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Man Slashed With Bottle for Not Giving Homeless Man a Cigarette, PAPD Says

Candido Jerez attacked the man near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, the PAPD said.

Kingsbridge »

Lit Cigarette Caused Fire That Killed Two Bronx Men, FDNY Says

Officials said the apartment at 2700 Grand Concourse lacked a working smoke alarm.

Greenwich Village »

Man Punched in Mouth for Denying Stranger a Cigarette in Village, Cops Say

A man was hurt after being hit for refusing to give up a cigarette, police said.

Red Hook »

Nat Sherman Brings Premium Cigars and Cigarettes to Red Hook Pop-Up Shop

The Manhattan tobacconist has opened their first Brooklyn location on the Red Hook waterfront.

Bushwick »

Bodegas Rake It In With Bushwick Open Studios

Although some bodega owners were unaware of the festival they saw an unprecedented sales jump.

Sunset Park »

Man Badly Burned in Sunset Park Fire

The fire started while the man was smoking a cigarette at 4917 6th Ave.

Williamsburg »

Elderly Woman Who Died in Brooklyn Fire Was Bedridden, Family Says

Nelly Bermudez, 78, died in her bed Saturday night in the Taylor-Wythe Houses in Williamsburg.

Morris Heights »

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Setting Fatal Fire on University Avenue

Investigators believe Wendy Walston, 46, set the fire that killed Thomas Galvin on Sept. 12.

Upper West Side »

Fire in Controversial Homeless Shelter Sparked by Cigarette, Officials Say

A cigarette sparked the fire inside of 316 W. 95th St., the FDNY said.

Midtown & Theater District »

Macy's Herald Square Fire Sparked by Cigarette, Marshals Say

The Macy's fire, which forced the evacuation of hundreds of shoppers, started with a tossed cigarette.

Manhattan »

NoHo Fire Caused by Careless Smoker, FDNY Says

The fire that engulfed the roof of a Broadway building Monday was sparked by an errant cigarette, the FDNY said.

Manhattan »

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Leans Toward Smoking Ban in Parks and Beaches, Report Says

The mayor may push to expand the smoking ban in an effort to improve public health and curb littering.