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Fort Greene »

Mural of Slain Ex-Con 'Killer Ben' Defaced in Ft. Greene

The eyes, name and birth and death dates of Benjamin O'Garro were covered with white paint.

Prospect Heights »

PHOTOS: New Condos at Atlantic Yards Start at $565K for a Studio

Units at 550 Vanderbilt Ave. in Prospect Heights went up for sale this week.

Prospect Heights »

Man Steals Cash from Pizza Restaurant After Asking About a Job, Police Say

A man walked into Amorina while it was closed and swiped $300 in cash, according to a police report.

Crown Heights »

Central Brooklyn Burglary Crew Hit 19 Stores in 7 Weeks, Police Say

Many of the thefts happened at Crown Heights bodegas and Prospect Heights restaurants.

Midtown »

Metro-North Worker Hurt in 40-Foot Fall in Grand Central, FDNY Says

He suffered head trauma and was treated at Bellevue Hospital, the FDNY said.

Clinton Hill »

28-Year-Old Woman Killed by Driver Memorialized in Clinton Hill

Clara Heyworth was killed by a driver while crossing the street to meet her husband.

Prospect Heights »

More Dessert and Coffee Spots Coming to Crown Heights as 'Spirited' Closes

The Vanderbilt Avenue "dessert speakeasy" closed this week; two new sweet shops are set to open nearby.

Crown Heights »

PHOTOS: Asian-Fusion Food Trucks to Open Brick and Mortar Shops in Brooklyn

Domo Taco plans to open on Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights this May; Bobjo will open on Vanderbilt.

Prospect Heights »

606 R&D to Close After Frigid Winter Keeps Customers Away, Owners Say

The Prospect Heights restaurant opened three years ago at 606 Vanderbilt Ave.

Prospect Heights »

Korean Restaurant to Replace Pequena in Prospect Heights

"Korean-American tavern" White Tiger will take over the Vanderbilt Avenue Mexican spot, owners said.

Clinton Hill »

164-Year-Old Landmarked Home Reduced to Rubble in Clinton Hill

The wooden home built before the Civil War was demolished late last year.

Clinton Hill »

164-Year-Old Clinton Hill House May Meet the Wrecking Ball

The house at 69 Vanderbilt Ave. was deemed unsafe by the Department of Buildings.

Prospect Heights »

Parking Spots and Sidewalks Lost to Make 16-Ft. Wall at Atlantic Yards Site

The 6-foot-wide barrier will remain during two years of construction in Prospect Heights.

Prospect Heights »

Marco's Trattoria to Close as Changes Come to Prospect Heights Dining Scene

Two new spots are opening in the area as Marco's and the Caribbean spot Kaz An Nou close.

Prospect Heights »

Bike Parking Approved in Front of 4 Prospect Heights Bars

The new bike corrals will replace four vehicle parking spaces on Vanderbilt and Washington avenues.