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NYPD Service Dog Conquers His Equinophobia

All relationships take work, including interspecies friendships. 

Jamaica »

Mexican Restaurant With an Italian Twist Coming to Jamaica

Don Nico's is slated to bring Mexican-Italian fusion to 163rd Street this fall.

New York City »

G Train Sees Largest Increase In Riders, Study Shows

The notorious G line has gotten a lot more popular.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Trolley Tours Teach History, Architecture and Pride

On Saturdays an old-fashioned trolley will tote passengers along a mapped route of Downtown Brooklyn.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Shot in the Neck in Downtown Brooklyn

The victim was shot at 175 Willoughby St., officials said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Police Seek Man Who Robbed Woman in DeKalb Avenue Subway Station

The robbery occurred about 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29, police said.

New York City »

Leonardo DiCaprio's 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Hits New York Streets

The Martin Scorsese-directed film has been shooting scenes across the city recently.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Stabbed in Downtown Brooklyn at Lunchtime

A man was stabbed and another person was hurt during the lunchtime rush.

East Flatbush »

Brooklyn DA to Investigate Shantel Davis Police Slaying, Family Says

The family of Shantel Davis met with the Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes on Thursday.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Marty Markowitz Looking to Increase His Image as a Friend to Cyclists

The Brooklyn Borough President wants less parking for cars and more for bicycles.

New York City »

Plastic Wayfarer Sunglasses Are 60, But Still the Summer Hit

One of the most recognizable sunglasses of all time is still seen on the streets of New York City.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Group Collects Signatures to Have Youth Voices Heard

Young people want the chance to attend the Committee on Youth Services' public meetings.

Rego Park »

A Day in the Life of the NYPD's Bee Expert

Anthony "Tony Bees" Planakis has been responding to city bee swarms for more than 15 years.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

City Gives $15M to Bring NYU Tech Campus to Brooklyn

The city will pay $15 milion to help turn an old MTA building into an NYU tech campus.