Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

Greenpoint

Santa’s little yelpers! Dogs pose for photos with Saint Nick

Gary Angell knows which doggies have been naughty and which have been nice — and he knows which ones need anti-flea shampoo! Comment.

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

Borough-wide

Claus country runner! Cobble Hill ‘Santa’ jogs Brooklyn Bridge every Christmas

Santa Claus is coming to town — and he’s running in, right over the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 23, 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. 22, 2012

Big Screecher

Dreams come true: Carmine visits Santa!

This week, Carmine knows who to talk to when he has a Christmas wish. Comment.
Borough-wide

Ida’s got the NFL picks for the upcoming weekend

Our football fairygodmother has seen the future — but she never forgets the past Comment.
Williamsburg

Museum tells the story of a real-life Santa

Many have borrowed Santa Claus’s beard — from a farcical Tim Allen to the timeless Edmund Gwen — but John Duvall Gluck actually responded to the call of “Dear Santa.” Comment.
DUMBO

‘Hog’ wild: Filmmaker becomes tunnel-digger to create documentary

If you can’t film them, join them. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Borough-wide

Radiolabs! Brooklynites take to their closets to get on the airwaves

The hills are alive with the sound of podcasts. Comment.
Bay Ridge

15 years later, ex-Ridge councilman running for mayor

A former Bay Ridge councilman known as a maverick long before that was considered politically cool is running for mayor — for the third time. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Why watch ‘A Christmas Story’ on TV when you can watch it in a movie theater!

There’s nothing stopping you from watching “A Christmas Story” for 24 straight hours on your living-room TV — that is, if you’re trying to burn your eyes out. Comment.
Gowanus

Demon season

The nightmare before Christmas is here. Comment.
Weekend Watch

This might be the best weekend on the rails in human history

Get out there Brooklyn — the rails are open for business! Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Who’s Psy-ed are you on? Inflamatory K-Pop singer praised while controversial filmmaker is jailed

A Korean-American rapper who wants to “kill those f------- Yankees” gets feted at the White House, while an Egyptian American sits in jail on trumped-up charges for making an anti-Islam movie. The double standard over free speech in the U.S. is gagging, says our columnist. Comment.
BoroBeat

Police and firefighters honored with annual Appreciation Lunch

The Russian-American Be Proud Foundation and the Brighton Beach Business Improvement District thanked and honored police and firefighters at their seventh-annual Appreciation Lunch on Dec. 13. Comments (1).
Gavel to Gavel

DA gun buyback nets 134 firearms

A day after a deranged gunman killed 20 children and six adults in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes took 134 guns off the streets of Brooklyn with his gun buyback program. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Ditmas Park

Cortelyou Road station rehab will kill our business, merchants say

The MTA has finally agreed to complete a long-awaited fix-up of three Flatbush stations — but not everyone is happy about it. Comments (1).
Bergen Beach

A stuffed-animal menagerie grows in Bergen Beach

Bergen Beach senior Eugene Fellner is a big kid at heart. Comment.
Gowanus

Merchants want more police presence in Gowanus

Gowanus merchants fear for their lives after a gun-toting robber held up the owner of a Third Avenue pie shop in broad daylight — and they say they need more police patrolling the neighborhood’s increasingly commercial streets. Comment.
Coney Island

Coney celebrates its comeback from Sandy

The new Alliance for Coney Island business group launched formally with a dinner bash at Gargiulo’s Restaurant on Dec. 13. Comment.
Bergen Beach

Millennium Development gives Charlie Brown tree a facelift

Call it the little tree that could. Comment.
Coney Island

Cops: Crowbar-wielding suspect attacks man

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

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Bay Ridge

Remember Amnesia?

Amnesia’s forgotten its name! Comment.
High School Sports

Thompson shines as Blackbirds soar over Manhattan College

Senior guard Brandon Thompson’s sharpshooting more than made up for the absence of Long Island University Blackbirds star Julian Boyd. Comment.
Mill Basin

Cops: Elderly woman run down on Avenue M

No charges have been filed against the driver. Comment.
Mill Basin

Cops: Help us find cabbie car-jacker

Police say a man flagged down a livery cab in Mill Basin — then rolled off with the car. Comment.
Coney Island

Salt and Sea gets holiday reprieve

An eviction-bound Coney Island charity received a Yuletide reprieve from its landlord, who postponed the bounce until after the New Year. Comments (1).
Not for Nuthin’

It might be the end of days, but Joanna still has to shop.

This week, our columnist contemplates the end of days. Comment.
BoroBeat

Gravesend lights up for Christmas!

Gravesend residents came out to celebrate the Christmas season with a tree lighting in Lady Moody Square. See our slideshow for all the festive fun. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Cops: Thief swipes woman’s purse

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

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Mill Basin

Fired up environmentalists fight plan to torch Sandy-toppled trees

Environmental advocates say burning hurricane hardwoods will be deterimintal to resident’s health — and the city’s coffers. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Concrete Boardwalk set in stone

The city can go ahead with its plan to rip up the Boardwalk’s precious planks and replace it with concrete and plastic lumber, a Supreme Court judge ruled today. Comment.
Coney Island

Cha Cha: I’ll be back — again

The owner of Boardwalk staple Cha Cha’s says the storied, Sandy-sunk honky-tonk will be back — but exactly when is anybody’s guess. Comment.
Coney Island

Marty: Brooklyn will have an amphitheater

Borough President Markowitz says he’s dead set on delivering a $64 million music venue to Coney Island before his gig as Brooklyn’s chief executive officer is up next year. Comment.
Bay Ridge

A Swedish celebration — with a little bit of Italy mixed in

What do Italians and Scandinavians have in common — besides Bay Ridge? Comments (2).
Kensington

Santa Claus has joined the circus!

A high-flying holiday circus rolled into PS 130 — and brought a big-top Santa with them. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Coney Island

Today! Alt. side parking rules return to Coney, Brighton Beach

If you haven’t moved your car for the street sweeper, you should. Comment.
Borough-wide

District attorney candidate: Pot-smokers won’t get criminal records

Let’s lighten up on tokers lighting up, says district attorney candidate Abe George. Comment.
High School Sports

Bishop Ford Falcons trounce Terriers in OT nail-biter

The Falcons say the win proves Bishop Ford is ready to move up the ranks. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan reminds us about Festivus!

It’s for the rest of us! Comments (3).

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

High School Sports

Red Storm rages down on Barclays Center, defeats St. Francis 77–60

St. Francis College senior forward Akeem Johnson scored 13 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and had his first double-double of the season, but the Terriers still couldn’t stem the Red Storm’s path to victory yesterday. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Kensington

Menorah mayhem!

The Kensington Chabad keeps lighting up its fear-inducing menorah display, and someone keeps cutting its cord. Comments (4).
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.

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Coney Island

Garbage-filled Coney apartment building has been left to rot, tenants say

Hurricane Sandy turned a Coney Island Houses apartment building into a putrid, 14-story pile of rotting garbage that’s making people sick, residents claim. 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.
High School Sports

Stammered by Stanners! Loughlin falls to Archbishop Molloy in home opener

If Bishop Loughlin’s 72–64 loss to the Archbishop Molloy Stanners on Wednesday was first game jitters, then new Lions coach Chez Williams hopes those jitters are behind them. Comment.

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