The two hard-fought concrete structures were installed last December, only to be removed this week.
The mayor went over security measures for the Caribbean festival.
The Australian-style cafe on Decatur Street will stay the same despite the name change, the owner said.
Marlon Sewell hired a private attorney after being indicted on manslaughter charges.
In 2000, Latinos were the majority in parts of Gowanus. Their numbers have fallen sharply since then.
Critics say the union has sold out its members, many of whom are operating at poverty-level wages.
Working with local students, Groundswell created the new artwork at Mama Dee's Garden on Bedford Avenue.
Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed two people in Williamsburg in August.
More than 100 post offices were submitted as the most hate-worthy by DNAinfo readers.
Welsh eatery Sunken Hundred opened this week at 276 Smith St.
The 21-year-old girl had whip marks over her body following the attack, police said.
A sign in the window at Station Diner on Fourth Avenue says "Retirement time has arrived!"
It's not uncommon for New Yorkers to end up living with an ex due to finances.
The Korean eatery was inspected Wednesday by the agency.
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