Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

Ditmas Park UPDATE

Police arrest man for raping woman at gunpoint near Prospect Park

Cops on Wednesday cuffed the man whom they suspect raped a 59-year-old woman at gunpoint near the Prospect Park Parade Ground earlier this month. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018

Hop on the slopes! Comment

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018

This reporter recently test-drove two start-up companies’ new forms of alternative transportation — Bird’s battery-powered scooter, and Revel’s Vespa-like motorized two-wheeler — that both firms hope to roll out across the city in order to give frustrated subway rides a more convenient, and fun, way to get around. Comments (2)
Bergen Beach

Officials unveil plans for Bergen Beach community farm

This green dream is coming true! Comment
Prospect Heights

The read carpet: Library hosts a fashion show for the people

Get ready to strut your stuff! Comment

Sunday, Nov. 25, 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…

New Yorkers snowed in by first storm

Our readers weighed in on the city’s first snowstorm and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 23, 2018


Roundy’s roundup!


Roundy’s roundup!

Happy day-after-Turkey Day! We’ve got some great events for your long weekend in the best borough, with peculiar perspectives, caroling crowds, the spectacular Santa Claus, and much more! Comment

Drink up! W’burg bar in water tower raises the bar

It’s a tall drink of water — or whiskey! Comment
Standing O

These kids are sharp: Kings County fencers score big at national tournament

Let’s hear it for Skyler Liverant and Jaclyn Khrol, who gave stellar performances at the competition. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018


‘Album’ of the years: Play looks at activism across the decades

Call it a drama for dramatic times. Comment
A Sunset Parker who provides social services to some of the borough’s neediest took home a special honor at a citywide women’s organization’s swanky dinner this month. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018

They lit up the night! Comment
The do-gooders behind Atlantic Avenue’s Brooklyn Cat Cafe — where locals can pop in and play around with pusses looking for forever homes — said they are shuttering the current location on Sunday ahead of its move to an even-bigger space in Brooklyn Heights, which operators intend to debut early next month. Comment
A man with an insatiable appetite ate his way to victory during a local creamery’s annual ice-cream-eating contest on Saturday, becoming the first person to win the Slope’s “triple crown” in competitive eating following his triumphs in two other timed chow downs earlier this year. Comment
Cops with Canarsie’s 69th Precinct are putting neighborhood youngsters on paths to success by mentoring local kids as part of a new partnership between the precinct and do-good group Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City. Comment
Marine Park

Cops cuff third person suspected of violently breaking into Marine Park home

Police arrested the third person suspected of violently invading a Marine Park home in October. Comment
Call it his second act. Comment

Monday, Nov. 19, 2018

Bay Ridge

Golden concedes state Senate race to Gounardes, ending 16-year run in office

Republican Marty Golden formally conceded his Southern Brooklyn seat of sixteen years to Democratic rival and state Senator–elect Andrew Gounardes on Monday, 13 days after Gounardes claimed an Election Day victory in the race. Comments (10)
Clinton Hill civic gurus approved a real-estate firm’s request to rezone a neighborhood lot next door to an ancient church, which the company promised to restore if granted permission to erect a tower on the land now occupied by a beloved neighborhood bar. Comment
Our pals at our sister website, Brownstoner, have a great story on the new eatery opening inside the former home of the recently shuttered Sante Fe Grill on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope. Click to give it a read! Read more…
A Windsor Terrace tyke suggested the winning name for Prospect Park’s recently acquired floating weed harvester, which green-space officials officially christened the “Floating Goat” at a Friday ceremony near the Boathouse in Brooklyn’s Backyard. Comment
A team of professional video gamers opened up a pop-up shop on Atlantic Avenue where experienced nerds can pay by the hour to dominate noobs on top-of-the-line gaming equipment, according to the group’s game-player-in-chief. Comment

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

This school may be out for good. Comment
Talk about below-ground parking. Comments (1)

Man charged for assaulting gay couple in Williamsburg

A man faces up to 15 years behind bars for assaulting a gay couple in Williamsburg, according to the borough’s top prosecutor, who charged the defendant for a hate crime that he said has no place in Kings County. Comment

Bad deed: Crooked cop going to prison for illegally acquiring dead woman’s home

A former local cop will spend six months in prison for illegally transferring the deed of a dead woman’s home to herself, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Comments (1)

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Mill Basin

Honoring Bklyn’s best men: Boro’s community leaders celebrated at Kings of Kings awards

Brooklyn, meet your new kings of Kings! Comment
Brooklynites headed into Manhattan during the morning and evening rush can now hop in yellow cabs at half off via the taxi-hailing app Waave. Comment

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