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Downtown Brooklyn »

267 Affordable Housing Units Coming to Downtown Brooklyn and DUMBO

Two massive buildings rising near Flatbush will contain 1,400 apartments, 20 percent of them affordable.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Nail Salons Protest Increased Regulations With One-Day Strike

Salons in Crown Heights, Park Slope and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens closed their doors on Tuesday.

Prospect Heights »

PHOTOS: 'Cereal Bar' Opening in Prospect Heights Draws a Crowd

The 'KITH Treats' shop on Flatbush Avenue has more than 20 kinds of breakfast cereal and 25 toppings.

Prospect Heights »

Haifa Market Closes After 45 Years in Business in Prospect Heights

The owners of the family-run market lost 46-year-old Bassam Awad in a fire next to the shop in January.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Four Injured in Two Weekend Shootings in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: NYPD

Three of the victims were sitting on a Parkside Court stoop when they were shot, police said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Woman Throws Hot Coffee on Off-Duty Officer During Road Rage Incident: DA

The officer suffered first-degree burns from the July 19 run-in, prosecutors said.

Park Slope »

Lighted Sign Seeks to Lure Barclays Center Visitors to Park Slope's 5th Ave

The Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID installed the arched sign to make Fifth Avenue look more inviting.

Crown Heights »

CRIME BLOTTER: Thief Steals Change of Clothes from Crown Heights Apartment

Police said the burglar took sneakers, jeans and a Toronto baseball cap and left his own clothes behind.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Parkside Empire Street Festival Kicks Off This Weekend on Flatbush Ave.

The street fair will take place on Flatbush Avenue between Westbury Court and Beekman Place on Sunday.

Fort Greene »

MAP: Area Around Barclays Center Had 150 Car Crashes So Far This Year

More than 150 crashes have occurred near the Barclays Center since January, data show.

Fort Greene »

Barclays Center Crash Kills 1 Cyclist and Injures 3, Officials Say

The bicyclist was struck near Flatbush and Atlantic avenues, police said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Shake Shack Unveils Chicken Sandwich at Brooklyn Eateries

A chicken sandwich hit the menu for $6.29 Tuesday.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

CRIME BLOTTER: $7K in Copper Piping Stolen from 626 Flatbush Ave. Work Site

Thieves took the plumbing fixtures from the basement of the unfinished 23-story building, police said.

Flatbush »

Gunman Arrested in Fatal Shooting Near Flatbush Avenue Chicken Restaurant

The murder happened on Saturday night at the corner of Clarkson Avenue near Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Silver Rice to Branch Out in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens With 'Sushi Cups'

Silver Rice is opening its second outpost on Flatbush Avenue near Midwood Street, its owners said.