By Alex Ellefson on Dec 29, 2015 04:55 pm At least two Midwood residents discovered their vehicles sitting on blocks the day after Christmas after thieves stole their tires, police say MTA bus driver Chris McLean, one of the victims, said he was on his way to the gym Saturday morning when heÂ spotted his 2013 Honda Accord propped upÂ on blocks beside the James Madison [...]
By Rachel Silberstein on Dec 29, 2015 02:10 pm Looking for something to do with the whole family this week? There are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in Brooklyn, and weâ€™ve selected some of our favorites. See the full details below! For more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming event, check out ourÂ calendar. Dyker Height Christmas [...]
By Emily Siegel on Dec 29, 2015 01:03 pm It’s been a year-long process, but Sheepshead Bay resident and Kingsborough Community College grad Lance Sellers is finally on the cusp of opening his food cart in Manhattan Beach. Cakes & Coffee NYC will offerÂ Kosher treats, made in local bakeries, as well as freshly ground coffee to Manhattan Beach residents and the students coming to [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Dec 29, 2015 12:02 pm Police have released new surveillance video of the two men believed to have assaulted and robbed a 55-year-old Jewish man on a Midwood sidewalk early Monday morning. The NYPD could not immediately provide further details about where the new footage was taken, but it shows the two suspects exiting a black car and then walking [...]
By Rachel Silberstein on Dec 29, 2015 09:59 am A hotel is coming to a particularly ugly and industrial corner of Gravesend, reports YIMBY: Developer Ankit Mehta, who purchased several vacant lots on West 13th Street for $1,750,000 last month, has filed plans to build the four-story building at 2632 West 13th Street — where east facing guests can enjoy an exquisite view of [...]
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