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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Williamsburg ►Video

Dad rock: Parents with puppets play science-inspired songs

Williamsburg ►Video

Dad rock: Parents with puppets play science-inspired songs

They’ve got this music thing down to a science! Comment

Monday, May 14, 2018

Greenwood Heights

Dead drunk: Couple’s ‘immortal’ cider made with apples grown in Green-Wood Cemetery

An entrepreneurial Greenwood Heights couple is using apples grown in Brooklyn’s biggest graveyard to produce a hard cider that they say is to die for. Comment
Coney Island

Going full tilt: Coney Island Pinball Party celebrates the silver ball

They’re having a ball! Comment

Sunday, May 13, 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
Borough-wide

Grave concerns about Gravesend safety

I have lived in Gravesend for nearly 40 years. Through the years, I have seen some traffic and other conditions affecting residents’ health and safety get worse instead of better. An important election is coming up and now would be the perfect time to start eliminating safety hazards and improving conditions for pedestrians and bus passengers in our area. Comments (3)

Friday, May 11, 2018

To find a parking spot in Sheepshead Bay, you gotta work the angles. Comments (2)
A group of Brooklyn teens in a high school music program is organizing a wide-ranging cultural appreciation day in Gravesend next month. Comments (1)
His war stories can get pretty graphic. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

A weekend for moms... and murder!

Bay Ridge is all about the ladies this weekend! Comment
Crime

Off-duty police officer charged in New Year’s Day road rage assault

An off-duty police officer who allegedly pistol whipped a man after a rear-end collision on Jan. 1 was arraigned in court Wednesday on a litany of charges, including assault. Comment

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Gravesend

Updated: Police arrest man who tried to kidnap 3-year-old boy in Bath Beach

Police are asking the public to help them identify a man who tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy right from under his grandmother’s nose outside an 86th Street supermarket in Bath Beach on May 7. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Connie Lekas School holds Cinco de Mayo arts festival

This festival was fantastico! Comment

Waterfront lines

Red Hook

Disaster artists: A show of painters who were hit by Hurricane Maria

They are the eyes on the storm. Comment
Red Hook

An exhibit looks at 40: Waterfront show celebrates its fourth decade

The creativity is still flowing! Comment
Standing O

Science-minded students display skills at a STEM fair

Students at St. Anselm Catholic Academy examined and displayed exhibits and experiments at the school’s annual STEM — science, tech, engineering and math — fair last month in the school’s Meletia Hall. Comment
The Right View

Republicans and Democrats have a chance to win ‘Fray by the Bay’

An open Assembly seat in Southern Brooklyn has both parties licking their chops. Comments (9)
Party Line

Field shapes up for Harris seat battle

Two competing candidates threw their hats into the ring to fill the now-empty Bay Ridge-to-Coney Island seat vacated by disgraced former Assemblywoman Pamela Harris (D–Coney Island), whom the feds charged in January with stealing from the city and storm-recovery agencies. Comments (1)

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Folks live in Marine Park because they like the quiet life — but now they’re getting a taste of the wildlife. Comment
They turned these trash barrels into treasures. Comments (1)
Police have arrested a man who allegedly killed a renowned professor during a home-invasion burglary in Flatbush on May 7. Comment

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

A man seriously injured himself and three others when he smashed his sport utility vehicle into a minivan in Canarsie on May 7. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Get your free rain barrel on May 27

The rain, it’s plain, falls mainly … in the barrels! Comments (1)
Flatlands

Son allegedly kills father in Flatlands

A man allegedly murdered his father at their Flatbush Avenue home on May 6. Comment
Mayor DeBlasio pulled a fast one on Boerum Hillers on Thursday when he announced plans to open one of the nation’s first state-sanctioned drug-injection facilities at a needle-exchange site in Gowanus — that’s actually in the Hill. Comments (2)

Monday, May 7, 2018

Car dealers in Bay Ridge and beyond who illegally park vehicles on the sidewalk should be shuttered by the city if they are caught repeatedly breaking the law, a local pol asserts. Comments (25)
It is rocket fuel for the Ridge! Comments (3)
Harbor Watch

Borough son serves in the Navy

Borough son Idris Anaisah is a U.S.Navy logistics specialist presently serving at Camp Smith in Hawaii. Comment

Friday, May 4, 2018

Downtown

DA seeks up to 15 years in prison for driver who killed two kids in Slope

A driver who hit and killed two children crossing a Park Slope Street faces up to 15 years in prison, after a grand jury indicted the woman on reckless manslaughter charges for ignoring doctors’ orders to stay off the road due to her history of seizures. Comment
Borough President Adams recently launched a website, Eric Adams 2021, which not so subtly hints at his next steps toward a higher office as the mayor of New York City. Comment
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