No news is not good news: Courier-Life Publications Web sites displaced

Earlier this afternoon, Brooklyn Junction noticed that the Web site for Flatbush Life was down:

No one ever accused of being the most regularly updated website in the world. Coming from me, that doesn’t mean much these days. But gone? Say it ain’t so.

At first, the Flatbush Life Web site was responding with “404 – Not Found.” Shortly after, it was redirecting to an unfamiliar Web site: I contacted the Webmaster for and got this response: [is] redirecting to the newly-designed combines the newspapers of the Courier Life publications, Times Ledger publications, and Bronx Times/ Times Reporter.

The domain is owned by Courier-Life’s parent company, News Community Newspapers Holdings, Inc. Within YourNabe, there are sections for different neighborhoods. For example, the new URL for Flatbush Life is

All Web sites for Courier-Life Publications‘ Brooklyn neighborhood newspapers are affected by this change:

  • Bay News
  • Bay Ridge Courier
  • Brooklyn Graphic
  • Canarsie Digest
  • Flatbush Life
  • Kings Courier
  • Park Slope Courier
  • Brooklyn Heights Courier
  • Carroll Gardens / Cobble Hill Courier
  • Fort Greene / Clinton Hill Courier

Blogade, Sunday, February 10th

Creative Times‘ Eleanor Traubman and Mike Sorgatz are hosting the next Blogade, the (tries to be) monthly meetup of Brooklyn bloggers, blog readers, and community members, on February 10. RSVP by “quittin’ time” February 1 (next Friday).

Faan Restaurant
209 Smith Street (at Baltic Street)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

I’m not familiar with the area, but it seems to be located near Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, and Gowanus.

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Subway: F or G to Bergen Street or Carroll Street. Check the MTA’s weekend service advisories for the latest updates on service.
Bus: B75, B65 or B71.

Cost: $15 at door – covers entree, non-alcoholic beverage, tax & gratuity

RSVP: By Friday, Feb.1st by quittin’ time: