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Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Fort Greene

Working blue: Police perform in improv show

These officers have put together a different kind of line-up. Comment

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Brooklyn between the ropes

Bensonhurst

Battle of Bash Beach: Pro wrestlers battle at St. Finbar Church

They are ready to rumble! Comment
Bensonhurst

The top rope line-up

Meet the wrestlers! Comment
Marine Park

Hype man! Meet Brooklyn’s upstart wrestling promoter

Meet Brooklyn’s Vince McMahon! Comment

Sunday, Jan. 31, 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
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge shakes off the flakes

The Snowpocalypse is over! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Why did Ridge rallyers condemn America and not radical Islam?

Whiners, not winners! Bay Ridge residents rallied against Islamaphobia on Martin Luther King Day, but ignored the murderous rages of radical Islam, writes our columnist, who wants to know why. Comments (16)

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Bushwick

Free expression: Bushwick gallery is giving it away

This art is priceless! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

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

E-Hall gridiron star Wint picks Ohio State

Jahsen Wint needed to make sure Ohio State coach Urban Myer was sure about him before he could be sure about the Buckeyes. Comment
High School Sports

Lincoln avenges loss to Westinghouse with lopsided win

Abraham Lincoln dominated George Westinghouse 67–49 in Brooklyn AA boys’ basketball on Jan. 21, avenging a first-ever loss to Westinghouse back in December. The history-making upset late last year encouraged Lincoln to never repeat the mistake. Comment
Joe Knows

Loughlin’s girls on the rebound

An ugly win said volumes about Bishop Loughlin’s girls’ basketball team — the Lions are growing up. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Bergen Beach

Space out: Pol mulls parking ban as swipe at controversial bus depot

A local pol wants to put up “no parking” signs on a Bergen Beach block to stop some alleged bad neighbors from littering. Comment
Bay Ridge

Safety dance: Board fighting bar’s booze, boogie permits citing crime

They’re stepping on some toes. Comment
Williamsburg

Déjà chew: ‘Groundhog Day’ gets film feast

This is the one time it’s okay to have a meal repeat on you. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

New Syfy show ‘Magicians’ is abraca-drab-ra

What do you get when you throw in a bit of Hogwarts, a smattering of Narnia, a heavy dose of “Alphas,” and just that slight touch of “Charmed?” The Syfy channel’s latest offering — “The Magicians” — based on the book of the same name by Lev Grossman. Comment
Bensonhurst

Violent crooks threaten cabbie and steal cash

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

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Borough-wide

There’s an app for that! Sunset Park’s smartphone debut

It’s like Yelp, Seamless, and RetailMeNot wrapped into one — an it’s all about Sunset Park. Comment
Canarsie

Pier pressure: Man admits to killing Brooklyn woman, tossing body off Canarsie Pier

A Bronx man admitted on Jan. 25 to strangling and dismembering an East New York woman before hurling her body off the Canarsie Pier in 2014, law enforcement sources said. Now prosecutors hope a sentencing judge is as brutal to the murderer as the killer was to his victim, Brooklyn’s top legal eagle said. Comment
Crime

Police: Sunset Park man shot neighbor in head

A Sunset Parker allegedly killed his neighbor while showing off handgun in their 45th Street apartment building on Jan. 22. Comment
High School Sports

Lions claw past St. Raymond

Marquis Nowell’s night mirrored his team’s — a slow start, followed by a explosive finish. Comment
Borough-wide

St. Francis storms past rival Blackbirds

They didn’t weather the storm. Comment

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Development

Poll: Sound off on the old 68th Precinct station house’s future

The new owner is considering creating a day care and a cafe, but he is taking suggestions, a rep said. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Cruisin’ for a bruisin’! Bike path to Flatbush Avenue a wheely bad idea: Locals

Critics say people will die if the Department of Transportation moves on a plan to build bike paths connecting Marine Park and Flatbush Avenue before fixing the avenue itself. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan discovers Italy’s other major religion

In which our well-traveled writer finds out about a ragu-related religion, offers tips for racking up frequent-flyer miles, and expounds on the perils of placing phone calls from space. Comments (5)

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Bay Ridge

Cowabunga! Brooklynites snowboard, ski, and sled through blizzard

Talk about playing the angles! Comment

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Brooklyn in the blizzard

Downtown

It’s snowing inside Borough Hall station

Borough Hall station became a winter blunder-land on Saturday, after part of the Flatbush-bound 4 and 5 platform filled up with snow, creating a slippery path that had some straphangers worried. Comments (1)
Red Hook

Dumped on: Subway-less Red Hook left out in cold by early bus shutdown

They missed the bus. Comments (1)
Columbia St Waterfront

Snow can-do: Waterfront District family plows area streets pro bono

The “mayor” of this Columbia Waterfront District block may not be able to keep the buses running during a blizzard, but he can keep the streets clear for them. Comment

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Bay Ridge

Double negative: Two panels pan Gowanus Expressway-adjacent pre-k plan on same night

Two separate community panels gave the city an F for its plan to build a pre-school next to a Gowanus Expressway off-ramp in Bay Ridge on Jan. 20. Comment
Marine Park

Bus-ted! Critics cry foul on MTA’s ‘one-sided’ bus pitch

Brooklynites blasted the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for trying to pull a fast one on them on Jan. 20. Comments (4)
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