Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

DUMBO

Street-wise novelist tells story of city and subculture through graffiti

The golden era of New York hip-hop and graffiti lives — on the shelves of bookstores. Comments (1).
Carroll Gardens

So long, Celia

She’s going away — but she won’t be forgotten. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Books

Gertrude Stein marathon! Get ready for 52 grueling hours of action, literature

A long, dense, and difficult book calls — and Brooklyn answers. Comment.
Borough-wide

Brooklyn vs. South Carolina: Where would you rather live?

Hurricane Sandy-displaced Brooklynites should trade in their tiny homes and dangerous, urban lifestyles for a taste of Southern hospitality, says a South Carolina resort owner who wants to rent out rooms at his place for about $21 a day. Comments (1).

Sunday, Jan. 13, 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. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine can’t take it when cars are ticketed for no reason!

This week, Carmine unloads on overzealous parking agents! Comment.

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

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.
Borough-wide

Ida’s back, and so are her football picks!

Two weeks have passed since we last heard from our pigskin prognosticator, but she’s back, and ready for the playoffs. Comment.
Bay Ridge Courier

String theory

With great scientific advances come great puppets. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Al Gore sells out to Muslims

Al Gore hasn’t done America any favors by peddling his Current TV to a Qatari emir — proving he’s a one percenter of the worst kind, according to our columnist. Comments (4).
Borough-wide

Boum goes the band! New indie group plans banging party

What’s French for “explosion?” Comment.
Williamsburg

Motor City musicians with Queens-influenced name arrive in Brooklyn

Fear is a great motivator — for dance music. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Bay Ridge

Not again! Hinsch’s to close March 1, and this time it’s forever!

Bay Ridgites — and lovers of old-time soda fountains — won’t be able to eat here anymore. Comments (12).
Bay Ridge

Ridgites bash planned hipster bar: Neighbors fear skinny-pant set will bring noise

Neighbors of a planned beer garden slated to become Bay Ridge’s first hipster bar say they’re against the place before it has a chance to become cool. Comments (1).
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Get ready for Brooklyn’s biggest pat on the back! Comments (2).
Bensonhurst

Con artists swindle man on Bay 22nd Street

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

Cops: Teens attack, beat man

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

NYPD: Woman takes shovel to man’s garage door

The arrest leads this week’s blotter from the 69th Precinct. Comment.
Crime

Cops: Thug robs man at gunpoint

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

Cops: Suspect threatens man a knifepoint

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

All-Brooklyn girls soccer honors

The 2012 girls high school soccer season was highlighted by Packer Collegiate’s first Athletic Association of Independent Schools regular season and post season crowns since 2001 and 2005, St. Edmund’s first-ever Brooklyn and Queens Class-A crown, and division championships for Fort Hamilton and Grand Street Campus in the Public School Athletic League. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

LIGHTS OUT! Coney Island Hospital dims blinding bulbs

The night light has been snuffed! Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens legend loses cheap rent, may be forced to move to Wisconsin

A lifelong Carroll Gardens icon can no longer afford to stay in her Brownstone community — and if her neighbors can’t find her an apartment on the cheap she will be forced to move to Wisconsin, of all places. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Jo takes a trip down memory lane

This week, our columnist takes us on an oldies road trip. Comment.
BoroBeat

Zumba! Brooklyn sweats to the beat for world record attempt

More than 400 people filled Aviator Sports Center’s gym on Sunday to shake it in an attempt to set the world record for the largest indoor zumba class. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Three dead in Avenue U car crash

An out-of-control driver killed two people and cut his own life short in a horrific accident on Avenue U on Saturday, cops said. Comment.
Politics

Judge tosses sex bias suit against Markowitz

A sex discrimination case against Borough President Markowitz? Fuhgettaboutit! Comments (1).
Speak Out

Lou misses his WW II reunion … for the last time

Getting me on my way these days is a family affair, it is, that includes a check of the vitals. Comment.
BoroBeat

Multigenerational dance party shakes Midwood Senior Center

Students from PS 203 got seniors at the Midwood Senior Center on their feet when they stopped by to perform on Jan. 4. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Ford can’t close out Jersey-power Shabazz

The Bishop Ford Falcons blew a third-quarter, 10-point lead in a 66–60 loss to New Jersey-power Shabazz on Saturday night at John F. Kennedy High School in Patterson, N.J. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Let there NOT be light! Glare from Coney Island Hospital spotlights too much to bear

It’s light blight, say neighbors of Coney Island Hosital who have to cover their windows with blankets to keep the glare of temporary spotlights out! Comments (3).
High School Sports

Jefferson football star chooses Clemson

Brooklyn’s best football player is headed to Clemson University. Comment.
Coney Island

Jewish group leads fight against Coney Island casino

Allowing gambling in Coney Island would bring debauchery, sin, and seedy characters to the People’s Playground, a Sephardic organization claims. Comments (3).
It’s Only My Opinion

Look, they’re Stan’s opinions, and he’s sticking to them.

This week, Stan continues his “Best” and “Worst” lists for 2012. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Pols vow: We promise to shutter 93 Lounge

Bay Ridge elected are looking to shutter the controversial club where cops say a New Year Eve brawl spilled onto the streets. Comment.
Midwood

Not a nice slice! Orthodox Jews fear severing Midwood council district will hurt

A plan to split an heavily Jewish district in Midwood has some fearing for their political prowess. Comments (2).

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Borough-wide

Is he your spirit animal? Prospect Park’s feral Ghost Dog up for adoption

This dog will have to get used to a smaller backyard. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Dyker Heights

Subway shootout: Cops wounded in deadly N train gunfight at Fort Hamilton Parkway

Two transit cops shot and killed an armed straphanger in a terrifying Jan. 3 gunfight at the Fort Hamilton Parkway station that left both officers and an unlucky commuter wounded. Comment.
High School Sports

Stars collide as Lincoln tops South Shore

Two high school superstars butted heads in Thursday night’s game, as Lincoln’s Isaiah Whitehead had some choice words for University of Connecticut-bound Terrence Samuel. Comment.

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