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Uber Offering Free Rides in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights This Weekend

Riders can also trade in receipts for discounts and deals at local businesses in central Brooklyn.

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Play Metallica Pinball at Bed-Stuy's Burly Coffee Shop

The café on Throop Avenue is among several businesses in Brooklyn reviving the game.

Civic Center »

Bratton 'Dangerously' Close to Getting NYPD Backs Turned on Him: Sources

NYPD rank-and-file anger at Mayor de Blasio could spill over onto Commissioner Bratton, sources say.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Residents Memorialize Gun Violence Victims in Candlelight Tribute

Life-sized human silhouettes paid tribute to victims in the first "Cut Out the Violence" commemoration. 

Bed-Stuy »

Community Members Seek to Eliminate 'Epicenter' of HIV in Central Brooklyn

A  World AIDS Day  panel in Bed-Stuy addressed concerns of HIV in youth and the LGBTQ community.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Businesses to Become Safe Havens in Neighborhood Safety Initiative

The Safe Stop program aims to protect neighborhood children, the elderly and vulnerable. 

Upper East Side »

Baby DJ School Brings Beats to Upper East Side

Musician Natalie Weiss offers DJ classes for children as young as 3 months.

Crown Heights »

Group Arrested After Tossing Backpack Full of Guns Out Window, Police Say

Police arrested the suspects after one dropped a bag of guns out of a window on Saint Marks Avenue.

Crown Heights »

Sign Urges Diners to 'Stop and Frisk Your Appetite' at Crown Heights Eatery

The owners of Chop Chop Grub Shop say they regret putting up the sign that sparked outrage on the web.

East Elmhurst »

480-Pound Inmate Forced to Wear Sheets After Clothes Are Stolen, Claim Says

Inmate Freddie Harvin says his clothes were "irreplaceable" because of his size.

Bed-Stuy »

Performer Brings Open Mic Scene to Bed-Stuy

Limelight at Corlette in Bed-Stuy is an open mic and networking venue for artists and performers.

Midtown East »

Midtown East Precinct Captain Vows to Fight Robberies and Traffic Crashes

Capt. Clint McPherson comes to the 17th Precinct from the NYPD's Counterterrorism Division.

Crown Heights »

For-Profit Clothing 'Donation' Bins on the Rise

The Sanitation Department has hauled away almost 60 bins in just nine months.

Bed-Stuy »

Billie Holiday Theatre Slated for Major Renovation

The Billie Holiday Theatre will get a multimillion-dollar facelift later this year.