Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Chill out


Cold brew: ‘Insulated Lager’ goes beyond winter beer

The weather and the mugs are frosty! Comment

Winter beer taste test

Our reporters sample three winter beers from Brooklyn. Comment

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016


I is for innuendo: Kids’ book drips with double meaning

‘P is for Pussy’ is about a cat, okay? Comment

Sunday, Feb. 21, 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. 20, 2016

Spin Cycle

Mr. Governor, tear down these sexist ads!

This week, Tom and his wife make a plea to Gov. Cuomo to remove breast augmentation ads from subways. Comments (2)

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is jam-band-packed!

We’ve got bands you need to see — and a late Fat Tuesday party on Saturday! Comment

Buzz worthy: The best NYC Beer Week events in Brooklyn

Hops on over to Sanders Studios! Comment
A Britisher’s View

They don’t make an aspirin strong enough for Hillary’s headaches

Our columnist counts the ways why Hillary Clinton would make a lying president. Comments (2)
High School Sports

Leader of the pack: Lincoln coach says he’s ‘top dog’ after borough title win

The dogfight for Brooklyn is back on. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Bay Ridge

Class dismissed: Mayor backs off unpopular expressway-adjacent pre-K plan

He got the message. Comments (2)

You’ve really made the grade

Red Hook

Space cowboys: Roots musicians pay tribute to David Bowie

They can be heroes, just for one night! Comment

We’re covers, and that’s a fact

Some of the most memorable takes on David Bowie songs. Comment

‘Detroit sound’ comes to Brooklyn for Black History Month

It was a supreme celebration. Comment
Joe Knows

Lions roaring into postseason

What a difference a year makes. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Bay Ridge

Royal apology: Mayor tells Bay Ridge he’s sorry, promises to fix flophouse Prince Hotel

It was a mayoral mea culpa. Comments (3)
Coney Island

Getting amped: Coney’s amphitheater to open in July

Coney Island is about to really be buzzing. Comment

Jolly trolley! Mayor: Brooklyn nabes left out of streetcar plan should be magnanimous

He wants them to commute vicariously through others. Comments (13)
Mean Streets

DeBlasio: Streetcar may not have free transfers to subway or buses

Straphangers may have to pay a second fare when switching from subways and buses to the streetcar, Mayor DeBlasio admitted on Tuesday. Comments (1)

Home sweet home: Chocolate guru Jacques Torres moves to Sunset Park

Sunset Park has the golden ticket! Comment
Fort Greene

Spirit of laughter: Ghostly Caribbean comedy plays Fort Greene

The sunny Caribbean has plenty of stories about spirits and black magic. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo separates Grammys’ winners from gramma-phonies

Thank you Taylor Swift! Finally, someone told that bloated, braggadocios, arrogant Kanye West off. It’s about time. Taylor Swift showed more class in her one speech than Yeezus has shown in his entire career. Comment

Snowstorm! City names three pre-Ks for educator Joan Snow

Every day is a Snow day at these Midwood schools. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016


Armed robber loses arm: Victim mowed down gunpoint robber in his car

Some people would give their right arm for a pair of hot sneakers — and a Brooklyn teen did just that. Comments (3)

Skipping class! Students jump rope for a cause

Double dutch, anyone? Comment
High School Sports

Electrified: Subway trip sparks Lions’ surge over Christ the King

A team that trains together wins together. Comment

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Park Slope

Horsing around: Thousands of ‘My Little Pony’ fans party in Park Slope

These pony partiers just couldn’t rein in their enthusiasm! Comment

Fashion revolutionaries: Fans come to Washington portrayer’s talk in period dress

It was Comic Con for history buffs! Comment

Report: Brooklyn in midst of high-end office building boom

Brooklyn is no longer Manhattan’s back office! Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan boosts the sixth borough

In which our citrus-loving correspondent extolls the virtues of the Sunshine State as the perfect alternative for seniors tired of New York winters. Comments (12)

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016


War on elder poverty! Struggling seniors focus of Bed-Stuy panel discussion

Mark your calendars: Our Publisher and President Jennifer Goodstein will be among the panelists discussing elder poverty at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza at 3 pm on Feb. 23. Comment

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Dyker Heights

EXCLUSIVE: Nuns selling Angel Guardian Home

This Dyker Heights orphanage is up for adoption! Comments (29)

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