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Monday, Oct. 15, 2018

She’s throwing a pit-y party! Comment

Sunday, Oct. 14, 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…
Borough-wide

Wishing for a Brooklyn not so tall, or congested

I wholeheartedly, and sadly, agree with Rocco Vanasco and Barry Brothers, whose letters, “Don’t Overbuild” and “New York Squeeze” appeared in the October 5-11 issue of the Bay News. New construction is destroying Brooklyn! Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

Park Slope

Writing ‘Mr. Nice Guy’: Married authors create a romantic comedy

This “Nice Guy” was finished together! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

Borough-wide

End of the ‘Q’: PLG blog goes dark after as founder faces allegations of racism

A Prospect-Lefferts Gardens blogger swore to never again cover the neighborhood he wrote about for nearly a decade, or any surrounding areas, after a firebrand local anti-gentrification activist threatened to publicly denounce him as a racist for posting defamatory allegations about her on his website, “Q at Parkside.” Comment
He’s opened up about being locked up. Comment
Standing O

Senator leads the way in education

Standing O

Senator leads the way in education

State Sen. Kevin Parker hosted this year’s Black College Expo on Sept. 29. Comment
Fort Greene

All that jazz: Week-long music fest kicks off on Saturday

These bands will blow you away! Comment
Party Line

Republicans found ‘non-partisan’ club

Five local veteran politicos are teaming up to start a so-called nonpartisan club as a way to take the divisiveness out of politics, and instead reach across the aisle to get more done in the neighborhood, according to one of the club’s founders. Comments (1)
The Right View

It’s time to fix New York City’s street vendor problem

Our columnist says mom-and-pop stores are adversely affected by street vendors run rampant in the city. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018

They’re finally taking out the trash. Comments (1)
Crime

Self-styled ‘spiritual leader’ indicted for rape of two women

An East Flatbush man and self-proclaimed spiritual leader has been charged with raping two women after drugging them during religious ceremonies. Comment
Brooklyn will be dual-wielding! Comment
Event

Tour the town: Visit these Brooklyn spots for Open House Weekend

It’s open season! Comment
They want their voices heard. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

Police have arrested two people in connection to a violent home invasion that happened on Monday morning in Marine Park. Comments (2)
It’s your chance to help sweep the streets clean. Comments (3)
They took to the streets with pride. Comment

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

Fort Hamilton

Feds drop deportation case against pizza delivery man detained at Fort Hamilton

The Feds dropped their case to deport undocumented immigrant and former pizza delivery man Pablo Villavicencio on Oct. 5, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York confirmed. Comment
Five developers callously exposed workers to the carcinogenic fibers of asbestos at four buildings in Greenwood Heights in a bid to line their pockets, Kings County’s top prosecutor said during an argument on Wednesday. Comment
If you see a raccon acting like a zombie in Prospect Park, go the other way. Comment
Coney Island

Final curtain: Shore Theater will re-open as hotel and spa — not entertainment venue

They’re bringing down the curtain on the Shore Theater. Comment

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

Marine Park

Bridge suspension: Marine Parkway–Gil Hodges span to close on weeknights for three weeks

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during weekday overnight hours beginning on the Monday Oct. 8 and running through Saturday morning on Oct. 27, due to necessary upgrade work on the bridge’s lift mechanism, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Comments (2)
Prospect Heights

Word on the street! Giant greeting now outside BK Museum

Oy, you can say that again! Comment
Brooklyn’s lone Republican state senator wants term limits on state pols — but not for him. Comments (6)
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