Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018


Words on play! Local author traces links between military and video games

Talk about violent video games! Comment

Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

Crown Heights

Grin and bear it: Comedians present ursine superhero show

Bear with them! Comment

Sunday, Oct. 28, 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…

Think hard before legalizing marijuana

I write to Mr. Penner. Comment

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

Halloween is about candy, costumes, and trick or treating! Forget adult parties — here are a dozen family-friendly events this weekend and on All Hallow’s Eve. Comment
He was the Boss. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

Marine Park

Civic unveils neighborhood cleanup campaign

It’s time to sweep the streets. Comment
Standing O

Hail to the new, history-making president!

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce let the O know it has a new president and chief executive officer— Hector Batista. You heard it here first: Hector is the very first Hispanic to ever serve as president in the Chamber’s 100-year history. Comment
Republican state Sen. Marty Golden and his Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes sparred over different characterizations of their views in front of a raucous crowd during a Tuesday debate at Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge. Comments (1)
The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension

Passion play: ‘Anna in the Tropics’ a hit for Gallery Players

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension

Passion play: ‘Anna in the Tropics’ a hit for Gallery Players

Take a cruise to the “Tropics!” Comment
They both want to clean up corruption in Coney Island. Comment

Gounardes touts progressive policy platform in race against Golden

Voters must oust eight-term incumbent state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) on Nov. 6 because his policies do not reflect the values of his constituents, according to Golden’s Democratic challenger, Andrew Gounardes, who made his inaugural appearance on the Brooklyn Paper Radio Show on Oct. 19. Comments (1)
The Right View

Reform Party offers voters choices the others don’t

While the Democrats and Republicans go at each other’s throats, the Reform Party offers sanity, says our columnist. Comments (3)

Help us crown the new Kings of Kings!

Hey, Brooklyn — we’re looking for a few good men! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

Disgraced former Coney Island assemblywoman Pamela Harris was sentenced on Oct. 24 to six months in prison for fraud. Comments (5)
Marine Park

Thief takes credit card from car and goes on shopping spree

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Marine Park

Grieving mother calls for greater suicide awareness ahead of Out of the Darkness walk

A Marine Park mother who lost her son to suicide is urging her neighbors to turn out for a charity walk on Oct. 27 to raise awareness of issues surrounding depression and suicide. Comments (1)
Coney Islanders are demanding boots on the ground. Comments (2)
Park Slope

Party animals: Furry ragtime band Xylopholks tours Brooklyn

Come fur the ragtime! Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

Coney Island

Police searching for purse-snatcher in Brighton Beach

Police are asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly assaulted a woman and stole her purse on Brighton 13 Street in Brighton Beach on Oct. 11. Comment
It’s Marine Park’s own Monster Mash. Comment
Park Slope

Virus ramps up among park’s racoons: More critters found with distemper in Prospect

A virus spreading among local raccoons has infected twice as many critters in Prospect Park than previously reported, with up to 15 masked bandits now potentially serving as hosts for distemper — an illness fatal to dogs and other common pets — according to officials. Comment
Marine Park

Feds: Booze cruises won’t dock at Gateway next season

The “Gate-” is still open, but there’s no “-way” that Sheepshead Bay’s party boats can move to the national park by next spring. Comment

Monday, Oct. 22, 2018


Bensonhurst man struck and killed in crosswalk

A 65-year-old Bensonhurst man died after a truck driver hit him in a crosswalk at 73rd Street and 19th Avenue in Bensonhurst on Oct. 19, police said. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Locals: New Coney Island Creek bulkhead should defend against future superstorms

The city is missing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to protect Coney Island from future superstorms, locals complained at the Oct. 17 meeting of Community Board 13’s environmental and resiliency committee. Comment
A Brooklynite and two other men face up to 15 years in prison for allegedly smuggling more than a million out-of-state cigarettes into the borough as part of a criminal scheme that gypped the city and state out of roughly $426,000 in tobacco taxes, according to charges filed by New York State’s top prosecutor. Comment

Big change at Bklyn Chamber! Biz group appoints first Hispanic president

He’s Kings County’s new king of commerce! Comment
This playground is about to get a makeover. Comment

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

Dyker Heights

School bus driver crashes, dies after “medical episode” while driving kids in Dyker Heights

A Bensonhurst school bus driver died on Oct. 18 after he struck an empty parked 2011 Honda Accord on 71st Street in Dyker Heights, according to police. Comment
Bay Ridge ►Audio

Gounardes: Golden should lose job, driver’s license

State Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) should have his driver’s license revoked, according to his Democratic challenger, Andrew Gounardes, in his inaugural appearance on Brooklyn Paper Radio on Oct. 19. Comment

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