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2 hrs ago | NY1
This year's West Indian Day Parade steps off on Monday, and police are already spreading the word that they'll be watching to make sure things stay safe, but some people aren't happy with the way they're putting out that message.
5 hrs ago | The Real Deal
Everyone wants to know what the next "it" Brooklyn neighborhood will be. And recently, Crown Heights has been in the spotlight, with the arrival of a Smorgasburg-style food court and skyrocketing prices - the median home price jumped 58 percent in the first seven months of the year, according to Bloomberg.
9 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com
This week in New York, we learned that thousands of affordable units are getting revamped, some apartments sellers are cutting their prices and the founders of Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg just opened a new beer hall in Crown Heights.
Feathers, sequins, colorful fabrics and finishing touches have been fashioned into elaborate thematic regalia, all in anticipation of this year's Caribbean carnival.
An Council Member Mathieu Eugene, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, other elected officials, members of the family and local community and religious leaders held a press conference at City Hall "We stand together united in commitment and strong support of this family during such a horrible tragedy," Eugene said.
A candidate for the 20th District State Senate Seat accused his foe of ignoring six complaints of rape and assault at a senior home during a heated debate Thursday - yet had little information to substantiate the claims, DNAinfo New York has learned.
With primaries on Sept. 9, residents of Prospect Heights heard from candidates vying for state Senate District 20 Wednesday night at a forum hosted by the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council.
For holiday revelers getting a head start on the weekend, Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road will have 27 more early-afternoon trains out of Manhattan on Friday.
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams holds a big check symbolizing the $5.2 million in parks funding of his FY15 capital budget plan at a press conference he held in Heckscher Playground in Bushwick; he is joined by representatives from the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance, Ed Janoff, executive director of Open Space Alliance for North ... (more)
DNAInfo wrote: They are in lease negotiations for a space on Franklin Avenue - on the border of their neighborhood and Crown Heights - to open Mountain, an acupuncture clinic, Chinese herbal pharmacy, and venue for art and performance.
Prosecutors hammered a Brooklyn contractor Wednesday with allegations he cheated workers out of $100,000 and reneged on promises of permanent jobs and health care.
On Aug. 28, Five Myles gallery in Crown Heights will host a new performance and installation piece inspired by notable New York hoarders.
The day before Al Sharpton's particular brand of civil rights activism led him to speak at Michael Brown's funeral, The New York Times was celebrating him with a softball piece that outlined Sharpton's strong connections to the Obama administration, White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, and even New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.
It could be a man's wedding band or a precious family heirloom. Whatever it is, one Brooklyn good Samaritan hopes to reunite a gold ring with its rightful owner after she found the jewelry on a city bus.
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Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:44 am
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