DUMBO

DUMBO recycling plant where a worker was crushed to death by a trash compactor (credit: Google Maps)

Man Crushed To Death By Trash Compactor

Police say 18-year-old Luis Camarillo, of the Bronx, was working in the back of the truck when the truck’s compactor came down and struck him in the torso. He was pronounced dead at Long Island College Hospital.

03/17/2013

Chris Hondros

Campaign Underway To Name Brooklyn Bridge Park Lawn After Photojournalist Chris Hondros

Residents of DUMBO, Brooklyn, and members of the New York photography community have launched a campaign to honor Chris Hondros, an award-winning photojournalist killed in Libya two years ago, with a lawn in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

03/09/2013

(credit: Loosecubes)

NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces

The day-to-day grind at work can drag you into a rut, especially during these gloomy mid-winter stretches. Whether you’re a salaried employee working in an office at a cubicle, part of a start-up company taking care of business in a loft or a freelancer on-the-go, there are plenty of spaces in New York to supplement your work flow.

CBS New York–01/30/2013

Brooklyn Map With RAMBO

Blog Takes Issue With Use Of ‘RAMBO’ Neighborhood Name On Google Maps

The Gothamist blog has been crying foul lately, after a trendy new Brooklyn neighborhood name found its way onto Google Maps.

12/09/2012

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Announces Small Business Initiative Dec. 9, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Launches New Campaign To Highlight Small Businesses In Aftermath Of Sandy

The initiative, in partnership with the local business review website Yelp, will feature small business owners sharing their experiences after Sandy.

12/09/2012

An East River Ferry boat is seen arriving at Greenpoint - Brooklyn, NY - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

East River Ferry Ridership Strong After Initial Free Period

After two weeks of free rides, East River Ferry officials say their new service from Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan continues to exceed expectations.

06/30/2011

Computer (credit: AP Photo/Matthew Cavanaugh)

DUMBO Wi-Fi, Free Wireless Internet Access, Unveiled In Brooklyn

A new Wi-Fi network is being unveiled in Brooklyn. It’s designed to provide free wireless access to the Internet between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. It’s named Dumbo Wi-Fi, reflecting the name of the neighborhood.

06/02/2011

The NY Waterway ferry "Thomas Jefferson" departs the Port Imperial ferry terminal - Weehawken, NJ - Sep 25, 2009 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

NY Waterway Bringing New Ferry Service To East River

A new commuting option is coming for anyone tired of the East River bridges, tunnels, and subways.

06/01/2011

Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Celebrating 20th Year

The Brooklyn Youth Chorus will celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special performance this coming week.

02/06/2011

Photo Credit: Brooklyn Indie Market

Steampunk Day at Brooklyn Indie Market

Whether you’re looking for an innovative Halloween costume, or you’re a true Steampunk aficionado looking to stock your closet with the latest and greatest faux Victorian garb you will love Steampunk Day.

10/20/2010

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