Monday, Nov. 21, 2016


Election update: Hillary-inspired sitcom gets a new ending

While Hillary supporters were tearing out their hair on election night, one Crown Heights playwright was tearing up her script. Comments (3)

Sunday, Nov. 20, 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!

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Take a musical journey through the Ridge!

Bay Ridge dives deep into rock, disco, and jazz this weekend. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Marine Park

Illuminated! Community group pays for city to brighten Carmine Carro Center

They lightened their wallets to lighten the park! Comment
Bay Ridge

The whole package! Alum Maria Bartiromo helps Fontbonne open broadcast studio for aspiring journos

Party Line

GOP schism deepens as official splinter group forms

They’re calling themselves the “Kings County GOP Coalition.” Comment
Standing O

Fighting the good fight

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

Master of fun: ‘Servant of Two Masters’ is a glorious goof

It’s a comedic “Master” piece! Comment
Bay Ridge

Style tips: Fashion experts have advice for local clothing retailers

Small-business owners got some pointers from fashion-industry insiders at The Hom Store. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016


Sow mulch fun! Kids plant flowers at Manhattan Beach Park

They nurtured their green thumbs! Comment

Steps in the right direction: Run raises money for homeless veterans

Bay Ridge’s homeless population is growing — and so is the neighborhood’s response. Comment
Manhattan Beach

West side stories: Chita Rivera shares tales of stage and song

Call it dish of the Spider-Woman! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

We need to unite under Trump, and it starts with dropping the hyphen

I am not a hyphenated American. I am an American. Comments (4)

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Bay Ridge

Fire it up! New ‘Brooklyn Firefly’ is a combination pizza palace and performance venue

It’s a slice of real Brooklyn. Comment
Bay Ridge

Wingin’ it! Reporter enters wing-eating contest to benefit cancer research

What a wing-ding! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Reeled in: State stops endorsing fishing off Sheepshead Bay footbridge

The city outlawed the practice, but state-published fishing guides listed the narrow walkway as a great place to reel in the big one. Comment
Bay Ridge

Gobble gobble! Seniors, homebound can sign up for free Thanksgiving meal from Bay Ridge Cares

Home-bound seniors have a chance to get a free Thanksgiving meal delivered to their doorsteps this holiday — and there’s still time to sign up! Comment
High School Sports

Big man on campus: Poly star ready for the next step

One of the country’s top college football recruits is no longer a high-school football player — because his season is over. Comment
High School Sports

Upsets and history: Brooklyn football dominates in first round of playoffs

Brooklyn rolled to a handful of victories on the gridiron in the first round of the Public Schools Athletic League postseason, and we’ve got all the highlights. Comment

Lion’s share of leadership: Former Loughlin star Imani Tate ready for moment in spotlight

It’s her team now. Comment

Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

Cobble Hill

Man punches woman in the face after argument about Trump at Boerum Hill bistro

The strangers got into an argument after the victim complained about Hillary Clinton’s election loss. Our partners at have the story. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cashless advance: Homeless depositing themselves in Bay Ridge banks

Locals appreciate the tough situation homeless are in, but they want more interest from the city. Comments (1)

How sweet it is!

The “supermoon” rises over Brooklyn and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sunday evening, as seen from Staten Island. It was the closest the celestial body has been to earth since 1948 — hence the superlative name.
My Column Vinny

An ode to Shavana Abruzzo

Friday was Shavana Abruzzo’s last day at the Courier after nearly 30 years behind a typewriter. Our editor says goodbye. Comments (6)

Bittsweet victory for Blackbirds in season-opening blowout

The blowout-victory was expected. The disappointment afterwards was not. Comment
High School Sports

Clipped: Xaverian’s championship hopes dashed in semis

Third time wasn’t the charm. Comment
High School Sports

Tigers caged in first-round loss to Kennedy

Fort Hamilton had fewer than five minutes of total possession in the fourth quarter, falling 40–20 to John F. Kennedy on Nov. 12 in the first round of the Public Schools Athletic League playoffs. Comment

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016


City gives California company $2.8M to move to Brooklyn Army Terminal, hoping it will make jobs

They’re banking on a case of ‘Build it and they will come.’ Comment

Bush Terminal Park finally getting a second entrance

They’re all in! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Guilty! Creep who tried to kidnap 9-year-old girl faces jail time

He tried to drag the girl from her Ford Street front yard. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Murder charge in Sheepshead Bay stabbing

Police are charging a 27-year-old Bronx woman for the gruesome murder of 44-year-old Sheepshead Bay resident Michael Ricotta, who was found stabbed to death times in his Haring Street home last month. Comment

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