Sections

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

24/7

Stout of place: Our arts editor tries home-brewing

You probably won’t ruin your beer. Comment

Monday, March 20, 2017

Williamsburg

Drood, where’s my cast? Theater recruits audience for ‘Mystery’ musical

No one knows whodunnit! Comment

Sunday, March 19, 2017

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!
Letters

Federal funds needed for parks

Coney Island Beautification Project is a community membership organization with the mission of beautification through organizing, advocacy, education, greening, and resiliency of our public spaces and waterways. We recognize that our community shares a mutual concern and appreciation for the waterfront spaces surrounding our neighborhood. Coney Island is just one of many waterfront communities along the Atlantic Flyway and when Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012, it exposed how many of our neighbors are facing the same reality — frequent flooding, coastal storms and la Comments (1)

Friday, March 17, 2017

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge go bragh! It’s St. Paddy’s Day!

Oh Danny boy, the pubs, the pubs are calling! Comment
Prospect Heights

Shelling out: Outdoor spring ceremony is egg-cellent!

Egg-cept the challenge! Comment

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Bay Ridge

Meet Seamus, mascot of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Call it the luck of the labradoodle. Comment
DUMBO

Acts of war: Musical reveals hidden history of D-Day rehearsal

A bit of history has landed on the shores of Dumbo! Comment
DUMBO

Pow ’er up! Colorful exhibit re-imagines old images

Her paintings pack a punch! Comment
Party Line

Deutsch: I’ll dump $249K in pay to stay a councilman

The Coney Island pol stands to lose a lot of cash if he wants to remain in the city’s body politic. Comments (9)
Borough-wide

Threepeat: South Shore girls city champs, again

The Lady Vikings cruised to their third-straight city title on March 11, taking down Murry Bergtraum 68–34 at Madison Square Garden. Comment
Standing O

She beat the odds and has a Standing O, too!

Rosemary Rodriguez received a college scholarship for using her experiences living in a homeless shelter for most of her high school career to help other teens battling their own challenges. Comment
Borough-wide

Tobacco Road rivalry arrives in Brooklyn

Duke and North Carolina faced off at Barclays Center on March 10, squaring off in the Atlantic Coast Conference and bringing one of the country’s best rivalries to Brooklyn. Comment

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Coney Island

Murky waters: State goes after Beach Haven for Coney creek sewage spill but won’t commit funds to clean it

It’s more than poop that’s clouding the waters in Coney Island Creek. Comments (1)
Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst shows off for Brooklyn’s Bravest and Finest

Bensonhurst’s got talent! Comment
Flatbush

Students and Shoah survivors share stories

This wasn’t your typical Spring Break dance party. Comment
Borough-wide

The perfect storm photos!

Look, Winter Storm Stella wasn’t quite the borough-burying blizzard we were promised, but unlike the so-called meteorologists at the National Weather Service, our photographers are pros and they always deliver. So soothe your disappointment over Tuesday’s tempest in a teapot by checking out their epic snow snaps. Comment
Midwood

On their feet: Jamaican dance group honors its founder

They are playing tribute. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

A ‘Crazy Russian Hacker’ helps me sleep at night

Long ago, in my distant past, there was no such thing as continuous, 24/7 television. Comment

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bay Ridge

What the truck?!? New sanitation trucks leave Bay Ridge streets littered with junk

They just can’t get enough junk in the trunk. Comments (2)

Purim-palooza!

Bay Ridge

Chabad of Bay Ridge paints new picture of Purim with arts fest

It was a multimedia Megillah! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Hungry for hamantaschen at Kings Bay Y

Everyone had a freilichen Purim at the Kings Bay Y’s Purim Carnival on March 12. Kids marched around in costume, stuffed their faces with traditional hamantaschen cookies, and learned about the festive holiday — which commemorates the Jewish people’s liberation from the evil Haman — by reading from the Book of Esther. Comment
Downtown

College basketball’s best descend on Barclays Center

The Atlantic Coast Conference held its conference tournament at Barclays Center for the first time last week and the league has its sights set on longevity in Brooklyn. Comment
Borough-wide

Railsplitters get revenge on Jeff in city final

Lincoln clinched its first city title since 2013, avenging last season’s loss to Thomas Jefferson, with an 82–64 victory over the Orange Wave on March 11. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Last-second letdown: Loughlin can’t sink late shot, falls in semis

The Bishop Loughlin boys basketball team couldn’t connect on the game-tying bucket with just seconds left, falling 65–62 to Cardinal Hayes in the Catholic “AA” semis on March 8. Comment
High School Sports

Jetting on: Law and Tech stays alive with second-half comeback

Brooklyn Law and Tech kept its championship hopes in tact on March 11, defeating Frederick Douglass Academy in the city quarterfinals. Comment

Monday, March 13, 2017

Dyker Heights

Planned Parenthood supporters take aim at Rep. Donovan

Brooklynites lined 13th Avenue in front of Rep. Dan Donovan’s Dyker Heights office on March 8 demanding the pol protect Planned Parenthood’s funding after House Republicans unveiled a bill that seeks to effectively defund the reproductive health care provider. Comments (5)
Midwood

Hizzoner talks senior housing over pastrami sandwiches in Midwood

Lunch is served — with a side of affordable housing! Comments (2)

Friday, March 10, 2017

Bomb Threats

Midwood

Another bomb threat against Brooklyn Jewish center

Someone texted in a bomb threat to a Midwood Jewish center on March 10, prompting an evacuation of the Coney Island Avenue building around 8 am. Comment
Crown Heights

Bomb scare rocks Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights

Someone sent a bomb threat to the Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights on Thursday, prompting police to evacuate the building while they hunted for explosives that, fortunately, never materialized. Comment
Gerritsen Beach

Driver hits and kills Gerritsen Beach woman

A driver struck and killed Gerritsen Beach resident Carmen Santacruz just steps from her Gerritsen Avenue home on March 7, police said. Comment
Manhattan Beach

Tragic: NYPD officer dead in apparent suicide

New York City police officer Michael Smith apparently shot and killed himself inside his Falmouth Street apartment on March 7. Comment
Midwood

What a schmuck! Thief loots coats at Midwood shul

Cops are searching for the sacrilegious sneak who stole phones and religious items from an Avenue L shul on March 3. Comment

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Red Hook

Cannery no! New bins illicitly bear Councilman Menchaca’s name

Talk about naming and shaming! Comments (5)
Classifieds

Sign up for daily news e-mails!

News archive

CNG Radio

Brooklyn Paper Radio

Listen: ►iTunes ►RSS

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads
Community News Group

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!