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Would-Be Buyer Runs Off With Boy's Balenciaga Sneakers, Police Say

The buyer threatened to "get physical" if the teen tried to take the sneakers back, police said.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Sees Largest Jump in Pedestrian Deaths Despite Vision Zero

Six people were killed in the 10025 zip code last year, compared to just one in 2013.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Man Fatally Stabbed in His Apartment Building, Police Say

Zbigniew Truszkowski fought with a man who stabbed him in the Dupont Street building, police said.

Greenpoint »

Man Slashes Greenpoint Bistro Owner After Claiming Phone Was Stolen

The owner of Milk and Roses in Greenpoint suffered two cuts to his chest from the incident, police said.

Manhattan Valley »

13-Year-Old Cyclist Seriously Hurt After Being Hit by Cab, Police Say

A 13-year-old boy was seriously hurt when he was hit by a cab while riding his bike, police said.

Greenpoint »

Body of Missing Swimmer Found in East River, Medical Examiner Says

The body of Steven L. Middleton was found in Newtown Creek, officials said.

Williamsburg »

Nobu-Trained Chef to Open Polish Restaurant in S&B Space

Chef Krzysztof Drzewiecki will add to his North Brooklyn mini-empire with Dziupla at 194 Bedford Ave.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Strip Goes Without Holiday Decorations for First Time in Decades

Local businesses didn't pay for lights to be hung for the first time in decades, officials said.

Greenpoint »

Former Hostel Owner Buys Beleaguered Greenpoint SRO

Gal Sela said he might knock down the building where dozens of formerly homeless men currently live.

Williamsburg »

Rock Songwriter Doc Pomus Honored by Williamsburg Street Renaming

Doc Pomus wrote famous 1960s rock songs "Save the Last Dance for Me" and "This Magic Moment."

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Woman Awakens in Bed to Attempted Sex Attack

Police released a video of a man that they believe was the attacker.

Greenpoint »

Marilyn Monroe Cut-Out Keeps Corvette Driver 'Feeling Young'

Bob Germino, 76, bought his Marilyn Monroe cut-out online to accompany him at shows and on rides.

East Williamsburg »

Lifelong Bird Lover Sings Swan Song with Going-Out-of-Business Sale

Paradise Bird Shop's owner has been obsessed with feathered animals since his childhood.

West Harlem »

Summer Play Streets Program Kicked Off by NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly

Commissioner Kelly and hundreds of kids kicked off the summer's Play Streets program Tuesday.

Greenpoint »

Woman Allegedly Raped Because She Was 'Gay' in Greenpoint

A woman was reportedly raped at knifepoint on the sidewalk this weekend.