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Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

Williamsburg

No kitten! Circus cat play features human im-fur-sonator

You’ll want to catch this purr-formance! Comment

Sunday, Oct. 30, 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!
Letters

Sho-bad! Blow horn only on holy days, sez reader

I was surprised to see a photo of people blowing the shofar at the Crown Heights festivals. To the best of my knowledge, the shofar is to be blown only on High Holy Days services. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016

Spin Cycle

Trump’s reality show nearing cancelation

What if this was all a way to get people to watch his new network? Comments (3)
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is spook-tacular!

The Ridge is bubbling over like witch’s cauldron with Halloween events! Comment
A Britisher’s View

It’s his own fault that The Donald is slipping in the polls

Our columnist wants Donald Trump to quit bleating like a victim and grow a pair. Comments (6)

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

Party Line

Judge sues Brooklyn Democratic Party for defamation

Plus: Borough President Adams would not support the popular AirBnB bill Gov. Cuomo signed this week. Comment
Marine Park

It’s the leash they could do! Marine Parkers want a dog run

They’re begging for it! Comments (9)
Standing O

Let’s hear it for the HOOD!

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

Halloweekend!: Your guide to Brooklyn’s best spooky events

Call the borough Spook-lyn! Comment
Dyker Heights

Fill in the blank: Chancellor skirts overcrowding questions at town hall

She got marks off for not showing her work. Comments (5)
Williamsburg

Space opera: Drag queens perform ‘Mozart in Space’

They’ll have a fabulous flight! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

Bay Ridge

Down in the dumps: Homeless living in Ridge park restroom

Nervous Bay Ridgites are demanding the city step up homeless-outreach efforts now that the destitute are making their home in a public park restroom on Shore Road. Comments (1)
Coney Island

A colorful history: Mural honors Coney Island’s past

It’s retro Coney — in full color! Comments (1)
Bergen Beach

City to build ‘teaching garden’ on fallow lot

The seeds are sown! Comment
Greenpoint

Ghost host: Medium will welcome spectres to Diamond Bar

This beer bar may be filled with spirits! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

All twisted up over Vanessa Hudgens ‘braid’ flap

Jo learns about cultural appropriation. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Bay Ridge

Winter wonder land: Why are holiday lights already up on Fifth Avenue?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — in October. Comments (1)
Bergen Beach

Drink to that! ‘Beer pong’ cancer fund-raiser in Marine Park

Cheers to this fund-raiser! Comment
Politics

Sen. Schumer visits Brooklyn Democrats

If the Senate swings blue, he’s gunning for majority leader. Comments (4)
High School Sports

Vikings stumble down the stretch in loss to Tottenville

South Shore’s football team has built a season on down-to-the-wire victories and dramatic comebacks, but the Vikings couldn’t stage that final rally on Oct. 21, falling 19–8 to Tottenville. Comment
High School Sports

Grand statement: Wolves notch victory over Lincoln with late-game comeback

It was another impressive weekend on the gridiron across Brooklyn. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Late-game dramatics lift Xaverian over Spellman

The Xaverian football team is saving the best for last. Comment
High School Sports

Engineering a victory: Brooklyn Tech playoff-bound after win over Erasmus

Win and you’re in. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Life on the sidelines: Flatbush native built career on love of hoops

Fran Fraschilla has two things on his mind at all times — Brooklyn and basketball. Comment
Borough-wide

Locally grown: Terriers boast core of city stars this season

There’s no place like home. Comment

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Crime ►Video

Creep attacked, masturbated on Sunset Park woman

Police are looking for the monster who followed a woman from the subway and tried to rape her in the stairwell of her Sunset Park apartment on Oct. 22. Comment
Bay Ridge

They tore down the wall! Bay Ridge ‘spite wall’ no more

That’s w-all folks! Comment
Bergen Beach

Civic hires attorney to fight proposed condos

This local group has lawyered up. Comment

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Borough-wide

City’s troubled storm-recovery program gets taxpayer bail-out

It’s really taking on water. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Police brass blames Sunset Park for violent Bay Ridge crimes

“It was circumstances that it took place here — it was really probably going to happen in [Sunset Park],” a top detective said about a Bay Ridge woman found beaten to death in Owl’s Head Park. Comments (3)

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

Bay Ridge

Sick woman refuses to get off Bay Ridge subway, delays commutes

And straphangers were not happy. Comments (2)
Development

‘Phoenix Hotel’ replaces shuttered bordello, worrying locals

Is it a fresh start or a repeat of the past? Comment
Shopping

Sak it to me! Shoppers welcome fashion outlet to Sunset Park

Call it Saks Third Avenue. Comment
BoroBeat

Babushka bash! ‘Grandmother’ talent show wows in Brighton

There’s many a good tune played by an old fiddler. Comment
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