Tuesday, May 1, 2018

He’s written a book that spans the years! Comment

Monday, April 30, 2018

They want them to stop cutting corners! Comment
Park Slope

The beans from Oz: Park Slope coffee shop is latest Australian import

Welcome to Brooklyn, mates! Comment

Sunday, April 29, 2018

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

Wheel concern over new rules for cyclists

I find this curious: New York City’s Department of Transportation is giving bicyclists the same pedestrian rights at 19 intersections throughout Brooklyn. Essentially, city officials are telling cyclists to violate state law (as if cyclists needed that permission in the first place.) I promptly reviewed the New York State Vehicle and Traffic (VAT) laws in this matter. As listed on the website:, I found the most interesting information. A pedestrian, under Sect. 130, is defined as “any person afoot or in a wheelchair.” However, under Sect. 102, a bicycle is defined as: “every two- or three-wheeled device upon which a person or persons Comments (3)

Saturday, April 28, 2018


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, April 27, 2018

Marine Park

Dancers get down for Mother Earth at Salt Marsh Nature Center

Happy Earth Day! Comment

Hi! Hi Birdie!


‘Birds’ of paradise: Ancient Greek comedy gets a new, idyllic ending

This play showed up on a wing and a prayer! Comment

For the Birds: Other ornithological activities in Brooklyn

There are plenty of birds of a feather flocking to Brooklyn! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

It’s Friday night lit in Bay Ridge!

Get sweaty and literary this weekend in the Ridge! Comment

She’s up for the challenge

Army Capt. Breanna M. Owens knows a thing or two about meeting the Army’s physical and mental challenges. As an intelligence officer and a functional fitness center working group member at the newest gym at Hohenfels, Germany, she can be found leading the way and setting an example for anyone bright enough to follow. Comment

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Sheepshead Bay

Bon Voyage! Party boats to leave Sheepshead Bay for good

They’re finally going to shove off! Comments (6)
Marine Park

Bravest battle Boldest for football dominance

One team thought it had the game locked up, but the other team was on fire! Comment
She will sing the music of Kings! Comment

Horse power: Country band Horse Eyed Men tells stories at Union Pool

All Eyes on the band! Comment
Party Line

Alleged neo-Nazi to headline county GOP’s spring gala

The two Democratic candidates challenging state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) are joining locals in slamming the Brooklyn Republican Party for inviting former President Trump staffer Sebastian Gorka — a firebrand Islamophobe with alleged ties to neo-Nazi groups — to headline its spring gala next month. Comment
Standing O

Scout’s honor

Congratulations to borough son Thomas Verveniotis of Boy Scout Troop 715 for receiving the 2018 New York Knicks Dave DeBusschere Award. Comment
The Right View

Randa Jarrar and the problem with America

Shouldn’t we all get together and denouce crazy speach when we hear it? Comments (4)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Bay Ridge

Police search for missing 18-year-old Ridge woman

The police is asking for the public’s help finding a 18-year-old Bay Ridge woman who has been missing since Sunday. Comment
This Earth Day celebration was a real tree-t! Comment
Joining this run will be a walk in the park! Comment
Greenwood Heights

Monumental discourse: Cemetery leaders setting meeting with neighbors about controversial statue

The top brass at a local graveyard will meet with critics seething over a plan to adorn the necropolis with a polarizing statue that city officials banished from public display. Comments (3)
Cops busted a man suspected of brutally slashing another guy and leaving him for dead on a Borough Park street on Sunday afternoon. Comment
Bushwick ►Video

Play, Boy! All-girl group Boytoy launches new album

They’re not the boys from Oz! Comment

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Talk about a tall ship! Comment
Four Bay Ridgites have created a podcast focusing on Bay Ridge’s past and present after last year’s divisive Council race fueled discussions about what — and who — made up the “old neighborhood.” Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Police looking for man who allegedly beat up another man on subway

Police are looking for a man they believe beat up another man on a subway last month. Comment
Marine Parkers want the city to stop, look, and listen to their worries about an Avenue T intersection. Comments (1)

Monday, April 23, 2018

Sheepshead Bay

Park it! Locals demand city not trade spaces for buses

These protesters are keeping bus-y. Comments (3)
The owners of an East Flabush market are responsible for the death of a Queens man because they were illegally using the makeshift hoist that crushed him, lawyers for the deceased man’s family claim. Comment

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