Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Theater

Shakespeare on the waterfront: Bard’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ coming to Pier One

All of Brooklyn Heights is a stage. Comment.
Gravesend

Play ball! Gravesend kids march on little league opening day

Put ‘em in coach — they’re ready to play! Comment.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Williamsburg

Whirling newspapers: Artist’s tornado scultpures made of tabloids, broadsheets

It’s all the news that’s fit to make paper mache. Comment.

Sunday, April 28, 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

Bomber suspect ‘innocent until proven guilty’

Vocal readers sound-off on the best letters page in town. Comments (1).

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine will be the judge — of the cake!

This week, the Screecher lets you know that he will determine who makes the best cake in Brooklyn. Comments (1).

Friday, April 26, 2013

Dining

Brooklyn’s backyards: The best restaurants with outdoor seating and eating

Any minute now — it’s going to be time for some al fresco dining. Comment.
Park Slope

Stage poached! Thieves steal two 300-pound rostrums

A brazen crook swiped two platforms from outside of a director’s Park Slope apartment last week leaving her small theater company scrambling to find a replacement before its upcoming performance. Comments (1).
A Britisher’s View

Islamo-fiends have a ferocious foothold in the land of liberty

A reaffirmation of our war on terror — and a moratorium on Muslim immigration — should be first on our agenda to halt radical Islam, writes our columnist. Comments (1).

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Bay Ridge

Ridgites seek spy cameras on Fifth Avenue

Bay Ridge leaders say new police cameras will digitally capture crimes as they take place — if the NYPD would just install them. Comment.
Prospect Heights

White trash bingo: Boozey game night at Prospect Heights bar

It’s a little bit country, a little bit rock ’n’ roll, and it’s all bingo. Comment.
Standing O

Boxing babes beat the odds

Standing O is boosting Slugging sisters in Team Serrano Comment.
Borough-wide

Cats makes his pitch for a better New York

Keep crime down? Check. Get rid of bike lanes? Check. Bring a World’s Fair to the city? Check. If you like what your reading, you’ll love our chat with John Catsimatidis. Comment.
Marine Park

Dancing for the Earth

Spirited movers and shakers from the Brooklyn Dance Center pirouetted to some classy tunes for their annual Earth Dance event near the Marine Park Nature Center on April 21, in celebration of — you guessed it — Earth Day! Comment.
Joe Knows

Midwood, NYC will miss Chakrian’s influence that went beyond the field

Midwood will sorely miss retiring lacrosse coach Paul “Chick” Chakrian, founder of both the school’s boys and girls programs. His retirement will be big loss to the school and anyone involved with lacrosse in New York City, but the legendary coach says his time has come. Comment.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Park Slope

Minivan plows into Park Slope deli

A minivan plowed through the storefront of a Park Slope deli early Wednesday, officials said. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Our Lady of Guadalupe hosts pro wrestling bash

Are you ready to rrrrruuumble? Comment.
Coney Island

What’s next for Horace Bullard’s Coney Island properties?

The passing of Horace Bullard raises questions about the future of some of Coney Island’s most important real estate. Comments (3).
Bensonhurst

Bad blessing: Bag-swap scam preys on elderly Chinese

Count your blessings, and then check your wallet. Comments (2).
Manhattan Beach

Hurricane Sandy prompts dueling civics to peace treaty

Are Manhattan Beach’s Hatfields and McCoys going to finally play nice? Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna has all the answers

You’ve got questiona about the problems this nation has? Joanna has anwers. Comment.
Marine Park

Scammer in the slammer

Plus other sorted affairs in Marine Park and Mill Basin. Comment.
Canarsie

Trashed trailer

See what else Canarsie no-goodniks have been up to. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Roughing the driver

Plus the rest of the nefarious goings on in Sheepshead Bay. Comment.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Coney Island

Horace Bullard, Coney Island’s would-be savior, dead at 75

The Harlem-born millionaire who dreamed of returning the People’s Playground to the glory days of his youth died earlier this month of Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Comment.
High School Sports

Holley finds new passion, scholarship offers with Lincoln football

Thomas Holley knew very little about football when he transferred to Lincoln in the fall — only that he wanted to play. Comment.
Borough-wide

Canarsie’s Smith selected by New York Liberty in WNBA draft

Shenneika Smith watched her dreams come true in more ways than one. Comment.
High School Sports

Fontbonne softball bests St. Francis Prep

Nicolette Trapani may have to wait to pitch her first no hitter, but a shut out win over league power St. Francis Prep was solace enough. Comment.
High School Sports

Telecom softball undone by late Clinton rally

For the first six innings of Saturday’s game against DeWitt Clinton, it appeared that Telecommunications had a win all wrapped up. The Yellow Jackets led by six, and held the explosive Clinton offense to just one hit and no runs. Comment.
High School Sports

Poly bats fall silent in loss to division leading Fieldston

The early part of the baseball season has proven that Poly Prep has elite pitching — but not much else, as the team has struggled from the plate and in the field. Comments (1).

Monday, April 22, 2013

Marine Park

Community Board 18: Let our people pee!

The trees in Marine Park are getting plenty of fertilizer, and you can thank the city for that since the Parks Department routinely locks up the fieldhouse bathrooms before the park closes, forcing parkgoers to find alternative locations to do their business. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan is back at the Office of Government Waste

This week, out columnist checks out how some of your tax dollars are being thrown away. Comment.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Marine Park

Bulky problem

Department of Sanitation workers are called the unsung heroes of the Hurricane Sandy recovery, but locals say that although New York’s Strongest have already done a lot, they’re not quite done. Comments (1).

Saturday, April 20, 2013

High School Sports

Tate’s last-second jumper gives Brooklyn girls Wheelchair Classic win

Bishop Loughlin’s Imani Tate was already in the air when she caught the inbound pass in the final seconds of the game. Comment.
Park Slope

Score! Silent films paired with live music at Pavilion

Who needs Dolby digital? Comment.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Borough-wide

Marty says it’s time to put a woman in charge

Council Speaker Christine Quinn has won Borough President Markowitz’s support with her experience, her assistance during Sandy — and her womanly charms. Comment.
Marine Park

High-speed chase through Marine Park

Four suspects wanted for a brutal Marine Park home invasion were nabbed by police inside a Knapp Street parking garage following a high-speed pursuit that spanned Kings County’s southern coast on April 17. Comments (2).
Marine Park

Dog bites dog

A pit bull belonging to a 81-year-old man broke away from his elderly owner and attacked another dog in Marine Park, severely injuring the hapless canine. Comment.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Windsor Terrace

Bumps in the road for Windsor Terrace, Greenwood Heights

There are five bumpy roads ahead for Windsor Terrace and Greenwood Heights. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

A scoop of classic Carvel

This family owned franchise kicks it old school. Comments (1).

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