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Prospect Heights »

Don't Call It Atlantic Yards: Ratner Team Renames Project 'Pacific Park'

The mixed affordable and market-rate housing will have a "Brooklyn sensibility," the developer said.

Woodhaven »

Man Beaten to Death During Robbery in Woodhaven, Police Say

Nazmul Islam died last Wednesday after two men robbed and beat him, police said.

Brooklyn Heights »

Man Decapitated by Tractor Trailer While Fleeing Police, Witnesses Say

The man was on a Brooklyn-Queens Expressway off-ramp when he rear-ended a flatbed truck, witnesses said.

Bed-Stuy »

Donut Deli, an Australian Cafe and a 7-Eleven Open in Bed-Stuy

A new 7-Eleven, an Australian-style cafe and a doughnut-selling deli are among new openings.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Bridge Park Seeks Proposals for Residential Development

Developers at the Pier 6 site will be required to build 130,000 square feet of affordable housing.

Bed-Stuy »

Nostrand Avenue Construction in Bed-Stuy to be Completed by June, City Says

The $17.5 million construction project has been underway for more than two years.

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.

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