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Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Catch a glimpse of an unseen city! Comment

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

The Greatest Story Ever

Axe-ing for trouble: Boozy hatchet-hurling range to open in Gowanus

This place is literally Kick Axe! Comment

Sunday, Dec. 10, 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
Borough-wide

Facts skewed can affect our mood

I would like to address several of the issues raised in a recent letter (“Done with Schumer” — Nov. 24-30). In a serious accusation, the writer charges that Sen. Chuck Schumer raises funds from big business and Wall St. and engages in “pay to play” with these wealthy donors. Unfortunately, our election system forces all members of Congress to seek money from wealthy donors. And the recent Citizens United ruling from the Supreme Court has only exacerbated this problem. If we want to see what pay to play really means, we have only to look to the White House’s Cabinet, where at least six former Goldman-Sachs executives are sitting in top positions, including Steve Mnuchin and Gary Cohn. Other Cabinet members were big donors, such a Comments (1)
Spin Cycle

You are either with us or against us

Everyone needs to take a stand against sexual harassment. Comments (1)

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

They’re going Dutch for Christmas! Comment
It’s a Jewish festival of laughs. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The spirit will keep you moving in the Ridge

It’s a weekend of music and merriment in Bay Ridge! Comment

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

Canarsie

It was a beloved holiday tradition — with extra love!

This tree-lighting really sparkled! Comment
Bay Ridge

Disco fever!: ‘Saturday Night Fever’ fans to recreate 2001 Odyssey disco

Hustle back to Bay Ridge! Comment
Local officials and environmental activists are split over the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s decision to block a local group from placing one million oysters in Coney Island Creek in a bid to naturally clean the waterway’s notoriously dirty waters, with some saying the oysters would be a cost-effective way to improve water quality and others calling them a potential public health threat by encouraging poaching. Comments (1)
Standing O

Downtown Brooklyn collegians say: ‘Don’t blow smoke!’

St. Francis College teams with NYC Smoke Free to encourage a day without smoking, on campus and off. Comment
It shoulda been shorter — but that’s my only real complaint about “It Shoulda Been You.” Comment
Party Line

Brooklyn pols only ‘no’ votes on city’s gay-conversion ban

Their silence speaks louder than words. Comments (10)

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

Coney Island

Two men wanted by police for questioning in Coney Island arson

The police are asking the public to help them identify two men wanted for questioning in regards to an alleged Nov. 29 arson on Brighton Beach Avenue. Comment
Dyker Heights

Pair of men wanted for questioning in Nov. 9 subway robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men wanted for questioning about a Nov. 9 robbery at the New Utrecht Street train station. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

Gravesend

Local pols call on city to protect Southern Brooklyn promenades

The city needs to make the Shore Road and Gravesend Bay promenades safer for pedestrians by installing guard rails along an unprotected stretch of the Belt Parkway that runs parallel to the walkways, according to community leaders and local pols. Comment
A neighborhood watch initiative in Dyker Heights has some locals worried that it could further divide the community after an especially divisive Council election, but one of the organizers contends that it’s really meant to bring the community together. Comments (9)
It’s a home away from home for the holidays. Comment

Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

Festive locals gathered at the corner of 60th Street and Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park on Nov. 30 for the neighborhood’s 18th-annual Christmas tree lighting. Comment
Marine Park

School janitor arrested In Marine Park on charges of sexual abuse

Cops cuffed a Marine Park public school’s custodian on Nov. 30 for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing women inside the Quentin Road school since the summer, police said. Comment

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

Gravesend

74-year-old Gravesend woman struck and killed by car

A 74-year-old Gravesend woman died four days after she was struck and killed while crossing West Eighth Street by a 37-year-old male driver on Nov. 24. Comment
Coney Island

Man wanted for beating teen with a baseball bat in Coney Island

Police are asking the public to help them identify a man who allegedly struck a 19-year-old man on the head with a baseball bat following a Nov. 11 dispute on 15th Street in Coney Island. Comment
Mill Basin

Twin brothers indicted in murder of mobster’s son

Brooklyn’s top prosecutor charged Mill Basin twins with allegedly murdering their roommate, 35-year-old Carmine Carini Jr., whose tarp-wrapped body later washed up in the Mill Basin marina on Sept. 2. Comment

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Crime

Fiend steals fish tank from E. 16th St. shop

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
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