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Free WiFi Coming to Parts of Hunts Point to Help Stop Local 'Brain Drain'

From Hunts Point Avenue to Irvine Streets, organizers want to encourage startups to set up shop locally.

Fort Greene »

Woman Yanks Female Cyclist from Her Bike and Robs Her, Police Say

A 27-year-old was riding on Lafayette Avenue when a woman pulled her off her bike and stole her bag.

Bed-Stuy »

Discarded Test Papers Behind Bed-Stuy School Reveal Student Information

Parents at the Eubie Blake School were upset to learn student names were accidentally released.

Fort Greene »

Icy, Health-Conscious Treats to Beat the Summer Heat at Brooklyn Flea

As the weather gets warmer the treats get colder at the Brooklyn Flea Market.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Vintage Shop Pays Homage to Cult Classic 'Harold and Maude'

Harold and Maude Vintage, inspired by one of the owners' favorite films, offers pre-1990s clothing.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Slow Zone Advocates Launch Social Media Campaign

Supporters launched a new website, Facebook page, Twitter account and online petition.

Bed-Stuy »

Fake Speed Limit Signs Protest Slow Zone Decision in Bed-Stuy

The fake signs are within the proposed slow zone's radius.

Bed-Stuy »

Bystander Shot in Head on City Bus in Bed-Stuy, Police Say

A passenger aboard a B15 bus was critically wounded, police say.

Bed-Stuy »

Bus Accident Renews Calls for Bed-Stuy Slow Zone

An accident that caused a school bus to flip over shows the need for a slow zone, residents say.

Bed-Stuy »

New Express Bus Stop Coming to Nostrand Avenue After Complaints

The new plan will add a stop at Gates Avenue on both Nostrand Avenue and Bedford Avenue.

Clinton Hill »

CB2 Pushes Forward with Slow Zone Plan Despite Neighboring Board's Veto

The slow zone in parts of Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill would lower speed limits from 30 mph to 20 mph.

Bed-Stuy »

Slow Zone Plan for Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill Rejected by Community Board

The Bed-Stuy board cited traffic issues and a lack of specifics as reasons to reject the zone.

Fort Greene »

Giant Snow Rhino Horns in on Fort Greene

A rhino sculpture made of snow appeared outside of Lafayette Grocery & Dairy in Fort Greene. 

Bed-Stuy »

City Demands Bed-Stuy Building Owners Repair Unsafe Homes

The three buildings have caused flooding and rat infestations for the residents of Lafayette Avenue.

Hunts Point »

Grandmother Struck and Killed by Pickup Truck in Hunts Point, Police Say

Maria Montalvo was struck and killed by a truck hit at Lafayette and Hunts Point avenues, police say.

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