Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

Gowanus

Who you gonna call: Expert on sexual specters tells all

Is there something strange in your neighborhood? You better hope it’s not Il Masturbatore! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Cross-species assistance!

A Sheepshead Bay paramedic came to the rescue of a wounded falcon found on the Belt Parkway last week. Check out all the high-flying action in our slideshow. Comments (1).
Flatbush

NYPD: Machete-wielding man attempts murder

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from the 70th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Williamsburg

A white Russian Christmas

This holiday season you can relive the nostalgic, cartoon-filled Saturday mornings of your youth by indulging in a spiked bowl of Fruity Pebbles at a cartoon and cocktail event. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Blowing up the skirts

Artists Laura McMillian and Kristin Reger are inviting people to look up their skirts in a new fabric and steel art installation that demonstrates what’s really under women’s dresses. Comment.
Marine Park

Police: Man assaults, robs woman

The crime leads this week’s 63rd Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 2, 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, Dec. 1, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine can’t believe what he reads

Carmine’s read something important — and he wants you to know about it! Comment.
Borough-wide

Ida still has faith in the Jets

Our pigskin prognosticator has read the stars, seen the tea leaves and watched the cracker crumble. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Bay Ridge

Critics: Clean ‘trash avenue’

Apartment tenants on 69th Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues must clean up their act, members of a Bay Ridge community panel say. Comment.
Coney Island

Sandy victims slam Recchia over sewer project

Talk about raising a stink! Comments (2).
A Britisher’s View

Palestinians are their own worst enemies

Our columnist outlines the growing violence perpetrated against Palestinians — by Palestinians themselves. Comment.
DUMBO

Artful nudes: Adult performers show other side of pornography

Come for the skin, stay for the art. Comment.
Weekend Watch

Wheels of ire

It’s been one month since Hurricane Sandy and things are finally returning to normal in Brooklyn — yep, weekend track work is back. Good luck getting around the borough! Comment.
Gavel to Gavel

Latin Kings plead guilty to firebombing

The plea deal leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comments (1).
Bensonhurst

Cops: Gun-toting thugs rob man

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

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Coney Island

Making a stink! Sandy victims attack Recchia over sewer overhaul

Cops were called in to break up the heated exchange, witnesses said. Comments (3).
Kensington

What a bright idea! Green library opens in Kensington

Who needs iPads if you have windows? Comment.
Coney Island

Doggone it! Coney Nathan’s won’t reopen till spring

Hold the mustard! Comment.
Bensonhurst

Belt sea wall is falling down, residents say

Hurricane Sandy left gaping holes in Southern Brooklyn’s sea wall between Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst, but city agencies say repairs to the Shore Road Promenade barrier are a long way off. Comment.
Borough-wide

Burger King delivery service will give you one whopper of a waist line, nutritionists say

Brooklynites will soon get their Whoppers their way, right away, at their door — and to hell with their waist lines! Comment.
High School Sports

Tigers roar! Fort Hamilton nets city volleyball crown

Two years ago, Fort Hamilton High School sophomore Marlena Budna didn’t know a volleyball spike from a railroad spike. On Tuesday, she helped lead her school to its first city championship. Comment.
Standing O

Standing O is back and cheering Brooklyn on!

We’re boosting Brooklyn one boost at a time. Comment.
Art

Friday night lights

You won’t see a bazaar this bizarre but in Brooklyn. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Thief snatches man’s cash and sneakers

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

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Marine Park

In lieu of loo, Marine Park bocce courts become bathrooms

Park-goers on the go have been going in Marine Park’s bocce courts, players say. Comment.
Red Hook

Cash rules! Country star helps raise $14K for storm-battered Red Hook

The Sandy-ravaged businesses of Red Hook are one step closer to opening their doors. Comment.
Midwood

Cops: Limo driver runs over brother-in-law

Police arrested a limo driver who they say was drunk when he accidentally ran over his brother-in-law on Kings Highway. Comments (1).
Park Slope

NYPD: Ice cream bandit is behind bars

Cops have arrested a man who allegedly knocked off at least 10 ice cream and sandwich shops across Brooklyn — including the same Tasti-D-Lite in Park Slope that he robbed three times, police said. Comment.
BoroBeat

Crossing the aisle — Democrat, Conservative bigs join forces for hurricane fund-raiser

Bay Ridge red and blue leaders joined forces to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy victims. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

If you ban the nativity, you should ban nudity

This week, our columnist says she prefers donkeys to butts. Comment.
Borough-wide

Park Slope artist turns copper into gold

Loew’s — for all your home improvement needs, and your next art installation. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Cops: Thief snatches bakery employee’s purse

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Bay Ridge

Three injured as fire rips through Ridge apartment building

A massive blaze scorched the third and fourth floors of a Bay Ridge apartment building on Nov. 23 — injuring two residents and a firefighter, officials said. Comment.
High School Sports

Volley vault! Long Island University Blackbirds fly west to take on Bruins

The Blackbirds are flying to California — and NCAA glory. Comment.
Mill Basin

El Caribe hosts Thanksgiving for Sandy victims

The Mill Island country club was among several Brooklyn institutions that provided holiday meals for victims. Comment.
Coney Island

Police Athletic League creates safe haven for kids in devastated Coney

The children’s charity organization provided games and food for kids and parents at MCU Park this past weekend. Comments (1).

Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Ditmas Park

Brooklyn Industries clothing chain stretches out to Ditmas Park

Brooklyn’s T-shirt and hoodie empire is poised to open a new oupost on Cortelyou Road. Someone put that on a T-shirt! Comments (2).
Clinton Hill

Finally, a happy hour for parents

Have a kid and save on beer! Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan has two gifts that keep on giving

This week, our columnist recommends magazine subscriptions as holiday gifts, offers advice on how to save on holiday cards, and explains how he became a philatelist. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

High School Sports

Flying high! Dutchmen one win away from title crown

The Dutchmen are going to the championships! Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

High School Sports

Xaverian running back named All American

Laray Smith will end his high school career making history. Comment.
Coney Island

Mission workers: Hurricane Sandy is forcing us to close

A homeless shelter that cared for scores of displaced super storm victims is about to shut its doors — and it has Hurricane Sandy to thank, volunteers say. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Flatbush native takes Xavier to the finals

Trey Solomon is having the best playoff season of his career — a tremendous performance he’s dedicating to his 11 teammates left homeless by Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

Borough-wide

Attorney: Southern Brooklyn serial killer has ‘mental health issues’

An attorney for Salvatore Perrone began laying the groundwork for an insanity defense yesterday, telling reporters that the suspected serial killer “does seem as though he has mental health issues.” Comments (2).
Theater

Fairy tale search for a star

Disney’s got talent! Comment.

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