Monday, Dec. 31, 2018


Song of the son: Youth chorus sings notes from a father

Let’s hear it from the boys! Comment

Sunday, Dec. 30, 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…

Mixed thoughts on incoming Congressman

Our readers weighed in on Southern Brooklyn’s new Congressman-elect who has never before held elected office, Democrat Max Rose, and more in this week’s Letters to the Editor. Comments (1)

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018


Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Dec. 29. Comment

Friday, Dec. 28, 2018


Brooklyn’s biggest news stories of 2018


Brooklyn’s biggest news stories of 2018

The time has come to close the books on another news-packed 365 days in Brooklyn. And what a year it was! Read on for a month-by-month list of headline-making moments that happened in the year of our Lord, two thousand and eighteen, in our year in review. Comments (1)

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018


Ride through time: Do-good group’s hi-tech bus will teach kids about Holocaust

Talk about a magic school bus! Comments (1)
Contractors are laying the foundations for a new flood wall and 10-story tower at Coney Island Hospital, as part of an ongoing expansion of the medical center that will take roughly five years to complete, the builders told residents at a recent meeting about the project. Comments (1)
A Coney Island street will soon bear the name of former resident and folk-music legend Woody Guthrie, after Council unanimously voted in favor of the tribute. Comment
Fort Greene

Rebel rebelde: Bi-lingual opera tells the story of Mexican revolutionary

No wall could have stopped him. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018

Brooklyn Heights residents will breathe in toxic chemicals for years if the city moves forward with a plan to turn the neighborhood’s Promenade into a six-lane speedway for gas-guzzling cars and trucks during the looming reconstruction of the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s triple cantilever, experts warn. Comments (1)
There’s no place like a new home for the holidays! Comments (7)
Kind-hearted Kings Countians donated some 3,700 toys to leaders of a local political club for its annual year-end toy drive, making the season very merry for those in-need youngsters who received the presents, according to an organizer. Comment
It’ll be one small step for a dancer, but a great leap for artists of all kinds! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018


Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas!

Today is a day to celebrate, dear readers, and all of us here at your beloved newspaper are doing just that — including celebrating the holiday miracle that is your continued support. May your day be filled with festive merriment, may your stockings be stuffed with love, and may your work inbox be as empty as Santa’s sack after his one-night trip around the world. We wish you a very merry Christmas, and we’ll be back tomorrow with more local news from across Brooklyn.

Monday, Dec. 24, 2018

Crown Heights

Council approves polarizing Garden–adjacent towers in C’Heights

The city approved a developer’s request to upzone land near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to make way for two controversial towers, after a Crown Heights councilwoman hashed out a deal she claims will nearly double the amount of below-market-rate housing included in the project. Comments (1)
This frost-resistant-fountain project is frozen in place! Comments (1)
A teen could spend a decade behind bars after a jury convicted him of dragging a police officer down an East Flatbush block with a stolen car, and permanently damaging the cop’s brain, according to the district attorney. Comment

Taking the plunge

Coney Island

Bear necessities: What you need to know about the Polar Bear Plunge

Time to grin and bear it! Comment
So you’ve just finished the New Year’s Day Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge into the ocean — or perhaps you’ve watched your foolish friend do the same. Now what? There is plenty to do in the People’s Playground on New Year’s Day! Comment
Coney Island

Senior swindled: Thief robs woman inside Coney building

Cops are hunting for the crook who robbed a 64-year-old woman inside Coney Island residential building. Comment

Friday, Dec. 21, 2018


Cup of Kings: 2019 Brooklyn Beer Book available for pre-order

Beer-obsessed Brooklynites can now place their orders for a new book overflowing with vouchers for free samples at dozens of Kings County suds spots. Comment
Coney Island

Surf’s down: Beep pans builder’s request to upzone Coney block

The city must reject a developer’s request to upzone a block of Surf Avenue in Coney Island because the rezoning will likely displace too many locals, according to the beep. Comments (1)
Party Line

Williams gains progressive endorsements after Brooklyn Advocate forum

Flatbush Councilman Jumaane Williams pulled ahead in the crowded race to become the city’s next Public Advocate, after snagging two endorsements from self-proclaimed progressive political clubs following a candidates forum in Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday. Comments (1)

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

Ditmas Park

Homeless man charged for repeatedly raping woman near Prospect Park

A homeless man faces up to 25 years in prison for brutally raping a woman near the Prospect Park Parade Ground last month, according to Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. Comments (3)
Sheepshead Bay

Police: Slasher stabs man outside Sheepshead Bay market

Cops are searching for the goon who stabbed a man outside of a Sheepshead Bay grocery store on Wednesday. Comments (1)
You better be good for goodness skate! Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018


Police: Man steals woman’s phone and punches her

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

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