Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Art

A trip down memory lane

A photography exhibit looks back on the women whose pictures filled the adspaces on the subway. Comment.
Marine Park

NYPD: Duo steals from drug store

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

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Bushwick

Brooklyn brewers battle Sierra Nevada over ‘Narwhal’ name

Somehow, two different beer-makers decided it would be a good idea to name their brews after a strange-looking tusked whale. Comments (1).
Books

To those who can’t date, get a wife!

If not love at first sight — write. Comment.
Borough-wide

They score!

If a film screens without a soundtrack, does it make a noise? Comment.
Bensonhurst

Cops: Teen beaten up for his iPhone

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

Sunday, Dec. 16, 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

Speed bumps curb road hogs

Want to stop speeding on your street? Put in a speed bump, a letter writer says. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine hates it when newspapers waste space

This week, Carmine plays editor, and determines that editors aren’t doing their job right! Comments (1).
Coney Island

Officials: Sandy-ravaged aquarium in critical condition

Hurricane Sandy crippled the New York Aquarium, claim Wildlife Conservation Society members who say that only a portion of the marine exhibits will be open this spring. Comment.
Borough-wide

Keep your eyes on Ida!

She’s mounting a goal line stand. Comment.
Williamsburg

Tuff on the ears!

For maximum results, don’t use protection of any kind. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s print editions are now online

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

They’re crafty! PS 255 teaches kids the art of resourcefulness

Students at the Gravesend school learned the art of making gifts from scratch during a course in do-it-yourself crafts. Comment.
Weekend Watch

The MTA has a Christmas present for you

This gift works underground, runs on a schedule, and will get you where you need to go! Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Arab Spring has sprung, but it’s borne no fruit

Even after the Arab Spring, Muslim extremism has become an uncontrollable problem for the free world, writes our columnist. Comments (2).
Williamsburg

Crowning achievements

Is it a hat — or is it a headpiece? Comment.
Gavel to Gavel

Counselor faces 117 years for sex abuse

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

Cops: Suspect enters home, takes credit cards and cash

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

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach honors rogue ax men

The Manhattan Beach Community Group awarded politicians, volunteers, and neighborhood lumberjacks who showed incredible dedication to the community during and after Hurricane Sandy. Comment.
Mill Basin

Dance party! Aviator to host world’s largest zumba class

It’s going to be a zumba-palooza! Comments (5).
High School Sports

College teams score Barclays gig

College hoops has hit the big time. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Chanukah comes to Bay Ridge

The Bay Ridge Jewish Center welcomed the holiday — and Hurricane Sandy refugees staying in the neighborhood — to the annual big celebration of the festival of lights. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment.
Standing O

Standing O has the holiday spirit!

It’s ho, ho, ho for Toys for Tots and do gooding all around the town. Comment.
Borough-wide

Don we now our Asics apparel

They jingled all the way — around the park, that is. Comment.
Coney Island

Cops: Teen attacks schoolmate with apple

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Coney Island’s 60th Precinct. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Kensington

Fear-inducing menorah goes dark

Residents say they have no idea who snipped the wires and took away the cord that once hung over their heads. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

It’s a Chanukah extravaganza!

The Kings Bay Y helped families celebrate the second night of the festival of lights with food, games, and of course, a giant menorah. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Beep’s gutter ball

Borough President Markowitz gave his tacit endorsement to Maple Lanes’s destruction last week as long as developers find a new alley for neighborhood pin heads, but builders say they will not abide by those demands. Comment.
Midwood

Pomegranate: We need more room

The owner of Midwood’s largest supermarket is seeking his own “special” by demanding the removal of a bus stop outside his business to clear up alleged traffic snarls — but community leaders say the oversized grocer has made one request too many. Comment.
Canarsie

Dem boss brightens everyone’s holiday mood — with a light display that can be seen from space

Frank Seddio carried on his traditional holiday light display for the 26th time on Dec. 9 — complete with perennial favorites and new adornments. See our slideshow for all the well-lit fun. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Cops investigate brutal attack on 16th Avenue

Five knife-wielding crooks jumped a man on 16th Avenue on Dec. 9 — overpowering and stabbing him three times, according to cops who believe the brutal assault is connected to another mugging on 71st Street. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

FEMA’s excuse gives new meaning to lame

This week, our columnist says the Federal Emergency Management Agency should find a better lie. Comments (3).
Bay Ridge

Christmas bliss — volunteers light up Owls Head Park tree

The festive tree lighting featured hot chocolate, cookies, carols, and a visit from Kris Kringle. Comment.
High School Sports

Falcons unseat Royals in season opener

Talk about showing courage under fire! Comment.
Bay Ridge

Cops: Train crook pinches sleeping man’s wallet

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

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Kensington

It’s Chanukaaahhhhh!

