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2 hrs ago | CBS Local
Eight people - including a former bank teller - have been charged with participating in an identity theft ring that used account information stolen from TD Bank customers.
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6 hrs ago | Paper Magazine
Paper Beautiful Person Jaimie Warren has a new photos series out that's got us tickled -- and, oddly, a little hungry.
6 hrs ago | Our Time Press
Velo City is an organization based in Brooklyn that was founded by three young women of color in 2010.
10 hrs ago | NY1
NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
The alleged "knockout" attacks on Jewish residents of Crown Heights may stem from ongoing racial tension between the neighborhood's black and Jewish communities, a newly-elected Brooklyn politician said.
North Brooklyn's position as the center of the music world was reaffirmed Sunday with the official opening of Rough Trade Housed in a Broadway Stages-owned, former film prop warehouse on North 9th Street, the 15,000 square foot space, with its Rock 'n' Roll muraled walls, features scads of records and CDs, musical equipment, a cafA©, bar, ... (more)
An Art-deco Starbucks in the Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx. According to a new report, no new Starbucks opened in the Bronx in 2012, though four Dunkin Donuts did.
It's getting harder to shop local every day in Brooklyn, according to a new report on the Center for an Urban Future.
An NYPD officer was arrested Tuesday on charges of helping two career criminals exort a restaurant owner in Astoria, Queens.
". . . sometimes different cities follow one another on the same site and under the same name, born and dying without knowing one another, without communication among themselvesa The old postcards do not depict Maurilia as it was, but a different city which, by chance, was called Maurilia, like this one."
IHG has acquired a new asset in Brooklyn, N.Y., that the company will develop as a new hotel under its EVEN Hotels brand, expanding the wellness hotel brand's portfolio in the Greater New York City area.
Two of the suspects in a series of Western Union robberies pass by a surveillance camera moments after they allegedly robbed a store in Canarsie.
Chain store growth is slowing around the Big Apple - except in Brooklyn and Staten Island.
A first-term councilman in Brooklyn's 45th district, Jumaane Williams sets his sight on the New York City Council Speaker position.
Santa's coming to Greenpoint to t.b.d. Brooklyn on Saturday, December 7th, 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. t.b.d. Brooklyn is located at 224 Franklin St, corner of Green Street .