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Bergen Street Community Garden Gets Protection From Development

The community garden joined the Brooklyn Queens Land Trust, which means it can't be sold or developed.

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Bar With 'Miami Beach' Vibe to Open in Early February Off Nostrand Avenue

King Tai Bar will open soon in a gutted one-story building next to a community garden in Crown Heights.

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Teen Shot at Crown Heights Playground, Police Say

An 18-year-old was shot inside a playground near the Kingsborough Houses on Saturday night, police said.

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Workers Rip Down Holiday Lights While Pruning Bergen Street Trees

Tree pruners tore holiday lights off several trees on Bergen Street near Fifth Avenue, neighbors say.

Crown Heights »

Doughnut Shop to Open in Crown Heights in January

Elsie's will serve gluten-free and classic doughnuts from a takeout window on Bergen Street.

Crown Heights »

77th Precinct Offers Reward for Info in Burning of Officer's Car

The arson happened Wednesday night outside of the 77th Precinct stationhouse.

Crown Heights »

Security Ramps Up at Crown Heights Precinct After Officer's Car is Burned

Officers will patrol outside the 77th Precinct following the Wednesday night incident, police said.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Police Precinct to Replace Parking Spot With Bike Corral

The 78th Precinct asked the DOT to install a bike parking corral in front of their stationhouse.

Crown Heights »

VIDEO: 5Pointz Graffiti Artists Expand into Brooklyn with 9/11 Mural

Muralists painted the wall of a Crown Heights hardware store for the anniversary of Sept. 11.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Site for 80-Foot-Tall Building Sells for $17.5M

The property is a portion of a larger lot bought for $7.5 million in 2008.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Gay Bar That Opened in 1962 Highlighted in Documentary

The Starlite Lounge closed in 2010 after its building's landlord sold the space.

Crown Heights »

'Broad City' Illustrator Paints Huge Yellow Mural Celebrating Crown Heights

Mike Perry said he hopes his work will be the first in a series of public art on Bergen Street.

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80-Foot-Tall Apartment Building Could Replace Crown Heights Industrial Site

Permits for the 100,000-square-foot building were filed this week.

Crown Heights »

Bergen Street Bar Vows to Be Affordable Neighborhood Watering Hole

The new spot will open on Bergen Street at Nostrand Avenue in November, its owner said.

Prospect Heights »

Beast Bar Closing Its Doors After a Decade on Vanderbilt Avenue

The owner said she plans to take a break and wants to take a road trip with her dog.

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