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Eastern Parkway Becomes Latest 'Slow Zone' with 25 MPH Speed Limit

Enforcement of the new rule will begin July 7, police said.

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Crown Heights Leaders Hold Vigil for Kidnapped Israeli Teens

The group rallied support for the return of the three missing boys with the hashtag #BringBackOurBoys.

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Plan for Franklin Avenue Bike Lane Moves Ahead

Community Board 8 approved a proposal to remove a lane of car traffic and add a bike lane.

Crown Heights »

Rentals in Franklin Avenue Building Start at $2,200 for Studios

The Eastern Parkway and Franklin Avenue building will have a roofdeck and fitness center.

Crown Heights »

Back Forty Chef to Open Farm-to-Table Restaurant on Franklin Ave.

Shanna Pacifico will open a new eatery just north of Eastern Parkway in June or July, she said.

Crown Heights »

Thousands Expected for Lag B'Omer Parade on Eastern Parkway This Weekend

"The Great Parade" began in the 1950s as a celebration of Jewish children, organizers said.

Norwood »

Gun Hill Road and Southern Boulevard Getting Slow Zones

The city plans to lower the speed limit on Gun Hill Road from 30 to 25 mph.

Crown Heights »

Chabad Library Set to Expand Into Eastern Parkway Home

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters paid a reported $2.4 million for a Crown Heights family home.

Crown Heights »

Dedicated Bus Lane Coming to Utica Avenue to Ease B46 Commute

Upgrades are on the way for the second-busiest bus line in the city, the DOT said.

Prospect Heights »

Eastern Parkway Residents Fear 7-Story Apartment Building Addition

Tenants are prepared to fight a 30,000-square-foot addition to their building near Grand Army Plaza.

Crown Heights »

Couple Found Dead in Crown Heights From Heroin Overdose, Sources Say

Two people were found dead inside an apartment in Crown Heights, the NYPD said.

Crown Heights »

Middle Eastern Eatery Closes, Gulf Gas Station Razed in Crown Heights

Fez Hummus Bar on Franklin Avenue closed as demolition began on a former gas station nearby.

Crown Heights »

Woman Shot in Leg During Robbery on Eastern Parkway, Police Say

A 49-year-old woman was shot by an acquaintance who stole her purse in Crown Heights, police said.

Crown Heights »

Woman Struck and Critically Injured in Crown Heights Hit-and-Run, FDNY Say

The driver fled the scene southbound on Schenectady Avenue after the woman was mowed down, witnesses say.

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Burglaries Spike in Central Brooklyn, Police Say

Police warned residents in Prospect Heights and Crown Heights about a recent uptick in burglaries.

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