This play is about the environment, but ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ it is not

That’s because there will be aliens! Comment
To help remind us that “it’s always something,” Williamsburg screening room Videology will show a retrospective of comedian Gilda Radner’s work from her Saturday Night Live days during the 1970s and 1980s. Comments (3)

Sword in the brownstone

An artist has turned the neighborhoods of Park Slope and Bay Ridge into characters in a new graphic novel. Comments (1)

The low down on getting high


The low down on getting high

Heroin’s a hell of a drug. Comment
Sunday Screech

George Bailey does not work for Sovereign Bank!

This week, the Carmine harkens back to the days when the local bank was a trusted friend, and not a faceless corporation that nickel-and-dimed you to the poorhouse. Comments (9)

Let’s not be gun-shy, says one reader

Our letters to the editor are back, and will be here every Sunday on! Comment
Big Screecher

How Sovereign bank is ruining my pal’s life

This week, the Screecher fights to defend what is sacred — and $110. Comment

Book with a twist

The new Miss America lives in Windsor Terrace, is dead, and now a contortionist gets ready for her big interpretation of Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse-Five” — and so it goes in Brooklyn. Comment
Brooklyn Daily is proud to present the latest print editions of our Courier Life newspapers. Read more…
Bar Scrawl

Our Bartoonist sticks up for Sandy-slammed Red Hook

If you bad-mouth Red Hook when you’re at Fort Defiance, you’re going to have a bad time. Comment
Weekend Watch

Here’s your chance to ride the F express

Manhattan-bound straphangers will skip almost every stop this weekend. Comment
Weekend Watch

Here’s your chance to ride the F express

Manhattan-bound straphangers will skip almost every stop this weekend. Comments (8)

Ida’s picking the divisional championships with no fear

Our pigskin prognosticator is rolling through the playoffs, posting a jaw-dropping 6-2 record, and her associates say she has no plans on slowing down Comment

Reading at the edge of town: Authors talk Springsteen in Greenpoint

They will work for their love. Comments (1)
A Britisher’s View

Be Penta-gone, Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraskan Sen. Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Pentagon head is a boon for world despots, but a bust for advocates of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, according to our columnist. Comment

Investment bank gives $1,000 gift cards to storm survivors

Hurricane-hurt families each received $1,000 from financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald on Jan. 11 to help with their recovery efforts. Comment

Lego-mania! Lego robots duke it out Downtown

Kids trade pirates for robots but keep the Legos Comment
Dyker Heights

Egypt’s Coptic Christians seek solace in Dyker Heights

It’s happening again: Refugees flee turmoil for the safety of Brooklyn. Comments (12)

Greenpoint residents blast church for opening homeless shelter

A new homeless shelter is making a mess of Greenpoint, claim a handful of angry residents wary of their new neighbors and upset with the church that’s offering destitute men a place to spend the night. Comments (54)
Digital editions

The miracle of news

Digital editions

The miracle of news

Have you ever sat there for a second and just thought about how amazing it is that a news story can come to exist. It’s so beautiful, the process. It starts as just a seed — a random idea floating around in the ether of a young reporter’s mind. Then comes conception, the moment when it becomes a real concept. That concept grows into a pitch, and when that pitch finds a way to permeate an editor’s thick skull, the miracle begins. Within three hours, that story is live on Thanks for reading, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Fearless Living

Requiem for a first kiss

This week, Stephanie discovers there are some things a mother can’t teach. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than usual Comment

Game on! Coney Island Arcade owner battles eviction in court

A Coney Island landlord is trying to pull the plug on a Bowery Street arcade that he claims fell behind on rent, but the man behind the video games says he is a good tenant — and has scans of his cashed checks to prove it. Comment

‘The Suit’ comes to BAM — and Brooklyn actress makes her hometown debut

There’s no stage like home. Comment

Nets are on fire!

