Two black city officials were vindicated — albeit only partially — on Thursday as the NYPD disciplined three officers who detained and handcuffed them after the West Indian Day Parade on Labor Day. Comments (1).
Have you noticed how Mermaid Ave. between Stillwell Avenue and W. 33rd Street looks spiffier? Thank Astella Development Corporation, the Coney Island Board of Trade, and area residents, who joined forces for a clean-up day along the commercial corridor. See all in the fun in our slideshow. Comment.
A controversial plan to sell street parking permits to residents near the Barclays Center arena has already broke down in the pothole of the Republican-controlled state Senate days after the City Council approved the proposal. Comment.
NOBODY cheers louder and better than Brooklynites — and the marathoners received their fair share of rah-rah-rah as they cruised the borough on their way to Queens. See all the action in our slideshow. Comment.
Firemen were able to pull three construction workers from a pile of rubble when a portion of an under-construction building on Brighton Fifth Street collapsed on Tuesday afternoon, but one of the workers later died after suffering a heart attack during the ordeal. Comment.
A Bay Ridge private school says it wants to make the neighborhood — and the country — safer by taking over a portion of a troublesome dead end street near an entrance to its football field, but neighbors say there is nothing dangerous about the area and that the school is simply making a land grab that would take valuable parking spaces away from them. Comments (4).
Southern Brooklyn lawmakers say a bill that would allow the city to charge residents to park on the street near their homes is the first step onto a slippery slope leading to a world where free parking doesn’t exist — unless you have your own driveway. Comment.
Green-Wood Cemetery in Sunset Park is the resting place of many famous Brooklynites, though none is more beloved — and most frequently visited by adoring fans — than artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Comment.
Two drag-racing motorists struck a pair of 12-year-old bicyclists in Gravesend near the corner of Avenue S and E. Fourth Street on Nov. 1, leaving both children hospitalized — one of them with a brain injury — before fleeing the scene. Comment.
Owners of the legendary Randazzo’s Clam Bar in Sheepshead Bay say they have been asked to open an outpost on Coney Island — but they would have to do it at the expense of a less-legendary place: Cha Cha’s Bar on the Boardwalk. Comments (1).
The Aviators failed to hook a win against the Cape Cod Bluefins on Saturday during a 5-4 upset in overtime — and a bungled move by goalie Tommy “Big Stick” Lee helped Cape Cod turn the tide against the Brooklyn flyers. Comment.