Chanukah has become a festival of frights for residents of Windsor Terrace and Kensington. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Towing pains: Sandy car removal program a sham, motorists say

A Florida-based tow company the city hired to haul off Sandy-busted vehicles in Southern Brooklyn is a villain on wheels, charge angry Sheepshead Bay residents who claim the company is lugging away lawfully parked cars. Comments (1).
Ditmas Park

Semper pie! Paulie Gee helps Sandy-struck Ditmas pizza purveyor

Hurricane Sandy took a bite out of soon-to-open Ditmas Park pizzeria — but a pizzaiolo from the other side of the borough is offering up the ingredients for a quick recovery. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Stones celebrate golden anniversary in Brooklyn

The Rolling Stones have been touring for just over a half century — but those were just dry runs for the electrifying performance they held at the Barclays Center on Saturday. Comment.
High School Sports

Blackbirds fall in 3-pointer-palooza

The Long Island University Blackbirds women’s basketball squad has found its kryptonite: 3-point shooters. Comment.
Speak Out

Lou was a member of Kelly’s Kobras — and don’t you forget it

This week, America’s Columnist laments the folding of the newsletter that helped keep his old war buddies together. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Bay Ridge

Stumped no longer!

The Bay Ridge family who couldn’t use their car since Hurricane Sandy because a stump from a toppled tree blocked their driveway are on the road again — and they have Brooklyn Daily to thank. Comment.
Bay Ridge

First responders bring special presents to Cancer-striken boy

Several first responders packed a van full of gifts and drove to Virginia to give a young cancer patient who idolizes emergency personnel the present of a lifetime. Comment.
High School Sports

Blue Devils set sights on basketball title

Poly Prep’s Jacquie Kennedy and Kerri Saputo are on a mission to win a basketball crown this year — and nothing’s going to stop them. Comments (1).
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan on pizza, latkes, and Chanukah gelt

Get ready for Stan’s annual Chanukah column! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Tis the season for magic!

Magician and mind-reader Michael Lee performed for kids at PS 209 — a month after the show was supposed to go on, before Hurricane Sandy intervened. Comments (1).

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

Link

Wayward SUV crashes onto family of four

One person was killed and three others were wounded when an out-of-control SUV flipped onto the sidewalk at the corner of Quentin Road and W. Fifth Street in Bensonhurst yesterday. The New York Post has the story. Comment.
Park Slope

Tomorrow! Grandaddy rocker hits Brooklyn to sing about robots and milkshakes

Jason Lytle hates touring, he hates waiting around between shows, and he hates answering the phone — when it’s nice out. Comment.
High School Sports

Lion’s whimper: Bishop Loughlin falls to Cardinal Hayes in season opener

So much for making a comeback. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Borough-wide

Sandy refugees need a seaside escape, cruise line officials say

Displaced Hurricane Sandy victims have had a hard time over the past few weeks — so why shouldn’t they be given a chance to sip a mai tai on a cruise ship’s lido deck? Comments (1).
Bay Ridge

Cops: Phony cop busted for Hurricane Sandy steal

A mugger used Hurricane Sandy to his advantage during the height of the storm, police say. Comment.
Kensington

Dog day afternoon!

Students from St. Saviour High School in Park Slope chipped in at the Sean Casey Animal Rescue in Kensington — and became animal lovers in the process! Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

BoroBeat

Royal beauty bright! Politico cranks up Christmas display

Frank Seddio carried on his traditional holiday light display for the 26th time on Dec. 9 — complete with perennial favorites and new adornments. See our slideshow for all the well-lit fun. Comment.
Coney Island

Hand-in-hand! Volunteers work to pull Coney Island and Brighton Beach through catastrophe

Thousands of volunteers poured into Coney Island and Brighton Beach on Nov. 10 to help cleanup efforts. Comment.

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