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Blazes of glory: Brooklyn’s best bar fireplaces

Nightlife: Baby it’s finally cold outside. Keep your body temperature up and your heating bill down at one of these fine establishments. Comment

Boreum Hill show fuses computer programming with performance

Boerum Hill: He is the star of the show — and also the theater tech. Comment

Boreum Hill show fuses computer programming with performance

Art: He is the star of the show — and also the theater tech. Comment

Blazes of glory: Brooklyn’s best bar fireplaces

Nightlife: Baby it’s finally cold outside. Keep your body temperature up and your heating bill down at one of these fine establishments. Comments (1)
Take a look back at our top stories for 2014 with our year in review. Comment

Another year, another Carmine

Sunday Screech: Some of you ask us, “When will this end?” The answer? When Carmine stops screeching! Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

Letters: Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Carmine screeches in the New Year!

Big Screecher: He’s done it agian! His latest screech! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment

Cops seek teen arsonist in Marine Park

Marine Park: Police are hoping that surveillance video of a teenager who they say set fire to some bushes in front of a home in Marine Park on Dec. 21 will spark the memory of neighbors who can identify the firebug. Comment

Beep: We need more Citi Bikes, bike lanes, not ‘old school’ cars

Politics: We checked in with Borough President Adams about what he wants to see in the new year and here is one thing he said: “Cars are so old school. We need to embrace bicycling as a transportation alternative...” Comment

Beep: We need more Citi Bikes, bike lanes, not ‘old school’ cars

Politics: We checked in with Borough President Adams about what he wants to see in the new year and here is one thing he said: “Cars are so old school. We need to embrace bicycling as a transportation alternative...” Comments (17)

New year, new playground in Midwood

Midwood: Locals and lected officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated Colonel David Marcus Park in Midwood on Dec. 30. Comment
Editor’s Picks: See 50 comedians in one place, become a cheese expert, prepare for the zombie apocalypse, and other great things to do in Brooklyn Jan. 2–8. Comment
What a year it was. Take a look back at some of our biggest stories. Comment

Kick off 2015 in the Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: It is a new year, and a new week of nightlife in Bay Ridge. Comment

Kick off 2015 in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: It is a new year, and a new week of nightlife in Bay Ridge. Our buddies at BrooklynDaily.com have your weekend sorted. Read more…

Drum roll, please! Mayor Duh-Blasio is ‘Oaf-icial of 2014’

A Britisher’s View: Our columnist counts the ways how so much went so wrong — so fast — for the self-professed champion of the people. Comment

This year, Steph plans to be more fearless

Fearless Living: Our coulmnist’s New Year’s resolutions are inspired by her kids. Comments (1)

Cops hunt for Flatlands bank robber

Flatlands: Police are looking for the public’s help finding the man they say robbed a bank in Flatlands and attempted robbing another bank in Canarsie less than two hours later on Dec. 29. Comment

Standing O is jazzing about Xaverian

Standing O: Student volunteers made it a very merry Christmas for local seniors. Comment
Page 1: Shed that skin. Put a new log on that fire. Dust off your knitting needles and your Spanish-language dictionary. And your tennis racquets. And grease up the chain on your recumbent bicycle. Holy moley, there are just too many projects to keep up with. And where should we map them out? In our new planner? On our wall calendar? Our Google Calendar? iCal? Well we had darn well better figure it out so we can keep hustlin’ into the new year, Brooklyn. Read more…

The year’s best in Brooklyn high school sports

High School Sports: The last 365 days have brought plenty of highlights, produced many stars and created memories to last a lifetime. Brooklyn Courier Sports Editor Joseph Staszewski takes a look back at the year in Brooklyn high school sports and picks the best of the best from 2014. Comment

Young Loughlin still has growing to do

Joe Knows: Bishop Loughlin coach Chez Williams constantly reminds people how young and inexperienced his team is despite its early season success. Comment

Brooklynite celebrates his 100th birthday

Gravesend: It was the party of a century! Comment

Up in flames

Up in flames

Sheepshead Bay: A speeding car burst into flames after its driver ran a red light and was hit by another vehicle in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 29. Comment

Incoming: Kosciuszko Bridge replacement starts, will mean years of road closures

Greenpoint: Get ready for years of closures and delays on and around the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Comment

Span-demonium: Kosciuszko Bridge replacement, years of road closures begin

Greenpoint: Get ready for years of closures and delays on and around the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Comments (7)

Bar-mageddon! Trash Bar to join legions of other closed W’burg venues

Changing Brooklyn: The Williamsburg music scene is one step closer to being totally trashed. Comments (1)

