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Williamsburg »

Meet the Brazilian Punks Who Streaked on Bedford

There are a million stories in the naked city. Some of them are actually naked.

Bed-Stuy »

Air Conditioner Break-Ins Rise as Summer Heats Up in Bed-Stuy, Police Say

Thieves are pushing in air conditioners to gain entry to people's apartments, police warn.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy's First Official Sidewalk Cafes Could Pop Up This Summer

The board approved applications for Eugene & Co., Pilar's Cuban Eatery and Stonefruit Espresso.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Cabbie Takes Off With Patron's Phone, Returns to Throw Glass Bottle at Her

The cab driver snatched the passenger's phone after an argument over the price of fare, police said.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Hit With 3 Shootings Within 4 Days This Week, Police Say

A man was shot in the butt and leg on Bedford Avenue near President Street, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

City to Consider Designating Bedford Historic District, Board Says

The designation from the Landmarks Preservation Commission would come within the next year.

Crown Heights »

Thieves Use Victim's Jeep as Getaway Car After Robbing Him, Police Say

The robbery happened last week on Bedford Avenue in Crown Heights, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

Police Seek Man Spotted Near Bed-Stuy Double-Shooting Scene

The Friday shooting outside Why Not! Bar & Lounge claimed the life of 24-year-old Derrick McMillan.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Resident Catalogs Bed-Stuy's Trash in Photo Blog

"Streets of Brooklyn" focuses on the myriad chicken bones and rubber gloves found through Bed-Stuy.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

MAP: 13 New Buildings Coming to Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

DNAinfo New York rounded up development projects in the neighborhood, most of them residential.

Bed-Stuy »

Mobile Library to Highlight Black, Female Writers in Bed-Stuy

Readers can pick up books from The Free Black Woman's Library at local parks and community gardens.

Williamsburg »

Man Shot Dead in Williamsburg, Police Say

Tyrone Woods, 33, was fatally shot at the corner of Bedford Avenue and South Ninth Street, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Parents Fundraise After Budget Cuts Slash Weekend Tutoring Program

Mandatory Saturday tutoring and additional after school sessions at Bedford Academy ended in February.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Police Investigating Swastika and 'Gentrification' Graffiti

Two separate acts of vandalism occurred within days of each other in the neighborhood this week.

Flatbush »

Good Samaritan Rescues Kids in Flatbush Fire

Clancy Winchester helped retrieve two kids as a Martense Avenue home burned.