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Police Seek Man Spotted Near Bed-Stuy Double-Shooting Scene

The Friday shooting outside Why Not! Bar & Lounge claimed the life of 24-year-old Derrick McMillan.

Clinton Hill »

Racial Battle Brews in Clinton Hill Over Closing of Popular Grocery Store

State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery said, "white people don't eat the way we do," about the closing.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Non-Profit Plans Park Improvements with Von King Conservancy

500 Men Making a Difference proposed a makeover to the Bed-Stuy park with the creation of a conservancy.

Fort Greene »

Connecticut Muffin Locations Shutter in Fort Greene and Brooklyn Heights

Both locations closed in the last week, according to signage posted on the coffee shops' doors.

Bed-Stuy »

Volunteers Restore Bed-Stuy Center in 72-Hour MLK Day Project

The non-profit group 500 Men Making a Difference worked to fix up the Magnolia Tree Earth Center. 

Fort Greene »

Teens Toss Rock at Babysitter and Spit on Her, Police Say

The teens also threw a rock at the 28-year-old woman, police said.

Hunts Point »

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.