Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

Brooklyn Heights

A view of the Towers: Video that captured 9-11 to screen at Brooklyn Historical Society

Call it a reminder of the day we will never forget. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018

Fill ’er up! Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018


Do ‘the robot’: Collaboration dance fest features robotic team-up

You bop, she bop, and he ’bot! Comment

Sunday, Sept. 2, 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…

Spread the seeds of environmental education

This letter is in reference to the story “Walk on the wild side: CUNY internship brings students up close to nature,” (by Kevin Duggan, online Aug. 10) that discusses creating fieldwork internships for students that are interested in learning about Brooklyn’s natural beauty. Comments (2)

Friday, Aug. 31, 2018

These contestants are in the cross hairs! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

A long, lazy weekend in the Ridge

Settle in for a weekend of beers and blues. Comment
We lost the Battle — again — but still won the war. Comments (1)

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018

It was a jubilant day for Brighton Beachers. Comment
Kings County sightseers can once again behold Prospect Park from above as soon as workers finish restoring the observation deck atop the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch as part of a nearly $9-million renovation of Grand Army Plaza, according to keepers of Brooklyn’s Backyard. Comment
Get ready for a singular sensation, with every little step they take! Comment
Standing O

Kids have a pal in PAL

In communities overwhelmed with poverty, many children begin school without the foundation that they need to succeed. But thanks to the Police Athletic League these kids now have a fighting chance. Comment
Party Line

Candidate’s rage against the machine

A Coney Islander running for the seat vacated when disgraced former Assemblywoman Pamela Harris (D–Coney Island) resigned after pleading guilty to federal corruption charges is blasting the Democratic Party machine for handpicking and endorsing a rival candidate she says has a weak record of service and less connection to the community than her. Comments (5)
The Right View

BP Adams is right to support term limits for Community Boards

Our columnst just hopes other borough presidents would see what he sees. Comments (7)

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018

Two leaders of an Eastern European organized crime syndicate were convicted in federal court of racketeering, arson, and other crimes, and now face up to life in prison in connection with a 2016 fire on Voorhies Avenue. Comments (1)
The city’s 140 school-zone speed cameras will resume issuing tickets the day before more than 1.1-million schoolchildren return to classes on Sept. 5, thanks to a Council-brokered deal between Mayor DeBlasio and Gov. Cuomo. Comment

Spike Lee, boro honor Michael Jackson at block party


Spike Lee, boro honor Michael Jackson at block party

Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans danced the day away in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday at a block party where celebrants paid homage to the King of Pop’s singular sound — and style — according to one eye-catching attendee. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018

This ferry tale may actually have a happy ending. Comments (2)
The city is on thin ice with Coney Islanders, who are demanding that the Abe Stark Sports Center be kept under the Department of Parks and Recreation’s control if it is demolished and redeveloped under a 2009 rezoning of the area. Comment
They had the whole world in their hands. Comment
Coney Island

Off-duty S’Park police officer arrested on charges of forcible touching, sexual abuse, harassment in Coney Island

Police arrested and charged an off-duty Sunset Park police officer with two counts each of forcible touching, third degree sexual abuse, and third degree harassment in Coney Island on Aug. 24. Comment

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Man groped woman on Q train

The police are seeking the public’s assistance identifying a man accused of groping a woman at the Kings Highway subway station on Aug. 21. Comments (1)

Blind woman sues Bklyn Brewery over ‘inaccessible’ website

A blind woman hauled the owners of Brooklyn Brewery to civil court on federal discrimination charges for allegedly failing to provide a handicapped-accessible website, her lawyer said. Comments (1)
Revelers who come out for this year’s J’Ouvert parade can expect to celebrate among thousands of cops and hundreds of floodlights — but not Mayor DeBlasio, who said he won’t be attending the early morning festivities preceding the West Indian Day Parade on Sept. 3. Comment

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018

Brooklyn Heights

Just you wait: L closure a minor nuisance compared to BQE repairs, Hizzoner says

Locals dreading delays when the L train’s Brooklyn–Manhattan tunnel shutters for 15 months next April can expect an even more-hellish commute when the city kicks off its repairs to the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s crumbling triple cantilever, according to Mayor DeBlasio. Comments (1)

Neglected parks to get major makeovers


Neglected parks to get major makeovers

These parks are about to go from lean to green. Comment
Bigwigs at southern fried chicken joint Chick-fil-A are dropping gobs of cash to transform a neglected Flatbush Avenue storefront near the Barclays Center into the chain’s first Kings County location, according to the landlord who leased the space. Comments (1)
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Oh, snap! Tractor-trailer breaks in half on Flatbush

A tractor-trailer split in half on Flatbush Avenue Extension near Tillary Street on Wednesday, forcing cops to close a stretch of the Prospect Heights–bound side of the road as they removed the broken big rig from the pavement. Comments (1)

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018


The mayor on transparency: My spokespeople should give their names

A recent trend of agency officials not telling reporters who they are needs to stop, says Mayor DeBlasio. Comment

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