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12-Year-Old Boy Killed by Car to Get Permanent Memorial Near Prospect Park

A homemade memorial for Sammy Cohen Eckstein will be replaced with a bench and plaque, his mom said.

East Village »

Volunteer Group Brings Art and Companionship to Local Men's Shelter

A volunteer group brings free weekly art classes to those staying at the Third Street Men's Shelter.

Gowanus »

New Bike Lanes Proposed for Gowanus and Boerum Hill

The Department of Transportation is proposing bike lanes for Bond Street in Gowanus and Boerum Hill.

Park Slope »

M.S. 51 to Honor Boy Killed in Car Accident with Concert, Instruments

M.S. 51 is hosting a concert with a tribute to 12-year-old Sammy Cohen-Eckstein.

Park Slope »

Classmate of Park Slope Boy Killed by Van Pleads with Drivers to Slow Down

An M.S. 51 student tied 40 teddy bears to lampposts on Prospect Park West to remind drivers to slow down.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Whole Foods Construction Halted After Three Workers Fell

Three men fell about 25 or 30 feet from a steel frame at the site, on Third Avenue and Third Street.

Gowanus »

Landmarked Building at Gowanus Whole Foods Site Up For Sale

The historic Coignet building is on the market, and could be rented to 'a bank or a Starbucks.'

Gowanus »

Whole Foods Working to Restore Landmark Gowanus Building

As Whole Foods builds a new store in Gowanus, it will also restore a neighborhood landmark.

Gowanus »

Construction, Neighborhood Donations Underway at Gowanus Whole Foods

Brooklyn's first Whole Foods is expected to open in the summer of 2013.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

McDonald's Cook Rayon McIntosh Says Beating Customers Was Self-Defense

Rayon McIntosh, 31, a cook at a Greenwich Village McDonald's testified before a grand jury Wednesday.