Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Bay pizzeria closed by health inspectors

Mice are definitely not kosher. Comment.
BoroBeat

Total fluke: Mystery fish found near Coney Island Creek

Fifth graders from Coney’s PS 188 were excited to find a mystery fish during a hands-on lesson about the creatures of the deep. Comment.
Fort Hamilton

Meet the new boss: Ft. Hamilton welcomes new commander

There is a new top dog at the Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Book-lyn Heights!

Take a literary pub crawl through one of the borough’s most storied neighborhoods. Comment.
Williamsburg

Guitar heroes: Play ‘Rock Band’ for a good cause

And your mom told you video games were a waste of time. Comment.
Borough-wide

Celebrity streetball tournament brings hip hop and hoop together at Barclays

One of the top summer backetball tournaments in the world made its first showing in Brooklyn, as the Entertainers Basketball Classic America Celebrity Basketball Challenge took to the boards of the Barclays Center last Sunday, Comment.
High School Sports

South Shore’s Fraser eyeing big finish to high school career

Shore Shore’s Brianna Fraser could have taken a rest this summer, but she wasn’t in the mood for a vacation. Comment.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gerritsen Beach

New help for Sandy-stricken homeowners

A recovery program homeowners who aren’t getting help through the city’s Build It Back Sandy recovery program will be taking new applications starting July 29. Comment.
Borough-wide

City to dismiss most delayed bus-lane tickets

The city is backing down after sending out a flurry of long-delayed traffic violations. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Traffic tragedy in Bath Beach

An 80-year-old woman is dead after a driver struck her on a Bath Beach street July 25. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Cops seek help finding flasher

Police are still looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman on the B44 bus on Nostrand Avenue on July 8. Comment.
Borough-wide

Cooking the books

Sunset Park bookworms will have to sweat it out for a few more days before cooler air returns to the local library. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Former Ford hoops stars adjusting to new home at Bishop Loughlin

Three former Falcons basketball stars knew starting over after Bishop Ford closed wasn’t going to be easy so, they decided to do it together. Comment.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Coney Island

Victory dance: Zumba Daddy to previous record: ‘You’re busted, mister’

Zumba Daddy did it again. Comment.
Borough-wide

UPDATED: Delayed tickets have drivers fuming

This gives a whole new meaning to the term “ticket blitz.” Comments (4).
BoroBeat

Green Girl power

Girls 11 to 13 years old visited Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center on July 24 to learn about plant and animal lifecycles. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan asks questions for many reasons

BoroBeat

Splash down

Newly renovated pools at Aviator Sports Center are making a splash with the center’s campers. Comment.
Cobble Hill

Marine life: Author pens book on childhood in M’Park

Bay Ridge had Hubert Selby, Jr., Boerum Hill has Jonathan Lethem — and now, Marine Park has Mark Chiusano. Comment.
Williamsburg

Surf’s up! Brooklyn band to open for surf rock legend Dick Dale

Dust off those huaraches and break out the Sex Wax! Comment.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

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! Comment.
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment.

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