MTA Tells City Council Agency Is Onboard With Vision Zero a for Subways
Conan Freud, chief operating officer for the Taxi and Limousine Commission, said the agency is working on driver education, implementing technology, and increasing enforcement to improve driver safety.
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Weekend Service Changes Planned for 17 Subway Lines
2 Line: Trains will run local in both directions between 96th Street and 42nd Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.
western Crown Heights property values soar?
A small, 100 x 100, commercial lot at 977 Pacific St has an asking price of $1.5M.
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I've noticed that the former Crown Heights & PLG category is now just labeled Crown Heights, so should PLG-related posts go on the Flatbush/Midwood/Ditmas Park category now? After all, we're the northern tip of Flatbush and just share a Community Planning Board with Crown Heights.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
NYPD cracks down on double-parking
The NYPD apparently is on a major crackdown on double parking called Operation Move Along.
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Crown Heights residents rally against displacement
The Crown Heights Tenant Union, a group of tenants from about 12 buildings in the neighborhood, recently protested outside of 1059 Union Street in a rally against landlords who evict longtime tenants to deregulate the units.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
893 Dean St to become a beer garden? ...located btwn Grand and Classon
I am pleased to spread the rumor that an application for a Beer/Wine lic has reportedly been requested for 893 Dean St. 893 Dean Street is located between Grand and Classon, and is quite a large site, that is presently functioning as an indoor parking garage and -um- outdoor junk/parking lot.
Artists Plan to Convert Crown Heights Auto Body Shop Into Concert Venue
A group of artists are gutting a former auto body shop on Dean Street and converting it into a multi-use complex they hope will include a bar, restaurant, performance stages, rehearsal spaces, showers for musicians to use after shows and a large outdoor area.
VapeWire: MoVapes, a new e-cigarette lounge (and...
MoVapes , a new e-cigarette lounge in Crown Heights has just gotten initial approval for a beer and wine license from its local Community Board .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
Breaking away! Slope police are a number onea in reckless driving tickets
Park Slope cops are way out in front in the race to crack down on drivers as part of the mayor's road safety initiative.
Premiere: Dyme-A-Duzin 'White Girl'
Taking cues from the controversial movie Requiem For A Dream for his new visuals, Dyme-A-Duzin rolls through Brooklyn for a slow ride through the boroughs vast landscape.
Urban Beastmasters Confess Love for Illegal Animals
New Yorkers have been hearing the call of the wild - and succumbing to it by keeping animals outlawed in the city.
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A tragic accident claimed the life of 25-year-old Gedalia Greenzayd in Crown Heights this morning.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Developers see what can be done in the M1 District: 857 - 859 Dean
As you may be aware, much of the area around Dean and Classon is used by auto repair shops, and things like welding companies.
There has been considerable ink dedicated to chronicling the ongoing battle between culture and capital as Brooklyn becomes the epicenter of hipster chic.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Corner of Franklin Union
It is clear that "they" are very interested in Crown Heights, but it is not clear whether they will find a place that meets their preferences.
Cop shot at corner of Empire and Utica
According to the Gothamist a on duty cup took three bullets in the leg while at the intersection of Empire and Utica.
Acupuncture for Franklin Avenue?
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.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Anthony Mackie Accuses Spike Lee Of 'Reverse Gentrification' [VIDEO]
Actor Anthony Mackie questioned the sincerity of renowned filmmaker Spike Lee 's concern over gentrification in Brooklyn, pointing out that the Red Hook director no longer even lives in the borough.
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Each will be able to host large events. The 3rd Ward space alone will have 2 bars within it, and could legally host 487 people.