Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016


Stranger flings: Three Halloween parties inspired by ‘Stranger Things’

This one goes to Eleven! Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Park Slope

Badge of horror: Police at 78th precinct put on haunted house

Talk about being scared straight! Comment

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016


Fright and nerdy: Rapper brings spooky rhymes to Williamsburg

He’s the rapper on Elm Street! Comment

Sunday, Oct. 23, 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!

Readers raise hell over ‘too-tall’ tower in Sheepshead Bay

I was shocked and horrified by your story and picture about the Voorhies Avenue Tower, the latest in a series of high-rise construction projects destroying Sheepshead Bay (“New tower looms over Sheepshead Bay” (by Julianne Cuba, Oct. 7). Comments (2)

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is poppin’ and rockin’

Bay Ridge is getting ready to groove this weekend! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Council’s Muslim declaration a red herring

The City Council should have bigger fish to fry than cooking up addled resolutions of support for Muslims, writes our columnist. Comments (6)

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

Bay Ridge

Worth a shot? Locals balk as city considers heroin-injection facilities

Brooklynites to city: “Are you high!?” Comments (2)
Party Line

Capano names campaign co-chairs

Plus, a Brooklyn lawyer says she’s seriously considering running for district attorney in 2017. Comments (6)
Standing O

Getting a jump on a higher education

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

Nearest and beer-est: Local beer fest gets bigger than ever

There are some new kids on the Block! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Bay Ridge

School’s out: Local panel votes down Bay Ridge Prep’s too-tall construction plan

This school proposal got a failing grade. Comments (3)

Lots of love! Vols clean two dirty Sheepshead Bay Road tracts

They weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Comment

Elephant instrument: Montreal rock band puts sitar front and center

It’s a sound you’ll never forget! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Apple’s new iPhone a rotten deal

Not for Nuthin™ but what right did Apple have to take away our choices for a headphone jack on our iPhones? Comments (3)

Former Loughlin star’s consistent play sparks Seton Hall

He considers himself a bit of an iron man. Comment
High School Sports

Overruled: Former Grand Street head escorted off field despite court order letting him coach

It was the kick-off before kickoff. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Still perfect: Erasmus Hall takes down Tottenville to remain undefeated

The dutchmen keep finding ways to win. Comment
High School Sports

Off the rails: Defensive miscues doom Lincoln in loss to Curtis

Railsplitters’ next stop, dissapointment. Comment
High School Sports

That’s using your noggin! Tigers beat Hornets with last-minute header

It was just like they drew it up. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016


Gaza strip! ‘Hate group’ trolls Brooklyn College Muslim club with cartoon posters

A national anti-Muslim group plastered Brooklyn College with posters on Monday claiming that a campus organization is a front for terror group Hamas. Comments (10)

Power shifts in DA's office


Governor will not replace temporary DA

The handpicked successor of late District Attorney Ken Thompson will remain in the post until Thompson’s term ends at the close of 2017, Gov. Cuomo announced today. Comments (1)

Closing statement: Pols, friends eulogize DA Ken Thompson at funeral

The prosecution rests. Comment

Blood sugar flex magik! Beep uses excercise, diet to control diabetes

Borough President Adams is going off his meds — and that’s great news. Comment

Shelter skelter: ‘Homeless’ rally marches through Sunset Park

There is no shelter from their ire. Comment

Howl at the moon! Harvest fest features doggie costume contest

Call it a paw-fect day! Comment

Pizzaz hut! Brighton Beachers decorate sukkah

Everyone’s a sucker for a good sukkah! Comment

Downtown Rotary club to mark fifth birthday at Dyker Heights shindig

Save the date! The Brooklyn Ridge Rotary Club celebrates its fifth anniversary at the Dyker Beach Golf Club on Nov. 3. Comment

Sparking the storm: Former Jefferson star adds new dynamic to St. John’s hoops

The boys from Brooklyn are hoping to bring an extra spark to Queens this basketball season. Comment

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016


Plaza please! Locals want pedestrian-only area at Flatbush Junction

The city may make the Flatbush Junction a little less harried. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Police pinch two for stealing packages, but warn its not the end

Deliver us from package thefts. Comment

Sunset Park library: The next chapter


New library to lend low-income apartments

The Sunset Park library’s controversial redevelopment will create homes for the neediest Brooklynites, developers say. Comments (1)

Sunset Park will lose library for ‘a few weeks’ before redevelopment

Officials say they want to take their time opening the temporary branch. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Rock ’n’ roll: Car-selling son of Brooklyn gets street named for him on Staten Island

Joe Manfredi, who started an auto dealership empire in Brooklyn, gets street named for him on the Rock. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Coney Island

Coney may get its first homeless shelter

Then it will really be the People’s Playground. Comments (8)
Bay Ridge

Busted! Workers caught demolishing 83rd Street home with no permit

It’s really bringing locals down. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Coney Island BREAKING

Baby dies after six-story fall in Coney Island elevator

A 6-week-old girl plummeted to her death in Coney Island after her mother accidentally pushed the child’s stroller down an elevator shaft on Oct. 13. Comments (5)
Brighton Beach

Retailers: ‘Trump Village’ clean-up could hurt us

This Trump plan may be bad for business. Comments (1)

City garbage workers promote Trump on their truck

Now this presidential election has really descended into garbage. Comments (10)

Sunset Park’s hotel boom paving way for condos in industrial areas, factory fans warn

These short-stays may be part of a longer game. Comment

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