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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.

Crown Heights »

Burglaries Spike in Central Brooklyn, Police Say

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

Crown Heights »

Police Want to Cut Wi-Fi at Crown Heights McDonald's to Prevent Crime

Police are targeting the McDonald's at Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue after fights and phone hefts.

Crown Heights »

Street Vendors Feel Health Department Squeeze in Gentrifying Neighborhoods

Longtime licensed food vendors are feeling the effects of more DOH personnel on up-and-coming blocks.

Upper East Side »

City Upgrading Streetlights to Energy-Efficient LEDs

Replacing the city's 250,000 streetlights is estimated to save taxpayers $14 million a year.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Documentary Claims to be First Ever Shot With Google Glass

The first-of-its-kind documentary short shows Crown Heights' rich cultural heritage.

Crown Heights »

Man Beaten and Robbed in Crown Heights Home Invasion, Police Say

A group of men pushed their way into the apartment on Eastern Parkway last Friday.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Costumer Oufits Kids For West Indian Day Parade

A Brooklyn professor creates impressive carnival couture for children, at low prices.

Crown Heights »

Man Stabbed to Death in Crown Heights

A 27-year-old man was found unconscious in the street.

Crown Heights »

Occupy Offshoot Challenges Hard-Won Crown Heights Rezoning Ahead of Vote

The Crown Heights Assembly wants affordable housing and an 'anti-harassment area' included in rezoning.

Crown Heights »

Franklin Avenue Family Expands Edible Empire Across Eastern Parkway

After 40 years on Franklin Avenue, Tony Fisher extends his popular brand into uncharted territory.

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