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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

Photo Credit: Fletcher's BBQ

Best Barbecue In Brooklyn

Quality BBQ is well represented in New York City. The barbecue food trend has crossed the river into Brooklyn, with many restaurants worth a trip to the outer borough.

02/03/2014

The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal on March 2, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Proposed Sewage Tank Threatens Future Of Popular Gowanus Pool

The ‘Double D’ pool, as it has become known, exists amid blocks of post-industrial landscape, just a stones throw away from the Gowanus Canal; the pool has been a vital resource for families and children for decades.

06/29/2013

Mayor Bloomberg announces water quality upgrade project at the Gowanus Canal pumping station to be completed by end of 2013. May 13, 2013. (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Touts Improvements At Gowanus Canal; Residents Complain Of Stench

The mayor joined city officials to tout part of his administration’s $20 billion investment into the city’s water system.

05/13/2013

Ted Southern and Nikolay Moiseev with their space suit - Brooklyn, NY (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Brooklynites Look To Launch Into Space Suit Industry

The United States is at a turning point for space exploration, and two men from Brooklyn are looking to contribute, and hopefully cash in, WCBS 880′s Alex Silverman reported.

07/11/2012

Margaret Maugenest (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Lives In Spacious Brooklyn Loft Rent-Free For Past Six Years

How would you like to not pay your rent, year after year, and get away with it? A Brooklyn woman has done just that for the past six years.

06/08/2012

Littleneck Restaurant - Brooklyn, NY (credit: CBS2)

Tony Tantillo’s Dining Deal: Littleneck

Just over a month ago, Littleneck, a small, comfortable, seafood joint in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, was still a dream for its owners.

11/21/2011

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Nightlife Spotlight: Brooklyn’s Draft Barn

Nestled away in the quasi-industrial 3rd Avenue of Gowanus/Park Slope, Draft Barn is an experience for serious beer lovers.

CBS New York–03/07/2011

Ray Kelly (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Kelly In Brooklyn Car Crash

The Big Apple’s top cop was caught in a frightening three-car crash in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

12/30/2010