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.
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.
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.
The Gothamist blog has been crying foul lately, after a trendy new Brooklyn neighborhood name found its way onto Google Maps.
The initiative, in partnership with the local business review website Yelp, will feature small business owners sharing their experiences after Sandy.
After two weeks of free rides, East River Ferry officials say their new service from Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan continues to exceed expectations.
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.
A new commuting option is coming for anyone tired of the East River bridges, tunnels, and subways.
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus will celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special performance this coming week.
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.