Friday, June 8, 2012

Dining

Sounds weird, tastes wonderful

It’s not quirk for quirk’s sake — it tastes amazing, too. Comment.
Marine Park

Community event showcases Marine Park kids’ talents

Kids showed off their talens in Marine Park on Monday during the neighborhood’s annual Community Youth Showcase. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Williamsburg

How do you spell D-R-I-N-K-S?

Contestants bring their A-game to this competitive bar battle for word nerds. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Goodbye terriers, hello tulips! Gardeners eye dog run takeover

The Manhattan Beach dog run may be no more if a group of green-thumbed residents get their way. Comments (2).
Park Slope

Get your geek on at Union Hall

This one’s for the true believers. Comment.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

The Newsstand

Brooklyn Weekly is 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. Comment.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Big Screecher

Welcome back, Carmine

This week, Carmine heads back to his alma mater — Kingsborough Community College — to do what he does best: eat and talk. Comments (1).

Friday, June 1, 2012

The Newsstand

This week’s Courier Life Newspapers are online

Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Comment.
Weekend Watch

The greatest weekend on the rails — ever!

Once every blue moon, every fortnight of fortnights— perhaps about as frequently as Halley’s Comet comes around — riding the subway on the weekend is unsullied by its characteristically cumbersome service changes. Comment.
BoroBeat

PS 52 art students inspired by the greats

Students at the Sheepshead Bay school displayed their artwork and performed in concerts at the end-of-the-year celebration. Comment.
Williamsburg

Cyclists get psyched up at Bike Fetish Day

There’s no love like the love a Brooklynite shares with his or her bicycle. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Arabic in a public school? No thanks!

A United Nations-affiliated educational program being adopted by a public school receives an “F” with our columnist. Comments (2).
Marine Park

Cops: Speeder caused car crash

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

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Rookie rout! Storobin beats Fidler in final hand recount

The never-ending special election for prison-bound Carl Kruger’s state senate seat is over — but Councilman Lew Fidler still won’t admit defeat. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

The zombie plague grows

Participants in the ninth-annual “NYC Zombie Crawl” made their way around Williamsburg on May 27 in full undead makeup. Comment.
Midwood

Midwood residents torn on Agudath cameras

Residents of Midwood say they have mixed feelings over news that Agudath Israel of America was given $1 million to place surveillance cameras in the neighborhood — fearing that an organization that discourages Jews from reporting sex crimes to police without first consulting a rabbi wouldn’t protect all residents. Comments (2).
Marine Park

A field of red, white and blue

More than 250 flags lined the fields in Marine Park on Saturday — each one honoring an American soldier who had fallen in a distant country — giving the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the Democratic way of life. Comments (1).
Park Slope

History victory! Library and synagogue win big in contest

Two ailing historic buildings will get hundreds of thousands of dollars for renovations after placing at the top of a citywide preservation contest. Comment.
BoroBeat

Navy band rocks out at Sheepshead Bay High

Bad weather kept the Navy Seals from putting on a planned air show at the school, but the rain didn’t stop a Navy band from entertaining the students. Comment.
Gavel to Gavel

Woman implicated in bicyclist’s death set free

The dismissal leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Police: Teen robbed, punched for sneakers

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

BoroBeat

Memorial Day Parade unites soldiers young and old

A new crop of veterans who marched in the parade on Monday are keeping the nation’s oldest Memorial Day celebration going strong. See our slideshow for all the patriotic festivities. Comment.
Coney Island

Game on! Checkers coming to Coney

A national fast-food chain wants to get the jump on Brooklyn homegrown eateries coming to Coney Island — where it will spark a neighborhood burger war and take a stab at a hot dog giant that made the People’s Playground famous. Comments (1).
Marine Park

Field house fiasco

Construction will resume on the long-delayed Marine Park Field House this week after Comptroller John Liu broke down and allowed the Parks Department to work with a contractor he claimed it illegally hired. Comments (4).
Midwood

Bicyclist hit by Jeep

A teenager is in critical condition after she was struck down on Avenue M near East 18th Street on Sunday night. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

For Mayor Mike, bikes are better than parking

This week, our columnist takes on the Mayor’s plan to replace parking spaces with bike-sharing racks! Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Sheepshead Bay goes country!

PS 238 brought country to Brooklyn during their rockin’ spring concert. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment.
BoroBeat

Saluting our veterans — with champagne!

More than 80 veterans raised their glasses to toast their fellow service members during a pre-Memorial Day celebration on May 20. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Violent attack on Avenue O

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Midwood

Elm Avenue plaza plan returns

The city hasn’t given up on its plan to bring a pedestrian plaza to Avenue M — even though residents would rather see a community garden there instead of a bustling public square. Comment.
Flatbush

CB17 Chairman: Assemblyman Perry has been in office too long

The chairman of Community Board 17 has launched a campaign against longtime incumbent Assemblyman Nick Perry. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s happy to be an American

This week, Stan reminds us what Memorial Day is all about. Comments (1).

Monday, May 28, 2012

Borough-wide

It’s Memorial Day

Please take a moment to remember the men and women who died in the armed services. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

Oh, say, can you see? Ships parade under Verrazano to kick off Fleet Week

Nearly 2,000 people welcomed sailors to New York at the 10th annual Salute to Ships at Fort Hamilton. See all the festivities in our slideshow. Comment.
Park Slope

Witness: Cops let Slope groper walk away from crime scene

Cops are hunting a Park Slope sex fiend responsible for a May 23 attack — a man witnesses say they detained at the scene, until police let him go. Comment.
Borough-wide

Meet Brooklyn’s new awwww-ters

Prospect Park Zoo is showing off its crop of new babies — and they’re otter-ly irresistible! Comment.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Williamsburg

Tomorrow: Zombie apocalypse imminent — with video!

Human beings will enter a Williamsburg bar tomorrow and walk out on to the streets transformed — with a bit of an undead stagger in their step. Comment.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Bay Ridge

Cart-tastrophe! Ridge merchant group snubs offer to have vendor-blocking benches removed

A Fifth Avenue merchant opposed to street vendors says he’ll pay have the benches someone bolted onto the sidewalk to displace a vilified gyro cart torn out — but his offers are being ignored by the one group that can remove the repositioned street seats. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Summer roundup, Day 5: Cool off this summer — with coffee!

When you’re sweating it out this summer, make sure you hit these spots for some iced caffeine. Comment.
Midwood

Midwood machete showdown! Domestic abuse call ends after two-hour standoff

Cops arrested a 30-year-old man they say beat his girlfriend with a machete before barricading himself inside his Midwood apartment on May 23, sparking a two-hour standoff with police. Comment.
Williamsburg

‘Sexiest vegetarian’ is more than a piece of meat

He’s a beefcake — and he won’t even eat one! Williamsburg actor and waiter Zachary Koval is the “Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door” according to People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, earning the accolades of plant eaters worldwide. And he bares it all in this exclusive interview with The Brooklyn Daily. Comment.

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