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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Fort Greene

Dancing queen: ‘La Medea’ turns tragedy into disco TV

It’s a multimedia “Medea!” Comment

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

They’ve taken a kids’ show and added a splash of violence! Comment

Sunday, Jan. 15, 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

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Get home before 11:45 pm tonight or your station may turn into a pumpkin. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is keeping it cool

The mercury may be dipping below freezing, but Bay Ridge is heating up with sultry jazz and rock ’n’ roll! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Party Line

Abbate lied about ‘union-made’ mailers

The Assemblyman and Labor Committee member sent out Christmas cards that falsley implied they were union-printed — and then lied to the media when he found out they were fake. Comments (13)
Standing O

Standing O shares the news

Dr. Timothy J. Houlihan was appointed to interim president of St. Francis College after the passing of President Brendan Dugan. Comment
Our guide to escaping the cold-weather blues! Comment
Park Slope

Dance with Uste: Learn traditional steps at Balkan music fest

Get dancing to the Balkan beat! Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

Bay Ridge BREAKING

R train hits straphanger at 86th Street

Bay Ridge BREAKING

R train hits straphanger at 86th Street

A Manhattan-bound R train struck a man at the 86th Street station in Bay Ridge as this paper went to press on Wednesday. Comments (1)
Police talked down a woman threatening to jump off of Kings Plaza’s parking garage on Jan. 11. Comments (2)
A Muslim beautician is opening a women-only salon in Bay Ridge so hijab-wearing ladies can literally let their hair down without fear a man will walk in while they are baring more than they ought to. Comments (10)
More than 100 people trekked from across the borough to celebrate Chinese New Year and the 18th anniversary of a Sunset Park business on Jan. 8. Revelers ushered in the year of the rooster at the Golden Imperial Palace on 62nd street near Sixth Avenue with Cantonese dim sum, a magic show, and dancing. The event was a festive spectacle that drew locals closer, said one dinner guest. Comments (1)
There have been three protests over the past three nights demanding he fight various Trump nominations. Comments (1)
Call them funk Soul brothers. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

FBI bungled Ft. Lauderdale shooter

What will it take for this agency to get its act together, our columnist asks. Comments (1)
He’s ready to take on the next challenge. Comment
High School Sports

Grand Street grinds out victory to stay perfect on season

The Lady Wolves held on for a 52–47 victory over Francis Lewis on Jan. 8, wrapping up the matchup on a 12–5 run to notch another win. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

The Manhattan-to-Queens revenant has been moonlighting as an R train. Comments (1)
The city is building an annex on Gravesend’s PS 97 to ease area overcrowding. Comment
It is the circle of plant life. Comment
They were hot to trot! Comment
Shamorie Ponds always knew he could excell at the college game and now the former Jefferson star is proving his point, helping turn around the basketball program at St. John’s. Comment
Defense first — everything else second. Comment
The Lions cruised to a 94–77 victory over Thomas Jefferson on Dec. 8, sparked by strong performances from Markquis Nowell and Keith Williams. Comment
Prospect Heights

Serving up history: Former pros compete in first-ever tennis event at Barclays

It wasn’t the US Open — but it was still historic. Comment
The Lady Vikings couldn’t get on the same page, struggling to find a rhtyhm in a 53–41 non-leauge loss to Christ the King on Jan. 8. Comment

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

And it’s a comedy, but not in the way you’d think. Comment
They say speed bumps and a four-way stop would be more effective. Comment
Crime

Cabbie raped woman at knifepoint, cops say

A cab driver raped a Sunset Park woman at knife-point steps from her home on Jan. 7, said police. Comment
The cowards have been ambushing oldsters in public housing. Comment

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

Get home before 11:45 pm tonight or your station may turn into a pumpkin. Comments (1)
One man’s trash-planter is another man’s… trash-planter. Comment
He’s the second Alfonzo to helm the team after his brother, Edgar. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

He’s got a few small changes. Comment
It is a beloved post-holiday tradition. Comment
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