Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Marine Park

NYPD: Duo locked man out of his house

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

Checkin’ in with: Miss New York Mallory Hagan — a Park Slope pageant queen

Newly crowned Miss New York Mallory Hagan checks in with The Brooklyn Paper, and tells us why she should be Miss America and why she won’t ride a bike in Brooklyn. Comments (1).

Monday, July 23, 2012

DUMBO

Tonight! ‘Daily Show’ co-creator talks comedy in DUMBO

Brilliant social satirist and “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead is showcasing a bitingly funny book that offers a closer look at one of today’s most influential female comedians. Comment.
Williamsburg

Discover cool music at this concert series — held inside a maze!

Make like Pac-Man in this a-maze-ing month-long concert series. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Knifepoint robbery on W. 10th Street

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

Sunday, July 22, 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.
Letters

Screech this! Carmine’s can’t be a GAVONE, our readers say

Our readers defend the Big Screecher — from himself! Comments (1).

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine loves green markets, and here’s why

This week, the Big Screecher tells you how green markets remind him of a time when he was a not-so-Big Screecher! Comments (1).
Mill Basin

Free-wheeling flyers! Van picks up Aviator Sports guests anywhere on Flatbush Avenue

Aviator Sports and Events Center is closer than ever — thanks to a commuter van advertising the athletic complex. Comments (1).

Friday, July 20, 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.
Bay Ridge

People’s Playground painter brings works to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge residents won’t have to go far to get to Coney Island this summer. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Stop-and-frisk is NYPD’s ‘Finest’ tool

City electeds should promote good citizenship, not invent racial tensions, writes our columnist. Comment.
Weekend Watch

Lots of changes on the rails this weekend

Get on a bike, or even better, get out of town this weekend. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Woman bites man on Avenue U

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Standing O

All hail the students!

Standing O is boosting the borough’s best again. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Senior wins shul battle

An ongoing feud between two Holocaust survivors and a Manhattan Beach synagogue over the shul’s illegal air conditioner came to an end last week after the house of worship finally complied with a judge’s order to replace the noisy, industrial-sized unit with a smaller, quieter one.. Comments (3).
Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge gets ready to stroll

Ditch the wheels — it’s time to gear up for the Summer Stroll. Comment.
Coney Island

Cha Cha’s amusement park opens — with beer!

It’s open! Comment.
Coney Island

To Georgia, with love: Phenom Cole Frenzel moves up Mets ladder to Savannah

Beloved Cyclones first baseman Cole Frenzel is getting another taste of southern hospitality. Comment.
Coney Island

First-place Clones topple second-place Renegades at home

The division-leading Cyclones came out swinging in the second matchup of a three-game series against the second-place Hudson Valley Renegades, while Cyclones starter Rainy Lara notched his fourth win of the season. Comment.
Gavel to Gavel

DA: Suspected getaway driver charged with attempted murder

The case leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
Coney Island

Cops: Woman attacked for purse on Mermaid Avenue

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

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Midwood

Parking spots blocked — since 1977!

The city has been barring motorists from using a handful of perfectly legal parking spots since the Beame administration — and one angry Midwood resident wants to know why. Comments (3).
Borough-wide

Back court bonanza! Brooklyn welcomes Nets all-stars to borough

Brooklyn’s new all-stars are finally here! Comment.
Bensonhurst

Cops: Hookers chase naked john down McDonald Ave.

Never stiff a working girl. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Eureka goes out the way it came in

This week, our national affairs and television columnist gives her take on the last episode of her favorite show, “Eureka.” Spoiler alert: You better watch it before you read this! Comment.
Borough-wide

Abe George throws down gauntlet against DA Hynes

District Attorney Charles Hynes runs a politically corrupt ship that needs to be cleaned from stem to stern, claims a prosecutor who hopes to boot the 23-year incumbent from office next year. Comments (3).
Coney Island

Surging Renegades best Clones in Coney

The first-place Clones fell to the Hudson Valley Renegades — their closest rivals in the McNamara Division of the NY–Penn League — leaving Brooklyn’s beloved ball club just one game ahead in the standings. Comment.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Bay Ridge

Ridgites: Owner of collapsed home is destroying our community

The vacant Ovington Avenue building that collapsed on itself early Monday injured no one, but unleashed a bitter backlash of outrage from neighbors who claim the property owner is purposely letting his various Bay Ridge holdings fall apart. Comments (4).
Ditmas Park

Is Church Avenue the next Cortelyou Road?

A hip new Ditmas Park cafe is bringing a bit of Cortelyou Road style to a stretch of Church Avenue known more for budget-friendly shopping than posh coffeehouses. Comments (3).
Marine Park

Jewish vigilantes to patrol Marine Park

The vandal who left a swastika in front of a Marine Park yeshiva last month has gotten some unwanted attention — a group of Jewish vigilantes who admittedly have no qualms about cracking heads. Comments (22).
Borough-wide

G train extension will ‘likely’ be saved, MTA board members say

A powerful-but-obscure transit panel is poised to rescue the G train — derailing a plan that would kill the much-needed link between North and Brownstone Brooklyns. Comment.
Gravesend

Land locked! Broken sewer main keeps Gravesend Bay off limits

A Bay Ridge sewer main break is making waves in Gravesend Bay — but not the type anyone would want to swim in. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead, Dewey high schools will return in September, teachers claim

The names outside Sheepshead Bay and John Dewey high schools may be the different this September, but everything else will remain the same, say union officials who have successfully shot down the city’s plan to sack half the teachers from each embattled school. Comment.
Coney Island

Brooklyn sweeps State College

The Pride of Coney Island rattled the State College Spikes with a runaway fifth inning — made possible by a pair of passed balls — sweeping a three-game series at Lubrano Park and wrapping up a six-game road trip where the Clones went 4–2. Comment.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Coney Island

Coney merchants: The Shore Theater has become a homeless hangout

A group of homeless men who harass Coney Island beach-goers and urinate in public has turned a landmarked building across the street from Nathans into their private camp ground, claim outraged merchants who want the vagrants gone. Comments (6).
Coney Island

Clones nail second victory over Spikes

The Clones took an early lead and made it stick in their second bout against the State College Spikes on Sunday — a win that’s given the pride of Coney Island a one and a half game-lead over their New York-Penn League rivals. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Is the internet hazardous to your child’s health?

This week, Stan warns you about the dangers the internet poses to your kids. Comments (1).

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Coney Island

Brooklyn beats State College

The Clones went to town on the State College bullpen after a pitching duel between the starters. Comment.
Link

In case you missed it: State Sen. Sampson in auto wreck

Canarsie state Sen. John Sampson managed to walk away from a major car accident a few blocks away from his home on Friday. The New York Post has the story. Comment.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Coney Island

Tonight! Roller derby finds new home in Coney Island ice rink

It’s the perfect Coney Island marriage. Comments (1).
Midwood

Cops: Gunmen raid former murder scene

A kosher liquor store where a hip-hop record executive turned Orthodox Jew was shot to death two years ago was raided by gun-toting criminals again this week, cops from the 70th Precinct said. Comment.
Coney Island

Clones fall to Tigers

A pair of costly Clones fielding errors led to a disastrous five-run third inning that lifted the Connecticut Tigers over Brooklyn’s boys of summer on Friday — dealing the Mini-Mets their fifth loss in six games. Comment.

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