Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017


Beer the music: Brews and bands collide at Sunset Park’s OctFest

Call it rhythm and brews! Comment

Sunday, Sept. 3, 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!

Call it mess transit

Like under Bloomberg who wanted congesting pricing to enter the city, that proposal went nowhere. Now, once again, the same idea has surfaced to get people out of their cars to pay to pay for mass transit. Yet, with the way the system works, when it works, how many overcrowded trains do we have? Constant delays and breakdowns will not attract more people to take mass transit. Comments (2)

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is ready to chill out!

It’s a long weekend for music and meditation in Bay Ridge! Comment

Freaky film festival

Coney Island

Coney dog: Short film brings canine sleuth to Luna Park

Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you? Coney Island! Comment
Coney Island

The best of the rest of the fest

Call it Cinema by the Sea! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Bay Ridge

Victim of fatal fire disrespected by building management, neighbors say

Neighbors of an elderly Bay Ridge woman who died in a fire on Saturday night are outraged at the building management’s disrespectful response to the deadly blaze. Debris from the third-floor apartment fire that killed 66-year-old Edwina Faith Golas on Aug. 26 was left on the sidewalk of 94th Street for almost 48 hours after the blaze ripped through the unit. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Speaking up: Coney Islanders grill mayor on jobs, housing at town hall

The mayor got an earful from Coney Island residents demanding a local ferry stop and more affordable housing at a town hall on Aug. 24. Comments (11)
Greenwood Heights

Return of the Redcoats: Locals re-enact Battle of Brooklyn at site of revolutionary conflict

Talk about history repeating! Comment

Building block: Diverse comedy fest grows in second year

The new show on the block is back! Comment
Fort Greene

Tricky shots: Photo exhibit captures Halloween of the 1970s

It’s a look back in black (and white). Comment
Spin Cycle

She’s overcome tragedy — and written some great books

How Tom’s old college acquaintance overcame the murder of her father, started a synagogue, and wrote a toching memoir. Comment
Standing O

Trio of American teens found ‘Joy’ in China

Three students from Brooklyn Hibh School of the Arts performed in China Comment
Party Line

Insiders call ‘shenanigans’ on Conservative Party’s Ridge Council candidate

The Brooklyn Conservative and Republican parties are gearing up for a back-room deal to switch out a placeholder candidate on the Conservative line for the winner the Grand Old Party nomination after the Sept. 12 primary, according to insiders. Comments (5)

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

Bay Ridge

Three rings of fun at circus show

These kids are just clowning around! Comment
Mill Basin

New Mill Basin Bridge lanes open

It’s halfway open for business! Comments (1)
Crown Heights

An af-fair to remember: Nursing home celebrates annual Caribbean festival with party for residents

These seniors have the carnival spirit! Comment
Marine Park

Locals fed up with donation boxes taking up parking

The city must get rolling and tow away a clothing donation box that’s taking up precious parking space on Quentin Road, locals charge. Comment
Bay Ridge

Bird’s eye view: Take a tour of Owl’s Head Park

It will be a hoot! Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

Brighton Beach

Brighton Beachers enjoy annual Jubilee

This was a jubilant Jubilee! Comment

Youngsters get free bike helmets

It’s safety first for these tykes on bikes! Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Our sit-down with Bay Ridge Council candidate Rev. Khader El-Yateem

Monday, Aug. 28, 2017


Human remains found buried near East Flatbush psychiatric hospital

Talk about a bone-chilling discovery. Comment
Fort Hamilton

Vets and police honored at veteran’s hospital ceremony

They’re true American patriots. Comments (2)
Marine Park

Driver hits 6-year-old boy in Marine Park

A driver hit a 6-year-old boy on E. 33rd Street as he was playing outside on Aug. 25, sending him to the hospital in critical but stable condition, police said. Comment

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017


A new day for life after dark: Council approves local pol’s motion to create ‘Nightlife Mayor’

Talk about busting a move! Comment
Prospect Heights

Reflecting on resistance: Pre-J’ouvert event honors rebellious history of parade

It was a spirited step back in time. Comment

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Police: Woman swiped shoes from building hallway

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

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