Cops: ‘Mob Wives’ boyfriend’s slasher collared

Williamsburg: Police have arrested the guy who they say sliced reality television star Natalie Guerico’s beau in the face with a box-cutter at a Williamsburg nightclub early on Sunday morning. Comments (2)
Flagrant Fowl: Crummy sums up the weird predicament our boys in black are in as they head into the new year with benchwarmers starting — and doing all right. Comment

Rule #1: Not your circus? Not your monkey

Not for Nuthin’: Not for nuthin, but it seems like only yesterday that I was ushering in 2014, and now here I am welcoming in 2015. Comment

Celebrate 2015 again with New Queers Eve

Bushwick: This New Years Eve party is so alternative, it is happening on Jan. 3. Comment

Celebrate 2015 again with New Queers Eve

Music: This New Years Eve party is so alternative, it is happening on Jan. 3. Comment

Grand Street looking to take next step after strong start

High School Sports: Coming close isn’t enough for Grant Street Campus anymore. Comment

Grimm ending: Tax-cheating congressman to step down

Bay Ridge: Congressman and tax cheat Michael Grimm will resign from office on Jan. 5. Comment

Grimm ending: Tax-cheating congressman to step down

Bay Ridge: Congressman and tax cheat Michael Grimm will resign from office on Jan. 5. Comments (8)

Assaulted with soda

Coney Island: Police are searching for a man who hit a grocery store employee in the head with a three-liter bottle of soda in Coney Island on Nov. 27. Comment

Bloody murder on Dupont Street is Greenpoint’s first of 2014

Greenpoint: Someone stabbed a Greenpoint man to death on Monday night in the vestibule of the townhouse where he lived, cops said. Comment
Politics: We explain why Columbus stinks as a Demorcatic National Convention host city. Comments (110)

Another year, another ‘mall brawl’

Marine Park: Marine Park has a new holiday tradition — teenagers fighting at Kings Plaza Shopping Center on the day after Christmas. Comment

Join the club: Bushwick venue introduces annual memberships

Art: In the new year, forget that gym membership — a scrappy Bushwick music venue is offering an all-access pass that will let indie music fans boogie the calories away. Comment

The best things we ate this year

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Reporters and editors name the finest things they stuffed in their mouths in Brooklyn in 2014. Comments (1)

Brooklynite celebrates his 100th birthday

Gravesend: It was the party of a century! Comments (6)

Blackbirds’ four-game win streak ended by Hofstra

The Long Island University men’s basketball team just had its four-game winning streak snapped. Comment

2014 All-Brooklyn boys’ soccer honors

High School Sports: Brooklyn’s boys’ soccer players again brought their best to the field. Franklin Roosevelt reclaimed the Brooklyn A West title in unbeaten fashion after two-straight second-place finishes and made a deep win in the Public School Athletic League’s Class A playoffs. Thomas Jefferson earned its first division crown since 2011 and knocked off Lincoln in the postseason. Poly Prep had another strong year in the Ivy League with a highly talented group. Comment

Brooklyn Heights Association honcho heads for the door

Brooklyn Heights: The longtime director of the influential Brooklyn Heights civic group is on her way out. Comment

Student show brightens Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach: It may be cold outside — but these kids will warm your heart. Comment

Kentile in exile: New spot pitched for iconic Gowanus sign

Gowanus: It likely won’t become part of the skyline again, but the Kentile Floors sign could be coming out of storage. Comments (5)

Cops seek gunman for drug store robbery

Sheepshead Bay: Police are asking for the public’s help finding the man they say robbed a pharmacy in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 22. Comment

Paper grace: Saint’s manuscripts on display at Borough Hall

Downtown: Borough Hall is housing some really old public records. Comment

Paper grace: Saint’s manuscripts on display at Borough Hall

Downtown: Borough Hall is housing some really old public records. Comments (1)

Stan looks back at the year that was

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist reflects while that fat lady sings. Comment
Marine Park: Students from PS 119, PS 203, PS 207, PS 236, PS 251, and PS 312 participating in Millennium Development’s Compass Program responded to the shocking double murder of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos by crafting signs with messages of condolences and thanks to officers of the 63rd Precinct on Dec. 23. Comment

Museum feat: Children’s Museum gets new leadership

Crown Heights: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is heading into the new year with a new president. Comment

Museum feat: Children’s Museum gets new leadership

Parenting: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is heading into the new year with a new president. Comment
Politics: Thousands of police used the funeral of a murdered officer to air their dispute with Mayor DeBlasio in Queens on Saturday. Comments (18)

Letter: LICH developer must change its ways

Hospitals in Crisis: A local doctor thinks that if Wall Street tycoon Kenneth Langone knew what was being done in his name in Cobble Hill, he would jump in and restore a hospital, pronto. Comments (5)

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