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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

Brooklyn Apartment Trashed

CBS 2 Exclusive: Complaints Mount Against Brooklyn Landlords Accused Of Wrecking Apartments

The lives of some Bushwick, Brooklyn residents have been turned upside down, after their apartments were left in ruins and they said their landlords were to blame.

03/07/2014

Brooklyn Apartment Trashed

CBS 2 Exclusive: Apartment Demolished, Left Uninhabitable At Another Bushwick Building

A mother of four said her apartment in the other Bushwick building was practically demolished by wrecking crews when she was not home.

03/06/2014

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)

City Tells Bushwick Families To Leave Homes Deemed Dangerous And Unsafe

A pair of signs posted on apartment doors sitting across from each other in a Brooklyn tenement offer a foreboding message.

02/26/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Spots for Arepas

At the heart of Venezuelan cooking is the humble arepa, a dense cornmeal cake that can be filled or topped or dipped or eaten plain. The restaurants listed below serve some of the best arepas in the city.

02/12/2014

Bushwick Gun Arrest

Police Subdue, Arrest Man Who Allegedly Fired Shot At Officers

Police subdued and arrested a man who allegedly ran from officers and fired a gun at them in Bushwick, Brooklyn Thursday morning.

01/16/2014

Ashlee And Myls Dobson (credit: Handout)

Mother Plans Funeral For Myls Dobson; Caretaker Indicted

One week after 4-year-old Myls Dobson was found dead and beaten while under the care of his jailed father’s girlfriend, the little boy’s body has been claimed from the morgue.

01/15/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Police: Off-Duty Cop Stabbed During Family Dispute

An off duty-cop was stabbed on Friday night, during a family argument in Brooklyn, police said.

12/21/2013

The cane that was allegedly used to strike an NYPD officer in Brooklyn on Saturday. (Credit NYPD)

Man Shot By Police After Allegedly Hitting Officer With Cane

A man was shot and wounded by police in Brooklyn Saturday morning, after he allegedly struck an officer with a cane.

12/07/2013

Officers on the scene of a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn on Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Knife-Wielding Man Shot Dead By Officers In Brooklyn, Police Say

Police received a 911 call around 3 p.m., from a landlord reporting that a man had been acting strangely and threatening him with violence in a building on Hart Street in Brooklyn.

11/18/2013

British Street Artist Banksy Announces A Month Of New Works On NYC Streets

New Yorkers On The Lookout For Banksy Street Art Creations

The elusive British artist Banksy has been the talk of New York in recent days, since his graffiti works have begun appearing around the city in what he called an attempt to “host an entire show on the streets of New York.”

10/06/2013

Eric McCormick

Police Seek Boyfriend In Shooting That Killed Woman, 46, In Brooklyn

Police on Sunday were searching for a Brooklyn woman’s boyfriend, after the woman was found shot and killed inside her apartment.

09/22/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

5 Delicious Fish Tacos In NYC

Done well, fish tacos embody summer. A good one makes you feel the sand in your toes and salty spray in your hair, no matter how far from the beach you might actually be.

08/01/2013

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