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Crown Heights »

Empire Blvd. Forum Focuses on Affordable Housing and Zoning

Borough President Eric Adams shared his vision for rezoning Crown Heights at a community meeting Friday.

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Crown Heights Site for 80-Foot-Tall Building Sells for $17.5M

The property is a portion of a larger lot bought for $7.5 million in 2008.

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Group Arrested After Tossing Backpack Full of Guns Out Window, Police Say

Police arrested the suspects after one dropped a bag of guns out of a window on Saint Marks Avenue.

Bed-Stuy »

Murdered Bed-Stuy Mother Mourned at Lefferts Place Memorial Service

Tamecca Haskins, 34, was shot dead Sunday night in Bed-Stuy. Mourners called her a hard-working mom.

Crown Heights »

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 »

80-Foot-Tall Apartment Building Could Replace Crown Heights Industrial Site

Permits for the 100,000-square-foot building were filed this week.

Crown Heights »

Dean Street Coworking Space Hopes to Build Community in Cubicles

Dean Machine will charge $425 a month for cubicles accessible 24 hours a day.

Crown Heights »

Burrito Shop Opens This Weekend in Growing Franklin Ave. Mexican Food Scene

El Barrio Burritos will serve Bay Area burritos, San Jose tacos, smoothies and vegan options.

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 »

Lane of Car Traffic to Be Removed for Bike Lane in Crown Heights

The Franklin Avenue bike lane is set to stretch from Atlantic Avenue to Empire Boulevard.

Bed-Stuy »

Underground Bed-Stuy Record Store Gets Star Turn in Indie Film

Israel's Record Shop, in the basement of 1118 Fulton St., is the setting of the short film "Lazarus."

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.

Bed-Stuy »

Fake Traffic Jam for HBO's 'Girls' Slows Real Traffic on Bedford Avenue

The shoot closed off Monroe Street between Franklin and Bedford avenues, causing congestion.

Crown Heights »

Robbers Threaten Man with Razor Blade After Swiping Cash on 4 Train: Police

Police said the suspects fled into the Botanic Garden train station after the robbery.

Crown Heights »

Crab Shack Looks for Claw Lovers to Help Fund Grand Opening

Owners of the Crabby Shack began a Kickstarter campaign to defray costs at their Crown Heights location.

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