Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Flatlands

The farmhouse next door

The Wyckoff museum invites folks to spend some time on their stoop. Comment.
Midwood

Driver killed, two injured in Midwood car crash

A 20-year-old driver was killed and his two passengers were injured after his car slammed into a tree on Ocean Parkway early Sunday, authorities said. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

City sleuths

Brooklyn Heights street play has audience collecting the clues. Comment.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Greenpoint

Glaze of glory

Greenpoint Peter Pan Donut and Pastry Shop achieves doughy perfection. Comment.
BoroBeat

Thousands celebrate the Fourth in Coney

Thousands of people from all over swarmed Coney Island to celebrate the Fourth on Thursday by eating at Nathan’s, playing in Luna Park, and escaping the heat with a dip in the water. Comment.
Music

Sardines and jazz

Check out a free concert this summer at Kingsborough featuring the fantastic Hot Sardines. Comment.

Sunday, July 7, 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

‘Sound off to the Editor’ gives readers their say

Lights on the Parachiute Jump, Anthony Weiner’s red party pants, and Senate “gangsters” are just some of the thought-provokers provided by our well-informed readers on the liveliest letters’ page in town. So get reading. Comment.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine can’t wait for this year’s election

I’m madder than Gary Busey after he accidentally stumbled into a Nick Nolte look-a-like convention — and nobody recognized him — over the fact that I have no idea who I’m going to elect mayor once I release my all-powerful endorsement. Comment.
Music

Shot through the art

Brooklyn rock musician and perfromance artist of Japanther checks in with the paper. Comment.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Nightlife

Find Serenity in a bar

“Firefly” trivia night tests your Brown Coat knowledge. Comment.
Park Slope

Fill’er up! New fountains in Prospect Park let water-lovers top-off bottles

Brooklyn’s backyard plans to replace some standard drinking fountains with six new fountains specifically designed to fill up bottles to the top. Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Flatbush Avenue Street Fair features pint-sized rapper

It was fun, games, and an impromptu performance from a young YouTube star at the annual Flatbush Avenue Street Fair on Sunday. Comments (1).
High School Sports

Brooklyn all-stars play at Yankee Stadium

Emanuel Castellano watched the torrential downpour splash inside the Yankee Stadium dugout and hoped his chance to play on the hallowed field would not turn into a washout. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Wannabe mayors need to stop gunning for ‘stop-and-frisk’

The NYPD’s stop-and-search program is contentious, but it’s also an important weapon in NYPD’s crime-prevention arsenal, writes our columbnist. Comments (1).

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Williamsburg

All the news that’s hip to print

Get a taste of the underground art scene. Comments (1).
Joe Knows

Lincoln’s Stephenson doesn’t forget his Coney roots

Everyone knows Stephenson the tough competitor, but most people don’t know the caring, smiling, respectful and always-willing-to-give 23-year-old who is often seen around his Lincoln family. Comment.
Standing O

Genesis students are off and running

Standing O congratulates Xaverian’s middle-school Class of 2013. Comment.
High School Sports

All-Brooklyn Softball Honors

Fontbonne Hall’s historic season was the highlight of the softball campaign in Brooklyn. Comment.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Bay Ridge

Wicked Monk’s Michelangelo returns to complete mural

Painter Igor Korotash updated the Bay Ridge standby’s signature ceiling mural last month — 20 years and two avenues after he first began. Comment.
Dyker Heights

Knights of Columbus holds city’s oldest Independence Day parade

America’s birthday isn’t until July 4, but Dyker Heights threw a party five days early. Comment.
Coney Island

It happened again! Dead dolphin washes up on Coney Island beach

A bottle-nosed dolphin was found belly up on Coney Island Beach Sunday evening, marking the fourth time this year humanity’s favorite sea mammals have found a terrestrial grave on Brooklyn shores. Comment.
Canarsie

‘World Kid’ Ali’s Next Fight Scheduled for Barclays Center

Canarsie-born boxer Sadam Ali will soon be on a card at Brooklyn’s arena, thanks his signing with Golden Boy Promotions, which has an exclusive deal to arrange fights at the stadium. Comments (1).
Not for Nuthin’

Off with her head — or at least her show

This week, our columnist wonders if powerful women on television have a target on their backs. Comment.
Mill Basin

Memorial wreath cast for late son of Mill Basin

He’s gone, but not forgotten. Comment.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Mean Streets

Neighbors: State refuses to make Ocean Parkway death trap safer

The state has blood on its hands, say Kensington residents who demand the state make a deadly intersection safer. Comment.
Gowanus

Pip boy included

Video game festival goes apocalyptic with “Fallout”-inspired play. Comment.
Cobble Hill

Judge: Open the books on LICH

A judge wants to see just what’s going on under the hood at Long Island College Hospital. Comment.
Borough-wide

June recap delivers the news behind some of our top headlines

We recap some of the past month’s most interesting stories. Comment.
Cobble Hill

Samuel L. Jackson helping Cobble Hill Resident save bees

An angry message tweeted out by potty-mouthed movie star Samuel L. Jackson about a get-rich-quick opportunity predicated on the death of bees was actually part of an intricate plot to raise money to save the insects by a Brooklyn-based honey mogul. Comment.
Books

City decideds to not cut library’s budget for first time in five years

The city did not cut the Brooklyn Public Library’s budget for the first time in five years. Comment.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Marine Park

Bocce Club election is a battle of the sexes

A member of the Marine Park Bocce Club’s so called “new generation” claims he’s the man to breathe new life into the aging club, and promote gender equality in what many senior members still consider a men’s-only sport. Comments (4).
Dining

A pig-headed dish

Williamsburg Fatty ’Cue encourages you to get your hands on some pork face. Comment.
Politics

Albanese: Cuomo’s Sandy buyout should be extended to renters

Talk about a security deposit! Comment.
Brighton Beach

Storobin seeks GOP, Conservative line in race for Nelson’s seat

David Stororbin has thrown his hat into the race to replace councilman Michael Nelson as the Conservative, Independent, School Choice, and Republican candidate, thus placing himself as the opposition to the winner of the upcoming Democratic primary. Comments (4).
It’s Only My Opinion

Wrong again, Mr. Biden. Bush won fair and square

This week, Stan calls the vice-president on his latest untruth. Comments (1).

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Bay Ridge

Hit-and-run driver kills Dyker grandpa

A flatbed truck driver struck and killed a 68-year-old cyclist at the corner of 65th Street and Sixth Avenue and then sped off on June 28, according to cops, who already have the suspect in custody. Comment.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Nets

Nets draft Duke’s Plumlee, agree to blockbuster trade with Celtics

Mason Plumlee gets to play for another Coach K. Comment.

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