New York Post
Dollar-van crash chase
A career criminal driving a dollar van in Brooklyn allegedly plowed into an NYPD scooter and sped off - leading cops on a dangerous chase, sources said yesterday.
Thu May 23, 2013
New York Daily News
Stop and frisk is up in Brooklyn
THE number of police stops soared in two high crime Brooklyn precincts last year while the NYPD has pared back the controversial program citywide amid harsh criticism of racial profiling.
Our Time Press
Race to succeed Al Vann and Letitia James in City Council heats up
By Stephen Witt All four candidates looking to succeed term-limited City Councilman Al Vann and serve Bedford-Stuyvesant, Weeksville and parts of Crown Heights in the 36th Council District will probably be eligible to opt into the city's public campaign finance money, according to their most recent Campaign Finance Board filings.
City Room: An Artist's Most Dynamic Creation Is a Place
The yard outside a warehouse in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, that has been transformed into housing and work space for artists.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Brooklyn Paper
Bicyclist fatally struck by livery cab near Brooklyn Museum
Fatal ride: A man riding his bike was struck and killed by a livery cab near the Brooklyn Museum early on Sunday, police said.
Tue May 21, 2013
Anthony Weiner's Cardinal Sin: Rank Hypocrisy, Not Creepy Sexting
The reason he was forced to resign is that he was such a despised member of Congress that his own party jumped at the chance to get rid of him He left Congress in disgrace, but don't blame his iPhone.
Mon May 20, 2013
Squeaky Bicycle's Alligator Summer to Play Abingdon, 6/20-7/7
"Alligator Summer" by Dylan Lamb is an audacious farce in which two southern families have taken refuge in an attic, Anne Frank style, after an endless army of alligators have overrun their town.
NYC: Motorist Havoc: Two Dead, Five Hurt, Kids in Critical Condition, No Charges
A pedestrian and a cyclist are dead after a series of crashes in Brooklyn and the Bronx in which motorists also injured five other people.
The Brooklyn Paper
Fort Greene: Dinner and dancing New York Methodist gala
The Park Slope hospital held it's candlelight gala at the Brooklyn Museum in Crown Heights on May 11, with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, a raffle, dinner, and dancing.
Wed May 15, 2013
Maison Premiere's New Chef Lisa Giffen on Williamsburg Fine Dining and Frog Legs
Before venturing to New York, where she was "exposed to food that gave me the push to get a job in a kitchen," Lisa Giffen lived in LA, working for Sharpie.
Tue May 14, 2013
The New York Observer
Closing in on Brownsville: Brooklyn Gentrification Nears the Final Frontier
"So many of the civic successes heralded by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg," Ginia Bellafonte wrote in The New York Times back in 2012 , "might have happened in Lithuania for all the effect they have had on the lives of people in Brownsville," which Ms.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brooklyn Community Services: Chief Operating Officer
Description Position Summary Brooklyn Community Services seeks a mission-driven Chief Operating Officer who will be an integral member of the Executive Staff team at BCS.
Sun May 12, 2013
New York Daily News
Wrongfully convicted ex-con Anthony Faison hopes his book inspires others
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Sat May 11, 2013
New York Post
Gangs? ZIP on past
Last week, The Post revealed that some postal workers were scared to deliver to gang-infested Brownsville.
Fri May 10, 2013
Is Suri Cruise Launching a Fashion Line?; Keith Richards' Saint Laurent Tour Wardrobe Up For Sale
Suri Cruise to Launch Fashion Line?: The Sun reports that Suri Cruise, daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, has signed a multi-million dollar deal to launch her own fashion line.
Suspect in 2012 Brooklyn rape arrested
The man wanted in connection with a 2012 rape and robbery in Brooklyn was arresetd one day after the NYPD released a picture of him.
Thu May 09, 2013
The New York Times
Diner's Journal Blog: A Cheese Shop in a Slim Crown Heights Space
The new cheese shop in Crown Heights may be called Wedge, but Sliver would be more like it.
Two Men Stabbed in Crown Heights
The victims were stabbed at 852 Saint Johns Pl., near Nostrand and New York avenues, about 5 a.m., police and fire officials said.
Wed May 08, 2013
NBC New York
Brooklyn Woman, 27, Missing Since Saturday
Police are searching for a 27-year-old Brooklyn woman who was last seen leaving her parents' home Saturday night and failed to show up to her job the next day.
State Sen. Eric Adams, Retired Cop, Targeted by Federal Investigation
Rising Brooklyn politician Eric Adams, a retired NYPD captain, was among the targets of a federal criminal probe , court records revealed Wednesday.