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Mount Hope »

Speed Limit On Grand Concourse Dropping to 25 MPH

The city plans to drop the speed limit on the Grand Concourse from 30 to 25 miles per hour.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Man Still Missing After Escaping Police Custody

According to police, Darnell Thomas got out of the back of a police car while handcuffed on Monday.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Atlantic Avenue First Major Thoroughfare to Get 'Slow Zone'

The speed limit on a 7.6-mile stretch of Atlantic Avenue will be reduced from 30 to 25 mph.

Brooklyn Heights »

Traffic Snarls BQE After Tractor-Trailer Overturns, Officials Say

One man was injured after a tractor-trailer flipped on its side on the BQE, the FDNY said.

East New York »

Father of 2 Shot on City Bus to be Buried in Dominican Republic

Angel Rojas was heading to his second job when he was shot by a teen who police say is a gang member.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy New Hot Spot for City's Top Bars Looking to Expand

A string of new Bed-Stuy bars and restaurants has opened in the last year by established business owners.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy 'Dirty Streets' Tag Not Fair, Says BID Director

Bed-Stuy's dirty streets score doesn't reflect the neighborhood, said director Michael Lambert.

Park Slope »

Crime Drops at Atlantic Center Mall, Police Say

There's been a 25 percent crime drop since 2012, the commanding officer of the 78th Precinct said.

Crown Heights »

Artisanal Manufacturing Space Planned for Atlantic Avenue Warehouse

A former auto parts warehouse will become a shared workspace for light manufacturers in Crown Heights.

Midtown »

High Rents Force Brooklyn-Based Fashion Network into Garment District

High rents in Brooklyn pushed Manufacture New York to open its first fashion incubator in Midtown.

Bed-Stuy »

Advocates Decry Health Care Inequality at Interfaith Hospital Protest

Health care inequality was the focus at a protest in front of Interfaith on Sunday.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy's First Rock Music Venue Opens on Atlantic Avenue

Olivia, at 1073 Atlantic Ave., opens with a night of music, dancing, art and burlesque.

Bed-Stuy »

New Bar from Mission Dolores and Bar Great Harry Owners Opens in Bed-Stuy

The owners of three South Brooklyn bars have opened their first location north of Atlantic Avenue.

Cobble Hill »

'Atlantic Antic' Street Festival Brings Food and Music to Atlantic Avenue

The Brooklyn street fair will be held Sept. 29 along 10 blocks of Atlantic Avenue.

Bed-Stuy »

Plan to Clean Up Newtown Creek Starts in Bed-Stuy, Officials Say

A new green infrastructure plan was designed to divert runoff from the drainage system in Greenpoint.