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Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

Downtown

Drawing fire: Local cartoonist brings fantasy comics to FlameCon

She’s in the Zone! Comment

Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

Downtown

Kids cut a rug! Hundreds of local tots compete to perform for Brooklyn Nets

Call them dancing tweens! Comment
DUMBO

Hoop — there it is! Cosmic hula-hoopers perform in Dumbo

These dancers are spin doctors! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 13, 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! Comment
Downtown

Meet the judge: Kings County Supreme Court Justice Noach Dear chats with us

This conversation is now in session! Comment
Letters

Sound Off To The Editor

With a job that has me traveling all over Brooklyn from my Red Hook home each day, I rely on a strong transportation system that can reliably get me from point A to point B. Unfortunately, construction on the R and N subway lines has made my commute a nightmare, and it can take me up to an hour and a half to get to my destination every morning. Comments (4)

Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

Sheepshead Bay

In the dock: Pol takes aim at party boats after seaside brawl

Talk about troubled waters. Comment

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Brooklyn Heights

Putting a price on history: Professor argues protected districts only preserve for the one percent

Call it a landmark argument. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Tale of two stairways

An outdoor staircase in Bay Ridge that gained viral-video fame on social media when last week’s rains turned it into a waterfall is really just the ugly stepsister of a similar staircase a couple of streets over, according to residents. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge puts it in park

There’s a lot happening in the streets and in the parks! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

Bay Ridge

Man fatally stabs woman in Bay Ridge apartment

A 42-year-old man fatally stabbed a 52-year-old woman inside a Bay Ridge Avenue apartment on Aug. 9, police said. Comment
Canarsie

Bring us the boats: Pols and locals rally for ferry service to Coney Island and Canarsie

They’ve got all hands on deck! Comments (3)
Fort Hamilton

Stonewalled! Army refuses to rename Ft. Ham streets honoring Confederate generals

They want to let bygones be bygones. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Pols celebrate new homes in Coney Island

Welcome home! Comment
Bushwick

The ‘Big’ show: Immersive cinema takes on the Dude

The show abides. Comment
24/7

The ferry tale of Greenpoint

This New York City ferry tale is coming to a close. Comments (1)
Party Line

Sal’s ‘de-Blah-meter’ rates mayor for you

How bad does the mayor make you feel? Check Sal’s meter to find out! Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017

Bay Ridge

Trash ticket: City issues summons for pile of garbage it told neighbors to dump

Neighbors are outraged that the city tried to fine a Bay Ridge woman $100 for letting other residents’ garbage bags pile up in front of her 94th Street home — after it ordered residents of a nearby private street to leave them there for pick-up. Comment
Coney Island

They’re awfully sexy: Strippers perform to world’s worst music

It’s going to be terrible. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Youngsters enjoy Family Day at Kaiser Park

It was the most fun way to get ready to go back to school! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Not for Nuthin! Here’s a classic column

Trying Hard to Get the Better of ‘the Beast’ on 6/6/06. Comments (4)
Borough-wide

Great Scott: South Shore standout ready for senior year

South Shore guard Earlette Scott was a force on the summer hoops circuit, but now the Lady Vikings star is ready to head back to school. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Marine Park

Pals play ball in memory of fallen friend for 10th year

Dozens of friends and family came out to the ballfield on Aug. 6 for the 10th-annual Anthony Senisi Memorial Softball Game in Marine Park, sharing stories about their late friend, who was tragically murdered a decade ago, and enjoying a game of ball without worrying about the score, said one of Senisi’s childhood friends who helps organize the game every year. Comment
Coney Island ►Video

Fans enjoy broccoli, Seinfeld tribute at MCU Park

They ate the vile weed! Comment
Coney Island

Volleyball players enjoy tourney on the beach

These players really rallied! Comment
Borough-wide

Running home: St. Francis alum sparking cross country program

Chris Mills set records during his time at St. Francis, but now the former runner is hoping to build a different kind of legacy with the program. Comment

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

Sheepshead Bay

Locals befuddled by doubled double-yellow lines

Talk about seeing double! Comments (8)
Bay Ridge

Police talk down man from Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Police saved a man from jumping nearly 700-feet off the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge into the waters below on Aug. 2. Comment

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017

Bay Ridge ►Video

A waterfall in Bay Ridge!

This guy went chasing waterfalls! Comments (1)
Flatbush

Box truck slams into Utica Avenue storefront

A driver crashed his white box truck into a 99-cent store on Utica Avenue on July 27, sending two people to the hospital, according to photographer Paul Martinka who was on the scene. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Jury convicts Sheepshead Bay’s Martin Shkreli

Sheepshead Bay’s least-favorite son — “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli — was convicted of fraud on Aug. 4, but the “Most Hated Man America” still left the Brooklyn federal courthouse smirking, since the 12-person jury threw out most of the eight charges, including the most damning. Comment
Cyclones

Top Mets draft pick to throw for Clones tonight

They’re throwing the kid to the wolves! Comment

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