State officials slapped owners of a notorious 62nd Street karaoke club — where an Aug. 5 knife fight left five people hospitalized — with more than a dozen violations last Wednesday, the first step in a process that could end with the controversial nightspot losing its liquor license, and possibly going out of business. Comment.
Before he became one of New York’s Bravest, Firefighter Anthony Cilento was allegedly one brave drug runner, according to court records. Read all about it in this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment.
The city has removed a controversial set of concrete islands on Fort Hamilton Parkway in Borough Park, bowing to demands of residents who claimed the devices would cost lives by slowing down ambulances en route to Maimonides Medical Center during emergencies. Comments (2).
Hurricane Irene is bearing down on Brooklyn, and Mayor Bloomberg has ordered the evacuation of low-lying areas, including all of Coney Island and Brighton Beach, and a huge swath of Sheepshead Bay. Comments (7).