Brooklyn’s new home team is winning, and our columnists are here to make sure the squad keeps at it.
Back Court

The Nets are not the stealers

The takeaway of this column is takeaways. Comment
Front Court

Here’s what the Nets are doing right

For the Brooklyn Nets, 2013 has been everything that late 2012 wasn’t. And that’s exactly how they want it. Comments (4)
High School Sports

Defensive-minded Brown becoming complete player at Manhattan

Brooklyn’s own Rhamel Brown has learned how to score — just not how to boast. Comment
High School Sports

Archbishop Molloy runs past ‘cocky’ Loughlin

Bishop Loughlin’s boys saw their 11-game winning streak snapped on the court when they overlooked Brooklyn-Queens opponent Archbishop Molloy’s fight for the win. Comment
Bay Ridge

Denied! Owls Head Park basketball players say city not taking care of courts

The city’s poor maintenance of Owls Head Park’s basketball courts has players falling instead of balling, say angry Bay Ridge hoopsters who are tired of being broken while on a fast break. Comment
Ordering a bloody Mary isn’t the only way to get some veggies in a bar. Comments (36)
A developer has the green-light to put up a skyscraper on a marquee spot right next to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank — but the builder wants to fill the tower with nearly double the permissible amount of housing. Comments (6)
But Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies isn’t going far. Comments (1)

Sign of genius: Avenue U subway display lets commuters stay warm

A new light-up sign is helping Gravesend straphangers get the train — and more importantly stay warm. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

‘Girls’ wins at the Globes? I don’t think so

This week, Jo can’t figure out how the HBO series “Girls” can win anything. Comment
On the 19th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me — lots of mulch! Comments (10)
Bridge ‘Park’

Climb on! Brooklyn Bridge Park will get a bouldering wall, planners say

Hey rock climbers, get a hold of this new plan to build a public bouldering wall as part of a big expansion to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (5)
Let there be organic lentils! Comments (7)
Marine Park

City blames Sandy for latest Marine Park field house setback

The long-delayed opening of Brooklyn’s most expensive field house, which was supposed to happen before Christmas, has been — wait for it — delayed again. Comment

Pols sue to get Canarsie on list for Sandy food aid

The city has been slapped with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to help Canarsiens after Hurricane Sandy. Comment
Carroll Gardens

So long, Celia

Carroll Gardens

So long, Celia

She’s going away — but she won’t be forgotten. Comments (4)

Inn is in! Hampton is the latest hotel opening Downtown

It’s not the Hamptons — but it will still cost you about $175 per night. Comments (3)
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 (9)
Changing Brooklyn

Pour track record: Will this coffeeshop survive where others have failed?

The debut of a new coffeeshop has ended Prospect Lefferts Gardens’ caffeine withdrawal — but that hasn’t stopped the jitters for the area’s long-suffering coffee snobs. Comments (3)

Police presents! Sal says he would hire more cops

Sal Albanese’s says more cops are the answer to the city’s problems, and he’d hire them if you elect him mayor. Comments (1)
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan got some questions for you to answer

This week, our columnist wants to know what you think about the ramblings in his head. Comment
Park Slope

Neckerchiefs and khakis for everyone! Slope scout group open to gays, gals

A Windsor Terrace dad has earned a merit badge for embracing diversity. Comments (4)
High School Sports

Nazareth the team to beat after taming Ford

Nazareth is really showing off its “A” game this season. Comment

Could be a contender! St. Edmund beats Bonnies for first time in six years

Beating a “Bonnie-fied” contender has its benefits. Comment
Checkin’ in with

Here she is! Park Slope beauty wins Miss America

Checkin’ in with

Here she is! Park Slope beauty wins Miss America

Brooklyn really is the best! Comments (9)
Bay Ridge

Food carts to blame for Ridge ice cream parlor’s demise, politician claims

State Sen. Marty Golden claims food carts starved iconic Bay Ridge eatery Hinsch’s to death — but the beloved luncheonette’s owner says his business actually withered away because of the neighborhood’s fat rents and changing tastes. Comments (28)
Greenwood Heights

Robbery turns deadly on 18th Street

A mugger killed a 67-year-old on 18th Street on Jan. 9 when he shoved the senior to the ground, knocking the victim’s head against the pavement, cops said. Comments (1)
Bar Scrawl

Our Bartoonist mingles with locals, sports fans at Atlantic Avenue bar

The Flying Saucer Cafe is now a bar with a new name — and Bill Roundy is ready to tell you what he thinks of it. Comment
Weekend Watch

Get ready for some train pain this weekend

It’s game time, Brooklyn, and, as usual, there are a number of injuries on the roster. Some trains are out and others are probable to questionable. Comment

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