Just before 9 p.m., 33-year-old Amjad Barakat was crossing against the light at 72nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Bay Ridge when the car, described as a tan or beige Crown Victoria or Grand Marquis, hit him and kept going, police said.
Things got ugly on Tuesday as tensions continued to rise in Bay Ridge as a group of local business owners banded together to banish food carts.
The halal food cart at the corner of 86th Street and 5th Avenue has been there for the past three years, but in the past 3 months, some local businesses have been vocal about getting the cart to leave.
Police said on Wednesday night, several statues outside the Visitation Academy were knocked off their pedestals. A statue of a lamb was also decapitated.
Out at sea on an eastern Caribbean cruise it was hard to escape news of the catastrophe where a cruise ship ran aground off of Italy.
Police said someone went on an early morning spree yesterday, slicing tire after tire — sometimes two and three to a car — along Third Avenue.
Some of the trees in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn are getting a lot of attention these days, all because of what some people are calling grotesque growths.
The latest incident happened last Friday night as the victim left the Prospect Ave. subway station around 8:30 p.m. Police said the woman was jumped from behind but managed to fight the attacker off.
Lubna Choudhry said her sister, Nazish Noorani, had been unhappy in her marriage with Kashif Pervaiz for some time.
Family members said 27-year-old Nazish Noorani and her husband, 26-year-old Kashif Pervaiz, were confronted by several men shooting at them as they walked between family homes.
Joseph Salvo, of the New York City Department of Planning, told 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks “there is no question that there was an error in the enumeration” with regards to the assessment in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Astoria and Jackson Heights.
Despite the roller coaster ride of the markets over the last few days, there is something for consumers for feel good about. The price of oil is down about 30 percent since May and many believe it will drop even more.
Police said a dispute broke out inside the Crown KTV Club and spilled out into the street around 3:30 a.m. on 64th Street near Eighth Avenue in Bay Ridge.
Late Wednesday night, the state Senate failed to extend the New York City rent control law until Friday, leaving more than 1 million tenants temporarily no longer protected by the 1946 law.
A suspected sexual predator is off the streets. He’s already charged in one vicious attack. Now police want to know if he’s responsible for preying on other women in Brooklyn.