Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017


The best Brooklyn events this winter!


The best Brooklyn events this winter!

It’s cold outside, but Brooklyn’s arts scene is still hot! Comment

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017


Left to laugh: Comedians hold festival to soften blow of Trump takeover

Don’t let Trump get you down in the dumps, grumps! Comments (2)

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017

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! Read more…

Reader to grow-house-busting feds: ‘Chill out, man!”

The alleged benefits of psychadelic mushrooms lead off our letters this week. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017

Spin Cycle

President Obama’s final report card

Our columnist ranks the prez. Comments (3)

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017



17 to watch in 2017


17 to watch in 2017

International electric-car racing series the Formula E Championship will zoom into Red Hook on July 29 and 30, bringing tens of thousands of spectators to the sleepy waterfront burg. The cars are supposed to be far quieter than their gas-guzzling Formula 1 counterparts and the race will take place off public streets at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, but we’re curious how the onslaught of onlookers will get to the subway-starve Comments (2)
Last year, some of Brooklyn’s movers and shakers made promises to better themselves. Sure, some were just thinly veiled humble-brags, and most were ill-conceived at best, but here at Courier Life, we believe in a little thing called accountability. So, 366 days later (2016 was a leap year) we “circled back” to these local titans to find out if they delivered on the pledges they made before god and Mother Brooklyn herself. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge resolves to keep rockin’!

Happy New Year, Bay Ridge! Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Talking tactics: Activists look to history of Brooklyn protests

You’ve got to know how to fight for your rights! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

The Sunset Park community board formed an ad hoc panel to deal with the rising number of homeless the city is sheltering in the neighborhood. Comments (1)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

A big welcome to Coco Killingsworth, who joins Brookyn Academy of Music as the new vice president of Education and Community Engagement. Comment
Fort Greene

Singing bloody murder! ‘Anatomy Theater’ opera looks at the heart of a killer

They’ll be singing over her dead body! Comment
Dance your pants off! Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017


Cops shoot knife-wielding man after Taser ‘has no effect’

Officials cannot yet explain why the stun gun did not work. Comment
Plus a slideshow from the chilly New Year’s Day tradition. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Prescription costs are a bitter pill

Kudos to me — I lived through another holiday season, survived vacation at home with husband and daughter (no mean feat I assure you), and after 12 days of not writing anything more than an address on an envelope, I’m back busily pecking away at the keyboard. Comment
They finished 2016 on a high note. Comment
These Blackbirds were struck by a final-second shot. Comment
They’re hoping to put on an ace of a performance. Comment
High School Sports

The best of high-school sports in 2016

High School Sports

The best of high-school sports in 2016

Championship wins, dramatic upsets, and a sacked football coach round out our list. Comment
New Year, new Loughlin. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

Welcome to Brooklyn! Comment
Wondering where those ubiquitous sidewalk Christmas-tree vendors go on Dec. 26? The answer is Brighton Beach. Comments (1)
It’s a false idol! Comments (1)
Earlier this year, the mayor pledged to reduce the city’s reliance on hotels — now he is upping it. Comment
Prospect Heights

Prospect Park’s NYE fireworks show is a blast!

Prospect Heights

Prospect Park’s NYE fireworks show is a blast!

Check out our photos! Comment

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

Marine Park

Stalled Kimball Street construction site still an eyesore

As if we had to tell you. Comments (1)

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

And it was the neighborhood’s second Messiah-napping that day. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

Call it a walk through time. Comments (1)
This Hanukkah celebration is all about the oil. Comment

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