Monday, March 14, 2016

Veterans Affairs

Veterans: Part of the solution

Welcome, aboard! Marine Corps veteran Dan McSweeney is the new president of the United War Veterans Council of New York. He takes over the monthly Veterans Affairs column from Vince McGowan. Comment

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016


Wilkommen to the stage: This ‘Cabaret’ recruits the audience

Whose frau-line is it anyway? Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016


Unholy harmony: Secular gospel band spreads the love

They have kicked Jesus out of the band. Comment

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Park Slope

The mane event: ‘My Little Pony’ fans herd into Brooklyn

It’s no dog-and-pony show. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 7, 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

Sound Off to the Editor

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

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Spin Cycle

Time for pols to fix this city up

Tom Allon thinks the city needs to invest in itself — or else. Comment

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Bar Scrawl

Bartoonist finds the whiskey flowing in Bushwick

Our drinking illustrator emerges from hibernation long enough to sketch a new bar where all the cocktails are on tap. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge will have a Super weekend!

The Big Game is Sunday, but Friday and Saturday still have plenty of shows! Comment
A Britisher’s View

Illegals, not American travelers, may be bringing Zika to our shores

Connect the dots between illegal immigration and the Zika virus in the USA, writes our columnist. Comments (2)

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Coney Island

A good turn! Historic designation likely for Coney’s carousel, Feds say

They’re coming around. Comment

Divine intervention: Guardian Angels returning to Brooklyn

Heaven help us! Comments (1)

Genders with pets


Of meows and men: Photo book focuses on cats and their manly owners

There’s nothing feminine about having a pussy! Comment

Puppy love: Equal time for women with dogs

Ladies discuss their canine companions! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Sailor of the year, a cool school, and a youth group getting a grant! Standing O shouts out to Brooklynites who make our borough a better place. Comment
High School Sports

Lion tamers: Stanners move into first place after quelling Loughlin uprising

Bishop Loughlin has been the comeback kids his season and nearly rode the trend to a commanding lead in its division. Comment
High School Sports

Lewis buries Wolves with seeding at stake

It wasn’t the type performance Grand Street wanted and certainly not the ending with playoff seeding on the line. Comment
Joe Knows

Xaverian back in hunt for city title

Xaverian is back in the championship mix — even after a major roster overhaul. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Brooklyn bacchanalia


Goes down Easy: Mardi Gras party has big eats and big beats

The Big Easy is coming to Williamsburg! Comment

Fat chances: More spots to celebrate Mardi Gras

Head out with your krewe to these Brooklyn spots! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Alma matters! Locals want Sanders-Clinton debate at Bernie’s Brooklyn high school

They want to bring this grassroots candidate back to his class roots. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Jo’s getting into the ad game

Our columnist looks forward to this weekend’s Super Bowl ads — and makes a plug of her own. Comment

Dastardly duo knocks down woman in elevator

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

Hot-shooting Glynn not enough for Bonnies

Meghan Glynn’s unmasking was nearly enough to deliver Fontbonne Hall its biggest win of the season. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Mill Basin

No alternative: Alt-side would quash Mill Basin’s derelict cars, but locals say resistance too strong

Derelict and unregistered cars plague Mill Basin and Flatlands, but locals say the cure would be worse than the disease. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Last rites: Wicked Monk celebrates lost brother Russell Titland

Bay Ridge mourned a taste-maker. Comments (1)

Love is on the air at Brooklyn Paper Radio

Ever wonder what it’s like to date Most Hated Man in America (last week, at least) Gersh Kuntzman? Us neither... But that didn’t stop his paramour from writing in when Kuntzman and Brooklyn Paper Radio co-host Vince DiMiceli sat down with contributor Margaret Bortner to talk about dreadful dates on air yesterday. As always, our pals at Brooklyn Paper Radio have the story. Comment

UPDATED: Police say man killed himself in custody

Officials say they had just checked on him 10 minutes before. Comment
High School Sports

South Shore falls to out-of-staters in Mecca Challenge

South Shore played as poorly as it prepared. Comment

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Bay Ridge

Cash flow! City finally reimburses flooded Ridge couple

They’re flush! Comments (2)

Asian market to replace Bensonhurst Waldbaum’s

It’s East meets West End Line! Comments (40)
Red Hook

How Brooklyn’s snow disappeared down Red Hook’s drains

Where did all the snow go? Comment
High School Sports

Clippers’ comeback bid falls short

It was an opportunity missed. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Politics ✔ poll

Bernie challenges Hillary to debate in Brooklyn!

Where should it happen? Vote in our poll! Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s never going to a football game again

In which our scribe bids farewell to football season and weighs the staying power of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll versus the Chairman of the Board. Comments (2)

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016


Police shoot alleged armed robber after car chase

Police shot a man they say robbed an Avenue P cellphone store at gunpoint on Jan. 27. Comment
Bay Ridge

Funk in the trunk: Officials say guys tried to swap suitcases full of pot

Police busted two guys who allegedly exchanged briefcases full of pot in broad daylight on the corner of 92nd Street and Fifth Avenue — just blocks from the Bay Ridge apartment building where they both live — on Jan. 27. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016


Second coming! Church’s rescued relic restored

It’s the resurrection! Comments (2)

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