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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Greenpoint

The lizard of ha’s!: Comedy show blows lid off reptile conspiracy

It’s the comedy show Big Lizard doesn’t want you to know about! Comment

Monday, April 10, 2017

Bushwick

Bamboozled: ‘Bamboo in Bushwick’ explores changes in hot ’hood

It’s the polar bear in the room! Comment

Sunday, April 9, 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! Comment
Letters

Capano: Sarsour is wrong

In her April 4 op-ed (“Linda Sarsour: NYC’s Queen of Hate”) in the New York Post, Lahav Harkov, The Jerusalem Post’s senior Knesset correspondent, takes on Linda Sarsour for preaching hatred as she portrays herself as a champion of equality. Ms. Harkov is right on target. Sarsour’s hateful rhetoric, her support of far-left causes, and her belief in Sharia law are well known in the communities of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights that she calls home. Comments (5)

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, April 7, 2017

Coney Island

Coney is back!: People’s Playground opens for the season

The Cyclone is now a 90s kid! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is getting fancy

Embrace high-brow culture in Bay Ridge this weekend! Comment
Sometimes less is more. Comment
Brooklyn native New York Amry National Guard Capt. Dennis Tierney had the honor of leading his company in the Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Comment
The Lady Vikings had three players suit up for the Mayor’s Cup on April 2, one final chance for the group to compete together. Comment
High School Sports

Hitting his stride: St. Francis sprinter dominates in multiple events

Marine Park native Wagner Elanceiux experimented with a handful of track and field events during his first few seasons and now he’s finding success in all of them. Comment

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Gravesend

Oil spill in Gravesend Bay

Gravesend

Oil spill in Gravesend Bay

A Gravesend oil distributor spilled 27,000 gallons of fuel into Gravesend Bay overnight on March 30. Comments (4)
This underdog is making a comeback! Comment
This show is a scream! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Cheers to the snippers at Headchop Salon for supplying makeovers to women transitioning from the shelter system to apartments of their very own. Comment
Party Line

Dem Party Boss ties knots, breaks ties

Brooklyn’s Democratic Party Boss Frank Seddio has ties to almost all of the Democratic hopefuls running to replace Councilman Vincent Gentile for the Bay Ridge seat this year, but plans to support the one candidate who hasn’t even officially thrown his hat in the ring yet — Assemblyman Peter Abbate (D–Bensonhurst). Comments (40)
Poly Prep has clinched a state title in five of the last six seasons, but the Blue Devils are far from satisfied, anxious to repeat once agian this spring. Comment

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Bay Ridge

Timber! Truck topples Bay Ridge tree

Bay Ridge

Timber! Truck topples Bay Ridge tree

A bozo in a truck hopped the curb on Fourth Avenue and toppled a tree — destroying a street light and blocking the sidewalk — before speeding off on April 3, said police. Comment
Coney Island

Parachute Jump lights up for autism awareness

It was an illuminating evening. Comment
He’s all flute, no suit! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Credit cards charging interest is outrageous

Mike Collins said it best in a July 2015 item that ran in “Forbes Magazine.” Comments (1)
High School Sports

Savoring the moment: Marine Park hoops star relishes All-American status

Danielle Patterson competed in the McDonald’s All-American game on March 25, but it was a moment away from the court that defined the event for the high school basketball standout. Comment
The Cosmos gave up three second-half goals, including an own-goal, as the squad’s full-season MCU debut was spoiled with a loss to Miami FC on April 1. Comment
The Quinnipiac women’s basketball team made history this season and former Nazareth standout Jen Fay was a key part of the Bobcats’ success. Comment

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time to break out the popcorn and cracker jacks! Comments (1)
Call it an ice gesture. Comment
They kneaded that! Comment

Monday, April 3, 2017

A car flipped over on the Belt Parkway on March 30, sending two people to the hospital and causing traffic to back up for hours. Comment

Friday, March 31, 2017

Bensonhurst

Vegas Diner closing after 35 years

Bensonhurst

Vegas Diner closing after 35 years

They’re cashing out! Comments (22)
They feel the need — the need to regulate speed. Comments (8)
Sheepshead Bay

Roaster rage! Irate customer smashes door of Sheepshead Bay institution

Police are searching for the punk who hurled a chunk of ice through a glass door at the beloved Roll-N-Roaster eatery on March 18. Comment
It’s a brand new pasta-bility! Comments (1)
Kings Highway

Police hunting for Quentin Road burglar

Police are searching for the sneak who broke into a woman’s E. 19th Street apartment and swiped hundreds of dollars worth of jewelry on March 22. Comment
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