Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Music

Kronos kids

A requiem for youth never sounded so good. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Sinkhole street still a wreck 10 months later

Ten months later, the sinkhole is filled, but life nearby is still the pits. Comment.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Carroll Gardens

From fried chicken to pho

Southern cooking isn’t too far off from Southeast Asian. Comment.
Borough-wide

Brooklyn runners react to Boston Marathon tragedy

Brooklyn runners were shocked and saddened by the bombings that rocked their sport at its most prestigious event yesterday. Comment.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Park Slope

Zeroes in a half shell

It was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot that was so laugh-out-loud terrible — even Michael Bay wouldn’t make a movie out of it. Comment.
Williamsburg

Soccer fans get a kick out of virtual sports bar

Get drunk, grab a controller, and get rowdy. Comment.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

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. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment.
Letters

Reader: Bike paths aren’t a new plan for Verrazano Bridge

It may not be good idea, but this reader says the plan to put a pedestrian and bicycle path across the Narrows has been around for ages. Comments (2).

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Big Screecher

It’s party time, and Carmine is there!

This week, the Screecher once again stuffs his face for free. Comment.
Red Hook

A museum on the water

An uncanny figurine of a mutant fish-man rests next to a cool stone sculpture of a polar bear. Comment.

Friday, April 12, 2013

A Britisher’s View

New York’s laundry list of dirty politicians grows longer by the day

Rogue lawmakers need tougher laws to stem their dirty dealings — and longer prison terms – writes our columnist. Comment.
Politics

Marty’s last stand-up: Beep goes comedic in final state of the boro speech

Look out Jimmy Kimmel — Borough President Markowitz is coming for your job. Comments (4).
Bushwick

Dragging ’60s

A queen is taking the stage. Comment.
Williamsburg

Toros! Toros! Toros!

The Brooklyn food mantra is local, but the latest and greatest in Williamsburg shows another angle on the culinary culture of the borough: imports. Comment.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Brighton Beach

Battle of the bathroom

Condo owners paying top dollar for a magnificent view of the sea are about to swap their ocean vista — for a bathroom. Comments (2).
Standing O

To sleep or not to sleep!

Standing O is wishing everyone to sleep tight. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Money race: Oberman outraises rivals in Council contest

It may be a crowded race to replace Michael Nelson (D–Midwood) on the City Council, but it’s lonely at the top of the money pile. Comments (14).
Brighton Beach

Brighton seniors upset only local grocery shuttered since Sandy

Brighton Beachers have been waiting since Hurricane Sandy for Key Food to finally reopen — but the store’s staff say it will be at least another month before the neighborhood will have a local grocery again. Comments (6).
Joe Knows

Mayor’s Cup hoops games will only grow in importance

Joe knows the Mayor’s Cup basketball all-star game, which pits the best from the city’s public schools against the best for its Catholic schools, will be slam dunk. Comment.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Borough-wide

Last chance to register for FEMA aid

Extension denied. After several postponements, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has now set a hard, April 13 deadline to register for federal Sandy assistance Comment.
Borough-wide

Trailer trash: Abandoned big rig left to rust on Flatbush Avenue

Call it a game of pass-the-truck. Comments (2).
Borough-wide

Herbal remedy: Savino’s joint medical marijuana bill designed to be passed

Marijuana may hurt short-term memory, but a keen awareness of recent history could help a Brooklyn lawmaker finally get a medical marijuana law passed in Albany. Comment.
Bay Ridge

New deli and bagel shop to replace classic salumeria

Cangiano’s may be gone, but a little Italian flavor will soon return to the legendary salumeria chain’s last location at the corner of Ovington and Third avenues in Bay Ridge. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Check this! Hockey hits Barclays on Sept. 21

Ice to meet you, Brooklyn! Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

There has not got to be a morning after!

This week, our columnist takes on a judges ruling that allows “Plan B,” a controversial morning-after contraception pill, to be distributed to 16 year olds. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Miller Time: Berkeley Carroll ace blanks Poly Prep in win

Berkeley Carroll’s players knew that if they were going to defeat baseball power Poly Prep they were going to need a dominant effort from ace Ian Miller. They got that and more. Comment.
High School Sports

Trapani strikes out 17 to lift Bonnies over Christ the King

Watching your pitcher strike out 17 batters would be a jaw-dropper for most ball players. But for teammates of Fontbonne Hall ace Nicolette Trapani, it’s just business as usual. Comment.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Marine Park

Boondogle’s bathrooms bungled

The bathrooms at Marine Park’s $16.5 million Carmine Carro Community Center were closed this weekend — the first in which residents could actually enjoy the greenspace. Comments (1).
Williamsburg

Ministry of silly dances

Sometimes breaking a leg is the best way to tickle your funny bone. Comment.
High School Sports

All-Brooklyn Boys Basketball Honors

All-Brooklyn Player of the Year: Isaiah Whitehead, Abraham Lincoln Comment.
High School Sports

Tate, Brooklyn stars shine bright at Mayor’s Cup hoops games

Bishop Loughlin’s Imani Tate may have had a hard time finding the Baruch College gym on Friday night, but her shots certainly had no problem finding the bottom of the net after she arrived in time for the second quarter of the Mayor’s Cup game. Comment.
Speak Out

Lou remembers Coney Island, the way it was

This week, America’s columnist recalls the way things could have been — and were. Comments (2).

Monday, April 8, 2013

Midwood

Torah rescue

The synagogue is in cinders, but the Torah was saved. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Street fight! Traffic safety group demonstrates against Golden

These Ridge residents want state Sen. Marty Golden to smile for the cameras. Comments (4).
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan once again cleans out his pockets

This week, Gershbein tells it how he sees it. Comments (2).

Friday, April 5, 2013

Bensonhurst

86th Street arsonist headed for the cooler

The Bensonhurst firestarter will be cooling his heels in a prison cell for a long time Comment.
Coney Island

Big Democratic donor to join heated council race

Democratic leaders say Louis Jerome, scion of a family of Manhattan real estate owners and Democratic Party donors, is about to jump into the race to replace term-limited City Councilman Domenic Recchia. Comments (28).
Bay Ridge

Battle of Brooklyn

A Democratic mayoral candidates forum in Brooklyn became a domestic dispute between two hizzoner hopefuls from the borough. Comments (2).
High School Sports

Ruiz powers Telecom past rival Grand Street

Austin Ruiz’s importance to the Telecommunication lineup went up dramatically with star Josh Palacios out at least two weeks with a sprained ankle. The sophomore first baseman didn’t wait long to have an impact. Comment.

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