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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.

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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.

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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.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

PHOTOS: 'Flatbush Trees' Bloom With the Help of Brooklyn School Kids

Local artist David Eppley is installing a new look at the corner of Flatbush and Ocean avenues.

Crown Heights »

Central Brooklyn Burglary Crew Hit 19 Stores in 7 Weeks, Police Say

Many of the thefts happened at Crown Heights bodegas and Prospect Heights restaurants.

Prospect Heights »

Franny's Restaurant Owners Plan New Bar and Grill in Prospect Heights

Rose's Bar & Grill will open on Flatbush Avenue on Wednesday, its owners said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

'Don't Shoot' Mural in Prospect-Lefferts Draws Criticism from Locals

The painting went up this week on a sneaker shop's rolldown gate on Flatbush Avenue and Maple Street.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Teen Arrested For Shooting Bystander Outside Downtown Brooklyn McDonald's

A 16-year-old was arrested for an after school shooting on Flatbush Avenue at Fulton Street.

Park Slope »

VIDEO: Officer Under Investigation After Shoving Protester at Demonstration

Elsa Waithe injured her ribs after being shoved into a metal railing, her friend told DNAinfo New York.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Prospect-Lefferts Residents Call to End 421-A Tax Incentive for Builders

Locals and tenant advocates rallied outside a new 23-story building at 626 Flatbush Ave. on Tuesday.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Recent Gang-Related Shootings Concern Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Locals

A teen was killed and two men were injured in shootings in the area this week, police said.

Park Slope »

Ex-BID Director Indicted for Stealing $85K to Buy Manicures and Beyonce Tix

BID director Sharon Davidson paid for Beyonce tickets with the group's money, authorities say.

Prospect Heights »

How You Can Help the Hardware Store Destroyed by a Fire in Prospect Heights

Longtime customers of Flatbush Hardware, gutted by a Jan. 21 fire, hope to raise $15,000 for its owners.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn Post Office Nixes Prospect Heights Move After ZIP Code Snafu

The Times Plaza post office serving Boerum Hill may move to Park Slope instead, a USPS rep said.

Prospect Heights »

How to Help the Family Affected by This Week's Fatal Flatbush Avenue Fire

The Awad family lost their father and their home in Wednesday's Flatbush Avenue blaze.