President Street

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Crown Heights »

Police Investigate Anti-Semitic Message Found in Crown Heights Building

The graffiti was found a week after a Jewish tenant moved into the President Street apartment building.

Crown Heights »

Neighbors Scare Off Man Who Tried to Rape Woman in Her Building, Police Say

Police said the man also groped a different woman one block away from the assault.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Man Robbed at Gunpoint and Shot At, Police Say

A pair of men threatened a President Street resident and made off with $400, officials said.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Residents Fighting Community Garden

President Street residents say the city is trying to force a garden onto their block.

Crown Heights »

John Turturro and Woody Allen's Indie Film Trailer Steams Up Orthodox Bklyn

Tuturro's new film, "Fading Gigolo," stars the actor as a male prostitute for an Orthodox Jewish client .

Gowanus »

Five-Story 'Boutique' Hotel Planned for Gowanus

The developer behind the DJ-themed Sunset Park hotel BPM is planning to bring tourists in Gowanus.

Gowanus »

Gorilla Coffee Joins Growing Coffee Hub in Gowanus

The popular Park Slope coffee shop is opening a roasting facility and cafe on President Street.

Crown Heights »

'Kosher' Yoga Finds Hundreds of Devotees in Hasidic Crown Heights

Brooklyn's Crown Heights Fitness balances asana poses and Hasidic piety, creating yoga for Orthodox Jews.

Park Slope »

$1,000 in Designer Duds Stolen from Park Slope Boutique

A thief stole a $300 Smythe jacket and other pricey clothing from Poppy on Fifth Avenue.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Residents Brace for Swell, and Smell

With the canal rising fast, residents braced for flooding in Gowanus.

Crown Heights »

Woody Allen Appears in John Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo' on President Street

Actor/director John Turturro's project brings stars to Brooklyn's famous Hasidic enclave.

Park Slope »

Family Clings to Hope in Decades-Old Unsolved Homicide

Thomas F. McAvoy's family keeps a memorial on the Park Slope corner where he was shot and killed in 1976.

Gowanus »

Women-Owned Businesses Flock to Gowanus

The rapidly changing industrial neighborhood is seeing a wave of female-headed businesses.

Gowanus »

New Gowanus Burger Joint Serves Up Artisanal Bites

Root Hill Burger, opening Sept. 14, will serve nine artisanal, affordable burgers.

Park Slope »

Security Gate Collapse Leaves Woman, Child Seriously Injured in Park Slope

A woman and child were seriously hurt at Fifth Avenue and President Street on June 7, 2012.

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