Councilwoman Blames 'Knockout' Attacks on Tension Between Blacks and Jews
The alleged "knockout" attacks on Jewish residents of Crown Heights may stem from ongoing racial tension between the neighborhood's black and Jewish communities, a newly-elected Brooklyn politician said.
New York Daily News
The bogus brands of Brooklyn
". . . sometimes different cities follow one another on the same site and under the same name, born and dying without knowing one another, without communication among themselvesa The old postcards do not depict Maurilia as it was, but a different city which, by chance, was called Maurilia, like this one."
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Brooklyn Paper
Meet the Flintsones of Crown Heights
Mind-field: The artists who transformed this Dean Street basement into a cavernous stage say they were inspired by the esoteric teachings of Carl Jung.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Matisyahu's Festival of Light Hannukah Concert Tour Kicks Off Today
Grammy-nominated artist Matisyahu returns with his Festival of Light tour, today, November 30-December 9, 2013.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
New York Daily News
NYCHA tenants wait years for basic repairs
The retired city worker, who raised two children in the Albany Houses in Crown Heights, has given up waiting for the city Housing Authority to solve the problem.
Wall Street Journal
Performing Inside a Box Within a Box
Despite frosty weather, a small crowd entered Original Music Workshop, the unfinished and unheated venue at North Sixth Street and Wythe Avenue, on Monday for an invite-only show and peek at the place's progress.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Sucker punch: Brooklyn Jews targeted in 'knockout' attacks
Chava, a student at a Chabad seminary, has lived in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn for six years, but it's only in the past few days that she started carrying pepper spray in her handbag.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Our Time Press
Indoor "Block Party" Celebrates "Our Man, Al Vann"
For 38 years, Albert "Al" Vann has represented the communities of Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights in the halls of power, serving these communities with integrity and respect.
Doughnut Lovers 'Jam' Crown Heights Bakery For Traditional Hanukkah Treat
Forget latkes - when it comes to celebrating Hanukkah in Crown Heights , the traditional potato pancake can't hold a candle to the neighborhood's famous jelly doughnuts.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Crown Heights 'Google Glass' Doc Premieres Next Month
In an event filmmakers are calling a first, a documentary shot entirely with Google Glass in Crown Heights will debut next month in Brooklyn.
Regina Leader Post
Violent craze 'knockout game' sweeping across U.S.
An innocent victim lies unconscious after being attacked by teens in a violent craze sweeping across the U.S. called the 'knockout game'.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Brooklyn Inc
The Battle Against Bias Incidents in Crown Heights
The new deputy inspector of the 71st precinct, George Fitzgibbon, addresses his community for the first time at the precinct's monthly community council meeting on Thursday.
Brooklyn Jewish Leaders Offer $1,500 Reward for 'Knockout Game' Arrests
Local leaders announced a cash reward Monday for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the culprits in a spate of recent attacks in Brooklyn's Jewish communities that may be part of a violent nationwide street game called " Knockout ."
Police Question So-Called "Knockout" Trend
Videos of groups of young men roaming the streets looking for random victims that they can knockout with one punch have been showing up online, but police here in the city say a line of similar incidents in one part of Brooklyn may just be a coincidence.
How 'knockout game' hysteria hurts black America
Social media is buzzing with fear and hysteria and the spread of anti-black sentiment.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Valley News Live
Police Looking for Teens Playing Knockout Game
A sick so-called game known as "knockout" -- where teens appear to randomly sucker-punch strangers with the goal of knocking them unconscious with a single blow -- is catching the attention of law enforcement throughout the nation.
New York Post
'I was in shockthey were all laughing' - Knockout game victim speaks out
Photography intern Israel Blizovsky had just finished taking pictures at a Crown Heights engagement party when a hulking teen he was passing on the sidewalk cold-cocked him without warning.
New York Post
Al Sharpton condemns 'knockout' attacks
"This kind of behavior is deplorable and must be condemned by all us," he said at his weekly National Action Network meeting in Harlem.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
4 Men Arrested In Apparent ‘Knockout’ Attack In Brooklyn
The suspects allegedly hit the victim without warning, similar to recent incidents related to the so-called 'knockout game' in which mobs of young people randomly sucker-punch innocent people for fun.
'Knockout game' leads to arrests, more police patrols
The dangerous "knockout" attacks on strangers in large U.S. cities are leading to arrests, more officers flooding the streets and more warnings for vigilance among an unsuspecting public.