Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Coney Island

Odd men in! Dudes compete in first Mr. Coney Island Pageant

They’re looking for the right Mister! Comments (3)

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Dam good show: Vampire Weekend drummer launches new project

He’s leading the girls’ night out! Comment

Sunday, May 7, 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!

Ocean Ave. losing its Brooklyn charm

With reference to the building going up on Ocean Avenue between Kings Highway and Quentin Road, Ocean Avenue now looks like any other generic street … the private houses are going — a lot have gone — and the trees, which Brooklyn is known for, are also gone and going (“Ocean rising! Tide of development sweeps Ocean Avenue” by Julianne Cuba, online April 17). Comments (1)

Friday, May 5, 2017


NYC Ferry packed to the gills on first day

We’re gonna need a bigger boat. Comments (1)

Flatbush Junction BID awarded funds for new street artwork

They’re doing it the art way. Comment
Red Hook

Pitcher perfect: Boozy art show raises cash for Sunny’s Bar

It’s art that’s good enough to drink! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The Ridge celebrates Cinco de Mayo!

Bay Ridge is ready for a fiesta! Comment

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Coney Island

Locals demand warning signs for Coney creek’s poopy waters

Call it a sign of the slimes. Comments (2)
Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach promenade is getting a makeover!

Locals are glad their promenade will finally get the prominence it deserves. Comments (1)
Prospect Heights

It’s bangin’! Indian group rounds out Bang on a Can fest

It will be a Massive show! Comment
Party Line

Pols’ battle over Linda Sarsour’s commencement address

Some say this, others say that. Oh, and “this” is “She’s a terrorist propagandist,” and “that” is “No, she’s not.” Comments (4)

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Bay Ridge

Locals: Rush ramp replacement not fast enough

A ramshackle ramp leading into Shore Road Park is being converted into a multi-million-dollar walkway. Comments (3)
Brighton Beach

Pint-sized scientists at Brighton Beach’s PS 253 host expo

They’re the future doctors of America! Comment
Bay Ridge

Shore thing! Ridgites brainstorm ideas for Shore Road Park reboot

They sowed the seeds of a new park design. Comment
Prospect Heights

It’s about time! Local cartoonist launches tale of extra-dimensional exhibition hall

He’s been making good Time! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Kids need to fear consequences

Why are there no metal detectors at Curtis High School in Staten Island? Why was this simple security measure not taken? Comments (4)

You’re outta here: Xaverian, Holy Cross game suspended

Xaverian’s baseball team held a 7–6 lead after three innings, but a scheduling issue on the field forced the squads to suspend the game on May 2. Comment

Brooklyn born and bred: EHall star selected by Panthers in draft

Erasmus Hall grad Curtis Samuel is ready to take his gridiron talent to Carolina, selected No. 40 overall by the Panthers on April 28. Comment

Final stretch: Former Xaverian standout leading LIU baseball

Bergen Beach native Charles Misiano is Brooklyn born and bred and now he’s hoping to leave his mark on his hometown, leading the Long Island University baseball team this spring. Comment

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Bay Ridge

Day one: Bay Ridge Avenue closure causes nightmare commute

Talk about a train wreck! Comments (5)
Sheepshead Bay

Volunteers beautify Plumb Beach

More than 100 do-gooders got their hands dirty cleaning up the notoriously trashed Plumb Beach on April 28. Comment

What a Knight: Madison softball holds on for win over Construction in extras

James Madison broke out the bats on April 28, grabbing an extra-innings victory over Construction in a matchup of two of the city’s best softball teams. Comment
Clinton Hill

Defensive determination: Brooklyn Tech grad taking next step at Fordham

Former Brooklyn Tech football star Lawrence Menyah has become a leader with the Rams, stepping into a new role with the squad during the spring season. Comment

Fontbonne falters against tough Molloy pitching

Fontbonne Hall struggled before it even got to the field on April 28, but refused to fall back on excuses after falling 11–1 to Archbishop Molloy. Comment

Monday, May 1, 2017


All aboard! Ferry service shoves off from Sunset Park today

Southern Brooklynites can now set sail to the distant isle of Manhattan from the Brooklyn Army Terminal. The long-awaited ferry service kicked off on May 1 with the launch of the Rockaway route that shuttles Queens residents to Sunset Park, where their Brooklyn neighbors board, before heading to Manhattan. Comments (6)

New Kosciuzsko span opens with razzle dazzle!

Brooklyn celebrated the grand opening of the first of two spans that will replace the aging Kosciuszko Bridge on Thursday night with a dazzling lightshow before traffic was allowed onto the first new bridge to grace the city’s skyline since the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge connected Kings County to the Rock in 1964. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Stop-work order on controversial Voorhies tower

The city slapped a full stop-work order last week on 1 Brooklyn Bay, the controversial 30-story tower going up on Voorhies Avenue, but the developer quickly corrected the problem. Comment

Friday, April 28, 2017

Marine Park

Marine Parkers mourn 8-year-old-boy killed in freak accident

Marine Parkers are mourning the loss of 8-year-old Kevin Reilly, who was killed on April 27 while playing outside of his Ryder Street home. Comments (1)

Sunset Parker rallies the nabe with parade of flags

He’s raising a red flag. Comments (9)

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