The trees are marked to be cut down because of the possibility they could damage the sidewalk.
Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Gilbert Drogheo of Harlem. The men being questioned Wednesday are Drogheo’s friend and a 69-year-old retired correction officer.
A retired New York City correction officer shot and a man who later died Tuesday evening, in a confrontation at the Borough Hall subway station in busy downtown Brooklyn, sources said.
A search continued Sunday evening, after police released an inadvertent selfie taken with a stolen cellphone in an effort to track down the thief who took it from a man who fell asleep on the subway.
People in Queens said that allowing a developer to build on the Brinckerhoff Cemetery would have been a grave injustice, but on Tuesday night they’re celebrating a landmark victory.
Occupy Wall Street’s “Day of Action” slowed down Thursday night, hours after a large numbers of protesters headed from Union Square to Foley Square before heading to the Brooklyn Bridge.
The fire department says a faulty feeder overheated in the subbasement Friday morning. That created a smoky condition that elevated levels of the gas.