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This building under construction collapsed in Brooklyn on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive Video: Woman Crushed When Building Partially Collapses In Brooklyn

It all came out of nowhere – a wall collapsed on a sidewalk in Bushwick, Brooklyn Thursday and crushed a passerby.

06/19/2014

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Best Tasting Menus In Brooklyn

Brooklyn restaurants offering tasting menus have rivaled Manhattan’s iconic menus in recent years. Check out these stellar Brooklyn tasting menus.

06/02/2014

Williamsburg Graffiti

Report: New York Cops Armed With Spray Paint Will Cover Up Graffiti

Black, red, and white. Those are the colors of spray paint that the NYPD will reportedly be using to cover up graffiti in the city.

05/17/2014

A house for the polyamorous community is being set up in this building in Bushwick, Brooklyn. (Credit: Dave Carlin/CBS 2)

Polyamorous Community Offers ‘Judgment-Free’ Living Space In Bushwick

A home for members of the polyamorous community in Bushwick, Brooklyn is looking for new tenants who are willing to live in a judgment-free environment.

05/16/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Announces Probe Of Landlord Accused Of Purposely Trashing Apartments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has stepped in the middle of an ongoing battle between a landlord and his Brooklyn tenants who claim their rent-stabilized apartments were destroyed in an effort to force them out.

04/24/2014

The scene of a shooting at the bodega at 427 Central Ave. in Bushwick on Apr. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Sources Tell CBS 2: Brooklyn Bodega Employee Killed In Apparent Targeted Shooting

The incident took place at 427 Central Avenue in Bushwick just before 7 a.m.

04/17/2014

A pair of Brooklyn families claim that their landlord trashed their apartments in an effort to force them out of their rent-stabilized homes. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Commissioner Says HPD Is ‘Pursuing Every Tool’ Against Brooklyn Landlord

After repeated tries, CBS 2 finally tracked down a city commissioner who has the power to get their homes fixed and their landlord punished.

04/09/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Demonstrators Hit Bushwick Streets To Demand Crackdown On Notorious Landlord

The group demanded that the De Blasio administration enforce laws on affordable housing so that regular people aren’t chased out of neighborhoods.

04/06/2014

Two men wanted in connection with a pair of livery cab robberies in Brooklyn. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Robbery Suspects Struck Pair Of Brooklyn Livery Cabs

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying two men wanted in connection with a pair of gunpoint livery cab hold-ups that took place in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn.

04/06/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First Time

Joel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.

04/04/2014

Jay Ott

Friends Search For Missing Fashion Designer Jay Ott

A frantic search was under way Thursday for a fashion designer who has been missing since he left his Bushwick, Brooklyn apartment this past weekend.

03/27/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Ethiopian Restaurants

For the best in Ethiopian food in New York City, try one of the places listed below. Once there, relax into the atmosphere, make sure your hands are clean (after all, you’ll be using them, […]

03/24/2014

Brooklyn Apartment Trashed

Brooklyn Tenants Face Landlord In Court, Say He Trashed Apartments To Push Them Out

A group of tenants in Brooklyn say their landlord is trashing the property to push out long-time residents and then raise the rents.

03/19/2014

Brooklyn Housing Protest

Renters Protest Against Alleged Wrecking Of Brooklyn Apartments

Renters were making noise in Brooklyn Tuesday night, demanding an end to slumlord tactics as they chose a building the called the worst of the worst for their protest.

03/18/2014

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

NYC’s 5 Best Cannoli

Cannoli come in all shapes and sizes, from miniature versions to monster versions, stuffed with a creamy ricotta filling, dipped in chocolate, or transformed into a cheesecake or crepe. Our five favorite cafes and bakeries […]

03/10/2014

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