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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Nightlife

Your guide to celebrating Cinco de Mayo without getting a hangover

It’s not drinko de Mayo! Comment

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Bay Ridge

The giving trees: Green group hands out free saplings

It’s a tree-for-all! Comment
Greenpoint

Damned good show: Pioneering punk band plays Greenpoint

It’s been a hell of a ride! Comment

Monday, May 1, 2017

DUMBO

Urban images: Photographer captures 40 years of NYC

He’s not thrown away his shots! Comment

Sunday, April 30, 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

Graffiti springs up in Marine Park

For the past few years our little enclave in Marine Park has been plagued with graffiti. It seems all too apparent that the police have little interest in halting this crime even though many of the stores along Avenue S have video surveillance. Comments (1)

Friday, April 28, 2017

Coney Island

Missing the boat! Coney pols demand ferry stop

They’re making waves over the city’s new ferry system. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge goes Broadway!

The Great White Way is coming to Bay Ridge! Comment

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Bay Ridge

TONIGHT! Weigh in on Shore Road Park design at meeting

Come plant your idea in the heads of the Shore Road Park designers. Comment
Coney Island

City task force urges FEMA to help faith groups recover from Sandy

A city task force is calling on Congress to amend the legislation governing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to make houses of worship eligible for federal recovery funds. Comments (4)
Mill Basin

MTA moved bus stops without warning: CB18

Talk about missed connections. Comments (1)
Party Line

Bay Ridge pol enters race for mayor

Another Republican mayoral candidate just threw her hat in the ring. Comments (1)
Courts

Sanctuary borough: DA aims to protect immigrants from deportation

The District Attorney’s office is launching a new policy aimed at helping immigrants convicted of low-level offenses avoid deportation. Comments (7)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Dyker Heights

Catholic Charities balks at buying Angel Guardian Home

Call this deal a fallen angel. Comments (2)
Prospect Heights

Live by the sword: Samurai group fights demons at Japanese festival

It’s the cutting edge of comedy! Comment
Marine Park

Honoring Mother Earth at the Salt Marsh Nature Center

It was fun, rain or shine! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Build tiny houses, not greenways

According to the Coalition for the Homeless, the number of homeless individuals and families has “reached the highest levels since the Great Depression of the 1930s.” Comments (2)
Borough-wide

In your corner: Brooklyn boxer honored for work in community

Brownsville native Daniel Jacobs is a star in the boxing ring, but he’s also determined to be a better person out of it, giving back to the community that shaped him. Comment
Coney Island

Searching for offense: Cosmos attack comes up short against Jacksonville

The Cosmos offense struggled once again at MCU Park on April 22, struggling to find the net as the squad drew 1–1 with Jacksonville Armada FC. Comment
Downtown

Brooklyn’s best battle at Barclays: Hitchins, Serrano notch in-ring victories

Richardson Hitchins improved to 2–0 in the ring, while Amanda Serrano made history at Barclays Center on April 22, stepping up in front of the hometown crowd at Barclays Center. Comment

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Transit

Street surfing: Internet-equipped buses hit Brooklyn streets

Talk about high-speed internet! Comments (5)
Marine Park

Volunteers beautify Marine Park for Earth Day

It was like a spa day for Mother Earth! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Bay Improvement Group hands out annual awards!

They were all BIG winners! Comment
Borough-wide

Telecom takeover: Yellowjackets cruise to win over Grand Street

The Telecom softball team got a complete-roster effort on April 20, grabbing an 18–6 victory over Grand Street Campus. Comment
High School Sports

Super Nova: Poly senior lifts Blue Devils to win over Fieldston

Poly Prep senior Nova Stoller connected on the game-winner in the bottom of the sixth, giving the Blue Devils a 5–4 victory over their Ivy League rivals. Comment

Monday, April 24, 2017

Gerritsen Beach

Sandy victims plagued with problems four years later

Gerritsen Beachers still recovering from Hurricane Sandy railed against the city during a town hall at PS 277 on April 6 about bureaucratic hang-ups preventing them from finally moving back into their homes more than four years later. Comment
Bay Ridge

Bay Ridgites host town hall for Donovan — who didn’t show

Their congressman wouldn’t hold a town hall to talk about the issues, so his constituents did. Comments (3)

Friday, April 21, 2017

Borough-wide ►Video

Two explosions rock Sunset Park

An underground fire caused two manhole blasts on a residential street. Comment
Borough-wide

Ahoy! Bay Ridge and Sunset Park students name new ferries

It’s the best of boat worlds! Comments (1)
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