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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Event

Where to watch the 4th of July fireworks

Check out our rocket roundup of the best places to watch the skies. Comment

Monday, July 2, 2018

Go outside to see life on the inside! Comment

Sunday, July 1, 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! Read more…
Rhymes with Crazy

If you see something, sometimes you should keep your mouth shut

Not every child left in a car is in danger. Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Again, the world is watching the World Cup

I trust soccer fans are enjoying The World Cup of Soccer, Russia 2018. Not only are we privileged to watch the top athletes of the world, but we can also observe the finesse of European soccer contrasted with the rough play of teams from other parts of the world. Of course, we are also subjected to the “pick-up style” soccer of low-rated countries. The tournament — good, bad or indifferent — is wonderful to watch, especially for those who play, or have played, the game. Comment

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Books

Weekend Reads

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for June 30. Comment

Friday, June 29, 2018

These stars and stripes really are forever! Comment
It is a show with a high-flying concept! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge doubles down on Independence Day!

It is a patriotic week in Bay Ridge, where we celebrate America’s Independence twice! Comment

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Call it a slow-cooked Italian dish. Comments (8)
A class of pint-sized pupils proudly picked up their pre-school diplomas on Friday at the graduation ceremony for a Downtown school that teaches youngsters with emotional, physical, or neurological disabilities. Comment
Standing O

Telepsychiatry is here

Standing O

Telepsychiatry is here

Imagine a world where kids can connect with a psychiatrist just by flipping on a monitor. It’s here! Welcome to Telepsychiatry—an interactive video-based means of connecting patients to mental health services. Comment
Party Line

Incumbents prevail in primary vote

Tuesday’s primary elections were largely a victory for incumbents, who won over rivals in three congressional seats that represent Kings County. But some challengers snuck up to the sitting reps more closely than others. Here’s our recap of the federal primary election results in Brooklyn. Comment

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Bay Ridge

Donovan beats tax cheat in GOP primary

Bay Ridge

Donovan beats tax cheat in GOP primary

Incumbent Rep. Dan Donovan clinched the Republican nomination in the June 26 primary race, beating back a challenge from convicted felon and former Rock-to-Ridge representative Michael Grimm. Comments (2)
Mean Streets

Slamming the brakes: Golden casts aside speed camera bill in push for stop signs, traffic lights near schools

Bay Ridge and Marine Park state Sen. Marty Golden is now supporting a bill that would increase the numer of stop signs in schools zones instead of the one he touted doubling the number of speed cameras near houses of education. Comments (1)
They took a stand — with their strollers. Comment
Bensonhurst

Borough Park man sentenced to four years in prison after forcing teen girls to take nude photos

A Borough Park man was sentenced to four years in prison in Brooklyn Supreme Court on June 26, after he pleaded guilty to using a child in a sexual performance and forcible touching. Comment
Marine Park

The young and the restless: Civic seeks to increase youth engagement

They want to turn disaffected teens into civically engaged young people. Comment
Coney Island

Sea change: Mermaid Parade stars in picture book about mermaid boy

She’s making a splash! Comment

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Crime

S’Park attorney indicted for allegedly stealing more than $150K from clients

A Sunset Park attorney was indicted on charges of two counts of second- and third-degree grand larceny and two counts of first-degree perjury in Brooklyn Supreme Court on June 25 after he allegedly stole more than $150,000 from his clients. Comments (3)
Hundreds of professional jitterbugs cut a rug at the Barclays Center on Saturday in the hopes of scoring a year-long gig cheering on the Brooklyn Nets as part of the squad’s official dance team. Comment
Big-hearted Brooklynites celebrated refugees and the local organizations that help them acclimate to life in Kings County at a Saturday bash at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music — a century-plus old institution with a diverse history that made it the perfect place for the festivities, a staffer said. Comment

Monday, June 25, 2018

A driver fatally hit a 4-year-old while pulling out of a Bushwick laundromat’s parking lot on Sunday then fled the scene, but cops, who caught up with the motorist about a block away from the deadly hit-and-run, likely will not arrest her, a spokesman said. Comment
Talk about a career change! Comment
Coney Island

Coney Island Dancers bristle at new permit policy

All they wanna do is dance! Comment
Health

City community college’s food pantry feeds students in need

Administrators at a city community college are nourishing the minds — and bodies — of its most vulnerable students with a newly created food pantry where those in need of something to eat can stock up on essential groceries for free. Comment

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Crime

Sunset Park man arrested for allegedly severing wife’s arm, fingers

Police arrested a Sunset Park man on attempted murder and other charges on June 24, after he allegedly cut off his wife’s right arm and two fingers from her left hand on 55th Street in Sunset Park three days earlier. Comment

Friday, June 22, 2018

The police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who allegedly touched a woman inappropriately on a bus in Sunset Park heading towards Bay Ridge on May 17. Comment
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