Recent Headlines
Williamsburg »

Driver in Custody After Hitting and Injuring Man, Police Say

Shana Jarvis hit the pedestrian in Williamsburg Monday morning, police said.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Bus Driver Arrested for Running Over Teen's Leg, NYPD Says

The girl, who was hit at Grand Street and Union Avenue, was taken to Bellevue, officials said.

Morrisania »

Man Shot in the Leg Inside Playground, Police Say

A man was sitting inside a Morrisania playground when a group shot him, police said.

Morrisania »

Community Board Approves Naming Street for Local Jazz Legend

Community Board 3 voted to name Ritter Place between Prospect and Union Avenues "Maxine Sullivan Way."

Greenpoint »

McCarren Park Dog Run Revamped with New Grounds and Wind Screen

The dog run at Driggs and Union avenues includes new wood chips and a wind screen.

Williamsburg »

McCarren Park Expansion Approved by City

Union Avenue, which cuts through the park, will become part of the green space.

Williamsburg »

Underground Literary Shop Extends Stay in Williamsburg Subway Station

The Newsstand zine shop at the Lorimer L train station has exploded in popularity.

Melrose »

Worker Hurt by Falling Debris at Bronx Building

A construction worker was hurt at 678 Union Ave. in Melrose.

Greenpoint »

MTA to Improve G Train Service After Full Line Review

The MTA hopes to improve G train frequency and to make structural enhancements at the stations.

Williamsburg »

Man Electrocuted While Urinating on G Train Subway Tracks

Matthew Zeno, 30, was electrocuted while urinating on train tracks in Williamsburg, cops said.

Williamsburg »

Man Dies Under the G Train in Williamsburg

Fire officials could not say if the death was an accident or a suicide.

Williamsburg »

Deceased Cyclist's 'Ghost Bike' Memorial Vanishes From Williamsburg Corner

Even the flowers were gone at Craig Murphey's memorial at the corner where he was killed in 2007.

Greenpoint »

G Train to Receive Full MTA Service Review

The cross-Brooklyn line will receive a full review, officials said.

Williamsburg »

City Funding Sought for McCarren Park's Extension into Union Avenue

The Open Space Alliance is seeking a city grant to turn the street to park space.

Williamsburg »

Advocates Demand Inclusionary Housing Provision at Broadway Triangle

The private developments on the Williamsburg-Bed Stuy border should be rezoned, activists say.