our columnist’s mom bravely refused big-government handouts in the pre-Social Security era. Comments (6)

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

Bay Ridge UPDATE

Dead woman found in Owl’s Head Park

The victim had a purse full of needles, but cops say it was likely a homicide. Comment

Up against the wall: ‘Cop Watch’ mural teaches civil rights

Call it an arresting image. Comments (1)

City grabs land for new school on Ridge–Sunset border

They’re one step closer to adding 976 desks to one of the city’s most overcrowded school districts. Comments (1)

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016


See it: Cab rolls over in Bensonhurst

Miraculously, everyone was okay. Comment

Plumb job: Vols clean up fetid beach

That’s a lotta garbage! Comments (2)

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