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Jackson Heights »

Naked, Decomposed Body Found by BQE in Jackson Heights, Police Say

The body was found alongside freight train tracks under Roosevelt Avenue, police said. 

Fort Greene »

Pedestrian Safety Barriers Causing Traffic Jams Under BQE, Critics Say

Barriers designed to protect people in parking lots under the BQE are a headache for drivers, some say.

Greenpoint »

Man Claims Ownership of Pit Bull Injured in Fall From BQE, Vet Says

Police are still investigating whether the pet was thrown over the bridge or not.

Greenpoint »

Pit Bull Falls From BQE as if 'Thrown Out of a Car,' Witnesses Say

The dog was bleeding from its mouth and couldn't stand after the fall, witnesses said.

Fort Greene »

Vandals Smash Up and Rob Cars Parked Under the BQE, Police Say

Some cars on Park Avenue were robbed overnight Monday, and others were just damaged.

Fort Greene »

Rolex, TVs and MacBook Stolen From Parked U-Haul Truck, Police Say

An unattended U-Haul was emptied while parked under the BQE on Park Avenue, police said.


One-Mile 'Urban Fitness Trail' Coming to DUMBO

The trail will wind through sites surrounding the BQE and Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

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.

Greenpoint »

Congested Corner Off BQE May Become Flower-Filled Green Space

The corner of Meeker and Morgan avenues could become a green street.

Clinton Hill »

Local Group Proposes Greenmarket, Dog Run, Food Trucks Under the BQE

The project would make use of a space at Steuben Street and Park Avenue that is currently abandoned.


Eight Brick BQE Walls to be Muraled in DUMBO

Eight artists including CAM, DALeast, and Shepard Fairey are currently creating works of art in DUMBO.

Williamsburg »

Rent $1,600 Higher in North Williamsburg Over South

A new map shows "prime" Williamsburg has average rents nearly $1,600 higher than South Williamsburg.

Civic Center »

Man Threatening Suicide Snarls Traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge

Cops rescued the man but traffic ground to a halt on both sides of the East River.

Williamsburg »

Urban 'Island' With Bar, Patio, Plaza and Bike Parking to Open Near BQE

The former home of Loreley Biergarten is opening as Kingbird bar with a neighboring public plaza.

Williamsburg »

Truck Driver Dies in Crash on BQE

William Gardner was killed after the FedEx truck he was operating was rear-ended by a UPS vehicle.