By Alex Ellefson on May 10, 2016 04:23 pm Cops are searching a hockey mask-wearing bandit who allegedly pulled a knife during an attempted robbery at a local auto parts shop last week. The thief entered the Advanced Auto Parts store, located on Nostrand Avenue near Avenue X, just after 4pm on Sunday, May 1, police say. While wearing a “hockey-style face mask,” the [...]
By Sheepshead Bites on May 10, 2016 04:00 pm In the heart of Park Slope, Carnem New American Restaurant serves modern American dishes that deftly blend old-classic and new-classic steakhouse dining with a thoughtfully edited wine list and an inventive cocktail menu.The new Under $15 Menu runs Sunday through Thursday and features many of Carnem’s most popular dishes, offered in smaller portions, but with [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 10, 2016 03:49 pm Fun youth summer programs are coming to a park near you! The City Parks Foundation is offering free tennis, golf, soccer, track & field and fitness instruction at nearly 60 locations across the city. The programs begin in early JulyÂ and run until the mid- to late-August. Participating youngster will have an opportunity to learn a [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 10, 2016 01:08 pm Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) to use its new regulatory powers to investigate â€” and possibly recall â€” e-cigarette products that have the potential to explode. The FDA finalized rules last weekÂ giving the agency oversight ofÂ e-cigarettes and other products like cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco. Schumer wants [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 10, 2016 11:13 am The 26-year-old driver who blew through a red light in Midwood Monday night â€” fatally striking a bicyclist and smashing into three other cars â€” was on drugs at the time of the crash, police say. Authorities charged Eduard Nikhman, who lives in an apartment at East 19th Street and Avenue Y, with operating a [...]
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