Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Cobble Hill

Get up, stand up! The audience steps up at Kerry Coddett’s comedy show

Brooklyn stands with Kerry! Comment

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Greenpoint ►Video

Dancing with the tsars: Rock musical ‘Beardo’ shows life and death of Rasputin

Rah-rah Rasputin! Comment

Sunday, Jan. 29, 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!

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Bay Ridge Nights

Join the Ridge’s holy high rollers!

Bay Ridge knows when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em! Comment

Moon landing: A guide to the best Lunar New Year events in Brooklyn

Don’t go off half-cocked — plan ahead for the Year of the Rooster! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Party Line

Dem leaders push back reforms — again!

And reformers are not happy. Comments (4)
Cobble Hill

Singing off keys: A music show with no piano!

Opera company launches a new series of small shows this weekend. Comment
Prospect Heights

Locke in: All-night philosophy fest takes on Trump

Kant stop won’t stop! Comments (1)
Windsor Terrace

Checkin’ in with: New Borough Parks Commissioner Martin Maher

Brooklyn has a new parks czar! we asked him questions. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Borough President Adams honored Luis Ruiz and Antonio Pina for rescuing a woman from an attempted rape. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Bay Ridge

Oy Tannenbaum! City still hasn’t picked up curbside Christmas trees

Officials are blaming a snow storm from more than two weeks ago. Comments (1)

Join a community board! The Beep is now accepting applications

Do you like shaping your community, lengthy debates about development, and being grilled for quotes by local reporters? Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Inauguration Day whiners need to suck it up

Spoiled children having a tantrum. Burning cars, breaking windows, sitting in the streets causing traffic jams and disturbing the civil liberties for the rest of us. This is what the non-deplorables did on Inauguration Day. Comments (7)

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017



Southern Brooklyn is America’s Brooklyn! Community boards divided over Pledge of Allegiance

Call it the borough’s “hand-over-the-heartland.” Comments (3)

Medic! Hurst ambulance vols to teach vets to be EMTs

The Bensonhurst Volunteer Ambulance Service is helping U.S. veterans win the battle against unemployment. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Arrest in grisly Ovington Avenue slashing

The suspect allegedly savaged a 70-year-old woman. Comment

Fighting words: Boxing champ calls knockout ahead of March bout

World welterweight champion Keith Thurman promised a knockout victory ahead of his March 4 fight against Danny Garcia at Barclays Center. Comment
High School Sports

Wolves backcourt ‘grand’ in upset over Bergtraum

Grand Street Campus grabbed its biggest win of the season on Jan. 20, taking down Murry Bergrtraum on the road. Comment

Crashing the boards: Lions take down Robeson with late-game dramatics

Brooklyn Community Arts and Media avenged an early-season loss as Makaylah Barber pulled down an offensive rebound and sank the game-winner with just 9.4 seconds on the clock. Comment
High School Sports

Vikings on the run: South Shore’s relay teams sprinting towards the top

South Shore’s boys and girls indoor teams are hitting their stride this winter, determined to pass anyone who gets in their way. Comment
High School Sports

Turn of the tide: Jefferson’s late run lifts squad over Boys & Girls

The Orange Wave grabbed a much-needed 65–60 victory over Boys & Girls on Jan. 19, staging a late rally in a game of offensive runs. Comment
High School Sports

Loughlin limited in loss at Molloy

The Lions’ roar was silenced. Comment

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017


New elevator coming to 59th Street station

But it will displace a few parking spots. Comments (3)
Gerritsen Beach

New greenway coming to Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen Beachers will soon have a spiffy new pedestrian pathway along the neighborhood’s namesake avenue. Comments (5)
Sheepshead Bay

Halfway house not all-the-way dead

It may not be over yet. Comment

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Brighton Beach

This Trump wall in Brooklyn mysteriously cracked on Inauguration Day

The cracks are already starting to appear. Comments (16)

Express N tunnel will shut for one year of emergency repairs

The tunnel is in danger of “caving in,” according to Community Board 7 members briefed by transit officials. Comments (2)

Brooklyn to bring El Chapo to justice

It is the Borough of King-pins. Comment
Downtown ►Video

Police: Guy massaged his junk while staring at woman on R train

Police are searching for a man who they say massaged his junk as he stared at a woman on the R train on Jan. 7. Comments (1)

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

Bay Ridge

Man commits suicide by jumping from his Bay Ridge apartment

A Bay Ridgite leapt to his death off the roof of a 80th Street apartment building on Jan. 19. Comments (3)

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016


MTA scheds. makes good bus-stop fiction

There is a great new work of fiction to be found at every bus stop. Is it found on Kindle? Available at Amazon? No, it’s the newly posted NYC Transit schedules. As is said on food packages, these are only suggestions bearing almost no resemblance to real life. Comment

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