Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

Election Guide


It’s is Election Day! Get out and vote!

We know, we know. We said we weren’t going to do this. But here goes… Get out and vote! Comment
Bay Ridge

Race spotlight: Marty Golden vs. Andrew Gounardes

Golden, the eight-term Republican incumbent, will face off against Democratic candidate Andrew Gounardes for the second time, after beating him back in 2012. Comment
Coney Island

Race spotlight: Mathylde Frontus vs. Steven Saperstein

Frontus and Saperstein are battling to claim an Assembly seat tainted by the corruption of disgraced former Assemblywoman Pamela Harris. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Race spotlight: Dan Donovan vs. Max Rose

Trump-endorsed Republican incumbent Dan Donovan, the only GOP congressmember from New York City, faces a close race against his Democratic challenger Max Rose. Comment
Crown Heights

Race spotlight: Zellnor Myrie vs. Jesse Hamilton

State Sen. Jesse Hamilton is heading into this year’s general election on the back foot, after Democratic voters awarded the blue party’s nomination to political newcomer Zellnor Myrie in September’s primary. Comments (1)

Top of the ballot races

The victors of these races will not only govern over your neck of the woods, but the entire state. Comment

More ballot battles: A nabe by nabe primer on general-election races

The incumbents in these races, all Democrats, enjoy relatively strong support in the borough, but they will nonetheless face challenges from hopefuls at the ballot box. Comment

Running unopposed: Incumbents set to return to office

These federal and state pols will almost certainly stay in office for another term, as they face no contests for their seats. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 4, 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…

Fix transit now, chase upgrades later

Today’s papers are carrying dire predictions by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman, Joe Lhota, that the MTA is in such a financial hole, not even the much touted congestion pricing would be able to bail it out. In addition he stated that there must be a massive state and city tax increase or other gargantuan flow of cash to keep the systems afloat. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

Call him a social justice walker. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

Standing O

In Park Slope, she’s an inspiration!

Standing O

In Park Slope, she’s an inspiration!

Three cheers and congratulations are due Nicole Lopez, a kindergarten teacher at Park Slope School 282. The borough educator was awarded the inaugural Sanford Teacher Award, and is a recipient of $10,000 bucks. Comment
It’s a scar-y story! Comment

Fun-raising! Comics raise cash for Haiti

The joke’s on Haiti. Comment
These noted doctors are ready to see Brooklyn! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

Cops are hunting for three goons who they suspect brutally beat a 19-year-old in Sunset Park on Oct. 8, leaving him bloodied and stealing his backpack. Comments (8)
Manhattan Beach

Hunting monsters: Nazi hunter to give talk at Manhattan Beach Jewish Center

One of the world’s foremost Nazi hunters is returning to his native borough for a talk in Manhattan Beach on Nov. 18. Comment
It’ll be a winter wonderland! Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

Officials on Tuesday announced they will stop Brooklyn–Manhattan L-train service on April 27, 2019, to begin their 15-month repairs of the subway’s East River–spanning tube, roughly six and a half years after the infrastructure sustained significant damage during superstorm Sandy. Comments (2)
The head honcho of the Silicon Valley tech titan revealed a slew of new products to its cultish followers during a highly anticipated appearance at Brooklyn Academy of Music on Tuesday — but when it came to mention the place where the event took place, he was in a New York state of mind. Comment
Locals packed a Kensington elementary school on Saturday to honor their deceased ancestors while savoring festive food and music at a Day of the Dead celebration filled with authentic Mexican flavor, according to attendees. Comment
Windsor Terrace

Scary cute! Dressed-up pups strutt their stuff at Terrace rescue’s Halloween bash

It’s a spook-tacular Windsor Terrace tradition! Comment
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Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

Fort Greene

Tech it out! Virtual-reality hub opens in Navy Yard

A new hub offering virtual- and augmented-reality experiences to students and professionals opened at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Wednesday, funded by a multi-million-dollar investment from the city that officials said is worth every penny because the space will produce the future leaders of the fast-developing industry. Comment
Coney Island

Coney community board votes down controversial Surf Ave. rezoning

Coney Island’s Community Board 13 voted down a controversial rezoning and development plan for a Surf Avenue block that would displace residents out of at least 34 apartments by a vote of 23–3 at an Oct. 24 general board meeting. Comment
Marine Park

Kings Plaza to pay $620 fine for illegally storing hundreds of cars in parking garage for years

Talk about cheap parking. Comments (3)

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018


Reports: Former Brooklynite arrested for mailing bombs to Trump targets

The Feds on Friday arrested a former Brooklynite now living in Florida for allegedly mailing a dozen bombs to news organizations, politicians, and activists often criticized by President Trump, according to multiple reports. Comment

Cops: Flatlands man dies after being restrained following family dispute

A Flatlands man died after being restrained when police responded to a call about a person needing medical assistance early in the morning on Oct. 23. Comment
About 300 of the borough’s top business leaders and local pols gathered at Gargiulo’s restaurant in Coney Island on Oct. 24 for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s annual membership meeting and trade show. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018


Flatbush gang leader jailed for life for nightclub murder

The leader of a lethal street gang has been jailed for life for killing a man in a crowded nightclub. Comment
Coney Island

Coney Island man convicted for murder of 1-year-old daughter on Father’s Day

A Coney Island man was convicted of second-degree murder in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Oct. 24 for beating his 1-year-old daughter to death on Father’s Day last year. Comment
Leaders of the do-good Brooklyn Arts Council — which provides grants, training, and resources to Kings County creatives — unveiled a new road map to guide the more than 50-year-old group through its next half century and beyond at a Tuesday breakfast where they also honored its newly elected chairwoman. Comment

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