Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Borough-wide

It’s the power of love

Huey Lewis and the News cover band comes to Union Hall. Comment.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

24/7

They heart tattoos

Ink convention comes to Sunset Park Comment.
High School Sports

Stephenson’s Railsplitters jersey retired

Lance Stephenson has officially joined the pantheon of great basketball players to come out of Abraham Lincoln High School. Comment.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Art

Horsing around

Art show focuses on hoofed animal. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Century 21

New novel follows two women from two different eras trying to make it in the fashion business in New York City. Comment.

Sunday, June 23, 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.
Borough-wide

Dive in! Pools open for summer

Pool’s open — dive carefully. Comment.
Letters

Readers “Sound Off to the Editor”

Patriotism, stop-and-frisk, the mayor’s race, the future of city schools, and other topics of the day were food for thought for our readers. Check out their “sound-offs” on the most happening letters page in town. Comment.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Big Screecher

It’s Carmine to the rescue when Sharon gets sick

This week, Carmine explains how he used quick thinking — and his nephew — to help save his lovely wife Sharon’s life. Comment.
Music

Celebrate South Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo returns to the Bandshell. Comment.
Dance

Spiritual performances

Downtown festival shows off a sacred Indian dance. Comment.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Marine Park

Stuart Street Sniper case goes to jury

The fate of Thomas Dunikowski, the “Stuart Street Sniper” who two years ago opened fire on a group of teens outside of his Marine Park home, rests on the judgment of his peers now that arguments have ended in his attempted murder trial. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

Costumed pets compete for prizes

Furry friends dressed in their most wag-nificient getups in hopes of taking top prize in Saturday’s annual Pet Day and Costume Contest at the Wonder Wheel. See our slideshow for the cute costumes. Comment.
Coney Island

Dam! Ferry lovers’ Coney plan could be blocked by mayor

A plan to bring a ferry to a pier in Coney Island Creek had a promising test run, but would be dead in the water if the mayor has his way. Comments (3).
Flatlands

Itty bitty ballrooom: First graders waltz and salsa

First graders danced the day away Tuesday, performing the waltz, cha-cha, and salsa before a delighted crowd of doting parents, to celebrate of their last year at the Early Childhood Center in Flatlands. Comment.
Bushwick

It’s halloumi heaven

Small Bushwick eatery serves huge flavors in cheese sandwich. Comments (1).
A Britisher’s View

‘Turmoil’ in Middle East has non-Muslims in crosshairs

Muslim persecution is a mirage compared to the bigotry against Jews and Christians in the Muslim world, writes our columnist. Comment.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Midwood

City raids Midwood hell house, evicts one family

The Department of Buildings evicted residents of an illegal apartment at E. 19th Street during a June 11th raid, and issued a suite of violations to the offending homeowner. Comment.
Standing O

Brooklyn Chamber of Business does the borough proud

Standing O welcomes the Chamber to the neighborhood. Comment.
Marine Park

These kids rock

These Marine Park kids have a future in music. Comment.
Joe Knows

Kidd, Williams finally get chance to work together

Jason Kidd and Deron Williams, will finally get a chance to work together since winning a gold medal with Team USA in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. But this time they’re a different kind of teammates — coach and playe Comment.
High School Sports

Wingate winner Gales leaves lasting legacy at Brooklyn Tech

James Gales, Brooklyn Tech’s senior running back/defensive end, won the Public School Athletic League’s Wingate Award, given to the top senior in each sport. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Stars and Stripes forever! Bay Ridge celebrates Flag Day

More than 100 veterans and civilians saluted Old Glory at state Sen. Golden’s Flag Day celebration in Cannonball Park. Comment.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bay Ridge

Fourth plan stalls: CB10 postpones vote on avenue overhaul

The Department of Transportation’s controversial plan for Fourth Avenue has hit a speed bump. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Trash talk: Why I hate mayor’s compost plan

This week, our columnist begins her countdown to the day Mayor Bloomberg is out of office. Comments (2).
Coney Island

Jobs jabs! Candidates spar over employment in Coney

Coney council candidates clashed over who brought the most jobs to the People’s Playground when they faced off at a debate on June 13. Comments (41).

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Alleged speeding drunk mows down, kills woman on sidewalk

A 53-year-old Gravesend woman was killed on a sidewalk by an alleged drunk driver in the wee-hours Saturday morning. Comment.
Gowanus

Dive in! Gowanus Canal race a success

Floating dead rats and decomposing human feces couldn’t stop 50 fearless boaters from racing in the Gowanus Canal. Comment.
Coney Island

Bloomberg plan calls for turning Coney Island Creek into a swamp

Mayor Bloomberg’s Resiliency Plan — a design for protecting New York City from the next flood — calls for cordoning off the toxic Coney Island Creek and converting it into a giant swamp. Comments (4).
BoroBeat

Blackout hold tryouts

Two Brooklyn ballers are building a professional basketball squad from the ground up. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Brooklyn native Malignaggi set to defend boxing title, end Broner’s rise

He may be an up-and-coming ringside commentator for Showtime, but World Boxing Association welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi really shines with his colorful pre-fight trash talk. Comment.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Borough-wide

Courier Life ‘Women of Distinction’ are toast of the town at El Caribe Country Club

Brooklyn’s 25 “Women of Distinction” were feted with trophies and tributes at El Caribe in Mill Basin on June 12. See our slideshow of the night’s bash. Comments (1).
Sea Gate

Seagate seawall could open private beaches

Seagate may have to let visitors in if it wants to keep floodwaters out. Comments (22).
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan tackles the great bottled-water debate

This week our columnist figures you can’t tell the difference. Comments (3).

Sunday, June 16, 2013

High School Sports

Diamondbacks draft former Xaverian catcher Soto

Elvin Soto never doubted he would be drafted to play professional baseball. It was just a matter of time. Comment.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Borough-wide

The rookie: Kidd hopes to turn Nets into consistent winners

Jason Kidd believes he is ready to be a head coach in the National Basketball Association and so do the Brooklyn Nets. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Paved paradise! Sinkhole street to get new surface

The Department of Transportation has agreed to repave the block between Ridge Boulevard and Third Avenue where a sinkhole opened last June. Comment.

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